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WINNER show off their rookie-like innocence and charms on "Weekly Idol"

WINNER show off their rookie-like innocence and charms on "Weekly Idol"

As customary for first-timers on variety shows, WINNER went through a bit of lighthearted hazing during the October 22 episode of “Weekly Idol“!

Once Jung Hyung Don and Defconn confirmed that it was WINNER”s first appearance on a variety program, the two MCs didn”t hold back as they playfully joked around with each of the members, picking and poking fun at some of the things they said.

After the members introduced themselves with a greeting, Jung Hyung Don asked, “How does it feel like to be on the show?” To which Song Min Ho (Mino) replied, “It”s a new fresh feeling. I watched the episode when G-Dragon was on.” ...

allkpop Fantasy League: Create your male idol dream team!

allkpop Fantasy League: Create your male idol dream team!

You know those P.E. classes where the gym teacher appoints team leaders who take turns choosing who gets to be on their team? Yeah, that always being picked last life, Not fun.

But what if you were able to pick your own K-Pop group? Introducing the allkpop Fantasy League, a new feature where you get to create your perfect K-Pop idol group and then see how popular your combination is!

Here”s how it works: each allkpop user has 15 imaginary dollars to spend on the draft. Each idol comes with a price; the more desirable an idol, the pricier he/she will be. You must use this budget to construct your team, and your team must consist of five different kinds of members: leader, rapper, visual, dancer, and vocal. Listed below are your selection of possible team members. ...

Roundtable: Idol Swap

Roundtable: Idol Swap

Roundtable: Idol Swap Written by Seoulbeats On October 21, 2014

Ever get the feeling that this idol just doesn’t belong on this group? Ever wanted to swap him/her out for another idol from another group that would work so much better? Given that we are living in a time of uproar and chaos among dissatisfied idols who are no longer willing to play ball, choosing instead to leave a group and/or make statements counter to the company line, perhaps having them switch groups (and companies) may keep them satisfied. ...

Insta K-Pop: This Week's 10 Best Idol Instagram Posts (October 12-October 18)

Insta K-Pop: This Week's 10 Best Idol Instagram Posts (October 12-October 18)

Don”t worry if you haven”t been keeping up with all your favorite K-Pop stars” Instagram updates – we have collected all the best posts from the past week right here for you!

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                                                   Dara enjoying a sip of lemonade.

(Photo : instagram)

                            miss A”s Jia loves to travel and knows a good view to take a snapshot!...

M.I.B"s Kangnam reveals his income from being an idol

M.I.B"s Kangnam reveals his income from being an idol

M.I.B“s Kangnam revealed how much income he received in the past month from his musical career.

Previously on “Entertainment Relay“, he had been shocked at finding 3,422 won (approx. $3 USD) in his bank account. Today, he revealed that things had improved a little.

“There”s a bit more now,” he said. “My royalties came in this month.”


When he was asked just how much he made from royalties, he said, “I earned 300,000 won”. For reference, that converts to just around $280! ...

[POLL] Wavy vs. Straight: Male Idol Hairstyles

[POLL] Wavy vs. Straight: Male Idol Hairstyles

The easiest hair style changes for an idol to do is to go from wavy to straight or vice versa — and man, they look good with both, hands down! However, there is always a preference for one or the other depending on the face shape or the general vibe. Some guys look completely adorable with the wavy hair look for a deadly double combo of labradoodle looks and puppy eyes. Some guys appear classier, but there is no doubt the wavy look accentuates their sweet gaze. On the other hand, some people consider the straight hair a classier, manlier look. ...

Shinhwa"s Eric talks about competing against "hot" idol groups

Shinhwa"s Eric talks about competing against "hot" idol groups

Actor Eric is ready to channel his focus back to promoting with Shinhwa! 

During a special interview celebrating the ending of the drama “Discovery of Love“, Eric discusses his plans for the future as well as Shinhwa”s plans for the following year. 

He said, “I”m going to be taking a break for a couple more days, then I”ll be releasing Shinhwa”s album and promoting as a part of Shinhwa. Starting from beginning of next year, I will be promoting as Shinhwa throughout [the year]. We have to prepare for the album and will be holding a concert as well. I will be taking a break from acting.”  ...

[POLL] Wavy vs. Straight: Female Idol Hairstyles

[POLL] Wavy vs. Straight: Female Idol Hairstyles

The easiest hair style changes for an idol to do is to go from wavy to straight or vice versa — and man, they look good with both, hands down! However, there is always a preference for one or the other depending on the face shape or the general vibe. While some people look classier and more elegant, others look more youthful and cute with the wavy hair look. On the other hand, straight hair can be the more typical, girl-next-door look that never gets old. Some people prefer the wavy hair for more volume and a smaller looking face while some prefer long hair for the simplistic and classic beauty. ...

"Harper"s Bazaar" releases winter photoshoot with rookie idol group, WINNER

"Harper"s Bazaar" releases winter photoshoot with rookie idol group, WINNER

Rookie idol group WINNER partook in a photoshoot with “Harper”s Bazaar” where they were dressed in stylish winter outerwear.

The photoshoot brought out the charismatic charms of WINNER, this was seen especially in the individual shots of members Kang Seung Yoon and Nam Tae Hyun.

Wearing winter outfits from the Adidas Originals collection, the WINNER members brought out their signature YG-like swag to the table as they held model-like poses for the camera. And despite the late hours of the photoshoot, the members showed professionalism throughout the photoshoot and even thoroughly monitored each shot which was duly noted by the staff members. ...

Idol-Powered Film “The Youth” to Premiere in Three Asian Countries

Idol-Powered Film “The Youth” to Premiere in Three Asian Countries

The new film “The Youth,” which features idol stars Super Junior’s Lee Donghae, 4Minute’s Nam Ji Hyun, and FTISLAND’s Song Seung Hyun, will be making a grand international premiere in three Asian countries, proving the great influence and power that idol stars have.

The idol-powered film “The Youth” is reportedly scheduled to premiere in Hong Kong and Taiwan in November and December, respectively. The film is also set to premiere in Japan and other countries by the first half of next year. ...