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TWICE To Hold 1st World Tour “TWICELAND’ In Singapore On 29 April

TWICE To Hold 1st World Tour “TWICELAND’ In Singapore On 29 April

Dear ONCE, listen up, for this chance won’t come TWICE! The nation’s favourite girl group is hitting Singapore, and they are inviting you to their first World Tour ‘TWICELAND’ that is happening on 29 April! JYP’s popular female group TWICE, has hit the K-pop scene with a heavy impact from debut. The flawless 9 membered girl group consists of Leader Jihyo, members Nayeon, Jungyeon, Momo, Sana, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung and youngest Tzuyu. Straight from the survival show ‘SIXTEEN’, the girls debuted with ‘OOH-AAH’ in October 2015, turning heads left and right. The girl group has since then released 3 EPS and a repackage album. They also have a scheduled 4 th EP coming up for their Japan debut during summer! The girls are well known for their song ‘CHEER UP’, which won several ‘Song of the Year’ awards, and their records during ‘TT’ and ‘KNOCK KNOCK’ for being the fastest girl group to reach 10M views on Youtube. The tour kicked off in Seoul during the mid of February, with Singapore being the last stop in their maiden world tour. Tickets for the Seoul concert was sold out within minutes of the launch, and their popularity roared clear still with

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KCON USA Will Feature GFRIEND, TWICE And CNBLUE

KCON USA Will Feature GFRIEND

It has finally been confirmed that GFRIEND will be joining TWICE and CNBLUE in the much anticipated KCON USA that will be held in New York City. The event organizers of the music festival are the ones who officially announced and confirmed that the girl group will be performing at the event. KCON USA will be taking place on June 23 and June 24 and will be specifically held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. GFRIEND is indeed in for some real success as this will be one of the biggest highlights in their career ever since they debuted in the K-pop music industry in 2015. Just recently, GFRIEND, which consists of Eunha, Yuju, Yerin, Sowon, SinB and Umiji, have just released their fourth mini album which is entitled, “The Awakening”. And with it, its lead track single entitled, “Fingertip”, instantly topped the charts. Just last year, the girl group has also released their very first full length studio album entitled, “LOL”, which has also proved itself to be another chart topper. According to Pop Crush , GFRIEND has already been nominated for the Best Korean Act award for two times already. This was for the MTV Europe

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CNBLUE & TWICE Among K-Pop Artists To Perform In KCON New York This Summer

CNBLUE & TWICE Among K-Pop Artists To Perform In KCON New York This Summer

KCON USA recently revealed its first line-up performers for the biggest overseas K-Pop event that will be held in New York this June. Trending K-Pop girl group, TWICE, and pop-rock band CNBLUE are going to get East Coaster K-Pop fans screaming for their fantastic performance. Billboard reported that CNBLUE and TWICE will be kicking off the New York show at Prudential Center on June 23-24. The two phenomenal groups will perform alongside a set of performers that will be announced soon. Similar to last year, KCON USA will still feature two days of workshops, panels, food trucks, meet-and-greets, convention and, of course, two days of concerts. KCON also expands its exhibitions in K-Beauty, K-food, and E-Sports in addition to fans’ beloved K-Pop. The beauty session will be presented by Korean’s prominent skincare mogul, Mr. Son & Park. Meanwhile, CNBLUE has been blasting multiple music charts with their recent album “7℃N”. The group landed the 9th spot on Twitter Top Tracks Chart, and ranked in a high position of Chinese music video chart for their hit track “Between US”. CNBLUE reigned the chart alongside several world’s renowned musicians like Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, and Kendrick Lamar, according to Soompi . The

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Hallyu Ban Doesn’t Stop Chinese Company From Plagiarizing TWICE’s Concept

Hallyu Ban Doesn’t Stop Chinese Company From Plagiarizing TWICE’s Concept

TWICE phenomenon has been spreading all over the world including the country that bans the Hallyu activities in the country. Recently, a Chinese advertisement company has received massive backlashes for allegedly plagiarizing TWICE’s concept for “Knock Knock”. Allkpop reported netizens are furious upon finding the Chinese ad that blatantly copies TWICE’s “Knock Knock” promotional photos. The similarities can be found in the color tones and the pose with the door and windows. TWICE’s fans and netizens, in general, find it unpleasant and unfair especially since China has been actively banning all of the things that come from South Korea, including the entertainment as a response to the THAAD issue. TWICE isn’t the only group that has been the victim of Chinese plagiarism scandal. Earlier this year, a Chinese boy group, TVBOYS, was caught plagiarizing the entire VIXX’s “Heroes of The Remix” performance. Even though TVBOYS is not a real group, VIXX’s fans in Korea were obviously outraged and demanded that this plagiarism scandal is taken more seriously. Up until now, China has been accused of plagiarizing numerous iconic Korean groups and any other entertainment aspects. Yonhap News even reported back in December that at least seven variety shows air in

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TWICE’s Nayeon, Jihyo, and Jungyeon Showed Their Bare Faces Without Makeup To Greet Fans Goodnight

TWICE's Nayeon

TWICE has been known for their pretty faces. There are many members who are called visuals in the group like Mina, Nayeon, and Tzuyu. Recently, they greeted their fans with their bare faces without makeup. “Naver V App Live” has been used by many idols to interact with their fans online. Showing the real side of the idols, TWICE took the chance to show their face without makeup on. Jihyo, Jungyeon, and Nayeon greeted fans goodnight through the app on Mar. 27. Revealing their no makeup faces, they answered some questions from their fans. Nayeon said she has just washed her hair. The girls also asked fans to capture them without makeup, reported AllKpop . Showing the makeup faces, the three members of TWICE received many comments. Many of them said that the girls looked pretty without makeup and that ONCE would always cheer for them. Reading such comments, Nayeon and other two members were really happy. Meanwhile, TWICE gear up for their upcoming debut in Japan, reported AllKpop . With the official Japanese website, the schedules for their debut have been set. They will have their showcase “Touchdown in Japan” on Jul. 2 at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, reported Soompi

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K-Pop Idols Who Were ‘Born With Silver Spoons In Their Mouth’: TWICE’s Tzuyu, 2PM’s Nichkhun, and More

K-Pop Idols Who Were 'Born With Silver Spoons In Their Mouth': TWICE's Tzuyu

  While some K-pop idols were born into a simple life, some were also “born with a sliver spoon in their mouth.” Here are some them. In a list made by Koreaboo , there is 9 K-pop idols who were born into a well off family. One of them is NCT’s Ten. The K-pop idol was a student in Shrewbury International School in Bangkok, Thailand where the yearly tuition costs almost $17,000 – that is 19 million in Korean Won! Ten’s family has approximately spent almost 200 million Korean Won in his 10 years of education in the school. The next K-pop idol who was born rich is GOT7’s Mark. Mark’s father is reportedly a retired businessman who has gathered tons of money when he was still working. Another rich K-pop idol is ZE:A’s Park Hyungsik. His father is a director for Mercedes Benz. ZE:A member reports that Hyungsik’s bank account had 16 million Korean Won before he debuted in the group. Next is 2PM’s Nichkhun whose mother is a CEO of a Thai pharmaceutical company. The K-pop idol’s father is also a CEO in a Thai trading company. Next on the list is Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, whose father owns

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GFRIEND vs TWICE: Friendly Rivalry Unveiled

GFRIEND vs TWICE: Friendly Rivalry Unveiled

In one of the recently held interviews with GFRIEND for their new album, “The Awakening”, the group mentioned that they are in a friendly rivalry against TWICE. Sowon, a member of GFRIEND, says that they are good friend with the TWICE members. She then goes on explaining that she really doesn’t want to call them rivals, however, using the term rival is healthy for them because it would surely be boring to have no rival in the industry. Sowon then adds that they had also texted each other, exchanging compliments every now and then regarding their respective music videos. One can see here that the two groups are helping each other out, as GFRIEND admits that TWICE, as well as them, are motivating each other to work harder. They also added that even though they are roughly in the same age bracket, they still have different concepts and themes to their songs, making them entirely unique in one way or another. According to Soompi , GFRIEND and TWICE are working together to bring about diversity in the K-pop industry. For them, their respective differences in songs and performances are making the industry more competitive and vibrant. GFRIEND also says that

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TWICE’s “Knock Knock” Marks 9th Win and Grabs Prestigious Triple Crown in SBS’ “Inkigayo” Charts

TWICE’s “Knock Knock” Marks 9th Win and Grabs Prestigious Triple Crown in SBS’ “Inkigayo” Charts

TWICE reportedly may have carried out all their promotions, but it looks like they are not done yet with the sweeping music show charts. In Mar, 21, SBS’s “Inkigayo” allegedly announced the winner for the third week of March through their official homepage. The winner was none other than TWICE who garnered a total of 9421 points, exceeding their score during the previous week.   The win not only marked TWICE’s ninth win with “Knock Knock,” but according to Soompi , was also their third consecutive week leading the “Inkigayo” charts. The triumph gave the group the highly coveted triple crown. Moreover, TWICE also took first place on last week’s “Music Bank” and “M!Countdown,” both of which happened after they had apparently wrapped up their plugging.   The SBS “Inkigayo”, which means “The Music Trend” in English, is a popular South Korean music program, according to Viki . The program showcases live, on-stage performances by the hottest music artists and groups of the day. The show has accordingly been airing weekly on SBS since 2003 In its current form.  Each week viewers are apparently treated to a new artist or group debuts, and popular artist or group comebacks. It also

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TWICE’s MV For ‘Knock Knock’ Breaks Own Record Again With YouTube Views

TWICE's MV For 'Knock Knock' Breaks Own Record Again With YouTube Views

TWICE seems to be the most successful girl group at the moment. Having a strong fan base and consistently coming up with a fresh concept since their debut, they have got some amazing records and received many awards. Recently, they broke their own record again for the views of their new music video, “Knock Knock.” As reported by AllKpop , TWICE has just broken their own record for the number of views of their new MV “Knock Knock.” The views on YouTube previously reached 60 million views in a little over 30 days. For the new song, they reached 60 million views in just a little over 28 days. It was such a big achievement for the group as the views have always been increasing since their first MV for “Ooh Ah.” Just having a comeback, TWICE has performed on several music shows. They also won first place many times in a row from different music shows. Recently, the girls brought back home their eighth win on music show “Music Bank.” TWICE was the winner for the third week of March by having a total of 6014 points,  Soompi  reported. The girls were beating other groups, like BTOB with “Movie” and

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Lee Dong Wook Secretly A TWICE Fan? Actor Does Famous ‘TT’ Dance & Fans Went Nuts! [WATCH]

Lee Dong Wook Secretly A TWICE Fan? Actor Does Famous ‘TT’ Dance & Fans Went Nuts! [WATCH]

Lee Dong Wook might secretly be a TWICE fan. In his fan meeting held on March 14, the actor danced to TWICE’s TT to amuse the fans. In the actor’s fan meeting at the Blue Square Samsung Card Hall in Seoul held on Sunday (March 12), Lee Dong Wook showed his love for TWICE as he did the group’s famous “TT” dance for the fans. Koreaboo  reports that the fans had almost gone crazy! Lee Dong Wook looked like he was practicing TWICE’s “TT” dance for a while as he performed some of the moves perfectly. At first, Lee Dong Wook looked kind of embarrassed as he covered his face like he was shy. Eventually, Lee Dong Wook was able to execute TWICE’s “TT” dance with quite the finesse. The fans cheered the actor in which he replied with a cute smile. As previously reported , Lee Dong Wook is currently on his “Asian Tour” fan meeting which kicked off in Seoul. The actor even opened a Naver V Live channel on March 8 for the fans unable to attend the fan meetings. “Today [March 8], Lee Dong Wook opened a Naver V Live channel. We are planning on releasing

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