Monday, February 11, 2013

"Happy Birthday to Boyfriend's Donghyun #LEADERDONGHYUNDAY" plus 24 more

"Happy Birthday to Boyfriend's Donghyun #LEADERDONGHYUNDAY" plus 24 more


Happy Birthday to Boyfriend's Donghyun #LEADERDONGHYUNDAY

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 07:01 AM PST




Birth Name: Kim Dong Hyun
Stage Name: Donghyun
Nickname: Korea's Jay Chou
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Date of Birth: February 12, 1989
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Blood Type: A

Happy Birthday to SISTAR's Soyu #HappySoyuDay

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 07:00 AM PST




Birth Name:  Kang Ji Hyun (강지현)
Stage Name: Soyou (서 유)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Nickname: Little Lee Mi Yeon
Date of Birth: February 12, 1992
Height: 170 cm

Wonder Girls’ Hyerim shares adorable childhood photo

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 06:30 AM PST


Wonder Girls member Hyerim recently revealed picture of her childhood.

On February 11, Hyerim posted on her personal Twitter account, "Chubby baby ME♥", and proudly attached the picture above.

In the picture, the Wonder Girls member is seen wearing blue bonnet matched with turtle neck sweater and vest. Viewers were surprised to see that Hyerim's lovable smile and adorable facial features haven't changed at all.

Netizens commented, "She looks the same", "She was just as cute as now", "I want to see more pictures of her childhood" and more.

Yonghwa says, “I’m the best actor in CNBLUE”

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 05:45 AM PST


CNBLUE's vocalist Jung Yonghwa displayed his confidence in his acting abilities.

On February 11, Yonghwa appeared on tvN's talk show 'Taxi' with other members of CNBLUE and declared himself the best actor among the group.

During the show, Jeon Hyun Moo asked, "Who do you think is the best in acting?" and Yonghwa answered without hesitation, "I'm the best because I'm mostly the lead actor."

All members of CNBLUE transformed into actors with Lee Jungshin currently starring in the KBS weekend drama 'My Daughter Seo Young'. The series received an average audience rating of over 50%. Kang Min Hyuk also starred on KBS 'You Rolled in Unexpectedly' and Jonghyun made his acting debut on SBS 'A Gentleman's Dignity', which both received high audience rating.

However, the audience rating of Yonghwa's drama series was relatively lower than those of other members, which caused everyone to tease the leader. Yonghwa jokingly explained, "That's the difference between a weekend drama and a prime-time series."


Ulala Session’s Lim Yoon Taek passes away

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 05:18 AM PST


Talented member of Ulala Session, Lim Yoon Taek, has passed away.

It has been revealed that Lim Yoon Taek, who has been suffering from stomach cancer for several years, has passed away on the evening of February 11th KST.

The 32-year old singer rose to fame through the group Ulala Session, who won Mnet's 'Superstar K3' back in 2011. He tied the knot with hair designer Lee Hyerim on August of last year and became the father of a baby girl.

His funeral will be held at the Yonsei Severance Hospital on February 13.


Our hearts go out to all his family and friends.

2PM’s Chansung celebrates his birthday at ‘7th Grade Civil Servant’ set

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 05:00 AM PST


2PM's Chansung celebrated his birthday with the cast and crew of MBC Wednesday-Thursday drama, '7th Grade Civil Servant'.

On February 11, Chansung tweeted, "Thank you to everyone who congratulated me on the set of '7th Grade Civil Servant'. I wasn't even thinking about it but I'm so moved for the birthday wishes during the busy shooting. Thank you. I will do my best."

The 2PM member, who is casting as elite agent Gong Do Ha in the series, also attached a photo of his birthday celebration on the set with actress Choi Kang Hee, Kim Min Seo and other staff members.

Lee Jun Ki participates in coal briquettes delivery with his fans

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 04:20 AM PST


Actor Lee Jun Ki joined his fans in delivering coal briquettes for a number of families.

Recently, a number of photos titled 'Lee Jun Ki's recent activities' were uploaded on an online community board. In the photos, the actor along with his fan club members delivered 3,000 coal briquettes in the neighborhood of Seongbuk-gu, Seoul during cold winter.

It is said that Lee Jun Ki and his fans spent three hours delivering briquettes, sharing a meaningful time with a number of families. His agency said, "We decided to share some warmth with those who are in need, because it is Korean new year."

4minute’s Gayoon becomes a human magnet

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 03:40 AM PST


4minute's Gayoon recently turned into human magnet.

On February 10, 4minute's Gayoon and Jiyoon, who are currently promoting as the unit group 2YOON, made a guest appearance on MBC's 'Magic Concert'.

During the show, Gayoon was then asked what she thought about magic to which she replied, "I don't believe in it." Magician Choi Hyun Woo then stated, "I will share my power" and chose her as his assistant for one of his trick.

Choi Hyun Woo asked Gayoon to concentrate and started sticking spoons on her face and arms. Astonishingly, the spoons stayed on her as if she was a human magnet, and the other guests were largely surprised as well.

FT Island’s Jong Hoon chooses Yewon over G.NA

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 02:55 AM PST


On the recent episode of tvN 'The Romantic & Idol' which was aired on February 10, singer G.NA received zero votes from the male participants.

In the previous episodes, G.NA showed great interest in each other with FT Island's Choi Jong Hoon. However, during the final selection, all the male participants decided to not pick G.NA. Jong Hoon chose Jewelry's Yewon as well.

G.NA said, "I'm the one who had the most time with Jong Hoon, and I started feeling comfortable about him. Even though I don't know how he thinks about me."

She showed tears and continued, "This show is too cruel. I thought of a situation like this, but it really feels weird. I should be happy that I made great friends, but why am I crying?"

JYJ’s Jaejoong shares photos of his father

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 02:17 AM PST


JYJ's Kim Jaejoong recently shared some photos of his father.

On February 11, the singer posted on his personal Twitter, My father who dreamt of being an actor… If only I looked half like my father… My father who got married at 20 in 1965", an attached the above photos.

In the photos, Jaejoong's father is showing off his superior facial features and sharp chin. His handsome looks drew the attention of the public, proving the family's good genes.

Netizens commented, "His father looks handsome", "Jaejoong and his father look alike", "Good genes do run in the family" and more.

BEAST Doojoon’s straightforward remarks!

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 01:30 AM PST




BEAST member Yoon Doojoon revealed that he had a hard time with Jang Hyuk's serious personality.

On the latest broadcast of KBS 2TV 'Happy Together', Doojoon along with the other casts of IRIS 2, Jang Hyuk, Lee DaHae and Lee BumSoo have appeared as guests.

Lee Dahae shared that she was surprised by Doojoon's actions during their flight to Hungary. She said that Doojoon approached and greeted Jang Hyuk first to which Doojoon confessed that about Jang Hyuk's seriousness. Lee DaHae then said that in the returning flight, Doojoon and Jang Hyuk sat together again, but Doojoon's expression was fierce and it caused worry to Jang Hyuk

Doojoon talked about their flight "Jang Hyuk-senior talked for around 2 hours during our flight from Finland to Hungary. He had talked enough but still kept talking" and everyone laughed. He then continued "But still, there are funny stories. I'm a rookie actor and I am grateful to receive advices from senior actors" expressing his appreciative.


Source: Xports News
Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

SHINee's Wonderful Day No-Cut Edition to be aired soon!

Posted: 11 Feb 2013 12:30 AM PST



'SHINee's Wonderful Day' has been aired on the 10th and showed the trip of the members in different countries. Each member was given 4 days and 3 nights to enjoy their break and do whatever they wanted. 

All of you enjoyed the show for sure, but the one that was aired on the 10th has a lot of cut because the show was aired for 1 hour only. The good news is, 'SHINee's Wonderful Day' will be broadcast once again with no-cut and set to air 10 episodes on MBC Music. This program will show Onew in Thailand, Jonghyun in Japan, Taemin in Switzerland, Minho and Key in England.

Starting on February 12, you can watch the no-cut edition of the show at 11PM (KST). The show will be aired every Tuesday.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

T-ara volunteers to serve rice cake soup to their fans

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 11:54 PM PST



On February 9th, T-ara held a special rice cake soup serving event for 1,000 fans.

Moreover, T-ara donated 100 packs of rice to a kindergarten with SPEED, and spent a great time with the children there, also gifted autographed CDs.


Last year, T-ara also served chicken soup to the elders who live alone and face difficulties with the harsh weather in winter. T-ara volunteers to give the basic necessities such as rice, noodles, chickenunderwearcosmetics and necessities to the elders and disabled children, spent time with them at lunch, etc.
 
Netizens commented, "T-ara is great", "I'm sure the kids were happy", and "I want to taste the rice cake soup, too."

On the other hand, T-ara will be leaving to Japan for promotion in late February.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

JYJ's Jaejoong spotted in Busan!

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST



JYJ's Kim Jaejoong was spotted in Busan.

Kim Jaejoong shared a photo on his Twitter account with the caption "In a Busan restaurant. Aunt, I wish you to earn a lot and please continue to make these delicious Kalguksu."

In the photo above, Jaejoong seems having fun with his friends while doing V sign and smiling gently. He visited a Kalguksu restaurant in Busan which seems to be owned by his aunt. It is good to see Jaejoong having good times with his friends despite his busy schedules.

However, Jaejoong will be releasing a repackaged album 'Y' on the 26th and will continue to promote as a solo singer.

Source: TVDaily
Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Child actor Park Ji Bin shows off his six-pack abs

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 10:45 PM PST


Child actor Park Ji Bin suprised the public with his toned body.

Recently, SBS weekend drama 'Incarnation of Money' released still cuts of a topless Park Ji Bin onto their official homepage, gaining the attention of the fans.

The photos were actually taken from a scene from the drama, in which Park Ji Bin's character stares at his reflection in the mirror before becoming the adult actor Kang Ji Hwan.

Netizens and even staff stated they were surprised at the child actor's fit body. It also immediately took over the top search ranking on portal sites.

HyunA uses her charms against Lee Kwang Soo

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 10:15 PM PST


4minute's HyunA captivated Lee Kwang Soo with her charms.

On the February 10 episode of SBS's 'Running Man', HyunA along with actors Hwang Jung Min and Park Sung Woong appeared as guests. During the first game, one person from each team would set off in search of his team which spread across the Hongdae.

Lee Kwang Soo and HyunA from the opposing teams waited in one spot together for their teammates. Lee Kwang Soo's team came earlier, but HyunA grabbed onto his arms and pleadingly said, "Oppa, don't go," as she showed off her charms.

The 'Running Man' member fell for the beauty charm and couldn't take a single step. He explained to his team, "HyunA's not letting me go. This is the first time in a while something like this happened to me."

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung shows off poppin’ dance on Shinhwa Broadcast

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 09:45 PM PST


Girls' Generation's Sooyoung showed off some of her dance moves!

On February 10th, the Girls' Generation members appeared on jTBC's 'Shinhwa Broadcast' and had a number of different games.

During the episode, Girls' Generation and Shinhwa members had some time to appeal themselves to each other in order to organize teams. Sooyoung had a solo dance performance and showed off her impressive poppin' dance moves.

After her performance, Shinhwa members said, "That was some impressive vibration" and Sooyoung shyly said, "I wasn't planning to show this."

Cho In Sung and Song Hye Kyo shoot TV series in the snow

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 09:15 PM PST


Just few days before their new drama 'Wind Blows in Winter' hits the airwaves, actor Cho In Sung and actress Song Hye Kyo revealed new photo taken during shooting.

On February 10, a promotion company for SBS's new Wednesday-Thursday series 'Wind Blows in Winter' released a photo of the two leads along with the drama director Kim Gyu Tae.

The actors and staff members started shooting the series early in the morning in the snow. Even though it was hard and cold, all of the staffs and actors are showing energetic looks and created a happy atmosphere on the set.

An drama representative said, "The weather is particularly cold this winter, and it is also snowing a lot. However, all of the staffs and actors are doing their best. It is actually not that easy to find such a fine group of people."

Seo In Guk reveals his messy house

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 08:30 PM PST


Singer and actor Seo In Guk revealed his messy house and made a cute excuse.

On the holiday special broadcast of MBC's 'When A Man Lives Alone', Seo In Guk's humble house was revealed. In contrast to his 'flower-boy' image, his house was full of clothes and trash laying around everywhere.

To this, MC No Hong Chul said, "Your house is a mess!" Seo In Guk made a cute excuse saying, "I have too many schedules these days, so when I get home, the only thing I want to do is get rest."

Lee Hyori and Lee Sang Soon attend Ock Joo Hyun’s musical

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 08:00 PM PST


Celebrity couple Lee Hyori and Lee Sang Soon attended Ock Joo Hyun's musical.

Singer and musical actress Ok Joo Hyun uploaded the photo above on her Twitter and wrote "Hottest star Lee Hyo Ri~ She visited me with her boyfriend~!! How great is that?"

In the photo, Lee Hyori and Ock Joo Hyun who have been best friends since Fin.K.L days, are posing close together along Lee Hyori's boyfriend, Lee Sang Soon.

Meanwhile, Ok Joo Hyun is currently casting in the musical 'Rebecca' as Mrs. Denver.

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” becomes UK’s 1st million seller by an Asian singer

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 07:30 PM PST


Psy's mega-hit "Gangnam Style" has now sold over a million copies in the United Kingdom.

According to Official Charts Company sales data, "Gangnam Style" has broken through the million copies sales barrier to become the UK's 129th million selling single, and first million seller by an Asian music star.

Martin Talbot, the managing director of the Official Charts Company commented, "This is an amazing achievement by Psy. It is further confirmation of Gangnam Style as a true phenomenon – it is the first UK million-seller by an Asian music star, and a sign that K-Pop has truly arrived in the UK!"

While "Gangnam Style" only remained at Number 1 for a week, it spent a further 17 weeks in the Top 10 and was the UK's sixth biggest selling single of 2012. To date, "Gangnam Style" has spent 21 weeks on the Official Singles Chart Top 40.


Source: Official Charts

2PM releases audio previews for Japanese album ‘Legend of 2PM’

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 07:02 PM PST


Currently gearing up for their upcoming Japanese promotions, 2PM has released an audio preview for 2nd Japanese album 'Legend of 2PM',

'Legend of 2PM' will be out on February 13th. The album will contain 13 tracks including 9 brand new songs and 4 of their previously released singles including "Masquerade", "Beautiful", "If You are Here" and "Forever", which will definitely be able to satisfy the expectations the public and fans hold toward the group.

Check out the teaser below:



EXID’s Solji and Hani to form subunit DASONI + release first teaser image

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 06:45 PM PST


Rookie girl group EXID, the group formed by the renowned producer Shinsadong Tiger, will be forming its first subunit with main vocalist members, Solji and Hani.

Calling themselves as DASONI, Solji and Hani will be releasing their first digital single later this week. AB Entertainment has just revealed the unit's first image teaser which was taken from the music video set.

Though no further information regarding the single has been provided by the firm yet, DASONI's debut single is scheduled to be released online on February 15th.


D-Unit to return with single produced by Block B’s Zico

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 06:25 PM PST


Rookie trio group D-Unit will be making a comeback with their third digital single.

D.Business Entertainment has been releasing series of teasers through its official blog, in anticipation of the group's upcoming release. The agency finally posted the complete poster saying, "Talk To My Face_Thank You" with words "Produced by Zico".

According to the post, "Talk To My Face" will be released on February 14th.

SHINee releases Onew’s teaser for “Dream Girl”

Posted: 10 Feb 2013 06:10 PM PST


SHINee is set to return to the local music scene with their much-awaited third album! After releasing Key, Taemin, Jonghyun and Minho's teasers, a new set of teasers has been unveiled featuring member, Onew.

The group will release their new album through iTunes and various Korean music sites on February 19th featuring the title track, "Dream Girl". The song is a rhythmic dance number and that the group is preparing a new original performance totally different from last year's hit "Sherlock".