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SISTAR, Girl"s Day, and San E & Raina top Instiz chart for fourth week of July 2014

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The Instiz chart combines the overwhelming variety of charts that South Korea uses to rank music sales, and it"s also what fans use to determine whether their favorite artist has achieved an "All-Kill".

Check out the chart rankings for the third week of July (July 21 to July 27) below!


Instiz Chart Singles Ranking

1. SISTAR - "Touch My Body" - 46,256 Points


2. Girl"s Day - "Darling" - 27,033 Points


3. San E & Raina - "A Midsummer Night"s Sweetness" - 23,446 Points


4. Block B - "Her" - 18,687 Points


5. Park Myung Soo ft. Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) & UL - "Tteokbokki" - 18,363 Points


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'Music Bank' Highlights: B1A4 Wins # 1 On The July 25, 2014 Episode + Performance Recap

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Another week is here and KBS" "Music Bank" featured some of your favorite K-pop idols last night. Great stage settings and screams were all seen and heard.

Several stars made comebacks this week. SISTAR sang "Ok Go" and "Naughty Hands" while 4Minute"s HyunA made her solo comeback with "Red." Block B performed their new single "H.E.R," and Homme sang "It Girl." Gorgeous female group BESTie are back with "Hot Baby," and young rising star HEYNE returned with "Red Lie." Boys Republic sang "Dress Up" and Cross Gene performed "Shooting Star."

Play the Siren also made their official debut on the program with "Dream Drive."

The nominees for the night were Girl"s Day and B1A4 as they battled for the first place trophy

Countdown To KCON: 5 Reasons To Attend KCON 2014

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(Photo : KCON)

On July 25, KCON organizers announced the additions of a free market and outdoor stage to the dynamic programming of KCON 2014.

KCON will be double the size with a packed programming schedule, and two nights of K-Pop concerts.

KCON 2014 extends beyond a focus on K-Pop to encompass all things Hallyu including K-Drama, Korean food, and a “League of Legends” exhibition match.

 Here are five reasons to attend KCON 2014.

1. K-Pop fans will have the opportunity to see top performers including Girls’ Generation, G-Dragon, CNBLUE, B1A4, and BTS. KCON 2014 will feature two concerts, with G-Dragon, B1A4, IU, Teen Top, and VIXX performing on Saturday, August 9

KUNDO : Age of the Rampant (2014)

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"KUNDO : Age of the Rampant"

Genres: Action and Epics

Running Time: 137 min.

Directed by: Yoon Jong-bin

Starring: Ha Jeong-woo, Kang Dong-won, Lee Sung-min, Jo Jin-woong

Synopsis: Set in the 19th century. Dol Mu-chi, who works as butcher, joins a righteous group of thieves. Jo Yun is the son of wealthy nobleman, but his mother is a concubine. Even though he excels in martial arts, he isn"t recognized for his talents because of his lineage. Jo then joins the group of thieves. The thieves steal from corrupt public officials and gives to the poor. The band of thieves then goes up against a powerful figure.

EXO to host their own variety show on Mnet, “EXO 90:2014”; first guest to be Kangta

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EXO will be airing a new variety program on Mnet, in which former H.O.T member, Kangta, has been chosen as their first guest appearance.

Besides their first reality program, “EXO’s ShowTime” which aired last year on MBC every1, this will EXO’s 2nd individual television program.

On the 26th of July, CJ E&M revealed that EXO have recently finished filming their first episode on the 24th of July, and other media sources have revealed that the title of this new variety show will be titled “EXO 90:2014 (K-Pop Time Slip)”.

The program will be looking back on K-pop from the 90’s, and every episode will include a special remake video of a 90’s song by EXO, however only EXO-K will be appearing on this program.

Furthermore, SM Rookies Johnny, Taeyong, Yuta, Jaehyun and Ten will also be starring on the show, and thus many fans are already excited for the first episode, which will air on August 15th at 10pm KST for 12 weeks

EXO to launch their new show "EXO 90:2014" on August 15th

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EXO is ready to greet the fans through a whole new variety show.

The show is called "EXO 90:2014" and is produced by Mnet, with the concept of connecting the big seniors in the music industry from the 90s with EXO in order to make some of the past hit songs come to light once again as well as to revive its cultural and classic.

In particular, EXO will be the main characters in the "2014 version" of the music videos of these past hit songs which will be premiered throughout the show. The boys are expected to showcase more of their hidden charms that fans have never seen before.

According to the officials, the first episode will be about H.O.T with the appearance of Kangta and some of the trainees from SMROOKIES. Jun Hyun Moo will be the MC of the show. There will be a total of 12 episodes.

Don"t miss the first broadcast of "EXO 90:2014" on August 15th at 10pm kst

Details and image released for EXO"s new show "EXO 90:2014"

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If you just need more "overdose" of EXO in your life, you"re in luck as the group"s new show will be here in less than a month from now!



After the initial announcement about a show being on its way, Mnet has dropped concrete details including the title, concept, and the premiere date!


It"ll be called "EXO 90:2014", and like its name, it"ll aim to connect K-Pop veterans from the "90s with EXO to re-explore past hit songs as well as "90s culture.


The EXO members will appear as the lead characters in the "2014 version" music videos of these past songs that will be produced with each episode.


Fans aren"t the only ones excited for this new series as the members themselves expressed, "We are looking forward to showcasing the 2014 versions of our sunbaes" hit songs with a sense of responsibility

Free Outdoor Market and Live Stage Added To KCON for First Time, as 2014 Convention Continues to Grow

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KCON 2014 Includes Two Night of K-pop Concerts, Appearances from Top Korean Drama Stars, "League of Legends" Exhibition Match, and the "Taste of KCON"

A Larger Convention with More Panels, Workshops and Special Guests from Across Hallyu Storm Downtown L.A. August 9 and 10

KCON, the largest annual fan celebration of all things Hallyu, announced today that the third annual convention will feature a free marketplace with vendors from around LA and a free outdoor stage. KCON 2014 also revealed its program schedule for this year"s two day convention taking place August 9 and 10 in Downtown Los Angeles. Building on last year"s highly successful event at the Los Angeles Memorial Arena, KCON 2014 will return with a programming slate double the size and more varied than ever. In addition to two star-studded K-pop concerts (up from one in 2013), special guests and a new program of panels and workshops, KCON 2014 will add a slew of first-time features to the convention

"High School" to skip out on airing today"s episode due to "2014 K League All-Star Game" broadcast

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KBS 2TV teen-fantasy drama "High School" ("High School: Love On") will not air today due to the "2014 K League All-Star Game" which will air in its time slot today (25th).



According to the KBS program schedule on the 25th, the "2014 K-League All-Star Game" will be aired live on the 25th from 7:50-10 PM KST. The July 25th broadcast of the shows in this time slot including "Cuckoo Nest" (7:50 PM KST), "Vivid Source Plus" (8:30 PM KST), and "High School" (8:55 PM KST) have been suspended.


The following programs "VJ Special Forces", "Love and War 2", and "Yoo Hee Yeol"s Sketchbook", however, will air as regularly scheduled today.  


Korean movies opening today 2014/07/24 in Korea

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 Korean movies opening today 2014/07/24 in Korea : “Affair” and “Our Family”“Affair” (2014)Directed by Kim In-gyoo, Kim Min-joon-IWith Yoo Ra-seong, Hwang Bo-wook, Jo Eun-seo, Kim Neul-me,…SynopsisYoon-hee is one of the best curators who has everything. She meets a celebrated photographer named Hyeong-seok while preparing for an exhibit. She feels attracted towards him at first sight and suggests 100 days of sex games. The Korean version of “Nine and A Half Weeks”, only instincts control their love! No rules exist between them.“Our Family” (2013)Directed by Kim Do-hyun-ISynopsisHere is a family struggling with an everyday battle a box of noodles disappears in a couple of days, 20kg of rice gets devoured in just a month and laundry piles up so quickly

Idols Starring in Films for Second Half of 2014 Include T.O.P, Sulli, D.O, Dohee and More

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More and more idols have started to make their names known through acting, also known as ‘acting idols.’ ZE:A’s Im Siwan earned praise for his role in “The Attorney,” B1A4’s Jinyoung received a lot of love for his part in “Miss Granny,” and increasing numbers of idol actors are showing their abilities to act through dramas and films.

To start off, Tiny G’s Dohee, who was first recognized for her ‘dialect’ acting in tvN’s “Reply 1994,” will be taking a shot at a horror movie for the first time through “Tunnel 3D.” She has taken on the role of a mysterious girl who constantly lingers around a tunnel, and is planning to show her abilities to express emotions using her eyes, rather than speaking in this film

JYP Releases Fun “Exclusive Interview” for 2014 JYP Nation “One Mic” Concert

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Are you ready for JYP Entertainment’s 2014 JYP Nation “One Mic” concert? It’s coming up soon on August 9 and 10 at Jamsil Indoor Stadium in Seoul, and the JYP artists have just released a goofy ‘exclusive interview’ video, raising fans’ anticipation once again for seeing all of the artists on the same stage.

In the interview, the artists have fun trying to name the concert lineup, their most anticipated performance, and the concept of the concert.

JYP head Park Jin Young said, “The theme of this concert is ‘One Mic.” It means the singers will sing in one microphone. Watching singers’ connected stages will be a point to focus on.”

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Park Shin Hye graces Japan during her '2014 Story of Angel in Japan' tour

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Park Shin Hye stopped by Japan for her solo fan meeting!


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According to her agency S.A.L.T. Entertainment on July 22, Park Shin Hye met with fans on her "2014 Story of Angel in Japan" tour at Osaka and Yamano Hall, Tokyo on July 19-20. Park Shin Hye showcased her singing ability, performing six songs including her remake of Standing Egg"s "Breakup For You, Not Yet For Me", "Arm Pillow", "Pitch Black", and "My Dear". Park Shin Hye"s older brother and the composer behind "My Dear", Park Shin Won, also made a surprise guest appearance and played the guitar for Park Shin Hye"s performances.


During the talk session in the latter-half of the concert, Park Shin Hye chatted about "Heirs", played a "Cha Eun Sang impersonation" game with fans, and made mango juice

Seo In Guk and VIXX Chosen as Ambassadors for Korea Expo 2014 in Brazil

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Solo artist Seo In Guk and boy group VIXX will be the representatives of Korea’s entertainment industry for 2014 Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in August.

The two popular Hallyu artists were chosen to be the faces of the annual large-scale event for buyers and sellers of Korea’s rising IT and entertainment industry. The expo is organized by Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA).

This marks the fifth year that KBBE is being held. The previous ambassadors being Super Junior, miss A, JYJ, and 2NE1, the event targets also the fans of Hallyu.

Kim Byung Kwon, the Marketing Director of KOTRA, revealed, “With Seo In Guk and VIXX as the ambassadors, KBEE will offer the visitors the chance to experience Hallyu firsthand through various events

Lee Min Ho to Launch 2014 Global Tour in September

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Lee Min Ho will be hitting the global track!

Lee Min Ho′s agency Starhaus Entertainment announced on July 21 that "Lee Min Ho will be meeting with fans around the world through his tour in September. The tour has been planned to repay fans for their love from overseas."

The actor′s 2014 global tour will take place under the title Re:minho.

The title is meant to stand for ′Reboot Lee Min Ho′, representing how he will aim to embark on a new start with the tour.

The tour will start in Seoul, and land on Beijing, Tokyo and other main cities in Asia.

Future schedules will be announced through his agency′s official website.

Lee Min Ho has held global tours since 2009. His most recent global tour held last year in 2013 drew over 52,000 fans across eight cities