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2NE1 recently got a chance to meet Stevie Wonder at the 2013 Mama Awards, and now fans can check out the moment in a new photo!
In the backstage photo, Minzy of 2NE1 and Taeyang of Big Bang can be seen meeting and greeting Stevie Wonder, who is shaking hands with someone else.
Scene of #2013MAMA Backstage with #1stLook(@firstlook_T)! Stevie Wonder, MINZY, TAEYANG pic.twitter.com/W7XzO4WfiE
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"I met Stevie Wonder at MAMA 2013 and had a [great talk] with him," said 2NE1 leader CL."He gave me many words of good advice
Rain will be continuing with his comeback schedule as planned, despite facing an investigation for failure to carry out military duties after a complaint by an ordinary citizen.
Rain performed at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong on November 22, and revealed his plan to return to the music scene next year on January 6. His first in four years, this new album will include songs written by Rain himself.
He is also working with Mnet on a reality program that will document his daily life and comeback process. Rain has gotten fans excited with the teaser that was shown at the 2013 MAMA, and while details have not been fully worked out yet, the program will be aired beginning mid- or end-December before Rain’s album is released in January.
However, Rain is currently facing issues once more with regards to allegations of military misconduct
Musical legend Stevie Wonder not only performed at the “2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards,” but also took the time to take two friendly photos with some of K-Pop’s hottest celebrities.
The day after the award show, Sistar‘s Hyorin tweeted a photo she took with Stevie Wonder and wrote, “I still feel like I’m dreaming after this performing on a dream-like stage. I will mature to show a more impressive self. I love you Stevie Wonder.”
Hyorin had shared a special stage with Stevie Wonder at 2013 MAMA, and it looks like the two took a photo together backstage after their performance.
G-Dragon, Taeyang, and Seungri from Big Bang also had a chance to take a picture with Stevie Wonder backstage
EXO’s D.O had his right ankle injured during the group’s performance at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards on November 22. He ended up seeking treatment for his injury at a local hospital.
EXO’s agency, SM Entertainment, said that D.O complained of pain in his right ankle after EXO finished their MAMA performance, and he was immediately taken to a nearby hospital in Hong Kong for medical examination and emergency treatment. As a result, he was not on stage with the rest of the EXO members to receive the Album of the Year award.
According to hospital results, D.O did not suffer any damage to the bone, and is planning to receive physical treatment as soon as he returns to Korea on November 23. According to the representative, D.O’s injury is not serious and can be treated adequately with physical therapy
On November 22, G-Dragon clarified that he is just friends with Hong Kong actress and model Angelababy (Angela Yeung) at the artist welcome meeting press conference held at the Hong Kong Asia World Expo Arena for the “2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).”
G-Dragon met Angelababy at the after-party for the MAMA last year, and afterwards, Angelababy posted online that she was a fan of G-Dragon’s. G-Dragon confirmed at the press conference that they met at an after-party, but he said they didn’t go out together after the Hong Kong concert.
During the rest of the press conference, when G-Dragon was asked about Paris Hilton’s attendance at the MAMA this year, he revealed his excitement at getting to meet a star.
On his performance at the 2013 MAMA, he said, “I’m preparing a variety of different things
Hyorin of the girl group Sistar, who is about to release her first solo album, is going to make her solo debut with a memorable splash tonight - singing with globally renowned musician Stevie Wonder at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards, also known as MAMA.
How the duet between the two singers was arranged has not been reported, but officials related to the event were quoted as saying that this performance is going to be a highlight.
The two are expected to sing Wonder's big hit from the 1980s, "I Just Called to Say I Love You".
Hyorin left for Hong Kong yesterday with other members of her group to rehearse ahead of time.
By Lee Sun-min
SISTAR, Hyorin, Stevie Wonder, MAMA, I Just Called to Say I Love YouSISTAR Hyorin to Duet With Pop Legend Stevie Wonder on MAMA
SISTAR's Hyorin will be singing a duet with the legend of pop music, Stevie Wonder.
2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards(MAMA) handpicked Hyorin for this big responsibilty.
Of course, Hyorin is no slouch when it comes to music. She is touted as the Korean Beyonce and the next generation diva. She is expected to perform with Stevie Wonder without a hitch.
This news was held in such secrecy that no one really knows how Stevie Wonder wound up appearing at MAMA, but this duet is most certainly being hyped as the highlight of the night. They are expected to sing "I Just Called To Say I Love You".
The casting of Stevie Wonder is touted as the "victory" for MAMA producers, but that also means that a huge burden is laid on Hyorin's shoulders
It’s MAMA weekend — the first awards show of the season — which means it’s the beginning of the end of yet another year in K-pop. Is it just me, or did 2013 fly by?
Leave your thoughts on the MAMA winners and performances here!
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Paris Hilton rehearsed in Hong Kong for her performance on Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).
On November 21, Paris Hilton uploaded on her Instagram, “In Hong Kong at rehearsal for #MAMA Music Award Show.” Along with the message, the heiress uploaded a photo of herself preparing for her performance.
The photo reveals Paris Hilton on stage, posing in front of a DJ mixer, hinting at her upcoming stage. Although an unlikely guest, Paris Hilton’s involvement in MAMA exemplifies the award show’s ability to cross cultural boundaries through music. Besides Paris Hilton, Stevie Wonder is also expected to appear on the music award show, performing a duet with Sistar’s Hyorin.
The “2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards” is set to have appearances by artists such as BIG BANG, 2NE1, EXO, Lee Hyori, and more
Lee Seung Hwan, 2013, MAMALee Seung Hwan - "A Request"
With the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards ready to air on Friday, November 22, K-Pop's biggest stars are in Hong Kong ready to celebrate the K-Pop achievements of the past year.
MAMA began in 1999 as the Mnet Korean Music Festival (MKMF) before changing its name in 2009.
At the onset, the awards ceremony had two top prizes, Music Video of the Year and Best Popular Music Video.In 2006 the top categories were changed to Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year.
However, for the first time around, it was Lee Seung Hwan who took home the coveted distinction of Music Video of the Year for his single "A Request