20 May 2021

K-pop’s Legendary Band BIGBANG: 

By Vaibhavi Dahake

Everything you need to know


Rightfully dubbed the “Kings of K-Pop,” BIGBANG  is one of the biggest names in the entire K-Pop music industry. The band debuted on August 19, 2006, under YG Entertainment through a TV series.


The group consists of four members: G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, and Daesung. The fandome name of their band is VIP.


Their fifth EP, Alive (2012), became the first Korean album to chart on the US Billboard 200. and many ore awards throughout years. Their success continued to grow.


Eighteen of Big Bang's singles have reached number one in South Korea and have collectively remained atop the Melon charts for a record 51 weeks and they have sold 150 million albums worldwide.


Forbes Korea ranked them as one of the most powerful celebrities in South Korea in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016


The group made its comeback in 2015 after a three-year hiatus with a series of single releases for their MADE project. and won many awards.


the Made World Tour, attracted 1.5 million people and set a new record for the most-attended concert tour headlined by a Korean act in history at the time.


Former member Seungri of BIGBANG  retired from the entertainment industry on March 11, 2019 after his reputation took big hit in accusation.


All four of the current members have recently been discharged from mandatory military service. They have been planning their comebacks now.


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