Soompi covers BoA’s highly anticipated “Make Your Move” featuring “Dancing with the Stars” dancer Derek Hough!
Certainly without a dull moment, “Make Your Move” kicks off high energy, never once missing a chance to showcase its overwhelmingly talented stars. With a starkly different image than that of her old school idol persona, BoA plays an independent, adventurous, and effortlessly sexy Aya, a Zainichi Korean woman set on following her dreams with her fusion hip-hop Taiko group COBU. It is when Donny, played by Derek Hough, shows up and takes her head on in a club tap dancing battle that her world is pulled asunder. “Make Your Move” is a modern-day Romeo & Juliet (but much happier and definitely not sleep-inducing), jam packed with familial drama, intricate dance sequences, and a soundtrack appealing to all audiences
This is how boys became men. With their baby face charms 20-something male actors are partnering up with actresses who are significantly older and displaying romance that is more intense than anything we’ve imagined. Their sometimes innocent and sometimes reckless ways of expressing love cause female viewers to have butterflies in their stomachs.
One of the hottest “younger man” is Yoo Ah In in JTBC’s “Secret Love Affair.” He portrays a character names Lee Sun Jae who is a piano prodigy. He and actress Kim Hee Ae, who is 19 years his senior, continue their love story in the drama. Due to the fact that the set up in the drama is adultery and because the there is a big age gap between the characters, it seemed the couple would not seem well suited for each other. However, their exceptional acting skills connect the gap displaying an excellent chemistry
Kim Hyun Joong revealed that he wants to act out realistic characters in the future.
In an interview that took place in a café near Samcheong-dong, Kim Hyung Joong shook his head and he claimed that sweet and elegant characters do not suit him very much.
Kim Hyun Joong recently transformed into a macho man ‘Shin Jung Tae’ in KBS 2TV’s The Age of Feeling, setting aside his ‘sugar boy’ image from Boys Over Flowers and Playful Kiss.
When asked if he will take on another ‘flower boy’ role in the future, he answered, “I don’t think I’ll ever wear a uniform. It doesn’t look good on me anymore and I would feel ashamed. I was able to do it inBoys Over Flowers because of the storyline and I looked younger back then, but not anymore
Actors Lee Min Ho, Kim Soo Hyun, and Park Hae Jin are giving back to the communities that have shown continuous support. As the three actors have experienced immense popularity in China, they have decided to give back through donations to local charities and foundations.
Recently, Lee Min Ho started a community welfare project called PROMIZ. The name, which is derived from the term ‘promise’ and the actor’s fanclub ‘MINOZ,’ hopes to use the donations received from his fanmeetings to help the local communities. As the actor had received much love through his recent drama, “The Heirs,” he plans to repay the support through his welfare project.
Furthermore, Kim Soo Hyun also showed his support towards his Chinese fans by recently donating 1
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6 preview nextview With more and more artistsmaking their anticipated comebacks, the K-pop charts have been getting filled with songs that we must listen to.
And some of the artists making their returns have been those who got their names out more than a decade ago.
So play through the playlist featuring some of the old and new K-pops in celebration of these amazing artists who never seem to quit dreaming their dreams! 1. Mad Clown- - Without You (Feat. Hyolyn)
Following Madly in Love
featuring SISTAR’s Soyou in his single album last year, which topped the music charts for weeks, Mad Clown is back with a new title featuring yet another SISTAR member, Hyolyn.
He didn’t let the fans down in this heart-wrenching song about a couple suffering from a break-up, in this perfect harmony between Mad Clown’s straightforward rapping full of emotions and Hyolyn’s sentimental vocals
Some might already be familiar with Megan Lee through her participation on MBC’s audition program “Birth of a Great Star,” or have come across one of her many videos on YouTube. Already active as a YouTube artist, she continually tries to stretch her boundaries as an artist. Currently preparing for her official debut, which is just around the corner, Megan Lee was gracious enough to set aside time from her VERY busy schedule (read the interview to find out) to share with us just her pretty awesome journey.
Here’s a quick bio, and scroll down for the interview. ^^
Name: Megan Lee
D.O.B: September 18,1995 in California, United States
Agency Label: Soulshop Entertainment
Appearances: “Birth of a Great Star” season 1 & 2
OFFICIAL SNS (hover over the links to go to the respective page)
* March 2011 – Love, Laugh & Live [Single]
* July 2011 – Destiny [Single]
* October 2011 – Destiny [Single]
* 2008 – Tranquility [Role: Sun Kim] – Short Film
* 2009 – Crush [Role: Jeremy's Sister]- Short Film
* 2010 – The Legend of Beaver Dam [Role: JuJu] – Short Film
* 2010 – The Case Against Jill [Role: Jill] – Short Film
* 2008 – Award of Merit (U
Yiruma, the internationally-renowned pianist-composer from South Korea was in Singapore to perform publicly for the very first time at The Star Performing Arts Center on April 5. All 5,000 tickets were completely sold out. I was so lucky to be able to watch him perform his beautiful melodies; it was even more meaningful because that day was my birthday!
The soft-spoken pianist has a great sense of humor, surprisingly. After opening the concert with “May Be“, Yiruma stood up to greet the 5,000 strong audience.
“Hi Singapore, hi everyone. Wow! This is really wonderful, it’s very scary. It’s scary, but it’s very exciting to be here in Singapore. Are there any Koreans here? Annyeonghaseyo! I’m composer and pianist Yiruma, it’s so nice to meet you. Thank You!”
“Xie xie (Thank you, in Mandarin), I started with the song called ‘May Be
On the afternoon of April 11, Eddy Kim filled the IFC Mall’s M Pub in Yeouido, Seoul with the sound of his voice and guitar at his first showcase as a solo artist, and as MYSTIC89’s first male soloist from the fourth season of audition program “Superstar K,” where he placed in the Top 6.
Eddy Kim is a talented musician whose interest in music began when he was young, starting with violin and studying classical music until high school. Afterwards, he went to Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he really started to study music in an official setting.
All of the songs on “The Manual” are songs written, composed, and produced by Eddy Kim himself
From YG Family took over our SNS feeds to top stars kicking back with a few drinks, flip through to see today’s Twitter Roundup.
2NE1’s Sandara Park and Tablo’s daughter Haru made an adorable pair, as Sandara Park tweeted on April 13, Harudara (Haru + Sandara Park)! Our pretty Haru~ With Dara auntie.”
Haru was the center of attention all day as Big Bang’s Taeyang posted a photo with her as well, writing “My superstar #Haru.”
Sandara Park also tweeted a photo with Tablo, writing “Epik High’s Love Love Love~!!! I love that song~ I loved being able to collab with the Epik High oppas at this year’s family concert~!!!”
Over on Instagram, she postedthe above photo pm April 14 with the caption, “Same beanie, different feel
Lim Chang Jung repeats as No. 1 for the second week in a row with “Ordinary Song.” In another wide open week last week in which different songs were winning on various music shows, “Ordinary Song” was clearly the most consistent song amongst music charts and was able to win again. Congratulations to Lim Chang Jung.
Moving up three spots to No. 2 is Orange Caramel’s “Catallena.” This song dropped to No. 5 last week and was able to rebound three spots up to second this week, just ten points below “Ordinary Song.” Historically, Orange Caramel’s songs have done well and also fared better than After School’s songs on our chart. This time is no exception. Let see if “Catallena” can move up to the top spot next week.
There are four new songs in the top 10, all by non-idol artists
In preparation for their Spring program reorganizations, KBS has been airing several pilot variety shows over the past couple weeks. One of those pilot shows happens to be “I’m a Man,” KBS’s attempt to field a show that takes advantage of the recent explosion in popularity of “risque” and “honest” talk shows like “Witch Hunt” and “War of Words“. The interesting twist here is that they got the “National MC,” Yoo Jae Suk, to lead the show, who, on first impressions, seems to be a rather peculiar choice for a show that’s meant to be all about being provocative and direct. Does the show offer an interesting twist to whole risque talk show genre or is KBS and Yoo Jae Suk just a bit too conservative and modest to do the concept justice?
Defining the concept
As part of the reorganizations, each broadcasters fields various pilot shows to gauge viewer interest
Which role would you play in an idol group?
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Kim Hyun Joong revealed his thoughts on having competed with Kim Soo Hyun through the dramas airing on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
In an interview that took place in a café near Samcheong-dong, Kim Hyun Joong confessed how he felt when he compared the viewership ratings of KBS 2TV’s The Age of Feeling and SBS’s You Who Came From the Stars.
About acting as ‘Shin Jung Tae’ in The Age of Feeling, he said, “I did everything that I could. I poured my everything in to the point that I wouldn’t have made it to 25th episode.”
Despite Kim Hyun Joong’s enthusiastic performance, The Age of Feeling recorded a relatively low viewership rating, because it faced You Who Came From the Stars, which reached 30% ratings
John Park has been one of those surprise stars of the variety show world. His combination of outright honest and quirkiness has been a hit amongst viewers on the numerous variety shows he’s appeared on in recent times. Now viewers will get a chance to see John Park in another variety show in the not too distant future.
According to an exclusive report published by news media outlet, “Mydaily,” John Park is set to appear on SBS‘s new variety show “Laws of the City,” a spin off of SBS’s popular Friday night variety show “Kim Byung Man’s Law of the Jungle.” According to the report, John Park set off to their first city, New York City, on April 10 to join up with fellow program members Kim Sung Soo, Lee Chun Hee, Jung Kyung Ho, Baek Jin Hee, Moon from the group “Royal Pirates” and Ailee
It was revealed that the kiss scene in SBS‘ “Angel Eyes” was actress Nam Ji Hyun‘s first kiss… ever! As the drama focuses on the innocent first love of a blind girl named Soo Wan and a smart student named Dong Joo, the first two episodes of the drama displayed the cautious, but sweet relationship of the two child actors. As Nam Ji Hyun played the younger version of Soo Wan while Kang Ha Neul acted as the younger version of Dong Joo, drama viewers were thrown back 12 years in to the past to see the first steps of the developing relationship.
In episodes one and two, viewers saw how Nam Ji Hyun and Kang Ha Neul exchanged their first kiss on the stairs, and then another kiss in front of a telephone pole. However, it was noticed on set that the actress was extremely nervous to film the kiss scene, and it was soon revealed that it would be the actress’ first kiss in her entire life! Unlike Nam Ji Hyun, Kang Ha Neul had a kiss scene with other actresses in his past dramas such as “To the Beautiful You,” “Monstar,” and “The Heirs
Earlier this year, actor Yeo Jin Goo was confirmed as the lead role in the large-scale $2 million-budget sci-fi fantasy film “Kwon Bob” (aka Martial Arts). However, a controversy has arisen concerning the distributor, CJ E&M, who offered actor Kim Soo Hyun the lead role while in the state of already having signed with Yeo Jin Goo, in conjunction with talks about Yeo Jin Goo stepping down from the role.
A high-ranking official from Yeo Jin Goo’s agency said, “On the afternoon that the news on Yeo Jin Goo stepping down from the film was released, we met with the production company and decided to step down. If they had cancelled the contract before offering the role to another actor, we wouldn’t have been this upset. This was a huge blow to the young actor who has yet to even come of age
Buzz showed that they were serious about their first comeback in 8 years with the original members as they have now signed on officially with an agency and have a comeback period in mind!
On April 10, the group signed on with their original agency, Santa Music. The leader Kim Ye Joon wrote on the group"s fan cafe, first confirming that everything reported in the news so far was true, and then updating on the group"s activities.
He said that although they were all nervous about this comeback after such a long time of inactivity, they all still felt very comfortable with one another. He wrote, "Right now, everyone is focused on working on the songs and doing our best; a new nest had been prepared so that we could go out freely, but we decided to go with Santa Music with which we had worked together starting from Buzz"s first performance to last performance
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After 15 months since his last single, Eric Nam is finally back - not that it ever seemed like he was really away.
Appearing on television every week, interviewing top international stars, and greeting overseas fans through various programs, Eric Nam has been working hard, and working a lot - but not quite in the capacity that he wanted.
“I think last year was a very difficult and trying year for me personally and professionally, on many levels,” said Eric Nam, in an interview with Mwave’s enewsWorld. “And part of that came from the fact that I came and signed as a singer and .. I wasn’t singing. To be releasing one song a year, and this song 15 months after that song - as a singer, it’s very depressing in a way. It’s disheartening.”
But thankfully, Eric Nam’s latest single, Ooh Oohhas already been garnering a positive response, despite, or perhaps, because of, the different direction he’s gone since releasing his soft ballad, Heaven’s Door
Yoon Jong Shin, a man of many titles including singer-songwriter, entertainer, and CEO of entertainment label MYSTIC89, is confirmed as the music producer for SBS’ upcoming reality program “Roommate.” This is the first for a variety program to have its own original soundtrack.
The producers of the program reached out to Yoon Jong Shin and he readily agreed. It’s been revealed that other artists of MYSTIC89 including Lim Kim, Park Ji Yoon, Eddy Kim, and more, will participate in the show’s OST.
“Roommate” is a variety show that will observe what goes on in a share house, a new form of accommodation that has recently gained popularity among young people. The exciting program will closely follow the daily lives of ten male and female top stars as they live and interact with one another in one house