The members of the idol group, wearing trendy suits, received a big round of applause for their flawless performances and skillful manners onstage.
Winner dropped its debut EP “2014 S/S” on Aug. 12 and made its official debut with an onstage performance at the AIA Real Life: Now Festival 2014 on Aug. 15.
Winner’s debut track “Empty” has drawn positive reactions at home, topping local music charts within hours of its release. It remained in the No. 1 spot for the sixth consecutive day on six major local music charts.
Winner was first introduced through the reality survival show “Who Is Next: WIN,” YG CEO Yang Hyun-suk’s latest project to pick members for his newest boy band.
During the program, Team A and Team B, all composed of trainees under the label, vied for a chance to debut in the winner-takes-all competition. The victory went to Team A, which is now the group Winner.
Other K-pop stars including Secret, SHINee’s Taemin, Red Velvet, 4Minute’s HyunA and B1A4 also took to the stage alongside Winner.
By Ock Hyun-ju (firstname.lastname@example.org)