Saturday, June 16, 2012

"Super Junior’s Ryeowook + Younha perform on ‘Immortal Song 2′" plus 19 more

"Super Junior’s Ryeowook + Younha perform on ‘Immortal Song 2′" plus 19 more


Super Junior’s Ryeowook + Younha perform on ‘Immortal Song 2′

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 08:15 AM PDT

Super Junior‘s Ryeowook displayed his singing talent for June 16th broadcast of KBS 2TV‘s ‘Immortal Song 2′. The contestants on this episode paid tribute to Yang Hee Eun, the godmother of Korean female folk music.

Following behind the footsteps of fellow Super Junior members Yesung and Kyuhyun, who have previously performed on KBS‘s ‘Immortal Song: Legendary Folktale Songs’, Ryeowook sang a cover of Yang Hee Eun‘s “White Magnolia” for the popular show.

Before performing, Ryeowook calmly explained to the audience, “[Because] I personally like Yang Hee Eun sunbae-nim’s song, I will deliver my own version of it.“ He proceeded to then display a singing ability that seemed more remarkable than what he has shown through previous idol activities. The audience members as well as fellow singers listening in the waiting room were reported to be shocked with his great performance.

Additionally, singer Younha who is set to release her fourth album ‘SUPERSONIC‘ on June 28th also made a special guest appearance on the show. She performed “Follow Your Dreams” while also playing the guitar.

Hong Kyung Min won on this episode with 390 votes compared to Sonya’s 386.

Check out the performances below!

Hong Kyung Min (Winner)

Super Junior’s Ryeowook

Younha

Kingston Rudieska

DK

Sonya

KARA’s Jiyoung is part of a cream pasta group?

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 07:30 AM PDT

KARA‘s youngest member Jiyoung revealed that various members of girl groups get together for a meeting called “Ceu-Pah”.

On the June 16th broadcast of ‘Invincible Youth 2‘, Jiyoung mentioned that she’s part of a special group of pasta lovers.

The G6 members competed for a chance to get a bite of cream pasta in a special corner of the show.

Upon seeing the dish, miss A‘s Suzy commented that she really likes cream pasta, and Jiyoung added, “There’s a meeting of girl group members [I go to], and it’s called ‘Ceu-Pah’. It’s because all the members who get together love cream pasta.”

Source + Image: Osen

The difference between Huh Gak and his twin Huh Gong is Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung?

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 06:58 AM PDT

On the June 16th broadcast of ‘Immortal Song 2‘, viewers were informed on how to differentiate Huh Gak from his twin brother Huh Gong.

The twins performed a duo for the Yang Hee Eun special of the show, and while preparing for their performance, singer Hong Kyung Min jokingly asked, “Aren’t you Huh Gong?”

He then revealed how to tell the difference between the brothers, stating, “There’s a way to differentiate Huh Gak and Huh Gong. Kang Min Kyung.”

The waiting room exploded into laughter as it was found out that Huh Gak’s ears turn bright red whenever Kang Min Kyung is mentioned.

Huh Gak has previously stated that he’s a huge fan of the Davichi member.

Source + Photo: Osen

Sulli requests fans to watch “Electric Shock” comeback

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 06:21 AM PDT

f(x)‘s Sulli made an adorable request to fans.

On the 15th, Sulli posted on her me2day: “Everyone, we’re making our first comeback stage on ‘Music Bank‘. Please watch out for ‘Electric Shock‘ in front of the TV.”

She also attached a photo of herself backstage at the music program in her “Electric Shock” stage outfit.

Fans commented, “f(x)’s newest album is daebak,” “The outfit, the hair, it’s all pretty,” and “Sulli’s gotten prettier.”

Watch f(x)’s comeback on ‘Music Bank’ here.

Source + Photo: Sulli’s me2day

Kim Bum and Sung Yuri donate personal items to UNICEF for ‘International Day of the African Child’

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 05:44 AM PDT

Actors Kim Bum and Sung Yuri have donated their personal items to aid children in Africa.

Kim Bum posted on his me2day on the 15th, “Hello, this is Kim Bum, the special ambassador for UNICEF. The King Kong Entertainment family and UNICEF have come together to donate our personal items to help children in Africa! Tomorrow is the International Day of the African Child.”

Sung Yuri also posted, “I’ve donated my personal items along with the King Kong family… Let’s all do good deeds together.”

Netizens commented, “I thought just his face was good looking, but Kim Bum’s heart is amazing too,” “I want Sung Yuri’s sneakers,” and “Maybe it’s because you’re helping others, but you look prettier.”

The International Day of the African Child is celebrated every year on June 16. King Kong Entertainment and UNICEF will be holding an auction to help the cause until June 30th.

Take a look at the items listed here. Unfortunately, Kim Bum’s caps pictured above are no longer available.

Source + Image: Osen

Mighty Mouth’s Sangchu cleans his room!

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 05:06 AM PDT

Mighty Mouth‘s Sangchu has cleaned his room!

On the 16th, Sangchu tweeted, “I’ll clean up to this point for today. I have a lunch appointment at 12… Whew…”

The photo he attached showed a definite improvement from the messy state his room was in before. Member Shorry previously called Sangchu out in a tweet with the message: "I arrived at Sangchu hyung's house. Is this a house or a trashcan? What will Noh Hong Chul say if he saw this room?"

Sangchu later added, “I spent the night cleaning my studio. I’ve been busy lately so that’s why my workroom was like that. I’m a really clean person. Ask my ex-girlfriends.”

Take a look at the pictures he posted on Twitter below.

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Source+Image: Sangchu’s Twitter

A-JAX’s Sungmin and Seungyub prove they have big appetites

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 04:30 AM PDT

A-JAX‘s Sungmin and Seungyub proved that they have truly big appetites.

On June 15th, A-JAX’s official fan cafe uploaded the above pictures with the title, “Common meal size of [K-pop] idols.

The two members ate three servings in one meal, earning them the name “shikshin-dols” (“food god idols”) from fans.

Sungmin and Seungyub are known to have huge appetites as they usually eat 2-3 portions for every meal. However, compared to their meal sizes, the two boast tall, slim figures. The rest of the A-JAX members commented that Seungyub and Sungmin have “blessed metabolisms”.

Fans commented, “This much is challenging a human’s limits,” “Are you guys trying to be competitive food eaters,” and “Unexpected charm.”

DSP Media‘s A-JAX is currently promoting their powerful debut title song “ONE 4 U“.

Source+Image: A-JAX official fan cafe

J.Y. Park comments on the appeal of the Wonder Girls

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 03:56 AM PDT

JYP Entertainment CEO J.Y. Park commented on one of his agency’s girl groups, the Wonder Girls.

He posted to Twitter on the 15th, “The Wonder Girls beat out tough competition and raced towards 1st [on rank percentage] and 1st on music charts. They’re so ordinary yet so special, delicate yet strong… They have something that can’t be explained… The things you’ve worked so hard for until this point, let’s finish it this year!”

J.Y. Park later tweeted in English:

Followers commented, “An appeal that can’t be explained… I agree,” “Congratulations on getting 1st,” and “As expected from the Wonder Girls! Getting 1st a week after their comeback.”

The Wonder Girls achieved first on this week’s ‘Music Bank‘ with their newest track “Like This“.

Source: J.Y. Park’s Twitter

TEEN TOP share unique high five before ‘Music Core’ performance

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 03:20 AM PDT

TEEN TOP is receiving attention for the adorable way they pumped themselves up before a recent performance.

Ricky posted on TEEN TOP’s official Twitter June 15th, “Today we’ll be doing it a new way, booty fighting before going on stage, go go! The response from Singaporean Angels was hot – thank you^^ We’ll [see you on] ‘Music Core‘~ Ricky.”

In the attached photo, the boys of TEEN TOP put their behinds together for an interesting and unique high five.

Fans commented, “Cuties who do ‘fighting’ in an adorable way,” “Niel looks like he was the most into it,” and “It’s good to see you guys so [energized]!”

TEEN TOP is currently promoting their song “To You“.

Source: TEEN TOP Twitter

Shinhwa members reveal they’re fans of KARA

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 02:47 AM PDT

The members of Shinhwa have revealed themselves as “uncle fans” of girl group KARA.

On the recent filming of JTBC‘s ’Shinhwa Broadcast‘, Shinhwa went on a road trip to the city of Chuncheon for the show ‘God of MT‘.

The members decided to sing along to songs by hoobae idol groups like TEEN TOP, KARA, and more. However, when KARA’s hit song “Mister” started playing, Shinhwa showed that they were especially excited, yelling out: “[We] love you, KARA’s the best!”

They then passed time in the car pretending to be radio DJs. Eric shared his imaginary meetings with Hollywood actresses Penelope Cruz and Julia Roberts, filling the car with laughter.

In related news, the results of their competition with idol group SHINee from the last broadcast will be revealed on the upcoming episode airing on June 16 at 10:55PM KST.

Source + Image: Osen

Late Jung Ah Yool’s actor friend reveals she was “treated inhumanely” on set

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 02:11 AM PDT

A couple of days ago, rookie actress Jung Ah Yool was found after hanging herself in her home, shaking up the entertainment industry with the news of her death. With the investigations into the reason behind her suicide still going on, a fellow actor friend of hers recently shed some light on her work environment.

The friend lamented the death of Jung Ah Yool, writing, “Suicide should never be the solution so everything’s so upsetting. When I first met her, it was so nice to see her bright smile. I thought that she was such a nice and innocent person when I talked to her and thought that she would grow to become a successful actress.

“I am seriously resentful of that person who did not give her strength on the filming set, but instead treated her inhumanely. You’re going to pay for your sins!!! I hate them all… It would have been different if just one person had warmly hugged her, consoled her, gave her strength, supported her, or gave her hope.”

As previously reported, the actress was also said to have suffered from depression.

Source + Image: Kuki News via Naver

Performances from June 16th’s ‘Show! Music Core’

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 01:36 AM PDT

MBC's 'Music Core' is back once again with another fun and exciting show!

Today's show was guided by none other than Girls’ Generation's Tiffany, Taeyeon, and Seohyun who displayed their fun and dorky aegyo as always.

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".

Last but most definitely not least, boy group CROSS GENE made their hot debut with “La-Di Da-Di“!

Check out the adorable MC cuts below!

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Performances from today's show includes Wonder Girls, INFINITE, TEEN TOP, G.NA, Baek Ji Young, B1A4, Dal Shabet, JJ Project, A-JAX, Juniel, She’z, MYNAME, M-tiful, and U-KISS!

Watch them below, and be sure to check out the debut/comeback stages for today by clicking the artist/song name above!

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

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 01:30 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 Core', 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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f(x) electrifies with “Electric Shock” on ‘Music Core’

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 01:25 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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Boy group CROSS GENE debuts with “La-Di Da-Di” on ‘Music Core’!

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 01:10 AM PDT

New rookie idol group CROSS GENE recently unveiled their debut music video for "La-Di Da-Di".

The group is comprised of Korean, Chinese, and Japanese members like Shin Won Ho, who has made himself known through his appearances in various dramas and CFs, model/actor Takuya, who also starred in the Asia special of the variety show 'Dream Team', and four others, Casper, Sangmin, J.G., and Yongsuk.

Their name stands for the group's ability to "cross the superior genes of each country to create one perfect group."

Check out the talented multi-ethnic group perform their debut song "La-Di Da-Di" below on today's music program 'Music Core', and be sure to catch the rest of today's performances here!

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INFINITE members poke fun at leader Sunggyu on ‘Sketchbook’

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 12:42 AM PDT

INFINITE appeared on June 15th’s airing of ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook‘. They performed their hit songs, and participated in an honest interview.

During the interview portion, leader Sunggyu was asked, “What gives INFINITE a competitve edge?” Sunggyu answered, “Our teamwork is great. There is also a familiarity about us.

Sunggyu joked, “Of course, we’re good looking,” while adding that the group “also has a familiar charm like a next door neighbor.” He explained that rather than seeing them as idols far from reach, people view them as a group that is made up of guys who could be friends.

The group also took the opportunity to pick on their leader, much to his embarrassment. When Yoo Hee Yeol asked, “With all of you living together, do you guys fight or get upset with each other? Who gets upset the most frequently?” Woohyun immediately pointed to Sunggyu, stating, “This guy over here.”

Sunggyu’s eyes widened as he started to stammer out an excuse, listing reasons such as that the members did not offer to take care of things like cleaning.

Hearing his excuse, Sungyeol blurted, “It’s not like that! This hyung alone hasn’t cleaned for the past two years!” Sunggyu responded with an exaggerated laugh as he stated, “What do you mean two years!” Dongwoo hilariously added, “He doesn’t clean, instead he watches and gives us orders.”

Check out the interview below, and watch their performances here.

Source & Image: TV Report via Nate

Jo Kwon prefers ‘Gentlemen’s Class’ over ‘Time Slip Dr. Jin’

Posted: 16 Jun 2012 12:03 AM PDT

Jo Kwon revealed he prefers SBS‘ ‘Gentlemen’s Class‘ over MBC‘s ‘Time Slip Dr. Jin‘.

On the June 15th episode of SBS’ ‘GO Show‘, Jo Kwon was put on the spot when he was asked to choose between Lee Jong Hyuk‘s drama ‘Gentlemen’s Class‘ and Kim Eung Soo sunbae’s ‘Time Slip Dr. Jin‘. Both actors appeared as guests on the show as well.

Actor Lee Jong Hyuk was positive that Jo Kwon would choose ‘Time Slip Dr. Jin’, while Kim Eung Soo predicted the 2AM member would pick his drama.

Jo Kwon was asked to quickly settle the situation, and after much contemplation, he finally answered, “My personal taste… I prefer ‘Gentlemen’s Class’.”

Upon hearing his answer, actor Kim Eung Soo remarked, “He won’t be able to get cast in a movie in the future,” causing everyone to laugh.

Source & Image: Newsen via Nate

Wonder Girls visit ‘Boom’s Young Street’ after winning 1st on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 11:31 PM PDT

Right after the Wonder Girls‘ victory on KBS‘ ‘Music Bank earlier today, the girls headed straight for Boom‘s FM radio program, SBS Power FM‘s ‘Boom’s Young Street‘.

On June 15th, the program’s official Twitter shared the photo above and tweeted, “Wonder Girls, who made their comeback and won 1st place, have arrived ^^ They’ll be participating in ‘Star Feeling Camp’ soon so… everyone make sure to tune in!!!

Followers commented, “Congratulations on your win,” “Definitely tuning in,” and more.

Source: Boom’s Young Street Twitter

JYJ’s Junsu visits Indonesia for the first time

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 10:59 PM PDT

On June 15th, JYJ‘s Junsu held a press conference at the JITEC (Mangga Dua Square) in Indonesia for his Asia tour.

Over 100 reporters bustled at the scene, and Junsu made an effort to genuinely respond to each question asked. On being in Indonesia, he revealed, “I wanted to come here with all of the members of JYJ so I’m a bit disappointed that I couldn’t. I’m glad that I can come to such an amazing country as a solo artist so I will promise you that I’ll put on a show just as amazing.”

When asked why he dyed his hair blue, he replied, “Since this is my first time visiting Indonesia, I wanted to create a fresh start with myself. I also wanted to just change it up a bit.”

Reporters then asked what kind of advice he’d give to Indonesian youth on their futures. “As you live on, you’ll realize that where there is good, there is also bad. Don’t waste your energy on the bad and try to be satisfied with the good. Gaining positive energy will bring about great accomplishments.”

A representative of his Indonesian concert organizer expressed, “There aren’t a lot of Hallyu stars that visit Indonesia yet, so Junsu’s visit has been earning a lot of interest. Many have already heard that he is known for high quality concerts so there is a lot of anticipation going for him.”

Junsu’s concert will be held on June 16th.

Source + Photos: TV Report via Naver

Lee Seung Gi endorses Perioe 46cm Toothpaste with a new CF

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 10:28 PM PDT

One of the kings in the field of endorsements, Lee Seung Gi, has participated in yet another CF! This time, he hopes to help people achieve a brighter smile with the endorsing of the toothpaste, ‘Perioe 46cm‘.

As a “woman” approaches him and asks, “Yeah, I’m fat and my face is big. But, how is my smile?” the frightened, yet honest Lee Seung Gi replies, “Yellow”, encouraging the use of the whitening toothpaste.

Check out the CF below!

15 second version

30 second version

Tip: nicole150