[JIMFF] Just have a lot of fun, says Chang Kiha

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

JIMFF Justhave lot of fun

Of the artists performing today at "Retro Night," the first of the "One Summer Night" series of the 6th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival's main music event, CHANG KIHA & THE FACES are faces we are particularly familiar with.Although their first album "Living the Nothing Special Life" sold over 10,000 copies and the band was consid...

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U-Know Yunho graces cover of HK's men's magazine

Aug 12 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

U Know Yunho

Korean singer and actor U-Know Yunho has graced the cover of this month's issue of men's magazine men's uno, according to a press release from SM Entertainment on Thursday. SM said that U-Know Yunho has been featured on the cover of the Hong Kong edition of the publication's August issue, which was shot in the country in mid-May. The issue, which h...

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CNBLUE's Japan concert sells out

Aug 12 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

CNBLUEs Japan concert sells

Tickets for Korean rock band CNBLUE's three concerts in Japan have been sold out, according to their agency FNC Music on Thursday. A press release from FNC announced that the shows to be held at Hatch in Osaka (September 16), Bottom Line in Nagoya (September 18) and Shibuya-AX in Tokyo (September 20) have sold out. This will be the group's ninth so...

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DJ DOC takes crown from miss A on Gaon chart

Aug 12 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

DJ DOC

Korean hip-hop trio DJ DOC has scored their first win on Gaon's single chart, taking the crown from one month winner miss A with their latest single "I'm a Guy Like This."Data released by Gaon on Thursday indicated that the group stepped up to the No. 1 spot on the chart during the week of August 1 to 7, pushing down miss A's debut song “Bad Girl ...

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Park Jae-beom returns to the U.S.

Aug 12 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

ParkJae beom

Singer and actor Park Jae-beom left for the United States today after wrapping up filming of b-boy pic "Hype Nation."Park had been in Korea since mid-June to shoot the Korea and U.S. joint production about a dance contest between Western and Eastern b-boys.While in the country, he carried out a variety of other activities as well, including signing...

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Korean pop stars to perform at Hallyu Dream Concert

Aug 12 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Hallyu DreamConcert

Korea's hottest K-pop stars will gather in the city of Gyeong Ju in the North Gyeongsang Province next month to perform at the Hallyu Dream Concert.Close to two dozen artists including Super Junior, 2PM, Kangta, 2AM, 2NE1, Se7en, 4minute, BEAST, Son Dambi, Kara, After School, miss A, FT Island, Choshinsung, Davichi, T-ara, MBLAQ, U-Kiss, ZE:A, Secr...

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Kara to appear on Japanese morning talk show

Aug 12 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kara

Korean female idols Kara appeared on a Japanese morning talk show today, according to their agency DSP Media on Wednesday. A press release from DSP stated that Kara appeared in a segment titled "Mariwood" of live Japanese morning talk show "Sukkiri" on Nihon TV earlier today, becoming the first ever Korean artists to be featured in the program.The ...

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[INTERVIEW] Girl group Orange Caramel

Aug 11 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Caramel

Interview with girl group Orange CaramelMy name is Raina. My real name is Oh Hye-rin. I was born on May 7, 1989. I have a brother who is three years younger than me but I haven't seen him for about two years now. I miss him and I heard that he's gotten quite tall since the last time I saw him. My parents were worried about a female high school stud...

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PHOTO Girl group Orange Caramel

Aug 11 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Caramel

From left, Orange Caramel members Lizzie, Raina and NaNa pose during an interview with 10Asia

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Rainbow unveils teaser video for new single

Aug 11 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Rainbow unveils

Seven-member girl group Rainbow revealed a teaser video for their upcoming title track yesterday, according to their agency DSP Media on Wednesday. A press release from DSP announced that Rainbow unveiled a short clip for their title track "A" on various online music and portal sites, revealing powerful dance moves while donning their new concept o..

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Lee Jung-hyun shoots commercials for 7 products in China

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

LeeJung hyun

Korean singer and actress Lee Jung-hyun will soon be featured in seven television commercials in China, according to her agency on Tuesday.AVA Entertainment announced in a press release that Lee has been shooting commercials for cosmetics, mobile phone, TV, refrigerator and washing machine brands and is waiting to sign contracts for two additional ...

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BoA reveals photo of drinking with Super Junior's Kyuhyun

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

BoA reveals

Korean female idol BoA has revealed a photo of herself drinking with Super Junior member Kyuhyun. The songstress uploaded the picture on her official Twitter page earlier today, in which both singers are smiling happily while BoA holds up a pitcher of 'makgeolli' which is Korean raw rice wine. The 23-year-old pop star wrote a comment under the pict...

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SS501 Park Jung-min signs with new agency

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

SS501 ParkJung

Popular K-pop group SS501 member Park Jung-min has signed with a new agency, according to the singer on Tuesday. Park, 23, wrote a message on the official website of SS501, announcing he will start pursuing a solo career with CNR Media, a firm set up jointly by major Taiwanese drama producer Comic-Ritz and Korea's ROY MEDIA. He said he was writing ..

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BoA's vocal chops are "right on," says Kim Dong-ryul

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

BoAs vocalchops

Korean singer and songwriter Kim Dong-ryul, who recently worked with BoA on her latest album "Hurricane Venus," has said that BoA's vocal skills are "right on," according to a press release by his agency Music Farm on Tuesday. Kim, who is notorious for not giving his compositions to other artists, explained that he accepted agency SM Entertainment'...

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Big Bang performs at Japan music festival over weekend

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

BigBang

Korean idols Big Bang performed in front of 25,000 concertgoers in Japan over the weekend, taking to the stage of the Summer Sonic Festival 2010 headlined by some of the biggest names in the music industry including Stevie Wonder and Jay-Z.Big Bang's agency YG Entertainment announced in a press release that the boys, the first Korean dance group to..

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Photos of Kanye West dining at Korean restaurant revealed

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

KanyeWest

Photos of U.S. hip-hop star Kanye West dining at a Korean restaurant during his visit to Korea over the weekend to perform at a music festival, is causing a stir among his fans.Three pictures of West, who took part in the "Summer Week&T" festival held at Naksan Beach on August 6 and 7, having a meal with his accompanying peers have been posted on v...

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DJ DOC crowned kings on Mnet charts

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

DJ DOC crowned

Korean hip-hop trio DJ DOC was crowned the kings on both of Mnet's charts with their latest album and single. The group's new song "I'm a Guy Like This" climbed up a notch from the final week of July to take the No. 1 spot during the week of August 2 to 8, pushing the latest collaboration "Go Crazy" by Monday Kiz and V.O.S off the top tier."From Me...

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INTERVIEW Park Jae-beom

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

Park Jae beom

We met with Park Jae-beom. This seems to be the only way to describe his press conference held at Naksan Beach in the Gangwon Province of South Korea on August 7, where he was appearing in public officially for the second time.The 23-year-old singer was also just hours away from giving his first stage performance since going solo, taking to the sta...

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Park Jae-beom performs at "Summer Week&T" fest

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

Park Jae beom

Singer Park Jae-beom performs at the "Summer Week&T" music festival held at the Naksan Beach in Gangwon Province of South Korea on August 7, 2010.

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Taeyang launches Twitter, unveils pics from new music video

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

Taeyang

Korean pop idol Taeyang launched his official Twitter page (http://twitter.com/Realtaeyang) today, where he revealed several pics from the music video to his new single "I'll Be There." Agency YG announced in a press release on Monday that the singer posted photographs from the upcoming music video along with the comment "PHOTO FROM MY NEW MUSIC VI...

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