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'Music Bank' Highlights: EXID Wins #1 On The January 9, 2015 Episode + Performance Recaps

By James B | January 10, 2015 02:54 AM EST


'Music Bank' is back for another week of great performances from some of your favorite K-pop idols. Awesome stage settings and fan chants were heard and seen yesterday.

The stars who made their comeback were SHINee's Jonghyun as he made his hot solo debut with "Crazy," Noel wants to hear "Your Voice," Mad Clown has a burning "Fire" for his return, Navi made her return with "At The Han," The SeeYa has "The Song of Love" to sing, HALO has a "Surprise" for their fans, HIGH4 sang their song "Day By Day," LU:KUS made their return with "Break Ya," and FLASHE made their return with "My Day."

Your nominees were Apink and EXID as they battled for the first place trophy. The winner was EXID for their single titled, "Up & Down." Congratulations to them for winning their second first place trophy!

This being said, here are the best performance recaps from yesterday.

Best Performance Recaps From January 9, 2015


SHINee's Jonghyun is testing the challenges of being a solo artist as he made his hot debut yesterday. Jonghyun sang two of his singles which were "Deja Boo" and "Crazy."

Compared to Taemin, Jonghyun showed that he can move smoothly and perform with charisma. Along with this, Jonghyun sang with his smooth vocals.

For Jonghyun's second single titled "Crazy," Iron is featured as he showed his great rap skills.

Mad Clown

Hip hop artist Mad Clown showed his amazing rapping as he sang two of his singles yesterday.

The two songs that he sang were "Battlecry" and "Fire." For his first performance, Mad Clown did not show any signs of slowing down in terms of his rapping.

Mad Clown then moved onto his second performance and sang his main single titled, "Fire." Mad Soul Child's Jinsil is featured; which she sang with her beautiful voice. "Fire" is contained in his third mini album 'Piece of Mine.'


Noel made their comeback and sang their new ballad single titled, "Your Voice." The guys sang with their sweet voices. Their new single is composed by Lee Sang Gon. The composing team is Wasabi Sound, which consists of Ko Young Hwan and Seo Euh Bum.

Viewers commented regarding how perfect their performance was yesterday. For their music video, BESTie's Haeryung is featured; which she remembers the happy and bad memories regarding her past lover. The guys do a great job of expressing the emotion of their song.


Navi is back with another beautiful ballad single titled, "At The Han." The song is contained in her new mini album 'Real Story.'

The message of her song is about Navi regretting about going to the Han River to meet her past boyfriend. The reason why is because her past boyfriend walked away once he saw her. Navi expresses the emotion of the song through her great voice. The audience enjoyed listening to her sing yesterday. Navi wore a beautiful black colored short dress for her performance.


Male group LU:KUS are back with energy as they want to "Break Ya" for their return. The music video for their new single will be released on January 13th.

LU:KUS are started strong and showed lots of charisma as they did a good job with their first performance yesterday. What is your opinion regarding their new single?


HALO are back with an upbeat single titled, "Surprise." The guys danced with energy and showed lots of charisma for their performance yesterday. HALO's new single is produced by KZ, Jeon Da Woon, and Crazy Melody.

The message of their song is about a guy holding a "Surprise" party who will confess his love to the woman he likes. HALO's performance was flawless; which the audience enjoyed their comeback performance yesterday.

The SeeYa

Ballad female group The SeeYa sang their new single titled, "The Song of Love" on the January 9th episode.

The ladies showed beautiful harmony as they sang with their great voices yesterday. The group consist of members Song Min Kyung, Heo Yong Joo, Sung Yoo Jin, and Oh Yeon Kyung. The ladies did a good job of showcasing their amazing vocals.


TS Entertainment's new female group Sonamoo keeps getting better as they did a great job performing for the audience yesterday.

Sonamoo sang their single titled, "Deja Vu." Their single ranks number forty-three for this week. The ladies wore loose outfits for their performance yesterday.


EXID sang their hit single titled, "Up & Down" yesterday. The ladies wore a bright long sleeved red shirt and black leather shorts for their performance.

The group is changing the choreography in order to show something different for their fans on the music shows each week.

EXID thanked their fans and were in tears for winning their second first place trophy yesterday.

Hello Venus

Hello Venus sang their sexy concept single titled, "Wiggle Wiggle" yesterday. There is no shirt pulling shown each time they perform on the music shows. Along with this, the girls are not shaking their behind; which is seen on the dance practice video.

Hello Venus received loud fan chants from the males during their performance yesterday.

Other Performances

4TEN; "Why"

BTOB; "The Winter's Tale"

FLASHE; "My Day"

NC.A; "Coming Soon"

HIGH4; "Day By Day"

Jo Jung Min; "Dummy Bear"

Tagged :  Music Bank, K-Pop, EXID, HIGH4, navi, Noel, SHINee, Jonghyun, LU:KUS, Flashe, mad clown, The SeeYa, halo, BTOB, 4TEN, NC.A, Sonamoo, EXID, Hello Venus, Jo Jung Min, HIGH4


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