Song Ji Hyo has apologized for her slip-up on the January 25 800th episode special of SBS’ “Inkigayo,” on which she appears as a special guest with Super Junior’s Kim Heechul.. ... Read more
Olympics 2013 Slip
MBC’s fifth “Drama Festival” special, called “Old Goodbye” (tentative English title), has dropped stills of stars Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara, who will be making a quick reunion following “Fated to Love You.”. ... Read more
Lee Jong-suk and Kim Woo-bin's Friendship is More Beautiful Than Ko Nam-Soon and Park Heung-Soo From "School 2013"
Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin, their friendship may have started on “School 2013,” but it didn’t stop there. Their bromance is probably one of the strongest in K-pop!. ... Read more
Members of Nine Muses express discontent at idols keeping their distance from them in "Idol Star Olympics"
In a recent interview with OSEN, the members of Nine Muses expressed their discontent in participating in the “Idol Star Olympics,” stating that majority of the male idols they met there were overwhelmingly shy and did not approach them as they would have liked.. ... Read more
According to the business reports sent to the Financial Supervisory Service from the big three entertainment companies of K-Pop, SM, YG, and JYP Entertainment, SM Entertainment came out on top with the most revenue last year. . ... Read more
EXID”s Junghwa has crowned herself the Queen of Archery with her impressive performance in the women”s archery tournament in the “Idol Star Olympics.” That”s right, the girls of EXID not only have sexy dancing by Hani, jaw-dropping singing by Solji, and catchy music but they also have Junghwa, who aimed with a bow and arrow, could take down any haters Katniss-style. . ... Read more
Actor Kim Soo-hyeon-I of the SBS drama “My Love from the Star” left Korea for Nanjing, China, yesterday to sing at the opening ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games.
He will sing alongside many other stars at the event, which will be held on Saturday. Local reports said he was offered the job because he is one of the younger generation”s favorite actors. . ... Read more
J.Y. Park was listed as the highest-paid composer in royalties for 2013, which was his third consecutive year at #1.
According to the Korea Music Copyright Association‘s ’2013 Total Composer Revenue’, J.Y. Park was determined to be the composer with the highest total royalties for the third consecutive year. Although the exact income was not disclosed, it is estimated that J.Y. Park earned well over 1 billion KRW (~$1 million USD) in royalties this past year.. ... Read more
It”s been confirmed that Korean actor Kim Soo Hyun will sing the theme song at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Youth Olympics held in Nanjing, China.
On August 14th, Kim Soo Hyun already took part in the final rehearsal for the ceremony. He will sing alongside many other stars at the event, including Zhang Liang Ying, Zhang Jie and a female performer from Russia. Local reports said that he was offered the role because he is one of the youth’s favorite actors.
Kim Soo Hyun is a Hallyu star after so many hit dramas such as “Dream High”, “The moon embracing the sun, “My love from the star”… and has established a large fan base across Asia.
The Youth Olympics Games will officially begin on the 16th and last until Aug 28.
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The basketball tournament for MBC“s “Idol Star Olympics” ended on February 20 with Gangnam Lakers coming out for the gold! The team, which had Jinwoon as the captain and Jackson, Jun Woo Sung, and HISTORY”s Na Do Gyun as the members went up against the Mani Keun Jordan Team, which has Kangin as the captain and Tao, INFINITE”s L and Sungjong, BTOB”s Minhyuk and Sungjae, and MYNAME”s Insoo as members, ultimately earned the silver. . ... Read more