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Posted 15 August 2010 - 04:14 AM

4Minute - Huh (Aug,14,10)



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Posted 15 August 2010 - 04:59 AM

[10.08.13] The Reason Why 4minute Stands Out In Japan

4minute is heating up in Japan.

4minute debuted with 'I My Me Mine' in Japan. The funny thing is that while Kara and Girls' Generation are also receiving storm-like popularity from male fans, 4minute is also receiving full support from female fans too, which officially classifies them as a special group. While Japanese girl groups like Speed, AKB48, Morning Musume, etc. are attacking male fans with their cute and loveable music, 4minute is displaying magnificent femininity and confidence through their music, along with their powerful performances. It is definite that 4minute is the leader of Japanese popularity.

At this, 4minute' s company CUBE Entertainment explained, "Because Japanese males are authoritative, females are overpowered. However, with 4minute, you can feel their vicarious pleasure and their firm confidence."

4minute is expected to set a spur with their Japanese activities for 'I My Me Mine.'

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Reporting + Editing + Translating: kiwiannabear@4-minute.com

To be honest I thought that they were going to have many male fans in Japan but it is cool that they have many female fans as well. ^__^ I'm glad that they are doing well in Japan.


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Posted 19 August 2010 - 02:03 PM

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4minute has been enlisted in the competition between Myeongdong-based cosmetics companies.

Female idol group 4minute is working as models for the new premium skincare brand Ariul, which will be opening its first store in Myeongdong, beginning their full-blown business activities.

Ariul, whose name means 'beautiful face', hopes to differ from those skincare lines targeting 19 ~ 24 year old women with its Charm Zone business relations, and provides a better value than pricey department store brands.

Ariul hopes to be a company that uses its Blingdew Face technology to keep skin of women in their 20s very young looking while maintaining the faces of women in their 30s and 40s.

4minute will serve as models for the brand, and plan to show charms full of vitality for the public to see.

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Posted 05 September 2010 - 05:36 AM

4Minute - Huh Remix (Sep,4,10)



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Posted 05 September 2010 - 11:45 PM

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Representative idol girlgroups KARA and 4Minute show off their close friendship.

The 2 groups were guest appearances on MBC youth variety show ‘Flower Bouquet’ aired on 5th September. On the show that day, the MCs asked 4Minute if they see KARA as their rivals since recently KARA has also joined the Kpop stars in their debut in the Japanese music scene. 4Minute youngest member SoHyun said, “We even went to eat ddeobboki with KARA. We frequent the ddeobboki village with KARA.”

HyunA also added, “Even though we advanced into the Japanese music scene first, but seeing KARA become famous in the Japanese music scene makes us happt too.”

Meanwhile, on the show, the 2 groups have a little showdown of their Japanese language which they are picking up for their Japanese promotions.

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Posted 19 September 2010 - 12:13 PM

4Minute - I My Me Mine (Remix ver.) Performance@ Hallyu Dream Concert 2010



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Posted 07 October 2010 - 02:39 AM

[NEWS]101007 4minute and B2ST to receive the Asia Influential Artist award

4minute and B2ST will be receiving an award at the 2010 Asia Song Festival.

Representatives of KOFICE revealed on October 6th, “4minute and B2ST were chosen to receive the Asia Influential Artist award.”

The award is given to artists that garnered the most attention in Asia for the year. 4minute and B2ST will be making an appearance at the awards event on the 23rd to give impressive performances.

4minute contracted with Universal and set out to expand their activities all over Asia. They’ve been earning much success so far by topping various music charts and earning thousands of new fans.

B2ST began touring through the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, and Japan this June while promoting “Shock“, and also earned the support of many. Their comeback album, “Mastermind,” has been sweeping the charts as well.

Source: Frontier Times | Credits to Allkpop



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Posted 25 October 2010 - 12:12 AM

Yeah, congratulations 4Minute !

Their new japanese song First is so great, they deserve to have a successful in Japan.

Ga Yoon, I like this girl !

Go 4Minute !!!

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Posted 04 November 2010 - 03:01 AM

101103 4minute to make a comeback in Korea!

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Popular idol group 4minute will be making their Korean comeback with a brand new album at the end of November.

The ladies of 4minute have been quite busy promoting their 3rd Japanese single, ‘First.’ Since it’s unclear when they will wrap up their Japanese promotions, they will release their comeback album in late November at the earliest.

It appears that many of Korea’s representative girl groups – including 4minute, SNSD, KARA, and T-ara – will be making their comebacks before the end of the year. Looks like it’ll be a head-to-head battle between the girls for the top of the charts!

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 11:23 AM

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sohyeon's twitpic with hyunA :thumbsup :thumbsup whee~ sohyeon started using twitter!! :iloveyou:

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Posted 20 December 2010 - 01:58 PM

{INFO} SBS Gayo Daejun 2010 Lineup

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Performers: BOA, Super Junior, SNSD, Kara, Se7en, G-Dragon & T.O.P, 2PM, Shinee, 2AM, 2NE1, Beast, 4Minute, Mblaq, FT Island, CNBlue and miss A
Date: December 29, 2010, 9:55PM

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Posted 22 December 2010 - 04:00 PM

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JYJ, whose members are Jaejoong, Yuchun and Junsu had just an interview with regards to their feelings and opinions upon releasing their recent single "Ayy Girl" as well as with some of their views with regards to doing their own promotions without the other 2 members of DBSK.

However, the most amazing thing that was brought up during this interview is when each of the members were asked to pick an idol group or a soloist who they think is one of the Most Promising Singers at the moment. Surprisingly, the group's new maknae, Junsu, chose 4Minute as his answer. On the other hand, Jaejoon picked Supernova while Yuchun chose MATE.

It is amazing how 4Minute continues to shine and be recognized by other idols despite of their long absence in Korea. Let us hope for more people to love and recognize our girls' skills and abilities.

Source: Twitlonger @TVXQHOME
Reporting + Editing: ashleylovesasia@4-minute.com

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 05:41 AM

4Minute - WHY PV [Official Music Video]



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Posted 18 February 2011 - 11:38 AM

4minute praised by US Billboard & CNN, plans possible advancement into America?

Although Cube Entertainment has yet to release any information in regards to 4minute debuting outside Korea and Japan, it seems like there’s already some interest brewing from internationally-based sources.

After 4minute won the “K-Pop New Artist of the Year” award at the Billboard Japan Music Awards 2010 that took place earlier this week, the victory earned attention from CNN’s Asian online newspaper CNNGo as well as Billboard’s B2B website Billboard.biz.

The CNNGo article praised,

“Winners on the night, chosen by Billboard, included one of the leaders of the K-Pop boom, girl group 4Minute, who took home a Korea Billboard Special Award.

The five-piece showed exactly why South Korean acts are stealing a march on their Japanese counterparts with tightly choreographed performances of “First” and “Muzik,” with the hall’s speaker system booming.

Fans screamed out the names of the girls, who did their best to answer questions on stage in Japanese, and the five-piece delighted the press by hanging around for extra shots, before attending a luxury after-party at the Ritz Carlton hotel.”

Billboard.biz also included 4minute in their coverage, posting their Japanese FIRST music video, commenting on the girls’ fashion and choreography. A representative of 4minute revealed today, “On the day of the Billboard Awards, Bill Werde, the American Billboard’s editorial director, asked for an applause from the audience after 4minute’s performance, then said, ‘It’s a pity that a group like this is known only in Asia.’”

Werde continued to praise the quintet on his personal Twitter (@bwerde), tweeting, “K-poppers 4 Minute play @ Billboard Japan awards. Some1 needs to explain why they aren’t stars in US. Catchy songs, great look, high energy … K-pop has really taken over the japanese market, and asia in gen.” Werde also promised to publish an article on Billboard.com soon to focus on the 4minute.

According to the eDaily report, 4minute has finished preparing for their debut in America. No other details or official reports have been released about such a debut, but stay tuned to allkpop as we continue to follow this matter.

http://www.allkpop.c...nt-into-america

Edited by Jaygee, 18 February 2011 - 11:43 AM.


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Posted 20 February 2011 - 08:04 AM

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In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, label mates 4minute and G.NA gave their fans heartwarming video messages through their official YouTube channels!

Like the Hallyu stars that they are, 4minute greeted their international fans in their respective languages, asking every fan to be their valentine. On an individual scale, leader Jihyun greeted fans through 4minute’s official fan cafe, while maknae Sohyun reached out through her personal Twitter, completing the girls’ ’six language’ love confession.

The group concluded with, “We love you, we miss you all! Happy Valentine’s Day!”

4MINUTE Valentine's Day

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See, they're all so adorable to greet their fans a Happy Valentines Day. And JiYoon mentioned Philippines! I wish they'll come back here again so that I'll be able to see them in person. :) 4MINUTE FIGHTING! WE LOVE YOU TOO! :iloveyou:

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 12:35 PM

B2ST, 4minute, and Supernova walk the runway for Yumi Katsura

On February 23rd, Cube Entertainment labelmates, B2ST and 4minute, together with Supernova, walked the runway for esteemed Japanese wedding fashion designer, Yumi Katsura, for her “2011 Paris Grand Collection in Tokyo” event.

Yumi Katsura was said to have been influenced by B2ST, 4minute, and Supernova’s visual styles and performances, and personally designed outfits fitting to their image for them to wear during their walk. Along with the major Japanese press agencies, such as Asahi TV, Nihon TV, and others, over 8,000 audience members were present for this event.

The wedding show representatives commented, “4minute, B2ST, and Supernova wore clothes designed specifically for them, one of a kind stuff, in order to create a lively wedding show.”

The three groups also held special performances during the fashion show.

http://www.allkpop.c...or-yumi-katsura

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Posted 03 March 2011 - 11:41 AM

4minute & A Pink throw a surprise party for G.NA’s ‘K-Chart’ win

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Just seven months into her debut, singer G.NA managed to land her first public broadcasting trophy with her “Music Bank” K-Chart win yesterday. In celebration of the special event, the beautiful ladies of Cube Entertainment (4minute and A Pink) threw her a surprise party!

On February 25th, she wrote through her Twitter, “I briefly stopped by our company, but something so moving happened once again. My Cube family threw a surprise congratulatory party for me. I was so happy to be able to see them all again. I took a photo with 4minute, who just returned from Japan, and a few of our pretty A Pink members.”

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Aww, they're all so adorable! :) I'm loving GaYoon and Hyuna's new hair color.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 06:54 AM

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4Minute will have a special broadcast on TOKYO MX Korean Wave on the 13th!
4minute's intense promotional activities for their newest Japanese single, WHY, will officially be more groovy starting this March 13, 2011, as TOKYO MX Koreanwave air a special broadcast plus an interview with 4minute at 6:00 in the evening.

It was also revealed through FET's Tweeter account that WHY will officially be used as the ending OST of the same show starting on that day's broadcast!

For the meantime, it was also revealed from a source that FET is already on their preparations for their next Japanese single.

4Minute's officially on the roll! Let's continue looking forward for more activities from 4minute!

Source: FET_Staff Tweeter Account and K_POP_NEWS Tweeter Account
Reporting + Translating + Editing: ashleylovesasia@4-minute.com

4minute to be featured again in TBS Girl Group Collection
As a part of 4minute's promotions for their newest Japanese single, 4minute will be featured again in a Japanese show known as TBS Girl Group Collection. The special broadcast will be aired today, March 6, 2011, at 1:30 AM JST.

The show will simply broadcast some details about 4minute's previous singles and releases, recognitions and awards that they've already achieved, as well as their newest single, WHY.

Source: TBS and K_POP_NEWS Twitter account
Reporting + Translating + Editing: ashleylovesasia@4-minute.com


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Posted 07 March 2011 - 03:26 AM

Cube Entertainment to reveal 8 trainee teams at “2011 CUBE STARS PARTY”

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Cube Entertainment will be holding their “2011 CUBE STARS PARTY” on March 6th, and they’ve got a special series of performances lined up for their guests.
The “CUBE STARS PARTY” is an annual event, and 2011 will mark its third year. This year, it’ll be hosted at the Samsung-dong Event Hall, where guests will witness the very first performances from Cube’s carefully selected trainees.
Hoping to follow in the footsteps of B2ST, 4minute, and G.NA, a total of eight trainee teams will put on their best performances for the party. Performances will be divided into rounds, and the teams must compete against other; the winner of the competition will be determined by both online and offline votes. Stakes are high for the competitors, for the team who accumulates the most votes will be awarded the opportunity to debut as Cube’s next hottest star.
This is a special event that was implemented for the very first time this year, and the trainees had to undergo a strict training regimen in order to participate.
G.NA will be opening the event with a congratulatory performance for the trainees.

(credits to: allkpop)

Hello IKAAA.is.da.neym. :)

Edited by Jaygee, 07 March 2011 - 03:28 AM.


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Posted 11 March 2011 - 11:25 AM

4minute’s ‘WHY’ cracks the top 10 in Oricon + mistaken for the Wonder Girls

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On March 9th, the lovely ladies of 4minute released their latest single, ‘WHY’ in Japan and good news for their fans as it’s currently ranked 9th on the Oricon Daily Chart! Their previous Japanese single releases including ‘Muzik,’ ‘I My Me Mine,’ and ‘FIRST / Dreams Come True’ unfortunately failed to crack the top 10 on the vaunted Oricon.

Congratulations to the girls for this achievement.

In addition, on a recent episode of “4minute Mr. Teacher,” the girls were in Malaysia and they were mistaken for the Wonder Girls. Check out the hilarious clip and Hyuna’s reaction below:
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Awww.. it's okay girls; at least now you're getting more and more popular and you're receiving a lot more achievements in your career. Just have faith because we'll still be here supporting and loving you. :)

Edited by Jaygee, 11 March 2011 - 12:20 PM.


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Posted 11 March 2011 - 12:19 PM

4minute, Nichkhun, & Nichan reveal childhood photos

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For 4minute’s new reality show, ”4minute’s Mr. Teacher“, the members met up with Nichkhun’s older brother, Nichan, in order to learn more about his alma mater and their childhood.

When Nichkhun and Nichan’s childhood photos were revealed, 4minute couldn’t help but express how handsome the two were, even as kids. Two exclaimed in awe, “Definitely superior genes,” and “Their cuteness is still visible in their features!”

4minute followed suit by revealing their own childhood photos for the show as well. Since Nam Ji Hyun already revealed hers, the remaining four showed off photos featuring aegyo poses and adorable styles.

Further information on their childhood can be seen through E Channel’s “4minute’s Mr. Teacher” at 12:00 AM KST on March 2nd.

(credits to: allkpop)

Edited by Jaygee, 11 March 2011 - 12:20 PM.


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Posted 12 March 2011 - 04:53 AM

G.NA attempts to become 4minute’s English teacher on “4minute’s Mr. Teacher”

On the latest episode of “4minute’s Mr. Teacher“, G.NA made an appearance to teach the girls the proper way of speaking English. However, the poor singer had a hard time getting the 4minute girls to stay focused, as they kept going off topic and dancing randomly to songs.

She first attempted to help the girls differentiate the pronunciation of the ‘f’ and ‘p’ sounds, and they were able to butter up their English and say “4minute” with the perfect American accent. Jiyoon then said “f(x)” and all the girls started dancing to “LA chA TA“.

After a while, G.NA finally gave up on the easy-going idols, declaring that they were simply too hard to teach.

http://www.allkpop.c...utes-mr-teacher

4MINUTE is currently in Thailand. :)

Edited by Jaygee, 06 April 2011 - 01:57 PM.


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Posted 17 March 2011 - 10:07 AM

4minute completes recording for their album, schedules comeback for April!

4minute has announced their official comeback for April!

A representative of Cube Entertainment spoke with TV Report on March 9th and revealed, “4minute recently completed recording for all their tracks on their next release. Right now, they’re busy wrapping up their preparations. Although the album is currently scheduled for release in the beginning of April, it may be moved up a week depending on circumstances.”

The girls’ comeback album is described to have kept 4minute’s ‘characteristic color’, but it’s got an added flair that will bring out an interesting transformation from the girls. Their representative continued, “4minute has their own unique color, so although their comeback won’t be extravagant change-wise, they will be showing a different side to their charms.”

They began filming for their music video on the 9th amidst final preparations for their choreography and stage performance. Maknae Sohyun gave fans a hint by tweeting, “Today is starting earlier than most days, and will be just as long~ Please give us your fighting energy~!!! We’ve been wondering how to spoil the surprise since a few days ago. Fighting!”

Their representative concluded, “We paid the most attention to the track selections. We’re sure that their comeback album will be another daebak that will set it apart from the girls’ previous releases.”

http://www.allkpop.c...eback-for-april

I really can't wait for 4MINUTE's comeback. I bet that we will really see a new 4MINUTE and it their performances will be amazing as always. :yeah

Edited by Jaygee, 21 March 2011 - 08:08 AM.


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Posted 21 March 2011 - 07:29 AM

4minute asks “WHY” on Happy Music in Japan!

On the March 19th broadcasting of music program “Happy Music“, Korean girl group 4minute stopped by to perform their track, “WHY“!

In addition to the sexy performance, the girls participated in a humorous talk portion at the beginning, so check out the video below!



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Posted 21 March 2011 - 08:02 AM

‘CECI’ magazine holds an in-depth interview with 4minute

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The sexy ladies of 4minute recently took part in a photo shoot with “CECI” magazine from the set of their upcoming music video! The members also shared some deep thoughts on their careers and on each other.

Check it out below!

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Jun Ji Yoon
: “When you receive attention from the public, it’s inevitable that there are times when you become the center of gossip and hate. In the face of such hate, our members decided to take it all in with modesty, and show our improvements in return.

Still, we were quite hurt; comments that judged our musical qualities as ‘poor’ drove daggers into our hearts. Unlike other girl groups, we have a boyish, powerful charm that sets us apart, and we want people to feel that passion on stage.

Ever since our debut, our team mantra has been: ‘Not the best, but the only.’ We will stand on stage with every ounce of strength we have in order for our talents to be acknowledged. All of us are of the attitude that it’s not the size of the stage that matters, but the opportunity itself. We hope to become a team that is able to pull off different songs, styles, and performances with determination.”


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Kim HyunA: “It’s definitely an honor that we received a ‘New Artist’ award at the ‘2010 Billboard Japan Awards’, in addition to having so many opportunities to tour overseas. There are so many times where I’m touched because of the heartwarming moments from our international fans; a fan would give me medicine when I’m seen coughing, or they would memorize our lyrics and support chants in Korean and follow along with us as we perform.

I’m pursuing this career path because I randomly thought that I wanted to ‘dance and sing’ when I was standing before a stoplight during my third year of elementary school, but there was never one moment where I felt secure.

I think it’s because every new day presented a new opportunity to learn that I was able to enjoy my long years of training. It’s the same now, because with each visit overseas, we gain experience and learn new things.

To me, the only way you can be absolutely sure of anything is to put in the time and effort. Assurance is measured by the time and effort you put into something.”


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Heo Gayoon: “If someone were to ask me to give up something in my dorm in exchange for a diamond, without hesitation, I’d respond, ‘You can take everything except my members.’ I’m curious as to how far, how long, and what kind of stages we’ll create under the name of ‘4minute’.

I want to find out for ourselves, but I know that I have the confidence to go far and long if it’s with the five of us. With our comeback album in April, you’ll be able to see just how much stronger we’ve become.

Not only the members, but the composers, writers, choreographers, stylists, and many others are all giving up countless nights in order to achieve a stronger image in style, choreography, and our music.”


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Kwon Sohyun: “I dreamt of becoming an actress before I joined the idol group ‘Orange‘ when I was in elementary school. We didn’t achieve great results at the time, so I gave up my dream of becoming a singer.

I saw a senior at my school pursue her dreams of becoming a singer and debut in the industry, which made me feel an inferiority complex. It was at that moment that I realized what I truly wanted to do.

I was not a trainee when I first joined Cube Entertainment; I was at a ‘preparation level’ where I had to pass skills tests every three months in order to remain with the company. It’s easy for anyone to feel nervous with such an opaque future ahead of them, so I took small steps and focused on one goal at a time. My initial goal was to become a trainee and I worked with full force towards that.

That habit has remained with me even now because I still focus on one day at a time. To me, it’s more important to overcome and withstand the present as opposed to worrying over a future you’ll never know.

I’m satisfied with the present, and my efforts in learning how to prevent myself from being idle.”

(credits to: allkpop)

My god, the girls look so beautiful and very sexy in here. But I wish they also poster Ji Hyun and Ji Yoon's solo pictures too. :) I can't wait for their new music video and I can't wait to hear the song. Good Luck to them!

Edited by Jaygee, 21 March 2011 - 08:07 AM.


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Posted 22 March 2011 - 06:02 AM

4minute for “Elle Girl”

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The ladies of 4minute are ready to usher in the spring season, as they recently shed their sassy looks for something softer for their latest photoshoot with “Elle Girl.”

Through the accompanying interview, the members revealed their thoughts on their goals for their upcoming album release. Jiyoon stated, “Through our overseas activities, we learned a lot of things, such as time management and stage experience.” Maknae Sohyun added, “With our upcoming album, we hope to show 100% of everything our five members couldn’t show before to our Korean fans.”

Leader Jihyun concluded, “When time passes, we that all five of us will live up to the title of ‘artist’ without embarrassment.”

Check out their full photoshoot through the April edition of “Elle Girl”!

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I really love 4MINUTE!! They look so beautiful here; and I'm loving Ji Hyun's new hair color.. it actually fits her really well. And still getting used to So Hyun, Ga Yoon and Hyuna's new hair. I miss their old hairs but they still look great. :)

Edited by Jaygee, 22 March 2011 - 06:06 AM.


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Posted 22 March 2011 - 06:50 AM

4minute begins countdown for official comeback

After a year-long hiatus, the ladies of 4minute have finally released their first official teaser for their comeback!

On March 22nd, a countdown was launched on their official homepage, through which fans can see the words “STEAL 20” against a dark backdrop. It’s said that the significance behind “STEAL 20″ was to express the mature transformation of the girls as they head into their 20s.

The 30-second long background music also features 4minute’s unique sound and an energetic beat that definitely leaves fans craving for more.

4minute will be releasing their teaser images on the 23rd, followed by the official digital release on the 29th. Stay tuned to allkpop for more details!

4Minute 2011 Teaser


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Yes, 4MINUTE is finally back! I can't wait for their new songs, new dances, new looks and their new style. 4MINUTE fighting! :yeah

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 07:07 AM

4minute releases “STEAL 20″ concept photos

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After announcing their official comeback yesterday, the members of 4minute followed up by releasing their photo teasers today!

Living up to their album’s “STEAL 20” concept, the girls showed their determination to “unlock themselves as they step through the doorway into their 20s, an age capable of keeping secrets.”

Representatives of Cube Entertainment described, “HyunA is seen dressing up, which is an expression of preparing herself to begin life in her 20s. Gayoon completed her cut with a sense of emotional maturity. Jiyoon, who’s always been known for her boyish style, made a sexy transformation with a black tank top, while leader Jihyun donned a dress accentuating her beautiful silhouette. Sohyun expressed the romantic fantasies and dreams of turning 20 with her curious gaze.”

4minute will be releasing their teaser video on the 24th, followed by the album’s official release on the 29th.

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Posted 28 March 2011 - 08:42 PM

The MV for 4minute's title track "Heart to Heart" has been released!


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Edited by mv_288, 28 March 2011 - 08:51 PM.


#120 BlissfulRain

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Posted 30 March 2011 - 04:54 PM

Congrats to the girls for making onto the main Youtube page! I hope the video gets a lot more views by the end of the day. :) I like it, it's a really catchy song. But poor Jungshin, being punished by the girls. xD

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 04:46 AM

4minute to release ’shadow title track’ “Mirror, Mirror” from their first official album

Earlier this week, 4minute dropped their “Heart to Heart” EP, and many were surprised by the light and flirty character of the song. But the girls may yet still deliver their powerful charisma, as it was revealed that they’ll be releasing a ’shadow title track’ called “Mirror, Mirror” from their first official album, “4MINUTES LEFT“.

Although “Heart to Heart” is doing strong on the charts, the girls wanted to express an image different to the one they’ve shown so far, and decided to add a full album in addition to a single. “Mirror, Mirror” will hold 4minute’s charismatic color, but with an upgraded twist that gives it a more powerful and unique feel.

Because they’ve been away from the Korean music scene for so long, Cube Entertainment revealed that they wanted to try a new marketing style, and allowed the girls to showcase a wider variety of tracks for their fans.

With pre-orders beginning on April 1st, the full album will be released on the 5th.

Source: Economic News via Nate
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Posted 01 April 2011 - 06:44 AM

Here's the album cover and concept photo for their Heart to Heart EP.

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 09:50 PM

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“4MINUTES LEFT” album cover + tracklist revealed!

After girl group 4minute announced their official comeback with “Heart to Heart“, which was released earlier this week, fans were stoked to see that the EP wasn’t all the girls had in store for fans. It was also revealed that the girls would release their first official album, “4MINUTES LEFT“.

The album cover for “4MINUTES LEFT” (seen above) along with the track list was just revealed courtesy of YesAsia.

포미닛 1집 – 4Minutes Left

01. 4Minutes Left – 1:17
02. 거울아 거울아 (Mirror Mirror) – 3:35
03. Heart to Heart – 3:49
04. Sweet Suga Honey! – 3:25
05. 모르는 척 (Pretend) – 3:52
06. You Know – 3:54
07. Already Gone – 3:32
08. First – 3:30
09. Hide and Seek – 3:25
10. 나쁘게 (Badly) – 3:32

The full album is slated for release on April 5th.

Source + Photo: YesAsia
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Posted 03 April 2011 - 02:16 AM

4Minute receives praises for singing abilities: Music color reversed!

4Minute girls have been receiving a good response for their vocal ability with the release
of their new single album,"Heart To Heart".

Compared to "Hot Issue","Muzik" and "HUH", their previous releases,4Minute's latest single
"Heart To Heart",broke away from their powerful warrior image and initiated a change in the
group's music color.

In response to 4Minute's transformation,being the opposite of their unique style,questions aroused.

To this,fans responded :"4Minute isn't throwing away their style".

In fact,through "Heart To Heart",a new side of 4Minute has been revealed.

"Heart To Heart" allowed the members to showcase their impressive voices,and powerful singing
abilities,they demonstrated that the fact of being pop singers doesn't necessary mean that they
can't sing vocally challenging songs as the ballad "Pretend" and the mid-tempo track "You Know" .

They have not only shown a brand-new 4Minute,but they achieved a successful transformation
into real artists.

4Minute's "Heart To Heart" is currently topping the charts and has managed to rank higher than the original soundtrack of MBC's popular audition program "Survival I Am A Singer".

A Cube Entertainment told Newsen's reporter :

"4Minute's members have been actively immersed in vocal training to prepare their comeback.
They are focused on their singing more than they have ever been.You will be able to see a more mature 4Minute,with unique charms."


He then added :"Please anticipate 4Minute's comeback as you will see a surprising, unique and powerful performance",arousing interest.

4Minute will make a comeback performance on KBS Music,on April 8th.

Source: Newsen
Translating+Editing+Reporting: Yoobin @4-Minute.com
Special Thanks to: cmrs14 @4-Minute.com


I'm so proud of our 4MINUTE girls!! When I heard their new song, "Heart To Heart", I just can't stop listening to it. I really love them so much.. their new dance step, their outfits, their voices, the video... the everything! And I'm very very excited to buy their very first album. :) Luv them!!!

Edited by Jaygee, 03 April 2011 - 02:19 AM.


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Posted 03 April 2011 - 03:14 AM

4Minute's Shocking Reversed Style : 4Minute's Swept Music Charts!

For 4Minute's comeback,Cube Entertainment revealed a reversed version of what fans
have been expecting.

On the 29th,4Minute's brand-new single "Heart To Heart" from the has been unveiled at
midnight KST,as well as its music video starring CNBLUE's JungShin,a few hours before.

The girlgroup experienced immediate success with their new song,topping various korean
music charts and reaching the #1 spot on real time charts.

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While topping music charts,they also reached #1 on various search portals.They also successfully
surpassed big names like Kim Tae Woo,and the song has ranked higher than the"I Am A Singer"
Soundtrack which was labeled as "hot release".


Other songs from the EP have also managed to enter Bugs' Top 50 charts,and swept other
music charts.

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4Minute has proven to be popular not only on music charts and search portals,but also on
youtube with over 20 000 000 views for all of their videos,and more than 150 000 views for
"Heart To Heart" 's music video,release only yesterday.

When it was released on GOM TV,the music video immediately ranked first place in terms of
popularity and views.

In fact,it is the first time that 4Minute reached first place just after the release of their new track.

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The song has maintained its high position on korean charts,having reached #1 on Mnet's Top
10,and previously reached #2 on Mnet's real time chart.

4Minute's success is spreading like fire as they ranked #1 on Hanteo charts and #2 on
Bugs.

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Moreover,Heart To Heart's EP received good reviews from music critics because of
its fresh,youthful and catchy tunes,addictive and well produced songs.

4Minute has shown determination to showcase its different charms through original looks
and various music styles.

Through the charismatic title track "Heart To Heart",an upbeat and lively number,4Minute's
members had the opportunity to challenge themselves,attempting something new.

As if they were opening their secret diaries,4Minute wanted to show earnest stories and root for
girls' sincere feelings and complicated stories.

The "charisma couple"as nicknamed by netizens,consisting of Kim Hyun Ah and JungShin,caught
the attention of not only 4Minute and CNBLUE's fans,as it has become the hot topic recently.


Meanwhile,4Minute is set to comeback on KBS Music Bank,on April 8th!


Source: Nate
Translation+Editing+Reporting: Yoobin @4-Minute.com
Special thanks to : Kaori. @4-Minute.com



GO 4MINUTE!!! :yeah

Edited by Jaygee, 03 April 2011 - 03:20 AM.


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Posted 03 April 2011 - 04:04 AM

4Minute's change of image has become controversial

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The revelation of 4Minute's comeback concept divided fans' reactions into two.

4Minute has just released their comeback single album with "Heart to Heart" as its Title track; yet, it already caused so much blast on various music charts. However, despite people's high anticipation towards the group's album, a number of fans raised several questions with regards to the new concept that the group decided to use for their comeback.

4Minute is originally known for their intense sound and powerful image which actually sets them apart from other girl groups in Korea. However, a different side of them was shown in their music video, "Heart to Heart," as well as with their other songs on their album, as they sing lively and upbeat songs showing their "girly" image instead of their previously known "strong and fierce" personalities.

With this, some fans commented:

"It's the opposite of their original color,"
"They're known for their intense music. 4Minute should go back to their original style," and
"I was somehow disappointed to hear this. This is not what I have expected from 'Heart to Heart.'"


However, many Netizens raised their objections towards their comments and shared the following opinions:

"As artists, it is important for them to challenge themselves on transforming into a different image. 4Minute did well in doing this kind of challenge."
"'Heart to Heart' is indeed, a good song in itself. What else do we need?" and
"I hope that Heart to Heart could become a hit!"


Meanwhile, 4Minute's single album - "Heart to Heart" is now available on several sites. You can also enjoy watching the music video at 4minute's official Youtube channel.

Source: NEWSEN
Reporting + Translating + Editing: ashleylovesasia@4-minute.com



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Posted 03 April 2011 - 04:21 AM

4Minute earns explosive popularity on YouTube

4minuteofficial's YouTube Channel has almost reached 20,000,000 views for all of their uploaded videos.

In preparation for 4minute's official comeback with a full-length album this month after a long hiatus, individual teaser videos were released in a random order on their official YouTube channel. CUBE Entertainment started everything by revealing each member's concept photos - HyunA wearing her black stockings, Gayoon with her emotional gaze, Jiyoon showing her 2 sided-faces, Jihyun with her glamorous body and Sohyun with her meaningful facial expression.

HyunA's teaser video gathered a lot of interest as it nearly reached 300,000 views in only 3 days!

4Minute’s YouTube popularity remains strong with their previous hit songs. Their intense and powerful performances have captured the interest of many international fans. 4Minute's Debut song, "Hot Issue" and catchy song known as "I My ME Mine" received so much attention that their added total number of views reached 10,000,000 views! Their other hits such as "MUZIK" and "HUH" earned nearly 4,000,000 total views. Their popularity continues to grow as their individual teasers were revealed on their official channel.

A staff from CUBE Entertainment explained, "HyunA's concept for her teaser video has been sexy to show her official entrance to 'legal age' yet we're all surprised with the huge amount of interest that it caused. A site server was even backed down because of it. As each member reveals their teasers with different concepts, interest about their comeback continues to explode."

Meanwhile, 4Minute has officially released their songs and will start their comeback performances in the music shows this month.

Source: Sports Hankooki and 4-Minute
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Posted 04 April 2011 - 11:05 AM

4minute reveals album jacket photos from “4MINUTES LEFT”

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On April 4th, Cube Entertainment released the album jacket photos from 4minute’s upcoming first album, “4MINUTES LEFT“.

Since it’s their first comeback after a year-long hiatus, the label claimed that they paid extra attention in bringing out the members’ growth and charms in their individual cuts.

Gayoon, who’s been sparking interest amongst fans for her tiny ‘nano ankles’, can be seen with a funky ’swing suit’ paired with a heart-patterned swimming suit. HyunA, who recently transformed into a raven-haired lady, stunned fans with her adorable gaze.

Meanwhile, leader Jihyun left her ‘bagel girl’ image behind for a sweeter look with fiery red hair, and Jiyoon maintained her chic image with a confident look. Finally, maknae Sohyun expressed a boyish charm with her short haircut, which was tempered sweetly with a feminine mini one-piece.

Their title track from their album, “Mirror, Mirror“, will be released on the 5th.


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(credits to: allkpop)

They're all so gorgeous!! I can't wait for their "Mirror, Mirror" MV.. so excited! :thumbsup

Edited by Jaygee, 04 April 2011 - 12:00 PM.


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Posted 04 April 2011 - 12:46 PM

4minute’s HyunA puckers up for Gayoon

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On April 3rd, 4minute members HyunA and Gayoon shared loving photos of each other through their personal Twitters.

Earlier, the girls stunned with their transformations in their album jacket photos for their upcoming album, “4MINUTES LEFT.” As if playing on their album’s feminine and romantic concept, the girls shared new photos that involve HyunA playfully asking for a kiss from Gayoon.

Fans commented, “HyunA and Gayoon, the baby couple,” and “These pictures are amazing!”

4minute will be making their official comeback on April 5th with the release of their first album.


(credits to: allkpop)

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Posted 04 April 2011 - 07:31 PM

Thanks for all the updates Jaygee! :thumbsup

The album and MV for "Mirror, Mirror" has been released!


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