Thursday, November 1, 2012

"EXO-M featured in Ceci Magazine's November Issue" plus 24 more

"EXO-M featured in Ceci Magazine's November Issue" plus 24 more


EXO-M featured in Ceci Magazine's November Issue

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 08:57 AM PDT



Junsu Kim wins the Best Actor for a Leading Role

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 08:30 AM PDT


Junsu Kim has won the Best Actor for a Leading Role

18th Korean Musical Awards was held at Olympic Hall at Olympic Park, Bang-I dong Seoul on 29th October.
Junsu Kim won the Best Actor for a leading role with 'Elisabeth', beating Jeong Han Ryu (Two City Story), Seong Hwa Jung (La Cage Aux Folles), Seung Woo Jo (Dr. Zhivago) and Jung Min Hwang (Man of La Mancha). He also won the Most Popular Actor too, which made him double-winner of the day.

He could not even leave his seat for a while as if he could not believe that he had been called for the award, and sent his regards to fans and other actors/actresses with softened tears in his face and the host Jimin Hong gave him a hug for celebration.

"I don't know whether I'm the one to receive such a big prize…", started Junsu Kim with speechless-comment-with-pleasure.

"I guess this award is from many people and other actors/actresses' love for me and I would like to thank to every actor/actress, staff and audience since Mozart three years ago", he continued with tears.

He commented, "I'm so astonished and so out of my mind. Thank you so much. Thank you for my loving parents who are always on my side, and Mr. Chang Ju Baek and C-JeS family who have been my sincere supports since we had a lot of changes. I also would like to send my sincere thanks for my members Yuchun and Jaejoong who gave me  a lot of encouragement when I stated musical for the first time. Thank you for the staff at EMK who cheered a lot for me who had absolutely no idea about musical. Musical means a lot to me because it gave me a chance to stand on the stage again, sing again on the stage, being invited to this award and gave me this prize that I could never even imagine to have. Thank you very much for everyone in the industry and all of you. I will do my best to be the actor who can contribute to the musicals".



The Winners of Best Actor/Actress and Best Supporting Actor/Actress
of 18th Korean Musical Awards!

Junsu Kim (Singer/Musical Actor)
Debuted for Musicals in 2009, Mozart!

-Award-Winning Career Since debut-

2010 (Mozart)
Winner of the Best Newcomer Actor at 4th The Musical Awards
Winner of the Most Popular Actor at 4th The Musical Awards
Winner of the Most Popular Actor at 16th Korean Musical Awards
Winner of the Best Newcomer Actor at 16th Korean Musical Awards

2011 (Tears of Heaven)
 Winner of the Most Popular Actor at 5th The Musical Awards
Winner of the Most Popular Actor at 17th Korean Musical Awards

2012 (Elisabeth)
 Winner of the Popular Star Awards at 6th The Musical Awards
Winner of the Best Actor for a Leading Role at 18th Korean Musical Awards


Source: Sports Chosun
Translated and Summarised by: http://dedicatee.wordpress.com


Sistar's Soyou raised her fans' expectations from Geeks and Soyou's tune

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 08:00 AM PDT


Girl group member, Soyou of Sistar sings with Geeks.

Sistar's Soyou plans to release a duet track with male group Geeks titled, "Geeks & Soyou" 1st of next month.

Geeks have won 'Cyworld Digital Music Awards' and 'Rookie of this Month Award' with the song 'Officially Missing You' last month with the help of their fans' love and support.

Soyou will participate and sing the transcribe version of 'Officially Missing You, Too' from Geek's debut and hit song, 'Officially Missing You'

This will be the first time that Sistar's Soyou will appear as a solo singer. Geeks and Soyou singing together is now attracting all of their fans' attentions.

With Soyou's awesome vocal skills, S-line figure and her bouncy charms which she showed from many variety shows, she's getting more love from her male fans.


Translated by doogu3 / edited by sistar-rology ◘ http://mightysistar.com

Lee Byung Hun’s ‘Masquerade’ sweeps 15 awards at Grand Bell Awards

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 07:40 AM PDT


Lee Byung Hun's domestic film 'Masquerade' (Korean title "Gwanghae: The Man Who Became King") which has been dominating the box office, has dominated the 29th Grand Bell Awards as well.

The awards took place on October 30th, presenting a total of 23 awards in many different categories. Out of the 23, the movie starring Lee Byung Hun took home 15 awards, for the best picture, director, lead male actor, supporting male actor, costume, art, music, sound effects, popularity, lighting, editing, production, scenario, filming, and video effects.

The remaining winners for the night included actress Cho Min Soo for Best Lead Female Actress in the movie 'Pieta', Kim Hae Sook for Best Supporting Female Actress in 'The Thieves', Kim Sung Gyun for Best Male Rookie Actor in 'Neighbor', Kim Go Eun for Best Female Rookie Actress in 'A Muse', Choi Jiyeon for Best Short Film for 'Woman', Choi Jong Tae for Best New Director for 'Hand In Hand', and Kim Ki Deok for Judges' Special Award for 'Pieta'.


Source: KBS

Girls' Generation dresses in wedding dress for Ace Bed

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 07:32 AM PDT

 Girls' Generation releases a new set of promotional photos for Ace Bed.

The girls are seen posing in wedding dress for the latest photoshoot,showing their feminine and elegant side,check out more photos below.

Have a good sleep!




















‘Shinhwa Broadcast’ to air in Japan this December

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 07:20 AM PDT


jTBC's 'Shinhwa Broadcast' will be hiting Japanese TV next month!

Beginning in December, 'Shinhwa Broadcast' will begin airing weekly on Mnet Japan. The show, which aired in Korea from March this year, features the legendary idol group Shinhwa taking on various missions and competing against one another.

A representative for Shinhwa Company said, "'Shinhwa Broadcast' is planned to begin airing in Japan. We want to show the Japanese fans that the boys also have personalities like no other."

miss A releases MV for Chinese version of “I Don’t Need A Man”

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 07:12 AM PDT


miss A has just released the music video for the Chinese version of their latest track, "I Don't Need A Man".

"I Don't Need A Man" is the title song for the group's fifth Korean project, 'Independent Women Pt 3'. The song is a southern hip-hop song composed and written by Park Jin Young, and is dedicated to strong and independent women.

Check out the MV below!

EXID receives special gift from fan

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 06:55 AM PDT


Rookie group EXID has received a very special gift from their fan.

On October 31, AB Entertainment revealed photos of the gift on the group's official Twitter and wrote, "These cute EXID figurines were made by a fan who wanted us to share the gift with other EXID fans!! Thank you for the present~!"

In the photos, EXID members are holding the figures of themselves, which were gifted by a fan. The cuteness and lovely charms of the members are very well expressed in the figures, and many netizens are showing great reactions.

A representative stated, "We feel so grateful for the fans who show a lot of care and support not only for EXID, but also for other fans as well. We will do our best to pay the fans' amazing love back."

g.o.d. members reunite on TV after 8 years

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 06:35 AM PDT


All five members of legendary group g.o.d. will all be getting together for a broadcast for the first time in eight years.

On Olive TV's cooking show 'One Table', the host Yoon Kye Sang personally invited special guests to share a meal with them. For his final guests, he invited his fellow g.o.d. members, Danny Ahn, Son Ho Young, Kim Tae Woo and Park Joon Hyung.

This marks the first time that all five of them have been together publicly since they disbanded 8 years ago.

A rep of Yoon Kye Sang shared, "The other members of g.o.d. gave a different response after tasting the food Yoon Gye Sang had prepared. The atmosphere was bright as they joked with one another. They also shed tears as they opened up about past misunderstandings and rumors."

‘I Miss You’ releases new teaser + still cuts of Yoochun and Yoon Eun Hye

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 06:15 AM PDT


MBC's upcoming drama 'I Miss You' has unveiled another sneak peek teaser video and still cuts starring JYJ's Park Yoochun and actress Yoon Eun Hye.

The latest trailer gives a glimpse of the characters' childhoods and transitions over to their adulthood. In one particular scene, Yoon Eun Hye cries on Park Yoochun's shoulders as she keeps saying, "Sorry," and Yoochun tells her "Don't let go of my hand this time," while pointing a gun at someone.

'I Miss You' is a melodrama and will tell the story of detective Han Jung Woo (played by Park Yoochun) and fashion designer Lee Soo Yeon who live with a broken heart from their first love. The drama starts airing on November 7.






Jang Geun Suk chosen as model for an online game in China

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 06:04 AM PDT


Hallyu star Jang Geun Suk has been chosen as the new model for the famous online Korean game, 'Audition 2' which will be exported to China.

On October 29, Jang Geun Suk took part in the game's press conference at the Kempinski Hotel in Chengdu, China. Nearly 60 media sources, including Sina.com, 17173.com and more attended the event, which was also aired live on Sina Weibo.

'Audition 2' is the sequel to the first 'Audition', a 3D dance and music online game. The online game attracted a lot of attention in China, gathering a large number of 780,000 players. The new version of the game upgraded its 3D characters, fashion styles and songs.

A spokeperson for 'Audition 2' stated, "Jang Geun Suk, who is very popular as actor and singer, carries strong influence on TV and SNS users in China. We believe he will be able to promote the game in Asia as well."

Block B to perform with British star Alexandra Burke

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 05:25 AM PDT


According to Block B's management, the group will be holding a collaboration stage with Alexandra Burke during 2012 H-Artistry on November 3rd.

Alexandra Burke is the season five winner of Britain's famous audition program 'The X Factor' and made her debut through the program's judge and music producer Simon Cowell.

Her debut single, a remake of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah", sold 105,000 copies on the day of its release setting a record in Europe and went on to sell over 10 million copies in just 20 days.

Block B is also showing much potential in the world market as their first studio album, Blockbuster, which includes their self-written song "Nillili Mambo" ranked within the top ten on Billboard's world album chart.

Block B's reps said the latest event is focused on collaborations between artists of different genres and the expression of various types of art, adding that international fans have shown much interest in the collaboration between Block B and Alexandra Burke as soon as it was announced.

2012 H-Artistry is a global music party hosted by world leading cognac house Hennessy. In the past, pop stars like Ne-yo and Flo Rida have taken part in the event.


Source: KBS

IU to share dating experience on ‘Go Show’

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 04:58 AM PDT


Singer IU openly talked about her dating experience during the latest filming of SBS' 'Go Show'.

To be aired on November 2, the highly anticipated episode will feature IU, along with miss A's Suzy and Brown Eyed Girls member Ga-In. During the show, IU spoke for the first time on dating.

According to reports, the solo artist, who has never mentioned dating after her debut, have been very honest and open about such a topic during filming, surprising everyone on the set.

MC Yoon Jong Shin also surprised the guests by saying, "I heard this rumor before with IU and I know who the other person is."

In the same episode, Suzy shared her experiences breaking boards and other dangerous episodes.


Source: Xportsnews

miss A’s Suzy to compete on ‘100 Million Quiz Show’

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 04:38 AM PDT


miss A's Suzy will be participating on the upcoming episode of SBS's '100 Million Quiz Show' and will challenge herself to win MVP.

Suzy will team up with DJ DOC's Kim Chang Ryul for the next episode of '100 Million Quiz Show' which will be aired live on November 2. The program is receiving much attention for inviting idol singers to its program every week.

Suzy and Kim Chang Ryul will compete against Noh Sa Yeon and Lee Moo Song for the 100 million won prize.

Will you be watching this episode?

INFINITE hints on members’ solo debut?

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 04:18 AM PDT


Idol group INFINITE, who is currently busy flying between Korea and Japan for their ongoing Arena Tour, is hinting for members' solo activities.

INFINITE's official websire has revealed a new teaser image showing a black background with the keyword, "SOLO INVASION". However, the agency did not provide any further details about who and when the project will be revealed.

Many fans are also wondering if the message is related to the previously-released mysterious teaser which showed, "What is the Next Big Thing?" along with the date of November 2012.

2AM’s Seulong undergoes surgery for fractured foot

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 03:58 AM PDT


2AM's Seulong is receiving treatment for a fractured bone in his foot.

Big Hit Entertainment revealed on November 1 that the idol singer lost his footing while exercising on October 31. After going to a hospital for examination, it was revealed that both bones on top of the foot and the toes have been fractured.

According to the agency, Seulong immediately received surgery and will receive treatments for at least two to three weeks.

They added that his injury is expected to affect 2AM's activities as the group is set to appear at a concert in Tokyo on November 2 and hold 'The Way Of Love' concert at the Olympic Park in Seoul on November 24 and 25.

4minute’s HyunA makes hot comeback on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 03:38 AM PDT


After making quite a buzz with the release of her new album 'Melting' and music video for "Ice Cream", 4minute's HyunA is officially kicking off her promotions tonight on 'M! Countdown'.

For her first comeback stage, HyunA performed a total of three tracks including her title track "Ice Cream" as well as "Don't Disturb" and "Green Apple", showcasing an upgraded side of herself.

"Ice Cream" was produced by hit maker Brave Brothers, who is also having their very first collaboration with HyunA, hence, it has already garnering attention. The song is said to possess a strong Hip Hop vibe and will reveal HyunA's sexier charms.

Check out her performances below!

Epik High is back with “Don’t Hate Me” and “Up” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 03:37 AM PDT


Epik High finally made their highly-awaited comeback stage on 'M! Countdown'!

On November 1, Epik High performed their two title tracks "Don't Hate Me" and "Up" from the trio's 7th full album, '99'. The new album marks Epik High's new start with YG Entertainment, and the members collaborated with YG producers Choice 37, Choi Pil Kang and DEE.P.

"UP" is a combination of Old school Hip Hop and Rock, and a unique 'power-combi' work done by the collaboration of Epik High and Park Bom from 2NE1. While "Don't Hate Me" is a song that represents brave outsiders through Alternative Rock, as well as is the double title song promoting 'Anti-Hate' campaign.

Check out their performances below!

121101 K.Will wins on ‘M! Countdown’ + Other Performances

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 08:48 AM PDT


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

For the Halloween special of the show, 4minute's HyunA, Epik High, B.A.P, as well as singers Kim Jong Kook and John Park made their respective comebacks. In addtion, NS Yoonji performed her collaborative single with Jay Park.

Other performers tonight included K.Will, miss A, Jewelry, Block B, Big Star, Ailee, AOA, MR.MR, Song Seung Yeon and Lee Seok Hoon.

And for the highlight of the show, K.Will snagged his second win on 'M! Countdown' with his latest track "Please Don't…".

Congratulations K.Will!




Tonight's performances:

K.Will


miss A


Jewelry


Big Star


Ailee


Block B


AOA


MR.MR


Song Seung Yeon


Lee Seok Hoon




Watch today's comeback performances below!

4minute's HyunA - "Ice Cream"
Epik High - "Don't Hate Me" + "Up"
Kim Jong Kook - "Men Are All Like That"
John Park - "Childlike"
NS Yoonji ft. Jay Park - "If You Love Me"
B.A.P - "Stop It"

B.A.P is back with “Stop It” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 03:06 AM PDT


After the successful promotions for "Crash", power rookies B.A.P is back with their third single "Stop It" featuring a nostalgic and fun sound straight from the '80s.

Returning as blonde warriors once more, B.A.P is showing an upgraded charisma with their fifth promotion cycle this year. "Stop It" was produced by Duble Sidekick and Kim Hee Won, who also participated in B.A.P's latest single, "Crash".

Check out their performance below!

John Park returns with “Childlike” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 03:04 AM PDT


Singer John Park, who debuted with "Falling" earlier this year, is back with his latest single, "Childlike". Released on October 22nd, the single is a collaborative effort with the upcoming film 'Wolf Boy'.

"Childlike" was written and composed by his friend Lee Juck who also played the piano himself to show the musical affection. The song highlights the bluesy voice of John Park, who became one with the music this time to show spectrum of feelings.

Check out his performance below!

Kim Jong Kook says “Men Are All Like That” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 03:03 AM PDT


SBS 'Running Man' member Kim Jong Kook has returned to its music root with the release of his 7th full album 'Journey Home' featuring the title track, "Men Are All Like That". Kickstarting his promotions, the singer hit the stage of 'M! Countdown' tonight.

"Men Are All Like That" sings about how affectionate feelings end up fading and dying out after a breakup. The music video for the track features actor Song Joong Ki, who made a friendship cameo for free.

Check out his performance below!

NS Yoonji returns with “If You Love Me” ft. Jay Park on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 02:54 AM PDT


Making a surprise comeback since her last single "I Got You", solo singer NS Yoonji returned with a new collaborative single "If You Love Me" featuring Jay Park.

Released online on November 1, "If You Love Me" was composed by Duble Sidekick, the composer behind Baek Ji Young's "Voice", SISTAR's "Loving U" and Huh Gak and Zia's "I Need You". The song features NS Yoonji's emotional voice and Jay Park's charismatic rap.

Check out their performance below!

Block B will share the same stage with World pop star Alexandra Burke

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 02:29 AM PDT


On October 31, according to Stardom EntertainmentBlock B will participate in "H-Artistry 2012" in Malaysia on November 11 and will share the same stage with world pop star Alexandra Burke.


Alexandra Burke is a British famous pop diva. In Korean idol world, Block B was known for their strong and attractive music style, also with their ability in producing and composing music, making them an outstanding idol group. The members are now receiving so much love and interest from music lovers. 

In particular, Block B has just released their 1st official album, Blockbuster, although they don't have many promotional activities overseas, their song still climbs to the 10th spot in Billboard chart. 

"H-Artistry 2012" is a global music strategy started from big cities like New York, Johannesburg, Taipei, Malaysia,… with the participation of so many artists from various music genres such as Ne-Yo, Flo Rida, Fatman Scoop, Kardninal Offichall, Chris Willis… . 

Written By: Jenny @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

f(x)'s Amber is the Supermarket Ninja?

Posted: 01 Nov 2012 01:56 AM PDT

f(x)'s charismatic rapper Amber is back on Twitter with a hilarious photo.

She tweeted on 1st November,"super market ninja! 마트닌자! happy halloween :)".

She transforms herself into a funny ninja and poses at the supermarket in the photo above.

Fans commented,"Amber is so funny","do you know martial arts?","Dorky" and etc.