The Selective Hearing Staff recap the year that was.
The Selective Hearing staff recap the year that was.
In this final part of this series we'll look at who actually has a realistic shot at making an impact outside of Korea. For simplicities sake this will be focused on breaking into America.
The discussion of the Hallyu wave in America continues with a look at expectations.
Girls' Generation are making an attempt to crack the lucrative but extremely tough American market. After SM's attempt with their cash cow BoA only managed to appeal to club goers and those already indoctrinated into K-Pop/J-Pop they have tweaked their approach with their mega selling girl group.
S/Mileage's Maeda Yuuka announced that she is retiring from the entertainment industry at the end of 2011 to focus on her studies.
The results of the S/Mileage audition have been announced and it's not exactly a surprise.
On September 30th Takahashi Ai graduated from Morning Musume and Hello! Project ending a 10 year odyssey that saw her go from incredibly talented (yet awkward) 5th generation member to one of the most accomplished members and leader of Hello! Project.