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'Music Bank' Highlights: SHINee's Taemin Wins #1 On The August 29, 2014 Episode + Performance Recap

By James B | August 30, 2014 07:45 PM EDT


Another week of 'Music Bank' with featured performances from some of your favorite K-Pop idols. Great stage settings and fan chants were heard and seen last night.

The stars that made their comeback were beautiful ladies SISTAR with "I Swear," the long anticipated comeback for leader Leeteuk as he performed with his group Super Junior for the new single "MAMACITA," BESTie said, "I Need You" for their comeback, EXID are going "Up & Down" for their return, LABOUM made their debut with "Pit-a-Pat," and 4TEN are causing a "Tornado" for their debut last night.

Your nominees for the night were SHINee's Taemin and Jang Bum Joon who battled for the first place trophy. The winner for the August 29th episode was Taemin for his single titled, "Danger." Congratulations to him!

All this being said, here are the performance recaps from last night.

Performance Recaps

Super Junior

The long anticipated wait of Super Junior and their comeback is finally over. The guys made their return on 'Music Bank' and performed two of their singles last night. The songs were "Shirt" and "MAMACITA". After two years, the members still has great moves to entertain the audience. Leeteuk is happy to be back and performing again.

For their first performance the guys wore a combination of black and white colored outfits. Then for their second, the guys wore gray and black colored outfits. Super Junior performed "Shirt" first before performing their main song. Super Junior fans are hoping to see them wear the bullfighter red and blue suits this week. What is your opinion regarding their two songs? Which one is your favorite?


EXID are back and performed their single titled, "Up & Down" on 'Music Bank' last night. Solji, LE, Hani, Hyerin, and Junghwa showed their marvelous long legs as they did the sexy hip move. The girls modified the choreography and removed the pelvic move. Now, it is much more better. EXID fans were screaming while the ladies were performing.

The ladies wore white long sleeved shirts and blue jeans for their performance. The message of their song is regarding love and how inconsistent it is. Their choreography is quite catchy when the girls go "Up & Down." EXID fans are happy that the ladies are back. They sang with their great vocals and rapping talent. What is your opinion regarding their new single? Do you prefer their live stage performance compared to the music video?


SISTAR performed their second single titled, "I Swear" on 'Music Bank' last night. You can swear that there is a lot to love regarding their new song. Hyolyn, Soyou, Dasom, and Bora looks beautiful always. The song has a great tempo that is just perfect for the summer. The audience really loved their performance because they were fan chanting. Dasom and her mean girls shirt is definitely one that ladies will want. Do you swear to love SISTAR until they finish their promotions?


BESTie performed their second single from their new album last night. The members looked cute with their school uniform outfits as they performed their single titled, "I Need You." Each of the members are beautiful and guys in the audience enjoyed their performance. BESTie's new song was produced by Second Sidekick and HOMEBOY. The camera person did well with the close ups of each member last night. Continue to watch BESTie as they show their energetic and sexy side with this new single.


4TEN are causing a "Tornado" as they made their debut on 'Music Bank' last night. 4TEN are comprised of members TEM, Hye Ji, Eun Jin, and Hye Jin. This group has potential to be popular because their music blends both Korean melody and modern sound. Are you loving this group yet?


LABOUM made their debut and performed their fun and cute single titled, "Pit-a-Pat" last night. The girls are having so much fun as they are both acting and dancing on stage. There is going to be competition with this group because their vibe is almost like A Pink. Only, they do more instead of just acting cute on stage. What is your opinion regarding this group? Do you think A Pink has a competition with LABOUM?


SECRET who are comprised of members Hyoseung, Hana, Jieun, and Sunhwa performed their sexy concept single titled, "I'm In Love" on 'Music Bank' last night. The ladies wore a combination of black and white colored short dresses for their performance. SECRET's single ranks number eleven this week. Do you think SECRET will win a trophy before their promotion is finished?


SHINee's Taemin performed smooth like the King of Pop Michael Jackson as he performed his hit single titled, "Danger." From beginning until end, he performed remarkable. Fan chants were louder last night. The ladies were screaming when he took off his suit and revealed his shiny long sleeved undershirt. Truly, their needs to be more performers that can perform like Taemin. Taemin's hair color is back to black. He won his first trophy last night. Do you think he will win on 'Music Core' tomorrow?


KARA performed their single titled, "Mamma Mia" last night. The ladies has already won one trophy on 'Show Champion' and just needs to start winning on the major music shows. KARA's single ranks number six on 'Music Bank' this week. Do you think Gyuri, Seunghyeon, Goo Hara, and Youngji will win a trophy on the major music shows?

Orange Caramel

Orange Caramel performed their fun and energized single titled, "My Copycat" on 'Music Bank' last night. Lizzy, Nana, and Raina has so much stamina because they can both dance and sing at the same time. The ladies wore 'Where's Waldo' outfits for their performance. Only, the color was different. Orange Caramel's ranking is exactly the same as SECRET; which is number eleven. Orange Caramel are having lots of fun promoting their new song.


Jackie Chang's group JJCC performed their new single titled, "One Way." The guys wore nice comfortable outfits instead of costumes. JJCC's performance was cut short last night. Though, they still entertained the audience. SimBa,, EDDY, San Cheong, and Prince Mak are doing a great job of entertaining the audience each week.

Sunny Hill

Sunny Hill who are comprised of members Kota, Jubee, Misung, and Seungah are getting over their "Monday Blues" as they wore a pink colored shirt and red skirt. Monday's are a drag and this girls want to party instead of work. Their song has a great beat; which is perfect to play every Monday of the week. Are you jamming along with the girls each week? Also, be sure to play this song if your feeling the "Monday Blues."


BTS came on stage with lots of energy and wore white colored outfits for their performance. The guys performed their hip hop single titled, "Danger" last night. The guys are wearing a necklace; which you can hear the jingle due to them dancing hard. The ladies in the audience were screaming while they were performing. BTS are looking to be nominated and wants their fans to vote for them. Their single ranks number seven this week.

Ladies' Code

Ladies' Code wants a "Kiss Kiss" and entertained the audience with their energy last night. This week, the girls are ending their promotion for "Kiss Kiss." The members wore blue colored outfits for their performance. Ladies' Code are a great group that deserves more attention.

Sunny Days

Sunny Days said, "I Don't Need A Boy" on 'Music Bank' last night. Sunkyung, Jihee, SooJung, Soohyun, Seoyeon, BiChen, and Gyuhee did a great job even though their performance was cut to less than three minutes. Their wore nice white short dresses. Sunny Days does not want a boy. Instead, they want a man.

Say Yes

Say Yes once again performed their single titled, "Get Out" last night. They rocked the stage and did a great job of entertaining the audience. Their music instruments are live; which feels like your at a rock concert. The audience enjoyed their performance and screamed when they finished.


LPG's sexy unit Chaness performed their single titled, "SeSeSe" last night. Showing their model like body figures as they move with the Latin tempo, Lahee, Jiwon, Liwon, Songha, and Jieun did a great job of entertaining the audience. The message of their song is regarding women and their love life. They wore a gorgeous black short dress last night. Are you going to keep an eye out for this group?

Boys Republic also performed on that night and did a great job of entertaining the audience.

Photo Credit: Newsen

Tagged :  Music Bank, K-Pop, SISTAR, Bestie, LABOUM, 4TEN, Super Junior, EXID, Taemin, KARA, SECRET, Orange Caramel, Sunny Hill, BTS, LADIES CODE, Boys Republic, Say Yes, Chaness, Sunny Days, JJCC


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