The US audience got a sneak preview of the Wonder Girls in 2008 when the 1 entertainment blogger in the US, Perez Hilton featured not one, but two of their hit music videos on his blog site. Perez Hilton says, “So fabs…we loves it!” The Wonder Girls were also featured on Virgin Media as one of the top 8 girls groups to watch in the world, along with the Pussycat Dolls, Girls Aloud and Danity Kane.
The San Francisco Chronicle writes, “Powered by catchy grooves, an all-out marketing frenzy and a wildly addictive internet dance craze, the teenage divas known as the Wonder Girls have become Korea’s biggest pop phenomenon.”
The Wonder Girls have accrued 3 no. 1 hit songs in Asia within the last two years, each having won an unprecedented amount of awards and digital downloads. And in less than two years, the Wonder Girls generated close to $20 million in revenue, including over 20 endorsement deals (i.e. Samsung, Baskin-Robbins, etc.).
The Wonder Girls’ first US debut single, “Nobody” is expected to launch on May 5, 2009.
Are you prepared for the Wonder Girls’ wonderful US adventure?
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