- miss A's Suzy reveals self-makeup tips
- Gaon Chart releases rankings for February 3rd – February 9th
- Park Min Young reveals "graduation" proof shot
- Shin Bora appointed Goodwill Ambassador for World Vision
- Wonder Girls’ Yenny wants to get married soon
- SHINee’s comeback showcase will stream worldWide
- Baek Ji Young to help build a school in Nepal
- IU appointed as honorary police officer
- Jang Geun Suk’s unit group Team H releases MV teaser for “Feel The Beat”
- Orange Caramel reveals short MV for “Cookies, Cream & Mint”
- Dynamic Duo’s Gaeko reveals MV teaser for “Feel So Good”
- AFTERSCHOOL to have a Fanmeeting in Thailand!
- 130215 SISTAR19 wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances
- Rainbow returns with “Tell Me Tell Me” on ‘Music Bank’
- B.A.P gives “One Shot” on ‘Music Bank’
- Two X is back with “Ring Ma Bell” on ‘Music Bank’
- NU’EST says “Hello” on ‘Music Bank’
- EXID’s unit DASONI debuts with “Goodbye” on ‘Music Bank’
- SHINee release MV teaser for Japanese single “Fire”
- Teen Top releases “I Wanna Love” MV
- AOA's Chanmi celebrates Valentine's Day with a pretty photo
- 130215 Music Bank Performers List
- Park Hae Jin cast in lead role in Chinese drama
- Psy reveals his bulletproof car
- 5 INFINITE members to graduate from Daekyung University
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 07:15 AM PST
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 07:00 AM PST
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 February 3, 2013 – February 9, 2013]
Weekly Singles Chart
1. SISTAR19 : "Gone Not Around Any Longer"
2. LeeSSang ft. The SEEYA's Eugene : "Tears"
3. Huh Gak ft. Yoo Seung Woo : "Monodrama"
4. Seo In Guk : "All I Want Is You"
5. BaeChiGi ft. Ailee : "Shower of Tears"
6. Huh Gak : "1440"
7. 4men : "Hello It's Me"
8. Ra.D ft. Shin Jisoo : "It's Been So Long"
9. CNBLUE : "I'm Sorry"
10. BoA : "Disturbance"
Weekly Album Chart
1. CNBLUE : "Re:BLUE" [4th Mini Album]
2. SISTAR19 : "Gone Not Around Any Longer"
3. Super Junior-M : "Break Down" [2nd Album]
4. Girls' Generation : "I Got A Boy" [4th Album]
5. Psy : "Psy 6th Album Part. 1"
6. MYNAME : "The 2nd Single"
7. INFINITE-H : "Fly High" [1st Mini Album]
8. Clazziquai : "Blessed" [5th Album]
9. Various Artists : "Missing You" [OST]
10. G-Dragon : "One Of A Kind" [1st Mini Album]
< Last week's rankings
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 06:45 AM PST
Park Min Young reveals a new photo on her Twitter.
She wrote on 15th February,"Do you want a proof-shot like this? Minyoung's graduation! Thanks for your wishes".
She attended the graduation ceremony of Seoul Dongkuk University on 15th February, she is seen posing in her graduation outfit while posing cutely in the photo above.
Fans commented,"Congratulations","so pretty","now you can concentrate on your career" and etc.
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 06:30 AM PST
YMC Entertainment revealed that comedienne Shin Bora has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for World Vision, an international relief and advocacy organization.
During the appointment ceremony held at 11 AM on February 14 at the World Vision Korea office in Yoido, Seoul, Shin Bora said "I am a person with many defects, but many people have loved me regardless. From now on I would like to help others through World Vision."
Shin Bora has performed in the "Discovery of Life" and "Brave Guys" corners of KBS 2TV's "Gag Concert". She has donated her entire income from the album by Brave Guys and her CCM album, which were recently released.
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 06:00 AM PST
Following Sunye's marriage, fellow Wonder Girls' member Yenny revealed that she wants to get married soon as well.
Yenny recently recorded for an upcoming episode of SBS' '1000 Song Broadcast' and shared her thoughts on fellow member Sunye's recent marriage.
MC Lee Hwi Jae asked, "Sunye has become the first idol to get married, how do you feel since you are in the same group?" Yenny honestly replied, "Seeing my best friend get married made me want to get married soon too."
Meanwhile, Sunye tied the knot with James Park on January 26 at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul.
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 05:30 AM PST
SHINee will be holding their 'Dream Girl' comeback showcase at Seoul's Olympic Handball Arena on February 20th at 8PM (KST). At the showcase, the boys will perform songs from its third studio album for the first time in front of its fans.
The comeback showcase will be broadcast live to fans all over the world through 'NAVER MUSIC ON AIR' service, and allows fans to see SHINee perform at the same time as fans in South Korea.
Meanwhile, SHINee will release their third studio album 'Dream Girl' on February 19 through iTunes and various music sites. They will then begin their comeback promotions through Mnet 'M! Countdown' on February 21st.
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 05:00 AM PST
Singer Baek Ji Young is doing her part to encourage donations for children in Nepal.
According to reports, Baek will be holding her concert 'An Outing After 7 Years' on February 16th, the first solo concert for the singer in 7 years. At the concert, she will be opening a donation booth for fans to make contributions for a new school set to be built in Nepal.
In return for the fans' generosity, Baek Ji Young will be giving away signed T-shirts and CDs. All the money that will collected will then be used to help build the school
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 04:42 AM PST
Singer IU has been appointed as honorary police officer.
On February 15th, IU was appointed as a honorary police officer in the National Police Agency building located in Seodaemun-gu, Seoul. The singer, who is known for her friendly and adorable charms, received recognition as an honorary police officer and was appointed as the school violence prevention ambassador.
IU said, "Thank you so much for appointing me as an honorary police officer. I will try hard to prevent school violence."
Along with IU, comedians Jung Tae Ho, Park Sung Kwang, Shin Bora and Yang Sun Il were also appointed honorary police officers.
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 04:15 AM PST
Hallyu star Jang Geun Suk and Big Brother of the duo unit Team H will be making a comeback with new album later this month. After releasing the full PV for the Japanese version of "What Is Your Name?", the unit revealed a music video teaser for "Feel The Beat".
"Feel The Beat" will be included in Team H's upcoming album 'I Just Wanna Have Fun' which will be released on February 27. The teaser was filled with craziness as Jang Keun Suk and Big Brother threw a huge party.
Check out the teaser below:
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 03:45 AM PST
After releasing their second single 'Lipstick / Lamu no Love Song' back in December, Orange Caramel will be making a Japanese comeback with self-titled first Japanese album this coming March.
Ahead of its official release slated on March 13th, Orange Caramel's Japanese label, Avex, released short music video for their new original Japanese track "Cookies, Cream & Mint".
Orange Caramel's upcoming first album will feature some of their hit Japanese and Korean songs including "Yasashii Akuma", "Lipstick" (Japanese), "Lamu no Love Song" as well as the Korean tracks "Bangkok City", "Shanghai Romance", "ING~" and "Magic Girl."
Check out the MV below:
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 03:36 AM PST
Dynamic Duo's Gaeko has just unveiled a music video teaser for his upcoming single "Feel So Good"!
"Feel So Good" will be a part of Amoeba Culture's upcoming project album titled, 'NOWorkend'. Gaeko is said to have participated in the production of the song as well as in album artwork and music video for the project.
The new song "Feel So Good" will be released on February 19. In the meantime, check out the MV teaser below.
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 03:26 AM PST
Girl group After School will be coming to Thailand for a fanmeeting.
After School will be visiting Thailand for a fanmeeting event 'After School with Playgirlz Fanmeeting in Bangkok' which will be held on February 23rd (Saturday) from 7pm to 9pm at Central World Life, 8th floor of Central World Plaza.
The girls prepare many activities and games for the fans to enjoy. The group also has surprises and will be giving gifts to their fans so don't miss this anticipated event in Bangkok, Thailand.
The ticket prices are 1,000 / 2,000 / 3,000 and 4,000 Baht and you can buy your tickets at Thaiticketmajor (http://www.thaiticketmajor.com/concert/concert-detail.php?sid=1441)
For more information, you can visit the following websites:
Watch the video below as After School greets you in Thai.
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Posted: 15 Feb 2013 02:38 AM PST
KBS "Music Bank" is back this week full of amazing performances!
The February 15th episode of the show features comeback of idol groups B.A.P, Rainbow, NU'EST, and Two X while EXID's first unit group DASONI kicked off their debut stage.
Other performers tonight included CNBLUE, INFINITE H, SISTAR19, Huh Gak, 2YOON, Baechigi, No Brain, ALi, DMTN, Airplane, Nine Muses, MR.MR, Jang Hee Young, Crayon Pop and EXCITE.
And for the highlight of the show, SISTAR19 claimed their first win on this week's 'K-Chart' with their comeback title track, "Gone Not Around Any Longer"!
Jang Hee Young
Watch tonight's debut/comeback stages below:
B.A.P - "One Shot"
Rainbow - "Tell Me Tell Me"
NU'EST - "Hello"
Two X - "Ring Ma Bell"
DASONI - "Goodbye"
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 02:23 AM PST
Colorful girl group Rainbow has finally returned to the spotlight with their latest track "Tell Me Tell Me", showcasing an uplifting and bright concept!
After a year and eight months of hiatus, Rainbow has returned with their first full-length album, 'Rainbow Syndrome – 1st Original Album Part 01'. The album will be divided into two parts to better showcase their different musical colors.
On February 15th, Rainbow returned to the 'Music Bank' stage and delivered their first comeback performance of "Tell Me Tell Me". Check out their performance below!
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 02:16 AM PST
Coming back with their sharp transformation from boys to men, B.A.P finally kicked off their promotions for their latest title track "One Shot" on 'Music Bank'.
"One Shot" is produced by Kang Ji Won and Kim Ki Bum. The song will have a message directed to the young generation to never let go of opportunities and to passionately take up the challenges.
The dramatic 7-minute music video for the song is said to have taken place in Korea and Philippines, and approximately 1 billion won and over 100 hours had been put into its production.
Check out their performance below:
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 02:09 AM PST
After debuting with "Double Up" last year, rookie girl group Two X is making a comeback with their second single "Ring Ma Bell", encompassing a more feminine concept.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, "Ring Ma Bell" sings about the heart-fluttery feelings of having a crush and the hopes that the special someone would call them.
According to their agency, J.Tune Camp, "If their debut song, 'Double Up' had a powerful performance, this single will be filled with more adorable and refreshing charms of a budding romance."
Check out their performance below!
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 02:08 AM PST
Returning with another smashing mini album, rookie group NU'EST kickstarted their promotions for their latest title track,"Hello"!
"Hello" is about a man's feeling after finding out that his girlfriend was cheating on her. The music video for the song also gained attention with sad love triangle between actress Nam Bora and members JR and Min Hyun.
While NU'EST showcased youthful and innocent charms through their previous track "Not Over You", the boys who are known for strong and powerful beat, are returning with a more sophisticated sound and dramatic performances.
Check out their performance below:
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 02:07 AM PST
Rookie girl group EXID, the group formed by the renowned producer Shinsadong Tiger, has formed its first subunit with main vocalist members, Solji and Hani.
Calling themselves as DASONI, Solji and Hani released their first single titled "Goodbye", showcasing their sexy charms and powerful voices. The song is a collaboration between Shinsadong Tiger and Choi Gyu Sung, a team that has previously released such hits as T-ara's "Roly Poly" and B2ST's "Fiction".
Check out their debut performance on 'Music Bank' below:
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 02:00 AM PST
SHINee has just unveiled a music video teaser for upcoming seventh Japanese single, "Fire"!
"Fire", which as the name suggests, has a theme of "the determination of love that is burning like a flash of flames." This single has gathered the greatest creators -- Junji Ishiwatari (lyrics), BACHLOGIC (track maker), SHIKATA (songwriter), ERIK LIDBOM (songwriter), D.O.I (mixer), Akihiro Shiba (mastering).
The coupling song, "MOON RIVER WALTZ", is a song about how from the moment of falling in love, one's spirit is uplifted as if being charmed. The Japanese single will be released in both limited and regular editions on March 13th.
Check out the teaser below:
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 01:54 AM PST
With their first full album 'No. 1' about to be released, Teen Top pre-released the track "I Wanna Love" for fans to enjoy ahead of their official comeback.
After releasing the single online, Teen Top has now unveiled the music video for the "I Wanna Love" which featurse the mature transformation of the members along with gorgeous images of Hong Kong. The group is set to release their first full album 'No.1' on February 25.
Check out the MV below!
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 12:30 AM PST
She wrote," Bbabam! It's Chanmi~ Today is my most favourite (day). It's Valentine's Day"
She is seen holding a box of chocolates in the photo above, fans commented after seeing the photo,"Chanmi is so cute","Looks like Seolhyun","I wan that chocolate" and etc.
Translation: FYAOA @ Twitter
Posted: 14 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST
Posted: 14 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST
Actor Park Hae Jin has been cast in the lead role in the Chinese drama "Faraway Love".
Park's agency WM Company announced on February 12 that Park will play the male lead "Shim An", a restaurant owner who is jaded by a painful past love.
The drama is being produced by comedian and actor-turned-director Chu Shi-moo, who was moved by Park's impressive acting in Park's Chinese drama debut "Chian De De's Marriage Life". The director sent a production team to Korea to ask Park to take part in the drama in 2011 and it finally became a reality one year and two months later.
In the "Faraway Love", Shim Ahn, played by Park, will fall in love with unmarried mother Ya Choha, who is living bravely taking care of a child born to her elder sister.
Park Hae Jin said about his casting in the Chinese drama, "I sent thanks to the director Chu who trusted me and waited for a long time. I will let my hair grow long to fit my character in 'Faraway Love' after completing the ongoing shoot of 'My Daughter Seo Young'".
The shoot for "Faraway Love" starts in April.
Posted: 14 Feb 2013 10:30 PM PST
World star Psy will be rolling off the streets of Brazil with bulletproof car!
On February 9th, Psy posted on his Twitter, "The First Bullet Proof Car of My Life", and attached the photo above showing the singer himself proudly standing next to his bulletproof Equus car.
The bulletproof Equus was provided by Hyundai Motor Company for the world star during his visit in Brazil for safety reasons. It is said that the car model is not for sale and is made exclusively for celebrities and other VIPs.
Posted: 14 Feb 2013 10:00 PM PST
Five members of INFINITE will be graduating from Daekyung University on February 15.
Despite busy schedules of promotions, INFINITE's Sunggyu, L, Sungyeol, Hoya and Dongwoo will be graduating from college. They will be receiving their diploma with Applied Music majors during the graduation ceremony to take place on February 15 at Daekyung University.
A representative stated, "The INFINITE members have gone to classes for their majors whenever they had time in their busy schedules. They took their midterms and finals diligently and very forward about their campus lives. They also gave a lot of tips and advice to their fellow colleagues about vocals, dance and stage performance."
Professor Kim Gun Pyo from the university said, "They will be receiving the 'Proud Daekyung University Student' award for increasing the prestige of the university."
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