[NEWS] 120514 Appearance is the Major Criteria for YG’s New Girlgroup?

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Head of YG Entertainment, Yang Hyun Suk gradually reveals the realities behind the girl group they are currently gearing.

The company’s official blog has been a great weapon to reveal the confirmed members for their upcoming girl group. Up until now, there are already 5 members revealed, yet the identities of the two “mystery girls” aren’t disclosed. Earlier, it has been announced to the public that the girls who appeared on MNET’s “Superstar K”, Euna Kim and Kim Eunbi will be a part of this team.

As YG teased fans with his sole technique, fans show greater interest unto them. The appearance of the members of this group evokes the topic that they are likely to become 2NE1 who appeared in the music industry just like an “Eye of the Storm”.

◇Keyword 1 – Number of 9?
The first keyword for YG’s new representative girl girl group is “Number of 9″. According to YG officials, the cast of this girl group has been completed, and it will have up to 7 members. But they added, Yang Hyun Suk has the thought to make this group a nine-member team.

An official from YG Entertainment revealed that”Yang Hyun Suk has confirmed that this group will have seven members. He just created a synthetic situation that this group will have 9 members. But, there’s a possibility that this team will have 9 members.” The officials also explained that this group is estimated to debut by September.

On the girl group market, “9” is a meaningful number. For several years now, girl groups with 9 members dominates the music industry and gain much popularity and attention from the public, and a great example is SM Entertainment’s girl group, Girls Generation. Creating new girl groups with a similar number like Girl s Generation is not an easy task, especially you have to combine good looks with talent.

It has also been specified that they will hold their debut on September. Typically for the music scene, prior to the end of promotions, it’s the time when rookies attract the most attention. It has been a belief that if they start promoting in spring or summer, there will be a fresh appeal, but if they start doing activities by winter, the time is too short and they won’t be able to meet people’s expectation.

Another representative from YG Entertainment said, “We are considering the fact that we can give the strongest impression for YG’s new girl group if they will get started by autumn season, so we picked the month of September.

◇Keyword 2 – Appearance first?
Meanwhile, officials often say “YG doesn’t look at the appearance”. Bigbang and 2NE1 grew with stereotyped personality and the members has outstanding abilities, which made them stand out on the music industry. However, the officials said that the outside appearance has also been the major criteria for this group. An official explicated, “As for Bigbang and 2NE1, we considered people’s selection, and not the looks. But this time, it’s the other way around. We consider the appearance of the members first.” They also added “We will not make this group the same style as 2NE1, cuz’ it’s no fun. We would like to see for once that this group is competing with existing beautiful girl groups.”

◇Keyword 3 – Own Color, Skills
They have explained that they considered the outside appearance first for this girl group, but there’s no way that skills won’t be emphasized. Recently, a dance video of the 5th member of YG’s new girl group was exposed to the public. Her professional way of dancing aroused fascination. It has also been said that the other members are a combination of both singing and dancing skills.

Another official from YG finalized “We picked out beautiful girls because it’s the trend, but there’s no way that their abilities are lacking.”

Source: Nate
Translated by: ilove2NE1girls @ YGDreamers

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[NEWS] 120514 YG Entertainment’s upcoming girl group seems to parallel 2NE1?

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YG Entertainment recently revealed yet another ‘mystery girl’.

On May 11th, YG Entertainment released a video teaser featuring a potential member of the agency’s upcoming girl group on the YG-Life Blog. The new mystery girl seems to have outstanding dancing skills and, according to reports by media and fans, is rumored to be a 16-year-old half Caucasian and half Korean trainee from Thailand.

With three ‘mystery girls’ in total, including Kim Eunbi and Euna Kim, who were already known to the public through Mnet’s ‘Superstar K’, it seems like the members and overall structure of the new upcoming group shows several similarities to 2NE1, who made a powerful and impacting debut into the Korean music industry in 2009.

First, despite her young age of only 17, Kim Eunbi was one of the Top 6 finalists in 2010’s ‘Superstar K2’. Many are anticipating that she will most likely be the main vocal or the ‘Park Bom’ of this new group. During the second season of ‘Superstar K’, Eunbi showed her quirky and honest personality that captured the hearts of many male fans, which seems similar to 2NE1 Park Bom’s four-dimensional and dorky personality.

In addition, Euna Kim, who showed her talents and rapping skills in ‘Superstar K3’ last year, could be connected to 2NE1’s CL. Euna Kim proved her potential and capabilities in rapping through her cover of Sam Sparro’s “Black and Gold” with Kim Eunbi. Other than that, her English proficiency and background in the United States seem to be similar to CL.

The second ‘mystery girl’, who was revealed on May 4th, gained attention from the public through her innocent and beautiful appearance. Although there hasn’t been much information revealed about this member, many are speculating her to be handling the ‘visual’ role of the group, which reminds us of 2NE1’s Sandara Park.

It has been said that the third ‘mystery girl’ revealed on the 11th is one of the best dancers from YG, with a fantastic sense of rhythm and powerful moves. Although she is only 16 years old, the video clip revealed shows her flexibility and skills in dancing to fast beats. This member seems to parallel with the ‘dancing-machine’ and the youngest member of 2NE1, Minzy.

These 16-20 year old girls have been taking away the search rankings on various Korean portal sites each time they were revealed through the YG-Life Blog. It seems like the marketing strategy by YG to reveal each ‘mystery girl’ one by one to build up anticipation has been a success so far.

Recently, there have been many girl groups making their debut in the industry. However, this upcoming girl group from YG Entertainment has been gaining a huge amount of attention from the media and public despite the fact that only a few members have been revealed. This is incredibly similar to when 2NE1 made their debut. 2NE1 transformed the definition of K-Pop girl groups, from innocent and cute looking to powerful hip-hop warriors. 2NE1 was a revolutionary group that swept the music charts during their debut, and now many are anticipating whether this new girl group will be able to follow in their footsteps.

YG has been trying to hide the personal information of these members and have been keeping them in complete ‘mystery’. With YG’s impressive marketing strategies, ability to set a new trend in the industry, and their top-class trainees, many are excited to see what this new group will bring to the K-Pop world.

Source: Allkpop

[NEWS] 120513 YG Upcoming Girl Group 5th Member’s Dancing Skills Comparable to Gong Minzy’s?

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5th Member of YG’s Upcoming Girlgroup – Outstanding Dancing Skills Comparable to 2NE1’s Gong Minzy’s?

YG Entertainment has unveiled the 5th member of the new girlgroup they’re preparing.

On the 11th, YG posted a video through their official blog with another “Who’s that girl” tease,and the girl was dancing to an upbeat music.

The girl was spotted wearing baggy shirt and fitting shorts, and is preoccupied by dancing. She showed off her spectacular dancing skills including intense poppin, and wave.

YG agency officials revealed a statement regarding this mysterious girl with exceptional dancing skills, “This girl has eccentric dancing abilities. Though it’s difficult to compare her skills to our female artists with outstanding dancing skills too like Gong Minzy, i think her skills are comparable enough.”

They also added, “A few details about the debut, overall concept and plans to unveil in the future. The whole process regarding the debut is secretly in progress as of now.

Prior to this, YG already introduced the four other members for this group, which includes Kim Eunbi, Yuna Kim, and two other mystery girls.

Source: Nate
Translated by: ilove2NE1girls @ YGDreamers

[NEWS] 120513 YG’s Upcoming Girl Group 5th member’s dance Video Hits Over 1 Million Views in 2 Days!

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YG released the 5th member of their upcoming girl group with a dance video and in just 2 days, the video recorded over 1 million viewers.

On May 11st, YG uploaded a video on YouTube and posted it on YG-Life blog entitled “Who’s That Girl???“.

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The name and nationality has not yet been revealed. Also, comments are flooding and incessant growth.

In particular, the ‘5th member’ is known with mixed nationality with half Caucasian and half Korean. In addition, the confirmed members are also seen dancing on the video.

At the present, only 5 members are revealed. The first 2 are from Mnet‘s ‘Superstar K‘. Kim Eunbi from ‘Superstar K2‘ and Euna Kim from ‘Superstar K3‘. The other member is known as Shin Min Ah look a like named Jenny Kim. And lastly the member with the majestic appearance looked like 2NE1‘s Dara.

Meanwhile, YG’s new girl group is expected to debut on the month of September.

Source: Naver
Translated by: bryan13334 via ygentnewgirlgroup

[NEWS] 120513 YG′s Upcoming Girl Group to Include Thai Audition Program Winner?

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Netizens have uncovered more information about the recently unveiled dancing star of YG’s upcoming girl group.

On May 12, on an online community site posting, information about the mysterious member was posted titled, “YG’s Girls’ Generation’s Fifth Members Real Picture.”

The picture revealed a girl with a short bob, smiling for the camera. The picture was revealed to have been from a 2010 Thai audition program.

A video of the individual during her appearance in the audition program was also seen showing, once more, her powerful dance moves.

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The inclusion of a Thai member made fans curious if the upcoming YG Entertainment girl group will be a multi-cultural one.

Here′s the video YG previously posted of the mysterious fifth member:

Source: Mwave

[NEWS] 120512 ‘The 5th’ Member Garners Explosive Interests From Netizens

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At the moment the face and the video footage of the fifth mysterious girl from YG’s upcoming girl group was released, a great debate took place about her personal information and her native country.

Another mystery girl with an exotic appearance was unveiled yesterday through YG’s official blog. Based on her appearance, she’s mixed-blood. As soon as the video and photo was released, personal information and questions about her quickly spread in the internet.

The identity of this girl was “unknown”, yet she was identified to be half blooded. Her parents are Caucasian & Korean. She’s 16 years old and she’s known with excellent dancing skills.

Netizens who saw the video left comments and identified her as a Thai girl,and related her to 2PM’s Nickhun who was also from Thailand. Articles like “5th Mystery girl from YG’s upcoming girlgroup and Nickhun are surely from the same country but not at the same exact place” started to rise.

Though it’s evident on the photo that this mystery girl is a Thai, YG was consistent to give no comments about this matter.

This 5th candidate for YG’s upcoming girlgroup showed off unique looks and excellent body movements in dancing. It’s hard to believe that at her very young age, she’s flexible and she has powerful gestures.Most especially, her tumbling which she did effortlessly aroused surprise.

Source: Nate
Translated by: ilove2NE1girls @ YGDreamers

[NEWS] 120511 The ages of YG’s new girl group members garner interest

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Ever since photos of YG Entertainment’s new girl group members have been released, fans have been showing a lot of interest in the group and especially in the members’ young ages.

What they found interesting is that the members revealed so far are all born between 1993 and 1996.

Kim Eunbi is the oldest of the group as she was born in 1993. Kim Eunbi first appeared on ‘Superstar K2’, and made it to the top 6 with her vocal talent. Another confirmed member is Euna Kim who was born in 1994. She failed to make it to the top 10 of ‘Superstar K3’, but impressed viewers with her overflowing talent and potential.

The other two mystery girls are actually younger than Kim Eunbi and Euna Kim. The first mystery girl whose name is Jenny Kim was born in ’96, and has been training at YG since a very young age. The second mystery girl was born in ’95, and is garnering interest for her innocent and pretty face.

YG Entertainment responded to questions about the girl group stating, “We can’t say anything yet.”

Fans are curious about the image that this new girl group of the teen generation will portray. There are speculations that YG plans to debut its new girl group sometime this coming September.

Source: Allkpop

[NEWS] 120511 What Will YG’s New Girl Group Be Like?

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This article will try to figure out what kind of direction YG Entertainment’s new girl group will be going for, according to what information we do have about the members and YG Entertainment’s past groups.

The first interesting piece of information that we learned about the new girl group is that they have a “no plastic surgery clause” in the contract for the members. Also, we know that the group will have more than seven members. (Some sources say that there are 10 individuals training to be members of the group)

Now, here are the pictures of the revealed members.

The First Member: Kim Eun Bi From Superstar K2

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On November 21, 2011 we found out that Super Star K2’s Kim Eun Bi would be a part of the group. She made it to Top Six during Mnet’s “Superstar K2” and was signed by YGE shortly after her elimination.

Kim Eun Bi’s vocal talents were already shown through “Superstar K2,” I think it is safe to assume that she will be one of the main vocalists.

The Second Member: Kim Euna

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She was on the third season of Superstar K as a contestant. On the show she showed a spunky attitude reminiscent of Jo Kwon from 2AM. It looks like she can sing, and she will also play a big role when the girl group appears on variety shows.

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Click here to check out a clip of Kim Eunbi and Kim Euna singing

The Third Member: Jennie Kim

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Hailing from Australia New Zealand, she has a girl-next-door look.

The Fourth Member: ???

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We don’t really know anything about her except that she has a more innocent look to her!

The Fifth Member: ???

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We know that she is 16, she can dance, and she is half-Caucasian, Half-Korean. Check out her dance video here. I am going to out on a limb and assume that they showed her dancing video because she will be the dancer of the group.

So if we sum up the information from what we know about the group, it looks like we have two singers, one variety show specialist, and one dancer. I wouldn’t be surprised if the sixth or seventh member of the group will be shown rapping. Because, with YG groups rapping is integral! (Except in Big Mama’s case)

Guesses About the New Girl Group

In my mind the two things about all YG Entertainment groups is that they are very unique, in that they have their own color and there is a lot of rapping in their songs. I firmly believe that this will also be the same for the new girl group.

The new girl group will debut sometime in September, stay tuned for more details.

Source: Soompi

[NEWS] 120511 YG Surprisingly Unveils the 5th Member of Upcoming Girlgroup!

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The fifth member of YG’s new girlgroup has been revealed.

On the 11th, YG Entertainment posted a video on their official blog, YG-Life. The girl showed off her amazing dancing skills on the video which is 1 minute 37 seconds long. On the last part of the video, the picture of the girl was posted together with an unknown name and nationality, but her age was revealed (16).

This particular girl is confirmed to be the 5th member of YG’s upcoming girlgroup, and her parents are Korean.

4 days earlier, YG also posted “Who’s that girl?” on their blog with a photo of an attractive girl. And this girl was announced to be born in the year 1995.

Last month also, YG posted a photo of a girl with a mysterious atmosphere. But the first mystery girl, Kim Jenny was born in the year 1996. While Kim Eunbi who has been the oldest among all of them (born in 1993) was specuated to be in-charge of the team.

Another member is Yuna Kim who was born in 1994 and made a stylish appearance on ‘Superstar K3’ which was aired last year.

Meanwhile, YG did not specify the exact number of members and the time of the debut but they are guessed to debut by September.

Source: Nate
Translated by: ilove2NE1girls @ YGDreamers

[NEWS] 120510 Kim Eun Bi from YG’s New Girl group will be in-charge of Taking Care of the Members?

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Some of the members from YG Entertainment‘s new girl group which was rumored to debut this year caught the attention of the public. This team currently has 4 members, two among them had their identities revealed, while the other two are still shrouded in mystery.

In the middle of all this, fun eye-catching issues unfolds. Until now, the members are one by one being identified to be born between the year 1993 – 1996. While the other members would have their freedom, it seems like Kim Eunbi on the other hand will be in-charge of taking care of the members.

On the 10th of May, several officials from Star News revealed that Kim Eun Bi was known on her appearance on “Superstar K2” last 2010, but she is a 93-liner.

Yet another member, Kim Yuna was born in 1994, and made an appearance on “Superstar K3” but failed to enter the Top 10, yet she proved to the United States that she is qualifying.

YG released last mid-April and this month the stunning beauty of the first and second member, Yuna Kim and Kim Eunbi.

The first mystery girl is Kim Jennie which is a 96-liner. She had some music lessons in YG Entertainment.

The second mystery girl was born in 1995. She also has a charm of a grade school student.

Star News asked YG if they could confirm these news, but YG said “We cannot answer about that yet.” with a cautious look, but wasn’t denial.

Music industry official said, “Confirmed members for YG’s new girl group are Kim EunBi (1993), Yuna Kim (1994), the first mystery girl Kim Jenny (1996), and second mystery girl (1995).” and added. “Though YG hasn’t officially released a statement about the number of members, most of the members will be 16-18 years old.”

Source: Nate
Translated by: ilove2NE1girls @ YGDreamers

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