Monday, October 15, 2012

"Happy Birthday to MBLAQ's Seungho @MBLAQSH #HappySSONGday26 " plus 24 more

"Happy Birthday to MBLAQ's Seungho @MBLAQSH #HappySSONGday26 " plus 24 more


Happy Birthday to MBLAQ's Seungho @MBLAQSH #HappySSONGday26

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 08:14 AM PDT




Birth Name: Yang Seung Ho
Stage Name: Seungho
Date of Birth: October 16, 1987
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 63 kg

RaNia to embark on an Asia tour in December

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 07:50 AM PDT


Girl group RaNia is set to embark on an Asian tour in December.

On October 12th, DR Music announced that the group would be embarking on a major Asia showcase tour in December. Starting on December 1 and 2 in Cambodia, RaNia will then move on to Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and China to hold press conferences, showcases and fan meetings.

The agency added that the group's debut track "Dr. Feel Good," has had more than five million hits to date on YouTube, helping the girls rise as a spotlighted K-Pop girl group. Through the Asia tour, RaNia hopes to increase its own fan base and show their unique merits.

Meanwhile, RaNia is busy promoting its latest single, "Style," which was produced by Yang Hyun Suk, head of YG Entertainment.

Jang Nara returns to small screen with ‘School’

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 07:30 AM PDT


Hallyu star Jang Nara will be making her return to the local small screen after a year and three months with KBS' new TV series

According to Jang Nara's agency, the actress has been confirmed for a role in KBS' new drama 'School'. She will be playing a teacher in the show and will be working with director Lee Min Hong, who led the original 'School', and director Lee Eung Bok, who directed 'Dream High'.

The 'School' series is a highly popular drama that began in 1999 and currently has four seasons to date. The drama is famous on producing many successful actors like Jang Hyuk, Ha Ji Won, Jo In Sung, Lee Yo Won, Choi Kang Hee and more,

'School' will air as the follow-up to KBS' Monday and Tuesday primetime series, 'Ohlala Couple.'

SHINee dazzles in ‘Marie Claire 2’

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 07:10 AM PDT


Idol group SHINee recently revealed their pictorial and interview for the F/W collection of fashion magazine, 'Marie Claire 2'.

In their recent shoot, SHINee's Key, Jonghyun and Taemin showed off their trendy yet manly charms with various accessories. Pulling off unique wardrobe, the members made sure to maintain their own personal styles.

SHINee's flawless photo spread can be found in the 'Marie Claire 2' F/W magazine.

Lee Kwang Soo warns fans about fake SNS pages

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 06:50 AM PDT


Lee Kwang Soo recently warned the fans to be watchful for impostors.

On October 14th, King Kong Entertainment's official Twitter posted, "There are many who impersonate actor Kwang Soo on Facebook. Kwang Soo doesn't use any kind of SNS except Twitter and Weibo. Be careful of impersonations!"

Lee Kwang Soo and other celebrities have been victims of fraudulent SNS pages that claimed to be officially representing the stars. The warning came after seeing a rapid increase in the number of these incidences.

Netizens commented, "Again?", "Stars and fans can't communicate because of cases like this" and more.


Source: Newsen

SNSD’s Jessica attends Pink Dream Day opening

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 06:30 AM PDT


On October 15th, Girls' Generation's Jessica attended the opening of a pop-up store named "Pink Dream Day" and impressed the crowd with her lovely and sexy charms.

Jessica, along with A Pink's Eunji and other casts of the "Legally Blonde" musical attended the event to support their producers, PMC Productions' campaign. The campaign, known as "Pinking of Your Dream" aims to support those who have recently left school and have begun to enter society.

"Pinking of Your Dream" will continue until mid-March of 2013 and proceeds from this campaign will go to "The Open Closet", a non-profit organization.

Check out Jessica's photos from the event.























Credit: Soshified

Daniel Henny to appear in American drama ‘Hawaii Five-O’

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 06:10 AM PDT


Actor Daniel Henney will be making a special appearance on American drama called 'Hawaii Five-O'.

According to the actor's agency on October 15th, Daniel Henny will be casting as 'Michael Noshimuri', who is the younger brother of the main character 'Adam' (Ian Anthony Dale), and just finished 15 years of sentence in jail.

Michael is a mysterious figure who holds the key in the plot, and it will be a new kind of character that Daniel Henney never casted as in his previous works.

Despite the fact that it was a short appearance, apparently he left a strong impression. It was especially a contrast to his first Hollywood film 'Shanghai Calling' in which he was a sentimental gentleman.

The episode will air next month in November.


Source: TV Daily

miss A releases concept photos for ‘Independent Women Pt 3’

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 05:50 AM PDT


After giving us their fifth project 'Independent Women Pt 3' and "I Don't Need A Man" music video, miss A has now released more concept photos for their comeback album.

The miss A girls all show their confident and fierce swagger with members each holding up a banner that reads, "All the independent ladies."

Similar to previously-released teasers, the other set of concept photos features Suzy, Min, Fei and Jia proudly standing with forbidden signs.

Check out the photos below.








Kim Jong Kook to release 7th album

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 05:30 AM PDT


One of the most representative voices of the '90s, Kim Jong Kook has remained a steady figure in K-pop to this date. And he's still going, with plans to release his 7th full-length album.

Kim Jong Kook's new release is slated for release at the end of this month, with the pre-release track scheduled to be dropped October 23rd. This will mark his first comeback in two years and nine months.

The singer is currently busy as a member of variety show 'Running Man' as well as 'Crisis Escape No. 1'. His upcoming comeback will further build up his reputation as an all-around entertainer.


Source: KBS

SNSD's Jessica releases Banila Co CF

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 05:22 AM PDT

SNSD's Jessica releases her latest CF for cosmetic brand "Banila Co",check out her new CF below.

FT Island's Jonghun poses with AOA's Mina

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 05:16 AM PDT

FT Island's Jonghun updated his Twitter with a new photo on 15th October.

He said,"AoA Mina".

She is seen posing with her junior AOA's Mina in the photo above,they are showing the V sign,posing happily together.

It's great to see Jonghun showing her labelmates so much support.

2NE1’s Park Bom to feature in Epik High’s new album

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 05:10 AM PDT


Many fans now have even more reasons to look forward to the release of Epik High's 7th album.

After Epik High's collaboration with Lee Ha Yi for the pre-released track "It's Cold", it has now revealed that 2NE1's Park Bom also took a part in the trio's upcoming album.

Park Bom will be featuring in one of the track on Epik High's 7th full album which will be released on the 19th. On the same day, Epik High's comeback music video for their double title track album will also be out.

BEAST performs orchestra version of “Fiction” on Patti Kim show

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 04:50 AM PDT


Idol group BEAST recently performed an orchestra version of their hit track, "Fiction".

BEAST members Junhyung, Kikwang, Yoseob and Dongwoon appeared on jTBC's "Patti Kim's Goodbye Concert," a farewell show of the legendary diva Patti Kim, who has announced her retirement back in February.

The 16-week special features Patti Kim's beloved juniors every episode, who will join her onstage and together perform each others' hits. For the recent episode of the show, BEAST members joined the legendary diva and performed "Fiction" with a live orchestra.

Watch their performance below.

Big Bang's TOP looking hot and sexy in army look

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 04:30 AM PDT


Big Bang's TOP was recently spotted at the airport and his airport fashion was a sure hit.

TOP was seen with shorter hair, almost as short as a military buzz and he rocked it with sharp edged sun glasses, denim jacket, a simple grey shirt, black jeans and shoes.

The looks is perfect for the fall season and whether TOP has short hair, long hair, silver hair, blue hair, he still rocks it. Also you can see he's not wearing his hand cast anymore, looks like he has recovered from the injury. His hand was injured while filming for his movie "alumnus" where he had to receive emergency surgery.




Source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

2AM releases footage from 3rd fanclub fan meeting

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 04:00 AM PDT


On October 7th, 2AM held its second annual '2 O' Clock Date' fan meeting at AX-Korea where the members performed and held a wide variety of special events exclusively for its official fan club, IAM.

Earlier today, 2AM's official Youtube channel released a clip showing highlight footage and other behind-the-scene events from the group's third fanclub fan meeting.

Watch the video below.

Block B releases 7th teaser ft. Zico

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 03:23 AM PDT


Block B, who is gearing up for a comeback, released their seventh video teaser featuring member Zico.

The group's official fan cafe recently announced that Block B will be releasing their first full-length album on October 17. This will mark the group's official return to the music scene since releasing a repackaged version of "Welcome to the Block" back in April.

Check out the teaser below!

Big Bang adds 2 more concert dates in Osaka

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 02:00 AM PDT


Due to high demand, Big Bang has added two more shows in Japan for their first world tour.

YG Entertainment announced that Big Bang will be having two additional concerts in Osaka for their 'BIG BANG ALIVE TOUR 2012 IN JAPAN'. Fans will have two more opportunities to see Big Bang on January 12 and 13 at the Osaka Kyocera Dome.

The agency added that they are expecting about 455,500 audience members in total including the additional concerts, setting a record since their Japanese debut 3 years ago.

Meanwhile, Big Bang will be bringing its 'BIG BANG ALIVE TOUR 2012' in Taiwan, Philippines, and Malaysia this October, and will also make it stops in LA, New Jersey, Peru and Hong Kong.

Moon Geun Young shows off her mature beauty

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 01:30 AM PDT


Usually noticed for her cute baby face, actress Moon Geun Young showed off her mature beauty in her latest selca.

On October 12, Moon Geun Young drew attention by changing her profile photo on her mini homepage. In the photo, the actress is still showing off her innocent and pure charms.

However, her wavy long hair and makeup higlighted her mature beauty, indicating that Moon Geun Young is no longer the nation's little sister but a goddess.

Meanwhile, Moong Geun Young showed her grown up image through dramas 'Cinderella's Sister', 'Mary Stayed Out All Night', and movie 'I Don't Need Love'. She also recently showed off her variety skills through 'Running Man' on October 7th.

2AM's Jo Kwon is enjoying his classes and college life

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 01:15 AM PDT


2AM's Jo Kwon is enjoying his college life. On the 15th of October, he updated his twitter account and shared, "Bebop class, latin class, jazz choir.Even if the weather is cold and difficult it was still fun in school. I was nice eating a god rice meal in the cafeteria" and also shared a photo of him.

You can see him in the photo with a charming smile and his arms up with V-signs posing in front of his school. Look's like the weather is getting cold as Jo Kwon is wearing long sleeves and a jacket too. Netizens commented, "That's a cute pose", "That's a really good photo", "I wish I could eat a simple meal with him in school".

Meanwhile, Jo Kwon is currently a Post Modern Music Major in the prestigious Kyunghee University where he is also under full scholarship for his good grades.

Source: Nate
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net

T-ara prints more copies of ‘Paris & Swiss’ due to high demand

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 01:00 AM PDT


Girl group T-ara is set to release 'Paris & Swiss'. Originally, only 7,000 copies of the limited edition were to be sold. However, approximately 65,000 copies were in demand from just the Asian countries. After careful deliberation, Core Contents Media revealed it had decided to print an additional 7,000 copies.

The 'Paris & Swiss' limited edition pack features photos of individual members and the group from its trip to Europe. Furthermore, a 14-track remix album consisting of the group's hit songs since its debut comes with the book.

Despite having tarnished its image at home due to Hwayoung's departure, T-ara is doing extremely well overseas.

FT Island tops Taiwan’s album chart

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 12:30 AM PDT


FT Island's 4th studio album 'Five Treasure Box' ranked 1st for album sales in Taiwan.

According to Taiwanese album sales chart G-MUSIC, FT Island's 'Five Treasure Box', which was released on the 5th in Taiwan, topped the weekly album sales chart. The band beated out top groups like Girls' Generation and Super Junior who ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively.

'Five Treasure Box' was released in Korea on September 19th and has already sold 30,000 copies. The album includes 10 tracks, including title track, "I Wish" and FT Island members participated in writing seven songs.

IU performs rock version of “Good Day”

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 12:00 AM PDT


Singer IU will be performing a rock version of her hit track, "Good Day".

On October 11th, IU recorded for MBC Music's 'Real Modern Concert', performing a total of six songs including the rock version of "Good Day" and her self-composed track, "Peach." The talented singer received applause from the audience and the host Lucid Fall with her rearrangement of "Good Day" in collaboration with a band.

After the recording, IU tweeted, "I just finished the recording for Lucid Fall uncle's Remocon ah... A pro like this won't get tired even after doing a recording 3 times a day~~ It doesn't matter whether or not if I sang good, I still feel good~~~ I feel really happy when I sing, I was able to get that feeling once again."

Earlier today, MBC Music released a preview of IU's performance. The episode of the show will air on October 17.

miss A releases greetings & BTS footage from “I Don’t Need A Man” MV

Posted: 14 Oct 2012 11:40 PM PDT


After releasing their comeback fifth project, 'Independent Women Pt 3' and the full music video for title track, "I Don't Need A Man", miss A has now revealed the behind-the-scenes footage from their MV shoot.

In addition, the girls released a greetings video for the fans, where they revealed more stories behind their new mini album.

'Independent Women Pt 3' brings the flavor of Destiny's Child hit single 'Independent Women'. The title track "I Don't Need a Man" is a southern hip-hop song composed and written by Park Jin Young, and showcases the new transformation for miss A members.


Byul’s father passes away before her wedding

Posted: 14 Oct 2012 11:20 PM PDT



Singer Byul's father, Kim Ho Sang, passed away on the morning of October 15th at Yonsei University's Severance Hospital in Seoul.

In 2002, Byul's father suffered a medical accident which left him in a coma. His passing comes a few weeks before Byul and Haha's wedding which is scheduled in November.

Haha is currently with Byul and has been named chief mourner for the funeral throughout the wake and until the funeral on the 17th.

We send our deepest condolences to Byul and her family.

Psy asks you not to hate him??

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 01:52 AM PDT


On the 14th of October, World Star Psy updated his twitter account and shared "Please do not hate me!" and uploaded the photo above.

Psy is holding the "Don't Hate Me" cardboard in the photo above,showing his disappointed expression.

Netizens commented, "Who hates you?", "I dont think I can hate Psy", "Whats wrong? Im worried, Were always here supporting you!", "are there a lot of people jealous of Psy? I hope not", "Thats funny". As to whether its a joke, a message or perhaps a hint to his new songs to be released in the US, only he knows.

Meanwhile, Psy is set to fly to Australia on October 15 as he is scheduled to appear on the new episode of "X Factor Australia". 

Source: Newsen
Written by: blueprincess824 @ dkpopnews.net