Got7

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Got7
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From left to right: Jackson, Youngjae, JB, Jr., Yugyeom, Mark, Bambam
Background information
Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genres K-Pop
Years active 2014–present
Labels
Associated acts JJ Project, JYP Nation
Website got7.jype.com
Members

Got7 (Korean: 갓세븐; romanized as Gatsebeun; stylized as GOT7) is a groove dance K-pop [1] boy group based in South Korea. Formed by JYP Entertainment in 16 January 2014, Got7 has seven members: leader JB, Mark, Jr., Jackson, Youngjae, Bambam and Yugyeom. The group is multinational with members hailing from Korea, America, Hong Kong, and Thailand. Two of the members, JB and Jr., originally debuted as the pop duo JJ Project in 2012.

The group made their official debut on January 16, 2014 through Mnet's M! Countdown, performing their debut single "Girls Girls Girls." Their debut EP, Got It?, was released four days later. 5 months later, they came back with their second mini album Got Love. On October 22, 2014, they debuted in Japan with the release of their first Japanese single, Around the World. On November 18, 2014, they released their first full album Identify.[2]

History

Alongside their label mate 5Live, Mark, Jackson, Bambam, and Yugyeom made their first appearance on the 4th episode of Mnet's reality-survival program Who is Next: WIN, which aired on September 6, 2013.[3]

Got7 perform at M! Countdown

The group dropped their first EP Got It? on January 20, 2014. The album shot up to the number 1 spot on Billboard's World Albums chart[4] and was number 2 on Gaon Album Chart.[5]

Got7 signed under the Sony Music sub-label Epic Records to pursue activities in Japan, and performed on April 4 in Tokyo.[6][7]

The group released their second mini album Got Love [8] on June 23, 2014 and their first full-length album Identify on November 18, 2014.[9]

Members

[10]

  • Mark Tuan
  • JB (Im Jae-bum; 임재범)
  • Jackson Wang
  • Jr. (Park Jin-young; 박진영)
  • Choi Youngjae (최영재)
  • Bambam (Kunpimook Bhuwakul; กันต์พิมุกต์ ภูวกุล)
  • Kim Yugyeom (김유겸)

Discography

Main article: Got7 discography

Filmography

Main article: Got7 videography

Awards and nominations

Mnet Asian Music Awards

Year Nominated work Award Result
2014 Got7 Best New Artist[11] Nominated
BC - UnionPay Artist of the Year Nominated

Seoul Music Awards

Year Nominated work Award Result
2015 Got7 Rookie Award[12] Won
Popularity Award Nominated
Hallyu Special Award Nominated
Got Love Bonsang Award Nominated

Golden Disk Awards

Year Nominated work Award Result
2015 Got7 Best New Artist[13] Won
Got Love Disk Bonsang Nominated
Got7 China Goodwill Star Award Won

Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards

Year Nominated work Award Result
2015 Got7 Rookie of the Year[14] Nominated

References

  1. ^ JYP on Got7's True Colors. twitter. November 5, 2014 @ 11:39 pm.
  2. ^ https://mwave.interest.me/album/album.m?searchAlbumVO.album_id=386197 [Album] Identify. mwave. November 18, 2014
  3. ^ WIN : WHO IS NEXT episode 4_ YG vs JYP ! 배틀의 결과는?!. youtube. Sep 14, 2013.
  4. ^ Benjamin, Jeff (January 31, 2014). "Hyorin Earns Third K-Pop No. 1, GOT7 Tops World Albums". Billboard K-Town. Retrieved January 22, 2015. 
  5. ^ "2014년 05주차 Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  6. ^ Got7 to Kick Off Japanese Activities with Two Showcases. soompi. March 10, 2014 - 7:26 AM.
  7. ^ Rookie Group Got7 Entertains 10,000 Fans in First Japanese Showcase in Tokyo. soompi. April 6, 2014 - 7:21 AM.
  8. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/got-love/id892276874 Got Love by GOT7. itunes. June 23, 2014
  9. ^ https://mwave.interest.me/album/album.m?searchAlbumVO.album_id=386197 [Album] Identify. mwave. November 18, 2014
  10. ^ official member profiles
  11. ^ "2014 MAMA nominees (singer)". Mwave. Retrieved January 22, 2015. 
  12. ^ Seoul Music Awards
  13. ^ 29th golden disk awards day one
  14. ^ Got7 tops Gaon album chart

External links

  • Got7 - Korean Official Website