CLC is a South Korean girl group which was formed by Cube Entertainment in 2015 and comprised of Yujin, Seungyeon, Yeeun, Seunghee, Sorn, Elkie, and Eunbin. The group debuted on March 19, 2015, with its 5 members, Seunghee, Yujin, Seungyeon, Sorn, and Yeeun, as it released its debut extended play titled First Love which included tracks like Cafe Mocha Please, First Love, and Open The Window. The other 2 group members, Elkie and Eunbin, made their debut with CLC on February 29, 2016, with the group’s 3rd extended play, Refresh. Since then, the girl group had released many other extended plays, tracks, albums, and mixtapes which included Eighteen, Pepe, Helicopter, High Heels, Where Are You?, Black Dress, Chamisma, No.1, No Oh Oh, Hobgoblin, Devil, Me, No, and others.
- Seunghee – Vocalist
- Yujin – Vocalist
- Seungyeon – Vocalist, Leader
- Sorn – Vocalist
- Yeeun – Rapper, Vocalist
- Elkie – Vocalist
- Eunbin – Rapper, Vocalist
Seoul, South Korea
K-Pop, EDM, Trap, Synth-Pop, R&B
Cube Entertainment Inc., Universal Japan
First Headlining Concert
The group’s first headlining concert was the CLC 3rd Anniversary Concert – “Black Dress” held on April 1, 2018.
- CLC released its debut studio album, Helicopter, on September 2, 2020, which peaked at number #8 on the Gaon Album Chart.
- The group’s 2nd EP, Question, was released on May 28, 2015, and included songs such as Hey-Yo, Lucky, What Do I Do, Hide and Seek, and Curious (Like).
- In 2018, CLC won “The Next Rising Star of Asia Award” at the Daradaily The Great Award. The following year, the group bagged the Soribada Best K-Music Award in the “Music Star Award” category.
- On January 30, 2019, the group released its 8th Korean extended play (10th overall) titled No.1 and it peaked at number #4 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart, at number #5 on the US Billboard World Albums chart, and at number #19 on the US Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart. The EP also won the 2019 KBrasil Music Award for “Album of the Year”.
- The song, No, from No.1 was placed at number #4 on the US World Digital Songs (Billboard) chart and was also included in Billboard‘s “The 25 Best K-pop Songs of 2019: Critics’ Picks” list and in BuzzFeed‘s “30 Songs That Helped Define K-Pop in 2019” list.
- The girl group has been a part of a number of shows which include Doom-CLC, Doodoom-CLC, CLC’s Queen’s Game, Seongdong-gu Resident CLC, CLC’s Beautiful Mission, CLC Is, PRODUSORN, CLC’s Cheat Key, and CLC’s Love Chemistry.
- On November 17, 2020, the CLC group was also made the ambassador to the Korea Insulin Dependent Diabetes Association.
- On May 20, 2022, the group disbanded as publicly announced by Cube Entertainment. Subsequently, on June 6, 2022, CLC U Cube global fansite service was also discontinued.
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