The artists of FNC Entertainment held their own award ceremony on the January 9th edition of tvN"s "Cheongdamdong 111".
One of the awards was "Best Character" and the nominees included the self-admiring CEO Han Sung Ho, CNBLUE"s Yonghwa, who shakes hands like he is a member of congress, and F.T Island"s Jonghun, who does things for show around women.
Before the winner was revealed, MC Song Eun Yi said, "A bit ago, Jonghun was eating, but because there were women around, I saw him standing up while holding skewered food and having one hand in his pocket."
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In the end, there were two winners, Jonghun and Yonghwa
FTISLAND’s Song Seung Hyun (age 21) and labelmate Song Eun Yi (age 41) will have a collaboration. This duet project will mark 14 years for Song Eun Yi since her last project as a singer, who has mostly been active as a comedian and variety show emcee.
Titled “Age-Height” (pending title, direct translation from Korea and pronounced “Nike”), the song hints to be an entertaining one for the fans. The two are 20 years apart as well as have a big height difference of 26cm (10 inches).
On a recent episode of “Cheongdamdong 111,” Song Eun Yi tried to convince the agency president to approve of her wanting a comeback as a singer, and made him laugh with her cute dance.
Meanwhile, the track will be released on January 9 while the music video will be unveiled several days later on January 13
F.T. Island and CNBLUE were revealed to have a high level of stress during their mental examination on "Cheongdamdong 111".
F.T. Island"s maknae line drew drawings of houses which were analyzed by the psychologist who told Jaejin, "If you draw a lot of windows and things like that, it mean that you want attention and recognition," which the members agreed with. The doctor also revealed Seunghyun"s insecurities, "Seeing the various things drawn [to fill up the page], it screams, "Please cut me some slack."" Seunghyun shared, "I think I depend on people well."
Minhwan"s drawing was the most worrisome as the psychologist shared, "You are a lonely person, right?... The door is hidden to the side, there is no open path, and you also drew a cliff
tVN’s reality show, “Cheongdam-dong 111,” which features various FNC Entertainment artists, is earning mass popularity in China!
On November 29 and 30, “Cheongdam-dong 111” was the top search on Weibo according to a compiled number of searches totaling over 100,000. On the same chart, SBS’s “The Heirs” came in third place for number of searches and “Reply 1994” in fourth place. Even in competition with dramas, “Cheongdam-dong” took the lead with 130,000.
FNC Entertainment houses popular bands like FT Island and CNBlue, who make appearances on “Cheongdam-dong 111″ without scripts and talks about real life drama. The second episode that aired on November 28 revealed FT Island and CNBlue give trainees advice
CNBLUE"s Minhyuk blushed when mentioning "Heirs" co-star f(x)"s Krystal in a preview for FNC Entertainment"s new reality show "Cheongdamdong 111"!
When asked about his teamwork with his co-star, Minhyuk shared during his interview portion for the reality show, "[Krystal] is cute, so when I act, I can"t smile just for show, really. My smile just comes out naturally." The interviewer then warned him, "If you keep saying things like that, you might get caught in a scandal."
In another preview for the 2nd episode, FNC Entertainment trainees are seen comparing agencies in the nearby area, JYP, Cube, and SM, as they shared, "JYP [trainees] lean more towards the hip hop style. CUBE and JYP are similar
Actor Lee Dong Gun confessed that he dreams of getting back on the stage as a singer again.
While filming the first episode of reality drama Cheongdamdong 111 airing on November 21, a conversation came up between Lee Dong Gun, CN Blue’s Jung Yong Hwa and FNC Entertainment CEO, Han Sung Ho, after playing a round of field golf.
Jung Yong Hwa asked Lee Dong Gun, “Why did you choose to work with FNC entertainment, when it’s known to work mostly with singers?”
“I thought that if I could help out a company when it’s trying to expand, it could be beneficial to both of us,” replied the actor.
But he surprised everyone when he added, “But the most important reason is because I want to go back to being a singer again someday.”
Lee Dong Gun had debuted as a singer in 1998 with the song Hoping my Wishes Reach Heaven, but gained more success as an actor later on
The artists of FNC Entertainment gathered at the CGV Cheongdam Cine City M Cube in Seoul on November 18 to attend the production presentation for tvN′s upcoming reality drama Cheongdamdong 111, which will follow the lives of the agency′s artists, FT Island, CN Blue, AOA and more.
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The artists of FNC Entertainment gathered at the CGV Cheongdam Cine City M Cube in Seoul on November 18 to attend the production presentation for tvN′s upcoming reality drama Cheongdamdong 111, which will follow the lives of the agency′s artists, FT Island, CN Blue, AOA and more