Friday, June 15, 2012

"Hyoyeon chases the summer heat away with a vivacious dance on ‘Dancing With The Stars 2′" plus 19 more

"Hyoyeon chases the summer heat away with a vivacious dance on ‘Dancing With The Stars 2′" plus 19 more


Hyoyeon chases the summer heat away with a vivacious dance on ‘Dancing With The Stars 2′

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 09:00 AM PDT

Girls’ Generation‘s Hyoyeon put on another dance performance that blew the judges away.

Hyoyeon and her partner Kim Hyung Suk attempted a Samba dance on the June 15th broadcast of MBC TV‘s ‘Dancing With The Stars 2 (DWTS2)‘, and their vivacious and jaunty dance moves once again impressed the judges.

Once their dance came to an end, judge Song Seung Hwan complimented the two saying, “It was a really cheerful dance. A refreshing dance that chased away the summer heat.”

Kim Ju Won added, “Hyoyeon, I wonder when you will reach your limit. I am amazed at how much you develop each day.

Fellow group member Jessica also came to support Hyoyeon, as she was spotted sitting in the audience this week.

Check out Hyoyeon’s amazing dance performance below!

Jessica & Judges:

Behind the Scenes from Last Week’s episode:

Source & Image: TVReport via Nate

INFINITE to talk about their first kiss, insecurities, and more on ‘the TREND’

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 08:38 AM PDT

Idol group INFINITE talked about some of their most memorable moments.

INFINITE participated in a shoot for the upcoming June 16th broadcast of TV Chosun‘s ‘Entertainment in TV-the TREND‘, and they talked about a number of different things, including their first #1 music program win.

We weren’t expecting it at all, so we were really surprised,” they said. “We even shed a few tears.”

Member Dongwoo admitted, “I bawled my eyes out. I was embarrassed at the amount of tears falling from my eyes. My fans called me a cry baby.”

And while playing a game during the interview, member Sunggyu opened up about his first kiss. “I had my first kiss when I was in junior high,” he admitted. He caused his fellow members to become envious by adding, “I was really nervous, and it was subtly dizzying.”

Member L also made an explosive confession that he had a girlfriend he kept hidden until now, causing his fellow members and their manager to hold their breaths, while Woohyun boldly opened up about his personal insecurities.

INFINITE’s honest interview airs on June 16th at 11AM KST through TV Chosun.

Source & Image: SportsChosun via Nate

I.aM.mE’s Di “Moon” Zhang shares dance collaboration video feat. Jay Park

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 08:09 AM PDT

DiMoonZhang from I.aM.mE, previous winners of ‘America’s Best Dance Crew‘, recently shared a dance collaboration video featuring the talented Jay Park.

The video was shared via Zhang’s Twitter page where he wrote,

Living up to their title as dance professionals, the boys displayed some serious swag as they effortlessly pull off some complex moves.

In related news, ‘Jay Park’ was trending on Twitter earlier today, proving the singer’s worldwide influence.

Source & Image: Di “Moon” Zhang‘s Twitter

After School releases MV teaser for “Flashback”

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 08:02 AM PDT

After releasing photo teasers for Jung Ah, Lizzy UEE, NANA, Raina, Juyeon, E-Young, and Kaeun, the MV teaser for After School‘s 5th Maxi-Single “Flashback” has been released!

Much like the teaser photo concept, the video teaser fits in line with the dark & sexy theme along with seductive dancing.

Playgirlz and Playboyz should be looking forward to After School's 5th maxi single, ‘Flashback’, as it’s been a year since the group has made a comeback. The single will be released in stores on June 21st and online on the 20th.

f(x)’s Victoria surprised by one of her related search words

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 07:30 AM PDT

f(x)‘s Victoria shared a hilarious episode that she had with a portal site’s related search words.

The group made a comeback with their new mini-album ‘Electric Shock‘, and guested on June 14th’s broadcast of Mnet‘s ‘Wide Entertainment News‘.

The topic of ridiculous related search words came up, and member Amber revealed, “I know Victoria unnie has ‘Victoria pregnant’ [as a related search term].

Victoria explained, “I was flustered at the time too. I found out later that it was soccer player David Beckham‘s wife, Victoria Beckham, who was pregnant. However, since ‘Victoria pregnant’ kept appearing, people asked me ‘Are you pregnant?‘”

In related news, f(x) started promotions of “Electric Shock” and “Jet” on this week’s ‘M! Countdown‘.

Source+Picture: Star News via Naver

2PM releases part 2 making-of video for ‘Member’s Selection’

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 07:12 AM PDT

2PM has released a new making-of clip for their “Only You“ music video!

The group filmed a brand new MV for “Only You”, a track from their debut album ‘Hottest Time of the Day‘, to go along with the special limited edition album '2PM Member's Selection', which came out on May 22 KST.

Check out part 1 of the making-of here, and part 2 below!

SECRET shares photos from ‘California Beach’ shoot

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 06:54 AM PDT

SECRET updated their Facebook page with several pictures from a CF shoot for the water park California Beach.

In the posted photos, the girls of SECRET are seen sporting tank tops of different colors and white shorts. The members’ fit bodies, from the glamorous Hyosung, the slim Sunhwa and Ji Eun, to the beautiful Zinger, are definitely being noticed.

Netizens commented, “It’s not easy for all the members of a group to model for a water park,” “Zinger['s body] is truly the best,” and “They’ve made me start my day in a good mood.

In other news, SECRET is currently touring in Japan, and will be making their comeback next month.

Check out some of the California Beach photo shoot below, and see the rest on SECRET’s Facebook page!

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Source: Ilgan Sports via Nate

Dal Shabet receives attention for their western stage outfits

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 06:35 AM PDT

Dal Shabet is receiving attention for their “Mr. Bang Bang“ stage outfits.

Ever since their debut stage, Dal Shabet has captivated viewers with their western style stage outfits.

Dal Shabet’s stylist, Choi In La shared, “To give the American classic western look a more casual and active as well as a modern feel, [we] matched denim shorts with simple and bright shirts and accessorized with hats, hair bands, and fringe decorations to emphasize an animated and confident cow girl feel.

She added, “To give a new feel for every performance, [we] specially manufactured gun belts, and expressed Dal Shabet’s unique lively charm with western boots.”

Dal Shabet will continue their promotion of “Mr. Bang Bang” through KBS‘ ‘Music Bank‘ on the 15th, MBC‘s ‘Music Core‘ on the 16th, and SBS‘ ‘Inkigayo‘ on the 17th.

Source+Picture: Star News via Naver

Jang Bum Joon and Soonshim fight over a seat next to Lee Hyori

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 06:13 AM PDT

Busker Busker‘s Jang Bum Joon and Lee Hyori‘s pet Soonshim squabbled over a seat on June 14th’s broadcast of On Style‘s ‘Golden 12‘.

Jang Bum Joon visited the members in the waiting room before they went on stage for the ‘love life’ concert, BODA.

When he entered, Jang Bum Joon headed straight for a seat next to Lee Hyori. Soonshim, however, raced to the seat first, preventing Jang Bum Joon from sitting down.

The Busker Busker member looked flustered as he said, “Why is [Soonshim] doing this.” Lee Hyori couldn’t help but laugh as Jang Bum Joon finally ended the squabble by letting Soonshim have the seat.

Source+Picture: Star News via Nate

GLAM reveals behind-the-scenes clips from their ‘real music drama’ series

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 05:50 AM PDT

Behind-the-scenes clips of upcoming Big Hit Entertainment girl group GLAM‘s ‘real music drama’ series have been revealed.

The series will follow the five girls of GLAM as they prepare for their debut on July 16 KST. The first behind-the-scenes clip features a prank on member Miso, while the second shows Zinni as she masters a difficult dance move.

'GLAM' aired its first episode on June 6, Wednesday at 8:30PM KST on SBS-MTV.

Check out the clips below!

Source: GLAM YouTube
Tip: ROKO

Big Bang opens ‘Global VIP’ Twitter in celebration of 6th anniversary

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 05:26 AM PDT

YG Entertainment has announced the opening of Big Bang‘s official Twitter page for global VIPs!

The ‘Global VIP’ Twitter was opened in celebration of the group’s 6th anniversary, and marks the first stage of the 2012 Big Bang 6th Anniversary Event ‘Still Love VIP’.

A message was posted on the agency’s official homepage, announcing: “Though we come from different countries, because of Big Bang we’ve become one under the name VIP. Please look forward to various events that are being planned for fans all over the world.”

Follow Big Bang’s ‘Global VIP’ Twitter, and stay tuned for the second stage of the ‘Still Love VIP’ event on June 20 KST!

Source: YG Family
Tip: minglive

f(x) releases interview and making-of for “Electric Shock” MV

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 05:05 AM PDT

Behind-the-scenes footage, including an interview clip and making-of, for f(x)‘s “Electric Shock” music video has been released!

The MV for “Electric Shock” received over a million views less than a day after its release, and the track has been consistently ranking high on charts as well.

Check out the music video here, and watch the newly released clip below.

YG Entertainment opens ‘Global Blackjack’ Twitter page for 2NE1

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 04:45 AM PDT

YG Entertainment has announced the opening of 2NE1‘s official Twitter page for international fans!

A message was posted on the agency’s official homepage announcing: “The official 2NE1 Global Blackjack Twitter page is the perfect place for 2NE1 fans from all over the world [to access] 2NE1's domestic and overseas schedules, news, and [much] more.

Global Blackjacks who follow the page will have the opportunity to receive personal messages from the 2NE1 members for a special opening event. 2NE1 will tweet personal thank you messages to followers or retweet followers’ posts until the event ends on June 17th.

Follow the official 2NE1 Global Blackjack Twitter!

Source: YG Family
Tip: minglive, Tristan

Who is the man who captured BoA’s heart?

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 04:23 AM PDT

BoA seems to have caught the Son Hyun Joo craze.

On June 13th, BoA tweeted, “Ah, man. Why are there so many fun dramas these days? Kekeke. It looks like I’ll spend the whole night watching dramas.

She later posted, “A new man who’s captured my heart has appeared! It’s… Son Hyun Joo sunbae-nim! Wow… [he's] really the best!

Son Hyun Joo is currently starring in SBSThe Chaser‘. He plays the main character Baek Hong Suk, who is a crime detective attempting to find the truth behind his daughter’s death. As BoA has deemed Son Hyun Joo as her latest obsession, it’s likely she’s an avid viewer of ‘The Chaser’ as well.

Fans commented, “Son Hyun Joo ahjusshi, who even got BoA to fall for him, is the best,” “I’ve also caught the Son Hyun Joo craze,” “Son Hyun Joo’s performance in ’The Chaser’ is the best,” and “It seems that even BoA is closely following ‘The Chaser’.

Source: Boa’s Twitter

The Wonder Girls win ‘Music Bank’ K-Chart + Performances from June 15th!

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 03:55 AM PDT

KBS's 'Music Bank' is back with another fun and exciting show that was chock-full of amazing performances!

The MCs for tonight's episode were After School's UEE and actor Lee Jang Woo.

Aside from the usual stages on tonight's episode, boy group Boyfriend held their comeback stage with their retro title track "Love Style".

The five ladies of f(x) also shocked the audience with their comeback track "Electric Shock".

As for the winners, Wonder Girls faced off against Big Bang for this week's 'K-Chart', but in the end, it was the Wonder Girls who clinched the 'K-Chart' win with "Like This".

Congratulations to the Wonder Girls!

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Check out the performances below:

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f(x) electrifies with “Electric Shock” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 03:41 AM PDT

The ladies of f(x) have released their newest EP 'Electric Shock'.

The album was released for digital consumption on June 10th (KST) and contains six total tracks: "Electric Shock", "Jet", "Zig Zag", "Beautiful Stranger", "Love Hate", and "Let's Try". The music video for "Electric Shock" has been raking in views as well.

In order to commemorate their comeback stage special, the girls performed both "Electric Shock" and their follow-up track "Jet".

Check both out below, and be sure to catch the rest of today's exciting performances here!

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Boyfriend returns to ‘Music Bank’ with “Love Style”!

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 03:15 AM PDT

After kicking off their Korean comeback preparations with the release of a floral teaser image as well as a video teaser featuring the boys' new "downtown hipster" look, idol group Boyfriend has officially released their new SWEETUNE-produced track, "Love Style"!

The melody of the new track is dynamic and fresh, and the guitar riffs give the song a unique sound that makes it hard to forget. The addictive dance track's lyrics uncover the 'love styles' of the 6 members who say that they are willing to do anything for the person they love, even if it means stealing the stars from the sky.

The boys took the stage on today's broadcast of 'Music Bank', and put on a memorable comeback stage for fans to enjoy.

Check out Boyfriend as they perform "Love Style" and "One Day" decked out in adorable outfits below, and the rest of today's performances here!

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‘Happy Together 3′ drops in viewer ratings

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 02:50 AM PDT

Popular KBS talk show ‘Happy Together 3‘ suffered a drop in viewer ratings.

According to AGB Nielson Research, this week’s episode recorded a nationwide viewership rating of 9.3%, a 2% decrease compared to last week’s broadcast.

Despite having scored a lower rating, it still beat out rival programs in the same time slot like SBS‘ ‘Star Couple Show – Honey‘, which brought in 7.2%, and MBC‘s ‘Korean Music Wave‘, which scored 6.1%.

The June 14th episode of ‘Happy Together 3′ featured cast members Sung Dong Il, Song Sae Byuk, Kim Sung Ryung, Lee Byung Jun, and more from the upcoming movie ‘Comedy King‘.

Source & Image: TV Daily via Nate

Lee Sang Soon’s parents are supportive of Lee Hyori

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 02:28 AM PDT

Lee Sang Soon shared that his parents are supportive of his superstar girlfriend, Lee Hyori.

The June 14th broadcast of ‘Lee Hyori’s Social Club Golden 12‘ followed the cast of the reality show as they prepared for the BODA concert. Hyori’s boyfriend Lee Sang Soon was also present throughout the rehearsal as the concert’s music director.

During break, Hyori told the ‘Golden 12′ members, “Oppa’s mom and dad are coming,” surprising Lee Sang Soon.

The social club members remarked, “I’m nervous [for you],” and “Are you sure they won’t be surprised when they see Lee Hyori dance?” Hyori added, “[What if they disapprove and say] she’s no good.

However, Lee Sang Soon reassured her, “They might make a placard and bring it.

Source & Photo: Newsen via Nate

Super Junior’s Kangin reveals his meager diet meals

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 02:04 AM PDT

Super Junior‘s Kangin revealed what he’s been eating lately.

On June 13th, Kangin shared the photo above on Twitter and tweeted, “My gaze is strong, right? Do you feel anything?

The idol was last seen in amazing physical shape after his discharge from the military back in April. Now, only two months later, he looks even slimmer.

Kangin also shared a photo of his half-eaten lunch the same day with the message: “Ugh diet chicken salmon.

Fans who noticed the singer’s sharper V-line gave words of encouragement, commenting, “I would be so miserable eating only chicken breast and salmon,” “Maybe I should follow Kangin’s meal plan too,” and “Wow, his chin line is sharp.

Source & Photo: Kangin’s Twitter