Wednesday, February 20, 2013

"SHINee to be featured in L'Officiel Hommes Korea's March issue!" plus 24 more

"SHINee to be featured in L'Officiel Hommes Korea's March issue!" plus 24 more


SHINee to be featured in L'Officiel Hommes Korea's March issue!

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 07:50 AM PST


Korean idol group SHINee's pictorial for L'Officiel Hommes Korea will be released in March.

Prior to SHINee's comeback with their anticipated 3rd studio album  'Chapter 1 Dream Girl-The Misconceptions of You', the group had a photoshoot for L'Officiel Hommes Korea magazine and their part in the magazine will be titled as "Shine On Me".

On the other hand, SHINee is busy preparing for their comeback.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net



BIG BANG's G-Dragon and Taeyang's transformation in Vogue Magazine!

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 07:32 AM PST

BIG BANG members G-Dragon and Taeyang are featured in 'VOGUE' Korea magazine.

G-Dragon and Taeyang show another style in their photos for VOGUE Korea as they transformed into punk rock. Both of them look cool and stylish with their hairstyle and attire. They also showed various facial expressions and poses in the photos.

Check out their pictures below.
















What can you say about their transformation?


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net



Jackie Chan meets with Top 3 of ‘The Great Birth 3’

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 07:00 AM PST


Action star Jackie Chan met with the remaining top three competitors of 'The Great Birth 3'.

On February 18th, Jackie Chan had a surprise meeting with the top three competitors of MBC 'The Great Birth 3', Han Dong Geun, Park Soo Jin and Oh Byung Gil.

He welcomed the top three with his humorous personality, and gave them different advices to become world star. They were also invite to attend a VIP preview for Jackie Chan's movie 'Chinese Zodiac' as well as stood in front of the photo wall with Jackie Chan himself and Kwon Sang Woo.

The top three expressed their joy in meeting the world star, "We still can't believe that we met with Jackie Chan. We will take his advices very seriously, and do our best to develop into better singers."

Psy to perform at Istanbul Blue Night festival

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 06:30 AM PST


Psy, who has recently emerged as a world star, will visit Turkey for the first time.

YG Entertainment revealed, "Psy will arrive in Turkey on February 20th. On the 21st to the 22nd, he will be participating in Istanbul's festival 'Istanbul Blue Night' as well as holding a press conference and appearing on a TV broadcast."

The singer's hit "Gangnam Style" was reportedly very well-received in Turkey according to the region's YouTube statistics. In terms of the number of views by country, Turkey ranks fourth after the U.S., Thailand and Korea.

Psy will then jet back to Korea on the 24th to make it in time for President-elect Park Geun Hye's inauguration ceremony on the 25th, where he will give a performance singing "Gangnam Style" and "Champion".

Soloists G.Na and Kahi to make comebacks

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 06:00 AM PST


Soloists G.Na and former After School leader Kahi will both be making their comebacks, each with their own albums.

G.Na last made her round of promotions 10 months ago with the song "2Hot". Similar to her concept for that song, the young singer is expected to focus on her sexiness and powerful appeal for her upcoming track as well.

As for Kahi, she will be making her return sometime in the first half of 2013. This will be a long-awaited comeback for her, being that her last solo release was in 2011.

Kahi's reps shared that Kahi's solo return is expected to be slightly different from her time in After School, being that she had to match up her talents to the other members of After School to appear as a more unified and uniform group. Now that she's alone, she can focus more on her strengths and individual charm.


Source: KBS

Psy and “Gangnam Style” nominated for 26th Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 05:30 AM PST


World sensation Psy and his smash-hit single "Gangnam Style" have been nominated for the upcoming 26th Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards is one of America's biggest annual awards shows. Winners are determined by fan votes, and voting for all of the categories opened until March 15.

Psy's "Gangnam Style" is nominated for 'Best Song' and will be competing against Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe", One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful".

Psy himself has also been nominated for the 'Favorite Asian Act'. He will be competing with Sarah Geronimo from Philippines, Shila Amzah from Malaysia and Former Super Junior member, Han Geng from China.


Source: bntnews

Gummy to release OST for ‘That Winter, The Wind Blows’

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 05:00 AM PST


Talented singer Gummy will be lending her voice for the soundtrack of SBS' drama 'That Winter, The Wind Blows'.

According to YG Entertainment's official blog on February 20, Gummy will release her OST single titled "Snow Flower" on the 27th. The song was produced by Choi Kap Won and Kim Sae Jin PJ, who previously made Baek Ji Young's "Don't Forget Me" for 'IRIS'.

"Snow Flower" will serve as the theme song for the romance between the characters of Cho In Sung and Song Hye Kyo. The song will be played on the upcoming fourth episode of the drama on February 20th before its official release.

KARA reveals new pictorial for K-Swiss

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 04:30 AM PST


KARA has become the new face of the sports apparel brand K-Swiss. Known for their sexy image, the girls have flaunted their sporty looks for K-SWISS' 2013 Spring/Summer collection.

The spring and summer collection set to be endorsed by the girl group is titled "It's My Show Time" and will see the girls showcasing an array of styles through both on- and offline ads.

Check out the photos below:





Tiny-G releases dance practice video for “MINIMANIMO”

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 04:00 AM PST


With promotions of their latest single "MINIMANIMO" well underway, rookie girl group Tiny-G has now revealed the dance practice video for their latest title song.

The Tiny-G members flew through the practice room, impressively showing the "MINIMANIMO" choreography matching with their cute and adorable charms this time around.

Check out the video below:

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung & Seohyun become new muses for Tommy Hilfiger Denim

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 03:30 AM PST


Girls' Generation's Sooyoung and Seohyun have been selected as the new muses for Tommy Hilfiger Denim's 2013 spring line. The two idols showcased their beautiful leg lines in the March issue of fashion magazine CeCi.

Taking part in a photoshoot with a "Sweet Travel Mate" concept, Sooyoung and Seohyun wore natural make-up, hair with thick waves, and depicting a concept of twins. Known for their flawless bodyline, they presented the each clothes in outstanding poses and expressions.

Sooyoung and Seohyun's pictorial will be featured in the March issue of CeCi magazine.





Brave Brothers release new teaser image for “You Got Some Nerve”

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 03:00 AM PST


After releasing series of teaser videos, hitmaker producer Brave Brothers have released new teaser image for upcoming project, "You Got Some Nerve".

"You Got Some Nerve" will feature 3 of the most anticipated rappers including B2ST's Junhyung, EXID's LE and Big Star's FeelDog. It will be a 19-rated project, where the music is said to have a strong hip hop sound and has straightforward and profane lyrics.

The project single will be released on February 21st.

2NE1’s Dara reveals BTS clip from ‘ELLE’ pictorial

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 02:30 AM PST


2NE1's Sandara Park participated in a photoshoot with fashion magazine, 'ELLE'. Showing off her innocent feminine charms, the behind-the-scenes footage from the shoot has now been unveiled.

Appearing like a bride, especially with her 100-carat diamond ring that she wore during the photoshoot, Sandara recently revealed, "I guess my photo shoot this time will be more shocking visually to fans because it is so innocent and unlike me."

Check out the clip below:

Tritops unveils “Too Foolish For You…” MV

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 02:06 AM PST


Vocal group Tritops has finally returned to the music scene with new single "Too Foolish For You…" along with its dramatic music video featuring member Jang Yoo Joon and rookie actress Ahn Soo Bin.

"Too Foolish For You…" in an emotional ballad that expresses the feelings of a breakup from a man's perspective. The song was composed by leader Bahn Hyung Moon with the help of Kang Eun Kyung.

Check out the MV below:

Secret's Hyosung used to being stalked

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 12:30 AM PST



In the latest episode of JTBC's "We Are Detectives" , Secret's Hyosung shared about her experience of being stalked in the past.

When MC Lee Hwi Jae asked if Hyosung used to being stalked, she replied, "Yes, I had a stalker come to our company everyday and scared me".

She explained, "He came to my company and forced me to meet him with no reason. This happened for months". Hyosung's confession made everyone in the studio surprised.

The details of Hyosung's secret will be revealed in the new episode of "We Are Detectives" broadcasted on Feb 21.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Park Bom without smoky eye make-up, still pretty

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST



On February 16, Park Bom uploaded a photo through her twitter with a message,"This photo will not appear in the magazine, but there are some I like, so I'll only share with you. Solo Bom in Allure March issue! please like it".

In the photo, Park Bom is showing off her beautiful face with a cool expression. In particular, unlike her usual smoky eye make-up, this time, Park Bom shows her new spring make-up style bringing the new feeling to viewers.

Netizen commented, "She looks prettier", "This make-up is better than smoky eyes", "You are always beautiful anyways", etc.


Written by  Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Park Jung Min holds musical-style fan meetings in Japan

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST


On February 16th, SS501's Park Jung Min held 2 fan meetings to celebrate Valentine's Day in Tokyo's Shibuya-ku Culture Hall.

Park Jung Min dressed up as a comic-book style detective to help solve "The Case of the Valentine's Day Murder" while performing hits like "Kimihiro," "Wara Wara" and "Beautiful" in a musical performance.

With his comical acting, wonderful improvisations and brilliant ideas, he was able to make the show a huge success. A special segment where he tries to make the fans' wishes come true was also held.

The fans were blown away when he performed his new song "Futari" which is dedicated to his fan club named "Family."

Meanwhile, Park Jung Min is set to hold his Zepp tour which will kick off in Fukuoka on March 19 before moving on to Osaka on March 21, Tokyo on March 22 and Nayoga on March 23.


Source: KBS

A Pink’s Eunji becomes a lovely florist girl in ‘Wind Blows In Winter’

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 10:30 PM PST


A Pink's Jung Eunji has captivated the viewers with her charming character.

The production team of SBS TV's new drama series 'Wind Blows In Winter' revealed photos of Eunji, who is casting as Moon Hee Sun. The still cuts showed the actress with a cartload of flowers, appearing in a bright smile that shines brighter than the flowers that she hold.

Moon Hee Sun is a lovely and lively girl who gets loved by two guys, Oh Soo (Cho In Sung) and Jin Sung (Kim Bum). In the following episodes, her character's another side will be revealed who is a student dreaming to become a professional florist.


CL reveals details about 2NE1’s comeback and solo album

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 10:00 PM PST


2NE1's leader CL discussed the group's next album and solo career.

According to a recent interview with Billboard, CL revealed that 2NE1 plans to release a new album this April. While a lead single or concept is still to be chosen, she ensures that the music is classic 2NE1.

She introduced the album, "I think 2NE1 style is songs like 'I Am The Best' and 'Can't Nobody.' The song 'I Love You' was a new kind of song not only for the fans but also new for us. We will go back to the lively, fun yet different 2NE1 style music."

In the interview, CL also added that she is currently preparing her debut solo album which is tentatively due for release later this year, after 2NE1's comeback promotions have wrapped up.

SuPearls disbands before making official debut

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 09:30 PM PST


It has been revealed that SuPearls, the 4-member girl group from SBS 'K-Pop Star' Season 1, has broken up before making their anticipated official debut.

YG Entertainment announced that it has nullified the contracts of SuPearls members Lee Michelle, Lee Jung Mi and Lee Seung Joo without any conditions. The agency added that the parting of ways was considered a better move for the four girls.

The girls initially signed onto YG Entertainment to continue as SuPearls with Lee Hi replacing Park Ji Min's place, who was an original member of the project group. Only Lee Hi will be staying in the company to continue her solo career and will release a new album in March.

5dolls to return as 6-member group in April

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 09:00 PM PST


5dolls will finally be making their long awaited comeback!

On February 19, Core Contents Media announced that 5dolls will be coming back with six members in April. With Chanmi out of the group, they will return with members Hyoyoung, Hyewon, Eungyo and new members Shannon, Nayeon and Jihyun.

5dolls originally planned to come back in March, but they decided to postpone their comeback date so that they can show the best product possible.

However, prior to their return, Chanmi has decided to leave the group to focus on her studies as she enters university. Regarding on her withdrawal, the members remarked, "We feel sorry because Chanmi cannot be with us anymore, but we are still keeping in touch."

Super Junior’s Kyuhyun reveals that he’s never been in a relationship

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 08:30 PM PST


Super Junior's Kyuhyun recently revealed that he has never been in a relationship.

Super Junior K.R.Y had an interview with '@star1'. During the interview, Kyuhyun revealed that it became much harder to have a girlfriend after becoming famous and honestly shared, "I have not dated before."

When asked if he does not have any plan to go out with any other girl group members, Kyunhyun answered, "I don't like the idea of dating another celebrity, so I don't have any dating experience yet."

Meanwhile, the March edition of @star1 featuring Super Junior K.R.Y's interview will be released on February 21st.

LEDApple covers One Direction’s “Kiss You”

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 08:01 PM PST


Bringing a fantastic cover song each week, LEDApple has returned performing One Direction's "Kiss You" in this week's episode of LEDApple's Music Note.

On February 13th, LEDApple revealed its live band cover of "Kiss You" on its Youtube channel. The group rearranged the popular song in their own style, complete with a band.

You can also check out their previous covers here.

SPEED releases MV for “Pain, the Love of Heart”

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 07:17 PM PST


Having recently released their first full-length album 'Superior Speed', SPEED will be making a comeback with their first repackaged album. On February 20th, the boys unveiled the music video for next title track, "Pain, the Love of Heart".

SPEED enlisted the help of Brave Brothers for its first repackage album. The group has gaining attention for working with other notable producers, such as Shinsadong Tiger and Duble Sidekick. The repackaged album will include two new songs including the title track "Pain, the Love of Heart".

Check out the MV below:

SHINee reveals short MV for Japanese single “Fire”

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 07:13 PM PST


SHINee has just unveiled a short music video for upcoming seventh Japanese single, "Fire"!

"Fire", which as the name suggests, has a theme of "the determination of love that is burning like a flash of flames." This single has gathered the greatest creators -- Junji Ishiwatari (lyrics), BACHLOGIC (track maker), SHIKATA (songwriter), ERIK LIDBOM (songwriter), D.O.I (mixer), Akihiro Shiba (mastering).

The coupling song, "MOON RIVER WALTZ", is a song about how from the moment of falling in love, one's spirit is uplifted as if being charmed. The Japanese single will be released in both limited and regular editions on March 13th.

Check out the MV below:

Teen Top reveals video teaser for ‘No.1’

Posted: 19 Feb 2013 07:11 PM PST


After pre-releasing the track "I Wanna Love", Teen Top is on their way to introduce their first full album 'No.1'. On February 20th, the boys unveiled their 'Virtual' video teaser.

Teen Top's first full album 'No.1' will include 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 album will be available in Limited and Normal edition [More details here].

'No.1' will be released on February 25th. In the meantime, check out the teaser below: