2000 Won (hangul: 이천원) is a South Korean male duo formed in 2013. The duo consists of friends Kim Hyo-Bin and Kim Il-Do who came to prominence on K-pop Star 2, finishing in the Top Four. From this success, the pair were signed by Reve Entertainment in July of the same year and in March 2014 made their debut.

2000 Won
OriginSouth Korea
GenresK-pop
Years active2013–present
LabelsReve Entertainment (South Korea)
MembersKim Hyo-bin
Kim Il-do
Website2000 Won on Facebook
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationIcheon Won
McCune–ReischauerIch'ŏn wŏn

DebutEdit

Relatively unknown, 2000 Won made their first TV appearance on the second series of Good Sunday's K-pop Star - covering Park Jin-young's Elevator; Sistar's 나혼자 (Alone); Sanulrim's 개구쟁이 (Naughty Boy); 2NE1's Lonely and Sim Soo-bong's Million Roses. After increased popularity, the band signed for Reve Entertainment.[1] Subsequently, on March 11 of the next year, they announced their upcoming debut titled "Beautiful".[2] The next day, the two released the teaser for the single and announced that fellow K-pop artist Ailee would be featuring.[3] The single was then released March 14.[4]

MembersEdit

  • Kim Hyo-bin (김효빈)
  • Kim Il-do (김일도)

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Title Peak positions Sales
(Digital download)
Album
KOR
Gaon

[5]
KOR
Billboard

[6]
2014 "Beautiful" (feat Ailee) 25
  • KOR:88,363+
Digital Single
"I Hate Seoul" 43
  • KOR:66,410+
2000Won 1st Mini Album
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
2015 "Good Bam" 2nd single
2017 "Tears Attack" 3rd single
2018 "Ssul" 4th single

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'K-Pop Star 2's 2000 Won signs with Reve Entertainment".
  2. ^ "'K-Pop Star 2's 2000 Won announce their debut date and unveil charismatic pictorial".
  3. ^ "2000 Won walk down memory lane in teaser for debut single 'Beautiful'".
  4. ^ "2000 Won release debut single 'Beautiful' ft. Ailee + greeting video".
  5. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on September 21, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
  6. ^ "Billboard K-Pop Hot 100" (in Korean). Billboard Korea. Retrieved April 16, 2014.

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