100% surprise fans with their “Summer Hero” MV

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100% have released a special music video for their track "Summer Hero" just for their fans!



The boys officially wrapped up their promotions for "U Beauty", and they"re saying goodbye with this new MV featuring footage from their promotions, album jacket photo shoot, and more. "Summer Hero" is a track from the group"s recent summer album, "Sun Kiss", which was released last month.

Check out 100%"s "Summer Hero" MV above!

A Pink”s Na-Eun, Eunji, and ZE:A”s Siwan head to the Alps for “M-LIMITED”

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A Pink"s Eunji and Na-Eun as well as ZE:A"s Siwan have teamed up to promote "M-LIMITED"s 2014 F/W line!

 

The three idol stars traveled to the highest mountain in the Alps, Mont Blanc, for the outdoor clothing brand"s concept "My own travel note." "M-LIMITED" launched in May of last year and has opened 120 stores so far. 

Check out the CF, making-of, and pictures featuring Eunji, Na-Eun, and Siwan below!

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100% gift fans a special MV for “Summer Hero”

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Recently, 100% has officially wrapped up their promotions for "U Beauty" through a video message. However, seems like the boys are giving their Perfections a little late gift to enjoy.

100% release a special MV for their track "Summer Hero" from their Cool Summer Album "Sunkiss". Compiled in the video are clips during their "U Beauty" promotions, jacket photoshoot, and more.

Enjoy!



Kang Dong Won Reveals He Has Maintained the Same Weight for 12 Years

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Actor Kang Dong Won has made his anticipated return to the big screen with two major pieces, “Kundo: Age of the Rampant” and “My Brilliant Life,” rewarding his fans for the long wait of four years.

Even in the midst of his hectic filming schedule, the star has put great effort into his caring for his figure. Known for his slim body, Kang Dong Won revealed he went through a rough period of gaining and losing weight for his two movies.

“Before we started filming ["My Brilliant Life"], I gained ten kilograms (22 pounds). For my character in ‘Kundo,’ I got down to 64 kilograms (141 pounds), but right after wrapping it up, I put on a lot of weight and weighed 74 kilograms (163). I was on my heaviest since filming the movie ‘M,’ when I also weighed that much

Girls’ Generation’s Sunny Asks SONE Not to Be Their Shield

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On August 28, Girls’ Generation‘s Sunny uploaded a photo of herself and her fans on her personal Instagram. With this photo, she included a sincere message towards SONE, the official fan club of Girls Generation.

She said, “SONE…Just for today I’m going to be an idol and embarrassingly say…I love you. Thank you for always being around us. But now you don’t always have to be behind us quietly. And you don’t always have to be our shield, and being hurt for us. Please be by our side like a friend, like family, and like a member of Girls Generation. I’m always thankful and I love you.” She continued, “You know that nothing that tear up the time that Girls Generation and SONE have been together, right? We’ve always been thankful, and still continuing to be thankful, and will always be thankful in the future

Jay Park Reveals the Album Cover for “EVOLUTION”

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Jay Park has been actively releasing sneak peaks to his soon-to-be launched 2nd full length album “EVOLUTION.” On August 27, he updated his Twitter account with the album cover of “EVOLUTION”.

The profile shot of Jay Park on the cover draws an authentically artistic element, as it is sketched and layered with symbolic graphics. Jay Park has recently made public statements on how his 2nd album will be both personal and genuine. His comeback is highly anticipated, for it has been well over 18 months since his first album. He has tenaciously took part in producing and creating all 17 tracks of his 2nd album, and is determined to present his ingenuous personality as an artist. Read more about it here.

Jay Park’s 2nd album, “EVOLUTION,” will officially launch on September 1

The Best and Worst Remake Dramas Based on Viewer Ratings Revealed

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A huge part of the Korean drama industry has been taken over by remakes of foreign dramas and anime. An example of a recent remake would be MBC’s “Fated to Love You,” which is an adaptation of a Taiwanese drama of a similar name. Recently, a list of the Best three and Worst three drama remakes were made:

“It doesn’t get any better than this” Best 3

The top remake of all time is 2009 KBS drama “Boys Over Flowers,” which brought upon a worldwide F4 syndrome with a best rating of 33.5% and an average rating of 28.5%. It started Goo Hye Sun, Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Joon, and Kim Bum. “Boys Over Flowers” was a remake of a Japanese manga of the same name. Just like it gathered an enormous amount of popularity as a manga, the drama adaptation brought much success as well

T.O.P comments on Honey Lee almost becoming a 2NE1 member in the past

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Big Bang"s T.O.P revealed he first met his "Tazza 2" co-star Honey Lee when she was a YG Entertainment trainee.



During an interview with the cast of "Tazza 2" on the August 27th broadcast of SBS" "One Night of TV Entertainment", Shin Se Kyung asked Honey Lee, "When you heard that you"ll be starring in a romance film with [T.O.P], how did you feel?" Honey Lee answered, "I felt good... I remember [T.O.P] from when I was in high school, so when I met him again as an actor, I thought as an actress myself that he became a very sexy and really well-grown actor."


T.O.P recalled, "Honestly, Honey noona used to be a YG trainee, and she almost became a member of 2NE1

Winner Grabs Second Win on “M!Countdown” with “Empty” + Performances

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Hotly rising rookie group Winner has won no.1 for the second time on “M!Countdown” with their debut album title track “Empty.” The group went against SHINee‘s Taemin and his solo debut track, “Danger.”

Winner was not there to accept the award and a pre-recorded performance of “Empty” was broadcast.

Other performers this week were JJCC, Laboum, Red Velvet, Ladies’ Code, Royal Pirates, Park Bo Ram, BTS, BESTie, Say Yes, Boys Republic, Sunny Hill, SISTAR, Zhang Liyin, 4Ten, and HIGH4.

Winner winning at end of video:

Winner “Empty”

SISTAR “I Swear”

Red Velvet “Happiness”

Super Junior release two video teasers for MAMACITA (아야야) ahead of 7th album

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Super Junior has announced the release of their 7th album ‘MAMACITA’ with two new video teasers for the title track, including a concept version and dance version.

SMTOWN describes ’MAMACITA(AYAYA)’ as “an Urban New Jack Swing genre song, with drum sound based on rhythmical Indian Percussion and piano melody”. 

The MV is the work of the renowned ZANYBROS, and features the members taking on various character roles:

Leeteuk: Wanted Thief Siwon: Sheriff Sungmin: Deputy Director of a Bank Shindong: Blacksmith Eunhyuk: Bullfighter Ryeowook: Barber Donghae: Bounty Hunter Kyuhyun: Gambler Heechul: Bartender Kangin: Fruit Shop Owner

A ‘mamacita’ is a Spanish word defined as the following:

(Latin America, slang) babe, hottie (sexually attractive woman)

It promises to be an immensely entertaining MV and concept!

MAMACITA will be released online on the 29th August with Super Junior making their comeback performance on KBS ‘Music Bank’ on the same day

Super Junior Says Winning in Music Shows is Not Important

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Hallyu kings Super Junior are making their much-awaited comeback for their 7th album “Mamacita” after two years of doing individual activities.

Leader Leeteuk, especially, expressed how much he waited for this moment to arrive and said, “I have really anticipated this moment. I have worried about when I will be able to be on stage together with my members, and the moment has finally arrived.” Member Shindong agreed, saying, “I have waited so much to do promotions again. First and foremost, doing music is the foundation of Super Junior. As much as the fans have anticipated our comeback, we’ve prepared a lot, too.”

Leeteuk explained that a lot of things have changed now that they are nearing their tenth anniversary in the industry, and one of those things is being ambitious for awards

“My Spring Day” releases a new still cut of Sooyoung + official trailer video

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Sooyoung shows her motherly side in a new still cut for MBC"s upcoming drama "My Spring Day".

The photo disclosed the scene when Lee Bom Yi(Sooyoung) first met the two children of Kang Dong Ha(Kam Woo Sung). It was said that before the shoot was taken, Sooyoung tried to approach and get close to the children first, which later made the scene come out natural and beautiful just like a family portrait.

"My Spring Day" tells the story of a woman named Lee Bom Yi who gets to live a new life after going through a heart transplant surgery. One day she encounters Kang Dong Ha who is a single father of two children and was the husband of her heart donor. They will eventually fall in love with each other as Kang Dong Ha later notices how Lee Bom Yi shares many similar traits with his late wife.

The drama will follow "Fated To Love You" and broadcast on September 10th

Yoo Hee Yeol Leaves “SNL Korea,” Yoo Se Yoon to Take Over

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Musician Yoo Hee Yeol will be bidding farewell to the viewers of tvN’s “SNL Korea.”

According to sources in the industry, the artist will be leaving the show this week, nearly a year after joining the cast in last September.

At the time, Yoo Hee Yeol replaced anchor Choi Il Goo as the host of “Weekend Update,” and from the fifth season onwards, he has hosted the corner “People Update.”

Due to being busy with his next album and personal matters, Yoo Hee Yeol decided to depart from the show, and his final appearance will take place on August 30.

The empty spot will be filled by comedian Yoo Se Yoon, who is known for his witty and daring wordplay. According to the news, “People Update” will undergo a complete transformation following the addition of the new host, with everything from the name to the setting being changed

T-ara’s Eunjung Sheds 10 Kilograms through Strict Pilates Training

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T-ara‘s Eunjung recently displayed her beautiful and healthy body in a fitness photo spread for bnt International. Over the past six months, she shed 10 kg through a strict diet and training both through pilates and a personal trainer.

The T-ara member said that if she regarded this training as ordinary weight loss training, she would have described it as rigorous and difficult, but because she approached the training with an appreciation for her body and mind, she saw this experience as rather pleasant and enjoyable.

The staffs in witness praised and complimented her for her hard work and the successful results; seeing Eunjung execute the movements and poses with ease and with little supervision, they could tell how hard she worked

Performances from August 28th “M! Countdown”!

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Mnet"s "M! Countdown" is back for its weekly show featuring performances by your favorite artists! 


On this episode, JJCC came back with "One Way", LABOUM made their debut with "Pit-a-Pat", Zhang Li Yin returned with "Agape", Royal Pirates made their comeback with "Love Toxic", HIGH4 made a comeback with "Headache", BESTie came back with "I Need You", SISTAR followed up with "I Swear", and 4TEN debuted with "Tornado".

[Winner will be updated.]

Other performers of the night were Sunny Hill, Park Bo Ram, BTS, Ladies" Code, Boys Republic, Say Yes, WINNER, and Red Velvet.

Check out the performances below!




WINNER

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COMEBACK: JJCC

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COMEBACK: Zhang Li Yin

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COMEBACK: Royal Pirates

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COMEBACK: HIGH4

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COMEBACK: BESTie
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FOLLOW-UP: SISTAR

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DEBUT: LABOUM



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DEBUT: 4TEN

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Sunny Hill

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Park Bo Ram



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BTS

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Ladies" Code



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Boys Republic



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Say Yes
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WINNER
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Red Velvet


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Teen Top reveals official title track for “EXITO”

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Not long ago, Teen Top had revealed a mini guessing game for fans all around the world to participate in – guessing which song is their title track! Polaroids from each member provided clues to the correct answer, though by the game’s end, only four participants had succeeded within the limited time range.

Teen Top’s agency TOP Media, posting on their official Facebook, explained that as more fans had participated than they originally expected, and several answering correctly, they decided to release the answer a little early. It turned out to be “Not Easy” (쉽지않아), 쉽지않아쉽지않아 in which six lucky contestants have been rewarded for getting the correct answer. Rewards remain a mystery, as directions simply told the winners to e-mail back with certain pieces of personal information

Teen Top reveals official title track and announces 4 winners of the guessing game

By in News posted Oct August 29th, 2014 No comments

Not long ago, Teen Top had revealed a mini guessing game for fans all around the world to participate in – guessing which song is their title track! Polaroids from each member provided clues to the correct answer, though by the game’s end, only four participants had succeeded within the limited time range.

Teen Top’s agency TOP Media, posting on their official Facebook, explained that as more fans had participated than they originally expected, and several answering correctly, they decided to release the answer a little early. It turned out to be “Not Easy” (쉽지않아), 쉽지않아쉽지않아 in which six lucky contestants have been rewarded for getting the correct answer. Rewards remain a mystery, as directions simply told the winners to e-mail back with certain pieces of personal information

Super Junior Is Back! Drops Fun and Addictive “Mamacita” MV

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Rejoice, Elf! It’s finally here.

Super Junior is back, with their fun and exciting music video for “Mamacita,” the title track of their seventh album of the same name. The new album is the group’s first comeback in over two years, since the release of “Sexy, Free & Single” in July of 2012. The title track is “an Urban New Jack Swing genre song, with drum sound based on rhythmical Indian Percussion and piano melody.”

The music video for “Mamacita” is a fun treat, with the members playing various roles in a Wild West setting. The members do what they do bet- bring together fun, sexy, humor, and style all together.

Super Junior will release the full album of “Mamacita” this coming August 29 on various online music sites

Yoo Seung Woo signals his comeback with “Everyone Else But Me” MV

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Singer Yoo Seung Woo will be making a comeback with his first full-length album on September 4!



CJ E&M signaled Yoo Seung Woo"s return with his music video for "Everyone Else But Me", one of ten tracks on his upcoming self-titled album. Title track "Everyone Else But Me" tells the perspective of a single person who feels like everyone else is in a relationship.

A rep stated, "As all the songs were created by Yoo Seung Woo, the album is filled with Yoo Seung Woo"s boyish emotions and musical color. You"ll be able to listen to how much he"s matured."

Watch Yoo Seung Woo"s "Everyone Else But Me" MV above!

Super Junior releases “MAMACITA” MV

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After a long hiatus, Super Junior kickstarts their upcoming comeback promotions with the release of the official music video for “MAMACITA”!

Teasing fans with their video teasers and highlight medley over the past few days, Super Junior unveils the full music video for their comeback track, “MAMACITA.” The music video follows the cowboy concept from the previous teasers which features the members in unique roles in a small Western town.

Super Junior will release their 7th album online tonight followed by their first comeback stage on KBS “Music Bank” tomorrow.

Source: SMTOWN