SM Entertainment Confirms Red Velvet Joy's Solo Debut

Following reports that Red Velvet member Joy is preparing for her solo debut, SM Entertainment released a statement on the matter.

Keep on reading for all the details.

SM Entertainment Confirms Red Velvet Joy is Gearing Up for Solo Debut
(Photo : Joy Instagram)

Red Velvet Member Joy to Make Solo Debut

On Wednesday, May 12, SM Entertainment confirmed that Red Velvet member Joy is gearing up for her solo debut!

The label released a short statement, saying that Joy is currently preparing to make a remake album. They have not revealed any release date nor debut schedule and have stated that they will release a detailed schedule very soon.

Joy
(Photo : Joy Instagram)

None of the songs will be original songs. A remake album is when an artist received permission from another to cover their tracks and release their own version of it.

One prominent example of a successful remake album is IU's fourth mini-album, "A Flower Bookmark." Seven of the songs in the album are famous releases from the 1980s and 1990s. It is currently not stated which songs Joy will be covering for her album.

Prior to SM Entertainment's official announcement, Star News released an exclusive report stating that Joy will be making her solo debut by the end of May with a solo album.

Joy
(Photo : Joy Instagram)

ALSO READ: Red Velvet Joy Reportedly Gearing Up for Solo Debut

Joy will be the second Red Velvet member to make her solo debut. Back in April, Wendy became the first Red Velvet member to debut as a soloist with the mini-album "Like Water."

ReveLuvs, are you excited for Joy's solo debut? Tell us in the comments below!

Red Velvet's Recent Activities

Red Velvet's last activity as a group was back on Jan. 1, 2021. The group performed as five-member for the first time in over a year following Wendy's accident.

The group performed in SMTOWN Live's "Cultural Humanity" online concert. The online concert was broadcast live through SM Entertainment's official YouTube Channel, SMTOWN.

On Apr. 5, 2021, Wendy made her solo debut with "Like Water," which is the name of both the mini-album and the lead single. The song contained five songs, with one featuring Red Velvet member Seulgi titled "Best Friend."

"Like Water" compared one's existence to water, and speaks about how fate flows like water. The song expressed gratitude to those who support Wendy and hopes for a new journey together.

Wendy
(Photo : Red Velvet Twitter)

ALSO READ: Red Velvet Wendy is the First Female Artist to Represent South Korea in Spotify's 'EQUAL' Campaign

On Jul. 6, Red Velvet debuted their first sub-unit, Red Velvet - Irene & Seulgi. The duo debuted with the mini-album "Monster," which is also the name of their title track.

Irene & Seulgi
(Photo : Irene Instagram)

ALSO READ: Red Velvet Irene Writes to Fans for the First Time Since Attitude Controversy

Yeri has pursued a career in acting.

In Feb. 2021, the idol was cast in tvN's one-act drama "Drama Stage." She starred in the episode "Mint Condition."

On Apr. 7, it was announced that Yeri was cast as the female lead in the web series "Blue Birthday."

Yeri
(Photo : Yeri Instagram)

ALSO READ: Red Velvet Yeri Net Worth 2021: Is 'Bad Boy' Singer Richer Than Irene, Wendy, Seulgi and Joy?

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Written by Alexa Lewis

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