Yang Hyun Suk Explains the Secret to IU’s Popularity

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Yang Hyun Suk, the CEO of YG Entertainment, has shared his opinion on the popularity of female soloist IU.

On the November 23 episode of SBS’ “K-Pop Star 4,” contestant Park Yoon Ha impressed the judges with her promising singing skills. Yang Hyun Suk, one of the three judges of the show, said, “You have said that you like clean and pure singers like IU, Younha, and Akdong Musician. I have figured out why IU is so popular.”

“IU’s is able to express appropriately. Instead of singing like a singer, she gives the impression of your ex-girlfriend singing,” Yang Hyun Suk explained.

“Park Yoon Ha, if you polish your skills a bit more and find your own style like IU, you will be able to sing with a much more charming voice,” the judge advised the contestant

Bangtan Boys and Vietnamese THANH collaborate for “Danger” (Mo-Blue-Mix) MV

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Vietnamese artist THANH (Thanh Bui) offered a collaboration project with Bangtan Boys, and result was just released.

THANH wrote the English lyrics of Bangtan Boys" song "Danger." A music video was revealed featuring the "Mo-Blu-Mix" of "Danger."

Watch below:

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SOURCE: ibighit

Yoo Jae Suk Tells Kim Jong Kook to Stop Singing Ballads on “Running Man”?

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Yoo Jae Suk gave his fellow cast mate Kim Jong Kook some hilarious advice on the latest episode of SBS’ “Running Man.”

On the November 23 episode of the popular variety show, the members turned into aliens from another planet and participated in various challenges to earn a return ticket to their home galaxy. For a more authentic experience, each member put on a hilarious costume that matched their unique charms as aliens.

While moving to the next mission location, Yoo Jae Suk said to Kim Jong Kook, “For you next album, use this concept for your promotions.”

“Isn’t this your first time wearing such outfit after Turbo? It is time to wear these clothes again,” Yoo Jae Suk continued, and finally made everyone laugh by telling Kim Jong Kook, “Stop wearing T-shirts that are about to burst, and stop singing ballads!”

See also: ‘Monday Couple’ Reunites for a Snack Mission on “Running Man”

At last MR.MR drops “I Promise You” MV (Disneyland version)

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Boy group MR.MR made their fans" wish came true.
MR.MR. fans finally made a music video for the song "I Promise You" that was released more than a year ago. Since then, their fans wanted to see its MV. 
Now, MR.MR dropped the long awaited MV, and they call it the Disneyland version because it was recorded at Tokyo Disneyland.

 Watch below:

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HI SUHYUN”s MV for “I”m Different” hits 2M views

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On the official Facebook of YG Family, they proudly announced that HI SUHYUN’s music video for "I’m Different" reached two million views.

It was on November 18th when the MV was uploaded on YouTube, and as of this writing it already has more than 2.5 million views.

Here"s the MV:

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SOURCE: YG Family Facebook

DJ Flashfinger reveals “Owl Vision After Movie” MV

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DJ Flashfinger dropped the music video for "Owl Vision After Movie."
The setting shows the night life of Koreans. The electronic beat made the crowd go gaga. 
DJ Flashfinger just ended his first American tour. He stopped in Los Angeles, California and Seattle, Washington.

Watch below:

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‘Monday Couple’ Reunites for a Snack Mission on “Running Man”

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Gary and Song Ji Hyo, the one and only ‘Monday Couple,’ reunited for a special mission on the latest episode of SBS’ “Running Man.”

On the November 23 episode of the show, the members dressed up as shiny and mysterious aliens from another world. In order to return to their home planet, the aliens had to complete challenging missions.

After successfully completing the first mission, in which the members had to create a ‘mystery circle,’ the aliens were given their next challenge. The second mission was to eat 100 pieces of chips rolling down from the conveyor belt. To make everything even more challenging, the members were prohibited from using their hands in the process.

When it was time for Song Ji Hyo to try her luck, Gary stepped in to assist his partner and placed Song Ji Hyo’s head on his knees while tightly grasping her head with his hands

[VIDEO] f(x) Proves That They’re Variety Pros on AS4U!

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This week on KBS’s “A Song For You” it was time for Amber’s groupmates to shine! She and the other MCs, Super Junior’s Kangin and BTOB’s Sungjae, were joined by f(x) members Victoria and Luna. Luna and Victoria proved to be variety veterans and made the episode equal parts hilarious and impressive.

Even though Soompi providing KBS our Weekly Music Chart should be enough of a reason to watch, it doesn’t hurt to let you know all of the other great aspects of the episode that you need to see!

1. Sungjae’s crush on Sulli and Krystal – can he choose just one?

 Who knew Sungjae was an f(x) fanboy? He’s definitely regretting admitting it though – since neither of his favorites were present at the filming and his preferences left the rest of f(x) a little… bitter

HI SUHYUN and Bobby Look Close Behind-the-Scenes of “I’m Different” Music Video

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YG Entertainment‘s new unit HI SUHYUN recently released a behind-the-scenes video for their “I’m Different” music video. The clip features exclusive interviews of each member.

Lee Hi expressed that acting was not her forte, but that through playing a role for her “I’m Different” music video, she was able to build confidence and slowly break out of her shell. iKON’s Bobby said he was surprised at how funny and cheerful Lee Hi was, and that he was able to become closer with her while acting in the music video.

AKMU‘s Lee Suhyun talked about her friendship with Bobby, saying that they bicker with each other like a brother and sister would

“Dad! Where Are We Going” Jung Woong In’s Daughter Da Yoon Puts On a Mean Game Face

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On the November 23 episode of “Dad! Where Are You Going,” the families on the show got together for a field day.

Jung Woong In and his daughters Se Yoon, So Yoon, and Da Yoon all participated in the field day, and of the three, Da Yoon was chosen as the mascot. When she got her costume on, Da Yoon was ready to go and put on her game face, ready to stare her competitors down, and like father like daughter, Da Yoon puts on quite the intimidating look.

You can watch the field day with the “Dad! Where Are We Going?” kids on SoompiTV!

Song Min Gook Melts Hearts by Feeding Lee Seo Eon on “Superman Returns”

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Is there anything more adorable than Song Il Gook‘s son, Min Gook, taking care of Lee Hwi Jae‘s son, Seo Eon, like a real older brother?

In the latest episode of KBS2TV’s “Superman Returns,” TV personality Lee Hwi Jae and his twins, Seo Eon and Seo Jun, visited the home of actor Song Il Gook and his triplets, Dae Han, Min Gook, and Man Se.

When it was time for lunch, the five toddlers were put in high chairs and served their meals. While the triplets were enjoying their lunch, Seo Eon started playing with his food, and finally, he ended up dropping the tray on the floor. Confused and taken aback by the sudden accident, Seo Eon turned to his right and tried making eye-contact with Min Gook

Actor Joo Sang Wook to Appear on SBS’ “Healing Camp”

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‘Rom-Com King’ Joo Sang Wook has been confirmed to appear on SBS’ talk show, “Healing Camp.”

The episode featuring the star will air on November 24, and it will mark Joo Sang Wook’s first appearance on “Healing Camp” since October 2013.

Currently starring on SBS’ weekend drama “ Birth of a Beauty ,” the charming actor will reveal his love for comfort food in the special episode entitled ‘Midnight Snack Camp.’

In the recently unveiled behind-the-scenes photos, the actor is cutting up vegetables like a pro and looking handsome in his sleek clothing.

In addition to Joo Sang Wook, the late night cooking session will be joined by TV personality Kim Gwang Gyu, actor/singer Yoon Sang Hyun, and professional chef Baek Jong Won

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – November Week 4

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No. 1 and 2 switched places again this week as Epik High’s “Happen Ending” returned to the top spot and bumped BEAST’s “12:30” back to No. 2. These two songs are neck in neck in all the music charts and once again, the top spot is determined by our Soompi Airplay as Epik High is the hotter trending artist last week. Congratulations to Epik High.

Yoon Hyun Sang’s duet with IU “When Would It Be” remains a distant third this week so the top three are the same songs as last week.

There are two new songs in the top 10 this week. Just below the top three is MC Mong’s first top 10 hit in more than five years. The controversial rapper recently returns to the music scene releasing his sixth album, appropriately titled “Miss Me Or Diss Me

Lee Jung Sung

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Name: 이정성 / Lee Jung Sung (Lee Jeong Seong)
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1963

TV Shows

Noriko Goes to Seoul (KBS2, 2011)
Home Sweet Home (MBC, 2010)
The Return of Iljimae (MBC, 2009)
Boys Before Flowers (KBS2, 2009) cameo
Yi San (MBC, 2007)
That Summer Typhoon (SBS, 2005)
The Immortal Lee Soon-Shin (KBS1, 2004)


Herb (2007)
Hanbando (2006)
Monopoly (2006)
Scary Hair (2005)
Marathon (2004)
Shinsukki Blues (2004)
Tube (2003)
Phone (2002)
Poison (1997)

HI SUHYUN and iKON”s Bobby share more adorkable moments in “I”m Different” making-of film

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HI SUHYUN and iKON"s Bobby had an absolute blast filming the music video for "I"m Different"!

Although HI SUHYUN don"t win their crush"s heart in the official MV, the girls do have Bobby and everyone else on set happily soaking up their infectious charms. In behind-the-scenes footage from the set of "I"m Different" the girls use their down time to keep warm and have fun. There seem to be even more great scenes that didn"t make the cut in the official video, but are shared for fans who just can"t get enough of HI SUHYUN and Bobby.

Despite filming in frigid temperatures, the trio never lose their smiles or cheerfulness. Check out all their antics above!

Jo In Sung Gets Invite from “Roommate” PD to Join the Show

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Actor Jo In Sung, who recently appeared in the drama “It’s Okay, It’s Love,” has recently been invited by “Roommate” producer Park Sang Hyuk to join the show.

PD Park Sang Hyuk was asked in an interview by OSEN regarding which artists he sent love calls to join the reality program “Roommate.” The producer mentioned Jo In Sung and said, “Seeing the drama ‘It’s Okay, It’s Love,” he was able to experience homesharing beforehand.”

The producer explained the reason that he chose the actor Jo In Sung as the celebrity he wants to cast in “Roommate.” “I thought, wouldn’t it be more fun if he actually does it (home sharing) personally?,” PD Park Sang Hyuk said

“Misaeng” Records Over 7 Percent in Ratings, Will Set New Viewer Ratings Pledges

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Misaeng,” starring Im Siwan, Lee Sung Min, Kang Sora, and Kang Ha Neul, has continuously been recording outstanding ratings. According to Nielsen Korea on November 23, the November 22 episode of the show had an average viewer rating of 6.3 percent, and peaked at 7.8 percent.

The ratings for “Misaeng” has been on a steady incline, and the show has been number one in its time slot for cable, satellite, and IPTV for eight weeks straight.

tvN said, “We’re really fired up about the ratings. We’re currently planning more viewer rating pledges for the end of the year.”

Watch “Misaeng” on SoompiTV!

Block B Set to Come Back With New Album in Mid January 2015

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BBCs, here’s some good news for you!

Block B, who held their second solo concert “2014 BLOCKBUSTER REMASTERING” in Seoul on November 22, has announced that they will be making their comeback very soon!

During the ending performance, Block B shared good news to their fans and said, “We’ll let you hear some good news. We are currently preparing hard. With a new appearance, Block B will be a group that would be hard to miss and will be closer than ever. We will come back with a new album and performance next year.”

Through a video, the goup’s statement was confirmed as the audience were given a hint on the group’s upcoming comeback track which translates in English to “I’ll Hold Your Hand and Sleep

Sohee transforms into a cat for “Sure” magazine

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Former Wonder Girls member Ahn Sohee transformed into a mysterious cat in her latest photo-shoot for Sure magazine’s December issue.

With the help of eyeliner, mascara, and eyeshadow, Sohee completed her transformation by using eye makeup to change her eyes to slant into a feline look. The winged tip eyeliner draws her eyes out, while the bright, colorful eye shadow emphasizes the feline shape of her eyes. Her curled eyelashes dipper with mascara complete the look.

Sohee pulled her luscious hair back from her face, allowing the focus to be drawn to her eyes and milky skin. She also matches the colors of her eyeliner with the color of her fall fashion shirts.

In other news, Sohee has been confirmed for tvN’s upcoming romantic comedy drama Heart to Heart, where she will act as the younger sister of the main lead character

Henry Gets Grilled and Teased About Ex-Girlfriend on “Real Men”

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On today’s episode of “Real Men,” Super Junior-M’s Henry has become victim to the other soldiers’ teases and jokes as they brought up the ex-girlfriend that Henry talked about in the previous episodes.

After shyly talking about his only ex-girlfriend in the previous episodes of “Real Men,” Henry’s fellow soldiers asked some more questions about Henry’s past relationship and teased the young singer, saying that he’s a player.

Because of the other soldiers’ prodding, the soldiers successfully got a confession from Henry who said, “We were just school mates.” And upon hearing the name of his former girlfriend, Henry’s face turned red, making him an even bigger target for his co-soldiers who wanted to tease him even more