The group was originally called Black Queen. They gained some recognition after appearing on Mnet's talent show Superstar K3 before officially debuting on October 19, 2012 with the single "Good Girl".
Black Queen originally was a Korean dance group that was active since 2008. After gaining some attention, the group announced their upcoming debut to be in early 2012.
2012: Debut with "Good Girl"
On October 19, 2012, the group debuted with their first digital single "Good Girl" with the group original line-up consisting of: Jihyun, Jandi, Jiyoung, Sori (currently a member of ICIA, under the stage name Nayoon) and Rani. After the release, the group had numerous line-up changes. One former member, Mizi, later debuted as a member of BIKINY.
2016–2017: "Nolja", re-debuting as HeyGirls, "No One But You"
On February 3, 2016, Black Queen released their second digital single titled "Nolja". After the release, they announced that they will be re-debuting under a new group name called HeyGirls.
On November 20, 2017 the group released their first digital single under their new name titled "No One But You".
2018: "Follow Me", "Nog-Yeojwo", and "Yoo-hoo-hoo"
On November 28, the group won their first award at the 26th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards in the Rookie Award category.
2019: Line-up changes
On June 25, Moai Entertainment revealed Heesu's contract would be expiring on the 30th and that as a result, would be leaving the group. Two new members would be introduced in July.
In November, Baekhap left the group without an official statement being released. One month later, in December, Moai Entertainment opened up auditions for new HeyGirls members.
|Jandi (잔디)||Leader, Vocalist, Dancer||HeyGirls and BlackQueen|
|Siyeon (시연)||Main Rapper, Vocalist||HeyGirls|
|Daeun (다은)||Main Vocalist, Maknae||HeyGirls|
|Heesu (희수)||Dancer, Vocalist||HeyGirls and BlackQueen|
|Areum (아름)||Vocalist||Black Queen|
|Jung A (정아)||Vocalist|
- "Good Girl" (2012) (Black Queen)
- "Nolja" (2016) (Black Queen)
- "No One But You" (2017)
- "Follow Me" (2018)
- "Nog-Yeojwo" (2018)
- "Yoo-hoo-hoo" (2018)
Awards and nominations
|2018||26th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards||Rookie Award||Won|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Black Queen unveils debut digital single "Good Girl"
- ↑ HeyGirls announcing their upcoming third release
- ↑ HeyGirls notifying fans about the upcoming release of "Nog-yeojwo" with a Music video teaser
- ↑ HeyGirls announcing their up-coming fourth release
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 PENTAGON, Im Soo Hyang, Lee Yoo Ri, And More Win Big At 2018 Korea Culture And Entertainment Awards
- ↑ HEYGIRLS_Official on Instagram: HeyGirls announcing Heesu's departure
- ↑ HEYGIRLS_Official on Instagram: HeyGirls new member SulHee
- ↑ HEYGIRLS_Official on Instagram: HeyGirls new member BaekHap
- ↑ @heygirls_official: 헤이걸스 추가 멤버 오디션