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5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

Some K-pop groups go on together for years. Unfortunately, some of them cannot last even longer than twelve months. Here are the five K-pop groups that broke up too early.


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5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

When HINAPIA debuted on November 3, 2019, many were excited. This is because four of the five members were former PRISTIN members – specifically Minkyeung, Yaebon, Gyeongwon and Eunwoo. Bada was the fifth member and newcomer to the K-pop scene.

They had moderate success with their debut single “Drip” and were nominated for Best Super Rookie at the 2019 K-Champ Awards.

Unfortunately, on August 21, 2020, OSR Entertainment announced that HINAPIA had terminated and its member had terminated their contracts. This was disappointing as they announced that the group was getting ready to return in February of this year.

They broke up as a group after nine months.

4. XUM

5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

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5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

XUM is a trio made up of former NeonPunch members Dayeon, Baeka Ah and Iaan. They debuted on September 24, 2020 with the single “Ddalala”.

Just eight months after its debut, XUM disbanded on June 1, 2021. Their record label, Kpop Live Entertainment, announced the group’s disbandment via the YouTube community forum.


5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

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5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

VIVIDIVA was a five-member group owned by DN Entertainment that debuted on September 15, 2015. The group consisted of Guu Me, Ha.L, Sara, Sunyul and Saeyan.

The group was largely underrated and failed to gain a stable fan base. Due to low popularity, the band disbanded on March 24, 2016 – just six months after the debut. Their agency announced their dissolution through the group’s fancafe.

2. X1

5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

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5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

X1 is probably the most popular group on this list, but unfortunately had one of the shortest life spans. X1 is a group formed by “Produce X 101” and consisted of Kim Yohan, Kim Wooseok, Hang Seungwoo, Song Hyeongjun, Cho Seungyoun, Son Dongpyo, Lee Hangyul, Nam Dohyon, Cha Junho, Kang Minhee and Lee Eunsang.

The group debuted on August 27, 2019 and was contracted for five years. Their future, however, was put on hold after the producers of “Produce X 101” admitted falsifying the ranks of the group.

In January 2020, it was announced that the group would disband after the individual member agencies met. Unfortunately, not all agencies were involved in the further promotion of the groups, which led to their dissolution. The agencies also couldn’t agree on the final song and video; so nothing was released after the meeting.

Their solution was very controversial as none of the X1 members had anything to say about the group’s future.

The X1 broke up after just four months as a group.


5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

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5 K-Pop groups that broke up too quickly

SOLIA is known as the group with the shortest time together. They broke up as a group after five days.

SOLIA debuted as part of Space Music Entertainment on August 17, 2021 with her digital single “Dream”. The group consisted of Suna, Eunbi, Soree, Soyeon, and Hayeon.

On August 22, it was announced that SOLIA had disbanded because the company had no funds to support them. On August 26, Space Music Entertainment explained that the group broke up as members had different views on their careers.

After discussions between members and the company, it was decided that the best solution would be to dissolve the company.

Which disbanded K-pop band do you miss? Tell us about it in the comments below!

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With a screenplay by Alexa Lewis


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