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Get to Know the Singers Behind Pop/Stars by Virtual Girl Group K/DA

Ain't nobody gonna be bringing these pop stars down.

Photo taken from surrenderat20.net

The League of Legends Worlds 2018 opening ceremony has always been a yearly talk-of-the-town not only for Summoners but for gamers in general.

We were greeted by the Elder Dragon during Worlds 2017, and this year has gotten more flashy and charming.

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Prior to Worlds 2018, K/DA skins have been announced for release featuring Ahri, Kai'Sa, Akali, and Evelynn as a K-Pop girl group.

READ: Which K-pop girl group might these K/DA League of Legends skins be paying homage to?

And what better way to introduce these four pop stars than to give them a special debut stage at Worlds 2018!

Here are the four "real-life" voices of the virtual pop-star group K/DA.

Madison Beer (Evelynn)

Photo taken from Madison beer's Twitter account (@madisonbeer)

This teen American singer is known for her song covers on YouTube. She has released singles every year and EP this year entitled "As She Pleases."

Jaira Burns (Kai'Sa)

Photo taken from Jaira Burns' Twitter account (@jairaburns)

Also a YouTube sensation, Jaira started out with covering songs of other artists. Eventually, this girl was able to produce her own songs and music videos. Her video "Ugly" has garnered nine million views already.

Soyeon (Akali)

Photo taken from (G)-IDLE's Twitter account (@G_I_DLE)

A K-pop star in real life, Soyeon is a rapper for rookie girl group (G)-IDLE. She is known as the leader of the six-girl band for Cube Entertainment.

A few months ago, Soyeon did a collaboration for SM Station alongside Red Velvet's Seulgi, Chungha, and G-Friend's SinB.

Miyeon (Ahri)

Miyeon on the right. Photo taken from (G)-IDLE's Twitter account (@G_I_DLE)

Also hailing from (G)-IDLE, Miyeon can really hit the high notes as she is the main vocalist for the girl group.

According to an interview by Newsweek, Miyeon was nervous about their Worlds 2018 performance.

"It's been an honor to be a part of this opening ceremony. I know how big League is and how a bunch of players love this game and play all around the world, which made me kinda nervous.”

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This Japanese-culture enthusiast is the casual among all casuals. Kristine initially wanted to have a name in the fashion industry, but the gaming gods led her to a career in video games and esports.

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