Sunday, December 23, 2012

"GLAM reveals Miso’s comeback teaser photos?" plus 19 more

"GLAM reveals Miso’s comeback teaser photos?" plus 19 more


GLAM reveals Miso’s comeback teaser photos?

Posted: 23 Dec 2012 08:56 AM PST

It looks like the "Party (XXO)" ladies of GLAM are gearing up for a comeback.

On December 23rd, two photos of Miso were uploaded onto the group's official Facebook page with the captions "MISO" and "I LIKE MISO!". While there seems to be no further information, many fans are guessing that the two photos are concept photos for an upcoming comeback. Photos of member ZINNI and Dahee were also posted yesterday in the same fashion.

Stay tuned on allkpop for more information!

Roh Ji Hoon confesses to going on an amusement park date with a girl group member

Posted: 23 Dec 2012 08:20 AM PST

On December 22nd, former ‘Birth of a Great Star‘ contestant Roh Ji Hoon guested on MBC‘s ‘Quiz That Changes the World‘ and confessed to having gone on a date with a girl group member to an amusement park.

The soloist was asked to share an ‘unforgettable Christmas memory’, to which he revealed, “I sent her a random text because I wanted to spend Christmas with someone, but she actually agreed to the date.”

When asked by MC Hyun Young if there was any skinship involved, he replied, “There was some skinship when we were on rides because she’d get nervous and slightly lean on me.”

Roh Ji Hoon kept her name under wraps, however, reasoning, “Unfortunately, we never ended up dating. I don’t see her at all presently.”

Netizens commented, “I wonder who it is”, “Must’ve definitely been an unforgettable Christmas”, and “Is Roh Ji Hoon spending Christmas alone this year then?”

Kim Jong Gook reveals Yoo Jae Suk actually picks on Lee Kwang Soo more?

Posted: 23 Dec 2012 07:28 AM PST

Aw, poor Giraffe being hunted by the grasshopper and the tiger!

Kim Jong Gook recently revealed his frustration about his harsh image for picking on Lee Kwang Soo on ‘Running Man’.

During the recording for the upcoming episode of ‘Come to Play’ Kim Jong Gook made his guest appearance, and Yoo Jae Suk had stated, “Kim Jong Gook picks on Lee Kwang Soo on ‘Running Man’.

Upon hearing this Kim Jong Gook had made the surprising statement of, “Yoo Jae Suk would actually be the devil if he could fight. He’s the one who usually picks on Gwang Soo.

Kim Jong Gook also revealed a shocking stories as an example of Yoo Jae Suk picking on Kwang Soo.

This episode will air on the 24th!

Christmas greetings to allkpop fans from Sori

Posted: 23 Dec 2012 06:29 AM PST

Christmas is right around the corner and allkpop received some stocking stuffers in the form of special greeting videos for our fans!

Today's greeting is from none other than Sori, who wanted to greet the allkpop community with their messages for this holiday season! Sori will be making a comeback after two years away from the music scene. "Dual Life" is produced by Beatamin, who's also worked on HyunA's "Don't Fall Apart", U-KISS'"Te Amo", and Dal Shabet's "Come to Me".

Check out the video message below, and we wish everyone happy holidays!

Oh, and don't forget about about allkpop's 4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway sponsored by J.ESTINA!

[12/12] Girl's Day Holiday Greeting

[12/13] LEDApple's Holiday Greeting

[12/14] Hello Venus's Holiday Greeting

[12/15] M.I.B's Greeting

[12/16] Dal Shabet's Holiday Greeting

[12/17] Crispi Crunch's Holiday Greeting

[12/18] Ailee's Holiday Greeting

[12/19] B.A.P's Holiday Greeting

[12/20] Jevice's Holiday Greeting

[12/21] 2PM's Holiday Greeting

[12/22] SECRET’s Holiday Greeting

Sidus HQ reveals a high school photo of actor Kim Woo Bin

Posted: 23 Dec 2012 06:11 AM PST

A high school photo of model and actor Kim Woo Bin, who’s currently starring in the drama ‘School 2013‘ as a problematic student, has brought attention to the good looks of this up-and-coming actor.

On December 21st, the official me2day page of his agency, Sidus HQ, revealed the photo above showing a side-by-side comparison of Kim Woo Bin’s pre- and post-debut photos.

The pre-debut photo of the handsome actor (left) shows Kim Woo Bin resting on gym equipment when he was in his senior year in high school. Although the photo was taken several years back, Kim Woo Bin looks exactly the same as he does now with his tough image and signature charismatic eyes.

Fans and netizens left comments like, “He’s so handsome“, “He looks the same“, “He was born with charisma“, and more.

Performances from the December 23rd episode of ‘Inkigayo’!

Posted: 23 Dec 2012 12:02 AM PST

SBS's 'Inkigayo' is back once again with a new show full of exciting performances from the artists you adore, brought to you by the charismatic actor Lee Hyun Woo, alongside ZE:A's Kwanghee and IU!

Aside from the usual stages on tonight's episode, INFINITE’s Sunggyu and December held their comeback stages while KARA’s Gyuri performed her solo debut stage.

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Other performances from tonight included: 24K, THE SEEYA, NS Yoon-G, C-CLOWN, BIG STAR, Juniel, Hello Venus, 100%, B1A4, Sunny Hill, Epik High, Son Dam Bi, Lee Hi, Yoseob, and TVXQ!

Check them out below!

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KARA’s Gyuri makes her solo debut with “Day Dream” on ‘Inkigayo’!

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 11:53 PM PST

The members of KARA previously revealed that they will be will be holding their solo stages individually for their latest 'KARA Solo Collection' album release, and have successfully begun with both Seungyeon and Jiyoung during last week’s music program cycle.

During today’s episode of ‘Inkigayo‘, KARA leader and renown goddess Gyuri continued by performing her solo debut stage with “Day Dream“, and pulled off the ‘tango goddess’ theme right on.

Check out her amazing stage below!

INFINITE’s Sunggyu sings “I Need You” on ‘Inkigayo’!

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 11:34 PM PST

After the release of his highly anticipated solo debut "60 Seconds", INFINITE's Sunggyu is back with more live performances with his follow-up track "I Need You"!

"I Need You", another song off his solo album 'Another Me', features a sound different from INFINITE's songs and showcases Sunggyu's potential as a soloist.

Check out his touching stage below!

Who makes a better Marilyn Monroe: Lee Hyori or Seo In Young?

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 10:02 PM PST

Lee Hyori and Seo In Young dressed up as Marilyn Monroe.

Lee Hyori sported the trademark blonde curls and the mole on the left cheek in a makeup photoshoot that was released last month. Seo In Young wore the same curls and had bright red lips for her recent photoshoot for a makeup brand as well.

Many fans commented, “They both have different charms“, “Lee Hyori looks sexier“, and “Seo In Young is better“.

Which one do you think makes a better Marilyn Monroe?

Girls’ Generation reveals 2nd group photo and more solo teaser images

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 09:30 PM PST

Girls’ Generation have released second group comeback teaser photo! In the new group photo, the ladies remove the red track jackets that was previously covering their outfits.

Although the image teasers were originally scheduled to be revealed one by one, Girls' Generation revealed the initial teaser photos through their special Naver event page as well as Facebook, yesterday and today have posted another batch of teaser photos.

The beautiful ladies have already pre-released a track they recorded back in 2008 called "Dancing Queen", which is a remake of "Mercy" by Duffy, along with its music video earlier, which included snippets of the new images of the girls we can expect to see in 2013.

Although the song and video were supposed to help hold fans over until the actual release of the album, it seems it has done the opposite for fans are now more anxious than ever, especially with all the teaser images now being presented to the fans at once!

So while we all try to wait patiently for January 1st for the release of 'I Got a Boy', check out the second set of teaser photos below! (Check out Seohyun's here, Hyoyeon's here, and the first batch for the other members here if you missed it!)

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J.Y. Park gives a 19+ rated fan service to a special fan at his ‘Bad Jazz Bar’ concert

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 09:20 PM PST

On December 21st, J.Y. Park heated up Busan with ‘Bad Jazz Bar‘ concert, which attracted 3,000 fans.

Amidst a string of hit performances by the singer and producer, a stage of particular interest was a 19+ rated  fan service where he invited one female fan up to the stage and laid her down on a sofa for an unforgettable performance, truly demonstrating that the concert was indeed ‘bad’.

His concert concluded with performances of “Don’t Leave Me“, “She was Pretty“, and “Honey“. He stated, “I’m happy to be able to spend the year-end with my amazing Busan fans. Thank you for your love.”

The ‘Bad Jazz Bar’ concert will continue to Daegu, Incheon, and Seoul throughout the month.

Source + Photos: Mydaily via Nate

2PM’s Jun.K and AOA’s Hyejeong get natural with their skinship on ‘The Romantic & Idol’

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 08:36 PM PST

2PM‘s Jun.K and AOA‘s Hyejeong‘s romantic skinship on tvN’s ‘The Romantic & Idol‘ has caught the attention of viewers.

On the seventh episode scheduled to broadcast on December 23rd, Jun.K and Hyejeong surprised producers with their ease of skinship involving whispers, linking arms, laying on each other’s arms at the beach, and putting on the seat belt for each other – all skinship that would normally be performed by a real couple.

The episode also saw the couples express their confusion over their real feelings as they find themselves being drawn to their partners more and more. The members were asked to speak the truth for three minutes in a special ‘Midnight – The Room of Truth’ corner before they go on a final date to choose their ultimate partners.

Check it out when it airs on the afternoon of the 23rd!

Source + Photos: Star News via Nate

Big Bang attracts 50,000 to their Fukuoka Dome concert

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 07:57 PM PST

Big Bang has captivated 50,000 fans at their Fukuoka concert!

On December 22nd, the boys performed at the FUKUOKA Yahoo! Japan Dome for their world tour, ‘Big Bang Alive Tour 2012 in Japan Final in Dome‘, which was attended by 50,000 fans. The dome tour was in response to the millions of requests made by fans that had missed their world tour earlier this year.

Big Bang performed hit tracks like “Lies“, “Tonight“, and “Fantastic Baby” in addition to their original Japanese releases like “Koe wo Kikasete” and “Feeling“. For their encore, the members came out dressed in Santa outfits and danced the world famous ‘horse dance’ from Psy‘s “Gangnam Style“.

Thus far, the tour has managed to garner a grand total of 800,000 fans and counting, since the tour in Japan will continue through January 12th and 13th at the Osaka Kyocera Dome before finally holding its grand finale in Seoul on the 25th through 27th.

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Son Dam Bi becomes new model for ‘Kellogg’s ‘Special K Cereal’

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 07:02 PM PST

Following actress Lee Soo Kyung, singer-actress Son Dam Bi has been named the new model for ‘Kellogg’s Special K Cereal‘.

The recently conducted photoshoot shows Son Dam Bi holding up a box of the Kellogg’s cereal while dressed in a pair of black skinny jeans and a red top that exposes her lower belly.

According to the company, “Son Dam Bi has both a healthy figure and a bright, lively image. We believe she perfectly fits the brand’s image of maintaining a good figure, so we have chosen her as our newest model.”

Actress Kim Sun Ah meets with fans before the upcoming Japanese premiere of ‘I Do I Do’

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 06:21 PM PST

Actress Kim Sun Ah successfully finished off her ‘X-Mas Girls Party‘ fan meeting in front of 1,000 Japanese fans at the Nerima Culture Center on the 2oth.

During the fan meeting, the actress promoted her latest drama, ‘I Do, I Do‘, as well as showcase her surprising singing and dancing abilities through a mini live concert.

Kim Sun Ah’s agency stated, “[Kim Sun Ah] brought the crowd to their feet with the discovery of her dancing ability and unique charms.”

Kim Sun Ah commented, “I thank the fans who came out to support me. Have a merry Christmas and happy new year. I will meet you with a better version of myself next year. Thank you”, expressing gratitude towards her fans.

KNTV also stated, “You could confirm that Kim Sun Ah’s popularity has not faded one bit. The Christmas party made good memories for the fans as a Christmas gift.”

Kim Sun Ah’s latest drama, ‘I Do, I Do’, will premiere on the KNTV channel this January.

Source + image(s): Dispatch via Nate

 

‘Voice Korea Kids’ releases preview featuring mentors Yoon Sang, Seo In Young, and B2ST‘s Yoseob

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 05:47 PM PST

Earlier today, Mnet revealed a preview for 'Voice Korea Kids' ('Voice Kids' for short), featuring profiles of the show’s three coaches/mentors.

The shows coaches, Yoon SangSeo In Young, and B2ST's Yoseob will serve as mentors as well as judges for the contestants who range in age between 6-14.

It was also recently announced that former KBS announcer Jun Hyun Moo has been appointed as the show’s MC.

Watch the preview below and don’t forget to tune in for the premiere of 'Voice Kids' on January 4th!

Girls’ Generation reveals Yuri’s ‘comeback story’ video clip for ‘I Got a Boy’

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 05:16 PM PST

In addition to the daily teaser photos, Girls' Generation is also revealing each member’s “comeback story” in the form of short video clip interviews. After releasing Taeyeon’s clip yesterday, second on the list is the dazzling Yuri!

A short 25 second intro was posted on Naver and SMTOWN’s facebook, but the full version was initially only available for those with smartphones with the ‘LINE’ app downloaded.

Yuri cutely greets fans and even showing off one of the adorable aegyo moves from the “Dancing Queen” choreography. Watch the Naver clip below, we will update with a Youtube link soon.


Tip: Dolphin

Brown Eyed Girls film parody of G-Dragon’s “One of a Kind” for upcoming concert

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 04:43 PM PST

Brown Eyed Girls may be treating their fans to a parody music video of G-Dragon‘s “One of a Kind“. The parody is expected to be revealed at their upcoming solo concert much to the anticipation of fans.

Photos of Brown Eyed Girls filming the parody MV were recently revealed by lyricist Kim Eana and has been garnering much attention from both fans and netizens.

The photos give off the same feel of the original music video with one photo showing Ga In sporting yellow braids, acting as G-Dragon while being surrounded by back-up dancers dressed in hoodies with the print “One of Ga In”. In addition to the other Brown Eyed Girls members appearing in the parody, fans were quick to spot composer Lee Min Soo in another photo sitting with Miryo and Ga In on a couch.

Brown Eyed Girls will be revealing the full parody MV at their 19+ rated solo concert titled ‘Tonight 37.2 C‘ taking place on December 24th and 25th at the Central City Millennium Hall in Seoul.

Check out the photos from the parody MV set below!

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Source: Kim Eana’s Twitter

Actor Kim Jin Woo involved in a minor car accident

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 04:03 PM PST

Actor Kim Jin Woo was recently involved in a minor traffic accident.

While on his way home home after filming ‘The Birth of a Family‘, on December 22nd, a car collided into Kim Jin Woo’s van near Yeoksam-dong, Seoul.

Fortunately, the actor and his manager sustained only minor injuries. A representative of his agency assured fans, “It was a minor collision, so fans do not have to worry. Kim Jin Woo is currently resting at his home.” The agency further revealed that Kim Jin Woo will be admitted to a hospital for examination on the 23rd.

Meanwhile, Kim Jin Woo is currently starring in SBS‘ ‘The Birth of a Family’ and is also busy filming the upcoming movie ‘Marbling‘.

Sunny Hill’s Kota needs someone who can erase her makeup?

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 03:19 PM PST

Sunny Hill‘s Kota is too lazy to erase her makeup and needs someone who can do it for her.

On December 22nd, Kota updated her Twitter with the tweet, “After finishing every schedule.. Ah.. My makeup has smudged.. I’m too lazy to erase my makeup.. Recruiting someone who will erase it for me! Hehe. See you guys at ‘Inkigayo‘ tomorrow.”

The attached close-up selca showcased the singer’s flawless skin and high nose bridge, arousing envy among many female fans.

Followers responded to her tweet with comments like, “You’re getting prettier by the day“, “I’ll erase your makeup for you“, “You’re so pretty!”, and more.

Meanwhile, Sunny Hill is currently busy promoting their latest title track “Goodbye to Romance“.

Source: Kota’s Twitter