U.S. K-Drama Site Reveals 'Respond 1997' Seo In Guk-A Pink Jung Eunji as Best Kiss of 2012

U.S. K-Drama Site Reveals 'Respond 1997' Seo In Guk-A Pink Jung Eunji as Best Kiss of 2012

A Pink, Seo In Guk, Jung Eunji, Respond 1997

U.S. K-Drama Site Reveals 'Respond 1997' Seo In Guk-A Pink Jung Eunji as Best Kiss of 2012 U.S. K-Drama Site Reveals 'Respond 1997' Seo In Guk-A Pink Jung Eunji as Best Kiss of 2012"Respond 1997" and "Vampire Prosecutor" both received awards at the 2012 DramaFever Award hosted by the American media company, DramaFever.

2012 DramaFever Award, based on online fan votes, selects various honors among Korean dramas from 2012. The month-long voting that took place in March collected over 500,000 participants. It is noteworthy that 80% of the viewers on DramaFever are non-Asian population.

"Respond 1997" took 'Best Kiss of the Year' award home with Seo In Guk and Jung Eunji's kiss scene by a water fountain at school, as well as 'Best Couple Not Meant to be' award with Seo In Guk and Hoya.

Via DramaFever homepage, Seo In Guk thanked the support of the fans. He posted, "Thank you for selecting the water fountain kiss scene as the most memorable of 2012. Cast and crew members had to work extremely hard to include all four seasons despite shooting in the middle of a hot, muggy summer. I would like to share this honor with everyone who worked together to produce a great drama."

Kwon Hyun Sang received Best Bad Guy of the Year with his role in 'Vampire Prosecutor 2'

Best Drama of the Year went to MBC's "The Moon that Embraces the Sun." Lee Min Ho was chosen 'Best Actor of the Year', while Yoon Eun Hye took the honor of 'Best Actress of the Year'.

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IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon to Host 2012 SBS 'Korea Pop Music Festival'

IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon to Host 2012 SBS 'Korea Pop Music Festival'

IU, miss A, Suzy, Jung Gyu Woon, SBS, Korea Pop Music Festival

IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon to Host 2012 SBS 'Korea Pop Music Festival' IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon to Host 2012 SBS ‘Korea Pop Music Festival’Singer IU, miss A's Suzy and actor Jung Gyu Woon has been selected to host this year's "Korea Pop Music Festival" awards.

SBS shared today the top three stars, IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon, would oversee this year's awards at Korea University's Hwa Jung gymnasium on December 29.

IU and Suzy are familiar with hosting duties as IU is currently one of the MC's for SBS' "Inkigayo" while Suzy most recently co-MCed with Shin Dong Yup for 2012 'KBS Variety Awards'.

This year's "Korea Pop Music Festival" is drawing a lot of attention for its "The Color of K-Pop" special featuring a slew of K-Pop idol members to form two male and two female groups to perform for the awards ceremony.

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IU, Suzy, and actor Jung Kyeo Woon to become MCs of the 2012 SBS Gayo Daejun

IU, Suzy, and actor Jung Kyeo Woon to become MCs of the 2012 SBS Gayo Daejun

IU, Suzy, and actor Jung Kyeo Woon to become MCs of the ’2012 SBS Gayo Daejun’

IU, miss A‘s Suzy, and actor Jung Kyeo Woon have been chosen to be MCs of the ‘2012 SBS Gayo Daejun‘.

On December 26th, PD Park Sung Min, director of the award ceremony, shared, “IU, Suzy, and Jung Kyeo Woon have been chosen to host the ‘Gayo Daejun’.”

PD continued, “IU has been recognized for her stable emceeing skills as she served as the MC for ‘Inkigayo‘, while Suzy has appeared on numerous variety programs. Jung Kyeo Woon has been selected to give the award ceremony a new feeling. The producers are also satisfied with this combination.”

The ’2012 SBS Gayo Daejun’ will be held live on December 29th at 8:45PM KST.

SourceImage: No Cut News via Nate

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IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon to MC 2012 SBS Gayo Awards

IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon to MC 2012 SBS Gayo Awards

SBS has decided on its MCs for this year’s gayo awards.

The broadcasting station revealed on December 26 that a trio of top stars including IU, miss A’s Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon would oversee MC duties for this year’s 2012 Gayo Awards.

IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon to MC 2012 SBS Gayo Awards

For close friends IU and Suzy, it won’t be the first time they are carrying out MC duties with IU currently one of the MCs for SBS’ Inkigayo while Suzy most recently was co-MC with Shin Dong Yeop for the 2012 KBS Variety Awards.

This year’s 2012 SBS Gayo Awards are especially being looked forward to for its ‘The Color of K-Pop’ special in which a slew of K-Pop idol members have been recast into two male and two female groups and will perform at the awards ceremony.

The 2012 SBS Gayo Awards will take place and air live from Korea University at 8:45 p.m. on December 29.

Photo Credit: SBS

IU, Suzy and Jung Gyu Woon to MC 2012 SBS Gayo Awards

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Jung Ryeo Won and Lee Dong Wook to be the co-hosts for 2012 SBS Drama Awards

Jung Ryeo Won and Lee Dong Wook to be the co-hosts for 2012 SBS Drama Awards

Jung Ryeo Won and Lee Dong Wook to be the co-hosts for ’2012 SBS Drama Awards’

Actress Jung Ryeo Won and actor Lee Dong Wook will be hosting the ‘2012 SBS Drama Awards‘, which is set to be held on the December 31st at the Seoul Mapogu SBS Prism Tower.

The two stars have worked with each other in a sitcom one before, and this will be their first time teaming up on the stage in 10 years.

Lee Dong Wook is currently the MC for variety show ‘Strong Heart‘, as a result, he is expected to entertain the audience with his witty comments accompanied by the actress, creating high anticipation for the year-end ceremony.

Source: SBS E!

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Jung Il Woo Will join MAMA 2012 as a Presenter

Jung Il Woo Will join MAMA 2012 as a Presenter

Jung Il Woo Will join MAMA 2012 as a Presenter

Actor Jung Il Woo will be present at the biggest Asian music festival “2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards” (Aka 2012 MAMA), which will be held on November 30th in Hong Kong. It is reported that he will become a presenter on the MAMA stage.

Jung Il Woo has recently gained much interest because of his success at the fan meeting. Although it happened in Malaysia, there were approximately 3000 fans from all over Asia such as Taiwan, Singapore and Dubai coming together to see him. The tickets for his fan meeting in Taiwan in December were all sold out.

Besides Jung Il Woo, other big stars such as PSY, “Super Junior”, “Big Bang”, and “Sistar” will be taking part in 2012 MAMA. Korean popular culture  hopes to gain positive attention from all over the world.

2012 MAMA is scheduled to he held in HKCEC (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre) and will be aired live on November 30th.

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Jung Il Woo is to attend the 2012 MAMA as a presenter

Jung Il Woo is to attend the 2012 MAMA as a presenter

Jung Il Woo is to attend the 2012 MAMA as a presenter Actor Jung Il Woo will attend the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards, the biggest music festival in Asia, as a presenter.

Jungs agency recently reported, Jung Il Woo, who recently met over 3,000 Asian fans at his autograph session, will visit Hong Kong to attend the MAMA as a presenter.

The biggest music festival MAMA will be held on November 30 in Hong Kong. Jung will attend a red carpet event and the festival as a presenter.

On the news that Psy, Super Junior, Big Bang, Sistar, Wang Leehom, and Jackie Chan will perform at the awards, many people from Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, and Thailand are showing interest in the 2012 MAMA, which will be held in Hong Kong on November 30.

With the popular Asian actors appearance, MAMA is expected to show off the superiority of such cultural content from Korea as K-pop, movies, and dramas and enhance its position.

The 2012 MAMA will be held on November 30 at HKCEC (the Hong Kong ConventionExhibition Center) and air live.

Source: Xportsnews

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2012 Jang Yoon-jung's Concert For Her 10th Year Anniversary

2012 Jang Yoon-jung's Concert For Her 10th Year Anniversary

2012 Jang Yoon-jung's Concert For Her 10th Year AnniversaryDate : Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 3 PM, 7 PMSunday, October 7, 2012 at 5 PM Place : Sejong Center For The Performing Arts, Grand Theatre[PIC]Tickets : 40,000-90,000 won

Can you believe it? It's already been 10 years since Jang Yoon-jung debuted onto Korea's trot scene with "Oh No! Oh No!". She's received a lot of love from her fans since, not only for her musical talents, but also her multi-entertainer talents seen on variety shows. In celebration of her 10th year anniversary since she debuted onto the music scene, Jang will be holding a concert and setting a record while she's at it! She will be the youngest domestic trot singer to perform at this concert venue.

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CN Blues Jung Yong Hwa emerges as a song writing idol by writing 17 songs in year 2012

CN Blues Jung Yong Hwa emerges as a song writing idol by writing 17 songs in year 2012

CN Blue’s Jung Yong Hwa emerges as a “song writing idol” by writing 17 songs in year 2012

CN Blue’s Jung Yong Hwa is emerging as the “song writing idol.”

According to his agency, FNC Entertainment, on August 5, Jung composed or wrote lyrics for a total of 17 songs in year 2012.

He worked on 9 of the songs of this upcoming first official Japanese album, which will be released on August 29. He wrote five songs in his third album, Ear Fun, which was released back in March.

He showed how much he cares for his agency family by giving out his own written song to the rookie agency members. He wrote “Fool” for Juniel and wrote “Love Is Only You” for AOA(Ace of Angels) who debuted on July 30.

Jung showed off his talents in writing songs by composing songs of various genres such as rock band music, duet song, RB and pop.

A publicist of his agency reveals, “Jung has been continually writing songs during his free time. He is currently working on the songs for the next activities in Korea.”

CN Blue is starting their activities in Japan with the third Japan single, Come On that has been released on August 1. They will release their first official Japanese album on August 29.

Source: Starnews

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M2FW 2012 Singapore Gala Opening Features 8eight, Sungha Jung and Megan Lee

M2FW 2012 Singapore Gala Opening Features 8eight, Sungha Jung and Megan Lee

M2FW 2012 Singapore Gala Opening Features 8eight, Sungha Jung and Megan Lee

Bringing more and more influence from the land of the morning calm, M2FW 2012, Mens and Music Fashion Week 2012 held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore oversees stunning line-up and appearances from our favorite stars from Korea!

The Opening Night coming 18 April 2012 will present two spectacular shows: one from the internationally-acclaimed Korean designer, SONGZIO and three Korean acts featuring Sungha Jung and Megan Lee will kick off the evening. Sungha Jung is no stranger to our earsfollowing to my interview with him late last year, hes collaborating with Lee, a young Korean-American singer, songwriter and actress, who, though known more for her covers on YouTube, but is set to embark on her solo music career, will mesmerize guests with her soulful voice.

Later in the evening, Baek Chan, Lee Hyun and Joo Hee, of the band 8eight will take over and croon on their hit tunes!

To end the evening, Nick Hart, designer of Spencer Hart, will be the guest DJ for the party, hosted by Songzio. Throughout the five-day MFW Singapore 2012, expect more J- and K-pop and international stars to descend on MFW Singapore 2012!

Theres more for everyone to come in the largest mens fashion festival in Asia until 22nd April! Take note as Korean singer Se7en (aka Choi Dong-wook), Korean-American rock band Royal Pirates, and top Korean male supermodels, CNBLUEs Lee Jung Shin and Lee Su Hyuk, will be making an appearance with international male supermodel and face of MFW Singapore 2011, Philip Huang!

Stay tuned with us at Korea.com as we report live at the venue for this star-studded event!

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