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  • BTS Break Guinness Record for Best-Selling K-Pop Album

    2019/06/27, Source
    BTS set a new Guinness record for the best-selling album ever in Korea on Tuesday,...More
  • "My Ugly Duckling" Jung Il-woo Shares His Key to Dieting

    2019/02/17, Source
    Actor Jung Il-woo claims his sister is a fan of Kim Gun-mo. The drama "Haechi" actor Jung Il-woo appeared on the SBS TV show "My Ugly Duckling" on the 17th,...More
  • "My Ugly Duckling" Lee Seung-gi in a Difficult Spot

    2018/09/03, Source
    Lee Seung-gi was overwhelmed by the compliments he got from the mothers of "My Ugly Duckling". Singer and actor Lee Seung-gi appeared on the latest episode of the SBS TV show "My Ugly Duckling" on the 2nd of September,...More
  • "My Ugly Duckling" Song Ji-hyo's Mother Confirms Her Drinking Limit

    2018/03/25, Source
    The MCs of "My Ugly Duckling" called Song Ji-hyo's mother to ask who her ideal son-in-law is. Her mother picked Kim Gun-mo and when Song Ji-hyo said it's her son-in-law, Shin Dong-yup said, "She must think it's her ideal type,...More
  • [Lily's Take] Song Ji-hyo Clarifies Her Relationship With Kim Jong-kook to His Mother

    2018/03/18, Source
    Actress Song Ji-hyo clarified the numerous rumors floating around regarding her relationship with with singer and an actor Kim Jong-kook,...More
  • "My Ugly Duckling" Kim So-yeon's Talk Battle

    2018/01/15, Source
    Actress Kim So-yeon won the hearts of "My Ugly Duckling" mothers. Kim So-yeon appeared as a special MC on "My Ugly Duckling". She married actor Kim Sang-woo from the drama "Happy Home" and people asked her questions about her newly married life,...More
  • [Interview] "The Best Hit" Dong Hyun-bae's source of energy is his family

    2017/08/10, Source
    Actor Dong Hyun-bae made strides as an actor, finally stripping himself of the title, 'Big Bang Tae-yang's older brother'. Dong Hyun-bae starred in the KBS 2TV drama "The Best Hit" as a rapper wannabe, MC Drill, a fun character who suffers from stage fright due to an unfortunate incident,...More
  • Lee Young-ae and 20 employees? Where did they all go?

    2016/09/17, Source
    Lee Young-ae was the hottest issue of the year 2012. Portal sites over flooded with Lee Young-ae related words. It all started when a TV show broadcasted Lee Young-ae's house. People who lived around her house stated that she lived in a 180 pyeong home with 20 or so employees. The TV show was filmed from afar, with a massive lens that resembled that of a paparazzi and interviewed those who lived around her neighborhood. Those who saw the TV show were fooled by the broadcast. However, toss a stone into a calm lake and the ripples will shake. Expanded rumors about Lee Young-ae started spreading on the net and her home became a 'palace'. This occurrence is a good example of the harmful consequences that a misreport can cause,...More
  • [Video] "Entertainers" Ji Sung X Kim Gun-mo collaboration teaser

    2016/04/11, Source
    Singer Kim Gun-mo featured in the "Entertainers" teaser has been released. The teaser for the SBS drama "Entertainers" was released on the 11th,...More
  • Art and Culture

    2012/09/07, Source
    It's finally Friday and many of you may have already planned your weekend outings. But for those of you who are still in need of a few ideas, our Michelle Kim is here with suggestions for some fun arts and culture events. Hello Michelle [Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young So what do you have for us[Reporter : ] Today I have two things from the theater. There is a musical adaptation of a classic novel and a festival that brings works from the global stage to Seoul. Take a look. Charles Dickens' novel "A Tale of Two Cities" was first made into a musical on Broadway in 2007. Now, it comes to Seoul to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. The show continues at Chungmu Art Hall through October 7th,...More
  • #1 Rivals In K-pop: IU vs. Suzy

    2012/09/07, Source
    The "nation's younger sister", IU, and the "nation's first love", Suzy were chosen as the new #1 rivals. According to the September 6th broadcast of "Entertainment In TV" on a cable channel in Korea, the two topped the "Secret Chart" that was unveiled. There are many famous and long-time rivals in Korean entertainment, like Song Dae-gwan vs. Tae Jin-ah, and Shin Seung-hoon vs. Kim Gun-mo. However, being that they've been compared time and time again, the public wanted to see some new faces on the rivals list. Hence the "Secret Chart of NEW Rivals" was compiled,...More
  • CSJH's Stephanie To Go Solo

    2012/08/17, Source
    SM Entertainment's former singer, Stephanie, will be making a comeback as a solo artist. She has joined Media Line Entertainment, which houses other singers like Kim Gun-mo and Park Mi-kyung. The talent is getting ready practicing choreography and song recordings to debut as a solo singer. Her upcoming comeback will feature dance music,...More
  • Singer So-hyang Joins "I'm A Singer"

    2012/07/06, Source
    The second singer to appear on the hit survival competition show "I'm A Singer" for July was revealed: The Mariah Carey of Korea, CCM diva singer So-hyang! So-hyang's already achieved notable recognition in the Korean music world as a shockingly talented vocalist. She recently participated on an album titled "Diva Project", along with other "I'm A Singer" familiar faces, Park Jung-hyun and Lee Young-hyun. She also featured on songs for SG Wannabe's Lee Suk-hoon and Yang Dong-geun,...More
  • Lee Eun-mi to emcee 2nd 'I'm a Singer'

    2012/05/04, Source
    Female pop singer Lee Eun-mi will host the second season of MBC's hit audition show "I'm a Singer", the broadcaster announced Thursday. Given her relative inexperience, the decision was unexpected especially compared to the first season hosted by Lee So-ra and Yoon Do-hyun. These two singers and then contestants had hosted several gigs before, unlike Lee,...More
  • Lee Byung-hun Awarded Presidential Award

    2011/11/22, Source
    After spending the past five months in New Orleans of the the United States shooting for the Hollywood movie "G.I. Joe 2", Lee Byung-hun finally returned home on November 21st. As soon as Lee touched Korean soil, he was busy as the recipient of the Presidential Award for advancing Korean pop culture and arts,...More
  • Korean pop stars to perform at 2011 Hallyu Dream Concert

    2011/09/07, Source
    Some of the biggest names in the K-pop scene will come together for the upcoming 2011 Hallyu Dream Concert next month, according to the official website of the concert on Wednesday. Korean idols Girls' Generation, 2PM, TVXQ, SHINee, miss A, GD&T.O.P, Se7en, BEAST, 4minute, G.NA, Secret, ZE:A - Children of Empire, Kim Gun-mo, Davichi, IU, MBLAQ, SISTAR and INFINITE will perform at the Gyeongju Citizen Stadium in the North Gyeongsang Province on October 3 as part of the three-day Hallyu Dream Festival,...More
  • K-pop concert hall to open today

    2011/06/21, Source
    The Olympic Hall in Olympic Park in Seoul will reopen as a K-pop concert hall today after a one-year renovation project. / Courtesy of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism By Chung Ah-young The Olympic Hall in Olympic Park in Seoul will reopen as a K-pop concert hall today after a one-year renovation project. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation said the concert hall will be a cultural complex that offers not only musical facilities but also content from the past, present and future of K-pop at one place,...More
  • 'I Am a Singer' ignites fever

    2011/05/10, Source
    Lena Park sings veteran artist Cho Yong-pil's "I Hope It Would Be That Way Now" on Sunday's edition of "I Am a Singer", a talent competition among professional artists. Park won the round with her interpretation of the song. / Courtesy of MBC By Kwon Mee-yoo Lena Park has once again won another episode, Sunday, of "I Am a Singer", an MBC reality show sweeping the nation. However, winning does not seem to be that important in the show, which has become a festival of musical experimentation and exceptional performances by top singers,...More
  • Veteran Singer Establishes Celebrity Soccer Club

    2011/03/28, Source
    By: LB of In an attempt to bridge the gap between the older, veteran singers in South Korea and the younger singers who are still up and coming, singer Tae Jin Ah has established a brand new celebrity soccer club,...More
  • Troubled 'I Am a Singer' April's shows cancelled

    By Kwon Mee-yoo

    April's MBC talent shows of "I Am a Singer" have been cancelled but will continue broadcasting in May as new producer Shin Jung-soo will take over the program, replacing Kim Young-h,...
  • Korean idols rock the stage for SBS' "Gayo Daejun"

    2010/12/30, Source
    Screen shots of SBS' "Gayo Daejun" [SBS] Korean idols and veteran singers have come together to share the stage during SBS' "Gayo Daejun", performing some of the biggest songs from the past and the hits from this year. Super Junior's Kim Heechul, CNBLUE's Jung Yong-hwa, 2AM's Jo Kwon and actress Hwang Jung-eum hosted this year's music festival, held at Ilsan Kintex on December 29, which kicked off with a performance from children, singing and dancing to the latest songs by Super Junior, miss A, Kara, SHINee, Son Dam-bi, 2PM, Girls' Generation and CNBLUE,...More
  • Jung Il-woo holds fan meeting in Japan over weekend

    2010/11/08, Source
    Still shots of Jung Il-woo at his fan meeting in Japan [N.O.A Entertainment] Korean actor Jung Il-woo met with thousands of fans for his second fan meeting in Japan over the weekend. A press release from his agency N.O.A Entertainment announced Monday that Jeong flew into Japan on November 6 and held his fan meeting at the Yamano Hall to celebrate the launch of his official fan club in the country the next day,...More
  • [INTERVIEW] Han Jung-soo - Part 2

    2010/05/28, Source
    Korean actor Han Jung-soo [photographed by Chae Ki-won/10Asia]   Q: You often played characters that were considered "cool" by men rather than women. Han: Yeah. I want women to like me but I think they like sensitive and affectionate men like the character Lawyer Seo (played by Park Si-hoo). Well, it's fine. Being an actor that men like... (laugh) Q: Your abs caused a stir during "The Slave Hunters" and I heard that you are extremely into sports -- you once even said that you wanted to be a mixed martial arts fighter. What kind of influence do you think training one's body has one's mental health? Han: I like exercising by myself, so I just work out at the gym more than anything. I think that, as a man, you start to feel confident psychologically when your body gains a certain amount of strength. So I tell younger actors, "Don't just drink every day. Do some exercise. It's good for your health and good for your mind too". Contrary to how I look, I can't drink alcohol so I don't have any other way to relieve stress. It's either going to the gym or going to sleep. (laugh),...More
  • Rain: 'I Have Improved Myself As I Overcome My Weakness'

    2010/04/07, Source
    "For eight years after my debut, I have become more mature while I am going through many hardships. I feel that I have finally grown up by experiencing those difficulties. The biggest hardship came from my weakness". Actor and singer Rain (Jung Ji Hoon, 28), who will release a special album entitled "Back to the Basic" on April 7, emphasized at a press conference held in Yeouido on April 5 that he is going back to the basics, just like the title of his new album says. He said, "To live as an entertainer, there are many occasions that I have to control myself and many things that I have to hide from others. I had hard times when I had to overcome the difficulties that came from those things, so that there were some moments that I just wanted to give up my life as an entertainer,...More
  • Top Actress Jang Jin-yeong Dies of Stomach Cancer

    2009/09/02, Source
    Top actress Jang Jin-yeong, who had been struggling with stomach cancer, died on September 1 at age 37. Jang's agency, Yedang Entertainment,,...More
  • Actress with Cancer in Critical Condition

    2009/08/31, Source
    Acclaimed actress Jang Jin-yeong is reportedly in critical condition at a hospital in Seoul. She has been battling stomach cancer since last,...More
  • [ChanMi's star news] Ha Jung-woo in a relationship with a model!

    2009/04/07, Source
    Movie star, Ha Jung-woo is in a relationship with the model Goo Eun-ae who is 8 years younger. Ha has met this young lady while she was in college and have been friends until he pursued her as a girlfriend since mid last year. So, who is this lucky lady? She is a tall and attractive young lady who has graduated with Dance major at the prestigious womens university, Ehwa! She has been active as a fashion model. She has also been in Kim Gun-mo's music video last year. Ha has been careful in revealing their relationship because she was not a celebrity that it might affect her private life. Even through Ha's busy schedule they have kept up their relationship through phone calls. Their relationship has not even been 1 year, so they are not concerned with getting married, just yet.,...More
  • Familiar Names Resume Singing in First Half of Year
    2009/03/05, Source
    Gang Su-ji - Won Mi-yeon - Lee Sun-hee - Im Chang-jung - Park Ji-yoon

    Singers are making a steady comeback this year. Last year wrapped up with a harmonious mix of the young and old.,...
  • Ten Culture Trends of 2008
    2008/12/22, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    1. The Death of Celebrities in 2008

    The suicide death of actor Ahn Jae-hwan because his debt shocked the nation. Then, the suicide death of Korea's commercial queen and sweetheart,,...
  • Female Singers Return for Summer
    2008/06/24, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    Summer is not just about the sizzling sun, cool beaches and ice cream; it's also about new styles, music and fashion.

    Top Korean female singers are preparing for big comebacks this season and some are already making headlines with their new looks and music.

  • Top Singers to Make Comebacks in Fall
    2006/08/09, Source
    Several top singers will make comebacks this fall. Ballad singer Shin Seung-hoon will release his tenth album in early October after more than a two-year hiatus. Shin, who this year marks the 16th anniversary of his debut, is currently puttng finishing touches of his upcoming album and has set the d,...More
  • Rain to appear on CNN's "Talk Asia"
    2005/10/10, Source
    Singer/actor Rain (real name Cheong Ji-hoon), 23, will make an appearance on the international news channel CNN.

    Rain's agency, JYP Entertainment, said on Oct. 8 that the singer will give an interview on CNN's show "Talk Asia" on Oct. 9 at a Hong K,...
  • Top Korean artists to perform in Vietnam
    2005/08/23, Source
    Top Korean artists and musicians will perform at the KBS Open Concert to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sept. 10 (local time).

    Performers will include, among others, Kangta, Jewelry, Kim Gun-mo,...
  • Korea Wave contributes to the nation's exports
    2004/08/30, Source
    Korea has always been proud of its culture. Until now, culture has been considered something that required money and efforts to develop and preserve -- not something that could be a source of income. But the country has come to realize that, in fact, culture can indeed be a money-maker for the natio,...More

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