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KARA, Girls’ Generation, 2PM, 2NE1, SHINee, and CNBLUE receive nominations for MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2012

Some of the top Kpop stars have received nominations at the MTV VMAJ 2012 (Video Music Awards Japan 2012).

On March 19th, MTV Japan revealed the nominees for the MTV VMAJ 2012 (Video Music Awards Japan 2012). KARA, Girls’ Generation, 2PM, 2NE1, SHINee, and CNBLUE all received nominations in various categories.

In the “Best Group Video” category, 2PM received a nomination for “I’m Your Man“.

In the “Best New Artist Video” category, CNBLUE received a nomination for “In My Head” along with 2NE1 with “I AM THE BEST“.

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Tim to star in upcoming Korean-Indonesian drama project

Solo singer Tim is looking to join the ranks of Hallyu stars as an actor.

It has recently been revealed that Tim has been cast in a lead role for a Korean-Indonesian joint drama ‘Saranghae, I love you.’ The drama, which portrays the love story of a couple and falls under the romantic fantasy genre, is set in both South Korea and Indonesia and shows a love that blossoms between the two different cultures.

The drama, which was written, and will be produced by Indonesian director NOTO, will total 30 episodes. The drama will air this July on Indonesia’s biggest channel at 9 PM, and will be broadcast throughout all of Indonesia.

Tim will be playing the role of a top Korean singer named Young Min, and his co-star is said to be a popular Indonesian actress. The synopsis of the drama is that Young Min goes to Indonesia to clear up a misunderstanding his father has regarding Young Min’s mother, and the different events that happen while he is there.

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BtoB’s Sungjae and Minhyuk land MC roles on ‘The Show’ before debut

Cube Entertainment‘s upcoming rookie boy band, BtoB, has already landed themselves an MC position on a popular music program!

BtoB’s Lee Minhyuk and Yook Sungjae have been named the new MCs for SBS MTV‘s ‘The Show 2‘! On March 20th, the boys will be participating in their first recording as the new MCs for season two of the popular music show.

Representatives of ‘The Show’ revealed, We recognized BtoB’s potential and ability to become leaders and entertainers of the K-Pop scene, which is why we cast them as MCs for our music program even before their debut.”

Minhyuk is known for his pretty visuals but also his talents in vocal, rap, and acrobatics. Sungjae, on the other hand, is the group’s maknae and has been noticed for his tall height and skills in singing and dancing.

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NU’EST to have their own reality program

Fans will now have a chance to get to know hot rookie group NU’EST better as the boys will become the stars of a new reality program, ‘Making of a Star NU’EST: Landing Operation‘, on MBC Music.

On their new reality program, the boys will be visitng various parts of the country to capture the hearts of fans, as well as carrying out various missions together with their fans.

‘Making Of a Star NU’EST: Landing Operation’ is scheduled to air its first episode on March 21st at 7pm KST.

Meanwhile, NU’EST has received explosive amount of interest after the release of their debut track ‘FACE‘ on March 15th and has been the #1 most searched on various portal sites.

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