[BBANGYA NEWS｜Yulia Cho] IZ is a four-member band debuted on August 31, 2017. The band name means 'OPEN YOUR IZ (EYES)' and it means 'The band that open the hearts of the public with IZ's own color'.
The band is famous for having a solid stage experience with over 100 live performances before their debut. They debuted with a single 'ALL YOU WANT' and won the 2018 Korean Music Awards' Super Rookie Award category with ANGEL released in 2018.
In 2019, the band won the K-Pop Singer Award at the Korea Entertainment Awards. 2019 had been the band's most lucrative year. The album 'RE: IZ' and 'FROM: IZ' were released in May and August with which the band marked their status as leading K-pop music group.
Their third mini album 'THE: IZ' was released on January 31, 2020. Hyun Joon, the leader of IZ introduced the the album as 'the album that expresses our will to show our identity as a K-Rock band'. The title song 'The Day' is a British pop rock-style medium tempo song that starts with a modern rock sound and transforms into an intense alternative rock sound with a superb sensational song 'Superstition' and a winter sensation song with a sweet vocal. It is composed of three tracks, and Eyes will be performing for the first time at THE FACT Music Awards stage.
THE FACT Music Awards is the awards ceremony hosted by THE FACT and Fan & Star. Prizes will be presented in 15 categories and will be held on February 29 at Gocheok Sky Dome. Online live broadcasting from Korea will be held exclusively by LG Uplus, and BBANGYA TV will handle online live broadcasting worldwide.