Wednesday, February 1, 2012

"[News] Taemin Cameos for Salamander as Master of Disguise!" plus 24 more

"[News] Taemin Cameos for Salamander as Master of Disguise!" plus 24 more


[News] Taemin Cameos for Salamander as Master of Disguise!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 08:00 AM PST


SHINee's member Taemin will cameo for SBS Sitcom Salamander Guru and the Shadows.

Taemin will appear as a master of disguise to confuse the main characters. His disguise as an old man and a woman will be fun to watch.

Taemin filmed for Salamander Guru on Jan. 31. PD Park Seungmin said on the phone, "Taemin participated in filming with earnestness and did his best cheerfully to the end despite the cold weather."
Taemin's cameo appearance is to support SHINee's member Minho who is playing genius hacker Minhyuk in the sitcom. Minho said at the production press conference held last month, "I think SHINee members may help me as cameos."

A Pink's Son Naeun also joined the filming. She is appearing as Taemin's sister.

The episode with Taemin and Son Naeun will be aired on Feb. 17.

Trans by jujugal

[Video] SNSD Bring The Boys out on Live! With Kelly!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:56 AM PST


SNSD impressed with their live performance of The Boys on Live! With Kelly.

Check out the video below,the host of the show learned some dance steps from the girls too,enjoy!

[News] BOYFRIEND HyunSeong decides to forego university, and focus on singing!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:50 AM PST



BOYFRIEND member Hyunseong expresses his wish to advance to university next year. 

On the 31st of January, a representative from Boyfriend's company stated "We came to the conclusion that it's better if Hyunseong attends university next year instead of this year". He decided to give his full attention to singing this year, and be a good university student next year."

However, Sistar's maknae Dasom will also give up this year's University life and will continue next year due to her busy schedule.



Trans Korean-Chinese : 萧佳玫—大眼nono韩翻 @ BoyFriendNONO
Trans Chinese-English : boyfriend-champion.
Source : mydaily
Edited by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

[Video] SPICA unveiled Russian Roulette MV teaser!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:41 AM PST


New girls Spica unveiled the MV teaser of their debut song Russian Roulette,check out the teaser below!

[Photos] T-ara promotes Hi-Mart with School Uniform!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:39 AM PST

South Korean girl group T-ara is currently the endorser of Hi-Mart. 

Many promotional pictures of the girls for Hi-Mart have been shared already.

But this is the first time that they promote it while wearing school uniforms and even with toga. 

T-ara girls suit the school uniform. They look so cute with it.

Check it out below.






CREDIT : baidu + chelz.bum + tiaradiadem.com
Shared by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

[Video] Block B unveiled Nanrina MV!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:32 AM PST


Check out the MV of Block B's new song Nanrina~!

Do you like this song?

[Photos] More promotional pictures of T-ara for Tony Moly!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:29 AM PST

T-ara's more promotional pictures for cosmetic brand Tony Moly have been revealed.

The girls show off their flawless skin.

Check out her pictures below.










CREDITbaidu + chelz.bum + tiaradiadem.com
Shared by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

[News] Girls’ Generation on America’s Main Talk Show ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’ as the First Korean Artist!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:06 AM PST




February 1, 2012
Girls' Generation on America's Main Talk Show 'The Late Show With David Letterman' as the First Korean Artist!
Made the First Network Television Debut in America! 

Girls' Generation performed 'The Boys' on America's main talk show 'The Late Show With David Letterman' as the first Korean artist.

As musical guest, Girls' Generation performed the special album title song 'The Boys' at the end of 'The Late Show With David Letterman,' which was aired on the 31st from 11:35 p.m. (New York Time), and received an explosive response.  

The host, David Letterman, introduced Girls' Generation saying, "Our next guests are a very popular group from South Korea who has just released their first album in America. It's entitled 'The Boys.' Please welcome, making their network television debut, Girls' Generation." and Girls' Generation presented the band version of 'The Boys' on the show. 

Especially, since it was the thirtieth anniversary of the show on that day, the attention of the viewers as well as the broadcasting interested was more focused. When Girls' Generation finished their live performance, David Letterman said 'Thank you' in Korean. 

Girls' Generation said, "We've been very excited from the time, when the decision of our appearance on the show was made, until we completed the performance. It was a very great and happy time to perform on 'The Late Show With David Letterman.'"

Also, local fans had gathered at 'The Ed Sullivan Theater,' where 'The Late Show With David Letterman' was filmed, since morning and Girls' Generation greeted fans and signed autographs when the girls arrived at the theater.   

'The Late Show With David Letterman,' which is aired every weekdays at 11:35 p.m., is CBS late night talk show made up of interview and performance sessions. On this episode, actor/director Bill Murray also appeared as talk guest. 

Meanwhile, Girls' Generation will also appear on a famous talk show ABC 'LIVE! with Kelly' on February 1st at 9:00 a.m. (New York Time) and have an interview with one of the top four press agencies in the world 'AP' and a famous entertainment news program 'Extra TV.' 


Source: SMTOWN FB

[News] Lee Min Ho chosen ′Best Korean Actor′ by French fans

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 06:46 AM PST


Actor Lee Min Ho has proved his worldwide popularity, making waves all the way over in France.

On a recent poll conducted amongst French Hallyu fans by Dramas Mangas Sensei (DMS), Lee Min Ho was chosen as the best Korean actor. Out of 32 actor candidates, Lee Min Ho came in first with 26.71% of the votes. In addition, his SBS drama, "City Hunter", was deemed Korea's best drama of 2011, out of 33 drama candidates with 24.75% of the votes.

Check out the full rankings below:

[Audio] After School released preview for new Japanese song Just In Time!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 06:45 AM PST


After School unveiled the short preview of their upcoming song Just In Time,check out the preview below!

[News] Lee Hyun-joo to wed in April

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 06:16 AM PST


TV personality Lee Hyun-joo will tie the knot on April 14 with her boyfriend of six months. The pair met through a mutual friend who attends the same church as Lee and started dating last August with marriage in mind.

"Foremost I liked him because he is Christian", Lee said of her fiancé. "He is one year older and is respectful of my career and has a good heart. Thus, we have decided to get married".

The two are busy preparing for the upcoming ceremony and taking photographs for their wedding album.

"The groom is one year older than Lee and a graduate of Korea University who also earned a master's degree in computer science in the United States", said the head of Ottimo Wedding, the wedding planner behind the event. "Currently, he is working at a foreign bank in Korea. He is a well-rounded individual who is as handsome as he is intelligent".

Lee is a graduate of Ewha Womans University and worked as a newscaster on the cable channel NTV for two years in 2000. In 2002, she moved to ETN TV, where she worked as a program director. Currently, she is the host of a medical program as well as the "Classic Bible Program" on Art TV.

Source: Koraejoongdaily

[Photo] U-KISS Soohyun blows a kiss through a selca

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 05:57 AM PST


On February 1st, U-KISS leader Soohyun shared the above selca photo via Twitter, making every KISSME's heart flutters.

Soohyun wrote, "I want to sleep now. Don't be disappointed if you didn't receive a mention. Here's a picture instead! Goodnight KISSME, my loves."

In the photo, Soohyun displayed his flawless milky skin while adorably pouting her lips towards the camera.

In related news, U-KISS members are gearing up for the release of their second Japanese single, "Forbidden Love" on February 29th.

[News] SHINee's Taemin & A Pink's Naeun to make cameo on 'Salamander Guru'

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 05:44 AM PST


SHINee's member Taemin and A Pink's Naeun will be making cameo appearances for SBS new sitcom "Salamander Guru and the Shadows".

Taemin will appear as a master of disguise to confuse the main characters. His disguise as an old man and a woman will be fun to watch. A Pink's Son Naeun also joined the filming and will appeareas Taemin's sister.

On January 31st PD Park Seungmin said, "Taemin and Naeun participated in filming with earnestness and did their best cheerfully to the end despite the cold weather."

Taemin's cameo appearance is to support SHINee's member Minho who is playing genius hacker Minhyuk in the sitcom. Minho said at the production press conference held last month, "I think SHINee members may help me as cameos."

The episode with Taemin and Son Naeun will be aired on February 17th.

Credit: jujugal

[Videos] Teen Top sings Crazy and Girlfriend on CHJs Power Time Radio Show!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 05:17 AM PST

Check out Teen Top's live performance for Crazy and Girlfriend on CHJs Power Time Radio Show!




[News] Italian singer Alex Palmieri, 4minute's 'Muzik' Plagiarism Controversy

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 05:15 AM PST


Plagiarism accusations directed at an Italian singer copying 4minute's "Muzik" have surfaced.

Singer Alex Palmieri performed "Disco Music," which appeared on the singer's album released last year on the Italian TV program, 'Social King 2.0,' and the song has been found to be incredibly similar, both in the rhythm and melody, to 4minute's 2009 song, "Muzik." Palmieri has been known in the past to copy American songs, giving this accusation more credit.

Netizens weighing in on the matter said "This is basically a transcription of the original," "Please realize how embarrassing this is," and "Copying famous songs is regrettable," among other critical comments.



Credits: its_matteo @ 4-minute.com/ kaori. @ 4-minute.com

[News/Audio] U-KISS to release 2nd Japanese single “Forbidden Love“ + audio preview

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 04:52 AM PST


Following their successful first step in Japan with debut single "TICK TACK", the boys of U-KISS are gearing up for another round of promotions with their next Japanese single, "Forbidden Love"!

"Forbidden Love", which will be released on February 29th, will come in three editions and will contain a total of four tracks including title track "Forbidden Love", "Redial" and two instrumental versions of aforementioned songs.

Tracklist:

1. Forbidden Love
2. Redial
3. Forbidden Love (instrumental)
4. Redial (instrumental)


Album Jackets:





Audio Preview


[Audio] Singer Mario releases audio teaser for "Message"

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 04:14 AM PST


Korean singer Mario will be making a comeback to the music scene after his 3 years and 4 months hiatus. Following his last track "I'm Yours", released in October 2008, Mario will release his new single 'Message' on February 3rd.

On February 1st, through A Cube Entertainment's official Youtube channel, Mario release a 31-second audio teaser for his comeback track "Message".

[Video] MBLAQ performs on Younha’s ‘Starry Night’ radio

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 03:55 AM PST


MBLAQ has been impressing fans with their latest hit, "It's War," so it's no surprise that they were recently invited to perform on Younha's 'Starry Night' radio show.

During show, MBLAQ performed their comeback track "It's War", along with their previous popular track called "Scribble."

Check their performance below:



[News] KARA tops Oricon chart again

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 03:43 AM PST


A DVD released by girl group KARA has ranked first place in the entertainment division of Oricon's DVD chart. On the general DVD chart, which combines all the different DVD sections into one, the same DVD ranked second.
The DVD "Karadise 2012, In Paris" launched on Jan. 25, sold 6,000 copies in the first week of its release.

In January 2011, the Korean girl band released "Karadise 2011- Season's Greetings From Thai" and "KARA's All About Beauty" in October. Both DVDs remain in the top 10 within the DVD chart.

The band is extremely popular in Japan and in December of last year, was awarded the runner-up K-pop "Artist of the Year" by the Japanese record retailer, Tower Records.

Most recently the group took part in a Korean-Japanese fashion event called "Korean International Style Show," held in Tokyo from Jan. 25 to 27. In addition the group was presented with the "Asia Star Award" at the annual Asia Model Festival earlier this month for being among the top Asian entertainers.


Source: Koreajoongangdaily

[News] B1A4 to comeback in March?

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 03:27 AM PST


Earlier this month, rumors of B1A4 allegedly making comeback this month with the release of their 3rd mini-album has been buzzing around. However, their fan club manager has shut it down through an update on fancafe, denying the reports.

Due to these rumors of B1A4's comeback, the company has been receiving numerous calls, asking about their comeback schedules which affected their work. For the efficiency of the company, they announced some details for the group's comeback.

According to their agency WM Entertainment on February 1st, B1A4 may soon make their comeback with a new album in March.

"The boys are busy recording a number of songs for the new album which will most likely be released in March", an official of WM stated.

However, the official explained that the agency is still in discussing on the format of the record and the exact date of release.

Source

[Photo] Brown Eyes Girls' Ga-In goes sexy for ‘Yes’

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 03:13 AM PST


Brown Eyed Girls' Ga-In shows off a sexy transformation through a lingerie photoshoot as the new model for lingerie brand 'Yes'.

In the few revealed photos, Ga-In makes your jaws drop with shots of her glamorous bodyline, wearing one-piece unbuttoned plaid shirts and trendy bras. Sticking to her "adult-idol" image, Ga-In successfully fits well on 'Yes' sexy concept.

[News] CNBlue Shoots MTV ‘Unplugged’ in Japan

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 03:00 AM PST


Korean rock band CNBLUE became the first South Korean artist to ever performed in "MTV Unplugged".

On January 31, CNBLUE recorded "MTV Unplugged" in Japan and performed a total of 12 hits songs in front of their fans. More than 150 fans gathered at the recording and cheered for the band's lively performance.

"MTV Unplugged" , known for its acoustic live performances, with the artist in close contact with the fans, started its broadcast in 1989. World-famous stars such as Eric Clapton, Mariah Carey, Oasis have also appeared in this program. The Japanese production of the program began July last year.

As the first ever Korean artist to appear in"MTV Unplugged" stage, CNBLUE has made another "history". Approximately 15,000 fans applied for the ticket to watch the recording, that's 100 times more than the 150 seats prepared by MTV.

CNBLUE heated the stage especially with their second Japanese single "Where You Are" which aroused the audience's reaction. The new single is officially released on February 1 in Japan.

"We were surprised to hear that the application for the tickets was 100 times more than the accommodated ones. We will do our best to show the fans the best stage performance they have ever seen. To our fans, we are really grateful," said CNBLUE members.

CNBLUE made their Japanese major debut on October 19 last year with "In My Head" that have sold more than 100,000 copies. That achievement was acknowledged by the Recording Industry Association of Japan and CNBLUE received the "Golden Award", proving their popularity in the country.

"MTV Unplugged" featuring CNBLUE will be aired on February 25.


Credit: fizzy @ cnbluestorm

[Video] Kim Yuna unveiled Maxim WhiteGold Coffeemix CF!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 02:53 AM PST




Check out Kim Yuna's latest Maxim WhiteGold Coffeemix CF!

[Picture] Sandara greets Manila!

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 02:50 AM PST

2NE1's Sandara Park shared a new photo on her Me2day.

She said,"Wassup Manila",she is seen posing with her arms open widely besides a swimming pool in the photo above.

Philippines Blackjacks,it's time for you to show 2NE1 your love!

[Photo] Se7en releases new mini album images

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 02:45 AM PST


On February 1st, Se7en released his new mini album, eliciting a hot response and immediately shooting through the roof of various music charts. Sweeping off local online music charts, Se7en's new album placed high atop Apple's iTunes charts as well.

The official album photos for Se7en's new mini album released earlier today were unveiled on the singer's Facebook page. Se7en rocks a black ensemble for a few of the cuts and cleans up in a white suit in two of the black and white-themed photos.

Check out the photos below: