Friday, June 19, 2009
The 2PM members all auditioned to become part of JYP Entertainment, where the Wonder Girls also belong to. Some members, including Jaebeom who auditioned in USA, auditioned from other countries. Their training days are filmed on a documentary called Hot Blood Men that aired on Mnet, along with the members of 2AM. The show documented the rigorous training program of JYP trainees as well as the elimination of three of trainees from the group.
They are all trained in dancing, acrobatics and singing.They debuted with their song "10 Out Of 10" on September 4, 2008. Then on October 17, 2008, they started to promote "Only You" another song from their debut mini album "Hottest Time of the Day."
On April 16, 2009, they released their 2nd album "2:00 PM Time For Change". Promotions began April 23 on M!Countdown, performing an introductory dance to "What Time Is It Now" leading up to the title single "Again & Again". Exactly two weeks into their 2nd album promotions on the same program, they won their first Mutizen Song award since debut on May 9, 2009. In the same week, they won their second Mutizen on SBS Inkigayo.
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Thursday, June 18, 2009
The group was first mentioned by the press in late 2008, when rumours were spreading that YG was creating a female version of Big Bang named Sista. In response to those rumours, YG Entertainment President Yang Hyun Suk stated that the name was not chosen yet.In January 2009, it was announced that the "Female Big Bang" would debut around July 2009 with three members — CL, Minji, and Bom.Later that month, YG stated that Sandara Park joined the group, with one more member to follow.In the end, YG Entertainment announced that the group would consist of four members and debut sometime in May 2009.The company stated that the group had trained for 4 years, and that their debut album would contain songs produced by G-Dragon.The group's name was initially announced as "21"; however, due to the discovery of a singer with the same name, the group was quickly renamed "2NE1
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