(G)I-dle (Korean: (여자)아이들; RR: Yeoja Aideul), stylized as (G)I-DLE, is a South Korean multinational girl group formed by Cube Entertainment in 2018. The group consists of six members: Miyeon, Minnie, Soojin, Soyeon, Yuqi, and Shuhua. The group debuted on May 2, 2018, with their first extended play titled I Am and its lead single “Latata”. A year later, the group debuted in Japan on June 31, 2019, under U-Cube with Latata.
(G)I-dle was dubbed the “monster rookie” of 2018 and has been considered one of the most successful South Korean girl groups to not hail from the “big three” record labels. Since their debut, the group has released three extended plays and five singles including “Latata”, “Hann (Alone)”, “Senorita”, “Uh-Oh”, “Oh My God” and the promotional single, “Lion”, with all of them reaching the top ten on Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart. (G)I-dle has also stood out for their direct involvement in the music, with prominently member Soyeon writing and producing their material. In conjunction with the release of their third EP I Trust in 2020, the group signed with American record label Republic Records to pursue expansion into the U.S. marketplace.