Friday, March 8, 2013

"2YOON's Jiyoon meets Dave Pensado!" plus 24 more

"2YOON's Jiyoon meets Dave Pensado!" plus 24 more

2YOON's Jiyoon meets Dave Pensado!

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 07:30 AM PST

2YOON's Jeon JiYoon visited America alone.

Cube Entertainment updated their Twitter account, posting 'Jiyoon visited America for the first time and while in the studio, she snapped a photo with famous producer Dave Pensado. 2YOON's album proof shot" attaching the photo of Jiyoon and Dave.

In the photo shared, Dave put his hand on Jiyoon's shoulder while holding the 2YOON album. Jiyoon is pointing to the album she gave to Dave while smiling. It seems she has a light make-up on her face which shows her natural beauty.

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#Happy25thTaeyeonDay #태연아생일축하해 Happy Birthday to Girls' Generation's Taeyeon

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 07:15 AM PST

Birth Name: Kim Tae Yeon
Stage Name: Taeyeon
Birthday: March 9, 1989
Birth Place: Jeonju, North Jeolla, South Korea
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Height: 164 cm
Weight: 45 kg

Brown Eyed Girls’ Narsha to enter film contest

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 07:00 AM PST

Brown Eyed Girls' Narsha plans to try her hand at directing films in the upcoming 'Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival'.

The '3rd Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival' will be held from April 17th until 20th, and Narsha, along with Yoo In Young and Japanese actor Fujitani Ayako will be presenting short films that they made with their smart phones.

Narsha is joining the festival with her own film "Bug", a biographical story of a girl who becomes a successful singer after a series of troubles. She included her insights from her own experiences as a struggling singer reaching for stardom.

Director Lee Ho Jae, who directed the 2009 movie "The Scam," became a mentor for Narsha, and it is said that the Brown Eyed Girls member impressed him with her thorough preparation and passion.

RaNia explains Riko’s absence

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 06:30 AM PST

Breaking their six-month hiatus, RaNia made an explosive comeback once again with 1st studio album and latest title track, "Just Go". However, fans are a little bit disappointed with the absence of member Riko.

On March 8th, DR Music explained that Riko has dropped out for "Just Go" promotions to focus on her studies at Sookmyung Women's University. The agency also assured the fans that her absence is just temporary and she would be participating in the next album promotions.

Although Riko will be taking her break, Jooyi, who didn't promote during "Style", will be returning to be with the group with "Just Go" promotions.

Kim Hyung Jun to hold first solo concert

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 06:00 AM PST

SS501's Kim Hyung Jun will be holding his very first solo concert in Korea to commemorate his 2nd anniversary since his solo debut in 2011.

Titled 'The First', Kim Hyung Jun's first exclusive concert will be held at the Woori Art Hall in Seoul's Olympic Park on March 9th. At the event, he will show various music genre and performances with a live band performance for all of his songs to have a lively-filled stage.

Recently, his agency uploaded photos from the singer's practice sessions with his live band. He seems to immerse himself in practicing while spearheading the orchestra as well as the band.

SHINee’s ‘Dream Girl’ becomes the highest-selling album of February

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 05:30 AM PST

SHINee is kicking off a successful comeback by topping the Gaon's monthly album chart for February.

According to Gaon Chart, the group's third studio album 'Dream Girl-The Misconceptions Of You' which was released on February 20th, became the highest-selling album for the month of February with just nine days of sales.

SHINee has been receiving much love with their title track "Dream Girl", topping in MBC MUSIC 'Show! Champion' and Mnet 'M! Countdown' for two consecutive weeks. Earlier today, the group also snagged their first win on KBS 'Music Bank'.

Super Junior to hold live chat event with overseas fans

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 05:01 AM PST

Following labelmate SHINee, Super Junior will also be hanging out with their fans online all over the world through Google+ Hang Out.

The popular group will hold a live chat event through Google Plus+ Hangout in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 10 at 6:30 PM KST. The special event will be streamed live through SMTOWN's official YouTube channel and A-Pop channel.

Super Junior will share aspects of their lives as well as their forthcoming world tour "SUPER SHOW 5". During the online chat, the South American location of the tour will be revealed as well.

Hyuna releases short MV for Toyota Corolla

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 04:54 AM PST

4Minute's sexy diva releases a short MV for Toyota Corolla.

The title of Toyota Corolla's theme song is "My Color", check out the MV below.

Shinhwa reveals rehearsal photos for 15th anniversary concert

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 04:34 AM PST

Shinhwa hyped fans up after revealing photos of the group rehearsing for their upcoming 15th anniversary concert.

On March 8, Shinhwa Company posted on Twitter, "A small peek of the practice for the Shinhwa 15th Anniversary Concert. What kind of dance are they doing?"

Even after fifteen long years, the Shinhwa members are concentrating on their rehearsal, and their passion and efforts are clearly visible through the photos.

'2013 Shinhwa 15th Anniversary Concert' is scheduled to be held on March 16 and 17 at the Gymnastics Stadium, Olympic Park in Seoul.

EvoL releases J-DA, Yull & Jucy’s teaser images

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 04:04 AM PST

Rookie girl group EvoL will soon be returning to the local music scene. After releasing Say and Hayana's teasers, the group has now unveiled teaser images for the rest of the members.

On March 8, Stardom Entertainment posted via EvoL's official Twitter, "0318 Coming Soon" along with comeback teaser images of members J-DA, Yull and Jucy. Staying to their hip hop route, the girls display a fierce yet sexy looks.

f(x)'s Sulli models dot sweater in new SPAO CF

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 03:59 AM PST

Sulli transforms into a cute model in the latest promotional video of SPAO.

She poses confidently to promote the dot sweater, check out the video below

Kim Bum and Eunji share a playful kiss

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 04:20 AM PST

Actor Kim Bum shared a cute smooch with A Pink's Eunji!

On the 9th episode of SBS drama 'That Winter, the Wind Blows', Park Jin Sung (Kim Bum) and Moon Hee Sun (Jung Eunji) went after Lee Myung Ho(Kim Young Hoon) and found out he had someone else other than Oh Young (Song Hye Kyo).

The two, who needed an evidence that Myung Ho spent a night at the other girl's place, decided to stay up all night in front of the house.

Moon Hee Sun looked at Park Jin Sung and said, "Date me", before pulling his face onto hers with two hands and kissed him lightly on the lips. Jin Sung then held her face and kissed her again.

Teen Top shakes it to the parking lot

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 03:14 AM PST

Bringing the 'Shake' craze to the parking lot, Teen Top revealed the fourth version of the 'Teen Top Shake', which would definitely keep the fans shaking!

The new clip was released on March 8 through Teen Top's Youtube channel, where the members are seen chilling and resting in the car before they burst into continuous shaking with "Miss Right" playing in the background.

Check out the clip below!

G.Na returns as long-haired goddess in new teaser photo

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 03:00 AM PST

After getting rid of her wig, G.Na has returned as sexy brunette with long locks in latest comeback teaser photo for her upcoming fourth mini album!

On March 8th, Cube Entetainment posted new teaser via Twitter, "Taking off her wig, G.Na has now returning as a goddess with long hair and legs in this commercial-like shot for body shampoo."

G.Na will be releasing her fourth mini album 'Beautiful Kisses' on the White Day, March 14th. The title track will be "Oops" which is said to be featuring the rap of labelmate, BTOB's Ilhoon.

130308 SHINee wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 02:40 AM PST

KBS "Music Bank" is back this week full of amazing performances!

The March 8th episode of the show features the much-awaited comeback stage of 2AM and U-Kiss. Girl groups RaNia and D-Unit also returned with new tracks while rookie Ladies' Code kicked off their debut.

Other performers tonight included Purplay, Iconize, DASONI, The Nuts, NU'EST, Two X, VIXX, SPEED, DMTN, Jang Hee Young, Huh Gak, Clazziquai, B.A.P, Kim Tae Woo, Rainbow, Teen Top and SHINee.

And for the highlight of the show, SHINee claimed a win on this week's 'K-Chart' with their comeback title track, "Dream Girl"!

Congratulations SHINee!

Tonight's Performances:




The Nuts


Two X




Jang Hee Young

Huh Gak



Kim Tae Woo


Teen Top


Watch tonight's debut/comeback stages below:

2AM - "One Spring Day"
U-Kiss - "Standing Still"
RaNia - "Just Go"
D-Unit - "Talk To My Face"
Ladies' Code - "Bad Girl"

2AM is back with “One Spring Day” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 02:30 AM PST

Breaking out from a year-long hiatus, 2AM has finally returned to the local music scene with second studio album, 'One Spring Day' featuring the title track of the same name.

'One Spring Day' includes a total of nine tracks and instrumental. The new album, which features the works of pianist Yiruma and Epitome Project, is also significant to 2AM as it has been nearly five years since the group's debut.

On March 8th, the power ballad group delivered a romantic comeback performance on 'Music Bank'. Their new title track is nothing but a beautiful masterpiece that captures the hearts through its soothing, spring-like sound.

Check out their performance below!

U-Kiss returns with “Standing Still” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 02:21 AM PST

After finally made their official return by releasing their third full album 'Collage', the boys of U-Kiss hit the stage of this week's 'Music Bank' and delivered another charismatic comeback performance.

The full album's title song "Standing Still" was written by Ryan Jhun, who is also behind U-Kiss' previous hit track "Neverland" and "Stop Girl". The album also includes Kevin's solo "My Reason", Eli and AJ's "Party All the Time" and Soohyun and Hoon's "More Painful than Pain".

Check it out below!

Ladies’ Code debuts with “Bad Girl” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 01:55 AM PST

Polaris Entertainment's new girl group Ladies' Code has released their mini album, 'Code#01 Bad Girl' featuring the title track "Bad Girl". The quintet is ready to take the spotlight with their debut stage on 'Music Bank'.

Ladies' Code is set to take on a "woman" concept pertaining to a more serious feel as group and will take on various styles in terms of music and concept. The group is composed of 5 members, So Jung, Ri Se, Ashley, EunB and Zuny, who all have beautiful looks and amazing talents.

Check out their performance below:

D-Unit returns with “Talk To My Face” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 01:53 AM PST

Rookie group D-Unit has finally returned with the Part 1 of second album, 'Affirmative' featuring the title track, "Talk To My Face".

'Affirmative Chap.1' contains a total of seven tracks. The title track "Talk To My Face" is rock, hip-hop hybrid number which was composed by Block B's very own Zico, who is also featured in this track.

Coming back as four-member group, the new album also marks new member JNEY's debut as D-Unit. She was previously known as Janey from the girl group GP Basic and is said to have been recommended by Block B's Zico.

The group is kicking off their promotions starting their first comeback stage on 'Music Bank'. Check it out below!

RaNia makes a comeback with “Just Go” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 01:52 AM PST

Breaking their six-month hiatus since "Style" promotions, the ladies of RaNia have now returned with their 1st studio album and latest title track, "Just Go"!

"Just Go" is a pop song with elements of swing music which will showcase RaNia's strong feminine image. The song was created by hitmaker KNS, who have worked with superstars like Lady Gaga and Britney Spears. The album mixing was done by Steve George who has worked with R.Kelly on "I Believe I can Fly."

On March 8th, RaNia hit the stage of this week's 'Music Bank' and delivered another amazing comeback performance.

Check out their performance below:

Brown Eyed Girls' Gain wears smoky make-up in historical movie

Posted: 08 Mar 2013 12:30 AM PST

Recently, many screencaptures featuring Brown Eyed Girl's Gain in the new historical movie trailer have been shared widely on the internet.

The screencaptures were extracted from the trailer of upcoming movie 'The Huntresses' released on March 04. In the photos, Gain, who was well-known for smoky eyes make-up, brought it into an historical movie surprising fans.

In the past, Gain put on thick make-up everywhere she goes, on stage, music video, TV show, and even swimming. She once again showed her obsession for smoky make-up.

Netizens commented, "How can a girl wear smoky eyes make-up in historical drama, I'm laughing like hell", "To her, looking pretty is more important than the movie", "She just can't live without make-up" and so on.

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130308 Music Bank Performers List

Posted: 07 Mar 2013 11:50 PM PST

♬ Music Bank HOT Stage ★☆
- SHINee
- Teen Top
- Kim Tae Woo
- Huh Gak
- Rainbow
- B.A.P
- 2AM
SHINee, Teen Top, 2AM, U-KISS, Kim Tae Woo, Huh Gak, Rainbow, B.A.P, NU'EST, The Nuts, VIXX, Two X, DASONI, SPEED, Jang Hee Young, Rania, DMTN, D-UNIT, Clazziquai, Purplay, Iconize, LADIES' CODE

Gaon Chart releases rankings for February 24 – March 2

Posted: 07 Mar 2013 11:00 PM PST

Gaon Chart is the national record chart of South Korea. It is complied by the Korea Music Content Industry Association with an aim to create a national chart for Korea similar to the Billboard charts and Oricon charts.

[Rankings for Week February 24, 2013 – March 2, 2013]

Weekly Singles Chart

1. The One : "Winter Love"

2. SHINee : "Dream Girl"

3. Gummy : "Snowflake"

4. SISTAR19 : "Gone Not Around Any Longer"

5. Akdong Musician : "Is It Ramyun"

6. Huh Gak ft. Yoo Seung Woo : "Monodrama"

7. Verbal Jint ft. Ailee : "If It Ain't Love"

8. Teen Top : "Miss Right"

9. LeeSSang ft. The SEEYA's Eugene : "Tears"

10. Davichi : "Don't You Know"


Weekly Album Chart

1. Kim Jaejoong : "Y" [1st Repackaged Album]

2. Teen Top : "No.1" [1st Album]

3. SHINee : "Dream Girl" [3rd Album]

4. B.A.P : "One Shot" [2nd Mini Album]

5. VIXX : "On And On" [3rd Single]

6. Various Artists : "Me Too, Flower" [Soundtrack]

7. NU'EST : "Hello" [2nd Mini Album]

8. Girls' Generation : "I Got A Boy" [4th Album]

9. Atoms For Peace : "Amok"

10. Rainbow : "Rainbow Syndrome" [1st Album]

< Last week's rankings

KARA's Gyuri transforms into a flower boy

Posted: 07 Mar 2013 10:50 PM PST

KARA's leader Gyuri transforms into a flower boy for MBC Drama Net "Nail Shop Paris".

Fans were surprised with her sudden transformation and the photos above have become a hot topic among fans.

Meanwhile, this is the first time Gyuri plays the lead role in a drama,"Nail Shop Paris" will air its first episode in April.

Do you like her boyish transformation?

U-Kiss releases “Standing Still” MV

Posted: 07 Mar 2013 10:31 PM PST

After finally made their official return by releasing their third full album 'Collage', the boys of U-Kiss have now unveiled the full music video for "Standing Still"!

The full album's title song "Standing Still" was written by Ryan Jhun, who is also behind U-Kiss' previous hit track "Neverland" and "Stop Girl". The album also includes Kevin's solo "My Reason", Eli and AJ's "Party All the Time" and Soohyun and Hoon's "More Painful than Pain".

Check out the MV below!