Not every K-Pop group may get off to a great start, where it may be difficult for some groups to gain attention. Other groups just run into unfortunate situations. Here are 10 K-Pop groups who disbanded after debuting, where they only released 1 song or album.
Ye-A debuted in 2014 with their song “National Treasure”. The group never released any more music and is assumed to have disbanded sometime in 2015.
Demion debuted in 2013 with their song “Ask Her Out”. The group disbanded in 2014 due to financial difficulties.
3. Bob Girls
Bob Girls debuted in 2014 with their song “No Way”. In 2015, the contracts of all the members were terminated, which meant the group disbanded.
VIVIDIVA debuted in 2015 with their song “Service”. The group disbanded less than a year after their debut.
PURPLAY debuted in 2013 with their song “Watch Out PURPLAY”. They disbanded less than a year later.
BTL debuted in 2014 with their song “Beyond The Limit”. They disbanded in 2015.
1Punch was a duo that debuted in 2015 with their song “Turn Me Back”. ONE signed with YG Entertainment in the same year, which led to the duo’s disbandment. Samuel went on to participate in Produce 101 Season 2, as well as later debuting as a solo artist.
84LY debuted in 2012 with their song “Girl Talk”. The group soon disbanded in 2013.
9. The Ark
The Ark debuted in 2015 with their song “The Light”. The group disbanded in 2016 due to multiple reasons, such as their debut not having great success.
X1 debuted in 2019 with their song “Flash”. The group disbanded months later due to the Produce vote manipulation scandal.