• 2PM share pictures of themselves having a good time in Germany

    October 25, 2013 @ 3:09 pm

    2PM have gone to Germany to take part in a commemorative concert as the representing idol group.  The boys recently arrived in Frankfurt and they appear to be having a very fun time as evident through their social media updates!  They put up pictures of themselves wandering the streets of Germany.  Wooyoung, in particular, appear to be falling in love with Germany as his many Instagram pictures suggest.  One picture inclu

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  • Kim Tae Hee shows a new punky look in Berlin for 'Cosmopolitan'

    October 18, 2013 @ 11:41 am

    Kim Tae Hee was whisked off to Berlin, Germany for her 'Cosmopolitan' spread! The actress went for a more down-to-earth look by heading to the skate park where she looked like a sophisticated skater girl with her high-heel sneakers and funky bottoms. But just her outstanding beauty alone can make one easily tell that she's not your typical girl-next-door.A representative commented, "Kim Tae Hee who took on smokey makeup and a punky style, m

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  • 2PM attend event for upcoming special commemorative concert in Germany

    October 8, 2013 @ 6:30 pm

    Idol group 2PM will be performing with veteran singers Lee Mi Ja and Jo Young Nam for a special commemorative concert in Frankfurt, Germany on October 26.Ahead of the concert, an event was held on the 8th for the MBC special called 'Lee Mi Ja's Guten Tag, Lady Dong Baek,' which will commemorate 130 years of Korean-German diplomatic ties and 50 years of padok workers, or people who left the country to earn money.  2PM's Taecyeon sai

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  • Ryeowook and Kyuhyun take a picture at Mercedes-Benz factory in Germany

    October 8, 2013 @ 5:15 pm

    On October 8, Ryeowook tweeted, "It came out bright!  Even though it rained almost every day in Germany.  With Kyu~  At Germany's Mercedes-Benz Factory," and uploaded the above picture of proof.In the picture, the boys indeed look bright and pretty even though it appears they did not particularly dress up or put on a lot of make-up.  Apparently, the rain is not keeping these boys down!Netizens said, "If you are at the Mercedes

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  • Jaejoong places first on German Music Chart with 'Mine'

    March 4, 2013 @ 8:35 pm

    JYJ's Jaejoong is continuing his success around the globe and now he's a hit in Germany! Jaejoong has swept the charts all over the world with "Mine". His music video was #1 on the Chinese video site Yinyuetai for 4 straight weeks, setting a record for male solos. His "One Kiss" had also ranked on the top of various iTunes rock charts, managed to rank #2 on the Billboard World Albums chart, and had swept #1 on various album charts in Taiwa

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  • Which idol groups are the most popular by country?

    January 25, 2013 @ 6:05 pm

    Fans all over the world voted for the most popular idols in their country. CJ E&M ran a survey from December 11th to the 18th asking users to vote for their favorite idols. The survey received a total of 920,000 votes from 18 different countries including Japan, Russia, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, France, England, Germany, Spain, Poland, United States, Canada, Mexico, and Argentina. In Japan, TVX

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  • MBLAQ tops 'Asian Music Chart' in Germany with "Mona Lisa"

    August 3, 2012 @ 5:05 pm

    Idol group MBLAQ is receiving an explosive response from fans in Germany. Not only has the group's song "This Is War" risen to the #5 spot, MBLAQ's beloved song "Mona Lisa" has seized the #1 spot on 'The German Asian Music Chart 2012-2012 Special Top 20.' "Mona Lisa" had also stayed within the top two slots last August through December, and also secured the #1 slot this January. This is an impressive feat achieved by the Hallyu idol

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  • [OP-ED] The Best K-Pop Stars That Never Were : Urban Germany

    April 21, 2012 @ 10:20 pm

    If I told you that three computer nerds from Paypal in their twenties could technically be the most important figures in cultivating the Hallyu wave, some of you might impugn with a Sheldon Cooper-esque temperament. There's no 'Bazinga' here though. Had it not been for Taiwanese American Steve Chen, American Chad Hurley, and Bangladeshi German American Jawed Karim (the founders of YouTube), most of us may have never stumbled upon our cultu

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  • Pianist Yiruma becomes the first Korean to perform on Germany's 'Welcome to Carmen Nebel's Show'

    March 26, 2012 @ 3:21 am

    Pianist Yiruma has become the first Korean artist ever to perform on a popular German TV show on channel ZDF titled, 'Welcome to Carmen Nebel's Show'! The TV show is most popular with viewers from 30s to 50s in age.  The program previously featured Chinese pianist Lang Lang before Yiruma's guesting. German officials were persistent in trying to get Yiruma on the show after seeing his popularity, both in and outside of Asia, on YouTube and

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  • B2ST wraps up a successful show in Berlin

    February 13, 2012 @ 4:39 pm

    "Ich liebe dich, Berlin (I love you, Berlin)!" B2ST wrapped up a successful show at their second 'Beautiful Show' tour performance which took place at 'Columbia Halle' in Berlin, Germany. Their agency Cube Entertainment stated on February 13th, "There were 3,000 fans in total at this show, including fans from not only Germany, but also France, Switzerland, England, Spain, the Czech Republic, and more. There were over 20 fans that waited

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