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The K-pop marketplace is lately a sea of woman groups, especially with a slew of heavy hitters making comebacks this summer, yet Uee says a couple of still caught her eye.
In a up to date interview following the finishing of “High Society,” Uee discussed long term plans for her woman group After School, and the overall woman team style in the market.
“All the After College participants were given in combination one day to calculate how long we’ve been on a break,” Uee said. “I think we’ve been long gone for over two years.”
“However we’ve agreed that we shouldn’t feel obligated to make a comeback with a mediocre song that doesn’t constitute the group. We can’t disappoint lovers who wish to peer performances like the ones from our debut,” she added.
“We also need to consider the ones who left the gang or graduated. i need our activities to lead them to proud,” she said.
When asked, “Are there any woman groups that caught your eye,” she said, “Of path there are. AOA participants are charming and Wonder Girls are back as well.”
“I heard that Wonder women are gambling tools in combination with choreography. Our team knows how challenging this is more than any other team. That’s why I will relate all the more to them,” she said. “As a fan who truly enjoyed ‘Tell Me,’ their comeback is all the more meaningful to me.”
Who’s your favourite woman group?
Well, Soompiers, we are now into July, and officially into the second half of 2015…and also the decade! Seeing as how much fun we had bringing you our list of unforgettable boyband hits from the first half of the 2010s last week, it is now time to let the girls in on the act.
This decade has seen swarms of new girl groups appear on the K-Pop scene, and the comebacks have come thick and fast. So before we speed into the second half of the decade, let’s take a look back at some of the best tracks the decade has had to offer so far.
Take a look at our list, vote in the poll and tell us what your favorite all-female tracks are in the comments!
“SISTAR and Brave Sound / the illest collaboration” – that is how this ditty starts. And despite this quite braggadocious Brave Brothers-penned opening, it isn’t wrong. Well, not in the case of this song anyway.
Gyms in Korea were playing this for years after it dropped because its relentless beat is not only catchy, it is actually relatively fast. At approximately 130bpm, it is even quicker than American dance hits like Rihanna’s “Only Girl in the World” and Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger.” If you are making a running playlist, basically, you will want “So Cool” to start playing at the point when you are kicking for the finish line.
Fitting in with the exercise theme, the music video was (loosely) inspired by the Daegu-hosted IAAF World Championships in 2011, which explains all the spangly batons, hurdling, and this sort of thing:
And not forgetting this technically perfect-looking Fosbury Flop from Bora in the high jump. A gold medal for that lady, please.
The video also features DJ DOC, which is like a statement of intent – DJ DOC simply does not do slow and sultry.
SISTAR has gone on to dominate the charts with post-“So Cool” releases, but you could argue that from a purely musical standpoint, the girls have yet to top this.
It probably took a leap of faith from JYP Entertainment head honcho Park Jin Young to hand over songwriting duties to another producer for this song.
Consider that prior to “Hush,” JYP himself had personally produced and composed miss A’s lead tracks – from “Bad Girl, Good Girl” to “I Don’t Need a Man.” To surrender creative control in the case of a group you have put together, written music and lyrics for, and spent hours in the studio with cannot be an easy thing.
But this brave decision paid off in spades. In came writing-production team E-Tribe, the masterminds who put together Dal Shabet and produced tracks like Girls’ Generation’s “Gee” and T-ara’s super-catchy “Yayaya.”
The result was a mature yet very fun song, with a distinctive guitar line, and a memorable chorus. The choreography was also very tight, and involved the girls (or their managers) lugging a metal frame from music show to music show during the promotions of this song. Was it a shower curtain rail? Was it lifted from a subway car?
Well, whatever it was, it got the job done.
Secret has been responsible for some of the best upbeat Korean songs of the past five years, despite making a fairly low-key start in 2009 with “I Want You Back.” A duo of high-tempo dance hits firmly established the group’s status as a dance act in 2010 in the form of the hard pop number “Magic” and the festival of brass and beats that was “Madonna.”
At the heart of the Secret sound for many of the group’s hits has been the songwriting team of Kang Ji Won and Kim Ki Bum, who also worked their magic on a whole host of B.A.P songs.
But for this track, Kang Ji Won, Kim Ki Bum, Secret, and TS Entertainment really stepped up their game. In fact, as pop songs go, this is almost faultless, and you know it from the second you hear the brass intro. Brass sounds worked wonders on “Madonna” and they work even better on this song. The two Hana (or was she still Zinger at this stage?) rap sections at 02:01 and 03:22 are a masterclass in both production and execution.
And instead of all the unconvincing cutesy concepts used in conjunction with many of Secret’s other efforts, the theme that Secret and TS matched used for this song was also spot on. Based on American film noir anti-heroines of the 1940s and 1950s, the costumes involved pinstripe suits, veils, and silk gloves. The result was a truly unique look and a perfect fit for these girls.
Sounds as fresh today as it did in 2012 and is by far Secret’s best release to date.
Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr.”
Unlike many other girl groups who have started slow and improved their musical output over time, SM Entertainment’s flagship girl group dropped some pretty fierce tracks very early on in their career. “Gee” was the song that put the girls on the map, and “Tell Me Your Wish (Genie)” cemented the act’s place as the de facto number one girl group in Korea.
I may get some hate for saying this, but after that, I felt the group lost its way musically. Songs like “Oh!” and “I Got a Boy” are passable, yes. But they are just not on the same level as “Genie,” with its inspirational synth bassline and watertight production values, especially on the vocals.
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Although still musically quite a way ahead of many other girl groups, SNSD post-“Genie” was missing something in the audio department – until “Mr.Mr.” that is.
Put together by sometime Mary J. Blige, Oliva, Babyface, and Lionel Richie collaborators The Underdogs, this is a musical tour de force, a return to the form of “Gee.”
Whereas many K-Pop songs tend to pull the tired old trick of shifting the song’s key up by half an octave for the final chorus, “Mr.Mr.” actually does this twice, meaning that the song actually ends a full octave higher than where it started at. It makes for a very nice audio twist at the back end of the track.
The visual concept SM and Girls Generation went for with this was also a winner.
A sophisticated and mature take on the women-in-menswear look. Sharp.
KARA had come so close to putting out a great song before, but something was always just slightly amiss until “Step.” This is where it all came together, though. It is not worth pointing out all the good elements that constitute the track, because every single aspect of it works. Even the troublesome “middle eight” bars are beautifully transitioned into, beautifully sung by Gyuri in particular and beautifully transitioned out of again.
Although the big (and sometimes fake) retro microphone thing has been done to death in recent years…
…this has arguably been the most memorable use of the prop in question.
The group came close to pulling off a part two of “Step” with “Mamma Mia” last year, another outstanding dance-pop number, but the 2011 classic has an almost timeless quality about it.
It is hard not to fall for 4MINUTE (unless you hate dance music and sexy girls, that is). Despite the group’s obvious charms, their music is, with the exception of “Cold Rain,” relentless up-tempo stuff that takes its direct cues from the world of electronica.
Few acts would have done justice to a song like “Crazy” as 4Minute did, and even early hits like “Muzik” have impressed.
But “Volume Up” is 4MINUTE’s most complete song to date. Sophisticated and expertly orchestrated by Shinsadong Tiger and RaDo (who also worked on the excellent Troublemaker debut), this one stays with you; and is more multi-dimensional than some of the group’s more straightforward dance hits.
Rainbow and Sweetune. Oh for a return to those good old days.
This and “Mach” – nothing short of perfect.
Certainly not one of Crayon Pop’s bigger hits, but easily one of their most popular. At the showcase event for the group’s latest release, “FM,” held in Seoul’s busy Dongdaemun area in March this year, the group asked the crowd which song they would like to hear as an encore. The fans may have been unprepared for the question, but answered instantly. Their choice was unanimous. “Bing Bing,” they cried.
The girls were down for performing the track, although sadly the organizers had not thought to bring the “Bing Bing” backing track along, so the crowd had to settle for watching them perform “FM” again.
Although it started out life essentially as a B-side to the group’s debut track “Saturday Night,” “Bing Bing” is more than just a filler track. The group has performed it at music shows and most of its concerts, and it was the track that gave the act both its formative sound and image. This was effectively the debut of the matching tracksuits, the girls’ most defining look.
In musical terms, it was also a move away from the harder dance sound of “Saturday Night” and further towards the pure pop sound that better befits the act’s name and concept. Plus there was this ultra-cool shoulder-shuffle dance move.
No, it does not have the novelty value of “Bar Bar Bar.” Nor does it have the polish of “FM.”
But “Bing Bing” trumps both by just being a fantastic all-round pop song.
Possibly the best performance of the track is this live version, which morphs into a mash-up of Daft Punk’s “Harder Better Faster Stronger” and then back into “Bing Bing,” incorporating some pretty nifty dance moves to boot. If you weren’t already besotted with Crayon Pop, you will be after watching this.
This is another case of big name producers allowing rival hitmakers the chance to work with a pet project.
In this instance, E-Tribe, the duo who put Dal Shabet together, decided to make way for possibly the biggest name in K-Pop music-making, Shinsadong Tiger.
The results were utterly astounding, and probably had a lot of first-time listeners checking their mp3 players. Was this really Dal Shabet? As in “Pink Rocket” Dal Shabet?
For many people, Dal Shabet ranks as a fairly middling act. However, anyone who follows the group will tell you that in recent years the girls have really upped their musical game, particularly with songs like “Have, Don’t Have.”
Seriously, that video is “Gangnam Style” levels of fun, especially this part:
However, few girl group songs this decade have sounded as mature and sophisticated as “B.B.B.” In fact, this song barely sounds like a K-Pop track at all, more like a fast-paced modern remix of an eighties synthpop number. The keyboard track sounds like they have come straight out of this kind of era:
While the synthesizer tracks ooze this kind of thing:
Yet there is a much more upbeat theme going on in “B.B.B,” something that gives the song the feel of an old-school classic roller-disco hit.
If you are not feeling this version, the “Shinsadong Tiger Remix,” included on the album, has a harder bassline and beat and disposes with the synthpop elements in favor of a more typical K-Pop sound.
However, kudos to Happy Face Entertainment for having the courage of their convictions and choosing to promote the original mix, rather than going with the remix.
Even if you are not a fan of 2NE1, you have to admire the fact that YG Entertainment’s flagship female act has an identifiable sound, which is not something you can say about the vast majority of girl groups out there. Possibly the main reason for this is the fact that 2NE1 has worked pretty extensively with Teddy (aka Teddy Park), YG’s biggest name in-house producer.
Working mostly with a single producer has a lot of advantages. It is worth considering that many acts that have largely worked with one producer have succeeded together in crafting some pretty unique works.
Examples include George Martin, who worked on every single Beatles album, or long-time TLC producer Dallas Austin.
Perhaps the only K-Pop girl group other than 2NE1 to achieve musical consistency in recent years has been Nine Muses, who have worked fairly consistently with Sweetune over the years. In fact, the Sweetune-Nine Muses relationship has yielded some pretty outstanding songs, “Wild” in particular.
Having already struck gold first time round with 2NE1’s outstanding debut, “Fire” (still by far the act’s best song in my book), Teddy again teamed up with co-composer Kush for “Clap Your Hands.” Following the same formula, playing to the group’s already-established strengths, the result was a song that was at once catchy, trendy and memorable, with its fuzzy-heavy, distorted bassline and multiple, deep house-inspired keyboard sounds.
Honorary Mention Ladies Code’s “Pretty Pretty”
Honestly, this song is better than half of the songs on the list above. But it is impossible to just listen to it for pure enjoyment now, bearing in mind the unspeakably tragic fate that befell RiSe and EunB last year. In 2015, instead of making you want to dance, listening to this now will more likely just make you want to cry.
That takes nothing away from the track, however, which deserves to rank up there as an all-time K-Pop classic.
So much for our list, Soompiers, now it’s over to you! Vote in the poll, tell us your thoughts on our selections and let us know what your top 10 girl group tracks of the 2010s are.
Here is the playlist for The 10 Best K-Pop Girl Group Hits From the First Half of the Decade:
timmydee is a music geek with a penchant for pop, an enthusiasm for electronica and a hankering for hip-hop. When he isn’t writing for Soompi, he is remixing your favorite K-Pop tracks – with sometimes astounding (but often catastrophic) results.
*The views expressed in this article solely reflect those of the author and do not represent Soompi as a whole.
The "daesae" ("trend") girl group comeback season is fast approaching, sure to be filled with some of the toughest competition ever. The approach used to be that idol groups would avoid making their comebacks too close to one another, to avoid unneeded competition. But this summer, it seems like all of the top girl groups are making a comeback at the same time. But why would they choose to do that? OSEN delved into the possible reasons..
Just as a refresher, SISTAR and AOA are making their comeback on the same date on June 22. Nine Muses will have their comeback a bit later on July 2 while Girl"s Day will be back on July 6. Though their comeback dates have yet to be announced, Girls" Generation and A Pink will also have summer comebacks. And there"s many more girl groups too.
News outlet OSEN gave their top three reasons.
1. It"s the rush period, just like how all of the big blockbuster movies are released during the summer. It"s also the same reason why similar stores are built near each other, like a downtown area just filled with restaurants, or another area with only clothing stores. If a lot of girl groups are performing around the same time, there could be more attention and interest towards the idol scene collectively, as opposed to if they individually had comebacks at separate times.
2. Summer means hot weather and shorter clothing. Girl groups can naturally show off their sexy side with slightly more revealing clothing, like short shorts and skirts. Whereas in comparison, girl groups might look more out of place wearing such clothing when it"s freezing in winter.
OSEN also added that while the performance and choreography are more important for boy groups, the concept and outfits of girl groups can have more of an effect on their popularity.
3. Artists who have a successful comeback in the summer can reasonably promote for a longer time until the end of the year. And in terms of the chances of winning awards at the end of the year ceremonies, a summer comeback allows for a long enough time period for a song to reach its height of popularity, but not too long that the public will forget about the song by the end of the year.
A representative said, "If you have a comeback during the summer, you can have a lot of events during the fall. At these kind of events, upbeat songs are typically preferred and summer songs usually fit well. For the end of the year awards ceremonies, some artists have their comeback in the fall, but summer is preferred."
These are the reasons OSEN gave for the summer girl group comeback wave. Why do you think so many top girl groups are making a comeback this summer?
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The tall, lovely girls of Nine Muses are the latest girl group confirmed for a summer comeback! Nine Muses are set to make their official comeback in the beginning of July!
Their company Star Empire Entertainment said on June 4, "Nine Muses are confirmed for an early July comeback and have earnestly plunged into comeback preparations."
A rep also added, "Last week we finished shooting the album jacket photos behind closed doors. Their concept will have the seasonal "summer" theme and fit their "model-idol" title by emphasizing their strong points for the best summer album."
Star Empire had briefly stated last month that Nine Muses were planning on a comeback this summer without any member changes, and it looks like the comeback plans are now in full force! Their last round of promotions was back in January with their mini-album "Drama", and we"re happy to see them back so soon!
The girls were nominees for first place on a music show for the first time during their "Drama" promotions, and we"re curious to see if they will be able to win first place on a music show this time around!
Are you excited for Nine Muses comeback?
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It has been 3 months into 2015 and KPop fans have seen the debut of some really talented female groups such as GFRIEND and SONAMOO.
In the latest episode of M! Countdown aired earlier today, SM Entertainment and Cube Entertainment"s rookie groups garnered the most attention.
With the addition of new member Yeri, Red Velvet is officially promoting as a 5 member group with catchy title track Ice Cream Cake while Cube"s new group CLC (Crystal Clear) performed their first live stage on music show. Both groups have their own uniqueness and fans started to discuss each group"s performance on M! Countdown, here comes some netizens" comments:
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Red Velvet"s comeback performance
Netizens" comments (Youtube)
everything is perfect except those outfits lol.. but irene..she totally slayed me with her rap. i"m stanning her nowTranslate
For rookies singing live with choreo that intense-they did really good. Of course there"s still some work to be done, but they killed it! Yeri may not be there in vocals, but in dance she definitely knows what"s up.
THEY COULD BE MY FAVOURITE BARBIES
why does the second outfit look extremely uncomfortable
CLC voice is amazing!!! dance so attractive!! i love i love!!
This is so niiice hahaha and yee eun killed again in her rap part o)-
am i the only one here who think that Sorn looks and sounds like Lee Hi ?
I want to see their interactions with BEAST
cube"s stylist always amaze me with similarity stage outfit. same like apink"s luv stage outfit
Which group are you rooting for? I"m definitely watching both!!
On February 18th, Roh Jihoon, a solo artist of Cube Entertainment, shared the photos above on his Twitter hinting for his potential return.
He accompanied the photo with the this caption saying, "I have completed recordings to release a good song for you to listen this new year~~~~~~~~"
새해 복 많이 받으라고 복 주머니 슬쩍..놓고 갈테니 복 받아 가세요!!새해에도 좋은 노래 들려 드리려고 오늘도 녹음하고 있습니다아~~~~~~~~ pic.twitter.com/Fh7GllOm5q
노지훈 (@nojihoon) Pebrero 18, 2015
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Unsung - 9 Underrated Boy Groups Pt. 2
Last month we released an article on "9Underrated Boy Groups." Now, it"s time for part 2! There are so many awesome boy groups in K-pop that deserve to be on top that we couldn"t fit all of them in one article... So, let"s see which groups make our list this time around.
The Boss The Boss debuted in 2010 under Open World Entertainment. All of the members were previously part of Xing Entertainment, whose project group also previously housed popular idols, such as B2ST"s Junhyung. This group is vocally extremely talented--they all have unique, but equally strong vocals. They have released a number of solid, catchy tunes. They are known to have promoted for an extended period of time in Japan, which may partially explain their limited success in Korea--however, it"s clear that these guys have plenty of talent and deserve more love!
AA AA comes from an agency that houses many of Korea"s top actors. Thus, it"s no surprise that this group, which debuted in 2011, is multi-talented. They have the looks, the vocals, and the fluid dance movements that should be the recipe for ultimate success in the K-pop world. Although they haven"t had their breakout hit yet, I"m confident that these guys will come around soon. They have experienced minor setbacks such as member changes, but now this group is seemingly stronger than ever and ready to kill the game. I hope they kill it,I know people like their kimchi to be fermented but if it ferments too long, it"ll be too late and lose its prime flavor.
HISTORY HISTORY debuted in 2013 as LOEN Entertainment"s first boy group. For their debut track, "Dreamer," they enlisted the help of their popular label mates, IU and Son Dam Bi, resulting in increased anticipation for the group. This multi-talented group did not disappoint with videos reaching over 1 million views on YouTube and even nominations at the MelOn Music Awards and Golden Disk Awards in 2013 and 2014 respectively. However, despite their popularity and fan base, this group has surprisingly yet to top the music charts. HISTORY is a relatively new group, still, so I"m confident they"re success will see a sharp rise!
M.I.B M.I.B made their official debut in 2011. However, prior to their debut, they showed fans that they were not just good looks whose voices were masked by layers of harmonies--in fact, they released solo songs prior to their official debut as a group to showcase their individual talents. Since their debut, this group has seen some setbacks, but they"ve also seen success with many of their tracks. My favorite is definitely, "Dash (Men In Black)." Although they haven"t risen to the popularity levels of other groups that debuted around the same time, they released quality tracks that are bound to see major success in the near future.
MYNAME MYNAME is another group that debuted in 2011. They were formed by Hwanhee of popular group, Fly to the Sky.With a mentor and vocal coach like Hwanhee, it"s no surprise that these boys have strong vocals that perfectly fit ballads and up-tempo dance beats. MYNAME, too, has seen a strong showing of over 1 million hits on YouTube. However, considering how talented they are, and not to mention how catchy their songs are, it"s surprising that they haven"t seen the success they deserve. Yet.
MR.MR On this entire list, MR.MR may be the most underrated group here. They debuted in 2012 alongside big name groups such as EXO and B.A.P. However, they have not seen quite the same success that their competitors have seen. With hits such as, "Waiting For You," off their last album, it"s disappointing to see the minimal success they have seen. There has been much buzz surrounded these boys regarding controversial lyrics and member changes--let"s hope we see more buzz surrounding them for their solid tracks.
BTOB BTOBwas one of the most discussed groups on "7 Underrated Boy Groups (Part 1)," so I decided to add them to this list because I do for the most part agree that they are in fact underrated. Despite having a video peak at over 12 million YouTube views (their video for "WOW," posted below), and many others reaching over 1 million, and winning awards at the Cyworld Digital Music Awards and Seoul Music Awards,they still are underrated when compared to other groups of their caliber. But they have definitely seen a spike in success in the last year, so let"s hope this trend continues.
Block B Block B, too, has seen an increase in popularity starting from last year. However, I don"t think they"ve reached the popularity level where they should be. I was surprised to learn that they actually debuted in 2011. They garnered a lot of interest from fans prior to their debut despite having many of their early videos banned by the Commission of Youth Protection. I personally think that "Very Good" was a turn around track for this group, and I"m really excited to see that this group is finally starting to take off. Their new single, "HER" haswon them multiple live-music show number ones. Although they"ve been much underrated for much of their career thus far, I"m confident that this is now their time.
MBLAQ MBLAQ had a lot of attention in the beginning because of their connection to legendary artist, Rain. They had a strong debut in 2009, and their hit, "Y," released in 2010, garnered a lot of popularity for this new group. This group has made a strong appearances on variety shows and dramas showcasing their singing and acting chops. Although this group has accomplished a lot, to me, they are still underrated, especially when compared to their "rival" group, B2ST (as both groups debuted around the same time). It"s no shock that these guys are extremely talented, and they are always hovering near the top of the music charts. I just hope it won"t be too long before these hits become all-kills.
And that rounds out the top 9. What groups do you think are underrated that weren"t mentioned on this list? Comment below!
Daily K Pop News" fans share their opinions on the groups that they wanna see on the stage again soon, check out the top 5 male groups mentioned by our readers on DKP"s official Facebook fanpage below:
Whose comeback do you anticipate the most?
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On this week's MYX Hit Chart, the two rival KPop girl groups were able to maintain on top ten.
2NE1 and Girls' Generation are the only KPop groups who are able to be part of the chart for this week (from April 27th to May 3rd).
2NE1's 'Come Back Home' landed on the 2nd spot after being on top last week. It's on the chart countdown for seven weeks already. On the other hand, Girl's Generation's 'Mr.Mr' managed to be on 4th spot, after landing its peak at number one and being part of the chart for six weeks.
MYX is a Filipino cable television network that features both local (called as OPM songs) and international songs and music videos. It started in 2000.
See the complete list with their music videos:
1. Takipsilim by Gloc 9 feat. Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
3. No Erase by James Reid and Nadine Lustre
4. Mr.Mr by Girls' Generation
5. Last Night by The Vamps
6. She Looks So Perfect by 5 Seconds of Summer
7. Singapore Sling by Sponge Cola
10. Do The Moves by Sarah Geronimo, Apl.De.Ap., Enrique GilElmo Magalona
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SOURCE: MYX Philippines
Although music is meant to be listened to, the current K-Pop market puts as much value as listening into seeing the song performed by the artists. As the biggest stars makes their comeback, the expectation for amazing performances are also high.
Musicians need to focus on their performance as much as the music itself in the K-Pop scene. A unique performance will garner the attention of the viewers, and despite the criticisms that ensue, a sexy performance is not easily forgotten in the minds of the viewers.0
Girls" Generation"s impending comeback has many fans wondering about their concept for "Mr.Mr". They are at the forefront of innovation when it comes to performances - from skinny jeans and heels to various uniforms (including taxi driver uniforms for "Mr. Taxi"), what they wear becomes a sensational part of their music. The uniformity in their dance works well with their matching uniforms as well.
Their comeback is delayed, but most fans will forget about this incident when Girls" Generation makes a comeback with their powerful performances. Their dances become something of a sensation because many people try to emulate it. The "mystery girl" concept that they showed through their teaser images is already drawing the attention of many K-Pop lovers.
When it comes to uniqueness, no K-Pop star can even come close to 2NE1. As sensational as Girls" Generation is, they can"t emulate 2NE1 in terms of fashion-ability or individual style. Dara"s recruitment for "Vogue" or CL being chosen as one of Maybelline"s models proves this fact. Their uniqueness also allows them to reinvent themselves with every performance.
Taking a look at 2NE1"s world concert promotional poster, one can"t help but notice 2NE1"s strong sense of style. It makes you wonder the kind of performance that they will put on stage when they comeback with their new album, Crush. Their February 27th album release are being promoted with two title songs - "Come Back Home" and "Gotta Be You".
Solo artists are also getting attention, as Sunmi"s comeback with a "sexy vampire" concept is starting to get attention. As striking as her music video was, many fans are wondering if she can translate the same type of energy to a live stage on TV.