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‘Produce 101’ Season 2: This Contestant Manages To Pull Off Great Performance Despite Serious Health Issue

‘Produce 101’ Season 2: This Contestant Manages To Pull Off Great Performance Despite Serious Health Issue

“Produce 101” Season 2 is not only full of controversies and malicious rumors. People can learn a lot too from its contestants. Recently, a heart-warming story about Jo Jin Hyung and his struggle in the Mnet show leaked in an online community to prove that nothing can stand in the way between him and his dream. CS Entertainment talent, Jo Jin Hyung, who is currently participating in “Produce 101” Season 2 is suffering from a pretty serious illness that needs a thorough treatment on a daily basis. According to Soompi , the story of Jo Jin Hyung is brought online through an article in an online community by someone who claimed to be a friend of the trainee. Based on the story, Jo Jin Hyung was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes since he was just a kid. However, this friend stated that Jo Jin Hyung is the kind of a person who’s always determined to pursue his dream, so he couldn’t care less about his condition. Instead of mourning on his condition for having insulin injections five times a day, Jo Jin Hyung works hard to make the best out of his performance on “Produce 101” Season 2. His hard

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‘Show Me The Money 6’ Will Have Auditions Both In Korea & US To Get The Best Rappers

'Show Me The Money 6' Will Have Auditions Both In Korea & US To Get The Best Rappers

“Show Me The Money” is a show about a competition among rappers. This program in Mnet started in 2012 and it has been already five seasons so far. For the sixth season, the show will have an audition in Korea and US to get the best rappers among applicants. “Show Me The Money” has graduated many good rappers so far. This show is a proof of the rising popularity of hip hop in South Korea. For the new season of the show, there have been many applicants who want to take part in the show. There are about 12,000 applicants and the numbers are still growing, Soompi  reported. As the audition will also be done in US, there will be a big chance for international applicants. There is also a big chance to have English rap among the contestants. For the audition in Korea, the schedule is on Apr. 29-30. For the audition in US, it will be after that on May 6 in New York and May 9 in LA, KoreaPortal  reported. It seems like a proof that Hallyu wave has spread to US as well. There is surprising news that some celebrities will also take part in it.

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Gong Minzy On Her Post-2NE1 Life: The Singer Admits She Feels Much Appreciated In Music Works

Gong Minzy On Her Post-2NE1 Life: The Singer Admits She Feels Much Appreciated In Music Works

Gong Minzy recently held a showcase for her first solo album “UNO”. During the showcase, the former 2NE1 member talked everything about her new life as a soloist, including her new home agency, Music Works. Gong Minzy admitted that she’s afraid of making the wrong decision when she left YG Entertainment and 2NE1. The singer even felt stressed out to be forced to meet everyone’s expectations now that she’s an individual artist. According to Soompi , Minzy feels so much grateful to be in her new home, Music Works, because she can learn a lot of new things as well as be involved in the projects. Minzy describes Music Works as a new home where she can’t wait to go to meet her family. She also expressed her gratitude to everyone that has helped her to go through the transition as well as showing her how to embrace all the potential she has as an artist. Even though she feels much appreciated in her new home, Minzy still has a lot of respects for YG Entertainment since it was the first home where she learned how to dance and sing. If there wasn’t YG Entertainment, people might not know her,

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UP10TION Set A Record For Most Sold-Out Debut Album By K-Pop Artist Of All Time With ‘ID’

UP10TION Set A Record For Most Sold-Out Debut Album By K-Pop Artist Of All Time With 'ID'

UP10TION is a rookie group formed in 2015. Under the label of TOP Media, the boy group debuted with mini album “Top Secret.” Making the appearances in Japan since last year, their Japanese single “ID” has set a record for them. As reported by AllKpop , the Japanese single album “ID” became the most-sold debut album by a K-Pop artist of all time. They succeeded selling over 167,000 copies and landed number 3 on the daily Oricon album chart. The previous record was held by EXO’s “Love Me Right” which was sold 147,000 copies. UP10TION was in number 3 on Oricon album chart below Morning Musume’17 in number 2 and Sandaime J Soul Brothers. It shows that UP10TION is really popular in Japan. Moreover, they placed number 1 on Tower Records daily album chart. Previously, UP10TION had showcased the “ID” live in Tokyo on March 8. It was flooded with fans as they were so excited with the first Japanese single. Before having the first Japanese single, UP10TION has caught attention in Japan even with Korean albums. The reason behind it is that they had promoted in Japan since last year. They held many fan meetings in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka,

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TWICE Would End Up Their Promotion With ‘Knock Knock’ This Week On SBS ‘Inkigayo’

TWICE Would End Up Their Promotion With 'Knock Knock' This Week On SBS 'Inkigayo'

TWICE has been really successful. Their title tracks with “Ooh Ah,” “Cheer Up,” and “Knock Knock” always got big hits. For their latest song, it was said that they would end the promotion this week. Previously, it was rumored that TWICE would make the promotion longer for “Knock Knock” as many TV stations as them to do so. They want TWICE to have more promotion and to appear on their shows. But some Igot7 are worried that they will be head to head to GOT7. Reported by AllKpop , TWICE would wrap up their promotion for “Knock Knock” this week. Their last stage would be on SBS “Inkigayo” on March 11. Actually JYP Entertainment considered extending the promotion as many offers coming, but finally they would end it as scheduled. It was said that the group would do promotion more in Japan. TWICE has been really successful in Korea. Their songs often got all-kill in many major charts. Moreover, they have won first place in music shows many times. Plus, they had shot many commercials. Even JYP Entertainment said that the agency only needed two months to make profit after debuting TWICE. For expanding career, the agency has planned to

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BTS Got The First Win On ‘M!Countdown’ For ‘Spring Day’ Beating Other Idols!

BTS Got The First Win On 'M!Countdown' For 'Spring Day' Beating Other Idols!

BTS has been the hot topic throughout the nation. The boy group from Big Hit Entertainment has set another record for their new song MV “Not Today.” Having a comeback performance on “M!Countdown,” they won the first place for the song “Spring Day.” According to report from AllKpop , BTS took the first win against Red Velvet’s “Rookie.” There were many idols having comebacks on the episode aired on Feb. 23. Some of them were TWICE with “Knock Knock,” 100% with “Sketch U,” and VAV with “Dance with Me.” Having comeback together with many other idols, BTS has shown its dominancy. Their hard work can be seen on stage and they deserve to take the winner position. BTS has expanded their popularity since the success of their MV “Blood, Sweat and Tears” and “Fire.” They even got recognition from international magazine for those MVs. On Feb. 20, BTS released their new song MV “Not Today” and according to Digitalmusicnews , it was the fastest-rising video in history. It was hitting more than 10 millions views only after 24 hours of its release. The views were head to head between BTS’s “Not Today” and TWICE’s “Knock Knock.” The song is in

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BIG BANG, BTS Fans At War Over ‘No Signal’ Concept In BTS Performance; Gaon Chart Apologizes

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Despite winning bigt at the recentlty held 6 th  Gaon Chart K-pop Awards the other night, boy band BTS is currently under fire after fans allege that their performance at the show plagiarized its concept from another K-pop idol group Big Bang. As a result, two of the biggest fandoms in the Kpop industry is at war over whether Big Bang deserves an apology from the younger group or not. The issue stemmed from a live performance of BTS of their hits “Save Me” and “Blood Sweat and Tears” at the 6th Gaon Chart K-pop Awards where they were also named Artist of the Year for topping physical album sales for the last quarter of 2016. While the performance was electrifying in keeping with BTS’s style, fans of Big Bang noticed that it featured a key concept that is closely identified with Big Bang, reported Stars Post  . BTS opened their performance with the use of no signal color bars which was similar to the way Big Bang’s T.O.P. opened his solo performance in Hong Kong for the 0 to 10 Finals. Big Bang fans, mostly coming from their V.I.P. immediately went on the attack upon seeing the concept and

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BTS Bounces Back With M! Countdown Win After Gaon Chart ‘Plagiarism’ Controversy

BTS Bounces Back With M! Countdown Win After Gaon Chart 'Plagiarism' Controversy

This week’s episode of music show M! Countdown was an eventful one as BTS won their second trophy on a music show for their performances of their new hits “Spring Day” and “Not Today”. The buys went up against Red Velvet. According to a report by Soompi , BTS performed the two songs for the first time on a music show which made it even more of a treat for the show’s fans. The performance garnered a score of 10,629 against 6,814 by Red Velvet to earn the victory. Upon receiving the award, Jin took the opportunity to thank the BTS legion of fans called A.R.M.Y. for helping them win as soon as they made their comeback. V and Jungkook, for their part, thanked their management Big Hit Entertainment and their families and promised that they will continue to work hard to deserve the opportunities being given to them. BTS recently came under fire for their performance at the 6 th  Gaon Chart K-pop Awards when fans of BIG BANG criticized them for using the no signal color bar at the beginning of their performance which is closely identified with a solo performance of BIG BANG’s T.O.P. Big Hit Entertainment

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BoA Will Be The Only MC For ‘Produce 101’ Season 2 Replacing Jang Geun Suk

BoA Will Be The Only MC For 'Produce 101' Season 2 Replacing Jang Geun Suk

It was shocking news when Jo Won was reported to date BoA. The singer was known to not be in a relationship before and when Joo Won, the actor suddenly reported to date her, everyone was surprised. But it was not only surprise given by BoA. The singer was reported to be the MC of “Produce 101” Season 2. “Produce 101” is a popular show in Mnet to produce idols from various agencies. Many trainees are together in one place and they are being scored every week for their performance. There is also viewers’ pole to decide their rank. In the end, 11 winners will come up and form a group. For the show in the first season 1, girl group IOI was formed. Consisting of best trainees from different agencies, the group was doing really well on their debut. Even though they were only active for 1 year, the group has got many awards to mark their success. IOI was dismissed already and fans will witness the process another group making. According to AllKpop , based on a report from Edaily, BoA would be the only MC for “Produce 101” season 2. She will replace Jang Geun Suk, the

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Bigbang’s Song ‘FXXT IT’ Has Got 1 Million Likes On YouTube, Plus See More Of Members’ News This Year

Bigbang's Song 'FXXT IT' Has Got 1 Million Likes On YouTube

The domination of Big Bang still goes on. They have proven to be the king of boy group in South Korea. The leader and fashion lover, G-Dragon, gives big influence for the popularity in Korea and around the world. Their latest MV, “FXXT IT” has reached million likes on YouTube. According to HelloKpop , Bigbang made a comeback to celebrate their 10 th  anniversary through album “MADE” on Dec. 12. The album got so much attention, especially to fans as they have waited for a long time. They released some songs for their latest album including “Last Dance” and “Girlfriend”. For the MV “FXXT IT,” they even reached 4.6 million views only for the half day of the release. Their new songs topped the major charts after the release. Recently, according to  AllKpop , the song “FXXT IT” has reached a million likes on YouTube after two months of the release. This hit joins the song “Bang Bang Bang” and “Fantastic Baby” who has reached more than million likes on YouTube. The number of likes shows that Bigbang’s song is still waited and they are satisfied with it. Bigbang has done a concert to celebrate their 10-year anniversary. But, fans

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