Showing posts with label kpop groups. Show all posts
Showing posts with label kpop groups. Show all posts

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Oh My Girl (OMG) Profile


Group name: OMG / Oh My Girl (오마걸)
Label: WM entertainment
Debut date: April 21, 2015 on SBS MTV’s “The Show"
Debut Song: Cupid

MEMBER PROFILE

Stage name: Hyo Jung (효정)
Real name: Choi Hyojung (최효정)
Birth date: July 28, 1994
Hometown: Yangyang, Gangwon
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Blood type: AB

- Winner of WM audition 2014.
- The ‘ice breaker’ of the group (makes the environment more lively). 
- Responsible and caring.


 Stage name: JinE (진이)
Real name: Shin Hyejin (신혜진)
Birth date: January 22, 1995
Hometown: Pohang, North Gyeongsang
Position: Vocalist
Blood type: A


 Stage name: Mimi (미미)
Real name: Kim Mihyun (김미현)
Birth date: May 01, 1995
Hometown: Born in Jeju Island, currently living in Changwon, South Gyeongsang
Position: Rapper, Vocalist 
Blood type: AB

- Winner of WM audition 2013.
- She participated in writing lyrics for ‘Hot Summer Nights’


Stage name: YooA (유아)
Real name: Yoo Yeonjoo (유연주)
Birth date: July 17, 1995
Hometown: Seoul, Gyeonggi
Position: Vocalist
Blood type: A


Stage name: Seung Hee (승희)
Real name: Hyun Seunghee (현승희)
Birth date: January 25, 1996
Hometown: Chuncheon, Gangwon
Position: Lead Vocalist
Blood type: B

- When she was a child, she appeared in Star King.
- Participated in Super Star K (2010) and was in Top 12.
- Winner of WM audition 2015.


Stage name: Jiho (지호)
Real name: Cha Yoon Ji 
Birth date: April 04, 1997 
Hometown: Okcheon, North Chungcheong
Position: Vocalist 
Blood type: A

- She was in B1A4’s Concert ‘BABA B1A4’, VCR of ‘Beautiful Target’ in 2012. 
- She has longest training period. 
- She is fluent in Japanese.


Stage name: Binnie (비니)
Real name: Bae Yoobin (배유빈)
Birth date: September 09, 1997
Hometown: Chuncheon, Gangwon
Position: Vocalist
Blood type: O

- She was a model in YG Entertainment when she was a child.
- She was a former Woolim Trainee.
- She can an fix any object.
- She was a child actress and played minor roles in dramas "Sungkyunkwan Scandal", "King of Baking Kim Takgu", "I Love You, Don’t Cry", "More Charming by the Day", and "Beethoven Virus".
- Drama ‘High School Love On’.


Stage name: Arin (아린)
Real name: Choi Yewon (최예원)
Birth date: June 18, 1999
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
Position: Maknae, Vocalist
Middle School Attended: Dongduk Middle School
High School Attending: Seoul Performing Arts High School
Blood type: O

- Winner of WM audition 2013.

Their debut song:


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Ark Profile


Group name: The Ark (디 아크)
Meaning: The Ark is named after the French heroine Joan of Arc
Label: Music K entertainment
Debut year: 2015
Debut song: The light

MEMBER PROFILE


Stage name: Minju (민주)
Real name: Jeon Minju (전민주)
Nickname: Little BoA, Cocomong, Mine Me
Birth date: September 08, 1994
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Position: Leader, Lead vocal
Blood type: AB
Education: Hanlim Arts High School
Charming Point: Smile, cute hands, feet, height
Speciality: song writing

- She was a Top 8 finalist in Kpop Star Season 2 and part of the group created by the show "YouU". They were eliminated in Round 2. 
- After Kpop Star, she signed with Key East entertainment but now under Music K Entertainment.


Birth Name: Kim Yuna
Birthday: October 27, 1994
Height: 161cm
Weight: 50kg
Blood Type: O
Position: Rapper
Nationality: New York, US
School: North Rockland High School, New York
Speciality: Rap-making, Speak to English

- Former YG Trainee
- She passed the first round of JYP auditions
- Superstar K Season 3 Contestant
- She has auditioned for JYP Global Audition 2009, JYP Global Audition 2011, Superstar K3, MBC Star Audition, and SBS’ Kpop Star Audition
- 1st digital single “Without you now” 


Name: Jung Yoo Jin
Birthday: September 06, 1996
Position: Main Vocal
Nationality: Incheon, South Korea
School: Yongin High School


Name: Halla
Birthday: March 20, 1998
Blood Type: AB
Position: Visual
Religion: Christian 
Nationality: Daegu, South Korea
School: Hanlim Arts High School
Speciality: Acting

- Appeared in Hong Jin Young ‘Chreer Up’ MV


Stage name: Jane
Full name: Cheon Jaein
Nickname: Cheon Parrot, Genius, Outcast saver
Birthday: November 23, 1999
Birthplace: Seoul, Korea
Position: Maknae
Nationality: Seoul, South Korea
School: Hanlim Arts High School

- She participated at MNet The Voice Kids 2013.

Their debut song:


Thursday, March 19, 2015

CLC Profile


Group name: CLC (씨엘씨)
Name meaning: ; acronym of "CrystaL Clear"
 Label: CUBE Entertainment
Debut date: March 19
Debut song: Pepe

MEMBER PROFILE

Stage Name: Seung Hee (승희‬)
Birth Name: Oh Seung Hee (오승희‬)
Birthdate: October 10, 1995 
Nationality: Korean
Height: 163cm
Weight: 49kg
Blood Type: A
Education: Cheongdam High School
Position: Leader, Main Vocals


Stage Name: Yu Jin (유진)
Birth Name: Choi Yu Jin (최유진)
Birthdate: August 12, 1996
Nationality: Korean
Height: 164cm
Weight: 42kg
Blood Type: A
Education: Hanlim Performing Arts High School 
Position: Sub Vocals, Dance


Stage Name: Seung Yeon (승연)
Birth Name: Chang Seung Yeon (장승연)
Birthdate: November 6, 1996
Nationality: Korean
Height: 163cm
Weight: 46kg
Blood Type: A
Education: Seoul Performing Arts High School
Position: Lead Vocals, Dance


Stage Name: Sorn (손)
Birth Name: Chonnasorn Sajakul
Birthdate: November 18, 1996
Nationality: Thai
Height: 164cm
Weight: 48kg
Blood Type: A
Education: Korea Kent Foreign School, 11th grade
Position: Sub Vocals


Stage Name: Yee Eun (예은‬)
Birth Name: Jang Yee Eun (장예은‬)
Birthdate: August 10, 1998 
Nationality: Korean
Height: 166cm
Weight: 49kg
Blood Type: B
Education: Seoul Performing Arts High School
Position: Rapper, Maknae

Their debut track:


Sunday, February 8, 2015

Billion Profile


Group name: Billion (빌리언)
Label: Move entertainment
Debut date: March 20, 2014
Debut song: Dancing alone

MEMBER PROFILE

Stage Name: Ray
Birth Name: Song Bo Ra
Birthday: October 27, 1991
Position: Leader, Vocalist, Rapper
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 48kg


Stage Name: Kiryun
Birth Name: Kim Eun Sung
Birthday: October 18, 1989
Position: Vocalist, Main Dancer
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 48kg


Stage Name: Songyi
Birth Name: Baek Song Yi
Birthday: November 6, 1991
Position: Vocalist
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 45kg


Stage Name: Betty
Birth Name: Go Eun Ji
Birthday: February 7, 1994
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 43kg


Stage Name: Janet
Birth Name: Jung Jo Min
Birthday: September 1, 1994
Position: Vocalist
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 53kg


Stage Name: Seulgi
Birth Name: Na Seul Gi
Birthday: June 23, 1995
Position: Vocalist and Maknae
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 43kg

Their debut track:





Friday, February 6, 2015

1PUNCH Profile


Group name: 1PUNCH  (원펀치)
Labels: Brave Entertainment & D-Business Entertainment
Debut date: Jan 22nd, 2015
Debut song: turn me back

MEMBER PROFILE

Stage Name: 1/One
Real name: Jung Jaewon
Birthday: March 27, 1994
Position: Rapper, Leader
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 54 kg


Stage Name: Punch
Real Name: Samuel
Birthday: January 17, 2002
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 42 kg

- He was supposed to debut with the upcoming Pledis boy group, Seventeen but left at the end of 2013 due to personal reasons
- He is half Hispanic half Korean

Their debut track:

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

GFRIEND Profile


Group name: Girlfriend / G-Friend (야자친구)
Label: Source Music
Debut date: Jan 16, 2015
Debut song: Glass Bead

MEMBER PROFILE

Stage name: Yuju (유주)
Real name: Choi Yuna
Birthday: October 4, 1997
Height: 169cm
Blood Type: B


Stage name: Umji (엄지)
Real name: Kim Yewon
Position: Maknae
Birthday: August 19, 1998
Height: 163cm
Blood Type: O


Stage name: Eunha (은하)
Real name: Jung Eunbi
Birthday: May 3, 1997
Height: 163cm
Blood Type: O


Stage name: Sowon (소원)
Real name: Kim Sojung
Birthday: December 7, 1995
Height: 172cm
Blood Type: A
- She is former DSP trainee, she used to appear in A-JAX's reality show "Making a star"


Stage name: SinB (신비)
Real name: Hwang Eunbi
Birthday: June 3, 1998
Height: 165cm
Blood Type: AB
- She looks like SNSD's ex member Jessica


Stage Name: Yerin (예린)
Real name: Jung Yerin
Birthday: August 19, 1996
Height: 167cm
Blood Type: O

Their debut song:

Monday, November 10, 2014

HOTSHOT Profile


Group name: HOTSHOT (핫샷)
Label: K.O Sound
Debut date: Oct 31, 2014
Debut song: Take a shot

Before their debut, the boys began building their name and releasing a series of videos called ‘HOTSHOT VOLUMES’, plus a webtoon called ‘HOTSHOTTOON’, and also having two fan meetings.

MEMBER PROFILE

Name: Ha Sungwoon (하성운)
Stage name: Sungwoon (성운)
Birthday: March 22nd, 1994
Height: 173cm
Weight: 55kg
Education: Broadcasting, Dongah Broadcasting High School
Position: Main Vocal
- He auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2010.



Name: Go Hojung (고호정)
Stage name: Hojung (호정)
Birthday: October 20th, 1994
Position: Lead Vocal, Dance
Height: 180cm
Weight: 65kg
Education: Practical Music, Hanlim Ent. Art

- He can play guitar and piano.
- He used to be called K.HO.
- He appeared in Double K’s “랩운동” MV.


Name: Choi Junhyuk (최준혁)
Stage name: Junhyuk (준혁)
Nicknames: Choi Giraffe (최기린), Choi Leader (최리더)
Birthday: April 21st, 1992
Birthplace: Ulsan
Position: Leader, Main Vocal
Height: 183cm
Weight: 66kg
Education: Sehan University
Blood Type: B

- Former trainee of SM Entertainment with Timotheo.
- He appeared in Double K’s “랩운동” MV.
- Top 24 in Superstar K2 (2010).
 

Stage name: Timotheo (티모테오)
Name: Kim Moonkyu (김문규)
Birthday: January 25th, 1993 
Position: Lead Dance, Vocal
Height: 180cm
Weight: 63kg
Education: Sehan University
Blood Type: B

- Former trainee of SM Entertainment with Junhyuk.
- EXO’s original member. He left EXO because he got sick of waiting and stress from parents.
- He’s bestfriend of Taemin (SHINee), Kai (EXO), Niel (TEEN TOP), Ravi (VIXX)...
- He appeared in TVXQ’s “HAHAHA song” along with EXO’s members.
- He appeared in Double K’s “랩운동” MV.
- He appeared in The Grace’s “My Everything” MV.
- He participated in the Korean variety show “Truth Game”.
- Starred in a KBS short drama with Sulli


Stage name: San (산)
Name: San Yoon (윤산)
Birthday: August 22nd, 1994
Height: 175cm
Weight: 63kg
Position: Main Rapper

- He appeared in Double K’s “랩운동” MV.
- He speaks French and Japanese.
- He lived in France for 8 years.
- He majored in design.


Stage name: Kid Monster (키드몬스터)
Name: Noh Taehyun (노태현)
Nicknames: KIMON (키몬)
Birthday: October 15th, 1993
Birthplace: Seoul
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocal
Height: 173cm
Weight: 55kg
Education: Korean Art High School

- He’s a member of hip hop dance crew “Monster WOO FAM”.
- He appeared in Rude Paper’s “Fight like the lion” MV.

Their debut track:

Credit: fyhotshot

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Which kpop group draws most Japanese fans to their concerts in 2014?


According to the recent survey of Nikkei, a Japanese monthly magazine, on TOP 50 artists with the most concert fans, Big Bang took the second spot with about 920,000 fans for 29 concerts in 2014, standing behind Japanese rock band EXILE TRIBE with 1.05 million fans and even beat Arashi at number 3.

Statistics showed that there were bout 32,000 fans came to each Big Bang concert. Member Daesung, who promoted in Japan under the name of “D-Lite” attracted about 170,000 fans to 15 concerts. If combining both Big Bang and Daesung's promotions and concerts in Japan, Big Bang has drawn about 1.1 million fans, which is a really impressive figure.

Other Kpop artists made into the lists are TVXQ, EXO, Girls’ Generation and SHINee.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Purfles Profile


Group name: Purfles (퍼펄즈)
Label: Crescendo Music
Debut date: October 26, 2014
Debut song: 1 2 3

MEMBER PROFILE

Stage name: Gun Hee (건희)
Real Name: Park Gun Hee
Birthday: May 18, 1990
Height: 167cm
Weight: 45kg


Stage name: Eun Yong (은용)
Real Name: Eun Yong (Shin Eun Yong) 
Birthday: July 20, 1991
Height: 165cm
Weight: 43kg


Stage name: Woo Young (우영)
Real Name: Woo Young (Yang Woo Young)
Position: Maknae
Birthday: June 8, 1993
Height: 165cm
Weight: 45kg

Their debut track:




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