IU's new album splashes onto weekly Mnet chart

Dec 14 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

IU's new album splashes onto weekly Mnet chart

Solo songstress IU reigned on cable music channel Mnet's charts last week with her new release. "Good Day," the title track to her second EP album "Real"

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BEAST holds first concert

Dec 14 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

BEAST holds first concert

Boy band BEAST performs at their concert "WELCOME TO THE BEAST AIRLINE" held at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea on December 12, 2010 "From a recycled group to a rediscovered group." This was the phrase written on the video shown at boy band BEAST's first-ever concert titled "WELCOME TO THE BEAST AIRLINE"

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JYJ Junsu to star in musical "Tears of Heaven"

Dec 13 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

JYJ Junsu to star in musical Tears of Heaven

Korean singer Junsu of boy band JYJ will play the male lead of new musical "Tears of Heaven" which will be staged in February of next year. according to Core Contents Media on Sunday....

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Kara sweeps televised music shows

Dec 13 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kara sweeps televised music shows

Girl group Kara claimed wins on both televised music programs over the weekend with their latest single "Jumping." The five-member female band took their first win on KBS' "Music Bank"

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U-Kiss Japanese album "First Kiss" ranks No.2 in Oricon daily chart

Dec 13 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

U-Kiss Japanese album First Kiss ranks No2 in Oricon daily chart

Korean boy band U-Kiss's first album in Japan has placed second on the prestigious Oricon music chart. A press release by NH Media announced that "First Kiss," U-Kiss's first full-length Japanese album, took the No.2 spot

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TVXQ to release comeback album on January 5

Dec 13 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

TVXQ to release comeback album on January 5

Boy band TVXQ, originally a five-member group which will make a comeback to the music scene next year as a duo formed of members U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin, will release their new album on January 5 of next year, according to their agency on Monday.SM Entertainment announced through a press release that the upcoming record, produced without memb...

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Big Bang G-Dragon & T.O.P unit to give comeback performance

Dec 13 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Big Bang G-Dragon

Boy band Big Bang members G-Dragon and T.O.P, set to pursue their singing activities as a duo unit starting this month, will give the first televised performance for their upcoming album on December 19.The much-awaited news came on their agency YG Entertainment's official blog site YG Life (http://www.yg-life.com) on Monday where a photograph of th...

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K-pop idols' Wants & Hopes for 2011: BEAST

Dec 10 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

K-pop idols' Wants & Hopes for 2011: BEAST

published throughout December on what Korea's hottest idol stars want and hope for in the year 2011.]They may have been newcomers to the music scene but the year 2010 has been a busy one for Du-jun, Hyun-seung, Jun-hyung, Yo-seop, Dong-woon and Gi-kwang, the six members of boy band BEAST....

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f(x) Victoria takes photo with 2PM Nichkhun's family

Dec 10 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

f(x) Victoria takes photo with 2PM Nichkhun's family

A photograph girl group f(x) member Victoria took with boy band 2PM member Nichkhun and his family has been revealed by major Korean broadcasting company MBC.Through a press release on Friday, MBC unveiled the photo taken while Victoria visited Nichkhun's home in Thailand while shooting a couple of episodes for reality TV show "We Got Married" wher...

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Girls' Generation, 2AM win 2010 Golden Disk Awards

Dec 10 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Girls' Generation, 2AM win 2010 Golden Disk Awards

Idol groups Girls' Generation and 2AM won the top prizes at the 2010 Golden Disk Awards held Thursday. At the 25th Golden Disk Awards held at Korea University

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T-ara takes 1st place on comeback stage

Dec 10 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

T-ara takes 1st place on comeback stage

Girl group T-ara won the top prize on this week"s Mnet music show "M! CountDown" on Thursday. The girls, who made a comeback to the local music scene

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Kim Dong-wan discharged from the military today

Dec 10 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Dong-wan discharged from the military today

Boy band Shinhwa member Kim Dong-wan was discharged from the military today, completing the two-year duty required of all Korean men.

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Shinhwa may release new album by fall of 2012

Dec 10 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Shinhwa may release new album by fall of 2012

Male band Shinhwa member Kim Dong-wan has said his group may release a new album by fall of the year 2012. The 31-year-old singer made the remark Thursday at a press conference held ahead of his first fan meeting since being discharged from the military...

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Book on Korean Wave adopted as textbook for universities abroad

Dec 09 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Book on Korean Wave adopted as textbook for universities abroad

A new book on the 'Hallyu,' or Korean Wave, has been adopted as a textbook for universities abroad. The English book titled "Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption: Yonsama, Rain, Oldboy, K-Pop Idols

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Ballads ranked high on Gaon weekly chart

Dec 09 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Ballads ranked high on Gaon weekly chart

Male ballad group Brown Eyed Soul's "If It Were Same," came out atop Gaon's weekly singles chart between November 28 to December 4. The new winner of the chart, the title track to the group's third album "BROWNEYED SOUL" which pleads one's lover to come back, climbed up two steps

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2PM Japan showcase attracts 25,000 fans

Dec 09 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2PM Japan showcase attracts 25,000 fans

Boy band 2PM's first showcase "2PM 1st Contact in Japan" held in Kokugikan, Tokyo on December 8, 2010. [JYP Entertainment] Six-member boy band 2PM debuted with a bang in Japan yesterday, attracting over 25,000 fans to their first showcase in the country, according to JYP Entertainment (JYPE) on Thursday.

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Singer Younha unveils EP album online today

Dec 09 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Singer Younha unveils EP album online today

Songstress Younha today unveiled the title track "Take Care of My Boyfriend" to her upcoming EP album. According to a press release by Younha's agency Lion Media on Thursday, the song from the album titled "Lost In Love,"

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Singer Jay Park shows support for Korean team in Guangzhou Asian Para Games

Dec 09 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Singer Jay Park shows support for Korean team in Guangzhou Asian Para Games

Singer Jay Park on Wednesday showed his support for the Korean team departing for China's 2010 Guangzhou Asian Para Games in China. According to a press release by his agency Sidus HQ, Park, a promotional ambassador for the Korea Sports Association for the Disabled (KOSAD)

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Kim Hyun-joong visits Singapore and Malaysia to promote THEFACESHOP

Dec 08 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Hyun-joong visits Singapore and Malaysia to promote THEFACESHOP

Singer and actor Kim Hyun-joong has visited Singapore and Malaysia to promote a Korean cosmetic brand. KEYEAST announced in a press release on Wednesday that Kim flew into Singapore on December 1

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