Wonder Girls (South Korean girl group)
Wonder Girls (Hangul: 원더걸스) is a South Korean girl group and band formed by producer Park Jin-young under JYP Entertainment in 2006, which debuted in 2007. The group current line-up consists of Yubin, YeEun, Sunmi and HyeRim. They are co-managed in the United States by Creative Artists Agency.
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, "Nobody" 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 their hit singles "Tell Me", "So Hot" and "Nobody". In 2012, Wonder Girls signed with DefStar Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music Japan, for their Japanese debut. Since 2007, group had released three studio albums: The Wonder Years (2007), Wonder World (2011) and Reboot (2015). To date, Billboard reports that the Wonder Girls have sold 19,000 albums in America.
Wonder Girls are known for making music with retro dance-pop elements from 60s, 70s and 80s, which was heard on their hits "So Hot", "Nobody" and "I Feel You". The music video for "Nobody" is mostly inspired by African-American 1960's culture and famous R&B group The Supremes.