Please Meet The Wonder Girls

Wonder Girls

Wonder Girls

First time I heard about them, I think their voices sounded quite unique, like they are influenced by blues or soul elements or sort of … and it’s interesting.Wonder Girls debuted in 2007 in the event “쇼! 음악 중심” (“Show! Music Core”) in MBC, singing “Irony”, a hip-hop single from their debut mini-album, “The Wonder Begins”. Their producer and also manager is a singer, Park Jin Young (JYP).
This girl group was created by MTV reality show that revealed everyday life of each member (The Wonder Life).
The group consists of five sexy girls,  Sun Ye, Ye Eun, Hye Rim (replaces Sun Mi), Soo Hee and Yoo Bin (replaces Hyun A who resigned for health reasons).
Throughout their career since 2007 until now, protégé’s JYP has resulted many successful songs and many awards. One of the most successful song is “Nobody” (2008) which became the first song by a Korean group to enter the Billboard Hot 100.
They want to try to repeat the success of “Nobody”,so in May 2010 they released a new single “2 Different Tears”. So far, in Korean music charts this single still has a big possibility to be as successful as “Nobody”. Hopefully it will …


1. Yubin
Real name: Kim Yubin (김유빈)
Date of birth: 4 October, 1988 (age 21)

Ye Eun
2. Ye Eun (Yenny)
Real name: Park Ye Eun (박예은)
Date of birth: May 26, 1989 (age 21)

Sun Ye
3. Sun Ye (Sun)
Real name: Min Sunye (민선예)
Date of birth: August 12, 1989 (age 20)

4. Sohee
Real name: Sohee Ahn (안소희)
Date of birth: June 27, 1992 (age 17)

5. Hye-rim (Lim)
Real name: Woo Hye-rim (우혜림)
Date of birth: September 1 1992 (age 17)

1. The Wonder Begins (mini album, 13 Februari 2007)
2. The Wonder Years (album perdana, 13 September 2007); singel: “Tell Me”, “이 바보” (“You Fool”), “Wishing On A Star”
3. So Hot (3 Juni 2008); singel: “So Hot”, “This Time”
4. The Wonder Years Trilogy (30 September 2008); singel: “Nobody”
5. “2 Different Tears” (19 Mei 2010); Singel: “2 Different Tears”

Television shows
Wonder Girls Season 1 (late 2006 – early 2007)
Wonder Girls Season 2 (mid 2007)
Wonder Girls Season 3 (early 2008)
Wonder Bakery (late 2008)
Welcome To Wonderland (early 2009)

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