|Also known as||5dolls|
|Origin||Seoul, South Korea|
|Genres||K-pop, dance pop|
|Labels||Core Contents Media (2010–2012, 2012–present)
GM Contents Media (2012)
|Associated acts||Coed School, Speed, T-ara, The SeeYa|
F-ve Dolls (Korean: 파이브돌스; sometimes stylized as F-VE DOLLS, formerly known as 5dolls) is a South Korean female pop group. They debuted with two single tracks "Lip Stains" (입술자국) and "I Mean You" (너 말이야).
In December 2010 Co-Ed School broke into sub-groups. The female members (with the addition of a new member, Seo Eun Kyo), became F-ve Dolls.
On January 20, 2011 F-ve Dolls released two promotional videos featuring Jay Park, one called "Lip Stains" and the other one called "It's You". F-ve Dolls released their first mini album on February 16, 2011 and debuted on M! Countdown on February 17, 2011.
During their live performances, the group received criticism for presumably lip synching their live performances. F-ve Dolls released their second mini-album Time To Play on May 11, 2011 with their lead single "Like This Or That" (이러쿵 저러쿵); releasing the music video on the same day. "Like This Like That" stands as the highest selling song for a rookie of 2011 with $192,000 USD grossed.
In February Soomi, left the group to focus on her solo career, and introduced her replacement, Nayeon, on the same day. Chanmi left the group in Summer 2012 and a trainee Shannon was announced to be replacing her. In February 2013, trainee Choi Jihyun was also announced to be joining the group. Thus, the second line-up of the group had six members.
On July 8, 2013, the group officially announced that they would be returning at the end of the month with a new single called "Soulmate #1" as well as a new stage name, "F-ve Dolls". Two concept photo teasers were also released, showing a third version of the group's line-up and confirming the addition of another two new members; Seunghee and The SeeYa member Yeonkyung who will simultaneously promote between two groups, thus confirming Shannon and Jihyun's departure from the group; while Nayeon would be the only trainee from the second line-up who will remain.
On July 31, 2013, their first digital single "Since 1971" was released with the music video of "Soulmate #1", the title track of the digital single. The song charted 62 on the Gaon Chart & 44 on the Billboard Korea Hot 100. F-ve Dolls promoted "Soulmate #1" from July 31 through September 1, 2013.
F-ve Dolls followed-up promotions with a new mini-album called "First Love". The song was performed on September 12, 2013, while the mini-album was released on 17 September 2013. The title song of their new mini-album is called "사랑한다 안한다". the English title is "Can You Love Me?". The song features new T-ara N4 member Kim Dani making it her debut. On 17 September 2013, a 2nd version of the "Can You Love Me?" music video was released and so also a music video for the song "Deceive" which was in their new mini-album was released as well.
|Stage name||Birth name|
|Stage name||Birth name|
|Shannon||샤넌||Shannon Arrum Williams||섀넌 윌리엄스|
|Jihyun||지현||Choi Ji Hyun||최지현|
- 2011 : Charming Five Girls
- 2011 : Time to Play
- 2013 : First Love
- 2011 : Lip Stains
- 2013 : Since 1971
|Year||Title||Peak chart position||Album|
|Gaon Chart ||Hot 100|
|2011||"Lip Stains"||80||-||Charming Five Dolls|
|"I Mean You"||6||-|
|"Like This Or That"||16||-||Time To Play|
|2013||"Soulmate #1"||62||44||Since 1971|
|"Can You Love Me?"||39||19||First Love|
|"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released.|
|"I Mean You"||7:40|
|"Like This or That"||3:38|
|"Can You Love Me?"||3:26|
|"Can You Love Me?" Ver.2||3:28|
- 박정민 기자, 박재범, 파이브돌스 뮤비 출연…7일 티저 공개 TV리포트 2011년 2월 5일
- 김원겸 기자, 파이브돌스, 16일 첫 미니앨범 발표 동아닷컴 2011년 2월 16일
- 이정혁 기자, 걸그룹 파이브돌스, 세련됐네! 17일 '엠카' 통해 데뷔 스포츠조선 2011년 2월 16일
- 파이브돌스 멤버교체 "수미 탈퇴 나연 합류" 팀 성공으로 이끌까?
- "Core Contents Media announces line-up changes in T-ara, 5Dolls, The SeeYa and SPEED". 10 July 2013. KoreaBoo. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
- (Korean) ":: 가온차트와 함께하세요 ::". Gaon Chart. Retrieved November 6, 2010.