Posts Tagged ‘Eric’

Jay Park Tops iTunes Charts All Over Asia with “Metronome”

Singer Jay Park has been taking over with his recent digital single, “Metronome.” Released on iTunes this past April 12, the catchy hip-hop track featuring Simon Dominic and Gray has been topping the charts all over Asia. It hit number one on iTunes’ hip hop/rap chart in Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Hong Kong, and is second on the charts in Indonesia and Vietnam. This was all achieved without any official international promotions by the Korean American artist.

Jay Park has won over the hearts of many around the world with his singing and dancing talents. Last month, at SXSW 2014 (South by Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival), the singer was met with huge popularity, and his first album “New Breed” made it to the top of the U

B.A.P to Unveil Online Reality Series “B.A.P Attack”

After releasing a series of mysterious teasers titled “B.A.P Attack“ on the group’s official Youtube channel, B.A.P has finally revealed the meaning behind the teasers!

B.A.P will be starting an online reality series available through their Youtube channel. One episode will be uploaded every Tuesday featuring the B.A.P members completing a mission in the countries of their “B.A.P Live on Earth 2014 Continent Tour.”

Agency TS Entertainment stated, “While on the three-month tour of America, Europe, Oceania, and Asia, B.A.P wanted to continue communicating with fans, so we decided to produce the reality program ‘B.A.P Attack.’ It will be a new opportunity to show the various, never-before seem charms of the members and their relationship.”

The first episode of “B

TEEN TOP enjoy Korean food before leaving for Russia for world tour ‘High Kick’

TEEN TOP made sure to get their fix of Korean food before heading off to Russia for their world tour.

On April 9, the group tweeted the photo of the boys chowing down above as well as the message, “TEEN TOP eating up Korean food before leaving for Russia.”

The TEEN TOP members were so into the delicious food that they don”t seem to even be aware of the camera snapping photos of them.

TEEN TOP have already stopped by Japan and the United States for their “2014 World Tour – High Kick” and will head to Russia, Hungary, France, Taiwan, China, and South America next.

Shinhwa Eric’s agency: “Eric and Na Hye Mi are not a couple.”

After rumors started circulating that Shinhwa“s Eric and actress Na Hye Mi were a couple, Eric”s agency has confirmed that the two are not dating. T

he label initially stated that it would have to check with Eric himself to see if the rumors were true, and the Shinhwa member has stated that they were false. The official statement said that though Eric and Na Hye Mi are close, both sides have asserted that they are not a couple and have never dated. T

hough the agency was reported to have stated that the two did date in the past, it seems there was a case of miscommunication: “We apologize for how long it took to receive an exact statement from both parties. We also apologize for the confusion as the reported statements are different than what has been actually confirmed.”

Shinhwa’s Eric and actress Na Hye Mi rumored to be a couple

Shinhwa”s Eric (35) actress Na Hye Mi (23) started making headlines after an exclusive report went out stating that the two are in a relationship. Although fans eagerly waited for a confirmation, it seems they”ll have to wait longer as the agency is currently trying to reach Eric.

In a report by Yonhap News on the 9th, an insider stated, “The two met and broke up and got back together again and have been dating for a long time… They have been spotted strolling together at a shopping mall in Seongsudong, Seongdong District near Eric”s home.”

Another insider also commented, “Na Hye Mi attended the “Shinhwa 16th anniversary concert” at Olympic Gymnastic Arena last month, showing her affection for her boyfriend… If you type Eric on portal site search engines, Na Hye Mi also comes up in related keywords and to that extent, many fans are already aware of their relationship

Miranda Kerr praises Eric Nam’s latest track “Ooh Ooh”

Eric Nam recently caught up with model Miranda Kerr, who in turn showed her support for his latest song “Ooh Ooh“!

The two first met in Korea last June and they had another interview together when she found out about his new album and wanted to help promote it. She listened to the song and said, “The song is very good and addictive.”

They also took pictures together, which Eric Nam then uploaded onto Facebook along with, “With the beautiful Miranda Kerr! Great seeing you again and thanks for loving ‘Ooh Ooh!’ Don’t forget about our duet next time you’re here!!”

Would you like a duet between Eric Nam and Miranda Kerr?

SM, YG, and JYP Entertainment see their sales double

The companies considered as the “Big 3″ in the Korean music industry – SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment – were revealed to have risen in sales at an incredibly rapid rate over the last three years with YG having the sharpest increase rate.

According to the Financial Supervisory Service on April 8, SM Entertainment”s sales were at 164 billion won (~ $156 million USD) in 2013, which is an increase of 90.2% compared to 2010 (86.4 billion won or around $82 million USD).

Meanwhile, YG sales reached 106 billion won (~ $100 million USD) last year, which is a striking 135.9% increase in three years! Compare this to sales in 2010 for YG, which was around 45 billion won or around $42.7 million USD. This makes YG Entertainment the company with the highest increase rate out of the Big 3

‘K-Pop Star’ Names Its Third Winner

After a long season of talented singers being cut off each week, SBS’ K-Pop Star finally selected its third winner.

The final battle was between Korean Americans Bernard Park and Sam Kim with Bernard Park taking the honorable title of being the third K-Pop Star after Park Ji Min and Akdong Musician.

Due to a new rule in the third season, Bernard Park had the choice to pick which of the three agencies he wanted to be signed with. The judges made their appeals, and Bernard Park ended up choosing JYP Entertainment

Meanwhile, SBS’ Roommates will begin on April 20 in the same time slot.

Saturday, April 12, 2014


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B.A.P to Keep Fans Updated on Tour with ‘B.A.P Attack’

Ready to take over each continent, one by one, B.A.P hinted fans to look out for B.A.P Attack.

A mysterious first teaser for B.A.P Attack was released on April 13, showing the six members of B.A.P working hard in the practice room as they prepared for their upcoming B.A.P Live on Earth 2014 Continent Tour.

The reality online series will take fans to each country and continent B.A.P steps on for its tour, allowing the group to keep in touch with fans while being away from home.

“While traveling to America, Europe, Oceania, and Asia for about three months, the members agreed that they wanted to continuously communicate with fans to create the reality program B.A.P Attack” said TS Entertainment

‘Music Core’ Showreel: A Pink Wins On The April 12, 2014 Episode + Performance Recaps

"Music Core" is back for another week of great performances from some of your favorite K-Pop stars.Awesome stage settings, fan chants, and screams were all heard as well seen last night.

Stars who made their comebacks were NC.A who said, "I"m Different", A-Prince returned by having a "Kiss Scene", Eddy Kim made his debut with "Push and Pull", and Eric Nam with "Ooh Ooh."

Nominees were Lee Sun Hee, Park Hyo Shin, and A Pink.The winner for the April 12, 2014 episode was A Pink for their single, "Mr. Chu!"Congratulations to them on winning for the third time!Are they going to do an all-kill by winning on "Inkigayo?"

That being said, here are the performance recaps.

Performance Recaps + Videos

Eric Nam

Eric Nam made his debut as he sang, "Ooh Ooh" last night