T-ara is a seven-member girl group in South Korea. The group name comes from ‘tiara’ kind of crown which means want to be top of the Korean pop music. ‘T-ara’ is real group name not ‘Tiara’ because there was a group with the same name ‘ Tiara’ that female trio not popular.
T-ara is managed by Core Contents Media.
2009. ‘Lies’ & TTL
T-ara released their first song “Good Person Ver.1” for the MBC drama ‘Cinderella Man’ sound track in April 30 2009. Also Jiyeon was in collaboration with SeeYa and Davichi for project called “Women’s Generation”. In June 2009, Core Contents Media announced that Jiae and Jiwon left and added ‘Boram’ daughter of singer Jeon Young Rok , ‘Soyeon’ from SM entertainment trainee and Qri. Afterward, T-ara released their digital single title
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"Huh Gak is the winner of the 2010 Mnet Super Star K2 challenge. He is 25 years old, used to be a ventilator repairman. His graduation ceremony was in middle school and his family lives all separately because of poverty. But he always dreamed of singing and became the top star of Superstar K last year. Huh Gak gained an immense following of fans throughout the series.
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They incredibly took 1st place after their debut in M-Countdown. Also, October 2010, they took a 1st place in public TV with their 3rd mini album title song
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2NE1 is a female group based on a hip-hop music and the group name 2NE1 means ‘New Evolution of the 21st century.
2NE1 belongs to YG Entertainment, and they have been called a ‘Female Big bang’.
They debuted on SBS Inki gayo on May 17th, 2009 with their first digital single
Secret is a Korean all-female quartet under TS Entertainment. The group consists of members Jeon HyoSung, Zinger, Song JiEun and Han SunHwa. Secret claims themselves to be the emotional Idol. On 15 October 2009, Secret had their first debut stage digital single on M Countdown. Later on April 2010, Secret revealed for “Magic” the title track of their debut mini album
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TVXQ! as the Asia’s Star whom has the largest Fan club (800,000) TVXQ! has a beautiful appearances and songs; the graceful harmony appreciates the members’ talents. The first year of their debut, they had to stop their activities because they had the traffic accident unluckily. TVXQ! sounds like they came out from the martial arts novel. The members’ names are as unique as the group name. Hero Jaejoong (Jaejong Kim), Yoonho U-know (Yoonho Jung), Youchun Micky (Youchun Park) were born in 1986, Junsu Xia (Junsu Kim) was born in 1987, and the youngest Changmin Max (Changmin Choi) was born in 1988. They use the stage names to show their individuality; five of them were selected from the SM entertainment that already made H.O.T. Hero and U-know is selected from the SM best Youth, Max is also selected from the 6th SM best youth. The lead vocal Xia was selected from one of the SBS’s show programs with mimics of Kannta from H.O.T. Micky who was a student studying abroad awarded the best American pop festival in 2001 and became a member of TVXQ. Unlike the other groups, all five of them have excellent abilities and do chorus parts too which shows that they are vocalists. Through the show program, TVXQ! shows their talents in a cappella with their harmonies against people whom have prejudices. Also they went before than the other singers in the music industry that they made a single album before their regular album. The first single [Hug] in January 2004 and [The Way U Are] both hit, and it makes them very famous. TVXQ! droving without any stops, but they had the car accidents while they were on the way back to Seoul; made them to stop their activities.. They got really famous after their debut; they acted a lot in Korea and the other Asian countries with single albums: HUG (Japan), Christmas Gift From TVXQ!, Stay With Me Tonight, Hi Ya Ya Summer days, Somebody To Love, etc. Popular musicians such as Young-jin You, Kenzie, Sung-je Hwang, Jamie Jones the member of All-4-one participated in TVXQ!’s 2nd album [Rising Sun]. After their 2nd album, they presented their first ballad single [My Destiny] in November 2nd, 2006, and they caught public’s interest finally in Japan, they put on sales of their album [明日はるから(Because tomorrow is coming)] in Korean and Japan. Returning home in their glories, their 3rd regular album “O”-正. 反. 合 had the best musicians such as Young jin You, Kenzie, Sang Yoon, Sung je Hwang, Great Dane Productions, etc which made this album with a high quality. Especially the 3rd album “O”-正. 反. 合 was going to put on sale started from Korea in 29th of September and Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and China which means that TVXQ! suppressed Asia. Hero, Micky, and Xia brought an action against to SM entertainment about stopping their contracts and Hero, Micky, and Xia made their own group “JYJ” in June 2010. On the other hand, U-know and Max still uses the group name TVXQ! and continued their activities from the January 5th, 2011.
2PM is known for M.net’s new star promote program ‘Cruel Winter Blues’. Three members were eliminated from the original thirteen members of the “Cruel Winter Blues" and ten of the finalists made a two teams; 2AM and 2PM. 6 months later the ‘Cruel Winter Blues” have been broadcasted, 2PM debuted through M-Countdown as a performance idol and the “pride of Jinyoung Park.” 2PM is belonging to JYP Entertainment and they debuted ’10 out of 10’ in their first album 《 Hottest Time of the Day 》 on September, 2008. The original members were 7: Junsu, NichKhun,TaecYeon, Wooyoung, Junho, Chansung, and Jaebum, but Jaebum withdrew forever in February 2010. 2PM was ranked 4 in Oricon Single Chart with their single album [Take Off] in May 18th, 2011 in Japan.