2ne1 ( Korean : 투애니원 ) is a girl band from South Korea which was formed by YG Entertaiment in 2009. 2ne1 is a hip hop or pop girlband who consist of 4 beautiful girls, they are CL, Dara, Bom and Minzy. The name “2ne1” means 21th century and new evolution. 2ne1 is pronounced to anyone. First time, they appeared in a campaign of LG Electronics with a boy band who is in the same agency, Big Bang. Their first debut, used Fire song which was released on March, 6th 2009. After that, their other songs could win some awards, like in M! Countdown and Music Bank. 2ne1 officially debuted in Japan in September 2011 with their mini album, titled “NOLZA”. Representing them in South Korea, 2NE1 emerged as the winner in the voting competition for “Best New Band in the World”, which was an international competition held by MTV Iggy. The band was officially crowned the winner on November 10th, 2011.
Fans of 2NE1 are called Blackjacks, which is a reference to the card game Blackjack, also known as Twenty-one. 2NE1’s official color is Hot Pink and their official fanlights are shaped like white-winged spades. 2ne1’s official site is http://www.yg-2ne1.com/
Filmography of 2ne1 : • Girlfriends(Cameo) (2009) • 2NE1TV (2009) • 2NE1TV Season 2 (2010) • 2NE1TV Live:Worldwide (SEASON 3) (2011) When 2ne1 debuted with their song “Fire” and the subsequent live performances were dubbed unconventional and impressive. They won many awards on the weekly music shows, such as The Music Trend and Music Bank. “Fire” also brought them the Song of the Month and Rookie of the Month awards for May. “I Don’t Care” brought them similar success and recognition and led 2NE1 to win the Song of the Year award at the 2009 Mnet Asian Music Awards. The same year, the group earned Cyworld Digital Music Awards for Top Selling Artist, Best Rookie Group, Bonsang Award, and Best Song for “I Don’t Care”. 2ne1 was also nominated at the 2009 Golden Risk Awards for the Popularity Award, Rookie Award, and the Digital Bonsang. At the Melon Music Awards, 2ne1 was one and the only rookie of the Top 10 artists in South Korea and the Best New Artist. They won This Year’s Stage, This Year’s Album, This Year’s Song on 2009 GQ Awards. They received 4 out of 10 nominations on Rhythmer Awards 2009 including Rookie of the Year, R&B Artist of the Year, R&B Single of the Year for “I Don’t Care” and R&B Album of the Year for their 1st Mini Album. Rhythmer.net is famous for hip-hop and R&B promotion for both mainstream and underground Korean music. 2NE1 won their first Artist of the Year and Album of the Year award for To anyone at the 2010 Mnet Asian Music Awards, in addition to awards for Best Female Group and Best music video for “Can’t Nobody”. They are the first artist who has won all 3 grand awards at Mnet Asian Music Awards. On November 29th, 2011, 2NE1 won the Best Vocal Performance by a Group for their song “Lonely” and was awarded their 2nd Song of the Year for “I Am the Best” at the 2011 Mnet Asian Music Awards. After 2011, 2NE1 has won the most grand awards in MAMA history with 4 wins (2 Song of the Years, 1 Album of the Year and 1 Artist of the Year).
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