Ateez (Korean: 에이티즈; RR: Eitijeu, stylized as ATEEZ) is a South Korean boy band formed by KQ Entertainment.
They debuted on October 24, 2018, with the extended play (EP) Treasure EP.1: All to Zero.
As rookies, Ateez won the Next Generation Award at the 2019 Golden Disc Awards and were named Worldwide Fans' Choice at both the 2019 and 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards.
As of August 2022, Ateez have released nine EPs and one studio album in the Korean language, as well as one EP and two studio albums in the Japanese language.
Their records Treasure EP.Fin: All to Action, Treasure Epilogue: Action to Answer, Zero: Fever Part.1, Zero: Fever Part.2, and Zero: Fever Epilogue each topped the South Korean Gaon Album Chart, with Zero: Fever Part. 1 becoming the group's first to be certified platinum in the country.
Ateez have sold over three million physical albums worldwide.
Often referred to as "Global Performance Idols" by Korean media and dubbed "4th Generation Leaders" by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, the group also has served as official global ambassadors for Korean culture and tourism.
Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingi, Wooyoung and Jongho.
Seoul, South Korea
K-pop, hip hop, trap, EDM