Tuesday, 29 May 2012

4Minute's Profile

4Minute's Profile

Fabolous Five

4Minute (Korean: 포미닛) is a five-member girl group from South Korea. They were formed in 2009 by Cube Entertainment. The members of the group are Nam Ji-hyun (남지현), Heo Ga-yoon (허가윤), Jeon Ji-yoon (전지윤), Kim Hyun-a (김현아) and Kwon So-hyun ( 권소현).[1] The girls released their first single last June 15, 2009 and made their first debut stage last June 18, 2009 on M.net M! Countdown.
4Minute released one Korean full-length album, three Korean mini-albums, one Japanese full album, six Japanese single albums and various Korean singles. The group debuted in June 2009 with their first single, Hot Issue. They released their first Japanese album, Diamond in December 2010. And they released their very first Korean full length album, 4MINUTES LEFT in 2011.
The group received the Bonsang Award at the 20th Seoul Music Awards on January 20, 2011. And on February 6, 2011, the group attended the 2010 Billboard Japan Music Awards wherein they received the "Kpop New Artist Award".

~ Member Profile ~
Birth Name: Nam Ji Hyun
Stage Name: Jihyun
Birthday: January 9, 1990
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Position: Leader, Vocalist, Face of The Group
Birth Name: Heo Ga Yoon
Stage Name: Gayoon
Birthday: May 18, 1990
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Birth Name: Jeon Ji Yoon
Stage Name: Jiyoon
Birthday: October 15, 1990
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Birth Name: Kim Hyun Ah
Stage Name: Hyuna
Birthday: June 6, 1992
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Main Dancer, Face of The Group
Height: 164 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Birth Name: Kwon So Hyun
Stage Name: Sohyun
Birthday: August 30, 1994
Position: Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae, Lead Dancer
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 45 kg


Korean discography

Studio albums
Extended plays
Digital singles
  • 2009: Hot Issue
  • 2010: Superstar
  • 2011: FreeStyle
Collaborations/Featuring songs

Japanese discography

Studio albums
Single albums
Collaborations/Featuring songs
  • 2011: Without U - Thelma Aoyama feat.4Minute
  • 2011: Emerald Of 4minute


Television work

Year Show
2009 Featured in Super Junior Miracle
2009 MTV 4minute
2010 MTV 4minute's Friend Day
2010 4minute's All In
2010 Bouquet
2011 4Minute's Mr. Teacher
2011 4Minute @ Shikshin Road
2012 Issue and People
2012 Weekly Idol
2012 ‘Entertainment Relay
2012 ‘Entertainment Weekly – Guerrilla Date


  • 2010: 4Minute Energy LIVE Volume 1: 1st Concert [Tokyo]
  • 2010: 4Minute Energy LIVE Volume 2: DIAMOND [Tokyo & Osaka]

Concert participation

  • 2011: United Cube Concert
  • 2011: KBS New York Korea Festival Concert [New Overpeck Park, New Jersey]
  • 2011: Billboard Korea's K-Pop Masters Concerts [MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada]
  • 2012: KBS Music Bank in Paris [Palais Omnisport de Paris Bercy, Paris, France]


Year Awards
  • 20th Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award ("HUH")[28]
  • 2nd Billboard JAPAN Music Awards 2010: Korea Billboard Special Award[29]
  • 2nd Billboard JAPAN Music Awards 2010: Japan New K-pop Artist of The Year Award[29]

Music Programs

4Minute's wins on Korea's televised music shows:
Year Date Song Music Program
2009 September 27 "Muzik" SBS Inkigayo
October 1 Mnet M! Countdown
2010 June 17 "HUH" Mnet M! Countdown
2011 April 21 거울아 거울아 ("Mirror Mirror") Mnet M! Countdown
2012 April 17 "Volume Up" MBC Music Show Champion
April 24 MBC Music Show Champion
May 3 Mnet M! Countdown

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