Thursday, June 4, 2009

The Wonder Girls (a Korean all girl band) opening for JONAS BROTHERS WORLD TOUR/ JB composing their album

Korea’s hottest pop all-girl band The Wonder Girls will be opening up for the Jonas Brothers along with Honor Society and Jordin Sparks on select dates. Thanks to Sehee for giving us this information via AllkPop.Com. Below are the tour dates they will be featured at:
Sat, 06/27/09 @ 07:00 p.m. Rose Garden Portland, OR
Sun, 06/28/09 @ 07:00 p.m. Tacoma Dome Tacoma, WA
Mon, 06/29/09 @ 07:00 p.m. General Motors Place Vancouver, BC
Tue, 06/30/09 @ 07:00 p.m. General Motors Place Vancouver, BC
Fri, 07/10/09 @ 07:30 p.m. Allstate Arena Rosemont, IL
Sat, 07/11/09 @ 07:30 p.m. Allstate Arena Rosemont, IL
Sun, 07/19/09 @ 08:00 p.m. Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY
Mon, 07/20/09 @ 07:30 p.m. Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY
Tue, 07/21/09 @ 07:30 p.m. Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY
Fri, 08/07/09 @ 07:30 p.m. STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA
Sat, 08/08/09 @ 07:30 p.m. STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA
Sun, 08/09/09 @ 07:30 p.m. STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA
Sat, 08/22/09 @ 07:00 p.m. Philips Arena Atlanta, GA

WonderGirls will move on with the plans of their American debut.

The girls who had been confirmed to be the performing guests to Jonas Brothers‘ World Tour 2009, will be releasing a digital single on 27th June. And from 27th June all the way till mid August, they will be performing for the opening show to Jonas Brothers‘ World Tour concert. They will be performing the songs ‘Nobody’ and ‘Tell Me’ for the concert. And they will be performing the English versions to the songs.

One of the American staff said, ‘The song ‘Nobody’ is a great charming song for listeners of all ages from whatever nationality. Not only is the song perfect, the choreography is perfect.”

“The girls will debut with their own charms and not having to transform into the other American artistes.” Park Jin Young will be the producer to the girls’ American debut, and unlike the other artistes trying to hit into the American market, he did not work with American producers for the girls’ debut.

And it is said that the WonderGirls will release their American official debut album in September-October. The album will have songs written and composed by Jonas Brothers. The girls will also work with the Jonas Brothers to come up with a electronic house number.

SOURCE: My Daily

From 27th June, the Wonder Girls will begin a new chapter in America as the opening act for the Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009 (American leg), with their last on 22nd August. English versions of their Korean hit songs Nobody and Tell Me will also be released soon.

According to a JYP Entertainment representative, “The Wonder Girls had signed with one of Hollywood’s top talent agencies, CAA in October 2008. They also inked a contract with Jonas Brothers company, Jonas Group to join them on their concert tour. They will also release the english version of Nobody first followed by Tell Me through digital channels. Their full-length english album will be available in September or October.”

With regards to using Nobody as the debut single, the JYP Entertainment representative explained, “Through discussions with CAA (Creative Artists Agency) and Jonas Group, they felt that Nobody had an irresistible charm surrounding it. The music and overall feel of the song were perfect plus it helped to accentuate the image of the Wonder Girls very well. Industry critics in America also felt that the retro 80s disco style of Nobody would be particularly refreshing, especially in the American music scene.”

As the producer for the Wonder Girls, JY Park also outlined to the media about his strategy with regards to Asian singers debuting in the European and American music markets. He said, “Formerly, Asian singers would rush to do collaborations with musicians in that country when they enter that market. But that’s a grave mistake. We cannot just hand our artistes over to the American-European producers, we have to stand our ground and maintain our own unique flavor. Although the Wonder Girls and I are kinda nervous, we are also contended and excited about this at the same time. This is something that we have planned together for a long time, so I am sure we will not let everyone down. We hope that everyone will continue to show their support for us.”

Before the Wonder Girls, SM Entertainment’s BoA and YG Entertainment’s Se7en have already make inroads into the American music scene. Everyone is full of anticipation about the Wonder Girls debut next. Meanwhile, continue to stay tuned to AKP for the latest on the Wonder Girls and our exclusive coverage on their debut.

SOURCE: Allkpop

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