Friday, February 22, 2013

"4MINUTE's Jihyun talks about Marriage!" plus 24 more

"4MINUTE's Jihyun talks about Marriage!" plus 24 more


4MINUTE's Jihyun talks about Marriage!

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 07:30 AM PST


4MINUTE leader Nam Jihyun shared her thoughts about marriage.

Nam Jihyun is confirmed as one of the casts of 'Love and War 2', an idol special that will show the disadvantages of getting married in 20s. JiHyun will be acting as SeoYoung, a friend of the main character

During the press conference for KBS 2TV's 'Couple's Clinic Love and War 2′ idol special, Jihyun was asked "When do you think is the right time for you to get married" to which she answered "The time is not necessary, what important is whom do you get married. As soon as I meet the right guy, I won't hesitate to share it with you." expressing her thoughts about marriage.

The show is expected to air its first episode on March 8th at 11:10PM.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Shin Min Ah heats up the desert for ‘Giordano’

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 07:00 AM PST


After releasing the first pictorial, in which Shin Min Ah and So Ji Sub share a kiss in the desert, casual brand 'Giordano' released a couple of hot still cuts of the actress.

In the photots, Shin Min Ah is posing under a desert sun, wearing a white short pants and a yellow shirt. She is showing off her long slim legs and many fans are showing great envies for her perfectly proportioned figure.

Netizens commented, "I envy her so much", "State of art", "Breathtaking" and more.

Song Seung Hun turns into wax figure

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 06:30 AM PST


Actor Song Seung Hun turned into a wax figure for Madame Tussauds in Busan.

On February 21st, Song Seung Heon's agency revealed that a wax figure of the actor will be on display at the Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum in Busan.

According to Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum, the star's popularity is a big factor in choosing to make a wax figure. They said that they are very glad to introduce Song Seung Hun's figure, who is loved by both local and international fans.

Madame Tussauds Busan met with Song Seung Hun last August and took detailed measures of him. The process took over 6 months and the entire budget that was put in the figure reaches almost 200 million won.

Sandara makes a surprise visit to Gummy’s fan meeting

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 06:00 AM PST


2NE1's Sandara Park showed her support for labelmate Gummy by paying a visit to her 10th anniversary fan meeting.

On February 20, Gummy uploaded a photo via YG Entertainment's official me2day account and wrote, "Sandara made a surprise visit to my 10 anniversary fan meeting! I was so surprised, and I ended up crying. Thank you so much Sandara and I love you, YG family."

In the photo, Sandara and Gummy shared the YG family love by making friendly pose together in a greenroom. Both of them also showed great looks with their own unique styles.

Netizens commented, "I didn't know Sandara and Gummy were that close," "The blond hair looks good on Gummy," "Sandara Park is awesome" and more.

Kim Tae Woo covers Sunnan’s Chinese song + plans to debut in China

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 05:40 AM PST


Singer Kim Tae Woo recorded his own cover of Sunnan's Chinese song, "Way of Beauty".

On February 20th, Kim Tae Woo released his new mini album 'T-Love'. In the album, he included his own rendition of a famous Chinese song called "Way of Beauty". The song is originally sung by Chinese singer Sunnan and Kim Tae Woo changed the title to "Love Coaster".

According to his agency, Kim Tae Woo is planning to enter the Chinese market with "Love Coaster". He already filmed a music video with Sunnan and interacted with him musically in Korea and China. Kim Tae Woo participated in writing lyrics for "Love Coaster". The song is characterized by a vintage drum sound, a punky guitar sound, and a spectacular bass sound.

Regarding his Chinese debut, the agency added, "We will give him a lot of support so that he can slowly start his career in China. We will give any support that we can give."

Meanwhile, Sunnan appeared during Asia Song Festival and Korea-China Music Festival. He also did a cover of Kim Tae Woo's "Love Rain" in 2011 and received a lot of attention in China at the time.

YG’s Daesung, Yoo In Na & Sean donate 30 million won to help open children’s hospital

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 05:20 AM PST


YG Entertainment artists do more than entertain, they give back to the community as well. Members of the agency chipped in to help out in opening a children's rehabilitation hospital.

Rapper Sean, Big Bang member Daesung, and actress Yoo In Na all reportedly donated a total of 30 million won through the "$10 Miracle Project" under the "YG With Campaign".

The "YG With Campaign" is led by The Purme Foundation ambassador, Sean, who's been asking people to donate $10 a day for a year, to amount to $3,650 per person to give to children in need. Even the makeup brand Kiehl got involved by organizing a charity event, "Kiehl's Mr. Bone Project".

Over 1,500 celebrities participated in the campaign throughout its run so far, including YG artists: PSY, Big Bang, 2NE1, Se7en, Tablo, Gummy, Jinusean and more


Source: KBS

Kim Hyo Jin’s sexy lingerie spread for ‘Dazed and Confused’

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 05:00 AM PST


Actress Kim Hyo Jin revealed her gorgeous and sexy body for the March issue of 'Dazed and Confused' magazine.

In the pictorial, Kim Hyo Jin flaunted her flawless and voluptuous body in Calvin Klein underwear. She displayed various images ranging from natural to alluring. Despite originally debuted as a model, this was the first time that she is attempting a photo shoot clad in her underwear.

Meanwhile, the full contents of her pictorial will be on March issue of 'Dazed and Confused' magazine.



CNBLUE confirms ‘BLUE MOON World Tour’ dates in 4 countries

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 04:40 AM PST


Earlier this year, CNBLUE announced that they will be embarking on their first-ever world tour titled "BLUE MOON 2013 World Tour". On February 22, FNC Entertainment finally revealed the concert dates and venues in four Asian countries.

Currently, concert dates for Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong have been confirmed and the group is currently fixing concert schedules in major cities of Europe and America.

Taiwan
Date: April 6th
Venue: Taipei Arena (台北小巨蛋)

Singapore
Date: April 13th
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium

Thailand
Date: May 4th
Venue: Impact Arena

Hong Kong
Date: May 11th
Venue: Asia World Arena

Stay tuned for more concert information!

BTS video of A Pink’s ‘@star1’ pictorial revealed

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 04:20 AM PST


The three lovely ladies of A Pink recently held a college-themed photo shoot with style magazine '@star1' and earlier today behind the scenes videos from the shoot were revealed.

In the video, A Pink's Park Chorong, Jung Eunji and Son Naeun were shown posing in different styles to perfectly look like college freshmen. The girls displayed their great fashion sense and bubbly personalities.

Check out the clips below:


MYNAME covers Fly To The Sky’s “Missing You”

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 04:00 AM PST


MYNAME is set hold their first exclusive concert in Korea. Planning to showcase various special performances, the boys revealed a short cover of Fly To The Sky's "Missing You", giving fans a taste of what's to expect in the upcoming concert.

The group will hold their exclusive concert titled, 'The Beginning' at the Uniqlo Ax Hall in Seoul on March 2. Currently, they are busy promoting their second single "Just That Little Thing".

Check out their performance below:

G-Dragon releases surprise video message for Se7en

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 03:45 AM PST


Big Bang's G-Dragon released a suprise video message for Se7en to congratulate him on his upcoming 10th year anniversary in the music industry.

Released via YG Entertainment's official Youtube on February 22, the video showed G-Dragon having a mini interview to which he showered Se7en with compliments. He also revealed that the solo singer became a big influence on him to become a Big Bang member.

Meanwhile, Se7en will hold his talk concert titled 'Thank U' on March 9 in Seoul to celebrate his 10th anniversary before his enlistment.

Check out the clip below:

Se7en releases video teaser for ‘Thank U’ talk concert

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 03:30 AM PST


Soloist Se7en will be holding a talk concert to celebrate his 10th anniversary before his enlistment. Prior to the event, the singer revealed video teaser showing his greatest hits since 2003.

Following the series of concerts in Japan, Se7en will hold his talk concert titled 'Thank U' on March 9 in Seoul. He will be singing his much-loved hit songs as well as share precious memories from the past ten years with his fans.

Check out the teaser below:

SoulstaR releases new single “Unknown Number”

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 03:15 AM PST


R&B trio SoulstaR is making a comeback to the music scene with their latest digital single titled, "Unknown Number".

On February 22, SoulstaR released "Unknown Number" on various online music distribution websites. The song features sad and sorrowful melodies along with the trio's warm and soothing vocals, perfectly fitting the cold season.

Check out the track below!

CROSS GENE releases MV teaser for “Shooting Star”

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 03:00 AM PST


Rookie group CROSS GENE is expanding its music career in Japan and is set to release their first Japanese single in March. Ahead of their debut, a music video teaser for title song "Shooting Star" has been unveiled via Universal Music Japan's official Youtube.

"Shooting Star" single will be released in Japan on March 13. The title track of the same name was first revealed in the country during a promotional event for the Korean drama 'Big' held at the Kobe World Commemoration Hall on February 16th.

During the event, CROSS GENE was one of the guest performers and unveiled "Shooting Star" for the first time, and captivated Japanese fans with an overwhelming performance.

Check out the teaser below:

130222 SISTAR19 wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 02:43 AM PST


KBS "Music Bank" is back this week full of amazing performances!

The February 22nd episode of the show features the much-awaited comeback stage of SHINee with their latest title song, "Dream Girl". Idol group SPEED and singer Kim Tae Woo also returned with singles "Pain The Love of Heart" and "Cosmic Girl" respectively.

Other performers tonight included CNBLUE, SISTAR19, Nine Muses, NU'EST, DASONI, Rainbow, Moon Hee Jun, Iconize, ALi, TOXIC, Phantom, Huh Gak, B.A.P, December DK, DMTN, EXCITE, MYNAME and VIXX.


And for the highlight of the show, SISTAR19 claimed their second win on this week's 'K-Chart' with their comeback title track, "Gone Not Around Any Longer"!

Congratulations SISTAR19!



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Tonight's Performances:

CNBLUE


SISTAR19


Nine Muses


NU'EST


DASONI


Rainbow

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Moon Hee Jun


Iconize


ALi


TOXIC


Phantom


Huh Gak


B.A.P


December DK


DMTN


EXCITE


MYNAME


VIXX



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Watch tonight's comeback stages below:

SHINee - "Dream Girl"
Kim Tae Woo - "Cosmic Girl"
SPEED - "Pain The Love of Heart"

SHINee searches for “Dream Girl” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 02:35 AM PST


The boys of SHINee excite their fans by rolling out their promotions for the part one of their third album 'Chapter 1 Dream Girl-The Misconceptions of You' as well as the title track "Dream Girl"!

"Dream Girl" is said to be in the acid electro punk genre, and has the SHINee members sing with their unique voices on a tight melody. The song was produced by producer Shin Hyuk, known for his work with Justin Bieber, and his composer team Joombas Music Factory.

For their 'Music Bank' comeback, SHINee showed a new style and choreography using standing microphones. The group also displayed their unique charms and a new original performance, enough to catch the attention of fans around the world.

Check out their performance below!


Kim Tae Woo returns with his “Cosmic Girl” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 02:16 AM PST


Breaking his long 2 years of hiatus, singer Kim Tae Woo has finally returned to the music scene with his new album 'T Love' and title track, "Cosmic Girl".

"Cosmic Girl" was written and produced by Red Rocket, and features a unique hip hop beat complemented with guitar riffs and strings in the background. Lee Dong Wook appeared in the music video without getting any guarantee to keep a promise that he made with Kim Tae Woo 10 years ago.

'T Love' album contains a total of five tracks which hold lyric of various loves stories. It is said that Kim Tae Woo experimented with new genres for this album.

Check out his comeback performance on 'Music Bank' below.

SPEED is back with “Pain The Love of Heart” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 01:43 AM PST


Having recently released their first full-length album 'Superior Speed', SPEED is embarking on their follow up promotions for next title track, "Pain, the Love of Heart".

"Pain, the Love of Heart" is part of the SPEED's first repackaged album and is produced by Brave Brothers. The group has been gaining attention for working with other notable producers, such as Shinsadong Tiger and Duble Sidekick.

Check out their comeback stage on 'Music Bank' below:

130222 Music Bank Performers List

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 12:30 AM PST



 CNBLUE
- SISTAR 19
- Moon Hee Jun
- Huh Gak
- Rainbow
- B.A.P
- SHINee
- Kim Tae Woo
Performers:
CNBLUE, SHINee, SISTAR19, Kim Tae Woo, Moon Hee Jun, Huh Gak, Rainbow, B.A.P, Ali, DMTN, Nine Muses, NU'EST, PHANTOM, MYNAME, TOXIC, VIXX, December DK, DASONI, icon-ize, SPEED, EXCITE

f(x) Victoria shares photo taken in New Zealand

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST


f(x)'s Victoria looks beautiful even in a normal photo.

In the afternoon of 19th, Victoria uploaded a new photo on her me2day with a post,"New Zealand-Queenstown~Victoria who is falling for the nature ~^^".

In the photo, Victoria is seen standing in a field somewhere, with the blue sky as the background, and she was taking a selca. Eventhough she was in a dark blue casual sportwear,but the photo looks like it was from a magazine pictorial, and attracted people attention.

Netizen commented,"Victoria looks beautiful in every clothes","I want to go to New Zealand too"

Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

Shin Min Ah and Kang Dong Won pair up in new short film

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST


It has been announced that actor Kang Dong Won and actress Shin Min Ah are set to pair up for director Kim Jee Woon's upcoming short film, tentatively entitled 'Hide & Seek'.

'Hide & Seek' will be director Kim Jee Woon's first project since his Hollywood debut with 'Last Stand'. The project is part of a promotion for new theater technology "Screen X" developed by the multiplex franchise CGV.

The short film revolves around a secretive man known as X (Kang Dong Won), carrying a mysterious object in a heart-stopping chase. Shin Min Ah will take up the role of his girlfriend Mi-a.

'Hide & Seek' is set to release in theatres sometime in spring.

B.A.P dominates Billboard’s World Albums Chart

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 10:30 PM PST


After sweeping local music charts and iTunes' hip-hop charts, B.A.P has also secured the top seed on the coveted Billboard World Album Chart with latest album, 'One Shot'!

B.A.P's latest mini album, which was released on February 12, debuted #1 on the World Album Chart, according to the Billboard's latest chart rankings. In addition, the album confidently stood at #24 on the Heatseekers Albums Chart.

In related news, B.A.P will be holding their first exclusive concerts 'B.A.P LIVE ON EARTH SEOUL' on February 23 and 24.



CNBLUE’s ‘Re:BLUE’ sweeps Taiwan’s music charts

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 10:00 PM PST


Idol band CNBLUE has swept Taiwan's music charts with its fourth mini album 'Re:BLUE' and title song "I'm Sorry".

According to FNC Entertainment, CNBLUE topped the Asian Music Weekly Chart of Taiwan's music site My Music's Mobile Ringtone with "I'm Sorry" for the third consecutive week.

The title song also topped the charts of Taiwan's O Music for various categories in daily and weekly songs, while the mini album 'Re:BLUE' topped the daily and weekly charts for album with most sales.

In addition, "I'm Sorry" and 'Re:BLUE' ranked #1 in the 'Most Played Song' as well as 'Most Recommended Song and Album' categories, allowing the group to anticipate further prospects in Taiwan.

B2ST to sing OST for ‘IRIS 2’

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 09:30 PM PST


B2ST members will be lending their support for fellow member Yoon Doojoon by releasing a track for his KBS drama, 'IRIS 2'.

The new song of B2ST will be titled "Black Paradise" and will follow Davichi's "Do You Not Know" and Noel's "How Is It". The song was included at the end of the drama's 4th episode, and will be fully released next week.

Meanwhile, Doojoon is casting as an elite NSS agent Seo Hyun Woo who is recognized for his smarts and good looks.

Yoon Eun Hye flaunts sexy figure for ‘High Cut’

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 09:00 PM PST


Yoon Eun Hye's recent pictorial with 'High Cut' magazine was revealed, showing her feminine but sexy charms once more.

With the exotic scenery of Hawaii in the background, the actress flaunted her flawless figure while modeling Cartier's accessories. She also attracted a lot of attention by posing in between two local male models with muscular bodies.

In the interview that followed the photoshoot, Yoon Eun Hye talked about things that she wants to have in 2013, her thoughts about the film 'Miracle in Cell No.7', and girl group members she likes.