When Did IVE Debut?

Kakao Entertainment’s independent subsidiary, Starship Entertainment, launched a K-pop girl band, which ultimately became one of the most popular girl bands in the history of K-pop like NewJeans and Blackpink. The sextet is globally recognized and has won many awards through its performance and self-love of music. Today we will discuss the IVE debut date, time, and album with their former members Gaeul, Yujin, Rei, Wonyoung, Liz, and Leeseo, including their debut single, tracklist, members introduction, debut showcase, first show, and sales performance.

IVE Debut Album, Members Introduction, and Sales Records

IVE debuted officially on December 1, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. KST, with the release of a single album “Eleven,” which has a track length of 6 minutes and 23 seconds. Eleven has two songs on its tracklist, which are “Eleven” (serving as its lead single) and “Take It.” The lead single Eleven was written by Seo Ji-eum, composed by Peter Rycroft, Lauren Aquilina, and Ryan S. Jhun, and arranged by Lostboy, Ryan S. Jhun, and Alawn. On November 1, 2021, Starship announced the launch of its new girl band through a logo motion on its SNS accounts.

The music video of the single “Eleven.”

Starship Entertainment revealed the names of its new sextet group members through the IVE SNS accounts between November 3 and 8, in the order of Yujin, Gaeul, Wonyoung, Liz, Rei, and Leeseo. The group also dropped a promotional video titled “Have What We Want” on November 2, 2021. On the IVE’s debut day, the group held its debut showcase at 8 p.m. KST live on the Starship YouTube channel. The band made its debut by performing the single Eleven on December 3, 2021, broadcasted through Music Bank, a South Korean music program aired on the KBS2 channel.

IVE members’ performance video of single “Eleven” on Music Bank, aired on KBS2.

The group also got its first music show on December 8, 2021, at the program called Show Champion, which aired on MBC M, where they performed Eleven and also won the show. This makes IVE, the fastest K-pop girl band to win the show, in first place since its debut. Talking about the sales performance, IVE’s debut single Eleven peaked at first place in the weekly and third position in the monthly Circle Album Charts. In their debut month, the single album recorded sales of 268,396 copies, and it also made the most debut album sales for a girl band within a week. Business Insider reported the IVE single album Eleven as one of the best debut songs of all time in K-pop.

So this is all about the IVE debut with its former members Gaeul, Yujin, Rei, Wonyoung, Liz, and Leeseo, including all the necessary details. If you are interested in the IVE band, then you can read more about it, like what the zodiac signs of IVE members are and how old these members are. Also read about the debuts of popular girl bands like When did Blackpink, NewJeans, and BabyMonster debut?