MBLAQ

엠블랙

MBLAQ( Korean :엠블랙, Japanese :エムブラック; an acronym forMusic Boys Live in Absolute Quality) is a South Korean quintet male vocal group created by South-Korean entertainer Rain under J.Tune Camp . The group consists of Seungho , G.O , Lee Joon , Cheondung , and Mir. The group debuted on October 9, 2009, at Rain'sLegend of Rainismconcert.On October 14, 2009, the group released their debut single album,Just BLAQ, which topped various online and offline music charts in South Korea.The group then released their first extended play albumYon May 19, 2010, and on January 10, 2011, MBLAQ released their first studio album,BLAQ Style.In 2012, J. Tune Camp announced that MBLAQ members Mir and G.O will split into a sub-unit. The sub-unit was originally going to debut back in May, but since MBLAQ got their first Asia Tour and G.O's filming ofPhantom. Yet the sub-unit didn't get a name and their debut was postponed. But on MBLAQ's first Asia Tour, the sub-unit released their first single,Wild.

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  2. Han Sang, Hee (September 20, 2009). "Rain to Reveal New Boy Band, 5-Member MBLAQ". Korea Times. Retrieved March 4, 2010. 
  3. Han Sang, Hee (October 11, 2009). "Rain Wows Fans in 'Legend of Rainism'". Korea Times. Retrieved October 19, 2009. 
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  6. "MBLAQ releases MV of “Oh Yeah”!". Allkpop. October 13, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
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  17. (Korean) "엠블랙, 버스 티저광고로 화제 몰이..1월 컴백". Nate News. December 24, 2010. 
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  19. (Korean) "엠블랙, 정규1집 2만5000장 주문 '폭주'". Daum Media. January 11, 2011. 
  20. (Korean) "'엠블랙, 1집 'Cry' 음원 공개 '동방신기와 맞대결'". Nate News. January 3, 2011. 
  21. (Korean)"엠블랙 유튜브 신강자 부상". Nate News. January 17, 2011. 
  22. (Korean) "엠블랙, 1월 중순 첫 무대.."강렬한 퍼포먼스 기대"". Star News. December 24, 2010. 
  23. (Korean) "엠블랙, 강렬한 '다크 엔젤'로 변신…재킷사진 공개". Nate News. January 7, 2011. 
  24. (Korean)"'컴백' 엠블랙, 5월 소니와 손잡고 日 진출". Daum Media. January 10, 2011. 
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  26. "Final teaser for "Stay"". youtube.com. January 9, 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2012. 
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  31. (Korean)"‘엠블랙’ 한터차트 1위 기염 ‘남성그룹 명성 이어간다’". Nate News. February 23, 2011. 
  32. (Korean)"엠블랙 활동없이 대만 음반차트 1위 등극". Newsen News. March 29, 2011. 
  33. (Japanese) "話題の韓国グループ・MBLAQ来日にファン800人 メンバー・ミルは腰痛悪化で見送り". Oricon. February 21, 2011. 
  34. (Korean) "엠블랙, 벨소리·착신무비 2관왕··日데뷔 전부터 '화제'". Nate News. April 27, 2011. 
  35. (Japanese) "MBLAQ、デビューイベントに1万人 メンバー・ミルが復帰後初ライブ". Oricon. May 3, 2011. 
  36. (Korean) "엠블랙 日 데뷔싱글, 오리콘 1위 올라". Nate News. May 4, 2011. 
  37. (Korean)"엠블랙 데뷔하자마자 오리콘 위클리 2위 기염". Nate News/Newsen. May 11, 2011. 
  38. (Korean)"엠블랙, 명화 패러디 ‘모나리자’ 5人5色 재킷 공개 ‘대박예감’". Nate News. July 8, 2011. 
  39. (Korean)"'뮤직뱅크' 엠블랙, '모나리자'로 컴백…섹시+성숙미 물씬". Nate News. July 15, 2011. 
  40. (Korean)"엠블랙, '껄렁껄렁춤' 관심폭발…시크돌 매력발산". Ezy Economy. July 15, 2011. 
  41. (Korean)"엠블랙, 신곡 대박 조짐..해외팬 요청에 5만장 추가 제작". Nate News. July 15, 2011. 
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  44. (Korean)"엠블랙 ‘베이비유’ 日레코쵸크 1위 쾌거, 국내외 차트 올킬 위엄". Naver. October 22, 2011. 
  45. (Japanese)"MBLAQ、初のアニメテーマに決定". Oricon. September 5, 2011. 
  46. (Korean)"엠블랙, 10월 일본 두 번째 싱글 발표!". enews24. September 22, 2011. 
  47. (Korean) "‘엠블랙’ 두번째 앨범 오리콘 싱글일간차트 2위". Nate News. October 28, 2011. 
  48. (Korean)"엠블랙 오리콘 2위…日 언론 "K-POP 몬스터" 극찬". Nate News. October 27, 2011. 
  49. (Korean)"엠블랙, 일본팬 2만3000명 모여…"대단하다"". Nate News. October 31, 2011. 
  50. (Korean)"엠블랙 日 싱글, 오리콘 주간차트 2위". Seoul Yeonhap News. November 3, 2011. 
  51. (Korean)"[연예 뉴스 스테이션] 엠블랙, 일본 오리콘·빌보드 차트 나란히 상위권". Sports DongA. November 3, 2011. 
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  53. MBLAQ's Graffiti Teaser on YouTube
  54. "Cover MBLAQ's "100% Ver."". January 5, 2012. 
  55. (Korean)"엠블랙 '낙서', 음원공개 동시 실시간차트 '석권'". Nate News. January 3, 2012. 
  56. J.Tune Camp. "MBLAQ 4th Mini Album '100%Ver.' 타이틀곡 '전쟁이야(This is War)' MV". Music Video. Youtube. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  57. (Korean)"엠블랙, 새 앨범 선주문 4만장 돌파 '돌풍예고'". Star News. January 10, 2012. 
  58. (Korean)"엠블랙, 분신술에 검무까지…′RUN′ 퍼포먼스 화제". AsiaToday. March 2, 2012. 
  59. (Korean)"엠블랙, 베스트앨범 발매일 日오리콘 톱10 진입". Money Today Star News via Nate. 
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  79. (Korean)"엠블랙 지오, '불후2' 합류 확정…"이 멤버로 한 달 갈 것"". Joy News 24 via Naver. June 8, 2011. 
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  83. (Korean)"엠블랙, KBS joy '헬로 베이비' 시즌5 합류". Joy News 24. January 5, 2012. 
  84. (Korean)"엠블랙, 'K팝 최강 서바이벌' 첫방송 특별출연". Money Today Star News. March 15, 2012. 
  85. (Korean)"'선녀가필요해' 이준 고우리, 차인표 소속사 연습생으로 등장 폭소". TV Report. April 12, 2012. 
  86. (Korean)"MBLAQ member G.O gets cast in SBS’ ‘Ghost’". Asia Today. April 29, 2012. 
  87. "More idols confirmed for ‘The Romantic & Idol’". Allkpop. October 19, 2012. 
  88. "‘Laws of the Jungle 2′ reveals finalized cast members including MBLAQ’s Mir". Allkpop. October 23, 2012. 
  89. (Korean)"박규리 정극연기 데뷔 연기자 변신..천둥과 호흡". Newsen. January 05, 2013. 
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  95. (Korean) "엠블랙, 비 주연 ‘도망자’ OST 참여..13일 발매". Nate News. October 1, 2010. 
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 MBLAQ's Awards

Mnet Asian Music Awards[ edit ]

The Mnet Asian Music Awards (abbreviated as aMAMA), formerly "M.net KM Music Festival" (MKMF) (1999 - 2008), is a major K-pop music award show that is held by Mnet Media annually in South Korea . Daesang Award (Grand Prize) is equivalent Artist of the Year.

#YearNominated workAwardResult
12th2010"Y"Nominated
Nominated
13th2011Mona LisaNominated
14th2012This is WarNominated
Nominated

Mnet 20's Choice Awards[ edit ]

Mnet 20's Choice Awards is presented by South Korean cable television channel Mnet .

YearCategoryNominationResultRef
2012 20′s Performance MBLAQNominated

Others[ edit ]

YearAward
2010
  • 2010 Bugs Music Awards: Newcomer Award
2011
  • 360Kpop Awards: Best Song
  • Remarkable Awards: Mini Album of the Year
2012
  • 2012 Asia Song Festival : Best Korean Artist Award
  • Remarkable Awards: Mini Album of the Year

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 MBLAQ's Discography

Korean discography

Studio albums
Repackaged albums
Extended plays
Repackaged EP's
Digital Singles
  • 2011:White Forever
  • 2011:You&I

Japanese discography

Compilations
Singles
DVDs
  • 2011 :Mona Lisa Style
  • 2012 :This is War Music Story
  • 2012 :MBLAQ 'Men in MBLAQ' First Concert DVD
  • 2013 :The BLAQ% Tour

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 MBLAQ's Drama

  • Housewife Kim Kwang Ja's Third Activity (2010)
  • Strongest K-Pop Star Survival (2012)

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 MBLAQ's History

2009: Just BLAQ[ edit ]

with the music video being released two days later.Coinciding with the music video, MBLAQ's debut single album "Just BLAQ", was released on the same day,topping various charts in South Korea.The next day, the group made their broadcast debut on M.net's M! Countdown with "Oh Yeah".

Later that month, the group commenced promotions for their follow up track, "G.O.O.D Luv". Two music videos were released: an 'unofficial' music video prior to the 'official' music video, which was released on December 10, 2009.

Just BLAQdue to time constraints.

2010:Y[ edit ]

MBLAQ claimed first place on June 3, 2010 onM! Countdown,and were voted the best Rookie Group for the first half of 2010 through a poll conducted by Korean music site Bugs, obtaining 46% of the votes.

BLAQ Style.

On December 30, 2010, J.Tune Entertainment merged with JYP Entertainment. However, as MBLAQ is part of J.Tune Camp, they are not considered as part of JYP Entertainment, or have any ties with the company.

2011:BLAQ Style, Japanese debut, andMona Lisa[ edit ]

MBLAQ in 2011

BLAQ Style, personally choosing all songs present on the album. Seungho stated "As a form of independence [from Rain], we personally chose all of the songs and participated in the production",with Seungho composing and playing the piano for the introductory track "Sad Memories" and Mir writing the rap lyrics for "You're my +".

.Prior to their album's release, MBLAQ held a fan-meet for 1,500 fans on January 9, where the fans were able to watch the first performance of "Cry" and also the then yet-to-be revealed title track "Stay". On the same day J.Tune Camp announced that MBLAQ would be debuting in Japan in May, signing with Sony Music Japan.

BLAQ Style.The next day J.Tune Camp released the full music video forStayon Youtube , which gained more than 400,000 in a week.

followed by comeback performances on the 14th, 15th and 16th at KBS's Music Bank , MBC's Music Core , and SBS's Inkigayo respectively.

BLAQ Style, as well as three new tracks.Two of the three new tracks included MBLAQ's participation in its production.The track "돌아올 수 없는 (Can't Come Back)" was composed by G.O and the lyrics were written by both G.O and Mir, while the song titled "You" was written and composed by Thunder. When it was released,BLAQ Style 3Dreached number one on the Hanteo charts."Again", their last new song fromBLAQ Style - 3D Edition, was used to promote The Fighter in South Korea.

on April 19, it was ranked first for four consecutive days onRecochoku.MBLAQ were also placed first on theCellphone Message Music Videochart. Furthermore, pre-orders for MBLAQ's single, for both the regular and limited A and B editions, had ranked first, second and third.

Oricon Daily Chartsfor May 3, which was before their official Japanese debut and release date. On May 4, their official debut date,Your Luvreached first position on theOricon Daily Charts, selling more than 11,000 CDs.A week after their debut, MBLAQ reached second position on theOricon Weekly Charts, selling more than 40,000 copies ofYour Luv.In June it was announced that MBLAQ's "Your Luv" would be used in the Japanese anime adaption of Marvel Comics' "Blade" .

The album consists of six new tracks.

respectively.On July 15, whenMona Lisawas released in stores, it reached number one on the Hanteo Real-time, Daily and Weekly Charts.

J.Tune Camp stated they would be producing 50,000 more copies to meet the demand.

chart for sixty eight consecutive days thus far.In the same month it was revealed that MBLAQ's new Japanese single, "Baby U", would be used as the opening theme for the Japanese anime Beelzebub .

reached number two on theOricon Weekly Chart, selling a total of 45,624 copies in the first week.The song also reached number one on Japan'sBillboard Hot Animation Chart.

2012-present:100% Ver.,BLAQ Memories, and1st Asia Tour[ edit ]

The video reveals the 5 members in their ensemble scene, and some small snippets of the full music video. The teaser ends with the members standing center stage with a string orchestra gathered on either side of them, shooting at the audience and finishes with a violent blood splatter that reveals their lead single's name, "전쟁이야 (This is War)".On the same day, the first concept photo was also released by J.Tune Camp. The directors jokingly stated that there was a particular member, Mir, who wanted to shave his hair bald, however they took fans' opinions into consideration and only let the member go as far as a mohawk.

J. Tune Entertainment announced that MBLAQ's fourth mini-album was titled100% Ver.because "[it] is an expression of MBLAQ's satisfaction and confidence in the album's quality". It has been valuably noted that MBLAQ has expended much effort in the making the album.

andBugs Music, number three onMnet's Music chart, and number four onCyworld Music."Scribble" was also promoted along with their lead single, "전쟁이야 (This is War)", multiple times on stage as their second single from their100% Ver.

Both members' performance in acting, in particular Lee Joon 's were positively reviewed by fans and internet browsers alike.

100% Ver.had received more than 40,000 pre-orders.The music video of It's War, reached 1 million views within a week. MBLAQ has won M! Countdown for 2 weeks in a row with This is War.

on M! Countdown, Seungho also injured his back on the pre-recording of M! Countdown, and a video of their dance practice forRunwas released online on the same day on J.Tune Camp's original YouTube channel.

. The album consists of many songs from their Korean releases, and also includes a Japanese version ofYou're My +. Upon its release, the album landed at #9 on the Oricon Daily chart

In June, Mir and G.O., as part of MBLAQ's subunit, released a song titled "Wild" for the their Asia tour. In July, Thunder released a self-composed solo song titled "Don't Go".

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 MBLAQ's Other activities

2009[ edit ]

MBLAQ - The Art of Seduction, which received record ratings.

decided to film a documentary of their stay, selecting them as the first stars of their show2010 K-Pop Starseries.The documentary, calledYo! Tokyo, aired in early 2010, showing the public their experience with Japanese culture and traditions over a period of four days.

Idol Army, She Has Arrived!), with the first episode airing a day later.MBLAQ filmed a total of sixteen episodes.

2010[ edit ]

He was also a host ofThe M-Wavewith fellow artist Krystal from f(x) .,.

Idol United, where members of male idol groups formed a soccer team to compete against other soccer teams.The fourteen-member team consisted of members from U-KISS , ZE:A , F.Cuz , and The Boss (Dae Guk Nam Ah), with MBLAQ members being Seungho, Lee Joon and Mir.

,however he has since left the program to focus on his music activities.He was a permanent member of the TV showStar Golden Bell, which had been replaced byOh! My Schoolwhich is also became a permanent member of.

Lee Joon became known as the only Korean Hollywood idol star after starring in Hollywood film "Ninja Assassin" with world star and mentor Rain.

, a small documentary on their life as artists.MBLAQ filmed a total of four episodes documenting their promotions forY.

, MBLAQ were cast in the final series of Mnet'sCelebrities Go to School.Their mentor for the show is actor Kim Soo-Ro . The show started airing in August 2010.

The members of MBLAQ made an appearance in Lee Joon's dramaHousewife Kim Kwan Ja's third Activity.

2011[ edit ]

Imagination Arcade.Fellow member Lee Joon was a permanent cast member ofOh! My School, the show ended on May 29, 2011.

, with their own show calledSesame Player.MBLAQ filmed a total of thirteen episodes, and Infinite had been selected to film Season 2.

Immortal Song 2, staying as a cast member for at least a month with new cast members including F.T Island's Hongki, 2PM's Junsu and Secret's Ji Eun.

, which is set to air in early 2012,however, due to scheduling conflicts, he will be replaced by Lee Chun Hee.

2012[ edit ]

MBLAQ at theHello Babypress conference with the child actors

On January 26, MBLAQ performed at a special concert MBC Music Era (I Giorni Della Musica) held in Ilsan. The concert consist of live performances by 38 legendary singers. MBLAQ was the only idol group to performed at the concert. MBLAQ sang Mona Lisa with veteran singers Yoon Sang, Kim Gwang Jin, BMK, Kim Kyung Ho and Baek Ji Young singing the chorus. MBLAQ′s Lee Joon also joined Kim Jo Han for a live performance ofSoul Mates.

On February 10, MBLAQ's Lee Joon & Mir release a digital singleDo You Rememberwith legendary singer Kim Jo Han. The song was written by one of Korea's best composer, Ha Kwang Hoon. A remake from Jo Kwan Woo’s hit songWinter Story, which was released in 1995. It was rearranged by producer and songwriter, Shin Jae Hong. During an interview, Kim Jo Han revealed that he preferred MBLAQ over SNSD and the Wonder girls. He had also expressed that he would like to be the 6th member of MBLAQ.

, which stars member Mir's sister, Go Eun Ah .

On the March 16th, G.O was a special guest on an episode of SBS TV‘s Salamander Guru and The Shadows . G.O played a stalker and received positive reviews from fans.

Also in April, it was confirmed that G.O was cast in SBS's drama "Phantom/Ghost" after impressing one of the producers of Salamander Guru and The Shadows .

In September it was confirmed that Lee Joon would have a role in successful " IRIS " sequel " IRIS 2 " it will begin filming in October and will start airing in 2013.

2013[ edit ]

Solo activities as Singer/Composer[ edit ]

His solo song is an R'n'B ballad track titled "내 꿈에서라도" or "Even in my Dreams", which features fellow member Mir.

Mr. Idol.G.O also composed the debut song for A-Prince, a new group in the music industry.

.His song is an R'n'B piece with a sad melody and lyrics that tells how a man feels after a break up.

OST[ edit ]

  • ( Korean :도망자), singing the main theme titled "Running & Running".(2010)
  • , titled "뱅뱅뱅 (Bang Bang Bang)" which was released at midnight on November, 24.(2010)
  • , with the song "You & I".(2011)
  • , with the song "Baby U".(2011)
  • Featured in the OST of the Korean dramaLie To Me, with the song "I Belong To You"
  • G.O and Mir have participated in the OST of the drama "Kpop Best Survival", with a track titled알고있었어 (I Knew).
  • .
  • on 26 December 2012. Dynamic Black releasedYesterdayon 27 December 2012.
  • singing "바보같은 나 (I am like a fool)"

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 MBLAQ's Members

Stage nameBirth name
RomanizedHangulRomanizedHangul
Seungho승호Yang Seung Ho양승호(1987-10-16)October 16, 1987(age 25)Leader, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
G.O지오Jung Byeong Hee정병희(1987-11-06)November 6, 1987(age 25)Main Vocalist
Lee Joon이준Lee Chang Seon이창선(1988-02-07)February 7, 1988(age 25)Sub-Vocalist, Main Dancer, Visual
Thunder천둥Park Sang Hyun박상현(1990-10-07)October 7, 1990(age 22)Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub-Vocalist, Visual
Mir미르Bang Cheol Yong방철용(1991-03-10)March 10, 1991(age 22)Main Rapper, Maknae

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 MBLAQ's Concerts

  • Mnet Ultimate Live Asia (MULA)(2010)
  • Kpop Heal The World in Singapore(2011)
  • Seoul-Osaka Music of Heart 2011 FIGHTING JAPAN(2011)
  • We Love Japan(2011)
  • Kpop Music Festival in Sydney(2011)
  • K-Friends 2011 Taipei Fireworks Concert(2011)
  • Billboard KPop Masters in Las Vegas(2011)
  • KPOP Big Four Seasons Concert in Tokyo(2011)
  • Korean Music Festival 10: Hollywood Bowl 2012 in Los Angeles(2012)
  • MBC Korean Music Wave in Google(2012)
  • Dream concert(2012)
  • MBC Korean Music Wave in Bangkok(2012)
  • K-Pop Nonstop Live 2012 In Sapporo(2012)
  • MBC Korean Music Wave in Kobe(2012)

MBLAQ's solo concert[ edit ]

  • Men In MBLAQ(2011)
  • THE BLAQ% TOUR(2012)

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 MBLAQ's Reality shows

YearTitle
2009 Yo' Tokyo
2009 MBLAQ's Art Of Seduction
2009 Idol Army Season 5
2010 Celebrity Goes To School
2010 MBLAQ's Making The Artist
2010 Idol Cam
2011 MBLAQ's Sesame Player (Season 1)
2012 Hello Baby(Season5)
2012 Idol Manager

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 MBLAQ's Music, dance, and influence

Just BLAQandY, MBLAQ focused heavily on their performance with strong choreography. WithBLAQ Style, MBLAQ decided to focus more on the music and melody rather than the choreography.

100% Ver. 's trackRunchoreography was choreographed by taekwondo masters.

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 MBLAQ's Music Programs

These are a collection of MBLAQ's wins on Korea's televised music shows. M! Countdown airs on Korea cable channel M.net .

M! Countdown[ edit ]

YearSongProgram
2010 Y
  • M! Countdown – First Place (3 Jun)
2012 This Is War
  • M! Countdown – First Place (26 Jan)
  • M! Countdown – First Place (2 Feb)

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