Wonder Girls

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Wonder Girls (Korean: 원더걸스, Chinese: 奇迹女孩, Japanese: ワンダーガールズ) is a South Korean girl group, whose current line-up is Sunye, Yubin, Yeeun, and Hyelim. They are managed by their producer, the singer-songwriter Park Jin-Young under his talent agency, JYP Entertainment. They are co-managed in the United States by Creative Artists Agency. The group's name, 'Wonder Girls', comes from the idea that they are "the girls who can amaze the world".

The group began their entry into the American market in 2009 as an opening act for The Jonas Brothers' World Tour, performing the English version of their hit single "Nobody". In late 2009, their song charted at number seventy-six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making the Wonder Girls the first South Korean group to enter the chart. In 2010, Wonder Girls entered the Chinese market with the compilation album Wonder Girls that included Chinese language versions of "Tell Me", "Nobody" and "So Hot". In 2012, Wonder Girls signed with DefStar Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music Japan, for their Japanese debut.

It was announced on November 26, 2012, that the group would be taking a break because of Sunye's marriage, with the other members focusing on their own activities. On December 21, 2013, Ahn Sohee's contract with JYP Entertainment as a member of Wonder Girls expired and she decided not to renew her contract with JYP Entertainment as a member of Wonder Girls, effectively leaving the group. On December 10, 2014, it was reported that Sunye had announced her retirement from the entertainment industry, however her label denied the reports, stated that she has not left the group.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 THE WONDER YEARS! Wonder Girls 1
2011 Wonder World Wonder Girls 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 WonderBest Wonder Girls 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 The wonder begins Wonder Girls 1
2007 미안한 마음 ~tears~ Wonder Girls 1
2008 So Hot Wonder Girls 1
2009 Nobody Wonder Girls 1
2011 K-Food Party Wonder Girls 1
2012 The DJ Is Mine Wonder Girls 1
2012 Like Money Wonder Girls & Akon 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 Nobody (Rainstone remix) Wonder Girls 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2008 The Wonder Years: Trilogy Wonder Girls 2
2010 2 Different Tears Wonder Girls 2
2012 Wonder Party Wonder Girls 1
2012 NOBODY FOR EVERYBODY Wonder Girls 1

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