Monday, February 4, 2013

"BEAST & 4minute to exchange hit songs on Cube Concert?" plus 24 more

"BEAST & 4minute to exchange hit songs on Cube Concert?" plus 24 more

BEAST & 4minute to exchange hit songs on Cube Concert?

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 07:55 AM PST

Cube Family's point is?

4minute, BEAST, G.NA, BTOB, Roh JiHoon and Kim Kiri who is under Cube Entertainment held their family concert, '2013 United Cube Concert – Cube Party' in the evening of February 2nd in Jamsil indoor stadium.

On this day, 4minute's Jeon Jiyoon expressed during the press conference, "4minute will be performing BEAST's 'Fiction' with our own colors" and, "We practiced for it a lot, so please look forward to it".

Heo Gayoon continued, "Maknae SoHyun has prepared a 'Trouble Maker' stage with BTOB's Sungjae" and, "It's better to anticipate that too"

BEAST's Yang Yoseob stated, "We have prepared 4minute's hit song" and, "Please look forward for our stages".

Meanwhile, Roh JiHoon expressed, "I will be planning to perform the first stage for one of my album track. I have prepared to show a more powerful stage than the previous shown ones." Also, Kim Kiri, who is the MC for today stated his anticipation for BTOB, "I'm anticipating BTOB's stage the most."

Meanwhile, '2013 United Cube Concert' will be held on the coming 21st in Japan.

Source: TV Daily

U-Know Yunho’s Fans Donate 10 Million Won’s Worth Of Rice And Monetary Donations

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 07:20 AM PST

Seoul's Fruits of Love Foundation revealed on the 2nd that fans of TVXQ's U-Know Yunho donated 10 million Won's worth of rice and monetary donations.

The donation was made to celebrate U-Know Yunho's upcoming birthday on the 6th. The rice will be donated to elders in need and the monetary donations will be used to cover medical expenses of children with rare diseases.

U-Know Yunho's domestic and overseas fans recently donated a large quantity of rice wreaths to support the star's appearance on the SBS drama 'Queen of Ambition'. Fans from 13 countries (Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, USA, Russia, Peru, Spain, Kuwait) and international fan communities donated a total of 19.622 tons of rice and 500 packs of ramen. 19.622 tons of rice can feed 160,000 people for one meal.

Source: [sports khan]
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f(x) performs on Hunan TV's Spring Festival

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 06:19 AM PST

f(x) continues to impress their Chinese fans!

Check out their latest performance on Hunan TV's Spring Festival below!

2PM’s Taecyeon confirmed for Global Version of ‘We Got Married’ with Gui Gui

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 06:00 AM PST

After much buzz, 2PM's Taecyeon has been confirmed for the Global Version of 'We Got Married' alongside Taiwanese idol star Wu Ying Jie (also known as Gui Gui).

MBC announced that Taecyeon and Gui Gui will be married on the Global Version of 'We Got Married'. The two, being from different backgrounds, will reveal the everyday life of a couple with different ethnicities.

Gui Gui is a cute, bubbly actress who is very popular in Taiwan and China. She appeared on TV in 2005 and debuted as a member of the idol group Hey Girl in 2006. She later left the group and became an actress. She is also said to speak three languages including her native language as well as Japanese and English.

The global version of the show will air in 41 different counties including China, Taiwan, India and Australia.

Doojoon, Lee Seung Hak and Baek Sung Hyun take aim on the set of ‘Iris 2’

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 05:00 AM PST

The three flower boys of highly-anticipated series 'Iris 2' are ready to shoot female fans' hearts!

Taewon Entertainment, the production agency of new KBS 2TV drama 'Iris 2', released behind-the-scenes photos of NSS agents Yoon Doojoon of B2ST, Baek Sung Hyun and Lee Seung Hak, to build up even more hype for the upcoming action thriller series.

The photos were taken while they were having a break during shooting, and the three are posing together, holding their guns. Doojoon will be playing the role of NSS's best elite agent, Seo Hyun Woo, Baek Sung Hyun as the genius hacker Kang Byung Jin and Lee Seung Hak as the cryptographer Kim Ji Heon.

It is said that the three became close friends very quickly, and that they are showing a wonderful team work.

The drama will premiere on February 13th.

Baek Ji Young to perform “My Ear’s Candy” with Lee Seung Gi at her solo concert

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 04:30 AM PST

Singer Baek Ji Young has invited Lee Seung Gi to her upcoming first exclusive concert.

The singer will have her 'An Outing After 7 Years' concert on February 16 at the Jamsil Indoor Gymnasium and she will be performing "My Ear's Candy" with Lee Seung Gi.

The song, released back in 2009, was originally featured by 2PM's Taecyeon, and Baek Ji Young made performances with a great number of stars, including Kang Ho Dong, K.Will and Jung Il woo. This time, she will be inviting Lee Seung Gi to the stage, and show an even more upgraded performance.

According to her agency, WS Entertainment, "This concert is the first one that Baek Ji Young will have in 7 years, and she will be showing her full musical quality."

Source: StarN News

SECRET’s Sunhwa invites fans to watch her new drama

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 04:00 AM PST

SECRET's Sunhwa, who will be making her acting debut, has invited all her fans to watch her new upcoming KBS drama, 'Advertisement Genius, Lee Tae Baek'.

On February 3, Sunhwa posted on her Twitter, "Tomorrow! The first episode of 'Advertisement Genius, Lee Tae Baek' is coming up! Don't forget to watch it!", and attached a photo of herself holding the script.

Sunhwa has been cast in the series as Lee Soran, the younger sister of Lee Tae Baek (played by Jin Goo), who is a narrator model dreaming of becoming an actress. With her talkative personality, Lee So Ran always makes some sort of issue, but truly loves her family.

SISTAR19's Hyolin reveals undisclosed photos from "Gone Not Around Any Longer" MV

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 03:05 AM PST

SISTAR19's agency Starship Entertainment unveiled undisclosed photos of Hyolin through official Twitter on 3rd February.

Hyolin is seen wearing white shirt in the photos above, shedding tears to portray her sadness during the MV filming.

Fans commented,"Hyolin's acting skills improved a lot","pretty Hyolin" and etc.

Meanwhile, SISTAR19 is sweeping various music charts with their new song "Gone Not Around Any Longer"

B.A.P ranks in Top 10 of German music chart for 12 months

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 03:00 AM PST

The power rookie B.A.P continues to take over German music chart for twelve long months, proving the group's uprising popularity!

According to the Asian Music Chart issued on February 2, B.A.P's "No Mercy", which was released a half year ago, is still ranked 6th on the Monthly Chart, which is a quite significant record made by foreign artists in Germany.

Since B.A.P debuted in Germany with "Warrior", they stayed in the top 10 for twelve months. B.A.P also received the Artist of the Year at the 2012 Remarkable Awards, which was held in December last year, beating Psy and Big Bang.

Super Junior’s Ryeowook misses leader Leeteuk

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 02:30 AM PST

Super Junior's Ryeowook tweeted his feelings about missing the group's leader, Leeteuk.

On February 3rd, Ryeowook tweeted, "Good morning~ I'm missing Leeteuk a lot today. It's also Kyu Hyun's birthday today, and we will appear on SBS 'Inkigayo'~!!! Give us a lot of support~", and attached a photo taken with Donghae, Eunhyuk, Siwon and Leeteuk.

Currently promoting "Break Down" as part of the unit Super Junior-M, Ryeowook shared the above photo, indicating how much he misses their loving leader, Leeteuk, who is in the middle of military service.

Netizens commented, "When is he coming back?", "I miss him a lot" and "I hope all of the members will get back together again."

Nine Muses release ‘Let’s Dance’ tutorial for “Dolls”

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 02:00 AM PST

Currently busy in their comeback promotions, Nine Muses members participated in the 'Let's Dance' interactive dance tutorial series that allows fans to become more familiar with the choreography points of hit K-Pop songs.

"Dolls" was written and composed by the hit producer Sweetune. The funky dance track is about overcoming the struggles of breaking up after being in love. Nine Muses is returning to stage with a brand new concept, dividing the group into two subunit groups; White Muses and Dark Muses.

Check out the clip below:

Ryeowook cheers for EXO-K

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 01:17 AM PST

On January 31, Super Junior's Ryeowook uploaded a photo through his twitter with a message, "After 'Golden Disk Awards', my juniors EXO received the new artist award at Seoul Music Awards'!" 

In the photo, Ryeowook showed his excitement in front of the TV screen broadcasting EXO-K's performance. He is sincerely happy as he even raised his hands to cheer on them. 

Netizens commented, "So cute Oppa", "Fanboy Oppa", "I am laughing", and "I'm the same as him when watching it". 

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

SISTAR's Hyolin performs sexy dance on Strong Heart

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 12:31 AM PST

In the latest episode of  SBS 'Star King' aired on February 2nd, a professional dancer Ahn Dong Hyun and Sistar's Hyolin performed sexy dance together on the show.

Ahn Dong Hyun showed off his perfect moves along with Hyo Lin who impressed people with her fantastic belly dance.

Hyo Lin heated up the studio not only with her beautiful look but also sexy dance moves, received much compliment.

After the performance, Hyo Lin said, "I could practice much, but Dong Hyun led me through really well," and Ahn Dong Hyun also said, "I'd like to thank Hyo Lin and 'Star King'."

On the other hand, Hyo Lin and DaSom also guested on the show and had a performance with Hwang Min Woo, the little PSY.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Girls' Generation Sooyoung and Lee Yeon Hee participated in a show together 11 years ago.

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST

Girls' Generation Sooyoung and actress Lee Yeon Hee photos from 11 years ago became a hot topic.

Recently an online community uploads a compilation photo of them with the title"Sooyoung and Lee Yeon Hee from a Japan show 11 years ago", and the thing that attracted netizens is how both of them look different compared to now. Both had chubby faces back then, and their clear facial features gain much attention from people. 

Upon seeing the photo netizens commented,"Lee Yeon Hee is so cute","Sooyoung looks different, I almost can't regconize her"

In addition, Sooyoung was selected as the winner in that show and she had activities in Japan for 1 year.

Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

Wonder Girls’ Yubin to make acting debut with ‘The Virus’

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST

Wonder Girls' Yubin is challenging in acting for the first time.

Yubin's agency JYP Entertainment announced that the Wonder Girls rapper has been cast in cable channel OCN's original TV series 'The Virus', which will air in March. She will play the role of the genius hacker and IT specialist Lee Joo Young. It is said that Lee Joo Young is a key character who supports Um Gi Jun (Lee Myung Hun)'s work.

Producer Park Ho Sik of CJ E&M said, "Lee Joo Young is a very dynamic character. We thought about Yubin from the moment we came up with this character, and we tried hard to get her in our team."

JYP Entertainment also said, "The character is similar to Yubin′s actual image, so it seems she will be able to act her out comfortably and easily. She is casting as a very important character, and she is doing her best to not bring any bad effects."

Source: StarN News

Super Junior’s Siwon to be the first guest on ‘Strong Heart 2’

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 10:30 PM PST

As a revamped version of the highly popular show 'Strong Heart', SBS will be opening the curtains for 'Strong Heart 2' with Super Junior's Choi Siwon as its first guest.

The show's PD Shin Hyo Jung stated, "Siwon has been confirmed as a guest for the first filming of 'Strong Heart' on February 7th. He will be appearing with two to three other guests."

After giving humorous performances on the TV series 'King Of Dramas' which recently went off the air, Choi Siwon's participation in the first episode ofStrong Heart 2 is already drawing attention.

The new 'Strong Heart 2' will be a talk show based on people's lives. Actress Kim Hee Sun, singer Yoon Jong Shin and comedian Shin Dong Yup will be the new MCs of the revamped talk show.

Song Joong Ki signs contract with new agency

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 10:00 PM PST

Actor Song Joong Ki has signed a new contract with a new agency.

On February 4th, Blossom Entertainment announced that they recently signed a exclusive management contract with Song Joong Ki. The agency also houses popular actors like Cha Tae Hyun, Go Chang Seok, Han Sang Jin, Song Jong Ho, Shin Seung Hwan and more.

Blossom Entertainment stated, "We've been with Song Joong Ki from his debut. Even though he is moving to a different agency, all of the managers who worked with him are currently all working in Blossom Entertainment. In other words, we are just continuing our relationship."

Song Joong Ki voiced his thanks toward his former agency saying, "Sidus HQ gave me huge support so that I could become an actor, and I've learned many things. I felt very thankful that the agency family all wished me the best luck, and with Blossom Entertainment, I will keep doing my best to return with better work."

Source: StarN News

SISTAR19 achieves ‘perfect all-kill’ with “Gone Not Around Any Longer”

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 09:30 PM PST

The lovely sub-unit duo, SISTAR19 has achieved a 'perfect all-kill' on the Korean music charts with its latest single, "Gone Not Around Any Longer"!

SISTAR19 released its new single "Gone Not Around Any Longer" and swept all of South Korea's major real-time music charts. The single ranked first on the weekly iChart on Instiz, achieving a 'perfect all-kill' on the chart. This marks 2013's second 'perfect all-kill' following Leessang's "Tears".

"Gone Not Around Any Longer" is a hip hop portraying a fading love. The song, composed by hit maker Brave Brothers, has an emotional lyrics, expressing the transformation into womanhood after falling in love and breaking up.

GLAM celebrates their 200th day since debut

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 09:00 PM PST

Celebrating their 200th day since debut, the GLAM members presented a special gift for its fans.

On February 3, the 200th day of GLAM's debut, the rookie group uploaded a cheerful video, where the members celebrated with their own unique "cake" made from a cup and a pair of pencils.

Check out the clip below:

Rookie girl group Two X hints for a comeback

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 08:40 PM PST

Rookie girl group Two X is gearing up for a comeback with its second single!

On February 3, the group's label, J.Tune Camp posted on its official Twitter, "[Two X] Coming Soon! 2nd Single~! In the middle of new album preparation At the practice room Two Heart 2♡ sent to Doubling everyone! (+)At the same time find the practice room's sibling group hidden picture!"

Two X debuted in August of last year with title track "Double Up". Their name stands for 'Top', 'Win', 'One' and 'X' as "multiply" and the members include Surin, Eun, Eunyoung, Jiyou and Minjoo.

VIXX releases dance practice video for “On and On”

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 08:20 PM PST

Showing their major transformation, rookie group VIXX has released a dance practice video for their latest track, "On and On"!

"On and On" is the title track to the group's 3rd single album 'I'm Ready to Get Hurt'. While they previously showed their youthful and boyish looks, the new track is now revealing more tough and masculine sides of them, earning them the nickname, "wild beastly men."

Check out the video below:

10cm releases new mini album ‘The 2nd EP’

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 08:00 PM PST

Indie duo 10cm has returned with new mini album 'The 2nd EP'!

'The 2nd EP' features the title track "Oh Yeah", which is a traditional rock song that is bright and exciting, and incorporates Yoon Chul Jong's guitar sounds.

The group's new album also includes "Nothing Without You" will be previewed live on MBC FM47's Bae Chul Soo's Music Camp, along with other new tracks including the pop track "Don't Let Me Go", "Morning Call", "But I'm Tired."

The duo is also preparing for its exclusive concert, 'Fine Thank You and You', set to take place on February 23 at the Gymnastics Stadium in Seoul's Olympic Park.

Check out the tracks below!

Oh Yeah

But I'm Tired

Nothing Without You

Don't Let Me Go

Morning Call

BoA releases PV for Japanese “Only One”

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 07:36 PM PST

Singer BoA will be returning to Japan with a new Japanese single on February 27th. The full PV for the title song "Only One" has been uploaded online, giving fans a taste of the Japanese version of her recent Korean single.

Also titled 'Only One', the upcoming Japanese single will include the Japanese versions of her songs "Only One" and also "The Shadow", which were originally released in Korea this past July. Both songs were pieces written and composed by BoA.

Check out the PV below!

Psy’s ‘Wonderful Pistachios’ CF revealed

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 07:27 PM PST

Psy, the South Korean global phenomenon who set unparalled records with "Gangnam Style", has starred in a Super Bowl commercial for 'Wonderful Pistachios' in the United States.

During the Super Bowl, the annual NFL championship game, Psy's new CF for 'Wonderful Pistachios' made its debut featuring his 2012 worldwide hit "Gangnam Style" with Psy and his pistachio minions dancing to his signature horse-dance move.

Park Shin Hye releases “Pitch-Black” MV for ‘Flower Boys Next Door’ OST

Posted: 03 Feb 2013 07:17 PM PST

Actress Park Shin Hye participated in the soundtrack of her current tvN's drama series, 'Flower Boys Next Door'.

On February 4th, Park Shin Hye released her latest single titled "Pitch-Black". The song was written by Lee Sang Hoon and it was first played during the third episode of the series.

The song will be released in two different versions, the original and an acoustic, and both of them will be played in different scenes. Park Shin Hye's agency, SALT Entertainment, said, "Park Shin Hye is challenging in a number of different things these days, and please give her a lot of support."

Check out the MV below: