Korea Buzz – The 46th Annual BaekSang Arts Awards 2010

The 46th annual BaekSang Arts Awards 2010 is coming soon!

This year, the BaekSang Arts Awards will be held at National Theatre (Haeoreum Theatre) on 26 March (Friday) from 8pm to 10pm and the awards programme will be broadcasted via KBS 2TV.

The MCs for the awards ceremony will be Lee Hwi Jae and actress Kim Ah Joong.

The awards are divided into 2 sections – Movie and TV sections.

Gongjunim shall focus on TV section which is gaining much more attention. 

Nominees for the 46th annual BaekSang Arts Awards (TV Section):

Best TV Drama:
Queen of Housewives (MBC)
Queen SeonDeok (MBC)
IRIS (KBS2)
Brillant Legacy (SBS)
Chuno (KBS2)

Best Producer:
Hong Sung Chang (SBS – You’re Beautiful)
Go Dong Seon, Kim Min Sik (MBC – Queen of Housewives)
Park Hong Gyun, Kim Geun Hong (MBC – Queen SeonDeok)
Kim Gyu Tae, Yang Yoon Ho (KBS2 – IRIS)
Kim Byung Wook, Kim Young Gi, Jo Chan Joo (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2) 

Best New Producer:
Kwak Jung Hwan (KBS2 – Chuno)
Park Young Soo (SBS – Glory of Family)
Baek Soo Chan (SBS – Dream)
Jin Hyuk (SBS – Brillant Legacy)
Yoo Hyun Gi (KBS2 – God of Study)

Best Outstanding / Excellence Actor:
Kim Soo Ro (KBS2 – God of Study)
So Ji Sub (SBS – Cain & Abel)
Lee Byung Hun (KBS2 – IRIS)
Yoon Sang Hyun (MBC – Queen of Housewives)
Jang Hyuk (KBS2 – Chuno)

Best Outstanding / Excellence Actress:
Kim Tae Hee (KBS2 – IRIS)
Kim So Yeon (KBS2 – IRIS)
Kim Nam Joo (MBC – Queen of Housewives)
Go Hyun Jung (MBC – Queen SeonDeok)
Han Hyo Joo (SBS – Brilliant Legacy)

Best New Actor:
Kim Nam Gil (MBC – Queen SeonDeok)
Lee Seung Gi (SBS – Brilliant Legacy)
Yoo Seung Ho (KBS2 – God of Study)
Yoon Shi Yoon (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2) 
Daniel Choi (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2)

Best New Actress:
Go Ah Sung (KBS2 – God of Study)
Seo Woo (MBC – Tamra, The Island)
Shin Se Kyung (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2)
Lee Min Jung (SBS – Smile, You)
Hwang Jung Eum (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2)

Best Entertainer (Male):
Kang Ho Dong
Park Sung Ho
Lee Seung Gi
Lee Soo Geun
Yoo Jae Suk

Best Entertainer (Female):
Kang Yoo Mi
Park Ji Sun
Song Eun Yi
Ahn Young Mi
Lee Hyo Ri

Best Screenplay:
Park Ji Eun (MBC – Queen of Housewives)
Kim Young Hwan, Park Sang Yeon (MBC – Queen SeonDeok)
Lee Jae Yoon, Shin Jae Won, Lee Ji Hyang, Choi Yi Rang, Bae Jong Byung  (MBC – Tamra, The Island)
So Hyun Kyung (SBS – Brilliant Legacy)
Chun Sung Il (KBS2 – Chuno)

For more details on the TV awards section coverage and Best Popularity Awards, you can go to here.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Do not miss the 46th Annual BaekSang Arts Awards 2010~! ^^

Korea Buzz – HIGH CUT Choice For 2009 Drama Best Couple


Gongjunim has posted earlier on HIGH CUT choice voting poll on Who is Year 2009 Drama Best Couple?.

Gongjunim has received the copy of HIGH CUT magazine today. Here is the ultimate results of the voting from 1706 members of HIGH CUT online!

1. <“Boys over Flowers” drama>
Goo Joon Pyo (Lee Min Ho) ♥ Geum Jandi (Goo Hye Sun) 46.5%

2. <“Queen of Housewives” drama>
Tae Bong Lee (Yoon Sang Hyun) ♥ Chun Ji Ae (Kim Nam Joo) – 23.3%

3. <“IRIS” drama>
Kim Hyun Joon (Lee Byung Hun) ♥ Choi Seung Hee (Kim Tae Hee) – 19.8%

4. <“City Hall” drama>
Jo Gook (Cha Seung Won) ♥ Shin Mi Rae (Kim Sun Ah) – 10.5%

(credit: gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Joondi couple is still the best choice among netizens! ^^

Korea Buzz – HIGH CUT Choice Featuring Year 2009 Drama Best Couple

Korea magazine, HIGH CUT, has released an announcement vote on November 19. This announcement vote is for HIGH CUT magazine issue 18.

The vote question is: Who is Year 2009 Drama Best Couple?

The nominees for this vote include: Goo Joon Pyo ♥ Geum Jandi (“Boys over Flowers” drama), Tae Bong Lee ♥ Chun Ji Ae (“Queen of Housewives” drama), Jo Gook ♥ Shin Mi Rae (“City Hall” drama) and Kim Hyun Joon ♥ Choi Seung Hee (“IRIS” drama).

The ranking results as at November 25 are as below:

1. Goo Joon Pyo ♥ Geum Jandi (“Boys over Flowers” drama) – 45.3%
2. Tae Bong Lee ♥ Chun Ji Ae (“Queen of Housewives” drama) – 21.1%
3.  Kim Hyun Joon ♥ Choi Seung Hee (“IRIS” drama) – 20.3%
4. Jo Gook ♥ Shin Mi Rae (“City Hall” drama) – 13.3%

Each person is only allowed to cast 1 vote per day. The final voting results can be found at High Cut magazine issue 18 which is going to be released for sale from December 4 onwards.

(source credit: HIGH CUT + gongjunim.wordpress.com)

My vote goes to Goo Joon Pyo ♥ Geum Jandi couple!! ❤

Korea Buzz – Seoul Drama Awards 2009 Surprise Events

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(Translated from 경제투데이) SDA (Seoul Drama Awards) 2009 have in-line 4 actors’ days. The first to start is Lee Sun Gyun followed by Yoon Sang Hyun, F4 (Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum and Kim Joon) and Lee Jun Ki.

As part of the celebrations for SDA 2009 this year, they have specified 4 special actors’ days namely Lee Sun Gyun’s Day, Yoon Sang Hyun’s Day, F4’s Day and Lee Jun Ki’s Day from 5th September to 8th September respectively. The related events will be held at Gwanghwamum Sejong Centre Central Square stairs from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. 

During Lee Sun Gyun’s Day, the highlights of dramas are “My Sweet City”, “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince” and “White Tower”. The video of the dramas will be screened. Fans are able to attend this event and spend a sweet time together with Lee Sun Gyun on this day. During Yoon Sang Hyun’s Day, the highlights of dramas are “Queen of Housewives”, “The Secret of Keu Keu Island” and “Winter Bird”. The videos of these dramas will also be screened. At F4’s Day, “Boys over Flowers” drama will be screened. And at Lee Jun Ki’s Day, the highlights of dramas are “Iljimae”, “Time Between Dog And Wolf” and “My Girl” and they will also be screened.

Meanwhile, in the awards this year, Moon Geun Young from “The Painter of The Wind”, Kim Myung Min from “Beethoven Virus” and Park Yong Ha “A Man’s Story” are facing a tight compeition from world-wide drama actors. The awards ceremony will be held on 11th September at 6:30pm for 2 hours in Olympic Hall in Olympic Park.

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Korea Buzz – Yoon Sang Hyun and Goo Hye Sun Somang RG II CF Released!

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Yoon Sang Hyun and Goo Hye Sun’s Somang RG II CF has just released!

This CF scene is taken based on an ancient background. Inside the CF, Yoon Sang Hyun is seen asking Goo Hye Sun, “Wrinkle is a man’s charm, isn’t it?” And Goo Hye Sun replied him, “Wrinkles only show a man’s age”. And Yoon Sang Hyun showed a worried face. And the CF went on to introduce RG II wrinkle removal cream. 

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Yoon Sang Hyun and Goo Hye Sun in Somang RG II CF:

Korea Buzz – Rain and Goo Hye Sun for Tou Les Jours CF Recording

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(Translated from 마이데일리) Rain is being selected as the new model for Korea’s domestic bakery brand Tou Les Jours and the CF recording has took place recently.

Lately, Rain has been working on his singer activities and also on movie filming. This time round at this ad, he took on a cute and mischievous image.

And also, in this new ad, Rain joined in the recording together with Goo Hye Sun. The CF recording was conducted in secret in early August. Although this is the first time both of them come together for recording, the atmosphere was a friendly one.

The audience will be able to catch the new Tou Les Jours CF by Rain and Goo Hye Sun in this September.

Rain is currently in Japan preparing for his first Asian Tour Concert which starts on 29th and 30th August in Saitama Super Arena.

(translation copyrights creditgongjunim.wordpress.com)

Video of pictures of Goo Hye Sun’s upcoming CFs with Rain and Yoon Sang Hyun @ recording studio:

(Note: Goo Hye Sun and Yoon Sang Hyun’s new CF is for Korea’s beauty brand – Beauty Credit. The CF is said to be released on TV in Korea in coming September.)

Korea Buzz – “2009 Mnet 20’s Choice” Event

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(Translated from bntnews.co.kr) “2009 Mnet 20’s Choice” event has come to the third year. The 20 awards categories and nominees list are released through Mnet Wide Entertainment News yesterday (5th August).

“2009 Mnet 20’s Choice” will be held on 28th August. This event is being held to grace the choices of the 20s generation on their true trend / cultural setter icons. The event highlights include awards ceremony, blue carpet ceremony and exceptional perfomances. Some of the awards are freshly introduced this year.

The final results will be based on 50% from survey ratings from the 20s generation and 50% on the polling outcome. “2009 Mnet 20’s Choice” will be held live from 5pm to 10pm at Jamsil Indoor Stadium on 28th August.

Let’s take a look at the list of 20 awards categories and the respective nominees:

▲HOT Drama Star (Male)▲
Kim Bum – Boys Over Flowers
Kim Hyun Joong – Boys Over Flowers
Yoon Sang Hyun – Queen of Housewives
Lee Min Ho – Boys Over Flowers
Lee Seung Gi – Brilliant Legacy

▲HOT Drama Star (Female)▲
Go Hyun Jung – Queen Seonduk
Goo Hye Sun – Boys Over Flowers
Kim Nam Joo – Queen of Housewives
Jang Seo Hee – Temptations of Wives
Han Hyo Joo – Brilliant Legacy

HOT Movie Star (Male)
Kang Ji Hwan – My Girlfriend is an Agent
Kim Yoon Suk – Turtle Runs
Wonbin – Mother
Jo In Sung – Frozen Flower
Ha Jung Woo – Country Representative

HOT Movie Star (Female)
Park Bo Young – Speedy Scandal
Kim Ock Bin – Thirst
Kim Ha Neul – My Girlfriend is an Agent
Uhm Jung Hwa – Insadong Scandal
Ha Ji Won – Hawoondae

HOT CF Star
Kwak Min Seok – Minsuk Look
Kim Yuna – Ssing Ssing Ssing
Big Bang & 2NE1 – Lollipop
Lee Min Ho – Donut
Gal Mae Gi – Expert

HOT New Star
2NE1
Kim So Eun
Wan Suk Hyun
Lee Min Ho
Jang Ki Ha & Faces

HOT Variety Star
Gil
Kim Tae Won
Nicole
Sunwoo Yongnyuh
Lee Ha Neul

HOT Character
Shin Aeri – Kim Suh Young
Dressing Room’s Teacher Kang – Kang Yoomi, Anh Youngmi, Jung Kyungmi, Kim Kyungah
Taebong– Yoon Sang Hyun
Sup Sup Brothers – Eun Ji Won & MC Mong
Goo Joon Pyo – Lee Min Ho

HOT Multitainer
Kim Hyun Joong
Dae Sung
Yoona
Lee Seung Gi
Lee Hyori

HOT Sports Star
Kim Yuna
Kim Yo Han
Park Ji Sung
Park Tae Hwan
Bong Joong Geun

HOT Body
Park Jae Bum
Son Dam Bi
Shin Min Ah
Lee Hyori
Jessica Gomes

HOT Style Icon
Kim Yuna
Seo In Young
Son Dam Bi
Lee Hyori
G-Dragon

HOT Fashionista
Kim Nam Joo
Kim Min Hee
Shin Min Ah
Yoo Eun Hye
Jang Geun Suk

▲HOT Girl Group Style*
Leggings
Marine Look
Vivid Color
Cyborg Sunglasses
Hot Pants

HOT On-line Song
2NE1 – Fire
Davichi – 8282
So Nyeo Shi Dae – Gee
Super Junior – Sorry Sorry
8eight – Without a Heart

HOT Performance
2NE1
2PM
So Nyeo Shi Dae
Super Junior
Son Dam Bi

HOT Boom Up Song
Super Man – Speedy Scandal
Ssing Ssing Ssing – Kim Yuna
Perhaps That – Park Bo Young
As Years Pass – Song Seung Hun
Never Ending Story – Yoon Sang Hyun

HOT Couple
Kim Young Joon & Hwang Jung Eum
Noh Hong Chul & Jang Yoon Jung
Se7en & Park Han Byul
Jun Jin & Lee Si Young
Tablo & Kang Hye Jung

HOT Mr. Beauty
Kim Bum
Kim Hyun Joong
Nichkhun
Yoo Seung Ho
Yoon Sang Hyun

HOT Summer Heat Popularity Award
2NE1
2PM
Lee Min Ho
Lee Seung Gi
MC Mong

mnet

You can go to http://choice.mnet.com/2009/AwardVote/AwardVote.asp to make your vote today!

(source: bntnews.co.kr, translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)