Son Ho-young is taking a break 2013/06/03, Source,
Singer Son Ho-young let out an official statement.
CJ E&M announced, "Son was released from the hospital on the 1st and is currently residing with his father in his hometown. He's recovering quickly thanks to your concerns but he needs some time off from all this and regain his peace",...More
Idol Fans Express Love with Custom-Made Boxed Lunches 2012/11/02, Source,
As fans have become more active in expressing their affection for popular stars, the market for special boxed lunches is enjoying a boom. Sending costly lunches to their idols is becoming a hot trend, and industry insiders say the market is now worth W20 billion (US$1=W1,091), up 50 percent from a year ago. Idol groups' fan clubs, which mostly comprise middle and high school students, make up the bulk of demand, and prices range from W150,000 to W200,000 per set. Eel, tteokgalbi (Korean beef grilled as patties), salmon and shrimp usually constitute the main dishes, along with fresh fruit, a fancy cake and a flask of tea,...More
Tiffany of Girls' Generation Reinventing Herself for Musical 'Fame' 2011/11/08, Source,
Tiffany from girl group Girls' Generation showcased her transition from K-pop poster girl to musical actress on Monday at a media preview for the musical "Fame" held at Dongsoong Art Center in Jongno, Seoul.
In the award-winning musical about a group of aspiring dancers, which will run at a theater in Seoul from Nov. 25 until Jan. 29, Tiffany plays the role of a young woman who hopes to rise to stardom by working tirelessly on her craft at a performing arts school,...More
JYP Nation artists spend Christmas Eve with 10,000 fans 2010/12/27, Source,
JYP Nation artists during their first joint concert titled "TEAMPLAY" held on December 24 at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul, Korea. [JYP Entertainment]
Top Korean singers from major talenthouse JYP Entertainment (JYPE) took the stage in front of 10,000 fans for their first joint concert on Christmas Eve.
JYPE announced in a press release Monday that JYP Nation artists -- composed of Park Jin-young, Wonder Girls, 2PM, Lim Jeong-hee, JOO, San E and miss A -- joined each other on stage for their three-hour long concert titled "TEAMPLAY" at the Olympic Park Stadium on December 24,...More
2010 Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA): Live in Macao 2010/11/29, Source,
Boy band Big Bang members perform at the 2010 Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA) at the Cotai Arena in the Venetian hotel on Macau on November 28, 2010. [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia]
"Muscle!" was what a fan from Hong Kong said as soon as she was asked what she finds most attractive about boy band 2PM. And when a girl, who would scream outright just by the mention of Nichkhun's name, was asked whose muscles she thinks are the best, without hesitation she blurted out "Taecyeon!" Numerous female fans from around Asia who like Korean idol stars for specific images crowded the lobby of the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macao where the red carpet event for the 2010 Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA) was held. But the cheering was not reserved only for good looking guys. A 19-year-old Chinese girl, who introduced herself as a big fan of Big Bang and in love with all its members, went equally wild at the sight of girl group 2NE1 and imitated the "Abracadabra" dance by Brown Eyed Girls saying they were the group outside YG Family that she loves. Hence in such an atmosphere, it may be only natural that these fans are interested not only in the Korean stars but also Korean culture,...More
Kim Tae-woo-I, Son Ho-young U.S. tour wins major sponsors 2010/02/02, Source,
Poster for the joint concert of singer Kim Tae-woo-I (left) and Son Ho-young (right) [Polaris Entertainment]
Korean pop singers Kim Tae-woo-I and Son Ho-young will jointly hold concerts in the United States which will be sponsored by major corporations in the country.
"The main sponsors for Kim and Son's U.S. tour will be Verizon Wireless' Cell Town and international hotel chain Hyatt Hotel", a representative from singer Kim's agency Polaris Entertainment said Tuesday.,...More
Of the musicals scheduled to be staged this year, more than 30 percent are based on or related to movies. There are already many Korean adaptations of Broadway musicals based on Hollywood films. But what,...More
Entertainment in 2007 was all about versatility. Fans could watch news anchors dance and sing, while some singers created their own shows and even starred in movies. Among these talented and ambitious celebri,...More
Korean Singers to Appear in China Concert 2007/06/22, Source, The ITFM RNX Hallyu Concert will open in Wuxi, China July 11. The event gathering many Korean stars together will be held to wish success for the Global Korean Fashion/Beauty Expo on August 8.
The concert for Chinese citizens will be attended by many notable Korean singers including,...More
One of the most conspicuous phenomena of 2006 was the "going-solo" trend among former boy band and girl band members. In fact, this year's K-pop scene has been crowded with what seems like an endless procession of "first solo albums".
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