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TEEN TOP gives updates on their January comeback

Earlier in the month, the boys of TEEN TOP announced that their second mini album would be released some time in January of 2012. Earlier today, they have updated their fans with more information on their January comeback through a message posted on their fan cafe.

The message stated that their second mini album will be released on January 5, 2012. Additionally, on December 29th, they will release a video teaser for the second mini album. Additional information such as appearances on the music programs and various other schedules will be announced at a later date.

Stay tuned to allkpop for more information on TEEN TOP’s comeback!


Source + Image: TEEN TOP’s fan cafe
Tip: minglive @ allkpop

by GhostWriter @ allkpop

Supernova’s Geonil’s casting in new KBS drama brings in Hallyu fan support

Supernova‘s maknae Park Geonil has been cast for the upcoming KBS drama special, ‘Amore Mio‘.

Scheduled to air on New Year’s Day, Geonil will be playing the role of ‘Lee Jin Guk’, a shy and timid young man preparing to find work. He’ll also be the fiance to the lead roles’ daughter, ‘Mirae’ (played by CSJH‘s Dana).

Once Supernova’s Japanese fans heard the news, they flooded his fancafe and SNS accounts to show him their support. The KBS media team also revealed that they were receiving several requests to export the drama to Japan.

A representative stated, We were surprised to hear so many offers for the four-episode drama after we had revealed that Geonil was cast for a role. It was definitely an opportunity to be able to feel how popular Supernova is overseas.”


Source + Photos: BNT News via Naver

by VITALSIGN @ allkpop

‘K-Star News’ to air ’2011 Idol Guinness Book of Records’ Special

SBS E! ‘K-Star news‘ will be airing a ‘2011 Idol Guinness Book of Records‘ special, highlighting the key moments of the idol stars in 2011.

Part 1 of the episode will feature the idols who made it into the actual Guinness Book of Records. Fans are anxious to see what sorts of records were broken by idols such as 2PM, Super Junior’s Choi Siwon, TVXQ, and more.

Part 2 is titled ‘Body Guinness‘ and will feature various body records of the idols including those who have the thinnest waist line, the longest legs, and so forth.

Part 3 will be ‘Music Guinness‘ and will be a collection of the most pivotal moments of idols’ careers, while Part 4 ‘Luxury‘ will showcase the high-end brand name bags the celebrities carry, to their high figure yearly incomes.


Which songs were the karaoke favorites 11?

On December 22nd, the ‘Top 100′ list for the most sung karaoke songs of 2011 was released!

Topping the list is IU‘s “Good Day“, who managed to beat out Lee Eun Mi‘s “I Have a Lover“, a song considered to be a karaoke favorite for several years.

Huh Gak also fared exceptionally well on the chart, coming away with the highest number of songs in the ‘Top 100′, three of which are in the ‘Top 10′. His fellow ‘Superstar K2‘ contestants, Kang Seung Yoon, Kim Bo Kyung, Park Boram, and Kim Greem, have also made it on the list, showcasing the strong influence of the audition program.

As expected, ‘I Am a Singer‘ also played a part, with four of YB‘s songs making the list, as well as three of Im Jae Bum‘s, and several of Kim Gun Mo, Kim Yeon Woo, and Jung Yeob‘s.


‘Flower Boy Ramyun Shop’ Park Min Woo lands new sitcom role

Rookie actor Park Min Woo from tvN‘s ‘Flower Boy Ramyun Shop‘ has been cast in KBS 2TV‘s upcoming sitcom, ‘I Need a Nice Girl‘.

Park Min Woo shot to fame through his role as ‘Ba Wool‘, the loveable yet naive high schooler on ‘Flower Boy Ramyun Shop’. Building off of his success, he’ll now be playing the role of Cha In Pyo‘s privileged, yet untalented son. Going behind his father’s back, he’ll audition for acting roles despite failing each one due to his lack of skills.

The actor stated, It’s an honor to work with such great seniors. I hope to learn a lot and show much more through this drama.”

The sitcom will begin airing on February 2012.


Source + Photos: Sports Chosun via Naver

by VITALSIGN @ allkpop