Hwanhee joins Japanese project with KEYEAST actors

Oct 29 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean singer and actor Hwanhee will join actors Bae Yong-joon and Kim Hyun-joong for a Japanese project in December. A press release from KEYEAST Friday announced that Hwanhee will take part in the first series of the "Miso Project," set up by Japan's Digital Adventure TV (DATV), titled "Message! to Asia" which will take place at the Tokyo Dome on...

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[INTERVIEW] Indie female singer Yozoh

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Yozoh takes her time in getting things done. During her interview with 10Asia, instead of coming up with a well-polished speedy answer, this indie pop singer started by piecing the questions together first. “I’m not good when it comes to speaking,” she says but it is that extra time which gives the interviewer the time to concentrate on who she ...

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FT Island tops Taiwanese music charts with latest album

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean rock band FT Island has topped several music charts in Taiwan with their latest release. A press release from FNC Music announced Thursday that the boys’ second mini-album "beautiful journey" held onto the No. 1 spot on popular Taiwan music charts G-Music and Five Music for two consecutive weeks starting October 15.Their title track "Love, ...

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Korean singing show winner tops Gaon weekly chart

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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SuperstarK contestant Kang Sung-yoon’s “Instinctively” featuring Swings secured the top spot on Gaon's weekly singles chart during the week of October 16 to 23. Kang Sung-yoon finished fourth on Superstar K, a music reality show in Korea which is the equivalent to the American Idol in the United States. Pushed down to second place was last week...

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Taylor Swift to hold first-ever concert in Korea next year

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Taylor Swift to hold first-ever concert in Korea

Four-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift will hold her first-ever concert in Korea next year, part of her world tour celebrating the release of her third full-length album “Speak Now.” On Thursday, the concert's promoter All Access announced in a press release that the 20-year-old singer-songwriter will visit the country for her concert titled ...

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2AM to launch singing career throughout Asia

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2AM to launch singing career throughout Asia

Korean ballad group 2AM will officially launch their singing career in eight Asian countries next month, joining a line of K-pop artists who have branched out into the international music markets. The news came yesterday during the group's showcase introducing their first full-length album "Saint o'clock" to local and foreign media at the AX-Korea ...

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Girls' Generation's music video “Hoot” to be unveiled today

Oct 28 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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The music video for Girls' Generation's newest song "Hoot" from their new mini-album will be disclosed today, according to their agency SM Entertainment on Thursday.SM stated through a press release that the newest music video will be revealed on Girls' Generation's official website and SM's Youtube channel (http://www.youtube.com/sment). “Hoot”...

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[INTERVIEW] Indie band Koxx

Oct 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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The Koxx is a rock band composed of Lee Hyun-song (vocals, 23), Park Sung-bin (bass, 25), Shin Saron (drums, 23), Lee Soo-ryun (guitar, 23) and Shaun (synthesizer, 21), all majoring in applied music at Howon University, who decided to form at a year-end party in 2008. And just a year after debuting in the indie scene and barely four months after th...

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Girls’ Generations new album receives over 150,000 pre-order

Oct 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Female idol group Girls' Generation's new mini-album "Hoot" received over 150,000 pre-orders, indicating that the girls are set to take Korea's music industry by storm again.Their agency SM Entertainment revealed on Wednesday that “Hoot,” which went on sale today, received 51,000 online and 99,490 offline advance orders, adding up to 150,490 pre-...

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Reservation site for BEAST's concert shuts down

Oct 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Fans rushed to buy tickets for boy band BEAST's December concert yesterday, causing the server of an online reservation site to shut down temporarily.Cube Entertainment explained in a press release that on Tuesday evening, an online website shut down after more than 70,000 logged on simultaneously to purchase tickets for BEAST's first solo concert ...

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CNBLUE sees another sold out concert

Oct 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Another one of Korean rock band CNBLUE's concerts have sold out, according to their agency FNC Music on Wednesday.FNC stated in a press release that all 4,000 tickets for the group's second concert "Feel the BLUE" to be held on December 18 at the Grand Peace Palace at Seoul's Kyung Hee University, have been sold after going on sale yesterday.The fo..

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4minute releases 3rd Japanese single “First”

Oct 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Five-member girl group 4minute released a new single album in Japan today, according to their agency Cube Entertainment on Wednesday.Cube announced through a press release that the record titled "First," the girls' third Japanese single, went on sale in Japan starting today.Cube also explained that "First" is an original song, unlike their two prev...

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SHINee Jonghyun and Sin Se-gyeong spotted dating

Oct 27 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Popular boy band SHINee member Jonghyun and actress Sin Se-gyeong have been spotted dating by a local media outlet.Local sports daily Sports Seoul on Wednesday carried a report revealing photographs of the two on a date on October 20 along with confirmations by their agencies that they have romantically involved for about a month now.In the photos,...

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Girls' Generation "Gee" nabs top spot on Oricon daily chart

Oct 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Girls' Generation made music history yesterday, becoming the first Korean girl group to rank No. 1 on Japan's prestigious Oricon chart with their latest album. Oricon's official website showed that the girls' second Japanese single "Gee," which was released on October 20, sold 3,456 copies on Monday to take first place on the daily singles chart.It...

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ZE:A's first solo concert in Japan a sellout

Oct 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Tickets for nine-member boy band ZE:A's first concert in Japan next month have sold out, according to their agency Star Empire Entertainment on Wednesday. The group's concert titled "ZE:A Premium Live in Japan," to be held twice on November 6 at the Blitz Hall located in Tokyo, sold out in 20 minutes of going on sale. "The members of ZE:A have busi...

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Zia and 4Men top Mnet's weekly singles chart

Oct 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Zia and 4Men’s song “Crying and Calling…” has topped cable music channel Mnet singles music chart. The new song, a collaboration by the female balladeer and male trio, entered the chart at No. 1 during the week of October 18 to 24. “Instinctively” by SuperstarK 2 contestant Kang Sung-yoon and featuring Swings maintained its position at No. 2...

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Girls’ Generation reaches No. 2 on Oricon weekly chart

Oct 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Girls’ Generation’s second single album “Gee” claimed the No. 2 spot on Japan's Oricon weekly singles chart this week.Oricon's official website showed that the nine-member group placed second on the chart with the album released October 20, making it the first time for a non-Japanese Asian female group to be included in the top three of famed c...

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Super Junior sweeps music charts in Taiwan

Oct 26 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Super Junior sweeps music charts in Taiwan

Korean idols Super Junior has taken Taiwan's music industry by storm, topping the country's online music charts for several weeks. According to Taiwan-based weekly online music chart KKboX (http://tw.kkbox.com) on October 24, "BONAMANA," the title track from the group's fourth album of the same name, has remained in the No. 1 slot for 21 consecutiv...

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