- Kara’s Gyuri Confessed “I do not dare to have such thoughts about MBLAQ Seungho”
- MBLAQ Spent 3 Year Anniversary With Children & Donating Rice Wreaths
- All-rounder New Stars EXO-M's Passing Through
- Shinhwa’s Shin Hyesung to hold Japan fan meeting
- Block B’s fans donate 100kg of rice for their comeback
- Supernova celebrates 3rd anniversary in Japan + to release collection album
- U-KISS’ Dongho discharged from hospital
- John Park to release new single for ‘Wolf Boy’
- ‘I Miss You’ reveals first teaser video
- Gaon Chart releases rankings for October 7th – October 13th
- Yoon Gun releases comeback mini album ‘Far East 2 Bricklane’ + “October Rain” MV
- Girls Generation’s Jessica and TVXQ’s Yunho receive Barbie & Ken Awards
- Block B and EvoL snap a family photo
- SPICA wraps up promotions for “I’ll Be There”
- Ailee and MBLAQ’s G.O take a couple shot at “I’ll Show You” MV set
- Wonder Boyz “Open The Door” on ‘M! Countdown’
- AOA voices “Get Out” on ‘M! Countdown’
- AOA dance team performs "Get Out" on Music Triangle
- 120918 Ga-In wins on ‘M! Countdown’ + Other Performances
- K.Will returns with “Please Don’t…” on ‘M! Countdown’
- miss A is back with “I Don’t Need A Man” on ‘M! Countdown’
- TimeZ debuts with “Hooray For Idols” on ‘M! Countdown’
- Seo In Young discos with “Let’s Dance” on ‘M! Countdown’
- Rookie duo 15& debuts with “I Dream” on ‘M! Countdown’
- Ailee returns with “I Will Show You” on ‘M! Countdown’
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 08:52 AM PDT
Kara's Gyuri Confessed "I do not dare to have such thoughts about MBLAQ Seungho"
Hallyu popular girl group Kara's leader Gyuri during Seungho's dialogue/conversation indirectly reveals her thoughts which becomes a topic.
On MBLAQ Every1's Idol Manager Episode 10 that is broadcasting on October 19th, MBLAQ member, on the occasion of Seungho & Thunder's Birthday, MBLAQ G.O, Lee Joon, Mir, and the three female 'beauties' (Park Kyung Lim, Kim Sae Rom, Jeon Yul) prepare a surprise birthday party that will be revealed during the episode.
During the broadcast, MBLAQ Seungho's & Thunder's birthday, had a surprise prepared with a friend's phone call in. The beautiful voice of the protagonist that gained MBLAQ's attention is revealed to be Kara's Gyuri.
MBLAQ Seungho's hoobae (junior) at Anyang High School of Arts, Gyuri personally phoned in to celebrate his birthday.
Park Kyung Lim asked about what kind of sunbae Seungho is. Gyuri replied "Male hoobaes (juniors) are a bit afraid of him, however girl hoobaes (juniors) think he is a very nice sunbae (senior)." Park Kyung Lim asked "In your heart, do you have any thoughts about Seungho?"
Gyuri hesitantly replied: "I would not dare to have such thoughts" "Even after today, will continue to have a good relationship with Oppa/Sunbae that stays by my side" causing a disturbance/commotion at the recording scene.
MBLAQ members due to Gyuri's statement asked "It's not a secret code right?" causing laughter.
Seungho & Thunder's surprise birthday party will be disclosed on Idol Manager's October 19th 6PM broadcasting.
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Posted: 18 Oct 2012 08:30 AM PDT
Idol Group MBLAQ (Seungho, G.O, Lee Joon, Cheondoong, Mir) spent their third year anniversary since their debut with children and donating their rice wreaths. MBLAQ members Mir, Lee Joon, and Thunder on the 15th visited Seoul Suseo Nursery and donated two tons of rice wreaths and served the children food and spent time playing with the children.
MBLAQ Mir, Lee Joon, and Cheondoong said to 5-7 year old children in the life protection program from the Nursery, "Eat a lot and eat slowly" giving a sense of genuineness. They spend an hour during their lunch time having a happy meal. The children happily cheered, and the happiness appearance on the children's faces gave the people at the scene at sense of warmness in their hearts.
Afterwards, the members donated two tons of rice wreaths to the Mayor of Gangnam-gu Seoul, Shin Yeon-hee. Major Shin Yeon-hee expressed "Though Gangnam-gu is known to be a wealthy region, unexpectedly, it is one of the largest areas of with low-income struggling families" and continued to say "With the utmost sincere gratitude for donating the precious rice and taking precious time to spend time the children."
The two ton rice that MBLAQ donated on that day are from MBLAQ's multinational fans on behalf of MBLAQ on July 21 at Seoul Olympic Park Stadium for their two day "THE BLAQ% TOUR' Asia tour concert in addition to the Dreame 9.1 ton relief rice donations. A portion of the remaining rice wreaths will be donated to the Nation's Children Welfare facilities.
Prior to this, MBLAQ previously donated 4 tons of rice wreaths to Anyang City Changwon Senior/Elderly Welfare Center. In addition, throughout this year, in February's Fan Meeting contributed to 2 tons of rice, in July's concert Dreame Rice Wreaths contributed 9.1 ton, and SBS "Ghost" with 0.8 tons totaling a donation of 12 tons of rice wreaths. Furthermore, Japanese fans during July's Tokyo concert and September's Yokohama concert donated a total of 260 kg of rice wreaths to Japan's social welfare organization "Second Harvest"
MBLAQ's rice wreaths donations included participation from 50 fan groups from 13 different countries ranging from Germany, Peru, Russia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Mexico, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirate, Thailand, Indonesia. Since 2010, MBLAQ's various countries' fans with MBLAQ have donated 15.3 tons of rice wreaths from 950 coal briquettes to Dream.
On October 14 2009 MBLAQ released their single album "JUST BLAQ" and debuted on October 15 2009.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 08:00 AM PDT
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 07:50 AM PDT
After enjoying precious time with his Taiwanese fans earlier this month, Shinhwa's Shin Hyesung is heading over to Japan to meet with his fans.
On October 20th, Hyesung will hold a fan meeting titled 'Always HYESUNG's Day 2012' to commemorate his official Japanese fan club's 4th year anniversary. The event will be held at Tokyo's Yupoto Hall and is expected to draw some 4,000 fans.
Planned activities for the fan meet includes mini concert where he will perform several hit songs, quiz games, and meet-and-greet session.
A representative stated, "Shin Hyesung has planned the upcoming event to show his gratitude to the fans who have loved him for 14 years. He will do his best to create special and unforgettable memories with the fans."
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 07:30 AM PDT
Block B's fans have come together to celebrate the group's comeback.
On October 17th, press conference and showcase for Block B's new album 'Block Buster' took place at AX-Hall in Seoul. During the event, a total of 100kg of rice which were collected and donated by fans were seen lined up.
Fans sent different short messages as well, showing their great support for them. The rice will be donated to a charity, and will be used to help those in need.
Meanwhile, Block B is currently promoting their new title track "Nillili Mambo".
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 07:10 AM PDT
Supernova held a special event "Supernova ☆ Big(博)", celebrating the 3rd anniversary of their Japanese debut on October 16th at Chiba Makuhari Metse.
Ever since their debut, the group has been holding special events with their fans each year. This year's event began with a hand-shaking ceremony in part one, and a talk show and live music in part two. Over 15,000 fans gathered to see the group.
The group showcased a video of an event celebrating their debut three years ago and Sungjae told the fans that, "we're here because of you, we will be with you always even in ten, twenty years."
Gun Il said, "We've never been at the top on the Oricon chart, so we're aiming to achieve that feat. Yoon Hak will be back next year after finishing his mandatory military duties and I can't wait for all six of us to stand on stage together."
Ji Hyuk said, "We want to be on NHK's yearly singing competition next year" while Kwangsoo said "We'll be increasing our activities in Japan with all six of us back together."
The group also held a vote among their fans for their favorites among the 60 songs they released in Japan and compiled a best CD. The CD as well as another CD full of their new songs will be put together for their new album "SUPERNOVA COLLECTIONS". The group announced that the album will be released on December 19th to the delight of their fans.
Supernova also sang their Japanese debut song "Only You Continuously" and their new song "She's Gone" live on stage filling up the venue with passion.
Meanwhile, Supernova will be collaborating with Mnet Japan for a six city, seven concert tour called "FANTASTIC CHOSHINSEI 24/7" from December 13th through 26th.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 06:50 AM PDT
Dongho of UKISS has been discharged following his hospitalization from pleurisy.
As previously reported, Dongho experienced pains while en route to a scheduled activity. He was rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with pleurisy, an inflammation of the lining of the lungs and chest.
On October 18, U-Kiss's agency, NH Media announced, "Dongho left hospital on October 15 after getting surgery. He's much better now."
Dongho is currently resting in his house after his discharge. A representative stated, "He has not recovered completely yet, so he's resting at home. We'll be checking in on his condition and decide when he can start working again."
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 06:30 AM PDT
Singer John Park will be releasing new single for the upcoming film, 'Wolf Boy'.
On October 22nd, John Park will release his single titled "Child". The track was written and composed by the singer himself, while his friend Lee Juck is said to have played the piano for the song.
Originally planned to be included in his debut album, the song became a collaborative effort with the upcoming film 'Wolf Boy', which stars Song Joong Ki and Park Bo Young as the main leads.
'Wolf Boy' will hit the theaters on October 31st.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 06:10 AM PDT
MBC's upcoming drama 'I Miss You' unveiled a sneak peek teaser starring JYJ's Park Yoochun and actress Yoon Eun Hye.
'I Miss You' is a melodrama and will tell the story of detective Han Jung Woo (played by Park Yoochun) and fashion designer Lee Soo Yeon who live with a broken heart from their first love.
The much-awaited drama will air next month after 'Arang and the Magistrate'.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 05:50 AM PDT
Gaon Chart is the national record chart of South Korea. It is complied by the Korea Music Content Industry Association with an aim to create a national chart for Korea similar to the Billboard charts and Oricon charts.
[Rankings for Week October 7 – October 13, 2012]
Weekly Singles Chart
1. Epik High Feat. Lee Hi : "It's Cold"
2. Brown Eyed Girs' Ga-In : "Bloom"
3. 10cm : "Fine Thank You and You"
4. K.Will : "Please Don't"
5. Naul : "Memory of the Wind"
6. 15& : "I Dream"
7. Big Bang's G-Dragon : "Crayon"
8. Big Bang's G-Dragon ft. Kim Yuna : "Missing You"
9. Seo In Guk, A Pink's Eunji : "All For You"
10. Orange Caramel : "Lipstick"
Weekly Album Chart
1. TVXQ : "Catch Me" [6th Album]
2. Brown Eyed Girs' Ga-In : "Talk About S" [2nd Mini Album]
3. Big Bang's G-Dragon : "One Of A Kind" [1st Mini Album]
4. Kim Jeong Hoon : "My Story" [2nd Mini Album]
5. AOA : "Wannabe" [2nd Single Album]
6. 100% : "We, 100%" [1st Single Album]
7. Jewelry : "Look At Me" [1st Mini Album]
8. Toxic : "First Bridge" [1st Mini Album]
9. Various Artists : "Orange Revolution Festival"
10. INFINITE : "Paradise" [1st Repackaged Album]
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 05:47 AM PDT
Yoon Gun, one half of the duo Brown Eyes, released his second mini album 'Far East 2 Bricklane' on October 18th, marking his return in more than three years.
The mini album 'Far East 2 Bricklane' contains five tracks and is influenced by the hipster feel and sounds in London. The mini album is led by two title tracks.
Just in time for the release, Yoon Gun's agency announced that the singer has signed a contract with Sony Music in order to launch his career abroad. Sony Music is famous for housing Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Britney Spears and other famous artists.
Check out "October Rain" MV and other tracks below.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 05:12 AM PDT
Girls Generation's Jessica and TVXQ's Yunho recently attended the Korea's 3rd Annual Barbie & Ken Awards Ceremony.
During the event, Jessica and Yunho were named the third Barbie and Ken and were awarded the special edition dolls that resembles them courtesy of Matel, for making positive influences through culture.
Back in 2010, actress Hwang Jung Eum and actor Kim Bum claimed the same award while in 2011 the award went to actor Song Joong Ki and After School's UEE.
Check out the photos below.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 04:50 AM PDT
Labelmate groups Block B and EvoL took a family photo.
On October 18th, Stardom Entertainment posted a photo on Twitter with the captions, "Stardom Family's scene of warmness has been captured. EvoL, who came to congratulate Block B's comeback showcase, and a thankful Block B.. It's pretty warm, hurray Stardom Family!<3".
In the friendly family photo, both groups showed their close friendship as their strike playful poses and bright smiles. EvoL congratulated their seniors, Block B, who recently returned with first full album 'Blockbuster' and new title track "NILLILI Mambo".
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 04:30 AM PDT
Girl group SPICA has concluded their one month of promotion for their new single, "I'll Be There".
SPICA held their goodbye stage on October 16th and before taking a break, the group released a special goodbye message for the fans.
"I'll Be There" was released on September 19th, marking SPICA's comeback after six months of hiatus. It is a catchy and upbeat track that shows off a different side of the members. Unlike their debut, in which they showed a charismatic look, SPICA showed a more youthful image.
Check out the message below.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 04:10 AM PDT
Rookie singer Ailee, who recently returned with first mini album 'Invitation', paired up with MBLAQ's G.O for her comeback music video.
On October 18th, Ailee's agency, YMC Entertainment released behind-the-scenes photos from the music video shooting. The photos showed Ailee and G.O looking like a couple as they posed together with playful expressions.
The photos also showed Ailee's transformation from nerdy girl to a glamorous, sexy woman which is being shown on her music video for her title song, "I'll Show You".
Meanwhile, watch Ailee's comeback performance on 'M! Countdown' here.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:50 AM PDT
Wonder Boyz, the new idol stars trained under the management of DJ DOC's Kim Chang Ryul, is finally making its first step onto the music scene by kicking off their debut "Open The Door" performance on this week's 'M! Countdown'.
The group consists of members Master One, K, BakChiGi and Young Boy and have been prepping up for musical debut under the guidance of ENT 102. They made their first public appearance through SBS MTV's reality variety show "Ta-Dah! It's Wonder Boyz".
Regarding to its name, Kim Chang Ryul stated, "DJ DOC's other member Lee Haneul named the group Wonder Boyz. Sensing the witty and cheerful personalities of the young members, the group name instantly popped up in his mind."
Check out their performance below.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:48 AM PDT
After making their debut with "ELVIS" in the beginning of August, rookie girl group AOA is back with their second single 'Wannabe'. The album's title track, "Get Out" voices the girls' warning to bad boys.
AOA is being labeled as a 'transformer' girl group as they both dance and play in a band. The band unit, AOA Black, is made up of five members, Choa, Jimin, Yuna, Mina and drummer Youkyoung while the dance unit, AOA White, features all the seven members sans Youkyoung.
"Get Out" was composed by Sei and written by Han Sungho. The new title track showcases AOA's shocking sexy transformation and overflowing charisma.
Watch their performance below.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:31 AM PDT
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:52 AM PDT
Mnet's "M! Countdown" is back this week full of amazing performances!
The October 18th episode of the show features a handful of debuts and comebacks. Rookie group 15&, TimeZ and Wonder Boyz kicked off their debut. On other hand, K.Will, Seo In Young, Block B, Jewelry, Gavy NJ, Ailee, Stephanie and AOA made their comebacks.
Other performers tonight included FT Island, Brown Eyed Girls' Ga-In, Orange Caramel and BTOB.
And for the highlight of the show, Brown Eyed Girls' Ga-In won on this week's 'M! Countdown' with her latest track "Blossom".
Brown Eyed Girls' Ga-In
Watch today's debut and comeback performances below!
Wonder Boyz - "Open The Door"
AOA - "Get Out"
Stephanie - "Game"
Ailee - "I Will Show You"
15& - "I Dream"
TimeZ - "Hooray For Idols"
Gavy NJ - "Lady Killer"
Jewelry - "Look At Me"
Block B - "NILLILI Mambo"
Seo In Young - "Let's Dance"
K.Will - "Please Don't…"
miss A - "I Don't Need A Man"
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:15 AM PDT
Talented soloist K.Will finally made his comeback with new album after three years. On October 11th, he released his third studio album 'K.will 3rd Album Part 1' and he will now embark on his promotion for title song, "Please Don't…".
"Please Don't…" is a joint collaboration between K.Will and Kim Do Hoon, and will once again bring out the former's perfect vocals. The singer also premiered his music video for the song to delight his fans as it also starred SISTAR's Dasom and Seo In Guk.
Watch K.Will's first comeback stage on this week's 'M! Countdown'!
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:49 AM PDT
miss A finally made its comeback with fifth project, 'Independent Women Pt 3' featuring the title track, "I Don't Need A Man". In a complete 180 transformation from their image in "Touch" from last February, the girls are back with a whole new attitude.
'Independent Women Pt 3' brings the flavor of Destiny's Child hit single 'Independent Women'. The title track "I Don't Need a Man" is a southern hip-hop song composed and written by Park Jin Young, and is dedicated to strong and independent women.
Though strongly inspired by Destiny Child's track, miss A's "I Don't Need A Man" proved to have a brighter and bubbly melody while managing to deliver the same message.
Check out their performance below.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:08 AM PDT
Chinese-Korean rookie group, TimeZ, is ready to make a name on the K-pop scene! After releasing their first single earlier today, the group has now hit the stage of 'M! Countdown' to kickstart their debut promotions.
Consisting of 6 members Mao Ruo Yi, Liu Guan Xi, Kim Seong Hwan, Lee Hyeong Joo, Tian Yi Chen and Kong Shu Hang, TimeZ was created two years ago and carefully planned through the joint effort by South Korea's CJ E&M and China's renowned SuperJet Entertainment.
Check out their debut performance below.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:06 AM PDT
After the short promotions for "Anymore", Seo In Young brings back unrelenting intensity to the stage with her second solo single "Let's Dance".
"Let's Dance" is a cross-genre mixed with electronic and disco, and exudes the feeling of alternative music style of the 1980s. The song, which was released online on October 18th, was created by DJ Soulscape.
Seo In Young previously ranked first places on the music charts with first digital single "Anymore". The singer is currently aiming for another success with her new single, "Let's Dance".
Watch her comeback performance on 'M! Countdown'.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:04 AM PDT
After releasing their debut digital single and music video for "I Dream," new duo 15& made their debut performance today on 'M! Countdown'.
Under JYP Entertainment, 15& is made up of two members Park Ji Min and Baek Ye Rin. Park Ji Min was the winner of SBS 'K-pop Star' while Baek Ye Rin previously appeared on SBS's "Star King" in 2007 and became known as the "10 year old ballad genius."
Check out their performance below.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 03:02 AM PDT
After being on a musical hiatus for awhile, rookie singer Ailee is finally back with first mini album 'Invitation' and title track, "I Will Show You".
"I Will Show You" was composed by the best combination songwriters Kim Do Hoon and Lee Hyun Seung (ITOMY) and written by Kang Eun Kyung. It attracts the listeners with an easy, addictive melody and powerful, emotional voice of Ailee.
Ailee is one of the promising singers in the music scene known for her strong pipe. She even gained the nickname "Korea's Beyonce" through her strong performance skills unlike a rookie star that just stepped into the limelight.
Watch her comeback performance below.
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