January 13th, 2022

Woozi laughing but not
  • juhli

Former AOA member Jimin's contract with FNC has run out

FNC announces that their contract with former #AOA member, Jimin, has ended on 12 January. They will continue to support her future path.

Source: koreanupdates, naver

Do you think Jimin will return to the spotlight someday? And will Seolhyun renew with FNC?

Breaking News: End of an era! Billboard announces end of digital bulk buying!

In SHINeebreakingnews.mp4 that has stan twitter shook, screaming, crying and tearing their hair out —quelle horreur!— billboard has just unofficially officially announced the end of digital bulk buying! From now on only one digital sale will be counted per customer per week for songs and albums. RIP - truly an end of an era! My condolences to [redacted] and congratulations to everyone else — may the organic odds be ever in the favor of the groups and acts you stan 😌.

Source: Chart Data

Omona, what's the most you've done in the name and spirit of stanning? Perhaps you've bulk buyed yourself? Mass streamed a song from multiple devices and multiple accounts?? Donated to sketchy Twitter-Fund accounts???! Fess up 😂!
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3D yearbooks given to visually impaired graduates in Daegu

Graduates of Daegu Kwangmyung School have received a special yearbook for the class of 2021, with the students' faces sculpted in 3D as they are visually impaired.

Seventeen graduates who finished their kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school courses at the specialized school for students with visual impairment, could feel the 3D-printed faces of their friends with the book they received during their graduation ceremony, Tuesday.

Also, the graduates' names are embossed in braille under their faces and short recordings of their graduation speeches can be played when pressing a button.

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source: The Korea Times
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Baby Shark becomes 1st video to top 10 billion YouTube views

"Baby Shark Dance," a globally popular sing-and-dance video for the megahit children's song of the same name, became the first video to garner more than 10 billion views in YouTube history Thursday, the song's creator said.

The South Korean video hit the milestone at about 4 p.m., the Pinkfong Company said, adding that it became the first video in the world ever to pass the 10 billion mark in YouTube views.

The song had an overwhelming lead over the runner-up, the music video for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's megahit "Despacito," which has secured 7.7 billion views.

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source: Yonhap News & Pinkfong Baby Shark - Kids' Songs & Stories

"Twenty Five Twenty One" Official Teaser

The dreams of two young people are crushed by an overwhelming financial crisis in the 1990s. But when they reunite at the ages of 25 and 21, the spirited pair finds friendship and affection in times of adversity as they venture into adulthood together.

Youth overcomes great odds and shines bright in TWENTY FIVE TWENTY ONE, starring Kim Tae-ri (MR. SUNSHINE) and Nam Joo-hyuk (START-UP), and from the writer of SEARCH WWW.

Coming to Netflix and tvN February 12.

i saw the title and was like "oh it's the same title as that jaurim song" and then pressed play and it's the jaurim song lol!

source: The Swoon
  • adenar

Epik High invited to Coachella for third time; to release a new album in the next half-year

Epik High were revealed as part of this year's (hopeful) Coachella lineup. They are the only K-Pop adjacent act on the list this time. This follows their debut appearance in 2016, and their spot on the cancelled 2020 lineup.

After the announcement, Tablo confirmed via twitter that the group are planning to release a new full album prior to their appearance at the festival.

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sources: Coachella, blobyblo
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Brave Entertainment And Samuel Reach An Agreement Over His Contract

Brave Entertainment and Samuel have settled the matter regarding Samuel’s contract.

In 2019, Samuel filed a legal complaint against Brave Entertainment after unsuccessfully attempting to terminate his contract with the agency, detailing the specific issues that led to a breach of trust. On November 17, Seoul Central District Court ruled in favor of the plaintiff, Samuel, and dismissed Brave Entertainment’s suit for damages of 1 billion won (approximately $846,380). In response, Brave Entertainment released a statement sharing their plans to file for an appeal.

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source: soompi via spotvnews, naver and its_kimsamuel
  • adenar

Lovelyz' Yein officially signs with Sublime Artist Agency

Sublime Artist Agency is home to Rain, Hani, Kim Nayoung (IOI), as well as many other actors. In the last year they have also signed GOT7's Youngjae, GFRIEND's Yerin, and soloist Anda. Fans can order Sublime Artist Agency's usual new artist merch via Everline, or register to take part in a fansign/videocall.

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sources: SublimeArtist_, EVERLINESHOP (2, 3)
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BamBam 2nd Mini Album [B] MV Teaser & Concept Photos

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Source: BAMBAMxABYSS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

there's a lot of teaser photos under the cut just beware lol
I kinda haven't been paying attention before but loving the colors in the teasers!