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Hong Jin Young Talks Her Painful Experiences As Trainee

Hong Jin Young Talks Her Painful Experiences As Trainee

  Being a K-Pop idol is not always about fame and glory. Hong Jin Young is one of K-Pop celebrities who is brave enough to recall her painful memories from when she was just a rookie in the industry. On a recent episode of “Unnies Slamdunk 2”, the singer broke down to tear as she reminisces her harrowing experiences. Hong Jin Young debuted with girl group SWAN, which only lasted for three months. She has been coping with a lot of painful experiences ever since she’s in an idol group trainee. The singer couldn’t help but cry when she was asked about her heartbreaking past as a trainee. Korea Boo reported Hong Jin Young was a loner when she was on the trainee program. She admitted that there were times when she felt left out because she was the only trot singer while everybody else was an idol. When that happened, Hong Jin Young would go to her car and cry. According to Allkpop , Hong Jin Young still shivers every time she remembers her dreadful experiences as a trainee. Up until now, she’s still afraid of a solitary room because she used to practice singing in a locked up

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Hong Jin Young Shared Her Very Busy Schedule With Only A Week To Rest In A Year

Hong Jin Young Shared Her Very Busy Schedule With Only A Week To Rest In A Year

Hong Jin Young is a trot singer who has many talents. She can do well in variety shows and other fields apart of her singing activities. Being famous and loved by people in a wide range of age, she recently shared her busy schedule. According to AllKpop , Hong Jin Young explained that she had a rough schedule when appearing on “Kim Shin Young’s Noon Song of Hope,” which was aired on March 1. She explained she just had a rest or vacation a week in a year. During festival seasons, she was all around Korea with no rest at all in a month to sing trot. It cannot be avoided for her to have a very busy schedule. She is a famous trot singer who is liked by elder people. Thus, during festival seasons, she needs to move from one place to another to sing a song. Moreover, she also makes appearances on TV in variety shows. It is no surprise that she rests just a bit and works really hard. At the show, she also added that she once needed IV drips to keep on doing her schedules. Meanwhile, Hong Jin Young is now being one of the

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Comeback, Headlines, Music Video, News, Teaser

DIA’s One Of All Songs In Upcoming Mini Album Will Feature Trot Singer Hong Jin Young

DIA's One Of All Songs In Upcoming Mini Album Will Feature Trot Singer Hong Jin Young

DIA is a new girl group who has a great potential. Having Chaeyoung who was previously in IOI, the group has made appearances in some shows. Having the first mini album with “Do It Amazing” to represent the name of the group, they will soon be back with new album and will feature with Hong Jin Young. According to AllKpop , the group would soon release their new mini album and one of the songs would feature trot singer Hong Jin Young. The mini album would have 7-8 songs, which all of them were composed by the members themselves. The title song would be “Wanna Date Me?” In December last year, the members already gave a hint about their upcoming mini album. They had solo concert at that time and they revealed the songs would consist of many genres from ballad to semi-trot. The group was once in a controversy as Chaeyoug rejoined the group she left before, DIA. She once left the group to take trainee status again as she felt lacking in many ways. Then, she succeeded becoming the final 11 and joined temporary group IOI. After some time, she decided to join DIA again. As the fans

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Headlines, Music Chart, Music Show, News

SBS ‘Inkigayo’ Round-up: GOT7 Win #1 On The April 3, 2016 Episode

SBS 'Inkigayo' Round-up: GOT7 Win #1 On The April 3

SBS’ Inkigayo  is back for another week of great performances from some of your favorite K-pop stars. Great stage settings and loud fan chants were seen and heard while the stars performed. The stars who made their comeback were BTOB with “Remember That,” DAY6 is “Letting Go,” SECRET’s Hyoseong said come “Find Me,” Oh My Girl said do not be a “LIAR LIAR” for their return, A.Cian with “Touch,” Boys Republic with “Get Down,” and 2Star made a “Friendly” debut. Your nominees for the April 3 episode were GOT7 and Jang Bum Joon with two of his latest singles. The winner was JYP Entertainment’s male group GOT7 for their single titled “Fly.” This is the group’s fourth win on the music show. This being said, here are the performances that were seen during the Sunday’s episode. Performances From The April 3 Episode Snuper; “Platonic Love” MATILDA; “Macarena” 2Star; “Friendly” Hong Jin Young; “Thumb Up” KNK; “Knock” A.Cian; “Touch” Eric Nam; “Good For You” Oh My Girl; “LIAR LIAR” Boys Republic; “Get Down” BTOB; “So Pretty” and “Remember That” DAY6; “Letting Go” SECRET’s Jun Hyoseong; “Find Me” Lee Hi; “Breathe” Red Velvet; “One of Those Nights” Mamamoo; “You’re The Best” GOT7;

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‘Music Bank’ Highlights: GOT7 Win #1 On The April 1, 2016 Episode + Performance Recaps

'Music Bank' Highlights: GOT7 Win #1 On The April 1

Another week of Music Bank  featured awesome performances from some of your favorite K-pop stars. Great stage settings and fan chants were seen and heard during this episode. The stars who made their comeback were SECRET’s Hyoseong with “Find Me,” Boys Republic with “Get Down,” OH MY GIRL with “LIAR LIAR,” and DAY6 made their hot comeback with “Letting Go.” Your nominees for the April 1 episode were Mamamoo and GOT7. The winner was JYP Entertainment’s male group GOT7 for single titled “Fly.” Congratulations to GOT7 on winning their third first place trophy. This being said, here are the performances that were seen. Performances From The April 1 Episode Lee Seong Wook; “To See” MATILDA; “Macarena” 2Star; “Friendly” Cosmic Girls; “Mo Mo Mo” Hong Jin Young; “Thumb Up” KNK; “Knock” A.Cian; “Touch” OH MY GIRL; “LIAR LIAR” Boys Republic; “Get Down” BTOB; “So Pretty” and “Remember That” DAY6; “Letting Go” JJCC; “ToDay” Eric Nam; “Good For You” SECRET’s Jun Hyoseong; “Dear Moon” and “Find Me” Red Velvet; “One of Those Nights” Mamamoo; “You’re The Best” GOT7; “Fly” Special Stage: Mad Clown Featuring Cosmic Girls’ Dawon; “Once Again” GOT7 Wins

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SBS ‘Inkigayo’ Round-up: Red Velvet #1 On The March 27, 2016 Episode

SBS 'Inkigayo' Round-up: Red Velvet #1 On The March 27

SBS’ Inkigayo  is back for another week of great performances from some of your favorite K-pop stars. The stars who made their comeback were JYP Entertainment’s male group GOT7 with “Fly,” Hong Jin Young with “Thumb Up,” and Eric Nam said “Good For You” for his return. Your nominees for the March 27 episode were Mamamoo, Red Velvet, and Lee Hi. The winner was Red Velvet as they sweep on the music shows. The group won for their single titled “One of Those Nights.” Congratulations to the group. This being said, here are the performances that were seen during the March 27 episode. Performances From The March 27 Episode Jo Jung Min; “Superman” JJCC; “ToDay” ASTRO; “Hide & Seek” GFriend’s Yuju and UP10TION’s Sunyeol; “Cherish” Eric Nam; “Good For You” 4Ten; “Severely” Snuper; “Platonic Love” Hong Jin Young; “Thumb Up” NU’EST; “Overcome” CLC; “High Heels” Cosmic Girls; “Mo Mo Mo” T-ara’s Hyomin; “Sketch” GOT7; “See The Light” and “Fly” Lee Hi; “Breathe” Mamamoo; “You’re The Best” Red Velvet; “One of Those Nights” Red Velvet Wins

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Spectacular Performances From GOT7, Red Velvet, And More During The March 26, 2016 Episode Of MBC’s ‘Music Core’

Spectacular Performances From GOT7

MBC’s Music Core  featured great performances from some of your favorite K-pop stars during the March 26 episode. The stars who made their comeback were JYP Entertainment’s male group GOT7 as they are ready to “Fly,” A.Cian with “Touch,” and trot singer Hong Jin Young made her return with “Thumb Up.” This being said, here are the performances that were seen during the March 26 episode. Performances From The March 26 Episode KNK; “Knock” MATILDA; “Macarena” ASTRO; “Hide & Seek” IMFACT; “Lollipop” Eric Nam; “Good For You” 4Ten; “Severely” A.Cian; “Touch” Snuper; “Platonic Love” Hong Jin Young; “Thumb Up” NU’EST; “Overcome” FIESTAR; “Mirror” CLC; “High Heels” Cosmic Girls; “Mo Mo Mo” T-ara’s Hyomin; “Sketch” GOT7; “See The Light” and “Fly” Mamamoo; “You’re The Best” Red Velvet; “One of Those Nights”

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‘M! Countdown’ Highlights: Red Velvet Win #1 And Defeat Mamamoo On The March 24, 2016 Episode + Performance Recaps

'M! Countdown' Highlights: Red Velvet Win #1 And Defeat Mamamoo On The March 24

Mnet’s M! Countdown  is back for another week of great performances from some of your favorite K-pop stars. Great stage settings and loud fan chants were seen and heard while the stars performed. The stars who made their comeback were JYP Entertainment’s male group GOT7 with “Fly,” Eric Nam said “Good For You” for his return, A.CIAN with “Touch,” and trot singer Hong Jin Young with “Thumb Up.” Your nominees for the March 24 episode were SM Entertainment’s popular female group Red Velvet and Mamamoo. The winner was Red Velvet for their single titled “One of Those Nights.” Congratulations to them as they won their third trophy. This being said, here are the performances that were seen during the March 24 episode. Performances From The March 24 Episode Six Bomb; “Wait 10 Years Baby” MOONSHINE; “Just like a Fool” A.CIAN; “Touch” IMFACT; “Lollipop” ASTRO; “Hide & Seek” Eric Nam; “Good For You” 4Ten; “Severely” Snuper; “Platonic Love” CLC; “High Heels” Cosmic Girls; “Mo Mo Mo” Hong Jin Young; “Thumb Up” JJCC; “ToDay” Lee Hi; “Breathe” T-ara’s Hyomin; “Sketch” NU’EST; “Overcome” GOT7; “See the Light” and “Fly” BTOB’s Sungjae and Changsub; “Never Let You Go” and “Exhausted” Mamamoo; “You’re the Best”

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Performances From The 2016 Seoul Music Awards

Performances From The 2016 Seoul Music Awards

The 25th Seoul Music Awards showcased the talents of the K-pop industry’s brightest stars. On Thursday, Jan. 14, the most prominent Korean pop stars filed into Olympics Gymnastics Arena Olympic Park in Seoul for a night of well-earned honors and awe-inspiring performances. Watch EXO, A Pink, Seventeen, EXID, iKON and more hit the stage at Thursday night’s awards ceremony below and check out the list of winners HERE . Jang Jae In and Wonwoo; “Auditory Hallucination” Hong Jin Young; “Cheer Up” BTOB; “It’s Okay” SEVENTEEN; “Rock” and “Adore U” San E and Kang Min Hee; “Me You” and “Sour Grapes” G-Friend; “Me Gustas Tu” EXID; “Hot Pink” VIXX; “Chained Up” MONSTA X; “Trespass” SHINee; “Love Sick” and “View” SISTAR; “Shake It” Ailee; “Mind Your Own Business” A Pink; “Remember” BTS; “Run” and “Dope” EXO; “Call Me Baby” and “Love Me Right” iKON; “Apology” and “Dumb & Dumber” Red Velvet; “Dumb Dumb” Taeyeon; “I” BoA; “The Shadow” and “Kiss My Lips”

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MBC 2015 Song Festival Performances From EXO, Girls’ Generation, CNBLUE And More

MBC 2015 Song Festival Performances From EXO

The third major end of the year music festival showcased great performances from your favorite K-pop stars. On Thursday, Dec. 31, many of your favorite K-pop stars performed their hit songs to a huge audience at the MBC Music Festival. Loud fan chants, great remixes, and amazing stage graphics were seen and heard during the music festival. This being said, here are the performances that were seen during the festival. Performances From 2015 MBC Music Festival On Dec. 31 Hyun Jin Young, GOT7, and 2PM; “You In Vague Memory” Tae Jin Ah; “Partner” and “JINJINJARA” Shin Seung Hun; “Like The First Feeling” and “Hello, Hello, Hello” Shin Seung Hoon; “I Believe” Oh My Girl; “Cupid” Dynamic Duo and Crush; “Oasis” and “Ring My Bell” Zion.T; “Yanghwa Bridge” and “Sponsor” Baek Ji Young; “Like Being Shot By A Bullet” Baek Ji Young Featuring Jonghyun; “The Woman” SEVENTEEN; “Mansae” UP10TION; “Candy,” “So Dangerous,” and “Catch Me” Hong Jin Young; “Cheer Up” and “Love Battery” SONAMOO; “Round N Round” EXID; “Up & Down” and “Hot Pink” Ailee; “Mind Your Own Business” TEEN TOP; “Ah-Ah” G-Friend; “Me Gustas Tu” CNBLUE; “Cinderella” and “Every Day With You” Lovelyz; “Marry You” and “Ah-Choo” B.A.P; “Warrior, “Young,

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