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  • WBW: 10 Concerts I Wish I Could Have Seen

    September 25, 2013 @ 2:08 pm

    I wrote a little blurb in the Confessions of an Uncle Fan column yesterday about how dedicated international fans are when their favorite groups are visiting their country. That's one of the things that I missed as a K-pop fan back in the late 1990's because international tours or concerts basically didn't exist, especially if you didn't happen to live in LA or New York (H.O.T. did visit Washington, DC back in 1997 but even that was in a high sch

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  • Confessions of an Uncle Fan (Episode 10)

    June 11, 2013 @ 2:07 pm

    What's up fans of K-pop? It's that time again for another stirring rendition of Confessions of an Uncle Fan. So sit back, enjoy, and please, start commenting again because things are more fun when people either tell me they love me or tell me I suck.  Cool Things of the Week SISTAR: The Group That Never StopsEvery group in K-pop works their butts off because if they don't, they'll be left behind in a cloud of dust from the other

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  • Uhm Jung Hwa praises singer-turned-actors miss A's Suzy and Seo In Guk

    May 17, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

    miss A's Suzy and Seo In Guk have caught the eyes of veteran diva Uhm Jung Hwa, and she has nothing but good things to say about the two singer-turned-actors! As a singer-turned-actor herself, Uhm Jung Hwa shared in an interview, "Early in my career, there were few people who were both singers and actors. Because I might get the response 'Why is a singer acting?', I purposely tried to be different. When I stood on stage as a singer, I woul

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  • Um Jung Hwa can't get Lee Hyori's "Miss Korea" out of her head

    May 9, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

    It seems sexy divas stick together! Fans aren't the only ones who've been loving "Miss Korea". Um Jung Hwa revealed that she's been listening to Lee Hyori's long-awaited release for the past few days, writing on her Twitter, "Anyway. Lee Hyori's "Miss Korea".!! I've been humming the song continuously for the past few days!!!! Because I'm a Miss Korea!!!!!!" Lee Hyori previously mentioned multiple times that Um Jung Hwa was her role mode

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  • Um Jung Hwa mentions how envious she is of her brother being married

    May 2, 2013 @ 8:51 am

    Um Jung Hwa expressed how envious she is that her younger brother Um Tae Woong got married before her. On the May 1st episode of SBS' 'One Night of TV Entertainment', the veteran pop artist was interviewed during the 'Tell Us Your Wish' segment of the show. When asked if she saw the photo of the meal Um Tae Woong's wife prepared for him on his birthday, Um Jung Hwa answered, "Tae Woong sometimes takes pictures of the meals his wife prep

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  • UV covers Uhm Jung Hwa's "Eye" on 'Immortal Song 2'

    January 6, 2013 @ 4:45 pm

    UV put on a spectacular performance on this week's 'Uhm Jung Hwa' special on the latest episode of 'Immortal Song 2'. On the December 5th broadcast, UV performed an exciting cover of Uhm Jung Hwa's "Eye" which got the crowd both clapping and laughing along to the music. Uhm Jung Hwa commented, "I wasn't jealous of any male singers other than J.Y. Park, but now I'm jealous of UV. I want to collaborate with them." UV grabbed the final

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  • Cherry Filter performs Jinusean / Uhm Jung Hwa's "Tell Me" on 'Immortal Song 2'

    January 5, 2013 @ 9:01 pm

    Rock group Cherry Filter covered "Tell Me" on the January 5th 'Um Jung Hwa special' episode of 'Immortal Song 2'. "Tell Me" is a hit 1997 song by YG Entertainment group Jinusean, the song featured Uhm Jung Hwa on the chorus and was one of the biggest hits of the year. Vocalist Youjeen showed off her distinctive voice with Cherry Filter's rock cover. Despite the impressive performance, UV took home the final win. Check out the perf

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  • Lee Hyori and Uhm Jung Hwa have a 'fashion battle' for upcoming Presidential election

    December 12, 2012 @ 1:29 pm

    Singers Uhm Jung Hwa and Lee Hyori have decided to have an unofficial fashion battle for the upcoming Presidential election in South Korea. Uhm Jung Hwa posted to Twitter on December 12th, "I'm currently filming in Busan, but our movie staff members are turning in their absentee ballots tomorrow. We must vote! Must!" Lee Hyori, who saw the tweet, responded, "Unni, can I look forward to your 'voting fashion'?" Uhm Jung Hwa then suggested

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  • Actor Um Tae Woong to get married in January

    November 4, 2012 @ 4:01 pm

    Actor Um Tae Woong will be getting married next year on January 9th. The actor's label revealed that his fiance, Yoon Hye Jin, was actor Yoon Il Bong's daughter and a ballerina. The two met in the middle of this year through Um Tae Woong's older sister Um Jung Hwa. The label also revealed that Yoon Hye Jin was currently 5 weeks pregnant. Um Tae Woong revealed his marriage on the 4th during '1 Night 2 Days', announcing, "I'm! Getting mar

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  • Brown Eyed Girls' Narsha receives numerous love calls for drama and movie projects

    July 18, 2012 @ 5:52 am

    Singer/actress Brown Eyed Girls' Narsha is receiving numerous love calls for both small and big screen projects following her role in the recently concluded MBC drama series, 'Light and Shadow'. According to Nega Network on July 18th, Narsha has been receiving various drama synopsis and movie scenarios. After carefully reviewing each deal, the singer will soon be deciding on her next project. Meanwhile, Narsha has become the most sought

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