The Weekly Round-up!

If you have been too busy to keep up with all the kpop news this week, this is your chance to catch up!! Here are some of the top stories during the past week.



1) Big Bang Win SBS‘s ‘Inkigayo‘

Big Bang finally held their long awaited comeback to the Inkigayo stage with ‘Blue’, ‘Bad Boy’ and ‘Fantastic Baby’. IU, Goo Hara and Nicole from KARA were this week’s presented and announced Big Bang’s ‘Blue’ as the winner of the week!

During the interview Big Bang’s Taeyang gave a surprising hug for ‘White Day’ to long time fan IU which caused jealous screams from fans!

The members then took a selca of them making a burger with their bodies, which was uploaded by Taeyang on his Twitter account.

Big Bang’s album Alive was also announced as the 4th on the Billboards!!

2) SHINEE Teasers!

Everyday for the past 3 days, SHINee have released individual teaser photos for their members. The teasers are for SHINee‘s much anticipated comeback with their mini albumSherlock’.


3) EXO’s ‘History’

EXO have come back with their second prologue ‘History’ in both Korean and Chinese versions.


4) Swizz Beats on Big Bang

The American rapper and producer, Swizz Beatz, recently sat down to an interview with The Fader to talk about his recent announcement on a partnership-contract between himself and ON-Media, a South Korean broadcasting company. Swizz Beatz has shown a huge interest in k-pop lately – and especially in BIGBANG.


5) 2NE1’s ‘Like a Virgin’

2NE1 are set to release their first Japanese album on March 28, which will feature a remake of Madonna’s “Like A Virgin”. The cover by 2NE1 is expected to be the background music for a Japanese TV commercial for a drink.


6) JR teaser!

NU’EST, Pledis Entertainment‘s first boy group, have released a teaser video for group leader JR.

Their official debut is due to be on March 15th with their first single “Face”.


7) Fat Cat back with ‘Like a Dream’

Talented soloist Fat Cat is back once more, after completing promotions with “Is Being Pretty Everything“, to conquer with her newest single titled “Like a Dream“!


8 ) Super Junior in Macau!

Super Junior has successfully completed their two-day concert in Macau! They are the first Korean band to complete their solo concert in Macau. The concert was such a hit that the boys went ahead and added another date to comply with the requests.


9) HyoSeong’s SOLO performance

During SECRET‘s Japan Tour ‘SECRET TIME 2012‘, Hyoseong WOWed fans with her rendition of Beyonce‘s songs Naughty Girl and Crazy in Love. She is Sexy!!


10) INFINITE teaser

Woollim Entertainment uploaded a teaser for INFINITE‘s comeback, which is set for May 2012.


11) Jessica Goes Blonde!

In the above photo you can see Girls Generation’s Jessica with her new hair style, looking as gorgeous as ever. The photo seems to be from a recent photo shoot and has caused an uproar among fans.


12) SE7EN in GQ

13) Donghae shy on ‘We Got Married’


On this week’s WGM Donghae went on a Double date with Son Eun Seo and permanent couple Leeteuk and Kang Sora. He proved he didn’t have a lot of experience when it came to dating when he became instantly flustered at the sight of Son Eun Seo. Make sure to catch the episode to see how he rambled on to lessen the awkwardness! Cute!


14) Jay Park in GQ

Jay Park displaying his sexy Abs in GQ korean!


That was your round up of the week!!! Be sure to keep up with all the kpop news and events on Kpopconcerts!

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Minzi is a Kpop News and K-Drama editor on kpopconcerts as well as co-creator of K-pop podcast K-Obsession.

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