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"The Most Sparkling Korean Star in 2012 Chosen By Tabloid Bintang Indonesia" plus 24 more

"The Most Sparkling Korean Star in 2012 Chosen By Tabloid Bintang Indonesia" plus 24 more

The Most Sparkling Korean Star in 2012 Chosen By Tabloid Bintang Indonesia

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 07:50 AM PST

Translator's Note: Tabloid Bintang is one of the most popular Tabloids in Indonesia.
Along with Park Yoochun, other artists are mentioned such as: Psy, Song Joong Ki, Hyuna, Kim Soo Hyun, EXO, Choi Minho, Sulli and Han Ji Min.

The overflow Korea fever unstoppable this year, and were able to storm American and European music industry.

The trigger, not invasion boy and girlband or Korean drama with a complete package (physical, sound, dance, attitude). Rather a soloist boned fat, not handsome, not golden voice, eccentric, and has a weird dance moves! Yes, PSY with the song "Gangnam Style" and dances his horse which makes K-pop ruled the music world.

So when choosing 10 Most Sparkling Stars Korea this year, PSY became the first name that pops up. Furthermore, we did not forget to appreciate the singers, groups, and the performers and most loved films in Korea this year. Here's our choice.

Park Yoochun
Outside of his work with the group JYJ, Yoochun's existence in the acting world became more sparkling. Rooftop Prince which starring by him become one of most popular Korea's series this year. Yoochun seems became more competent as an actor. His acting as a prince Yong Tae Yong makes a fiction story that combines elements of history and modern with romantic, funny, and touching scenes seemed real. Latest drama project with Yoon Eun Hye, I Miss You, became one of the most anticipated at the end of this year. Given the consistency on acting world since Sungkyunkwan Scandal, Miss Ripley, Rooftop Prince, and I Miss You, Yoochun's gait in acting world can not be underestimated.

Source: tabloidbintang
Translated by: Miya of JYJ3

New Big Bang's Gmarket Photos

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 07:20 AM PST

BIG BANG's new photos for GMarket have been revealed.

Check out the playful pictures of the members.

Source: @DCBB//@gilbakk77@ameblo

So Ji Sub talks about ‘Anipang’ on ‘High Cut’

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 07:00 AM PST

Actor So Ji Sub has recently participated in a pictorial for the fashion magazine 'High Cut'. The actor exuded his manly charms with some sexy poses, and expressed the homme fatale concept very successfully.

In an accompanying interview, So Ji Sub talked about the popular smartphone game 'Anipang'. He shared, "I started playing it after so many people's recommendation. The highest score I achieved was 159,000 points."

However, the actor added that he hates it when people just keep looking at their cell phones when they are meeting friends, family and lovers. He explained, Human feel love from touches, and smartphone just takes it away. People these days do not have much conversation, and they fall in love with their smartphones, instead."

Meanwhile, So Ji Sub's full 'High Cut' pictorial will be released on November 15th.

Girls' Generation performs "Flower Power" on Kayou Kyoku

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 06:50 AM PST

Girls' Generation performs their latest Japanese single "Flower Power" live for the very first time in Japan.

Check out their performance on Japan show "Kayou Kyoku",enjoy their highly anticipated performance below

Son Ye Jin’s daily looks amaze netizens

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 06:40 AM PST

Actress Son Ye Jin's daily looks have been revealed, amazing the fans and netizens alike.

Recently on an online community board, several pictures of the actress have been posted under the title "Son Ye Jin's ordinary life." The pictures showed Son Ye Jin in some of her daily moments and she mostly appeared without any makeup.

Especially, even though she is showing her casual and informal looks, her beautiful look still remains the same, and many people are showing explosive reactions for her outstanding features and goddess-like beauty.

Netizens commented, "She's so pretty", "She is showing the true definition of beauty", "My eyes are screaming in joy" and "She looks amazing."

Source: StarN News

Lee Seung Gi spotted filming ‘Running Man’

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 06:20 AM PST

Singer-actor Lee Seung Gi was recently spotted filming an episode for SBS TV's variety program, 'Running Man'.

A photo was uploaded onto an online community showing Lee Seung Gi in a matching red winter jackets with 'Running Man' members Yoo Jae Suk and Lee Kwang Soo while completing their mission.

According to reports, Lee Seung Gi has been invited alongside actress Park Shin Hye for the popular variety show's 120th episode, which is set to hit the airwaves on November 18th.

Meanwhile, Lee Seung Gi will release his new album on November 22 and will also hold his exclusive concert at Olympics Park Gymnastic Hall in Seoul on December 1 and 2.

Lee Hyori to make comeback in spring

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 06:00 AM PST

To celebrate her 15th year in the industry, singer Lee Hyori will release an album next spring.

The sexy singer's agency, B2M Entertainment, announced that Lee Hyori will be tentatively releasing her new album in March of April of next year. She is currently working on perfecting her album.

A representative added, "Although there may be changes to the plan, but as this will be her first album in a while, Lee Hyori is working hard on greeting her fans with a new track in spring of 2013."

Lee Hyori's last release was "Logic" back in 2010, her fourth studio album. She has since been active as a television personality as well as taking part on charity work.

Are you excited for the queen's return?

Shinhwa’s Jun Jin and SPICA’s Park Joo Hyun end their relationship

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 05:40 AM PST

After confirming their romantic relationship back in September, Shinhwa's Jun Jin and SPICA's Park Joo Hyun have decided to end their relationship.

Various local media sources reported the breakup on November 12th. "The two had dated for more than a year but have decided to remain friends," one media outlet revealed.

However, the timing of the split has raised eyebrows and netizens began to claim that it was just noise marketing. The news came out right before SPICA was to release its newest single in mid-November.

Meanwhile, Park Joo Hyun is currently prepping for her group SPICA's comeback while Jun Jin had already wrapped up his Shinhwa promotions and is getting ready for his own individual activities.

Boyfriend enjoys street food in their “Janus” stage outfits

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 05:20 AM PST

Boyfriend members were recently spotted enjoying some street food snacks while still wearing their "Janus" stage outfits.

Recently, some pictures of Boyfriend members was taken after one of their music show performances over the weekend were uploaded on an online community board.

In the pictures, the boys were seen dressed in their "Janus" stage outfits while eating ddukbokki (spicy rice cakes) at a street food cart outside.

Netizens commented, "Are they really eating with their stage outfits on?", "I hope they don't spill sauce on their outfits!", "People who were at the street vendor were so lucky" and more.

Cheoeum Cheorum soju chooses among Hyuna, Hara and Hyorin as the next Lee Hyori

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 05:00 AM PST

As we previously reported that Cheoeum Cheorum soju has ended its contract with Lee Hyori as their advertising model, candidates for Lee Hyori's successor have been revealed.

On the 13th of November, Lotte Chilsung Beverage has revealed their top 3 candidates as successor of Lee Hyori as the next advertising model for the Soju Brand. They revealed that they have chosen Goo Hara of KARA, Hyorin of SISTAR and Hyuna of 4minute as their top choices after a long and careful deliberation. The brand is looking for a fresh image and they found that the girls suit the new image they are going for.

The brand added that they give much recognition and respect to Lee Hyori who they have worked with for such a long time. Lee Hyori has contributed a lot to the brands popularity with the famous CF's and posters.

Who do you think will be the next model for the Soju brand to fill in Lee Hyori's shoes?

Source: Nate
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Son Dambi introduces her alien friends

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 04:45 AM PST

The aliens on singer Son Dambi's music video for comeback track "Dripping Tears" are becoming a hot issue online.

After the release of her music video, Son Dambi revealed the photo above on her official Facebook page and wrote, "Let me introduce you my alien friends." In the photo, the singer who is wearing a blonde wig, is tilting her head and standing amid people who are wearing alien costumes.

It was revealed that the aliens were actually Son Dambi's backup dancers who performed amazing and flashy dances with the singer on the music video.

Netizens commented, "They look so interesting", "How can they breathe with the masks on?" and "I wonder if they will appear on the stage with the costumes."

Meanwhile, Son Dambi will have her first comeback performance on 'M! Countdown' on November 15th.

Sandara Park celebrated her 29th Birthday with Jeremy Scott!

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 04:30 AM PST

2ne1's Sandara Park turns 29 on the 12th of November and no doubt she had an amazing birthday party. 

She spent her day celebrating with the rest of 2ne1 members, YG dancers and world famous designer Jeremy Scott.

Recently, Jeremy Scott updated his twitter account and shared several photos from Dara's birthday party. You can see in the photos the members of 2ne1 and him wearing party hats and having a good time during the birthday party. Also, he gave Dara a pair of pink custom Adidas shoes as her present. Check out more photos below:

Source: Jeremy Scott Twitter
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Son Dambi releases “Dripping Tears” practice clip

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 04:15 AM PST

After releasing her 4th mini album 'Dripping Tears' and comeback music video, singer Son Dambi has unveiled a short practice clip of her latest title song.

Jumping back into the action after a two-year hiatus, Son Dambi is finally back with an upgraded image after several delays. The title song "Dripping Tears" was produced by Brave Brothers and has an electronic beat mixed in with an emotional piano melody.

Check out the clip below!

Lee Hyori ends being Cheoeum Cheorum Soju's advertising model!

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 04:00 AM PST

Its confirmed, Lee Hyori will not be endorsing Cheoeum Cheorum soju anymore. On the 12th of November,   Lee Hyori updated her twitter account and shared, "Today, I have undergone a good breakup. Because of this parting of ways I think I will be having calm drinks of soju. What brand of Soju am I going to drink now? hmmm".

She then tweeted another statement saying, "I admit I found it good and bad being a model of a soju brand. I hope my smiling face on the posters of the soju brand helped make those who were having a hard time smile. Thank you".

An official from Cheoeum Cheorum soju also released a statement saying, "We have decided not to renew Lee Hyori's contract with the brand. The reason is that we are aiming for a fresh image with a new model. We have been working with Lee Hyori for 5 years and we had a good time working with her". 

Source: Nate
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NS Yoonji reveals unreleased album photos for “If You Love Me”

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 03:45 AM PST

Solo singer NS Yoonji, who recently returned with collaborative single featuring Jay Park, has revealed never-before-seen photos from her latest single, "If You Love Me".

On November 13th, the unreleased album photos of NS Yoonji were revealed online and drew many people's attention for the singer's beautiful look and well trained body shape.

Netizens commented, "She's so sexy", "A perfect body shape", "Her beauty seems to be at its peak" and more.

Meanwhile, "If You Love Me" was composed by Duble Sidekick and released on November 1st. The song features NS Yoonji's emotional voice and Jay Park's charismatic rap.

Lee Hi tops charts for the second consecutive week!

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 03:30 AM PST

Rookie singer Lee Hi is killing it on the online music charts. Her debut single 1,2,3,4 has topped major music sites for the second consecutive week! Her debut single was released last 29th of October and up to recent, her single is still on top on weekly charts on Olleh Music, Gaon, Instiz, Melon, Mnet, Daum, Monkey 3, Soribada, Naver and others.

Lee Hi has made an all-kill debut. She debuted recently in Mnet's "M!countdown" and winning her first trophy for topping the charts on mnet. Her single has over 670,000 downloads sold in a week which is a big factor to her strong sales. Congratulations to Lee Hi!

Source: Nate
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Brown Eyed Girls’ JeA to release solo album in January

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 03:15 AM PST

Following the success of Brown Eyed Girls' Gain's solo activities, fellow member JeA is gearing up to release her first solo project early next year!

A representative from her agency Nega Network announced on the 13th, JeA was originally planning on releasing her solo album this month, but it has been delayed to January next year due to the busy preparation for Brown Eyed Girls' upcoming concert.

JeA's first studio album will hit the shelves on January of 2013. The singer-songwriter's upcoming album will feature several self-composed songs, revealing her unique music world.

JeA has been receiving attention for composing number of songs in Brown Eyed Girls albums including "The Ugly Truth" and "One Summer Night." She also composed the song "We Fell in Love" for Jo Kwon and Ga-In on MBC's romantic program "We Got Married" in 2009.

Meanwhile, Brown Eyed Girls is currently preparing for their upcoming 19+ rated solo concert Tonight 37.2℃' which will be held on December 24 and 25 at the Central City Millennium Hall in Seoul.

Psy hanged out with Carly Rae Jepsen, Kanye and Kim K!

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 03:00 AM PST

Psy surely had a great time at the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards. On the 12th of November, he updated his twitter account and shared "Award winning pic with @carlyraejepsen ^^". He also shared a photo of him beside the hit singer Carly as well.

Not just that, he also got to hang out for a while with famous singer Kanye West and reality star Kaim Kardashian. It was Kim Kardashian who tweeted the photo of her with boyfriend Kanye and Psy on twitter and they graced the camera with their million dollar smiles. 

Source: Psy's Twitter
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SHINee and KARA certified gold status in Japan

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 02:45 AM PST

Idol groups SHINee and KARA have nabbed gold title in Japan with their latest single albums.

According to the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) on November 12th, SHINee's "Dazzling GIrl" (produced by Jeff Miyahara) achieved the Gold Certification for shipping out over 100,000 albums, reaching up to second place on the Oricon Weekly Chart.

KARA's "Electric Boy" received the same status for selling over 100,000 albums. In fact, "Electric Boy" sold 57,942 albums in the first week of sales alone, which was enough to clinch second place on the Oricon Weekly Chart.

Proving their record-selling power in Japan, SHINee and KARA are handful of artists gaining big popularity in both Korea and Japan.

Girl's Day releases dance tutorial for "Please Don't Forget Me"

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 02:25 AM PST

Girl's Day made their comeback 2 weeks ago with "Please Don't Forget Me".

The girls recorded a tutorial video to teach fans some basic dance steps of their latest hit song,check out the video below

A-JAX releases MV teaser for “2MYX”

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 02:23 AM PST

Rookie group A-JAX will be making its comeback later this week with first mini album '2MYX' and ahead of their return, a music video teaser for title song has been revealed.

On November 13th, DSP Media released the music video teaser for A-JAX's next title song "2MYX". The short black and white teaser video showed the members chasing after a mysterious woman with a camera in her hand.

The comeback mini-album is expected to be released on November 15.

Check out the teaser below!

Minzy wishes Sandara Happy Birthday

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 01:29 AM PST

2NE1's maknae Minzy revealed a photo taken with member Sandara Park.

She wrote on 13th November,"Me and Dara",she is seen posing with Sandara in the photo above,showing off her purple hair while Sandara is confident with her aegyo expression.

Sandara celebrated her birthday on 12th November.

Fans commented,"Sandara is so pretty","Minzy with purple hair is cool","Happy Birthday" and etc.

Have you wished Sandara Happy Birthday?

Juniel & AOA snap a lovely group photo

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 01:24 AM PST

Singer Juniel updated her Twitter on 12th November.

She wrote,"Hidden Juniel!Hi everyone,i am AOA's hidden member J!" and revealed the photo above.

Juniel is seen standing with the members of AOA,fans commented,"Look like a group","I can't find Juniel" and etc.

Can you spot Juniel?

Dal Shabet gives away pepero for fans

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 12:30 AM PST

On November 11 - pepero day in Korea, Dal Shabet held a small event to thank fans who supported their comeback stage.

The group will release their new album "Have, Don't have" on November 13. However, they already finished recording their comeback stage at Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 11th and spent time with fans. 

Despite the cold weather, Dal Shabet members prepared pepero as presents for fans who went cheering on them during the recording. 

Their manager shared, "The group were worried what they should give fans as presents,since it is pepero day so everyone decided to giveaway pepero. Moreover, the girls also wrote letters for fans to show their appreciation".

Source: Happy Face Entertainment
Written by Jenny@dkpopnews

Oh Yeon Seo gives Lee Joon a couple shirt

Posted: 13 Nov 2012 12:00 AM PST

In the latest episode of 'We got married season 4' aired on November 10, Oh Yeon Seo gave her husband, Lee Joon a present.

She said to him, "I had a present for you" and surprised him with a pair of couple shirts. The shirts were printed with some words: "married man" and "married woman".

After that, Lee Joon said, "It's so interesting, I'll wear it everytime I go out" showing his interest in his wife's present.

Netizen commented, "This is the present connecting Lee Joon and Oh Yeon Seo", "I want it too", "Their relationship is becoming closer quickly"....

Source: MBC
Written by Jenny@dkpopnews