Crayon Pop


Crayon Pop( Hangul : 크레용팝) is a five-member South Korean girl group formed in 2012 under Chrome Entertainment . Formed in early 2012, the group consists of Gum-mi, Ellin, Way, Cho-a and Soyul. Crayon Pop debuted on June 24, 2012 with the release of both the Korean and Japanese music videos for their first single "Bing Bing", followed by the release of their first EP , "The 1st Mini Album".Crayon Pop's popularity rose with the release of "Bar Bar Bar", which began to draw interest and went on to become viral due to their unique stage outfits and choreography."Bar Bar Bar" gradually began to climb the Korean digital music charts, eventually reaching the upper positions of most major real time chart listings, including reaching number #1 on the weekly Billboard 's Korea K-Pop Hot 100 for the first time after a full 6 weeks on release.On 13 August 2013, Crayon Pop's agency Chrome Entertainment signed a partnership contract with Sony Music . Sony will be involved in the publishing of Crayon Pop's future albums as well as assisting in promotional activities both at home and overseas.Crayon Pop will release their fifth single album 'Uh-ee' or 'Hey' (tentative title) on the March 31, 2014, and to gear their fans up for the release, shots from the album jacket have been released. The jacket takes on a magazine pictorial type of concept showing Crayon Pop's ramie fabric outfits, a fabric often used in traditional Korean clothing. They will perform their new single during their first comeback showcase with media outlets on the 28th and public showcase at Gwanghwamun Plaza on the 29th at 7 PM KST.In June 2014, the group is set to open for American-singer Lady Gaga 's ArtRave: The Artpop Ball concert tour in selected North American tour dates.

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 Crayon Pop's History


Cho-a's younger twin sister, Way, was then added to preserve the group as a quintet. The group was later renamed to Crayon Pop prior to their debut.

Way also had prior involvement in the music industry as a member of indie band N.Dolphin, she left the group when given the chance to join her sister in Crayon Pop.

2012: Debutedit

Crayon Pop on September 13, 2012

The girls made their official stage debut the following day on 19 July 2012, performing "Saturday Night" on Mnet 'sM! Countdown.

2013: Success in Japan and Comeback with 'Bar Bar Bar'edit

Music Bankbefore making an appearance on MBCShow! Music Corethe next day.

As the song went viral, "Bar Bar Bar" gradually began to climb the Korean digital music charts, eventually reaching the upper positions of most major real time chart listings. "Bar Bar Bar" ranked #1 on the weekly Billboard 's Korea K-Pop Hot 100 chart for the first time after a full 6 weeks on release.It solidified its viral status when "a parody video of its choreography was aired on a segment of SNL Korea " in August.

The group performed the songs "Bar Bar Bar" and "Dancing Queen" at the annual convention  KCON which was hosted at the  Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena from August 24–25, 2013. A fan meetup was scheduled for their appearance at  KCON '13 but was later cancelled.

Crayon Pop later on received their first ever major award by winning theBest New Female Artistwhile Ylvis won theInternational Favorite Artistaward respectively.

2013: UK Radio Debut & Australia Fan Meetingedit

who they were and expressed their desire to work with One Direction .[importance?]

where the members discussed how they would love to see Psy mimic the dance from the Bar Bar Bar video, what video game they would like to be in, and various other subjects.

2013: First & Second Solo Concertedit

2014: Collaboration with Kim Jang-hoon & Lady Gagaedit

Crayon Pop and Kim Jang Hoon later on held a surprise concert titled 'Cray-Hoon Pop' at the Gangnam M Stage, Seoul on February 17, featuring a performance from Crayon Pop's fellow label mates, K-Much .

Due to the announcement, the group decided to postpone the release of their first full-length album, which was originally planned to be released in June.

2014: Hong Kong Fan Meeting & Comebackedit

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 Crayon Pop's Criticism

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 Crayon Pop's Members

Birth name
Gum-mi금미Baek Bo-ram백보람(1988-06-18)June 18, 1988(age 25)
Ellin엘린Kim Min-young김민영(1990-04-02)April 2, 1990(age 24)
Cho-a초아Heo Min-jin허민진(1990-07-12)July 12, 1990(age 23)
Way웨이Heo Min-seon허민선(1990-07-12)July 12, 1990(age 23)
So-yul소율Park Hye-kyeong박혜경(1991-05-15)May 15, 1991(age 22)

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 Crayon Pop's Discography

Extended plays
  • 2012:Crayon Pop 1st Mini Album
  • 2013:The Streets Go Disco
Single albums
  • 2012:Dancing Queen
  • 2013:Bar Bar Bar
  • 2013:Lonely Christmas
  • 2014:Uh-ee

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 Crayon Pop's Concerts

  • 2013: Crayon Pop First Mini-Concert in Japan ( Shibuya, Tokyo ).
  • 2013: Crayon Pop Second Mini-Concert in Japan ( Suita, Osaka ).
  • 2013: 1st POPCON in Seoul ( Sangam-dong , Seoul )
  • 2013: 2nd POPCON in Tokyo ( Odaiba , Tokyo )
  • 2014: Lady Gaga 's ArtRave: The Artpop Ball ( North America ) - Opening act for 14 tour dates

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 Crayon Pop's List of awards and nominations

MTV IGGY'sedit

2013Crayon PopArtist of the WeekWon

28th Golden Disk Awardsedit

2013Crayon Pop 'Bar Bar Bar'New Rising StarWon

Melon Music Awardsedit

2013Crayon PopHot Trend AwardWon
Bar Bar BarMusic Video AwardNominated

Mnet Asian Music Awardsedit

2013Crayon PopBest New Female ArtistWon
Artist of the YearNominated
Bar Bar BarBest Dance Performance – Female GroupNominated
BC - UnionPay Song of the yearNominated

Style Icon Awardsedit

2013Crayon PopNew IconWon

Hawaii International Music Award Festival (HIMAF)edit

2013Crayon PopRising StarWon

KBS Music Festivaledit

2013Crayon PopArtist Of The YearNominated

Korean Updates Awardsedit

2013Crayon PopBest New Girl GroupWon

Asia Model Festival Awardsedit

2014Crayon PopNew Star AwardWon

Gaon Chart K-Pop Awardsedit

2014Crayon PopHot Trend AwardWon

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 Crayon Pop's Music Programs

Music Bankedit

2013August 30"Bar Bar Bar"

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 Crayon Pop's References

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  2. "Crayon Pop's 'Bar Bar Bar': Watch K-Pop's Viral Hit for 2013". 13 August 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  3. "Crayon Pop Ride Viral Wave to No. 1 on K-Pop Hot 100". 15 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  4. "Crayon Pop Signs with Sony Music Entertainment". Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
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  26. KBS Music Bank 08.30.13 – Crayon Pop Wins with "Bar Bar Bar". Retrieved 11th January, 2014
  27. Ylvis and Crayon Pop perform "Bar Bar Bar" at MAMA 2013. Retrieved 14th January, 2014
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  29. Crayon Pop are quirky as ever in their MV for 'Lonely Christmas'!. Retrieved 14th January, 2014
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  35. Crayon Pop hold a successful performance and fan signing in Australia. Retrieved 14th January, 2014
  36. They also worked along side Mychonny for a music video Parodie.Crayon Pop Teaches 'Bar Bar Bar' Dance on Australia ABC Show 'Wacky World Beaters'. Retrieved 14th January, 2014
  37. Crayon Pop Performs "Bar Bar Bar" at the Sydney Opera House (The Au Review). Retrieved 14th January, 2014
  38. Crayon Pop to hold first solo concert in Seoul for free. Retrieved 11th January, 2014
  39. Crayon Pop successfully hold their 1st solo Japanese concert with 2,000 fans. Retrieved 11th January, 2014
  40. "The quirky ladies of Crayon Pop and Kim Jang Hoon team up for 'Hero' MV to support firefighters". February 1, 2014. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
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  46. Park, Si-soo (March 24, 2014). "Crayon Pop wows Hong Kong fans". The Korea Times. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  47. Crayon Pop Brings in 1000 Fans for their Hong Kong Fan Meeting and over 70 media outlets
  48. "Crayon Pop reveal their new outfits for their comeback". Retrieved 2014-03-16. 
  49. Crayon Pop Dons Formal Dresses For UH-EE! MV Teaser
  50. Crayon Pop unveil still cuts from their 'UH-EE!' MV feat. DJ DOC, Bumkey, and Yoon Sung Ho
  51. Crayon Pop make their quirky return with 'UH-EE' MV
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    "크레용팝 공식 입장 "이제 겨우 사랑 받게 됐는데…" - 중앙일보 연예" (in Korean). Joongang Ilbo. 2013-11-25. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
    "Crayon Pop、盗作解明「鳥肌が立った偶然の一致」". Joongang Ilbo. 2013-12-06. Retrieved 2014-01-04. 
    "パクリ疑惑!? 韓国アイドルグループが『ももいろクローバーZ』に激似だと指摘されネットで拡散中" (in Japanese). Rocket News 24. 2013-08-21. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
    "またパクリ疑惑! 韓国アイドルのクリスマス衣装が『ももいろクローバーZ』と激似だと話題 - 韓国でも激しい非難" (in Japanese). Rocket News 24. 2013-11-25. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
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    "크레용팝 '강력부인' 공식 입장 발표, 얼마나 똑같으면 표절논란…?" (in Korean). MBN. 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2014-01-04. 
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