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Top songs of Kpop girl groups during the first 5 years this XXI century

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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 new generation KPop groups: Red Velvet & CLC

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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:

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.

Kpop Feature (Part Two): Unsung - 9 More Underrated Boy Groups

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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.

2NE1 & SNSD, the only KPop groups that land on MYX's Weekly Hit Chart + complete list & MVs

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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.

YG Entertainment Expands Recording Facilities To Make Way For 4 New Groups In 2013
Yg Entertainment Expands Recording Facilities To Make Way For 4 New Groups In 2013

YG Entertainment Expands Recording Facilities To Make Way For 4 New Groups In 2013

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(Photo : Facebook (YG)) When YG Entertainment co-founder and CEO Yang Hyun Suk offered his yearly address regarding upcoming plans for his record label, earlier this week, there was one detail highly overlooked in the media frenzy over the new details he offered on the new 2NE1 album and video--the record label"s expansion.

"Not only is it a year where YG"s main artists PSY, BIGBANG and 2NE1 are releasing albums for the first time in a while, but it is also a year where sensational four new groups of YG will be unveiled, after a very long period of preparing and training," Yang said.

"It takes YG several years to produce an album for the existing artists, and they"re unveiling four new groups. Four? I agree that this is not an easy task, so I choose to use the word "challenge." And since it"s also risky, I say this is a "gamble" for us, but we are determined to achieve the goal. And the only way to reach the goal is to produce good music."

5 Pleasant Surprises in Kpop from 2013

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But struggling to get time on themajor music television shows in South Korea, the group remainedalmost unheard of in their home country and foreign fans wondered ifthey"d ever be able to generate enough revenue to keep them andChrome Entertainment from having to disband. And then Crayon Popreleased their music video for "Bar Bar Bar," which paired theirsignature simple and catchy songs with attention-drawing outfits andchoreography. The group"s recognition and popularity exploded andforeign fans no longer had to worry about Crayon Pop dying outwithout every achieving any success or recognition in their nativecountry of South Korea.

Girls' Generation Yuri and Oh Sang Jin to host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards
Girls' Generation Yuri And Oh Sang Jin To Host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards

Girls' Generation Yuri and Oh Sang Jin to host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards

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Gaon Chart Kpop Awards is an awards show which focus on the sales of songs and album. For this year many stars are nominated such as Cho Yong Pil, PSY, Girls' Generation, EXO, Sistar, San-E, IU, Davichi, Dynamic Duo, 4Minute, Miss A, SoyuMad Clown, Seo In Guk, Jia and etc.

Billboard picks 'Growl' as Top Kpop Song of 2013
Billboard Picks 'growl' As Top Kpop Song Of 2013

Billboard picks 'Growl' as Top Kpop Song of 2013

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According to Billboard, "Growl" was the crown jewel in boy band EXO's fantastic 2013. While past singles like "Mama" and "Wolf" were based around complex concepts and busy production, "Growl" used a sparse, Southern hip-hop beat that let the 12 boys' talents shine through. A blend of rap, R and B melody and pop hooks, the breakout single had something for all listeners. Its accompanying video focused on a straight-forward, one-take video, again allowing for EXO's talents -- in this case, choreography -- to shine, not detracting from over-the-top high fashion. Along with high interest from the United States -- the boy band is the newest act to land among the top-selling K-pop tracks in America -- "Growl" solidifies EXO as the act to watch in K-pop's continuing international advancement."

EXO is steadily rising as one of the next top global stars. They have achieved many awards this year from Korea and China, such as 2 Daesang Awards from MelOn Music Award and MAMA, "Most Popular Group Award" from "Baidu The Hottest Awards","Best Group Award" at "Top Chinese Music Billboard Newcomer Awards"

tumblr reveals its most re-blogged K-Pop groups of 2013!
Tumblr Reveals Its Most Re-Blogged K-Pop Groups Of 2013!

tumblr reveals its most re-blogged K-Pop groups of 2013!

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tumblr released its list of 2013's most-reblogged K-Pop groups.It's based on tags of group name.Here they are: EXO SHINee INFINITE B.A.P Girls Generation Super Junior BIGBANG Bangtan Boys 2NE1 VIXX B2ST f(x) Block B DBSK/ TVXQ Teen Top JYJ B1A4 BtoB 2PM A-Pink After School SISTAR miss A CNBLUE Nine Muses

Tumblr Releases List of Most Reblogged K-Pop Groups of 2013
Tumblr Releases List Of Most Reblogged K-Pop Groups Of 2013

Tumblr Releases List of Most Reblogged K-Pop Groups of 2013

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Soompi_News_Leaderboard_ATF Mobile_Soompi_Ldrbrd_ATF Soompi_Mini_Ad_MainSoompi Search Main menu Skip to contentHome News Gallery Recap Exclusive Forums Shop LANGUAGEFrançais Español Português ภาษาไทย Tumblr Releases List of Most Reblogged K-Pop Groups of 2013by small_smileyDecember 13, 2013 1 of 26With 2013 almost ending, various websites have been posting “year in review” posts and Tumblr is one of them! The website recently just released a list of the most re-blogged K-Pop groups this year. This is based from the number of searches done per artist.

The number one most re-blogged K-Pop group was, to no ones surprise, EXO. 2013 has been a very successful year for them with their hits Wolf and Growl, but even before that ruled Tumblr with one of the most active tags. Can you guess who makes the next twenty-four? Click the gallery to see the other most re-blogged K-Pop groups.