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Editor’s Pick: EXO Come Back In Top Form With The Powerful ‘Overdose’

(Photo : SM Town Official Facebook)

The 12-member South Korean, Canadian and Chinese boy band EXO has built an army of rabidly devoted followers with their darkly theatrical take on synth-heavy pop and having the gothic image to match.

With chart-topping singles like "Wolf" and "Growl" the group, comprised of the sub-units Exo-K and Exo-M, has earned their spot at the top of the K-pop scene.

On the new single "Overdose," EXO has taken their powerful sound to the next level; delivering a highly infectious single that really goes places.

From the first time you hear "Overdose" it immediately sticks in your head, with a melody hook in the chorus that is pure, anthemic pop bliss.

Whether or not you speak Korean, after a few listens you"ll be shouting along with the chorus and looking for the replay button when the song is over

TVXQ Max Changmin and Lee Yeon Hee Watch Lee Dong Woo’s Musical Together

TVXQ’s Max Changmin and Lee Yeon Hee showed their support for Lee Wong Woo.

On March 22, Max Changmin and Lee Yeon Hee attended Lee Dong Woo’s musical Superman in My Heart together and the pictures of them were posted on SM Town’s official Twitter and Facebook page the following day.

In the picture, Max Changmin is seen holding a child actress’s hand, while Lee Yeon Hee is smiling brightly next to the musical cast members.

Lee Dong Woo’s last ‘Superman project,’ Superman in My Heart will be performed until April 6 in Seoul Chungmu Art Hall.

Photo credit: SM Twitter

Super Junior-M to Release Mini Album ‘Swing’ and Begin Promotions

Super Junior-M is releasing a new mini album Swing on March 31.

Having released the album ahead of time in China on March 21, the group will be releasing the album in Korean music sites, such as MelOn, genie, Naver music and more, on March 31.

The title song Swing is a pop dance song that mixes in both R&B and electro sounds.

The album contains six Chinese songs, produced by hit makers Yoo Han Jin, hitchhiker and Henry’s team of composers, NoizeBank, as well as the Korean version of Swing.

Super Junior-M held a press conference on March 22 in Beijing, which was broadcasted live online and viewed by over a million people.

The music video for Swing released that day has also ranked number one on a Chinese video site called iQIYI on March 23, bringing more focus onto the group’s upcoming promotional activities

Henry’s younger sister revealed on “Real Man”

Henry’s younger sister revealed on “Real Man”

On MBC’s “Real Man”, Super Junior M’s Henry revealed that he had a beautiful younger sister.

On the episode aired on the 23rd of March, a senior officer asked Henry if he had a younger sister, to which Henry answered that he did.

However when the senior officer asked him if he had any intentions on introducing her to him, to which he firmly answered “no”, although later he added that once Henry got to know the senior officer a little more, he might.

With information on Henry having a younger sister, the producers of “Real Man” found a picture of her with Henry and edited it in to show the viewers.

It was revealed that she was a former contestant of thje Miss Toronto Beauty Pageant.

Good genes definitely run in the family!

Source: Osen

Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr.” ranks 1st on Inkigayo twice in a row

Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr.” ranks 1st on Inkigayo twice in a row

Girls’ Generation has been raiding all music chart shows this week, by taking the trophy for 1st place on SBS’s Inkigayo for the 2nd time in a row.

On the 22nd, Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr.” ranked 1st on Music Core for the 2nd time in a row, and so many fans were curious as to who would win 1st place on Inkigayo the day after.

As competition between 2NE1’s “Come Back Home” and Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr.” was becoming fierce, fans voted for their favorite artists viciously.

This week, it looks like the Sones were victorious.

After hearing their name for 1st place, Hyoyeon expressed that she was very surprised, and Taeyeon thanked their fans for voting.

Who will win next week? Will 2NE1 break Girls’ Generation’s streak or will Girls’ Generation win the triple crown?

Source: Osen

Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr.” ranks 1st on Music Core second time in a row

Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr.” ranks 1st on Music Core second time in a row

Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr.” and 2NE1’s “Come Back Home” have been competing viciously for 1st place on the many music programs within Korea, but this time, it was won by “Mr.Mr.” on MBC’s Music Core on the 22nd of March.

This marks their 2nd week of ranking 1st on Music Core in a row, in which they ranked 1st again last week on the 15th as well.

Girls’ Generation’s “Mr.Mr” ranked 1st 8 times in total on various music programs; both mainstream and cable, including M! Countdown, Inkigayo, Show! Champion, Music Bank and Music Core, in which they ranked 1st twice in a row on M! Countdown, Music Core and Show! Champion.

Much attention is still on the two competing girl groups as to who will grab the trophy for 1st prize on Inkigayo tomorrow, and whether Girls’ Generation will be crowned with the “Triple Crown” on M! Countdown or Music Core

Why Is B.A.P So Powerful In Europe?

One of the leading groups of the next K-pop generation B.A.P is showing an especially hot reaction in Europe, and there"s great interest as to why this is so.

On March 18th B.A.P revealed the lineup for their "B.A.P Live On Earth Continent Tour." The lineup showed that they"ll be performing in 3 countries in Europe, expected to gather 20,000 people. This is a record for K-pop groups in Europe. Until now so many groups have performed in Europe, but a scale of this size is the first. B.A.P has thus far shown a great influence in Europe music charts, and their popularity was once more confirmed through their concert.

Even their agency is showing surprise at the love calls from Europe. One rep stated, "Even after the tour dates were confirmed, we"ve been receiving a steady number of inquiries for their concerts

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung wants to work with Yeo Jingu

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung wants to work with Yeo Jingu

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung expressed her interest in wanting to work with Yeo Jingu.

On the 18th of March, Sooyoung revealed on KBS 2TV’s show “1 vs. 100” that she had worked with several actors, such as Kim Seungwoo and Lee Jonghyuk, and he learnt many things about acting and formed very good relationships with them.

When asked who else she wanted to work with, she expressed that she wanted to work with Yeo Jingu, even though he was much younger than her. She added that she would be honored to play the role of his older sister if she had the chance.

Source: My Daily

Super Junior-M to Comeback with Mini Album ‘Swing’

Currently earning popularity across countries in Asia, Super Junior-M is coming back with a new mini album Swing.

Super Junior-M will be releasing its third mini album on Chinese music sites on March 21 and begin promotional activities around Asia.

The album marks the group’s comeback in about one year and three months since Super Junior-M released the second full length Break Down last year, which ranked number one on Billboard’s World Album Chart.

Prior to beginning its official promotional activities, Super Junior-M will be releasing the first teaser video for Swing through SM Town’s official accounts on Youku, Weido and YouTube on March 18.

Stay tuned for the teaser video!

Photo credit: SM Entertainment

SNSD Talks About Being Victims of the Black Ocean

Girls’ Generation (SNSD) talked about the times when the group fell victim to the Black Ocean.

During March 17’s broadcast of SBS’s Healing Camp, the SNSD members guested on the show to share ‘SNSD’s Five Daebak Incidents.’

Explaining one of the five incidents, Yoona said, “At the time when we were promoting the first album Into the New World in 2007, we performed in Dream Concert, and faced ten minutes of boycott. We started performing in front of the dark audience without any lights or sound, as if no one was there.”

“When we went up to the stage, everyone had turned off their light sticks. We could only see the pink sticks from our fans,” reminisced the SNSD member.

Taeyeon also shared, “When we performed for SM Town concert in China, we saw some fans making the ‘X’ with their red light sticks,” to which Yoona added, “I thought they were making hearts at first, so I started performing harder,” bringing out laughter