Keyword: U Kiss 2012
Just like SNSD's Taeyeon, this K-Pop idol is not usually diffident, but he posted on Instagram a photo that didn't show anything but a covered face with cap on top.
He wrote simply, "#tired"
Let's have a little guess-who game:
He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
He is 23 years old.
He was once a member of a boy band 'Xing' with U-Kiss' Kevin.
He became Kara's Hara's boyfriend
EXO, INFINITE, Big Bang, After School, Davichi, Girls Generation, TVXQ, miss A, CNBLUE, Lee Hi, U-KISSEXO won their first music show, Music Bank, on June 14
This past week EXO won their first music show since their debut, and the news brought the 12 members to tears on stage.
On Friday, June 14 the combined twelve-member boy band EXO joined the list of K-Pop idols who have taken the number one spot on a live music show in South Korea with their song "Wolf."
From their debut on April 8, 2012 with the song "Mama" to their latest single's win on KBS's Music Bank last week, EXO had been working hard for 432 days.And just how does that timeline match up with other K-Pop idol groups?
At well over the one year mark, and around the same time frame as EXO, are INFINITE who got their first win on M! Countdown on September 1, 2011 for the album Paradise 488 days after their initial debut
Wow here is some awesome news for Kim Hyun Joong fans! His Japanese single “Tonight” sold 100,000 copies on the day it was released. According to Oricon Charts on June 6, “Tonight” reached #2 on the single charts by selling 101,818 copies.
Kim Hyun Joong was already popular through his activities with SS501 and his appearance in the KBS 2TV drama, “Boys Over Flowers.” In January 2012, when he released his Japanese debut single “Kiss Kiss/ Lucky Guy” it also did very well when it was released.
Currently Kim Hyun Joong appears on SBS’ “Barefooted Friends.” Also, this coming June 8 he will hold a fan meeting titled “2013 KHJ Show Party People.” Stay tuned to Soompi.com for more Kim Hyun Joong news!
EXO′s album XOXO (Kiss & Hug) managed to top various album charts including those of Hanteo and Hottracks.
The album previously drew attention for receiving 300,000 preorders.
Both versions of the album, ′Kiss′ and ′Hug′, appeared on the top two ranks. The group′s debut album MAMA, which was released on April 2012, also reappeared on the charts.
Online, tracks from the album, including the promotional single Wolf, could be seen in the top ranks of various music charts on the day of the album′s release.
EXO next plans to start promoting in China with an appearance on Happy Camp. The group entered China on June 3 for the shoot
5 member Kpop male group, CHAOS, has decided to disband officially on May 14. The decision was made by all members. This shows that success in Kpop is definitely tough, even for the best groups to debut.
Members of the boy band CHAOS include Hyunsun, Park Taeyang, Heejae, Dongmin and Duhwan. They debuted into the Korean pop scene in January of 2012. And after 16 months of staying together for the promotion of their hits, "She's coming," followed by a mini-album "Racer" and finally a single "Kiss Kiss.", the boy band finally decided that it would be wise to just go their separate ways.
Fans that have easily come to love the boy band were greatly saddened by this news. CHAOS has been described by their fans as one of the groups to have one of the best debuts in the industry and it is just such a waste to see them go
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.
Super Junior, Seungri, Dal Shabet, B1A4, Seo In Guk, MBLAQ, miss A, LeeSsang, 2NE1, U-KISS, 2PM, Big Bang, UV, LEDApple, Drunken TigerK-Pop Mixtape: Weekend BBQ
It's Memorial Day weekend!And that means (weather permitting) it's time to barbecue with friends and family.
Don't know what to listen to at your weekend BBQ?Not to fear, K-Pop Mixtape to the rescue!We've put together a mixtape of tracks that are perfect for your holiday weekend festivities.Give them a spin!
Super Junior - "Sexy, Free, & Single" (2012) Sexy, Free & Single
Seungri - "Magic" (2011) V.V.I.P.
Dal Shabet - "Supa Dupa Diva" (2011) Supa Dupa Diva [EP]
B1A4 - "OK" (2011) Let's Fly
Seo In Guk - "Shake It Up" (2011) Shake It Up
MBLAQ - "I Don't Know" (2011) Mona Lisa
miss A - "Break It" (2011) A Class
LeeSsang - "Let's Meet Now" (2009) Hexagonal
2NE1 - "I Don't Care (reggae version)" (2010) To Anyone
U-KISS (Eli & AJ) - "Party All The Time" (2013) Collage
2PM - "10 Out of 10" (2008) Hottest Time of the Day
Big Bang - "How Gee" (2008) For the World
UV - "Itaewon Freedom" (2011) Itaewon Freedom [Single]
LEDApple - "Young Hee" (2012) Run To You
Drunken Tiger - "Oh! 1945 (Time Machine)" (2005) 1945 Liberation
Are you going to be rocking out to your favorite K-Pop tracks at your Memorial Day weekend barbecue?
After more than a year without a comeback to followup their explosive debut with ‘MAMA‘ in 2012, SM Entertainment‘s newest boy group EXO, which consists of two sub-groups EXO-K and EXO-M, is finally making their way to please the fans with a new full-length album titled ‘XOXO (Kiss & Hug)‘.
Following the two yearbook-like photo teasers that were released yesterday, today fans are treated with two new group shots of EXO-K and EXO-M in colorful shirts and a black-and-white photo of EXO as a whole in suits. More teasers are expected to be revealed until their comeback date, so stay tuned for more!
Group EXO releases its first studio album, XOXO, as they return to performing on TV again. On May 16, EXO’s agency reported that EXO-K (Su Ho, Baek Hyun, Chan Yeol, D.O., Kai, and Se Hun) and EXO-M (Xiu Min, Luhan, Kris, Lay, Chen, and Tao) would release this first studio album, XOXO (Kisses & Hugs). The agency also released a teaser image of the 12 members, which looks like a page from a school yearbook.
Since debuting at the same time in Korea and China on 8 April 2012, EXO has won rookie awards from several music awards in both countries. As the best rookie group of 2012, EXO has sold 270,000 pieces of its debut album, MAMA.
A staffer of the agency says, “This album is the first studio album, so all 12 members perform together and will perform in both Korea and China
The boys of EXO have released their first image teaser for their comeback!
Resembling a page in a yearbook, the image teaser indicates that EXO will be releasing their first full-length album titled "XOXO" (Hugs and Kisses).
Starting on the 17th, teaser images for each individual member will be released through various Internet portals, including SM's official website and Facebook and the search portal Naver.
Having had a successful debut last year with their mini-album "MAMA", EXO has won numerous awards, including the New Asian Artist Group award at the 2012 MAMA. As a result, the group's comeback is highly anticipated. One of the tracks off their first full-length album, "Wolf," was also recently leaked online, further increasing the anticipation for EXO's comeback.
Like before, both sub-units of EXO - EXO-K and EXO-M - will release their new album on the same day in both Korea and China