Keyword: Secret Korean Girl Group
Producers Of ‘We Got Married’ Apologize After Crewmember Is Caught Cursing SHINee’s Lee Taemin On Camera
We Got Married, SHINee, Lee Taemin, TaeminThe clip, which has since been removed from the "We Got Married" web page, was reportedly an unaired clip from Tuesday's episode.
The producers of the South Korean reality television show "We Got Married" apologized on Wednesday for a clip posted on the Munhwa Broadcasting System website that appeared to show a production assistant cursing out Lee Taemin of the K-pop boy band SHINee.
The clip, which has since been removed from the "We Got Married" web page, was reportedly an unaired clip from Tuesday's episode in which the SHINee singer decided to secretly videotape Son Na Eun of the girl group A Pink.
When Son realized she was being videotaped, she reportedly pretended to break down crying. At which point a production assistant was seen playing along on camera
British weekly magazine The Economist has featured girl group Crayon Pop’s success story in its latest issue.
Recently, the magazine released a special article about the girl group stating, “Crayon Pop are not a typical K-pop outfit. They look goofy rather than glamorous, like kid sisters not dream dates, and prefer plimsolls to stilettos. More importantly, they do not belong to one of the triumvirate of management companies that dominate the K-pop empire.”
The magazine analyzes the secret of success of Crayon Pop which was viewed as being different from that of other Korean girl groups. Instead of following “the basic formula” where “performers train for three years or more before making their debut”, Crayon Pop took a different strategy.
Unlike the big firms, Chrome Entertainment did not have enough staff, money or time so they could not afford to perfect its product before launching it
Popular boy groups including Exo, Beast, Infinite and ZE:A - Children of Empire took a break from showing off their charms onstage. Instead, they completed with one another in sports to show their masculinity while filming a special entertainment show, tentatively named "Idol Star Sports Competition", for Chuseok, or the Korean Thanksgiving holidays, in two weeks.
Many of the members gathered to play football, try archery and compete in a running race in Goyang, Gyeonggi, yesterday.
Along with boy group members, Suzy of girl group Miss A, and other female idol stars from Girls Day, Secret, A Pink and Crayon Pop will also show off their talents in sports.
It is said that over 160 young stars will join to make the seventh edition of the annual program.
The exact air date of the program on MBC has not yet been announced
Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany and Yuri have been chosen to host the upcoming ‘2013 Incheon Korean Music Wave’ concert, which will take place on September 1st at the Incheon World Cup Stadium. This will mark their fourth time of hosting the popular event.
The two idols will not only host this year’s festival but also plan to show their great performance as Girls’ Generation members on stage. This festival will also feature many top groups including Super Junior, 2AM, SISTAR, B2ST, MBLAQ, T-ara, FT Island, Teen Top, Boyfriend, ZE:A, Girl’s Day, miss A, SECRET, B.A.P, A-JAX and BTS.
Hara, Dara, Sulli, HyunA, Yuri, Minkyoung, Yoona, Suzy
By now it is no secret that an alarming number of Korean celebrities go under the knife. Plastic surgeries are about as common in the K-Pop industry as nice hair and precise dance routines.
An August 5 article in Ilgan Sports had a group of plastic surgeons rate some famous idols in terms of who has the best features to determine who is the 'best girl group beauty.'
In terms of face shape, Kara's Goo Hara, Dara of 2NE1, and f(x) member Sulli topped the list.
Hara and Sulli were also listed for their lips along with 4Minute's HyunA. HyunA was also chosen by plastic surgeons for having and ideal nose as were Yuri of Girls' Generation and Davichi's Min Kyoung.
Min Kyoung made the list for best eyes with another Girls' Genertation member, Yoona, and JYP Entertainment's top idol, Suzy
A Pink who is managed by A Cube Entertainment has done it again. Members namely, Park Cho-rong, Yoon Bomi, Jung Eun-ji, Son Na-eun, Kim Nam-joo and Oh Ha-young is finally on their way to a comeback. They are one less member for this comeback as Hong Yoo-kyung has left the group last April.
They are hittig the Korean music chart this month. And now, the pretty ladies of A Pink, has shown much of the power of anticipation, scoring a winning spot like the rest of K-pop idols on the charts, considering that this girl group is just a newbie on the music scene debuting only in 2011. But then again, two years isn't really 'new' in the fast-pace of Korean music. They recently revealed a new MV to give their gratitude to fans who supported them and loved what they do.
The group enjoyed their success with their newly released upbeat track entitled "NoNoNo", Now, they are back with another hit which features a lighter tone serenading their fans through their sweet song entitled "Secret Garden" MV
On May 13, we reported that Panel Now, an online research agency, conducted a survey asking Koreans who they thought was the prettiest girl group member. According to the results, Suzy of miss A placed first with 6430 votes (29%). Yoona of Girls’ Generation was second, f(x)‘s Krystal was third, 2NE1‘s Sandara Park was fourth, 4minute‘s Hyuna was fifth, Kara‘s Goo Hara was sixth, Secret‘s Sunhwa placed seventh, T-ara‘s Jiyeon was eighth, and SISTAR‘s Dasom placed ninth with 410 votes (2%)
TS Entertainment released a video of Jeon Hyosung′s solo performance from the group′s first exclusive concert held in Singapore on March 29.
The concert was the fourth to be undertaken by a Korean girl group.
Over 30 press outlets had gathered to cover the issue at the press conference, and the event was followed by a two-hour concert full not only of Secret′s hit songs but also of the members′ solo performances.
Jeon Hyosung′s solo was released as a special treat on April 4 through Secret′s fan cafe and TS Entertainment′s official YouTube channel and Facebook page.
In the video, Jeon Hyosung sings Beyonce′s Crazy in Love, wearing a white top, shockingly short pants and red high heels
This week, The One Shots‘ writer Saphy gives her take on the new South Korean overexposure law that has people talking about a possible ban on miniskirts.
There’s only a few concepts female K-Pop groups can use nowadays to appeal to the public. You can have the cutesy bubblegum pop type a la Girls’ Generation, the overly sexy type like SISTAR, or the hard-hitting independent hip hop type such as 2NE1. And it’s no secret that most girl groups have significantly smaller fanbases than their male counterparts, who, contrastingly, have hoards of female fans willing to spend their hard-earned money on their favorite oppas. If the domination by male rookie groups in 2012 was any indication of these management companies’ belief that the boys are where the money is at, the journey to becoming a successful female entertainer these days is undoubtedly a more difficult one
17 March 2013 was SECRET TIME, as girl group SECRET held a press conference at Pan Pacific Hotel in Singapore followed by a fansign session. The busy ladies flew in after performing at the Korean Music Wave in Bangkok, Thailand and will be staging their first full-fledged solo concert in Singapore on 29 March.
The quartet consisting of Leader Hyosung, Zinger, Sunhwa and Jieun were decked in bright matching lace outfits. Despite their back-to-back schedules, the 4 ladies greeted the media with gummy smiles and high energy. Even more so when fans entered the venue for the autograph session.
Leader Hyosung apologised for making local fans wait a year (since their last fanmeet session with labelmates B.A.P) and promised a spectacular upcoming concert on the 29th