Monday, April 1, 2013

"KARA's Fansites' Voluntary Service!" plus 24 more

"KARA's Fansites' Voluntary Service!" plus 24 more


KARA's Fansites' Voluntary Service!

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT


KARA's fansites' celebrated KARA's 6th anniversary by doing good deeds.

Everkara and Nicole-ing, 2 of KARA's fansites and even Nicole's mother participated in the activities to commemorate the group's 6th anniversary which was on March 29th. The representatives of the fansites and Nicole's mother Ms. Kim Sherly went to World Vision Songpa Social Welfare Center and they donated  rice, nourishing foods, walker and even did voluntary service for the elderly.

That was a very good way to celebrate a very special event.



Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

‘IRIS 2’ cast to be made into ‘Sudden Attack’ characters

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 08:00 AM PDT


The cast members of the KBS drama 'IRIS 2' will be turned into characters for the popular first person shooter game 'Sudden Attack'.

In addition to the mains stars Lee Da Hae and Jang Hyuk, idol stars MBLAQ's Lee Joon and B2ST's Yoon Doojoon will also have their over characters. The actors will have their real voices used in the game in addition to getting special weapons with special added effects.

The game will feature a new map based on the drama concept for the gamers to enjoy.



Source: KBS

Taeyeon says goodbye to Thailand with a set of gorgeous selcas

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 07:54 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Taeyeon updated her Instagram with a set of gorgeous photos.

She added,"Bye Thailand", Girls' Generation performed in Thailand yesterday and they are on their way back.

Fans commented,"so pretty","Goddess" and etc.

2PM becomes model for China’s online game ‘QQ Dance 2’

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT


Idol group 2PM, who is currently gearing up for a grand comeback, has been chosen as the new endorsement model for Chinese online rhythm action game, 'QQ Dance 2'.

The enormous game company has members of 200 million people and daily log in members reach to 10 million. This game is beloved by young generation and driving 'fashion dance' sensation in China.

In 2010, 2PM was awarded as the Asia's best musician by China's MTV and CCTV's Mandarin Music Honors Award. Along with their popularity, they have been selected as a new model for the game brand.

The group will also release the title track for the game, "Shining in the Light" and the music video through the game. 2PM will be kicking off their promotional activities for the game by mid-April.

ZE:A’s Kwanghee drops out of ‘Knee Drop Guru’

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT


After announcing his departure earlier, ZE:A's Kwanghee finally left his spot on MBC's 'Golden Fishery – Knee Drop Guru'.

Kwanghee had joined in the show at the end of November when Kang Ho Dong returned in the entertainment industry. The idol is dropping out of the show after 4 months and during his last episode aired on March 28, Kwanghee said, "I'm sure you already know because of articles. Today is my last appearance."

Violist Richard Yong Jae O'Neil, who was a guest on the episode, asked him why he was taking off from the show. Kwanghee answered, "I have no reason to tell. I'd like to say thanks to Kang Ho Dong and Se Yoon for giving me a chance, and I learned a lot through 'Knee Drop Guru'."

He added, "I really earned and learned a lot through this show. I will do my best to return some time in the future."


Source: StarN News

LUNAFLY covers Justin Bieber’s “As Long As You Love Me”

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT


The talented trio of LUNAFLY, who have been treating fans with cover performances, are now back with another amazing cover song, to the delight of the fans.

On April 1, LUNAFLY released a cover of Justin Bieber's popular song "As Long As You Love Me". While their previous cover focused more on Sam, this time, Yun is taking on the spotlight and performed his own acoustic rendition of the song.

Meanwhile, LUNAFLY will be releasing their first album "Fly To Love" on April 3rd.

Check out the cover below:

G-Dragon kickstarts ‘One Of A Kind’ world tour

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT


Big Bang's G-Dragon successfully kickstarted his first world tour '2013 G-Dragon World Tour: One Of A Kind' in Seoul!

On March 30 and 31, G-Dragon rocked the stage of Seoul Olympics Gymnastic Stadium and he indeed showed a "one of a kind" concert, performing for 13,000 on each show. He showcased his own style and personality all throughout the concert. By presenting a great number of amazing tracks with variety of styles, he succeeded in appealing himself as a soloist.

The concerts featured four concepts, red, black metallic and colorful, and G-Dragon's repertoire featured 16 songs including his new single "MichiGo" which was released through LINE today. He also performed with his YG Entertainment label mates Tablo, CL and Lee Hi.

In addition, concert's stages, choreography and special effects that were planned and designed by Travis Payne and Stacy Walker, who both participated in Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' tour, made G-Dragon's music and performance even more entertaining.

G-Dragon's world tour will now proceed until the end of June. He will also become the first Korean solo artist to have toured 4 of Japan's Domes by the end of his world tour.

TVXQ takes world tour to China

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 05:31 AM PDT


After successful shows in Seoul and Hong Kong, TVXQ is taking its world concert tour to China!

TVXQ held their 'TVXQ! Live World Tour Catch Me in Beijing' on March 30th in Beijing, China, and performed in front of 10,000 Chinese fans, who showed their support with loud cheers.

The duo opened up the concert with "Rising Sun" before went on to perform such new songs like "Catch Me", "Humanoids", "Mirotic" and many more. Yunho performed "Honey Funny Bunny" for his solo stage while Changmin impressed everyone by singing a Mandarin song "Ting Hai".

An agency official said Chinese fans heated up the concert passionately, shaking pearl-red light sticks, which symbolize the group, singing along, and cheering in Korean.

TVXQ will next head to Japan for their world tour where they will perform at 5 Japan Domes in May.

JYJ’s Yoochun to release new song at Tokyo Dome concert

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Park Yoochun will be releasing a surprise single at the upcoming JYJ Tokyo Dome concert.

C-JeS Entertainment announced on April 1, "Park Yoochun will be releasing a self-written track at the upcoming concert. Due to his drama activities, Park Yoochun has not been able to release a solo album unlike the other members who released their solo albums. He decided to release a new song for his fans at the Dome concert."

The song titled "Walking on the Spring with Her" is a brit-pop genre, about a man's joy of falling in love.

Yoochun said, "It's been a while since we met the fans at Tokyo Dome. There were sorrows during the long wait, but we've become to meet and start again with a smile. I wanted to give my song as a present to express my hopes toward our new start. I made the melody and lyrics to welcome the new spring season."

G-Dragon releases new song “MichiGO”

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 04:23 AM PDT


Big Bang's G-Dragon released his new track "MichiGO" exclusively through the 'LINE' mobile messenger service on April 1.

"MichiGO" is a hip hop song commemorating his very first world concert as a solo, full of strong sounds that make the listeners go crazy as the title of the song indicates. To get the song, fans will have to download the GD Special Edition Sticker, and using the sticker on G-Dragon's LINE account will allow fans to listen to the new song.

G-Dragon performed the song for the first time at the opening concert of his upcoming solo world tour dubbed "One of a Kind" over the weekend at Seoul Olympic Park in Seoul.

Check out the track below:

Girls’ Generation’s “Gee” MV hits 100 million views on YouTube

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 03:52 AM PDT


Girls' Generation's iconic music video for "Gee" has reached the 100,000,000 Youtube views mark.

"Gee" music video reached the milestone three years and 10 months after it was released on June 8, 2009. While Psy's "Gangnam Style" still holds the record for most viewed video on Youtube, Girls' Generation's "Gee" becomes the most viewed video by a Kpop idol group.

Girls' Generation has also acquired 70 million views with "The Boys" music video. The dance version of "MR. TAXI" has racked up 73 million views to date while the Korean version of "Oh!" has garnered nearly 64 million views.

The group's latest single, "I Got a Boy," has only been out since January, but is already just a few thousand views shy of the 50 million mark.

2PM reveals new teaser in Morse Code

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 03:35 AM PDT


2PM is preparing for a grand return and following their thrilling comeback trailer, the group has released a unique and creative 'secret code' video teaser.

On April 1, JYP Entertainment uploaded a new video video titled "Code #1". The 20-second video contains white lights and intermittent beeps containing secret message. The teaser is written in Morse code and fans are saying that the message says, "2PM is back".

What does the code say?

LUNAFLY releases MV teaser for “Fly To Love”

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 03:17 AM PDT


After releasing individual teaser images, LUNAFLY has now unveiled the music video teaser for upcoming title song, "Fly To Love".

"Fly to Love" is a summery pop number which starts off with reggae sounds followed by house beats during the climax. The song is the title song to the group's first album of the same name, to be released on April 3rd.

Check out the teaser below:

After School's Lizzy flaunts her slender legs in "Kiss Me" photoshoot

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 02:30 AM PDT


After School's Lizzy, who is the new model of makeup brand "Kiss Me" shows off her cuteness and slim figure in the BTS video of the brand's latest photoshoot.

Check out the video below

Kim Wan Sun & SISTAR's Hyolin perform "Pierrot is laughing at us"

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 12:59 AM PDT

Kim Wan Sun and SISTAR's Hyolin perform together on "A Quiz Show Four Musketeers", check out their awesome collaboration on the show as they perform Kim Wan Sun's popular song "Pierrot Is Laughing At Us".

Roy Kim to perform with Jason Mraz

Posted: 01 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT


Roy Kim, winner of Mnet's 'Superstar K4' will be performing as a special guest for pop singer Jason Mraz's upcoming concert in Korea.

According to CJ E&M, Roy Kim will be on Jason Mraz's concert planned in May as special guest along with Joe Brooks and IDIOTAPE. With Live Nation Korea as the host, Jason Mraz's concert was going to be held on May 17th at the Jamsil Sports Complex in Seoul.

Roy Kim's representative revealed, "Roy Kim has often said Jason Mraz is one of his favorite musicians and that he listens to Mraz's music, so we were delighted to accept the invitation to the concert as a special guest. With his experience performing on big stages including the 'Superstar K' final stage as well as the '2012 MAMA', we anticipate an impressive performance for the around 20,000 music fans."

2AM wraps up promotions for “One Spring Day”

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 11:30 PM PDT


2AM will be wrapping up its second album activities to focus on individual solo careers.

On March 31, the ballad group had their last performance on SBS 'Inkigayo' and finally concluded their official promotions for "One Spring Day".

2AM made great achievements with their latest album, topping in a number of music charts as well as winning number one on KBS' 'Music Bank' and MBC Music's 'Show! Champion'.

The members said, "It's was our comeback in a year, and we're thankful to receive all the love. Many things happened during our promotion, but we are proud of ourselves for what we achieved. We will be focusing on individual activities for a while. We will do our best to greet as 2AM again later this year."

MBLAQ’s first concert in the Philippines cancelled

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 11:00 PM PDT


After being re-scheduled several times, MBLAQ's first concert in the Philippines 'MBLAQ FIRST CONTACT' has now been officially canceled.

MBLAQ was originally set hold their first concert at Philippines ALIW Theater on March 31st at 7PM with labelmate girl group Two X and rookie group EXCITE. However, due to unresolved technical and production concerns, the show has been cancelled.

Manila Korean Times, the organizer of the concert, announced through an official statement, "The managers and producers of MBLAQ: FIRST CONTACT regret to inform the fans, sponsors and the public that due to unresolved technical and production concerns, MBLAQ: FIRST CONTACT is CANCELLED."

They added, "All tickets purchased from SM TICKETS for this event shall be fully refunded upon surrender of ticket at the SM Ticket outlet where it was originally purchased. The managers and producers extend their sincere and deepest apology for these unforeseen developments and any inconvenience this may have caused."

15& to make official comeback on ‘K-Pop Star 2’

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Returning to where it all began, 15&'s Baek Ye Rin and Park Ji Min, the winner of the first season of 'K-Pop Star', will be making their official comeback through the popular audition program.

On April 1, JYP Entertainment announced through Twitter, "April 7th! 15&(Jimin Park, Yerin Baek) Comeback at KPOP STAR Final Stage!" and posted another teaser photo of 15& members wearing checkered-colored dresses and showing off an edgier look.

As hinted earlier, 15& will have their much-anticipated comeback on April 7th with a new song, "Somebody".

Are you excited for their return?

Super Junior’s Eunhyuk reveals the girl group that represents Korea

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 10:00 PM PDT


In the music industry flooded with different girl groups, Super Junior's Eunhyuk has stepped forward and proudly introduced the girl group that represents Korea.

On April 1, Eunhyuk posted on his Twitter, "To be honest, the Korea's representative girl group, isn't it Super Junior?", and attached the photo of the group.

Playing jokes for his fans just in time for April Fool's Day, Eunhyuk shared a photo of Super Junior members looking sexy in mini skirts and high heels. The charismatic boys transformed into alluring spy ladies in an edited 'A-Cha' album jacket photo.

Do you agree with Eunhyuk?

Electroboyz releases MV teaser for “Ma Boy 3”

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 09:52 PM PDT


Electroboyz are coming back with a new rendition of "Ma Boy" and they have now released a music video teaser for the song to hype up fans' anticipation.

On April 2, the hip hop trio will release their latest album 'In Love' featuring the title song "Ma Boy 3". Known for featuring female artists in most of their singles, Electroboyz will be collaborating with After School's Nana this time.

Check out the teaser below:

Lee Hongki announces FT Island’s disbandment?

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 09:28 PM PDT


FT Island's vocalist Lee Hongki is up to no good on April Fool's Day.

On April 1st, Lee Hongki nearly broke everyone's hearts by announcing on his Twitter, "FT Island decided to disband from today. Thank you for the love you've showed for us so far."

He added, "And we will reborn as Lee Hongki and 4 children", playing an April Fool's Days prank on all his fans.

While many fans were relieved to find out that Hongki was just being a jokester, some fans were not even affected by those words saying, "That didn't work at all", "I knew it!" and "We all saw it coming".

Did Lee Hongki got you?

miss A’s Fei flaunts stunning figure in sexy red dress

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 09:00 PM PDT


miss A's Fei recently caught the eyes of netizens by sharing a photo taken with labelmate, Baek Ah Yeon.

On March 29, the miss A member who is currently appearing in 'Dancing With the Stars 3' tweeted, "Ah Yeon, thank you so much for coming to today's show", and attached the photo above.

In the photo, Fei and Baek Ah Yeon are posing for a photo together. In particular, Fei gained much attention for her sexy red dress she used on her provocative Rumba performance. Her perfect body shape can be viewed clearly and fans are showing great reactions for her charismatic look.

Netizens commented, "You will win", "She looks like Park Ji Yoon" and "I was so surprised while watching TV."

Han Hye Jin’s high school photos revealed

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 08:45 PM PDT


Recently, several photos were uploaded under the title "Han Hye Jin's high school days" on a number of different community boards and SNS.

In the photos is Han Hye Jin when she was in high school. She looks a bit younger and youthful than now, but she is still looking amazingly beautiful and even called as "One of the three beauties of Eun Kwang High School."

Netizens who saw the photos commented, "There is reason why Ki Sung Yong had a crush on her", "I envy her so much" and "Unbelievably pretty."

In related news, Han Hye Jin recently admitted her relationship with professional soccer player Ki Sung Yong.

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung and Yuri are spring fairies for ‘THE STAR’

Posted: 31 Mar 2013 08:28 PM PDT


Girls' Generation's Sooyoung and Yuri transformed into lovely spring fairies.

Sooyoung and Yuri will be appearing on the cover of the first issue of 'THE STAR' magazine. THE STAR' is a new fashion-entertainment monthly magazine, with the first issue releasing on April 1st.

The two Girls' Generation members appeared beautifully sophisticated in the photo donning white clothes with white rose in their hands. Amidst their busy Korean schedules and Japan arena tour, they managed to show off the freshness of a lady in a six-hour long and spring-filled pictorial.


Credit: Soshified