It seems like Girl’s Day’s Yura has always received a lot of popularity even before she debuted.
On yesterday’s broadcast of KBS‘ variety show “Happy Together 3“, Yura revealed that she received various offers from a whopping 40 agencies.
The Girl’s Day member explained: “Before I debuted, I uploaded a video of myself dancing on my personal blog and a lot of people apparently saw and liked it, which in turn made 40 (entertainment) agencies reached out to contact me.”
Yura further elaborated that these agencies were very interested in making her a celebrity and they tried persuading her by mentioning the other celebrities that were signed in their respective company at that time.
Meanwhile, Girl’s Day’s Yura is currently on the virtual marriage program “We Got Married” with actor Hong Jong Hyun and on last week’s episode, they went on a date at Hong Suk Chun’s restaurant
Once again, MBLAQ"s maknae, Mir, showed off his impressive abs by taking his shirt off in a photo shoot with "Men"s Health."
Suiting the branding of the magazine, he shows a very active and healthy image as he jumps over walls, goes skateboarding, and does more arduous activities that make his skin glow.
Check out the sporty and manly photo shoot below that will show another side to the cute maknae.
Added episode 2 captures for the Korean drama "My Secret Hotel" (2014)Directed by Hong Jong-chanWritten by Kim Do-hyeon, Kim Ye-ri-IINetwork : tvNWith Yoo In-na, Jin I-han, Nam Goong-min, Lee Young-eun, Ha Yeon-joo, Choi Jung-won,...16 episodes - Mon, Tue 23:00SynopsisA killer romance about an unprecedented killing that occurs when Sang-hyo and Hae-yeong reunite as bride and wedding manager in the best hotel there is in Korea.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/08/18
WINNER makes their first win for “Empty” on today’s episode of Mnet’s “M! Countdown”!
On the August 21st episode of “M! Countdown,” WINNER, Taemin and Park Boram staged their hot debut performances for their respective title tracks. WINNER started their first perofmrnace with an introduction followed by their title tracks, “Colour Ring” and “Empty,” while Park Boram graced the stage for “Beautiful.” Taemin, on the other hand, performed his title track “Danger” and also showcased a special performance of “Pretty Boy” featuring EXO’s Kai.
Along with the hot debut stages comes the comebacks featuring BTS with “Danger,” Stellar with “Mask,” KARA with “Mamma Mia,” Sunny Hill with “Once in Summer” and AlphaBAT with “Oh My Gosh!”
Coming through the encore part of the show, Block B and WINNER were nominees for this week’s trophy
4minute and SISTAR were the special guests on the August 21 installment of MBC"s "Stargazing."
On this day, 4minute"s Gayoon revealed that she was considering gaining some weight. She said, "I had quite a lot of popularity in Brazil when I was plump. However, after losing weight, that popularity dissipated. I think I"m going to need to gain weight again," making everyone laugh.
In addition, HyunA was asked about her relationship with her Trouble Maker partner, Hyunseung by a fan. She said, "I don"t think there"s anything to say in response."
After hearing that response, the fan named Robbie, explained that there was a lot of skin ship in their performances, but her response was making him feel less certain about it
Added episode 12 captures for the Korean drama "Temptation" (2014)Directed by Park Yeong-soo-IWritten by Han Ji-hoonNetwork : SBSWith Choi Ji-woo, kwon Sang-woo, Park Ha-seon, Lee Jeong-jin, Yoon Ah-jeong, Lee Jung-shin,...Mon, Tue 22:00SynopsisA married man recieves a large amount of money from another woman to pay off his debt and leaves himself in her hands.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/07/14
KARA - "DAY AND NIGHT" ALBUM AND MV REVIEW KARA
is back! Following rumors of a breakup after the departure of Nicole
, they rounded out their group to four members with Youngji
, the winner of the "Kara Project
" audition show. This is their first album featuring the new lineup.
The mini-album kicks off with "Live
," a smooth R&B composition that almost makes me think of Las Vegas show tune music. I can almost see the girls strutting across an elaborate stage set with canes tucked under their arms. And the "lights, camera, action
" pre-chorus makes me think this was entirely intentional. An upbeat, cheery song and easy on the ears.
," the title track, is bolstered by a frantic synth riff and a repeated catchy chorus typical of the Duble Sidekick
Behind-the-scenes stills of Lee Jeong-jin and Park Ha-seon have been revealed.
The eleventh episode of the SBS drama "Temptation" showed Kang Min-woo (Lee Jeong-jin) proposing to Na Hong-joo (Park Ha-seon).
This was where the feelings they had for each other surfaced. However, this proposal was done in a more affectionate and bitter atmosphere rather than in a romantic mood setting.
Pictures of the scene show the two characters in rehearsal. They are smiling brightly.
Before the take, Park Ha-seon and Lee Jeong-jin traced their lines and steps carefully in order to create the best scene. They were serious about it until they loosened up and started joking to each other, once again.
According to a source on site, Park Ha-seon and Lee Jeong-jin are always working hard to make every scene perfect
GOT7 were being their goofy selves while backstage for their comeback stage rehearsal at "Inkigayo
" on the 3rd episode of "Real GOT7" season 2!
Some of the highlights of the episode are Jackson acting out how J.Y. Park scolded him when recording "A", the members dancing backstage with JB flashing his armpits, and Jr. sharing that he wants to learn how to be cute from 2PM"s Wooyoung.
Check out the fun antics in the 3rd episode above!
The five members of B1A4 revealed a side of themselves that has never been seen before for a pictorial in fashion magazine W Korea.
W Korea spent a total of 24 hours with the group and was able to capture various aspects of B1A4’s time in Tokyo, Japan, as well as the behind the scenes story of their busy schedule, for the magazine’s September issue.
After the group finishing up their performance at KCON 2014’s Mnet “M!Countdown Two Nights in LA” concert, they were flown to Japan to continue with their hectic schedules. Cameras followed B1A4 to give fans a sneak peek into the members’ hidden side—from before and after stepping on stage for their Tokyo fan meeting, to when they were having fun in their hotel. W Korea also unveiled a number of B-cuts from the photo shoot as well
MBLAQ"s Lee Joon and Tiny-G"s Dohee will be working together on a mini-drama in the special, "Infinite Dream MBC," for the opening of MBC"s new building in Sangam-dong.
The two will be playing a couple in "MBC DREAM," a mini-drama especially created by MBC to create an image out of their desire to approach their viewers. In addition, Yunho and Jung Il Woo of current MBC hit drama, "The Night Watchman," expressed their sadness at not being able to attend the congratulatory event due to their busy schedules, so will relay their congratulations when "Infinite Dream MBC" visits them on set.
The special "Infinite Dream MBC," including Lee Joon and Dohee"s mini-drama, will air on September 1
Girl"s Day"s Yura already showed her amazing drawing skills through a sketch of Elsa from "Frozen," but she impressed once again on the August 21 installment of KBS 2TV"s "Happy Together 3" with her sketch of MC Yoo Jae Suk that was spot on! In addition, as mentioned in the preview article for this episode, Yura also elaborated on how she came to be contacted by 40 agencies.
The MCs asked how she got to debut in a girl group. She explained that she had only done art because people told her she was so good at it. She went on to reveal that back when minihompies (most likely in reference to the Cyworld personal home pages) were popular, her page was once featured on the main site. Many agencies seem to have gotten to her personal page through this feature, and contacted her
Not too long after returning from his military service at the end of last month, Super Junior’s leader Leeteuk has decided to create his very own Instagram account. This means that fans will be able to see more of Leeteuk’s updates through not only his Twitter, but his Instagram as well!
So far, the Super Junior member has only posted one photo of a poster for the group’s upcoming “Super Show 6” world tour concert, which will be starting on September 19 to 21 at Jamsil Indoor Stadium in Seoul, before continuing on to open up more shows in China, Japan, Thailand, and more.
The current follower count has already surpassed 78,000 and is increasing by the minute. It appears that fellow group member Donghae has decided to join the fun and is now following Leeteuk’s account
Taemin appeared on the August 21 edition of SBS radio program "Cultwo Show" with SM label mate Red Velvet and talked about Girls" Generation"s YoonA.
Red Velvet"s Seulgi said, "My training period was seven years. I am currently 21 years old." The DJs said, "You debuted after waiting a long time. Is there a celebrity you really wanted to see?"
She gestured at Jung Chan Woo and said, "I really wanted to try coming out on "Cultwo Show,"" but neither Jung Chan Woo nor Sung Si Kyung believed her.
Taemin was asked a similar question: "Were you ever surprised when you saw a celebrity in person?" He replied, "For me, it was when I first auditioned at the agency
Name: 김형민 / Kim Hyung Min (Kim Hyeong Min)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Star sign: Virgo
Blood type: AB
Talent agency: SidusHQ
Education: Su Won University
Debut: 2004 Mobile Drama <5 Stars>
I Need Romance 2012 (tvN, 2012)
I Need Romance (tvN, 2011)
Mom is Pretty Too (KBS2, 2010)
Empress Chun Chu (KBS2, 2009)
East of Eden (MBC, 2008)
Rainbow Romance (MBC, 2005)
My Boss, My Teacher (2005)
When Romance Meets Destiny (2005)
"Show Me The Money 3" had performances by contestants Vasco, Olltii, and Bobby along with special guest appearances by some big name artists!
Vasco performed "146 + Grey" with Urban Zakapa"s Jo Hyun Ah, whereas Olltii brought on Block B"s Zico for a cover of G-Dragon"s "That XX"! After that stage, Zico expressed his confidence in Olltii"s ability to win the competition.
Bobby performed "L4L (Lookin" For Luv)," featuring Dok2 and The Quiett, and made quite the splash with the audience; as usual, he connected with the viewers in a very special way through the performance.
After Olltii and Bobby"s stages, MC Kim Jin Pyo mentioned the synergy between Olltii and Zico
The Gaon Chart is the national chart of South Korea and is intended to be the equivalent of Oricon in Japan and Billboard in the United States.
Check out the chart rankings for the week of August 10 to August 16 below!
< gaon Chart National Digital Singles Ranking >
2. Park Bo Ram ft. Zico
- "Color Ring"
4. Block B
- "Touch my Body"
6. Crush ft. Punch
- "Sleepless Night"
Star Empire are planning their own version of Trouble Maker with their idol stars.
Their co-ed group, which will be revealed in September, consists of Kyungri from Nine Muses, Kevin from ZE:A, and one mysterious newcomer member. Fans are already calling this project group Star Empire’s Trouble Maker, as the project group is also working with hit composer Rado. Rado has previously worked on Trouble Maker’s two singles, and on sexy icons Sistar‘s latest single, “Touch My Body.”
Kevin has been widely perceived as the “rising member” of the boy group ZE:A, while Kyungri is popular for her sexy image. The unknown newcomer member is said to be Star Empire’s secret weapon
Great news for fans of Korean hip hop! The talented trio of Epik High will be coming back to the music scene very soon!
Tablo updated his Twitter with a sweet and simple message: "EPIK HIGH 8TH ALBUM COMING SOON."
Fans have been waiting a while to hear some new stuff from them, so stay tuned for more info regarding their upcoming comeback!
EPIK HIGH 8집 COMING SOON
— 타블로 | TABLO (@blobyblo) August 21, 2014
Rainbow"s Seung Ah, EXID"s Hani, After School"s UEE, A Pink, Girls" Generation"s Hyoyeon, Park Myung Soo, Kim Yoo Jung, MBLAQ"s Mir, Jang Na Ra, Kim Bum Soo, BTOB"s Minhyuk and Ilhoon, 4minute"s Jihyun, Sunmi, Dal Shabet"s Subin, and Kim Hyung Jun also took part in the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge," expressing that it was an honor to help out with ALS in any way possible and naming the next challengers.
One of the people Seung Ah nominated was INFINITE"s Sungyeol. UEE said she would not be nominating anybody while Hani chose VIXX"s Ken and Kim Hyung Jun chose Sunny.
Hyoyeon called out SHINee"s Jonghyun and SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo Man! A Pink did it as a group and targeted G