Wednesday, April 24, 2013

"JYJ's Park Yoochun for NII 2013 Summer!" plus 24 more

"JYJ's Park Yoochun for NII 2013 Summer!" plus 24 more

JYJ's Park Yoochun for NII 2013 Summer!

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT

Idol group JYJ who is the current endorser of clothing brand NII models the clothes for summer. Adorable Park Yoochun's photos posing for NII have been unleashed. He looks cute with his child-like outfit and makes it more cuter by posing and playing like a kid . Summer will be more fun with JYJ.

Take a look at Yoochun's childish photos below.

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Psy to feature in Queen guitarist Brian May’s album

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 07:23 AM PDT

Psy will be teaming up with legendary band Queen's Brian May.

On the April 22 broadcast of MBC FM4U's 'Bae Chul Soo's Music Camp', the singer announced the exciting news saying, "Queen guitarist Brian May will be releasing a remake album and he asked me to participate in the remake of a song."

When asked what was his reaction, Psy shared that he had cried, wondering if he was worthy enough to do the job. "I cried so hard. I realized that dreams can come true."

Psy said he is a big fan of Queen in various interviews and he even requested the radio to play Queen's "Love of My Life" during the broadcast.

Lee Hyori’s boyfriend Lee Sang Soon participates in her album

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT

It has been revealed that Lee Hyori's boyfriend Lee Sang Soon participated in her upcoming album.

A representative announced that Lee Sang Soon, who is a talented guitarist and Lee Hyori's boyfriend, will be participating in Lee Hyori's new album as a session man. He joined the team through the regular procedures and did not received any special treatment.

Meanwhile, Lee Hyori signaled her much awaited return by releasing five video teasers with five different concepts.

Go Soo to make small screen comeback with ‘The Golden Empire’

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Actor Go Soo will be making his small screen comeback for the first time in four years with upcoming SBS drama, 'The Golden Empire'.

On April 23rd, the actor's management agency announced that Go Soo recently decided to cast in 'The Golden Empire'. He will be playing the role of a young man Jang Tae Joo, who lives through a war-like life to reach the chair of the biggest power.

Go Soo is gathering expectation, since he will be appealing himself with powerful masculinity, acting with 'masterpiece' actors Son Hyun Joo, Park Geun Hyung, and Ryu Seung Soo.

'The Golden Empire' is about the power struggle within a rich family living through Korea's turbulent economy of the 1990s. The drama will be a collaboration between screenwriter Park Kyung Soo and producer Jo Nam Gu, who previously worked together for the drama 'The Chaser'.

Red carpet photos from the ‘M! Countdown Nihao-Taiwan’

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Mnet's 'M! Countdown' is taking over Taiwan with the highly-anticipated 'M! Countdown Nihao-Taiwan' concert which is being held at the Taipei Arena on April 24th. The selected artists spotlighting the large-scale event include those who have led the K-Pop hallyu fever in early 2013.

Photos of the artists from the red carpet prior the concert have been unveiled through 'M! Countdown' Facebook page. Some of the top stars who attended the event include SHINee, T-ara, Teen Top, Tony An, K.Will, INFINITE, SISTAR, U-Kiss, Girl's Day and more.

'M Countdown Nihao-Taiwan' is a part of 2013's 'M Countdown Global Tour' and will be hosted by 1st generation K-Pop star H.O.T.'s member Tony An. It features mind-blowing performances as well as special joint stages with fabulous artists lineup from both Korea and Taiwan.

Check out the photos below:

Roy Kim releases “Spring Spring Spring” practice clip

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 05:30 AM PDT

Roy Kim, winner of the audition program 'Superstar K4' finally made his official debut with first single "Spring Spring Spring".

With his new round of promotions coming up, the singer is hard at work with his rehearsals and a practice clip has been unveiled through CJ E&M official Youtube channel.

"Spring Spring Spring" is described to be of the country music genre, and incorporates elements of soothing whistling and guitar sounds. The song features Roy Kim's own music flavor, and it displays his potential as a singer and composer.

T-ara to perform with Taiwanese girl group Dream Girls

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT

T-ara will be having a special performance with Taiwanese girl group, Dream Girls.

According to Mnet on April 24th, T-ara will have a joint with the Taiwanese girl group Dream Girls for the 'M Countdown Nihao-Taiwan' at the Taipei Arena in Taiwan.

In celebration of the global festival between Korean and Taiwan, T-ara will perform their representative song "Bo Peep Bo Peep", while the Taiwanese version of the song will be introduced by the Dream Girls.

Meanwhile, new artists will also prepare unique performances to capture Taiwanese fans. Tasty will recreate Taiwanese group Lollipop F's song while Dal Shabet will perform Taiwanese girl group S.H.E's song "Super Star."

Lee Min Jung and Shin Ha Gyun’s kiss scene revealed

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 04:30 AM PDT

Lee Min Jung and Shin Ha Gyun teased the viewers with a heart-raising kiss scene!

On April 24th, the production team of SBS drama 'All About My Love' revealed still cuts from Lee Min Jung and Shin Ha Gyun's kiss scene.

This particular scene was taken on the rooftop of a house in Seoul after a very late night shooting. Even though both of them were exhausted, they showed amazing concentration and professionalism.

In the photos, Shin Ha Gyun and Lee Min Jung are looking into each other's eyes with so much affection and they are just a second away from kissing each other.

SECRET’s Zinger to make her return as Jung Hana

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 04:00 AM PDT

SECRET's rapper Zinger will go by her real name, Jung Hana.

According to TS Entertainment, after going through many ups and downs last year, most notably a car accident leaving her in the hospital, the young idol star wanted a new start and has decided to start promoting as Jung Hana from this upcoming new album onwards.

The agency explained, "Jung Hana expressed her mind to start for new attitude, as she became mature both musically and psychologically, concentrating on music work while she rested for recovery. She wrote lyrics of three song among four song of the mini album."

SECRET will return on April 30th with their fourth mini album titled 'Letter From SECRET'. Their title song off the album is "YooHoo".

BTOB releases BTS clip from “Second Confession” MV

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 03:47 AM PDT

Having already returned with new single "Second Confession", the boys of BTOB have now unveiled the behind-the-scenes footage from the filming of their latest music video.

The 6-minute making-of video features various clips from the filming for both official and pajama version music videos for BTOB's new single, "Second Confession" as well as mini interviews from the members.

Check out the clip below!

2PM to hold a comeback show in May

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 03:30 AM PDT

In celebration of their grand return to the local music scene, 2PM will be holding a special comeback show on television.

On April 24, JYP Entertainment announced that 2PM is preparing for a special comeback show with MBC. "2PM members are currently filming for the '2PM Comeback Show' which will feature behind the scenes footage of their comeback process."

The 2PM comeback show will be aired on May 11 on MBC.

Juniel transforms into beautiful bride

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 03:06 AM PDT

Singer Juniel has transformed into a beautiful bride.

Still cuts from the music video of Juniel's upcoming title song, "Pretty Boy" have been unveiled showing the young singer as an April bride in a wedding dress alongside her groom. It is said that Juniel wore a wedding dress for the first time and many fans are already showing great interest in her new song and music video.

Meanwhile, Juniel will be releasing her comeback third mini album 'Fall In L' on April 25th.

Girls' Generation's Taeyeon loves "blue"

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 02:55 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Taeyeon expresses her love for "blue" through Instagram.

She mentioned,"Blue sky, blue chair and blue nails:.

She is seen posing with her blue nails in the photo above.

Fans commented,"What's up with blue","That color suits you very well","pretty" and etc.

4Minute releases new set of teaser photos

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 02:04 AM PDT

After revealing the individual teaser videos of members, 4Minute continues to tease with a set of concept photos for their upcoming album.

Their album titled "Name is 4Minute" will be released on 26th April, stay tuned for more details.

Whose concept photo is your favorite?

Davichi's Haeri clarifies relationship with Minkyung

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 01:59 AM PDT

Davichi's Lee Haeri clarified the rumor addressing the bad relationship between Kang Minkyung and herself.

In the broadcast of KBS talk show 'Hello', Lee Haeri said,"We really have a good relationship".

She also added,"When we first released the first album, there were rumours saying that the two of us weren't close to each other, and our relationship was just about work". Then MC Lee Young Ja asked,"The relationship between you two is really bad?" and MC Shin Dong Yup also joked,"That is much better!", brought laughter to everyone.

Lee Haeri said,"Our relationship is really good.We don't show much intimate affection to each other because we're close like a family"

Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

ZE:A’s Siwan denies plastic surgery rumor

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT

ZE:A's Im Siwan recetnly talked about his plastic surgery rumors.

On April 22, Siwan appeared as one of the guests on KBS 2TV 'Hello' and shared, "Kwanghee is famous for his plastic surgery, and every one think that all of the ZE:A members got plastic surgery just like him."

He jokingly added, "People think that all of our nine members got plastic surgeries, but the truth is Kwanghee had nine people's worth of surgeries all by himself."

Siwan confirmed that he was born with his handsome face saying, "I did not get anything done on my face."

Kang Dong Won joins Song Hye Kyo’s agency

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Actor Kang Dong Won has recently joined Song Hye Kyo's agency.

On April 22, United Artist Agency (UAA) has announced that they recently signed Kang Dong Won. The agency added, "We expect Kang Dong Won to have a synergy effect together with UAA, which offers integrated service of a new concept."

UAA is a company co-founded by UP (United Pictures), a movie investment production company, and a law firm The Firm in the first half of 2012. It also signed a joint business agreement Terence Chang's ATN, and EFFIGIES, a European agency which has its head office in Paris.

Kang Dong Won is preparing to film a movie after being discharged from the army in 2012.

Shinhwa Confirmed As The Final Line-Up Artist Group of 2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 11:29 PM PDT

Jointly organized by Marctensia Concerts and Universal Music Malaysia, and supported by Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), the "Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia" is back again after its first successful run in December 2012!

The joint organizers officially announced the "2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia" and will be bringing Malaysian fans a star-studded line-up: Girls' Generation, AOA and the legendary Kpop group – Shinhwa!

Featuring an astounding line-up, this time around the "2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia" is expected to attract over 17,000 spectators with around 4,000 foreign tourists and to create an estimated economic impact to Malaysia of over RM14million.  The "2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia" is one of the promotional efforts to support the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and Tourism Malaysia's campaign - Visit Malaysia Year 2014(VMY 2014).
The "2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia" will be happening on May 12, 2013 at the Stadium Merdeka, KL at 8pm. Tickets are priced at RM223, RM323 (Free Seating), RM353, RM453 (Free Standing) and VIP (Numbered Seating).

In conjunction with Shinhwa's first time visit in Malaysia and their presence in the "2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia", Marctensia Concerts and Universal Music Malaysia have decided to return with the discount for a limited period of time. Enjoy 10% off all ticket categories (except VIP tickets) from 20 April till 28 April, 2013. The joint organizers are also giving exclusive 15% off on all ticket categories (except VIP tickets) for previous ticket holders of "2012 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia".

Ticket holders of "2012 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia" are required to present their previous ticket(s) upon purchase at selected TicketCharge outlets to enjoy the 15% discount. Each "2012 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia" ticket presented at these outlets will be entitled to purchase four tickets at discount.

Get all tickets (except VIP tickets) via TicketCharge hotline at 03 9222 8811, walk-in at selected TicketCharge outlets or purchase online at For VIP tickets pre-order, please contact Marctensia Concerts at 03 2092 1199 or email

Formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2007, Girls' Generation is a South Korean girl group also referred to as SoShi or SNSD. They recently released their forth-Korean album, I Got A Boy, on January 1, 2013. Girls' Generation made their debut in Malaysia in March 2012 at KLCC, which attracted a massive number of fans. Malaysia SONE would not want to miss this chance to catch their favorite girls again in Kuala Lumpur this coming May as they are going to perform an array of their biggest hits!

Additionally, Malaysian Kpop fans must also reach out a warm welcome to Ace of Angels (aka AOA), a South Korean idol girl group and band, produced by FNC Entertainment. AOA made their debut in South Korea with their single album Angel's Story, on July 30, 2012.

The final artist group, Shinhwa, was initially formed under SM Entertainment back in 1998. Shinhwa, which mean Myth or Legend in Korean, is a South Korean six-member boy band that debuted on 24 March 1998 with members: Eric Mun, Lee Min-woo, Kim Dong-wan, Shin Hye-sung, Jun Jin and Andy Lee. After a four-year hiatus, Shinhwa made their comeback to the music industry in March 2012 with their tenth album The Return. Malaysia Shinhwa Changjo would not want to miss this chance to catch this "legend" first time in Malaysia this coming May!

This showcase is proudly organized by Marctensia Concerts and Universal Music Malaysia, supported by Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Artist Produced by S.M. Entertainment, FNC Entertainment & Shinhwa Company, Promoted by K Entertainment, Official Food Partner KFC, Official Hair Care Sponsor Sunsilk, Official Mobile Partner DiGi, Official Music Channel MTV Asia, Official Radio Station MY FM, Supporting Radio Station ERA FM, Official Magazines YG & Epop, Official Hotel DoubleTree by Hilton KL, Official Ticketing Agent TicketCharge, Promo Partner Daily Kpop News and Special Thanks to Renoma CafĂ© Gallery.
For more information on "2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia", please stay tuned to Marctensia Concerts ( ( or Universal Music Malaysia Chinese ( (

Jang Geun Suk holds an overnight event with fans

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Jang Geun Suk met with 1,500 Japanese fans in an overnight fan meeting titled 'Lotte Duty Free Jang Geun Suk in Star Avenue' at the High1 Convention Hotel in Gangwondo on April 21-22.

The event was organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Lotte Duty Free's Korean wave marketing and it was comprised of a mini-concert, a talk session and a quiz show. Different from usual fan meeting, the event ran for one night and two days.

During dinner, Jang Geun Suk made sure to greet every table occupied by fans, welcoming them to the event. He also sang his heart out to a total of four songs during the mini concert.

Meanwhile, Jang Geun Suk will be releasing his second studio album in Japan on April 29.

Teen Top sells out Kobe concert in 10 minutes

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Teen Top has sold out their upcoming exclusive concert in Japan.

This coming May, Teen Top will be having the first show of their Asia tour '2013 TEEN TOP No.1 Asia Tour' in Kobe, Japan and the tickets for their shows in Kobe were sold out only 10 minutes after the sales began.

Teen Top will kick off their first Asia tour Seoul on May 11 and 12 and will then move to Japan with 2 shows in Kobe and 2 shows in Tokyo. It took only ten minutes for the group to sell out the entire 13,000 tickets for Kobe concerts, proving Teen Top's rising popularity in the region.

An representative stated, "Tickets for Teen Top's shows in Kobe were all sold out, and it seems that the tickets for Tokyo will also get sold out only in a matter of time."

10 idol groups to fill in Shindong’s post on ‘ShimShimTaPa’

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 10:00 PM PDT

With Shindong being away for Super Junior's tour in South America, a great number of different K-Pop stars will be filling his DJ spot on MBC FM's 'ShimShimTaPa'.

MBC recently announced the lineup of special idol DJs that will substitute for Shindong. For 10 days starting from April 22, B1A4, TEEN TOP, Girl's Day, U-Kiss, Wonder Girls, BTOB, ZE:A, MBLAQ and Jewelry will be appearing as special DJs, and hold an event called '2013 ShimShimTaPa KPOP Festival'.

Each group will be hosting the radio show for one day, and such an event was never held before. They will be hosting the show for Super Junior's Shindong, who had to leave his chair for a while due to Super Junior's Super Show in South America.

Juniel makes surprise visit to university campus

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 09:30 PM PDT

Juniel made a surprise visit to Korea University's campus in Junicar to promote her upcoming album 'Fall in L'.

On April 22, the singer wrote on her Twitter, "Today, Juniel is coming to Korea University's Science Library in Junicar at 6pm to find "'Pretty Boy'. See you guys later."

Approximately three hours later, Juniel appeared at Korea University campus in Anam-dong, Seoul, and she was immediately surrounded by 3,000 people who have been waiting for her. A great number of students ran out to the main square, leaving the all libraries almost empty.

Especially, the students yelled out "Pretty Boy", the title song of Juniel's upcoming album 'Fall in L' and Juniel distributed beverages that she recently advertised.

Legend Cho Yong Pil releases “Hello” music video!

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 09:21 PM PDT

Legend Cho Yong Pil is finally making his official comeback with the release of his 19th full album titled, 'Hello', the first in a decade since 'Over the Rainbow' in 2003.

Cho Yong Pil pre-released his track "Bounce" which quickly climbed up the music charts and even pushed Psy to second place. It reached No.1 on the day after its release despite worldwide attention garnered by Psy's "Gentleman".

The respected singer also revealed his music video for the much anticipated song, "Hello", featuring Verbal Jint. The video was first shown during his special showcase on April 23 in celebration of his 45th anniversary as a legendary artist of Korea.

Check out the MV below!

Trailer for Park Shin Hye’s ‘Love’s Rock-Paper-Scissors’ revealed

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 09:00 PM PDT

The official trailer for Park Shin Hye and Yoon Kye Sang's upcoming new romantic movie 'Love's Rock-Paper-Scissors' has been revealed.

'Love's Rock-Paper-Scissors' is a romantic-comedy movie about a man who has never succeeded in love and the woman he fell for at first glance. The film is directed by Kim Ji Woon for the 'Way to Nature Film Project' to celebrate Kolon Sports' 40th anniversary.

The film is set to be released through Kolon official website on April 30th. Check out the trailer below.

LEDApple releases a hilarious cover of Psy’s “Gentleman”

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 08:40 PM PDT

Known for bringing fantastic cover song each week, LEDApple has now returned with another cover performance for this week's episode of LEDApple's 'Music Note'.

On April 23, LEDApple shared a band cover of Psy's "Gentleman" on its Youtube channel. The boys also revealed a special music video, and just the original music video of "Gentleman", it included hilarious cuts as well as showcased their own 'arrogant dance' moves.

Check out the cover below!