Fiestar [피에스타] Debut (Y-M-D): 12-08-31 Disbanded: 18-05-15 Label: LEON Tree (now FAVE Entertainment) Music Videos: Korean MVs: VISTA, We Don’t Stop, I Don’t Know (아무것도 몰라요), One More (하나 더), You’re Pitiful (짠해), Mirror, Apple Pie (애플파이) Albums: Korean: “Sea of Moonlight with IU” LEON Tree Summer Special [Special Album], Wicked ft Tiger JK [Pre…
Fiestar was a 5-member group under LEON Tree (now known as FAVE Entertainment). They debuted in 2012 with 6 members, Cao Lu, Jei, Linzy, Hyemi, Cheska, and Yezi.
In 2012 LEON announced a girl group that would consist of 4 Korean members, 1 Chinese member (Cao Lu) and 1 American member (Cheska). The group made a predebut single with IU called “Sea of Moonlight”. In August, the announced a pre-release single “Wicked” which was a collab with JYJ’s Junsu. The group then officially debuts on August 31st with “Vista”. In November, they release a pre release single “Sweet Love” and make their first comeback “We Dont Stop”.
In 2013, the group has a lot of solo promotions until August, when they release a prerelease single called “Whoo!”. They then release their next comeback “Curious” with the title track “I Don’t Know”.
In 2014, LEON announces that Cheska would be leaving the group. The group then releases a collab song called “I LOVE KOREA”. In July, the group makes their first comeback as a 5-member group with “One More”.
February 2015 comes with the announcement of the groups first mini album. In March they release BLACK LABLE with the title track “You’re Pitiful”. In December, Yezi releases a single of her song she performed on Unpretty Rapstar.
In January 2016 Yezi makes her solo debut with “Foresight Dream”. The group makes a comeback in March with A Delicate Sense and the title track “Mirror”. In May, the group releases Apple Pie, which would be their last song.
On May 15th 2018, almost 2 years on hiatus, the group announces that Linzy, Hyemi, Jei, and Yezi decided not to renew their contracts and that the group would disband that day.
After disbanding, Cao Lu, Jei and Linzy are now actress and Hyemi and Yezi are both soloists.
GirlKind was a 4-member group under Nextlevel Entertainment. Originally a 5-peice, they debuted with Medic Jin, JK (or Jikang), Xeheun, Sun J and Ellyn. Known for their interesting sound and amazing vocals the group disbanded in August 2022.
On January 17th 2018, their debut single, “Fanci”, was released and described as a dance hip hop tack. Fanci was followed a mixtape called “Broccoli”. Their second official comeback, released in June, was called “S.O.R.R.Y” (Story Of Remember in Recent Year). Medic Jin wasnt seen in videos starting in July and sometime later announced a hiatus for medical reasons. In October, Xeheun makes her solo debut with “Vibe On”.
In March 2019, Jikang makes her solo debut with “Split”. By May, all 5 members are active and hints of a comeback are underway. In August, they debut their first subunit GIRLKIND XJR, which consist of members Jikang and Xeheun.
In March of 2020, Sun J goes on hiatus to focus more on her studies. The group releases their first comeback single as 4 members, “Future”, also in March. In April, the company announces Sun J has decided to leave the group to focus on her studies. They release “Pycho 4 U” in November of the same year.
In July 2021, they release their 5th single, “Good Vibes Only”. Ellyn participates in the show, My Teenage Girl, where she was eliminated in episode 3, during first eliminations.
In 2022, they announce a concert series in Japan “GIRLKIND Tokyo Live 2022” where it was held from April to May. In August 2022, the company deletes all the content off of their social media accounts or deletes the accounts entirely, causing fans to fear disbandment. Later that month, Nextlevel Entertainment announce that the group has decided to disband due to internal struggles. The group officially disbands on the 13th of August after 5 years of activity.