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  • AOA win #1 + Performances from July 4th 'Show! Music Core'!

    July 4, 2015 @ 4:19 am

    MBC's 'Show! Music Core' is back for its weekly show featuring performances by your favorite artists!On this episode, BTOB came back with "It's Okay", Nine Muses made a comeback with "Hurt Locker", HOTSHOT made their comeback with "I'm a Hotshot", MINX came back with "Love Shake", and NS Yoon-G returned with "Honey Summer".As for the winners, Big Bang, SISTAR, and AOA were nominees, but it was AOA who took the trophy with "Heart Attack"! Con

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  • SECRET's Ji Eun talks about how she trained with Hyorin, Hani, and U.JI

    July 4, 2015 @ 3:24 am

    Although it seems impossible to picture Ji Eun in another group rather than SECRET, she talked about how she almost became a team with three other girl group members!Actually, EXID's Hani had already revealed this earlier this year, but now you can hear Ji Eun's side of the story! On the July 3 episode of KBS' 'Yoo Hee Yeol's Sketchbook', she talked about how she used to be a JYP Entertainment trainee.Ji Eun said, "At the time, BESTie's memb

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  • Watch 'Show! Music Core' live!

    July 4, 2015 @ 2:45 am

    'Show! Music Core' is back with the latest songs and performances by your favorite idols!Watch the live stream above and discuss. If you miss the performance you were waiting for, make sure to catch up with allkpop's wrap-up later tonight!

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  • Actress Park So Dam to star opposite SHINee's Minho in 'Because It's the First Time'

    July 4, 2015 @ 2:11 am

    SHINee's Minho was earlier confirmed for a new short drama from cable channel 'OnStyle', and now we know who he'll be partnered up with! Joining him on "Because It's The First Time" (former working title: 'Friends 2015') is rookie actress Park So Dam!The production staff of the drama announced on July 4 that Park So Dam will play the female lead opposite Minho. She made her acting debut just two years ago, but already has over half a do

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  • MBK's new girl group DIA to debut with double title tracks!

    July 4, 2015 @ 2:00 am

    Upcoming girl group DIA from MBK Entertainment will be making their debut during one of the most competitive time periods ever. But they're coming more than prepared to make their splash in the music scene.DIA are set to make their debut with not just one, but two title tracks! The members will go to Hong Kong first on July 27 and then Macau for a total of five days to film their MVs for each of the songs.It also seems that they have decided to g

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  • Girls' Generation are ready to meet fans at the pool for 'PARTY' showcase hosted by Shin Dong Yup

    July 4, 2015 @ 1:30 am

    Girls' Generation wouldn't simply release their comeback single without a 'PARTY'! The girls are literally having a 'Girls' Generation PARTY' as their comeback showcase right before their album release on July 7!SM Entertainment revealed that their comeback showcase will be held at 8pm on July 7 KST at the at the outdoor pool oasis in 'Banyan Tree Club and Spa' in Seoul. The event will be hosted by Shin Dong Yup!At this exciting event, Girls' Gen

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  • INFINITE's ticket power evidenced as upcoming concert sells out in 10 minutes!

    July 4, 2015 @ 1:00 am

    The 'Reality' is that the power of INFINITE has no bounds. Fans were getting hyped up for INFINITE's second world tour concert, enough to the point that it completely sold out in just 10 minutes!According to Woollim Entertainment, as soon as INFINITE's 'INFINITE EFFECT' concert ticket sales began on Yes24 at 8 PM on July 3, 330,000 people logged on to get their tickets! So of course, tickets were sold out within 10 minutes, and due to the heavy t

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  • VIXX's Ravi asked about his 'diss track' towards iKON's Bobby on 'SMTM4'

    July 4, 2015 @ 12:13 am

    Remember, last year when there was huge speculation that some of the lyrics of last year's 'SMTM3' winner Bobby were dissing certain idols?Particularly, Bobby was alleged to have dissed VIXX in a few lines of his lyrics of "YGGR" with the lines, "You guys have a long way to go. Boy group rappers come on stage with a clock dance. If you're tone deaf, go practice." This was said to have been referring to VIXX's 'clock dance' choreography for t

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  • Jun Ji Hyun talks about getting comfortable with guns for her new movie 'Assassination'

    July 3, 2015 @ 11:36 pm

    Poised, elegant actress Jun Ji Hyun relayed the progress of transforming into a deadly sniper for her upcoming feature film 'Assassination', which will come to the big screen on July 22. At the promotional movie talk for 'Assassination,' held earlier, Jun Ji Hyun admitted that she became one with guns for her sniper role in the film. The actress explained, "As I was a professional sniper I had to be natural with guns. Acting was hard initially. I

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  • Big Bang top China's 'QQ Charts' in song, album, and MV categories!

    July 3, 2015 @ 11:16 pm

    Sweep, sweep, sweep. Big Bang have swept Korean charts, international iTunes charts, and Youtube, Billboard, live music shows, you name it! And now to add to their sweeping spree, the boys have topped China's 'QQ Music' charts!Big Bang's newest single album 'D' has recorded the highest number of digital sales in the shortest span of time! From July 1 to 3, 'D' had a total of 653,102 volumes sold online! (The numbers increase by the

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