Weki Meki

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Weki Meki
Native name 위키미키
Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genres K-Pop
Years active 2017-present
Labels Fantagio Entertainment
Associated acts I.O.I
Members
  • Sooyeon
  • Elly
  • Yoojung
  • Doyeon
  • Say
  • Lua
  • Lina
  • Lucy

Weki Meki (Hangul위키미키; also known as WEME (위미); formerly known as i-Teen Girls) is a South Korean girl group formed by Fantagio in 2017.

Four members of the group appeared on the television survival show, Produce 101, and as final winners, members Choi Yoo-jung and Kim Do-yeon debuted as part of the girl group project I.O.I until January 2017. The group consists of eight members: Sooyeon, Elly Yoojung, Doyeon, Say, Lua, Lina, Lucy.

The group is set to debut on August 8, 2017.

History[edit]

Pre-debut[edit]

Elly, Yoojung, Doyeon, and Say (then under LOUDers Entertainment) competed in the Mnet survival television program Produce 101, which aired from January 22 to April 1, 2016. Yoojung and Doyeon were ranked in the final Top 11 contestants and debuted in the girl group project I.O.I with their first EP Chrysalis on May 4, 2016.[1]

2017–present: Debut[edit]

On July 10, 2017, Fantagio set the release date for their upcoming album to August 8, 2017, confirming that a showcase will be held to celebrate the release. They also released a poster with the numbers 888.[2]

Members[edit]

  • Sooyeon (수연), born Ji Soo-yeon (지수연) on (1997-04-20) April 20, 1997 (age 20)
  • Elly (엘리), born Jung Hae-rim (정해림) on (1998-07-20) July 20, 1998 (age 19)
  • Yoojung (유정), born Choi Yoo-jung (최유정) on (1999-11-12) November 12, 1999 (age 18)[3]
  • Doyeon (도연), born Kim Do-yeon (김도연) on (1999-12-04) December 4, 1999 (age 17)[4]
  • Say (세이), born Lee Seo-jeong (이서정) on (2000-01-07) January 7, 2000 (age 17)
  • Lua (루아), born Kim Soo-kyung (김수경) on (2000-10-06) October 6, 2000 (age 17)
  • Lina (리나), born Kang So-eun (강소은) on (2001-09-27) September 27, 2001 (age 16)
  • Lucy (루시), born Noh Hyo-jung (노효정) on (2002-08-31) August 31, 2002 (age 15)

Discography[edit]

Collaborations[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales

(Downloads)[5]

Album Members
KOR[6]
"Pick Me"

(with Produce 101 contestants)

2015 9[7]
  • KOR: 893,723+[8]
- Yoojung, Doyeon, Elly, Say
"Yum Yum"

(with 7 Go Up)

2016 14[9] 35 Girls 5 Concepts Yoojung
"같은 곳에서 (In the Same Place)"

(with Girls On Top)

8[9] Doyeon

References[edit]

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  1. ^ "아이오아이 (I.O.I) 1st Mini Album `Chrysalis`". www.melon.com (in 한국어). Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  2. ^ "김도연X최유정 걸그룹 위키미키, 8월 8일 데뷔 확정(공식)" (in 한국어). Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  3. ^ "최유정". www.melon.com (in 한국어). Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  4. ^ "김도연". www.melon.com (in 한국어). Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  5. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  6. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  7. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  8. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  9. ^ a b "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  10. ^ a b "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2017-07-10.