Friday, December 31, 2010

[Pic] KARA with Tae JinAh from SBS Gayo


[Tweet] Happy New Year!

Cole wrote in Japanese, English, and Korean :)

It's almost 2011 omgggosh ahahah Happy New Year's everyone. I hope you all have a great end of the year and I wish you the best in 2011: D 
There's not much of 2010 left now !! Everyone have a joyful countdown and also please take care of your health too next year ^^ Happy New Year !! Our Kamilia will continue to be with us in 2011 as well right?^^ hehehe -

translated by benbenkr @ twitter

Happy New Years!!

[Vid] KARA @ 2010 MBC Gayo Daejun



Hara's Sexy Dance perf:

[Tweet] Nicole & Min

Credit: Min's twitter.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

[Vid] KARA Parody on Japanese Program

Ugh totally forgot the name of this show, KARA were introduced a couple of times before:
Credit: Uploader

I saw articles about this parody saying how KARA is really THAT popular in Japan that they would parody them :D

[Caps] Nicole @ 2010 SBS Entertainment Awards

Credit: kara-t

[Vids] Nicole @ 2010 SBS Entertainment Awards

Source: Kara-T

[Pics] KARA @ 2010 KBS Music Festival

[Pics] Nicole & IU at the SBS Entertainment Awards (Pic Heavy)

I'm am SO loving this pretty and they came together too! 


[Vid] KARA from 2010 KBS Song Festival

Credit: Uploaders

[BTS] Nicole with Director of Urakara

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

[Pic] Nicole from 2010 SBS Gayo Daejun Perf

Credit : SBS

[Cap] Cole & IU spotted at ending of 2010 SBS Gayo

I think that's IU anyway XD

[Info] Setlist for 2010 KBS Gayo Daejun

First Half

Grand Opening


Performed by
Nichkhun&Taekyeon&Wooyoung(2PM), Lee Teuk&Shin Dong(SUJU), Minho&Taemin(Shinee), Hara&Gyuri(KARA), Yonghwa(CNBlue)&Hongki(FTIsland),Supreme Team, SISTAR, 2AM, UKISS, Orange Caramel


- Bad Girl Good Girl + Breathe


ChangMin - Video(India Arie)
Jinwoon - Hysteria(Muse)
Seulong - Beautiful Monster(Ne-Yo)
Jokwon - Baby(Justin Bieber) *wonder whether he's gonna put 'kkab' into the original song!!!
2AM - Can't let you go even if I die


Bo Peep Bo Peep
I Go Crazy because of you


  1. Glitter - 4Minute : Flirt(Pussycat Dolls)
  2. Innocent - Secret : Stickwitu(Pussycat Dolls)
  3. Rhythm - Afterschool : Let's Do it
  4. Lollipop - F(x) : Lollipop
  5. So Hot - KARA : Fergalicious(Fergie)
  6. Closing - Special collaboration stage of these beautiful 5 girl groups!!!
FT Island - Love Love Love

Mission Impossible + Am I Easy + Shut Up

IU& Seulong


I'll be a star + glittering tears

F(X) + SHINee

F(x) - NUABO
F(X) + SHINee - special collaboration stage!!!Shinee - Lucifer

2PM - I'll be back


Let's walk
To the land of happiness

Second Half


It's My Life

- Changmin&Seulong&Jinwoon(2AM), Joonsu&Kichkhun&Chansung(2PM), Jonghyun&Taemin&Key(Shinee), Yoseob&Hyunseung&Joonhyung(BEAST)

Bohemian Rhapsody

- Changmin(2AM), Joonsu(2PM), Jonghyun(Shinee), Yoseob(BEAST), Jungmo(Trax), Dongwoon(BEAST)

 Dejavu + Crazy in Love + Push Push


I'm a loner + LOVE

Supreme Team

Then Then Then + Deng Deng Deng


Madonna + Magic


SISTAR + SSH - your reflection in smile
CNBLUE + SSH - Romeo and Juliet
IU + SSH - I believe
SSH - Since then
SUJU - Like the first feeling

KARA - Lupin

4Minute +  Beast

Huh - 4minute
Special collaboration state of 4minute and beast!
Breath - BEAST


Run Devil Run + Oh!

SUJU - Beauty


I am who I am
Run to You (with Afterschool)
Dance with DOC ( with all the cast)


[Tweet] Ryohei of W-inds mentions KARA

いきなり全然関係 無い事言うけど、KARAのメ ンバーの中に実はすごい ポッパーがいるらしい! 元々韓国で有名らしい。 ダンサーのYOSHIOくんが言っ ていた噂。女子でPOP上手 いってなかなか渋いよね 。

I'm suddenly talking about stuff completely unrelated to the previous topic, but among all the KARA members, there actually seems to be an amazing popper! She seems to be famous for that in Korea, originally. This is a rumor that dancer YOSHIO-kun told me. It's pretty cool for a girl to be good at POP.

Trans: melponeme @ KH.
Tipp Off: neris @ KH.

I don't know I've been seeing some Japanese people tweeting to him and asking if he's referring to Nicole since he mentioned KARA and dancing (which is awesome.. Cole's known for her dancing :)) but she's not known to pop.. though like Nov said some of KARA's dances have popping involved.. but SY's known as a popper (among fans) but it's not like she's known for it in general.. hmmm..  But then I'm like Nicole's known for the "butt dance".. so it might be Nicole lol.. eehhh..

[Vid] KARA @ 2010 Gayo Daejun Perfs

Maknae Stage:

Interview Portion:

Heechul's question: "You girls must have been extremely busy flying back and forth from Japan and Korea, must be tired too right?
Gyuri's answer: "It's hard yes but it's all fine due to the fans love and support."

Credit: Uploaders

Best Comment I've seen so far:
Love Nicole tonight, m*****f****** stunner attitude.

Or as Gyuri refers to it as Nicole's "American Style" LOL

The dance break WAS awesome.. one of their best if not the best! The outfits and makeup was looking really good. ugh the mics.. but looking forward to KBS Gayo and SBS Entertainment Awards Shows! 

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

[Fan] Nicole Autograph from Shellfish resturant

Credit: Naver

Cole definitely likes to go out XD The person said Cole had a small face and had a cute accent :D

[News] KARA’s Nicole, Yoo In Na, & IU to cover Madonna for SBS’s “Entertainment Awards”

IU, Yoo In Na, and KARA’s Nicole will be channeling Madonna for the opening stage of SBS’s “2010 Entertainent Awards“, scheduled for December 30th.

The three “Heroes” members will be wearing wedding dresses to perform a sexy choreography that confirms Yoo In Na’s confession on “Strong Heart” of almost debuting as a girl group member. Fans are also excited to see IU’s bridal transformation, as her previous maid costume garnered a hot response nation-wide.

Shin Bong Sun and Jung Ga Eun will also be transforming into Lady Gaga for the following performance as well.

Hmm… wedding dresses and Madonna? The only song that we can think of is Madonna’s “Like a Virgin“, but guess we’ll have to wait ’til the 30th to find out!

Source: Star News via Nate

Date and Time: Dec 30th @ 8:50 PM

Pretty sure Cole will be rocking this performance dance wise and singing ( if it is like a virgin in English baby XD) Excited!!

[Vid] Urakara 30 sec trailer

new scenes :D
Credit: uploader

[Scans] KARA on Aera Japan (Dec 2010 ed)


[Info] 2010 Gayo Daejun Impt Info

Since our girls are participating in ALL 3 network end of the year shows, thought I'd post up times and dates so you all could watch:

SBS Gayo Daejun
December 29th at 9:55 PM KST

2AM's Jo Kwon, CN Blue's Jung Yonghwa, Actress Hwang Jung Eum and Super Junior's Kim Heechul

Artist Line-Up:
BoA, Super Junior, SNSD, KARA, SE7EN, G-Dragon & T.O.P, 2PM, SHINee, 2AM, 2NE1, B2ST, 4minute, MBLAQ, F.T Island, CNBLUE, miss A, etc

KBS Gayo Daejun
December 31st at 9:50PM KST - 12:30AM KST

Artist Line-Up:
Super Junior, SNSD, 2PM, SHINee, KARA, CNBLUE, 2AM, After School, Kiss, Sistar, FT Island, f(x), 4Minute, Secret, IU, T-ara, Beast, etc

MBC Gayo Daejun
December 31st at 9:55PM KST - 1:40AM KST
Artist Line-Up:

Ilsan MBC Lounge: Davichi, Supreme Team, HOMME, ZE:A, and SG Wannabe.

Ilsan MBC Studio #5: 2PM, Narsha, Rainbow, miss A, SNSD, Son Dam Bi, Seo In Young, Super Junior, CNBlue, IU, Younha, Lim Jeong Hee, KARA, FT Island, and f(x).

Ilsan MBC Studio #6: 2PM, 2AM, Narsha, BoA, BEAST, SHINee, Seo In Young, Super Junior, Supreme Team, Secret, SISTAR, After School, U-Kiss, Infinite, ZE:A, KARA, K.Will, Tae Jin Ah, T-ara, 4minute, Hong Jin Young, and Song Daekwan.

[Vid] 10.12.26. Heroes (Nicole Cut)

Credit: firewater07@ KH.

[Scans] NYLON Japan (Feb 2011 ed)

[Ne\ws] KARA sells over 200,000 units of their first album in just one month

KARA has managed to sell 200,000 units of their first Japanese album, ‘Girl’s Talk‘, in just one month after its release.

According to the Oricon Chart on December 28th, KARA’s ‘Girl’s Story’ ranked in at 8th place for the weekly album chart; the girls have sold 21,933 units alone this week. Having placed 2nd on the same weekly chart for selling 100,000 units in its first week, KARA has sold 206,845 units in total during its first month.

Having recently received a Platinum Award for their ‘Mister‘ ringtone (over 250,000 downloads), KARA is expected to receive another Platinum Award from the Japanese Record Association in January if the rate of their album sales continue in this upward trend.

Since the Japanese Record Association combines album sales that are not reflected in the Oricon, KARA could receive their Platinum Award as early as the first week of January. This will not only be a first achievement for any Korean girl group, but they’ll also be the second Korean group to receive the award after TVXQ. Seeing as how TVXQ sold 200,000-300,000 albums for each of their official albums, KARA’s accomplishments are nothing less than extraordinary.
Cr: AK

Yes!!! 2nd K-POP group :D

[Trans] KARA Yozm Daum Interview Part 2

Q6a: Doesn't it also depend on each person's character? Such as active/outgoing people would be able to speak more.

It's not like that for us. In our case, the two of us (Gyuri and Seungyeon) started to learn earlier, and they (the three younger girls) are actively talking to people very often. With that practice, their skills are improving quickly.

Q6b: So Nicole can speak 3 languages. It was hard to learn Korean, was it harder to learn Japanese?

Actually, learning Japanese is a lot harder, because I have to learn Japanese based on Korean, using Korean instead of English. Through the process of learning Japanese, I have also learned so many new Korean words. It would be a little bit easier for me to learn by using English, but when I started use Korean to learn the basis, comparing to others, I have realized many things. Ah, such as when we want to express something, we use this word in Korean, in Japanese, we use a different word, and then use another word to express the same thing in English; from that, I would find a common word and grammar structure to best express those 3 words. I learn a little bit slower than the other two because I have to spent time doing that process.

[Fan] Nicole's Mom Interview Teaser by RedPincers


Credit: uploader.

She sounds cool, stay tuned for more.. the full interview will be released in mid January.

Check RedPincers Blog

Sunday, December 26, 2010

[News] IU was unknown during her debut days

Even big stars had their humiliating moments back in the day.

Recently, a video was uploaded onto a popular community site titled, “IU’s debut days: humiliation”. A cross IU is seen climbing into the car and complaining, “The people outside just asked me if I was part of KARA. I’m IU! I’m not KARA, but IU!!”

Credit: Uploader
I only posted this because KARA went through the exact same thing.. even SY who had her own show had to deal with similar situations.. so just wanted to point out IU and KARA actually have things in common and both eventually got well deserved recognition right? :D

[Fan] KARA doll figures

Source: Naver.

Hmm the person who made this didn't seem to make it look exactly like KARA..

[Sponsor] Nicole for Olive Star

Credit: Naver.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

[Vid] KBS Entertainment Award

Hara wins for Favorite Female MC Variety:
Credit: Uploaders.

Congrats to Hara.. I know she worked really hard on IY.. a Happy way to end the show.. :D

[Vid] KARA @ Music Core on Christmas!

Credit: Uploaders.

Yay, I hear Cole's voice for Jingle Bell Rock!

Friday, December 24, 2010

[Tweet] Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone !!! Chestnuts roasting on an open fire ~~~ ^^

 Everyone~ It's Christmas soon^^!! I hope everyone spend a warm and good time with their family tomorow!^^
Trans: benbenkr @ twitter.

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays :D

[Vids] KARA @ Tokyo Seoul Music Festival Performances

[News] IU mentions Cole and KARA

- Who takes care of you the most during broadcast activities?

“The oppas on SBS ‘Heroes’ are really like family me to. In particular, Noh Hong Chul oppa consistently monitors my broadcasts and was the first person to text me to say congratulations for my 1st place win. Since I have a similar promoting schedule with T-ara and KARA, I get really happy when I get to see them at music shows.”

- You’re always seen as Jiyeon’s rival on “Heroes”, are you friends in real life?
“I’ve become really close with her while broadcasting together. It’s not only Jiyeon, but I also go out to watch movies and have dinner with Nicole, Shin Bong Sun, and Yoo In Na unnies. Kahi unnie takes care of me really well too.


[News] Daily News about KARA

What are K-pop’s top girl groups up to this Christmas?

 KARA: We’re even busier next year!

KARA, who is currently leading the Hallyu wave alongside SNSD in Japan, will be running a similar schedule to SNSD’s. On Christmas Eve, the girls will be in Japan for “Music Station”, and will return to Korea on Christmas Day for MBC’s “Show! Music Core.” Goo Hara will also be attending KBS’s “Entertainment Awards” as an “Invincible Youth” member.
Starting January, the girls will be traveling between Japan on Mondays and Thursdays to film “URAKARA,” and will be in Korea on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

[Vids] Music Station Super Live Mister & Jumping

Credit: Uploaders

[Vid] Urakara Preview

Credit: Uploader.

OMG. can't wait.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

[Vid] Nicole for "White Dental Clinic"

Credit: Nate

[Gif] SeoCole Couple from Music Bank

Credit: as tagged.

[Pics] Jing Maknae Special Stage @ SBS Gayo

I know this isn't about Cole but.. Go Jing.. this looks interesting :D

[Caps] From Urakara Site

[News] Japan's Rookie All-Kill, Kara "Unrivaled-Japan's Best Rookies by 10 Times"

Whether it's record sales or mobile sales, Kara achieved an electrifying all-kill in Japan music charts.

It was recently revealed that Kara achieved an all-kill on Japan annual charts for #1 rookie. Based on all the sales, Kara was ranked the #1 newcomer and also was in the top 10 amongst all singers for the year.

On Dec 20th, Oricon revealed that Kara's music sales were #1 amongst newcomers this year. "Debuting in August of this year with the hip dance, Kara's 2 singles, and , Korean album and first full-length album, plus DVDs - totaling 8 items, sold 493,000 copies total and garnered 13 hundred million Yen." This was 10 times more than other rookies in 2010. They appear to be unrivaled in the newcomer market. Furthermore Kara's first full-length album is nearing the 200k mark within one month, truly securing their place in the industry.

In addition to record sales, Kara has also been doing well in mobile downloads. Japan's mobile site Recochoku recently selected Kara as this year's top rookies, since they were #1 on charts such as ringtone downloads and music video. Kara was also voted as #5 on this year's MVP artists poll.

On Dec 9th, Japan's iTunes chart revealed that was #14 on its annual chart. It's the highest rank out of the rookies this year.

In addition, Kara did well in USEN's rookie rankings. USEN recently revealed that was ranked #18 for the year. USEN looks at hit song rankings, song requests and broadcasts to measure their overall ranking.

In truth, Kara hardly seems like rookies in the Japanese music industry. Kara is already receiving top-star level treatment in Japan with a very promising future. There are also rumors that broadcasting companies and commercials are all competing to get Kara on their show or advertisement.

Aside from just these numbers, public sentiment also reflects an explosive level of popularity. Japan's biggest mobile phone has selected Kara to be the main characters in a drama that will be aired in January to launch their phone model "au." There are also plans for Kara to be the main characters in a game that is being created by a famous game company. Japan's Karaoke charts have Kara's ranked as the #1 song for the months of Nov and Dec, revealing Kara's popularity potential.

Translated by: tinggg
Tip by: Xaviera 

love it.. :)

[News] Nicole's Warm Congratulations to IU's #1

IU's popularity has been sky-rocketing recently, and she finally received affirmation. On SBS Inkigayo on the 19th, IU received the mutizen award, which is her first solo award.

[…skipping to Nicole-related parts…]

Instead of seeming uncomfortable about the results, Nicole's reaction was completely different. After the award was given, Nicole's reactions were completely pure and heart-feltedly congratulating IU. She flew over to IU and gave her a huge hug and was really happy for her.

IU and Nicole are currently both part of the SBS show , and their strong friendship could be felt. Even though they were technically competitors, she didn't seem to be disappointed in the outcome at all. Instead of just turning and walking away, her actions created a beautiful moment. Besides Nicole, Jiyeon was also there congratulating IU. Thus we were able to see the strong friendship between the three of them, who are the youngest members of the Heroes cast.

The warm hearts of Nicole and Jiyeon created a happy atmosphere on Inkigayo. Hope all three of them continue to succeed!

Translated by: tinggg
Tip by: stevenstanley

Seriously, Cole just like attacked her :P

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

[blab] Quote referring to Nicole

Even though pearls are hidden in the mud, there are bound to be discovered someday.

So I was reading some blog and the writer likened Cole to a pearl hidden in mud. The blog talks about how Cole struggled with standing out in the beginning of KARA and how she gradually became more popular. Ugh, if I only knew Korean lol.. Here's the article if anyone wants to take a peek.

[Vid] KARA for Talesland


Cr: Uploader

[Info] 2010 SBS Gayo Daejun’s line-up of performers revealed

BoA, Super Junior, SNSD, KARA, SE7EN, G-Dragon & T.O.P, 2PM, SHINee, 2AM, 2NE1, B2ST, 4minute, MBLAQ, F.T Island, CNBLUE, miss A, etc.

In addition, the MCs of the festival were recently confirmed to be Super Junior’s Kim Heechul, CNBLUE’s Jung Yonghwa, 2AM’s Jo Kwon and actress Hwang Jung Eum.

The festival will be broadcast live from Ilsan’s KINTEX on December 29th (Wednesday), 9:55PM.

Cr: AK

[Info] MBC's artist line-up for 2010 MBC Music Festival

Because of the huge list of artists performing on their show, MBC has decided to dedicate three of their studios for the live program.

[Tweet] Cole's new profile picture

Cute :D


KARA scores Platinum and Gold certifications from RIAJ, SNSD tallies two Gold

In the month of November, the RIAJ (Recording Industry Association of Japan) has certified KARA’s “Mister” as Platinum, KARA’s “Jumpin” as Gold, SNSD’s “Gee” as Gold, and SNSD’s “GENIE” as Gold in the “Chaku-Uta Full” section.

For reference, RIAJ certifies Platinum as 250,000 sales while Gold is 100,000 sales. Check out the image below from the official site!


Sunday, December 19, 2010

[Fan] KARA on Bear Paw Bags

Source: Dckara

pretty cool :)

[Trans] KARA's Daum Yozm Star Interview (Pt. 1)

Q1: What is your feeling when returning back to Korea to release a new album?

This time, the album was released in Japan first. Before this, we have always released albums in Korea first then expanded the promotions in other counties so this is the first time we try the new concept. Because of that, we are really worried and nervous. However, we are working really hard so that we can bring new image/feeling for every time we stand on stage.

Friday, December 17, 2010

[News] Bear Paw's revenue increases 15 % after KARA endorsement


Source: Korea Times

First ASK and now Bear Paw :D.. I would think KARA would get an electronics endorsement IN Korea already...

[Vid] KARA on Music Bank Year-End Special

Credit: uploader

Lupin was # 3 on the Kchart :)

[News] KARA’s “KARA Jumping” app ranks first on Japan’s iTunes App store chart


KARA’s ventures in Japan have been nothing short of a complete success this year. They’ve grabbed various top spots on the Japanese ranking chart, Recochoku, for their singles and music videos – even securing #1 for the “New Artist” category.

The girls have done it again with their free music app, “KARA Jumping“, as it pulled them in the #1 spot for the ‘free music category’ on Japan’s iTunes App store chart.

The application was first revealed on December 4th without any official promotions, and earned 50,000 downloads within 10 days of its release through ‘word-of-mouth’ by iPhone users.

Many positive reviews have been made for the app, with Japanese downloaders commenting, “It’s a high quality application that makes it hard to believe that it’s free. I am truly enjoying this,” and “It’s great to be able to see high quality videos of KARA through apps.”

Despite there being a Korean version of the application, 90% of the app’s worldwide downloads come from Japan. A representative of production company Danal commented, “KARA’s popularity in Japan exceeds anything imaginable.”

Cr: AK

Thursday, December 16, 2010

[CD Review] Kara "Girl's Talk" ; 4Minute "Diamond" (Japan Times)

Kara "Girl's Talk" ; 4Minute "Diamond"

There's been a lot of hand-wringing this year about South Korea threatening to overtake Japan in everything from international diplomacy to technology. In pop music, though, it's already happened. The chart-topping success of now-defunct boy band TVXQ (known as Tohoshinki in Japan) was just a prelude for the current wave of Korean girl groups, who are exposing the wanness of the local talent with their impeccable dance routines, vocal chops and infuriatingly catchy melodies.
News photo
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After gaining a strong Japanese following via YouTube and import releases, these groups are now making their full-fledged "debuts" here, complete with major-label backing. Kara have scored the biggest success so far, with their Japanese-language "Girl's Talk" selling more than 107,000 copies during its first week of release last month. It's an object lesson in good pop, clocking in at barely over half an hour and dripping with memorable hooks. Half of the tracks are re-recorded Japanese versions of earlier Korean hits, and can be considered improvements only in the sense that they're easier to sing at karaoke. Of the remainder, recent single "Jumpin' " successfully rehabilitates 1980s Europop, while only "SOS" breaks the golden rule of never outstaying your welcome. Tellingly, it's one of two contributions by J-pop producer ArmySling.

4Minute make less of an effort to localize with "Diamond," which compiles new material alongside songs from their first two Korean EPs, only some of them in (heavily accented) Japanese. If Kara tap into the legacy of '80s idol pop, the 4Minute's music is more in step with current Western trends. Vocals are rapped or swathed in autotune, and the arrangements are a splendid mess of hip-hop rhythms and rave synthesizers. "Muzik" and "First" appropriate Daft Punk electro tropes to entertaining effect, while "Already Gone" is a disarmingly sweet slab of effervescent R&B. Even at its most derivative, it's heaps of fun. J-pop makers should probably start taking some notes.

[Pics] Official Pics from Jumping Album

Source: DSP Site

[Audio] Gyuri & Jiyoung - My Love (DaeMul OST Part.7)

Credit: Uploader

Totally came out of nowhere..and GO Jing getting 2 news songs out in a matter of days :)

[Info] Music Bank Year-end Special

As we approach the end of the year, KBS2TV’s ”Music Bank” will be having their very own year-end special on December 17th to wrap up 2010.

The scheduled list of stars who will attend include SISTAR, Rainbow, miss A, CNBLUE, Son Dambi, SG Wannabe, Super Junior, SHINee, Homme, IU, 2AM, F.T. Island, B2ST, 4minute, T-ara, SECRET, KARA, SNSD, 2PM, After School, Girl’s Day, NS Yoon Ji and ZE:A.

Five special stages of various styles and genres will take place:

▲ 2010 Hot Trends of the Korean Music Industry I. <“The Center of Hallyu! K-Pop of the World!“>

“SNSD and KARA, who heated up Japan! Along with a special stage by the international idols that earned fame in Japan, Taiwan, and China – Super Junior!”

- SNSD (“Oh!” & “Hoot”)

- KARA (“Lupin” & “Jumping”)

- Super Junior (“BONAMANA”)

▲ Hot Trends of the Music Industry II. <”Duet Craze“>

“The 1+1 Effect! Popularity doubled! Fans doubled! The stars of the year who received the most love with the duet craze!”

- IU & Seulong (“Nagging”)

- Homme – Changmin & Lee Hyun (“I Was Able To Eat Well”)

▲ 2010 Hot Trends of the Music Industry III.

“With the rise of girl groups, 2010 has become a girl group generation! Here are the five powerful rookie divas that all eyes must be fixed on to continue the craze in 2011!”

- After School & Rainbow & SISTAR & Girl’s Day & NS Yoon Ji

▲ 2010 Hot Trends of the Music Industry IV.

“Impressive and unique performances have become the trend for pop music! The idols of elementary school students! These groups have earned the nickname of ‘The President of Elementary Students.’ Here are their cute and unique parodies of Orange Caramel’s “Magic Girl”!”

- ‘Music Bank Caramel’: SHINee & Beast & ZE:A

▲ 2010 Hot Trends of the Music Industry V.

“A touching harmony to melt your senses in the cold winter season of 2010.”

- SG Wannabe & Super Junior & SHINee (“My Everything”)


▲ In addition to the above special stages, the following acts will also be seen:

- SISTAR (“Push Push” + “How Dare You”)

- Rainbow (“A” + “Mach”)

- miss A (“Bad Girl Good Girl” + “Breathe”)

- CNBLUE (“Love” + “I’m A Loner”)

- Son Dambi (“Queen” + “db Rider”)

- F.T. Island (“Love Love Love”)

- BEAST & 4minute (“Soom” + “Huh” + Dance Performance)

- T-ara & SECRET (“I Go Crazy Because Of You” + “Magic” + “Madonna” + “Yayaya”)

- SHINee (“Lucifer”)

- SG Wannabe (“Sunflower”)

- 2AM (“Can’t Let You Go Even If I Die” + “You Wouldn’t Answer My Calls”>

- 2PM (“Without U” + “I’ll Be Back”)


Hmm it's really not that big of a deal.. the more popular idols are just performing their hits so... err.. I'm think KARA will change it up a bit.. put a dance break in there like always XD

[Vid] Comedian Lee Gook Ju creates a funny parody of KARA’s Jumping

Credit: Uploader

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

[Info] KARA's album sales in Japan thus far

The girls are ranked in the TOP 50 on the Oricon Yearly Chart:
# 45 *,166,185 *23,589 ガールズトーク / KARA 10/11/24

Cr: 09Superb @ Soompi

Kara's album sales so far:

Girls Talk= 166,185

Best Album 2007-2010= 117,610

Album total= 283,795

Mr= 98,954

Jumping= 90,567

Singles total= 189,521

= 473,280

Cr: atl006@ KH.

500,000 is SOO freaking close.. you guys this happened in a matter of months!!!.. Omg AMAZING :)

Monday, December 13, 2010

[Pics] From KARAdise 2010 HQ Quality

Credit: dckara

[Fan] KARA with Fans from Japan

If you guys have seen the BEST Of DVD, KARA were seen shopping etc and It seems they also went to eat  and took picture with the owners/workers..

Credit: dckara

[Info] Urakara's Character Profiles of KARA

Gyuri: Leader and Goddess of Beauty in KARA. Looks unapproachable but in fact she's like a mother to the other members. She has professional level cooking skills.

SeungYeon: Bright, smiling and has a sociable personality. Outspoken and doesn't lie. She works hard and is alone usually.

Nicole: She is a Fashion Leader. She is 4-D with her words and she's embarrassing to be around (b/c of the that), she's the playful type and one of her hobbies are "impulse buys".

Hara: A beauty and is Cool. She can't stand pressure. Likes a man who can lead.

Jiyoung: Young and innocent, very pampered. She is the most Cool and Calm. Asks the other members for advice.

I'm not entirely sure about this but you can kind of figure that one thing about each member is a bit off well with the exception of Hara's and Jing's cause I'm not sure about theirs but Gyul's that she is a pro at cooking? lol Sy being Outspoken? XD and Cole having good Fashion sense....umm lol.. Maybe someone will translate this later..

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[News] Viewers touched by KARA’s Nicole work ethic in SBS “Heroes”

The ladies of SBS’s “Heroes” opened a one-day restaurant a few weeks back in order to garner considerable profits, which they would then donate 100% of to a charitable organization that helps starving children.

The episode finally broadcasted on December 12th, and viewers got to see how the women were divided up in order to cook the food.

KARA’s Nicole, IU, Shin Bong Sun, No Sa Yeon, Yoo In Na, and Narsha were on the ‘tonkatsu’ team and showed much determination in getting all of the orders completed under the directions of Shin Bong Sun.

Nicole in particular stood out from her teammates as her tireless work ethic drove her on to work hard to complete her task; she concentrated so furiously on frying the meat properly that she didn’t even rest, despite the fact that the task took up hours. Whenever she made a minor mistake, she would immediately apologize and attempt to remedy the situation.

Viewers were especially impressed with how wholeheartedly Nicole threw herself into her work, without a single care for sullying her pretty idol image. She was often seen furrowing her brows or cringing as she concentrated on her station. Nicole even burned her hand at one point after quickly picking up a piece of meat that had just been fried, due to the delay in orders going out.

Although those around her worried by asking if she was okay and told her to take a break by washing her hands, Nicole said that she was okay and continued working in her station.

Viewers left glowing responses to her work ethic with, “Nicole really was working hard. She wasn’t like an idol at all,” “I saw how genuine Nicole was, I was almost upset for her,” and “It must’ve been hard staying in front of the hot oil like that all day, she’s amazing.”

Although Nicole had oil splattered all over face, her hair in a tangled mess, and her hand was burnt, viewers were moved by how much more beautiful she was there by the deep fryer than on stage.

Source: MyDaily via Nate
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Aww so Happy there was actually an article :) I think people get confused, it's not that people focus on Nicole's personality because she's "not pretty enough" it's because how she conducts herself/carries herself stands out way more than looks etc.

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