Red Velvet are a five member girl group that debuted in 2014 under SM Entertainment. Since their debut, they have consistently released songs that have reached the top of the Korean charts, and have grown their international fanbase considerably. They have recently  finished up their first solo concert in Seoul, to excellent critical reviews, and there are rumours that Red Velvet may possibly get a Japanese debut in the coming months.

Name: Red Velvet

Company: SM Entertainment

Debut:  August 1, 2014

Fandom: ReVeLuv

Members: Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy and Yeri

Singles: Happiness (행복), Be Natural, Automatic, Ice Cream Cake, Dumb Dumb, One of These Nights (7월 7일), Russian Roulette, Rookie, Red Flavor (빨간 맛)

Albums: Happiness (행복 – digital single), Be Natural (digital single), Ice Cream Cake, The Red, The Velvet, Russian Roulette, Rookie, The Red Summer

 

Red Velvet Official Accounts:

Instagram: @redvelvet.smtown

Facebook: RedVelvet

Twitter: @RVsmtown

Official Website: redvelvet.smtown.com

Youtube: Red Velvet

Members

Stage Name: Irene (아이린)

Name: Bae Joo-Hyun

DOB: 29th of March, 1991

Position: Leader, Rap

Birth Place: Daegu, South Korea

Random Fact: Dislikes chicken and coffee

 

Stage Name: Seulgi (강슬기)

Name: Kang Seulgi

DOB: 10th of February, 1994

Position: Vocal, Rap, Dance

Birth Place: Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Random Fact: Her nickname is “Bear” and was given to her by F(x)’s Amber

 

Stage Name: Wendy (웬디)

Name: Son Seung Wan

DOB: 22nd of February, 1994

Position: Main Vocal

Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea

Random Fact: Attended high school in both the USA and Canada, and is fluent in English.

 

Stage Name: Joy (조이)

Name: Park Soo Young

DOB: 3rd of September, 1996

Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Vocalist

Birth Place: Jeju Island, South Korea

Random Fact: appeared on reality TV show, “We Got Married”, with BTOB’s Yook Sungjae

 

Stage Name: Yeri (예리)

Name: Kim Ye Rim  

DOB: 5th of March, 1999

Position: Rap, Vocalist, Maknae

Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea

Random Fact: wants to be a vampire when she grows up

Facts:

  • Debuted with 4 members, with Yeri joining in December 2015.
  • Notable success from debut, topping numerous music charts such as Gaon and Billboard.
  • With the release of “Red Summer’, it was the group’s third album to debut at no. 1 on Billboard’s chart,  making Red Velvet the first Kpop girl group to do so.
  • Notable awards won by Red Velvet include, not including their music show wins:
    • Hot Perfomance of the Year from Gaon Chart Music Awards in 2014
    • New Artist Bonsang from the Golden Disk Awards in 2015
    • Digital Bonsang for “Ice Cream Cake” from the Golden Disk Awards in 2015
    • Best Dance Perfomance – Female Group for “Ice Cream Cake” from the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2015
    • Best Music Video for “Russian Roulette” from the Melon Music Awards in 2016
    • Bonsangs for “Ice Cream Cake” and “Russian Roulette” from Seoul Music Awards in 2016 and 2017, respectively
    • Best Female Group from the Korean Entertainment Arts Award in 2017