SISTAR is a South Korean girl group that was composed of four members and is formed under the management company of Starship Entertainment. The group was consisting of Hyorin, Bora, Soyou and Dasom respectively. Their group name was based from the combination of the words “sister” and “star” which was said to hold the meaning that they are sisters in the entertainment scene and will become big stars on it.
The group had made their first public appearance on the Ceci Magazine photo in England that was shooting on March 19, 2010 for a clothing company, FUBU. One representative of the said clothing line had stated, “We thought that SISTAR would fit very well in the FUBU brand’s hip hop concept. They fit very well with our visuals of street fashion.”Their management company, Starship Entertainment had described SISTAR as a girl group who “…has skill and style with their eccentric music, choreography, and fashion”, and stated that they will “…create a new culture code as they will be a style icon to the age range of 10-20″.
The music video teaser for “Push Push”, their title track on their debut single has been released on June 1, 2010. Their debut single was released on June 3, 2010 at the same time with their debut performance in Music Bank on the 4th.
The group had released their 2nd single “Shady Girl” on August 25th. The MV teaser for the song was released on August 24, 2010 and the music video was showed on the 25th of August. The MV features Super Junior member’s Heechul. Thei first comeback performance was on Music Bank on 27th of August.
The group was also invited to perform in Japan’s “Hallyu Music Festiva” as the only Korean girl group present at the 14th of September. On November 21st, it was revealed that the girls will release their third single “How Dare You” on November 29. SISTAR’s title track was produced under the golden hands of Brave Brothers that are also the one who produced all of their title tracks since debut. On November 25th, the group had officially publicized their new concept photos. The teaser for “How Dare You” music video was released on the 23rd of November, 2010 and the full video has been shown on the 2nd of December. The song had eventually swept the music charts and had ranked at number one on various music sites such as MelOn, Mnet, Soribada, Bugs, Monkey3 and Daum Music.
On December 9th, the group had attended the Golden Disk Awards and gained the Newcomer Award. On December 17, SISTAR won their first ever award on Music Bank for their hit song “How Dare You”. Unfortunately, the show did not air that week and the girls did not able to get their award on the stage.
The group had finished up the final rounds of promotions for their song “How dare You” in mid January.