TVXQ to make appearance as duo on Japanese TV

jan 25 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

TVXQ to make appearance as duo on Japanese TV

Korean idols TVXQ will make their appearance on a Japanese music show for the first time as a duo, according to Japan's Sankei Sports Shimbun on Tuesday.According to Sankei Sports and other Japanese media, TVXQ will take the stage of Asahi TV's "Music Station" on January 28 for the first time in 13 months to perform their latest hit song "Why (Keep...

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SS501 Kim Hyung-joon signs contract with Japan's AVEX

jan 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SS501 Kim Hyung-joon signs contract with Japan's AVEX

Korean idol Kim Hyung-joon has signed with major recording company AVEX in Japan. Kim's management firm in Korea, S-Plus Entertainment, announced through a press release on Sunday that through AVEX, Kim will begin his singing career in Japan and is scheduled to release his solo album in March. "From now on, Kim will lead an active music career in b...

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JYJ to release special music essay album today

jan 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

JYJ to release special music essay album today

Korean idols JYJ will release a special music essay album today, according to the group's promoter Prain Inc. on Monday.Prain announced in a press release that the album titled "Their Rooms," which features each member's daily journals and six songs, will be available in bookstores starting today. The journal will relay the thoughts and feelings o...

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4minute to sing soundtrack for J-drama

jan 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

4minute to sing soundtrack for J-drama

Female idol group 4Minute has sung the theme song for a Japanese drama, informed the girls' agency Cube Entertainment on Monday. According to a press release by Cube today, the five-member girl group has recorded the the opening song "WHY"

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KARA returning to DSP Media "a possibility"

jan 21 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

KARA returning to DSP Media a possibility

The possibility of Han Seung-yeon, Nicole and Kang Ji-young of girl group KARA returning to DSP Media exists, the three's legal representative Hong Myung-ho of law firm Landmark told reporters in Seoul on Friday."If the issues that the [three] members and their parents have raised get solved, you could say there's a chance it could happen," Hong sa...

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Orange Caramel to promote ballad "StillÂ…"

jan 21 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Orange Caramel to promote ballad Still

Female idol group Orange Caramel, well known for their playful and cheerful love songs, has decided to go with a ballad for their next song, announced the girls' agency Pledis on Friday. According to press release by Pledis today, Orange Caramel will continue to promote their latest second mini-album ""A~ing?" released in November of last year...

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Girls' Generation wins top prize once again at Seoul Music

jan 21 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Girls' Generation wins top prize once again at Seoul Music

Korean female idols Girls' Generation won four awards -- including the grand prize -- at the 20th High1 Seoul Music Awards yesterday. Along with the top prize, the girls collected the Main Prize, Hallyu Special Prize and the High1 Popularity Prize at the annual event held at the Grand Peace Palace located in Kyung-hee University of Seoul. "It's a g...

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Big Bang 40.000-seater concert a complete sellout

jan 21 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Big Bang 40.000-seater concert a complete sellout

Boy band Big Bang's upcoming annual concert, set to accomodate some 40,000 fans, has soldout after attracting over one million people rushed to a website to grab tickets, according to the group's agency YG Entertainment on Friday. A press release by YG revealed today that the tickets, sold in three separate rounds from Tuesday to Thursday on onlin...

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KARA mothers want girls to stay five-member group

jan 21 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

KARA mothers want girls to stay five-member group

The mothers of girl group KARA members Han Seung-yeon, Kang Ji-young and Nicole have said they want their girls to remain a quintet, regardless of their decision to split from agency DSP Media.They revealed their stance on KARA's future through a press release issued by their legal representative Hong Myung-ho of law firm Landmark on Friday, clarif...

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SHINee Jonghyun undergoes surgery for left ankle

jan 20 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee Jonghyun undergoes surgery for left ankle

SHINee member Jonghyun has undergone surgery for an injury to his left ankle. "The singer went into surgery for his ankle on Monday," an official from his agency SM Entertainment told 10Asia over the phone. "The surgery has gone well and he is currently in recovery. The idol singer had suffered minor injuries during a concert in Indonesia last Octo...

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Ryu Si-won signs exclusive contract with Japan's AVEX

jan 20 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Ryu Si-won signs exclusive contract with Japan's AVEX

Hallyu star Ryu Si-won has signed with major recording company AVEX in Japan. A press release from his agency R's Company announced Thursday that Ryu will further expand his singing career in Japan by signing an exclusive contract with AVEX."It's amazing how Ryu has led such an active career in Japan and is highly acknowledgeable as an artist," an ..

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See Ya's good-bye album to go public Friday

jan 20 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

See Ya's good-bye album to go public Friday

K-pop girl band SeeYa's final album will go on sale starting tomorrow, according to the group's agency Core Contents Media on Thursday. A press release from Core Contents Media today said that the three-member female group that last month had announced their disbandment after five years leading a singing career, will release their goodbye album ...

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Actor Hyun Bin's "That Man" takes win on Gaon chart

jan 20 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actor Hyun Bin's That Man takes win on Gaon chart

Actor Hyun Bin's song from popular TV drama "Secret Garden" took first place on Gaon's weekly singles chart during the week of January 9 to 15. According to figures unveiled on Thursday, Hyun Bin's ballad "That Man" from SBS hit series "Secret Garden" climbed up five steps from the previous week to claim the No.1 spot."Secret Garden," a r...

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Singer Park Jung-min releases 1st solo album

jan 20 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Singer Park Jung-min releases 1st solo album

SS501 member Park Jung-min released his first solo album today, announced his agency CNR Media on Thursday.According to a press release by CNR, Park Jung-min unveiled his first solo album "Not Alone" at midnight of January 20 after nearly two months of delay.The solo album had originally been set to hit stores last November but was put off after ...

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2NE1 tops album chart in the Philippines with first full-length release

jan 20 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2NE1 tops album chart in the Philipp

Korean female idol 2NE1's first full-length album has topped a music chart in the Philippines."To Anyone," which was released in the Philippines on January 15, claimed the No. 1 spot while followed sequentially by their repackaged first mini-album on record retail store Astroplus/Astrovision's album chart for foreign artists during the third week o...

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Big Bang Seungri releases first solo album today

jan 20 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Big Bang Seungri releases first solo album today

Korean idol Seungri released his first solo album today, making him the third Big Bang member to pursue an official solo career. YG announced in a press release Thursday that Seungri's album, which he took part in composing, features a total of seven songs including the two title tracks "V.V.I.P" and "So What." "I prepared this album thinking I wil...

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Tickets for Big Bang show sold out in five minutes

jan 19 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Tickets for Big Bang show sold out in five minutes

Tickets for Big Bang's concert sold out in five minutes of opening up for reservations yesterday, announced the group's agency YG Entertainment on Wednesday.According to a press released by YG, over 150,000 fans visited online shopping and reservation site G-Market yesterday to purchase the first round of 14,000 tickets for Big Bang's "BIG SHOW" s...

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Max Changmin and Lee Yeon-hee star as cover models

jan 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Max Changmin and Lee Yeon-hee star as cover models

Max Changmin from boy band TVXQ and actress Lee Yeon-hee have graced the covers of both the Korea and China editions of a Korean fashion magazine, according to SM Entertainment on Tuesday. SM announced through a press release today that Changmin and Lee posed for the February issue of CeCi, a local magazine for women in their 20s which gets publish...

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Girls' Generation to release Japanese version of "Run Devil Run"

jan 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Girls' Generation to release Japanese version of Run Devil Run

Korean female idols Girls' Generation will release the Japanese version of their hit song "Run Devil Run" in Japan next week. SM Entertainment announced in a press release on Tuesday that they will unveil the Japanese version of "Run Devil Run" on January 25, while the ringtone of the song will be available on various mobile music websites such as ...

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