4minute (Korean: 포미닛) is a South Korean girl group created by JYP Entertainment’s sister label Cube Entertainment.
4minute was announced in May 2009. On June 15, 2009, their debut single “Hot Issue” was released along with another teaser video and the profiles for each group member. Within hours of the song release, it quickly climbed onto top five within various digital music charts. 4minute had their debut performances on June 18-21 with “Hot Issue” on Mnet M!Countdown, KBS Music bank, MBC Music Core and SBS Popular Music show. They won the digital music award “Rookie Of The Month” for June and August.