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"Eleven" (stylized in all-caps) is the debut single album by IVE. It was released on December 1, 2021 with "Eleven" serving as the single's title track.

The physical album comes in two versions: 1 and 2.


On November 8, 2021, a coming soon teaser was posted on the group's social networks and announcing their debut date on December 1, 2021.[1] Two days later it was revealed that the group's first single would be titled "Eleven"[2]


On November 11, 2021, the promotion schedule for the single album was revealed.[3]

On November 15, 2021, a video series called "Show What I Have" was started on the group's official YouTube channel, where each member introduced themselves, starting with Yujin on November 15, followed by Rei on November 16, Leeseo on November 17, Liz on November 18, Gaeul on November 19 and Wonyoung on November 20.[4]

To promote the group's debut with the single album, a face-to-face showcase was held on the day of its release. The showcase was also broadcasted on the group's official channel.[5]

The group promoted the track on several music shows including Music Bank and Inkigayo.[6][7]

Commercial performance

On December 1, 2021, it was reported that the album had achieved 56,209 copies sold in its first day of release. A week later, on December 8, Hanteo Chart reported that the album's first week sales was 152,229 copies sold, making it the highest-selling debut album by a girl group in 2021 and the second-highest first-week sales performance by a girl group's debut album in chart history.[8] Within its first month of release, the album sold over 260,000 copies, ending the year as the 49th best-selling album of the year in Korea.[9]

After the start of promotions the title track "Eleven" climbed the Korean charts reaching the Top 10 on all major digital charts.[10][11] The single also reached the TOP 10 on the Gaon Digital Chart.[12]

On December 8, 2021, - just 7 days after debut - the album helped IVE achieve their first-ever music show win on Show Champion.[13] They share the record for fastest first-win by a girl group (7 days) with VIVIZ.

On February 10, 2022, the album was certified Platinum by the Korean Music Contents Association (KMCA) for selling 250,000 copies on Gaon.[14] Eight days later, on February 18, "ELEVEN" achieved its 13th music show win on Music Bank - thus becoming the most decorated debut song by a K-pop group in history.[15]


On December 10, 2021, official merchandise was made available through STARSHIP SQUARE.

Track list

  1. "Eleven" - 2:58
  2. "Take It" - 3:25


Music show wins

Song Music show Date
"Eleven" Show Champion (MBC M) December 8, 2021[13]
December 15, 2021[16]
The Show (SBS MTV) December 14, 2021[17]
Music Bank (KBS) December 17, 2021[18]
February 11, 2022[19]
February 18, 2022[15]
Show! Music Core (MBC) December 18, 2021[20]
January 8, 2022[21]
January 15, 2022[22]
January 22, 2022[23]
Inkigayo (SBS) January 9, 2022[24]
January 16, 2022[25]
January 23, 2022[26]


"Eleven" music video behind

On December 17, 2021 exclusive behind the scene photos from the music video shoot were released through Starship Entertainment's Naver blog.[27]


  1. @IVEstarship on Twitter: 2021.12.01 DEBUT COMING SOON (November 8, 2021)
  2. @IVEstarship on Twitter: ELEVEN (November 10, 2021)
  4. Show What I Have - SERIES Yujin - Rei - Leeseo - Liz - Gaeul - Wonyoung
  5. (KR) Daum Cafe: IVE DEBUT SHOWCASE<ELEVEN> 초대 이벤트 관련 안내
  6. IVE(아이브 アイヴ) - ELEVEN(일레븐) (Music Bank) | KBS WORLD TV 211203
  7. IVE(아이브) - ELEVEN @인기가요 inkigayo 20211205
  8. Soompi: IVE Achieves 2nd-Highest 1st-Week Sales Of Any Girl Group Debut Album In Hanteo History
  9. 2021년 Album Chart
  10. 인스티즈(instiz)
  11. Wayback Machine - Melon TOP 100
  12. 2021년 52주차 Digital Chart
  13. 13.0 13.1 Soompi: IVE Takes Tearful 1st-Ever Win On “Show Champion” With “ELEVEN”; Performances By EVERGLOW, ONEUS, And More
  14. Soompi: BTS And NCT Earn Gaon Triple Million And Million Certifications; Stray Kids, ITZY, ATEEZ, IVE, EXO’s Kai, TREASURE, Red Velvet, And More Go Platinum
  15. 15.0 15.1 Soompi: IVE Takes 13th Win And Triple Crown For “ELEVEN” On “Music Bank”
  16. Soompi: Watch: Watch: IVE Snags 3rd Win For “ELEVEN” On “Show Champion”; Performances By ATEEZ, Xdinary Heroes, LOONA x Cocomong, And More
  17. Soompi: Watch: IVE Takes 2nd Win For “ELEVEN” On “The Show”; Performances By ATEEZ, EVERGLOW, Billlie, And More
  18. Soompi: IVE Takes 4th Win For “ELEVEN” On “Music Bank”
  19. Soompi: IVE Takes 12th Win For “ELEVEN” On “Music Bank”
  20. Soompi: Watch: IVE Takes 5th Win For “ELEVEN” On “Music Core”; Performances By VIXX’s Ravi, WINNER’s Song Mino, LABOUM, And More
  21. Soompi: Watch: IVE Takes 6th Win For “ELEVEN” On “Music Core”; Performances By aespa, UP10TION, WJSN CHOCOME, And More
  22. Soompi: Watch: IVE Takes 8th Win And Triple Crown For “ELEVEN” On “Music Core”; Performances By MOMOLAND, UP10TION, Kep1er, And More
  23. Soompi: Watch: IVE Takes 10th Win For “ELEVEN” On “Music Core”; Performances By GOT7’s BamBam, Yuju, VICTON, And More
  24. Soompi: Watch: IVE Takes 7th Win For “ELEVEN” On “Inkigayo”; Performances By Kep1er, aespa, UP10TION, And More
  25. Soompi: Watch: IVE Takes 9th Win For “ELEVEN” On “Inkigayo”; Performances By MOMOLAND, TVXQ’s Changmin, ENHYPEN, And More
  26. Soompi: Watch: IVE Takes 11th Win And Triple Crown For “ELEVEN” On “Inkigayo”; Performances By ENHYPEN, Yuju, fromis_9, And More
  27. IVE 1st Single Album ELEVEN MV 촬영 비하인드

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