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Only This K-Pop Group Made The Top Search List In 2017

The top search results have been released for Korea’s search engines in 2017. Among the many unique things Korean people searched, mainly TV programs and video games, only one idol group made it to the top of the list! As expected, the nation’s newly beloved girl group and international phenomenon, TWICE made it to the top of the searches. However, the girl group made it in by a hair on the top 15 list as they ranked at 15th place in the searches. Due to their recent comebacks and releases such as “Knock Knock” and “Signal,” TWICE have had a lot of activities that keep them busy in the year 2017. Their international fame and work overseas also helped boost their scores as everyone was curious as to who this rookie is and how they are dominating the K-Pop scene!  The group had won many awards and received recognition from overseas as well within this year. From earning all-kills on the charts and taking home triple crown wins to being featured in BillBoard’s Fashion Awards, the girls of TWICE are slaying! In other the news, the top 3 searches within the ranking in Korea included the extremely popular Japanese animated film “My

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Fan Sells This Strange Item From Block B

Get ready for a good laugh, as one creative yet crazy fan of the K-Pop boy group Block B is selling one of the strangest items yet, labeling it as merchandise from the boy group. If you couldn’t tell from the photo above, this fan is actually selling bags of air from Block B’s recent concert. She claimed she did it so that fans who couldn’t attend the concert could experience what it was like to breathe in the same air as the idols of Block B! It only becomes more humorous as the poster stated that she was going through tough times and needed to sell her precious bags of air to earn some many. The user stated, “The bags contain air from the first fan meeting and the second fan meeting…, Sigh… I really treasured and cherished these bags of air but money is tight these days so… I’m selling them.”  Whether the post was a joke or not, the user has actually received legitimate interest from other online users who are interested in purchasing the bags of air. The tweet currently has over 15,000 retweets and is still circulating around Twitter. What do you think of this entrepreneur’s

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What Did T.O.P Say After Receiving His $12 Fine & Sentence?

After the trial for T.O.P ended earlier today, T.O.P received his final sentence. Fans had plenty of comments for his final sentence as well as the idol’s future – but the real questions is what are T.O.P’s thoughts on the final results? After being sentenced to 2 years probation with 10 months in prison if he breaks his probation, alongside a measly $12 fine, T.O.P had spoken to the press about his current state. ” I am currently reflecting on my actions. There are no other words to express how sorry I am,” t hen he  bowed his head. The singer continued to state that he vows to live with a brand new heart after receiving his sentence. In regards to his military service, T.O.P replied, “Depending on the probation terms, I will do my best to serve in the military.” You can view the video of his public apology down below!   Fans felt that T.O.P has truly suffered a lot from the scandal and are sad to see him in such a dark state. Despite reflecting on his actions, the singer still appears conflicted. Fans commented that, “Korea’s drug laws are too harsh,” and “I wish idols didn’t

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GOT7 Fans Did This To Anger JYP + JYPE Takes Action Against Them

Sasaeng fans have been driving entertainment companies up against a wall lately – especially poor JYP Entertainment. With the recent acid threats against popular girl group TWICE and now sasaeng fans are stalking and bombarding GOT7 during their schedules, JYP has decided to take action. JYP responded to the trouble sasaengs have been causing by creating an official post on the company’s website homepage titled “GOT7’s Blacklist” on the 20th. This post is considered a warning and legal response to the terrible fans.  The post read the following: “Because of the attempt of privacy violations at the airport, we have posted this warning. Illegal acts that infringe on the privacy and moral rights of artists’ and damage to other airport users are not eradicated. In order to protect artist more actively, we will be expanding our security personnel and methods.” JYP continued, “We take all necessary legal action based on the criminal law and minor punishments for all illegal activities in general.” Sounds pretty serious! The members of GOT7 have also taken the matter into their own hands by sharing the information on their personal SNS accounts and directly asking fans to stop harassing them and invading their privacy. Now that GOT7

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Do Fans Really Think These K-Pop Songs Have Sexual Innuendos

A lot of K-Pop songs are charming, innocent, sweet and uplifting. However, there are some songs that have a little bit of underlying sexual intention we wouldn’t expect! Some say they escape Western music or other genres through K-Pop’s fun songs but these fun songs might shock you with their sexual meanings. Check out these K-Pop songs that have a real sexual undertone. While the girls of Dal Shabet said the stellar sound was supposed to represent love floating through the air and changing in style, the somewhat pornographic moans and “uh-uh” in the background make it hard to believe. With lyrics like “Come closer, I’m Closer,” and “Can’t You Hear My Cry?” fans aren’t surprised if the song and another intention than an innocent romance. SISTAR want you to “Push It Baby” and the fact that fans thought the girls were saying the word “Pussy” for some time didn’t help the situation. We get it – BESTie’s song was meant to be flirtatious, but some of the lyrics are really questionable. “Maybe with you, maybe today, something will happen,” and “Keep staring at my sparkly lips that make you feel hot, should you or should you not?” – lyrics

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Which Of These K-Pop Idol Groups Haven’t Won Awards Yet?

Unfortunately, there have been many exceptional K-Pop groups that just haven’t taken home the gold yet. Despite their hard efforts to stay in the spotlight, Korea just doesn’t seem to appreciate their talents just yet. Can you guess which artists have yet to win any music programs?                   What other idol groups can you remember didn’t win any music programs since debut?  

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G-Dragon Announces This Heart-warming Promise To Fans

G-Dragon recently spoke up about the recent issues that are happening with the hit K-Pop group Big Bang and its members. With the members each pursuing individual activities and the recent scandal involving rapper T.O.P’s drug/marijuana scandal, G-Dragon wanted to reassure fans and promise one thing. G-Dragon decided to communicate with fans through his personal SNS account and posted the following message on his Instagram on July 20th from his concert at Houston, Texas.  “Was incredible show in #Houston. ‘Act III, M.O.T.T.E’ Becoz of you guys! Thank you and love you from the bottom of my heart I’ll be back with my boys ‘BIGBANG’ together DEF! Plz wait for us and keep support #Promise.”   Fans felt delighted to see the post and immediately knew G-Dragon wasn’t joking. Fans commented, “No one was ever in doubt,” and “I can’t wait for the legends to return as five.” G-Dragon had posted this image of him from his tour where his head was oddly cropped out. Fans assume it was meant to represent that he wasn’t trying to go solo and become a new face – in comparison to other artists such as 2NE1’s CL or SISTAR’s Hyorin who had left their

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Yoochun’s Wedding Is Called Off For This Reason?

While love might be in the air for some K-Pop couples, others seem to be undergoing some turmoil. A recent rumor has surfaced that Yoochun’s fiancee, Hwang Ha Na, has been rethinking marriage. According to various media outlets and insiders,  an alleged insider told media outlets Hwang Ha Na has been considering calling the wedding off due to external pressure and the hate comments they had received online through SNS.  While the couple and their family don’t want them to break up anytime soon, an Insider commented,  “It’s a situation in which the two are being supported and advised to get through this.”  They further continued,  “I think the two have become estranged. Hwang likes Yoochun, but issues started occurring when they went to restaurants or walked on the street together. People whisper and take pictures of them, so that’s hard for her.”   But many are questioning how this Insider knew and received all of this information? Believe it or not, Hwang is allegedly friends with the person. “I can’t take it anymore. I want to receive blessings for my marriage, but I feel like everyone is criticizing me.” The Insider  said,  “Hwang said, ‘These days, there are so many

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Taeyang’s ‘WHITE NIGHT’ Tour Tickets Go On Sale

It was recently announced that BIG BANG’s smooth and handsome singer Taeyang was set to be going on his very own, and second, world tour. Now the locations and ticket prices have been revealed and are available for purchase on July 25th at 12 PM EST. The ticket prices and perks are as follows;   Platinum Ticket Perks: – Soundcheck – Early entrance into the venue – Free Poster Toronto & Vancouver – megaboxoffice.com Platinum: $349 CAD P1: $199 CAD P2: $139 CAD New York – ticketmaster.com Platinum: $319 USD P1: $189 USD P2: $129 USD P3: $99 USD Chicago – ticketmaster.com Platinum: $319 USD P1: $189 USD P2: $129 USD Atlanta – ticketmaster.com Platinum: $319 USD P1: $189 USD P2: $129 USD P3: $99 USD Dallas – ticketfly.com Platinum: $319 USD P1: $189 USD P2: $129 USD P3: $99 USD San Jose – sanjosetheaters.org Platinum: $319 USD P1: $189 USD P2: $129 USD P3: $99 USD Taeyang is one of Big Bang’s most popular members and his solo work, as well as his collaborations with G-Dragon, have made him quite the star. His most popular work included “Eyes, Nose, Lips,” “Good Boy,” and his classic first, “Wedding Dress.” With

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JYJ’s Jaejoong Admit He Is Afraid Of This Because of The Military

JYJ’s Jaejoong had a recent photoshoot with @star1 and also conducted a mini interview in the process. During the interview, one interesting bit of detail came up that surprised fans of the Korean idol! During his time in the military, Jaejoong revealed he was really afraid of one thing happening in his life – that fans and Korea would forget about him during his mandatory two-year enlistment. Many idols and idol groups are often left stagnant or go on hiatus when a few members head into the military, so Jaejoong felt his time serving with affect his career. ” Being forgotten when I enlisted was my biggest worry, and that’s why I wanted to continue to keep working. Military service is a duty. However, the fear of being absent and a period of resting wasn’t something I could control. ” He also joked, ” Before I entered the military, many people told me I only looked good because of my hair. Please don’t mistake it, I look okay even with short hair. ”   Jaejoong is currently working on filming a drama titled ‘ Manhole’  after completing his military service. He had commented on his current projects saying, ” It feels

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