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Actor Kim Soo Hyun compliments miss A Suzy’s acting abilities

During a recent interview, actor Kim Soo Hyun did not hold back his praises for miss A member Suzy‘s acting abilities.

Kim Soo Hyun has risen to top star status after he was recognized for his acting skills and star quality in MBC‘s ‘Moon That Embraces The Sun‘. Recently, the actor was spotted on the streets of Sinsa-dong, Seoul, participating in a photo shoot with star lifestyle magazine, @star1.

On a snowy day in April, @star1 held a solo photo shoot with Kim Soo Hyun. The actor proved his fashionista status, striking various poses with natural facial expressions while pulling off a variety of outfits.

During the interview segment, Kim Soo Hyun was asked about the actresses he’s worked with in the past. He stated,

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GD&TOP, SNSD, and Miss A to have Collaboration Stages with “Kpop Star” Top 3

A dream-like stage will be put on for SBS‘ “K-Pop Star,” which is now at the top 3, Park Jimin, Baek Ahyeon, and Lee Hayi. Top Korean stars G-Dragon and TOP, Girl’s Generation, and Miss A will be collaborating with the three contestants.
On the 18th, a representative revealed to Star News that G-Dragon and TOP will be performing on the K-Pop Star episode to be aired on the 22nd for a collaborative stage.

Girl’s Generation, who is talked about every day even though they are not currently promoting, will also be collaborating with one contestant.

Miss A, who released title song “Touch” with their new mini album in February, is also planned to perform that day.

People are interested because GD&TOP, Girl’s Generation, and Miss A are not only featured on the show, but are actually performing on this audition program. This show is continuously pleasing k-pop fans, as the top 3, Park Jimin, Baek Ahyeon, and Lee Hayi are rising to fame.

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Big Bang and 2NE1 voted top K-pop stars in France

Big Bang and 2NE1 have been selected as the male and female groups most loved by the Hallyu fans in France.

The Paris office of Korean Tourism Organization has conducted ‘A survey to identify the status and distribution of Hallyu wave in France and the behavior of the Hallyu fans’ targeting 3,775 of local Hallyu fans. Big Bang and 2NE1 have each received 49.9% and 64.8% support coming in at #1.

The age range and gender of the fans who prefer 2NE1 and Big Bang were different. Big Bang was relatively highly preferred by male fans of Hallyu in France. As far a the age goes, Hallyu fans in their early 20′s seemed to prefer Big Bang. 2NE1 enjoyed most support of the Hallyu fans who are teenagers and those in their early 20′s and there was no significant difference between the genders.

The male group to rank #2 following Big Bang was Super Junior, then followed SHINee, B2ST, then 2PM. SNSD ranked #2 among female groups, followed by Miss A, f(x), then T-ara.

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Kim Soo Hyun comments on acting with Han Ga In and miss A’s Suzy

MBC‘s ‘The Moon that Embraces the Sun‘ and KBS 2TV‘s ‘Dream High‘ actor Kim Soo Hyun commented on actresses Han Ga In and miss A‘s Suzy, who are now playing one role in the movie ‘Introduction to Architecture‘.

When asked to reveal how he felt after seeing the film, Kim Soo Hyun replied, “This is a movie about the memories and pains of a first love, but I thought it was a movie that could ‘recharge emotion’. Just like this, I feel like I have recharged my emotion, thanks to (Han) Ga In noona and Suzy.”

Kim Soo Hyun was then asked how he felt about Han Ga In and Suzy in ‘Introduction to Architecture’.

“Switching from a historical role to a modern role, I felt like Ga In noona looked luxurious. She looks classy. In the historical drama, she only wore shabby clothes. She must’ve been pained (laughter). The tone of her acting was different and I enjoyed watching her very much. Because of her, I was able to immerse myself into the movie.”

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Billboard K-Pop 100: Bigbang & Miss A Unseat Lyn

As predicted last week, BIGBANG and miss A were the two acts to watch as both their new singles made big strides up the K-Pop Hot 100 at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, pushing four-week chart topper Lyn and her soundtrack single, “To Turn Back Hands of Time,” to No. 3.
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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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Lee Jae Hoon, “I gave my first kiss to miss A’s Suzy”

Actor Lee Jae Hoon recently said that he gave his first kiss to miss A’s Suzy.

On February 13, actors and staff members attended a press conference for the movie Introduction to Architecture in Seoul.

When Lee was asked when did he kiss for the first time in real life, he replied, “My first kiss? I gave my first kiss to Suzy. Even though it was in the movie, that was my first kiss in real life too.”

He added, “Of course I like Suzy the most among miss A members.”

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miss A unveils concept images for upcoming album

After announcing a comeback for late February, miss A has finally revealed the concept images for their upcoming album.

Recently, miss A gave fans a sneak peek into their new music video by inviting select fans to the set. Immediately afterwards, they released a still-cut from the video to the general public. Now the ladies have followed up by unveiling several concept images that exhibit a softer, more feminine side.

For their photos, the members of miss A were wrapped in cream-colored bandages. It’s a dramatic outfit, but when paired with faint makeup and dark hair, the bold look becomes wistful and even a little fragile.

A representative from AQ Entertainment (a sub-label of JYP Entertainment) stated, “This album marks miss A’s mature transformation both musically and visually. We ask for your continued interest and love towards miss A’s new album and comeback.”

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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 & miss A’s interactive movie ‘Hello’ revealed online

The interactive movie ‘Hello‘ starring 2PM and miss A has finally been revealed via Korea Tourism Organization‘s website, www.ibuzzkorea.com.

In the video, the viewer becomes the main character and goes on a vacation to Korea for three days with the idol stars. The video highlights some of Korea’s most beautiful landmarks and the OST “Hello” was created specifically for this project.

In the online version, the viewer can decide in the beginning if they want to ‘travel’ to Korea with 2PM or miss A, and upload their own photos onto the site to ‘take’ their own photos with the stars.

The Korea Tourism Organization created the interactive movie as a part of a campaign to bring more tourism to Korea, and the video can easily be shared via social networking services such as Facebook, Renren, etc.

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miss A’s Suzy to debut in new movie, ‘Introduction to Architecture’

Following in member Min‘s footsteps, maknae Suzy will be debuting in her first movie, ‘Introduction to Architecture‘!

Directed by Lee Yong Ju, ’Introduction to Architecture’ is a romantic film starring several top-notch celebrities including Uhm Tae Woong, Han Ga In, and Lee Jae Hoon. The movie follows the love story of an architecture student (Uhm Tae Woong) who meets a student majoring in music (Han Ga In) during an ‘Introduction to Architecture’ class. He falls head over heels in love with her, and the experience turns into a memory of his first love.

Years later, the student becomes an official architect and meets his first love again when she visits his office as a client. Suzy and Lee Jae Hoon will be playing as the younger versions of the two main leads.

On October 19th, a representative of the movie shared, Suzy and Lee Jae Hoon do not have a big part in the movie, but they will contribute to the film with their fresh image. Despite the fact that Suzy is a rookie, there is a lot of anticipation for her film debut.”

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B2ST, miss A, and more to attend ‘Asia Song Festival’

B2ST, miss A, U-Kiss, and G.NA will attend the ’2011 Asia Song Festival’.

On the 4th, KOFICE, a foundation for cultural industry contents, released additional acts in the line-up for the festival.

B2ST was selected as the group representing Korea, miss A was selected as the best new Asian singer, and U-Kiss and G.NA were selected as influential artists.

Thirteen top singers from six Asian countries will appear at the festival.

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Who are the best dance idol groups ranked by professionals?

According to a recent report, there is estimated to be a total of 100 teams of boy and girl idol groups in the Korean mainstream music scene by the end of 2011. However, these groups are usually judged on the basis of popularity and their fans rather than by professionals. With that said, how would professionals rank the groups? 27 choreographers and dancers were asked to pick the groups with the best performances.
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