Kamis, 29 Desember 2011

A Pink

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A Pink
Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genres k-pop, Pop, dance-pop
Years active 2011–present
Labels A Cube Entertainment, Cube Entertainment
Park Chorong
Yoon Bomi
Jung Eunji
Son Naeun
Hong Yookyung
Kim Namjoo
Oh Hayoung

A Pink (Korean: 에이핑크) is a seven-member South Korean girl group under A Cube Entertainment; a sister company of Cube Entertainment. The groups consists of 7 members: Park Chorong (leader), Yoon Bomi, Jung Eunji, Son Naeun, Hong Yookyung, Kim Namjoo and Oh Hayoung. They debuted last April 19, 2011 with the EP Seven Springs of A Pink, and rose steadily in popularity. Their official debut was last April 21, 2011 on M! Countdown. They were named "A Pink" because "A" stands for the girls always showing an amazing performance while "Pink" is known to be the group's favorite color.



The documentary A Pink News (aired on TrendE) first introduced A Pink to the public. The show chronicled the debut process of the members of A Pink. The first member revealed was Son Naeun who used to be a trainee of A Cube Entertainment; she was then featured in B2ST's "Beautiful" and "Soom" music videos. The second member revealed was the group's leader, Park Chorong; she was revealed through B2ST's "Shock" Japanese PV. On the morning of February 21, A Cube Entertainment set up their own Twitter account and welcomed the maknae, Oh Ha Young as the third member of A Pink. Jung Eunji was the fourth member revealed through A Cube's Twitter singing "I Love You I Do" and was said to be the main vocalist of the group. The next was Hong Yookyung, they revealed her playing the piano. And the last two were Yoon Bomi and Kim Namjoo which were revealed through A Cube's Official Twitter account.

The pilot episode of A Pink News was aired on March 11, 2011. Each episode was featured a different celebrity guest as its anchorman. Among the stars who presented the show will also be included: G.NA, Mario, MBLAQ's Seung Ho & G.O, B2ST, 4minute, 2AM's Jinwoon, Secret's Sunhwa & Hyosung.

Before their debut the girls have been nicknamed ‘Elf Idols’, and the image has helped them in garnering contracts, like with jewelry brand “Cottiny“, and beverage brand “Ceylon Tea“.

2011: Debut - Seven Springs of A Pink & Snow Pink

On April 13, A Pink released their music video teaser for their debut album, Seven Springs of A Pink. Done under the concept of ’spring ladies’, the seven members expressed the different charms of the spring season and emphasized their innocent beauty. A Pink released EP "Seven Springs of A Pink" and the Music Video for "I Don't Know" on 19 April 2011. The MV also stars B2ST's Gi Kwang.

A Pink made their first live debut stage through M.net's M! Countdown on April 21, 2011 to further promote the album. They had their first official fanmeet where they revealed their official fan club 'Pink Panda'.

After a few weeks of promoting "I Don't Know, the girls promoted "It Girl." Then, the group was chosen to sing ‘Let Us Just Love’ to a Korean drama, "Protect The Boss" as its OST.

On October 31, 2011 it was confirmed that A Pink would be star on a new show called Birth of a Family together with Infinite. The new show documents A Pink & Infinite taking care of abandoned animals for 8 weeks or so – until the animal is adopted by a new family. In addition, the show also features rare animals that are not commonly seen in the company of people. The first day of filming started on November 1, and the first episode will aired on November 12, 2011.

A Pink announced that they would be releasing their second mini-album, “Snow Pink“, on November 22. The MV teaser for "My My" was released on November 21, 2011. Promotions for "My My" began on November 25, 2011, on Music Bank.

A Pink opened up a ‘one day tea cafe’ where they served visiting fans to raise profits for charity. The members served baked goods and drinks they prepared themselves, and even auctioned off some of their personal items. All profits made will be donated to a charity.


Member Birth Date Height Weight Position Specialty
Park Cho Rong (박초롱) March 3, 1991 (age 20) 163 cm 46 kg Leader, Vocalist, Rapper Hapkido
Yoon Bo Mi (윤보미) August 13, 1993 (age 18) 163 cm 46 kg Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist Dancing
Jung Eun Ji (정은지) August 18, 1993 (age 18) 163 cm 47 kg Main Vocalist Singing
Son Na Eun (손나은) February 10, 1994 (age 17) 168 cm 47 kg Visual, Vocalist, Rapper Chinese
Hong Yoo Kyung (홍유경) September 22, 1994 (age 17) 167 cm 48 kg Vocalist, Main Rapper Piano, English
Kim Nam Joo (김남주) April 15, 1995 (age 16) 165 cm 47 kg Lead Vocalist , Rapper Imitation, Chinese
Oh Ha Young (오하영) July 19, 1996 (age 15) 169 cm 47 kg Maknae, Vocalist, Rapper NIL

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