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EXO Comes Back And Dominates As Expected

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EXO came back to the K-Pop scene and showed off their efforts via a "Comeback Show".

The "Comeback Show" was held in Seoul"s Jamsil Stadium on April 15th to showcase EXO"s second mini-album, "Overdose." Broadcaster Jun Hyun Moo was the MC of the event. Some 8,000 fans, both Korean and international, gathered for the event. Thousands more were outside the stadium.

Screams filled the stadium as EXO entered the stadium, and the chill of the cool spring night was gone in an instant. White glowsticks filled the air as EXO performed "Wolf" after a brief introduction video. They continued right after with "History". Their performance and their song worked perfectly together.

EXO members then engaged the fans to say their welcome. Xiumin greeted the fans personally, and Chen asked the fans to cheer them on

CJ Enters Joint Venture With Japan – They Will Be Officially Entering VIXX Into The Japanese Market

CJ E&M will be the first Korean music group to establish a joint venture in Japan.

On April 15th CJ E&M announced, "We got in touch with Japan"s major music company Victor Entertainment, and have established a joint venture company called CJ Victor Entertainment."

CJ E&M and Victor co-invested in a 51:49 ratio, respectively to found CJ Victor. The new company will be CJ E&M"s global label that will take care of Korean and Japanese artists" global entry into the market. It will deal with all matters related to such artists, including their discovery and development, management, concerts, events, fan clubs, content distribution, publishing, and more.

Victor is a video and sound company that"s a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood. Their line of business stretches back 87 years, and they"re well known for their off-line music distribution and sales

Kara to Hold its First Fanmeeting After Member Departures

With three members remaining, Kara’s Park Gyuri, Han Seung Yeon, and Goo Hara will hold an official fanmeeting.

After about five months, Kara will have its first official activity with the third anniversary fanmeeting, Kamilia Day, with Kara’s fanclub. The fanmeeting will take place on May 25 at the Bluesquare Samsung Card Hall in Seoul, and on June 1 at the Budokan in Japan.

As this is the first official activity after Nicole and Kang Ji Young’s departure from the group, the remaining Kara members plan on having an honest talk with their fans first at the fanmeeting. Especially since Kara is a group loved in Japan as well, the fanmeeting was organized for both countries.

Through this fanmeeting, Kara will have several programs and events planned out. The members will also express their gratitude towards the fans, who have stuck by Kara during this difficult period

Boi B of RHYTHM POWER Joins the Army on April 15 and Releases Free Solo Track

Hip-hop group RHYTHM POWER member Boi B joined the army today.

Boi B announced his enlistment through his Twitter account the day before, on April 14.

Boi B wrote: "Many of you know this because I announced this in our January concert, but I will join the army tomorrow. I"ll stay healthy and come back with better and improved music".

He continued: "RHYTHM POWER will still continue to release their music without me. Please support my dear members on their musical journey!"

Boi B released his very first solo song "Samhwa High Speed" through his soundcloud for free in appreciation of fans.

Amoeba Culture stated: "Boi B worked on the solo track so he could release it before his enlistment

Ailee Becomes New Brand Model for Oran-C

Ailee was recruited as the new model for beverage brand Oran-C.

Staff stated: "Ailee was selected to be Oran-C"s new model. We thought that Ailee, with her amazing singing skills, cute personality, and healthy image, was the perfect match for Oran-C".

Ailee, who became the new model of Oran-C, will sing the famous Oran-C Song. First aired in 1970, the Oran-C Song was sung by Korea"s most popular celebrities of the time. Jun Young Rok, Jun Boram, and Jun Wooram sung a remake of the song last year.

Ailee expressed her joy at being the new face of Oran-C by stating, "I will be the vitamin C to people, just like Oran-C".

Meanwhile, the filming of the commercial for Oran-C will be released through MBC Plus Media in May

YG Entertainment Signs On 13-Year-Old “K-Pop Star” Contestant Lee Chae Young

The third season of SBS’ audition program “K-Pop Star” ended this past weekend, and now agencies are able to scout the contestants after the winner picked his home.

On April 16, a representative from YG Entertainment shared with a media outlet that YG’s CEO Yang Hyun Suk had his eyes on Lee Chae Young while being on the judging panel. YG doesn’t plan on making her debut right away, but for her to go through their methodical 3-4 year training.

Regarding her acceptance into YG Entertainment, Lee Chae Young said, “Joining YG Entertainment was always my dream.”

Lee Chae Young wowed the judges early on with her dance skills. However, her vocals weren’t up to par, but they gave her a chance

“Three Days” updates viewers with BTS photos of the cast

SBS‘ action thrilling drama “Three Days” recently dropped out the behind-the-scenes photos of the cast members on set, catching attention with their bright and cheerful atmosphere.

The photos showed Park Yoo ChunSo Yi Hyun and even Lee Jae Yong breaking into smiles when the camera off. The cast members seem to have enjoyed their filming together.

The production company Golden Thumb Pictures commented, “‘Three Days’ may not be a drama in which the romance stands out, but the actors create a sweet atmosphere on set with their sentimental expressions and amicable vibes. In addition, when the actors are engaged in their filming, they radiate with more devotion and fighting spirit than anybody else to the point they show a 180-degree difference in personas

KARA to return with fan meetings in Korea and Japan in May and June

With only three members left including Gyuri, Seungyeon, and Hara, girl group KARA will be holding their official fan meetings in Korea in May and Japan in June!

On April 15th, a reps from DSP Media announced that KARA will hold their 3rd “Kamilia Day” with fans at Samsung Card Hall in Blue Square, Seoul on May 24 and Budokan, Japan on June 1.

These fan meetings will mark KARA’s first official group activity after the departures of Jiyoung and Nicole.

The reps said, “This will be KARA”s first official activity following the change in the member line up. The members will hold a fan meeting and plan to share their sincere stories with fans first.”.


“K-Pop Star 3″ Lee Chae Young joins YG Entertainment

“K-Pop Star 3″ Lee Chae Young has officially become an artist of YG Entertainment!

A reps from YG confirmed to OSEN on April 16th, saying, “We are aware that Lee Chae Young caught the eye of Yang Hyun Suk while he was judging for “K-Pop Star 3″. Yang thinks that rather than YG competing to scout “K-Pop Star 3″ contestants, we consult with JYP and Antenna Music about nurturing a dream with potential for growth together.”

“We doubt that Yang Hyun Suk will make 13-year-old Lee Chae Young debut immediately. Yang thinks that she can grow more in a few areas if she spends 3-4 years training under YG”s systematic singer training program… It”s his style to find talent early on and train them well.”

The agency then announced to other local media outlets, “We have recruited Lee Chae Young

G.NA Is a Lovable Bride in “Pretty Lingerie” Teaser Images

G.NA has released a new set of teaser images for her upcoming single, “Pretty Lingerie.”

G.NA continues the theme of white from her previous teaser to this new set. However, this time G.NA goes bridal, donning a white gown and playing around with the veil. She looks radiant and happy in these photos unlike her previous sexy look. This change corresponds with G.NA’s image transformation with the new single. G.NA plans to move from sexy to more of a lovable image.

“Pretty Lingerie” drops April 21.