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"Photos of Kim Jaejoong Repackaged Mini Album “Y”" plus 24 more

"Photos of Kim Jaejoong Repackaged Mini Album “Y”" plus 24 more

Photos of Kim Jaejoong Repackaged Mini Album “Y”

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 07:30 AM PST

Photos of Kim Jaejoong repackaged mini album "Y" revealed.

On th 26th of February, the repackaged mini album "Y" of JYJ's Kim Jaejoong has been released. The album is getting good responses from the fans around the world.

Kart Korea shared some photos of the album online.

Check out the pictures below.

On the other hand, Jaejoong is busy with his solo activities and JYJ is expected to have a concert in Japan after 4 years.

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Gaon Chart releases rankings for February 17 – February 23

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 07:00 AM 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 17, 2013 – February 23, 2013]

Weekly Singles Chart

1. SHINee : "Dream Girl"

2. SISTAR19 : "Gone Not Around Any Longer"

3. Akdong Musician : "Is It Ramyun"

4. The One : "A Winter Story"

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

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

7. Davichi : "Don't You Know"

8. BaeChiGi ft. Ailee : "Shower of Tears"

9. Huh Gak : "1440"

10. 4men : "Hello It's Me"


Weekly Album Chart

1. SHINee : "Dream Girl" [3rd Album Chapter 1]

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

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

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

5. Girls' Generation : "One Of A Kind" [4th Album]

6. G-Dragon : "One Of A Kind" [1st Mini Album]

7. EXO-K : "MAMA" [1st Mini Album]

8. Super Junior-M : "Break Down" [2nd Album]

9. Boyfriend : "I Yah" [1st Repackaged Album]

10. Kim Tae Woo : "T-Love" [2nd Mini Album]

< Last week's rankings

KARA's Jiyoung snaps a selca after shower

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 06:20 AM PST

KARA's Kang Jiyoung revealed a new selca on 28th February.

She wrote on her Twitter,"Enjoying coffee with milk after shower, everyone goodnight!!!Will sleep after watching TV."

She garners much attention with her milky skin.

Fans commented,"Pretty girl","Anticipate KARA's comeback" and etc.

Psy donates to the Nepal Hope School

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 06:00 AM PST

Following labelmates Big Bang and 2NE1, world sensation Psy has also donated to the Nepal Hope School project as a mentor.

Psy, who was in China earlier this month, came across the 'Nepal Hope School Project' through Good Way with Us and decided to join in as a mentor. He has donated signed CDs and T-shirts toward the project that seeks to raise enough funds to build a school in Nepal.

An official commented, "We feel that Psy's contribution to our project will be a huge help. Psy's autographed CDs and T-shirts will be given out to sponsors and donators through a raffle."

Meanwhile, Big Bang and 2NE1 members have also donated signed goods to the charity, all in the name of helping out youth in poverty-stricken areas.

Akdong Musician to cover SHINee’s “Ring Ding Dong” on ‘K-Pop Star 2’

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 05:00 AM PST

Talented duo of Akdong Musician will be singing SHINee's hit track "Ring Ding Dong" for their next performance on SBS 'K-Pop Star 2'!

Known for their own witty and acoustic style, the duo is getting ready to impress once again with their new cover performance. Fans of both Akdong Musician and SHINee have been anticipating to see their new rendition of the song, which will be aired live on March 3.

miss A's Suzy plays ukulele in new Vita 500 CF

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 04:41 AM PST

miss A's Suzy unveils new CFs for Vita 500.

Besides showing her angelic smile, she plays ukulele in the CFs shared below, check them out now.

Photos of Wonder Girls’ Sohee at age 13 revealed

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 04:30 AM PST

Photos of Wonder Girls' Sohee from her childhood were revealed, showing her superior genes.

Recently, an online community posted several pictures with the caption, "Sohee, beautiful since age 13." The pictures were screencaps of Sohee taken from a short film when she was younger.

In the photos, Sohee looks pretty much the same from how she looks now, and even though she was just a child, an enigmatic charm is flowing out of her.

Netizens commented, "She did not change at all", "She looks amazing", "I never knew she casted in an independent film", and "She is so pretty."

INFINITE’s Sunggyu feels empty without eyeliner?

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 04:00 AM PST

INFINITE's leader Sunggyu revealed his strong affection for eyeliner.

On February 27, Sunggyu appeared as a guest on MBC's 'Radio Star', along with Sam Hamilton UV's Muzie, and Nancy Lang.

Talking about his eye makeup, MC Yoo Se Yoon comemnted, "I heard your affection for eyeliner is bigger than that of Ga In", to which Sunggyu replied, "My eyes were really small since I was much younger."

He continued, "Without eyeliner, I feel empty. It's a very important thing in my life. Eyeliner is also a kind of performance."

Super Junior’s Kangin does volunteer work in Vietnam

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 03:00 AM PST

Super Junior's Kangin recently did some volunteer work in Vietnam as part of 'InStyle' magazine 10th year anniversary.

The Super Junior member flew to Vietnam to meet underprivileged children, who were under the care of charity organization, Good Neighbours. He became a one-day teacher, teaching them art and sports, as well as gifted them with a soccer ball and signed albums.

Kangin shared, "I wish I don't leave an impression as a strange foreign man who is here and then gone to the children. Even though they can't remember my face, if they can remember that this man loved them, wouldn't these kids also grow up to love others?"

SISTAR19 won first place on Music Bank + encore performance with SHINee

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 02:55 AM PST

SISTAR19 won first place again on Music Bank with their latest hit song "Gone Not Around Any Longer", check out their winning speech as well as performance below.

Besides, SHINee joined the girls on stage during the encore performance, enjoy!

Teen Top found their "Miss Right" on Music Bank

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 02:52 AM PST

Teen Top is back with new songs "Miss Right" on Music Bank, check out their performance below.

Do you like their performance?

BoA, Jang Geun Suk and Daesung enter Top 10 of Oricon Chart

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 02:00 AM PST

Hallyu artists BoA, Jang Geun Suk and Big Bang's Daesung have scored big on Japanese Oricon chart.

According to the Oricon website on February 28th, Jang Geun Suk and Big Brother's Team H landed at number two with its first studio album 'I Just Wanna Have Fun' on the Oricon Daily Chart. The album, which was released in China as well, is filled with upbeat and electronic tracks.

Big Bang's Daesung released his first solo album 'D'scover' on February 27th, and debuted fourth on the Oricon Daily Chart on the same day. To celebrate his solo ventures in Japan, he will hold his concert tour starting in March through June.

On the other hand, BoA stood at number nine on the same chart with her latest Japanese single "Only One". The single is the Japanese version of the song that she released in Korea last year.


KARA releases album covers for 'Bye Bye happy days'

Posted: 01 Mar 2013 12:42 AM PST

On February 28, KARA released new album covers for their 8th Japanese single titled 'Bye bye happy days'

There are 3 cover photos for their new single. The girls dress in blue, white and yellow dresses, show off their sweet and lovely charm. With vintage background, fans are now curious what music genre they'll bring to us this time.

'Bye bye happy days' is planned to release on March 27.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

130301 Music Bank Performers List

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 11:30 PM PST

SHINee, SISTAR19, Teen Top, Kim Tae Woo, Huh Gak, Rainbow, B.A.P, Ali, Verbal Jint, Nine Muses, NU'EST, The Nuts, VIXX, December DK, MR.MR, Two X, DASONI, SPEED, Jevice, Jang Heeyoung, TINY-G, Lee Hwan Hee, KK

Ji Changwook holds first ever fan meeting in Japan

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST

Hallyu heartthrob Ji Changwook was in Tokyo and Osaka, on the 23rd and the 24th respectively for his first ever fan meeting in Japan.

The tickets to the event were sold out in just 10 minutes which is why he had to hold 2 additional fan meetings just for his fans in Tokyo. The actor held a thorough discussion, Q&A session with the fans. They talked mostly about his 3 major dramas, "Smile Donghae," "Warrior Baek Dongsoo" and "Bachelors' Vegetable Store."

Much to the delight of fans, he even re-enacted some of the fans' favorite scenes from these shows.Plus, there were plenty for the fans to do, including fun games with exciting prizes.

Ji Changwook wrapped up the event by shaking hands with everyone and thanking them for their support. He promised his fans that he'll continue to work hard and grow as an actor through his upcoming projects.

In the press conference after the event, Ji said that he was flattered to see such a great turnout in his first fan meeting.He added that he could feel the love and support of his fans while shaking hands and growing closer to them.

Ji also talked about his upcoming musical titled "Those Days" opening in April this year. He said that musicals are more interactive than movies or dramas, as he performs before an audience, live.

Source: KBS

SHINee becomes the new face of ‘Skechers’

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 10:30 PM PST

SHINee, who recently came back with their new song "Dream Girl", has been selected as the new face of sportswear brand 'Skechers' for its vivacious image.

Skechers is popular between youngsters as the total sports brand since 2009. With SHINee as the model, they are planning to approach to customer with new and younger image. The group recently wrapped up shooting the advertisement, which will be aired starting March 7.

The sports brand, popular especially among young people, has launched the new line of of running shoes 'GO RUN', LIV' highlighting light yet active features.

G-Dragon gets a nose piercing?

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 10:00 PM PST

Big Bang's G-Dragon revealed a new piercing he got.

On February 28th, the Big Bang leader posted on his personal Twitter, "G-night", and attached the above photo showing off a distinctive, charismatic look.

In the photo, G-Dragon is wearing a bellermo and a piercing on his nose. He is also showing a new hair style and a comic facial expression.

It was revealed that the nose piercing was fake and was used for a 'Vogue' photo shoot. G-Dragon also wore a fake lip piercing previously for the filming of "Monster".

DSP Media reveals interior of new office

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 09:30 PM PST

DSP Media recently moved its company from a modified house to a four story building and the fans got the chance to see the company's new and upgraded practice room.

Recently, Rainbow released a dance practice video for their latest title track, "Tell Me, Tell Me." The video showed the members giving lessons of the song's choreography as well as revealed DSP Media's new company building.

The new dance studio features ambient lighting and a modern interior. It is said that DSP Media recently moved their office to a new 4-story building.

CNBLUE to take world tour in Australia and Philippines!

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 09:00 PM PST

CNBLUE unveiled the official concert poster of their upcoming world tour '2013 CNBLUE Blue Moon World Tour' as well as confirmed the tour dates and stops in three more countries.

After their initial Asian tour dates, CNBLUE announced that they'll head back to Korea for their next stop. The group also confirmed dates and venues of concerts in Sydney, Australia and the Philippines, to the delight of their international fans.

Meanwhile, FNC Entertainment is currently working on adding Europe and the Americas to the tour as well.

Date: May 25th, 26th
Venue: Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Date: June 1st
Venue: Big Top Sydney

Date: June 15th
Venue: Araneta Coliseum

Cube Entertainment’s M4M reveals teasers for members Bin & Alen

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 08:30 PM PST

Korea's Cube Entertainment and China's Xing Tian will be collaborating for project group called M4M which will make a debut this March.

Recently, the teasers for members Alen and Bin were revealed. Alen and Bin are both Chinese and will serve as the group's main vocalist and rapper respectively.

M4M will be debuting simultaneously in Korea and China. The members were all put together after passing rigorous audition rounds in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Cube Entertainment took charge in training the group for a total of 1,460 days.



U-Kiss releases teaser image for upcoming album ‘Collage’

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 08:00 PM PST

After finishing their 6th Japanese single 'Alone's promotion activities, idol group U-Kiss will soon return to Korean stage with third full album this March. Prior to the release scheduled on the 7th, the boys unveiled their first image teaser.

U-Kiss' third full album will be titled 'Collage' with title track being "Standing Still". The album also marks member AJ's first comeback after 8 months busy studying in America. It contains 10 songs and 2 additional instrumentals with variety of genres.

'Collage' will be released on March 7th.

D-Unit reveals teaser image for ‘Affirmative Chap.1’

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 07:29 PM PST

D-Unit has revealed their teaser image for upcoming second album, 'Affirmative Chap.1'.

Coming back as four-member group, the teaser image gives fans a peek of the new member (the member in the letter 'N'). The new member is said to have been recommended by Block B's Zico, who is also producing D-Unit's upcoming album.

D-Unit will be returning with their 2nd studio album which will be split up into two chapters. The album is said to include tracks created by Kush and YMGA's DM, who have worked with other popular artists.

'Affirmative Chap.1' will be released on March 4th. The group's upcoming music video for title track, "Talk At My Face" will be played in MegaBox branches all over Korea.

INFINITE’s Woohyun and Lucia release MV for duet track “Cactus”

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 07:09 PM PST

INFINITE's Woohyun has collaborated with female indie artist Lucia and released their duet track titled, "Cactus" online on February 27th. The full music video for the track was recently released by Loen Entertainment.

"Cactus" MV is directed by Jo Gyungil. It looks like a short movie by telling a story of a man trying to leave and a woman who's been hurt. With split screen effects, it delivers their story respectively and explains the emotional lyrics effectively.

The single "Cactus" is the second project from 'Re:Code' which is being planned and produced by Loen Entertainment. It features the collaboration between skillful underground artists and popular artists.

Check out the MV below:

Upcoming girl group Ladies’ Code releases Ashley’s teaser

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 07:04 PM PST

Following Ri Se, So Jung, Zuny and EunB's teasers, Polaris Entertainment has now revealed the fifth video teaser for their upcoming new girl group, Ladies' Code featuring member Ashley.

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 will be composed of 5 members, So Jung, Ri Se, Ashley, EunB and Zuny, who all have beautiful looks and amazing talents.

Check out the teaser below:

Lee Hi pre-releases “Turn It Up”

Posted: 28 Feb 2013 06:56 PM PST

Talented rookie Lee Hi is on her way to release her comeback album, and she pre-released her intro track titled "Turn It Up" on March 1st.

"Turn It Up" was written by her labelmate Tablo, and composed by by Kush and Lydia Paek. The song features a hip-hop styled beat that blends well with Lee Hi's impressive vocals.

Check out the track below: