The Korean wave shows no sign of stopping as New Pro Star Sdn Bhd will be bringing not one, but 2 South Korean boy bands to Malaysia in the first half of 2015.
Formed in 2011, Starship Entertainment’s 6-member boy band BOYFRIEND will be visiting Malaysia for the first time through a mini concert. BOYFRIEND is the first K-Pop boy band to have twin members, Jo Youngmin and Jo Kwangmin. The twin members are trained under SISTAR’s talent agency Starship Entertainment with Kim Donghyun, Shim Hyunseong, Lee Jeongmin, and No Minwoo.
They made their debut through their first single “Boyfriend” on Mnet’s M!Countdown on May 26, 2011 and their official fanclub is called “Best Friend”. In the span of 3 years, the band has released 4 studio albums (Korean & Japanese version), 3 extended plays, 9 singles (Korean & Japanese version), and a digital single. Their latest album, “Witch” is their 3rd mini album, which was released on October 13, 2014.
Having debuted for so long, the boys are finally able to meet their Malaysian fans in January 2015. New Pro Star has announced that the “BoyFriend First Mini Concert in Malaysia- Bewitch!” will be held from 22nd – 25th Jan 2015. However, no further details were announced about the concert venue and ticket price.
Alongside the announcement, New Pro Star also announced that 2014 rookie boy band K-Much will have a showcase promo tour in Malaysia.
Crayon Pop’s label mate, K-Much will introduce themselves to Malaysian fans through their first showcase promo tour in our country. K-Much is a relatively new K-Pop boy band that debuted in 2014 under Chrome Entertainment. At that time, the group consisted of 5 members including Kiu, G.Low, BornUs, Loki, and Ato. However, it was recently announced that Loki has left the group so that he can pursue his dreams. The group was previously known as “Gamulchi/Snakehead”, a popular healthy food in Korea. The name was later changed to K-Much by August 2014.
K-Much has so far performed 3 songs through their 1st mini album “Beyond the Ocean”. They’ve also participated in the 1st Chrome Family project with other label mates for a digital single album titled “2014 Chrome Family – A Very Special Christmas”. The music video for one of the songs in the album, “Love Christmas” was released on December 3rd:
New Pro Star hasn’t announced any more details about their showcase promo tour in Malaysia yet but they will be here from 14th – 19th Jan 2015.
Other K-Pop events that will be happening in Malaysia in 2015 are as follows:
- #GreenChristmas: Innisfree Ambassador Lee Min-Ho To Attend Innisfree Festa 2015
- #B1A4‘s Special Fan Meeting In Kuala Lumpur In 2015
- #Taeyang‘s 2015 World Tour In Malaysia
For more information, visit New Pro Star’s official Facebook page and stay tuned for updates.