KARA's new single enters No. 2 on Oricon chart

June 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

KARA's new single enters No. 2 on Oricon chart

Popular female group KARA's latest Japanese single has debuted at second place on the prestigious Oricon chart. According to the showings by the official website of Oricon Style on Thursday, KARA's fourth

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Singer Mina claims No. 1 spot on China's QQ.com music chart

June 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Singer Mina claims No. 1 spot on China's QQ.com music chart

Korean songstress Mina has come atop the singles chart of China's biggest online portal, according to her agency WP Entertainment on Wednesday. WP explained in a press release that Mina's second Chinese single "Single Party" took to the No. 1 spot of the singles chart

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4minute's Hyun-a to unveil song from solo album tomorrow

June 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

4minute's Hyun-a to unveil song from solo album tomorrow

4minute rapper Hyun-a, set to release a solo album early next month, will reveal a song from the upcoming record tomorrow, announced her agency Cube Entertainment on Wednesday. According to Cube, Hyun-a's new song

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Oh Won-bin wraps up 1st Japanese concert tour

June 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Oh Won-bin wraps up 1st Japanese concert tour

Singer Oh Won-bin, completed his first concert tour in Japan over the weekend, according to his agency FNC Music on Wednesday. FNC explained in a press release that Oh, who took off for his first concert tour in Japan

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MBLAQ G.O.'s digital single release postponed to next month

June 30 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

MBLAQ G.O.'s digital single release postponed to next month

The release date of boy band MBLAQ member G.O.'s first solo single has been delayed to early next month, revealed the group's agency J.Tune Camp on Wednesday. J.Tune announced through the boys' official website that the group's main vocalist's digital single

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Photos of new 6-member boy band HITT reveale

June 29 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Photos of new 6-member boy band HITT reveale

Photos of a new six-member boy band, who will release albums under major record label Sony Music, have been revealed ahead of their debut next month, according to their agency Happy Holic

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Jang Keun-suk in Japan to celebrate release of pictorial

June 29 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Jang Keun-suk in Japan to celebrate release of pictorial

Hallyu star Jang Keun-suk left for Japan yesterday to attend an event held for the release of his first-ever photo booklet in the country, according to a press release from his agency Tree

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Wonder Girls to perform at 2011 Special Olympics in Athens

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Wonder Girls to perform at 2011 Special Olympics in Athens

Wonder Girls has been invited to perform at the closing ceremony of the Summer Special Olympics in Greece next month, revealed their agency JYP Entertainment (JYPE) on Tuesday. According to a press release

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SHINee's 1st Japan single takes No. 2 on weekly Oricon chart

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee's 1st Japan single takes No. 2 on weekly Oricon chart

Korean boy band SHINee's first Japanese single has ranked at second place on Japan's weekly Oricon chart. According to a news article on Oricon's official website, SHINee's Japan debut single "Replay - everything"

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YG's U.K. fans to call on YG for concert in UK

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

YG's U.K. fans to call on YG for concert in UK

YG Entertainment's fans in England have organized a flash mob event in an attempt to bring the agency's artists including Big Bang, 2NE1 and Se7en to the country for a concert. An event page on Facebook named "Bring YG to the UK"

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The Grace to make comeback in July

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

The Grace to make comeback in July

Korean female idols The Grace will make their comeback to the local music scene in July, according to their agency SM Entertainment on Tuesday. A PR official from SM confirmed that the girls will return with a new project next

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After School to hold 2nd fan meeting in July

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

After School to hold 2nd fan meeting in July

Idol group After School announced that they will hold a fan meeting early next month, according to their agency Pledis Entertainment on Tuesday. Pledis revealed in a press release that the girls will hold their second

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2PM's "Hands Up" to 1st place on Mnet chart

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Male idol group 2PM's new dance number "Hands Up" appeared atop music cable channel Mnet's weekly chart during the fourth week of June. "Hands Up" which is the title track to the group's second full-length album "HANDS UP," is a club-style tune released on June 20. Another dance number

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BEAST Yong Jun-hyung confirms dating KARA Gu Hara

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

BEAST Yong Jun-hyung confirms dating KARA Gu Hara

Girl group KARA member Gu Hara and boy band BEAST member Yong Jun-hyung are dating, according to BEAST's agency on Tuesday. "I checked with Yong Jun-hyung and he said it's been about a month since they've started dating," an official at BEAST's agency Cube Entertainment

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INTERVIEW Boy band 2PM

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

INTERVIEW Boy band 2PM

"It's a song that you can enjoy." The members of 2PM kept saying about their title track "HANDS UP" from their second full-length album of the same name which was released after an eight month break. Since their debut song "10 Out of 10" in 2008, 2PM had put on heavy and dark performances for songs "Again&Again," "Heartbeat" and "Without U" but it seems as though

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Wonder Girls wins award at China mobile music award

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Wonder Girls wins award at China mobile music award

Korea's pop sensation Wonder Girls won an award at a mobile music ceremony in China over the weekend, announced their agency JYP Entertainment

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4minute to release 5th Japanese single in August

June 28 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

4minute to release 5th Japanese single in August

Girl group 4minute is set to release a new Japanese single in late August of this year. The official website of Universal Music Japan showed on Monday that the five-member girl group will unveil their fifth Japanese single

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K-pop artists heat up weekly music chart in Taiwan

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

K-pop artists heat up weekly music chart in Taiwan

Top Korean artists Girls' Generation, Super Junior, f(x), BEAST and CNBLUE have taken over the top five spots on a weekly music chart in Taiwan, according to Taiwan's G-Music on Monday. The official website of G-Music revealed that under the chart's Tokyo List during the week of June 17 to 23, Girls' Generation

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4minute's Hyun-a to release solo album in July

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

4minute's Hyun-a to release solo album in July

Hyun-a from girl group 4minute will make a solo comeback to the local music scene with a new album next month, announced her agency Cube Entertainment on Monday. Cube explained in a press release that Hyun-a, the rapper of the quintet

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Shin Hye-sung woos fans and rocks stage at concert

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

Shin Hye-sung woos fans and rocks stage at concert

Korean singer Shin Hye-sung wooed some 4,000 of his fans in Korea over the weekend, performing a number of his past and new songs at the first leg of his Asia tour. Shin's concert, his first in Korea after six months

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INFINITE L to make acting debut in Japanese drama

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

INFINITE L to make acting debut in Japanese drama

Korean idol L of boy band INFINITE will debut as an actor, playing the male lead in an upcoming Japanese TV series. According to a press release from his agency Woollim Entertainment on Monday, L will take on the role of Jui

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Kim Hyun-joong and f(x) top live weekend music shows

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

Kim Hyun-joong and fx top live weekend music shows

Singer Kim Hyun-joong and girl group f(x) were named the champions of two live music programs aired over the weekend. Kim marked his second consecutive win on Friday's KBS show "Music Bank" with "Break Down," the title track to his first solo mini-album

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CNBLUE Jung Yong-hwa says Park Shin-hye is like a member of band

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

CNBLUE Jung Yong-hwa says Park Shin-hye is like a member of band

CNBLUE's Jung Yong-hwa had said that actress Park Shin-hye, his co-star of an upcoming MBC drama, is like one of the members to his band. He made the remark at a press conference held in Seoul yesterday for the new Wednesday

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Kim Hyun-joong wins "M! CountDown" trophy for 2nd week

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

Kim Hyun-joong wins M! CountDown trophy for 2nd week

Singer and actor Kim Hyun-joong won his second trophy from music cable channel Mnet's live music show "M! CountDown" aired yesterday. Kim became the winner of the program with "Break Down," the title track to his first solo mini-album of the same

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2NE1's "The Coolest" proves to be hit on all online music charts

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

2NE1 The Coolest proves to be hit on all online music charts

Korean girl group 2NE1 have succeeded once again in taking over various online real-time music charts with their new song, according to the respective websites

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Girls Generation's new DVD series set for release in end-June

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

Girls Generation's new DVD series set for release in end-June

Girls' Generation's latest set of DVDs is due for release at end of this month, revealed their agency SM Entertainment on Friday. According to SM, the new DVD set titled

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After School to return to music scene as duo units

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

After School to return to music scene as duo units

Eight-member girl group After School will make their comeback to the local music scene as duo units, according to a press release from their agency Pledis Entertainment. On Friday, Pledis announced

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