On January 20, JYP Entertainment released a prologue film introducing their next girl group, ITZY. The group consists of five members: Yuna, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, Lia, and Yeji.
On January 24, JYPE revealed the group would debut with the single "IT'z Different". On February 11, a music video teaser for the single's title track, "Dalla Dalla", was released. The music video was released on February 11 and the single on the 12th. The group held their live premiere the same day as the single's release. The music video for "Dalla Dalla" counted 13,933,725 views in its first day, breaking the record for most viewed music videos in the first 24 hours by a K-pop group in its debut, which previously was of IZ*ONE with the song "La Vie En Rose".
On July 7, ITZY's fans gained a name: MIDZY. The name was revealed by the group's social medias, almost 5 months after their debut.
On July 10, ITZY released the first teaser images for their upcoming comeback album, IT'z Icy, to be released on July 29.
Official position information has not been released.