Sunday, April 14, 2013

"EXO-M wins the "Most Popular Group" at the 13th Annual Billboard Music Festival" plus 24 more

"EXO-M wins the "Most Popular Group" at the 13th Annual Billboard Music Festival" plus 24 more

EXO-M wins the "Most Popular Group" at the 13th Annual Billboard Music Festival

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 08:12 AM PDT

Congratulations to EXO-M for winning at the 13th Annual Billboard Music Festival in China, check out their performance on the music awards below.

Teen Top Niel takes a photo with his mom

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 08:00 AM PDT

On April 14, Teen Top Niel and his mother appeared on KBS2's Mamamia Show.

The program features idols and their mothers, where they can participate in games with the opposing guests. In addition to that, Niel also revealed hardships he experienced when he was young.

After the show, a photo of Niel together with his loving mother was uploaded on their official facebook account.

A staff wrote,

"Everyone, did you enjoy Niel's guesting on Mamamia? Hopefully we can listen to a longer talk next time. If you feel it wasn't enough, tada~ We are going to reveal a photo of Niel and his mom! Those round eyes and lips look the same, do you agree?"

Source: Teen Top Facebook
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FT Island concludes Beijing concert successfully!

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT

FT Island posted a group photo on their weibo account and wrpte, "End of concert!!!!! Thank you for having good time with us. And the event too^^ Primadonna indeed~~~ Awesome"

FT Island conducted their first solo concert in Beijing, China on April 13.

Starting off their Asia tour 'TAKE FTISLAND' in Beijing Olympic Stadium, their agency stated that the members were in their best conditions.

They added, "Since their last concert in Shanghai held on January 19, the members pulled off a very energetic concert and enjoyed their performances."

In addition to that, the members also showed their new hairstyles. Lee Hongki caught a lot of attention with his fashion trend hairband during the concert.

The members impressed fans as they communicate in Chinese which they've been leanring lately.

The group performed most of their hit sogns like Life, Paper Plane, Compass, Your Words, I Wish, Let It Go, Wanna Go and others from their album 'Five Treasure Box'which received lots of love from China.


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SHINee reveals tracklist & release date for Dream Girl: 'The Misconceptions Of Me'

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT

SHINee already revealed that they will release the sequel 'Dream Girl:The Misconceptions of Me' following their third album 'Dream Girl:The Misconceptions of You' which was released last February 19.

The second chapter of their hit album, 'The Misconceptions Of Me' centers on the dreams that they wanted for themselves (SHINee). Contrary to the first Chapter, it will tackle the reality and dream which will give a totally dark sound.

It was revealed that the Music Video is currently in progress. The video will portray the members' misconceptions of their dreams and reality. It is expected to have heavy and sad feelings which will present SHINee's never been seen image.

The expected release of SHINee's Dream Girl: 'The Misconceptions Of Me' is on April 30 at 11:59KST. Fans are starting to countdown as early as now.

Here's the tracklist
"Dream Girl: The Misconceptions Of Me"

    Excuse Me Miss
    Like a Fire
    Why So Serious?
    Can't Leave
    Music Box
    It's You

Though the spoiler from Melon hasn't been confirmed by SM, fans are already excited and are anticipating for official news.

Source: Melon&
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Sooyoung and Seohyun attend Tommy Hilfiger Denim fansign event

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Two ladies from SNSD attend Tommy Hilfiger Denim fansign event today, April 14 at Lotte Department Store in Jung-gu, Seoul. Sooyoung and Seohyun. who were chosen as the new faces for 2013 Tommy Hilfiger Denim appeared on the event looking casually fresh.

Seohyun is wearing a yellow Tommy Hilfiger one piece dress with a white and black polka dots blazer. Sooyoung on the other hand is wearing a simple baby blue 3/4 casual denim dress. The girls keep smiling for the photo op and handled their autographed signs for the fans who attended the event.

Check more photos below:

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Kim Junsu wins 'Best Korean Male Artist Award' in China!

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT

JYJ's Kim Junsu takes home the 'Best Korean Male Artist Award' given by V-Charts Awards, the Yin Yue Tai's award ceremony, which is China's largest music video website.

The award is given to Junsu for his English track 'Uncommitted'. He received the most number of votes from fans all over the world for the year of 2012.

Not only in China, but his sweet R&B song received love from South America and Europe as well.

His agency stated, "It's a special award for this is decided by chart results. Kim Junsu is so happy and grateful for winning this award after his song was released through MV and few performances. He will send his video message soon."

Source: Nate
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SKT releases new LTE CF feat. Kyuhyun

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 05:30 AM PDT

SM artists Yoona, Sulli, Minho and Kyuhyun have been chosen as the faces of SKT's new LTE campaign. They have been releasing CFs featuring idols to promote 'LTE Infinite Ability Noot.'

This time, Kyuhyun introduces the capacity of the Noot app with its faster and bigger capacity.
Kyuhyun turns the CF into a funny and cute advertisement to portray how it works by shaking the phone and turning his arms around.

Watch below:

Source: SK Telecom@YT
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Teen Top Niel reveals family hardship in KBS Mamamia Show

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT

On April 14, Teen Top Niel and his mom appeared on KBS Mamamia Show.

In the show, the humorous Teen Top member revealed the most difficult time of his life. He shared that his family experienced hardship when his father's business started to face difficulties and problems.

He revealed that it forced his mom to find a job and worked as a piano teacher in a piano tutorial academy. Niel added that there was a time that they need to live in the academy with lots of rooms. He thought it was cool and he even felt happy during those times but he realized it wasn't right.

Niel, not in his usual bright face, added, "One day I saw my mother crying alone. At that moment, I realized that it wasn't a place where I can call home. We were living in someone else's roof."

Watch the clip below:

Source: 나어때 엘조@YT
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Lunafly to sing a requested song on their Music TV

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 04:00 AM PDT

Lunafly posted on their official Facebook account an announcement and I quote,

"[NOTICE]Hello~LUKIEs~!! When LUNAFLY's Music TV starts on Ustream channel on 25th April, they will sing a requested song!! Please send us your song requests and reason via the official Facebook and Twitter. One lucky fan will be chosen to have the boys read their story and sing their requested song live."

Lukies be active and request your favorite song.

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2Yoon's message on Thai New Year 2013

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 03:30 AM PDT

 4Minute's sub-unit, 2YOON's Gayoon & Jiyoon sent a video message for Thai New Year 2013.

Thai New Year festival, also known as Songkran and as water festival for foreignersfalls on April 13, 2013 (Saturday).  The celebration will last until April 17, 2013.
Happy Songkran.
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G.NA confesses her hard experiences with her mother on KBS' "Happy Sunday-Mamma Mia"

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 03:01 AM PDT

G.NA shared her childhood stories with her mother, a former national swimmer, during the recording for KBS2 'Happy Sunday-Mamma Mia'.

G.NA told that her mother's discipline in body management gave her a dreadful experience.

G.NA's episode will be aired on April 14.

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Actor Lee Jong Hyuk posts a photo with SNSD's Sooyoung

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 02:30 AM PDT

Actor Lee Jong Hyuk posted a photo with SNSD's Sooyoung on his twitter saying, "Dating Agency Cyrano, getting more excited!"
Actor Lee Jong Hyuk and SNSD's Sooyoung will work together in TvN's "Dating Agency: Cyrano", which is based on the 2010 hit movie "Cyrano: Dating Agency" 
The show will begin in May.
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LUNAFLY's official poster for Singapore showcase revealed

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 02:00 AM PDT

The official poster of Lunafly's Singapore showcase was revealed on their official Facebook account.

Lunafly's show will happen on May 12 at 4PM in Hard Rock Cafe in Singapore.

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YG closes a deal with Aurora World

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 01:30 AM PDT

YG Entertainment expands globally through closing a deal with Aurora World, an expert in merchandising.

Aurora World will take on new marketing strategies for YG's international audience.
Even before this, YG has already begun to enter the foreign markets through Psy and 2NE1′s collaboration with the Black Eyed Peas'
With that partnership, we can expect that YG will be more popular in the western part of the world.

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Miss A's Jia scares NS Yoon G with her joker face

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 01:16 AM PDT

On April 13, NS Yoon G posted a photo on her twitter with the message, "Ayy so scaryㅠ why did miss A Jia dress up like this?? If you're curious don't miss Let's Go Dream Team tomorrow!! Go Go".

In the photo, Miss A's Jia looks scary with her shocking face resembling Joker, a character in a famous movie, The Dark Knight. Next to her is NS Yoon G looking nervous yet cute.

Though this is just a funny photo to show their close relationship after recording together for KBS's 'Let's go dream team', Jia's face is really scared. Netizen commented,"Jia looks so scary", "They're so cute", "Yoon G looks cute", "What is the program?"and many others.

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Lucia reveals her teaser video for Flower Shadow

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 01:00 AM PDT

Lucia is set to comeback on April 18. But before that much-awaited return, Pastel Music, which gave Lucia the chance to debut in 2009, revealed an official teaser video for "Flower Shadow.
Watch the teaser here:

In addition, Lucia will be holding her second solo concert on June 8 and 9 at Ehwa University campus at Samsung Hall.
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G-Dragon snaps a photo with PSY at Happening Concert

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT

G-Dragon takes a photo with gentleman PSY after his Happening Concert yesterday. He wrote, "@psy_oppa concert #happening The End. Gr8 show today!! #Gentleman #gd #gdragon #giyongchy"

G-Dragon was one of the guests at PSY's Happening Concert and performed One of A Kind.
Other artists like 2NE1 also appeared as guests at the concert.

Meanwhile, PSY released his MV for 'Gentleman' yesterday.

Source: G-Dragon's instagram
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T-ara, SHINee, Sistar and INFINITE to perform at M!Countdown in Taiwan

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Hallyu wave will heat Taiwan on April 24 as MNET will bring popular idol groups like T-ara, SHINee, SISTAR and Infinite for M!Countdown's global tour.

In addition to that, H.O.T.'s Tony will host the event along with special performances.

Taepei, Taiwan is going to be the first stop and will be followed by Indonesia on July.

Source: NATE
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IU teases fans with Loen's first boy group

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Photo of two members from HISTORY

Seems like IU has been in-charge of introducing LOEN's first ever boy group 'HISTORY' which members are set to be revealed one by one starting on April 15.

Ahead of that, a mysterious clip showing IU asking questions like, "Do you know us?", "Do you know me?", hasbeen revealed. There is also a mysterious male voice asking "Do you know me?" from the background whom netizens assumed to be one of the members.

Watch the video below:

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Gag Concert's JeonGukgu Team and Kim Ki Ri to release a single 'Fashion City'

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Gagman Kim Kiri and Gag Concert's JeonGukgu team will debut as singers and will release a digital single titled 'Fashion City' on April 15.

The song is composed by S. Tiger and R. Tee. It is revealed to have contagious melody energized by JeonGukGu's humor.

Using the gagmen's uncontrollable sense of humor, the song will create a different impact with electronic genre. The lyrics are about fashion and the MV portrays different fashion sense of idols from 90s including swimwear.

Prior to this, a teaser will be revealed later today (April 14) through Cube Entertainment. More information about the single will be revealed through Gag Concert tonight.

Source: Osen
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SNSD Taeyeon loses her job?

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 10:00 PM PDT

SNSD Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun left their emcee position for Music Core yesterday.
Prior to this, gloomy Taeyeon updated her instagram account with a dramatic photo saying,

"I lost my"

In the photo, Taeyeon is having her back at the camera, looking outside and facing a PC room. She followed it with a caption, "should I go to a pc room and eat shin ramyun black.... ha"~

The fans responded, "I will give you job!","Don't worry, you can have more time to rest.","Fighting unnie!" and so on.

She must be really sad for leaving her emcee position. Let's cheer her up!

Source: Taeyeon's instagram
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Ambers bids goodbye to New Zealand with her hilarious photos

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 09:30 PM PDT

After having so much in New Zealand, it's time to bid goodbye for f(x). Amber uploaded photos of her through her instagaram account with a caption, "Good bye new zealand! I think i had too much fun again ^^;;"~.

The commemorative photos appeared to be hilarious. Funny Amber is seen clinging on trees and even a handstand. Fans commented, "You're so funny Amber!","I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in New Zealand.","Funny photos!".

f(x) went to New Zealand to film 'Amazing f(x)'.

Source: Amber's instagram
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2AM's Jo Kwon shares a story of J.Y. Park's Special Warm Up CDs

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 09:28 PM PDT

During the interview at KBS2's "Happy Together 3", 2AM's Jo Kwon shared a very hilarious story.
He told the story about an extraordinary voice warm-up CD from J.Y. Park. Jo Kwon said that it's very far from what he expected. He thought it's an ordinary a-e-i-o-u warm-ps, but it's not.
He revealed, "Our CEO made voice warm-up CDs for practice purpose. When we turned it on, we started to laugh because it was our CEO singing an unfamiliar song. It's like a traditional Indian song."

Check out at 1:50 what Jo Kwon is exactly referring to. 

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SHINee's Jonghyun turn to sing for 'The Great King's Dream' OST

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 09:05 PM PDT

After SNSD's Jessica's opportunity to sing for  KBS' "The Great King's Dream" OST, it's SHINee's Jonghyun turn.
He sings a ballad, "1 Out of 100", for "The Great King's Dream" OST. The song is about an everlasting love, but the guy is unable to say even 1 out of the 100 things he wants to say to the girl.

Here it is:

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T-ara’s subunit T-ara N4 releases teaser poster

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 09:04 PM PDT

T-ara is set to make a comeback with a new unit group T-ara N4. On April 14, Core Contents Media revealed a teaser poster, announcing the release of not a song or music video, but more teasers on the 15th at 11:30AM KST.

T-ara's first unit group, T-ara N4, is consists of members Jiyeon, Eunjung, Hyomin, and Areum. The name stands for "Brand New 4" and will reveal an edgier, sexier and more fashionable side of the girl group.

They will have their debut on May 1 with title song "Countryside Diaries". The song is based on MBC's long-running drama of the same name and is produced by Duble Sidekick.