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Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Min Ho, Park Shin Hye and Jun Ji Hyun Seek To Postpone Events

The Jindo ferry disaster, which so far has resulted in at least 28 deaths, has prompted four top Hallyu stars to request a postponement in promotional activities schedules for this weekend.

Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye were set to attend a three-day Hallyu Star Family Concert in Seoul this weekend but considering the tragedy, the stars asked to postpone the event. Lotte cancelled events for this weekend but insisted that today"s event, which was arranged for international fans must proceed as planned.

The stars" representatives officially requested a postponement, saying that the entire nation was in a state of grief and that to hold a concert in these circumstances would be inappropriate. The celebrities are following their conscience but Lotte remained firm in their stance. They said that many fans had flown into Korea for the event and would find it difficult to attend the event if it was postponed

TVXQ Changmin’s ‘Mimi’ Drama To Release In 30 Japanese Theaters This May

TVXQ Changmin, who played the lead role in the drama, "Mimi," will be releasing in 30 theaters around Japan.

On April 18, local Japan media stated that this drama, which aired in Korea this past February and March for a total of 4 episodes, would be edited and revised to release as a movie in Japan.

It will play in Japan on May 9 and 16 in 30 theaters around Japan.

This movie also added on the already popular group, TVXQ, as well.

"Mimi" features a lovely and warm first love story that has captured the hearts of many fans.

Changmin plays the main role of Minwoo and worked with actress Moon Ga Young for this drama.


Chinese Entertainment Site Votes Lee Min Ho The Biggest Hallyu Star

It"s no secret that Lee Min Ho is a well-loved actor in China but according to a recent survey he is the most popular Hallyu actor there.

In a survey conducted by the Chinese entertainment site Kugou, the star of "The Heirs earned 510,764 votes of 37 percent of the votes for his role as the conflicted chaebol Kim Tan. The survey asked voters to choose their favorite Hallyu star and the results reflect the ever-increasing popularity of k-dramas in China.

Since the drama aired, Lee Min Ho has acquired more than 20 million Weibo followers. The number of fans worldwide on his various social media accounts stands at 13 million Facebook and seven million online.

Lee Min Ho has been popular in China since he appeared as the spoiled Gun Jun Pyo in "Boys Over Flowers." His role as a man bent on revenge in the 2011 drama "City Hunter" further increased his popularity there but no one could have predicted how popular he would become as a result of his appearance in "The Heirs

Girls’ Generation Taeyeon’s dog Ginger is as cute as can ‘bee’

Girls" Generation"s Taeyeon shared adorable photos of her beloved dog Ginger!

SEE ALSO: Girls" Generation release photos from "Mr.Mr. real. Moment. replay" event

Ginger looked as cute as can "bee" in a yellow and black costume. Taeyeon posted on April 15, "It doesn"t cover his butt #ginger," and "His face, which I barely fit into the costume, is cute, but there"s definitely not enough material to cover his butt. Sunny says he"s a wasp. #ginger."

Fans responded, "I"m going to buy this cute bee costume for my dog too," "Ginger is grown up," "So cute," and more.

Isn"t Ginger just the cutest?

Jo In Sung and Lee Kwang Soo grab BBQ together

Jo In Sung and Lee Kwang Soo grabbed BBQ together recently and snapped some photos with fans.

The two actors, who are co-stars on the upcoming SBS drama "It"s Okay It"s Love", went to eat at a barbecue restaurant after the first filming on April 14 KST. Fans shared the above photos with the message, "Met Jo In Sung at a BBQ restaurant. He was eating with Lee Kwang Soo."

"It"s Okay It"s Love", starring Lee Kwang Soo, Jo In Sung, and Gong Hyo Jin, is scheduled to air in July!

Block B Postpones New Album Release – Mourning For Lives Lost From Ferry Tragedy

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Boy group Block B has delayed the release of their new album because of the unfortunate sunken ferry tragedy.

Block B"s agency Seven Seasons announced through their official Twitter and SNS on the 16th that they would be delaying the release of Block B"s new single "Jackpot".

Block B stated, "This comeback title song is called "Jackpot", and we were determined to show you an exciting performance. Because of the current situation, the members" state of mind doesn"t match with this title song, so we won"t be able to show you our best. That"s why we adjusted the album release date."

They continued, "We offer a heartfelt apology to our fans that have shown much interest and anticipation. The first batch of the "Jackpot" album will go on offline sales at music stores

EXO, INFINITE, BEAST – The Pretty Boys Are Coming Back

This spring season has been an exciting season of new music, but it"s not over yet - EXO, INFINITE, and BEAST are coming back to satiate their fans" thirst.

EXO, the ones who are being called the "Trend of K-Pop", held their "Comeback Show" in front of 8,000 fans with a new mini album, "Overdose." Suho commented on the new album, saying, "We really gave it our all. Even though we are splitting up as EXO-K and EXO-M, I hope they continue their support in both China and Korea."

EXO"s comeback itself has become a hot issue. When an individual member"s teaser was released, it instantly became the "most searched for" word. The teaser for the single "Overdose" hit over 3.5 million views in three days.

"Overdose" is an R&B and Hip Hop crossover song that was produced by the famous producing team The Underdogs and producer Kenzie

Korean Entertainment Comes To A Halt In the Wake Of A National Tragedy

With the rescue operations for the Se Wol ferry"s shipwreck stymied by operational miscues, the Korean entertainment industry made an unilateral decision to shut down until the situation is improved.

Korean ferry Se Wol crashed on April 16th near South Jeonju. The current analysis is that there will be more death and casualty than previously anticipated, with some 200 passengers missing and expected to have deceased. When the news was first released, the general consensus was that rescue operations will go smoothly and the incident will be resolved in a few days. However, the situation turned for the worst, and the Korean entertainment industry has decided a shut-down of sorts in an effort to show their support for the families of the victims as well as to stay ready to broadcast any news of the tragedy.

Broadcasting companies stopped the airing of all drama and entertainment shows until further notice

EXO ‘Overdose’ Album Release Postponed To Undetermined Date Due To Ferry Tragedy

EXO"s "Overdose" release date has been delayed.

Through a statement on the official EXO website, SM Entertainment has made the decision to postpone the release of Overdose until a yet to be determined date. This comes in light of the April 16 ferry accident which has halted all music chart programs and major entertainment activities.Fans of EXO had the opportunity to watch the April 15 live stream broadcast through Samsung Music which included the music video for Overdose, however, the video has yet to be released.

In the statement, SM Entertainment provides their primary reasons for postponing the album, “The decision has been made to offer our condolences to the victims and our hopes and wishes that the missing persons will return back safely. We ask the fans who have been waiting for the release of the album for their understanding and patience

‘K-Pop Star’ Contestants Wage War On Music Charts

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Bernard Park is the winner of "K-Pop Star 3," and in the last broadcast of the season, all eyes were on the victor to see which agency he would choose. He chose JYP Entertainment, the same agency as Park Ji Min, victor of the 1st season.

Although the show didn"t have an explosive popularity, it"s been met with a steady interest. After the final broadcast of the 3rd season, a hot competition is unfolding on music charts between the main participants of the show. Park Ji Min"s group 15& revealed their new song "Can"t Hide It," which then took the number 1 spot on various real time charts.

15&"s previous songs didn"t do as well as expected, but this digital single showcases Park Ji Min and Kim Ye Rin"s vocal talent, and highlights their potential and great skill.

They released their 1st full length album last Monday and made an official debut, going directly up against "K-Pop Star 2" winner Akdong Musician