FTIsland to launch concert tour to Japan next month

June 27 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

FTIsland to launch concert tour to Japan next month

Korean rock band FTIsland will soon take off on their concert tour to Japan, revealed their agency FNC Music on Friday. FNC informed in a press release that the five-member male band which has completed their promotion of the title song "Hello Hello" from their latest mini-album RETURN

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Jang Keun-suk to wow fans in Taiwan for two nights

June 27 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Jang Keun-suk to wow fans in Taiwan for two nights

Hallyu star Jang Keun-suk, who was originally scheduled to perform in Taiwan for one day, will hold an additional show tonight for the Taiwan leg of his ongoing Asia tour

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Police recommend indictment of Big Bang member Daesung

June 27 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Police recommend indictment of Big Bang member Daesung

Police on Friday recommended that prosecutors indict idol group Big Bang member Daesung for his involvement in a car accident which has resulted in the death of a motorcyclist

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Kim Hyun-joong sells over 100,000 copies for 1st solo album

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Hyun-joong sells over 100,000 copies for 1st solo album

Singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong has sold over 100,000 copies of his first solo album released just two weeks ago, announced his agency KEYEAST on Wednesday. The figure, from Korea's largest record sales chart Hanteo, makes Kim the solo K-pop artist with the highest number of record sales

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Girls' Generation becomes top-selling foreign artist in Japan in H1 of 2011

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Girls' Generation becomes top-selling foreign artist in Japan in H1 of 2011

Female idol group Girls' Generation sold the most albums in Japan for a foreign artist during the first half of the year. The official website of the prestigious Oricon chart showed on Wednesday that Girls’ Generation ranked No. 5 on the comprehensive sales chart but followed after Japanese artists AKB48

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2NE1 will show they are "The Coolest" on SBS music show this Sunday

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2NE1 will show they are The Coolest on SBS music show this Sunday

Korean female idols 2NE1 will give their first performance of new song "The Coolest" on SBS' music program this weekend, according to their agency YG Entertainment's official blog on Wednesday

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JYJ Kim Jaejoong eyes set on first Korea drama role

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

JYJ Kim Jaejoong eyes set on first Korea drama role

Boy band JYJ member Kim Jaejoong is eyeing a role in an upcoming Korean TV series which would mark the singer's first acting role in his hometown An official at JYJ's agency C-JeS Entertainment said Wednesday that Jaejoong "is looking positively into"

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SM artists to hold additional show for concert in Japan

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SM artists to hold additional show for concert in Japan

Top artists of major Korean talenthouse SM Entertainment will hold an additional show for their upcoming SMTOWN concert in Japan this September. According to a press release from SM on Thursday, "SMTOWN LIVE in TOKYO SPECIAL EDITION," originally scheduled

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SHINee debuts at No. 2 on Japan's Oricon chart

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee debuts at No. 2 on Japan's Oricon chart

Boy band SHINee have reached second place on Japan's prestigious Oricon chart with their first Japanese single. According to Oricon's official website on Thursday, the Korean idol group was ranked No. 2 on Oricon daily singles chart with their first

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ZE:A Park Hyung-sik rescued from sea during photo shoot

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

ZE:A Park Hyung-sik rescued from sea during photo shoot

ZE:A member Park Hyung-sik was rescued from the sea yesterday after falling in during a photo shoot, according to his agency Star Empire on Thursday. An official with Star Empire told

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Beady Eye re-sets Korea concert to September

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Beady Eye re-sets Korea concert to September

English rock band Beady Eye has rescheduled their concert in Korea to September, the concert's promoter and organizer 9 Entertainment said on Thursday. 9 Entertainment told 10Asia over the phone today that the four-member rock band which postponed

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BEAST announces 1st regular Japanese album due in August

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

BEAST announces 1st regular Japanese album due in August

Boy group BEAST have announced that they will release their first full-length album in Japan on August 10, said their agency Cube Entertainment on Thursday. The news came yesterday, on the second day of BEAST's two-day

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YG delays release of 2NE1's M/V for "The Coolest"

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

YG delays release of 2NE1's M/V for The Coolest

YG Entertainment has delayed the release date for the music video of girl group 2NE1's upcoming song "The Coolest" by a couple of days. The information came through their agency YG's official

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JYJ Jaejoong confirms casting in Korean drama, Ji-sung joins

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

JYJ Jaejoong confirms casting in Korean drama, Ji-sung joins

Boy band JYJ member Kim Jaejoong has been set as one of the male leads in what will be the idol star's first acting role in a Korean production. 3HW.Com, the promoter of upcoming SBS TV series "The Boss has Changed"

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JK Kim's "Coordination" captures No. 1 spot on Gaon chart

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

JK Kim Coordination captures No. 1 spot on Gaon chart

JK Kim Dong-uk positioned himself on first place on the weekly Gaon singles chart with song "Coordination" during the week of June 12 to 18. "Coordination," which sings of an open heart and an open world, was performed during MBC's music

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Kim Hyun-joong to release "Break Down" limited edition

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Kim Hyun-joong to release Break Down limited edition

Singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong will release a limited edition of his latest album "Break Down," announced his agency KEYEAST on Thursday. KEYEAST explained via press release

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The Aristocrats to rock Seoul in July

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

The Aristocrats to rock Seoul in July

American fusion rock band The Aristocrats is headed to Korea for a concert in the country next month, notified the show's promoter and host Music Force on Thursday. According to a press release by Music Force

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BEAST resumes promotional activities in Japan for "BAD GIRL"

June 24 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

BEAST resumes promotional activities in Japan for BAD GIRL

Six-member boy band BEAST left for Japan yesterday to resume promotional activities for their second Japanese single "BAD GIRL," according to their agency Cube Entertainment.

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INFINITE ready for official debut in Japan next month

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

INFINITE ready for official debut in Japan next month

Seven-member boy band INFINITE is ready to take on the Japanese music market next month, following a long line of Korean artists who have recently done so. The boys, who last year signed with Japanese agency CCC

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MBLAQ in talks to hold extra shows for first concert

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

MBLAQ in talks to hold extra shows for first concert

Korean boy band MBLAQ is considering holding additional shows for their first concert in August. J.Tune Camp announced in a press release on Wednesday that most of the tickets for MBLAQ's concert titled "MEN IN MBLAQ," to be held at Jamsil Indoor Stadium in Seoul on August 20

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Black Eyed Peas Will.i.am, rapper Akon to perform at music fest in Korea next month

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Black Eyed Peas Will.i.am, rapper Akon to perform at music fest in Korea next month

Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am and rapper Akon will perform at a summer music festival in Korea next month, according to the show's promoter VU Entertainment. A press release from VU announced

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Jay Park to hold 1st fan meeting in Japan in July

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Jay Park to hold 1st fan meeting in Japan in July

Korean singer Jay Park will hold his first fan meeting in Japan in early July, according to the event's promoter Zak Corporation on Monday. Zak's official website notified that Park’s first fan meeting and concert in Japan which had been delayed due to an unexpected earthquake

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SHINee greeted by 800 fans in U.K

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee greeted by 800 fans in U.K

Several hundred of fans in the United Kingdom greeted idol group SHINee who visited the country for a private showcase over the weekend, revealed the group’s agency SM Entertainment

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SHINee Jonghyun, Sin Se-gyeong no longer dating

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee Jonghyun, Sin Se-gyeong no longer dating

Boy band SHINee member Jonghyun and actress Sin Se-gyeong have broken up, according to Sin's agency Namoo Actors on Monday. An official with Namoo told the news to 10Asia over the phone after checking

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Tony An to hold first-ever fan meeting in Japan next mont

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Tony An to hold first-ever fan meeting in Japan next mont

Korean singer Tony An will hold his first-ever fan meeting in Japan next month, according to his promoter Lune Communication. On Monday, Lune announced in a press release

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ZE:A set to return with new album in July

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

ZE:A set to return with new album in July

Korean idol group ZE:A is set to come back to the local music scene with a new album next month. ZE:A's official website revealed on Monday that its nine-member group will return with a special summer single

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f(x) "Hot Summer" leads weekly Mnet chart

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

fx Hot Summer leads weekly Mnet chart

Girl group f(x)'s new song "Hot Summer" entered music cable channel Mnet's weekly singles chart as of the third week of June in first place. "Hot Summer," the title track to the girls' repackaged

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Ryu Si-won becomes 1st Korean to win car race in China

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Ryu Si-won becomes 1st Korean to win car race in China

Hallyu star Ryu Si-won has become the first Korean racer to win at a car race held in China, according to his agency R's Company. On Tuesday, R's announced in a press release

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Super Junior Heechul, TRAX Jungmo to form project group

June 22 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Super Junior Heechul, TRAX Jungmo to form project group

Super Junior's Heechul and TRAX's Jungmo have come together to form a project group, according to a press release from their agency SM Entertainment. On Tuesday, SM announced that Heechul and Jungmo have formed A duo named

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