Thursday, March 21, 2013

"KARA's Gyuri Talks About Disrespectful Junior!" plus 24 more

"KARA's Gyuri Talks About Disrespectful Junior!" plus 24 more

KARA's Gyuri Talks About Disrespectful Junior!

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 08:30 AM PDT

KARA's leader Park Gyuri talked about a junior girl group who was disrespectful.

During the broadcast of SBS' 'Incarnation', Gyuri was asked about on 'How to overcome the first meeting'  and revealed a story. She started with "When I was a DJ of a radio show, a rookie girl group came to be the guest. Usually, rookies work hard and are respectful towards their seniors but this group was different. They were being impolite." Gyuri continued and said "For the sake of the radio show, I kept  thinking that I was wrong and during the break, I showed my charisma to the members." sharing   her story about this rookie.

Gyuri revealed that the rookie girl group's attitude changed after seeing her charismatic image. Other casts were surprised on how witty Gyuri is when it comes to taking care of impolite juniors.

Which group do you think she talked about?

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Happy Birthday to T-ara's Boram #2013HappyBoramDay

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 08:00 AM PDT

Birth Name: Jeon Bo Ram (전보람)
Stage Name: Boram
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Birthday: March 22, 1986
Position: Vocalist
Blood Type: B

Gaon Chart releases rankings for March 10 – March 16

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 08:00 AM PDT

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 March 10, 2013 – March 16, 2013]

Weekly Singles Chart

1. Akdong Musician : "Crescendo"

2. Girls' Generation's Taeyeon : "And One"

3. Lee Hi : "It's Over"

4. Davichi : "Turtle"

5. 2AM : "One Spring Day"

6. Gummy : "Snowflake"

7. The One : "A Winter Story"

8. SISTAR19 : "Gone Not Around Any Longer"

9. SHINee : "Dream Girl"

10. Teen Top : "Miss Right"


Weekly Album Chart

1. Heo Young Saeng : "Life" [3rd Mini Album]

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

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

4. Girl's Day : "Expectation" [1st Album]

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

6. 2AM : "One Spring Day" [2nd Album]

7. G.Na : "Beautiful Kisses" [4th Mini Album]

8. Nah Youn Sun : "Lento" [8th Album]

9. VIXX : "On and On" [3rd Single]

10. BoA : "Only One" [31st Japan Single]

< Last week's rankings

Super Junior Ryeowook’s twitter gets hacked?

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Super Junior's Ryeowook appears to be the next victim of twitter account hacking.

On March 21, Ryeowook tweeted, "I have a feeling I've been hacked~! I will get to switch my account soon… Anyways, I don't know who it is, but please don't cause any trouble", voicing his discomfort after possible hacking.

The hacking of Ryeowook's twitter account follows fellow member Eunhyuk's twitter hacking incident which happened just a week ago.

In related news, Super Junior will be kicking off their world tour 'Super Show 5' on March 23rd and 24th in Seoul.

SNSD, Big Bang, CNBLUE, T-ara and IU dominate Oricon Charts

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 07:00 AM PDT

K-pop big names including Girls' Generation (SNSD), Big Bang, CNBLUE, T-ara and IU have reigned supreme on the Japan's Oricon Charts.

T-ara sat at the #2 spot of the Oricon daily single chart with their new single, "Bunny Style" after selling 40,705 copies since its release on March 20. The group also left for Japan to officially begin their Japan activities.

Girls' Generation's remix album 'Best Selection Non Stop Mix' album ranked #4 Oricon's daily album chart, while IU's mini-album 'Can You Hear Me?' reached #9 on the same chart.

Big Bang sat atop the Oricon's daily DVD Chart with the DVD recording their 'BIGBANG ALIVE TOUR 2012 IN JAPAN SPECIAL FINAL IN DOME.' CNBLUE also nabbed the #2 position of the same chart with their 'Arena Tour 2012 ~COME ON!!!~' DVD.

INFINITE reveals footage from After Party Hangout Session

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 06:28 AM PDT

To celebrate the release of their 4th mini album 'New Challenge', INFINITE members hang out with fans from all around the world through Google+.

On March 21 at 9PM KST, the group held an online fan meeting titled 'INFINITE After Party: Hangout with Fans' following the press event earlier today. The event was relayed live across the world through INFINITE's official channel.

Check out the full footage below:

Psy’s upcoming concert costs 3 billion KRW

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 06:02 AM PDT

Psy will be presenting a blockbuster concert!

The singer who rose to global stardom with "Gangnam Style," will hold his solo concert 'HAPPENING' at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on April 13th. Psy is drawing further attention as he has spent 3 billion KRW (approximately 2.7 million USD) for the show, marking his largest concert ever in Korea.

He will be installing humongous LED screens to make sure everyone can enjoy the concert at the maximum level. The visual contents team Possible Production who participated in Big Bang and 2NE1's world tour last year, and other engineers from America and Japan will be showing phenomenal works and different special effects.

Character posters of ‘The Huntresses’ revealed

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 05:30 AM PDT

After releasing the official movie poster, most awaited comedy-action movie 'The Huntresses' (formerly known 'Three Beauties of Joseon') has now revealed the character posters featuring Ha Ji Won, Kang Ye Won, Son Ga In, and others.

In the posters, the three female leads are posing toughly in their huntress characters, each wearing different costumes and armed with weapons. In addition, Go Chang Seok and Joo Sang Wook will also be casting as secret ninjas, and many movie fans are growing more anticipated for the new movie.

'The Huntresses' is now being expected to become one of the hottest comedy movies of the year, and the movie will be giving a whole new kind of experience to viewers.

Sooyoung warns fans against fake accounts

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 05:14 AM PDT

Sooyoung recently left a message for her fans on Girls' Generation's official website, warning them about fake SNS accounts of the members.

On March 21, Sooyoung posted:


How have you been? I can hear spring coming~hehe
Should we walk along the flower roadㅎㅎ
I heard it's really cold in Korea ㅠㅅㅠ
Don't let your guard down because it's spring, and be careful not to catch a cold!,^^
The reason why I'm writing this is because I'm excited about spring coming~
Along with the last cold, I couldn't stay still with impersonators rampant^-^ hehe
I wanted to laugh it off at first~
Wouldn't I get mad watching them make our SONEs be in a restless state~~? hehe
Fake Sooyoung~ If you are reading this right now, no more now~^^
I thank you for trying to communicate with SONE for me momentarily
Don't do that anymore~ hehe
If it doesn't stop and continues on, I won't just stand by^^

I'm sorry for not being able to greet you all with better news
While the heart fluttering spring wind is gently blowing.. ^-^♥

I will deliver news more often by using the official homepage.
I love you SONE^-^♥

Trans: chosshi

Lim Soo Hyang sustains bruises while filming ‘IRIS 2’

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 04:45 AM PDT

Actress Lim Soo Hyang is displaying her fighting spirit despite the injuries.

Lim Soo Hyang recently suffered an injury while filming an action scene for the eleventh episode of KBS drama series, 'IRIS 2'. After receiving treatment, she showed her professionalism by quickly returning to the drama set to finish the scenes.

Pictures showing her injuries were uploaded online. In the pictures, Lim Soo Hyang's face and legs are seen covered with big bruises.

A staff member commented, "Lim Soo Hyang is always an energetic actress. She deals with all the high level shooting and overwork and that's what makes her character seems even fuller."

GLAM reveals dance practice video for “In Front of the Mirror”

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 04:20 AM PDT

Girl group GLAM released a dance practice video for their latest single, "In Front of the Mirror".

The members showed their sexy and energetic dance in their skinny jeans and comfortable tops, showing their innocent and feminine charms.

"In Front of the Mirror" features a trot, euro-pop and hip-hop sound. It talks about the lack of self-confidence in the girls' beauty and how they believe it affects their relationships.

Check out the video below:

Gummy releases “Shinjiteru” MV

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 04:01 AM PDT

In celebration of 10th anniversary of her debut, Gummy will be releasing her second Japanese mini album 'Fate(s)' on April 3. Ahead of the release, she unveiled the music video for the track "Shinjiteru" [to believe in(?)].

Gummy managed all of the production process in Japan for the first time, and producer Jeff Miyahara, who worked with a great number of top Japanese musicians like Amuro Nami, V6, KAT-TUN, will be directing the album producing.

In addition, Big Bang's Daesung will sing with the 10-year veteran singer in a song titled "To You, My Beloved" (親愛なる君).

Check out the MV below:

Lee Hi says “It’s Over” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 03:37 AM PDT

Having already kicked off her exciting comeback stage on SBS 'Inkigayo', talented rookie Lee Hi continues with her promotions on this week's episode of Mnet's 'M! Countdown'.

Lee Hi returned with her latest track "It's Over", the first title track of her two-part 1st full-length album, 'First Love'. The song features a jazzy pop melody with Lee Hi's trademark sultry vocals.

Meanwhile, Lee Hi will release the second part of her first solo album on March 28th. The album includes the next title track "Rose" which is the work of YG's resident producer Teddy.

Check out her performance below:

*Lee Hi also won on the March 21st episode of 'M! Countdown'. Watch other performances here.

130321 Lee Hi wins on ‘M! Countdown’ + Other Performances

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 03:40 AM PDT

Mnet's "M! Countdown" is back this week full of amazing performances!

The March 21st episode of the show features much-awaited comeback performances from INFINITE, Lee Hi, 2Bic and Davichi. Other performers tonight included SHINee, Teen Top, G.Na, Girl's Day, Heo Young Saeng, Hong Jin Young, Ladies' Code, RaNia and Purplay.

And for the highlight of the show, rookie singer Lee Hi won on this week's chart with her comeback title track, "It's Over"!

Congratulations Lee Hi!


Tonight's Performances:


Teen Top


Girl's Day

Heo Young Saeng

*Video coming soon

Hong Jin Young

*Video coming soon

Ladies' Code


*Video coming soon


*Video coming soon


Watch tonight's comeback stages below:

INFINITE - "Man In Love"
Davichi - "Just The Two Of Us"
Lee Hi - "It's Over"

INFINITE makes charming comeback with “Man in Love” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 03:25 AM PDT

Idol group INFINITE just made their grand comeback and looked pretty ready to dominate the stage yet again as charming men!

INFINITE released their new mini-album 'New Challenge' along with their latest catchy title track "Man in Love" on March 21. The song was produced by the hit producer, Sweetune, and sings about a sweet and romantic guy who has fallen in love.

Instead of their usual charismatic and powerful songs, INFINITE is going for an easy and heart fluttery music this time. The new song proved to be addictive with its catchy beats, which was accompanied by the impressive dancing that INFINITE is known for.

Check out their performance below:

Davichi returns with “Just the Two of Us” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 03:14 AM PDT

Returning with another sad ballad, Davichi released their 2nd studio album 'Mystic Ballad 1990' featuring the title track "Just the Two of Us". Starting their official promotions, the duo kick off their first comeback stage on 'M! Countdown'.

"Just the Two of Us" is an acoustic ballad number that expresses the pain and sorrow of breaking up. The song which features Vibe's Ryu Jaehyun's style of music instantly swept various major music charts in Korea upon its release.

Check out their impressive performance below:

'That winter, the wind blows' airs in Singapore

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 02:51 AM PDT

On March 13, the first episode of SBS drama, "That winter, the wind blows" has been aired on a TV channel in Singapore. This is one of the rare cases, as the drama is airing simultaneously in Korea and overseas.
Jo Jung Ho, the producer of the drama said: "The drama's copyright was bought immediately after broadcasting on TV in Korea. Especially, with the participation of two top Korean actors, Jo In Sung and Song Hye Kyo, many fans in Singapore requested to air the drama earlier. Therefore, on March 13, the drama has been aired."

The rating of the 1st episode was 1%, higher than as predicted by the broadcaster. Meanwhile, the drama has also been licensed to air in Japan and some other Asian countries soon.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

G.Na snaps adorable selcas with BTOB's Ilhoon

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 02:27 AM PDT

Sexy diva G.Na updates her Twitter with new photos.

She wrote,"with BTOB's Ilhoon in the practice room, we had selca time....we take selcas when we are bored during the practice, hwaiting."

Fans commented,"So pretty","How can you be sexy and cute at the same time" and etc.

Meanwhile,G.Na is promoting her new song "Oops!" on various music shows.

miss A's Jia injured during the recording of "Let's Go Dream Team" in Vietnam

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 12:30 AM PDT

miss A's Jia was injured during the recording of KBS Let's Go Dream Team in Vietnam.

According to reliable source, she slipped near the swimming pool and injured her finger, luckily the medic team responded quickly and it was just a minor injury. She was spotted having a bandage on her finger.

Let's wish her a speedy recovery.

Photos Source: and missafacts

Jang Jae In confirmed to be suffering from dystonia

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 12:00 AM PDT

After recently revealed to have been struggling with peripheral nerve damage, singer Jang Jae In received detailed diagnosis and determined to be suffering from dystonia.

Her label confirmed, "Jang Jae In has visited many different hospitals and heard that she had peripheral nerve damage, but after getting a through check-up at one big university hospital, she was diagnosed with dystonia. She will get treatment and rest before resuming her work."

Dystonia is a temporary condition which comes from extreme stress. The singer will most likely need to be hospitalized for a week and then follow up with some rest and treatment therapies.

Han Ga-in shows sexy charms in ‘ELLE’

Posted: 20 Mar 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Actress Han Ga-in revealed her sexy yet innocent charms on her latest pictorial for fashion magazine, 'ELLE'.

Based on the concept of elegant minimalism, Han Ga-in changed into several outfits that showed modernism and sensitivity. As the muse for the 'Lanvin' collection, she wore various outfits that were simple and sophisticated.

In the photos, Han Ga-in added sexy to innocence with modern black jacket and stretch pants, highlighting her slender body. In another cut, she shows off her feminine charms in a white dress and pink skirt.

The full pictorial can be found on the April issue of 'ELLE'.

Shin Se Kyung shares a photo from Guam

Posted: 20 Mar 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Actress Shin Se Kyung has updated fans with a new photo taken from Guam.

On March 20, the lovely actress posted a photo on her me2day and wrote, "Seoul is cold. Guam was so hot." She added, "I was in Guam for filming. Now I'm in Korea! I'm working hard everyday filming! When a Man Falls in Love will be broadcasting soon. ^_^ keke"

Netizens coomented, "She looks beautiful", "How can her skin look so perfect", "I envy her so much" and more.

In related news, Shin Se Kyung will be casting in new MBC drama 'When A Man Falls In Love', which will premiere in April.

BoA becomes first Korean singer to model for Benetton

Posted: 20 Mar 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Singer BoA has recently been selected as the new model for the fashion brand, Benetton.

On March 20, BoA attended the fashion brand Benetton's event dubbed "The Face of Colors" in Yeoksam, southern Seou, where she was announced to be the 10th model chosen for the brand. The singer also became the first Korean singer to model for United Colors of Benetton.

During the event, each model was given a color to represent their unique charms and backgrounds. BoA's color is silver, to which she commented, "It's a futuristic and flashy color."

Fashion Event Photos:

INFINITE reveals footage from ‘Press Event Hangout on Air’

Posted: 20 Mar 2013 10:00 PM PDT

To celebrate the release of their 4th mini album 'New Challenge', INFINITE members hang out with fans from all around the world through Google+.

On March 21 at 12:30PM (KST), the group held their 'INFINITE Album Release Press Event Hangout on Air' at the IFC Mall's MPUB in Yeouido, Seoul. The event was broadcasted live through INFINITE's official Google+ and Youtube.

The group will also be holding a fan hangout 'INFINITE After Party: Hangout with Fans' later today at 9PM (KST), as well as making a first stage comeback on Mnet's M! Countdown.

Check out the full Press Event session below:

Suzy transforms into martial arts instructor for ‘Book of the House of Gu’

Posted: 20 Mar 2013 09:30 PM PDT

The "nation's first love" Suzy of miss A has transformed into a charismatic martial arts instructor in the latest stills for upcoming MBC drama 'Book of the House of Gu'.

Suzy plays the role of Dam Yuh Wool, an instructor skilled in martial arts and archery. In the teaser stills, she appeared in blue costume with her hair tied up and showed her charismatic charms as she swings her sword.

PD Park Tae Young commented, "Suzy is the perfect fit for the martial arts instructor Dam Yuh Wool who is cool and talented in martial arts. Please look forward to seeing Suzy′s first historical drama and action scenes."