Sun Mi takes leave from Wonder Girls

Wonder Girls member Sun Mi, aka Mimi, has announced that she will be leaving the group to take a break from her music career and to pursue her study.

Korean pop group Wonder Girls Mimi

JYP Entertainment said, “Mimi had a truly memorable, once in a lifetime experience while living in the U.S. and touring over 50 cities. We support her decision to pursue an academic career at this time. We will also support Mimi if she chooses to return to singing after her academics are complete. In the meantime, she plans to frequent JYP facilities and continue her dance and vocal classes.”

Mimi will remain with the Wonder Girls in the US, continuing with any scheduled performances and activities until the end of February. As of March, she will return to Korea and prepare to focus on her studies.


Wonder Girls – Nobody (SYTYCD)

Korean pop group Wonder Girls performed their hit song Nobody on popular US show So You Think You Can Dance.

Wonder Girls think they can dance

Korean pop group Wonder Girls are set to appear on a popular American television show So You Think You Can Dance next week.

Korean pop group Wonder Girls

The girls will be performing their hit single Nobody on the dance competition show, which is currently one of the most-watched shows in US.

5 decades of Korean girl bands

Interesting story from The Chosun Ilbo.

5 decades of Korean girl bands

The Kim Sisters were arguably the first girl group in the history of Korean popular music. They debuted in their teens in the early 1950s, and were extremely popular among U.S. soldiers stationed in Korea.

Korean pop group Kim Sisters

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Wonder Girls break into Billboard Hot 100

Korean pop group Wonder Girls have became the first Korean singers to rank on US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Their hit single Nobody entered the chart at number 76.

Wonder Girls Nobody