October 29th, 2018

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BTS and Charlie Puth to perform special collab at the 2018 MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards



On October 29, the organizers of the 2018 MGA announced that BTS and Charlie Puth would be performing together at the upcoming awards show. A representative stated, “The group BTS and the American singer-songwriter Charlie Puth are preparing to stage a collaboration performance at the 2018 MGA.”

BTS and Charlie Puth’s special performance will take place on November 6 at the 2018 MGA, which will be held at the Namdong Gymnasium in Incheon.

Source: @soompi, newsen via soompi

Are you excited?
Siyeon ♥ Shannon
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Heo Young Ji struggled with binge-eating disorder after KARA's disbandment



The idol appeared on the latest installment of SBS’s documentary series “SBS Special,” titled “The World That Idols Live In — After The Stage.” The documentary, which aired on October 28, put a spotlight on the difficulties faced by many idols after their groups disband or cease active promotions.

During her interview, Heo Young Ji talked about feeling lost after KARA’s disbandment in 2016, sharing that she had even developed an eating disorder. Describing how she had felt after hearing the news, Heo Young Ji recalled, “Rather than fear, I just kept thinking, ‘What should I do?’ and ‘What can I do?'”

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Source: @soompi, Sports Choseon via soompi
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ABRY - Intro post

ABRY is a four-member girlgroup. They debuted on November 15, 2017, with The Dream of Ugly Duckling. And recently made a comeback with their first mini album Over & Gone.



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Probably one of my favorite debut of 2017 and a really nice comeback too
They can really sing


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Source: ABRY Official 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,   GENIE MUSIC, @official.abry, Various Artists - Topic 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ARIRANG K-POP
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Jun Hyosung signed an exclusive contract with a new agency, TS Ent to take legal action against her



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Source: Ilgan Sports via @balloon_wanted, Newsen via @OH_mes, Star News via soompi

Let her gooo TS
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YG announces new survival show to form another boygroup



Through a post on YG Entertainment’s blog YG Life on October 29, Yang Hyun Suk revealed that like BIGBANG, WINNER, and iKON, the next boy group will also be created through a survival program.

The program is called “YG’s Box of Jewels” (literal translation) and includes Bang Ye Dam. Yang Hyun Suk explains, “‘YG’s Box of Jewels’ is a phrase often used by fans as complaints that once YG artists conclude promotions once, they are locked in the box of jewels and do not come out much. It is also negative language used openly by the media.”

He continues, “‘YG’s Box of Jewels’ has the format of unveiling every single male trainee of YG who hasn’t been revealed, and monitoring the judgements and selections of the viewers through the broadcast will be applied to the selection criteria. There are a total of 29 YG male trainees who will be revealed through the ‘YG’s Box of Jewels’ broadcast, and most of them are between the ages of 14 and 19. As the number of participants is much higher than when BIGBANG, WINNER, and iKON were selected, the competition is higher than ever.”

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Source: @soompi, yg-life via soompi

At least Yedam will finally debut...
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Petition to ban IZ*ONE from appearing on Music Bank raises controversy



A national petition to ban IZ*ONE from appearing on KBS, the Korean public television channel, and its music show “Music Bank” started on October 28. The original writer of the petition stated, “IZ*ONE is a project group from ‘Produce 48.’ The show was created through the cooperation of Mnet and AKB48. AKB48 is a well known group that actively supports the Japanese right wing and its activities. There are also members who performed at AKB48’s concert too. Thus the group should not appear on a national television channel that receives license fees from the public.” Approximately 12,000 people signed the petition by October 29, 2 p.m. KST.

IZ*ONE members Miyawaki Sakura, Yabuki Nako, and Honda Hitomi are a part of AKB48, and AKB48’s producer Yasushi Yakimoto, who wrote the lyrics for IZ*ONE’s “You’re In Love, Right?” is a well known supporter of the Japanese right wing. Issues regarding the Japanese right wing are a sensitive topic in Korea due to the history between the two countries, such as colonization and post war settlements.

Source: @soompi, Hanguk Ilbo via soompi
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Choreographer Lia Kim picks Twice's Momo as most talented idol dancer



Lia Kim appeared on MBC’s “Idol Radio” on October 28 to talk about a wide variety of topics including her work as a K-pop choreographer and which K-pop idol she thinks is the best dancer.

Lia Kim is a popular choreographer who is behind many memorable dance routines for songs such as Sunmi’s “Gashina,” TWICE’s “TT,” and I.O.I’s “Very Very Very.”

When asked to choose the idol she believes is the best dancer, Lia Kim picked TWICE’s Momo and didn’t hold back her praise. She said, “TWICE’s Momo is like a dancer sent down from the gods. She’s really good. Not even a sponge can describe what Momo is like, she’s able to start dancing right after she watches a routine. She’s able to recreate a choreography with very little explanation. She’s even able to take a routine and add her own charms and quirks to upgrade it to the next level.”

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Source: @soompi, Sports Choseon via soompi

Omona, who do you think is the most talented idol dancer?
d.o. ☆call me baby comeback.

EXO DON'T MESS UP MY TEMPO TEASER: CIRCUIT SUHO


Song is called Oasis

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Member teasers:
D.O | Kai | Baekhyun | Xiumin | Chanyeol | Chen | Lay

source: weareonexo & exo-circuit.com

he also finishes up his latest musical run this week!
KHN

Trailer for "Top Management"


“Top Management” is a YouTube Premium series based on a web novel of the same name. It tells the story of a genius singer-songwriter and YouTube star named Soo Yong (played by Ahn Hyo Seop) from Mongolia and a trainee-turned-manager named Eun Sung (played by Seo Eun Soo) who has the ability to see the future.

It will take on the topic of idols and music, and move viewers by telling the story of youth racing towards their dreams. Soo Yong Yeon Woo (played by ASTRO’s Cha Eun Woo), Tae Oh (played by Jung Yoo Ahn), and Lee Rip (played by rapper Bang Jae Min) will transform into the not-yet-famous idol group members of S.O.U.L and show their journey full of blood, sweat, and tears.

“Top Management” will premiere on October 31 at 11 p.m. KST on 1thK's YouTube channel.

Sources: 1theK | Soompi/Naver/iMBC
KB

Key to release single "Forever Yours" ahead of debut album

Key's digital single “Forever Yours” will be released on November 6 at 6 p.m. KST. The song is an R&B pop track with a tropical house vibe and showcases Key’s unique vocals and performance.

Following the single, he will release his first full studio album later in November.

Sources: @SHINee | Soompi/Naver
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"The Smile Has Left Your Eyes" Ep 7-8 Discussion Post


Alternate Title: Hundred Million Stars From the Sky

Synopsis:  Yoo Jin Kook (Park Sung-Woong)is a veteran homicide detective who is getting weary of his job. The only light in his life is his younger sister, Yoo Jin Kang (Jung So-Min). He dotes on her and is protective of her like a father figure ever since they lost their parents. When Jin Kook starts investigating a suicide of a university student, he can’t help but feel that the dead student’s boyfriend, Kim Moo Young (Seo In-Guk), may have been responsible for her death. Moo Young seems like a nice guy who works at a Korean beer microbrewery, but there seems to be a dark side to him. When Moo Young meets Jin Kang and the two begin to develop a relationship, Jin Kook is determined to stop it. But can Jin Kook protect Jin Kang when she needs it the most?
Cast: Seo In-Guk, Jung So-Min, Park Sung-Woong, Go Min-Si, Yoo Jae-Myung, Seo Eun-Su, Do Sang-Woo, Jang Young-Nam, Kwon Soo-Hyun, Hong Bin
Director: Yoo Je-Won
Writer: Song Hye-Jin
Network: tvN
Episodes: 16
Release Date: October 3 - November 22, 2018
Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 21:30

Watch Here: Viki | fastdrama

Sources: Asianwiki | Viki
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U-KISS’s Hoon Shares Update On Family Member’s Health After Assault



On October 29, U-KISS’s Hoon took to Twitter to share some good news about a family member.

Earlier this week, Hoon revealed that the victim of elementary school violence in Mokpo was one of his family members. In speaking out about the incident, he drew attention to the fact that the school has not taken proper action against the attacker despite the severity of the assault.

In the new tweet, Hoon said, “Thanks to everyone’s thoughts and prayers, my family member has woken up and his condition is much more stable…! More than anything else, I’m relieved and grateful… I’m sorry for making Kiss Me [fanclub name] worry… Thank you… Thank you so much!! I will live with gratitude in my heart for the prayers and support you’ve sent our way…!”

Source: @soompi, HooN91y via soompi