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[Recap] Nihao Taiwan – Mnet M! Countdown in Taiwan

Soompiers Rachel and Shirley are Americans living Taiwan. Lucky for us, they are also great writers and photographers. I hope you enjoy their recap of this special event as much as I did, and look forward to their future coverage of the active K-Pop scene in Taiwan! -soomp


The Mnet music show M! Countdown traveled to Taiwan for the first time on April 24, 2013 to the excitement of many local fans. SHINee, INFINITE, T-ara, and SISTAR headlined the Nihao-Taiwan concert. They were joined by more than 10 other popular performers including such artists as K.Will, Davichi, and Teen Top

Since K-Pop is such a large part of Taiwanese pop culture, it is rather surprising that a show like M! Countdown had not yet come to Taiwan

SISTAR19 are summer knockouts in BTS video for ‘CeCi’

To all of the fan boys out there, SISTAR19 like long walks on the beach… At least it seems that way in the latest BTS video released by ‘CeCi‘.

SISTAR19 previously headed to the beach for ‘CeCi’s May issue and provided some eye candy in their ’Calvin Klein Jeans‘ summer apparel. The sexy duo showed off their glamorous figures and charisma while donning plain t-shirts and shorts against the backdrop of a beach.

The BTS video gives fans a closer look at the ladies at their shoot, so check it out below.

miss A Suzy’s Real Personality? ‘Not Calm, Really Chill’

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miss A Suzy's Real Personality? 'Not Calm, Really Chill'

miss A Suzy's real personality was revealed by other idols, becoming an issue.

On April 29, MBC Everyone "Weekly Idol" posted on its Twitter, "Calm, my butt. Suzy's always chill chill chill" along with a picture.

The picture was the evidence of Suzy's real personality written by girl groups SISTAR's Hyorin, Hello Venus' Yooyoung, and Girls' Day's Minah.

The girl group members all wrote down, agreeing that Suzy's real personality is "chill."

Photo Credit: Twitter

Davichi's Haeri Talks About Being Compared to SISTAR's Hyorin

On April 29, Davichi‘s Haeri was caught off guard when she was asked on Mnet‘s “Beatles Code 2” whether she considered herself to be a better or worse singer than SISTAR‘s Hyorin

Currently, Lee Haeri and Hyorin are considered to be the top two female idol singers in the industry. Whether one or the other deserves to be in first place and the other second has been a hot topic of debate among netizens. While Hyorin is considered to be the “Korean Beyonce,” Haeri is known for being a strong vocalist who can master even the more difficult genres such as trot. 

After hesitating a bit, Haeri answered carefully, “Hyorin and I have different styles when it comes to singing

Davichi’s Lee Hae Ri speaks up about comparisons to SISTAR’s Hyorin

Davichi‘s Lee Hae Ri spoke up about the comparisons between her and SISTAR‘s Hyorin.

She was a guest on the April 29th episode of ‘Beatles Code 2‘, where she was asked, “Who do you think sings better, you or Hyorin?” The question surprised her, and she hesitated before answering, “We have different styles. I think I’m better at K-pop songs, but she’s better at pop songs.

MC Shindong teased, “Are you saying that she’s just good at English songs even though she’s a Korean singer?

What are your opinions on the comparisons?

Davichi Haeri Opens Up About Singing Skill Comparison with SISTAR Hyorin?

Davichi, Lee Haeri, SISTAR, Hyorin, Mnet, Beatles Code 2

Davichi Haeri Opens Up About Singing Skill Comparison with SISTAR Hyorin?

Who's a better singer, Davichi's Lee Haeri or SISTAR's Hyorin?

On Mnet "Beatles Code 2," Lee Haeri was asked what she thinks of the question above, and she seemed to be surprised.

Lee Haeri and Hyorin are currently fighting for the rank 1 position of being the best idol vocal.

After hesitating for a bit, she said, "Hyorin and I have different styles. I'm better at K-pop but I think Hyorin is better at pop music."

But MC Shindong said, "Are you saying a K-pop star is good at nothing else but pop music?" shocking her once again.

Photo Credit: Mnet

‘Real Man’ MBLAQ Mir Surprises Everyone


MBLAQ Mir on ‘Real Man’ Surprises Everyone

MBLAQ's Mir, who is currently on the variety show, "Real Man," is showing a new side of him that viewers have never seen before. Previously in talk shows and other variety programs, Mir has shown a character that was a bit childish, intentional or not. With his serious face on in "Real Man," Mir is surprising everyone.

Despite having had a slipped disc injury before, Mir completed various heavy lifting missions without making any excuses. "I did not want to slow the team down by complaining about the pain," Mir remarked after the completion of the task.

Then, he showed his typical side-a mix of funny and childish-as he shrank at the sight of a syringe, confessing his fear of needles.

Upon the team's return to camp, he went out of his way and tried to get in touch with a girl-group member

Davichi”s Lee Haeri Says She Can Sing K-Pop Better than SISTAR”s Hyolyn

When asked to compare herself to SISTAR′s Hyolyn in vocals, Davichi′s Lee Haeri showed she knows how to keep her balance.

Davichi and veteran sexy diva Min Hae Kyung appeared on the April 29 broadcast of Mnet′s The Beatles Code 2 for a talk.

When the MCs asked, "Lee Haeri and Hyolyn are always said to be the top two girl group vocalists. Who do you think is better?" Lee Haeri avoided giving a straight answer by saying, "I think our styles are very different."

After much nagging by the MCs, however, she spilled, "I think I′m better at gayo (K-Pop) and Hyolyn′s better in pop."

Lee Haeri also got talking about her first impressions from fellow member Kang Min Kyung and their friendship.

Photo credit: enews DB, Mnet


INFINITE, TEEN TOP, SHINee, and more dish on the real personalities of idols

Weekly Idol‘ went around with a survey titled, ‘They’re so~ different~ from their real selves! The cosplay-idols that have a business image‘. Many idols participated in the survey, offering their suggestions on whom they believe to be the most different on and off camera.

To the amusement of fans some of the results were released through the show’s Twitter.

First up was TEEN TOP‘s L.Joe. His own members Niel, Ricky, and Changjo wrote, “Angel on stage, demon off stage!!!!!“, “Cute hyung vs player hyung“, and “He really has absolutely no charisma!

SISTAR19 Turns Taiwan Upside Down with Sexy Performance

SISTAR19, Mnet, Taiwan

SISTAR19 Turns Taiwan Upside Down with Sexy Performance

SISTAR19 turned Taiwan upside down with their signature sexy performance on M-net's 'M-Countdown Ni Hao-Taiwan.'

On 'M-Countdown' which aired April 25 with a series of special performances in Taiwan, SISTAR19 performed "Gone Not Around Any Longer." It was Bora and Hyorin's very first stage in Taiwan as SISTAR19 as they have only previously performed in Taiwan as SISTAR.

To their first show in Taiwan, SISTAR19 brought it all on their stage and left the fans in Taiwan in euphoria.

Sporting scandalous teal-colored leopard print jump suits, Bora and Hyorin took hold of the stage with their gorgeous choreography.

Soyoo and Da Som joined SISTAR 19 on stage following their performance and sang SISTAR's "Alone