Archive for February 22nd, 2012

The father of B2ST’s Yong Jun Hyung mentions Goo Hara, “She seems like a good kid”

Kara’s Goo Hara grabs attention as she had visited her boyfriend, B2ST’s Yong Jun Hyung, at his house.

On February 21, KBS 2’s Seung Seung Jang Gu aired a special feature of B2ST. All B2ST’s members, as well as their fathers appeared on the show and shared interesting stories.

When the emcee asked fathers, “Who do you like as your daughter-in-law among girl group members?” Yong Jun Hyung’s father answered, “Once, Jun Hyung brought Goo Hara home. She seemed like a good kid with bright personality,” revealing that Goo once visited their house.

He inspired laughter when he added, “I was very shocked at first. They shouldn’t have been busted…”

The episode attracted many viewers as it broadcasted B2ST members frankly speaking what they had been through to debut as B2ST

High Kick 3 pre-empted due to ongoing MBC labor strike

But that cow’s showing signs of fatigue, is allIn High Kick 3′s case, the media had initially reported that the show was merely “celebrating” the show’s 100 episodes(This week would have broadcast Episodes 100 through 104 The strike started January 30, citing unfair administration and demanding the resignation of MBC president Kim Jae-chul The strike started January 30, citing unfair administration and demanding the resignation of MBC president Kim Jae-chul The show has already been operating on a super-tight schedule, which I can believe — the quality of the episodes (from the directing to the music to the post-production work) has been impressively high for a daily show

F.T. Island win?s #1 + Performances from February 22nd?s ?Music on Top?

On February 22nd, cable channel jTBC aired a new episode of ‘Music On Top‘.

This week’s show featured performances from F.T.Island, Jay Park, K.Will, Miryo, Dal Shabet, Block B, B.A.P, X-5, Jang Jae In, CHAOS, Ailee, SPICA, Davichi, EXID, and SPEED.

Today’s winner was F.T.Island , Congratulations to the boys for their second consecutive win on ‘Music on Top’!

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miss A Plays Hide-and-Seek at COEX

The girls of miss A were playing the game of hide-and-seek with each other in Seoul's COEX building.

On February 21 at 12:30 PM, miss A's Suzy posted on her me2day, "Let's see if we can find them, ehem! Hide-and-seek at COEX." Immediately afterwards, Min posted on her me2day, "We have entered into COEX. Find us, find us," along with a photo.

Suzy then posted, "Passing by Evan Records!" revealing her current location. Then Min posted, "Suzy and Jia unni just passed by. They still haven't found us hehe," along with another photo.

In the posted pictures, Min and Fei are holding beverages in their hands. It seems like Min and Fei were one team whereas Suzy and Jia were another team. Their hide-and-seek game didn't only create fun for themselves but also for the fans who were in the area at the time

Girl Pop Rock Band ‘Nylon Pink’ reveals English cover of “Gee”

Nylon Pink is an edgy female pop-rock band formed in Hollywood, CA. Described as “Hello Kitty on Acid” Nylon Pink is pushing the boundaries of music, fashion and sexuality.

As popular K-pop group Girls’ Generation begins their press and media blitz takeover of the United States, the ladies of Nylon Pink decided to pay a little homage by performing an English cover of their mega-hit “Gee“. Nylon Pink plans to release additional Korean and English cover songs over the course of the next year. You can check out Nylon Pink’s own spin on “Gee” below.

About the Band: Nylon Pink is comprised of lead vocalist Kaila Yu, bassist Kit.E.Katt, lead guitarist Kiki Wongo, drummer Jamie Scoles, and keyboardist Yuki Ito

Wait for Lee Si Young’s hidden talent in music to be revealed!

Actress Lee Si Young is casted for MBC Music’s Music and Lyrics.

Music and Lyrics is a romantic reality program in which an actress and a male singer-songwriter get together to make one special song. As followed to the couple of Park Shin Hye and Yoon Gun, Lee Si Young is casted to write “lyrics” for the next couple.

Lee Si Young has shown her singing skills by singing in some soundtracks for her movies Dangerous Meeting and Couples. She has also featured on Honeyfamily’s fifth album song “What Is Love” with Leessang’s Gary.

Lee says, “I love music, and I’m flattered to appear in a music reality program. Instead of being self-conscious on broadcast, I want to show the way I am in a comfortable manner

IU, sitting next to Super Junior’s Eunhyuk with a lovely, innocent look

Singer IU is recently seen sitting next to Super Junior.

On February 22 at 7:00 p.m., the 1st Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards was held at Samsung Card Hall located in Blue Square in Hannam-dong, Seoul. The ceremony was hosted by Joo Young Hoon and SNSD’s Taeyeon and broadcast live on KBS Drama and KBS Joy.

IU was sitting next to Eunhyuk of Super Junior, and her pure white mini-dress and long wavy hair gave an innocent appeal.

As the Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards wraps up music industry last year, it carefully selected winners of the awards through a thorough examination based on collected data throughout last year. The awards honored not only the singers but also professional workers in music industry.

The awards include Singer of the Year, Rookie Award, Producer of the Year, Discovery of the Year, Composer of the Year, Performer of the Year, the Best Style of the Year, Special Award of Oricon, and K-pop Contribution Award

Big Bang describes “Blue” + “Blue” MV draws over 1.5 million YouTube views

Yesterday, Big Bang kicked off their comeback by unleashing their music video for “Blue“, their first single from their 5th mini-album, ‘Alive‘.

In just 24 hours, the MV drew over 1.5 million views on YouTube, and the numbers are still going strong. It’s very likely that the video will hit over 2 million before the day is through.

Additionally, Big Bang released ‘Part 2′ of their mini-series describing the song, “Blue”. The boys said that it was a “new style of song” for them and that listening to it would help “recall memories and feel sympathy.” They concluded with the observation that it was a great song to usher in the Spring


Posted: February 22, 2012 10:25 AM EST

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Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival in March

The Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival that gathers popular singers in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia is set to open this year on March 23 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.

This year will follow last year’s model where 7 countries select their best representatives to perform and compete against each other. The event will be broadcast as TV show in all the 7 countries by televisions and radio media partners.

The festival organizers selected TVXQ as ambassador of the event. Also invite Ikumi Kumagai who missed last year’s festival due to Japans’ earthquake and tsunami and winner of Super Nova Award Wu Qiong to perform this year.

There is heightened excitement as news of free tickets has been allocated to the Hong Kong public, available through online registration that will begin from February 27