Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, and SHINee, who will hold stages at the much anticipated “SMTOWN Week,” have all released a short but entertaining video clip that introduces their upcoming concert and reveals what they have prepared for their fans!
During their interview, boys of SHINee announce that not only will they perform their hit songs such as “Hitchhiking” and “Nightmare,” but the viewers will also get to enjoy exciting and previously unseen solo stages. As the year is reaching its end, they share a few words about their achievements and promotions that they carried out nearly non-stop in both Korea and Japan.
Despite revealing teaser photos a few days back, Girls’ Generation continues to tease the fans about their upcoming concert, and has now shared a fun video of them playing around at the practice room, and then sitting down for a cute interview
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We have to take this moment to thank Instagram for creating itself because it allowed us to interact with our favorite Kpop stars through the photos they post.
So imagine our delight when all four members of 2NE1 decided to create their Instagram accounts, sharing photos with their fans.
Some members may post more than others, but the thing that stays constant is that 2NE1′s Instagram pictures create smiles on our faces.
And here are 21 pictures that do.
They love snuggling in bed like the rest of us
They love giant boxes of pocky
They post pretty pictures of eyelashes
And don′t forget pretty nails.
They post pictures of their little furry friends,
They support their siblings whenver they can
Lee Bum Soo and YoonA transform into martial artists on KBS 2TV’s new Monday-Tuesday drama “Prime Minister and I.”
KBS released these teaser stills on December 7 in which Lee Bum Soo and YoonA don martial arts attire and face off in a tense showdown. Lee Bum Soo is dressed in all black, and is holding what appears to be four-sided throwing stars in one hand, while giving his opponent a fierce stare in one of the pictures. YoonA’s outfit is black with white lace elements worked in. She displays some martial arts positions as well.
This scene was filmed at a set in Suwon, Gangwon-do on December 21, and the actors wore wires in order for special effects to be used. Lee Bum Soo and YoonA didn’t spare themselves physically, throwing themselves into filming with swords, daggers and whips
On December 7, actor Yoo Ah In recently updated his fans with a playful picture on his Instagram, with the caption, “I’m fine.”
In the photo, the actor is in front of a wide open background, mouth open ready to chomp on an ice cream cone. In a fitted black button-up, camo cap, and some black shades, Yoo Ah In is ever the fashionista.
Netizens who came across the picture commented that it’s been a while since they’ve seen him, and that he should update them with photos more often.
Most recently, the actor starred in the hit movie, “Tough As Iron,” playing the tough, but gentle Gang Chul, who does whatever he can to take care of his ill mother. Check out the movie review here! (may contain spoilers)
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2NE1 takes the win with “Missing You” on this week’s SBS “Inkigayo,” beating Hyorin‘s “Lonely” and “One Way Love.” Hyorin also achieved a great feat this week with two of her songs as runner-ups for no.1. Congratulations, everyone!
Watch 2NE1 winning and thanking the YG family, Inkigayo staff, and Blackjacks!
2NE1 and Hyorin interview
Hyorin performing “One Way Love”
2NE1 sings “Missing You”
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Kim Junsu, who will be on the stage as the leading role in a musical for the 50th birth celebration of the late Kim Kwang Suk ”December: The Endless Song,” will release a special album under the title of “Musical December 2013 with Kim Junsu” on December 18. Before that, on December 12, he will also pre-release a duet song “Passing by” with a singer Lyn!
The special album will be available for pre-order online from December 9. This album includes some of Kim Kwang Suk’s hits such as “Hope Love Is Not Too Painful” and “Letter of a Private,” as well as an unreleased song “December.”
The original musical song “Passing by” is Jinwook (Kim Junsu)’s theme song which will be put in the scene when he meets and falls in love with Lee Yeon
On December 7, Jung Hyung Don and Gil talked about their high school years and revealed photos of their past on the MBC variety show “Infinity Challenge.”
Jung Hyung Don revealed, “I was the president of the drama club. Not anybody could do this. You had to be popular [to be the president],” and boasted, “Once, three friends fought over me. I had a devilish charm.”
Yoo Jae Suk did not believe Jung Hyung Don’s story. However, after he saw past photos of Jung Hyung Don, he reacted in surprise saying, “This is Jung Hyung Don?” In the photos, Jung Hyung Don had a slim figure very different from his image now.
Gil’s past photos also surprised the members. They commented, “He’s not bald-headed.” Gil’s past photos also revealed his love for music and performing began at a young age
Star actor Choi Jin Hyuk smiles with joy as he feels the love of his fans.
About 300 fans from his fanclub showed up to the set of his upcoming movie “God’s Trick” and distributed dinner boxes, coffee, snacks and gifts to the movie crew. This kind gesture is sure to give energy to the busy staff of the movie.
Before this, the fans also showed up in the city of Paju where Choi Jin Hyuk was filming for his drama “The Heirs,” and passed out 200 blankets and thermos to the staff at that location to help them cope with the cold weather.
Choi Jin Hyuk thanked his fans saying, “I’m very moved by the warm love of my fans who showed up to the sets of my movie and drama to give presents.”
The busy Choi Jin Hyuk who is currently in the popular drama “The Heirs” is also filming for his upcoming movie “God’s Trick
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Sometimes we find ourselves questioning whether 2NE1′s Park Bom is a living doll.
Here are 10 moments that made us do a double take.
Pretty much every photo in this Allure spread had just rubbing our eyes. Either this photographer shot with a super fast shutter speed or Park Bom is just really good at staying frozen.
Makeup tip for looking like a doll: Put on the heaviest set of lashes you can find
Makeup tip for looking like a doll #2:Matching your lipstick to your hair color is the way to go.
Dressing tip for looking like a doll: Go big or go home.
Posing tip for looking like a doll:Lift up your heels, so even barefoot, your legs look like they go on for days
Posing tip for looking like a doll #2: Open your eyes wide, stare off into the distance
The group Click-B, which just announced their reunion not long ago, recently revealed a photo comparing their group 11 years go with their group today.
It was released on December 2 on their agency DSP Media’s official Twitter. The photos are of Click-B back in the day, and of Click-B now practicing for DSP Media’s first company concert, called “DSP Festival.”
This is the first time images of their concert preparation have been revealed since the news of their reunion. Back in front of the mic, the members of Click-B seem as comfortable as they have ever been, like the veterans they are, and they are still looking as great as ever, capturing the hearts of their fans once again.
The various members, Oh Jong Hyuk, Ha Hyun Gon, Woo Yeon Suk, and Ash Gray‘s No Min Hyuk, , have stuck around in the entertainment business, doing musicals, variety shows, producing, etc
Actress Park Shin Hye revealed a selca on December 6 through her Twitter account. She added the description, “After filming at the East Sea, I went to the Kyobo Book Store alone. I saw a dream catcher while picking a new planner. ‘Do I want to buy you?’ Ha. A new planner and a new book make me excited.” The dream catcher plays a prominent role in Park Shin Hye’s current drama, “The Heirs,” as Cha Eun Sang’s (Park Shin Hye) gift to Kim Tan (Lee Min Ho).
In the photo, Park Shin Hye is wearing a fedora. Although the photo is dark, she displays her flawless skin without any make-up.
The actress has been busy filming for the SBS drama, “The Heirs” as it has been shooting in numerous locations including, the East Sea, Ilsan and Daejeon.
“The Heirs” achieved its highest rating of 23
Taemin and Son Na Eun displayed their affection for each other as they took a ride on a helicopter.
On MBC’s “We Got Married Season 4,” which aired on December 7, the Taemin and Son Na Eun couple held a traditional Korean wedding ceremony.
The couple’s close friends were invited: Suho and Kai of EXO and Jung Eunji of A Pink.
During the ceremony, the guests extended a white envelope to the couple after receiving bows. The contents of the enveloped aroused curiosity.
In the envelope, a letter wishing the couple a happy marriage was enclosed along with two tickets for a helicopter ride.
Taemin and Son Na Eun appeared in more comfortable attire and boarded the helicopter as they displayed their affection for one another saying, “I missed you
Sistar‘s Hyorin was in first place on December 7′s MBC “Music Core.”
Hyorin is currently promoting the title track, “One Way Love,” off her first solo album, “Love&Hate.” She was up against VIXX‘s “Voodoo Doll” and 2NE1‘s “Missing You,” and took home the first place trophy due to strong album sales. 2NE1 was not present at Music Core this week.
Hyorin looked genuinely surprised to be number one. She kept her thank you speech short, because as she mentioned, MC Noh Hong Chul dislikes long speeches. She thanked those who have supported her, including staff and managers at Starship Entertainment, Sistar’s fans, as well as her other Sistar members, Bora, Soyu and Dasom
While 2NE1 is taking it easy this time with a soft ballad like Missing You, we all know that 2NE1 is known for the fierce and powerful songs that just know what to say to get you all pumped up.
There’s nothing like listening to a 2NE1 song after a long and terrible day to get our spirits hopping again and so we choose some of the energetic group’s that makes us drop everything and just dance.
Had a terrible break up? Feel like crawling into bed and never moving?
2NE1’s Go Away is an instant cure for that kind of situation as the members basically blow off all the dumb things the boys did to break up hearts.
Instead of wallowing in their sorrows (Although some wallowing is still allowed after a breakup), the 2NE1 members basically tell the boys to forget it because these girls aren’t just about to wait around when there’s someone better out there
An excited fan has released photos of the beautiful ring she received from Infinite‘s Woohyun on her Twitter Page.
On December 6, boy group Infinite performed in Dubai for their first world tour titled “One Great Step.” During the concert in Dubai, a lucky fan who proposed to Woohyun during a fan club meeting got an exciting surprise. The fan would be serenaded while receiving an exciting proposal from the singer.
Woohyun is known for his charming proposals during his solo performances, but this instance is even more special because the fan proposed to him before the concert at the fan meeting. The following video shows Woohyun’s proposal at the New York concert.
The concert in Dubai was Infinite’s last show for the tour
Although she may be known as “Ace Ji hyo,” the actress graced the photoshoot for Benefit Cosmetics, displaying her ability to adapt to different concepts.
As Song Ji Hyo continues to show her outgoing and tough nature through SBS’ “Running man,” the actress has partnered with the Benefit cosmetics to show her fierce and elegant styles. The fierce look displays the actress wearing a dark, smoky eye makeup, matched with a light pink lip color. Having her pigtails flow gracefully on to her pink dress, Song Ji Hyo exhibits a fierce and fun style that shows her beauty.
On the other hand, the elegant, evening look conveys the actress sporting dark red lips that contrast to her simply eyeliner eye makeup. With her wavy hair brushed against her white top, Song Ji Hyo demonstrates how she can pull off two contrasting looks
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We all know that idols tend to switch up their hair colors with each concept. But we′re particularly amazed by the ladies of 2NE1, who tend to go wild and crazy with the hair dye - all year round.
We′re supremely jealous of these ladies′ locks - and we only wish we could pull off every color of the rainbow like they do. Click through to see ROYGBIV played out through 2NE1′s hair!
No one pulled off that bright red hair quite like Park Bom - and though the lead singer of 2NE1 has worn many a color besides red, it does seem to be her trademark hair color, as she′s gone back to it time and time again.
Orange hair is a hard look to pull off, no matter how many people are talking about how Orange is the New Black
After creating a huge buzz this past week with the unveiling of three of its trainess through a pre-debut group called SMRookies, SM Entertainment has released another video of its female member Seul Gi (18 years-old)!
The video is simple, showing Seul Gi on the rooftop, smiling, walking, and looking a little shy in front of the camera. She is dressed in a casual hip-hop style, showing a different side to her than in previous videos.
Click here for more information on the other two members of SMRookies, video, and images.
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The ladies took the Star of the Week crown this time around, with 2NE1 grabbing the honors!
2NE1 trumped the competition, with 67% (6,098 votes), beating out miss A (1,569 votes), Ailee (919 votes) and Jang Keun Suk (510 votes).
With a couple music show trophies under their belt for Missing You, the 2NE1 members are well on their way to rocking the competition.
Make sure to check in on Mwave all day today for more special articles on 2NE1, our Star of the Week!
Photo credit: Kim Byung Kwan, Mwave
2013 is rapidly coming to its inevitable conclusion. This is the time of year where various industry figures take a look back through the year to reflect on the successes and failures of the industry and this year has certainly not being lacking in either categories. But at the very least some industry figures believe that Lee Bo Young and Lee Jong Suk have both had a great year.
To get us started this month, news media outlet “TV Report” has run a survey with 30 producers from the 3 main terrestrial broadcasters (KBS, MBC, SBS) to see which actors/actresses they believed had an almost uncanny ability to pick out great work throughout the year. However as racing driver Jackie Stewart once said, “Good luck in most cases comes through the misfortune of others” and so the survey also asked who the PDs thought had the terrible misfortune of picking out the duds amongst the jewels