Friday, January 18, 2013

"INFINITE-H become fixed cast members of ‘Immortal Song 2′" plus 19 more

"INFINITE-H become fixed cast members of ‘Immortal Song 2′" plus 19 more


INFINITE-H become fixed cast members of ‘Immortal Song 2′

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 09:07 AM PST

INFINITE-H will be joining KBS‘s ‘Immortal Song 2‘ as fixed cast members.

A representative of the singing competition confirmed the news on January 18th and also revealed a few details on their upcoming performance.

Dongwoo and Junhyung sang Shim Shin‘s “You’re the Only One” for the episode of ‘Immortal Song 2′ that will air on the 19th. The two edited the song to sound completely different, and showcased a flashy rap and performance for the stage.

The duo also performed the ‘gun dance’ in their own style to heat up the entire hall. DJ Koo also joined them on stage to have a surprise collaboration stage, saying, “I am the ancestor of dance, and INFINITE-H is the new generation of dance, so we will show you a stage where we become one.

Tip: infispirit

2YOON reveal their phone numbers to become KakaoTalk friends with their fans

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 08:37 AM PST

2YOON revealed their phone numbers to their fans.

The girls changed their phone numbers to include 2407 to match their song “24/7“, and then revealed their numbers so they could have a 1:1 chatting event with their fans. The girls held the event to thank the fans for waiting for so long for their unit, which had been rumored and prepared for a while.

The fans were able to add Jiyoon and Gayoon into their phones and add them as KakaoTalk friends. The fans sent in numerous messages of support, Gayoon and Jiyoon chose a few to respond to with unseen photos and voice messages. After the numbers were revealed, fans all over the world called the two numbers, and the two currently have thousands of friend requests on KakaoTalk.

Cube Entertainment said, “Every hour, we receive hundreds of phone calls, so we haven’t been able to actually reply. We hope fans will try messaging instead of calling in so the 2YOON members can actually read the messages and respond.

2YOON had their unit debut stage through ‘M! Countdown‘ on the 17th.

Hollywood movie ‘Red 2′ releases trailer featuring Lee Byung Hun

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 08:03 AM PST

The Hollywood movie ‘Red 2‘ has released its first official trailer featuring Lee Byung Hun.

The movie is an action-comedy sequel to the hit movie ‘Red‘, which was based off the DC Comics of the same name. The movie features huge names such as Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. The movie is Lee Byung Hun’s second Hollywood film after the mega-hit ‘G.I. Joe‘, and it looks like he’s headed for another hit under his belt! The movie is set for release on August 2nd, 2013.

Check out the trailer below, Lee Byung Hun appears around the :50 mark with a big gun.

Tip: lala111

[Rumor] Yoon Kye Sang and Honey Lee dating?

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 07:29 AM PST

Yoon Kye Sang and Honey Lee are rumored to be dating.

The ex-g.o.d member and former Miss Korea were both spotted leaving for Bali, Indonesia on the 17th. One insider alleged, “Yoon Kye Sang and Honey Lee started out as showbiz colleagues, and they’ve now become a couple. They have a good relationship.”

However, Honey Lee’s agency has denied the rumors, explaining, “She did not leave for Bali with Yoon Kye Sang. She went on a vacation, and the two happened to have gone at the same time. [Honey Lee] knows someone there, which is why she went alone. There are plans for her to return early next week.”

Yoon Kye Sang’s camp also stated, “It’s true that Yoon Kye Sang is in Bali at the moment. He left with his family yesterday. This is the first time we’ve heard of these rumors. They’ve never even worked on a project together, so we don’t know where the rumors came from. We asked him personally, and he said they are not dating.”

What do you think? Is it just a coincidence? Or is it too coincidental to be chance?

Source: Newsen via Nate; Oh My Star

D-Unit kick off their Japanese promotions on radio

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 07:00 AM PST

The members of rookie trio D-Unit are making their rounds on Japanese radio stations to start off their overseas promotions.

D-Unit posted to their me2day on the 18th, “Our third day in Japan. We did interviews and visited Donkihote yesterday. Today, we’re off to Shinsaiba. You can meet D-Unit there. And today at 6PM on MBC Music is Ujin‘s first broadcast as a fixed cast member on the variety show ‘Dance Studio‘. Please view it a lot.”

Photos of the girls visiting media outlets in Japan were also attached, and it looks like they’ve been pretty busy.

Fans commented, “I hope you’re successful in Japan”, “I have a feeling they’ll do well there”, “Don’t feel intimidated. You guys are awesome”, and more.

D-Unit have been promoting in Japan since this past December after wrapping up their domestic promotions with “Luv Me“. They’ll also be representing Korea at the ‘64th Sapporo Snow Festival‘.

2YOON release making of “24/7″ MV

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 06:30 AM PST

4minute's sub-unit 2YOON has released the making of their “24/7” music video.

Composed of members Gayoon and Jiyoon, the unit released their debut album ‘Harvest Moon‘ with the title track "24/7", attempting a new genre in Kpop with its country pop dance sound.

As mentioned previously, "24/7″ sings of wanting to find enjoyment and freedom each day, escaping from the confinements of everyday life. To help with the enjoyment factor, members of BTOB, and comedians Jung Hyung Don and Kim Ki Ri have starred in the music video!

Check out the MV here and the making-of below!

ZE:A’s Kwanghee wants to partner up with After School’s UEE on ‘We Got Married’?

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 06:02 AM PST

ZE:A‘s Kwanghee revealed that he’d like to partner up with After School‘s UEE on ‘We Got Married‘.

On the January 18th broadcast of MBC‘s ‘Section TV‘, he sent a “love call” to UEE instead of his actual on-screen wife, SECRET‘s Sunhwa.

He expressed, “How can I change my wife? If I had to though, it’d be UEE. She’s sexy, isn’t she,” showing that he’s a fan of the leggy After School member.

Sunhwa wasn’t all forgotten, however. Kwanghee added, “Being in an on-screen marriage with Sunhwa, it’s impossible not to like her. It would be a lie to say I have no feelings for her. The way I make her fall for me is with my good looks. The staff members [shake when they see me because of how handsome I am].”

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon reveals she feels lonely after her schedule

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 05:31 AM PST

During filming for the January 18th broadcast of KBS 2TV‘s ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook‘, Girls’ Generation got the crowd going with their performance of “I Got A Boy“. The members also opened up about their personal life during the interview segment.

The group played a bingo game with their fans and gave their honest answers to host Yoo Hee Yeol’s questions. The staff commented, “Watching Girls’ Generation answering the somewhat intrusive questions honestly and happily left an impression.”

When asked if they were “crazy” lonely, Taeyeon honestly replied, “Yes,” surprising everyone on set. Taeyeon shared, “After my schedule is finished and I return home, I feel lonely and empty inside, and I don’t know what to do about it,” revealing a side to her that many fans don’t see often.

Actress Kim Ha Neul gifts fans with ‘Seo Yi Soo’ shoes at fan meeting

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 04:59 AM PST

Actress Kim Ha Neul held a fan meeting with 1,000 of her fans at the Daejeon Convention Center on the 16th.

During the event, the actress shared her beauty know-hows and gifted fans with t-shirts and shoes made popular by her character Seo Yi Soo in the hit drama ‘Gentlemen’s Class‘.

Kim Ha Neul expressed her gratitude for all the support, stating, “I thank you once again for your love and support for the past year. I hope that this time we spent together will be kept as a precious memory, and I will greet you as the model for ‘Coreana‘ cosmetics and through better productions.”

Hyesung and Dongwan determine which one of them is the better dancer on ‘Shinhwa Broadcast’

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 04:31 AM PST

On the upcoming episode of JTBC‘s ‘Shinhwa Broadcast‘, Shinhwa‘s Hyesung and Dongwan will compete to determine which one of them is the better dancer.

Hyesung shared, “I’ve sweat in secret without the members knowing for the past seven years. Although I am a dance singer, I can’t dance well, so I practiced harder than the other members, which is why I am saying this.”

Minwoo then compared Hyesung to fellow member Dongwan who is similarly lacking in dancing skills, which led the members to have a hilarious battle.

Catch the hilarious episode on the 20th at 7:35 PM KST!

‘School 2013′ to invite 300 viewers to its final broadcast

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 04:01 AM PST

With KBS 2TV‘s ’School 2013‘ coming to close, the drama will be holding a special broadcast titled, ‘School 2013 Special, Let’s Go To School‘, on the 29th.

MCs Cultwo will host the event, which will feature a talk segment with the cast and director Lee Min Hong as well as special performances of the drama’s OST album.

What’s special about the broadcast is that 300 lucky viewers, who can enter to win on ‘School 2013′s official homepage from the 18th through 24th, will be selected to join the cast during the event.

A representative revealed, “The purpose of the production was to bring light to the issues in schools and resolve them together, and [that goal] was fulfilled. We wanted to create a segment in which we could be together until the end, so we decided to have this special broadcast. To create a good drama, we will do our best until the end. We ask for your love and support.”

Girls’ Generation wins ‘Music Bank’ K-Chart + Performances from January 18th!

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 03:33 AM PST

KBS' 'Music Bank' is back with another fun and exciting show chock-full of amazing performances!

The MCs for tonight's episode were After School's UEE and actor Lee Jang Woo.

Aside from the usual stages, VIXX, BaechigiMoon Hee Jun, Phantom, Tiny-G, and CNBLUE held their comeback stages, while SPEED and 4minute sub-unit 2YOON debuted!

As for the winners, Girls’ Generation faced off against Baek Ji Young for this week's 'K-Chart', but in the end, it was Girls’ Generation who clinched the 'K-Chart' win with "I Got A Boy".

Congratulations to Girls’ Generation on their second ‘K-Chart’ win!

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Others who performed tonight include Ego Bomb, 2BiC, C-CLOWN, Airplane, GLAM, December, Hello Venus, Sunny Hill, JeA, Boyfriend, Baek Ji Young, and Girls’ Generation!

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Baechigi return with “Shower of Tears” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 03:30 AM PST

Hip hop duo Baechigi has returned with "Shower of Tears"

"Shower of Tears", featuring solo sensation Ailee, is a slow-tempo song that expresses the sorrow following a breakup. Their new mini-album 'Vol. 4 Part. 2' is said to be a collection of the emotions the duo experienced during their 20s.

Check out their performance featuring SPICA's Jiwon below!

Phantom make their comeback with “Like Cho Yong Pil” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 03:25 AM PST

Phantom have returned to impress us once more with the release of their second mini-album 'Phantom Theory' and their title track "Like Cho Yong Pil".

As mentioned previously, the group became the first to be given permission by the legendary Cho Yong Pil to use his name in their song.  The members decided to put Cho Yong Pil in the title because of their respect and admiration for him.

Check out Phantom's epic comeback stage below!

Moon Hee Jun is back on ‘Music Bank’ with “I’m Not OK”!

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 03:23 AM PST

Soloist Moon Hee Jun ("original idol group" H.O.T member) is back with "I'm Not OK".

He's returned to the music scene after almost 4 years with his second mini-album 'Mad – Moon Hee Jun Begins'. He previously revealed the single "Scandal", but it looks like he'll be promoting with the electro-dubstep track "I'm Not OK" instead.

Check out his performance of “Pioneer” and “I’m Not OK” below!

VIXX make their comeback on ‘Music Bank” with “On and On”

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 03:10 AM PST

After pre-releasing their track "Don't Want to be an Idol", VIXX have now begun live promotions with their third single "On and On".

The music video for "On and On" was just released on the 17th KST, and both their concept and song have been a hit with fans.

Check out VIXX' comeback stage below!

CNBLUE make their anticipated comeback with “I’m Sorry” on ‘Music Bank’!

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 02:46 AM PST

The boys of idol rock group CNBLUE are back with a vengeance with their new mini-album 'Re:Blue',

The title track , "I'm Sorry", was penned and composed by the leader Yonghwa, along with many other self-composed works by the CNBLUE quartet. There are six songs on the album including: "Coffee Shop", "La La La" and an English version for "Where You Are".

Check out CNBLUE’s highly anticipated comeback performances of “More Than You” and “I’m Sorry” below.

2YOON make their debut with “24/7″ on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 02:37 AM PST

4minute's sub-unit 2YOON have finally made their anticipated debut with the release of their album 'Harvest Moon'!

Composed of members Gayoon and Jiyoon, the unit have released their album with the title track "24/7", attempting the country pop genre not common to K-pop.

Check out their amazing debut stage with "Why Not" and "24/7″ below.

Tiny-G return with “MINIMANIMO” on ‘Music Bank’!

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 02:33 AM PST

Tiny-G have returned with “MINIMANIMO“!

The girls show off more of their cute charms this time around. They gave us an idea of what the complete track will sound in the MV teaser, and now fans can get a closer look at their new music and style.

Check out their comeback stage for “MINIMANIMO” below while you wait for the full release on the 21st!

SPEED hit the stage on ‘Music Bank’ with “It’s Over”

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 02:25 AM PST

SPEED have released their album 'Superior SPEED' along with the music videos for "It's Over".

As you know by now, the group revealed their high-cost drama version and dance version of the MV for "Sad Promise", which sparked a lot of interest from fans as well as the public.

Check out the boys performance featuring Davichi's Kang Min Kyung below.