Posts Tagged ‘JYP’

Hallyu Is Riding The Wave To China – K-Pop Risk Factors To Watch Out For

(Photo : SM)

Recently the Hallyu wave has been leaning strongly towards China. SBS drama "My Love from the Star" is a record-breaking hit in China, and caused a "chicken & beer craze". Now Chinese fans can"t get enough of the drama stars Jung Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun. The same goes for SBS" "The Heirs" star Lee Min Ho. It"s as if we"re once again witnessing the "Winter Sonata" craze that hit the Japanese market years ago.

K-Pop stars are becoming much more active in entering China as well. K-Pop stars are focusing not only on the Japanese market, but targeting a wider audience. Is China the new resting place for the Hallyu wave?

Hallyu"s mecca is Japan. Along with Japanese Yen phenomenon, the Japanese broadcasting networks" revenue was reborn with top stars Bae Yong Joon and Choi Ji Woo

2PM In 2014: As Their Comeback Nears, What Have JYP’s ‘Beastly Idols’ Been Up To?

JYP Entertainment"s most popular idol group 2PM are ready for their comeback expected later this month, and you should be too!

Here"s the run-down of what the guys have been up to this year.

January 29, 2014

For the first month of January to kick off the year, 2PM"s Wooyoung and Nichkhun did their "new season" of "Real 2PM" as the theme was a "Lunar New Year special."Since the other members could not make it, it was only Nichkhun and Wooyoung that were on the series.What the guys did is they predicted what the members fortune will be for the new year.

Their Fortunes

Jun. K"s fortune for the year is that because he loves hanging out with numerous people as well "trusts them easily," his fortune is to "stay away from dealing with those close to him

2NE1, 2PM, Yoon Jong Shin and More Spotted Filming ′Running Man′

It looks like SBS′ Running Man will have a battle between YG, JYP and Mystic89.

On April 7, 2NE1, 2PM′s Junho, JUN. K, Nichkhun, Chansung, and Wooyoung, Yoon Jong Shin, Jo Jung Chi and Muzie were spotted filming Running Man in Sangam-dong.

The stars were split up into teams according to their respective agencies, YG Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and Mystic89, as they joined the original cast in completing missions.

The cast and guests were seen walking dogs and running around in scuba diving flippers, attracting large crowds of people to the filming site.

It is uncertain when the episode will air.

Photo Credit: Grace Hong

“Section TV” Reveals Nichkhun and Tiffany’s Favorite Restaurant

Following the confirmation of idol couple Nichkhun of 2PM and Tiffany of Girls’ Generation, “Section TV” has helped ease the curiosity of the fans on where the two idols meet.

In the “Section TV” episode aired on the afternoon of April 6, the entertainment news crew went on the restaurant where Nichkhun and Tiffany are often reported to meet and showed its interiors.

“Section TV” interviewed a source from the restaurant who said, “It is true that the two come here, but they come here with many other people. They’ve never come here just the two of them together.”

A local news agency, Sports Seoul broke the news on Nichkhun and Tiffany’s romantic relationship on April 4, which their respective agencies, JYP Entertainment and SM Entertainment confirmed

Yoo Hee Yeol makes fun of J.Y. Park and Yang Hyun Suk on “K-Pop Star 3″

Antenna Music‘s Yoo Hee Yeol made fun of JYP Entertainment and YG Entertainment on the most recent broadcast of “K-Pop Star 3“!

On this episode, the top 3 contestants, Sam Kim, Kwon Jin Ah and Bernard Park, were invited to Antenna Music, where they had a chance to meet the company’s artists.

Jung Jae Hyung asked, “Is there another company that these kids can go to?” and “There”s YG, and is there another one? Jin Young has his company, but what was the name again?”

Yoo Hee Yeol said, “I heard that his building was actually the Cho Yong Pil building,” and “Jin Young is only renting it from him.”

He then talked to the contestants, “YG looks good, right?” and “But actually, all of their profits come from the cafeteria

‘K-Pop Star 3′ Chooses Its Top 2

Contestant Sam Kim owned the night on the semi-finals episode for the music audition show “K-Pop Star 3.” He and Bernard Park were chosen as the top two for the final episode, and sadly contestant Kwon Jin Ah was eliminated.

Enjoy the performances from the semifinals below and on the next few pages.

Sam Kim gave a mesmerizing and amazing performance of JYP‘s “Honey” with his soulful voice and blue feel. He sure put a grin on JYP’s face with his original and unique rendition of the JYP classic. Enjoy Sam Kim’s performance below. Sam received a near perfect score of 298 out of 300 for his performance.

Here’s JYP performing the original.

Next: Kwon Jin Ah

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2PM’s Khun and SNSD’s Tiffany announced their relationship

Sports Seoul has just revealed the hottest news of the day. 2PM’s NichKhun and So Nyuh Shi Dae’s (SNSD) Tiffany are in a romantic relationship.

“Tiffany and Nichkhun have been in relationship for four months,” a spokesperson for SM Entertainment.

Rumours of their romantic relationship surfaced on March 11 after NichKhun and Tiffany were seen on a date at a restaurant in Sinsa-dong, Seoul. Their respective entertainment companies, JYP and SM, have confirmed their dating to be true.

Source: The Korean Herald, Sports Seoul

YG Entertainment’s Real Moneymaker Is Its Famous Cafeteria?

Or at least that is what Yoo Hee Yeol jokingly claims!

On the April 6 episode of SBS’ survival show “K-Pop Star 3,” the final three contestants visited Antenna Music and had a hilarious discussion with judge Yoo Hee Yeol and the agency’s representative artist Jung Jae Hyung.

As the senior musicians were chatting with the top 3, Jung Jae Hyung asked them, “Don’t you have other places to go to instead of Antenna?” Hearing this, Yoo Hee Yeol commented, “The program has been planned with Antenna as the main actor.”

Jung Jae Hyung continued, “There’s YG, and what other places are there?” but the witty judge said, “What was the name of Jinyoung‘s [JYP] agency again… And all of YG’s revenue comes from its cafeteria,” causing everyone to burst into laughter

“K-Pop Star 3″ It’s Antenna Music Week & There’s Anticipations of Greatness

(Photo : SBS)

SBS"s battle audition program "K-Pop Star 3" is having "Antenna Music Week" this week.

"K-Pop Star Season 3" is coming to a close, with only three contestants - Kwon Jin Ah, Bernard Park, Sam Kim - left for as the top 3 contestants. As is such, this coming weeks" semifinals is shaping up to be a "big match" between three of the most talented and well-rounded contestants in "K-Pop Star" history.

The high anticipation is fueled somewhat by the fact that Yoo Hee Yeol"s company, Antenna Music, is training the top three contestants this week. YG"s Yang Hyun Suk and JYP"s Park Jin Young were already featured for the top 6 and top 4 stages. Yoo Hee Yeol is getting special focus, however, because his musicianship and wit is something that the fans found refreshing. Yoo Hee Yeol is noted to be one of the biggest reasons that "K-Pop Star Season 3" has been a runaway success until now

GOT7 meet 10,000 fans at their debut showcase in Japan

GOT7 successfully held their debut showcase in Japan on April 4th!


The “GOT7 Showcase 1st Impact in Japan” took place at Ryōgoku Kokugikan on April 4 at 4 PM and 7 PM, attracting 10,000 fans in attendance.

GOT7 kicked off their show by singing “Hello” and “Girls Girls Girls“. The boy group then performed JJ Project‘s “Bounce“, as well as “Playground“, “I Like You“, and “Follow Me“, capturing everyone with their impressive performances.

Their agency JYP Entertainment said, “JYP Entertainment”s rookie boy group GOT7 successfully held their first showcase in Japan after three months since their domestic debut… Please look forward to GOT7″s Japanese activities.”

In related news, GOT7 will bring their showcase to Zepp Namba, Osaka on April 17th!