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2PM wins Inkigayo Mutizen again

SBS’s Inkigayo is back once again, and this week’s show was full of amazing and fun performances from the top participating K-pop artists!

With Pyeongchang getting named as the host city for the 2018 Winter Olympics earlier in the week, the episode was full of references to that announcement as a mark of celebration.

The ‘Take 7‘ nominees for this week’s show were 2PM (“Hands Up“), 2NE1 (“I Am The Best“),SECRET (“Starlight Moonlight“), f(x) (“Hot Summer“), Rainbow (“Sweet Dream“), 8eight (“Close That Lip“), and T-ara (“Roly-Poly“). All of them were present to perform their hits.

It was announced that 2PM was the winner once again! This was their second consecutive Mutizen win since making a return with “Hands Up”. Congratulations to 2PM!

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2PM thanks fans for their first “Hands Up” win

Though they’ve only been promoting for a week, 2PM managed to take home their first music program win for “Hands Up” on yesterday’s episode of SBS’s ‘Inkigayo‘.

The boys revealed that they didn’t expect the win at all, and thanked their Hottests fanclub and their company family for the special surprise. Smiles were spread all around as fans and viewers watched the members interact warmly with 2AM’s Jo Kwon on stage.

Thanks to their unique props (like the LED outfits) and a choreography that’s easy to follow and fun, the song is sure to gather more trophies in the future.

2PM said, “We couldn’t believe that we had won once we heard that we did. We’re truly very happy. We’d like to genuinely thank our loving fans, our staff, and so many others for giving us their attention and love.”

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Kim Hyun Joong performs “Break Down” on Inkigayo

After being known as the leader of SS501, and then as an actor, since debuting some six years ago, Kim Hyun Joong is ready to embark on a new path as a solo singer.

Having released his solo mini-album “Break Down” earlier this week, Hyun Joong becomes the fourth SS501 member to do so with Kim Kyu Jong the only one not to have released a solo album.

His title track, “Break Down“, was composed by Steven Lee and is classified as a ’south urban dance track’ which combines powerful electric brass and synth sounds to create an energetic track right from its beginning phases, and has a dynamic choreography to ensure a strong performance.

He also performed “Please“, which is a pop R&B track, featuring a beautiful piano melody and a heavy orchestra arrangement that brings out the sadness of the lyrics.

Check out his comeback stage below!

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B2ST wins Inkigayo Mutizen again

SBS’s Inkigayo is back once again, and this week’s show was full of amazing and fun performances from the top participating K-pop artists!

The ‘Take 7‘ nominees for this week’s show were B2ST (“Fiction“), Baek Ji Young (“As Usual“), F.T. Island (“Hello Hello“), After School (“Shampoo“), Lim Jeong Hee (“Golden Lady“), SECRET (“Starlight Moonlight“), and Jang Woo Hyuk (“Time Is [L]over “).

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B2ST makes a ‘Fiction’ comeback on Inkigayo

Following the release of their first full album “Fiction and Fact”, the B2ST boys begun their comeback promotions on today’s episode of SBS’s Inkigayo with their title track, “Fiction“.

“Fiction” is a song that features sorrowful lyrics with an addictive piano riff that tells the story of a man who refuses to accept the loss of his love.

Check out their spectacular comeback stage below which also includes “The Fact“!

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f(x) wins Inkigayo Mutizen triple crown

SBS’s Inkigayo is back once again, and this week’s show was full of amazing and fun performances from the top participating K-pop artists!

The ‘Take 7‘ nominees for this week’s show were SISTAR19 (“Ma Boy“), f(x) (“Pinocchio“), Jay Park (“Abandoned“), Heo Young Saeng (“Let It Go“), After School (“Shampoo“), CNBLUE (“Love Girl“), and 2NE1 (“Lonely“). 2NE1 did not perform today.

Having won for the past two weeks, the Mutizen winner for this week was announced to be f(x), as they completed their triple crown! After going winless prior to their ‘Pinocchio’ promotions, the girls have now clinched triple crowns on both M! Countdown and Inkigayo, and have won Music Bank K-Chart twice as well!

Congratulations to f(x)!

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f(x) wins Inkigayo Mutizen

SBS’s Inkigayo is back once again, and this week’s show was full of amazing and fun performances from the top participating K-pop artists!

The ‘Take 7‘ nominees were Rainbow (“To Me“), Girl’s Day (“Twinkle Twinkle“), f(x) (“Pinocchio“), A Pink (“I Don’t Know“), After School (“Shampoo“), CNBLUE (“Love Girl“), and Jay Park (“Abandoned“). Girl’s Day did not perform today.

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X-5 debuts on Inkigayo

Open World Entertainment’s new boyband, ‘X-5‘, finally made their long-awaited debut on today’s episode of “Inkigayo” with “Don’t Put On An Act“!

With a title track produced by hip hop’s big daddy, ‘Rhymer‘, the boys showcased an excellent performance that utilized the song’s electro hip hop rhythm for an engaging and complex choreography while also rapping about the betrayal of love alongside a synth rhythm.

Check out their debut stage below!

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B1A4 debuts on Inkigayo with “OK”

After melting the hearts of fans with their unique webtoons marketing style, WM Entertainment’s newest boyband, ‘B1A4‘, has finally made their debut on today’s episode of “Inkigayo“!

Their unique name is an abbreviation of ‘Be the one, All for one’, and also stands for Baro being type B blood, while Jinyoung, CNU, Sandeul, and Gongchan being type A.

Their title track, “OK“, is an electronic track using rock as its base to feature the powerful and refreshing vocals of B1A4. With a catchy hook like, “Everything’s OK as long as I have you”, and an addictive melody to boot, the group seems to have what it takes work their way up to ‘becoming the ultimate’.

Check out their debut below!

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After School makes a comeback with ‘Shampoo’ on Inkigayo

After a long hiatus, the After School girls are back on SBS’s Inkigayo with a brand new round of promotions after releasing their first album, “Virgin” earlier this week.

Decked out with a lovelier and more feminine concept, the girls have filled the album to the brim with songs that hold motivating themes like confidence and individuality. It’s been a long year since their last “Bang!” release, so the girls have set out to make this comeback particularly special.

In an interview with Sports Today, After School stated, “Because of a chain of events last year, we weren’t able to promote as a group. We’ve missed the stage that much more, and we’d like to emphasize that we’re promoting as a group now. It’s so fun and we love it.”

When asked about their tap dance routine, they replied, “It’s the result of five months of practice. Because of our personal schedules, we didn’t have a lot of time to practice but we truly tried our best. With our ‘Bang!’ promotions, we were always injuring our fingers. This time it’s our toes.”

The girls concluded, “We’ve been promoting individually until finally getting back together in nearly a year. Because of that, we’ll be giving our best on stage. Please give us your support, as we’ll be promoting for as long as possible.”

Their title track, “Shampoo”, was written by poet Won Tae Yeon (of Secret Garden’s “That Man“) and composed by Japanese producer, Daishi Dance.

With a subtle piano melody and an emphasis on the emotions behind the lyrics, the song seamlessly weaves in and out of After School’s beautiful vocals and powerful rapping.

Check out their comeback stage, which also includes “Let’s Step Up“!

Source: Sports Today via Nate
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