Actress Jo Yoon-hee Enjoying Life as Late Bloomer 2012/07/07, Source,
Actress Jo Yoon-hee has raced into the limelight after years spent tiptoeing around its periphery by portraying an adorable woman in the KBS 2 TV drama "My Husband Got a Family", which has been receiving top viewer ratings of between 30 and 40 percent. "I'm so happy because I get recognized not only by young fans, but also by elderly people on the streets", the 30-year-old actress said,...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
[Photo N] Yoo Ah-in 'hiding behind Park Han-byeol" 2011/11/11, Source,
Ooh La La Sensation has been selected as the final winner of the MNet "Super Star K 3" finals that was held on the 11th of November in Seoul.
The TOP 2 finalists Ooh La La Sensation (Kim Myeong-hoon, Park Seung-il, Im Yoon-taek, Park Kwang-sun) and Busker Busker (Jang Beom-joon, Brad, Kim Hyung-tae) performed twice each this day.,...More
Lee Soo-young says people avoiding her bouquet 2010/10/05, Source,
Singer Lee Soo-young speaks to reporters at a press conference held ahead of her wedding at wedding house Villa de Bailey in Seoul, South Korea on October 5, 2010. [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily]
Singer Lee Soo-young, just hours away from getting married, said she is worried about her friends not wanting to receive her wedding bouquet,...More
Jang Nara graduates college after 10 years 2010/02/19, Source,
Hallyu star Jang Nara at her graduation [Asia Economic Daily]
Hallyu star Jang Nara graduated from Korea's Chung-Ang University today, receiving her long-overdue college diploma since entering the school as an acting major in 2000.
The singer and actress attended the graduation ceremony held Friday morning at Chung-Ang University Seoul campus, where she was also handed a special award for her contribution to the school.
"I feel more nervous, maybe because it took me ten years to graduate" the 28-year-old singer said. "If I were to grade myself, I think I would give an F".,...More
While many singers are gasping for air amid the economic recession, which lowered revenue from already plunging album sales, some are temporarily leaving their original posts to pursue different careers.
Autumn is considered "men's season" here, with the cool fall breeze blowing jackets open and solitude flowing in the air. But this year, the local pop scene will be crowded with both male and female singers. Singers like Jo Sung-mo,,...More
IVY to Make Drama Debut in June 2008/05/02, Source, Singer IVY took a break from the spotlight after being threatened at the end of last year. The singer will return to showbiz this June with her TV drama debut in the SBS production "Tokyo, Yeowubi" (screenplay by Kim Jin-hee, directed by Lee Joon-hyeong).
South Korea's top groups, TVXQ, top, and SG Wannabe, bottom, try various new marketing strategies to boost their CD sales in the face of a general decline.
Even though popular Korean boy band TVXQ topped the music sales charts in 2006, selling more than 34,...More
Erhu 2006/03/22, Source, A song used in a cosmetics ad featuring actor kwon Sang-woo has gained popularity recently. Many people have asked, "What musical instruments were used in the ad?" on internet sites. The song, which has an Asian melody, was played by Chinese,...More
2004 good for movies, gloomy in performing arts 2004/12/29, Source, The year 2004 has been good for movies and musicals, but other culture areas like performing arts and K-pop suffered due to the long drawn-out economic slump that forced consumers to trim budgets for entertainment activities. Here are the sector-by-sector summaries of what happened this year.
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