SHINee Onew and other SM artists cast in new musical

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

SHINee

Several of major talenthouse SM Entertainment's artists including SHINee member Onew, TRAX's Typhoon and The Grace's DANA and Sunday have been cast in an upcoming musical. According to SM on Monday, they have been cast in the Korean version of the 2010 hit Broadway musical "Rock of Ages," which will open its curtains in the country for the first ti...

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Brown Eyed Girls make official debut in Japan

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

Brown Eyed Girls

Korean pop group Brown Eyed Girls made their official debut in Japan through a showcase on Friday, according to a press release by their agency Nega Network. The four-member group celebrated their upcoming record release in the country by holding a showcase at Astro Hall in Tokyo on August 6, performing in front of some 1,000 fans at the sold-out ...

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INTERVIEW Female singer BoA

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

INTERVIEW Female singer BoA

She has topped music charts in both Korea and Japan. She made her debut in the U.S. and took on the challenge of making it onto the Billboard charts and was recently cast in a Hollywood dance pic which will be produced by the makers of the film "Step Up." It took her ten years to achieve all these accomplishments. And BoA is now twenty-four years ...

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SHINee tops televised music shows with "LUCIFER"

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

SHINee

Korean idols SHINee grabbed the No. 1 spot on both televised music shows over the weekend, scoring wins with title track "LUCIFER" from their second full-length album of the same name. The five-member boy band took their second consecutive win on KBS' televised music show "Music Bank" while winning their first Mutizen Award on SBS' Sunday show "Ink...

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Jo Sung-mo to hold showcase for new album on Sunday

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean singer Jo Sung-mo will hold a showcase for his upcoming special album on Sunday, according to his agency S Plus Entertainment on Friday. "He will be meeting with some 500 fans, of which 100 are Japanese, at a club located in Gangnam, where he perform several tracks from the new album and reveal the track list as well," a PR manager from S Pl..

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On the stages of Jisan Valley Rock Festival 2010

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Jisan Valley Rock Festival

Jisan Valley Rock Festival 2010 - Play like there is no tomorrow Jang Ki-ha of band Jang Ki-ha and Faces said, "Everyone, enjoy Jisan Rock Valley Festival and get rid of everything that makes you feel bad and miserable... I cannot say that. It's not like the sadness is going to disappear if I say that, right?" Yes, when this time passes, the stud...

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PHOTO Mutemath Paul Meany sings at Jisan rock fest

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Jisan rock fest

Mutemath vocalist and keyboard player Paul Meany performs at the Jisan Valley Rock Festival 2010 held at Jisan Forest Resort in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea on July 31, 2010

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Se7en wins on M! Countdown with "Better Together" again

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Se7en

Korean singer Se7en, returning to the local music scene after three years and eight months, took the No. 1 spot on Mnet's televised music show "M! Countdown" with his latest single "Better Together" once again this week.The singer, up against Korean songstress G.Na's song "I'll Back Off," scored his second consecutive win on the cable music channel...

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SHINee member Jong-hyun reveals high school picture

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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A photograph of Korean boy band SHINee member Jong-hyun has been revealed on various online websites.On Friday, a photograph titled "High school picture of SHINee member Jong-hyun," was unveiled on numerous portal sites, garnering much attention from the fans. The photo shows a bright-eyed Jong-hyun during his freshman year in high school, sporting...

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SHINee's 2nd album sells over 100,000 copies

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee's 2nd album

Pop idol group SHINee's latest album is selling fast, according to their agency, who has announced that over 100,000 copies of the boys' second full-length studio release have been sold since going on sale two weeks ago.A press release from SM on Friday stated that about 28,000 online copies and over 80,000 offline copies of "LUCIFER" have been pur...

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Se7en cheered on by 2NE1, Big Bang members

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Se7en

Korean pop singer Se7en, who recently made a comeback to the local music scene, has revealed a photograph he took with YG labelmates Sandara Park and Minzy of girl band 2NE1 and T.O.P. of idol group Big Bang. Se7en posted the picture on his Twitter page (http://twitter.com/OFFICIALSE7EN) on Wednesday, along with the comment "Dara, Mingky [referring...

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BoA post pic with U-Know Yunho on Twitter

Aug 06 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean pop star BoA has revealed a friendly photo she recently took with U-Know Yunho of popular idol group TVXQ. The singer posted the picture on her official Twitter page (http://twitter.com/BoA_1105) on Thursday afternoon, in which a tired-looking BoA is seen leaning against U-Know Yunho's shoulder while he is smiling at the camera. BoA had also...

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Super Junior's Lee Teuk shows support for BoA comeback

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Super Junior

Super Junior member Lee Teuk has written a comment on his official Twitter site which cheers on Korean songstress BoA who has made her comeback to the local music scene for the first time in five years.Lee Teuk posted a comment on his Twitter webpage (http://twitter.com/special1004) yesterday saying, "International star BoA, whose stardom reaches b...

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miss A stands rules Gaon chart for one month

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

miss A

Korean girl group miss A continued to stand strong on Gaon's single chart with their debut track "Bad Girl Good Girl," making it their fourth consecutive week on top.Data released by Gaon on Thursday revealed that the girls, despite having made their debut on July 1, took the No. 1 spot on the chart for the week of July 25 to 31 with the title trac...

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BoA's 6th album to be sold in 8 Asian countries

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Korean pop sensation BoA's sixth full-length album will be released in eight countries in Asia, according to her agency SM Entertainment on Thursday.SM announced in a press release that the songstress' record "Hurricane Venus," which will go on sale both online and offline in Korea today, will hit music stores in Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong in mid-...

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Shin Hye-sung to spend summer holidays with fans

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Shin Hye-sung

Korean singer Shin Hye-sung will be going on a summer vacation with some 500 Korean and Japanese fans at the end of this month, according to a press release by PR firm The J Story on Thursday. J Story said in a press release that the singer will be spending three days, from August 28 to 30, with fans at the Konjiam Resort in Gyeonggi Province for a...

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PHOTO SHINee poses at "Star Photo" press conference

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee

From left, boy band SHINee members Onew, Taemin, Jonghyun, Minho and Key pose during a photo session of a press conference for their "Star Photo" photo spread held at a studio in Seoul, South Korea on August 5, 2010.

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"SMTOWN LIVE" concert to be six hours long, says SM

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SMTOWN LIVE

The upcoming "SMTOWN LIVE '10 World Tour In Seoul" concert featuring numerous SM artists including BoA, Girls' Generation and Super Junior will be one of great scale and length.Agency SM Entertainment (SM) announced in a press release on Thursday that the joint world tour, which includes stops in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Shanghai and other major Asian c...

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Teenage girl band GP Basic to debut next week

Aug 05 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Teenage girl band

A young, new girl band named GP Basic will be making their debut on the K-pop music scene, according to their agency Nega Network on Thursday. GP Basic, composed of one sixth-grader and five eighth-graders whose average age is fifteen, will be the youngest female group working in the industry, Nega Network explained in a press release. "They have b...

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