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IU Nabs Her 4th ‘Inkigayo Win! Singer-Songwriter Visits Mural Painted By 50 ‘Uaenas’ For Her Birthday

IU Nabs Her 4th 'Inkigayo Win! Singer-Songwriter Visits Mural Painted By 50 'Uaenas' For Her Birthday

IU is unbeatable! The singer-songwriter raked in another win in the recent “Inkigayo” episode for her performance with “Palette”. As reported by All Kpop , IU has once more nabbed the No. 1 spot during the recent “Inkigayo” episode hosted by BLACKPINK’s Jisoo and NCT’s Kim Do Young. The show also had Jinyoung of B1A4 as a special MC. IU performed her hit title track “Palette” from her latest album of the same title. This is the 4 th  time IU nabbed the No. 1 spot in the show. IU won the No. 1 spot in the show in the April 9 episode. She performed “Through the Night” which comes off of her latest album “Palette”. Her next “Inkigayo” win was on April 30. This episode was where the singer-songwriter first performed “Palette”. IU then won No. 1 for 2 straight weeks on the show. The singer-songwriter performed no other song than her recent masterpiece “Palette”. Aside from IU’s performance, Psy and Han Dong Geun made their comeback on the show performing their latest hits. Psy performed “New Face” and Dong Geun performed “Crazy”. IU was nominated along with her close rival WINNER, and as well as Suran. However, IU

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BLACKPINK’s Jennie Looks Stunning in ‘Dazed & Confused’ April Issue

BLACKPINK's Jennie Looks Stunning in 'Dazed & Confused' April Issue

Jennie of BLACKPINK poses for “Dazed & Confused” Korea. This is the first time the K-pop idol posed solo for a magazine. According to All Kpop , Jennie posed stylishly wearing a green, leopard print dress. She wore a red lipstick with a matching pair of red, dangling earrings. BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, Rose, and Lisa sure are proud for their sister. In other news, a source from YG Entertainment revealed on March 14 that BLACKPINK will now be participating in University festivals this year, as previously reported . The source from the agency also hinted of the girl group’s comeback this spring. BLACKPINK performing at university festivals will be the group’s first promotional activity since they debuted in late 2016. This will also be Jisoo, Rose, Lisa, and Jennie’s first outdoor performance. The agency decided to let BLACKPINK perform in university festivals mainly because they figured that doing so will boost the girl group’s experience in performing outdoors and their confidence as well. YG Entertainment also aimed to introduce more people to BLACKPINK to further expand the group’s fanbase. BLACKPINK has gone a long way since they debuted in August of 2016. Most fans claim that they were drawn to the

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BLACKPINK To Perform In 2017 University Festivals & Gearing Up For A Spring Comeback

BLACKPINK To Perform In 2017 University Festivals & Gearing Up For A Spring Comeback

A source from YG Entertainment confirmed on March 14 that BLACKPINK will now start participating in University festivals for 2017. The agency has also hinted that the girl group is gearing up for a comeback in Spring. According to Koreaboo , BLACKPINK performing at University festivals will mark the girl group’s first publicity activities ever since they debuted last year and their comeback performances as well. This will also be BLACKPINK’s first ever performance in an outdoor setting. YG Entertainment decided to let BLACKPINK perform at University festivals for the purpose of exposing the group in outdoor festivals. The agency also aimed to gather more fans for BLACKPINK, hence the decision. YG Entertainment’s four-member girl group BLACKPINK has come a long way since they debuted in August 2016. People are just drawn with their cute but powerful vocals. Not to mention such beautiful members too! BLACKPINK has also gathered quite a fanbase that love them ultimately. They have also been considered as one of the most in-demand K-pop girl group in Korea. BLACKPINK’s Thai member, Lisa, just recently went to Thailand for a vacation. Lisa is YG Entertainment’s first ever Thai recruit. It was obvious her countrymen (and women) love

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Jisoo Wears Flower Crown & Looked Like An Angel On Earth

  It is amazing how one person totally look different when wearing something. Take BLACKPINK’s Jisoo for example, wearing a rose headdress made her look ethereal. On March 13, BLACKPINK fans had the rare chance to meet Jisoo. According to Koreaboo , the K-pop idol was on her way home after shooting an Ingikayo episode. In the pictures, Jisoo was inside her car when a fan gave her a flower crown. Jisoo immediately put the accessory over her bun and posed for the cameras. One netizen even commented that Jisoo looked beautiful not just on the outside, but on the inside as well. This was proven by people with whom Jisoo went to middle school with. When asked what her personality was like, a classmate from middle school answered that Jisoo was a very nice person overall. She claimed that even when one of their mutual friend would talk bad rumors about her, Jisoo disregarded all of them and befriended her. She also added that she was once in the same class as Jisoo and that aside from being pretty, the K-pop idol was intelligent as well. However, Jisoo drooled and slept a lot during classes. “Jisoo had a bright

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Jisoo’s ‘Weird Similarities With Actor Park Bo Gum & Jin Of BTS’, Claims Fans

Some K-pop fans in the K-pop community have recently noticed Jisoo of BLACKPINK and actor Park Bo Gum’s similarities. Some also have compared Jisoo and BTS’ Jin and noticed that they looked like siblings. Fans in the K-pop community have recently noticed that Jisoo from BLACKPINK looks like the actor Park Bo Gum. GIFs found on All Kpop quite suggests that they kind of do. It can be easily discerned in the GIFs that Jisoo and Park Bo Gum really do have quite the similarities. It’s their smiles that give it away. A fan on an online community even said that “… They look alike when they smile” which was also seconded by another fan. The lines on Jisoo and Park Bo Gum’s cheeks are also a similarity. Even Jin of BTS was also compared to Jinsoo. Their similarities were noticed when the two were side-by-side on SBS’ “Ingikayo”. Ingikayo’s episode on Feb. 26 saw Jisoo as she was made MC for the first time in the show. BTS was also in the show as they promoted for their new album “You Never Walk Alone”. The fans then noticed Jisoo and Jin’s similarities as they were side-by-side at the talk

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BlackPink’s Jisoo and Rose Spin ‘Love Yourself’ Into An Acoustic Cover; Song Turns Out Stunning

BlackPink's Jisoo and Rose Spin  'Love Yourself' Into An Acoustic  Cover; Song Turns Out Stunning

BlackPink’s Rose and Jisoo recently presented a novelty on stage by rendering an acoustic version of Justine Bieber’s Love Yourself. The cover adds the two artists to the list of performers who have crossed over their comfort zones in singing. They follow Akdong Musician’s group acoustic interpretation of their own group’s (BlackPink) ‘Whistle’ just recently. Are the girls trying to remind Bieber of the acoustic sounds he once assayed when people reacted to his singing? He was challenged with lack of tonality to carry out a good tune when he was just starting. It will be remembered that Bieber came out with an album calling them all acoustic ( he says his best shot) even if the tracks do not match the music classification. Could they likewise be reminding the artist of the covers he was doing on his youtube account? Song covers made him a Youtube sensation. Acoustic covers, according to  Pigeons And Planes , expose the new sides to a song. An artist has nowhere else to sneak out. More often, the acoustic translation is more outstanding than the original. In the same manner and in some rare cases, acoustic versions expose new standpoints and song approaches among

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BlackPink’s Jisoo and Rose Spins ‘Love Yourself’ Into An Acoustic Cover; Song Turns Out Stunning

BlackPink's Jisoo and Rose Spins  'Love Yourself' Into An Acoustic  Cover; Song Turns Out Stunning

BlackPink’s Rose and Jisoo recently presented a novelty on stage by rendering an acoustic version of Justine Bieber’s Love Yourself. The cover adds the two artists to the list of performers who have crossed over their comfort zones in singing. They follow Akdong Musician’s group acoustic interpretation of their own group’s (BlackPink) ‘Whistle’ just recently. Are the girls trying to remind Bieber of the acoustic sounds he once assayed when people reacted to his singing? He was challenged with lack of tonality to carry out a good tune when he was just starting. It will be remembered that Bieber came out with an album calling them all acoustic ( he says his best shot) even if the tracks do not match the music classification. Could they likewise be reminding the artist of the covers he was doing on his youtube account? Song covers made him a Youtube sensation. Acoustic covers, according to  Pigeons And Planes , expose the new sides to a song. An artist has nowhere else to sneak out. More often, the acoustic translation is more outstanding than the original. In the same manner and in some rare cases, acoustic versions expose new standpoints and song approaches among

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SM Entertainment Tried To Recruit BLACKPINK’s Jisoo When She Was Still A YG Trainee!

SM Entertainment Tried To Recruit BLACKPINK's Jisoo When She Was Still A YG Trainee!

  BLACKPINK is now known as the monster rookie girl group after a highly successful debut back in August 2016 under YG Entertainment’s banner. With gorgeous aesthetics and incredible talent, the girls of BLACKPINK had definitely captured the public’s eyes and it’s safe to say that YG Entertainment lucked out when he discovered Jennie, Jisoo, Rosé, and Lisa. But apparently, YG wasn’t the only one to notice their looks and talent as prior to their debut, one BLACKPINK member revealed that an SM Entertainment agent tried to recruit her while she was still a trainee under YG! BLACKPINK’s Jisoo is definitely one of the most beautiful faces today in k-pop and even before she had debuted with the group, she was already putting her aesthetics to good use by modeling and acting. And coupled with her immense talent and potential, she also managed to attract an SME manager’s attention. This was all revealed during a teaser for MBC’s “Radio Star” wherein she would be appearing alongside her fellow BLACKPINK member Rosé, Koreaboo reports. According to the multitalented idol, since she was already a YG trainee when the offer was made, she had to decline. But still, isn’t it amazing to

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BLACKPINK is featured in NYLON magazine America

BLACKPINK is featured in NYLON magazine America

BLACKPINK is featured in NYLON magazine America! As reported by Kpopstarz,  Blackpink (often stylized as BLΛƆKPIИK), recently got under the radar of American fashion magazine, NYLON. NYLON is a high end magazine focusing on fashion and pop culture. Blackpink appear in the December/January 2017 issue. Aside from highlighting Blackpink’s street-fashion style, NYLON also dug out more about their music and future hopes. Coming from one of the top entertainment agencies in South Korea—Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa told NYLON that they are glad to be compared to labelmate 2NE1. But of course, they are hoping to establish their own unique color with their music. Blackpink is YG Entertainment’s newest girl group that debuted after seven years of 2NE1’s long-lasting fame.  The members shared about their feelings prior and after debuting. Each of the girls had to spend four to six years being a trainee in YG Entertainment in order to secure a spot in the group. To Rosé especially, who noted that it was quite emotional when she finally stood on Blackpink’s first stage. She explained further, “It took us quite a long time to actually debut. The process was long just like our overall training period. I really felt

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Lovelyz: What Is The Missing Formula?

Lovelyz: What Is The Missing Formula?

Lovelyz, the eight-member girl group from Woollim Entertainment is composed of Baby Soul, Jiae, Kei, Jisoo, Jin, Soojung, Yein and Mijoo. These eight wonderful and talented ladies is what making Lovelyz Lovelyz. Lovelyz debuted back in 2014 with now popular girl groups like Mamamoo and Red Velvet. Though Lovelyz started on a wrong footing because of Jisoo’s scandals and rumors, they did recover after it was proven wrong. Although Lovelyz is not really struggling like other girl groups who debuted before them or after them, they are not there yet. They are not on the first or second tier girl group nor did they become a trendy girl group. Lovelyz are not as popular as Red Velvet or Mamamoo who are always on top 10 of Melon when they release a single. They are also overcome by Twice, Gfriend, and Blackpink that debuted in 2015 and 2016. In my opinion, Lovelyz has everything. They have talented vocalists like Jin, Kei and Baby Soul. They also have entertaining members like Mijoo and Yein. They also have cute and catchy songs like “Achoo” and “Candy Jelly Love” especially their recent release “Destiny”. What is the missing formula to get Lovelyz recognized? I

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