2NE1 takes over televised music programs with title tracks

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

2NE1 takes over televised music programs with title tracks

Korean female idols 2NE1 once again took over televised music programs with their three title tracks last week. The girl group took the crown on KBS' Friday music program "Music Bank" with "Go Away," one of the three titles tracks they are currently promoting simultaneously, to make it their second consecutive win on the show after having claimed t...

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CNBLUE goes double platinum in Taiwan

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

CNBLUE goes double platinum in Taiwan

Rock band CNBLUE has gone double platinum in Taiwan, becoming the first Korean artists to do so in the country.According to Warner Music Taiwan, in charge of distributing CNBLUE's records in Taiwan, the band's first mini-album "Bluetory" and second mini-album "Bluelove" sold over 10,000 copies each.In Taiwan, a record is considered to have gone pla...

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2PM to expand career into Japan

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2PM to expand career into Japan

Top Korean boy band 2PM will be expanding their singing career into Japan in a few months, according to their agency JYP Entertainment (JYPE).JYPE explained through a press release Thursday that as reported by Japanese media outlets the previous day, 2PM will make a debut in Japan through major record label Sony Music Entertainment in two months ti...

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miss A unveils another teaser for new song

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

miss A unveils another teaser new song

Korean girl group miss A have revealed a second teaser video for their upcoming single set for release early next week.Their agency AQ Entertainment, a sub-label of major talenthouse JYP Entertainment, posted another video promoting the girls' new song on their girls' official YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/missa on Friday.The first video,...

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SHINee Onew is quite the rock star in "Rock of Ages"

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee Onew quite the rock star Rock Ages

"Rock of Ages," a jukebox musical being introduced in Korea for the first time, gathered attention for its casting of boy band SHINee member Onew as an aspiring rock star. While jukebox musicals "Mamma Mia!" and "All Shook Up," both hits in Korea, created new stories through the songs of established musicians such as ABBA and Elvis Presley, "Rock ....

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PHOTO Onew performs for "Rock of Ages"

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

PHOTO Dana sings Rock of Ages press call

SHINee member Onew performs a scene from musical "Rock of Ages" during its press call held at the Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea on September 16, 2010.

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Musiq Soulchild to perform in Korea for the first time in Oct

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Musiq Soulchild perform Korea first time in Oct

American soul artist Musiq Soulchild will be performing for the first time ever in Korea next month.According to the concert's promoter S2 Entertainment, the singer's official Twitter website said he will be taking the stage of the live Seoul Soul Festival 2010 held at the Peace Plaza located in the War Memorial of Korea on October 9 and 10. Musiq ...

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FT Island to hold concert in November

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

FT Island to hold concert in November

Korean rock band FT Island will hold a live concert in November, according to their agency FNC Music on Friday. A PR official from FNC told 10Asia over the phone that the boys will be performing for two nights at the AX Hall located in Gwangjang district on November 6 and 7. The concert will feature their various hit songs as well as the latest tra...

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2NE1 takes over Mnet's charts with new album

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2NE1-takes-over-mnets-charts-new-album

Korean idol girl group 2NE1 took over both of Mnet's music charts during the fourth week of September with their first full-length album. Their three title tracks “Can’t Nobody,” “Go Away” and “Clap Your Hands” placed at the No. 1, 2, and 3 spot on Mnet's singles, respectively, for the week of September 13 to 19. On the albums chart, the gir...

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BoA to release title track from repackaged album today

Sep 24 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

BoA release title track repackaged album today

K-pop female artist BoA will release the title track from her repackaged album today, according to her agency SM Entertainment. A press release from SM announced that BoA will unveil the song "Copy&Paste" on various online music sites including MelOn, Bugs, Dosirak and social networking site Cyworld later on today as well as revealing its music vid...

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miss A to release new album next week

Sep 20 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

miss A to release newalbum nextweek

Korean girl group miss A will be making a comeback to the music scene with a new single set for release next week, according to agency JYP Entertainment on Monday.A PR official at JYPE told 10Asia over the phone that "Step Up," the name of the girls' second single album, will be released on September 27, the date stated at the end of their teaser v...

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2NE1 holds 4D music video showcase over weekend

Sep 20 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2NE1 holds 4D music video showcase over weekend

K-pop female group 2NE1 held a showcase over the weekend featuring their music videos for their three title tracks in 4D format, the first time such an attempt has been made by a recording artist. The quartet kicked off the event with an autograph session for fans at the Time Square shopping center in Yeongdeungpo district in Seoul, followed by unv...

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PHOTO 2NE1 CL, Park Bom attend 4D MV showcase

Sep 20 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

PHOTO 2NE1 CL ParkBom attend 4D MV showcase

Girl group 2NE1 member CL attends her band's 4D music video showcase at the CJ CGV theater in Yeongdeungpo district of Seoul, South Korea on September 18, 2010.Girl group 2NE1 member Park Bom attends her band's 4D music video showcase at the CJ CGV theater in Yeongdeungpo district of Seoul, South Korea on September 18, 2010

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4minute performs at a fashion show in Japan

Sep 20 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

4minute performs at fashionshow Japan

Korean girl group 4minute performed at a fashion show in Japan over the weekend, according to their agency Cube Entertainment on Monday. Cube announced in a press release that the girls took the stage at the "Girls Awards 2010" Autumn/Winter Collection fashion show held at the Yoyogi National Stadium, singing their songs "I My Me Mine," "Hot Issue"...

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2NE1 celebrates first win on KBS' "Music Bank"

Sep 20 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2NE1 celebrates first win KB

Korean girl group 2NE1 celebrated their first win on a televised music program over the weekend with their new song "Can't Nobody." The quartet, who gave their comeback performance with "Go Away" and "Can't Nobody," took the crown on KBS' Friday show "Music Bank," beating out R&B singer Wheesung. "It is an honor to take the No. 1 spot on the day we...

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miss A revs up for comeback

Sep 20 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

miss A revs up for come back

Major talenthouse JYP Entertainment's sub-label AQ Entertainment has released images hinting that their girl group miss A will soon release a new song.Two images were revealed successively on their website http://www.aq-ent.com on Thursday and Friday of last week, showing the girls styling bright and bold colors accompanied with the phrases 'STEP ...

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Park Jung-min signs with Yamaha for Japan activities

Sep 17 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

ParkJung min signs Yamaha

SS501 member Park Jung-min has signed with a Japanese entertainment company to manage his solo career in Japan, according to a press release by the singer's agency CNR Media on Friday.After flying into Japan yesterday, Park held an official press conference with media outlets in the country today, announcing that he has signed with Japan's Yamaha ...

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CNBLUE places No. 6 on Oricon chart

Sep 17 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

CNBLUE places No6 on Oriconchart

Korean rock band CNBLUE has placed at No. 6 on the prestigious Oricon daily music chart with their second single.On Friday, the group's agency FNC Music announced in a press release that the single "I don't know why," which went on sale in the country yesterday, entered Oricon's daily singles chart at sixth."I don't know why," also the name of the ...

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Seulong leaves for Japan today

Sep 17 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Seulong leaves for Japan

Korean boy band 2AM member Seulong has revealed a picture of himself heading off to the airport on his Twitter account. On Friday, the 23-year-old singer posted a photograph of himself sporting a black leather jacket, black t-shirt and black sunglasses, with a comment saying, "Going to Japan!" Fans who have seen the photograph have left responses s...

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BoA to release teaser video for new album on Monday

Sep 17 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

BoA-to-release-teaservideo

Korean pop sensation BoA will release a teaser video for her repackaged sixth album next week, according to her agency SM Entertainment on Friday. SM announced in a press release that the teaser video for the new album titled "COPY&PASTE" will be unveiled on September 20 on the singer's official webpage and various music video sites. Meanwhile, the...

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Onew views celebrities' pursuit of multiple jobs positively

Sep 16 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Onew views celebrities pursuit multiple jobs positively

Singer Onew of boy band SHINee has said he thinks positively of celebrities pursuing multiple jobs.The 20-year-old singer made the remark at a press call and press conference for musical "Rock of Ages" on Thursday, responding to a reporter's question on what he thinks about celebrities branching out their careers to various realms of the entertainm...

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