Hinapia

HINAPIA Is a South Korean girl group formed and managed by OSR Entertainment (formerly known as AlSeuBit Entertainment). The group consists of five members: Minkyeung, Yaebin, Gyeongwon, Eunwoo, and Bada. They debuted with the digital album New Start with a lead single, "Drip."[1]

Name

HINAPIA's name means "Hi New Amazing Topia."

HINAPIA's fandom name is UBY, a combination of letters from the words "Utopia" and "By Your Side." It symbolizes that fans will always be by HINAPIA's side and that they will always trust HINAPIA.

History

(2019-present) debut

Newly formed AlSeuBit Entertainment (Now OSR Entertainment) revealed that with former Pristin members, (disbanded in May 2019), a new five-member girl group would be formed. Four members were confirmed as Minkyeung, Yaebin, Gyeongwon, and Eunwoo. Their debut date was November 3, 2019.[2] On October 23, the group opened their official social media accounts (which confirmed the group's name as HINAPIA). Two days later, AlSeuBit revealed more details about the group, including the fifth member, Bada (Kim Ba Da), known for her dancing skills. They also revealed that the group will debut with a digital album: New Start with lead single, "Drip." On October 30, their first TV appearance came on the Korean variety show, Show Champion, performing their debut single, "Drip," ahead of release.[3]

On November 3, HINAPIA officially debuted with a music video. Their debut showcase, entitled "Pursuit Of A New Utopia," was held the next day. They performed on several music shows to promote the single. "Drip" reached number 18 on the Billboard's World Digital Chart, making them the 11th K-pop group to do so as a debut.[4] On December 9, 2019, they released their signature color, Red Dahlia, and their fandom name, UBY.[5]

Members

  • Kim Min-Kyung (김민경)
  • Kang Kyung Won (강경원)
  • Jung Eun Woo (정은우)
  • Kang Yae Bin (강예빈)
  • Kim Ba Da (김바다)

Discography

Singles

List of single albums, with selected details, chart positions and sales
Title Year Peak chart position Sales
(DL)
Album
KOR
[6]
US[7]
"Drip" 2019 N/A New Start
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Filmography

Music Videos

Year Title Ref.
2019 "Drip" [8]

Reality Shows

Year Network Title Notes
2019 YouTube HI ; STORY [9]

Awards and Nominations

K-CHAMP Awards

Year Award Category Nominee/work Result
2019 K-CHAMP Awards Best 2019 Super Rookie Of The Year
HINAPIA
Nominated

References

  1. ^ "Former Pristin members to debut in new girl group".
  2. ^ "Former Pristin members confirmed to be debuting in new five member girl group".
  3. ^ "Drip performance on Show Champion".
  4. ^ "HINAPIA Make Debut On Digital Songs Sales with "Drip"".
  5. ^ "HINAPIA unveils official fan club name and signature color".
  6. ^ Peak Gaon Chart Digital Chart Ranking
  7. ^ https://www.billboard.com/charts/world-digital-song-sales
  8. ^ "Link to music video".
  9. ^ "First episode of HI;STORY on Youtube".

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