With "March Madness" (NCAA Basketball Tournament) taking over the month of March, we thought it would be interesting if we had a tournament of our own.
For our tournament, we listed 16 top boy groups and 16 top girl groups (32 in all) for you to decide on who is the very best. They"ve been split up into two sections and the finals will feature the top boy group versus the top girl group. Just like the real tournament, could a cinderella group upset a top favorite? Well, that"s all up for you to decide through your votes!
Let"s see who our readers have to say is the best of the best.
Commence Round 1! Round 1 ends on March 11 at 11:59PM EST.
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"The Celebrity" released a cute video of VIXX on set for a photo shoot with little children for a campaign.
In the video, the members of VIXX are having a fun time with the adorable children, smiling brightly when the cameras are off and then snapping right back into charismatic mode when the lights go on.
SEE ALSO: VIXX raise awareness for a children"s campaign through "The Celebrity"
"The Celebrity" wrote, "Popular group VIXX stood in front of the cameras for "The Celebrity" with lovable children. This is for the Green Umbrella Children Foundation"s "Love, One More" campaign. They will be selling personally designed hats and giving the profits to the young children. How would you like to join VIXX in sharing the warmth?"
Tip: Melissa yu
2NE1‘s first studio album in four years, “CRUSH,” has finally hit the offline stores.
After releasing the album online on February 26, the tracks shot to the top of the charts and have been performing well since. However, fans have been waiting the possibility to hold an actual album in their hands, and that chance was finally granted on March 7.
“CRUSH” comes in two editions; pink and black. While the tracklists are the same, the photos on the album booklets are different, and both editions highlight the diverse and unique charms of 2NE1. Including the title tracks “Come Back Home” and “Gotta Be You,” the album contains ten polished tracks in total.
Being only the second studio album of the popular girl group, the whole team has paid extra attention to the quality of music and style
Han Hye Jin looked like she got a head start on spring as the muse for jewelry brand "AGATHA PARIS"!
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Han Hye Jin captured the spirit of fellow actress Jean Seberg with the concept inspired by the film "A bout de soulffle". The actress showed off her age-defying beauty and she brought out the shine of her silver-tone jewelry in clean-cut white blouses with a flirty skirt and handbag that added pops of color.
Han Hye Jin recently wrapped up filming for "Kind Words" and previously revealed her plans to return to the United Kingdom with her husband, Ki Sung Yong, a central midfielder for the Premier League club Sunderland
Name: 장진영 / Jang Jin Young
Date of birth: 1974 June 14
Death: 2009-Sep-01 (stomach cancer)
Star sign: Gemini
Blood type: O
Hobby: Swimming, dancing
Lobbyist (SBS, 2007)
Modest Lover (MBC, 1999)
Should Have A Good Heart (MBC, 1998)
The Angel Within (KBS, 1998)
Between Love and Hate (2006)
Blue Swallow (2005)
Scent of Love (2003)
Over the Rainbow (2002)
The Siren (2001)
The Foul King (2000)
Ghost in Love (1999)
2006 5th Korea Film Awards: Best Actress (Between Love and Hate)
On this week"s episode of "This is Infinite," the INFINITE members took to the streets to figure out how popular they were.
When the boys arrived at a marketplace to see how many people could recognize them, the fans heard and crowded around the boys. However, even though the group seemed popular as a whole, it appeared there were pretty big differences in popularity among the individual members.
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The most popular was L while the least popular was Sunggyu--even based on the number of SNS followers they had! As a matter of fact, Sunggyu walked around while eating food and could do it with complete ease. In the interview portion, he said as an excuse, "That day, my complexion was not good, my hair was too short, and my outfit was bad
B.A.P fans in the U.S. are in for a treat as the group has announced their B.A.P Live on Earth Tour 2014 Tour. This time, the group will be visiting New York (April 13), Dallas (April 16), Chicago (April 19) and Los Angeles (April 22).
It is definitely a surprise for American fans as B.A.P had just visited last May, performing in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and New York.
B.A.P recently made their Korean comeback with their first full studio album “First Sensibility” and title track “1004 (Angel).”
Teaser for their Live on Earth Seoul Concert which will be held this weekend. I wonder if they are going to bring along their 40 meter (131 feet) long space ship.
More information on the concert, including tickets will be revealed soon
Soyu x Junggigo‘s “Some” continues to take music show wins this week! Their win on Music Bank this week is their ninth win overall for their duet track.
Going against comeback songs by Girls’ Generation and CNBlue, Soyu x Junggigo were very surprised to hear they won.
Watch their performance of “Some.”
Interview: Soyu x Jungigo and CNBLUE sing a line from each other’s song.
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Yoon Jong Shin joins Shin Dong Yup, singer Kim Kyung Ho, actors Han Jae Suk, and Jung Man Shik as the MCs of pilot program "Mister Peter Pan"!
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The show"s rep recently stated to news outlet MBN Star, "Shin Dong Yup, Han Jae Suk, Kim Kyung Ho, Jung Man Shik, and Yoon Jong Shin have joined the show as MCs... Jung Man Shik will take on the role of the maknae, making it fun. They will begin filming on the 9th."
"Mister Peter Pan" will center around five middle-aged stars who get together to discuss various topics and play games. The pilot program is set to hold its first filming on March 9 and air on April 2!
Entertainment agency Fantagio revealed that they would having an audition, particularly for a boy group they plan on debuting in the second half of 2014! Not only would that make a pretty short training period before debut but the agency also plans on making it interesting by having the auditions through a phone application.
Music portal app "Brgo" will be working with Fantagio for this audition, which will end on March 31 and includes five areas: vocal, rap, dance, acting, and appearance. Talented people from 12 to 22 years of age can participate; otherwise, it appears that men and women could both audition either as individuals or in a group, although Fantagio appears to be looking to debut a boy group for the time being.
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The candidates who make the final round will get many benefits such as the chance to debut in Fantagio"s boy group, take part in a fully covered training program, appear in Fantagio"s production projects, be supported by management, and more
After making having their first comeback stages on M!Countdown (and also taking the win) yesterday, Girls’ Generation continues promotions on Music Bank. They performed ballad track “Back Hug” and their title track “Mr. Mr.” today.
Up next, they will perform on Music Core‘s 400th episode special episode. Former MCs Tiffany and Yuri will also be hosting for the day.
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On the March 7 installment of JTBC"s "Witch Hunt", Sung Si Kyung talked about HyunA"s different charms.
He said, "There are those friends who are young, but they don"t seem young. Someone like HyunA. When she"s done performing, she"s completely like a baby," and kind of mimicked her cute way of babbling to which Heo Ji Woong joked, "She doesn"t know how to speak Korean?"
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It was clarified that she just spoke in a babyish way. Sung Si Kyung continued, "However, when she goes up on stage, you get this totally different vibe like, "You"re all dead.""
Actor Yoo Ah In looks youthful and charming in his newest pictorial for High Cut magazine. His youthful pictorial allude to his role of a genius pianist in the upcoming drama “Secret Love Affair.” In the drama, he will be sharing a forbidden love with the much older Kim Hee Ae.
In the accompanying interview, Yoo Ah in commented his experience with actress Kim Hee Ae saying “I don’t feel the age generation difference. Until now, she is the best actress I’ve worked with.”
The drama will air on March 17 at 9:50pm and will take up the time slot currently occupied by the JTBC’s drama “Can We Love.”
Yoo Ah In models a simple, casual style on the cover of High Cut Magazine.
Yoo Ah In models a white button up shirt and navy blue shorts for a nice spring day
Brown Eyed Girls" Narsha appeared on KBS 2TV"s "Full House" and talked about her dating life and marriage plans.
MC Lee Kyung Kyu said, "I"ve heard that Narsha has dated more than ten men." She replied, "I am 34 years old. Truthfully, that isn"t that many considering my age."
She was then asked about marriage to which she responded, "Something like marriage does not happen because I alone have my heart set on it. In cases like that, I just give up," although she followed it up with, "I"ll probably do it someday, right?"
Kim Won Joon, who appeared on "We Got Married" before, said, "Since I"ve tried a fictional marriage, I found out that it was not that great," making people laugh
B.A.P appeared on the February 7 installment of KBS 2TV"s "Yoo Hee Yeol"s Sketchbook" to perform and answer questions in an interview.
At one point, Yoo Hee Yeol talked about the boys" nicknames, asking who was called "Busan"s Won Bin" and why. The member turned out to be Daehyun, who explained, "The company was like, "He"s not this and he"s not that--let"s just throw something out there." They were like, "Antis are fans too--they"re all fans.""
The other members said they had no idea. Daehyun did not know either until he read a report that stated he was "Busan"s Won Bin." They found out that it was the company that had given him the nickname.
Daehyun said, "Overnight, I became a public enemy," making everyone laugh.
The boys also performed Shinhwa"s "Wild Eyes
Choo Sung Hoon has a new rival in winning the affections of daughter Sarang! During a recording for KBS 2TV"s "Superman Is Back," Sarang"s boyfriend Yuto came over for a play date!
After his mother suddenly asked Choo Sung Hoon to watch over him, Sarang excitedly ran out whenever she heard the doorbell ring and looked for her friend, which made her father uncomfortable.
Seeing this, Yano Shiho said, "Sarang and Yuto are on close enough terms that they even kiss," which made Choo Sung Hoon feel even more uneasy. To keep the two in check, Choo Sung Hoon went to extremes at the restaurant the three of them visited together.
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Yuto asked Sarang, "Can I kiss you?" to which Choo Sung Hoon responded quickly, "You can"t
One netizen"s story posted on a portal site is garnering a lot of attention as it involves a kind act from Dal Shabet"s Jiyul.
The netizen wrote, "I was dumbfounded when I found out I had lost my wallet in Cheongdamdong. I had to go down to my home town, so during my misfortune, it was a relief to at least discover one card clasped in my hand that I used to board a local bus with haste. While I was on my way, the Cheongdam Police Center contacted me saying they were holding onto the wallet I had lost at the bank."
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Afterwards, the netizen texted a message of thanks to the person who found the wallet without having any knowledge that it was Jiyul
MBC"s "Music Core" has a lot of special treats ready for viewers in celebration of their 400th episode on March 8 KST!
They will be showing the debut stage of project boy group, Boy"s Day, which will be performing "Something" with Girl"s Day on the program. The prettiest boys from groups that are currently promoting were chosen: BTOB"s Minhyuk, NU"EST"s Ren, VIXX"s Hongbin, and A-JAX"s Seungjin! The four will go through hair, make up, and wardrobe to perfectly resemble Girl"s Day.
You can see the boys practicing on MBC"s "Section TV" in the video below.
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However that is not all! This episode will have Girls" Generation"s comeback stage and a performance by EXO
Jun Ji Hyun appeared at the Rouge & Lounge presentation in Gangnam on March 7. For the event, she wore a red cocktail dress from the Lanvin Resort 2014 collection, which she paired with a Rouge & Lounge Nike bag and black peeptoe pumps. The outfit, with the structured blazer worn over the shoulders, was clearly reminiscent of the outfits worn by the actress in the role of Cheon Song Yi for the hit drama “Man from the Stars.” Many humorous comparisons were made by the Korean media, who noted that it seemed as though Cheon Song Yi had returned.
Jun Ji Hyun, who currently serves as the spokesmodel of the Korean handbag and accessories brand, posed with the same bag for the Spring/Summer 2014 collection photoshoot earlier.
Lanvin Resort 2014
Rouge & Lounge Spring/Summer 2014
What do you think? Did Jun Ji Hyun wear the right outfit to the event, or should she have chosen differently? Vote now and tell us your thoughts in the comments section now!
The verdict is still out for Park Shin Hye in Kosoyoung, so get your vote in while you can! Also, if you’re still experiencing Cheon Song Yi withdrawal, check out our gallery on her best fashions! (We added a few outfits after publishing
Fans are eagerly awaiting 2NE1"s first comeback stage on SBS"s "Inkigayo" on March 9 because they can"t wait to see the girls again, but there is reason to be even more excited!
YG Entertainment"s Yang Hyun Suk personally created the choreography back in 1995 for Seo Taiji and Boys" hit track "Come Back Home," but he has stepped up once again to take charge of 2NE1"s "Come Back Home," as well! Although he had made the main dance moves for his artists before, it has been a very long time since he wholeheartedly created the choreography for 2NE1, so people have high expectations for the girls" stage.
In addition, the choreography for "Crush" will be no joke, either, as it was created by Parris Goebel, who is Jennifer Lopez"s choreographer and also made the dance for Taeyang"s "Ringa Linga