It was a busy weekend with lots of concerts, music video releases, and simply having fun for our favorite stars, so check out what happened in today’s Twitter Roundup.
Super Junior’s Heechul was still obsessing over Frozen, posting up this picture, “Hey, how do you make things like this? Kekeke Hrm… Anna’s head is a bit big.”
B2ST’s Lee Gi Kwang was enjoying the sun, writing, “I didn’t add a sun effect. Haha. I took a picture and the sun got in the way. Automatic halo effect. Of course. I am hoo kwang (halo) Gi Kwang.
SISTAR’s Bora had her concentration poured on beads as she tweeted, “Bora’s surprise event!! Bora bought it!! To eight STAR1 fans, I’ll give a bracelet as a gift. Check out the fancafe for more info!”
Super Junior’s Ryeowook tweeted, “I told him I was going to Incheon so Kangin hyung gave me allowance ^^ and a scented candle
TVXQ’s Max Changmin revealed that he was a bit concerned about performing Spellbound.
Meeting with Newsen behind the stage of a music program, Max Changmin talked about the title song of 7th repackage album, Spellbound.
“When we performed Something, the dancers did more, but this time we have to move around a lot more,” said Max Changmin.
Performing on stage with a number of female dancers, TVXQ faced many fans’ opposition before the comeback stage took place.
“I was slightly worried since so many of our fans disliked the fact that we’ll be dancing with female dancers,” said the TVXQ member. “But thankfully, the fans didn’t oppose once they saw the music video.”
Meanwhile, TVXQ will be promoting Spellbound for three weeks before it heads off to Japan for a tour
has donated 50,000,000 KRW (approximately $47,000 USD) to various charities!
The boys made 50,000,000 KRW through their end-of-the-year auction, and they decided to donate it to all sorts of charities. C-JeS Entertainment said, "JYJ held a charity auction for the 13 most popular works that were shown at the JYJ gallery in June 2013 during the JYJ memebership week. They earned 50,000,000 KRW through the auction, and recently donated the proceedings to various charities. We chose children"s centers as well as hospitals for the disabled and the elderly and donated items they needed the most."
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Instead of donating the money, the boys decided to buy the equipment the centers needed the most
, Ryu Seung Ryong
, and Shim Eun Kyung
has been cast in the animation "Seoul Station
The movie will be about a homeless person who lives in Seoul Station. Strange things begin happening around the man, and the happenings spread all over Seoul rapidly, sending the entire city into a disastrous chaos.
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Shim Eun Kyung will be voicing a girl who ran away from home, Ryu Seung Ryong will be voicing her father who searches the entire disaster area of the Seoul Station for his daughter, and Lee Joon will be voicing her boyfriend, who also helps to look for her.
Director Yeon Sang Ho said, "This is a project we"ve been planning since 2006
On March 2, Girls’ Generation‘s Taeyeon shared a photo on her Instagram along with the message, “It was fun, unni. Let’s meet again.”
Seohyun later wrote in English, “She has such a bright personality and I learned a lot from her amazing performance!! soooo glad to meet u katy perry♥”
Katy Perry and Girls’ Generation met in Japan on March 2 for a performance.
Will they develop a friendlier relationship like PSY and Justin Bieber? Or is this a hint of a special collaboration that’s to come?
Meanwhile, Girls’ Generation recently released its music video for “Mr.Mr” from its fourth mini album.
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2NE1’s Sandara Park surprised concert-goers at the girl group’s first “All or Nothing” World Tour concert on March 1 by revealing a set of perfect abs.
2NE1 kicked off their “All or Nothing” World Tour on March 1 at Seoul’s Olympic Park SK Handball Stadium. They held a second concert on March 2, which was attended by 6000 people, similar to the previous day’s concert.
The group performed new songs from their second studio album “Crush,” released earlier on February 27, for the first time. Fans and the 2NE1 members alike had been waiting for this for a long time.
The 2NE1 members appeared on the stage wearing powerful black and gold outfits, delivering a dynamic performance of “Crush,” which set the crowd on fire
Worlds collided today when Asia"s leading girl group Girls" Generation snapped a friendly photo with one of the west"s most well-known singers, Katy Perry!
The two artists had performed at "U-EXPRESS LIVE 2014" in Japan recently. Afterwards, the two artists hung out together and snapped a photo together, which Taeyeon promptly posted to her Instagram.
"We had fun unnie!" she said. "Let"s meet again sometime."
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Into the new World
Girls" Generation has really developed as artists since their debut back in 2007. As the first girl groupto debut after the highly publicized Super Junior under SM Entertainment,expectations for this group were high. In the 7 years since their debut, it is safe to say that Girls" Generation has goneabove and beyond, redefining the standard for future girl groups in not onlyKorea, but in countries such as Japan and China as well
Servers went down when fans tried to get the last online ticket for actor Kim Soo Hyun’s fan meeting.
On February 27, the online ticket auction site Interpark started the actor’s fan meeting tickets auction “2014 Kim Soo Hyun 1st Memories in Seoul.” All 2,000 seats were booked in just 5 minutes and more than 10,000 people were online at the site at the time. Due to this happening, the Interpark servers went down temporarily.
A representative of the actor’s agency stated, “With all the attention from the fans, it is true that the servers went down for some time. All the tickets were sold out in 5 minutes and we thank you so much. ”
The competition to get those tickets was fierce and as a result, there were some apparent illegal ticket tradings. While the ticket alone was just 33,000 Korean Won ($31 USD), for those who were not lucky to get a ticket, they wrote on the message board that they were willing to buy it for 600,000 won which is approximately $562 in US dollars
TVXQ took home five awards from 28th Japan Golden Disk Awards.
According to the announcement released on the homepage of 28th Japan Golden Disk Awards on February 27, TVXQ won for ‘Best Asian Artist,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Best 3 Albums,’ ‘Downloaded Song of the Year’ and ‘Best Music Video.’
28th Japan Golden Disk Awards, hosted by the Japanese Record Association, celebrates the artists and albums that have contributed to the advancement in the record industry throughout the year, based on the sales of albums, videos and more.
TVXQ’s full length album Time released last March won the ‘Album of the Year’ as well as ‘Best 3 Albums.’
Moreover, the group’s Catch Me-If you wanna was selected as ‘ Downloaded Song of the Year’ and TVXQ Live Tour 2013~Time~ was selected as ‘The Best Music Video
The winners of "THE JAPAN GOLD DISC AWARD 2014" have been revealed.
The "Japan Gold Disc Awards" is headed by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) and was first launched in 1987 to recognize outstanding artists (and works) that have contributed to recording industry. Awards are based from the actual sales number, and the awards for the 28th edition utilized data from November 1, 2012 to December 31, 2013.
Check out the Korean winners of "THE JAPAN GOLD DISC AWARD 2014" below!
Best Asian Artist TVXQ
Best 3 New Artists (Asia) B.A.P
Seo In Guk
New artist of the year (world)
Album of the Year (Asia) TVXQ - "Time"
Best 3 Albums (Asia) Girls" Generation II - "Girls & Peace~"
Girls" Generation - "Love & Peace"
TVXQ - "Time"
Song of The Year Downloads (ASIA) TVXQ - "Catch Me If You Wanna"
Best Music Video (Asia)
TVXQ - Live Tour 2013 "Time"
Congratulations to all the winners!
Source: Japan Golden Disc Awards website
B.A.P are pumping up fans for their upcoming concert as they reveal the secret keywords they"ve been hinting at through the individual posters!
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The group will meet BABYs during their "B.A.P LIVE ON EARTH SEOUL 2014" at SK Olympic Handball Stadium on March 8-9. The two-day concert will be live streamed via closed circuit television in theaters across Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Japan.
To make the event more interactive, the boys have been hinting on the theme for their concert through individual posters with fill-in-the-blank keywords starting with leader Bang Yong Guk, who also gave clues through his "Shorty Awards" finalist video for activism
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Super Junior′s Donghae & Eunhyuk set off for Japan via the Gimpo International Airport on February 27. Photo credit: Newsen/An Seong Hu Eunhyuk waves to fans and photogs
Super Junior′s Donghae & Eunhyuk set off for Japan via the Gimpo International Airport on February 27. Photo credit: Newsen/An Seong Hu Eunhyuk leaves in peace
Super Junior′s Donghae & Eunhyuk set off for Japan via the Gimpo International Airport on February 27. Photo credit: Newsen/An Seong Hu Donghae looks like he′s about to take off on an adventure
Super Junior′s Donghae & Eunhyuk set off for Japan via the Gimpo International Airport on February 27
will be making an appearance on "We Got Married - Global Edition
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The boys showed up during filming for the MBC Every1
show at a secret location in Seoul on February 25. SM Entertainment
, who is starring in the reality series alongside Japanese model Arisa Yagi
, introduced his friends to his new onscreen wife.
Other than Chanyeol and Suho, SHINee"s Taemin
, and B2ST
also showed up as guests.
The new season of "We Got Married - Global Edition" is starting up this April!
Fans of actor Lee Min Ho all over the world will temporarily have to wait a bit more to have the chance to see him in person. According to a news agency report, Lee Min Ho would have to decline the offers for him to tour beginning April, since his film “Gangnam Blues” will start shooting. His last overseas event will be in Yokohama, Japan in March.
“We will have to postpone all the performances planned because he will need to focus on filming for the time being,” Lee Min Ho’s rep said in a statement.
Throughout 2013, Lee Min Ho held events in China, Japan and Southeast Asia, including stops in Malaysia and the Philippines, for an eight-city tour. The success was seen to continue and he received a rush of requests to visit other places elsewhere around the globe. His visit has become an event for a particular city that foreign fans book travel packages around his performances
From birthday celebrations to horse masks and PUPPIESSSSS, here’s what happened with your favorite stars on today’s Twitter Roundup.
Super Junior’s Kim Hee Chul continued his Frozen craze, instagramming, “Airport fashion for the first in a while. The founder of the airport fashion is Hee nim. An innocent man who rides an airplane with my little and adorable Anna Inside the SPAO backpack, which I’m the model for. I’ll have a safe trip with Gun Hee and Anna.”
He then took his obsession further. Poor Gun Hee.
B.A.P’s Zelo posted on his Instragram, writing, “#?” Not sure what’s going on in this picture, but who are the two handsome horses?
Daehyun was reminiscing about his past, as he tweeted, “Woo Ddook!! This is the place I used to go a lot after I finished practice and was hungry…!! Busan!!! After eating well, I’m leaving with a happy heart
EXO members Suho and Chanyeol will make a surprise appearance on the show “We Got Married Global Edition.”
According news sources, Suho and Chanyeol attended a filming for “We Got Married Global Edition” Season 2 in a secret location on February 25. It seems that they made a surprise appearance in SHINee‘s Key and Japanese model Yagi Arisa‘s segment.
For the show, Key wanted to introduce Arisa to some of his closest friends. Along with Suho and Chanyeol, Taemin, Infinite‘s Woohyun, and Beast‘s Son Dong Woon also participated in the show.
A representative of the show told Mydaily, “It is true that Suho and Chanyeol will make appearances on the show
Super Junior"s Donghae and Eunhyuk"s first Japanese full-length album "Ride Me
" was released today.
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Donghae and Eunhyuk greeted fans in a video message announcing their Japanese tour, which kicks off on March 4 and will make stops in Nagoya, Hiroshima, Osaka, Tokyo, and more.
The duo also introduced the 13 tracks in their new album including "Oppa, Oppa", "I Wanna Dance", "Hello", "Love That I Need", "Kiss Kiss Dynamite", "Let It Go", "Bari 5 !", "Android Syndrome", "Teenage Queen", "Champagne Girl", and title track "Motorcycle".
Check out their video message above!
Hip hop group M.I.B had a successful concert, "Live in JAPAN [GET CRAZY]", at the Tokyo Shinkiba Studio Coast over the weekend.
They started off the show with "Worry About Yourself First", which was a song featuring A Pink"s Bomi that garnered a lot of attention. The group also revealed a new song composed by Young Cream who said, "I made a song for today." The boys then showed off their impressive rapping and singing skills as they wooed the audience.
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Kangnam, who was the MC of the night, said to the fans, "We get strength from everyone supporting us like this in Japan. Without you fans, there would be no M.I.B." Young Cream said, "Thank you for enjoying the live [concert] more than we do
2PM is currently working on new music with the goal of making a comeback in the first half of 2014! A confirmed date hasn"t been worked out yet but it has been revealed that the boys are indeed preparing for a new release that will be taking place the first half of this year.
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According to an exclusive report by Sports Korea, the specific month that the group seems to be aiming for is April. An insider apparently tipped off the media outlet that the boys have already decided on a title track, which is said to be an upbeat dance track reminiscent of their hit song "Hands Up". It"s said the boys may be entering filming for the music video next month and make their return in the middle of April.
However, JYP Entertainment denied that they have decided on April, commenting to Osen, "They are preparing for their comeback, but there are a lot of things they still need to do like fine tuning the schedule