All posts tagged "Girl’s Generation"

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    New Girls’ Generation album now available on iTunes

    South Korean pop group Girls’ Generation released its long-awaited new album on online music services on Monday. “Mr. Mr.,” the fourth mini-album from the group, was put on iTunes and Korean music services such as Melon and...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • The poll indicates that EXO seems to have the largest number of K-pop fans in North America. (Newsis)
    SM to hold global audition

    By Park Jin-hai SM Entertainment will hold “2014 S.M. Global Audition” in 18 cities in seven countries ― Korea, China, Japan, U.S., Canada, Indonesia, and Thailand ― Feb. 21. The three-month journey starting in Indonesia will continue...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • A scene from “Mr.Mr” teaser video
    Girls’ Generation is back – with The Underdogs

    By Park Jin-hai The Girls’ Generation is back. The nine members will break their one-year hiatus with a new mini-album titled “Mr., Mr.” The upcoming album has drawn much of attention from the music circles and fans,...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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    Park Ji-yoon, Ga In, Sunmi to release new songs this month

    By Kim Ji-soo Following in the footstep of girl groups, well-known female solo artists will be releasing new works this month. Park Ji-yoon, 32, will release her new single, her agency said. It will be part of...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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  • Above are, from left, Girls’ Generation member Yoona, actor Kim Bum, actress Moon Geun-young and actor Bae Yong-joon. They have recently come clean about their off-stage personal relationships. A growing number of celebrities openly admit to having dates in a departure from the past secretive attitude. (Korea Times files)
    Keep it secret or tell the public?

    People have become generous about celebrity love affairs, but not always By Park Si-soo Korea’s single stars have traditionally opted to keep their love affairs off the public radar. In doing so, some have been accidently caught...

    • Posted January 7, 2014
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  • Apprentices of an entertainment agency dance at a practice room in Sincheon, southern Seoul, in this photo taken in 2009. Many singer and actor wannabes in Korea have found themselves exploited or maltreated by agency operators due to legal loopholes. (Korea Times file)
    Tough rules protect K-pop star hopefuls

    Convicted and bankrupt people banned from running agencies By Park Si-soo Starting in the second half of this year, establishing an entertainment agency in Korea will only be possible after approval from the government. The regulation endorsed...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • Girls’ Generation’s Yoona stars in a scene from “Prime Minister 
and I” opposite veteran actor 
Lee Bum-soo.
    K-pop stars make foray into small screen

    Continued popularity of K-pop groups has meant increased presence of the stars not only on music stages, but also the small screen. Top stars such as Yoona of Girls’ Generation, singer IU and Uee of After School...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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