Who is VIVIZ? Rookie girl group with ex-GFriend members to debut in February

The upcoming K-pop group VIVIZ will consist of Eunha, SinB and Umji from the now-disbanded girl group GFriend


                            Who is VIVIZ? Rookie girl group with ex-GFriend members to debut in February
The girl group VIVIZ will make its debut in February of 2022 (@viviz_official/Instagram)
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While fans of the girl group GFriend are still trying to process the sudden disbandment of the 2015 girl group, the birth of a new K-pop group featuring former members of GFriend is in the works. On January 14 it was reported that a new girl group called VIVIZ is soon going to make their official debut as of February 2022 and will feature not one but three GFriend members. On a fateful day of May in the year 2021, the six-member girl group GFriend announced their official disbandment while fans of the group were left broken-hearted, Big Planet Made, a fairly new K-pop agency announced that three out of six members of the disbanded group were going to regroup into a new music act.

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The upcoming girl group VIVIZ, which has announced a February 2022 debut will feature three former members of GFriend, namely Eunha, SinB, and Umji. While more details about the group are yet to be announced, reports from the label, Big Planet Made suggest that the rookie girl group VIVIZ is currently preparing a schedule with a goal of making a quick debut this February. While more details about their debut are unrevealed, it is suspected that VIVIZ will drop a single album for their debut before preparing for their first album in the next month.

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The meaning of VIVIZ

After the disbandment of GFriend, last year due to the termination of their exclusive contract with Source Music, Eunha, SinB, and Umji of GFriend signed a new exclusive contract with the label Big Planet Made to join a new girl group that goes works on the message, “Of becoming an artist that proudly expresses their own color”. The name VIVIZ has a special meaning behind it. The girl group revealed that VIVIZ is a compound word with Vivid that means ‘clear and intense’ while the word Dayz means days. VIVIZ is an abbreviation of ‘Vivid Days’.

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Fans of the former girl group are very excited to see GFriend members make a redebut with a new girl group. With this re-debut, more attention is focused on how the three people who previously established an image of themselves will now transform into a new girl group by releasing visual film teasers along with the news of the formation of the team will show through their re-debut and their return.

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Who are VIVIZ members?

Eunha

After first making a debut with GFriend in 2015, Eunha made a name for herself in the K-pop industry. Eunha was a former trainee with BigHit Entertainment while she trained with her former label, Source Music for two months before making a debut. Other than being a singer, she is an actress who was a part of the 2007 movie, ‘Love and War’. Eunha has contributed to the OSTs of Kdramas such as ‘Temperature of Love’, ‘Grand Chase’ ‘Navillera’, and more.

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SinB

SinB also trained with the label, BigHit Entertainment for a period of five long years. Before making her singing debut, SinB starred in the kids show ‘The Fairies in My Arms’ on Korean TV. While being a child actor, SinB was also childhood friends with idols like Moonbin of Astro and Chanwoo of iKON. She was also friends with Eunha (her bandmate) as a child. Both Eunha and SinB have the name birth names, ‘Eun-bi’. In January 2019, SinB became the new model of Evisu.

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Umji

It was reported that the CEO of Source Music, Umji’s former label saw her walking on the street and invited her to make an audition. Other than performing in the promotional activities of GFriend, Umji is known for singing the OST for the Seo In-guk starrer Kdrama, ‘Shopaholic Louis’ where she sang the single, ‘The Way’. All three members of VIVIZ signed with Big Planet Made on October 6, 2021.

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