Critically acclaimed K-Pop superstars ITZY return with the release of their 5th mini album, CHECKMATE, out today via all digital and streaming platforms; it is the group’s first release with Republic Records. The seven-track album includes an English and Korean version of their latest single “SNEAKERS,” as well as five new tracks: RACER, WHAT I WANT, Free Fall, 365, and DOMINO. ITZY will perform “SNEAKERS” today, Friday, July 15th, on MTV’s Fresh Out Live and on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show Me Music” online series on Friday, July 22nd. Stream CHECKMATE HERE.  Watch the new music video for “SNEAKERS” HERE.   

Next up, ITZY will be embarking on their first world tour, the CHECKMATE tour, beginning with back-to-back shows in Seoul in August before heading to the United States in October. The group will be visiting eight cities through November including Los Angeles’ YouTube Theater and New York’s Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Check out the dates below!


Wednesday, October 26th – United States / Los Angeles / YouTube Theater

Saturday, October 29th – United States / Phoenix / Arizona Federal Theatre

Tuesday, November 1st – United States / Dallas / The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

Thursday, November 3rd – United States / Sugar Land / Smart Financial Centre

Saturday, November 5th – United States / Atlanta / Fox Theatre

Monday, November 7th – United States / Chicago / Rosemont Theatre

Thursday, November 10th – United States / Boston / MGM Music Fall at Fenway

Sunday, November 13th – United States / New York / Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden

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