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October 25, 2010

Can't wait for this? SHINee's 2nd album repackage "Hello"!

It's confirmed! Universal Records will release SHINee's 2nd Album Repackage "Hello" in the Philippines! Watch out for our official announcement regarding the release date and its freebies!

SHINee who has received enormous positive response for 'Lucifer, which has sold more than 100,000 copies in Korea alone, will once again burn the charts with "Hello". SHINee's second album repackage Hello comes with three new songs. Their latest title song "Hello" is a catchy R&B number fused with simple beats and synth sounds. Listen for SHINee's great harmonization in the song! The other anticipated new tracks are "One" and "Get It". All 13 songs from the original album like rock ballad "Quasimodo", hip-hop tune "UP & DOWN", R&B number "Life" and of course, their dance hit "Lucifer" are also included in the repackage.

"Hello" has won the Mutizen and K-Chart for the boys, while the "Hello" music video has been viewed more than 1.7 million times on SME YouTube Channel.

Start saving up & it's going to be worth the wait!

SHINee "Hello" Repackage album tracklist:
2. Hello (New Song)
3. 하나 (One) (New Song)
4. Get It (New Song)
5. UP & DOWN
6. Electric Heart
7. A-Yo
8. 욕(慾) (Obsession)
9. 화살 (Quasimodo)
10. 악 (Shout Out)
12. Your Name
13. Life
14. Ready or Not
15. Love Pain
16. 사.계.후 (Love Still Goes On)

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Watch "Hello" MV here:

Allkpop | SHINee to finally hold 1st solo concert

SHINee fans have been waiting a long time for this – SM Entertainment has finally announced the idol group’s first solo concert, “SHINee – The 1st Concert in Seoul“!

Scheduled for December 18th and 19th at the KBS 88 Stadium , many fans have expressed concern in being able to acquire tickets because the venue houses only 4,000 seats.

SHINee will also hold an overseas concert in Japan – “SHINee – The 1st Concert in Japan” on December 26th at the Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo.

Source: SHINee’s official page via SM Entertainment
Posted by asphodel @ Allkpop

SHINee "Hello" MV viewed more than 1.9 Million times!

MYX already airing SHINee's music video "Hello"! To vote for the video on MYX, just text:
MYX Vote Hello
Then send to 2366.

SHINee "Hello" @ Music Bank (10/22/10)

SNSD Release MV Teaser for ‘Hoot’

So the teasing continues as SNSD release the MV teaser for their brand new single, Hoot.

SNSD surprised everyone at the start of this week with the sudden release of three teaser photos for their comeback Korean single Hoot. Fans did not expect to see a new single released in the homeland from these nine girls anytime soon, and anxiously awaited for more news.

Now with teaser photos released for each girl, as well as the album cover and audio teasers, its time to catch a glimpse of what we can expect from the soon to be released MV.

Check out the Soshi 009 inspired MV teaser below and the comeback teasers.

MV Teaser:

Music Bank comeback teaser:

Music Core comeback teaser: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUNq9-fqETw

What do you all think? Are you causing ‘trouble’ waiting for more of this retro SNSD vibe?

Video Credit: sment@Youtube.com
Written by: lollipopgirl@Kpoplive.com

Daily Kpop News | SNSD to unveil title track "Hoot" on Monday

Online release - October 25 (Monday)
Physical CD release - October 27 (Wednesday)
Music Bank Comeback - October 29 (Friday)
Music Core Comeback - October 30 (Saturday)
Inkigayo Comeback - October 31 (Sunday)

Korean female idols Girls' Generation will unveil their upcoming title track "Hoot" next week.

A press release from SM Entertainment announced that they will release "Hoot" on various online music websites including MelOn, Bugs, Dosirak and Cyworld on October 25, while their third mini-album will go on sale two days later.

"Hoot" is a cheerful song with go-go rhythm which features lyrics about a girl warning her boyfriend who continuously hurts her.

Just yesterday, SM revealed the final teaser photos of the girls dressed in the style of the retro power girl for their upcoming mini-album.

Known as one of the most popular girl groups in Asia for their style and hit songs such as "Gee," "Genie" and "Oh!," Girls' Generation will be returning to the local music scene, promoting "Hoot" on KBS' televised music program "Music Bank" on October 29.

Reporter : Lucia Hong luciahong@
Editor : Jessica Kim jesskim@
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Posted by shayne kay @ Dailykpopnews

Allkpop | New SNSD menu in Chinese restaurant becomes controversial

A Chinese restaurant in Korea recently revealed a new menu using the names of the SNSD girls.

The menu lists nine different combos, all of which are recommended by the head chef. The most expensive meal is the “Yoona Set” which goes for $20 USD, while the cheapest is the “Sunny Set” for $12 USD.

The menu was first uploaded by a netizen on Twitter, and has been spreading rapidly through retweets. Many netizens believe that the menu is offensive and sexually suggestive because of the way it’s worded and presented.

Netizens commented, “I want to eat it once“, “I’d like to eat them all in turn“, “I wonder what their reasoning behind the prices are“, “How can they make a menu out of someone’s name?“, and “SNSD would feel dirty if they saw this.”

Is their marketing stratagem offensive or clever? Let us know what you think!

Source + Photo: Seoul News NTN
Posted by HYPERMANIAC @ Allkpop

Allkpop | Super Junior's Heechul visits Kangin

Back in July, Super Junior member Kangin began his mandatory 2 year military service by enlisting in the army. Besides making a surprise appearance at Super Show 3 in August, Kangin has been pretty much out of the spotlight.

Earlier today, twitter sensation and fellow Super Junior member Heechul uploaded a photo of himself where he recently visited Kangin.

Heechul also wrote: (Note: Had to do a general translation, as it’s hard to translate the emotions of these Korean phrases into English)

누구보다 내편이 돼주고 “형아 형아” 애교만점인 영춘이ㅋ “그냥 웃고 즐기며 살고싶어~ 요즘들어 아무도 없고 기댈곳이 없다” 란 내말에 연신 “미안 형아.. 미안해 진짜..” 거리는 겸디영춘. 내새끼임ㅋ

More than anyone else who’s always on my side, master of aegyo, Young Woon. ㅋ I said to him “I just want to laugh and enjoy my life~ lately, there’s nobody around and nobody to lean on.” He responded by saying, “I’m sorry hyung-ah(brother).. i’m truly sorry…”He’s my little boy ㅋ

Source: Heechul’s Twitter
Photos: Newsen (main) + Heechul’s Twitter
Posted by GhostWriter @ Allkpop

Daily Kpop News | Super Junior's Eunhyuk reveals how to get girl idols' numbers

Super Junior member Eunhyuk is a player who gets girl groups' phone numbers(?)

On KBS 2TV "Nocturnal," which will air on the 24th, Eunhyuk appeared as one day MC and revealed how to get girl idol members' phone numbers.

When Eunhyuk boasted that he's close with Kara who appeared as guests, Park Gyuri and Kang Ji Young revealed that Eunhyuk asked them for their phone numbers first.

Kara members added that Eunhyuk asked for their phone numbers when they were guests on the radio program that he hosted and that Eunhyuk's eyes were shaking when he asked them.

When listening to Kara's story, Eunhyuk became flustered and the MCs asked Eunhyuk, "how do idols get each other's phone number?"

Eunhyuk revealed, "it's most important to ask naturally" and he even reenacted how he did it, making everyone burst into laughter.

Eunhyuk's secret to being a player will air on the 24th.

Source: TV Daily
Translated by Minnie @ SUJUISM.BLOGSPOT.COM
Posted by Imaayu @ Dailykpopnews

BoA prepares for Hollywood movie at the end of the year

When BoA made her long-awaited comeback in Korea, it was announced that she had been casted in a Hollywood dance film to be directed by Duane Adler. Adler is known to have worked for popular dance films such as Save the Last Dance and Step Up. It has recently been reported that BoA will be preparing for her upcoming debut movie at the end of the year and will start recording in early 2011.

Because of schedule conflicts with her Hurricane Venus, Copy & Paste, and SMTown concert promotions, she has been unable to prepare right away and has instead been analyzing the scenes with an acting trainer. In addition, BoA has focused on delivering the lines properly, as well as familiarizing herself with the choreography, among other things to be well prepared.

This movie project will be used as part of BoA's U.S. promotions and will be a crucial mark to her U.S. career.

Before officially focusing on her U.S. movie, she will be releasing another single in Japan and will hold another X'mas” LIVE 2010 concert on December 20th and 21st. BoA will also be appearing on three of the major broadcasting award shows held annually at the end of the year.

Source: metroseoul, BoAjjang and suejinners
Posted by Uni @ Koreaboo

Tohoshinki Expo in Japan starts today!

DBSK's Japanese Expo starts today! The 2010 Tohoshinki Expo is a special expo dedicated to the five members and will showcase their entire career in Japan starting from 2005.

The expo will run this weekend and run from October 22nd (Japan Standard Time 12:30 -20:30) to October 24th (Japan Standard time 10:00~20:30) at the Tokyo International Forum Hall 1. At the end of the month, it will move to the Osaka ATC Hall A and run from October 29 (12:30~20:30) to October 31 (10:00~20:30).

The expo includes a “super giant karaoke room” with large monitors projecting Tohoshinki music videos to sing along to. In addition, there will be a section dedicated to the revival of the A-Nation 2008-2009 collaboration of Tohoshinki x Channel-A food cart, “I love Tako!“ (Takoyaki) and “Love in the Ice” (Korean shaved ice).

The expo will also have extensive fan memorabilia and special items for sale. In addition to all their Japanese releases, their original Korean goods will also be available for sale. This includes the miniature CD Collection that was sold at the “Tohoshinki Premium Showcase 2009 in Omotesando”!

On October 30th, the “Tohoshinki Expo 2010 ~The Movie~” will premiere in theaters across Japan It will be shown in six prefectures and 25 cities. Tickets will cost 2,000 Yen. For a list of showings you can find them at Tohoshinki Movie Listing.

Source: Avex
Posted by Karina @ Koreaboo

October 22, 2010

Allkpop | SNSD’s official website unveils larger image of all 9 girls for "Hoot"

Having revealed individual concept photos for SNSD / Girls’ Generation’s “Hoot” mini album over the past three days, the SMTown official website is updated once again on day four.

Earlier today, their mini album cover was unveiled and the official website is updated with a larger picture from the album cover. Another picture was also added, putting all nine individual photos into one image. Unfortunately, a longer audio teaser wasn’t revealed.

We’ll now have to wait for the Music Video teaser which should be out on the 24th, so keep an eye out for it. Currently, SNSD is in Japan as they’re scheduled to perform on the October 22nd edition of Music Station.

Thanks to everyone who sent this in.

Posted by Ghostwriter @ Allkpop

Kpoplive | SNSD's Yoona and Seohyun‘s message to fans

It is now Yoona and Seohyun's turn to send out messages for their fans today with selcas.


Cutie SONE!!^^
It’s been a while! I wanted to write often ㅠㅠ
We are currently going back and forth from Japan and Korea for our activities^^
We also had a concert in Taiwan not too long ago
We saw our Korean SONEs liking the pretty pink color
and also saw them acting like, “We can’t lose to them!” ㅋ
All the SONEs in the world are so pretty, so don’t worry^^
You were surprised with our surprise gift with ‘Hoot’. right? keke
We were happy and felt that we succeeded after seeing you all surprised ㅋ
We kept it a secret so we wanted to surprise you all~
We teased our SONEs~ I’m shoot shoot shootㅋ
Just because we’re in Japan doesn’t mean we forget our Korean SONEㅋ
We were worried you’d cheat on us, but yeah rightㅋ As expected, SONEs are the best^^
I can’t express my feelings well, and I often feel bad
because I don’t think I return the same amount of love you all give meㅠ
But you still know, right? hehe^^
We are so glad that we can be active^^
You don’t have to worry or think about us being exhausted~!
Because we have steel health after receiving the love from SNSD SONEs.kekeke (fingers/toes curl keke [from being so cheesy]) kyahh
Let’s meet again soon!! You’re nervous right? ㅋ I’m really looking forward to ‘Hoot’ promotions~
Cheer hard for us^^ Hoot Hoot Hoot ㅋ

You all thought So Nyeos left for Japan for good, didn’t you?? Hoot.
You all were really surprised when you heard of our sudden comeback, didn’t you?? Hoot Hoot.
Surprise comeback! Hoot~!
Please look forward to SNSD’s new appearance/image~
More than anything, health!
If you want to cheer on So Nyeos, you have to start taking care of your health right now~!
We will see you all soon on stage~!
Hoot Hoot Hoot ^-^

If you still can’t get enough of Soshi, don’t worry, the MV is rumoured to be released at midnight on the 24th!
Thank you Moses Thong for the tip!

Source: girlsgeneration.smtown.com
Translation: ch0sshi @kpoplive.com
Credit: yurui.egloos.com, SNSDKorean
Written By: theshangkee @kpoplive.com

Kpoplive | SNSD's SooYoung, Jessica, & Yuri leave messages to fans

These three SNSD members recently left some sweet messages for their fans on their official fan cafe message board.

SNSD recently took the world by surprise when they announced that they would be making a comeback this month. But it looks like the girls are just as excited for Hoot as we are! SNSD’s SooYoung, Jessica, and Yuri took time to talk to their SONES and discuss their upcoming comeback. Check out the girls’ messages below!

 “SONE jjang~~!!
I waited~ Did you wait??
Hoot!! SNSD is coming back!!
From what I’ve heard, while the girls were out of the country, the cheers of SONE were through the roof, charged 100%..
Should we try to blow the broadcasting station’s roof with screaming??? Hahahaha
Ah, I thought I was going to die because my mouth was so itchy..
I wanted to hurry and tell you guys the news about coming back soon!!!! T_T
Now, I can say it with confidence!
SNSD is coming baaaaaaaaaaaaack!! Hehe
Let’s meet soon!!“

By all the interests, I am very surprised and thankful hoot hoot hoot ^ㅅ^ Let’s all enjoy the activities together

“SONE~! Yo~!
Today, still full of emotions thanks to Taiwan concert’s pink wave and pink ribbons..
We have once again!!! heard from Japan.. SONE’s very touching news~ ^^
The upcoming new album..!! Hoot! The news that it is attracting lots of interest…
Gee, which has been released today! The news that it is already gaining much love..
The news that SONEs all over the world are giving us their steady and unchanging love!!
And, as a woman in her 20s, the happy news that…
I have been.. chosen as… the best skinned beauty.. that.. news… ^.~ !!
Thank you so much.. I’m so happy..
We, Soshi, will become even better to repay all the love~
Please keep watching out for us through all the upcoming activities.“

Source: girlsgeneration.smtown.com
Translation: typicalharu@soshified.com
Written by: tiffieLALA@KPOPLIVE.com

More details about SNSD 3rd Mini Album "Hoot"

The teaser movie will be released on their official website & SME’s official YouTube channel on October 24th,at 12AM KST. Check out the last picture of the gallery for the album cover.

Here are details on the album:
Release Date: 27th October 2010
Price: 12,000 won (Approximately $10.80USD), usually around 9,000 won ($8.10USD) from online sales.
Label: SM Entertainment

Track list:
CD 1
1. Heh (Hoot)
2. Wake up
3. Best (My Best Friend)
4. It’s my fault (Mistake)
5. At first glance … (Snowy Wish)

Special gift
A random photocard (there are 18 different designs in total) and poster.

PeteSamchon & Chichinhu@Twitter,
Yurui (LovAEnAi) [yurui.egloos.com],SoShi Catalogue,
SM Entertainment,Wireless Music.
Article : zheming@snsdkorean
Posted by wnsworld @ hellokpop

Allkpop | SNSD unveils “Hoot” album cover

Having revealed individual concept photos for their “Hoot” mini album over the past 3 days, we were expecting to see a group photo of SNSD tonight.

Well, SM Entertainment has pulled through by unveiling SNSD’s album cover, which shows all 9 girls posing in a 007 009 movie-like concept of a certain James Bond/Austin Powers franchise.

The girls will release their album on the 27th and appear on KBS2TV’s Music Bank 2 days later.

Source: Yurui (LovAEnAi)
Posted by Casper @ Allkpop

SNSD's 3rd Mini Album audio teaser (훗/Hut/Hoot/Shoot) [3rd teaser]

Allkpop | SNSD's 3rd Mini Album teaser photos - Yuri, Yoona & Sooyoung

For the past two days, the girls of SNSD / Girls’ Generation released various teasers for their 3rd mini album, “Hoot.“ The first day featured teaser images from Jessica, Tiffany, and Seohyun. The second day featured teaser images from Taeyeon, Hyoyeon, and Sunny and now the third set featuring the final three girls of Yuri, Yoona, and Sooyoung have been revealed.

Source + Photos: http://girlsgeneration.smtown.com/ + Yurui’s World
Posted by GhostWriter @ Allkpop

SNSD's 3rd Mini Album "Hoot" tracklist revealed!

The tracklist for Girls' Generation's third mini album, Hoot, has been revealed today! The mini album will contain 5 songs with the title track being 훗 (Hoot). The mini album will be released on October 27th with their first comeback stage on Music Bank on the 29th!

Stay tuned for the release of the concept pics for the remaining three members Yuri, Sooyoung, and Yoona!

1. 훗 (Hoot)
2. Wake up
3. 단짝 (My Best Friend)
4. 내 잘못이죠 (Mistake)
5. 첫눈에...(Snowy Wish)

Source: @Yurui912
Posted by Seraph @ Koreaboo

Allkpop | Stars with weird habits to be showcased on TV Show

SBS E!TV’s “Tak Jae Hoon’s Style – Star Q10” will be dedicating an episode to some of the weird and sometimes incurable habits that popular stars suffer from.

The show has researched a variety of different, seemingly perfect stars and has found out a few of their habits, such as drinking, exhibitionism, shopping addictions, and a tendency to listen to and follow whatever someone says.

Actor Cha Tae Hyun was chosen as one of the stars with the worst drinking habits. The show will reveal a story of when he even went as far as to put his mother in a headlock during a drunken episode, fans who learned about this were very surprised.

SNSD’s Jessica was also revealed to have a habit of calling anyone when she is drunk and totally forgetting about it the next day. SNSD’s Taeyeon is said to have ‘cases of absent-mindedness,’ where she admitted to an episode of when she lost her phone and later found it inside the refrigerator.

The star with the addiction to pornography will be revealed through “Tak Jae Hoon Style” on October 20th at 7 PM.

Source + Photo: Frontier Times, Issue Prime
Posted by HYPERMANIAC @ Allkpop

October 20, 2010

Allkpop | SNSD to make “Hoot” comeback first on Music Bank

After revealing teaser photos of SNSD’s upcoming concept for their 3rd mini album, “Hoot“, SM Entertainment has revealed further information about their impending comeback.

It has been 7 months since SNSD released their “Run Devil Run” repackaged album in March and the girls have since kept busy with their solo concerts, SM Town Live ‘10, Japanese promotions, individual activities and rehearsals.

So it was a big surprise when teaser photos of their “Hoot” mini album, started appearing over the past 2 days through their official website, leaving fans anticipating what the girls will bring this time around.

Their mini album will be released on the 27th and SNSD will start full music show promotions through Music Bank on the 29th, which is just next week!

Posted by Casper @ Allkpop

SNSD's 3rd Mini Album 2nd audio teaser (훗/Hut/Hoot/Shoot)

Girls' Generation's 3rd Mini Album is coming!

SNSD to release 3rd Mini-Album on October 27th

A few hours back, we revealed to you SNSD‘s newest concept photos from their upcoming mini-album.

Now news arrives that their latest Korean album is titled 훗 (Hut / Hoot) and will be released on October 27th. Rumor has it too that there will be a Japanese version of the song.

The sudden release, the unique concept, the short song preview which said, “Na neun oryeosseo, na neun syo syo syo,” meaning, “You targeted me, shoot shoot shoot,” recently elicited interest and great anticipation from K-Pop fans. A lot also speculated that this is the mini-album that hitmaker Wheesung wrote for SNSD.

Following the Run Devil Run pattern, there will be three photos unveiled each day and the MV teaser and the full MV will be released later this week or after the mini-album is released.

With the upcoming distribution of Gee in Japan and now this new Korean single, guess we will be receiving a lot of news from these new agents this time.

Source: Asiae, Newsen
Translation: fanwonder.com
Credit: f*ckyeahthebestsnsdblog @Tumblr
Written By: theshangkee @kpoplive.com

Allkpop | SNSD's 3rd Mini Album teaser photos - Hyoyeon, Sunny & Taeyeon

Yesterday, SNSD / Girls’ Generation dropped big news out of the blue by releasing various teasers and photos for their 3rd mini album on their official website. The teaser photos were released for Jessica, Tiffany, and Seohyun.

Today, three additional images for Hyoyeon, Sunny, and Taeyeon were revealed!

The third mini album is titled ‘Hoot’ and slated for release on October 27th! Keep an eye out here an allkpop for any further updates on SNSD!

Photos: http://girlsgeneration.smtown.com/
Posted by GhostWriter @ Allkpop

SNSD's 3rd Mini Album teaser photos - Jessica, Seohyun & Tiffany

 More coming soon !

Photos: http://girlsgeneration.smtown.com/ + snsdkorean @ wordpress

Allkpop | SNSD’s website updated with teasers for 3rd mini album comeback!

Many of you are eagerly awaiting Shoujo Jidai (SNSD’s) release of their Japanese version of ‘Gee’ on October 20th. However, before that happens SNSD’s official website at SMTown has recently been updated with their Korean comeback with various teasers and photos for their 3rd mini album.

Currently, the only teaser photos are released for Jessica, Tiffany, and Seohyun. It seems like they’re going for a bit of a retro / Charlie’s Angels type theme with guns and weapons.

Can’t wait to see what’s more in store for us, when more details are released we’ll be sure to keep you informed.

Here's an audio teaser clip:

Thanks to everyone who sent this in.

Photos: http://girlsgeneration.smtown.com/ + snsdkorean @ wordpress
Posted by GhostWriter @ Allkpop

SHINee "Hello" Behind The Scenes

SHINee comes back with their latest repackage album, "Hello" after "Lucifer". This album is a completely different type of genre as compared to "Lucifer". SHINee confidently faces every stage and always staying cheerful. But behind their MV and Photoshoots, there are actually lots of hard work put in.

Check out this video, where their hard work "behind the scenes" were filmed in.

BTS part 1:

BTS part 2:

Posted by ★Vannie반 니에 @ Dailykpopnews
Credits: WeaReShiningOnTivi @ YT

SHINee Celebrates a First in Me2Day

This Sunday marks SHINee’s first win for their current single Hello, but the members reveal that it is also their first win for a repackaged album. And what are the shining boys to do but send out their sincere thanks to fans in Me2Day!

Soon after grabbing this week’s Mutizen, SHINee updated their blog with picture above and personalized thank you notes to fans, to wit:

First of all thank you so so much.. ^^It’s the first time we won #1 with a repackaged album! Even in the day, the fansign was held happily.. indeed..Thank you for making so much effort. Always have fun aja aja ~~^^?

Thank you. To everyone who listens to our music, and the precious staff who are always with us! Because we all made it happen ^^And SHINee World whom we are always thankful to~ ^^ Have fun staying with me for life! Thank you.

Wah!!! Mutizen!! Yay~~ Thank you sincerely… I was like, I don’t really know, and we got it?! ㅠㅠTouched touched.. Too happy~ With the help of many people… We will become a SHINee who shows you our progress!Thank you berry Kamsa Saranghaeyeom~♥

Thank you so much! The mutizen song that was fulfilled due to the efforts of many people… And I will never forget the cheers and love from all the fans, and to become SHINee’s Minho that always works hard. SHINee World I love you! ^^

Always very thankful. Thank you for giving lots of love to Hello after Lucifer. As we will put in effort to become a more shining SHINee in future, Even though it’s a lot now, please give us more~~ love hh
Thank you!!

SHINee is also revealed to have taken the number 1 spot in October 15’s K-chart. That’s a win in KBS Music Bank right there, though the show was cancelled to make way for a baseball game.

Their fans are surely happy at their hard work. Congratulations SHINee!

Source: Me2Day
Translation: soompi
Written by: aetria@kpoplive.com

Kpoplive | More of f(x) and SHINee for Eithtoo

Labelmates f(x) and SHINee together with Zhang Liyin are the current hot endorsers for new Chinese sporty brand Eithtoo.

We’ve shown you the CF and making-of videos, and now promotional pictures for the brand have cropped up, showcasing f(x) and SHINee having fun in their colorful, sportswear.

Check out the picture below for a dose of Eithtoo-sponsored SM love.

Or click this link to see more photos:

Source: t.sina
Written by: aetria@kpoplive.com

Allkpop | SHINee wins Mutizens on Inkigayo

SBS’s Inkigayo has once again returned with their weekly broadcast of anticipated performances.

For this week, the seven nominees of ‘Take 7‘ were SHINee (‘Hello’), B2ST (‘Soom’), miss A (‘Breathe’), 2NE1 (‘Go Away’, ‘Clap Your Hands’), BoA (‘Copy & Paste’), and Supreme Team (‘Then Then Then’). Supreme Team were not able to perform today due to conflicting schedules.

In the end, the winner of today’s Mutizen award was SHINee, with their song ‘Hello’. This was their 3rd Mutizen for their promotions after 2 wins for ‘Lucifer’ previously!

Winner: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKZkcajwNEA

"Hello" performance:

Posted by maestro-J @ Allkpop

SHINee "Hello" @ Inkigayo (10/17/10)

SHINee "Hello" @ Music Core (10/16/10)

Super Junior Siwon's letter to Chinese fans

To the dearest family members in China,

My fate with everyone has already last for 6 years, and I wasn’t able to write something for everyone like this, this is really the first time right?

Dearest family members in China, everyone has been well? Even though (I) was faraway (from you all), also want to pass this greetings and encouragement (to you all)

Felt everyone’s love and care to me when I was doing activities through Super Junior M, and also the heart that is full of warmth. Now am in Korea, but still can receive everyone’s love and warmth indirectly.

The me who is still lacking, is able to receive so many love and care from everyone. To everyone, there is only thanks and thanks. Thank you everyone.

Through this opportunity this time round, want to be able to become one with our chinese family members often. Strongly hope that the chinese family members far in China is able to merge as one, becoming closer.

My dearest family members, sincerely praying that Lord will give each and everyone love and blessings.

Hope that I can meet you all in Beijing concert with a cheerful look.

Using all my heart to love you guys. Even though we are separated across oceans, but we are one. My heart is with everyone.

Korea, Choi Siwon

Credit: οoΟ※For You※Οoο——☆ゞSiwon Choiゞ☆ (forsiwon.com)
Translated by: minoko2440 @ sapphirepearls.com
Posted by shayne kay @ Dailykpopnews

Shindong & Eunhyuk to host new talent search show

Super Junior’s hosting pros have yet another new gig.

Just last week we shared the news the Super Junior’s very own Teukigayo trio is set to host a new show. But that is not going to be members Shindong and Eunhyuk’s only new hosting event.

The two idols were also chosen to be MCs on MBC Star Audition-Great Birth, a new talent search show set to go as far as U.S., China, Japan, and Southeast Asia apart from domestic South Korea in search of new blood. Shindong and Eunhyuk hosted the second preliminary round of the show on the 16 and the 17th, which were held in Seoul Songpagu Bangidong Olympic Park.

An MBC representative reveals that the popular idols/MCs “had interviews with participants who passed the first preliminary round and commanded the overall event. We were able to finish the preliminary round because of Shindong and Eunhyuk’s smooth hosting skills.”

Shindong and Eunhyuk’s company added, “Super Junior is popular in China. Therefore, the two people will host the auditions in China.”

Star Audition-Great Birth with Shindong and Eunhyuk will be having its second round of the preliminary auditions in November 13 and 14 in Ilsan Kintex.

Anyone care to join? Get discovered and meet your idols in one go!

Source: Korea Times
Translation: minnie@sujuism.blogstop
Written by: aetria@kpoplive.com

Super Junior's Siwon SK W Smartphone "Reaction" CF

Super Junior's Donghae Thanks You for a Happy Birthday

Super Junior’s Donghae received lots of love on his birthday, and he gladly sends it back through Twitter.

The idol posted on his Twitter on his special day, shouting out his sincere thanks to everyone who made him happy on his birthday. He writes:

‘Thank you very much ! I really spent a happy day today! The members gave me a cake and lots of presents ㅎ Thank God! Thank u My dad Mom And ELF’

Member Heechul gave him a Donghae special on his radio show SBS Kim Heechul’s YoungStreet, while leader Leeteuk posted on Twitter, “Donghae happy birthday !!!You saw the messenger right?ㅋㅋㅋㅋ”

Looks like he had the happy birthday his fans wished for him. Belated greetings Donghae!

Source: Asia Economy Daily
Translation: BGSS2Makane@6TeensOnTop
Written by: aetria@kpoplive.com

Super Junior's Donghae with One Way & Henry

This photo was posted by Chance of One Way in his Twitter account with these texts :

"Happy birthday dong hae!! We all love you bro! 생일 진심으로 축하한다 동해야! 슈주 원웨이 화이팅!"

You can see Super Junior's Donghae together with the members of One Way - Chance, Peter & YoungSky and Super Junior-M's Henry. Boys night out obviously celebrating Donghae's birthday with a birthday cake complete with lighted candles.

Source: Chance's Twitter (http://twitter.com/onewaychance)