Daily Archives: October 10, 2011

miss A tops Taiwanese charts with “Good Bye Baby”

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Last month, miss A released a special edition version of their first album in Taiwan, and it’s been climbing local charts!  Immediately after its release, the album ranked first on several charts, proving its explosive popularity.

Good Bye Baby” ranked first on Taiwan’s biggest music portal, ‘Ezpeer‘, alongside Read the rest of this entry

’2011 Asia Song Festival’ will feature 13 teams

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The ‘2011 Asia Song Festival‘ will be held on October 15th at the Daegu Stadium at 6PM KST.  It has been reported that 13 teams from 6 countries, including Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand, will be present for the event.

The three Kpop idol groups who will be representing Korea will be Super Junior, SNSD, and B2ST.

Furthermore, Super Junior’s Donghae and SNSD’s Seohyun will be performing a live duet for the theme song, “Dreams Come True“.  All sales from the theme song’s digital single will be donated to UNICEF. Read the rest of this entry

SM Entertainment signs partnership with ‘Kakao’

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On October 10th, SM Entertainment revealed that they’ve signed a partnership agreement with the worldwide mobile app service, ‘Kakao‘.

Representatives of SM Entertainment revealed, “We’ll be putting out a new music platform within Kakao Talk and use the synergistic effect of the Hallyu wave to create a standing board for a global music market.” Read the rest of this entry

SNSD’s album release and comeback date confirmed

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Earlier, it was reavealed that SNSD‘s comeback would be delayed from the originally scheduled date of October 7th with SM Entertainment’s decision to release a U.S. album in addition to the Korean album.

Ever since then, fans as well as other artists who were scheduled to comeback in October, have been anxiously anticipating the date of SNSD’s comeback. Read the rest of this entry

TVXQ reaches Platinum status in Japan within 2 days

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TVXQ‘s Japanese album ‘Tone‘ has recently gained recognition for reaching Platinum status.

On October 9th, the Japanese recording association (RIAJ) dealt out the status’ reached by albums that were sold between January 1st to September 30th of this year. In order to achieve Gold status, at least 100,000 copies of an album had to be sold, while to be considered Platinum, at least 250,000 copies were needed. Read the rest of this entry