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2PM’s first Arena Tour sells out in 1 minute~!


I-I-I-I wanna go =(

2PM has a lot to be happy about: the group is currently ranked first on the Japanese cellphone ring tone charts Chaku-Uta and Chaku-Movie with their third Japanese single “Ultra Lover“, which is also third on Oricon, and has made a record-breaking first place claim on Juyo Record Sharp. The boys now have even more reason to celebrate, as all 100,000 tickets for their first Arena Tour reportedly sold out in one minute!

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Wonder Girls on their US venture and new album~!


I’ve missed them, and so glad they’re going to be back~ (L)

In 2008, the Wonder Girls knocked on the door of the U.S. market and embarked on a long journey of self-discovery and growth. Though they were top stars in Korea, the girls were forced to start from the very bottom again with street performances.

Fast forward three years later, and we see the Wonder Girls return to Korea with some solid achievements under their belts. They’ve placed 76th on the Billboard Chart and became the first Korean artists to rank on the world-famous music barometer. They also completed a successful U.S. Tour, and filmed a movie with TV network, Teen Nick.

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Brown Eyed Girls release ‘Sixth Sense’~


Well then…

The Brown Eyed Girls have made their long awaited return with the release of their 4th album, “Sixth Sense“!

Representatives of Nega Network explained, “This album focuses not only on their singing and performance. The members hope to convey their thoughts to the public through music. Their title track is an expression of the limitations of experiencing music with only five senses, and it asks people to feel it instead with their sixth sense. The song itself is very free in style.”

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Brown Eyed Girls release new single “Hot Shot”~


I missed my Brown Eyes 8)

Fans have been waiting over a year for their return, and this four-member girl group made their comeback with a ferocity that’ll be hard to rival!

The Brown Eyed Girls have just released their new single, “Hot Shot“, a smooth track that showcases their improved vocals while retaining that characteristic sass.

These ladies trashed numerous drafts to make sure that their 4th album would be nothing less than deeply satisfying, and if this single is any indication, we’re sure that they delivered.

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Brown Eyed Girls confirms comeback this month~


It seems the rumors of a comeback have been factual as Brown Eyed Girls have just wrapped up their 4th album, and they are now reported to be readying themselves for a comeback. Their new album is slated for release on September 30th, and their new single will be revealed on the 16th.

Yipeeee~ I’ve missed them!

It’s been almost two years since Brown Eyed Girls have been active as a group. Their most recent single was “Sign“, released in October of 2009. Management agency Nega Network stated, “For songs like ‘Abracadabra‘ and ‘Sign‘, it took them 8 months to master for their comeback. It’s not the time to reveal the new concept, but we tried our best to make the songs at the level of ‘Abracadabra’ and ‘Sign’, it’s Continue reading

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Heechul heads off to the army~


Wahhh. This is gonna be a long two years~

Super Junior won’t be the same without youu T^T

On September 1st, Super Junior’s Heechul thanked his fans and the press before formally enlisting with the army.

Hundreds of fans from all over the world crowded the entrance before his arrival. The star arrived wearing a hat, which he took off in order to greet his fans. With a bright smile, he began, “I wasn’t going to greet anyone before enlisting, but I think my haircut came out okay.”

He continued with a bow, “I’ll come back as an adult. Thank you so much for coming all the way out here. After making a cute pose for the cameras, he added, “Please edit the pictures nicely if you’re going to upload them!”

Although he stayed for only a brief moment, he made sure to wave to his fans before leaving the scene. Hundreds of fans shouted in unison, “Be well, we’ll wait for you until the end.” Some emotional fans couldn’t help but shed tears over his enlistment.

Heechul will be receiving four weeks of training at the Nonsan training camp before beginning his service as a member of the public service personnel for 23 months.

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Chinese netizens select Jaejoong as most handsome asian star~


*Melts*

JYJ’s Jaejoong was selected as the most handsome Asian star by Chinese netizens.

According to a Japanese media outlet, Record China, on August 17th, Jaejoong was selected number one on the ‘2011 Teen Choice: Asia’s Most Handsome Star‘ poll held on 7 different Chinese portal websites. The poll was open for a total 4 months.

Passing the more familiar Taiwanese Matthew Dao in 2nd place and Chinese William Feng in 3rd place, Jaejoong proudly took the top spot.

Furthermore, other Korean entertainers including Jang Geun Suk, Song Seung Hun, and Park Yoochun respectively took 5th, 6th, and 10th place, giving further credence to the Hallyu Wave.

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Super Junior to release ‘Version B’ of Mr. Simple album~


But But But the repackaged is supposed to be BALLAD-Y/CUUUUUUTE~ =(

Super Junior will be releasing a ‘Version B’ of their 5th full-length album, “Mr. Simple“!

On August 18th, SM Entertainment revealed that Version B would contain the same 12 tracks included on the original album, but this time, the song “Superman” has been added, thus bringing the total amount of songs to 13.

“Superman” was performed during Super Junior’s initial round of music program comebacks, and many fans lamented over how it wasn’t included in the album. The song has been described to be a minimalist hip-hop track which feature the members singing in a low vocal range.

The album jackets for ‘Version B’ are already gaining a hot response among their fans and looks likely to be another hot seller, thanks to their ‘urban soldier’ concept.

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‘SMTOWN Live in NYC’ concert in October?


COME TO CANADA GODAMMIT.

Inside sources have informed allkpop that SM Entertainment is in the process of finalizing negotiations for an ‘SMTOWN Live in NYC‘ concert in October of this year.

The tentative date is set for around the 3rd week of October, and so long as there aren’t any major issues during the final planning and negotiation stage, fans can expect to see their favorite SM TOWN artists in New York City this October.

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G.NA releases tracklist for second mini-album~


Hmm, another artist to compete with Suju’s Mr. Simple =(

Cube Entertainment has just revealed to allkpop the tracklist and cover of G.NA’s second mini-album, “Top Girl“!

Her title track has been revealed to be “Top Girl“, which was produced by hitmakers Kim Do Hoon andLee Sang Ho, two producers she’s been working with ever since her debut. The song is also special in that it features lyrics written by singer Wheesung.

With an addictive, powerful melody and a modern sound, the song lives up to its name by playing up G.NA’s confident and sexy ‘Top Girl’ image.

This album also aims to broaden the spectrum of her musical style, as it contains a song she personally helped write called “Banana“. Famous hip hop rapper Swings guest-featured in the song to support her comeback.

Other tracks include an emotional ballad titled “Without You” and an addictive hook song called “ICON“. Both songs are expected to showcase not only her growth, but her ability to pull off different styles.

With the album release set for August 23rd, G.NA is said to be busily spending her days preparing for her official comeback.

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