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Girl Groups f(x), SISTAR Lead “Most Viewed K-pop Videos in America” List by Billboard

Girl Groups f(x), SISTAR Lead “Most Viewed K-pop Videos in America” List by Billboard

It looks like female K-pop idols reigned supreme in America last month as the female groups f(x) and SISTAR led Billboard‘s list of “Most Viewed K-pop Videos in America” for the month of July!

f(x), who has made their return to the colorful world of K-pop after a year of rest, has garnered almost 10 million views for their dark music video of their title song, “Red Light,” putting the girls in first place for the “Most Viewed K-pop Videos in America” and the whole world. ...

2NE1 & SNSD, the only KPop groups that land on MYX's Weekly Hit Chart + complete list & MVs

2NE1 & SNSD, the only KPop groups that land on MYX's Weekly Hit Chart + complete list & MVs

On this week’s MYX Hit Chart, the two rival KPop girl groups were able to maintain on top ten.

2NE1 and Girls’ Generation are the only KPop groups who are able to be part of the chart for this week (from April 27th to May 3rd).

2NE1’s ‘Come Back Home‘ landed on the 2nd spot after being on top last week. It’s on the chart countdown for seven weeks already. On the other hand, Girl’s Generation’s ‘Mr.Mr‘ managed to be on 4th spot, after landing its peak at number one and being part of the chart for six weeks....

‘Pinocchio’ Releases Full List of Actors

‘Pinocchio’ Releases Full List of Actors

 

The production team of the new SBS Wednesday Thursday drama “Pinocchio” released a full list of actors and actresses who are starring in the drama. In the drama, actor Lee Jong Suk and actress Pakr Shin Hye play the main characters. In addition, actor Kim Young Kwang and actress Lee Yoo Bi play supporting characters. Actor Lee Jong Suk in the previously released teaser poster of the drama transformed into an untrendy student from a rural area, and heightened the anticipation of the drama fans. In the new SBS Wednesday Thursday drama “Pinocchio,” actress Park Shin Hye is to play one of the two main characters, called Choi In Ha, who hiccups whenever she lies to other people. This becomes the reason why she decides to work as a reporter for a newspaper company. Actress Park Shin Hye is to play her role with actor Lee Jong Suk, who plays Choi Dal Po who is an attractive, smart reporter. The new SBS Wednesday Thursday drama “Pinocchio” is going to be produced by director Park Hye Ryun, and tells a story of entry level reporters working for a newspaper company. It is going to premiere on November 12, 2014....

Clara ranks in second place in "Mode Lifestyle Magazine"s list of the most beautiful women in the world

Clara ranks in second place in "Mode Lifestyle Magazine"s list of the most beautiful women in the world

It looks like Nana might have some competition.  On October 28, “Mode Lifestyle Magazine” released their list of “100 Most Beautiful Women in the World 2014” in which Korean actress Clara ranked in second place!

First place was American actor and model Tania Marie Caringi after which Clara snugly sat in the second place spot with a beautiful spread of her in athletic wear that revealed her slim and sexy figure.  Following her were other notable women such as Jessica Alba in fourth, Scarlett Johansson in sixth, Beyonce in seventh, Adriana Lima in ninth, and Angelina Jolie in tenth.  ...

MC Mong Takes The Lid Off Album Cover and Track List For “Miss Me or Diss Me”

MC Mong Takes The Lid Off Album Cover and Track List For “Miss Me or Diss Me”

MC Mong’s

fans burst with excitement as the idol released the album cover and the track list for his upcoming sixth album “Miss Me or Diss Me”, which marked his huge return after five years of absence.

The sixth album “Miss Me or Diss Me” features 13 songs.  In addition, the album also received the support from well-known artists such as Heo Gak, Ailee, Baek Ji Young, Lyn, Hyorin of Sistar, Minah of Girl’s Day, among others....

Struggles of girl groups point to crises in K-pop

Struggles of girl groups point to crises in K-pop

 

Psy moved K-pop into a higher gear, galloping across the world with the hit song “Gangnam Style”, while boy bands continued to make headlines by holding worldwide concerts and attracting massive audiences.

But it was the K-pop girl groups that first began to perform consistently overseas, starting in nearby nations such as Japan or China before spreading their wings further to countries like the United States. Wonder Girls, of JYP Entertainment, strategically entered the U.S. market in 2009 as an opening act for The Jonas Brothers” World Tour before becoming the first K-pop group to enter the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Another popular group, Kara of DSP Media, also garnered immense popularity in Japan, ranking as “Japan”s No. 1 Rookie Artist of 2010″ by Oricon, the biggest chart in the nation, as soon as they entered the Japanese music market in 2010, four years after forming. In 2011, Kara achieved their first No. 1 single on the Oricon chart, an unprecedented feat for an overseas girl group. After this, it was a matter of course that SM Entertainment”s Girls” Generation would be dubbed the most influential K-pop girl group of the century, again by Oricon, especially while at their peak in 2011 and 2012. The nine members inched into the music scene in Japan in late 2010, releasing numerous songs in Japanese, and their debut Japanese album “Girls” Generation” became the highest selling album in Oricon”s history for a K-pop group in 2011. ...

Top 5 Most Popular Unit groups

Top 5 Most Popular Unit groups

Arirang TV selected Top 5 most popular unit groups, check out which groups are selected below:

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.”  ...

Shinhwa"s Eric expresses his pity and gives advice towards idols leaving their groups

Shinhwa"s Eric expresses his pity and gives advice towards idols leaving their groups

Shinhwa”s Eric expressed his concern and pity towards the idols who have recently decided to leave their respective idol groups and gave heartfelt advice to his junior idols during a recent interview.

On October 16, Eric took part in a special interview with reporters at a cafe in Seoul, Shinsadong to celebrate the ending of the hit drama series, “Discovery of Love.

After talking about how Shinhwa was able to stay together as a group for nearly 17-years, Eric was asked a question on what his thoughts were on younger idols leaving their groups and he revealed, “We also fought and hated one another.” ...

7 Best Friendships Between K-Pop Idols In Different Groups

7 Best Friendships Between K-Pop Idols In Different Groups

Best friends are the ones who are there when times are rough and when times are great. Even when separated by long distances or simply being a part of different K-pop groups, the strong bond of best friendship holds true! Here is a list of 7 Best Friendships Between Idols in Different Groups:

1. f(x)’s Amber & Miss A’s Min

2. Super Junior’s Heechul & Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon
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