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”
(please note these are the ones we’re aware of, contact them to be part of groups and chats)
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.
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.
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.
Birth Date: July 10th, 1999
TMI: Nicknamed as “Sanjook”
He is known as the mood-maker of the group.
He can speak English.
Birth Date: April 3rd, 1998
TMI: Nicknamed as “Angry bird” & Toothless
He is the tidiest member in the group.
Mom of the group.
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.
Birth Date: October 12th, 2000
TMI: He is the maknae (youngest) of the group.
He is a MonstaX fan.
He is also interested in acting.
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.
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?