2nd Generation April 19, 2011 @official.apink2011
Apink (Korean: 에이핑크, Japanese: エーピンク; also written as A Pink) is a South Korean girl group formed by Play M Entertainment (formerly A Cube Entertainment and Plan A Entertainment). The group debuted on April 19, 2011, with the mini album, Seven Springs of Apink and with seven members: Bag Chorong, Yun Bomi, Jeong Eunji, Son Naeun, Hong Yukyeong, Gim Namju and O Hayeong. Hong left the group in April 2013 to focus on her studies.
Since their debut, Apink has earned success and recognition, the group has won awards at shows such as the 26th Golden Disc Awards, 21st Seoul Music Awards and 13th Mnet Asian Music Awards. Their first music program win was on M Countdown on January 5, 2012, for “My My” from their second EP Snow Pink. Apink has won more than 30 music awards and 32 music program awards. To date Apink has released eight Korean mini-albums, three Korean studio albums and three Japanese studio albums.
|Origin||Seoul, South Korea|
|Genres||K-pop, bubblegum pop, synthpop|
|Labels||Play M Entertainment, UMG (EMI), Cube|
Hong Yu-gyeong (2011-2013)