BEAST’s 6th album, “Good Luck” has been ranking 1st on Hanteo’s weekly charts for the 3rd week in a row.
“Good Luck” ranked 1st on Hanteo’s weekly chart for the first time on the 16th of June, the day it was released, and has since been ranking 1st on the weekly charts for the 3rd consecutive week on the 6th of July.
With their winning streaks on all of Korea’s mainstream and cable music programs such as M! Countdown, Music Bank, Music Core, Inkigayo and Show! Champion, BEAST’s 1st place on Hanteo’s weekly charts for the 3rd week has further proven BEAST’s popularity and large fandom.
On December 29, New York Times introduced Yang Yo Seob as a representative pop-star and musical actor of Korea.
With the concept of ‘K-Pop meets the Broadway,’ New York Times analyzed the Korea’s Musical market, starting from the ‘Joseph Amazing,’ a musical which Yang Yo Seob acted as a main lead.
Throughout this article, Yang Yoseob’s interview and Beast’s performance video were introduced. Overall, New York Times explained how Yang Yo Seob captivates women’s heart through his musical ‘Joseph Amazing.’
According to New York Times, about 1000 audiences couldn’t speak with amazement whenever the spot light was on Yang Yo Seob, and audiences cried because they were deeply moved by Yang Yo Seob’s Korean version of ‘Close Every Door.’
In the interview, Yang Yo Seob respond, “In K-Pop performance, I’m always with other members that I don’t feel burdensome. But when on the musical performance, I feel the pressure to study more about musical. I believe popularity disappears soon if the capacity doesn’t go along with it. I always practice hard to develop my musical capacity.”
Meanwhile, New York Times selected Yang Yo Seob as a heartthrob star of Korea. Yang Yo Seob is currently working as main vocal of Beast, musical actor, and solo singer, firmly establishing himself as a sentimental vocalist.
The annual “Dream Concert 2013” took place on May 11th at the Sangam World Cup Stadium in Seoul, celebrating their 19th concert. Dream Concert is one of the biggest concerts of the year in which several, current popular artists are invited to join and perform in front of their loving fans.
The line-up for this year featured SISTAR, BEAST, SHINee, Infinite, 2AM, U-KISS, ZE:A, 4minute, T-ara, Secret, B1A4, Rainbow, Huh Gak, Girl’s Day, SPEED, BTOB, EvoL, Boyfriend, and VIXX.
On May 31st, KBS aired the concert, broadcasting many of the stages performed that night, including special collaboration stages between the idols.
11th annual Korea Times Music Festival releases 1st lineup
Korea Times revealed the official date for their 11th annual Korea Times Music Festival at Hollywood Bowl in late December, and three months later, the first lineup for the popular concert has finally been released!
On April 27, 2013, the following artists have been confirmed to attend and perform, including:
Blush, Im Taeyoung, BMK, Joe Sungmo, Heyee, Kim Bumryong, Oh Junghae, BEAST, ZE:A, Jewelry, YB, Guckkasten, BTOB
The lineup for the annual concert is expected to grow, with more additions to be announced in the future.
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Posted: Saturday March 31, 2012 @ 12:31 a.m. PST
K-pop act Beast has become the new face of Nongshim’s iconic line of spicy instant noodles, Shin Ramen. Nongshim Japan said on March 30 that the band was picked to represent the brand just in time for the launch of Shin Ramen Black available in bowls, which was launched in coincide with the company’s 10th anniversary in Japan.
“We believe that the band’s daring attitude as a leading K-pop group embodies the heat and passion encapsulated in our ramen,” said a spokesperson for Nongshim Japan.
The band will star in two TV advertisements; one for the original version of Shin Ramen and one for Shin Ramen Black, which the company claimed to have nutritional value equivalent to a bowl of Korean-style beef soup at the time of launch .
The band recorded a song “Red & Black” to be used for the commercials and in the red version, the band exudes a strong K-pop flavor with a powerful dance performance. Meanwhile in the commercial for the prestigious black version, the band assumes a bold persona as the video was shot in monotone accompanied by rock and roll beats.
The commercials are set to air in Japan as well as being available from the ramen company’s Website from April 2.