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[News]WonderBang rules on Forbes Korea ‘Korea Power Celebrities’

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Forbes Korea released the results of ‘Korea Power Celebrities’ on 25th February in commemoration of their 6th anniversary.

‘Korea Power Celebrities’ selects 40 individuals/groups from the fields of acting, singing, CF modelling, sports etc looking at their popularity, income and influence etc.

And group Big Bang and WonderGirls are #2 and #3 on the chart respectively.

And the title of ‘Korea’s Best Star’ goes to ‘fairy on ice’ ice skater Kim Yeon Ah.

The standards used in ‘Korea’s Power Celebrities’ are the same of that used in Forbes America’s ‘Power Celebrity 100′.

Kim Yeon Ah emerged as ‘Korea’s Best Star’ after winning 2nd on influence on media appearance, 1st on professionalism, 3rd for popularity on internet search and appearance on broadcast programs and 12th on income.

And 5-member group Big Bang, who roped in a total of 35 billion KRW of income on album sales and concert sales, is listed at #2 position on the chart after Kim Yeoh Ah. And also girl group WonderGirls, who brought us many smash hits after smash hits like ‘Tell Me’ and ‘Nobody’ is at #3 on the chart.

Other standings:
#4 – Kpop diva Lee Hyori
#5 – Group So Nyeo Shi Dae
#6 – Soccer plater Park Ji Seong on Man.U team
#7 – Lee Seung Yeop
#8 – Singer Rain
#9 – MC Yoo Jae Seok
#10 – Kim Tae Hee

>>>Go, WonderBang<3

[Translation]BigBang debut 2 years and 6months total sales exceeded a million

Post taken from: bbf1 @ VIPz Overseas/BBVIPz
translate: maggie
from: http://www.bigbangfamily.com

Idol Star Bigbang debut 2 years and 6 months after the record sales total (including the Live CD and LIVE DVD) broke the one million.In the music market has not completely recovered from recession in the swamp out of the situation,this is an exception.

Especially about the experience of the Entertainment Industry, although now bigbang still in the new idol star level , but there have been breakthrough in the sales 1,000,000 of new idol star’s level, which attracted people’s more attention to them.

on Feb.20 money today starnews had an intervie with bigbang’s company YG Entertainment. According to the information received shows that, bigbang in August 29, 2006 released debut single sold 62,000 (The following numbers basic on wholesalers Treasury ), and then they began to accelerate and increase in sales.
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[News]Big Bang is the biggest winner in K Chart history

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KBS 2TV Music Bank did a little reorganisation to their show on 11th January 2008 introducing their own ‘K Chart’ and upgrading itself to become ‘MuBank K Chart Show’.

With its 500th episode coming, we see the different records made on the show in the past 1 year.

And group Big Bang is the number 1 winner on the chart for the past year.

‘K-Chart’ is a collection of several charts – album record chart, digital record chart, viewers preference chart.

Big Bang was the first winner on K Chart on 11th January last year with the song ‘Last Farewell’. They were also the winner for the month of January on K Chart aired on 1st February.

Subsequently, for the rest of the months, the winners are:

* February- So Nyeo Shi Dae
* March- Jewelry
* April- Lee Seung Gi
* May- MC Mong
* June- WonderGirls with ‘So Hot’
* July – Brown Eyes ‘Don’t go, Don’t Go’
* August – Seo Taiji ‘Maoi’
* September – Big Bang with ‘Haru Haru’
* October – Dong Bang Shin Ki with ‘MIROTIC’
* November – Big Bang ‘Sunset Glow’
* December – Big Bang ‘Sunset Glow’

And previously for January 2009, So Nyeo Shi Dae is the winner for the month with their comeback.

So for the past year, Big Bang is the winner for the most number of #1 on the chart. Big Bang were the #1for the month of January 2008, September 2008, November 2008 and December 2008.

Also, Big Bang set the record for taking both 1st and 2nd position for chart in the month of September. Other than Big Bang, group Dong Bang Shin Ki and Brown Eyes were at both #1 and #2 in the month of October and July respectively.

But amongst all the #1 winners, Seo Taiji emerged #1 with the most number of points at 11485.75 in August with the song ‘Maoi’.

>>>What else can i say, they are the BIG BANG!!! ^^

[News]Big Bang Reveals Self-Fulfilment Strategies

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Post taken from: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/index.asp
By Chung Ah-young
Staff Reporter
thanks to momovip

Idol group Big Bang seems to be the boys-next-door, even quiet and unassuming, but once they are on stage they exude charisma and passion in their music.

They were not overnight stars. They were well prepared and tailor-made by YG Entertainment led by Yang Hyun-suk, a local pop mogul.

In “Shouting to the World” written by Big Bang, which has shot onto the bestseller list, they write about how they became stars and overcame difficulties on the way.
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