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[Weekly Wrapup] 4/15-4/21

Don’t have time to keep up every day with all the latest news in the Kpop world?  Look no further as we go back and quickly review the biggest stories of the past week.

Boy group Supernova released the MV for their comeback track “Stupid Love”.  Girl’s Day released their 2nd mini album, ‘Every Day II’ and the MV for “Oh! My God”.  APink released a special single titled “19th April” to celebrate their 1 year anniversary.  Pledis Entertainment’s new girl group Hello Venus was revealed.  Sunny Hill released MV for their comeback song “Is the White Horse Coming?”. U-KISS released their comeback track “Amazing” from ‘DORADORA’.  Ivy revealed her MV teaser for “Torn Heart”.  B.A.P. released a teaser for their comeback track “POWER”.  JYP announced he was going to make his singing comeback and release a new mini-album this month.  Nation’s little sister IU announced she will be making her comeback in May.  SNSD’s subunit TaeTiSeo announced the they will release their debut album on May 2nd.  JYJ’s Junsu also stated he will release his first solo album.

In Japan, T-ara released the tracklist for their 1st full Japanese album ‘Jewelry box’.

In other news, Rainbow’s Hyunyoung underwent surgery due to vocal cord polyp.  Super Junior’s Kangin officially completed his military duty and will rejoin the group.

This Week, Super Junior M and B.A.P’s Him Chan celebrated their birthday on April 19th.  A Pink’s Namjoo had hers on April 15th, and SNSD’s Jessica celebrated her 23rd birthday on April 18th.  For other idol birthdays click here.

Drama/Variety News

In Fashion King, now that Michael has contacted Young Gul, will he and Ga Young be able to take on Jae Hyuk and Anna at their own game?  Find out in our recaps of episode 9 and episode 10.  SNSD’s maknae showed her support for her fellow member by singing “I’ll Be Waiting” for the OST.

In Love Rain, what will happen when Ha Na confronts Joon about using her pictures without her permission?  Find out in our recaps of episode 7 and episode 8.

Wonder Girls’ Sunye released “The Sound of Love” OST for ‘Feast of the Gods’.

On Running Man, the cast are excited at first about their couple race, but are stunned when they find out it’s with Lee Deok-hwa, Park Jun-gyu, Park Sang-myun.

Music Shows

Several artists held their comeback stages this week: Supernova with “Stupid Love”, Nell with “The Day Before”, Noel with “leaving”, Girl’s Day with “Oh! My God!”, and 5tion with “Papillon”

SHINee and CN Blue held their goodbye stages this week.

Though they are stopping promotions this week, CN Blue went out strong with wins on both Music Bank and Inkigayo.  Veteran group Shinhwa won their first award for their track “Venus”


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