Actress Nam Sang-mi is getting married early next year. "Nam will tie the knot on Jan. 24 with a man of the same age who runs his own business", her agency, JR Entertainment, said in a press release on Friday. "They were set up in 2013 by a mutual friend and came to develop a romantic relationship". The entertainment agency added that the 30-year-old actress will have her wedding at a small church located in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi, and that the wedding will be restricted to family and close friends for the sake of her husband-to-be"s privacy. The agency continued that Nam will keep pursuing her acting career after the wedding. Although Nam debuted in 2003 as an actress, she became famous online even before her debut. Nam was working as a part-time worker at a fast food franchise while attending high school when a college student from a nearby university took a picture of her taking an order and uploaded it onto the web
Hello Venus has surpassed the 1 million view mark in just 2 days with their dance cover of Jason Derulo
Although the video has garnered a lot of criticism from non-fans and fans alike for being too sexual and too much of a departure from the group"s original sweet and innocent concept, it looks like it"s still very popular to the point of going viral. In a little over 48 hours, the video has nearly doubled the view count of the group"s latest MV "Sticky Sticky" which has collected around 600,000 views in three weeks.
Added episode 3 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sikWritten by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeongNetwork : KBSWith Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisGwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19
has released another teaser for the upcoming first episode of "NO.MERCY
a survival audition program with Starship Entertainment
In the teaser, the 12 trainees are under pressure to the point of spilling tears as mentor and judge SISTAR"s Hyorin states at the end of the video, "I came here determined not to say any biting remarks, but I can"t hold back."
The trainees will be collaborating with some big names in the entertainment industry and competing against each other in order to become members of Starship"s new boy group. Their mentors will include SISTAR, K.Will, Wheesung, San E, JungGiGo, Giriboy, Genius Nochang, Rhymer, and Mad Clown.
"NO.MERCY" will premiere on December 10 at 11 PM KST and will air every Wednesday for a total of 10 episodes
Masta Wu, Bobby and Dok2 Confirmed for YG’s Next Hip Hop Project Written by Adri On November 28, 2014
YG Entertainment is steaming ahead on its latest hip hop project by completing its artist line up. After unveiling GD and Taeyang as the members of their first hip hop project group, Masta Wu, iKON‘s Bobby, and Dok2 now have been confirmed as YG Entertainment’s new trio for the second project.
True to YG Mix & Match style, the three rappers were announced one by one only hours apart from one another generating social media hype and responses. Netizens have flocked to comment on the unexpected line up. While rumors of iKON’s Bobby being chosen for the project had circulated widely, the appointment of Masta Wu and Dok2 came as a surprise to many
The Girl"s Day members are set to join the soldiers in an upcoming episode of "Real Men". While recording for this episode, the members attended the Ground Forces Festival and were seen participating in a special parade.
During the parade as the "Real Men" soldiers passed by, they were greeted with cheers and support from the onlookers. Super Junior"s Henry even received a surprise kiss from a grandfather, confirming his popularity across all ages.
However, their popularity was short-lived as the ladies of Girl"s Day appeared in an open car. When the Girl"s Day members appeared, all the citizens and onlookers immediately made their way towards them, completly ignoring the "Real Men" soldiers
Added episode 5 captures for the Korean drama "Pinocchio" (2014)Directed by Jo Soo-won, Sin Seung-wooWritten by Park Hye-ryeonNetwork : SBSWith Lee Jong-suk, Park Shin-hye, Kim Yeong-kwang, Lee Yoo-bi, Lee Pil-mo, Kang Shin-il,...Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisA green drama of reporters who chase after truth and those who spend 24 hours with them while sharing the war together.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/12
Super Junior M‘s Zhoumi has made his mark in the variety world by bravely confessing his desire to be partnered with Secret‘s Song Jieun on MBC‘s We Got Married!
The cast of E Channel‘s Brave Writers was graced with the presence of Super Junior members Kyuhyun and Zhoumi on its November 27 broadcast. Zhoumi’s unexpected burst of variety-assertiveness truly lightened the mood.
Zhoumi’s cute yet bold statement, “I want to rise in entertainment,” aroused laughter among the cast and audience, who good-naturedly nodded along to his declaration that because he debuted in Korea late, he was enthusiastic in trying everything out variety-wise
GOT7 thanked their beloved fans for helping them exceed the 3 million view mark on their "Stop Stop It"
#GOT7 "하지하지마(Stop stop it)" 유투브 M/V 조회수 300만 돌파! 감사합니다!Youtube M/V Exceeded 3 Million Views!! Thanks! http://t.co/Cby1TZMZzd #하지하지마
— GOT7 (@GOT7Official) November 28, 2014
Despite having debuted earlier this year, the rookie group is already receiving an explosive amount of interest and popularity. Having reached this 3 million view milestone, it looks like the boys won"t stop with their momentum anytime soon with their talent, catchy tunes, cute antics, and vibrant personalities.
In addition to the tweet, GOT7 has released a "Crazy Boyfriend version
" of their "Stop Stop It" choreography, charming fans more with their goofiness
B1A4 and GOT7 got together to teach the "Family
B1A4, GOT7, and CLC (made up of Cube Entertainment
trainees), who are the endorsement models for the uniform brand SMART
, partnered up to promote awareness of "Family Love Day
" with the song and music video, and now you can learn the moves.
As mentioned previously, the three groups came together for SMART"s collaboration with the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and Ezwel Family Welfare Foundation"s campaign.
Check out the dance tutorial above!
"Pinocchio" reached first place in the ratings this week. It"s a hit but the odds were in its favor. Even if the show did not have an interesting premise based on an imaginary syndrome, its stars are so well loved that it quickly attracted a loyal following.
It"s a drama about a woman, played by Park Shin Hye, who cannot tell a lie due to the imaginary condition known as "Pinocchio syndrome." Well, she can actually tell a lie, but not without everyone knowing. When she lies she starts to hiccup. She becomes a reporter like her mother, raising some interesting questions about the nature of truth in journalism. The man she loves, played by Lee Jong Suk, is a rival reporter. She doesn"t know it but her reporter mother helped ruin his family.
And if the plot even lags for a minute, there"s enough cute behavior between Lee Jong Suk and Park Shin Hye to keep viewers watching
has released a teaser video for its artists" upcoming winter track "Love Christmas
As mentioned earlier, Crayon Pop
, Bob Girls
, and Zan Zan
tweeted that something was coming soon for December along with an image with the words, "2014 Chrome Family: A Very Special Christmas
", and a teaser video for the holiday collaboration has now been revealed. In the teaser, it"s obvious that each of the labelmates do really "Love Christmas".
Check it out above!
The members of Boys In Groove, more commonly referred as B.I.G, have spent their morning as baristas serving coffee on November 27th. The five members Gunmin, Benji, Heedo, GookMinPyo, and J-Hoon even wore the Cafe Ropla aprons as they happily served customers coffee.The special B.I.G event took place at the Cafe Ropla located in Seoul, Gangnam, and the customers who made their way over to the cafe during the event were able to have coffee specially made by the five B.I.G members. In addition to having a nice cup of coffee, the customers were able to watch the members working diligently for a good cause. The profits earned from the B.I.G coffee event will be donated at the end of the year to people who are in need.
Customers were able to show their support for the community fundraiser by inserting their money for their coffee in the special piggy bank with the B
Actress Nam Sang Mi, who recently starred in "The Joseon Gunman," is making wedding plans.
And despite the wishes of fans who think she looks great with her two-time co-star Lee Jun Ki, she is marrying a non-celebrity.
On Nov. 28, her agency, JR Entertainment, announced the news.
"It"s true that Nam Sang Mi is getting married. The wedding will take place on Jan. 24 in Yangpyeong County in the Gyeonggi Province. It will be a small private church wedding with family and friends.
The couple met through a mutual friend in 2013.
"They started off as friends before developing a relationship, and recently confirmed their wedding after both families officially met."
Her non-celebrity fiancé is also 30 and runs a business
The love triangle is the problem that propels the plot in so many k-dramas but one of the strangest takes place in "The King"s Face."
Two people falling in love is wonderful in real life but that makes for a boring story.
The lovers in k-dramas always have some problem to overcome if they want to be together. And often that problem is a rival for the woman"s affections.
To make it even more interesting there"s often a relationship between the two competing males in the drama. They"re brothers, as Kim Jaejoong and Im Si Wan were in "Triangle" or Jung Il Woo and Kim Soo Hyun were in "The Moon Embracing The Sun." They"re cousins, as Ji Sung and Kim Jaejoong were in "Protect The Boss." They are members of the same band as Jang Geun Suk and Yong Jung Hwa were in "You"re Beautiful
Zia signaled her return with a music video teaser for her upcoming track "Bad Rumor
The solo artist is making a comeback almost a year after releasing her full-length album "11 Days Have Passed
" this past January, and as always, her ballad-focused vocals pass expectations. Her "Bad Rumor" MV teaser suggests that the song will take a melancholy theme.
Stay tuned for her album and full MV on December 2 KST, and check out the teaser above!
Comedian Park Myeong-soo will enter the music scene once again with "Don"t Go", which will be released on Dec. 1. The 44-year-old funnyman has been releasing albums on and off while pursuing his career in comedy. Through variety show "Infinite Challenge", which he appears on as one of its regular members, the comedian also revealed his passion for music. Park wrote and composed "Myeong-soo"s Tteokbokki" for one episode of the show in which each team member pairs up with a musician for a music festival that takes place every summer. The song about tteokbokki, Koreans" all-time favorite snack, swept major music charts and TV music shows when it was released. According to Park"s agency, "Don"t Go" is a collaboration project between Park and DJ Charles, one of the country"s most famous DJs. The upbeat electronic dance tune was written and composed by Park
SMTOWN releases the video of Kyuhyun"s visit to Gwanghwamun where he promised to hold his first win ceremony.
Like what he had promised, Kyuhyun went to Gwanghwamun and looked for people who seemed lonely. He found two girls and serenaded them by singing his song.
Watch the whole video below:
A Pink have wrapped up their run on the "Oven Radio
The girls gave fans an extra treat with 5-minute clips each day, and it"s already the final 5th episode. A Pink went wild with selfies this time, covering all their bases by going for an "ugly" selfie as well as a sexy pose. Bomi
does her best impression of actor Jo In Sung
, and they also discuss fashion!
Check out the 5th episode of "Oven Radio" above!
KBS" "Music Bank" is back for its weekly show featuring performances by your favorite artists!
On this episode, Nicole made her solo debut with "MAMA", and Lim Chang Jung returned with "Shall We Dance With Dr. Lim?".
[Winners will be updated.]
Other performers of the night were Kyuhyun, Hyorin & Joo Young, A Pink, AOA, ALi, Boys Republic, Lovelyz, 10cm, GOT7, HOTSHOT, Zest, MAMAMOO, HALO, Pure Boy, 3L Crow, and Yery Band.
Check out the performances below! [Videos will be updated as available.]
SOLO DEBUT: Nicole
COMEBACK: Lim Chang Jung
Hyorin & Joo Young