ILLIT has set a new Spotify record with their track Magnetic as the fastest K-pop group debut song to hit 100 million streams. Know more.

In just under a month since their debut, ILLIT has already etched their name in Spotify’s record books. Their first song, Magnetic, has shattered the record as the fastest K-Pop group debut to reach 100 million streams.

Comprising five talented members – Yunah, Minju, Moka, Wonhee, and Iroha – ILLIT is already making waves in the music scene. Their debut song has received immense love from fans.

BELIFT LAB, ILLIT’s agency made it official on April 22 that as of April 20 local time, ILLIT’s debut track Magnetic had amassed a total of 103,923,923 streams on Spotify. Achieving this feat in just around 27 days, Magnetic has now clinched the title of the fastest K-pop debut song to reach 100 million streams on the platform.

On March 25 at 6 PM KST (2:30 PM IST), ILLIT unveiled their debut mini-album SUPER REAL ME, accompanied by the music video for its title track, Magnetic. This electrifying song blends elements of pluggnB and house music, showcasing dynamic bass lines intertwined with ILLIT’s vibrant vocals. The accompanying visual narrative follows the quintet as they struggle with their emerging superpowers, ultimately uniting after receiving a mysterious message of undisclosed origins.

ILLIT (아일릿) ‘Lucky Girl Syndrome’ Official MV
ILLIT (아일릿) ‘Magnetic’ Official MV
ILLIT (아일릿) ‘SUPER REAL ME’ Brand Film

Who Are ILIIT?

ILLIT (아일릿; also stylized as :ll:+) is a five-member multinational girl group under Belift Lab. Formed through the JTBC reality show R U Next? and originally as six, they made their debut on March 25, 2024 with the mini album Super Real Me.

Their group name is derived from the phrase “I Will Be It”. It is a group name that combines the autonomous and proactive will (I will) with the pronoun (It) that signifies something special. Depending on the verb that fits between the two words, it can become anything.

On June 1, 2023, JTBC and Belift Lab announced that they have begun filming for the new survival program R U Next?, which aims to create the agency’s next global girl group. The contestants will be assessed through seven rounds and on the June 7, JTBC posted three film photographies along with a teaser video.

R U Next? premiered on June 30, 2023, while the live finale was broadcasted on September 1, with the girls who ranked in the top six to debut in the show’s product group I’LL-IT. During the finale, six different contestants were revealed to make their debut. Wonhee ranked first overall, Youngseo ranked second, Minju ranked third, Iroha ranked fourth, Moka ranked sixth, and Yunah ranked fifth (but was announced sixth). Among these contestants, two were chosen by the viewers and four chosen by the label. In addition, it was announced that the group is set to debut in 2024. The group’s SNS accounts were launched later that day.

On September 8, they posted the profile photos for the members then early next year (2024) on January 5Youngseo left I’LL-IT after coming to a mutual agreement to terminate her contract with Belift Lab. Then on February 13, Belift Lab confirmed that I’LL-IT will be debuting in March. On February 21, it was confirmed that the group will debut on March 25 with a mini album. Through a logo teaser released on February 26, the group name was revealed to be stylized as ILLIT moving forward. Later that same day, Belift Lab officially announced the title of ILLIT’s first mini album, Super Real Me.


RankNamePosition(s)Year(s) active
5Yunah (윤아)N/A2023-present
3Minju (민주)N/A2023-present
6Moka (모카)N/A2023-present
1Wonhee (원희)N/A2023-present
4Iroha (이로하)Maknae2023–present

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