New Radiancy Group (NRG) was a popular male pop/dance group that debuted under the Music Factory label in the fall of 1997. The group was formed out of the duo HamoHamo, whose members were Lee Sung Jin and Chun Myung Hoon. NRG was founded with those members and the addition of three new members:Moon Sung Hoon, No Min Woo, and Kim Hwan Sung. Known for their high-energy dance music, NRG was highly successful –not only in Korea, but in China as well. NRG is commonly recognized as one of the first groups to advertise in China, thus making them one of the first successful pioneers of Hallyu. . . . Click here to read more at KPOPIANA!
Nell is a rock band including Kim Jong Wan (vocals, guitar, keyboard), Lee Jae Kyung (lead guitar), Lee Jung Hoon (bass), and Jung Jae Won (drums). Originally an independent group signed with the Goesoo Indigene label, Nell is now signed with Woolim Entertainment. Nell is named after the movie starring Jodie Foster, and the critically acclaimed foursome has become known for their melancholic music, lyrical subject matter, and accompanying visual concepts. . . . Click here to read more at KPOPIANA
Miss A is a four-member female group that was formed by famed producer Jin Young Park (JYP Entertainment. Predebut, the group was originally known in China as “Sisters,” and had five members. Eventually, the fifth member joined Wonder Girls (member: Lim), and further auditions solidified the current group. As Miss A, members Fei (Wang Fei Fei), Jia (Meng Jia), Suzy (Bae Su Ji), and Min (Lee Min Young) are managed by AQ Entertainment, a subsidiary company at JYP Entertainment. . . . Click here to read more at KPOPIANA.
LEDApple is a group known for their live instrumentation (members play drums, bass, and guitar in addition to vocals). The group has gone through several changes but managed to retain a consistent strong rock/pop sound. On the Startory Entertainment label, LEDApple debuted in 2010 with five members: Youngjun (Seo Young Jun), Kwangyeon (Kim Kwang Yeon), Sunghyun, Minyoung, and I-OH, the group has undergone two more member line-up changes.
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|Meaning of Name||They named themselves after the 1994 movie “Nell” starring Jodie Foster and Liam Neeson; Nell is a young girl raised in isolation who must interact with people for the first time – the group felt that they were doing something similar with their music career.|
|Label||Goesoo Indigene (2002-2006); WOOLLIM Entertainment (2006-present)|
|Origin of Fan Name||N/A|
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|Related Websites||http://www.6theory.com/forums/topic/the-official-nell-thread/ [forum]|
- 2007 Korean Music Awards: Best Modern Rock Artist of the Year Picked by Netizens (“Let’s Take a Walk)
- 2008 23rd Golden Disk Awards: Best Rock Award
- 2008 23rd Golden Disk Awards: Songwriter of the Year (Kim Jong-wan)
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