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Hello, we are NewJeans!
(안녕하세요, 뉴진스입니다!)

—NewJeans

NewJeans (뉴진스) is a five-member girl group under ADOR. They debuted on July 22, 2022, with the lead single "Attention", prior to the release of their debut EP New Jeans on August 1, 2022.

History[]

2019–2022: Pre-debut[]

On July 1, 2019, HYBE (then-known as Big Hit) announced that Min Hee Jin would join the company as their new CBO (Chief Brand Officer), and one of her tasks was to lead a girl group project between HYBE and Source Music.[2][3]

On September 4, 2019, the Plus Global Auditions were announced. Auditions were held in 16 cities and lasted until the end of October.[4] By the end of 2019, casting had been completed and training began at the beginning of 2020.[5] By September 2021, the girl group's management was transferred to ADOR.[6]

On November 21, 2021, HYBE officially announced the launch of a new independent label, ADOR, under the agency. The label planned to launch a new girl group in 2022 and would mainly be produced by the label's CEO, Min Hee Jin, and primarily consist of members recruited during HYBE's Plus Global Audition in 2019.[7]

On March 3, 2022, Min Hee Jin revealed that the girl group's debut will specifically be in the third quarter of the year.[8]

2022: Debut with New Jeans[]

NewJeans self-titled group photo (1)

Debut concept photo

On July 1, the first teaser videos were released and it was also announced that the group would release their first content on the 22nd.[9] On July 22, the group released the debut music video for their lead single "Attention" and the debut schedule for their first EP, New Jeans.[10] Teaser photos were released that same day.[11] The music videos for "Hype Boy" and "Hurt" were released on July 23 and July 25, respectively. On July 28, ADOR announced that as of July 27, New Jeans had surpassed 444,000 stock pre-orders, the highest number achieved by any girl group debut album in history.[12]

On August 1, the group's debut EP was released digitally, along with the music video for "Cookie." NewJeans then held their debut stage on the August 4 broadcast of Mnet's M! Countdown, performing three of their tracks, "Attention", "Hype Boy", and "Cookie."[13] On August 18, the group took their first-ever music show win on the August 18 broadcast of M! Countdown.[14]

2023: First comeback with "OMG", "Zero", "New Jeans", "Super Shy", Get Up, "Gods", NJWMX[]

On October 18, 2022, ADOR announced that NewJeans was preparing for their first-ever comeback.[15] A month later, on November 10, it was announced that the group will release their first single album, "OMG", on January 2. On December 19, NewJeans released a pre-release single, "Ditto", prior to their first single album, OMG, released on January 2, 2023.[16][17] "OMG "passed the first-week sales of their first EP in just one day and sold more than one million copies in less than a month since it's release.[18][19]

On March 31, ADOR announced that NewJeans will be releasing the promotional single "Zero" as part of Coca-Cola's Korean campain on April 3.[20]

On April 4, in an exclusive Star News reported that NewJeans will be releasing a pre-release single in June and an album in July. Hours later, ADOR responded to the reports and stated that the group are preparing for a comeback, but the date has yet to be set.[21]

On May 23, News1 reported that NewJeans will be releasing a pre-release single on July 7 and an album later that month.[22] Hours later, ADOR confirmed the reports.[23] On June 18, it was announced via the group's Twitter account that their second EP, Get Up, will be released on July 21. The songs "New Jeans" and "Super Shy" was pre-released on July 7.[24][25]

On August 24, Netflix announced that NewJeans will be releasing a remake of the 1996 song by Kim Jong Seo, "아름다운 구속", as part of the soundtrack for their upcoming drama A Time Called You.[26]

On September 27, it was announced that NewJeans will be releasing "Gods", the theme song for the 2023 League of Legends World Championship, on October 4.[27]

On December 15, it was announced that NewJeans will be releasing the remix album NJWMX on December 19.[28]

2024: "Bubble Gum", Hyein's hiatus and return, "How Sweet", "Right Now", "Supernatural"[]

On March 26, NewJeans announced that they will pre-release "Bubble Gum" as a commercial song in April before releasing "How Sweet" on May 24. Additionally, the group will make their Japanese debut on June 21 with another double single. "Right Now" will be pre-released in May as a commercial song. NewJeans will also release a new album in the second half of 2024 and plan to start a world tour in 2025.[29]

On April 10, ADOR announced that Hyein would be taking a break from activities due to a microfracture in her foot.[30]

On May 10, NewJeans announced that they will debut in Japan with a single "Supernatural" on June 21.[31]

On May 14, it was announced that NewJeans participated in the British Museum audio guide in Korean, including explanations on Korean and Roman Britain artefacts.[32]

On June 20, ADOR announced that Hyein would partially resume activities starting with the group's Japanese fanmeeting.[33]

Members[]

All members of the group have no official positions nor a leader, as announced by the group earlier on their app "Phoning."

Name Color Year(s) active
Minji (민지)      Yellow /      Blue 2022–present
Hanni (하니)      Pink /      Pink 2022–present
Danielle (다니엘)      Green /      Yellow 2022–present
Haerin (해린)      White /      Green 2022–present
Hyein (혜인)      Blue /      Purple 2022–present

Discography[]

Korean[]

EPs[]

Remix albums[]

Single albums[]

Digital singles[]

Promotional singles[]

Features[]

OSTs[]

English[]

OSTs[]

Japanese[]

Singles[]

Promotional singles[]

Concerts[]

Concert participation[]

Fanmeetings[]

Filmography[]

Reality shows[]

Endorsements[]

On September 30, 2022, SK Telecom aired an ad for the iPhone 14 Pro featuring NewJeans.[46] On October 5, 2022, fashion brand MUSINSA selected NewJeans as the brand's global ambassador.[47] On October 6, 2022, 5252 By O!Oi, a fashion brand, revealed that they have selected NewJeans as the brand's new model.[48] Also on October 6, education company Megastudy announced NewJeans as the face for their 2024 MEGAPASS.[49] On February 23, 2023, CARIN revealed that they have selected NewJeans as the new face of their brand.[50] On February 24, 2023, McDonald's announced that NewJeans were selected as their new model.[51] On March 6, 2023, NewJeans were announced as the new global ambassador for Levi’s.[52] On March 29, 2023, it was revealed that Coca-Cola selected NewJeans as their new global ambassador.[53] On April 5, 2023, NewJeans were revealed to be the new face for the brand STONEHENgE.[54] On August 14, 2023, NewJeans were revealed as the new models for Hyundai Department Store Duty Free.[55]

  • SK Telecom (2022)
  • MUSINSA (2022)
  • 5252 By O!Oi (2022)
  • Megastudy (2022)
  • Pinkfong (2022)
  • Shinhan Bank (2022)
  • CARIN (2023)
  • McDonald's Korea (2023)
  • Levi's (2023)
  • Coca-Cola (2023)
  • STONEHENgE (2023)
  • Hyundai Department Store Duty Free (2023)
  • Calvin Klein (2024)[56]
  • Lotte Zero (2024)[57]

Awards and nominations[]

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by NewJeans

Gallery[]

Main article: NewJeans/Gallery

References[]

  1. Soompi: NewJeans Reveals Official Fan Club Name And Lightstick
  2. (KR) Newsen: 前 SM 이사 민희진, 빅히트 브랜드총괄로 합류(공식)
  3. YouTube: HYBE: NEW BRAND PRESENTATION (timestamp at 20:55)
  4. (KR) OSEN: 빅히트, 쏘스뮤직과 ‘플러스 글로벌 오디션’ 개최..방시혁X민희진 첫 걸그룹 기획
  5. BeAttitude: How Much Do You Know about Min Hee-jin? (Part 1)
  6. BeAttitude: A Rare Peek into Min Hee-jin’s World (Part 2)
  7. Soompi: HYBE Launches New Label ADOR For Girl Group That Will Debut In 2022
  8. (KR) Maeil Economic: 하이브 민희진, 美 버라이어티 선정 '글로벌 영향력 있는 여성'
  9. Soompi: HYBE Drops 1st Teasers For New Girl Group Created By Min Hee Jin
  10. Soompi: HYBE/ADOR’s New Girl Group NewJeans Makes Surprise Debut With “Attention” + Drops Schedule For 1st EP
  11. Soompi: HYBE/ADOR’s New Girl Group NewJeans Unveils Solo + Group Teasers Ahead Of 1st EP
  12. Soompi: NewJeans Breaks Record For Highest Stock Pre-Orders Achieved By Any Girl Group Debut Album In History
  13. (KR) Newsen: ‘엠카’ 지코 화려한 귀환→뉴진스 트리플 타이틀곡 데뷔무대[오늘TV]
  14. Soompi: NewJeans Takes 1st-Ever Win With “Attention” On “M Countdown”
  15. Soompi: NewJeans’ Agency Responds To Reports Of December Comeback
  16. (KR) Naver: [가요소식] 뉴진스, 내년 1월 싱글 'OMG'로 컴백
  17. (KR) Naver: 뉴진스, 2023년 새해 ‘OMG’로 컴백
  18. "NewJeans Surpasses 1st-Week Sales Of Debut Album In Only 1 Day With “OMG” + Tops iTunes Charts Around The World"
  19. "NewJeans' 'OMG' officially becomes a million-selling album".
  20. Soompi: NewJeans To Release Brand-New Song And MV As Global Ambassadors For Coca-Cola
  21. Soompi: NewJeans’ Agency Responds To Comeback Reports
  22. (KR) Daum: 뉴진스, 7월 선공개곡 발표→새 앨범 발매…'여름 핫 컴백'
  23. (KR) Daum: 뉴진스, 7월 선공개 곡으로 컴백하나 "준비 중"
  24. NewJeans_ADOR on Twitter: June 18, 2023
  25. Soompi: NewJeans Announces Details For July Comeback With 6 MVs + To Collaborate With “THE POWERPUFF GIRLS”
  26. Soompi: NewJeans To Sing For “A Time Called You” OST
  27. Soompi: Listen: League Of Legends Drops Sneak Peek Of NewJeans’ World Championship Anthem “GODS”
  28. Soompi: Watch: NewJeans Announces New Remix Album “NJWMX” With Nostalgic Teaser
  29. Soompi: NewJeans Announces Plans For Comeback And Japanese Debut
  30. Soompi: NewJeans' Hyein Temporarily Halts Activities Ahead Of Comeback
  31. @NewJeans_ADOR on Twitter (May 10, 2024)
  32. (KR) MK Sports: “韓의 멋 소개”…뉴진스, 영국박물관 한국어 오디오가이드 재능기부[공식]
  33. Soompi: NewJeans’s Hyein To Partially Resume Activities With Adjusted Participation
  34. Soompi: KCON 2022 Japan Announces 1st Lineup Of Performers
  35. Soompi: KCON 2022 Saudi Arabia Announces Star-Studded Lineup
  36. Koreaboo: Weverse Accidentally Posts Final 2023 Weverse Con Festival Lineup And Quickly Deletes It
  37. Soompi: TXT To Headline Lollapalooza 2023 + NewJeans To Perform
  38. NewJeans on Twitter (March 23, 2023)
  39. Soompi: “Music Bank” In Mexico Announces Performer Lineup
  40. Soompi: NewJeans To Perform At 2023 Billboard Music Awards
  41. Soompi: NewJeans Announced As First K-Pop Girl Group To Perform On “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”
  42. Soompi: SBS Gayo Daejeon Announces First-Ever Summer Edition + First Lineup Of Performers
  43. @DCWJ2024 on X (July 5, 2024)
  44. (KR) Naver: 뉴진스 첫 단독 여행 예능…10월 16일 SBS 첫 공개 (공식)
  45. Soompi: NewJeans Confirmed To Guest On "2 Days & 1 Night"
  46. Attention! New0을 위한 iPhone 14 Pro
  47. 뉴진스, 무신사 글로벌 앰버서더 발탁..."K-패션 뉴웨이브 기대"
  48. (KR) Naver: 뉴진스, 뭘 입어도 핫하네 "풋풋함 간직한 자연스러움"
  49. 다들 여기 Attention!! 2024 NEW 메가패스 티저 영상 대공개! (메가스터디X뉴진스)
  50. (KR) Star Daily News: 카린(CARIN), 새 얼굴로 ‘뉴진스’ 모델 발탁
  51. (KR) MoneyS: [단독] '글로벌 대세' 뉴진스, 맥도날드 모델 된다
  52. Soompi: NewJeans Selected As Global Ambassador For Levi’s
  53. (KR) Naver: 뉴진스, 코카-콜라 새 얼굴됐다
  54. (KR) Naver: 뉴진스, 스톤헨지 뮤즈 발탁
  55. (KR) Biz New Daily: 현대백화점면세점, 모델 ‘뉴진스’ 발탁… MZ세대 공략 드라이브
  56. (KR) SWAY: [단독] 캘빈클라인 새 모델 라인업...'뉴진스'와 '세븐틴' 민규 발탁
  57. (KR) Seoul FN: 롯데웰푸드, '뉴진스' 모델로 제로 브랜드 광고 온에어

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