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CNBLUE sells out 15,000 tickets for Yokohama concert

Pop-rock band CNBLUE have proved their popularity in Japan once again, by selling out every single ticket for their upcoming arena concert in Yokohama, Japan!

Reportedly, demand was so high that online ticket-selling servers crashed from the influx of traffic.

On September 13th, the boys’ agency, FNC Music revealed, ” Online ticket reservations opened 10 days ago and servers have been crashing ever since due to the overwhelming amount of visits“.

Hotel reservations in the city have been sold out as well, causing a lack of accommodations for some visitors.

When they heard about the explosive demand from fans, the members happily expressed, ” We are already grateful for receiving much love, but when we learned that all the tickets were sold, our hearts were filled with joyThere’s not much time left, but we will practice extra hard to provide our fans with a close-to-perfect performance“.

The concert will be held on September 25th at the Yokohama Arena which has a maximum capacity of 15,000 seats.  This will be CN BLUE’s final concert as an indies band before their major music debut in Japan.



Source + Photos: Star News

by MrTuxedo @ allkpop

Korean Singers Association holds a fall retreat for veteran singers

For Chuseok, some of the younger singers are taking care of the welfare of the veteran singers.

On September 12th, the Korean Singers Association held a Veterans’ Fall Retreat for 30 veteran singers where they were able to travel around cities such as Daejeon and Buyeo.

For this special event, a total of 20 young singers participated and donated including Lee Seung Chul, Wheesung, After School, Jang Yoon Jung, Lee Ru, Sung Jin Woo, Maya, In Soon Ee, Sul Woon Do, Nam Jin, Bae Il Ho, and Park Hyun Bin.

In addition, a total of 30 veteran singers such as Han Myung Sook and Keum Sa Hyang participated in this meaningful event.


2NE1’s “Ugly” featured in a CF for magazine “Sweet”

Making their presence known in Japan as they commence promotions for their debut release, 2NE1’s track “Ugly” was featured as the background song for a magazine’s commercial clip. The track was used as background music for the October Issue of Takarajimasha’s “Sweet” magazine, one of the popular fashion publication in the country.

In a previous announcement, the magazine stated that they have selected the track as the lyrics talked about womens’ insecurities making it easy for their readers to relate. “Ugly” previously had a special release last 31st of August through Japan’s online downloading portal, Recochoku.

Meanwhile, 2NE1 is set to return to the country on the 15th of September, after they have finished filming the music video for “Ugly”, followed by their upcoming six day concert tour throughout Japan’s major cities.

Ask Big Bang via MTV Asia [MISC]

For those on Twitter, MTV Asia (Singapore) will be interviewing Big Bang. If you have some questions you want to ask Big Bang, just tweet it with the hashtag: #askbigbang.


Uee talks about Seungri on TVN’s Taxi

Source: Ocananasubs

UEE was talking about the time when she and Seungri participated in the King of Idols Special last January. Watch the full subbed show here.


By : bigbangupdates.com

Big Bang to perform at Busan Fireworks Festival 2011

Source: negimax8

Event: 7th Busan International Fireworks Festival
When: 2011.10.21 (Fri) ~ 29 (Sat)
Where: Gwangalli Beach, Gwangan Bridge

The Hallyu Concert will be on October 28, 2011.

Performers: (at 1:40 in the video)
BIGBANG *no info yet which members are attending

For Japanese fans, more info here.
English website for the event here.


By : bigbangupdates.com

Block B rank 1# at Hanteo Live Chart 11/9/13

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