Sunday, April 1, 2012

"Dal Shabet to form project sub-unit, Pink SUGAR" plus 19 more

"Dal Shabet to form project sub-unit, Pink SUGAR" plus 19 more

Dal Shabet to form project sub-unit, Pink SUGAR

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 08:10 AM PDT

E-Tribe‘s six-member girl group Dal Shabet is getting ready to create its first project sub-unit group, Pink SUGAR!

The trio will feature members Ah Young, Subin and Serri, the agency confirmed on Dal Shabet’s Daum fan cafe today.

The concept involves a magical wonderland that will dazzle both female and male fans, leading many to anticipate yet another bubble gum pop hit. Pink SUGAR’s first digital single, titled “Fantastic Love“, is scheduled to drop on April 7th.

Dal Shabet wrapped up their promotions for “Hit U” just a few weeks ago, but it looks like they’ll be keeping themselves busy with this sub-unit and other promotional activities. The ladies are prepared to make their return as a group in June.

Source: Daum

DSP Boys reveal commercial for upcoming MBC’s ‘Making the Star’ episode!

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 07:24 AM PDT

News regarding DSP Media‘s new boy group has been circulating since last year, and it looks like these young men are finally gearing up for their official debut!

A viewer was able to capture a recent commercial that aired on MBC, featuring “DSP Boys“, the current stand-in name for the group, as the latest artists to be showcased on their show, ‘Making the Star‘. We get our first glimpse of the group’s seven members, who still remain elusive with cloth masks over their faces.

The episode is set to air on Tuesday, April 24th at 8:30PM. Check out the commercial below:

DSP Media is known to as the agency behind KARA and Rainbow, also previously creating groups like SS501Sechskies and Fin.K.L.

Rumors suggest that the members will include Hyeongkon, Jaehyung and Yunyoung, but DSP Media has yet to officially announce the individuals of this group. Are you excited to see what they have to offer?

Sohee looking chic in all black

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 06:19 AM PDT


Wonder GirlsSohee‘s all black fashion is grabbing the attention of fans.

Recently, Wonder Girls’ official twitter posted the above picture with the short caption, “sohee!

The picture shows Sohee suiting her nickname as ‘chic Sohee‘, by staring off into the distance in an all black outfit, flaunting her fashionista side.

Fans praised Sohee for her fashion sense with, “As expected chic Sohee! So full of attractiveness“, “She looks pretty even though she looks a little mad“, “When is Wonder Girls coming back? I miss them.”

For those of you guys who miss Wonder Girls, tune in on tomorrow’s airing of SBSK-POP Star‘, where they will help train the contestants as the JYPE mentors.


Source+Picture: Star News via Naver

SHINee’s Taemin gets hugged by a guy fan

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 05:29 AM PDT


So it’s been revealed that SHINee‘s Taemin is loved by guy fans aswell.

The recent episode of KBS‘s ‘Entertainment Relay‘ featured a guerilla date with SHINee.

During the interview, the reporter suddenly asked, “Does SHINee have guy fans too?” and surprisingly many guys raised their hands.

The reporter then brought one of the guys and asked whose fan he was and the fan quickly answered, “Taemin.

The reporter asked, “Do you love Taemin?” and “Would you be able to hug him?“, and without hesitation, the fan tightly hugged Taemin.

The rest of the members laughed as Taemin smiled a little uncomfortably throughout the whole situation.

Check out the full interview here!



Source+Picture: Star News via Nate

Suzy looks good in everything, especially school uniforms

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 04:37 AM PDT


miss A‘s Suzy in a school uniform is receiving a lot of interest.

A recent post on an online community board featured Suzy in her school, Seoul Performing Arts High School, uniform. The fans were already familiar with Suzy in uniforms from her shared pictures of herself in them.

Although it may be surprising for some people, Suzy is still a high school student. People are envying Suzy’s unique and elegant school uniform with the big ribbon and yellow color. Suzy had also starred in ‘Dream High 1‘ as a student and pulled off the uniform look very well.

Meanwhile, Suzy’s recent movie ‘Introduction to Architecture‘ is topping the movie charts, bringing in over one million viewers so far.


Source+Picture: Star News via Naver

Donghae, Leeteuk & Eunhyuk get together for some chicken

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 04:33 AM PDT


Super Junior‘s Donghae revealed a picture with his co-members, Leeteuk and Eunhyuk.

Earlier today, Donghae tweeted, “SJ ate chicken together ^^ So full^^” along with the above picture.

The picture showed Donghae in a black hat and mask holding up the camera to reveal Leeteuk and Eunhyuk behind him. The members looked satisfied after their chicken feast.

The fans responded with, “Wow! Where is that chicken restaurant? I want to go“, “Did you guys have a tasty meal?“, “The soda bottle is so cute.”


Source+Picture: Donghae’s twitter

miss A does the “rabbit dance” on ’1000 Songs Challenge’

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 03:36 AM PDT


The four ladies of miss A recently performed the “rabbit dance” (aka shuffle dance), while passionately singing along to “Like an Indian Doll“.

miss A guested on the April 1st episode of SBS‘s ‘1000 Songs Challenge‘ along with other appearances by Kim Sung Soo, Hong Suk Chun, Park Il Joon, Han Hye Jin, Lee Young Beom, Hong Jin Young, Sun Woo Yong, and Sul Woon Do. The cast members were each divided into five teams and sang various songs. Whichever group received a score of over 92 points would take home the prize of a steam humidifier.

miss A took up the challenge and performed Nami‘s “Like an Indian Doll”. Each member had on retro sunglasses along with several fashion accessories in order to bring back Nami’s past image. The members respectively took turns singing and even pulled off a mini dance performance of the shuffle dance during the song.

The result came out to be 94 points and the girls shouted with joy as they won the steam humidifier.

Also on this episode, miss A’s Suzy surprised viewers with her hidden rapping skills as she rapped to Solid‘s hit song, “Soul Mates“.


Source & Image: TV Daily via Nate

Super Junior’s Siwon is a prince even with bed hair

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 03:32 AM PDT


Superstar Siwon of Super Junior has revealed a selca straight out of bed.

On April 1st, Siwon uploaded the above photo on his Twitter with a post that read, “New month new day and new beginning!

The photo depicts Siwon looking groggy having just woken up. Even with his bed hair, he managed to pull off a casual look fit for a prince.

Netizens and fans alike commented, “Radiant skin right out of bed“, “No other definition of prince than right here” and “I’m sure he wakes up perfect every morning“.


Source & Image: Siwon’s Twitter

Girls’ Generation Yuri’s fanclub treats entire “Fashion King” staff to lunch

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 02:43 AM PDT

Fans of Girls’ Generation member Yuri have officially begun their all out support for their beloved idol.

Yuri, who is currently gaining much attention for her acting skills on SBS‘s “Fashion King“, benefited from her legions of fans as her fan club prepared lunch for the entire staff of the drama. It was revealed that fans across 8 different countries such as Korea, China, and Japan pitched in to prepare such a treat for the staff.

The president of Yuri’s fan club commented, “After thinking long and hard for a month with our worldwide fans, we decided on preparing a meal and complementary gifts for the hardworking staff members and Yuri. There is much anticipation for Fashion King among foreign fans. Everyone is excited that Yuri is fitting in well as one of the main actresses.”

In response to the love from her fans, Yuri invited over 200 fans to a “Fashion King viewing with Kwon Yuri Event“, which is scheduled for April 2nd at the SBS broadcast studio. The lucky fans who were chosen for this exciting event were chosen through SBS’s official Twitter @SBSNOW and SM Entertainment.

Source & Image: Nate

Shinhwa shares hilarious selca

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 02:39 AM PDT


Shinhwa recently revealed a comical picture of the members.

On the 31st, Shinhwa Company‘s official twitter posted the above picture with the caption, “[Min Woo] We are Shinhwa!

The picture showed all of the six members individually “funny posing”, that somehow manages to still make a cohesive group shot. Eric is lying on the floor, Jun Jin and Min Woo are in a dance pose, and Hye Sung is lifting his crutches and injured leg in the air.

The netizens responded, “All of the members have a sense of humor“, “Hye Sung’s leg pose looks a little risky, but it’s funny“, and “Dong Wan and Andy are always just looking on?


Source+Picture: Shinhwa Co.’s Twitter

Actress Shin Se Kyung doesn’t want a daughter like herself?

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 02:00 AM PDT


Actress Shin Se Kyung confessed that she would not want a daughter with a personality like her own, during an interview with KBS 2TV‘s ‘Entertainment Weekly‘ on March 31st KST.

When Shin Se Kyung was asked what other title she would like to have besides “actress”, she responded, “Mom? Though I don’t want to become a mom immediately, I would like to be one [some day]. Also, I would prefer if my daughter didn’t have my personality.”

She explained, “My mom always says that. To see what’s it like when I have a daughter exactly like myself,” causing laughter on set.

The actress also revealed that the actor she most wants to meet again is Song Kang Ho, explaining, “It’d be nice to meet him after I grow more [as an actress].”

Despite Shin Se Kyung’s confession, there are probably a lot of fans out there who would have no problem with her having daughters like her.


Source + Photo: Osen

CL gets double eyelid surgery

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 01:06 AM PDT


For those of you who are freaking out, you have just fallen for CL‘s April Fool’s Day prank.

On April 1st, CL of the fierce foursome 2NE1 wrote on her me2day, “I got double eyelid surgery, thanks“, with the above photo.

While some fans and viewers alike had themselves a panic attack, those with sharper eyes easily noticed; CL forced a double eyelid by flexing her eyelids and forcing a fold over her eyes. For fans of CL’s natural beauty and non-double eyelid eyes, the truth was a relief.

Fans responded by commenting, “Your eyes are much better without them. Never get surgery~” , “I thought you really got them so I freaked out” and, “Today is April Fool’s Day“.


Source & Image: CL’s me2day

Wonder Girls’ Yenny shares selca showing off her beauty and aegyo

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 01:00 AM PDT


Just in time for April Fool’s Day in Korea, Wonder Girls‘ Yenny shared some selcas she took with her fellow members.

Earlier today, Yenny tweeted, “Yebin” and “Yelim“, along with these photos.

Their friendly poses and bright faces made fans smile and especially especially praised Yenny for her beauty.

Ye Eun showed some aegyo in a following tweet, “Just because it’s April Fools, should there be jokes on Yenny?! It’s still 11 0′clock on a Saturday Morning over here! Humph!

Netizens responded to her aegyo with, “Yenny is the best“, “She’s getting more beautiful“, and “Where are Sohee and Sunye?


Source+Picture: Yenny’s twitter

SHINee wins ‘Inkigayo’ mutizen + performances from April 1st!

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 12:57 AM PDT

SBS's 'Inkigayo' is back once again with a new show full of exciting performances from the artists you adore, brought to you by the lovely IU, and KARA's Goo Hara and Nicole.

Aside from the usual stages on tonight's episode, popular band CNBLUE returned to the stage with "Hey You" and "Still in Love".

Furthermore, girl group SPICA continues with another around of promotions for their latest repackaged album hit titled "Painkiller".

miss A bid farewell today with an ecstatic performance of "Over U", changing it up from their title track "Touch".

Artists from this week's 'Take 7′ include: Ailee, B1A4, Lyn, K.Will, 2AM, SHINee, and Big Bang!

As for today's mutizen winner, it was SHINee for "Sherlock". Congratulations SHINee, and to all supportive Shawols that allowed it to happen!


[ MC Cuts ]


[ Public Service Announcement ]

This week's PSA from 'Inkigayo' guest-featured BtoB & G.NA, who helped promote awareness on the importance of practicing traffic safety!


[ Next Week's Teasers ]

< EXO-K >

< M.I.B >


[ Take 7 ]

As for the 'Take 7', check out their performances below:

< Ailee >


< B1A4 >


< Lyn >


< K.Will >


< 2AM >


< SHINee >


< Big Bang >


Other performances from tonight included: miss A, Bohemian, C-REAL, Taw & Haha, Nine Muses, BtoB, NU’EST, and X-CROSS!

Check them out below!


< miss A > *Goodbye Stage*


< Bohemian >


< C-REAL >




< Taw & Haha (ft. B1A4′s Sandeul) >


< Nine Muses >


< BtoB >


< NU’EST >


Leeteuk wants to “throw away his clothes” with Kang Sora on their honeymoon?

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 12:55 AM PDT


On the March 31st broadcast of MBC‘s ‘We Got Married‘, Super Junior‘s Leeteuk drew laughs for bringing up the topic, Honeymoon.

On this particular episode, the couple received numerous questions sent in from their fans.  Leeteuk picked one that caught his eye and presented it to his spouse, Kang Sora.  The question asked, “Where do you want to go for your honeymoon?

Kang Sora first replied, “I want to go somewhere warm“.  Leeteuk, however, disagreed and answered, “I don’t think the location is important.  I just want a place where we can stay together for a long time.”

An island?“, Kang Sora asked.  Hilariously, Leeteuk blurted out his inner evil thoughts when he shouted, “Yes! We should just throw away these bothersome clothes~!

Alarmed, Kang Sora immediately retorted, “Throw what!?“.  Realizing that he said something which he shouldn’t have, Leeteuk explained, “We should go there in our natural state and personally collect our food“.

The hosts of the show couldn’t stop laughing at his ridiculous proposal.


Source + Photos: hankooki via Nate


IU spotted singing at a PD’s wedding

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 12:53 AM PDT


A recent photo of IU giving the gift of song at a wedding has created buzz on the internet.

The photo titled, ‘IU personally sings at a PD’s wedding’, shows her singing a congratulatory song to the new bride and groom, wearing a simple and elegant outfit.

Upon seeing the image fans commented, “I’m so jealous that IU sang a congratulatory song at a wedding“, “Wow the guests were really lucky“, and “IU’s sleek image is so pretty“.

Meanwhile, on March 21st IU released her Japanese debut single “Good Day” and began her promotional activities in Japan.

If IU were to sing at your wedding which song would you want her to sing?


Source + Image: Naver

Krystal of f(x) sheds tears at ‘High Kick 3′ final broadcast meeting

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 12:45 AM PDT


On March 30th, a video of ‘High Kick 3s final broadcast meeting was posted on MBC‘s official Cubiter blog.

All the actors of the show, director Kim Byung Ok, and the rest of the staff members gathered to watch the final episode. As the final episode ended, the actors rose from their seats to give a standing ovation as the credits went up.

‘High Kick 3′s youngest members Krystal of f(x) and Kim Ji Won began to shed tears. Director Kim Byung Ok saw that Krystal was crying and offered his comfort by patting her on the shoulder. He then gave a 90-degree bow out of gratitude for his actors and staff members.

New series ‘Stand By’ will begin airing on April 9th in ‘High Kick 3′s time slot.


Source: OSEN

CNBLUE rocks the stage with “Hey You” and “Still in Love” on ‘Inkigayo’!

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 12:43 AM PDT

After releasing the MV for their title track, "Hey You", CNBLUE has released their third mini album, 'EAR FUN'!

With the leader, Jung Yonghwa, participating in the composition of every song in the release in addition to being the solo composer of "In My Head", the third mini album tracks holds the genuine voice and music style of CNBLUE.

The talented boys returned to the set of SBS's 'Inkigayo' today to put on a couple epic stages for "Hey You" and "Still in Love".

Check them out below, and be sure to catch the rest of today's performances here.


EXO-K’s hot debut teaser for next week revealed on ‘Inkigayo’!

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 12:16 AM PDT

On tonight’s episode of ‘Inkigayo‘, a very short yet sweet teaser was aired featuring the boys of SM Entertainment‘s newest group, EXO-K!

The 11-second video briefly introduces each member, and features a simple beat for the background, in preparation for the group’s upcoming hot debut stage for the April 8th episode of ‘Inkigayo’.

Be sure to check it out below, and stay tuned to allkpop for further updates on EXO!

SPICA returns with “Painkiller” on ‘Inkigayo’!

Posted: 01 Apr 2012 12:06 AM PDT

After releasing the teaser video for their new mini-album repackage, "Painkiller", the ladies of SPICA are back and ready to hit the stage!

Just only three weeks since wrapping up promotions for "Russian Roulette", the girls have undergone a dramatic image transformation and are ready to prove that they have more tricks up their sleeves.

With the music video just recently revealed for "Painkiller," the girls were determined to take the stage once more to put on memorable performances for fans to enjoy.

Without further ado, check out SPICA below, and be sure to catch the rest of today's 'Inkigayo' performances here.