4Minute( Korean :포미닛) is a five-member South Korean girl group formed in 2009 by Cube Entertainment with music singles and albums released primarily in South Korea and Japan. The members of the group are Nam Ji-hyun , Heo Ga-yoon , Jeon Ji-yoon , Kim Hyun-a , and Kwon So-hyun .The group debuted in June 2009 with its first single, " Hot Issue ", and in December 2010, it released its first Japanese album,Diamond. In 2011, the group released its first Korean full length album,4Minutes Left.The group received the Bonsang Award at the 20th Seoul Music Awards , and the Kpop New Artist Award at the 2010 Billboard Japan Music Awards.
It has officially begun: the month of the 'girl group comebacks' has drawn nigh. Beginning with4minute's comeback with "What's Your Name?", the next few weeks will see a veritable flood of girl groups rushing out with their comebacks in an effort to win more fans and tide over existing one…
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The May girl group battle has just begun, and the ones that have clashed first are4minute,SECRET, andT-ara N4!All three of these respective groups held their comeback stages on 'M! Countdown' and every one of them had something different to bring to the stage!4minute brought back the definition of s…
The next member, Nam Ji-hyun , was revealed on May 22.The remaining members were announced the following day.
On June 21, the group's van was raided by fans, who stole clothing and other items. Cube Entertainment said, "It was very unfortunate that such an ordeal occurred."
along with its second single, " Muzik ".The song won an Inkigayo Mutizen award.
The lyrics in question, in the style of a first-person narrative, express an unwillingness on the part of the subject to "give" herself or her heart to her partner. Cube Entertainment responded to the ban by stating that the song was intended to be "about the pure feelings of a girl to a guy" and that they were very disappointed by the decision.On October 15, the single "What a Girl Wants" was released.
The song featured Korean rapper Jun Hyung of label mate Beast .
The single reached number 21 on the Oricon weekly singles chart.
"HuH" peaked at number 3 on the Gaon Singles Chart.On May 24, South Korean FM station "Voice of Freedom" included the "Huh" song in its propaganda broadcasts to North Korea
The group performed for Celebration at Marina, one of the line-up activities for the Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010On July 30, the Japanese version of "I My Me Mine" was released,
In December, 4Minute held Japanese concerts4Minute Energy Live Volume 2: Diamondin Tokyo and Osaka. Its Japanese albumDiamondwas released on December 15 and debuted at the number 18 on the Oricon chart.
On February 23, the group modeled for bridal designer Yumi Katsura at her 2011 Paris Grand Collection Tokyo Fashion Show held in Tokyo’s Ry?goku Kokugikan , where the group performed songs "Muzik" and "Why".On March 12, the group performed at the 50th Anniversary Music Wave Concert in Thailand .
The music video was released in February, followed by a single release in March 9." Heart to Heart " was released as a music video on March 29, and starred CN Blue 's Jungshin .
.Because of the song's provocative spread leg choreography; music producers demanded that "Mirror Mirror" be changed or the group could not perform the song on their shows.As a response, 4Minute changed the song's choreography, starting with the performance onM! Countdownon April 14.The song reached number two on the Gaon Chart.
On July 5, Hyun-a released a solo mini album,Bubble Pop!and the music video for the title track,Bubble Pop.Although the performances forBubble Popthe song was concluded prematurely due to Korea Communications Commission review committee, the music video was a viral hit, gaining 10 million views on YouTube as of August 2011.On August 3, the music videoFreestylewas released as an endorsement track for the video game companyJCE
On December 6, "Ready Go" was later released as the sixth Japanese single.
Volume Up(album) reached number one on the Gaon Weekly Album Chart,.The title singleVolume Upreached two on the Gaon Singles and number one on M! Countdown.
In the fourth week of May, the song reached number one on the Gaon Single Chart , making it the group's first chart topper for Gaon.On the June 1 edition, the single reached number one on theBillboardK-pop Hot 100.
On October 28, 4Minute was chosen as one of the 10 winners of "Style Icon Awards" for their trendy, stylish, and influential fashion the year 2014.They performed their hits "What's Your Name?" and "Whatcha Doin' Today".
On February 9, 4Minute released the EP along with the title track's full music video.
along with the music video for its lead single, " 24/7 ".2YOON held their debut stage on January 17 at M! Countdown.
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