Yuna is a South Korean singer and rapper, primarily known for her role as a member of the girl group ITZY, which debuted under JYP Entertainment in 2019.
Yuna made a striking impact in the world of K-pop through ITZY’s debut album, “IT’z Different,” featuring the hit single “DALLA DALLA.” The album quickly gained traction, topping various charts and breaking several records. It was an electrifying introduction to her presence in the group, and Yuna’s unique vocal tones and rap skills continued to shine in subsequent albums like “IT’z Icy” and “Wannabe.”
In terms of collaborations, Yuna and her ITZY members have worked with a plethora of artists and celebrities across different industries. They joined forces with Park Jin-young, the founder of JYP Entertainment, in the production of some of their songs. They’ve also worked closely with other JYP artists such as BamBam and Yugyeom from GOT7, as well as Chaeyoung and Tzuyu from TWICE. International collaborations include liaising with artists like Halsey and Conan Gray for online interactions and interviews. Choreographers like Lia Kim and Janelle Ginestra have also played key roles in elevating ITZY’s stage performances, including Yuna’s standout moves. Outside of the music industry, Yuna and her group have teamed up with notable figures such as South Korean TV host Yoo Jae-suk, and actors Lee Min-ho and Bae Suzy for various campaigns and shows.
Yuna has not just ridden on the waves of ITZY’s group successes; she’s achieved remarkable milestones individually as well. She won the Rookie Female Idol of the Year at the Brand of the Year Awards in 2019, and was nominated for several individual awards for her performance and style. She’s been featured on multiple magazine covers, like the Korean edition of “Cosmopolitan.”