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Analyzing Successful Girl Groups, The ‘3S Strategy’

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Analyzing Successful Girl Groups, The ‘3S Strategy’

sistar, t-ara, fx, 4minute, taetiseo, 2NE1, GLAM

To be a successful girl group, '3S' has become the most important factor.

Analyzing the first half of this year, popular girl group's attracted people's attention with "sexy", "strong" and "street fashion." On the other hand, groups with cute and innocent charms weren't as successful.

'Sexy' is the most important factor to be successful in a girl group. A skirt with a deep side slits and revealing leg lines is a big factor in popularity. SISTAR is a typical example. SISTAR's song, "Alone" is about losing a lover and being lonely. It became a hit song because of its sultry and sexy concept.

However, it did not mean that SISTAR was weak. Their main concept was 'femme fatale', like other girl groups. With charismatic energy, SISTAR became successful. It is SISTAR's 'strong' strategy. 4minute also fought with all the biased opinions against girl groups. Shouting in high pitched voices, strong lyrics and featuring many "edgy" objects in music videos such as snakes and skulls made them noticeable as well.

Many girl groups showed their dynamic energy. T-ARA shuffle danced in their song, "Lovey-Dovey", 4minute showed charisma and power in "Volume Up", Wonder Girls showed off their "crab leg" dance in their song, "Like This" and f(x) showed off a fun melody in "Electric Shock." All these groups showed off very powerful and charismatic performances. The only group that appealed with their cute and girly style was Girls' Generation's unit group, TaeTiSeo.

As the music became powerful, the fashion became simple. Instead of showy and unrealistic fashion items, fashion pieces that were easy to imitate became popular. T-ARA appealed their vivid and energetic style with baggy t-shirts, Wonder Girls wore athletic shoes and casual clothes instead of high heels and f(x) chose outfits that people could wear to the club.

The reason why girl groups changed their strategies is that in a girl group's success, female fans are also vital. Since girls are usually the main factor in the K-POP market, without their support, girl groups cannot survive. Furthermore, instead of an innocent teaser with overdone Photoshop editing, a more fierce and powerful appearance would probably be better when trying to communicate with fellow female fans. GLAM, who is about to make a debut, showed one of their member's head spinning and other members drinking beer on the street to show that innocent and being modest is long gone.

Following that, GLAM's associate said, "This is a phenomenon of female changes in society," and added, "As women start to compete with males, women between 20-30 who are the main consumers of pop culture are no longer wanting to pretend to be innocent and weak. Sexy is no longer a taboo in this society. In this situation, cute and innocent make girl groups look old and boring."

Singers are also welcoming this change. SISTAR's Bora said, "Usually male idol group's female fans won't shout for girl groups, but now they cheer for us. It makes us happy that they cheer for our straightforward expressions."

It is expected that the '3S' strategy would be vital within the next half year. 2NE1, who are the leaders of strong image are waiting for their debut on July 5. Dara is now showing half-shaved hair and advertising for 2NE1's dramatic change. Also, SISTAR will be coming back with their new song, "Loving U" and will present their lively and sexy style on June 28.

Actor Shin Sung Rok To Tie The Knot!

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Actor Shin Sung Rok To Tie The Knot!

Actor Shin Sung Rok To Tie The Knot!crystalcove Would possibly 24, 2016 0 Actor Shin Sung Rok has showed that he'll exist marrying his female friend next month!

His management, HB Entertainment, stated, He may bepreserving his wedding mid-June in Hawaii. The marriage will be plain and quiet, with circle of relatives and close pals in attendance. Shin Sung Roks girlfriend is a non-celebrity, described just as operating in a regular company.

Shin Sung Rok met his bride-to-be via friends, and regardless ofthe quick courtship, they have gotproven their love and believe in one every other and made up our minds on marriage.

Actor Shin Sung Rok set to marry his female friend in Hawaii in June

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Actor Shin Sung Rok set to marry his female friend in Hawaii in June

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterActor Shin Sung Rok these days announced that he's going to exist marrying his female friend in Hawaii in June.

According to reports, the actor met his girlfriend thru a mutual friend, and despite the reality that they havent been dating long, they love every other very much and determined to tie the knot. His girlfriend isnt fascinated by the entertainment industry at all, and the marriagecan be small with handiesta couple of close buddies and members of the family attending. After performing in hit drama You Who Got here From the Stars, the actor has wonnumerous popularity, and the within track of his unexpected marriage announcement indisputably came as a surprise to his fans. Source: TelevisionDocumentShare on FacebookShare on Twitter

"Signal" SEO Ji-hoon to famous person in "Drama Special - The Mythical Shuttle"

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"Drama Special - The Legendary Shuttle" is primarily based in a college where studying and dreams don't appear to be a base anymore. Seo Ji-hoon's role of Jo Tae-woong is the guy of a Busan elite school.

N.Sonic’s Leader J.Heart Posts Heartfelt Message To Enthusiasts On Instagram Earlier than Army Enlistment

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N.Sonic’s Leader J.Heart Posts Heartfelt Message To Enthusiasts On Instagram Earlier than  Army Enlistment

N.Sonics Leader J.Heart Posts Heartfelt Message To Enthusiasts On Instagram Sooner thanArmy Enlistmenthajima Would possibly 24, 2016 0 Boy staff N.Sonics leader J.Heart posted a heartfelt message together witha brief video on his Instagram following the announcement through the groups agency that they would seek criminal action opposed to the members for damages brought about by their disappearance and cutting of all types of communication.

J.Heart starts by saying, First of all, I would love to sincerely make an apology to our loving fans for hurting you viaugly news. As one that wont be in a positionto peer you lotfor 2 years, I presumed IT wouldnt be correct to just disappear without a notice and, because I know the way much you're worrying, I determined to post this message after long, difficult consideration.

He apologizes for going MIA, We are even more sorry, no longer only to the Korean fans, yet also the global fans who made it out to our fan meetings since we know how much you've been looking ahead to N.Sonic. We sincerely and deeply apologize.

3 issues to observe out for "Lucky Romance"

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The 2nd point to appear out for is Ryu Jun-yeol. He's a genius and CEO of JeJe Corporate named Je Soo-ho. He is instantly to the point and sharp yet he holds a trauma in his mind.

The remainingfacetsto search out for are Lee Cheong-ah and Lee Soo-hyeok in the jobs of Han Seol-hee, the landlord of a sports firm and internationalnoted tennis big name Gary Choi. When thoseto pass back to Korea, the 4other people get twisted up alongsideevery other.

Meanwhile, "Lucky Romance" is in line witha well-liked web-toon about a lady who is into superstition and a guy who is into science. The casts are Hwang Jeong-eum, Ryu Jun-yeol, Lee Cheong-ah, Lee Soo-hyeok, Nah Yeong-hee, Ki Joo-bong, Jeong Sang-hoon, Kim Sang-ho, Kwon Hyuk-soo, Lee Cho-hee, Jin Hyeok and more.

Kim Ah-joong and Eom Tae-woong at the script reading for upcoming SBS drama "Wanted"

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This drama is intense like a film and naturally, it resulted inall of the cast at the edge in their seats duringyour entire script reading. Kim Ah-joong takes on the role of the mum and she said, "I naturally felt a mother's love for her kid when I thought about my son being kidnapped".

Meanwhile, Lee Moon-sik changed intooverdue to the scene as he'sthese days in the making of "Jackpot". He was just in time to read his a phase of the script.

Ji Hyeon-woo takes on the role of Cha Seung-in, a detective at the KangNam Police Station. Eom Tae-woong plays Sin Dong-wook, a cynical yet genius program director.

Song Joong-ki and Park Bo-geom's bromance

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Dominos claimed that the actors' excellent reputations will reflect definitely on their emblem and the bro-mance will have to existanything new to appear at.

Song Joong-ki is lately on an Asian excursion fan meeting. He may beon the point ofbig name in the film "Battleship Island" which is in line with the Joseon other peoplethroughoutthe japanese invasion. Park Bo-geom is coming back "Moonlight Drawn through Clouds".

“Cheese in the Trap” Manufacturer Talks Development In Casting Feminine Lead Contrary Park Hae Jin

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“Cheese in the Trap” Manufacturer Talks Development In Casting Feminine Lead Contrary Park Hae Jin

Cheese in the Trap Manufacturer Talks Development In Casting Feminine Lead Contrary Park Hae Jinehk38 Might 24, 2016 0 Following news of Park Hae Jins casting in the male lead role for the movie adaptation of Cheese in the Trap, there has been in an largerpastime in who could be his female co-star.

There hasnt yet been any discussion about the feminine lead, the production companys rep shares. We are making plans on stay all of our features open.

The rep also says that because the flick is a joint Korean-Chinese production, there is a chance that the female lead role may be filled through a Chinese actress.

Photos Lee Tae-rim in rash guard

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Meanwhile, SUPERINC participated in the 2016 Kyeonggi Global Boat Display and showed off more than a fewsorts of rash guards, boat shorts and water leggings.

I.O.I’s Somi below hearth for her “banana diet” revelation

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I.O.I’s Somi below  hearth for her “banana diet” revelation

On Might 24th, Somi and the remainder of the individualsgave the impression as visitors for tVN’s Taxi. She used to be asked about her recent weight loss and become asked about her secret vitamin also enumerating a couple of diet fat in South Korea.

According to Somi, she lost weight as a result of a banana diet and detailed that, “I handiest ate one banana for breakfast, lunch and evening.” She went on to expose that she lost 4 kilograms from the diet instantly after a week.

The observation earned a lot of negative reaction from the netizens for enforcing a strict diet on a 16 year old and highlighted her want for nourishment because of their rigorous rehearsals and tight schedules.