Tuesday, February 5, 2013

"Happy Birthday to B.A.P's Jongup #Happy19thMJupDay" plus 24 more

"Happy Birthday to B.A.P's Jongup #Happy19thMJupDay" plus 24 more

Happy Birthday to B.A.P's Jongup #Happy19thMJupDay

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 08:24 AM PST

Birth Name: Moon Jong Up
Stage Name: Jongup
Nickname: Dance Shindong
Birth Date: February 6, 1995
Blood Type: B
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 66 kg

BEAST To Hold BodyArt Fansign in Japan

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 07:48 AM PST

Group BEAST will be holding two rounds of fansign on the coming 6th in Japan Shinjuku for 'BodyArt'

This fansign is to repay fans who have given attention to 'BEAST BodyArt'. 400 among those who bought the DVD will be selected for the fansign.

BEAST has released 'BEAST BodyArt' in Japan last September.

Meanwhile, BEAST are currently having their personal activities. Yang Yoseob recently ended promotions of his solo title track, 'Caffeine' while leader Yoon Doojoon will be acting as a top agent in 'RIS 2', which will be aired its first episode on the coming 13th.

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Source: Sports Khan 

Happy Birthday to TVXQ's Yunho ‎#Happy28thYunho

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 07:42 AM PST

Stage Name: U-Know
Birth Name: Jung Yun Ho
Birthday: February 6, 1986
Birthplace: Gwangju
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 66 kg
Blood Type: A

Kim Jaejoong Sees Good Results In China And The USA

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 07:20 AM PST

The music video of 'Mine', the title track of Kim Jaejoong's first solo mini album 'I', has topped the Korean video category of Yinyuetai's V Charts, China's biggest music video site, for the second consecutive week.
'I' also ranked second on the US Billboard World Album charts.

C-JeS Entertainment, the agency of JYJ's Kim Jaejoong, stated that this proves that Kim Jaejoong's popularity has spread from Asia to other continents such as North America.

Recently, Kim Jaejoong's 'One Kiss' topped the iTunes rock charts in nine countries including Singapore and Indonesia. Though 'I' is a mini album, it topped the weekly, daily, and real-time Hanteo Charts. It also topped album sales charts in Taiwan and Japan, proving that Kim Jaejoong is extremely popular both domestically and overseas.

Kim Jaejoong wrapped up his 'Your, My and Mine' concert in success with 16,000 fans at the Ilsan KINTEX on the 26th and 27th and will be holding a concert in Thailand on the 17th of February.

Source: [edaily]
Translated by: dongbangdata.net

JYJ chosen #1 group Japanese women want to give chocolates to the most

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 07:00 AM PST

JYJ has been chosen as the #1 boy group Japanese women want to give chocolates to the most in time for Valentine's Day.

Mpost, a Japanese site dedicated to the Korean wave, held a poll that asked 1,000 women from their teens to their sixties to choose which hallyu group they would like to give chocolates to on Valentine's Day.

JYJ topped the list with 71.6% of the votes awarded to the trio. Even in the individuals' segment, members Kim Jaejoong, Kim Junsu and Park Yoochun took over the top three ranks in order, proving the group's popularity in Japan.

Following JYJ in the list were groups Code-V and TVXQ.

f(x)'s Sulli reveals new "mushroom" hairstyle

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 06:16 AM PST

f(x)'s Sulli garners much attention with her new hairstyle.

An online community posted photos of Sulli with the title "Sulli's new hairstyle".

Fans commented after seeing the photos,"She looks adorable in that hairstyle","Mushroom Sulli is too cute" and etc.

What do you think of her new hairstyle?

Lee Da Hae and B2ST’s Doojoon have intense judo match on ‘IRIS 2’

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 06:00 AM PST

Actress Lee Da Hae and B2ST's Yoon Doojoon will be showing an intense judo match in the highly-anticipated KBS 2TV's new drama series, 'IRIS 2'.

In some still cuts released on February 4, Soo Yeon (played Lee Da Hae) and Hyun Woo(played Doojoon) were captured having a judo match under the direction of Yoo Gun (Jang Hyuk). It's part of their martial arts training as they need to fight against Iris, which has become stronger.

The two are showing an intense atmosphere between them. It is said that Doojoon showed a great care for Lee Da Hae during the shooting, trying to treat her as softly as possible.

'IRIS 2' is an action melodrama series that tells a story about a battle between NSS and Iris. The drama will premiere on February 13 at 10:00 PM.

Kim Bum and Eunji’s still cut from ‘That Winter, The Wind Blows’ revealed

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 05:00 AM PST

On February 5th, the production team of SBS TV's new drama series 'That Winter, The Wind Blows' revealed still cut of actor Kim Bum and A Pink's Jung Eunji which was taken during a shooting.

In the photo, Kim Bum and Eunji are in a friendly pose, putting their arms around each other's shoulders. They look like real brother and sister with a bright smile on their faces.

An official said, "The weather is murderously cold these days, but the two are always warming up everyone. They are always very polite, bright and humorous, and they are sources of laughter for many people."

In the series, Kim Bum plays the role of Park Jin Sung, a man who calls himself the right-hand man of Oh Soo (played by Jo In Sung) and a professional poker gambler. Eunji plays the role of Hee Sun, a sister of Oh Soo's first love Hee Joo.

Lee Seung Gi becomes most wanted CF model for 3rd consecutive year

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 04:00 AM PST

Everyone's favorite all-around entertainer Lee Seung Gi has maintained his spot as the most wanted celebrity endorsement model for the third year in a row.

According to the Korea Commercial Value Institute, Lee's likability was calculated at 90.73% MRP, placing him at the top of the list. He ranked higher than one of the fastest rising actors these days, Kim Soo Hyun, who was in 2nd with 72.40% MRP.

Other celebrities on the list included PSY, Kim Tae Hee, Kim Yuna, Won Bin, Gong Yoo, and IU.

Another notable change this past year was that there were more male celebrities on the top 10 list in comparison to female stars.

Source: KBS

SISTAR19’s Bora floats in the air?

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 03:00 AM PST

SISTAR19's rapper Bora had some fun during their recent music video shoot.

On February 5th, Bora posted the above photo through SISTAR's official Facebook and wrote, "Tada~!! Floating in the air~!! Hahahaha! Envy me? kekeke."

In the photo, Bora is lying in a glass, transparent chair and seems to be floating in the air with her legs and arms stretched. The photo was taken during the music video shooting of SISTAR's "Gone Not Around Any Longer".

Netizens who viewed the photo commented, "She really looks like she's floating in the air", "The chair can be used in many different ways" and "She's so lovely."

KARA is the new models of K-Swiss

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 02:58 AM PST

Sports brand K-Swiss selected KARA as its new models.

"K-Swiss" revealed on 5th February,"KARA who has amazing dancing skills is now the new models of K-Swiss".

K-Swiss representative mentioned,"To emphasize on the image of our brand, we will promote with KARA online and offline to create healthy and sunny brand image".

JYJ shows youthful side for clothing brand ‘NII’

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 02:06 AM PST

JYJ members showed off their youthful, charismatic and fun side in a new spring fashion shoot for clothing brand 'NII'.

A spokesperson for NII revealed, "Last year, we enjoyed the star marketing effect of JYJ. In 2013, we're going to upgrade NII's image through focusing more on celebrity advertising and internet commercials. A 'Heart Campaign' will also soon be launched by NII."

NII also revealed JYJ's adorable spring photoshoot showing the members in high spirits as they sweetly posed for the camera in the 'I want you!' concept photoshoot.

After School's Lizzy & Jung Ah reveal gorgeous selca

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 01:46 AM PST

After School's Lizzy updated her Twitter with a new photo.

She tweeted, "Jung Ah unnie and me, what are we filming?"

Fans commented,"you are so pretty","is it an MV filming","long time no see" and etc.

Big Bang's G-Dragon looks cool in a black and white photo

Posted: 05 Feb 2013 12:30 AM PST

Big Bang's G-Dragon showed off his charisma in a new photo.

On February 4th, G-Dragon uploaded a new photo on his Instargram with the caption,"White". In the photo, G-Dragon is seen wearing a white shirt and jacket. His hair covers half of his face, while he shows off his confident and charismatic aura by staring intensely at the camera. He was also wearing a paper clip earring on his left ear, which attracted attention from people.

The photo hits more than 1300 likes after 1 hour, proving the enormous popularity of the leader of Big Bang. Fans commented after seeing the photo,"G-Dragon is the best","G-Dragon's charm can't resist","He looks so cool"

Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

INFINITE's Hoya shed tears while talking about his father

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 11:31 PM PST

INFINITE's Hoya expressed his deep love for his father and shed tears while talking about him.

INFINITE H made an appearance on KBS2TV's "Immortal Song" on February 2nd, after watching Ali perfomed "Father", Hoya lowered his head and tears were streaming on his face. He said,"Because I wanted to become a singer, I dropped out of high school. My parents scolded me a lot and then I stopped talking to my dad since then". His group member Dongwoo said,"This is the first time I saw Hoya crying like this"

Hoya then said,"Both my dad and I are not good at expressing our feelings. After my debut, my dad encouraged me by sending a heart through a text message but I just briefly replied it with a short message", he said while crying, finally he said,"I love you, dad"

Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

Girls’ Generation tops monthly charts in Korea and Taiwan

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST

Girls' Generation has scored success in the monthly music charts in both Korea and Taiwan.

According to the group's management agency, SM Entertainment, Girls' Generation's fourth full-length album 'I Got a Boy' became the highest selling album for the month of January based on the Hanteo Charts.

In addition, "I Got a Boy" topped the Korean Music Top 100 of Taiwan's biggest online music site KKBOX, further proving Girls' Generation's huge influence and power in the country.

The album also ranked first on the US Billboard World Album Chart and received a lot of attention from major media outlets, including, MTV, Rolling Stone, The Times and FUSE TV.

Big Bang to release music video collection

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 10:30 PM PST

Having recently concluded its successful world tour, Big Bang is preparing something special yet again for their fans!

YG Entertainment announced that Big Bang will be releasing its music video collection DVD titled, 'Big Bang Best Music Video Collection 2006-2012', on February 13th. The collection will include the group's official music videos from "We Belong Together" to "Monster" as well as individual releases.

The collection will include a 2-disc DVD with a total of 43 music videos, an official booklet and a poster. Pre-orders will open from February 1 to February 12.


04. LA-LA-LA
09. LIES

DISC 2. 2009 ~ 2012 BIGBANG BEST M/V
02. A BOY
13. V.V.I.P
17. BLUE

SISTAR19 revealed BTS photos of Hyorin from MV filming

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 10:00 PM PST

SISTAR19, who is currently in the spotlight with new song "Gone, Not Around Any Longer", has revealed behind-the-scene photos of member Hyorin which were taken during the filming of their music video.

The unit's agency, StarShip Entertainment uploaded the photos on its official Twitter, and wrote "Taken during music video shooting of SISTAR19's 'Gone Not Around Any Longer'! Hyorin showed some amazing acting! She made all of the other staffs quiet and emotional."

In the photos, Hyorin is spilling tears on the bed, expressing the sorrow of breaking up. It is said that she cried for over 3 hours during the shooting, and the entire team became silent in emotion.

Psy to release new song in April

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 09:30 PM PST

Psy recently revealed that his follow-up to his global hit "Gangnam Style" will likely be released in April.

On February 4, Psy arrived at the Incheon International Airport after visiting China. He told the reporters at the airport that he is planning on releasing a new song around April. "The song is pretty much finished, but making the music video is the hardest. We are still working on it."

When asked how he feels about having his first US TV commercial, which aired during the Super Bowl, Psy said, "Was it today? I'm proud." He also commented that it was an honor to attend the Korea President's inauguration as well.

YG Entertainment said that Psy will spend time with his family without a public appearance since it is his first time to be home in about two months.

Ra.D releases “It’s Been So Long” ft. Shin Ji Soo

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 09:00 PM PST

Singer-songwriter Ra.D has returned to the music scene with new duet single "It's Been So Long" featuring Shin Ji Soo of 'Superstar K3'.

On February 5th, Ra.D released "It's Been So Long" online, which features his trademark soothing voice harmonizing with his new labelmate, Shin Ji Soo's soulful vocals.

Shin Ji Soo made it into the Top 7 of Mnet's 'Superstar K3' before being recruited by IU's agency, Loen Entertainment, back in August of last year.

Meanwhile, check out the track below:

Wonder Girls to perform at Special Olympics with Sunye

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 08:30 PM PST

Wonder Girls' Sunye will stand on stage for the first time as a married idol.

According to a number of representatives of music industry, Sunye will be performing with the Wonder Girls at the 2013 Pyung Chang Winter Special Olympics ending ceremonies on February 5.

The Wonder Girls are acting as the honorary ambassadors of the Special Olympics and the group decided to participate in the grand finale for the event without hesitation. After enjoying her honeymoon to the Maldives, Sunye will give her first performance as a married woman on a meaningful stage.

A representative of JYP Entertainment stated, "When this performance finishes it may or may not be Sunye's last activity as a Wonder Girls member. However, all the other members are planning on pursuing individual activities."

Running Man Sparta Kim Jong Kook Singapore Fan Meet 2013

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 08:03 PM PST

Fanmeet Showcase / Photo Taking Session
Date: 22 Feb 2013 (Fri)
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Kallang Theatre
Showcase Ticket Prices: $108, $88, $68 (Excludes Ticket Booth $2 Ticketing Fee)
*Top Up Option Price: Photo Taking Pass $68

Fan Sign
Date: 23 Feb 2013 (Sat)
Time: 3 pm
Venue: IMM Level 3 Garden Plaza
*Top Up Option Price: Autograph Pass $48

**One Showcase ticket entitles you to purchase Only One Top Up Option. i.e. Either Autograph OR Photo-Taking 

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f(x)'s Victoria is prettier than flowers in new selca

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 07:56 PM PST

f(x)'s leader Victoria shares new photo on Weibo to thank fans' wishes.

She wrote,"Thank you Happy Camp~ ^ ^".

Fans commented,"Prettier than flowers","certified flower girl","hope that you enjoyed your birthday" and etc.

Miss $’s Kang Min Hee releases MV for “It’s You”

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 07:30 PM PST

On February 5th, Miss $'s Kang Min Hee has unveiled her solo single "It's You" along with its full music video.

Kang Min Hee, who has featured in Miss $'s songs back in 2009, has become an official addition to the group last year. In her own right, she is also a celebrated producer and vocalist in the industry.

Further showcasing her musical talent, Kang Min Hee released her solo single "It's You", which is an uptempo R&B track and features her lovely vocals.

Check out the MV below:

Clazziquai Project unveils “Love Recipe” MV

Posted: 04 Feb 2013 07:16 PM PST

After pre-releasing the single "Sweetest Name", electronic pop group Clazziquai Project is officially returning after 3 years and 6 months of break with their new album.

On February 5th, Clazziquai Project released its 5th album 'Blessed' along the full music video for title track, "Love Recipe", which takes the talented trio back to its house music roots.

Check out the MV below!