Wednesday, February 13, 2013

"Son Dambi reveals her bare face" plus 24 more

"Son Dambi reveals her bare face" plus 24 more


Son Dambi reveals her bare face

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 07:15 AM PST



On February 11th, Son Dambi uploaded a photo on her twitter, showed off her pretty bare face.

In the photo, Son Dambi is wearing a black leather jacket and a cool cap, she is looking at the camera cutely.

Even though she doesn't wear any makeup, Son Dambi still looks beautiful , making fans jealous.

Netizens commented, "She doesn't seem to be getting any older", "Her lips look so cute", and "I'd love to kiss those lips."

Currently, Son Dambi is appearing in tvN sitcom 'Play Guide'.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Teen Top completes European tour

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 06:30 AM PST


Teen Top completed their ten-day European tour with great success!

From February 3 to 10, Teen Top embarked on its European tour 'Teen Top Show! Live Tour in Europe 2013' which toured around Dortmund, London, Paris and Barcelona.

In addition, a representative from TOP Media revealed, "Teen Top's live concert held at the Le Trianon in Paris on February 9 and recorded the loudest decibel and vibrations at the venue to date."

"The tremors caused by the audience jumping with the group was so great that the staff members had to hold onto the equipment," a staff said. "At one point some fans were injured when the crowd started gathering to the front."

‘You’re The Best Lee Soon Shin’ casts get together for a workshop

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 06:00 AM PST


All the main cast of upcoming KBS 2TV drama, 'You're The Best Lee Soon Shin' have come together for a workshop during holiday.

On February 12th, an official from drama revealed, "The actors and staffs of new KBS 2TV drama 'You're The Best Lee Soon Shin' recently had a script reading workshop at a resort in Gangwon-do."

IU, Yoo In Na, Cho Jung Seok, Go Joo Won, Lee Ji Hoon, Jung Woo, Choi Gang Won, Bae Green, Ga Won and Kim Yoon Seo attended the workshop with the guidance of director Yoon Sung Shik. It was held in a very free and comfortable atmosphere, and the actors showed a great focus on their parts.

A representative of AStory said, "I was impressed with the actors' dedication in spending their Lunar New Year holiday at the workshop. Their young energy and passion made everything flow much smoother, and all of them are now waiting for great shootings."

TVXQ’s “Catch Me -If you wanna-” certified gold in Japan

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 05:30 AM PST


TVXQ's latest single "Catch Me -If you wanna-" has officially been certified gold in Japan!

According to the latest figures from the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), TVXQ's "Catch Me -If you wanna-", which was released on January 16th, was certified gold for selling over 100,000 copies, earning gold certifications.

In addition, the same single is very meaningful for TVXQ as marks the duo's 12th #1 single, making them the first foreign artist to achieve twelve #1 single albums on the Oricon weekly singles chart.

Congratulations TVXQ!

Red carpet photos from the ’2012 Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards’

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 04:44 AM PST


On February 13th, the well-known and officially recognized music chart, Gaon Chart, held its '2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012.' The event took place at the Olympic Hall in Seoul and was hosted by Brown Eyed Girls' Gain and Joo Young Hoon.

For this year's show, fans got to see a bevy of stars walk down the red carpet such as Girls' Generation - TaeTiSeo, Big Bang, CNBLUE, A Pink, Ailee, Lee Hi, Hello Venus, Wonder Girls and more.

Check out the photos below. You can also check out the full winners here.


























SHINee’s passport photos revealed

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 04:30 AM PST


SHINee's passport photos were revealed on the recent episode of MBC Music's 'SHINee's One Fine Day'.

On the February 12 broadcast, 'SHINee's One Fine Day' showed the members revealing their passport before heading off to different locations.

Onew showed his passport photo of him looking natural, while Jonghyun sported spiky hair and a confident expression. He said, "It's when my hair was totally short." Minho, on the other hand, drew attention with his long hair and serious expression.



Winners from the ‘2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012’

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 03:53 AM PST


On February 13th, the well-known and officially recognized music chart, Gaon Chart, held its awards ceremony '2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012.' The event took place at the Olympic Hall in Seoul and was hosted by Brown Eyed Girls' Gain and Joo Young Hoon.

'2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012' is dubbed as the most fair awards since it recognize and award the most-loved songs, musicians and pop artists based on the objective data that Gaon has compiled over the past year.

Check out the list of full winners below:


New Artist Award [Group Division]
- BAP
- Hello Venus

New Artist Award [Solo Division]
- Ailee
- John Park

Singer of the Year Award
[January] T-ara - "Lovey Dovey"
[February] Big Bang- "Blue"
[March] Big Bang - "Fantastic Baby"
[April] Busker Busker
[May] TaeTiSeo - "Twinkle"
[June] Wonder Girls - "Like This"
[July] 2NE1 - "I Love You"
[August] Psy - "Gangnam Style"
[September]Seo In Guk & A Pink's Jung Eunji - "All For You"
[October] Gain - "Bloom"
[November] Lee Hi - "1,2,3,4"
[December] Lee Seunggi

Album of The Year Award
[1st Quarter] - Big Bang - "Alive"
[2nd Quarter] - TaeTiSeo - "Twinkle"
[3rd Quarter] - Super Junior - "Sexy, Free & SIngle"
[4th Quarter] - TVXQ - "Catch Me"

Hot Trend Award
- A Pink

Hip Hop Award
- Double K

Hallyu Special Award
- CNBLUE

Best Producer Award
- Yang Hyun Suk


Congratulations to all the winners!

After School’s Lizzy reveals BTS clip from ‘Kiss Me’ pictorial

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 03:30 AM PST


As reported earlier, After School's Lizzy has been chosen as the new endorsement model of the cosmetic brand 'Kiss Me' and now the brand revealed a behind the scene footage from the pictorial.

Despite her busy schedule, Lizzy participated in a pictorial with 'Kiss Me', which is known for its mascara and eye makeup. She impressed the staff with her bright smile and energy throughout the shoot.

Check out the clip below!

Shinhwa reveals 2nd teaser for 15th anniversary concert

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 03:00 AM PST


Legendary group Shinhwa has unveiled their second video teaser for their highly anticipated 15th anniversary concert.

Shinhwa will be making their comeback this March, just in time for their 15th anniversary celebration. The group will hold two-day concert on March 16 and 17 at the Gymnastics Stadium at Seoul's Olympic Park.

The group is set to release their next album after their concert. In the meantime, check out the teaser below:

7.9.4.2 releases “Missing Love” MV

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 02:46 AM PST


Four-member male idol group 7.9.4.2, who debuted with "I'll Become Famous", has returned to the music scene with new single "Missing Love"!

Dubbed as second 2AM for their smooth images and great vocals, the boys once again impressed the public with their new single "Missing Love", a song about being unable to forget memories of a first love.

7.9.4.2 was formed by Contents Storage Company and is comprised by members Yoo Hang Hoon, Jo Hoon, Im Jong Hyun and Kim Eung Joo.

Check out the MV below:

JYJ wishes fans a Happy Valentine with special video

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 02:26 AM PST


JYJ has released a special video as a Valentine's Day gift for their fans.

Uploaded via JYJ's official Youtube on February 13th, the video showed the members portraying their roles from dramas or musicals to put on a hilarious spoof.

Opening up the video is Junsu, who has transformed himself into Mozart and started sending his Valentine's Day greetings to fans by singing his message. Yoochun spoke to fans as his characters from 'Sungkyunkwan Scandal', 'Rooftop Prince' and 'I Miss You' while Jaejoong gave some laugh acting like his roles from 'Protect the Boss' and 'Time Slip Dr. Jin.'

Check out the video below:

MV for Super Junior Yesung’s OST single for ‘Wind Blows in Winter’ revealed

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 02:02 AM PST


Earlier today, Super Junior's Yesung released his latest OST single "Gray Paper" for the SBS new drama series, 'Wind Blows in Winter'. The music video for the track has now been unveiled, featuring highlights from the drama itself.

As reported earlier, Kangta has transformed into OST musical director for 'Wind Blows in Winter'. He has teamed up with labelmate and Super Junior member Yesung, who recorded a number of different OSTs in the past.

The song will be used as the main theme song of Oh Soo (Cho In Sung) and Oh Young (Song Hye Gyo), and it is a great pop ballad number that highlights Yesung's soft vocals.

Check out the MV below:

IU found her doppelganger?

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 01:30 AM PST


IU found her doppelganger? 

The photo of that puppy was uploaded in an online community recently. In the photo, the puppy stares at the camera innocently, garnering much attention with its cute appearance. In particular, it is wearing braids of hairs on both sides, which made it looks more like IU.

Upon seeing the photo netizens commented,"Really similar","The puppy is so cute!","If people said it was IU's puppy I would believe too"



Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

Girls' Generation's Sooyoung celebrates birthday with team members

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 12:58 AM PST

 Girls' Generation's Sooyoung revealed a few photos on Girls' Generation's official website.

She celebrated her birthday with her team members, the girls were all dressed in pink in the photo below.

Bonus: Sooyoung looks flawless in unedited photo

5Dolls's Hyoyoung to comeback as a singer!

Posted: 13 Feb 2013 12:30 AM PST



5Dolls member and the twin sister of former T-ara member Hwayoung, Ryu Hyoyoung will have her comeback as a singer.

Hyoyoung was one of the cast of popular KBS drama 'School 2013' and getting hot responses for her acting skills. 

Hyoyoung enjoyed her transformation from an idol to actor but soon will be coming back as a singer . In the first half of the year, Hyoyoung's group 5Dolls is scheduled to have their comeback. Hyoyoung said "When the drama finished, I've started to practice again prior to 5dolls comeback and to be able to show better performances. I'm working hard so please show lots of love."

Are you excited for 5doll's comeback?


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Song Jihyo challenges 223-meter bungee jump

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST




"Running Man" Song Jihyo jumped from a 223-meter-high tower in Macau recently has become a hot topic.

On February 10th, SBS's "Running Man" showed the preview of Macau-Vietnam special episode, and there was a scene when Song Jihyo went bungee jump at the top of a tower in Macau. Even the tower is 223-meter-high, but she wasn't afraid at all, instead she even smiled while jumping from the tower, which really surprised the other members, they even said,"This is crazy!" to her.

This episode will be broadcasted on February 17th, Lee Dong Wook and Han Hye Jin were the guests for this special episode.

Watch the video below




Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

After School’s Lizzy selected as model for makeup brand ‘Kiss Me’

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST


After School's Lizzy has become the face of the cosmetic brand 'Kiss Me'.

Pledis Entertainment announced that the girl group member will represent the brand, known for its mascara and eye makeup. Despite her busy schedule, Lizzy participated in a pictorial and impressed the staff with her bright smile.

A representative revealed, "Lizzy's perfect complexion and vibrancy as exemplified on variety shows has led to us picking her as our model. Through the collaboration, we anticipate that more different images will be shown in 2013."

CNBLUE’s Yonghwa worries people think he makes music for money

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 10:20 PM PST


On the latest episode of tvN's 'Taxi', CNBLUE's Yonghwa, who is becoming recognized as a singer-songwriter, revealed why he doesn't talk about royalty earnings on air.

During the episode, Yonghwa shared, "I wrote the title track of our latest album, and it topped in a music show a few days ago. It was the best number one that I've ever got."

Then MCs Jun Hyun Moo and Kim Gu Ra asked, "How much did you earn in royalties? How many songs have you composed?" Yonghwa tried his best to avoid the questions, and replied, "I haven't counted yet."

He then explained, "I'm afraid of people thinking that I do music for money." Jun Hyun Moo consoled him and stated, "It's a reward for your hard work."

Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun opens up about her first love

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 09:45 PM PST


Girls' Generation's Seohyun recently attracted a lot of attention for sharing her story about her first love.

On February 11th, Girls' Generation appeared on Mnet's 'The Beatles Code 2', and Seohyun talked about her first love.

In the segment, 'Introduction to Music' where they played songs related to their first love, Seohyun chose Britney Spears' "Sometimes" and said, "It's not exactly this feeling that he was my 'first love' but this song reminds me of someone who fluttered my heart."

She continued to share, "It's not really first love but when I was young, I received a love confession for the first time. I liked him, but I was afraid when he came closer. I was afraid that he would leave me."

B1A4’s Sandeul recovering from knee injury

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 09:15 PM PST


It has been revealed that B1A4's Sandeul has received surgery on his knee cartilage.

On February 13th, WM Entertainment revealed, "Sandeul felt pain around his knee last week and it was found out that his cartilage was damaged. After being diagnosed, he underwent surgery."

Currently, Sandeul is getting rest and quickly recovering. B1A4 has ended their album promotions so he is managing his schedules without any problem. However, it will be difficult for him to stand on stage and dance for awhile.

B.A.P’s Himchan may not join “One Shot” promotions due to hand injury

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 08:40 PM PST


B.A.P will be embarking on their "One Shot" promotions without Himchan after suffering from hand injury.

TS Entertainment revealed that Himchan has broke his ring finger and pinky finger on his right hand after slipping on the ice while getting out of the car few days ago. Due to the injury, he has received surgery and is currently taking a break.

A representative stated, "The doctor adviced that he should take a break for a while, and it seems that he will not be able to participated in TV performances of 'One Shot' for a while. B.A.P will have to run their promotions with five members."

It is said that Himchan himself felt very sorry and disappointed about the unfortunate incident as all the members have been spending a lot of time for their comeback.

B.A.P reveals making of “One Shot” MV from Philippines

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 07:47 PM PST


Returning with a smashing new song, B.A.P takes fans behind the scenes and unveils the making of "One Shot" music video.

The video showed some filming footage during B.A.P's visit to the Manila, Philippines. The group's latest 7-minute movie music video features beautiful scenes of the country as a background and approximately 1 billion won and over 100 hours had been put into its production.

Check out the clip below:

Davichi releases “Do You Not Know” for ‘IRIS 2’ OST

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 07:48 PM PST


The duo of Davichi have lent their voices for the official soundtrack of KBS's new Wednesday-Thursday series, 'IRIS 2'.

On February 13th, Davichi released their latest OST single "Do You Not Know". The song is a ballad number that includes magnificent 70-piece orchestra. It will be used as the main theme song of Jang Hyuk and Lee Da Hae, making their romance even more romantic.

Check out the track below:


Updated with MV:

Yesung sings Kangta-produced single for ‘Wind Blows in Winter’ OST

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 07:18 PM PST


Singer Kangta has transformed into OST musical director for the SBS new drama series, 'Wind Blows in Winter'.

On February 13th, Kangta released his first OST single, teaming up with labelmate and Super Junior member Yesung, who recorded a number of different OSTs in the past. The OSTs will include a number of great songs, including songs that Kangta wrote himself.

The song will be used as the main theme song of Oh Soo (Cho In Sung) and Oh Young (Song Hye Gyo), and it is a great pop ballad number that highlights Yesung's soft vocals.

BoA releases short version MV for Japanese “Only One”

Posted: 12 Feb 2013 07:07 PM PST


Singer BoA will be returning to Japan with a new Japanese single on February 27th. A short version music video 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 MV below: