Friday, April 26, 2013

"Handsome JYJ for Tony Moly!" plus 24 more

"Handsome JYJ for Tony Moly!" plus 24 more


Handsome JYJ for Tony Moly!

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT

Promotional photos of group JYJ for cosmetic brand Tony Moly have been revealed.

Idol group JYJ is the current endorser of Tony Moly, members of the group showed their milky white skin and romantic side in the promotional photos for Tony Moly. They look really cool and handsome, leaving their fans in awe.

Check out their photos below.




Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Psy invited to Park Ji Sung’s charity game

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 08:00 AM PDT


International singer Psy has been invited to a charity football match to be hosted by Queens Park Rangers midfielder Park Ji Sung.

According to YG Entertainment on April 26, Psy was recently invited to take part in the third Asian Dream Cup organized by the South Korean football star. The event is tentatively scheduled to take place in Shanghai in June.

A representative stated, "We are currently working out our schedules since Psy left for the U.S. to promote his new single. We're still negotiating, and nothing has been decided."


Source: Yonhap

f(x)'s Victoria poses with her new book

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 07:37 AM PDT

f(x)'s leader Victoria updated her Me2day with a gorgeous pic earlier today.

She wrote,"Life journey with Dor!!_ I received this book as a present, have to study hard to improve my Korean to have a life with Dor, am i right?"

Fans commented,"Huge eyes Victoria","so pretty","happy reading" and etc.

Teen Top’s Niel got hit with underwear in Europe

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT


Teen Top's Niel shared a funny story that took place during their concert in Europe.

On a recent recording of SBS' 'Challenge 1000 Song', Teen Top's Niel and Changjo appeared as guests, and talked about their recent 5-city European tour.

During the episode, MC Lee Hwi Jae about the difference between European and Korean fans. Niel answered, "There isn't a huge difference, except that European fans like to throw their underwear on stage. I even got hit by one before", evoking laughter to the audience.

MC Jang Yoon Jung then asked K.Will, who was also a guest, what would he do in such situation. K.Will jokingly replied, "I think I'd pick it up and ask, 'Whose is this?'".

miss A’s Suzy sends handwritten letter to Akdong Musician

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Akdong Musician's Lee Chan Hyuk revealed that he received a handwritten letter from miss A's Suzy.

On April 24, SBS aired an interview with the winners of 'K-Pop Star 2' where Lee Chan Hyuk revealed that they received an autographed album from Suzy and a handwritten letter.

The letter reads, "It was great to meet you guys. And congratulations on your win. I hope that in the future, you'll become a bigger musician who will share good music with many people."

Akdong Musician previously met with Suzy on the set of MBC's Gu Family Book. Lee Chan Hyuk, who's an avid fan of the idol-actress, couldn't hide his smile from the meaningful letter.

Lee Hi to wrap up promotions + hold mini concert in May

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT


Following the success of "It's Over" and "Rose", talented rookie singer Lee Hi will be wrapping up her promotions for first full album, 'First Love'.

YG Entertainment announced that Lee Hi will be holding her final stage for her first album activities on SBS 'Inkigayo' on April 28th. However, the agency added that the singer will return to her fans through a mini concert which is planned for this May.

No further details for the event has been released, but it is said that Lee Hi will be performing her songs in unplugged arrangements.

INFINITE releases tracklist for upcoming first Japanese full album

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT


INFINITE, who is currently captivating the local fans with "Man In Love", will soon be making a Japanese comeback with their first studio album, a year and a half after the group first made its debut in the country.

The group unveiled the full tracklist of the upcoming album titled, 'Koi ni Ochiru Toki' or 'When You Fall in Love'. The album features 12 tracks, including the three previously released singles "BTD (Before the Dawn)", "Be Mine" and "She's Back", a Japanese version of their latest title track "Man in Love" and new Japanese tracks.

The album will be released in Japan on June 5, 2013.

Tracklist

01.Welcome To Our Dream
02.Man In Love
03.TO-RA-WA
04.Tic Toc
05.Timeless (Woohyun Solo)
06.Be Mine
07.Crying (INFINITE H feat. Becky?#)
08.Because (Sungyu Solo)
09.BTD [Before The Dawn]
10.She's Back
11.Tsubasa/Wings
12.Julia

Wedding pictorial of 2PM’s Taecyeon and Gui Gui revealed

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 05:31 AM PDT


2PM's Taecyeon and Gui Gui participated in a wedding pictorial.

In the upcoming April 28th episode of 'We Got Married - Global Edition', the couple of Gui Gui (Emma Wu) and 2PM's Taecyeon will be having their wedding photo shoot.

As it is a pictorial of Korea and Taiwan's top stars, they looked beautiful and handsome. In addition, before shooting pictorials, Taecyeon asked his seniors, ZE:A's Kwanghee and 2AM's Jin woon for advice.

Gui Gui shared, "I'm nervous because it's my first time wearing a wedding dress in front of a guy." Taecyeon also remarked, "She was really beautiful, there's no words that can describe my feelings."

Stunning Krystal for Harper's Bazaar

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 05:06 AM PDT



Fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar has just released new fashion pictorial featuring f(x)'s beautiful member Krystal.

Krystal pulled off a trendy and chic fashion pictorial from Brookline, New York. The concept was to show Krystal's feminine and fresh images using flower pattern as the key point.

With flower pattered jackets and blouse, Krystal showed various mix-and-match styling using sporty sneakers and beanies. Her professional attitude and poses also impressed shooting staff. Krystal was expected to be the future fashion icon. 

Meanwhile, the rest of the pictorials can be seen on May issue of Harper's Bazaar Korea.


Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

CNBLUE’s Yonghwa turns down role in ‘The Heirs’

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT


It was previously reported that CNBLUE's Jung Yonghwa has been cast in the upcoming SBS drama, 'The Heirs'. However, FNC Entertainment stated that the singer has decided to turn down his role.

The agency confirmed that Yonghwa has decided to turn down his impending role on the new drama, which has already announced Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye in starring roles. The reason behind his decline is that the production company and his agency failed to reach an agreement regarding the character Yonghwa would play.

A representative stated, "Yonghwa will continue to be dedicated to his music activities, including CNBLUE's ongoing 'Blue Moon World Tour' and upcoming album. He has been receiving offers from many productions, we're sure he'll be able to return in acting again."

Younha reveals featured artists in her new album

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 04:45 AM PDT


Singer Younha revealed the first video teaser for her anticipated album titled, 'Just Listen'.

Younha's upcoming album will concentrate on collaborations, and it will enlist the help of talented artists in Korea. In the teaser, the singer revealed the exceptional artists who participated in her album, including Brown Eyed Soul's Naul, Yoon Do Hyun, Harim, Lyn, Score, The KOXX, Don Spike, Skull and Urban Zakapa.

Younha previously pre-released her single "It's Not Like That" which enjoyed a great success in various music charts. Many fans are already anticipating for the great music coming soon.

Upcoming group LC9 (Brown Eyed Boys) introduces first member

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 04:31 AM PDT


Nega Network has announced that it will soon introduce a male counterpart of the veteran girl group Brown Eyed Girls called 'LC9' (previously nicknamed as Brown Eyed Boys).

LC9, which stands for "League of Competition #9", is a six-member male idol group that has been undergoing training under the agency. They officially introduced the first member, J-Hyo. He is a trainee who also appeared on Miryo's "Dirty" music video.

LC9 will release their debut mini album with four songs on May 9th.

Check out J-Hyo's teaser below.

HISTORY debuts with “Dreamer” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 04:14 AM PDT


Ready to jump into the world of K-Pop, Loen Entertainment's first ever male idol group, HISTORY, kicked off their debut performance with their first single "Dreamer" on this week's 'Music Bank'.

HISTORY, unlike most of the other typical groups, has the title of "alternative group" attached to its name which not defined by a specific genre but rather by their passion for music. The group name actually stands for "HIS STORY", and the members will strive to appeal to fans with their unique brand of music and performances.

Check out their performance below!

F.cuz releases PV for Japanese single “Hello Again”

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 04:10 AM PDT


F.cuz is set to release their 4th Japanese single "Hello Again" and the full PV for the track has been unveiled before the official release.

"Hello Again" single will include the title song of the same name which is a rearranged Japanese version of Korean digital release "Dreaming i" as well as "All My Love" and instrumentals. The Limited Edition of the single has a bonus track entitled "Sorrow", which is written and performed solo by Kan.

"Hello Again" will be released in Japan on May 29th.

130426 Psy wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 04:15 AM PDT



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

The April 26th episode of the show features the anticipated comeback performances from SHINee, 4minute, Teen Top, Lyn and Juniel while rookie group HISTORY and former 'Superstar K4' contestant Hong Dae Kwang kicked off their debut.

Other performers tonight included INFINITE, Davichi, Girl's Day, K.Will, Seo In Guk, Geeks, M.I.B, D-UNIT, Ryu Seok Won, Si Hyeun, Sunny Days and Hong Jin Young


And for the highlight of the show, Psy won on this week's chart with his latest title track, "Gentleman"!

Congratulations Psy!




Tonight's Performances:

Opening


INFINITE


Davichi

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Girl's Day


K.Will

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Seo In Guk


Geeks


M.I.B

--

D-UNIT


Ryu Seok Won

--

Si Hyeun


Sunny Days


Hong Jin Young

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Watch tonight's debut/comeback stages below:

SHINee - "Why So Serious"
4minute - "What's Your Name"
Teen Top - "Walk By
Lyn - "Breakable Heart"
Juniel - "Pretty Boy"
Hong Dae Kwang - "Far Away"
HISTORY - "Dreamer"

SHINee is back with “Why So Serious” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 03:45 AM PDT


The boys of SHINee excite their fans by rolling out their promotions for the part two of their third album 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me' as well as the title track "Why So Serious"!

"Why So Serious" is a dance number with strong rock sounds, and SHINee is coming up with the most powerful performance and charisma ever, a totally different look from the one they showed in "Dream Girl" .

Especially the dance moves which has already been dubbed as the zombie dance, were designed by top-class choreographer Devin Jamieson who have worked with Super Junior, Michael Jackson, Usher, Britney Spears and Hillary Duff.

SHINee has given special performances with each album since its debut and their comeback stage is expected to be impressive with high quality of performance.

Check out their performance below!


Teen Top follows up with “Walk By” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 03:31 AM PDT



After concluding their promotions for "Miss Right," which started the "shake" craze, Teen Top is making a comeback with the release of their repackage album featuring the title song, "Walk By".

"Walk By" was produced by Brave Brothers and features a mild vocal sound mixed with rap. As the new song is a bonus track to thank its fans, the group included all the dance moves that fans loved to match the song.

Check out their performance on 'Music Bank' below.


4minute asks “What’s Your Name” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 03:27 AM PDT


After making quite a buzz with the release of her new album and music video for "What's Your Name", 4minute is officially kicking off their promotions tonight on 'Music Bank'.

For the group's 4th mini album, 4minute has worked with Brave Brothers for the first time ever. Its upcoming promotional single tilted "What's Your Name" is in the "fantasy hip-hop" genre, adding new energy to the group's charismatic image.

Check out their performance below:

Lyn is back with “Breakable Heart” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 03:18 AM PDT


Ballad powerhouse Lyn has returned with her heartbreaking song, "Breakable Heart", through her first comeback performance on this week's broadcast of 'Music Bank'.

"Breakable Heart" features B2ST's Junhyung and is the main track from her latest eighth single album's chapter one, 'Lyn 8th #1'. The song was written by Duble Sidekick, lyrics written by Lyn, and rap written by Junhyung.

Check out her performance below!

Hong Dae Kwang debuts with “Far Away” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 03:13 AM PDT


Former 'Superstar K4' contestant Hong Dae Kwang finally made his anticipated debut with "Far Away". He is also embarking on his official promotions with his first stage on this week's broadcast of 'Music Bank'.

"Far Away" is the title song of Hong Dae Kwang's debut album of the same name. The song which was written by singer himself, is a soft piano ballad about the sad reality of breaking up. His debut album include a total of 8 tracks, including "Goodbye" featuring SISTAR's Soyou.

Check out his debut performance below:

Juniel searches her “Pretty Boy” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 03:01 AM PDT


Returning with a bright and bubbly attitude, Juniel is kicking off her official comeback promotions for her latest track, "Pretty Boy"!

Juniel, who are known for her sad ballad songs such as "Bad Man" and "Illa Illa" turns in to a funky girl, showing off a 180 degree transformation from her original image of a feminine, serious girl.

"Pretty Boy" is the title song to her comeback third mini album 'Fall In L' which was released online on April 25th. The album includes 4 songs in total, and 2 of the songs, "DATE" and "Sleeptalking," are written by Juniel herself.

Meanwhile, watch her performance on 'Music Bank' below.

130426 Music Bank Performers List

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 12:51 AM PDT


SHINee, Infinite, Teen Top, 4minute, Girl's Day, Davichi, K.Will, M.I.B, Seo In Guk, Hong Jinyoung, D-UNIT, Geeks, Juniel, Lyn, HISTORY, Yoo Suk Won, Hong Dae Kwang, Sunny Days


Lee Minho in Malaysia 2013 Concert

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 12:48 AM PDT




Another spectacular event brought to you by Jazzy Group, Lee Min-Ho Concert in Malaysia 2013.
Jazzy Group will be bringing Lee Min-Ho to Malaysia, to hold his world live concert at Kenanga Wholesale City (KWC Level 15) on the 29th June2013, at 7.00 p.m. Tickets will be available starting 29 April 2013 (Monday) at 10a.m.
For zone VVIP only can be grab at Jazzy group office.

The ticket prices are listed as below:
- zone VVIP    : Rm 683
- zone VIP       : Rm 453
- zone A  
        : Rm 283
- zone B           : Rm 183

* Ticket price including RM3 processing fees

Lee Min-Ho was born in Heukseok-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea on June 22, 1987.In the 2nd year of his high school career, Lee Min-Ho turned his attention to acting. By the time of Lee Min-Ho's senior year in high school, he joined Starhaus Entertainment with the help of an acquaintance. After going through training, Min-ho started auditioning for roles and landed smaller roles in several television dramas. His major breakthrough came with Min-ho landing the lead role in the KBS2 drama "Boys Over Flowers" as Ku Jun-pyo. The television series became immensely popular and regularly received ratings of over 30% in South Korea. Lee Min-Ho is currently majoring in Film & Art at Konkuk University.
In 2011 Lee Min-Ho starred in popular drama series "City Hunter." The drama was based off a Japanese manga by Tsukasa Hojo.
With the release of Lee Min Ho's special album, he will go on a live world tour concert series to 10 countries including Korea, Beijing, Taipei, Bangkok, Osaka, Tokyo, Malaysia, Shanghai, Myanmar and Hong Kong. The tour will last until July and each concert will be in the hybrid format of a talk show. However, the purpose of this album is to thank to supportive fans. Lee Min Ho's domestic and international fans have been asking for this album and Lee Min Ho put two years of time and effort into this album in return. Moreover, a part of the profit made from this album's sales will be donated to charitable organizations helping people in need. Until now, Lee Min Ho prepared a song for every fan meeting he's hosted but never released the song officially or performed elsewhere.
Come and join us at Kenanga Wholesale City (KWC Level 15 as the venue sponsor) to enjoy his loveable and spectacular performances that will definitely melt your heart. On the other hand, you can do some shopping at KWC too, before the concert starts.

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Geeks to perform at Phantom’s first solo concert

Posted: 26 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT


After debuting in 2011, Phantom has been releasing music well-received by the public. With this success, they will be holding a solo concert on May 17th at the Uniqlo AX Hall. Since this is their first solo concert, they plan to show other sides of them that they have not showed their fans.

Phantom prepared another treat as labelmates Geeks will feature as guest performers at the concert. WA Entertainment explained that with the two acts under the same label, they're extremely loyal to one another. Out of this loyalty, Geeks have agreed to feature as guest performers for Phantom's concert.

The members stated, "We are thankful that Geeks readily agreed to guest at our concert. We'll work harder to put on a performance we won't regret."

Psy to donate 500m won from “Gentleman” profits to cancer patients

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT


International star Psy has decided to donate W500 million of his profits from "Gentleman" to children with cancer

YG Entertainment announced that Psy decided to donate the money because he wanted to show his gratitude for the support he has received from his fans so far. He will be donating 5 million won (about $500,000 USD) of proceeds from his "Gentleman" music sales and his solo concert "Happening" profits.

His donations will be used to help children with cancer. Psy was thinking hard about how and where he could make his donation. And it is said that Psy's decision was influenced by Yang Hyun Suk's past donation to sick children patients.