Monday, February 25, 2013

"B.A.P's Yongguk flaunts his chocolate ABS" plus 24 more

"B.A.P's Yongguk flaunts his chocolate ABS" plus 24 more


B.A.P's Yongguk flaunts his chocolate ABS

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 07:04 AM PST




B.A.P's solo concert was held on 23rd and 24th February in Seoul.

The boys ended the concert successfully. Bang Yongguk garnered much attention with his chocolate ABS, fans were excited to see his well-trained body during the concert.

The boys performed a total of 20 songs on their concert although they have just debuted for one year, proving their immense popularity.

Jang Geun Suk starts first Asian Tour as Team-H

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 07:00 AM PST


Hallyu celebrity Jang Geun Suk is due to start his first Asian tour as a member of project group Team-H.

Team-H will start their first Asian tour, which is named '2013 Team-H Party - I Just Wanna Have Fun' starting with a concert in Hiroshima Sun Plaza Hall in Japan on February 23 and 24, followed by dates in Kobe, Sapporo, and Shanghai, and other cities in Thailand and Taiwan.

Team-H is a project group formed by Jang Geun Suk and his musical partner Big Brother. They released their first EP album in the China region and topped the reservation album sales chart with their first mini album released in Japan in 2012.

The duo earned global recognition for their music in international music festivals including "UMF Korea 2012" and "Summer Sonic 2012."

They will announce a new album, "I Just Wanna Have Fun", on February 27. Tree-J said, "Jang Geun Suk and Big Brother will sing the songs they have performed in previous concerts, including songs recognized at the international festivals and new songs on the new album."

Jang said about his upcoming tour, "It is especially meaningful as it is Team-H's first tour. I am excited and somewhat nervous."

The "2012 Jang Geun Suk Tour: The Cri Show 2", which included 16 concerts in nine Asian cities during the last year, attracted a total audience of 163,000 people.


Source: KBS

Park Bo Young explains about the scandal with Song Joong Ki

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 06:30 AM PST


Actress Park Bo Young explained the scandal she's in with actor Song Joong Ki from 'A Werewolf Boy'.

On February 22nd, the actress appeared on MBC 'Section TV' and talked about her romantic scandal with Song Joong Ki. She explained, "Song Joong Ki is very considerate to everyone including me."

Park Bo Young continued, "He always told me that I am the prettiest and cutest girl. However, as I know, he does the same to all of his partners. I can't even keep in touch with him that much now."

Last year, Park Bo Young and Song Joong Ki attended the Busan International Film Festival. At the time, fans yelled out Park Bo Young's name and Song Joong Ki had said to them, "She's mine".

K.Will to embark on 3-city tour in Japan

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 06:00 AM PST


Singer K.Will is embarking on his Japanese tour which successfully kicked off in Kobe on February 22.

The singer opened his concert in Kobe on the 22nd with 1,500 fans in attendance. The singer showed performances that he never showed elsewhere, presenting powerful performances of his latest single "Please Don't" and cover of B2ST's "Beautiful Night" and Psy's "Gangnam Style".

K.Will said, "Kobe is a very meaningful place, because that is where I had my first solo concert in Japan. I'm just full of great excitement, and I think I've made a great start today."

Starship Entertainment stated, "As K.Will's Osaka and Tokyo concerts sold out last June, there were demands for more concerts. We decided to have this tour prepared in thanks to the fans' amazing love, and we hope K.Will and the fans will be able to have more intimate communication."

K. Will will continue on with his tour in Tokyo on the 24th and Fukuoka on the 26th.

JYJ to hold Tokyo Dome concert for the first time in 4 years

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 05:30 AM PST


JYJ will be performing in the Tokyo Dome for the first time in four years!

On February 25, the group's agency, C-JeS Entertainment announced through official website, "JYJ will be greeting their Japanese fans for the first time in 4 years at the Tokyo Dome. The Tokyo Dome performances, which will take place over a total of 3 days, are a very meaningful occasion for all of us for various reasons."

The agency will announce further details regarding the concert within the week.

JYJ last stood on the stage of the Tokyo Dome in June 2010. The upcoming concert will mark the start of JYJ's official promotions in Japan after the end of their lawsuit with Avex.


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HyunA becomes the first K-Pop artist to grace the cover of British magazine ‘POP’

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 05:00 AM PST


4minute's HyunA became the first K-Pop artist to be featured on the cover British fashion magazine 'POP'!

'POP' is a trendy fashion and art magazine popular all over the world for its creative, dynamic image. Other celebrities that have made the covers include Madonna, Britney Spears, Kate Moss, Jennifer Lopez and other famous stars in the celebrity and fashion world.

HyunA became its cover girl for the 28th issue, the first Korean to cover the magazine in its 12-year history. The editor-in-chief Ashley Heath said, "HyunA has become the K-pop icon to British people through the music video of 'Gangnam Style.' She is stylish, and can be called the prime example of our generation's liveliness."

After School holds successful fan meeting in Thailand

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 04:30 AM PST


After School successfully finished their first fan meeting in Thailand.

On February 23, the popular girl group met with 3,000 fans at the CentralWorld Live in Bangkok. During the event, they performed several numbers including "Flashback", "Because of You" and "Bang!". Over 100 reporters from 50 different local presses also attended the event, and showed a great interest in the group.

After the event, After School celebrate the success of the fan meeting and shared a group photo through their official Facebook page. They commented, "2013.02.23. at the backstaget after Thai Fan meeting with 3,000 fans… Thank you! We will never forget this day! Love from After School."

Meanwhile, After School members are currently focusing on individual projects as well as preparing for group's comeback.


Yoo Seung Ho’s last pictorial before enlistment revealed

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 04:00 AM PST


Actor Yoo Seung Ho participated in his last pictorial before entering the army in March.

The actor went to Hawaii for his last photo shoot and interview with fashion magazine, Harper's Bazaar. Recently showcased a mature image through 'I Miss You', Yoo Seung Ho shed his boyish looks and gave off a manly appeal in Gucci's vivid color suits.

In the interview that followed the shoot, Yoo Seung Ho shared his thoughts on his 10 year acting career, entering the army and his most recent drama, 'I Miss You'.

The full pictorial and interview will be published in the March issue of the magazine.


Lee So Jung and Kwon Ri Sae to debut as part of girl group Ladies’ Code

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 03:40 AM PST


Lee So Jung of Mnet's 'The Voice of Korea' and MBC 'The Great Birth's Kwon Ri Sae will be debuting as part of new group Ladies' Code under Polaris Entertainment this coming March.

The agency made the official announcement on Twitter and Facebook and revealed a photo of new girl group. Ladies' Code will be composed of 5 members, Ashley, Ri Se, So Jung, Eun Bi and Juni, and they will be coming up with the most dramatic performance.

Polaris Entertainment said, "Ladies' Code members all have beautiful looks and amazing talents. They will show performances that represent all females through their songs."

The group will release their debut album on March 7th. Also check out their first video teaser featuring member Ri Se.

BTOB’s Ilhoon performs his version of the “Cutie Song”

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 03:27 AM PST



Nothing beats the original!

On February 25th, Cube Entertainment uploaded BTOB's Ilhoon's version of the "Cutie Song" (Kiyomi Song). The popular song was originally done by Ilhoon himself on 'Weekly Idol', and has been widely parodied since then.

He performed his aegyo perfectly, completing the performance with cute expressions as well as adorable hand gestures and winks.

Check out the clip below!

Victoria and Changmin are dating?

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 02:50 AM PST


f(x)'s Victoria recently posted a photo on her Weibo account which sparked controversy as fans speculated that she is dating with TVXQ's Changmin.

Victoria uploaded a couple photos of her food on Weibo. Surprisingly, a mystery man appeared from the spoon's reflection and fans are speculating that it is none other than Changmin. The photo was taken down within minutes, making dating rumors to spring up.

The news quickly reached SM Entertainment and a representative stated, "It's true that the reflection of the person on the spoon is Changmin but Victoria had also invited other staff members."


Daesung (D-Lite) reveals trailer for Japanese solo album ‘D’scover’

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 02:19 AM PST


Preparing for his solo Japanese debut, Big Bang's Daesung released a trailer for his upcoming Japanese solo album 'D'scover'. The special trailer features a short preview for each of the tracks from the album.

Daesung, who goes by the alias 'D-Lite', will be releasing his debut Japanese solo album 'D'scover' on February 27. The album will include 12 tracks, including his original solo songs "Wings" and "Baby Don't Cry". The other songs will be rearrangements of popular J-Pop music, redefined with Daesung's style.

Check out the trailer below:

Teen Top releases “Miss Right” MV

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 02:07 AM PST


After releasing their first full album 'No.1', Teen Top has now unveiled the full music video for title track "Miss Right"!

Teen Top's first full album 'No.1' includes a total of 12 tracks produced by Brave Brothers. It covers a wide range of genres including hip-hop, ballad, R&B and dance. The title track is "Miss Right," a fresh track with an easy to remember melody line.

Check out the MV below:



BoA garners attention with her unique earring

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 01:30 AM PST





BoA's unique earring has become a hot topic.

In the broadcast of SBS's "Kpop Star Season 2" on February 24th, BoA as the representative from SM Entertainment, her unique fashion sense has captured many attention from female audiences.

BoA was seen wearing a blue jewelry earring on the show, the thing is that it's not just a normal earring, it was served like an ear cuff. After the show ended,"BoA's earring" became one of the most searched word on Korean real-time search sites. Many people especially female audience were interested in what kind of an earring is that.

People commented,"That is really an unique earring","I have never seen one like that","Where to find it?","BoA's fashion sense is amazing", and so on

Written by Clover @DKPOPNEWS.NET

SHINee's Onew cried on Guerilla Date?

Posted: 25 Feb 2013 12:44 AM PST




SHINee's Onew cried on KBS Geurilla Date?

In the broadcast of KBS's "Entertainment Weekly", SHINee made an appearance in "Geurilla Date" segment of the show.

After meeting and playing with fans on the street, they went indoor and had an interview there. There's a part when they used a lie detector to find out about SHINee's true thought. When Onew was asked if he ranked low in terms of appearance in SHINee, he answered with yes and it turned out that he said the truth, which immediately gained applause from SHINee members.

Then the members took revenge by asking the MC to try the lie detector too, he was asked if he thought Shin Hyeon Ju's nose was big(he's known for his big nose), he answered no then he got a sudden shock from the detector that caused him to throw it away. Upon seeing this, Onew couldn't hold on his laughter and he cried to tears, he couldn't even do the proper greeting at the end with other members.

Check out the video below

G.Na shows off glamorous figure in new selca

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST



Singer G.Na updated her Twitter on 23rd February with a new photo.

She wrote,"it has been a while since i wore spring outfit. Feeling good now. Let's work hard till the end" and shared the photo above.

She is seen wearing an orange white stripes top and posing confidently to the camera.

To this, fans commented,"G.Na is so pretty","Spring is really coming","Like her new hairstyle" and etc.






miss A’s Fei displays great cooking skills

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST


On February 22nd, miss A's Fei appeared on the first episode of O'live TV's 'Master Chef Korea Celebrity', and showed her great cooking skills.

For the mystery box challenge, Fei made a Chinese style of Korean barbecue and served it with cucumber soup. The three adjudicators chose Fei's dish as the one that they want to try the most.

One of the judges, chef Kang Leo, tasted the food and commented, "Korean people cook dishes that involve cucumbers, but there is now such thing as a cucumber soup. This is very new, and delicious. I'm pleasantly surprised."

Meanwhile, Fei won the challenge and received immunity in the early rounds.

Comedian Kim Ji Min takes a photo with SHINee’s Key

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 10:30 PM PST


Comedian Kim Ji Min revealed a picture she took with SHINee's Key.

On February 23rd, Kim Ji Min uploaded the photo above on her personal me2day and wrote "Are you curious about how we know each other? If you are, watch 'Family's Dignity - Full House' on next Friday."

In the photo, Kim Ji Min and Key smiling brightly on the set of KBS 2TV's 'Family's Dignity - Full House'. They are looking very intimate, like a brother and a sister.

Netizens commented, "I envy them so much", "You two are looking great", "I should watch the show" and "Two hottest stars together!"

Do you know what's going on between the two celebrities?

Yoon Hyung bin and Jung Kyung Mi tie the knot!

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 10:00 PM PST


Comedian couple Yoon Hyung Bin and Jung Kyung Mi finally tied the knot on February 22 at the 63 Building's Grand Ballroom in Yeouido.

The couple, who met in 2005, are both part of the 20th class of comedians at KBS. They then dated for seven years while building their comedian careers at "Gag Concert," one of the network's most popular shows.

More than 1,500 guests attended the wedding ceremony to wish the couple well. After the wedding, Yoon Hyung Bin and Jung Kyung Mi are taking their honeymoon trip to Bali.

HaHa shows off his happy wedded life

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 09:30 PM PST


HaHa expressed how happy he is with married life and his wife Byul.

He recently wrote on his Twitter, "I'm a very lonely kid. I don't know how I would've survived without getting married. My baby, and my Go Eun. I love you all so much! Honey! Your morning dance was the best!", expressing how happy he feels for his wedded life.

Netizens commented, "He's a lucky guy", "He looks so happy" and "They look great together."

HaHa and Byul married in November of last year and they are expecting their first child.

Epik High members enjoy a drink together

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 09:00 PM PST


Currently having their break after the promotions of 7th album '99', Epik High shared photos of members haging out at a street food cart while enjoying a drink.

Tablo uploaded a photo on his Instagram and wrote "Epik High's Soju + Beer party. Came out after a show."

In the photo, members Mithra Jin, Tablo and DJ Tukutz are posing for a photo together. Despite being busy with their own families, the members made time to hang out and celebrate with each other.

Netizens commented, "They look great with each other", "It's quite rare to find guys taking pictures of themselves like that" and "I hope they will have good luck in their future."

Urban Zakapa’s Kwon Sul Il & Park Yong In sing for ‘Ad Genius Lee Tae Baek’ OST

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 08:20 PM PST


Urban Zakapa's Kwon Sul Il and Park Yong In lent their powerful vocals for the soundtrack of KBS 2TV Mon-Tue drama 'Ad Genius Lee Tae Baek'.

The song is titled "Love P.M." and serves as the Part 2 of the drama's OST album following TOXIC's "Just a Man in Love". The song features Urban Zakapa's trademark soulful voices and great harmony.

'Ad Genius Lee Tae Baek' is a drama that looks at the lifestyle of how advertising executives work 24 hours around the clock to create attractive advertisements for the masses.

Check out the track below:

B.A.P teaches fans the “One Shot” choreography

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 08:00 PM PST


B.A.P have just released a "Let's Dance" tutorial video for their latest track, "One Shot"!

Released on February 25, the B.A.P members brightly greeted the fans from a dance studio and intoduced tep-by-step on how to dance to the highlighted moves from the choreography of "One Shot".

Check out the clip below:



Teen Top unveils 1st album ‘No.1’

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 07:31 PM PST


After much teasing and pre-releasing the track "I Wanna Love", Teen Top finally unleashed their first full album 'No.1'!

Teen Top's first full album 'No.1' includes a total of 12 tracks produced by Brave Brothers. It covers a wide range of genres including hip-hop, ballad, R&B and dance. The title track is "Miss Right," a fresh track with an easy to remember melody line.

Check out the tracks below:

No. 1 (Intro)


Miss Right


Missing You


Stop Girl


Why


Hello


Never Go Back


Mad At U



So Sweet


Get Crazy


Mr.Bang [feat. maboos 차쿤]

Brave Brothers unveil MV for project single “You Got Some Nerve”

Posted: 24 Feb 2013 07:26 PM PST


After much teasing, hitmaker producer Brave Brothers finally unveiled the full music video for project single titled, "You Got Some Nerve"!

"You Got Some Nerve" features 3 of the most anticipated rappers including B2ST's Junhyung, EXID's LE and Big Star's FeelDog. It is initially set as a 19-rated project, where the music is said to have a strong hip hop sound and has straightforward and profane lyrics, but release a 15-rated version for the fans.

Check out the MV below: