Korean pop star BoA featuring on Nylon magazine with her doggy…
Boa and her pup are featured in the September ’09 issue of Nylon. In the magazine she openly discusses music, food, favorite movie character and much more…
Here are the pictures of ss501 concert in Malaysia after the event. I love the pics…
K-pop star Kim Hyun-joong, leader of idol group SS501, has been infected with H1N1 influenza and is currently hospitalized in Tokyo. His agency reported that Kim suffered from a high fever and a headache when he was in Yokohama over the weekend for a promotional tour of the TV drama “Boys over Flowers.” Kim was given the antiviral drug Tamiflu and will remain in isolation for about two weeks. His agent said that Kim has improved greatly since taking the drug and is r! esting comfortably. He also said that other members of SS501 are healthy and they will continue to work on a new album due for release in Japan.
Meanwhile, Lee Min-ho and Koo Hye-sun, Kim’s co-stars in the drama, also took part in the Yokohama promotional event with Kim, but have not shown any symptoms of the new flu. Kim is the first celebrity to have caught the disease. H1N1 influenza has already claimed four lives in Korea and affected over 6,200 Koreans.
Singer BoA, 23, will release the repackaged version of her U.S. debut album “Deluxe” on September 22 (local time) in the U.S. and on September 23 in Korea.
BoA has already disclosed the songs from her new album on Internet music sites. The album contains 15 songs, including the songs from her first U.S. album that was released in March, as well as the new songs “Crazy About” and “Control” and the radio version of “Energetic.”
“Crazy About” is a pop dance song that was produced by Sean Garrett and that is about the feelings of love of a young girl. The dynamic “Control” was written and produced by Brian Kennedy, who is highly recognized in the pop music market.
BoA’s new album will be released online in Japan, Thailand, China, the U.K., France, Germany, Italy and Australia.
[TV Report] The Entertainment Weekly episode that aired Saturday on KBS2 visited the site of a commercial shoot by one of the hottest girl groups these days, 2NE1. The four members shared stories of their lives and the accident of a broken trophy.
2NE1 is topping numerous music charts and flaunting its girl group power. One photograph they recently posted online attracted peculiar interest. It was a photo of eldest member Sandara Park frowning over a broken trophy. She dropped the trophy, which the group received during a music show, while singing an encore at the show’s end. She posted a picture of the trophy, broken into pieces, on her Internet blog.
She said on Entertainment Weekly that “officials of the program Music Bank helped us to glue the pieces together to have my trophy back as it was.”
2NE1 then talked about each member’s role at their home. Sandara is the entertainer of the group with her vivacious personality, vocalist Bom is known for her cute charm and youngest Minzy is the best cook. Last but not least, CL is the “mom.” The meticulous group leader is in charge of the overall cleaning and organizing of their living quarters.
Entertainment Weekly also interviewed Kim Myeong-min, Ha Ji-won, Chu Seong-hun and Jeong Hyeong-don. Kim talked about people’s response to his grueling diet he underwent to play the role of a Lou Gehrig’s disease patient in his new film. He lost 20 kilograms
Actor/singer Rain (real name Chung Ji-hoon, 27) has added Hong Kong to his Asia tour entitled “2009 Legend of Rainism.” The tour will begin on August 29-30 in Saitama, Japan. Rain will perform in Hong Kong on December 12-13, according to his agency, JTune Entertainment. Rain will visit Hong Kong for the first time in six months since his last visit in June for the “Six To Five” fashion show.
A person from JTune Entertainment said the singer’s tour schedule will be matched with the promotion of his Hollywood debut movie “Ninja Assassin,” which will open worldwide on November 25.
Rain is discussing plans to hold concerts in Seoul in October.