Loona is a South Korean girl group created by Blockberry Creative and comprises of 12 members. The group has worked on a number of projects and has also formed 3 sub-units, namely, Loona 1/3, Loona Odd Eye Circle, and Loona yyxy. Moreover, Loona has also amassed a huge fan base on social media with more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram, more than a million subscribers on YouTube, more than 700k followers on Twitter, and more than 300k followers on Facebook.
- HeeJin (Jeon Hee-jin)
- HyunJin (Kim Hyun-jin)
- HaSeul (Jo Ha-seul)
- YeoJin (Im Yeo-jin)
- ViVi (Wong Gaahei)
- Kim Lip (Kim Jung-eun)
- JinSoul (Jung Jin-soul)
- Choerry (Choi Ye-rim)
- Yves (Ha Soo-young)
- Chuu (Kim Ji-woo)
- Go Won (Park Chae-won)
- Olivia Hye (Son Hye-joo)
Seoul, South Korea
The Loona groupmates have released a number of albums and tracks such as Hi High, Favorite, Butterfly, and So What.
- The group’s Korean name is ‘Idarui Sonyeo’ and that translates to “Girl of the Month”.
- The band’s debut concert, Loonabirth, was held on August 19, 2018, in Seoul.
- Loona‘s sub-unit, Loona 1/3, comprises of HaSeul, ViVi, HeeJin, and HyunJin. They released their debut EP, Love & Live, on March 13, 2017, and it was placed at number #10 in the South Korea Gaon Weekly Album Chart and at number #36 in the South Korea Gaon Monthly Album Chart.
- On September 21, 2017, Loona Odd Eye Circle released its first extended play titled Mix & Match and it was ranked at number #10 in the US World Albums (Billboard) chart and at number #16 in the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart.
- The sub-unit, Loona yyxy, released its debut EP, Beauty & the Beat, on May 30, 2018, and it reached the 4th spot on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart and 6th spot on the US World Albums (Billboard) chart.
- Loona has also won a number of awards which include the likes of Asia Artist Awards, MTV Europe Music Award, Korea First Brand Award, Soribada Best K-Music Award, and MTN Ad Festival Award.
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