Big Star (South Korean band)

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Big Star
2015 빅스타 - 달빛소나타 뮤직비디오 메이킹 01.png
Background information
Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genres
Years active 2012–present
Labels Brave Entertainment
Website 빅스타.com
Members
  • Baram
  • Raehwan
  • Feeldog
  • Sunghak
  • Jude

Big Star (Korean: 빅스타, often stylized as BIGSTAR) is a South Korean boy band formed in 2012. The group consists of Feeldog, Baram, Raehwan, Sunghak and Jude. Big Star is currently signed to Brave Entertainment.[1]

History[edit]

Big Star released their first single, Bigstart on July 12, 2012.[2] They have held 100 live performances in Japan. They launched their first solo concert in March 2014, performing four concerts every week throughout the summer. Their 50th live performance was a concert at the Yakult Hall. Their 100th live performance was on September 26, 2014 at the Akasaka Blitz, Tokyo. A Goodbye fanmeet was on September 28 at the Yokohama Premiere Hall. Big Star celebrates the milestone of becoming the first idol group to hold 100 concerts in Japan as they follow in the footsteps of legendary K-Pop band, g.o.d, who held the same number of concerts in Korea during their tour.[3] In September 2015, they made a long-awaited return with a new mini-album "Shine A Moon Light".[4]

On June 28,Feeldog management company,Brave Entertainment confirmed that Bora and Feeldog have been officially dating for about six months after meeting each other on “Hit the Stage.”[5]

In 2017, they appeared at the KBS Survival show "Idol Rebooting Project: The Unit"

On February 10, 2018, Feeldog came in 4th on The Unit, making him an official member of the show's upcoming group, UNB.

Members[edit]

  • Baram (Hangul: 바람)
  • Raehwan (래환)
  • Feeldog (필독)
  • Sunghak (성학)
  • Jude (주드)

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[6]
Blossom
Track listing
  1. Shut Up (Intro)
  2. 생각나 (Think)
  3. 눈감아 (Close Your Eyes)
  4. 내일은뭐하지 (What Should I Do Tomorrow?)
  5. 새로운사람 (Someone New)
N/A
Hang Out
  • Released: August 8, 2013
  • Label: Brave Entertainment
  • Format: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Be Brave (feat. ElectroBoyz)
  2. 날라리 (Hooligan)
  3. Run & Run
  4. 흔들어 (Shake It)
  5. 독 같은 여자 (The Same Girl)
14
Shine A Moon Light
  • Released: September 4, 2015
  • Label: Brave Entertainment
  • Format: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. 달빛소나타 (Moonlight Sonata)
  2. Birthday
  3. 줄래 안줄래
  4. 왜이래
  5. Outro
8
"—" denotes release did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales Album
KOR
[9]
"Hot Boy" 2012 73 Bigstart single album
"Thinking Of You" (생각나) 96 Blossom
"I Got The Feeling" (느낌이 와) 96 Non-album single
"Run & Run" 2013 N/A Hang Out
"Standing Alone" (홀로서기) N/A Non-album singles
"Forget U" (너를 지워본다) 2014 N/A
"Full Moon Shine" (달빛소나타) 2015 99 Shine A Moon Light
"—" denotes single did not chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile on MissKpop, retrieved October 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "용감한형제의 보이그룹 '빅스타', 기대 속 데뷔 음원 공개". Etoday. 16 April 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Lily James (September 29, 2014). Will Big Star Follow In The Footsteps of K-Pop Band g.o.d?. Retrieved August 17, 2015. 
  4. ^ Samantha Marie Lifson (September 5, 2015). BIGSTAR Make Long Awaited Return With 'Moonlight Sonata'. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Breaking: Former SISTAR Member Bora And BIGSTAR's Feeldog Confirmed To Be Dating". Soompi. 
  6. ^ "Gaon Album Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-06-29. 
  7. ^ "August 2013 Album Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-06-29. 
  8. ^ "September 2015 Album Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-06-29. 
  9. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-06-29. 
  10. ^ "2015 Week 38 Download Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-06-29. 

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