4minute (Korean: 포미닛) is a girl group from Seoul, South Korea, founded by cube entertainment in 2009. The group consists of Ji Hyun (남지현), Ga Yoon (허가윤), Ji Yoon (전지윤), Hyuna (현아) and So Hyun (권소현). 4minute was announced in May 2009 along with two of the group's members Nam Jihyun and Kim Hyuna, former member of Wonder Girls. On June 11, 2009, the silhouette teaser video was released online along with their official website.
There are, at least, three bands known as 2AM. 1) 2AM is a South Korean four-member ballad boy band under JYP Entertainment. The members are Jung Jinwoon , Jo Kwon, Im Seulong, and Lee Changmin. 2AM is one of the two subgroups branched out from the eleven-member (before Jaebeom's departure) boy band One Day, the other being 2PM. They officially debuted on July 11, 2008 on KBS's Music Bank, performing their debut song "This Song".
Secret (시크릿) is a girl group under TS Entertainment. They debuted in October 2009 in South Korea with the single I Want You Back, they rose to prominence in 2010 with the song Magic from their first mini album Secret Time (EP), which peaked at #4 on KBS Music Bank. ★ MEMBERS Jung HyoSung (전효성) ~ Leader
Jung HaNa (정하나) a.k.a Zinger (징거) ~ Rapper
Song JiEun (송지은) ~ Main vocal
Han SunHwa (한선화) ~ Maknae
Miss A (aka 미스에이, in Hangul), is a South Korean girl group under AQ Entertainment, sub-label of JYPE. miss A began as a five member group and were known as the JYP Sisters. One of the original members was Hye Lim, who replaced Sun Mi of the Wonder Girls. The two remaining members of the group, Wang Fei Fei and Meng Jia, soon had Suzy Bae added making the group into a trio. They released a CF song 다시 사랑 in Korea along with a Chinese version in China in June of 2010. They later added a final member, Min Yong who had trained with JYPE nine years prior to debut.
Jay Park (<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/%EB%B0%95%EC%9E%AC%EB%B2%94" class="bbcode_artist">박재범</a>) is a South Korean-American singer, dancer, and actor. In his early high school years, he joined the local b-boy crew, Art of Movement (AOM). It wasn't until 2004 when he auditioned for JYP Entertainment that he caught the eye of Park Jinyoung and was brought to Korea to receive further training in dancing, rapping, singing, and the Korean language. Park first appeared through MNET's Hot Blood...
BEAST (in Korean: 비스트, stylized as B2ST) is a six-member boy band from South Korea, under Cube Entertainment. The group was originally known as B2ST, an acronym for Boys to Search for Top. However, their name was changed to BEAST (Boys of the East Standing Tall) a few days before debut. They released their first mini-album Beast Is the B2ST on October 14, 2009. There were many news articles on the group before its debut as many of them had previous experience in the entertainment industry.
There are 10 artist/bands who go by the name Tim (1)Tim (팀) (full name Timothy Hwang Young Min) is an extremely talented Korean solo artist from the United States. Born in 1981, he received much training over his childhood years such as vocal, modeling, and playing instruments. (He can play alto sax, drums, and the keyboard). Tim graduated from Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA. In April of 2003, He debuted with his first album in Korea under Yejeon Entertainment with the beautiful song, "Saranghamnida" (I Love You)...
TVXQ (often stylized TVXQ! or TVfXQ), an acronym for Tong Vfang Xien Qi (東方神起), is a South Korean quintet (by now continuing as a duo as of December 2010, due to three of the members filing lawsuit against SME) formed under SM Entertainment in 2003. In South Korea they are known as Dong Bang Shin Gi (동방신기, DBSK); they were later introduced in Japan as Tohoshinki (東方神起, Tōhōshinki) under the Avex sub-label Rhythm Zone in 2005. Their name translates as "The Rising Gods of the East".
C.N.BLUE (Korean: 씨엔블루), stylized as CNBLUE (Code Name Blue), is an Indie rock band from Seoul, South Korea, which debuted under F&C Entertainment on August 19, 2009 in Japan with the band's first mini album, Now or Never. The group released four teasers for their 1st album Bluetory, starring one member per each of the videos in the sequence of Jonghyun, Minhyuk, Jungshin and lastly, Jung Yong Hwa on the 6th, 8th, 11th and 13 January respectively. On the January 14, CN Blue debuted their first mini-album with lead single "I'm a Loner" (Korean: 외톨이야).