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  • Today's Photo: March 29, 2017 [3]

    2017/03/29, Source
    Bora of girl group Sistar attends a fashion show at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul on Tuesday,...More
  • Today's Photo: February 17, 2017 [4]

    2017/02/17, Source
    Hyoyeon of Girls' Generation attends the launch of a digital magazine in Seoul on Thursday,...More
  • Today's Photo: May 14, 2016 [2]

    2016/05/14, Source
    Actress Son Tae-young attends a promotional event for a cosmetics brand in Seoul on Friday,...More
  • Girl Group Kara Split Up

    2016/01/19, Source
    K-pop girl group Kara have officially dissolved. Three of the four members decided to leave as their contracts with DSP Media ended as of last Friday,...More
  • Ex-Kara Member Nicole Makes Solo Debut

    2014/11/21, Source
    Nicole made her solo debut on Wednesday as she held a showcase for her first mini album. The former member of Kara left the girl group early this year when her contract with DSP Media expired,...More
  • Today's Photo: November 20, 2014 [3]

    2014/11/20, Source
    Nicole poses at a showcase for her first solo album in Seoul on Wednesday,...More
  • Ex-Kara Member to Debut as Solo Singer

    2014/11/14, Source
    Nicole, former member of girl group Kara, released a teaser for her first solo album on Tuesday. In a somewhat mysterious teaser, Nicole shows her whole body covered in tattoos, provoking curiosity for her new album,...More
  • Actor Jung Il-woo to sing duet with Kara's Nicole

    2014/10/21, Source
    Actor Jung Il-woo is going to sing a duet with Nicole, formerly from the group Kara. "The Night Watchman's Journal" OST "Tears of Rain" will come out on the 21st at noon. The song is about the undying love of a man and a woman and Jung Il-woo sings the song with Nicole, a friend of his,...More
  • Whittled-down Kara Prepare to Meet Fans in Korea, Japan

    2014/04/18, Source
    From left, Park Gyu-ri, Han Seung-yeon and Goo Ha-ra Kara are returning as a three-member group next month almost half a year after two of the original members left the girl band. Park Gyu-ri, Han Seung-yeon and Goo Ha-ra will meet fans in Seoul on May 24, and in Budokan, Japan on June 1,...More
  • Yeon Woo-jin stars in Kim Kyoo-tae's "KARA - Secret Love"

    2013/07/11, Source
    Actor Yeon Woo-jin will be starring in producer Kim Kyoo-tae's newest "KARA - Secret Love". "KARA - Secret Love" is by Kim Kyoo-tae who produced "That Winter, the Wind Blows" and Kara (Han Seung-yeon, Park Gyu-ri, Nicole, Kang Ji-young, Goo Ha-ra) stars as the lead character in each of the five episodes,...More
  • Ok Taecyeon and Oh Yeong-gyeol in "We Just Got Married"

    2013/01/31, Source
    2PM member Ok Taecyeon and Taiwanese idol group member Oh Yeong-gyeol are starring in "We Just Got Married" as a married couple. A Taiwanese source told TV Report, "Oh Yeong-gyeol is going to be starring in the TV program and Ok Taecyeon's wife. We have completed the contract and are now just waiting for the shooting day to come",...More
  • Kara to launch perfume

    2012/04/10, Source
    By Kwon Mee-yoo Girl band "Kara will soon launch a fragrance called "K5J", which is the first for a Korean girl group. The perfume will hit shelves in Japan on Saturday and international sales will be shipped in May,...More

    2012/04/05, Source
      SEOUL, 2 April 2012 – Kara, the multi-­‐award winning South Korean girl group, officially announced today the launch of their first-­‐ever signature fragrance. Having sold more than 1.18 million albums in Japan in 2011, Kara are one of the most influential K-­‐ Pop celebrity groups and fashion icons today. With recent chart-­‐topping hits such as "Super Girl" and "Step", Kara have established themselves as a powerhouse in Asian entertainment and a role model for their fans across the globe,...More
  • Win a CD and Photo Book With "K-Pop Giveaway!"

    2012/02/01, Source
    This month's group of the month is Kara! Each month of 2012, the Korean Cultural Center in Washington, DC is thrilled to announce our very own "K-Pop Giveaway". This exciting monthly giveaway will feature some of South Korea's top pop stars, known globally for their memorable songs, entertaining dances, and cutting-edge style. Winners of the monthly giveaways will win a CD, a photo album, a t-shirt, accessories, and more from their favorite K-Pop group! This February, the "K-Pop Giveaway" artist is Kara!,...More
  • Kara: 'We Grew Up During Extremely Busy Schedule For A Year'

    2012/01/02, Source
    Kara expressed their feelings after holding a rehearsal for the NHK Red & White Year End Song Festival. Girl groups Girls' Generation and Kara participated in the rehearsal for the 62nd NHK Red & White Year End Song Festival held in NHK Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo on December 29. At first, Girls' Generation appeared and checked the sound and their positions on the stage while presenting a splendid performance with their Japanese debut song "GINIE". Then Kara presented their hit songs "Jet Coaster Love" and "Mister" with cute dance movements,...More
  • weekly star scene

    2011/07/14, Source
    Show transcript Up next is , our round up of the top 5 stories from showbiz in the past week. : We have our lively, energetic Dami here in the studio with us. Hello, Dami! [Reporter : ] : Hi Sean and Hi 건영. It's nice to have you back! : I'm glad to be back! What sort of news do you have for us today,...More
  • Girl Band Kara Resolves Contract Dispute

    2011/04/29, Source
    Three members of the five-strong girl band Kara have resolved problems with their management agency and are ready to perform again,...More
  • KARA to appear on Japanese TV

    2011/03/09, Source
    Kara, a five-member Korean girl group, is stated to appear on a Japanese TV music program on March 18. / Yonhap By Kwon Mee-yoo Girl group Kara, successful both in Korea and Japan, will appear on Japanese television for the first time after a dispute with their agency, DSP Media,...More
  • KARA Members Sue Agency

    2011/02/15, Source
    Kara /Courtesy of DSP Media Three members of the five-strong girl band Kara who are in a dispute with their agency DSP Media filed a lawsuit for annulment of their exclusive contract with the agency. The Seoul Central District Court on Monday said Han Seung-yeon, Nicole Jung and Kang Ji-young are asking the court to confirm the dissolution of the contract,...More
  • KARA Still As A Group Of Five In Japan

    2011/02/10, Source
    Despite the ongoing battles between the popular group Kara, there will be no setbacks for their activities in Japan. Currently the five-membered group,...More
  • Girl group Kara to model in Japan

    2011/01/26, Source
    Girl group Kara has signed an exclusive modeling contract in Japan./ Korea Times By Ines Min Girl group Kara has signed an exclusive modeling contract in Japan, a Japanese news outlet said Wednesday,...More
  • KARA Members Ditch Management Agency

    2011/01/20, Source
    Three members of the five-strong girl band Kara told their talent agency DSP Media on Wednesday that they are terminating their contract. The news comes after three of the five members of the hugely successful boy band TVXQ filed a lawsuit against their management agency in 2009. Han Seung-yeon (23), Jung Nicole (20) and Kang Ji-young (17) announced the termination of their contract through their legal representative Landmark. The other two, Park Gyu-lee (23) and Gu Ha-ra (20), did not,...More
  • Top girl group "KARA" terminates contract with agency

    2011/01/20, Source
    Top girl group Kara announced Wednesday that they will terminate their exclusive contract with their agency DSP Media.

    Four members of the group --,...
  • K-pop groups hamstrung by contracts

    2011/01/20, Source
    By Park Si-soo The revolt against their management agency by three members of the popular K-pop girl group Kara laid bare once again the vulnerability of idol groups tied by what have been known as "slave-like contracts" to their agencies, analysts and industry officials said. The latest dispute also underscores the lack of guidelines governing contracts in the Korean showbiz industry although the government has unveiled a series of steps to improve what they called unfair contracts,...More
  • Kara terminates contract with agent

    2011/01/19, Source
    Five-member girl group Kara have cancelled their exclusive contract with its agent DSP Media. "Kara has terminated their exclusive contract with DSP media and made known the discontinuation of the administrative relationship", said Kara's legal representatives, Landmark, Jan. 19, emphasizing further that "The agent abused their position", being demanding and forceful in assigning the members' work, even "dishonoring the members' characters",...More
  • KARA Starring in Japanese Drama

    2011/01/14, Source
    According to The Korea Herald, the five-member Korean girl singing group Kara stars in the 12-episode half-hour Japanese drama "URAKARA", which will be aired on Japan's TV Tokyo every Friday starting on Jan. 14. The drama, produced by Japan's TV Man Union with investment from Korea's CJ Media, is also reportedly set to be broadcast in Korea beginning late January through tvN under the Korean title "Kara's Double Life",...More
  • Girls' Generation, Kara score double wins at 25th Japan Gold Disc Award 2010

    2011/01/06, Source
    Girls' Generation (top) and Kara (bottom) [SM Entertainment/DSP Media] Korean female idols Girls' Generation and Kara have both scored double wins at the 25th annual Japan Gold Disc Award. According to the official website, both girl groups were named the new artist of the year and have placed among other best new artists in the country alongside Japanese singers including KG, WEAVER, Miwa and Orianthi,...More
  • Kang Ho-dong scores grand prize at SBS Entertainment Awards

    2010/12/31, Source
    Kang Ho-dong [Asia Economic Daily] Korean entertainer Kang Ho-dong scored the grand prize at the year-end SBS Entertainment Awards, held at SBS' Open Hall on Thursday. Kang was given the top honor for his role as the emcee for popular SBS variety shows "Steel Heart" and "Star King", making it his fifth grand prize win during a year-end show,...More
  • Kara, Girls' Generation most successful new artists in Japan this year

    2010/12/20, Source
    Version B of Kara's Japanese album "Girl's Talk" [DSP Media] Korean girl groups Kara and Girls' Generation were the most successful new artists in Japan this year in terms of sales, according to the website for the prestigious Oricon music chart on Monday. Oricon's 43rd annual rankings, based on sales data from Japan's 39,580 music stores throughout Japan, showed that Kara and Girls' Generation placed No. 1 and 2, respectively, on the chart for the year of 2010,...More
  • Kara "Jumping" claims No.1 in downloads for smartphone applications

    2010/12/17, Source
    Girl group Kara [DSP Media] The smartphone application for female idol group Kara's new album "Jumping" is currently the most-downloaded application in Japan, according to the girls' agency DSP Media on Friday. A press release from DSP quoted local mobile contents provider Danal co. as saying that the Kara's free music application "KARA JUMPING" which was released on December 4, has been downloaded,...More
  • Kara sweeps televised music shows

    2010/12/13, Source
    Girl group Kara [DSP Media] Girl group Kara claimed wins on both televised music programs over the weekend with their latest single "Jumping". The five-member female band took their first win on KBS' "Music Bank" on Friday and SBS' "Inkigayo" on Sunday with the title track from their fourth mini-album released on November 10,...More
  • Kara ranks top new artist on Japan's mobile music chart

    2010/12/06, Source
    Girl group Kara [DSP Media] Girl group Kara has been selected best new artist of the year on a top Japanese mobile music chart. The website for RecoChoku, Japan's largest and most comprehensive mobile music chart, announced Saturday that between December 1 of last year to November 30 this year, Kara's music received the most downloads in full version and the second-most downloads in short version, both in terms of new artist,...More
  • New Kara album lands at No.2 on Japan's weekly Oricon chart

    2010/12/01, Source
    Version C of Kara's Japanese album "Girl's Talk" [DSP Media] Girl Group Kara's new album "Girl's Talk" has taken the No.2 spot on Japan's Oricon weekly chart. The website for the prestigious chart showed on Wednesday that Kara's first full-length Japanese album "Girl's Talk" claimed second place on the chart for the week of November 30 to December 6, in just a week of going on sale on November 24,...More
  • Kara's Japanese album places at No. 2 on daily Oricon chart

    2010/11/26, Source
    Version B of Kara's Japanese album "Girl's Talk" [DSP Media] Korean female idols Kara made a big splash in Japan with their latest album, taking the No. 2 spot on the prestigious Oricon chart. The girls' first full-length Japanese album titled "Girl's Talk", which came in third on the day of its release on Wednesday, climbed up a notch to No. 2 on the daily Oricon music chart as of today,...More
  • Kara wins gold in Japan with best album

    2010/11/25, Source
    Album cover for Kara's best album "Kara BEST 2007-2010" [DSP Media] Korean female idol group Kara's best album released in Japan was recently certified a gold album. The website for official Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) showed that Kara claimed gold disc status, handed to records which sell over 100,000 copies, with their first best album "Kara BEST 2007-2010" released in the country in late September,...More
  • Kara "JUMPING" bounces to No. 5 on weekly Oricon chart

    2010/11/18, Source
    Japanese weekly oricon chart [DSP Media] Girl group Kara's new album "JUMPING" has reached fifth place on Japan's weekly Oricon chart. "JUMPING", Kara's second single album in Japan, took the No. 5 spot on the prestigious chart following popular bands in Japan including Arashi, Perfume, Soul Brothers and Yusuke, while also scoring higher than AKB48, one of the most popular girl groups in the country,...More
  • Kara unveils full length music video for "JUMPING" today

    2010/11/10, Source
    Korean girl group Kara [DSP Media] Korean girl group Kara revealed the title track and full-length music video for their new song on various portal and music websites today. The music video for "JUMPING", the song an 80s pop euro-track by duo Han Jae-ho and Kim Seung-soo, features the girls donning black and white op-art clothes in accordance to the concept of their new album,...More
  • Korean girl group Kara cast in new Japanese drama

    2010/11/09, Source
    Korean girl group Kara for their Japanese series "URAKARA" [DSP Media] The members of Korean girl group Kara have been cast in an upcoming Japanese drama, according to their agency DSP Media on Tuesday. A press release from DSP announced that the girls will play roles in TV Tokyo's 12-part series titled "URAKARA" which will air every Friday night on the "Drama 24" timeslot (00:12~00:53) starting January 14,...More
  • Kara's new album jacket fully revealed

    2010/11/05, Source
    Gu Hara and Seun-yeon in Kara's new album jacket "JUMPING" [DSP Media] The remainder of photographs in the jacket of girl group Kara's upcoming album "JUMPING" were revealed today. The newly unveiled photos distributed by DSP Media carried individual pictures of Seung-yeon and Gu Hara followed by a group photo. Just like the individual shots of other three members Park Gyu-lee, Nicole and Ji-young revealed yesterday, they were in black and white op-art style with geometric designs,...More
  • Kara's new album jacket partially revealed

    2010/11/04, Source
    Images from girl band Kara's jacket for mini-album "JUMPING" [DSP Media] Several photographs from the album jacket of girl group Kara's upcoming mini-album were revealed today. Kara's agency Daesung Entertainment (DSP) said that black-and-white photos of three of five Kara members -- namely Park Gyu-lee, Nicole and Ji-young -- were unveiled to the public on Thursday,...More
  • K-pop idols to perform at summer concert next month

    2010/07/30, Source
    Poster for "Brand New Concert - Burning Day!!" [Asia Bridge Contents] A number of Korean idols are set to perform at a summer concert in August, according to the concert's promoter Asia Bridge Contents on Friday. Asia Bridge Contents announced in a press release that K-pop groups 2AM, Brown Eyed Girls, BEAST, Kara and T-ara will take to the stage of the "Brand New Concert - Burning Day!!" to be held at the Olympic Park Stadium in Seoul on August 20,...More
  • On the set of SBS variety segment "Hero Girls"

    2010/07/09, Source
    From left, TV personality No Hong-chul, veteran singer No Sa-yeon, comedienne Shin Bong-sun, TV personality Jung Ka-eun, actress Hong Soo-ah, girl group Kara member Nicole, girl group After School member Kahi, girl group Brown Eyed Girls member Narsha, solo female artist IU, girl group T-ara member Jiyeon and comedian Lee Hwi-jae take part in a shoot for a new SBS variety show tentatively titled "Hero Girls" at a sports center in Songdo of the city of Incheon, South Korea on July 6, 2010. [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia] "Hero Girls"[tentative title] - We should have learned how to play rugby "Everyone! Which singer are you expecting to see?" the show's emcee No Hong-chul asked Korea's national women's rugby team with an air of triumph, as if he has a joker up his sleeve as a hidden card,...More

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