Super Junior Yesung reveals childhood picture

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

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Super Junior member Yesung has revealed a childhood picture of his brother and himself. The singer uploaded the photo on his official Twitter page yesterday, in which Yesung is seen wearing yellow gym clothes and standing next to his younger brother with a comment saying, "My younger years with my little brother ." Fans who have seen the picture ...

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KBS' "Music Bank" to be broadcast to 54 countries

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

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KBS' Friday music program "Music Bank" will be broadcast live to 54 countries around the world, according to the official website of "Music Bank" on Friday.The official website announced that today's show will be seen live for the first time ever in 54 different countries for a special episode titled "Live Music Bank K-Pop Special" later tonight. T...

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Mnet "20's Choice" -- needless to explain with words

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

Mnet 20s Choice

On the stage that miss A sang "Bad Girl Good Girl" and 4minute "Hot Issue," veteran actor Kim Kap-soo yelled to the audience to call him 'hyung' [a Korean term men use to men who are slightly older than them] and 'oppa' [a Korean term women use to men who are slightly older than them]. And when he stepped down from the stage, world's greatest music...

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PHOTO SS501 Kim Hyun-joong at Mnet "20's Choice"

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

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Boy band SS501 member Kim Hyun-joong arrives at the 4th annual cable music channel Mnet's "20's Choice" ceremony held at the River Park pool of the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill hotel in Seoul, South Korea on August 26, 2010.Boy band SS501 member Kim Hyun-joong gives his acceptance speech after winning an award at the 4th annual cable music channel Mn...

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BEAST to perform with R&B singer Omarion today

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

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Korean idols BEAST will be performing with U.S. R&B singer Omarion today, according to the group's agency CUBE Entertainment on Friday.An official from CUBE told 10Asia over the phone that the boys will take to the stage with the R&B artist for his first performance in the country at Club Answer located in the southern district of Gangnam in Seoul....

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SS501 Kim Hyung-joon joins Kang Ji-hwan agency

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

SS501 member Kim Hyung-joon

K-pop idol group SS501 member Kim Hyung-joon has signed with actor Kang Ji-hwan's agency S-Plus Entertainment, making him the third member of the five-man band to join a new talenthouse.S-Plus made the announcement through a press release on Friday, saying the firm "will provide its unstinting support to Kim Hyung-joon so he may pursue his activiti...

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Winterplay releases albums in Europe and Japan

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

Winterplay releases

Korean pop jazz group Winterplay has released albums in Europe and Japan, according to their agency Fluxus Music on Thursday. Fluxus announced that the jazz quartet released their first overseas album “Songs of Colored Love" in London on August 23 and single "Don't Know Why" in Japan yesterday.The band plans to visit England for a showcase at the ...

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Secret storms up Gaon's chart with "Madonna"

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

Secret storms Gaons

Four-member girl group Secret stormed up to the top of Gaon's singles chart with their latest song "Madonna" during the week of August 15 to 21. "Madonna," the title track from their second mini-album of the same name, jumped up 15 spots from the previous week, pushing former winner "They Live Well" by 2AM's Changmin and 8eight's Lee Hyun down to s...

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Girls' Generation attracts 20,000 fans to Japan showcase

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

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Female K-pop group Girls' Generation held their Japan debut showcase yesterday, attracting 20,000 fans to the event held at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, according to their agency SM Entertainment.SM also said that about a total 1,000 journalists, advertisers and record company officials attended the showcase where the girls sang their hit numbers...

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Taeyang's int'l album ranks in top 10 of iTunes charts

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

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Big Bang member Taeyang's international album has entered the top 10 of Apple's iTunes R&B/Soul records charts in several countries. According to the official iTunes website, Taeyang's international release, which simultaneously went on sale locally and internationally yesterday, has placed at No. 2 in Japan, No. 3 in Australia, No. 5 in Canada and..

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Big Bang's new single enters Oricon chart at No. 5

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

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Korean idol Big Bang's latest Japanese single has placed at fifth on the prestigious Oricon daily music chart, according to Japanese publication Oricon Style on Thursday.Oricon Style reported that according to Oricon's daily chart, the five-member boy band's fifth Japanese single "Beautiful Hangover," released in the country yesterday, entered the ...

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Asian Spice Girls to serve as bridge between East and West

Aug 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Jon Niermann, the CEO of FarWest Entertainment which founded the British pop phenomenon Spice Girls, hopes that the Asian Spice Girls will serve as a bridge between the East and West.At a press conference held Wednesday afternoon at Seoul's Grand Intercontinental Hotel, Niermann said, "The band is being designed for the world stage and what we hope...

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PHOTO Asian Spice Girls creators at press conference

Aug 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Asian Spice Girls

From left, creative director and producer Eliot Kennedy, TV producer Brian Grant, rock artist Yoon Do-hyun, FarWest Entertainment CEO Jon Niermann, choreography director David Liu and Korean producing partner Won Lee attend a press conference for Project Lotus held at the Grand Intercontinental Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on August 25, 2010

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U-Know Yunho, SHINee to take part in charity event

Aug 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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SM Entertainment's artists U-Know Yunho and SHINee will take part in a charity campaign for war orphans next week

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Younha to release 2nd full-length Japan album next month

Aug 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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'Oricon comet' Younha's second Japanese studio album will be out next month, her first full-length release in five years.The 22-year-old singer's agency Lion media said on Wednesday that " (Hitotsu Soranoshita)", translated into 'under a single sky,' will go on sale in Japan on September 22 and in Korea a week later.The new album wil

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Jay Park to arrive in Korea today

Aug 25 2010 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Jay Park (Korean name Park Jae-beom) will arrive in Korea today after having left for the United States two weeks ago on vacation."Park is scheduled to arrive in Korea this afternoon through Incheon International Airport," an official at SidusHQ told Sports Today over the phone on Wednesday.The official then added that the singer and actor will pre...

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BEAST's Yang Yo-seop undergoes surgery for nose tumor

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

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Boy band BEAST main vocalist Yang Yo-seop has belatedly been found to have undergone surgery to remove a tumor in his nose, according to his agency Cube Entertainment on Tuesday.Cube said that Yang, who had suffered from chronic rhinitis, recently started showing worsened symptoms which forced him to have a tumor causing the condition removed."We

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Taeyang "I'll Be There" MV draws in 1 mln hits in 2 days

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

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Idol group Big Bang member Taeyang's new music video "I'll Be There" has drawn in over one million hits in just two days of its release, according to his agency YG Entertainment on Tuesday. YG announced that "I'll Be There," which was revealed on Taeyang's official YouTube channel on August 19, was viewed by one million people during the first two ...

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Secret's single "Madonna" makes way up to No. 1 spot

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

Secrets single Madonna

Korean female idols Secret have made their way up to the No. 1 spot of cable music channel Mnet's singles chart with their latest tune "Madonna" during the week of August 16 to 22. "Madonna," from the group's new mini-album of the same name released on August 12, climbed up nine-spots from last week to first place, pushing down former winner "Laugh...

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