With the Ok-Pop trade being as aggressive as it’s, many teams that debut every year disband or develop into inactive as a result of points exterior of their management and expertise.
In 2012, 40 totally different teams debuted, however solely seven are nonetheless actively selling.
24K debuted on September 6, 2012 with “Hurry Up.”
The group went via quite a few line-up modifications, and its present set of members don’t embody any of the unique members. Their newest launch is “Welcome to the Mainstreet,” a non-album single.
B.A.P made their debut on January 26, 2012 with the observe “Warrior.”
Following the various points the group had with the label, TS Leisure, the group all left the label. Whereas many information sources acknowledged that the group disbanded, the members themselves mentioned a reunion could also be within the playing cards.
The 5 group members are at present energetic of their solo careers, with Jongup gaining reputation after his look on Peak Time.
BTOB debuted on March 21, 2012, with the title observe “Insane.”
Following Ilhoon‘s departure from the group in 2020, and the completion of the entire member’s army service, BTOB resumed actions and lately got here again with “Wind And Want” on Might 2!
EXID made their debut in February 2012 with the one “Whoz The Lady.”
Following their superb rise from the brink of disbandment, the group launched music collectively till their hiatus in 2020. They returned with an unbiased album in September 2022 to rejoice their tenth anniversary and are engaged on their solo careers.
EXO made their debut on April 8, 2012 with “Mama.”
The members of EXO are at present energetic each of their solo careers and as a bunch, with plans to launch a brand new album later this 12 months.
6. Hey Women (Black Queen)
Hey Women made their debut underneath the title Black Queen in December 2012.
After re-debuting, the group went via many line-up modifications, however are at present energetic, having made their Japanese debut on February 20, 2023.
VIXX have been fashioned although the truth present MyDol and made their on Might 24, 2012 with “Tremendous Hero.”
Former member Hongbin left the group in 2020, whereas Ravi introduced his departure earlier this 12 months amid his army exemption scandal. Leo, Hyuk, and Ken are energetic as a trio whereas N pursues his appearing profession.
Of the forty teams, some have remained inactive for a number of years with no introduced plans of releasing music, like A.Cian, AOA, Crayon Pop, and Cross Gene.
Others are inactive as a subunit, like GOT7‘s JJ Mission, Women’ Generations‘ TTS unit, and the SM Leisure items SM The Efficiency and Younique.
Take a look at which teams from 2014 are nonetheless energetic under.
Solely 11 Ok-Pop Teams That Debuted 9 Years In the past Haven’t Disbanded