“All in us! Hello, we are ITZY!” ITZY (있지) is a five-member girl group under JYP Entertainment. They debuted on February 12, 2019 with the digital single album "IT'z Different".
Prior to their debut, the members had previous experience in the industry. Chaeryeong was a contestant on the SBS competition show K-pop Star 3 in 2013. She then went to compete in JYP survival show SIXTEEN in 2015, however, she failed to become a member of the winning girl group, TWICE. Ryujin was a contestant on JTBC's survival show MIXNINE from 2017 to 2018 and she placed first for girls but lost in the final competition to the boys team. Yeji was a contestant on SBS' The Fan but was eliminated in episode 5. All of the members, with the exception of Lia, appeared in Mnet's reality show Stray Kids as a project group against the boy group Stray Kids in 2017.