Red Velvet

레드벨벳

Red Velvet( Hangul : 레드벨벳) is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment . The group debuted on August 1, 2014, with their digital single "Happiness" and with four members: Irene , Seulgi , Wendy and Joy . In March 2015, Red Velvet added a fifth member, Yeri, to the group.Since their debut, Red Velvet has earned success and recognition. Their first EP,Ice Cream Cake ,topped the Gaon Album Chart in early 2015. Similarly, the group's first full-length albumThe Red(2015) and the extended playsThe Velvet,Russian Roulette, both released in 2016, andRookie(2017) all reached #1 on the Gaon Album Chart. Additionally,The Red,RookieandThe Red Summer(2017) also topped theBillboardWorld Albums , and with the release of their second studio albumPerfect Velvet(2017), they became the K-pop girl group with the most number-one albums on the chart and tied for most number-one albums among all K-pop acts.They have received several awards for music, choreography, or popularity, including the Golden Disc New Artist Award and the Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Female Group in 2017.The members of Red Velvet have also made television appearances: Irene as a host ofMusic Bank,Yeri as a host ofShow! Music Core,Joy on the fourth season of variety showWe Got Marriedand as a lead character in the dramaThe Liar and His Lover,Seulgi on the reality/drama showIdol Drama Operation Team, and Wendy as a short-time host of KBS World 'sK-Rush.