Now day’s Korean wave struck the world, including Malaysia. Whether their cloth, drama, food, variety show, and the music. What can I say is all items from korea will get response from people all over the world. it is a symptom of Korean wave. But did you know why all of this happens and why from day to day it is more spread? Actually the leader of Korean wave is their idol group or better known as k-pop group. They have so many groups in Korea but the best group for me is Shine, Big Bang, and Girl Generation.
The first group is Big Bang. . It is a South Korean male band under the management of YG Entertainment. Formed in 2006, Big Bang has grown to become one of the most successful Asian acts in the world. The group consists of G. Dragon, T. O. P, Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri. Big Bang is known for their unique urban-originated music and fashion style.
The members’ involvement in composing and producing their own music. In 2011 BigBang come back with Big Show concert and the album Tonight.
The album also became the very first K-pop album to reach the Top 10 on US iTunes chart and is the only non-English language album in the Top 100. The most memorable for this group is when their won the 2011 MTV EMA’s “Best Worldwide Act” award as representatives of the Asia-Pacific region with over 58 million votes. Since their release of Alive in 2012, Big Bang has received recognition from notable sites such as Rolling Stone, Ebony Magazine, Time Magazine, and a photo was featured on the Grammy Awards homepage.
Their first world tour Big Bang Alive Galaxy Tour is directed by choreographer Laurieann Gibson and will be stopping on 5 continents, 16 countries, and 25 cities including in Malaysia this October. Their Concert footage from Big Show was broadcasted in 160 countries through MTV World Stage, which pushed the promotion for their world tour. The second group is Shinee. There are a South Korean contemporary R&B boy group formed by SM Entertainment in 2008, one of the largest entertainment companies in Asia.
The group consists of Onew, Jonghyun,Key, Minho, and Taemin. They made their debut in 2008 with their single, “Replay”. They have also won many awards, held a concert tour and starred in their own reality shows. Shinee is considered to be a fashion icon having started the “SHINee Trend” and is known for their highly synchronized and complicated dancing. They made their Japanese debut on 2011.
Their promotional activities for the second studio album, and the group also participated in the SMTown Live World Tour alongside their label-mates. On 2010, they performed in a concert at Seoul Olympic Stadium in Seoul. They also performed at a concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Shinee also participated in a concert at Hongkou Stadium in Shanghai and then they started their first concert tour, “Shinee World” by holding their concert in Tokyo japan and the stadium was filled by the fans.