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YG to launch new boy band battle show ‘Mix & Match’

One year after top K-pop talent agency YG Entertainment aired its hugely popular “WIN: Who Is Next?” the agency announced that it would soon launch its newest trainee boy band survival program, “Mi...

Updated : 2014.08.29 19:53

Sunny: “SNSD uses triple in-shoe heel inserts”

Girls’ Generation’s Sunny revealed that group members have been using heel inserts to look taller.On an episode of KBS’ TV show “Happy Together Season 3” that aired Thursday, Sunny said some memb...

Updated : 2014.08.29 17:55

Han Ye-seul chased by paparazzi in New York

Korean actress Han Ye-seul was targeted by paparazzi in New York as she dropped by a cafe for a cup of coffee.Han recently visited New York for a photo shoot for the 2014 fall/winter line of a clothin...

Updated : 2014.08.29 17:51

2PM’s Sept. 15 comeback confirmed: JYP

 K-pop boy band 2PM will have a comeback performance on Sept. 15, its agency JYP Entertainment said Friday.“2PM will have comeback with a full set of members on the 15th next month, a week after Chu...

Updated : 2014.08.29 17:45

Super Junior unleashes 7th album online

K-pop boy group Super Junior released its seventh album “MAMACITA” on Korea‘s major music online portals at midnight on Friday, three days before the album would go on sale in stores.The long-await...

Updated : 2014.08.29 15:03

Yoo Seol-ah marries Woongjin Group chairman’s son

Actress Yoo Seol-ah and actor Noh Min-woo attend the press conference for television rom-com series “Full House Take 2” on Oct. 18, 2012. (OSEN)Actress Yoo Seol-ah recently married the second son of...

Updated : 2014.08.29 14:37

Prosecution suspends indictment of singer for abusing insomnia drug

Prosecutors said Friday they have suspended the indictment of a singer who attempted suicide last year by taking a common prescription drug that induces sleep.Son Ho-young, a member of popular boy ban...

Updated : 2014.08.29 10:57

Song Seung-heon‘s high school photo revealed

The high school profile picture of actor Song Seung-heon. (Weibo)Korean heartthrob Song Seung-heon revealed a high school profile picture on Weibo on Thursday.With the photo, Song wrote: “High school...

Updated : 2014.08.29 10:54

Super Junior return as ‘real men’

More than two years after announcing they were sexy, free and single, 10 of the original 13 Super Junior members, including the group’s newly returned leader Lee Teuk, are officially back in action w...

Updated : 2014.08.28 20:06

‘Audition shows are about people’

This is the 14th in a series highlighting women and their accomplishments in the various facets of the Korean entertainment industry. ―Ed.Mnet show writer Kyung Hyun-ju has been in the game for a whi...

Updated : 2014.08.28 20:02

‘Supernova’ Sung-Je joins Army

Supernova member Sung-je entered military boot camp in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province, on Thursday afternoon.After finishing basic military training for four weeks, he will serve in the military f...

Updated : 2014.08.28 18:10

HyunA tops Taiwan’s charts with ‘RED’

HyunA tops Taiwanese charts with ‘RED’HyunA has made it to the No. 1 spot on Taiwan’s music charts.According to the biggest music site in Taiwan, “KK BOX,” HyunA’s “RED” has kept its position ...

Updated : 2014.08.28 17:59

Rain and Krystal make romance in drama

Rain and Krystal will appear in a romantic drama this fall, their agencies said.The first teaser of SBS’ new drama “My Lovely Girl” was revealed on YouTube on Wednesday.The impressive video is abou...

Updated : 2014.08.28 17:41

GOT7 to drop Japanese debut EP in Oct.

Rookie K-pop band GOT7 will release its Japanese debut EP on Oct. 22, its label JYP Entertainment announced Wednesday.   (JYP Entertainment)The debut EP “Around the World” is to include the hip-hop...

Updated : 2014.08.28 17:30

YG Family to hold joint concert in China

A group of artists under YG Entertainment, dubbed YG Family, will hold a collective concert in October in China, the entertainment powerhouse announced Thursday.  YG Family is to be reunited for the ...

Updated : 2014.08.28 17:20