It was just a few hours ago that JYP Entertainment announced that the TWICE members were renewing their contracts with the agency. The agency revealed the same on July 12, 2022, and said, “TWICE, who played a crucial role in establishing JYP’s status, and JYP, which became a reliable source of support for TWICE growing to become a representative K-pop girl group, agreed based on this similar trust to renew the contracts with confidence in an even better future.” As the fans rejoice at this news, TWICE has given them another reason for celebrations.
TWICE’s new plans
While the members renewed their contracts recently with JYP Entertainment, it seems like they are already preparing for their upcoming projects. It is because TWICE has recently announced about releasing new music in August. It was on July 13, 2022, at midnight KST, the popular girl group, announced its return next month with the 11th mini-album titled BETWEEN 1&2. The group’s official handle also shared an official teaser image for the upcoming album that shows a white, pink, and cream-colored light switch. The image further reveals that TWICE’s mini-album BETWEEN 1&2 is all set to release on August 26, 2022, at 1 pm KST. For the unversed, the pre-orders for the album will start a month earlier, i.e., on July 26, 2022.
The TWICE members added the notably sweet detail on Twitter and made their announcement that was accompanied by hashtags like #ForeverWithONCE and #ThankYouONCE. For the unversed, the fans of TWICE love to call themselves ONCE. Earlier, the TWICE fans also circulated hashtags like #ForeverWithTWICE and #ThankYouTWICE to shower their support on the girl group that recently renewed its contract.
Meanwhile, check out the official teaser below.
TWICE 11TH MINI ALBUM
2022.08.26 FRI 1PM KST/0AM EST
Worldwide Pre-order Starts
2022.07.26 TUE 1PM KST/0AM EST#TWICE #트와이스 #BETWEEN1and2 #ThankYouONCE #ForeverWithONCE pic.twitter.com/DLeBNUGwr4
— TWICE (@JYPETWICE) July 12, 2022
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The members of TWICE also grabbed headlines earlier this year after having made a new record. The group became the first female K-pop artist in history to hold a stadium concert in the United States. Their encore concert was called “TWICE 4TH WORLD TOUR ‘Ⅲ’ ENCORE.” It was immediately followed by another record-setting concert tour which was TWICE’s 4th world tour ‘III.’ With this, the members set a new record for the most-attended North American tour by a K-pop girl group in history.
The K-pop girl group TWICE includes nine members – Sana, Momo, Jihyo, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Dahyun, Mina, Tzuyu, and Chaeyong. For the unversed, the group was formed via a TV program named Sixteen in 2015. The members made their debut in October of the same year with the EP titled The Story Begins.