[NEWS] Worldwide People Imitate K-Pop Dance Style, But Who Are The Most Copied Artists?

According to the recent survey by Billboard Korea, K-pop’s popularity is rising because of growing ‘K-pop Cover Dance trend’, simply describe as imitation of K-pop artists’ dance style.

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[INFO] Top 10 Best Selling Albums from January 1 – September 30 2011

MALE GROUPS
1. Super Junior (5th album Mr. Simple) – 273,5xx (version A + version B + repackage)
2. TVXQ (5th album Keep Your Head Down) – 153,5xx (regular edition + special edition + repackage)
3. Big Bang (4th mini album Tonight) – 122,0xx
4. Beast (1st album Fiction and Fact) – 82,2xx (regular edition + limited edition)
5.  JYJ (2nd album In Heaven) – 76,3xx
6th. 2PM – 2nd album Hands Up – 74,5xx (regular edition + limited edition)
7. Infinite (1st album Over the Top) – 63,3xx (regular edition + repackage)
8. CN Blue (1st album First Step )- 59,6xx (regular edition + limited edition + Thank You album)
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[NEWS] Korea’s Most Handsome Male Idols

A website ranked various idols by their handsome look and published the top 30 of the ranking. Have a look if your favorite idol is in the top 30!

There isn’t any male idol who isn’t attracting his fans. But who is the most attractive and handsome idol of all? A poll shared on Baidu asked this questions and netizens chose the following 30 idols as the most handsome ones. Continue Reading

[NEWS] SNSD, Super Junior, Big Bang, 2PM, 2AM, BEAST And More Make Forbes Korea’s “Power Celebrity 40”

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Forbes Korea ranked the top 40 celebrities in Korea. They first gathered a list of the most-searched celebrities from portal sites, then trimmed the list by keeping the top 100 that had appeared on many variety shows, dramas, movies or was active in sports.

Then they examined how much each celebrity earned with one filming of a CF or a drama episode. Then an examination of how frequently they appeared on music videos and on the first page of various magazines and took over one whole page of a printed newspaper.

The number of appearances on variety shows were taken into consideration, as well as the rankings on Hanteo chart for singers. MCs were checked for how many shows they MCed and how frequently the shows aired, and drama and movie actors were checked for the popularity of the work and how much they were paid for it.

The end product was:

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[INFO] SBS Gayo Daejun 2010 Lineup

Performers: BOA, Super Junior, SNSD, Kara, Se7en, G-Dragon & T.O.P, 2PM, Shinee, 2AM, 2NE1, Beast, 4Minute, Mblaq, FT Island, CNBlue and miss A
Date: December 29, 2010, 9:55PM

Credit: 늘처음처럼@BBVIPZ
Taken from: bigbangupdates

[INFO] 2011 Dream of Asia Concert in Taiwan

2011 Dream of Asia Concert in Taiwan

Event: 2011 Dream of Asia Concert in Taiwan
Date: 22 January 2011 (Sat)
Venue: Taipei County Banciao First Stadium 

Super Hallyu Line-up:
Most popular boyband in Asia – Super Junior
The HOTTEST beastly boyband in South Korean history – 2PM
South Korean girl group that captures your heart within 4 minutes – 4Minute
“SO BEAST” South Korea’s SHOCKing boyband – BEAST
South Korean boyband produced by international superstar Rain – MBLAQ

Ticketing information: For more information on ticket purchasing, please contact the event organisers or ticketing company.
Event organisers: HS MEDIA,KO ENTERTAINMENT

SOURCE: MBLAQ Baidu Bar
TRANSLATION: Homaniac@ AbsoluteMBLAQ
ABM blog post by liliceprincess @ AbsoluteMBLAQ
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[INFO] Mnet’s Top 30 Best Looking Idols Revealed

Mnet have done another poll, and it looks like this time, it’s for the ‘The Top 30 Best Looking Idols’.

The first place has gone to none other then fresh-faced beauty Kim HyunJoong, while second place went to 2PM’s Nichkhun. Check out the rest below.

1. Kim Hyunjoong (SS501)

2. Nichkhun (2PM)

3. Goo Hara (Kara)

4. T.O.P (Big Bang)

5. Choi Siwon (Super Junior)

6. Sandara Park (2NE1)

7. Choi Minho (SHINee)

8. Park Yoochun (DBSK)

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[VIDEO] WONDERFUL 16 KPOP HITS by Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra

WONDERFUL 16 KPOP HITS
Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra
credits: HamsterWon@yt

SHINee — Lucifer
SHINee — Ring Ding Dong
Super Junior — Bonamana
U-Kiss — Man Man Ha Ni
T-ara — I Go Crazy Because Of You
B2ST — Shock
Big Bang — Haru Haru
FT Island — I Hope
Wonder Girls — 2 Different Tears
B2ST — Mystery
4Minute — HUH
T-ara — Bo Peep Bo Peep
KISS — Because I’m A Girl
2AM — I Will Never Let You Go Even If I Die
DBSK — I Believe
SNSD — Gee

[NEWS] 20 Idols To Form ‘Group Of 20’ For A Campaign Song

20 local idols (Girls’ Generations, SHINee, 2PM, Kara, Beast, etc) is part of the ‘Group of 20’ who are participating in the G20’s campaign song, Let’s Go!

The representative from Seoul, Choi Jin, said that, in order to have a successful meeting, citizens should be more involved in the G20 Summit being held in Seoul, and thus, the G20 Campaign song, Let’s Go. Productions for ‘Let’s Go’ will be done by the 12th of October.

‘Let’s Go’, composed and written by Sinsa-Dong’s Ho Raengil (real name Lee Ho Yang) , Im Sang Hyuk, Eddie (Eddie), Yong Junhyung, these 4 are the people in charge of the song, The song includes 20 artists, from Girls’ Generation, SHINee, 2PM, 2AM, Son Dam Bi, Beast, After School and Super Junior. Because the song is for the G20, the album name and the number of artists selected to participate was named ‘Group of 20’.
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