Ye-A (예아) was a girl group under Kiroy Company, and then later Shinhoo Entertainment. They debuted on July 18, 2014 with their only single "National Treasure".
2014: Debut with "National Treasure"
Debuting on July 18, 2014 with digital single "National Treasure", Ye-A was originally a four-member girl group planned by Kiroy Company's CEO, Yang Jung Seung. However, on debut the final line-up contained eight members, namely: [[Dohye, Pier, Hady, Hyei, Chai, Kazoo, Yeorin and Yigyer.
In October, 2014, their CEO announced the addition of three new members: Mia, Rose, Xiha. Subsequent group updates no longer included Chai, Dohye, Hyei and Kazoo.
The group's new member line up was present for Kiroy Company's Christmas party and show.
2015: Company change
Sometime around November 2015, Kiroy Company was purchased by Shinhoo Company and Yang Jung Seung went onto becoming independent and establishing a new company called Jackpot Entertainment. Due to this change, the artists that were under Kiroy now belonged to Shinhoo, including Ye-A. Yeorin and Yigyer were no longer listed as artists under Shinhoo, indicating that they were no longer members of Ye-A.
During this time, official support for Ye-A's social network accounts and fan cafes were closed down. No official updates of the groups disbandment was announced, but it was assumed to have happened.
Revealed in NAILHOLIC Magazine June 2016 issue, Hyei, Dohye, Pier planned to re-debut as a vocal-oriented 3-member girl group under a new name called Madeleine.
On October 26, 2017, Pier, now going by the stage name Haeyeon, debuted as a member of Gate9.
- Pier (피어)
- Hady (하디)
- Mia (미아)
- Xiha (시하)
- Rose (로즈)
- Chai (챠이)
- Dohye (도혜)
- Hyei (혜이)
- Kazoo (카쥬)
- Yeorin (여린)
- Yigyer (이겨)
- "National Treasure" (2014)