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Everything You Need To Know About I.O.I’s Upcoming Reunion

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It’s the news that every I.O.I fan has been waiting to hear: their favorite girl group is having a reunion! Read all about their plans so far here.

It’s official: I.O.I is having a reunion! Under the management of Swing Entertainment and STUDIO BLU, the Produce 101 alumni will be returning to the music scene to release brand new music. The girls have been hard at work preparing for their reunion, and they have been letting their loyal fans know that new music is on the way.

To help you catch up, we have wrapped up everything you need to know about I.O.I’s upcoming reunion!

A Nine-Member Reunion And New Management

I.O.I will be returning to the music scene as a nine-piece group. Somi, who has recently made her debut as a soloist, and Yeonjung, who is now part of WJSN, will not be joining the promotions for their reunion. They have, however, promised to show their support for the reunion from afar.

Additionally, I.O.I will be co-managed by Swing Entertainment and STUDIO BLU. Swing Entertainment will be managing the group’s activities, while STUDIO BLU will be heading the production of their music. In order to better interact with the fans, STUDIO BLU has launched their social media accounts. Fans can look forward to seeing updates on I.O.I’s reunion on STUDIO BLU’s official Twitter and Instagram accounts.

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안녕하세요. 스튜디오 블루(Studio Blu)입니다. ⠀⠀⠀ 지난 2017년 1월 공식 활동을 종료한 아이오아이(I.O.I)의 재결합 소식 알려드립니다. – 안녕하세요? 아이오아이(I.O.I)입니다. ⠀⠀⠀ 마지막 콘서트에서 우리는 "다시 만나자"를 약속 했습니다. 팬 분들이 염원하는 만큼이나 저희도 마음 한 켠에는 늘 재결합을 꿈꾸며 각자의 자리에서 열심히 달려왔습니다. ⠀⠀⠀ 그리고 2019년 10월, 김세정, 최유정, 청하, 김소혜, 주결경, 정채연, 김도연, 강미나, 임나영은 아이오아이라는 이름으로 좀 더 일찍 다시 여러분들 앞에 서기로 하였습니다. ⠀⠀⠀ 한결 같은 마음으로 기다려 주신 팬 분들을 위해 하루 빨리 만나고 싶은 마음이 가장 컸던 것 같습니다. 이번 순간은 함께 하지 못하였지만 전소미, 유연정도 가장 가까이에서 응원의 힘을 전해줄 것입니다. ⠀⠀⠀ 이제 아이오아이라는 이름으로 앞으로의 준비 과정 및 활동 스케줄도 수시로 소통하도록 할 것입니다. 다시 한 번 기다려 주신 팬 여러분께 소식을 전할 수 있게 되어 기쁘며 감사 드립니다.

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Exciting Preparations

According to press reports, comeback preparations are underway for Sejeong, Yoojung, Chungha, Sohye, Kyulkyung, Chaeyeon, Doyeon, Mina, and Nayoung. The group is in the midst of shooting the album jacket, and will move on to shooting the music video for their title track soon. The group also has plans for a title track and choreography, but have not been able to record due to Kyulkyung’s absence.

Additionally, Swing Entertainment and STUDIO BLU is coordinating with the members of I.O.I to release their promotion schedule soon. Fans can look forward to hearing more about I.O.I’s reunion and their new music in the latter half of 2019.

I.O.I

I.O.I was the first group formed on the reality competition show Produce 101. Though their stint as a group was brief, they made their mark on the music scene by releasing smash hits like “Dream Girls“, “Whatta Man“, and “Very Very Very”.

Prior to this reunion, I.O.I officially concluded their activities in January 2017, through their concert Time Slip – I.O.I.