It has been reported that some of Big Bang members bag’s with their passports were stolen! According to Japanese news and Sankei Newspaper on Friday, “Two days ago, someone broke into Big Bang’s van and stole the members’ bags with their passports in them.” Following the report, the group’s manager drove the van alone and left it parked it near Toshima in Tokyo. While he was away, a thief broke the windows and stole Daesung and Seungri ‘s bags containing their passports and money. A representative of YG Entertainment revealed to OSEN through a phone call saying, “As of now, the situation has been taken care of, so we don’t think there will be any problems.” In related news, Big Bang is currently on their ‘Alive Galaxy Tour 2012’ World Tour performing in 16 different countries and 25 cities around the world.
Entertainer Hyun Young(36) is finally a mom! On Thursday, it was revealed “Hyun Young this morning at a hospital in Gangnam gave birth to her baby. It was reported that both the mother and child are said to be in good condition.” Hyun Young back in March this year, married Choi Won Hee, a financial industry worker who is four years older than her. She also revealed that she was pregnant at the time and stirred much interest. She revealed, “I was really cautious especially because of my family to reveal that I was pregnant, so I did not reveal it.” When she revealed the news of her marriage back in January, she had denied that she was pregnant. In order to focus on taking care of herself and her baby, Hyung Young was on a hiatus from her activities since April. She will continue to focus of caring for her child as of now.
On Thursday, Seoul High Court concluded that “Fair Trade Commission will stop all the recify orders for SM Entertaiment and will charge the fee.” Respondingly, SM could get ride off the misunderstandings about the music fee and the business. Fair Trade Commission has once paid 188 million dollars worth of fee by restricting the type and price of music of fifteen music industries such as KT Music, Loen Entertainment and Melon. Afterwards, SM applied for a trial against the Fair Trade Commission.
2NE1 , Girls’ Generation ( SNSD ), and Big Bang who is currently on world tour will release a new single in Japan on September. 2NE1 will release a new song on September 12th. They will have the promotion and concert in Japan. After completing the Seoul concert last 28th, 2NE1 will have concerts in Osaka (31~September 2nd) Nagoya (September 7~8) Yokohama (September 11~12) and Saimata (September 28~29). Big Bang is releasing Japanese new song in two years on September 19th. Big Bang recently finished Japan tour in success on past June. Big Bang will start from Singapore on September 28th, Thailand (October 6th~7), Indonesia (13th), Taiwon (20~21), Philippines (24th), Malaysia (27th), and Hongkong (December 8th) for the concert. Big Bang will have seperate concert at Tokyo dom on December 5th, meeting 255,000 fans. Girls’ Generation will release second single on September 26th. The video ‘Girl’s generation complete video collection’ will be released as well. In the video, there are “Gee,” “Mr.Taxi,” “Tell Me Your Wish,” and other hit songs.
It has been revealed that 2AM ‘s third Japanese single will be revealed through a Japanese drama. 2AM’s new single ‘For You’ will be featured as the theme song for Japanese TBS drama ‘Japanese Salaryman Neo.’ Following news from Big Hit Entertainment , the producer of the drama Maki Tetsuya stated, “I chose the song as the theme song because it fit well with the drama. This song really is an awesome ballad with its sad melody that’ll make viewer really feel the emotions.” The song will be officially revealed on September 12th. This song will also not only be featured on an OST but also on Nihon TV’s ‘Happy Music’ as the theme song and are receiving hot responses from fans even before the release.
Girls Generation ‘s new Japanese single ” Paparazzi ” will be released for sale in Korea on Thursday! Girls’ Generation’s Japanese single “Paparazzi” which was released in Japan back on June 27th had hit number 1 on Oricon’s Daily Chart and thus felt the hot response from their Japanese fans. The girls worked with famous staff members such as Miles Walker and Tom Coyne of Sterling Sound to produce their new hit dance track. The single is available in an limited edition (CD + DVD), a regular CD + DVD edition, and a CD-only edition, with the DVD containing the music video for “Paparazzi.” In related news, Girls’ Generation on Saturday will be performing for the ‘SMTOWN Live World Tour III in Seoul’.
Cheon Sang Ji Hee The Grace member Stephanie will be coming back with a solo album. Stephanie had been taking a break due to a back injury and her academics. Recently, she was able to work with Kim Chang Hwan, who is CEO of Media Line. Stephanie, who has majored in dance, has always been the dancer for Cheon Sang Ji Hee. She plans on coming back with a dance song. There also have been rumors that she is still a part of SM Entertainment and her working with Media Line is not true. Internet users commented, “Stephanie is finally coming back” and “I wish all the members came back, but I’m still happy for Stephanie!” Stephanie stopped performing with Cheon Sang Jee Hee in 2008 and went back to school for dance in 2009.
2NE1 the popular girl group flew into New York today arriving at JFK Airport this morning in preparation for their first global tour, “New Evolution,” that includes the group’s debut stops in U.S. Travis Payne, the renowned choreographer of Michael Jackson’s “THIS IS IT” concert, was revealed by YG last month to be joining Beyonce’s tour band’s leader Divinity Roxx for the first solo tour as an all-female K-Pop group. Travis Payne mentioned 2NE1 stating, “They are the most amazing girl group that I’ve worked with, there isn’t any that compare (to them), and I’ve never thought that Korean musicians would be this amazing. There are a lot of times that their talent and dedication would move you; working with them, to a certain extent is also another affirmation of my abilities.” According to Travis Payne, 2NE1 expressed their reverence for Michael Jackson and is helping them complete a tribute to Michael Jackson on stage as part of their performance. He stated it was brave of them to include it as part of their lineup for their performance in America. The quartet gained momentum last year being crowned “Best New Band in the World” by MTV Iggy based on international
Famous K-Pop girl group 2NE1 has finally landed in New York. They arrived today at around 11:20 AM at the JFK airport. They looked a bit tired but greeted their fans with a bright smile. 2NE1 is the first K-Pop girl group to launch a world tour. Their world tour, ‘NEW EVOLUTION’ started in Seoul and is now making it’s way over to the U.S. They will perform on August 17 in New Jersey at the Prudential Center. They will continue on to L.A after their concert in New Jersey. [25PHOTOS] Global Fashionista 2NE1 Finally Arrived in New York for ‘New Evolution’ World Tour! See More http://bit.ly/PZPhNb
2NE1 is expected to hold a live Q&A session on Facebook on August 22nd, at 5PM until 5:45PM (Pacific Time). 2NE1 will be the first Asian singer to ever visit Facebook HQ and having a life Facebook chat with fans worldwide. This will be held at Facebook with their new initiative called, Facebook Live (http://apps.facebook.com/facebooklive) and fans will be able to ask 2NE1 their questions and be able to see the girls as they answer them. 2NE1 has recently been sweeping the Korean charts with their new hit single, “I Love You.” They’re also preparing for their world tour, ‘New Evolution 1st World Tour.’ The 2NE1 tour is scheduled to be in the US and they will make stops in New Jersey and Los Angeles. They’ll be in Newark for their first American performance on August 17th and they will be at the Nokia Theater on August 2st in Los Angeles. It’s time to show your support! Don’t miss out on this chance to connect with 2NE1 live. First, join the facebook event (http://www.facebook.com/events/435685576483355) and then leave your question as a comment to the post.