STAYC (스테이씨) is a girl group from South Korea. Previously known as HIGHUP Girls, it is a 6 member group that debuted under the label High Up Entertainment in 2020. The members are Sumin, Sieun, Isa, Seeun, Yoon and J.

Debut Date: November 12th, 2020

Fandom Name: SWITH

Debut Single: So Bad 

Debut EP: Star To A Young Culture

Instagram: @stayc_highup

Indian Fan Account/s: @staycindia

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Source: Hi-Up Entertainment Naver Post


Birthday: March 13, 2001

Position: Leader, Vocalist, Rapper

Nickname: Sum, Bae Sum

TMI: If she could have one superpower it would be invisibility. 

She loves to have Pork Rib Hangover soup.

She happens to be the group’s prankster.

Source: @STAYC_official on Twitter


Birthday: August 1, 2001

Position: Vocalist

Nickname: Ssini, SingSingi

TMI: To celebrate IU’s birthday, she sings IU’sHeart” every year.

She happens to be a sleepyhead and can even sleep through her alarm.

She would like to collaborate with Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande.

Source: @STAYC_official on Twitter


Birthday: January 23, 2002

Position: Vocalist

Nickname: Isaranghae

TMI: Hyuna was the first celebrity Isa confided in that she wants to be an idol.

The rest of the members think that she is the best dresser out of all.

Her favourite movie is Will You be There.

Source: Hi-Up Entertainment Naver Post


Birthday: June 14, 2003

Position: Vocalist

Nickname: Sseni

TMI: Her favourite Disney princess is Snow White.

She was supposed to debut with Weeekly.

She has a cat named Richi.

Source: Hi-Up Entertainment Naver Post


Birthday: April 14, 2004

Position: Vocalist

Nickname: Barbie Doll, Baby Tiger

TMI: She loves eating her mom’s grilled pork.

Her spirit animal is a baby tiger.

She is the tallest (170 cm) among the members.

Source: @STAYC_official on Twitter


Birthday: December 9, 2004

Position: Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae

Nickname: Jjang J

TMI: Her MBTI type is INFJ.

She has a very deep voice.

She likes mango fragrance the best.



Source: Hi-Up Entertainment Naver Post
  • They entered the top 10 with #8 in December’s Girl Group brand reputation.
  • They debuted on KBS’ Music Bank with “So Bad.”
  • Their debut music video, “So Bad” got 2.6 million views om 24 hours.
  • Their debut album, “Star to a Young Culture” sold over 4,300 copies on the first day, the highest for a girl group debuting in 2020.
  • They are the first 2020 rookie girl group to have more than 10,000 album sales on Hanteo in the first week.
  • The debut album ranked #6 on Gaon Album Chart.
  • So Bad” entered Billboard at #21 on the World Digital Song Sales chart.
  • They are the only 2020 rookie girl group to debut on Bugs’ real-time top 20 and Genie’s real-time chart.
  • Their first-ever YouTube video, song covers from the Big 3 and Big Hit has received over 3.08 million views.
  • They made their radio broadcast debut on Hyosung’s Dreaming Radio.


Watch as their debut music video, “So Bad” gives us nostalgic 80s pop vibes with the synth beats and metallic outfits.


The girl group continued their trend of pre-debut dance cover videos with this medley of Itzy, Twice, NCT and more. STAYC’s BLACKPINK, BTS, SKZ, NCT Cover Dance Medley:


In this bubblegum pop track, “Like This,” the girls show off their dance and vocal skills.


Take a look at their very first YouTube video where the girls did a song cover medley of songs from various genres. STAYC’s BTS, BLACPINK, TWICE, Red Velvet Cover Song Medley:


While we wait to see what else the girls have in store for us, check out the multiple variety shows and vlogs they’re releasing to hook in new fans. Are you already a stan? Who is your bias?

When do you think they’ll have a comeback?
Let us know!