Country: South Korea
Record Sales: 66.5 million
Cl, Minzy, Dara, and Park Bom, together form 2NE1. With two immensely successful studio albums “To Anyone” and “Crush”, the band has over 27 million digital downloads already. Their 2012 concert at Prudential Center, New Jersey has been named the year’s best concert by New York Times.
A team who has the record of the highest-ever ranking (61st) on Billboard 200, American Billboard’s main albums chart, for any Korean singer, whether it is team or solo, man or woman.
While music videos always feature a particular concept and theme, its not very often that they create and show off a whole world. These are usually big budget videos that escape the “music video box” and a normal modern day setting.
YG Entertainment’s expertise in music is well-known, but the company is proving that their excellence in design too too.
The “Red Dot Design Award” is a German design contest that is considered the Oscars of the design field and one of the top three design awards along with IF and IDEA. Starting from 1955, it has awarded works for product design, communication design, and concept design. Winners are displayed at the Red Dot Design Museum located in Essen, Germany.
Source: Barbie Hsu’s Instagram
A/N: Barbie Hsu also knows as Da S is a Taiwanese actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Shan Cai in Taiwanese drama, Meteor Garden, an adaptation of the Japanese manga Hana Yori Dango.