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Know Your K-Pop Group: ATEEZ

ATEEZ (에이티즈) is a K-Pop group consisting of eight members formed by KQ entertainment in 2018.

Debut Date: October 24th, 2018

Fandom Name: ATINY

Debut Singles: “Treasure” & “Pirate King”

Debut EP: “Treasure EP.1: All To Zero”

Indian Fan account/s: @ateez.india @ateezmumbai @ateez_delhi @ateez_in @ateez_official_mizoram @ateezok

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Member Profile

(Source: KProfiles)

All pictures sourced from ATEEZ’s official Facebook page

 

Hongjoong

Birth Date: November 7th, 1998

Position: Leader, Rapper, Composer, Vocalist

TMI: Hongjoong has been working since he was in high school. He barely went to school much because he was always in the studio.

Hongjoong has composed around 40 songs for the group, probably more by now.

He can speak basic English, enough to make conversations and understand others.

 

Yunho

Birth Date: March 23rd, 1999

Position: Dancer, Vocalist

TMI: He is a Harry Potter fan.

He graduated from SOPA

He doesn’t have a favourite colour, he likes all.

 

Yeosang

Birth Date: June 15th, 1999

Position: Dancer, Vocalist

TMI: He is a former BigHit trainee

He has a birthmark on his left eye.

He releases his anger by skateboarding.

 

San

Birth Date: July 10th, 1999

Position: Vocalist

TMI: Nicknamed as “Sanjook”

He is known as the mood-maker of the group.

He can speak English.

 

Seonghwa

Birth Date: April 3rd, 1998

Position: Vocalist

TMI: Nicknamed as “Angry bird” & Toothless

He is the tidiest member in the group.

Mom of the group.

 

Mingi

Birth Date: August 9th, 1999

Position: Dancer, Rapper

TMI: Nicknamed as Mingki

Mingi has a back issue.

He would Like to collaborate with One Direction.

 

Jongho

Birth Date: October 12th, 2000

Position: Vocalist

TMI: He is the maknae (youngest) of the group.

He is a MonstaX fan.

He is also interested in acting.

 

Wooyoung

Birth Date: November 26th, 1999

Position: Vocalist, Dancer

TMI: Former BigHit Trainee

He is friends with Changbin of Stray Kids.

He considers Shawn Mendes as his role model.

 

 

Milestones

 

Source: ATEEZ’s official Facebook page

 

 

(Source: Wikipedia)

They were known as KQ Fellaz pre-debut and had a YouTube series, “KQ Fellaz American Training”.

Their debut EP reached #7 on the Gaon Albums Chart.

On January 24, they announced their first-ever tour, titled The Expedition Tour, with March tour dates in Brooklyn, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.

On February 20, they announced more tour dates for Europe, with April shows in London, Lisbon, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Milan, Budapest, Stockholm, Warsaw, and Moscow. All fifteen shows were completely sold out.

On June 20, Ateez won their first music program broadcast award on M Countdown.

On July 6, Ateez performed at KCON 2019 NY in New York City, USA.

On October 8, Ateez released their first full studio album, Treasure EP.Fin: All to Action.

On November 10, the MV of Ateez’s Japanese debut title song “Utopia” was released.

They won the Next-generation award at the Golden Disk Awards 2019.

They also won the “Best Korean Act” award at the MTV EMA Awards.

ATEEZ is scheduled to have a comeback on 6th January (Tomorrow!) 2020.

 

Now some footage to blow your minds 😉

Yep this was them in pre-debut!

 

This lit Debut track though!

 

“With a pre-chorus that slows the pace of the song amidst the thumping drum beats and tight choreography, the switch up in tempo of the track, elevates the appeal of the song two-folds if not more!” – Ishika on Wonderland

 

Get to know them a little bit more.

 

Bonus: There were rumours of ATEEZ to tour India in 2019. Let’s see if it comes true in 2020 maybe?

 

 

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