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Sunny will be lending her voice for the original soundtrack of MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama ‘The Queen’s Classroom’ for a song titled ‘Second Drawer’ (두번째 서랍).
The drama, a remake from a 2005 Japanese drama ‘Queen of the Classroom’ (Joo no Kyoshitsu), stars big name actress Go Hyunjung as the cold-hearted teacher and her students.
The song ‘Second Drawer’ is the theme song of one of the main characters, a student Sim Hana portrayed by child actress Kim Hyanggi and the song will depict the feelings of her character. ‘Second Drawer’ is said to be an emotional ballad, which has lyrical melody that goes well with Sunny’s vocals and a preview of the song was heard in the first episode of the drama aired on June 12th.
‘Second Drawer’ will be released at noon on June 13th across major online music sites.
Having started hosting MBC’s ‘Show! Music Core’ as a trio since February 2012, Tiffany, Taeyeon and Seohyun will be bidding the weekly music show goodbye soon due to Girls’ Generation’s busy schedules as reported by the media today.
The trio brightened up the Saturdays of audience with their witty and cheerful emceeing for more than a year and throughout their own promotional periods as Girls’ Generation TTS with ‘Twinkle’ and Girls’ Generation early this year with ‘I Got A Boy’.
Previously, Tiffany served as a MC for ‘Show! Music Core’ with Yuri from 2009 to July 2010 to focus on the group’s Japan debut before returning with Yuri in October 2011 after being away for a year and three months. After Yuri left to concentrate on her role in ‘Fashion King’ in early 2012, Taeyeon and Seohyun came in to form the current MC trio.
Meanwhile, ‘Show! Music Core’ is looking for new MCs for the weekly music show and Tiffany, Taeyeon and Seohyun will record their last show as MCs in mid-April.
MBC will be airing a special show in January 2013 to commemorate Girls’ Generation’s comeback.
According to some individuals in the broadcasting industry, MBC is currently in preparation for a special broadcast for Girls’ Generation, who are preparing for their comeback in January next year.
On December 11th, OSEN was told, “While MBC is preparing for Girls’ Generation’s comeback show, the details on the broadcast as well as the actual date have not been confirmed. However, it is known to be scheduled for broadcast some time in January.”
In preparation for the special broadcast on Girls’ Generation’s comeback, MBC has already set up the ‘comeback broadcast team’ since last month. The special broadcast program is an independent program and it will not be broadcasted as part of the music program ‘Show! Music Core’. Typically, whenever popular artists make their comebacks, they will be given about 10 minutes on music programs but it is a rare case for artists to have an independent comeback broadcast like what MBC is preparing to do for Girls’ Generation’s upcoming comeback.
This is indeed the reflection of the great interest shown towards Girls’ Generation’s comeback. Meanwhile, ever since the release of their 3rd album ‘The Boys’ on October 19th, 2011, Girls’ Generation had been focusing on unit group (TTS)’s activities, individual activities as well as promoting their new releases in Japan. The girls are currently preparing for their 4th Korean album which is scheduled for release in January 2013.
10 rock bands picked Girls’ Generation as the best girl group.
Among the bands who recently participated in the ‘Rock Special’ of cable channel MBC Music’s ‘Show Champion’ were Wiretap In My Ears, Pia, Transfixion, Romantic Punch, Windy City, Monni, Super Kid, Daybreak, Gogo Star and Bye Bye Sea. On the show, a poll was conducted among the 10 rock bands to determine the girl group that rock stars love.
From the result of the poll, Girls’ Generation had a landslide victory over other groups with the rockers giving comments such as “Elegant appearances”, “Like true goddesses”, etc as the reasons for their choice. 2NE1 with their own personality in fashion as well as music came in second while f(x) were placed third.
This episode of ‘Show Champion’ will be aired on October 16th at 6pm KST.
Dance sports exponent Park JiWoo met up with Hyoyeon and Seohyun.
On June 2nd, Park JiWoo tweeted, “Another happy moment at ‘Dancing With The Stars’..kkkk… I was really excited”. Along with the tweet, Park JiWoo attached a photo of himself with Hyoyeon and Seohyun.
The photo was taken at the set of MBC ‘Dancing With The Stars 2′ where both Hyoyeon and Park JiWoo are participants of the show. In the photo revealed, the shy-looking Park JiWoo was smiling as Hyoyeon and Seohyun put their hands on both of his arms.
On June 1st’s broadcast, Hyoyeon and her partner Kim HyungSuk performed Jive. During their performance, Tiffany and Seohyun were at the set to show their support for Hyoyeon.
Sooyoung and Hyoyeon will be appearing along with Girls’ Generation – TTS for their goodbye stages.
On June 2nd, Sooyoung and TaeTiSeo will have a special performance of ‘OMG’ on MBC ‘Show!Music Core’. Hours after Sooyoung’s appearance on ‘Music Core’ was announced, fans were thrilled with another piece of exciting news. Hyoyeon too, will be performing ‘OMG’ with TaeTiSeo at SBS ‘Inkigayo’ which will be aired on June 3rd.
A few weeks ago, TaeTiSeo mentioned that they would recruit Hyoyeon as a member of their unit. It seems that their wish to have Hyoyeon performing with them is coming true soon. Along with ‘OMG’ which is an electronic retro pop song, TaeTiSeo will also be performing ‘Twinkle’ at both of their goodbye stages on MBC ‘Show! Music Core’ and SBS ‘Inkigayo’.
During its one-month promotion so far, TaeTiSeo’s ‘Twinkle’ had won ‘Triple Crowns (3 wins in a row)’ on major music programs such as MBC Music ‘Show Champion’, Mnet ‘M!Countdown’, KBS ‘Music Bank’ and SBS ‘Inkigayo’.
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The ‘MBC Korean Music Wave in Google’ concert took place at 11am KST on May 22nd (local time, 7pm PDT on May 21st) in Shoreline Amphitheater, California, USA and was aired live worldwide simultaneously through YouTube.
On the previous day, SM artists performed at the ‘SM Town Live World Tour III in Los Angeles’ held at Honda Center in Anaheim in front of more than 12,000 fans. For the two concerts, the girls had to perform with only seven members as Yuri and YoonA were busy with their drama shoots.
The girls opened their performances with the English version of ‘The Boys’ and they covered YoonA and Yuri’s parts professionally throughout the song. Without an interpreter, the girls had some great time interacting with the audience.
Girls’ Generation then continued to captivate the audience with ‘Mr. Taxi’ and ‘Gee’. During the early part of their ‘Gee’ performance, there was a technical problem with the microphone. Nonetheless, the members kept their focus, showing no signs of panic and wrapped up their performances professionally.
‘MBC Korean Music Wave in Google’ was hosted by Taeyeon and Tiffany with great performances by some of the biggest stars of Kpop such as Girls’ Generation,TVXQ, Wonder Girls, Kara, Beast, MBLAQ, Sistar, f(x) and Super Junior. During Girls’ Generation’s performances the number of viewers rose to more than 119,000, which was the highest figure observed throughout the concert.
For those who did not manage to catch the girls’ brilliant performances, check out the video below:
On MBC ‘Joo ByungJin Talk Concert’ aired on May 10th, Tiffany and Seohyun talked about the lifespan of a girl group.
Tiffany said, “When Girls’ Generation debuted, I honestly thought that we would last for 5 years only. However, as time passes, I really want us to be together and work with one another for a very long time as Girls’ Generation”. Tiffany continued, “At this point, we would be expected to pursue our own individual activities, but instead, we actually prefer to work together as Girls’ Generation”.
Seohyun added, “There are many people who has the perception that the lifespan of a girl group is short. However, Girls’ Generation wants to prove that such perception is wrong”.
The MBC Korean Music Wave in Google concert, jointly organized by MBC and Google/YouTube, will be held at 7pm (local time) on May 21st at Shoreline Amphitheater, an outdoor concert venue situated at Mountain View, California. This concert features participation from Hallyu’s top artistes such as Girls’ Generation, TVXQ, Wonder Girls, Kara, Beast, MBLAQ, Sistar, f(x) and Super Junior.
MBC kicked off its large scale concert in Bangkok, Thailand and subsequently in other venues such as Tokyo Dome (Japan), Paris (France), Niigata (Japan), Sydney (Australia). Come May 21st, MBC along with the symbol of world’s IT industry, Google are set to rock the Shoreline Amphitheater (capacity of about 22,500) with captivating performances from the popular Kpop artistes. In October last year, in order to promote K-pop and K-drama overseas, MBC signed an agreement with Google to provide its broadcast contents through YouTube.
MBC Korean Music Wave in Google will be aired across the globe live through the MBC K-POP YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/MBCkpop) and YouTube Presents (http://www.youtube.com/presents). Having aired various concerts from top world musicians such as Jason Mraz, Taylor Swift and Rebecca Black previously, this will be the first time a Kpop concert is introduced on YouTube Presents. Through this Kpop concert, which is jointly organized with the world’s most popular video platform, YouTube, it is seen as an opportunity to promote and spread the Hallyu craze even further globally.
The admission to the concert is free and ticket requests can be made through the official ticketing site (http://www.powerhouselive.net/KoreanMusicWaveInGoogle.aspx). The tickets will be opened to public starting May 12th (Saturday) at 7pm PDT.
The MBC Korean Music Wave in Google concert will be hosted by Taeyeon and Tiffany with participation from 9 groups, who will be captivating the audience with special performances of their popular songs. The performances will also be aired at a later date through MBC TV.