Home Date: July 17th, 2012

DBSK Sets New Record in Japan With Over Three Million Singles Sold

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DBSK Sets New Record in Japan With Over Three Million Singles Sold

DBSK has set yet another record in Japan! The group has just sold over three million copies of the singles they have released since their debut.

The boys’ latest single, ANDROID, has sold more than 152,000 copies during its first week of release, topping the Japanese Oricon weekly singles chart. . ... Read more

F.T. Island to endorse ‘Toreore Chicken’ with a new CF

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F.T. Island to endorse ‘Toreore Chicken’ with a new CF

Toreore Chicken‘ has officially announced the news of idol band F.T. Island being selected as their endorsement models.

The boys have already completed their filming for the upcoming CF last month, so fans can expect to see the full ad soon featuring the boys and their love for chicken!. . ... Read more

Sistar’s ‘Alone’ is the most-watched music video on YouTube Korea

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Sistar’s ‘Alone’ is the most-watched music video on YouTube Korea
Sistar Sistar’s “Alone” was the most-watched music video in Korea for the first half of this year according to YouTube.On July 17, the girl group’s agency reported that the clip had been watched more than 10 million times. ... Read more

Rookie Boy Band BIGSTAR Snaps a Photo with Wooyoung

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Rookie Boy Band BIGSTAR Snaps a Photo with Wooyoung

New boy band BIGSTAR revealed a snap shot with 2PM‘s Wooyoung. BIGSTAR’s FeelDog and BarRam posted on their official online cafe, “FeelDog & BarRam snaps a photo with Wooyoung hyung to celebrate our reunion!! I was so nervous about making a debut, but Wooyoung cheered me up! ^^” along with two proof shots with Wooyoung. . ... Read more

CNBLUE’s Jonghyun’s “My Love” for ‘Gentlemen’s Class’ tops weekly OST charts

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CNBLUE’s Jonghyun’s “My Love” for ‘Gentlemen’s Class’ tops weekly OST charts

CNBLUE‘s Jonghyun, who is participating in SBS‘s ‘Gentlemen’s Class’, is gathering great interest not only on the small screen but on music charts as well with his recent release of the OST single, “My Love”. . ... Read more

Pussycat Doll’s cousin makes debut in Korea

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Pussycat Doll’s cousin makes debut in Korea
Ezis The Pussycat Dolls’ frontwoman Nicole Scherzinger has a cousin who is breaking into the Korean music scene.Scherzinger’s male cousin, who goes by the name “Mr. Gordo”, is a part of a hip-hop trio Ezis, which made its debut on July 16 with the EP “Music Evolution”.”Nicole is my cousin, but because she is so busy, we don’t get to see each other that often; we are always cheering each other on though”, said the hip-hop singer.As well as having a superstar in the family, Ezis is gaining prominence due to the fact that Jay Park took part as a featured artist on its album.Although active in Korea, Mr. Gordo is a rapper of Spanish descent; however, his family is dispersed throughout the world – from the United States, to Spain and Korea.By Carla Sunwoo. ... Read more

Jung Ah officially confirmed as the new leader of After School

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Jung Ah officially confirmed as the new leader of After School

Girl group After School, who has become the first in K-Pop history to develop a member graduation system, has officially confirmed Jung Ah as the new leader of their team. . ... Read more

"A Gentleman's Dignity" Might be Put on Hiatus Due to the Olympics

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"A Gentleman's Dignity" Might be Put on Hiatus Due to the Olympics

SBS makes an announcement regarding the conflict facing the schedule of their popular drama series due to the broadcast of the London 2012 Olympics.

Previously, the network made a decision to temporarily postpone the broadcast of their Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday night dramas during the primetime 10:00pm time slot for the London Olympics. It appears the despite pulling in high-ratings the drama, “A Gentleman’s Dignity” might be next to go on a brief hiatus. . ... Read more

Super Junior's Kyuhyun Wants to Take Siwon and Shindong to Meet Women

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Super Junior's Kyuhyun Wants to Take Siwon and Shindong to Meet Women

Super Junior’s Kyuhyun revealed that he wants to take along Shindong and Siwon if he ever had a 3-on-3 meeting with women. . ... Read more

After Asia, Kim Jun-su will tour the world

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After Asia, Kim Jun-su will tour the world
Kim Jun-su August is set to be a crazy month for Kim Jun-su. Not only will the JYJ member and solo artist be wrapping up his Asian tour in Hong Kong, but he will embark on a world tour later in the month.CJeS Entertainment announced on Monday that the world tour will encompass eight cities in both North and South America, as well as in Europe.”Ever since he went on his Asian tour, we’ve been flooded with calls from the rest of the world about staging concerts, so we decided to go ahead with the world tour”, said Kim’s representative from the agency.Meanwhile, a repackaged version of his solo album “Tarantallegra” is set to be released in tandem with the world tour.The updated edition will feature one additional English song.By Carla Sunwoo . ... Read more

f(x) members reveal their love for public transportation

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f(x) members reveal their love for public transportation

f(x)‘s Luna, Krystal, and Amber guest-featured on the July 16th broadcast of SBS Power FM’s Park So Hyun’s Love Game‘, revealing that they actually enjoy taking public transportation on a regular basis. . ... Read more

Super Junior Leeteuk’s Blunt Remark to Solbi’s Appearance

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Super Junior Leeteuk’s Blunt Remark to Solbi’s Appearance

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Super Junior Leeteuk’s Blunt Remark to Solbi’s Appearance

Super Junior’s Leeteuk made a blunt comment to Solbi, whose appearance changed after plastic surgery. . ... Read more