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IU,Shin Seung Hoon, Lena Park And More To Welcome Spring With Intimate Concerts

Cherry blossoms are blooming, birds are chirping, and people are falling in love - the spring season is here! With the warm weather and people finding love, some idols are going to be holding small, intimate concerts for their fans.

Who Are the Stars?

With all the huge performances that are going on, some of your idols are scaling things back and will perform at much smaller venues during the spring season. Among these famed singers are Shin Seung Hoon, IU, and Lena Park.

Where Are They Going to Perform?

The stars are going to hold small concerts in different areas of South Korea.

Next month, veteran singer Shin Seung Hoon is going to have his small concert at the LG Art Center in the Gangnam area of Seoul

K-Hip-Hop Throwback: YDG Blends The East And The West On The Double Dragon-Produced ‘Run’

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Throughout humankind"s history most of the best musical sounds have come from the mixture of cultures.

From African slaves mixing the rhythm and voice of their homeland in Congo Square in New Orleans with the fife and drum of the military units stationed nearby in the 1800s, (considered by many musicologists to be the place and time where jazz was born), to American rhythm and blues, country-western and gospel music fusing together to create a little something called rock "n" roll, the best results come from mixed sources.

This concept is in full force on the 2010 South Korean hip-hop classic "Run," by actor and rapper Yang Dong Geun, who goes by the name YDG.

The rapper"s high caliber of guest stars on the track, including the rappers Tiger JK, Yoon Mi Rae and Bizzy, offer a stunning array of styles on what is a profoundly solid beat from legendary Korean hip-hop production team Double Dragon

K-Drama Actors Who Can Turn On The Tears


There"s a lot of crying in k-dramas compared to American television and some actors are really good at it. It"s hard not to relate to a character after you"ve seen tears rolling down his cheeks.

And it makes the character seem more real. In real life, people are cautioned to control their emotions but when you see a character cry, you are reminded that shedding bitter tear is something even the strongest among us must do in private.

Who cries best? Every new drama offers tears to indulge in and a new crying star.

A Chinese variety show, "We Who Visited The Stars," recently presented a quick overview of Kim Soo Hyun"s crying scenes.

From his debut project, "Kimchi Cheese Smile," to his most recent drama "You Who Came From The Stars," the actor has sobbed so convincingly that some in China have taken to calling him "the god of crying

Audition Program Stars – Yay Or Nay?

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From Eddy Kim to Park Ji Min, as well as Eric Nam, Park Si Hwan, 2000 Won, and more, there are plenty of audition program rookies that are scrambling about. Since even before their official debut they"ve been broadcast on television, their faces are not unfamiliar despite the fact that they are rookies.

At one point there was a boom of audition programs that made them extremely popular. It all started with cable channel Mnet"s "Superstar K," and continued with MBC"s "Star Audition: The Great Birth," Mnet"s "Voice Korea," and SBS" "Survival Audition K-Pop Star." What"s interesting to note is that "Superstar K" recorded a viewership of over 10%, despite being a cable channel show. Thereafter, the other broadcasting companies followed suit, and have been releasing new seasons. Besides "The Great Birth," each of these audition programs has aired a new season each year

Han Hee Jun of “K-Pop Star 3” Donates $10,000 to Sewol Incident

Han Hee Jun, a TOP 10 contestant of "K-Pop Star: Season 3", donated his earnings to the family of the victims of ferry Sewol.

Han Hee Jun left to the States after asking his US agency to deliver $10,000 to the victim families of Sewol. Hang Hee Jun is a TOP 10 contestant on SBS survival audition program "K-Pop Star: Season 3".

Han Hee Jun canceled his April 19 fan meeting, grieving over the Sewol incident. He quietly left his earnings for the cause, stating: "I want this money to be used to comfort the families of the deceased".

He added, "I"ve lost a friend to an accident before, and I know how it feels to be the family member left behind - the pain is beyond imagination. I want to comfort them through this small sum of money".

Han Hee Jun"s US agency explained that Han Hee Jun had received scout offers from many entertainment companies in Korea after his appearance on "K-Pop Star" but has decided to return to the States till the Sewol crisis has been sorted out

Lunafly Reveals Wanting to Release a Spanish Album at Press Conference in Peru

The members of Lunafly were in Peru to do several activities in part of their Latin American tour earlier last week.

On April 14, members Sam, Teo and Yun, joined by Brown Eyed GirlsJeA, landed in Peru at 11:40pm (PET) and were welcomed by dozens of dedicated fans.

JeA was so nice to approach the fans that were waiting for her at the airport and even made time to give out more than 50 autographs!

The press conference was held on April 15 at the Hotel Colón, located in the tourist district of Miraflores in Lima.

Lunafly members lighted up the room during their entrance with their megawatt smiles

K-Pop Covers: J-REYEZ And Joseph Vincent Reimagine The Lyrics Of G-Dragon And T.O.P’s ‘Baby Goodnight’

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It"snot easy to take a song sung by two of the most popular K-pop stars inKorea and cover it in English. The results could either be great orextremely awkward to the listener.

But all language barriers aside, "Baby Goodnight" originally performed by Hallyu superstars G-Dragon and T.O.P of the group Big Bang, could prove to be a daunting task for any accomplished musician.

The song is smooth, sensual, and overall, an addicting number. But in their 2011 cover of "Baby Godnight," Joseph Vincent and J-REYEZ prove they are up for the task.

J-REYEZ is a South Korean born rapper and producer, who was raised in Ontario, Canada. He cites his major influences as hip-hop legends like Tupac, Notorious B.I.G. and Rakim.

Joseph Vincent is a Filipino-American singer and guitarist, whose videos have racked up over 60 million YouTube views

‘K-Pop Star 3′ Victor Bernard Park Chooses JYP… What Was Park Jin Young’s Reaction?

Bernard Park was the final winner of "K-Pop Star 3" and decided to choose JYP Entertainment as his agency. At this, Park Jin Young could not hide in his happiness. (Photo : sbs)

Bernard Park was the final winner of "K-Pop Star 3" and decided to choose JYP Entertainment as his agency. At this, Park Jin Young could not hide in his happiness.

In the final episode of SBS "K-Pop Star 3" aired on April 13, Bernard Park became the final winner. Sam Kim was winning from the judges" votes of 577 with Bernard only gettig 573, but Bernard received more text message votes, becoming the winner.

He said, "Thank you so much. I"ll be starting a new beginning now that this show is over so please keep watching." He also told his family in America, "Thank you for your continuous support. I love you."

All three judges appealed to Bernard Park to come to their agencies

EXO’s Baekhyun in His First Musical, Joined by Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and SHINee’s Onew

Following the news that EXO member Luhan is taking on his first acting role through a Chinese fantasy film, there is another casting news for fellow member Baekhyun!

Baekhyun has been cast in his first musical, titled “Singin’ in the Rain.” It is produced by SM Entertainment and it is the first musical that SM Entertainment (through SM C&C) has produced. The musical is based on the 1952 American film of the same name.

In the musical, Baekhyun will take on the lead male role of Don Lockwood. Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and SHINee’s Onew have also been cast for the same role. The three idols will take on different showings of the musical. “Singin’ in the Rain” is will run between June 5 to August 3 at the Seoul Chungmu Art Hall

Heejun donates 9,600 USD to the bereaved families of the Sewol tragedy

Former "American Idol" and "K-Pop Star 3" contestant Heejun has reportedly donated 10 million KRW (9,600 USD) to the grieving families of the Sewol tragedy.

It has been reported that Heejun asked his agent from the United States to send 10 million KRW (9,600 USD) from the money earned from his appearances and events to the bereaved families going through the aftermath of the sunken ferry as he departed to the States for his overseas schedule. He also respectfully canceled his fan meeting on April 19.

Heejun stated, "I hope this donation gets directly sent to not the relief efforts but the bereaved families... I have experience losing a close friend due to an accident, so I know that the remaining families" suffering and pain is unimaginable... I want to directly help them