The ‘war’ between the new female groups 2NE1 and T-ara has been a hot topic amongst netizens.
Group 2NE1 received attention with the successful release of CM song ‘Lollipop’ wihtBig Bang even before their debut. And with their debut song ‘Fire’ released recently, the song went up to #5 on music charts and #1 for download chart.
And for T-ara who released the song ‘Good Person Ver.1’ last week went up to #35 this week, but even so the song ‘Female Generation’ by SeeYa, Davichi and T-aramember JiYeon is moving up the music charts very fast at #3 position with ‘Fire’ following close behind.
One Korean music industry official said, “Unlike the other female groups like So Nyeo Shi Dae, WonderGirls, SeeYa and KARA, 2NE1 and T-ara received acknowledge for their capabilities even before their debut. We are seeing that these 2 groups will continue to grow in terms of popularity.”
Meanwhile, to update about the Kpop scene, 2PM‘s ‘Again&Agin’ has gone up to #1 on the Mnet chart in just 2 weeks. This is also the first #1 the group has gotten 8 months into their debut.
This week, Lee Seung Chul 24 years into his debut and recently released his 10th album ‘Mutopia’ title song ‘Lost A Nail’ is at #37, and ChaeYeon who is back with the song ‘Shake’ coming back after 2 years and 2 months is #44, while JunJin‘s comeback song ‘Hey!Ya’ featuring Son DamBi is at #59.