After this, reactions from netizens were varied with comments saying “Park Tae Joon’s picture and Ji Yeon’s picture still look the same,” “Maybe they’re purposely changing the upload date,” “Are they friends?” “Their [Tae Joon’s and Ji Yeon’s] netizens are incredible,” “Are they together?“.
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Lee Jong-suk and Kim Woo-bin's Friendship is More Beautiful Than Ko Nam-Soon and Park Heung-Soo From "School 2013"
Lee and Kim have been friends since they were models. Kim debuted in 2008 as a fashion model under the name of Kim Hyeon-joong. He said, "Lee Jong-suk was already a model when I got there. He was a senior so I used to bow to him".
Kim Woo-bin followed Lee Jong-suk into acting and have been good friends ever since. Kim Woo-bin also made a surprise appearance at Lee Jong-suk"s fan meeting last year.
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.
J.Y. Park has close to 50 #1 hit songs in his music bank including songs he wrote for his former and current JYPE artists Rain, Wonder Girls, 2AM, 2PM, miss A, GOT7, as well as overseas artists including SMAP (Japan), F4 and Jacky Cheung (China), Will Smith, Mase, and Cassie (U.S.), just to name a few.
Second on the list was Cho Young Soo, third was YG‘s Teddy Park, fourth was SM‘s Yoo Young Jin, and fifth was Big Bang‘s G-Dragon.
EXO's Suho Appears with Korean President Park Geun Hye at the Seoul Arts Center in Honor of the Group's Success in 2013
(Photo : KBS news) (Photo : KBS News)On January 3, EXOleader Suhoappeared beside South Korean President Park Geun Hye at the Seoul Arts Center.
During a New Year's greeting and short speech about the advancement of the arts in 2013 and South Korea's investment in the future of cultural artistry in the coming year and beyond, Suho stood alongside the President as she addressed the media and attendees at the annual event.
The Seoul Arts Center's 2014 kick-off soiree was attended by influential media and entertainment professionals as well as some of the nation's greatest cultural icons and artistic minds.
SHINee’s Minho, Choi Jin Hyuk, Park Seo Joon, and More Compete for New Male Actor Award at 2013 MBC Drama Awards
MBC Drama Awards announced the nominees for New Male Actor, and it seems like this year will be a tough competition.
On December 26, MBC representatives announced the nominees: Park Seo Joon for “I Summon You, Gold,” Oh Chang Suk for “Aurora Princess,” Lee Sang Yeob for “A Little Love Never Hurts,” SHINees Minho for “Medical Top Team, and Choi Jin Hyuk for Gu Family Book.
Furthermore, for the congratulatory performance, SHINee will perform for the first time “Green Rain,” the ost for the drama “The Queen’s Classroom.” Fans can expect the special stage as the five member group will perform with the child actors of the drama.
On December 21, the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) held their annual year-end awards ceremony and honored some of South Korea's biggest stars for their entertainment contributions this year.
The 2013 KBS Entertainment Awardswere held in Seoul at the KBS New Wing Open Hall on Saturday night and many popular stars took home trophies for their work in television over the past year.
Several K-Pop singers were counted amongst the list of winners this year including TVXQ member Changmin, Korean-American singer John Park, and SISTAR's Bora.
Actors Park Shin Hye and Kim Woo Bin won the most popular overseas actress and actor award and attended the '2013 Anhui TV Drama Awards' on December 18.
Park Shin Hye, who is already very popular in China, wore a black dress and expressed her thanks with her fluent Chinese. She also sang the OST she sang for the drama, "The Heirs" and received a huge response.
Local media stated that Park Shin Hye has been a popular celebrity in China and that they were happy that she won the award. She will be holding interviews before heading to Japan on December 20 for her fan meeting.
Kim Woo Bin, who debuted as a model in 2008, appeared in KBS 2TV's drama "School 2013" in the beginning of this year, where he first rose to popularity. As of late, he's been starring in SBS' popular drama "The Heirs," and is being nicknamed a 'youth star'. Although Kim Woo Bin played a student in both dramas, he showed two completely different styles of acting, and showed off a unique charm for each. Kim Woo Bin was appropriately crowned this year's #1 star.
Yoo Yeon Seok, who debuted with "Old Boy" in 2003, more recently appeared in MBC drama "Gu Family Book," and has been nicknamed a 'professional villain actor.' He recently switched it up and surprised the audience with his transformation into a tender man in the drama "Respond 1994". He's one of the stars we're thankful for, especially because he's successfully grown into a great actor. We can look forward to more of his melo- acting.
Idol group ZE:A's non-existent member Park Hyungsik, who has been nicknamed 'baby soldier', was also chosen as 2013's big star. Park Hyungsik has been appearing on MBC's "Real Man" since last summer, and is counted as one of the stars that have been raised by the army. Since then, Park Hyungsik has gone from 'side' to 'center' even within ZE:A, and even has other small victories, such as being chosen to be the exclusive model of an outdoor clothing brand.
While T-ara is wrapping up promotions for Number 9, they are already preparing for their next comeback with “2013 What Should I do,” on December 2. Their agency, Core Contents Media, have begun teasing the new track by releasing Jiyeon’s teaser image today.
In Jiyeon’s teaser, the tears in her eyes look like they’re about to fall at any second now, while she works the messed-up look with chin-length hair. The two pictures look the same at first glance, but each conveys a different feeling.
T-ara’s new song “2013 What Should I Do” features the T-ara members’ natural acting, and a unique musical-like dance. The music video will also be shot in a musical format.
M! Countdown Highlight: Duo Trouble Maker Beats Park Ji Yoon as They Win #1 on the November 7, 2013 Episode + Performance Recap
Whoa the ladies of AOA brought their wings this time as they sang "Confused."While their wardrobe was black, the girls can play bad as well good.Though ladies, you cannot be both and play two face here; you are either pure and sweet or seductress inside.Unless, you can be both?Fans of AOA, you decide.Great performance from the rank number 12 ladies this week.Crowd screamed and truly loved their performance.
Yoo Seung Woo is saying "U Who" with his great vocal and guitar skills.The song is cute and about a young teenager finding his first love.Crowd truly enjoyed it by screaming as he ranks number 11 this week.
U-KISS came out to say "She's Mine" has the females screamed all throughout their performance.The guys rank number 15 this week due to their smooth choreography.