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Netizen reports the average height of K-pop girl groups

A summary reporting the average height of today’s girl groups was posted online, drawing major attention from fans.

The girl groups were ranked in five different categories: Giant group, Tall group, Average Height group, Short group, and Shortest group.

The tallest girl group was Nine Muses whose average height was reported to be 171.9cm or over 5’7″, while Brown Eyed Girls was the shortest girl group, averaging at 5’2″.

The complete list is as follows:

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miss A’s Min spotted recording for B1A4′s upcoming album

A  few recent snapshots from the set of B1A4‘s recording set has been gaining attention.

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Block B to appear on pilot episode of ‘Survival King’

Fans will be glad to see Block B back on TV through the upcoming pilot episode of ‘Survival King‘!

On March 1st, Zico, Jaehyo, and P.O. will be appearing on MBC Everyone’s brand new show program ‘Survival King’. The three members challenged the show’s first mission, “Survive without Light”, while being filmed by a hidden camera.

The mission was the pass by electric bars through the dark, although in truth, there were no electric bars as only sounds of electric currents made. Since the members of Block B had no idea, it is reported that the boys could not even take a step as their hands shook in fear.

After the mission, Zico was asked the question, Without what would you have the hardest time surviving?”, to which he answered, I don’t think I could survive without the love of my fans”, and expressed his love for the fans.

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Winners from the ’2012 Korean Music Awards’

The ’2012 Korean Music Awards’ was recently held at AX Korea in Seoul on February 29th, where singers were rewarded for their successful promotions in 2011.

The results of the Netizen choice awards were revealed earlier, in which Verbal Jint won ‘Netizen-Picked Best Male Singer’, while IU received the honor of ‘Netizen-Picked Best Female Singer’. In addition, popular idol group, INFINITE, beat out the tough competition to become the ‘Netizen-Picked Best Group’.

The ‘Korean Music Awards’ acknowledges the achievements made by music artists in the past year, and the winners are decided by a panel of judges consisting of music critics, music radio PDs, and other professionals within the industry.

The full list of winners at the 9th ’2012 Korean Music Awards’ include:

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JYJ’s Jaejoong wins Shorty Award for most popular celebrity 2 years in a row

JYJ‘s Jaejoong was voted the most popular celebrity for the 2nd year in a row at the 4th Annual Shorty Awards, an awards event that honors top Twitter users in various categories.

Jaejoong was revealed to be the winner in the celebrity category when the voting results were announced on February 23rd. He surpassed the likes of Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, and Selena Gomez, to name a few, in order to grab the #1 spot. He also won the honor of being the #1 celebrity on Twitter last year as well.

Jaejoong, along with the respective winners from other categories, will be invited to the Shorty Awards Ceremony which will be held in New York in March. In keeping with the spirit of Twitter, the winners are expected to give an acceptance speech that is 140 characters or less. The Shorty Awards selects the top people and/or organizations on Twitter in 26 different categories, such as government, health, politics, music, celebrities, etc. The winners in each categories are nominees who received the most votes from the Shorty Awards homepage, Twitter users, and the members of The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences.

The New York Times has stated that Hollywood has the Oscars, and Broadway has the Tonys. Now Twitter has the Shorty Awards.”

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Big Bang confirmed for Strong Heart’s “YG Special” airing March 27 & April 3

Strong HeartYG Special” will air on March 27 and April 3 (2 episodes). Confirmed YG artists attending the show are: BIGBANG, Tablo, 2NE1, Psy, Yoo In Na & Kang Hye Jung.

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