STAYC (스테이씨) is an upcoming six-member girl group under Highup Entertainment. They will debut on November 12, 2020 with their first single album "Star To A Young Culture". Their name stands for "Star To A Young Culture".
- Stage Name: STAYC
- Formerly Known As: Highup Girls
- Native Name: 스테이씨
- Origin: Seoul, South Korea
- Debut Date: November 12, 2020
- Years Active: 2020 - present
- Label: Highup Entertainment
On September 8, Highup Entertainment revealed that producer duo Black Eyed Pilseung will be debuting their first rookie girl group in the second half of 2020. On the same day, the group's first member, Sieun, was announced. The next day, September 9, Sumin and Seeun were revealed as the group's second and third members respectively.
On October 7, 2020, it was revealed the group will compose of six members and is set to debut sometime in November.
On October 11, 2020, the group's debuting name, STAYC, was revealed. The next day, October 12, prologue teasers for members Park Si Eun and Isa were released. On October 13, Seeun and J's prologue teasers were released. On October 14, prologue teasers for members Bae Soo Min and Yoon were released. Finally, on October 15, the group's prologue teaser was released.
On October 22, a debut scheduler posted on the group's social medias revealed they will debut on November 12 with their first single album "Star To A Young Culture" and its title track "So Bad".