Thursday, February 2, 2012

"[Photos] Big Bang on "The Lotte" Magazine!" plus 24 more

"[Photos] Big Bang on "The Lotte" Magazine!" plus 24 more

[Photos] Big Bang on "The Lotte" Magazine!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 07:59 AM PST

Boy group Big Bang is featured on another magazine.

This time, they are on The Lotte magazine.

Check out the pictures of the group below.

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[News] T-ara Hyomin shows her great affection for TEEN TOP Niel “You’re quite cute?”

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 07:50 AM PST

T-ara member Hyomin sent TEEN TOP Niel her unlimited affection.

On the MBC every1 'Weekly Idols' episode to be broadcasted on 4th February, T-ara which has been actively promoting 'Lovey Dovey' shared their questionnaires during the idol corner.

On the day of recording MC Jung Hyungdon asked "Is there a male idol which has been attracting your attention and you want to treat him to a meal, as of late?" and Hyomin chose TEEN TOP, which attracted the attention of many.

In particular, Hyomin sent a video message to Niel "I'm watching you well on stage. Your hairstyle's a little like Eunjung's so it is even more endearing"; it seemed like she was going to end the message normally but she added "You're quite cute?" which caught everyone by surprised.

eng trans: @oursupaluv

[News] Teen Top Appear in Gwangju and Paralyze a Shopping District, Police Dispatch “Incident”!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 07:40 AM PST

Police were dispatched in an incident brought about by Teen Top's hot popularity. 

On the first (of February), a large number of fans gathered for Teen Top's fan sign which was held at a CD shop in Gwangju's Chungjang-ro, paralyzing the area.

Before the start of the fan sign event, fans gathered in a crowd outside the shop trying to catch a glimpse of Teen Top, and when the event was over, due to the fans who were gathered Teen Top had to stay inside the shop for approximately an hour.

While one area of Chungjang-ro was paralyzed, due to continuing grievances from the neighbouring shops and such disorder, eventually the police were summoned and after the surrounding throng of people were controlled and put in order, finally the Teen Top members were able to exit the CD shop where the fan sign had taken place.  The CD shop staff in charge of the fan sign proceedings said, "we've held many fan signs lately, but there has not been this kind of crowd," and, "I was surprised by Teen Top's popularity." 

Meanwhile, Teen Top are aiming for the top of the K-Pop world with their title song "Crazy."

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[interview] 4minute: "We hope the fans can feel our positive energy"!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 07:29 AM PST

Korean pop group came to Brazil in 2011. In the following interview, they talk about fashion, personality and their influences

4minute came to Brazil in 2011 with United Cube Concert.

iG: Which bands or artists inspire you?
4minute: There are many artists who we always admired and dreamed of becoming like them. As 4minute is a group focused especially on stage performance, we always watch performances of other artists. After seeing clips of Katy Perry and Lady Gaga, who show great presence on stage, we took several ideas from them.

iG: When did you note the success of the group?
4minute: We still have a long way to go, but we are aware that there are many people who support us. We have fans in many places in Asia and a new love for Brazil, UK and USA recently emerged. Fame will follow in proportion to our efforts.

iG: You seem to have very different personalities. Do you have fun together?
4minute: We have different personalities, but also share similarities. Every day we are becoming more similar to each other, since every day we go out together. We are the same ages, so we like going out, talking, and laughing.

iG: You choose your clothes? Where is your fashion inspiration?
4minute: We try to follow current trends reading fashion magazines. Moreover, when there is a parade, and If we have time, we want to watch it. However, we believe that fashion is to find a style that suits you. Instead of following trends, it's more important to be yourself.

iG: What kind of message do you want to share with the world through music?
4minute: We have many songs encouraging self-reliance and independence. Performing in different countries, we realize that music brings people together, so we want everyone to be friends no matter where you come from. We hope the fans can feel our positive energy.

Source: iG
Translations (Portuguese > English):

[Video] The making of Kim Yuna's Maxim Whitegold Coffeemix CF!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 07:27 AM PST

Check out the BTS video of the CF above

[Article] Ebi-Chan Gushes About Meeting 2NE1 & YG Family!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 07:16 AM PST

Read Yuri Ebihara's post about meeting YG Family.


The other day, I accompanied my friend who's a big fan of Hallyu to the YG FAMILY concert!

I saw BIG BANG and 2NE1

Their dance and singing skills were incredibly overwhelming!

Everyone was so cool~!!

After the concert, the avex staff were absolutely nice to let us take a remembrance picture with the YG FAMILY


We took pictures twice ☆

I want to go to their concert again!

Ebihara Yuri is a Japanese model and actress who became famous through a handful of advertisements. She is usually called Ebichan

Translated Jinhae

[News] Lee Min Ho's ‘City Hunter’ & ‘Personal Taste’ to air in Japan

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 06:51 AM PST

Popular actor Lee Min Ho is taking over the Japanese television, as two of his hit dramas SBS 'City Hunter' and MBC 'Personal Taste' will soon begin its run in Japan.

According to his agency, Starhaus Entertainment, 'City Hunter' and 'Personal Taste' will each be aired on Japan's Fuji TV and TBS respectively.

'City Hunter', which name will be altered to 'City Hunter in Seoul', will be airing five episodes at once starting from February 6 while 'Personal Taste', in which Lee starred with Son Ye Jin, will be aired on February 16.

"It is quite significant and meaningful that two dramas by the same actor will air during the same time slot as the other", an official with Japanese broadcasting company said. "The audience will be able to see two different sides of Lee Min Ho."

[Video] Nichkhun and Peach unveiled Brands CF!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 06:51 AM PST

Check out the latest Thai Brands CF featuring 2PM's Nichkhun and Thai celebrity Peach!

[Photo] Lee Na Young graces for ‘1st Look’

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 06:31 AM PST

Actress Lee Na Young displays her ageless beauty for the latest issue of life and entertainment magazine, '1st Look'.

For her latest pictorial, Lee Na Young shed off her chic and androgynous image, surprising her fans with her 'Lolita Look'. She flaunts in her classic and bright outfits, completed with accessories such as handbag and pearl necklace.

[PHOTO] Big Bang @ Nikon Photo Shoot

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 06:16 AM PST

Unseen photo from BIGBANG's shoot for Nikon last year (2011):

Thanks @BlackjackBelle!

[PHOTO] G-Dragon with his Bean Pole Photo Book

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 06:15 AM PST

Source: @_BeanPolec:bigbangupdates

[News] B2ST claims first win on Gaon's Music Chart

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 05:44 AM PST

B2ST's release of their brand new ballad "I Knew It" was met with yet another explosive response, shooting through the top of Gaon's music charts for the first time.

According to Gaon's Singles Chart, B2ST's digital single "I Knew It", which was released on January 26th, debuted at #1. The group kicked off the dominance of T-ara's "Lovey Dovey", pushing it to third place.

The ballad track "I Knew It" is B2ST's first release in eight months and one of the several new songs that they will perform for fans at their upcoming world tour "Beautiful Show".

Meanwhile, SISTAR's Hyorin's remake of "I Will Love You" secured second spot while Lyn's "To Turn Back Hands of Time" claimed fourth.

120202 T-ara wins on Music on Top + Performance

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 05:23 AM PST

On February 2nd, jTBC's new music program "Music On Top" has aired its new episode full of amazing performances from the hottest K-Pop artists.

Today's episode includes performances from T-ARA, B.A.P, Koyote, FAT CAT, J-Cera, X-5, F.I.X, TOUCH, BoM, CHAOS, Soul Dive, F1RST, Page&DongWoo and DiA.

And for the highlight, T-ara won tonight with their latest hit single "Lovey Dovey".

Winning moment + Performances


B.A.P's debut performance here.

[Video] B.A.P makes debut with "Warrior" on Music on Top

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 05:15 AM PST

The buzzed-about rookie group, B.A.P kicked off its debut performance on this week's episode of Music on Top!

Causing quite a stir with their explosive debut single "Warrior", the six charismatic members will not be taking the typical boy band route, and plans to step up in a full-blast game with their unique hip hop concept.

Check out their performance below:

[News] CNBLUE to make comeback in March

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 05:12 AM PST

After getting signed to Warner Music Japan in August 2011, CNBLUE has been busy promoting in Japan, making them one of the top Hallyu artists in the country. Korean BOICEs have been dying in anticipation for their Korean comeback.

On February 2nd, CNBLUE's vocalist, Yonghwa hyped their fans with his latest tweet. He wrote, "In this "severly" cold time today, FTISLAND who sing and play "severely" good is having their comeback. please support them. To our BOICE whom we miss "severely" too, we will be back with new album in March. Please support us "severely". FT Hwaiting!", and attached the photo above.

Although the message is particularly for labelmate FT Island, who recently made their comeback, fans were very glad to hear about CNBLUE's impending comeback.

[Picture] Victoria shared a pretty selca to thank fans' birthday congratulatory messages!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 05:03 AM PST

f(x)'s leader Victoria celebrates her birthday today.

She is seen posing happily holding a cake in the latest selca she shared on Me2day earlier today.

She thanked everyone who has sent her birthday messages.

She has her nose covered with a layer of cream,cute right?

[INFO] Gaon Chart rankings for 4th week of January

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:34 AM PST

The Gaon Chart releases the full rankings for the fourth week of January.

Week of January 22 - January 28, 2012

Weekly Singles Chart

1. BEAST : "I Knew It" : 30,951,745

2. SISTAR's Hyorin : "I Will Love You" : 27,978,342

3. T-ara : "Lovey Dovey" : 24,864,349

4. Lyn : "To Turn Back Hands of Time" : 24,212,373

5. 10cm : "10cm" : 20,691,527

6. Dynamic Duo : "Without You" : 19,099,863

7. Sunny Hill : "Grasshopper Song" : 18,105,849

8. MBLAQ : "It's War" : 16,323,106

9. Wanted : "I am Going to You" : 15,419,053

10. Teen Top : "Crazy" : 15,377,024


Weekly Album Chart

1. Dal Shabet : "Hit U" [4th Mini Album]

2. Lee Eun Mi : "The Best Collection 2000~2011" [Special Album]

3. T-ara : "Funky Town" [EP]

4. Teen Top : "It's" [EP]

5. Various Artists : "He's Beautiful OST Part 2"

6. Various Artists : "He's Beautiful OST"

7. IU : "Last Fantasy" [2nd Album]

8. Brian : "Reborn Part 1" [Mini Album]

9. Im Tae Kyung : "Sings the Classics?" [Special Album]

10. MBLAQ : "100%Ver" [4th Mini Album]


[News] JYJ Appointed as PR Ambassadors for ’2012 Nuclear Security Summit’

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 04:20 AM PST

On February 2nd, JYJ members have been appointed as global PR ambassadors for the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.

A welcoming ceremony was held at the Coex Auditorium in Samsung-dong, Seoul and was attended by prime minister Kim Hwang Sik, fellow ambassador Park Jung Hyun, child actors Jin Ji Hee and Wang Suk Hyu. JYJ was officially appointed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and will be introducing and promoting the summit to the world.

The event was held in honor of the 748 volunteers who will be aiding in the successful launch of the Nuclear Security Summit, which will be held for two days on March 26th and 27th.

[News] Sohee, “Call me Fresh Sohee instead of Chic Sohee“

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 03:53 AM PST

Wonder Girls member Sohee revealed that she wants to be called 'refreshing Sohee' rather than her nickname 'chic Sohee'.

On February 1st, Sohee made a guest appearance on SBS "One Night of TV Entertainment" and took part on the "Straight Ball Interview" segment.

She was asked, "How do you feel about the nickname chic Sohee?" Sohee replied, "I think it was nice. But in reality, I am a very bright person".

Then Sohee was asked, "What adjective do you want to hear the most?" She replied, "I want to hear that I'm refreshing", filling the studio with laughter.

She was also asked about the three types of luck. When asked what she wants the most out of husband luck, money luck and offspring luck, Sohee answered, "future husband luck".

[News] Is Monday Couple's Gary doing fine?

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 03:40 AM PST

After breaking out the news about actress Song Ji Hyo dating the CEO of her entertainment company, Baek Chang Joo, many "Running Man" fans expressed their concerns regarding the much-loved Monday couple.

To update fans on how he's been doing, Gary tweeted on February 2nd, "Did we put in too much into our act?" He added, "Please stop telling me to 'Be strong'! There's no reason to cheer me up. There are other people who are truly going through a tough time...I'm just having a hard time finding my ego."

Gary and Song Ji Hyo are known as the Monday couple on SBS popular variety show "Running Man."

[Photo] Shinhwa's Jun Jin helps Stellar out with a kiss

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 03:23 AM PST

As previously reported, Shinhwa member Jun Jin has willingly agreed to star in Stellar's music video, produced by his teammate Eric.

In the music video, Jun Jin took on a role that falls in love with the female lead at first sight and learns about love throughout their relationship. Still cuts from the MV has been revealed, showing Jun Jin exchanging a loving look with the female lead, then approaches her for a kiss.

Meanwhile, Stellar's first teaser video will be revealed on February 3rd.

Source: enewsworld

[Video] Boyfriend greets Taiwan fans in Chinese!

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 03:22 AM PST

Boyfriend sent their Taiwanese fans a shoutout,check out the video here.

They speak Chinese in this video,any opinion regarding their Chinese?

[Video] B2ST's Junhyung reveals teaser for first solo track

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 03:03 AM PST

We reported earlier that B2ST's fierce rapper Junhyung will be releasing his first solo track "I Can Live Without You", prior to their world concert tour "Beautiful Show".

On February 2nd, Junhyung released a teaser via B2ST's official Youtube channel, featuring Junhyung himself working for his very own track.

[News] Daniel Radcliffe picks the prettiest member of SNSD

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 02:46 AM PST

Hollywood actor Daniel Radcliffe, who rose to fame for "Harry Potter", is now gearing up for another movie titled "The Woman in Black". In promotion for his upcoming movie, the famous actor was recently interviewed by Korean press.

During the interview, Danielle was given SNSD's "Mr Taxi" album and upon receiving it he expressed his gratitude as well as his interest to know more about K-Pop. He also showed his interest towards the girls and when asked, he chose Tiffany as the most beautiful member of SNSD. However, after looking carefully at the album, he added that Taeyeon is as pretty as Tiffany.

Source: wonderfulgeneration

120202 MBLAQ wins M! Countdown + performances

Posted: 02 Feb 2012 02:36 AM PST

Mnet "M! Countdown" is back this week full of amazing performances!

For this weeks's line up, Brown Eyed Girls' Miryo made her solo debut, while FT Island and Block B kicked off their comeback stages. Other great performances from artists including MBLAQ, Lynn, TEENTOP, Lee Hyun, Buga Kingz, Brian Joo, Sunny Hill, Boyfriend, Nine Muses Rainbow Pixie, Dal Shabet, and LED Apple.

And for the highlight of the show, MBLAQ claimed another win tonight with their follow up track "It's War".

Congratulations MBLAQ!


Dal Shabet

Rainbow PIXIE

Lee Hyun

Bufa Kingz

Nine Muses


Brian Joo

Sunny Hill