(G)I-DLE is composed of 5 members born between 1997 and 2000. Their names are Miyeon, Minnie, Soyeon, Yuqi, and Shuhua. The oldest member is Miyeon (born Jan 31, 1997). The youngest member is Shuhua (born Jan 6, 2000). The leader of the group is Soyeon. Two of the members (Miyeon and Soyeon) are Korean. The other three members (Yuqi, Minnie, and Shuhua) are foreigners. Shuhua is Taiwanese; Yuqi is Chinese; Minnie is Thai.
main vocalist, visual
leader, main rapper, sub-vocalist, center
lead dancer, sub-rapper, sub-vocalist
sub-vocalist, visual, maknae
The leader of (G)I-DLE is Soyeon.
The tallest member of (G)I-DLE is Minnie with a height of 164 cm (5’5”).
The shortest member of (G)I-DLE is Soyeon with a height of 157 cm (5’2”).
Cho Miyeon, one of the main vocalists of (G)I-DLE, was rumored to be Blackpink’s fifth member. Multiple pictures of all 5 girls surfaced on the web so netizens think that Blackpink originally planned to debut with Miyeon in the group. However, fans believe that she was removed from Blackpink after pictures of her dating were circulating on the web.
There is an age gap of 3 years between Miyeon (oldest member) and Shuhua (youngest member).
(G)I-DLE stands out from other idol groups because many of its members (Soyeon, Yuqi, and Minnie) are involved in the production and writing of their own songs.
On March 22, 2018, Cube Entertainment told Xsportsnews that the new girl group would be called I-DLE and is expected to make its debut in the first half of the year following the return of PENTAGON in April. ,
On April 15, 2018, in a collaboration with dingo, they had a street performance. The girls did a dance cover of “Hello Bitches” by CL, “Mic Drop” by BTS and “Crazy” by 4MINUTE.
In their pre-debut stage they have collaborated with the dingo channel on numerous occasions, doing song covers, dances and even experimenting with bungee jumping.
On April 19, 2018, via a release, Cube Entertainment announced that the (G)I-DLE concept will differ from the girl crush concept that 4MINUTE and CLC have been using.
In the music videos “Jelly” and “Idle song” by So Yeon, Soo Jin appears as a mysterious girl hiding her face with a fox mask, which finally appears in the group’s debut revealing her identity.
During the debut showcase they revealed that the song “LATATA” was chosen as the title song after a vote between the group and the staff of Cube Entertainment, which got a large amount of votes after hearing it for the first time.
Within days of its debut, “LATATA” ranked #2 on Bugs, #15 on Genie, #16 on MelOn, #21 on Soribada, #32 on Naver, and #36 on Mnet.
On November 3, 2018, they performed with collaboration members So Yeon (as Akali) and Mi Yeon (as Ahri) for the game League of Legends, along with Madison Beer and Jaira Burns, at the World Championship finals in Incheon.
They were chosen as ambassadors for Seoul in 2019.
On May 20, Cube Entertainment confirmed that (G)I-DLE will make its official debut in Japan on July 31 with its debut mini album “LATATA”. First, the group will hold a debut performance in Tokyo on July 23, where they will be meeting their Japanese fans.
The famous Melon platform, through its Melon Magazine, recognized the song LION at the #5 spot of the best k-pop songs of 2019.
(G)I-DLE sold 91,311 copies (Hanteo Chart) on its first day with the mini album “I trust”, making it the group’s best-selling album, as well as the second best-selling girl group on its first day.
“Oh my god” ranked #1 on Bugs, #1 on Genie, #3 on Naver, #4 on Melon, #11 on Soribada and #25 on FLO on its first day of release.
Their mini album “I Trust” reached 62 #1 on iTunes, making it the highest number of #1’s by a girl group on the platform.
On June 5, 2020, CUBE Entertainment announced the cancellation of (G)I-DLE’s first world tour due to COVID-19. And in turn, they announced the online concert “(G)I-DLE ONLINE CONCERT I-LAND: WHO AM I”, which would be broadcast on Sunday, July 5, 3 pm KST.
His online concert “I-LAND: WHO AM I” ranked #1 in INTERPARK’s Daily Sales Ranking.
On July 17, it was announced that Cube Entertainment would launch (G)I-DLE’s first variety show ‘Never-ending Neverland’, whose first episode will be aired on July 21 via the Cube TV app and Youtube.
His song ‘Oh my god’ was nominated in the category of ‘Best K-POP’ at MTV’s VMAS 2020.
Their single ‘DUMDi DUMDi’ became the third most viewed music video by a female group in the first 24hs, with 17.5M views, breaking their own record of 16.9M with ‘Oh my god’.
Soyeon and Miyeon reprised Akali and Ahri’s voices in K/DA’s pre-release single ‘The Baddest’.
Surpassing 5M monthly listeners on Spotify, they became the second group with the most monthly listeners on the platform.
On August 23, Netflix Brazil’s official account uploaded a video on Instagram and Twitter promoting their new movie ‘Enola Holmes’ with (G)I-DLE’s song ‘Señorita’ in the background.
“PAPER” magazine recognized his song ‘Oh my god’ at the #28 spot of the top 40 K-POP songs in 2020.
They were confirmed as models for the global clothing brand LIPHOP.
They were the #8 most searched group on Google worldwide in 2020.
(G)I-DLE, along with Blackpink, Twice and Red velvet, were the only female groups not to leave Brand Reputation’s top 10 throughout 2020.
On December 8 it was confirmed that they would return with a new album in January 2021.
On December 28th, his comeback was confirmed with the cover of his fourth mini album: I BURN, which will be available on January 11th, 2021.
The B-Side of her third mini album, ‘Luv U’ was considered as one of the best K-POP B-Sides in 2020 by MTV.
His mini album ‘I Burn’ surpassed 75k sales on the first day of release on Hanteo.
(G)I-DLE, HANN, HWAA, LION and LATATA were trending #1, #3, #4, #4, #7 and #9 respectively in real-time search on MelOn, minutes after the release of ‘Hwaa’ music video.
Hwaa’ debuted at #1 on Genie, Bugs and MelOn (old system) and #100 on FLO. It became the first and only song by a fourth generation group to debut at #1 on MelOn. All songs from ‘I Burn’ entered the Top 20 on Bugs, Genie and MelOn in real time, all 6 songs from the mini album ranked in the top 6 on Bugs.
‘Hwaa’ became the fastest song by a fourth generation group to enter the MelOn 24Hits Chart at only 3 hours.
(G)I-DLE along with Blackpink are the only female groups in history to have multiple b-sides positioned on the FLO Charts.
‘HANN (Alone in Winter)’ is the first b-side song of a fourth generation group to enter Genie Chart Top 3.
Along with Loona, they are the only fourth generation groups with multiple #1 albums on the iTunes Album Chart Worldwide.
HWAA’ entered the ‘BILLBOARD GLOBAL 200 EXCL. US CHART” for the week of January, debuting at #173 and becoming the first time they entered the chart as a full group (they had previously entered, but with a collaboration). And being the second group of the 4th generation to do so.
They are the first and only group of their generation to win a MelOn Popularity Award.
(G)I-DLE accumulated over 1 billion plays on Spotify, making them the first female group of the generation to achieve this milestone.
Their song “DUMDi DUMDi DUMDi” was nominated in the “Best K-pop” category at the “MTV VMAs 2021” awards. This is the second consecutive year that the group has been nominated in these awards.
His first studio album ‘I NEVER DIE’ managed to accumulate more than 19 thousand pre-orders in just 24 hours.