SHINee to take you on a ‘SURPRISE VACATION’ through their travel note

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Remember when SHINee took you along on their vacation through ‘SHINee’s Wonderful Day‘?

Well, they’re going to be taking you on the same trip again, but this time not through the camera lens but through their own travel note called ‘SHINee SURPRISE VACATION‘. SM Entertainment said, “The travel note has the many stories of the SHINee members as they traveled through Switzerland, Thailand, England, and Japan. The book contains beautiful scenery and the member’s daily activities, so it’ll interest not only the fans but also travel maniacs.”

This isn’t the first travel-related book from the group as Taemin, Onew, and Key have already published ‘The Sun’s Children‘ on their trip to Barcelona. So this second one should be something to look forward to! It will hit shelves on the 25th!

source:Allkpop
credit:by jennywill

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EXO reveals yearbook-like teaser photos for comeback with ‘XOXO’!

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EXO is coming back! You better believe it because it’s really actually confirmed this time around with the release of teaser photos!

They’ll be presenting their fans, who have been waiting for ages, with their first full length album, ‘XOXO (Kiss&Hug)‘!

To tease you all, the boys of EXO-K and EXO-M have teamed up for teaser photos that look much like something you’d see in a school yearbook!

It’s said that the 12 members will promote together traveling back and forth between Korea and China to once again show off powerful stages that are sure you make you swoon all over again.

Starting on the 17th, individual teasers will be released one by one, so stay tuned for more to come!

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source: Allkpop
credit: by carolicity

EXO reveals new group teaser photos for ‘XOXO’ comeback

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As you all know by now, EXO is finally getting ready to return after what seems like forever, and they’re continuing the excitement with more photos!

Ahead of the boys’ first full length album, ‘XOXO (Kiss&Hug)‘, coming up, the group has unveiled a new set of group teasers showing the boys shedding their school uniforms for a more casual, sporty attire, going from the model-student image to a more rambunctious group of students!

As mentioned earlier, EXO-K and EXO-M will be promoting as EXO (that means all 12 members) this time around and travel back and forth between Korea and China to promote!

We’ll be greeted with a new teaser each day most likely up until the release, so make sure you’re on the lookout!

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source: Allkpop
credit: by carolicity

IU…

When it comes to talent and success in the K-pop industry, IU is a name that cannot be left out. Although IU has only been around for four years, she has already taken over the nation with her sweet, innocent charms and surprisingly savory vocals. With her milky complexion and slim figure, “nation’s little sister” IU has been gaining fans consistently, and the population of her “uncle fan club” has only been growing.

IU had a rather quiet debut in 2008 with “Lost Child” and experienced bursts of fame with “Boo” and “Marshmallow” in 2009. Since then, the public has slowly started to recognize her light yet powerful vocals and her ability to outsing most artists her age. IU captured the hearts of many fanboys with the adorable choreography and cute antics for “Marshmallow” in particular. Soon after, her acoustic covers of various hit songs such as Girls’ Generation‘s “Gee” and Big Bang‘s “Lies” have gone viral, drawing attention yet again to her flexible vocals and musical style.

The adorable singer’s popularity was on the rise when she released a duet with 2AM‘s Seulong, ”Nagging“, for the popular variety show, ‘We Got Married‘. It was soon after that IU reached one of the heights of her career with the release of her hit “Good Day” in 2010. From dramas to endorsements to variety shows, IU made frequent appearances in front of the public who was infatuated by her honest and childlike personality.

As she’s making just about everything she appears in a hit, it’s safe to say that IU is gifted with the “green thumb” of the K-pop industry. IU continues to secure her spot at the top with consistent yet not over-the-top appearances on TV shows and vocal skills, which will one day lead her to become one of South Korea’s legendary vocalists.

[Basic Information]

Full Name: Lee Ji Eun
Known As: IU
Nickname: Nation’s Little Sister
Birthday: May 16, 1993
Height & Weight: 162 cm, 44 kg
Blood Type: A
Aesthetic Strong Points: Small face size with distinct facial features
Associated Agency: LOEN Entertainment

[Works]

Drama: ‘Dream High’ as Kim Pil Suk
Variety Shows: ’Happy Sunday- Heroine’, ‘Kim Yuna’s Kiss and Cry’
Music Shows: ‘Inkigayo’ co-host
Others: ‘Sammy Adventures 2′ [dubbing], ‘E! TV Special’

[Endorsements]

Bulgaris
Samsung Galaxy
Mexicana Chicken
My Chew
S.Oil
Samsung Galaxy SII LTE [College Version][Military Version]
Samsung Galaxy S2
Nongshim Slurp Noodles
Samsung Wave 3 [Episode 1][Episode 2][Episode 3]
Samsung Galaxy S Hopin
Nongshim Black Shin Ramen
G by Guess
Le Coq Sportif
Union Bay
Elite Fashion King [Game]
The Saem
Lemona
Various online shopping malls

[Awards]
25th Golden Disk Awards: Digital Music Bonsang [2010]
2010 SBS Entertainment Awards: Variety New Star Award
20th Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award & Best Digital Album [2011]
2nd & 3rd Melon Music awards: TOP 10
13th Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Vocal Performance Solo
5th Mnet 20′s Choice Awards: Hot CF Star
21st Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award & Best Album
9th Korean Music Awards: Female Musician of the Year, Netizen Vote & Best Song of the Year (“Good Day”) & Best Korean Pop Song (“Good Day”)
1st Gaon Chart Awards: Song of the Year (February & December)

[Interesting Facts]

Her name means: “You and I will come together with music“.

Debuted with “Lost Child” in 2008

Was turned down by JYP Entertainment

Famous for her clumsiness & acoustic covers of various hit songs [example]

source : allkpop
rewritten by : @nauli_mazzy

SHINee to hold second solo concert ‘SHINee WORLD II’ in July

SHINee will hold their second solo concert, ‘SHINee WORD II‘.

On July 21st and 22nd, SHINee will showcase their charms and talents at the Olympic Sport Stadium in Seoul. The international fans will be happy to hear that SHINee will also be performing in other major cities across Asia as well.

In addition to having successfully finished their first Asia tour in 2010 through 2011, SHINee has already confirmed their global fame performing in places like New York, London, Paris, Moscow, and Sydney. Thus, their second solo concert is expected to receive much attention as well.

This Seoul concert will include a parade of SHINee’s hit songs as well as other songs from their previous albums. The five members plan to mesmerize the audience with their unique solo stages and powerful performances.

The tickets for the Seoul concert will go on sale on June 21st at 8 pm on an online sale site, G Market. The ticket buyers will face some stiff competition as this is SHINee’s first concert in Seoul in a long time.

Meanwhile, SHINee finished their promotion for their mini- album “Sherlock” and has been successfully touring throughout Japan for their arena tour since April.

Source+Picture: Star News via Naver

This is Almighty Key :-) 120525

[From. Key] 만능열쇠 Key입니다
[From. Key] This is Almighty Key

4주년 입니다.. 벌써 4주년이네요!
여러분도 저희도 쉼 없이 달려오고 서로를 의지 했던 것 같습니다.
앞으로도 잘 부탁 드려요 정성스럽게 활동할게요!
4th Anniversary. It’s already 4 years!
You and I both rushed without stopping, relying on each other.
Please look after us, and we’ll do our best with all our hearts! (* Little Liberal translation)

사랑해요 Thank you
I Love You Thank you

It’s SHINee’s Bling Bling Jonghyun 120525

[From. Jong Hyun] SHINee의 블링블링 종현입니다.
[From. Jonghyun] It’s SHINee’s Bling Bling Jonghyun

안녕하세요.
샤이니의 블링블링 종현입니다!
Hello.
I am SHINee’s Bling Bling Jonghyun!

사년입니당
네살이넹 우왕 신기해
앞으로도 쭉쭉 오래오래 잘 지냅시다!!!!!^^
It’s been four years.
We’re four years old. Wow, that’s amazing.
Let’s keep doing well for a long long time!!!!!^^

고마우이~
Thank you~

Hello~ I’m Minho ^^ 120525

[From. Min Ho] 안녕하세요~ 민호 입니다. ^^
[From. Minho] Hello~ I’m Minho ^^

“안녕하세요 빛나는 샤이니 입니다!” 라고 인사 드린 지
벌써 4 년이라는 시간이 흘렀습니다….
Four years have already passed
since we introduced ourselves with “Hello, we are the shining SHINee”…

SHINee 멤버들과 스텝들 또 우리 샤이니 월드와
함께 많이 웃고 울고 힘들어도 기뻐도 항상 함께 했는데
너무나도 고맙고 또 고마운 시간이었던 것 같아요 ~
The SHINee members, staff, and our SHINee World
have always been together in laughter, in tears and in hard times, in happy times.
I am very thankful and thankful again for those times ~

지금 이 시간이 행복한 만큼
앞으로 더 많은 일들이 행복해졌으면 좋겠어요^^
I hope more things can become happy
as much as this time right now is ^^

항상 저와 함께
멋진 영화를 만들어줘서 고마워요 ~~
엔딩 크레딧이 올라가는 날은 아직 멀리 있다는 거 알죠 ?^^
여러분 옆에 항상 같이하고 싶어요…
진심으로 고맙고 또 고마워요~
Thank you for always
creating an awesome movie with me ~~
You know that the day for the ending credits to roll is still far away, right ?^^
I always want to be by your side…
I sincerely thank you and thank you again~

감사하고, 사랑합니다. ^^
Thank you and I love you. ^^

I’m SHINee’s Cool Man Taemin~! ^^ 120525

[From. Tae Min] SHINee 의 멋있는 남자 태민입니다~!^^
[From. Taemin] I’mSHINee’s Cool Man Taemin~! ^^

안녕하세요!!
SHINee 의 막둥이 태민 입니다!^^
Hello!!
I’m SHINee’s makdoongi Taemin!^^

여러분 벌써 저흰 4년이되었습니다.
공백기간도 있었고 해외에도 많이 있었지만,
저는 항상 샤이니 월드 여러분을 생각하고 있었어요
여러분도 그렇죠? ㅎㅎ
Everyone, it’s already been 4 years for us.
There were many hiatuses and we were overseas a lot,
but I have always thought about all of SHINee World.
It’s the same for you all, right? haha

그리고 제가 드디어 스무살이 되고
어엿한 멋진 사내가 되었습니다 하하
너무 반하진 마시구요^^
And I have finally turned 20 years old
and have become a mature man haha.
Don’t fall for me too much. ^^

아무튼 너무 보고 싶네요
여러분 조금만 더 기다려주세요 흑흑 저희가 금방 달려갈 테니 ㅎㅎ
아무튼 쑥쑥 자라나는 저희 샤이니 많이 기대해주시고
앞으로도 계속 사랑 팍팍줘요|~
Anyway, I really miss you.
Please wait a little longer, everyone. Huhu we will run to you quickly haha.
Anyway, please look forward to SHINee who is growing up quickly.
Continue to give us lots and lots of love~

사랑해요 샤이니월드 ♥
I love you, SHINee world

이상 귀엽지만 멋있는 남자가 된
SHINee 태민이었습니다.
This has been SHINee’s Taemin
who has become a cute but cool man.

뿌잉뿌잉~~
Bbuing bbuing~~

Hello~ This is Onew^^ 120525

[From. ONEW] 안녕하세요~ 온유 입니다. ^^
[From. ONEW] Hello~ This is Onew^^

4년 입니다. ^^
길지만 짧은 시간들 여러분과 함께한 시간이 너무 행복합니다. ^^
요즘 일본 활동에 전념하고 있는데요~
즐거운 시간 보내고 있어요!
Already 4 years.
Long but short time that spent with you makes me so happy.
We’re now engaging in our activity in Japan, we’re having a good time!

더욱 좋은 시간들을 만들기 위해 노력할게요 ^^
모두 다같이 즐깁시다! 야호ㅎ
We’ll do our best for better days^^
Let’s enjoy together. Hooray!

앞으로도 많은 시간을 함께할 당신들!
사랑합니다. ^^
You guys who will spend much more time!
I love you all^^

에블바디 판타스틱치킨
Everybody Fantastic Chicken

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trans by revinee @ twitter
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