JJ Project (South Korean Duo)

제이제이 프로젝트

JJ Project( Korean :제이제이 프로젝트) is a South Korean duo signed under JYP Entertainment that debuted in 2012. The duo consists of JB and Jr. . They released their debut single "Bounce" on May 22, 2012.

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 JJ Project (South Korean Duo)'s History

Pre-debut

In 2009, JB and Jr. individually auditioned for JYP Entertainment . With their exceptional dance skills and good looks, they tied the 5th Open auditions as the overall winners and later became trainees under JYP Entertainment.

During their trainees days, JB and Jr. appeared in San E 's "Tasty San" music video.

In 2012, both of them landed a role on the KBS drama Dream High 2 , the sequel to the 2011 hit drama Dream High .

On February 3, 2012, it was revealed that JB and Jr. would debut officially as a boy band sometime during the second half of 2012.

2012: Debut with Bounce

On May 8, JYP Entertainment launched a new website for the “JJ Project” along with an official Facebook Page and YouTube Channel. A teaser video called "JJ Project Slot Machine" was also released. Although no official statement has been made, many people assume that JJ stands for JB and Jr.It was later revealed that JJ Project is indeed composed of JB and Jr.On May 9, another video teaser entitled, "JYP 007" was uploaded through JJ Project's official Youtube account. It shows J.Y. Park as he opens a briefcase that he had placed on the table, revealing an envelope titled "JYP New Project'. J.Y Park then opens the envelope revealing an iPad , showing a new project group that he was working on.On May 13, JYP Entertainment released another teaser video entitled, "Time 2 JJ". The teaser didn't show the faces of either of the members from the duo but showed the duo's wardrobe choices.

On May 14, the album cover and full track listing of their debut album " Bounce " was revealed. The album is set to release on May 20, 2012.Teaser photos for JJ Project was revealed on May 15 through JYP Entertainment's official Twitter account.

On May 17, 2012, JYP Entertainment released a final teaser,and on May 19, the official music video for title track "Bounce" was released through their official YouTube account.

On May 20, their MV ranked #10 on iTunes 's "Top Dance Album"On May 22, the music video has gaining explosive attention online since its release and even reached #4 Most Liked, #10 Most Viewed, #7 Most Discussed, and #4 Most Favorited video worldwide on YouTube. In South Korea, it ranked #1 on all four charts.Their MV also reached over 1 million views in Youtube in just 2 days.

The duo started their promotions for "Bounce" on May 24, 2012 on M.net's M! Countdown .

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 JJ Project (South Korean Duo)'s Members

Stage nameBirth nameDate of birthPosition
RomanizedHangulRomanizedHangul
JB제이비Im Jae Bum임재범(1994-01-06)6 January 1994(age 18)Leader, Main Vocalist
Jr.주니어Park Jin Young박진영(1994-09-22)22 September 1994(age 17)Vocalist, Main Rapper, Maknae

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 JJ Project (South Korean Duo)'s Discography

Korean Discography

Singles

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 JJ Project (South Korean Duo)'s Filmography

TV Drama

YearTitleRoleBroadcast
2012 Dream High 2 JBas JB/Jang Woo Jae
Jr.as Jung Ui Bong
KBS2

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 JJ Project (South Korean Duo)'s References

  1. ""Dream High 2’s" JB and Jr. to Debut as JYP Entertainment’s Newest Boy Band J&J". Soompi. http://www.soompi.com/news/dream-high-2s-jb-and-jr-to-debut-as-jyps-newest-boy-band-jj. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  2. "JB & JR to officially debut? JYP Entertainment reveals teaser for "JJ Project"". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jb-jr-to-officially-debut-jyp-entertainment-reveals-teaser-for-jj-project. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  3. "JYP 새 아이돌 그룹 나온다, J&J 데뷔 앞둬". Hankooki. http://sports.hankooki.com/lpage/music/201205/sp2012050907490495510.htm. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  4. "JYP 신예 2인조 JJ 멤버 공개 `드림하이2` 출신". Nate. http://news.nate.com/view/20120509n05783?mid=e0101. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  5. "JYP Entertainment reveals second teaser for "JJ Project"". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jyp-entertainment-reveals-second-teaser-for-jj-project. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  6. "JYPE’s JJ Project releases new video teaser". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jypes-jj-project-releases-new-video-teaser. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  7. "[음반 제이제이 프로젝트 (JJ Project)"]. MelOn. http://cd.melon.com/cd/detail.php?code=A0534420#. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  8. "Teaser photos for JJ Project revealed". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/teaser-photos-for-jj-project-revealed. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  9. "JJ Project reveals teaser for "Bounce"". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jj-project-reveals-teaser-for-bounce. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  10. "JJ Project reveals MV for "Bounce"". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jj-project-reveals-mv-for-bounce. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  11. "JJ Project’s "Bounce" ranks #10 on iTunes’s ‘Top Dance Albums’ chart". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jj-projects-bounce-ranks-10-on-ituness-top-dance-albums-chart. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  12. "JJ Project’s "Bounce" MV ranks high on worldwide YouTube charts". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jj-projects-debut-mv-for-bounce-reaches-over-1-million-views-in-two-days. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  13. "JJ Project’s debut MV for "Bounce" reaches over 1 million views in two days". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jj-projects-debut-mv-for-bounce-reaches-over-1-million-views-in-two-days. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  14. "JJ Project makes a fierce debut with "Bounce" on ‘M! Countdown’!". allkpop. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jj-project-makes-a-fierce-debut-with-bounce-on-m-countdown. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 

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