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The boy band FTIsland performed their new song “Memory” on Mnet’s M-Countdown on September 26. During the performance, the lead vocalist, Lee Hong Gi, heated up the stage, hitting all the high notes perfectly. The band showed their characteristic performing style with their powerful sound and sensitivity.
The lead song, “Memory,” is a rock ballad featuring a nice piano accompaniment and strong guitar sound. The new EP, Thanks To, celebrates their sixth anniversary, as the EP’s title suggests.
Other artists who shared the stage with FTIsland on M-Countdown included Navi, Nuest, Double A, Ladies’ Code, BTS, Song Jieun, Spica, Lee Jung, Im Changjung, G-Dragon, Crayon Pop, Teen Top, Five Dolls, and Hong Daegkwang.Source: Starnews
It was revealed earlier this month that Winning Insight boy group ChAOS has officially disbanded. "Rookie idol group ChAOS has decided to break up, the members agreed to go their separate ways."
The group, consisting out of five members Hyunsun, Park Taeyang, Heejae, Dongmin, and Duhwan, debuted in January 2012 with "She's Coming." They followed up with their first mini album "Racer," before releasing a single called "Kiss Kiss" last September.
Fans had been suspecting something was up when the group disappeared from Winning Insight's official website artist roster. Though news was revealed earlier this month, it only reached international fans recently.
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There is absolutely no denying that K-Pop is gaining attention and fans all around the planet.Idol groups have been embarking on international tours performing in the Americas, Europe, and all across Asia.Partly to credit for this global phenomenon is the lack of similar popular music in other countries.
However, there is no denying that British boy band One Direction is not too shabby for a western alternative.The encompass many of the traits that distinguish K-Pop as a genre.
For starters, One Direction has catchy pop songs that even if you don't consider yourself a fan, you can't help but bop your head to.Then, perhaps more obviously, they are good-looking young guys with fashion sense and it doesn't hurt that they are not afraid to wear matching outfits or take off their shirts
"Music Bank", South Korean broadcaster KBS' music show held its first overseas concert at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday.
Twenty-three-thousand fans of K-pop filled the stadium during the three-hour concert.
The concert was held as one of several events celebrating the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between South Korea and Indonesia, with performances by eight well-known K-pop acts, including Super Junior, Shinee, 2PM and Sistar.
Indonesia's own boy band, S4, joined the Korean singers onstage during the concert.
"Music Bank" is broadcast live to 200 million viewers in 72 countries every week on the KBS World channel, and it has held concerts in Paris, Hong Kong and Chile.
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Despite being busy with her solo EP promotions, Hyun-a has taken some time off to help a newbie band.
The 4Minute member, who is currently riding the Hallyu wave with the release of her EP "Melting" on Monday, raps in "She Is My Girl", the title track of Indonesian boy band S4's debut EP.
The song will be released online Tuesday. The Rainbow Bridge agency says it has an "addictive melody and strong beat".
The boy band will return the favor by performing at 4Minute's "Volume Up Party" next Wednesday in Indonesia. It will be S4's first stage performance since the four members rose to fame through the Korean-Indonesian collaborative audition program "Galaxy Superstar".
Since winning on the show, the band has received nine months of training through Rainbow Bridge.
Online, Hyun-a is making a name for herself as a solo artist, with the video for "Ice Cream" being praised by fans and media, including Billboard
After introducing all the members as well as releasing several video teasers, Choeun Entertainment‘s upcoming idol group 24K (“two four K”) finally unleashed the full music video for debut title song, “Hurry Up“!
24K is a new dance-oriented group of Choeun Entertainment. The group is comprised of six members Cory, Sukjoon, SungOh, Kisoo, Byungho, and Daeil,the group is actually composed of two units, 2K (hip hop) and 4K (acoustic band) to form a dance group. Their debut music video showcases all charismatic members dancing explosively over a wet floor in their new upbeat and catchy track.
Check out the MV below!
Save the date! Super Junior will be performing in Sydney, Australia on May 5, 2012. Following their highly successful show in Paris, the boys will travel to Shanghai and Jakarta before sending stopping at Sydney for their “Super Show 4 Super Junior World Tour (SS4).” Presented by JK Entertainment, the company that produced the "K-POP Music Festival" in Sydney last year, the concert will be held at the Allphones Arena in Olympic Park.
This concert marks the popular boy-band’s first solo-concert in Sydney, giving Aussie ELFs a chance to witness Super Junior’s passionate and charismatic performances in person.
Stay tuned to Soompi for an upcoming contest regarding Super Junior’s “Super Show 4” in Sydney, Australia! For more information regarding the concert, visit JK Entertainment's website!