2PM Wins "New Artist of the Year" Award in Japan

2PM was crowned as Japan’s rookie group of the year. This past weekend in Tokyo Japan, the 26th Japanese Golden Disc Awards were held. Many artists from Japan and Korea were nominated but only few would go home with the prize. 2PM was one of the nominees for the “New Artist of the Year” award. The award looked for the most significant rookie group who showed much potential during the past year in ...

Jang Geun Suk Surprises the Public with His Perspective on Anti-Fans

Actor Jang Geun Suk revealed his thoughts on anti-fans attracting much attention from viewers. On the recent episode of KBS2’s “Entertainment Weekly,” footage of Jang Geun Suk during a photo shoot with actress Go Jun Hee was shown. At the end of the shoot, Jang Geun Suk sat down for an interview. He commented saying, “Once the broadcast aired I had a lot of anti-fans. Yet I was surprised with how ...

Big Bang’s Daesung Comes Back on TV Through SBS’ "K-Pop Star"

Big Bang’s Daesung has made an appearance on a variety show for the first time in a long while. On the January 29 episode of SBS’ “K-Pop Star”, the cast of hopefuls had a sneak peak at the famed YG Entertainment training system. The YG training process was revealed to the public with the final casting auditions soon approaching. Contestants were required to attend the monthly evaluations.

Big Bang-Endorsed North Face Jackets Lead to Gang Violence in Korea

K-Pop fans are sure to remember the recent ad campaign for the North Face. Popular group Big Bang was chosen as the celebrity endorsers for the brand. It appears that the North Face jackets are a hot commodity in Korea. The down jacket has become something of a status symbol in the Korean school system. Due to the violence surrounding the jackets, they are also synonymously known as an indication ...

Who Wore It Better: Jung Ryeo Won or Uee?

Not long ago, Jung Ryo Won and Uee were caught wearing the same embellished long skirt along with a sheer top. Back in December 22 of last year, Jung Ryo Won wore the white-collared blouse to a press conference for SBS’s drama, “History of the Salaryman”. Uee sported the same outfit during a photo-shoot for the January issue of fashion magazine “Elle”.

Block B’s Tracklist and Album Cover Revealed for "Welcome to the Block"

With a week left before Block B releases their second mini-album, “Welcome to the Block,” Brand New Stardom has revealed some new information regarding the album. If February 2 isn’t coming fast enough for you maybe this will help (or perhaps it will only exacerbate things). BNS will have two versions of the mini-album available for purchase. One will be a special edition while the other will be ...

Teen Top: "Please Don’t View Us as Bad Boys from the Backstreets"

Recently, Teen Top began promoting their title track, “Crazy”. The group discussed their desire to be viewed as more mature performers. Considering most of the members are close to twenty, and with the moniker of ‘Teen’ Top, their request makes sense. During the music video for “Crazy”, the group can be seen dancing in an alley while quick shots of entertainment districts are shown. To most the v...

FT Island Reveals Album Jacket for Upcoming Mini-Album

Last year was a productive year for FT Island as they released such tracks as “Hello, Hello” and “Like Birds.” The group looks to continue the trend as they are ready to leap into the New Year with a better look and sound. They announced the title of their fourth mini-album would be “Grown Up.” With the title track, they want to further represent their growth and show that they have become more mu...