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Former BEAST Member Jang Hyunseung Reportedly Preparing For Solo Album
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Former BEAST Member Jang Hyunseung Reportedly Preparing For Solo Album

It looks like Jang Hyunseung will be returning as a solo artist soon!

It has been reported that the former BEAST member has recently started working on his second solo album. Although he worked with famous producer Black Eyed Pilseung for his first solo mini-album My back in 2015, he will be collaborating with rookie composers this time to try out some diverse styles of music.

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Previously, Cube Entertainment announced that BEAST would be reformed with Jang Hyunseung and two other new members, which he denied. His most recent activity in the music scene was a collaboration track with singer Oh Ye Ri.

Produce 101 Season 2 Continues To Rise In Viewership Ratings
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Produce 101 Season 2 Continues To Rise In Viewership Ratings

Produce 101 Season 2 has reached a new high in viewership ratings!

According to Nielsen Korea, the fourth episode, which aired on April 28, recorded an average viewer rating of 2.392% nationwide, up from the 2.260% viewership rating of the previous episode. The ratings peaked at 2.8% when the two Boy in Luv teams were practicing for their battle.

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In addition, the episode recorded an average rating of 1.9% and a peak of 2.2% for their target audience of the 15-34 age group.

Apinks Agency To Take Strong Legal Action Against Malicious Commenters
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Apinks Agency To Take Strong Legal Action Against Malicious Commenters

Apinks agency, Plan A Entertainment, promised that they will be taking legal action against malicious commenters, especially given recent events.

They revealed, As there have been unfounded comments of sexual harassment, false rumors, and defamation against our artists that crossed the boundaries, we will respond strongly. There will be no leniency.

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They added, The lawsuit against these malicious rumors is already in progress. We have already gathered all of the documents that are necessary for this case to proceed and we will be taking strong legal action to prevent any similar incidents from happening in the future.

VAV Members Become Flower Boys In New Individual Teaser Images
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VAV Members Become Flower Boys In New Individual Teaser Images

At midnight KST on April 29, VAV released individual teaser images of four group members St.Van, Ziu, Ace, Baron on their official Twitter account for their upcoming title track, Flower.

In the images, each of the members is posing against a blue backdrop each with a different flower, showing off a softer, more romantic charm this time around. The photos are meant to convey the nervous but exciting feeling that people feel before confessing their love to someone.

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Sandara Park Expresses Frustration After Her Instagram Gets Hacked
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Sandara Park Expresses Frustration After Her Instagram Gets Hacked

Sandara Park took to her Instagram to express her frustration towards hackers.

On April 29, she posted a message on her Instagram saying, Dont hack my account. Respect my privacy. She posted it along with a screenshot of her account with a pop-up that reads, You have been logged out of this account. It is possible that the account owner changed the password.

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It appears that someone had hacked her account and even changed the password on her. Sandara Park has since deleted the post from her Instagram account.

April Advertisement Model Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed
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April Advertisement Model Brand Reputation Rankings Revealed

Actors Park Bo Gum and Park Bo Young dominated spokesmodel brand reputation rankings for the month of April.

The Korean Business Research Institute presented their findings after gathering 41,578,768 pieces of data from March 27 to April 28.

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Park Bo Gum took first place with a brand reputation index of 3,754,907, jumping up from his No. 4 spot last month.

Park Bo Young, who took third place last month, came in second this time with a brand reputation index of 3,301,215.

Watch: Incredible Elementary School Students Break It Down At School Talent Show
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Watch: Incredible Elementary School Students Break It Down At School Talent Show

You are going to be shocked when you watch this video.

This clip of three incredibly talented students from Gajwa Elementary School performing at the schools talent show last December has been making the rounds on a number of online communities.

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In the video, the three young female students show off amazing dance moves that almost make you forget that theyre only sixth graders. In fact, they seem like idols performing at a concert.

TWICE Shows Massive Popularity Already Among Japanese Students
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TWICE Shows Massive Popularity Already Among Japanese Students

It seems like TWICE has already taken Japan by storm, despite the fact that they have not even had their official debut in Japan.

According to TWICEs agency, JYP Entertainment, on April 28, Japans NTV program ZIP! held a survey amongst local female middle and high school students and, although TWICE hasnt even debuted officially in Japan yet, 80 percent of them already knew about them.

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The program introduced TWICE as a nine-member Korean girl group who plans to debut in Japan. They had a major debut in 2015 and, within just a year of their debut, topped the iTunes Charts in nine countries. They are a group appearing in over 20 commercials. The entire world has their eyes on them.

Girls Days Yura Shares How Popular She Was During Her Pre-Debut Days
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Girls Days Yura Shares How Popular She Was During Her Pre-Debut Days

Girls Day member Yura recently participated in a pictorial for International bnt and opened up about her shining pre-debut days.

Yura, who was famous for her beauty even back when she was a student, admitted that she had been quite popular among her peers. She revealed that her personal page on Cyworld, which used to be one of the most popular social media sites in Korea, had received approximately 200 to 300 hits per day.

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Fans Get Creative For Sunggyu Of INFINITEs Birthday
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Fans Get Creative For Sunggyu Of INFINITEs Birthday

On April 28, a post was made on an online community forum about a unique gift fans prepared for INFINITEs Sunggyus birthday.

The post explains how fans transformed a movie theater into a Sunggyu-themed theater in celebration of Sunggyus birthday. When movie-goers enter the theater, they are greeted with a banner of Sunggyu, along with a pamphlet of his photos. Additionally, Sunggyus photos from magazine pictorials are also displayed across a long wall on the way in.

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