Pop Groups

Some Korean Groups,

TVXQ

TVXQ (Tong Vfang Xien Qi) is a Korean boy band. This group is composed of five members specializing in the areas of dance, acappella, various drama acting, and pop with an R&B vibe. The group has gained popularity in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, Thailand and other East Asian countries. Currently, it is one of the top pop groups of the Korean Wave (hallyu).

The name is translated to “Rising Gods of the East.” The Japanese equivalent of the group’s name is Tōhōshinki (abbreviated as THSK). The group debuted in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and China in 2004.

The Members:

HERO JaeJoong


Stage Name : HERO | YoungWoong JaeJoong
Real Name : Kim JaeJoong
Birthdate: January 26, 1986 (1986-01-26) (age 21)
Birthplace: Chungnam
Position: Main Vocals

U-KNOW YunHo

Stage Name : U-KNOW | U-know YunHo
Real Name: Jung YunHo
Birthdate: February 6, 1986 (1986-02-06) (age 21)
Birthplace: Gwangju
Position: Baritone, Leader

MICKY YooChun


Stage Name : MICKY | Micky YooChun
Real Name: Park YooChun
Birthdate: June 4, 1986  (age 20)
Birthplace: Seoul
Position: Bass-baritone

XIAH JunSu


Stage Name : XIAH | Xiah JunSu
Real Name: Kim JunSu
Birthdate: December 15, 1986  (age 20)(registered on January 1, 1987)
Birthplace: Gyeonggi
Position: Baritenor
Religion: Seventh-day Adventist

MAX ChangMin


Stage Name : MAX | ChoiKang ChangMin
Real Name: Shim ChangMin
Birthdate: February 18, 1988  (age 19)
Birthplace: Seoul
Position: Tenor
Religion: Buddhism

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Big Bang

Big Bang (Korean: 빅뱅) is a Korean hip hop & R&B group composed of five members, each contributing different vocal or rapping parts. They are considered to be the new face of the YG Family. Debuting in 2006, they quickly became popular, and experienced great success in 2007 with the release of their single “Lies”, shooting the five-member boy band into super stardom as one of the biggest boy bands in Korea. Big Bang have been noted for their music as well as their taste in fashion, becoming famous throughout the country in the process.

G-Dragon
“To become a BIG STAR in the music industry.”

Stage Name : G-Dragon, GD
Real Name : Kwon Ji Yong
Birthdate: August 18, 1988 (age 19)
Education Background: Seoul Korean Traditional Arts Middle & High School
Debut: DaeHanMinGook Hip Hop Flex 2001
Position: Leader / Main Rapper
>>G-Dragon’s AF Thread<<

Tae Yang
“To become THE BEST in the music industry.”

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Stage Name : Tae Yang; SoL
Former Stage Name : Young Bae Taekwon
Real Name: Dong Young Bae
Birthdate: May 20, 1988  (age 19)
Debut: YG Family 2nd Album 2002
Position: Main Vocalist
>>Taeyang’s AF Thread<<

T.O.P
“To INSPIRE people with my voice and become BIG.”(Omo ..Top Ur in The top!! )
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Stage Name : T.O.P
Former Stage Name : Tempo
Real Name: Choi Seung Hyun
Birthdate: November 4, 1987 (age 20)
Education Background: Seoul Art College (Majoring in Musical)
Position: Rapper / Beat Boxer
>>T.O.P’s AF Thread<<

Dae Sung
“To let the whole world LISTEN to our music.”
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Stage Name : Dae Sung; D-Lite
Real Name: Kang Dae Sung
Birthdate: April 26, 1989  (age 18)
Education Background: KyeongIn High School
Position: Vocalist
>>Daesung’s AF Thread<<

Seung Ri
“A NEW STYLE of music set on the music industry.”
qtcd5.jpg Seung Ri image by _lover_boi

Stage Name : Seung Ri; V.I
Former Stage Name : V & Victory
Real Name: Lee Seung Hyun
Birthdate: December 12, 1990 (age 17)
Position: Vocalist
>>Seungri’s AF Thread<<

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SS501

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(pronounced as Double-S 501) is a South Korean boy band under
management of Daesung Entertainment, also known as DSP Entertainment.
ss501 is an idol group consist of 5 members, kim hyunjong, heo
youngsaeng, kim kyujong, park jung min and also kim hyungjun. The ‘ss’
in ‘ss501’ stands for sun and star for the first s and the second s is
for singer representing their hope and dream in the world of
entertainment, the 501 also have the meaning of 5 person stands as 1.
in another word ss501 representing these boys hope and dream of
becoming singer and in the future will achieve their dream of becoming
big stars in the entertainment worlds.

Kim Hyun Joong

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  • Birthday: June 6, 1986 (1986-06-06) (age 22)
  • Position: Leader, Rap , Vocal
  • Past experience: MC Show Music Core, MC SBS Inki Gayo, MC Mnet Countdown.
  • Notes: Kim Hyun Joong had been a host of MBC’s music show Show! Music Core[2], debuting on November 11, 2006, joining Brian from Fly to the Sky. He left the show in order to make the group’s first debut in Japan, at the beginning of 2007. They released 2 albums in Japan, and they are returning to Korea in February, after a concert in China. He is also part of the We Got Married cast that shows on MBC. He also got casted on the Korean version of Hana Yori Dango – “Boys Over Flowers”, which is currently filming

Heo Young Saeng

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  • Birthday: November 3, 1986 (1986-11-03) (age 22)
  • Position: Main high vocal
  • Past experience: DJ for SBS’s “Youngstreet” Radio (from June to August 2006), MC Mnet Countdown.
  • Notes: Heo Young Saeng was a former trainee under SM Entertainment, he left to join DSP Entertainment. He is close to many TVXQ and Super Junior members, notably Hero Jaejoong, Yesung, and Choi Siwon

Kim Kyu Jong

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  • Birthday: February 24, 1987 (1987-02-24) (age 21)
  • Position: high low vocal
  • Past experience: Mnet “Drama – Break”, DJ for SBS’s “Youngstreet” Radio, MC Mnet Countdown.
    • Notes: Kim Kyu Jong, along with Park Jung Min, were DJs for SBS’s “Youngstreet” radio.

Park Jung Min

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  • Birthday: April 3, 1987 (1987-04-03) (age 21)
  • Position: low vocal
  • Past experience: MTV Fresh VJ (from March to November 2003), DJ for SBS’s “Youngstreet” Radio, MC of a Korean TV Show (MBC): 74434, MC SBS Inki Gayo, MC Mnet Countdown.
  • Notes: Jung Min is the new MC of a Korean TV Show (MBC) entitled !느낌표: 위대한 유산 74434. This show explores the Korean heritage and its lost treasures. He was also a DJ for “Youngstreet” along with fellow group member Kim Kyu Jong. He was chosen as the lead actor in a musical – Grease.

Kim Hyung Joon

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  • Birthday: August 3, 1987 (1987-08-03) (age 21)
  • Position: Rap , vocal
  • Past experience: Ock Joo Hyun‘s (Fin.K.L) Music Video – Catch, MC Mnet Hello Chat (2006), MC Mnet ALBRARY (2008), MC Mnet Countdown.
  • Notes: Kim Hyung Jun’s brother Kim Ki Bum (Marumir/마루미르) was in the new group Xing he then left in 2007, now he is in a new boyband named U-Kiss. His brother has often been confused with Kim Kibum of Super Junior.

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SHINee

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SM Entertainment, which has already released some of the popular groups in the Kpop scene like TVXQ, Super Junior and Girls’ Generation, introduces a new male group called “SHINee.” (샤이니) . Pronounced like Shine- Ney, the members are described as a contemporary band, compsing of members whose ages range from 14-18 years old and who go by the names of Jonghyun, Minho, Taemin, Onew and Key.

According to SM Entertainment, SHINee is going to lead this generation’s trendy dance, fashion and music. With regard to its name, the label explains that it is a combination of the word “shine” and “ee,” which is to mean “people receiving the light.” This light, as applied to the group, is the “spotlight” directed toward SHINee, whose goal is to fascinate fans, regardless of their age or where they come from, with its diverse music.


ONEW

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Real Name: Lee Jin Ki 이진기
Birthday: 1989.12.14
Height: 177 cm
Interest/Speciality: Singing, Piano, Chinese
Position: Leader, 2nd Lead Vocalist

TAEMIN

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Nickname: Spineless Maknae
Birthday: 1993.07.18
Height: 175 cm
Interest/Speciality: Dance, Piano, Chinese
Position: Supporting Vocalist, Lead Dancer

JONGHYUN

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Nickname: Bling Bling
Birthday: 1990.04.08
Height: 173cm
Interest/Speciality: Singing, Song Writing, Chinese
Position: Lead Vocalist
Trivia: Was featured in Zhang LiYin’s first album – Jang Ri In ft. Kim Jong Hyun – Wrongly Given

MINHO

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Nickname: Flaming Charisma
Birthday: 1991.12.09
Height: 181cm
Interest/Speciality: Football, Basketball, Acting, Modeling, English, Chinese
Position: Supporting Vocalist, Lead Rapper

KEY

Real Name: Kim Ki Bum 김기범
Nickname: Almighty Key
Birthday: 1991.09.23
Height: 177 cm
First Appearance: Super Junior Movie: Attack of the Pin Up Boys, Series of Terror Attacks
Interest/Speciality: Rap, Dance, Snowboarding, Water-skiing, Japanese, English, Chinese
Position: Supporting Vocalist, 2nd Lead Rapper

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2NE1

2NE1 (Korean: 투애니원; pronounced “To Anyone” or “twenty-one”) is a South Korean girl group created by YG Entertainment. First appearing in a Cyon commercial campaign with Big Bang for LG Telecom, their debut single “Fire” was released on May 6, 2009 and on May 17 the song premiered on SBS’s Inkigayo.

The group consists of Lee Chae Rin (Hangul: 이채린), Park Bom (Hangul: 박봄), Park Sandara (Hangul: 박산다라), and Gong Minji (Hangul: 공민지).

The group’s name 2NE1 stands for “New Evolution of the 21st Century”/”21c New Evolution”

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Park Sandara

Park Bom

Minji

Responses

  1. Hi!
    Jaejoong shi,
    I love and like you.

  2. Hi!
    Jaejoong shi,
    H1 N1 disease is diffuse in your country.
    So,be careful yourself.

  3. Hi!
    Jaejoong shi,
    MY CRAZY LOVE FOR YOU.

  4. my jaejoongie looks sugeeee kawaii!!!! *drool and flood the whole house*

  5. hyunjoongshie!

  6. SS501 are the best band on the world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I LOVE YOU GUYS!!!!!!!!

  7. Kim Kyu Jong is the most beautiful in band SS501!

  8. In my mind, KyuJong is the one. He is so cute good looking

  9. ss501!!!!!I love you!!!!
    there are different ways why I love each of the members!!!!!!! SO cute

  10. oh my god!!!! I love Hero Jae Jong and U-Know Yun Ho forever!!!!

  11. hi~!
    umm.. Are sure that the one of the photo is JaeJoong?
    Because .. As some friends.. That is the double of JJ… o.o

    • I’m pretty sure thats jj =P♥

  12. Hey guy !!! I love you !!! Uhmmm…..I know Dogulita look so handsome…lol

  13. TVXQ……….BigBang………

    I Love you……………

  14. hi how are you today??

    can you tell me where you came from plezz..

  15. wow!! Joongie!! that pic is really pretty as usual what did i expect still a pretty boy!!

    ALWAYS KEEP THE FAITH!!

    JOONGIE!! TAKE CARE!!

  16. Hi
    Super Junior-T ,Super Junior-H ,
    Super Junior-K.R.Y,Super Junior-M fighting.
    I love all of you.

  17. i love all member in SS501 and i’m very like your dance,,,, it’s cool….

  18. Hai,,
    I cant Speaking Korean Lenguage..
    I cant Speaking Indonesian Language.

    Aku Ingin Pergi Ke Korea..

    • Whaaa?? why would u need to speak indonesian ?? Huh..Okkay korean i get but the other one ..WTF??

  19. minho is so handsome

  20. So talented people.. Love it so uch.. TVXQ is my favorite group…

  21. I love minho so much….

  22. ss501 areumdaptta,,,,sarangeo……

  23. ♥AMO♥ demais’ ♥LOVEFOREVER♥

  24. anyaseoooo
    my name is farzaneh..
    i live in iran .
    .i love you very much. i dont no …why…..
    ….but((((((( i love you very very very very much)))

    • (((((((((SS501))))))) i love you very much

  25. I see you got talent in writing posts. Waiting for more posts

  26. tvxq especially MAX CHANGMINNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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