4Minute; (L)

Jihyun, Hyunah, Gayoon, Sohyun, Jiyoon.

4Minute is a 5 member South Korean girl group created and formed by Cube Entertainment in the year 2009. 4minute was announced in May 2009, along with two of the group’s members, Kim HyunAh and Nam JiHyun. Although JiHyun is known as the leader, many singing parts and centered dancing roles belong to HyunA (Who is a former member of Wonder Girls) On June 11, 2009, the silhouette teaser video was released online, along with their official website. The remaining three members’ identities were kept a secret until June 12. Cube Entertainment had released a teaser for their first single “Hot Issue” on June 10 and then it debuted on June 18. The girls promoted the song from its release, continuing promotions until August. At the end of August, 4Minute released a mini-album called “For Muzik” which was alongside their second single, “Muzik“. Their third single was “What A Girl Wants” and was revealed not long after the release of their EP.

In 2010 Cube Entertainment announced that Universal Music Group would be assisting 4minute with an international launch of their album. They embarked on their Asia Tour that started in January and followed into other countries such as Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Japan. They had their first solo concert in Japan on May 8, 2010. 4minute released a new mini-album entitled HuH (Hit Your Heart) for their comeback on May 19, 2010. Along with this, they also released the first single from it, titled “HuH”. In the first track “Who’s Next,” 4minute’s fellow label mates, the members of BEAST, were featured and also appeared in the music video for “HuH” and “Invitation”. On July 19, 2010, the song “Superstar” was digitally released for the Korean TV show Superstar K season 2.




Korean Discography

Studio Albums
Digital Singles
  • 2009: Hot Issue
  • 2009: Jingle Jingle
  • 2010: Superstar

Japanese Discography

Studio Albums
Single Albums
Collaboration/Featuring Singles
  • 2011: Without U – Thelma Aoyama feat.4Minute



Years Awards
  • 20th Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award (“HUH”)
  • 2nd Billboard JAPAN Music Awards 2010: Korea Billboard Special Award
  • 2nd Billboard JAPAN Music Awards 2010: Japan New K-pop Artist of The Year Award



References / Resources:

  1. Google.com – Images [Search: 4Minute]



7 Responses to “4Minute”

  1. mariana January 28, 2011 at 1:29 pm #

    is the hyuna cool it’s pretty

  2. mariana January 28, 2011 at 1:30 pm #

    4minute s2

  3. mariana February 15, 2011 at 12:54 pm #

    4minute é muito maximo

  4. Mindy March 20, 2011 at 6:19 pm #

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  5. Tory Dorvil May 1, 2011 at 4:53 pm #

    really great stuff…

  6. mariana June 7, 2011 at 5:21 pm #

    love jiyoon

  7. entre aspas June 10, 2011 at 12:10 pm #

    too cool beautiful girls

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