• Gaon Chart releases chart rankings for April 13 - April 19

    April 24, 2014 @ 2:31 pm

    The Gaon Chart is the national chart of South Korea and is intended to be the equivalent of Oricon in Japan and Billboard in the United States. Check out the chart rankings for the week of April 13 to April 19 below! < Gaon Chart National Digital Singles Ranking > 1. 15& - "Can't Hide It" 2. Akdong Musician - "200%" 3. HIGH4 ft. IU - "Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms" 4. Park Si Hwan - "I Just Loved You" 5. Akdong Musician 

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  • Ha Yeon Soo reveals her beautiful drawing for the 'yellow ribbon campaign' regarding Sewol victims

    April 24, 2014 @ 1:51 pm

    Actress Ha Yeon Soo, currently in tvN sitcom 'Potato 2013QR3,' proved to be multi-talented as she uploaded a picture she drew for the 'Yellow Ribbon Campaign,' which was created in honor of the Sewol victims and their family. This beautiful and skillful drawing was posted onto her official Facebook and joined by a caption that said, "One movement can create a large miracle.  They say that the forsythia flowers represent hope," explaining why they

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  • KBS blocks San E's 'Body Language,' 4minute's 'Come In,' and more for inappropriate content

    April 24, 2014 @ 1:14 pm

    KBS is on a blocking spree as now San E's upcoming title track "Body Language," 4minute's "Come In," and more have been added to the list of inappropriate songs for broadcast.  The banning of San E's song may not come as too big of a surprise considering the suggestive concept photo above as well as the provocative lyrics that include, "sh*t, do it again and again and again, from on top, from the bottom, from the back, from the front in

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  • MBLAQ's Lee Joon makes a donation of $9,600 to Sewol ferry tragedy relief

    April 24, 2014 @ 9:49 am

    It's been revealed that MBLAQ's Lee Joon made a donation of 10 million won ($9,600 USD) to aid relief efforts for the Sewol ferry tragedy.A rep from the Community Chest of Korea stated on April 24, "We didn't know it was Lee Joon at first as he donated under his birth name Lee Chang Sun. He said it was his first time donating to the organization and apologized for the small sum."Though many celebrities have donated to the cause, Lee Joon is one o

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  • Girls' Generation's Sunny to join EXO's Baekhyun in 'Singin' in the Rain' musical

    April 24, 2014 @ 8:21 am

    Girls' Generation's Sunny will be joining EXO's Baekhyun in SM Entertainment's production of the musical 'Singin' in the Rain'.The agency confirmed that the labelmates would be working together on April 24, "She'll be starring opposite Super Junior's Kyuhyun and EXO's Baekhyun. She's already started practice." SHINee's Onew is also set to star in the project.This marks Sunny's return to musicals after 'Catch Me if You can' in 2012. 'Sin

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  • Oh Yeon Seo donates 10 million KRW to the Sewol relief efforts

    April 24, 2014 @ 5:43 am

    Actress Oh Yeon Seo (27) has joined the long list of celebrities who donated to the Sewol relief efforts with her hefty donation of 10 million KRW (9,600 USD).Her agency Wellmade StarM rep told Sports Seoul on April 23, "Oh Yeon Seo recently donated 10 million KRW (9,600 USD) to the Korean National Red Cross for the bereaved families of the Sewol tragedy... Oh Yeon So has been consistently donating and doing charity work for the Korean Natio

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  • Jo Seung Woo goes straight into musical 'Hedwig' after 'God's Gift - 14 Days'

    April 24, 2014 @ 5:00 am

    In the wake of his popularity for his performance in the drama 'God's Gift - 14 Days', Jo Seung Woo revealed he started rehearsing for the upcoming musical 'Hedwig' as soon as the drama finished.Jo Seung Woo had to take part in filming until the very day of the final episode, which aired on April 22.  Despite his back-to-back schedule, he participated in practice for 'Hedwig' immediately following his completion of the drama.One rep told TV Daily

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  • LEDApple's Hanbyul sits down for an inteview with Australia's 'SBS Dateline'

    April 24, 2014 @ 4:19 am

    LEDApple's English-speaking member Hanbyul sat down for a honest interview with Australia's 'SBS Dateline' about the highs and lows of being in the K-pop scene. Hanbyul revealed that LEDApple have not been making income because they have yet to reach a good level of popularity, and he lives off the support of his parents. He gave his opinion about how to survive in the K-pop scene and commented that most artists don't make as much as you think t

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  • Kim Soo Hyun donates $290,000 to Danwon High School in response to Sewol tragedy

    April 23, 2014 @ 10:14 pm

    Kim Soo Hyun has shown his generous heart donating 300 million KRW (~290,000 USD) to Danwon High School, the school that enrolled most of the students aboard on the Sewol ferry, Kim Soo Hyun donated the money to those who are suffering the most due to the recent tragedy - the school and its students, faculty, and families who lost hundreds of students or classmates. He requested that the donation also be used for the deceased stude

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  • CNBLUE's 'TRUTH' charts at #3 on the Oricon Daily Single Chart + CODE-V and B.A.P make top 10 on DVD Chart

    April 23, 2014 @ 8:56 pm

    CNBLUE found their names listed on the Oricon Daily Single Chart recently as their 7th Japanese single "TRUTH" charted at #3 on the day of its release! This comes as no surprise as the single had already ranked #1 in pre-orders on HMV's chart earlier on. "TRUTH" sold a total of 27,372 copies on its first day on the 23rd, charting at #3 behind Japanese unit Generations from Exile Tribe, who came in at #2. The single consists o

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