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Asian Wave 2012 Shanghai Contestant

“K-Pop Star 4″ Contestant Lee Jin Ah Leaves Powerful Judges Swamping With a Wave of Passionate Packs Emotion
“K-Pop Star 4″ Contestant Lee Jin Ah Leaves Powerful Judges Swamping With A Wave Of Passionate Packs Emotion

“K-Pop Star 4″ Contestant Lee Jin Ah Leaves Powerful Judges Swamping With a Wave of Passionate Packs Emotion

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Park Jin Young said, “I will stop doing music. Honestly, I want to hide.Yang Hyun Suk praised her, “I think this is the power of music. You are able to make a person feel dumb, deaf, and unable to judge you. Compared to the first round, you were ten times better.”

TAHITI Chosen as K-Pop Idols of the 'Hallyu' Wave by Shanghai TV
Tahiti Chosen As K-Pop Idols Of The 'hallyu' Wave By Shanghai Tv

TAHITI Chosen as K-Pop Idols of the 'Hallyu' Wave by Shanghai TV

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TAHITI Chosen as K-Pop Idols of the Hallyu Wave by Shanghai TV Girl group TAHITI has been chosen as the K-Pop idols of the 'hallyu' wave.

The producer for the show commented, "TAHITI has recently received much attention in China and have shown potential to be not only musicians but also an overall star in this industry."

TAHITI's first mini album title song, "Love Sick" also ranked high on the China Yin Yue Tai charts and received many views online. This could be the starting point for TAHITI's fame in China as a K-Pop icon.

EXO Receives the New Asian Artist Group Award at MAMA 2012.
Exo Receives The New Asian Artist Group Award At Mama 2012.

EXO Receives the New Asian Artist Group Award at MAMA 2012.

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EXO wins Best New Asian Group AwardLast night in Hong Kong, MNet crowned the top artists of 2012 via MNet Asian Music Awards. One of the categories up for an award was Best New Asian Artist Group Award.

The category awards the group with a great potential in their music, as well as their stage presence and how they capture the attention of fans and an audience worldwide.

Members of EXO came up to the stage with all 12 members present dominating with their inevitable charms. As EXO-K's leader, Suho, gave his thank you speech on behalf of the Korean side of EXO, Kris gave his speech in Chinese.

MAMA 2012 Winners List: Rounding Up The Best in Asian Music To-Date
Mama 2012 Winners List: Rounding Up The Best In Asian Music To-Date

MAMA 2012 Winners List: Rounding Up The Best in Asian Music To-Date

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OnNovember 30thevening in Hong Kong, MNet crowned the top artists of 2012 via MNet Asian Music Awards.Below is the list of winners for this prestigious event. Winners shown in bold in nominee list.

2PM kicks off 2nd Asian tour with successful Shanghai concert
2Pm Kicks Off 2Nd Asian Tour With Successful Shanghai Concert

2PM kicks off 2nd Asian tour with successful Shanghai concert

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2PM kicked off its second Asian tour dubbed What Time is it? attheMercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China on November 17. In front of 8,000 fans, the group displayed their upgraded masculine and sexy charms.

The six members won Chinese fans hearts by performing various hits like Ill Be Back as well as the members respective solo tracks which were specially prepared for the concert.

2PM shared, Were so happy to meet you at the tour concert. Our hearts are filled up with your love and support. We will do our best to show some great performances in the future.

TaeTiSeo and Taeyeon Nominated for 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards
Taetiseo And Taeyeon Nominated For 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards

TaeTiSeo and Taeyeon Nominated for 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards

News via snsdkorean.com

The 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards will be held on November 30th in Hong Kong this year.  It will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.  Online voting for the artists has started already, so be sure to put your votes in!

Girls Generation-TaeTiSeoBest Female Group Girls Generation-TaeTiSeoBest Global Group (Female) Girls Generation-TaeTiSeo - Artist of the Year

You are allow to vote once a day from now until November 22nd.  So get to it!  Vote here! Instructions taken from wonderfulgeneration.netHow to Vote -Log-in or Sign-up for an Mnet Account to Vote

"2012 Korean Music Wave" concert cancelled due to budget issues
"2012 Korean Music Wave" Concert Cancelled Due To Budget Issues

"2012 Korean Music Wave" concert cancelled due to budget issues

Music News via koreaboo.com

A written apology was released last Saturday, a representative from HH Company stated that even though the entire staff have done their earnest to push through with the concert as planned, the company had no other choice but to cancel it. The representative was further quoted saying, “We totally understand how our decision brings down the audiences, who have chosen our show among other big concerts. We promise to get back on our feet to repay for all the disappointments we have caused."

The"2012 Korean Music Wave" was set to be held at the Incheon World Cup Stadium on September 15th and was supposed to feature artists such as, Super Junior, KARA, Jang Wooyoung, FT Island, 4minute, Teen Top, A Pink, Rainbow, ZE:A, Girl's Day and B.A.P with Lee Hyukjae as the host.

The cancellation of ’2012 Korean Music Wave Festival’ in Incheon made fans of Super Junior’s Leeteuk and others worry
The Cancellation Of ’2012 Korean Music Wave Festival’ In Incheon Made Fans Of Super Junior’S Leeteuk And Others Worry

The cancellation of ’2012 Korean Music Wave Festival’ in Incheon made fans of Super Junior’s Leeteuk and others worry

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HH Company gave their announcement and apology onto the Korean Wave Festival’s official website. They stated that the show put off due to expenses. The sudden cancellation has made many fans angy and disappointed because the artists were well-known idol groups such as KARA, Super Junior, F.T. Island, B.A.P, ZE:A, Boyfriend, Girl’s Day, Rainbow, A Pink, and so on.

Moreover, fans of Super Junior’s Leeteuk have expressed their concern becuase this is the last performance Leeteuk has took the stage  before joining in the military later this year.

One fan commented, “I heard Leeteuk prepared a lot for this as it would probably be his last stage performance before enlisting. This is disappointing.” Another shared, “We won’t be able to see Leeteuk for the next two years. I’m shocked by the cancellation.”

The 2012 Pledis Asian-American Audition in U.S.A is to be held
The 2012 Pledis Asian-American Audition In U.s.a Is To Be Held

The 2012 Pledis Asian-American Audition in U.S.A is to be held

News via en.korea.com

The agency, Pledis, where represents Son Dam Bi, Park Kahi, After School, Orange Caramel, NUEST, and Hello Venus, will hold a special audition to find talented Asian-American artists, who will capture Korea and the world with their music.

The 2012 Pledis Asia-American Audition in U.S.A is to find Asian-Americans, who have various talents to become international K-pop representatives, in any fields, including, singer, actor, and model.

The audition will be held on October 13 and 14 in LA and San Francisco. Additional information about their schedules and audition will be posted on their official Facebook account (//www.facebook.com/pledisNewStar).

Super Junior, FTISLAND, KARA, ZE:A to Join '2012 Korean Music Wave' on September 15!
Super Junior, Ftisland, Kara, Ze:a To Join '2012 Korean Music Wave' On September 15!

Super Junior, FTISLAND, KARA, ZE:A to Join '2012 Korean Music Wave' on September 15!

News via kpopstarz.com

HH Company CEO Lee Hyuk Jae commented, "This is not just any concert. It's a chance to fully enjoy Korean music and culture. We also hope that this will make the city of Incheon a place that people will remember as a city full of culture."