SM Entertainment announced the surprise debut of their new girl group to be in November 2020. Learn more about the grou...
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SM Entertainment announced the surprise debut of their new girl group to be in November 2020. Learn more about the group and some potential members here!
aespa is a combination of 'æ', which means 'avatar x experience', and the English word 'aspect'. This is SM Entertainment's first new group since NCT in 2016 and its first girl group since Red Velvet in 2014.
SM Entertainment released a video teaser and image for their upcoming girl group on their official social media accounts and YouTube channel on October 26, 2020, Monday, announcing their upcoming debut.
The group name is Aespa, a combination of æ, which is meant to express "Avatar x Experience' and the English word 'aspect', which boasts the duality of the girl group. The group name is supposed to symbolize meeting your other self as an avatar and experiencing a new world.
Fans have high expectations for the upcoming girl group, with people expecting their performance to showcase something innovative to showcase the colors of the groups well. The group's concept is, "meeting another version of yourself, Avatar, and experiencing a new word."
Additionally, Aespa plans to release various contents that introduce each member and their skills, hobbies, background, and more. As they start with the group logo today, fans can expect more information to drop about the group in the upcoming days.
Korean netizens have speculated that current SM Rookies Ningning will be joining the girl group's line-up. Ningning was introduced as a member of SM Rookies back on September 19, 2016, and has been training for over four years. She is the last remaining member of SM Rookies. She is Chinese and was born and raised in Harbin. She was born on October 23, 2002.