Happy 9th anniversary BIGBANG!~
kpopluv, Aug. 18, 2015, 5:48 p.m.
K pop fans are rejoicing with excitement as they celebrate BIGBANG’s 9th anniversary. Fans all over the world are celebrating, yet surprisingly a Korean hashtag is trending worldwide, showing fans' sweet expression of their love toward Big Bang in the members' own language. They're saying, "#VIP고객감동9주년," which means "9th anniversary for touched VIP customers," a cute way of using their fan name, VIP.
BIGBANG is a South Korean boy band formed by YG Entertainment. Consisting of members G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Daesung, and Seungri, the group officially debuted on August 19, 2006. Predominantly a hip hop group, Big Bang found success with their breakthrough hit “Lies,” which stayed at number one on major Korean music charts for a record-breaking seven consecutive weeks, and winning the group the Song of the Year award at the 2007 Mnet Korean Music Festival.