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BTS News: BTS Beats Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Drake In 9th Shorty Awards
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BTS News: BTS Beats Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Drake In 9th Shorty Awards

K-pop dynamos BTS is really setting out to prove their growing popularity on an international scale as the group recently beat the likes of Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Chance the Rapper, Drake and other international artists at the 9th Shorty Awards. BTS took the prize for Best in Music.

According to a report by Hello Kppop, this year's awards were determined through five million votes and the Real Time Academy. Shorty Awards Co-Founder Gregory Galant said that the popularity of this year's awards doubled leading to high volume of the response they got.

BTS News: BTS Video Game Will Be Availble In Multiple Languages; Android, IPhone Versions To Release Soon
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BTS News: BTS Video Game Will Be Availble In Multiple Languages; Android, IPhone Versions To Release Soon

It wasn't too long ago that a small studio developed a video game demo for "To the Edge of the Sky," a game based on K-pop group BTS with characters inspired by its members Rap Monster, Jimin, Jin, Jungkook, Suga, J-Hope and V. According to Aeon Dream Studio, the team behind the fan-made demo, the game was intended to bring BTS closer to their international fans and now they're making it available in different languages as well.

According to an interview with SBS Pop Asia, Aeon Dream Studios developers have announced that they're making the BTS game "To the Edge of the Sky" available in Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, and Polish. They're also planning to release the game in Russian, Thai, Dutch and Danish with the help of BTS ARMY translators.

Train like a K-Pop star this Summer with S Kpop '16 Chosen One' Project
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Train like a K-Pop star this Summer with S Kpop '16 Chosen One' Project

We have all had that moment when we sat and thought, "Hmm, can I be like a K-Pop star?"

In the end, it can be a lot of work but it doesn't stop us from wanting to be just like our favorite K-Pop groups! Don't just dance in front of your mirror and sing at the noraebang anymore! Now you (Yes, YOU!) can train and live like a K-Pop star thanks to S Kpop Edutainment's '16 Chosen One' Summer Training Camp!

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Like the title suggests, S Kpop Edutainment has started the '16 Chosen One' project where 16 K-Pop enthusiasts will be selected to participate in rigorous K-Pop star training. While it does cost a pretty penny ($5,000 to be exact!) the 5-week training schedule includes the following:

[Orion's Drama News] Closing the Investigation
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[Orion's Drama News] Closing the Investigation

Park your life woes at the door and let them think about what they did, because today I talk drama production problems and the sad cancellation of "Housewife Detective". Fret not, however, as the usual and much happier news of image and video goodies as well as casting announcements are here just like every week.

As strong as the desire of some drama fans to keep our rose-tinted escapism glamorous in our minds may be, the reality of drama production does not change. Things have not turned out well for "Housewife Detective" and while cancellations are normal, it is still a shame to see someone's creative work lose its chances so close to creation. The problems "Housewife Detective" has been faced with have not been revealed, but they ultimately do not matter for fans. May the creators involved better luck in the future.

YG Entertainment confirms Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung's dating news
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YG Entertainment confirms Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung's dating news

We have a new celebrity couple!

The on-screen lovers from MBC drama 'Weightlifting Kim Bok Joo' confirmed that they're relationship have continued on off screens. 

Following the dating reports and exclusive photos by Dispatch, the two model-actors' label YG Entertainment confirmed that they are a couple. YG stated, "We have checked with Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk, and we were told that the two, who were close friends since their modeling days, recently started seeing each other with good feelings."