boyband korea Got7 , JB here, Dream High 2


BOYBAND KOREA GOT7

 GOT7

Got7 (Korean: 갓세븐; stylized as GOT7) is a hip-hop boy group based in South Korea. Formed by JYP Entertainment in 2014, Got7 comprises seven members, two of which originally debuted as the pop duo JJ Project in 2012. Their current lineup is JB, Mark, Jr., Jackson, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom.

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Alongside their labelmate 5Live, Got7 made their first pre-debut appearance on an episode of Mnet‘s reality-survival program Who is Next: WIN, which aired on September 6, 2013. On the episode, four members of Got7 competed against the YG Entertainment trainees: Team A (now Winner) and Team B.On January 16, 2014, Got7 made their official debut on Mnet’s M! Countdown, performing their debut single “Girls Girls Girls.”

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It was first announced on December 24, 2013 that JYP Entertainment will be launching the debut of a 7-member boy group coined as the next 2PM . It was revealed that both members of JJ Project are also members of the new boy group. Got7 is JYPE’s first hip hop group and they’ll be a performance team specializing in ‘martial arts tricking,’ which is a form of martial arts with acrobatics. Although acrobatics and the word ‘performance team’ may bring 2PM to mind, the agency mentions that Got7 will be showcasing different types of performances with kicks and turns derived from martial arts with a fusion of b-boying style.On January 1, JYP Entertainment unveiled the group to be named Got7 and that the music video and the boys’ showcase ‘Garage Showcase’ will take place on January 15. Their first stage will be through M! Countdown on January 16 and they’ll drop their first mini album on January 20 After that, members Mark and JB’s first image teasers were released on January 3 (KST). Teasers for Jackson and Yugyeom were released on January 6 (KST) followed by Jr., BamBam, and Youngjae’s teasers on January 8 (KST). JYP selected JB to be Got7’s leader.

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On January 10, 2014 (KST), JYP released Got7’s first debut teaser video on YouTube, followed by the second debut teaser video on January 13 (KST). On January 15, 2014, Got7 officially released the music video for their debut song “Girls Girls Girls” from their first mini album Got It? on YouTube. Their mini album Got It? was officially released on January 20, 2014. They had their first debut stage on January 16, 2014, on Mnet’s M! Countdown, followed by Music Bank, Inkigayo and then Music Core respectively. Got7’s single, “Girls Girls Girls” reached number 1 on various music sites. They had the second highest debut on Melon for a boy group. Their album shot up to number 1 spot on the Billboard World Album Charts and a respectable number 2 on Gaon Album Charts. Days after their debut, Got7 also arranged their own reality web show, Real GOT7.

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GOT7 signed a contract with Sony Music to pursue activities in Japan, and held a showcase titled “GOT7 Showcase 1st Impact in Japan” on April 4 in Ryougoku Sumo Hall in Tokyo and 10,000 people were reported to attend the event. The group performed their single “Hello,” along with “Girls Girls Girls,” “Playground,” “I Like You,” and “Follow Me.”

On April 10, JYP Entertainment released the first teaser for the group’s reality show through SBS MTV titled, “I GOT7.”

MEMBER

  • Mark – 마크 – Yi-En Tuan –  段宜恩 – September 4, 1993 (age 20)

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  • JB 제이비 Im Jae-bum 임재범 January 6, 1994 (age 20)

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  • Jackson – 잭슨 – Jackson Wang – 王嘉爾 – March 28, 1994 (age 20)

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  • JR – 주니어 – Park Jin-young – 박진영 – September 22, 1994 (age 19)

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  • Youngjae – 영재- Choi Young-jae- 최영재 – September 17, 1996 (age 17)

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  • BamBam – 뱀뱀 – Kunpimook Bhuwakul – กันต์พิมุกต์ ภูวกุล – May 2, 1997 (age 16)

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  • Yugyeom – 유겸 – Kim Yu-gyeom – 김유겸 – November 17, 1997 (age 16)

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Variety shows

  • After School Club, ARIRANG, All members,, Episode 41
  • Star King,SBS, (JB,Mark, Jackson, Youngjae), Episode 358
  • King of Food, KBS, JR,-
  • 1000 Song Challenge, (JB,JR,Jackson, Youngjae),Episode 289
  • Let’s Go Dream Team 2, KBSS, (JR,Youngjae),Episode 228
  • Immortal Song 2, KBS, All members,-
  • After School Club, ARIRANG, (Mark, Jackson), Special MC Episode 58
  • RealGOT7: Season 1, YOUTUBE, All members
  • I GOT7, SBS MTV, All members,Additional broadcasting on Youku & Tudou (Chinese)
  • TBA, TBA, All members,Japanese webshow
  1. 2014 K-Culture Festival in Düsseldorf, Germany
  2. 2PM ARENA TOUR 2014 “Genesis of 2PM” in Fukuoka, Osaka and Tokyo (Opening Act)
  3. GOT7 Showcase “1st Impact in Japan” 2014 (Tokyo, Osaka)
  4. GOT7 Garage Showcase 2014 (Debut Showcase)

 

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