So, we know they can sing, dance, act and are a pretty face - but how good are they at sport?
24 of South Korea's idol groups are set to contend in the upcoming 'MBC Idol Star Olympics,' all in the lead up to the 2012 London Olympics.
The event will see the idol groups take on eight events: 100 metre sprint, hurdles, long jump, high jump, relay, fencing, ping pong and archery.
oOo. So who will win the most gold medals?
Here are the 24 groups competiting, SHINee, 2pm, 2AM, Miss A, f(x), SISTAR, T-ARA, After School, SECRET, MBLAQ, ZE:A, TEEN TOP, Davichi, B1A4, Boyfriend, Girl's Day, Nine Muses, A Pink, Dal Shabet, Dalmatian, LED Apple and NS Yoonji.
The competition starts next Sunday. Take your marks!!
PS - Lucky there's no baseball in this competition.
As we have reported yesterday, 2PM revealed the tracklist of their first Japanese studio album "Republic of 2PM", while today, the boys released the full audio of a brand new track "100th Day Anniversary" on the radio!
Lots of fans commented after hearing the audio, "even I don't know the lyrics bit it's touching me :')", "I am having butterfiles in my stomach while listening to this son...^^ so touching! They are the best!!", "Loved it! Can't wait to hear the rest of the album!!"
Last week we have reported 2PM released a music video teaser for their new Japanese single "Ultra Lover" without any notification, and today, the boys have revealed to us the full version of the music video!
After watching the music video, lots of fans commented, "This is totally different from the teaser...but this is surprisingly good!", "This song is so catchy!"
After releasing teasers of photos and MV, finally Jun.K from 2PM released the full version audio for "Alive"!
Massive comments from fans were left, "Seriously I love this song so much!", "This song is already in my mp3 list!", "This song is really awesome!", "I love the song so much...now in my head is all 'put your hands in the air if you feel it too'"!
After a series of teaser photos have been released yesterday, Jun.K from 2PM revealed the MV teaser for his title track "ALIVE" earlier today!
An an upbeat track and yet, featuring his great vocal skills, "ALIVE" seems to be an addictive song! After watching the teaser, lots of fans commented, "Jun.K should have solo debuted a long long long time ago!", "I can't wait for the whole MV to be released!", "Jun.K always had the best voice in 2PM!"
For now, let's check out the MV teaser for "ALIVE"!
Not long ago, 2PM released their 2nd Japanese Single "I'm your man", and without any notification, 2PM has released their 3rd Japanese Single "Ultra Lover" music video teaser through their japanese official website today!
Through the music video teaser, "Ultra Lover" is more of a Japanese ballad song! Lots of Hottest have been looking forward to the release of the full version of "Ultra Lover": "it's so good! although it has only 21 seconds...but I can't wait for the album to be released!", "The boys are releasing album again?! I will need to start saving up!!"
2PM's Nichkhun recently tweets Wilber Pan via the chinese twitter "weibo", saying "you have been invited to 2PM's Hands Up Tour~ see you real soon!"
While Wilber Pan makes his reply, "LOL you putting me on the spot! I will try to make it! If I cant! You are invited to the Taipei "food tour"! LOL~ Everybody Put you hands up for Nick for the taipei concert!"
Nichkhun immediately replys, "Food tour sounds amazing!! Show me real taiwanese foooooooooood!!!!"
It's good to see Nichkhun and Wilber still maintain a close friendship after Nichkhun went to Taiwan to star in Wilber's music video "Chu Dong" early this year!
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