SNSD – Run Devil Run


Girls Generation (SNSD – 소녀시대) [MV] Run Devil Run
(Repackage Album)

As scheduled, the music video for SNSDs new title track Run Devil Run was released on March 18th. The girls will be making their comeback on March 19th on Music Bank, and will be performing Run Devil Run for the first time.

This week will not be short of excitement and anticipation, with upcoming performances and variety show appearances, as well as the release of the repackage album on March 22nd.



내가 제2의 빅뱅, 소녀시대, SS501이 된다면?
한국 유명 기획사에서 전문 트레이닝을 받을 수 있고 미국무대에서도 데뷔할 수 있는 기회가 주어지는 대규모 신인 발굴 오디션이 애틀랜타에서 열린다.

이든엔터테인먼트 (Eden Entertainment, 대표 Thomas Lee) 와 애틀랜타한국일보가 공동주최하는 신인 가수, 댄서, CF모델 선발 오디션이 3월 13일과 14일 이틀동안 한국일보 2층 스튜디오에서 열린다.

이번 오디션에서 선발된 참가자에게는 한국 최고의 가수 및 엔터테이너들을 배출한 YG엔터테인먼트, SM엔터테인먼트, DSP미디어, 내가네트워크, 정글엔터테인먼트 등 한국의 대표적인 5개 기획사에서 가수로 데뷔할 수 있는 기회가 주어진다.

YG는 ‘서태지와 아이들’출신인 양현석 대표가 운영하는 연예기획사로 세븐, 빅뱅, 2NE1 등이 활동하고 있으며, SM은 이수만 대표가 이끄는 기획사로 소녀시대, 수퍼주니어, 보아 등 한국최고의 가수들이 소속하고 있다. 또 DSP미디어는 SS501과 카라, 내가네트워크는 브라운 아이즈 걸즈, 정글은 드렁크 타이거 등이 활동하고 있는 한국 최고의 엔터테인먼트회사이다.
이번 오디션의 참가자격은 15세~25세의 끼와 열정이 있는 젊은 엔터테이너로 영어와 한국어를 구사할 수 있는 사람이면 된다.

한편 지난주 한국일보에 오디션 개최 기사가 나간뒤 신청자들이 몰려들고 있다. 첫날 100여명이 접수하는 등 매일 수십명씩 접수하고 있다.

토마스 리 이든엔터테인먼트 대표는 “외모는 상관없다. 실력 있고 열정이 있는 한인이라면 누구나 환영이다. 이번 오디션에서 선발된 사람에게는 한국 대형 기획사에서 심층오디션을 볼수 있는 기회를 제공함과 동시에 미국활동에 대한 전폭적인 지원이 있을 예정”이라며 많은 한인들의 관심을 당부했다.

이번에 마련한 대규모 신인발굴 오디션은 다른 미주지역이 정기적인 오디션을 통해 한인 젊은이들에게 엔터테인먼트 무대에 진출할 수 있는 기회를 제공하고 있는 반면에 애틀랜타를 비롯한 미 동남부지역에는 이런 기회가 없어 마련한 것으로, 한국일보와 이든은 애틀랜타 신인발굴 오디션을 매년 정기적으로 개최할 예정이다.

이번 오디션은 4명의 전문가들의 공정한 심사를 통해 진행된다. 오디션을 보길 원하는 사람은 미리 이메일 이나 웹사이트 를 통해 등록을 해야 한다.
또 이번 오디션에서 가수분야에 지원하는 사람은 무반주 노래 2곡을 준비해와야 하며 댄서를 지원하는 사람은 본인이 원하는 음악을 직접 준비해와야 한다.

Eden Entertainment, allkpop, Korea Times Atlanta and MBC will be holding open auditions on behalf of YG Entertainment, SM Entertainment, DSP Media, Nega Network and Jungle Entertainment in Atlanta on March 13th and 14th.

We’re searching for the biggest and best talent to become the next hit sensation! I will personally be there to judge along with representatives from Eden Ent, Korea Times ATL, and MBC – So make sure to bring your A game!

Candidates must be between the ages of 15-25 years old and must be fluent in both English and Korean. We are looking for singers, dancers and CF models.

If you think you have what it takes, please send your applications prior to the date of the audition via email to: 

In the email, please include your full name, age and category (singer, dancer, cf model).

Please note: singers must be prepared to sing at least two songs, raw without music, whereas candidates trying out to be dancers must provide their own track.

Date : March 13-14, 2010
Time : 11:00 AM-4:00 PM
Place :
2174 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Suite 201
Duluth, GA 30096


Title: 추노 / The Slave Hunters
Also known as: Pursuing Servants / Chuno
Genre: Historical, fusion
Episodes: 24
Broadcast Network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2010-Jan-06 to 2010-Mar-25
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 9:55 PM

With a powerhouse cast reuniting the leads of 2008’s Robbers, Jang Hyuk and Lee Da Hae, and including Oh Ji Ho, breakout star of 2009’s hit Queen of Housewives, Chuno garnered instant buzz when it started shooting, and became Continue reading


2PM is a South Korean boy band, originally a seven-member group, but currently consisting of six members due to sudden withdrawal of leader Jaebeom following an Internet controversy in September 2009. They are managed by JYP Entertainment. The current members are Junsu, Junho, Nichkhun, Taecyeon, Wooyoung and Chansung.

Junsu (준수)

* Full Name: Kim Junsu (김준수)
* Date of Birth: January 15, 1988 (1988-01-15) (age 22)
* Position: Lead vocalist

Born in Daegu, South Korea, he originally auditioned for YG Entertainment, where he befriended G-Dragon and Tae Yang of Big Bang. He was accepted into both YG & JYP Entertainment, but chose to take the path of JYP in his final decision.
Nichkhun (닉쿤)

* Full Name: Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul (นิชคุณ หรเวชกุล)
* Date of Birth: June 24, 1988 (1988-06-24) (age 21)
* Position: Vocalist

An American citizen of Thai and Chinese descent, he was born in Rancho Cucamonga, California. He spent his childhood in Thailand and in California and studied abroad in New Zealand. He returned to the States for high school at Los Osos High and was scouted by a JYP talent agent in Hollywood, California while he was attending the Korean Music Festival in Los Angeles.[3] Nichkhun has been confirmed to star in 2010 film “The Shining Diploma”.[32]
Taecyeon (택연)

* Full Name: Ok Taecyeon (옥택연)
* Date of Birth: December 27, 1988 (1988-12-27) (age 21)
* Position: Main rapper, vocalist

He was born in Seoul, South Korea but migrated to Bedford, Massachusetts for approximately seven years.[33] He originally auditioned for JYP Entertainment in New York City to become a model. Taec was also on the same audition show as Junho and Chansung, Superstar Survival, but was the first contestant to leave the show. He featured in “Yes I’m In Love” by Bada on her 4th album and Baek Ji Young’s 2009 song “내 귀에 캔디” (My Ear’s Candy). He currently hosts SBS’s music show Inkigayo with Wooyoung, and will be a permanent cast member on the upcoming second season of the SBS celebrity variety show, Family Outing.
Wooyoung (우영)

* Full Name: Jang Wooyoung (장우영)
* Date of Birth: April 30, 1989 (1989-04-30) (age 20)
* Position: Main vocalist

He is from Busan, Korea and was selected as a JYP trainee through MGoon’s JYP auditions, of which he won first place against 1,000 other candidates. Before debuting in 2PM, Wooyoung filled in as a dancer partner with Wonder Girl Yoobin when TOP from Big Bang fainted the day before the special performance with the Wonder Girls during the 2007 MBC Music Awards. Wooyoung currently hosts SBS’s music show Inkigayo with Taecyeon.[34]
Junho (준호)

* Full Name: Lee Junho (이준호)
* Date of Birth: January 25, 1990 (1990-01-25) (age 20)
* Position: Main vocalist

He earned a contract with JYP Entertainment after winning a contest in JYP’s Superstar Survival in 2006.
Chansung (찬성)

* Full Name: Hwang Chansung (황찬성)
* Date of Birth: February 11, 1990 (1990-02-11) (age 19)
* Position: Vocalist, rapper

Chansung acted in the Korean sitcom “Unstoppable High Kick” prior to his debut with 2PM. Chansung participated in the same survival game as Junho but lost. He auditioned a second time and was accepted into the company.
Jaebeom (재범)

* Full Name: Park Jaebeom (박재범)
* English Name: Jay Park
* Date of Birth: April 25, 1987 (1987-04-25) (age 22)
* Position: Leader, main vocalist, rapper

Jaebeom was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. Originally entering JYP Entertainment as a rapper and b-boy, he trained for four years to improve his singing and Korean. It was initially his mother who led him to apply as he wished to not attend college, and Jin-Young Park (JYP) himself watched his audition and brought him to Korea. He collaborated with Yeeun of Wonder Girls for “正” (“Jeong”) on the Han Sung Byul Gok OST. Due to a controversial case over his MySpace page, he left the group on September 8, 2009.