Dal Shabet at the Korea e-Sport Awards on 7 February 2014.
From left to right: Jiyul, Ah Young, Woohee, Serri, Subin, Gaeun
|Also known as||Sweet Shabet|
|Origin||Seoul, South Korea|
|Genres||Pop, dance-pop, K-pop|
|Revised Romanization||Tal Šyabet|
Dal Shabet (Hangul: 달샤벳, stylized as Dal★Shabet or Dalshabet) is a South Korean girl group created by E-Tribe through their label Happy Face Entertainment. The members include Serri, Ah Young, Jiyul, Woohee, GaEun and Subin. Viki left the group in May 23, 2012 and was replaced by new member Woohee.
The group has released seven Korean EPs and one studio album. They debuted on January 3, 2011, with Supa Dupa Diva from their debut EP Supa Dupa Diva on Mnet's M! Countdown. On March 15, 2011, 'Darling' was selected as Dal Shabet's fanclub name. The group won the Best Newcomer Artist award at the 26th Golden Disk Awards on January 11, 2012.
- 1 Career
- 2 Members
- 3 Discography
- 4 Filmography
- 5 Awards and Nominations
- 6 References
- 7 External links
During the latter half of 2010, rumors began to circulate through Korean media sites that E-Tribe, the producers behind breakthrough hits such as Girls' Generation's "Gee" and Lee Hyori's "U-Go-Girl", were planning to launch a new girl group. The producers quickly denied the rumors and said they were untrue. On December 9, 2010, E-Tribe's small-label company, Happy Face Entertainment, announced that they would be launching a six-member girl group named Dal Shabet. Profiles of the group members were revealed on December 29, 2010, as well as their debut date: January 3, 2011.
2011: Debut, Pink Rocket and Bling Bling
Dal Shabet released their debut music video, "Supa Dupa Diva", on January 3, 2011, making them the first idol group to debut in 2011. Promotions for "Supa Dupa Diva" began on January 6, 2011, on M! Countdown. The song proved to be quite successful as it topped many real time and music station charts for the majority of its promotional period. Promotions for "Supa Dupa Diva" ended on March 14, 2011, but it was revealed that the group would be holding their first comeback in April. "Supa Dupa Diva" was later voted upon by various celebrities in a survey as the second most addicting song of 2011, as well as having the second most popular choreography.
On April 5, 2011, concept photos for Dal Shabet's first comeback track "Pink Rocket" were revealed. The concept, dubbed as 'rocket girls', showed a more elegant and feminine side to the group. On April 13, 2011, the full-length music video to "Pink Rocket" was released. Promotions for "Pink Rocket" began the following day on M! Countdown. Promotions for "Pink Rocket" ended on May 30, 2011, but the group assured fans that they would be releasing another album in early August.
It was announced on August 2, 2011, that Dal Shabet would be making a 'funky' comeback. During the entire first week of August, concept photos for each member were released. The outfits in the concept photos were quickly met with controversy and were deemed 'too sexual' for live television, causing a complete overhaul of the concept. On August 10, 2011, Dal Shabet released their music video for "Bling Bling". Promotions for "Bling Bling" began on August 12, 2011, on Music Bank. The song proved to be their most successful yet, as it managed to break the top ten on the Gaon chart. Promotions for "Bling Bling" officially ended on November 6, 2011, but fans were assured the group would quickly return to the stage.
2012: Hit U, line-up changes, Bang Bang and Have, Don't Have
In early January, it was announced that Dal Shabet were to become the main models of Korean luxury brand 'SONOVI'.
On January 8, 2012, it was revealed that the members of Dal Shabet would be undergoing a dramatic and powerful transformation for their fourth EP. On January 17, 2012, a dramatic music video teaser for "Hit U" was released. Promotions for "Hit U" began on January 26, 2012, on M! Countdown. The full-length music video and EP were released digitally and physically the following day. The album went on to top the physical portion of the Gaon chart, securing Dal Shabet's first number one album. Promotions for "Hit U" ended on March 16, 2012, but the group confirmed they would be returning to the music scene in June.
On May 22, 2012, it was confirmed that the group would be releasing their first studio album on June 6, 2012. Three days later, a tracklist for the album was released, confirming the album's name to be BANG BANG. On May 23, 2012, is was announced that Viki would be leaving the group to continue her career as a solo artist. She was replaced with new member Woohee before the group had their comeback. It was later confirmed by a spokesperson for Dal Shabet's agency that Serri would be taking the position of leader.
On June 1, 2012, an introduction teaser featuring Woohee dancing to Beyoncé's "Freakum Dress" was released. On June 6, 2012, the full-length music video and album were released. Promotions for "Mr. BangBang" began on M! Countdown the following day. Promotions for "Mr. BangBang" ended on the July 28, 2012, broadcast of 'Music Core'. Dal Shabet confirmed they will be making their comeback sometime in November.
On October 24, 2012, the members of Dal Shabet were selected to be the main models of the Chinese smartphone brand 'VIVO'.
On November 6, 2012, Dal Shabet released the jacket and concept photos to their fifth EP, Have, Don't Have. Happy Face Entertainment revealed that the title track, Have, Don't Have, is 'a disco song that is easy for listeners to sing along to and the lyrics describe a girl’s cute feelings towards a guy'. It was revealed the following day that the group would be filming two music videos with the help of Lee Si Uhn and 'Jongtuk and the Cheerful Men'. On November 9, 2012, a music video teaser for "Have, Don't Have" was released. A second music video teaser was released on November 11, 2012. On November 13, 2012, Dal Shabet's fifth EP, Have, Don't Have, was digitally and physically released, with the music video being released shortly after. A second version of the music video was released the following day. Promotions for "Have, Don't Have" began on M! Countdown on November 15, 2012. On November 19, 2012, Dal Shabet released a surprise music video for "For Darling". The song, and music video, are Dal Shabet's special gift for their fans.
2013: It's You, Be Ambitious & Controversy
On May 28, 2013, it was announced that Dal Shabet would be releasing their new album on June 20, 2013. Their agency stated, “This album is perfect for the sweltering summer. The cool summer music will refresh you. They’ll show you a side of themselves you’ve never seen before.” On June 11, 2013, a music video teaser for Be Ambitious, was released. A second teaser, as well as concept photos, were released six days later. On June 17, 2013, it was announced that the lyrics to "Be Ambitious" were unfit for public broadcast due to sexual content and would have to be changed in order for the group to promote on television. Their company complied the same day and changed the lyrics in question. On June 19, 2013, Dal Shabet held a showcase event to celebrate the release of their sixth album. On June 20, 2013, the group physically and digitally released their sixth extended play to the public, along with an accompanying music video for "Be Ambitious". The group began promotions for their album the same day and performed a two song comeback stage on Mnet's M! Countdown.
On July 1, 2013, men's rights group 'Man of Korea' filed an injunction to completely ban further distribution of "Be Ambitious". The group stated, "The lyrics and music video of "Be Ambitious" depreciate both women and men, and it's harmful to the youth. The music video also contains scenes that depreciate the 600,000 soldiers that are working hard in their enlistment." On July 11, 2013, Happy Face Entertainment and 'Man of Korea' held a joint conference, where they discussed the lawsuit. Following the conference, 'Man of Korea' officially announced they would be dropping their lawsuit against Dal Shabet's "Be Ambitious". Happy Face Entertainment stated, "There was no intention to depreciate the image of soldiers whatsoever, so we cleared up the misunderstanding through negotiation and peacefully came to an agreement."
On December 31, 2013, "Have, Don't Have" was determined to be the most played girl group song in Korean fashion stores for 2013.
On December 15, 2013, Happy Face Entertainment announced that Dal Shabet were scheduled to make a comeback on January 8, 2014, and that a "shocking transformation" was planned for it. On January 5, 2014, the group appeared on the show 'Real Men', where they performed their un-released title track for the troops. A music video teaser for B.B.B (Big Baby Baby) was released the following day. On January 8, 2014, Dal Shabet physically and digitally released 'B.B.B', along with the accompanying music video.
|Stage Name||Birth Name||Date of Birth |
|Serri||세리||Park Mi Yeon||박미연||September 16, 1990|
|Ah Young||아영||Cho Ja Young||조자영||May 26, 1991|
|Jiyul||지율||Yang Jung Yoon||양정윤||July 30, 1991|
|Woohee||우희||Bae Woo Hee||배우희||November 21, 1991|
|GaEun||가은||Cho Ka Eun||조가은||July 28, 1992|
|Subin||수빈||Cho Su Bin||조수빈||February 12, 1994|
|Stage Name||Birth Name||Date of Birth |
|Viki||비키||Kang Eun Hye||강은혜||March 28, 1988|
- Viki left the group to pursue a solo career.
- Studio albums
- 2012: BANG BANG
- Extended plays
- 2011: Supa Dupa Diva
- 2011: Pink Rocket
- 2011: Bling Bling
- 2012: Hit U
- 2012: Have, Don't Have
- 2013: Be Ambitious
- 2014: B.B.B
|2012||Her Story||Herself (Main)||
|2012||Wonderful Radio||Corby Girls (Cameo)||
|2013||No Breathing||Se-Mi (Recurring)|
|2014||58 - The Year of the Dog||Geum Hong (TBA)|
|KBS||2011||Dream High||Kirin Students (Cameo)||
|KBS||2013||Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek||Gong Sun-hye (Recurring)||
|SBS||2013||Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love||Princess Myeongan (Recurring)||
|TVN||2013||Fantasy Tower||Yeonsu (Main)||
|TVN||2013||Reply 1994||Ha Hee Ra (Cameo)||
|Naver||2013||Someday||Lee Ji Eun (Main)||
|Apollo Pictures||2013||Infinite Power||Han Su Ja (Recurring)||
|SBS||2013||You Who Came From the Stars||Juniors (Cameo)||
|JTBC||2014||Wild Chives and Soy Bean Soup: 12 Year Reunion||Park Moo Hee (TBA)||
|KukiTV||2011||Sweet Sweet Story||Themselves||
|SBS MTV||2011||Cool Friends||Themselves||
|O'Live||2013||Master Chef Korea||Herself||
|Channel M||2013||Wiki Korea Tour 2013||Herself||
|MediaCorp, Channel M||2014||A Date with K-pop Stars||Themselves||
Awards and Nominations
|2011||19th Republic of Korea Entertainment News Awards||Popularity Award||Won|||
|2011 Bugs Music Awards||Best Rookie||Won|||
|2011 Soompi Gayo Awards||Top 50 Songs - #41 (Bling Bling)||Won|||
|2011 Soompi Gayo Awards||Top New Artists of 2011||Won|||
|2012||Golden Disk Awards||Best Newcomer Artist||Won|||
|GALLUP Korea||Best New Female Group of 2011||Won|||
|Ministry of Health and Welfare Commendation||N/A||Won|||
|2013||2012 Allkpop Awards||Rising Star||Won|||
|2013 Homme Music Award||#1 Played Song (Have, Don't Have)||Won|||
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