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Kep1er

Kep1er promoting Kep1going (2024)

Kep1er (케플러) is a Korean pop 9-member project girl group that was formed via the Mnet TV show Girls Planet 999. They are signed to WAKE ONE and Swing Entertainment. They were set to debut in December 2021 but it was postponed to January 2022.

Members

Information

Kep1er promoting FIRST IMPACT (2021)

Girls Planet 999, Pre-Debut

From August 6, 2021 to October 22, 2021 for a total of twelve episodes, 99 girls competed to debut in a project group of 9-members. On October 22nd, the final episode of Girls Planet 999 aired, revealing those chosen as the final 9 to be in the group. These finalists were Kim Chaehyun, Huening Bahiyyih, Choi Yujin, Kim Dayeon, Seo Youngeun, Kang Yeseo, Ezaki Hikaru, Sakamoto Mashiro, Shen Xiaoting, who ranked #1 through #9 respectively. The group's name was also revealed to be Kep1er.

Debut

Kep1er made their debut on January 3, 2022 with the mini-album FIRST IMPACT and lead track "WA DA DA". Their mini-album became the best-selling girl group debut album in its first day on Hanteo after recording 200,000 pre-order copies, breaking aespa's Savage record.

Trivia

Kep1er promoting TROUBLESHOOTER (2022)
  • Official Fanclub: Kep1ian (케플리안) (Lavendar & Yellow)
  • Official Colors: Lavendar & White

Korean Discography

Kep1er promoting "FLY-HIGH" (2023)

Mini-Albums

Digital Singles

Japanese Discography

Albums

Singles

Digital Singles

Filmography

Television

Awards

Music Awards

  • [2022.11.29] 2022 Mnet Asian Music Awards: Favorite New Artist
  • [2022.12.13] 2022 Asia Artist Awards: New Wave Award (Singer), Best Choice (Singer)
  • [2023.01.19] 32nd Seoul Music Awards: New Wave Star
  • [2023.02.11] 30th Hanteo Music Awards (Day 2): Rookie of the Year
  • [2023.02.18] 12th Circle Chart Music Awards: Artist of the Year - Digital (January)
  • [2023.11.28] 2023 Mnet Asian Music Awards: Favorite Asian Girl Group
  • [2023.12.14] 2023 Asia Artist Awards: Icon Award
  • [2024.02.17-18] 31st Hanteo Music Awards: Popular Global Group

Records

   †    Indicates a now formerly held record
  • [2022] Hanteo: Best-selling K-Pop debut album by a girl group in its first day of release – FIRST IMPACT (150,153 copies)
  • [2022] Hanteo: First K-Pop debut album by a girl group to surpass 150,000 in its first day of release – FIRST IMPACT (150,153 copies)

TV Music Shows

WA DA DA
Up!

External Links

Korean
Japanese