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Secret’s Hyosung and Zelo on B.A.P. music video set

Secret‘s leader Hyosung recently snapped a friendly photo with B.A.P‘s maknae, Zelo, on the set of B.A.P.’s music video.

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Block B celebrates their 1 year anniversary since debut with message to fans

Boy group Block B celebrated their 1 year anniversary with messages on their official Daum Fan Cafe. The boys expressed their gratitude to fans with messages and photos of each member on the front page.

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Netizens are surprised by the hidden meanings behind girl groups’ names

A recent post on an online community board which explains the meaning behind the names of several girl groups has enlightened some netizens.

One user uploaded a post, titled, “The meanings behind girl group names” and thoroughly explained the hidden meanings behind the names of several girl groups.

According to this user, Girls’ Generation means, “The generation of girls’ domination has come“.  On the other hand, the meaning behind Wonder Girls is, “Girls who will surprise the world“. Kara means, “Sweet Melody” while the hidden meaning behind T-ara represents, “We will wear the music queen’s crown“.

Aside from these groups, there are also the names of girl groups that are obvious and represent how their names actually read.  For example, girl group, Secret means “Secret”, Girls’ Day means “Girls’ Day”.  Girl group, A Pink‘s name was formed when their agency just decided to combine the first letter of their label, ‘A Cube Entertainment‘ and the english word, ‘Pink’.

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Teen Top covers Big Bang’s “Fantastic Baby” for Big Bang Cover Contest?

Big Bang‘s Global Cover Contest is well underway, and it looks like the boys of TEEN TOP took the time to also participate in the event!

A video of some of the TEEN TOP members covering Big Bang’s “Fantastic Baby” has been surfacing all over the internet.

Niel, Ricky, and Changjo put on a fierce dance performance that was so spot-on, VIP‘s couldn’t help but applause their efforts.

They did the Big Bang members proud.

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SM Entertainment: “Leeteuk’s Phone Number on Twitter Was Real”

Super Junior Leeteuk revealed his actual phone number on Twitter earlier today as an event to celebrate April Fools’ Day with fans.

As a result, his phone broke down because of the massive amount of phone calls and messages it received at the same time.

SM Entertainment’s representatives stated about this, “Leeteuk’s Twitter account didn’t get hacked. The phone number he posted was his real phone number.” They continued by saying, “It looks like he wanted to play with fans and did this for April Fools’ Day. Since he got a lot of calls, his phone froze and broke down.”

Earlier today, Super Junior’s leader Leeteuk tweeted to fans, “010-4460-1117 is the popular celebrity Leeteuk’s real phone number. It’s 100% real. Please don’t be fooled by false phone numbers from now on, you can get in touch with me through this number.”

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Vote for G-Dragon on Popdust’s ‘The Great Boy Band Hair-Off’

Popdust, a music and artist critique website recently pitted Big Bang‘s G-Dragon against Mindless Behavior‘s Princeton for the final round of ‘The Great Boy Band Hair-Off‘ tournament.

This tournament essentially provides fans to choose the artist who they believe has the most slick hair style.  The tournament was launched about a week ago and 32 of the ‘all-time greatest boy band hair cuts‘ were lined up for round one.  Since then, G-Dragon’s hairstyle has defeated several top notch hair cuts including that of Joe Jonas.

Now the fate of G-Dragon’s hairstyle in the final round rests in the hands of VIPs.  Vote for him here!

Currently, G-Dragon has the upper hand with ~74% of the votes opposed to Princeton’s ~27%.

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Brand New Stardom reveals two new group debuts this year

It looks like Brand New Stardom is ready to bounce back from their bout of controversy earlier this year with Block B with new releases in the upcoming months!

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Girl groups need to watch out for SHINee’s Taemin?

Recently a ‘Taemin Warning‘ for idol girl groups has come about, and it’s due to SHINee‘s Taemin being ‘prettier than a girl’.

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“YG on Air: Big Bang Alive” Broadcasting Information

From Official VIP Website:

Hello, this is YG Entertainment.

Here is information about the broadcast of “YG ON AIR:BIG BANG ALIVE“:

“YG ON AIR: BIG BANG ALIVE”, which took place on March 14th in the Hwajung Gym will be aired on Naver and YouTube for fans who love Big Bang and cheer them on around the world.

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Who’s the skinniest and heaviest among male idol groups?

Netizens are at it with yet another average graph for idols! This time, instead of height they have summarized the average weight of male idol groups and it has definitely caught the attention of fans.

The graph was uploaded on an online community board and sequences the average weight from lightest to the heaviest groups into five hilarious different category names: “Why am I living“, “No need for words“, “Not average“, “This is average“, and “Height and weight are proportional“.

The lightest group overall was TEEN TOP with 55.1kg and the heaviest were the ‘beast idols’ 2PM at 69.1kg.

Out of all the groups listed on the graph, the lightest overall member was TEEN TOP’s L.Joe weighing in at a flyweight-like 50kg with a height of 171cm.

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Netizen reports the average age of male idol groups

After reporting the average heights of K-pop groups, netizens have now averaged the age of idol boy groups.

The chart, posted on an online community board, displays the oldest group down to the youngest group by grouping them into five different categories.

According to the graph, Super Junior had the highest average age of 27.6, whereas TEEN TOP turned out to be the youngest boy group with an average age of 19.3.

In addition, the oldest member out of all the boy groups was Dalmatian‘s Inati at age 32 and the youngest was B.A.P‘s Zelo at age 17. (Keep in mind that these are all based on their Korean age)

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Soribada confirms SHINee & CNBLUE’s comeback in March?

With speculation rampant on the return of SHINee and CNBLUE while awaiting official word from SM Entertainment and FNC Music, it seems Soribada may have let the cat out of the bag.

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Celebrity Blogger Perez Hilton Features Big Bang’s “Bad Boy”

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, who previously featured 2NE1, TVXQ, Seungri, After School and many others, has showed his love for another Korean artist once again and featured Big Bang‘s “Bad Boy” on one of his posts.

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SHINee hinting at a comeback?

Attention all SHINee lovers! We may not have to wait long for the boys to finally make a comeback.

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Netizen posts the average heights of K-pop boy groups

We recently shared a summary of the average heights of girl groups in K-pop, and it looks like this time, a netizen has completed the same report on K-pop boy groups. Similar to the previous report, the boys were categorized into five different groups: Giant, Tall, Average, Short, and Shortest.

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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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K-Pop royalty Big Bang releases ‘Blue’

Article from Yahoo Philippines:

K-Pop royalty Big Bang solidifies their “K-Pop blue blood” status with their latest release titled “Blue.”

Known for their hard-hitting hip-hop electronica hits like “Tonight” and “Love Song,” G-Dragon, Taeyang, T.O.P., Daesung, and Seungri returns with their newest mini album titled “Alive” with “Blue” as the first track off the mini-album. “Alive,” Big Bang’s fifth EP consists of seven new songs and is set for release on February 29, 2012.

Given their K-Pop royalty status, “Blue” immediately topped various music portal sites including Melon, Bugs, Naver, M.net, Soribada, and many others upon its release. Boasting of a new “icy-cool” look, Big Bang is again taking the K-Pop world by storm.

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Chinese media reports rumor that Hankyung & Jiang Kai Tong are headed for marriage

Former Super Junior member Hankyung has been recently rumored to be dating Chinese actress Jiang Kai Tong who is five years his junior, but now netizens are speculating that the two will soon be getting married.

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Past photos of 2NE1′s Park Bom without makeup draw attention

2NE1 member Park Bom‘s past photos are once again receiving attention.

On February 17th, the above photos of Park Bom surfaced on an online community site.

A few of the photos were taken when Park Bom was just a trainee, while another was a photo sticker she took with fellow group member Sandara Park.

Different from her glamorous image now, Park Bom wearing minimal makeup looked extremely natural and endearing.

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Sistar’s Bora and Ji Chang Wook’s paparazzi photo sparks interest

A recent paparazzi photo of Sistar‘s Bora and actor Ji Chang Wook startled netizens for a moment as they believed it to be proof of a real relationship.

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Who is the best ‘Valentine’s Day Star Couple’?

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and that means chocolate exchanges, romantic dinners, and flower bouquets for couples in love. Naturally, this includes celebrity couples as well, and netizens became curious to see which couple would stand out the most.

Music site ‘Monkey3‘ is famous for conducting online surveys, and they decided to hold another one in light of the upcoming holiday.

From February 2nd to the 8th, participants were asked, Which star couple would make Valentine’s Day shine the most?”

The top recipient was none other than Se7en and Park Han Byul!  The couple have been going out for 10 years, and so they collected 35 percent of the total votes, bumping off all other competitors.

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Cube Entertainment reveals its list of official fan sites from 24 different countries

Cube Entertainment has announced some very exciting news for its international fans!

On February 9th, the agency revealed that they’ve endowed ‘official fan site’ status to 46 global websites dedicated to their artists. These fan sites come from 24 different countries such as Chile, the United States, Russia, the Philippines, and more.

According to Cube, 4minute will have 15 global fan sites, B2ST will have 21, and G.NA will open 10.

The agency reviewed over 150 fan sites for eight days, starting from January 17th. Officials examined reports submitted by each site regarding member activity and future management plans before deciding on a final list.

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miss A’s Suzy receives kisses from 2PM’s Taecyeon & actor Kim Soohyun

Images of miss A member Suzy receiving kisses from 2PM‘s Taecyeon and actor Kim Soohyun have surfaced online.

The above photos as well as a video were shared on an online community site with the the title, ‘Kim Soohyun & Ok Taecyeon giving Suzy kisses‘.

The video was footage from the ‘Dream High‘ season 1 poster photo shoot that took place last year, featuring the main characters Suzy, Taecyeon, and Soohyun, and was recently posted, drawing attention.

Suzy played the role of Go Hyemi, the girl that caused a love triangle between Song Sam Dong (Kim Soo Hyun) & Jin Gook (Taecyeon), and the photo shoot pictorial expressed their complicated relationship.

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2PM’s Taecyeon and Choi Ji Woo attend Lotte Duty Free grand opening in Indonesia

Hallyu actress Choi Ji Woo and 2PM‘s Taecyeon were seen together in Indonesia.

On February 6th, the above photo was posted on an online community board with the title, “Taecyeon and Choi Ji Woo, strangely they look good together“.

The two were in Indonesia as ambassadors for the grand opening of a Lotte Duty Free Shop at the Soekarno-Hatta airport.

The contrast between Ji Woo’s bright red dress and Taecyeon’s black suit accentuated the beauty of the two as they looked like a couple. With both their tall height and slender frames, the two stars looked like mannequins posing in front of the store.

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