The Wonder Girls are selected as a singing group to represent Korea by the U.S. Billboard
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Amid the world’s great interest in the London Olympics, the world music scene also held Musical Olympics.
On July 30 (local time), Billboard.com, the most renowned music magazine in the U.S., selected musicians that represent 40 countries under the title of Musical Olympics: 40 Countries’ Top Stars.
Billboard.com has selected musicians that represent each country based on the chart data and the sales record reported by the Nielsen Soundscan. It’s an interesting data that show each country’s representative musician who has ranked on the Billboard Chart.
The Korean musician selected by Billboard.com was the Wonder Girls. It’s because they made it to the Billboard 100 with an English version of the hit song “Nobody” in 2010. The Wonder Girls, currently active in Korea and Japan, are again mentioned by the Billboard Chart before releasing a new album in the U.S.
Rihanna has been selected as a singer that represents Barbados, an island near by Venezuela, and the world-famous diva Celine Dion and the teen idol Justin Bieber have been selected as singers to represent Canada.
Bob Marley for Jamaica, The Beatles for the U.K., Santana for Mexico, and Nicki Minaj has been selected for Trinidad and Tobago. Especially four singers, Elvis Presley, Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Garth Brooks, have been selected to represent the U.S.
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Version 2.0 (Original) As fans we have all fantasized about what it would it be like to be a part of the idol world. Wouldn’t it be fun to be dolled up, wear the hottest clothes, and perform in front of thousands of adoring fans? If you were an idol, what role in the group would you play? Would you be the talented main vocal, the beautiful visual, or the responsible leader? Take this quiz to find out what your role would be in a K-pop idol group! Then go through the gallery to see all the possible outcomes and the real life idol examples...
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