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Although there are many talented female vocalists in the K-pop industry, some have stood out among the rest.

In fact some of the top music companies in the country, including top agencies such as SM, YG, and JYP, recently participated in a survey to determine the top three young female singers right now.

And although many names were mentioned, including Ailee, Lee Hi, SISTAR‘s Hyorin, and EXID‘s Solji, among others, the companies selected Girls’ Generation‘s Taeyeon, Apink‘s Eunji, and solo singer IU as the top three candidates, with Taeyeon ranking first and Eunji and IU tied for...
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IU is visiting China this summer to greet fans through 'IU Good Day in China 2016'!

So far, IU has confirmed performances in a total of 5 cities. The tour will begin on July 9 at Guangzhou, then head to Changsha on the 16th, Nanjing on the 23rd, Chongqing on the 30th, and Wuhan on the 31st. Loen Tree Entertainment also stated, "We are currently looking over all the concert offers from China, and IU's tour is going to be extended."

Currently, IU is filming for her new drama 'Scarlet Heart: Ryeo', scheduled to be aired both in Korea and China in November. This will be the first time fans get to see IU at a solo event after her fans meetings in Shanghai and Beijing last winter.

Good luck to IU in China!

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IU has turned into a cute 'Isul Tok Tok' girl for 'Hite Jinro's new carbonated peach flavored alcohol drink!

Recently, Hite Jinro introduced their brand new beverage, ideal for light drinkers. The carbonated drink with a slightly fruity flavor is both perfectly sweet, yet alcoholic enough to enjoy. Who would be better off modeling this ideal drink than IU in a short bob and a a pink dress?

Check out IU's adorable 'Isul Tok Tok' CF above!

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While various idol groups, broadcasting stations, and more have been playing numerous pranks for April Fool's day, IU took to her official fan cafe as well as Loen Tree's soundcloud to share with fans a brand new song! Who knew we'd be receiving such a gift on April Fool's day!

This isn't a joke, folks! The song has yet to be titled, but is currently complete in its acoustic form!

Take a listen to IU's beautiful voice below!


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Solo singer IU and former f(x) member Sulli have proven time and time again that the two are very close friends.

In fact, the SM Entertainment artist recently updated her followers on their close relationship by showing a cute photo of a home cooked meal that IU had prepared for the two of them. And while many fans praised the girls for their cute friendship despite their busy schedules, many anti-fans resorted to criticizing the quality of IU’s cooking.


Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments...
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IU has given her fans a lovely present in the form of a new self-produced song! On April 1, she uploaded the song, simply titled “New Song,” on her fan cafe. Both the lyrics and the song were written by IU herself.

About three and a half minutes long, the song pairs IU’s clear vocals with soothing acoustic guitar as she sings about missing someone.

Last year, IU released the special digital single “Heart” as a surprise present for her fans. The song rose to No. 1 on the music charts shortly afterwards. Her last official musical release was her mini-album “Chat-Shire” last October....
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These days, a coffee cart is basically the equivalent of everlasting love.

Therefore, IU's fans are full of nothing but everlasting love for their idol! On March 29, fans sent a loaded coffee cart to cheer on the staff and crew of IU's new drama, 'Scarlet Heart: Ryeo'!

IU took to her Instagram to personally thank her fans, with, "I'll eat well! I can go all night with energy from these! I didn't get to take very many pictures because I was busy eating... #PrettyMenGallery #BongGallery #ThankYou"

No official premiere date has been set for 'Scarlet Heart: Ryeo' yet, but keep on the lookout for more info!



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Solo singer IU came under fire after netizens accused her of using a lolita concept for her latest album Chat-Shire.

In addition to controversial lyrics in her song “Zeze,” netizens also accused the Loen Entertainment singer of referencing Lolita by having smudged lipstick in one of the album photos.

After similar photos of popular actor Park Bo Gum garnered much praise from fans, however, netizens used the reaction to defend IU from the industry’s double standards. In addition to comparing the reactions of fans based on the gender of the celebrity, netizens also brought up that IU had...
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Netizens claim that IU is definitely copying the way Sulli smiles with photo evidence.

There are many allegations and speculations of idols copying the ways of others such as fashion, singing style and even the way someone acts. But did netizens prove another allegation of a female idol copying the way Sulli smiles?

Originally posted on Pann, netizens claim that IU is copying the way Sulli smiles backed up by photo evidence.

Titled “Irrefutable Evidence of IU Copying Sulli,” here is the direct translation of the post and comments below.

“All of the IU fans are claiming that she had the...
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The highly anticipated historical fantasy drama “Scarlet Heart” has confirmed its broadcast date! The drama is an adaptation of the Chinese web novel and drama of the same name and the Korean production will be broadcast in both China and Korea simultaneously.

The drama completed casting in November and features an all-star cast including Lee Joon Gi, IU, Hong Jong Hyun, EXO’s Baekhyun, Kim San Ho, Yoo Sun Woo, Nam Joo Hyuk, Ji Soo, Kang Ha Neul, Kang Han Na, and Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun among many, many more.

“Scarlet Heart,” formerly called “Moon Lovers,” will be broadcast...
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FIESTAR's Jei, who recently attended the press conference for upcoming OCN drama 'Vampire Detective', gave her thoughts on her potential role model.

After thinking, Jei finally answered, saying, "When you look at IU, she's such a capable singer and actress. When I see IU, I always think about how I want to be as capable as IU. She's my current role model."

The idol also commented on her desire to become an actress who can play any role with her own unique color.

'Vampire Detective', starring Lee Joon, Oh Jung Se, Lee Sae Young, and more, will premiere March 28!

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The lovely IU has stepped up to aid Korea's youth with her very own 'IU Scholarship'!

A netizen who recently graduated from IU's alma mater, Dong Duk Women's High School, recently uploaded photos of the singer in the high school newspaper for her generosity!

The 'IU Scholarship' will be an annual scholarship funded by the singer each year beginning in 2016, and will consist of 5,000,000 KR₩ (approximately $4300) awarded to 4 students from underprivileged families. In addition to the newly established 'IU Scholarship', the singer also donated an amount of 10,000,000 KR₩ (approximately $8600)...
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Famous for her title as the “Nation’s Little Sister”, IU is the adored angel of Korea. Loved for her innocence and kind heart, IU is every girls’ role model! But some fans might not know that on occasion she’s appeared on stage wearing some incredibly sexy outfits.

The following 10 pictures showcase this hidden talent of hers and might leave you with a new image perspective of IU you never thought of before. Here’s TOP 10 Sexiest Outfits Of IU.

1. Black lace dress with see through arms and stomach.
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2. White button up shirt and black shorts


3. These sweaters...
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Mornings are the worst. Not only does it interrupt your sweet dream sequence, but it's also the start of another tedious day. It's no accident that alarms have a snooze button set up so that people can stay cozy in bed for just a few more moments. Then again, if you were to be waken up by these idol voices below, mornings wouldn't be so bad and you'd actually look forward to getting out of bed.

Check out the top 10 sweetest and the most sultry idol voices that you'd want to wake up to that'll totally make mornings worth it.

10. Jinhwan

- Can we get a full Jinhwan's...
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During the press conference for Mnet's new program 'We Kid' held on February 17 at AW Convention Center in Buam-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, composer Yoo Jae Hwan was asked the impossible question of choosing between IU and Park Bo Young.

Yoo Jae Hwan, whose ideal type is known by everyone to be IU, including IU herself, was asked by the MC to choose between IU and his 'We Kid' co-star Park Bo Young. Yoo Jae Hwan joked, "IU is still my ideal type. With Park Bo Young, she'll be like a mother and I'll be the father. I'm not saying that we got married, but that on 'We Kid,' we take care of children."

No doubt that Park Bo Young and Yoo Jae Hwan will make great 'parents' to the children on 'We Kid'! You can catch the two when 'We Kid' starts airing on February 18 at 9:30 p.m. KST.

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SBS‘s upcoming fantasy-romance drama has been renamed from “Moon Lovers” to “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo.” Lee Joon Gi and IU have previously confirmed to star in the drama, and now SBS has released the first still photos from the set. The stills revealed that the filming is taking place over the snow-covered fields of the Gangwon province.

Within the drama, Lee Joon Gi plays Prince Wang So, who is the fourth son of Taejo Wang Geon of the Goryeo Dynasty. In the stills, he can be seen with long hair and wearing a toned-down gray garment that radiates a rough masculine beauty. Lee Joon Gi is...
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SBS recently shared a few gorgeous still cuts of Lee Jun Ki and IU wearing traditional hanboks for drama, 'Scarlet Heart: Ryeo,' which is also known as 'Moon Lovers,' and is based on Chinese hit series, 'Scarlet Heart'!

Based on the stills, the cast is filming in a winter paradise -- otherwise known as Gangwon province. Though the area is near the DMZ, it's known to have some of South Korea's most spectacular landscapes.

Lee Jun Ki is in charge of playing Wang So, the fourth son of Taejo Wang Gun of Goryeo Dynasty. He lives imprisoned in his cold mask, but he takes this off thanks to Hae Soo...
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Singer IU recently warned people against impersonating her on social media.

On February 12, IU’s agency LOEN Tree released a statement on the issue via their official Facebook page. The statement wrote, “We’d like to address the issue of people operating social media accounts that impersonate artists. We hope that people abstain from damaging the artists through impersonation.”

IU is far from the first to deal with impersonators on the Internet – last year, f(x)‘s Luna, Yoo Jae Suk, and Haha have all spoken out against the trend of fake social media accounts. Lee Jong Suk even became...
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LOEN Tree has warned fans of the many SNS impersonators of their artists and have updated the pages of IU, HISTORY and more.

On February 11th, LOEN Tree posted an update on IU’s official Facebook page, warning their followers of the various imposters online. The short post also acted as a quick guide for IU’s official accounts on Youtube, Facebook and Twitter, along with her personal accounts as well.

The same update was posted on HISTORY’s official Facebook page as they alerted fans of the legitimate SNS accounts used by their artists.

The agency felt the need to react strongly to alert their fans and followers of the rampant impersonations online.



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Netizens often accuse idols of copying others when it comes to style and fashion. However, netizens recently accused solo singer IU of copying something a little harder to imitate.

According to a netizen on Instiz, IU’s smile is so similar to former f(x) member Sulli‘s smile that a post was created to show how similar the two look. The post compared several gifs and images of IU and Sulli, concluding that the two singers both share a unique open-mouth, teeth-baring smile. However, because the two are very close friends, having a similar smile doesn’t necessarily mean IU is conscious copying...
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