Red Velvet


Red Velvet(Hangul: 레드벨벳) is a South Korean girl group formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2014. The group consists of 4 members: Irene, Seulgi, Wendy and Joy.Red Velvet's debut single " Happiness " was released on August 1, 2014. The single was a moderate success; "Happiness” made its way up to number one on Genie’s real-time music chart immediately upon its release. The track is proving to have exceptional results for a rookie group, as it placed within the top 10 on Melon, Naver Music, and other charts.

 Recent news about Red Velvet

 Red Velvet's Pre-debut

S.M Entertainment made an official announcement that the 4-member girl group, Red Velvet, would be making their official debut on August 1, 2014.

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 Red Velvet's 2014: Debut and Happiness

In addition, the music video for "Happiness" reached 1,000,000 views in just 11 hours.


Shortly after the release of the music video for "Happiness", Japanese media reported that images referencing the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as the September 11 attacks were seen in the video. S.M. Entertainment responded to the reports, explaining, "After questioning the director, we found that he simply used a collage source for the images, and there was no intention behind it."

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 Red Velvet's Members

Red Velvet Members
Stage nameBirth nameNationality
Irene 아이린 Bae Joo-hyun 배주현/裴珠泫 (1991-03-29)March 29, 1991(age 23) South Korea
Seulgi 슬기 Kang Seul-gi 강슬기/姜澀琪 (1994-02-10)February 10, 1994(age 20) South Korea
Wendy 웬디 Son Seung-wan 손승완/孫承歡 (1994-02-21)February 21, 1994(age 20) Canada
Joy 조이 Park Soo-young 박수영/朴秀榮 (1996-09-03)September 3, 1996(age 17) South Korea

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 Red Velvet's Discography


YearSongPeak chart positionAlbumSales
2014"Happiness" 9 TBA KOR (DL): 264,501+[citation needed]

Soundtrack appearances

2014 "I Have to Forget You" MimiOST Wendy
"Butterfly" Fantastic Seulgi withHenry

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 Red Velvet's Filmography

Music video appearances

YearSongArtist(s)MemberOfficial video(s)
2013 Why So Serious? SHINee Irene YouTube
1-4-3 (I Love You) Henry Irene YouTube
2014 I Have to Forget You Wendy Wendy YouTube
Fantastic Henry Seulgi YouTube
Be Natural SR14G Irene, Seulgi YouTube
Happiness Red Velvet Red Velvet YouTube

Variety show

2014 August 25 KBS Escape Crisis No.1 Red Velvet
2014 September 1 KBS Hello Counselor Red Velvet

Radio Show

2014 August 6 SBS Kim Chang Ryul's Old SchoolRed Velvet
August 21 KBS Super Junior's Kiss The Radio
August 21 SBS Cultwo Show Radio
August 22 KBS Lee Sora’s Music Plaza
August 31 SBS K.Will's Youngstreet

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 Red Velvet's Magazine appearances

2014 Irene, Seulgi
Irene, Seulgi, Wendy
The Celebrity Magazine September Issue Red Velvet

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 Red Velvet's Endorsement

2013 Burberry Heritage Trench Irene
2014 Ivy Club Irene

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 Red Velvet's Tours and concerts

SM Townedit

SMTown Live World Tour IV
Seoul , South Korea Seoul World Cup Stadium
October 4, 2014Tokyo, JapanAjinomoto Stadium
October 5, 2014
October 18, 2014 Shanghai , China Shanghai Stadium

Other concertsedit

August 3, 2014 10th Hyun In Music Festival Busan
Ulsan Summer Festival Prime Concert Ulsan Complex Stadium
August 9, 2014Korea Music FestivalSokcho
August 11, 2014
September 28, 2014 Hallyu Dream Festival Seoul World Cup Stadium

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 Red Velvet's References

  1. "Red Velvet Climbs to the Top of Music Charts with Debut Single “Happiness”". Soompi. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  2. "Red Velvet's debut MV for 'Happiness' exceeds 1 million views after 24 hours". Allkpop. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-02. 
  3. "SM's new group Red Velvet introduce themselves with debut MV for 'Happiness' + S.M.ROOKIES' reaction video". Allkpop. 31 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  4. Sohn Ji-young (28 July 2014). "SM Entertainment debuts new girl group Red Velvet". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  5. "[Updated] SM Entertainment rumored to be debuting a 4-member girl group next month + now confirmed". Allkpop. 21 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  6. "New SM debut group Red Velvet reveals MV teaser for 'Happiness'!". Allkpop. 27 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  7. "Red Velvet to unveil their 'Happiness' MV on August 1". Allkpop. 30 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  8. "SM's new girl group Red Velvet to hold their first debut stage on 'Music Bank' on August 1". Allkpop. 29 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  9. Ock Hyun-ju (30 July 2014). "SM’s Red Velvet to stage debut Aug. 1". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  10. "Red Velvet's debut MV for 'Happiness' exceeds 1 million views after 24 hours". Allkpop. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-02. 
  11. "Red Velvet Climbs to the Top of Music Charts with Debut Single “Happiness”". Soompi. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  12. "Red Velvet debuts high on music charts". The Korea Herald. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-08. 
  13. "Rookie Group Red Velvet's 'Happiness' Ranks In 'Top 10' For 5 Countries iTunes Charts". KpopStarz. 8 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-08. 
  14. "Red Velvet's debut MV for 'Happiness' exceeds 1 million views after 24 hours". Allkpop. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-02. 
  15. "SM Entertainment to edit out controversial images in Red Velvet's 'Happiness' MV". Allkpop. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  16. "Red Velvet 레드벨벳_행복(Happiness)_Music Video". YouTube. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  17. "Red Velvet Profile". DPKpopNews. 2 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  18. "드라마 '미미' (Original Soundtrack)". iTunes. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  19. "The 2nd Mini Album 'Fantastic' - EP". iTunes. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  20. "S.M.ROOKIES show off their good looks in their first pictorial for 'The Celebrity'". Allkpop. 8 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  21. "Seulgi, Irene and Wendy for 'MAPS'". Allkpop. 14 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-15. 
  22. "Irene for Burberry". burberry. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 
  23. "EXO with Red Velvet's Irene for Ivy Club". veooz. Retrieved August 25, 2014. 
  24. "SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR IV in SEOUL". YouTube. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  25. "[HD] Fancam 140804 Red Velvet - Happiness 10th Hyun In Music Festival.". YouTube. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  26. "f(x) – Will Not Attend The “2014 Ulsan Summer Festival”.". Wordpress. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-30. 
  27. "Korea Music Festival". koreamusicfestival. Retrieved August 27, 2014. 
  28. "Red Velvet attending Hallyu Dream Festival". hallyudreamfestival. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 

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