Thursday, April 25, 2013

"KARA's Gyuri Is A Handsome Man!" plus 24 more

"KARA's Gyuri Is A Handsome Man!" plus 24 more


KARA's Gyuri Is A Handsome Man!

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT


KARA's leader Park Gyuri turned into a handsome man.

Goddess of Kara, Park Gyuri stars in MBC's new drama "Nail Shop Paris" as female lead and her transformation from Goddess to a good looking guy catches attention. She portrays the role of 'Yeoju' who is an online writer but decided to apply to "Nail Shop Paris" and pretends to be a guy as the shop only hires male flowerboys.

Recently, a photo of Gyuri with her co-star Jeon Jihoo was uploaded online. She is seen having a short hair but still looking pretty and handsome at the same time. The Goddess turned into a handsome man.

'Nail Shop Paris' has 10 episodes and it will be aired starting on May 3rd.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Lee Hyun Woo to appear in Akdong Musician’s “I Love You” MV

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 08:00 AM PDT


Actor Lee Hyun Woo will be appearing in Akdong Musician's upcoming music video for "I Love You", an OST single for the SBS Wed-Thur drama 'All About My Romance.'

Recently, SBS released still cut from the music video for Akdong Musician's newest self-composed song. In the music video, Soohyun acts as if she is dating actor Lee Hyun Woo to show the "butterfly-in-stomach" feeling at the start of a relationship.

The actor was chosen as Soohyun has often mentioned him as her favorite star. The staff asked the actor to appear in the music video, which Lee Hyun Woo easily agreed to. The music video will be revealed in early May through SBS.

Psy departs for America for “Gentleman” promotions

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT


On April 25th, Psy was spotted at Incheon International Airport as he prepares to depart for America for the promotions of his latest hit single, "Gentleman".

According to YG Entertainment, "Psy will be promoting his new song through American television show appearances. We are anticipating that the song will rise even further in charts after that."

About the launch of his promotions in America, Psy said, "My first appearance will be on 'The Today Show' which will take place in New York on May 1. 'The Today Show' means a lot to me."

The number of views of "Gentleman" MV on YouTube went over 200 million, and since Psy will be starting his official US promotion next week, many people are growing anticipated about his further achievements.

Gaon Chart releases rankings for April 14 – April 20

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 07:00 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 April 14, 2013 – April 20, 2013]


Weekly Singles Chart

1. Psy : "Gentleman"

2. Cho Yong Pil : "Bounce"

3. Lyn ft. Baechigi : "Tonight"

4. K.Will : "Love Blossom"

5. Davichi feat. Verbal Jint : "Be Warmed"

6. Seo In Guk : "With Laughter or With Tears"

7. Akdong Musician : "Foreigner's Confession"

8. 15& : "Somebody"

9. Lee Hi : "Rose"

10. Geeks : "How About"


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Weekly Album Chart

1. C-CLOWN : "Shaking Heart" [3rd Mini Album]

2. Various Artists : "Iris 2" [Original Soundtrack]

3. Hong Dae Kwang : "Far Away" [1st Mini Album]

4. Salt N' Paper : "SALTNPAPER" [1st Mini Album]

5. Girls' Generation : "2011 Girls' Generation Tour" [2nd Japan Live Album]

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

7. Seo In Guk : "With Laughter or With Tears" [4th Single]

8. Davichi : "Mystic Ballad Part 2" [2nd Album]

9. Lee Hi : "First Love" [1st Album]

10. Erica Morini : "The Art of Erica Morini"


< Last week's rankings

Song Ji Hyo charmingly invites fans to watch ‘Heaven’s Order’

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT


Actress Song Ji Hyo has her very own effective way on inviting the fans to watch her latest KBS 2TV Wed-Thu drama, 'Heaven's Order'.

On April 24, the lovely actress posted on her Facebook page, It's the day! You know what it is! The first broadcast of 'Heaven's Order'! We are in the making of the drama and the first episode can be seen at 10PM on KBS 2TV. I hope you like it!"

She attached a photo to the post, showing herself wearing a white hanbok while posing with her hands under her chin in an adorable manner.

Song Ji Hyo will be appearing in the drama as the palace doctor Hong Da In.

CNBLUE’s “Blind Love” debuts #2 on Oricon

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT


CNBLUE is already enjoying success with their newest song being placed at the top tier of Japan's Oricon Chart.

According to Oricon on April 25, CNBLUE's 5th Japanese single "Blind Love" which was released in the country on the 24th, debuted in second place on Oricon′s Daily Singles Chart after selling 35,773 copies in its first day.

The title song "Blind Love" was written and composed by Lee Jong Hyun and is about a man who is unable to forget a past love.

Shin Se Kyung and Song Seung Hun’s romantic first kiss

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 05:30 AM PDT


Shin Se Kyung and Song Seung Hun shared their romantic first kiss in the most recent broadcast of MBC TV series 'When A Man Loves' which was aired on April 24.

Previously, Seo Mi Do (Shin Se Kyung) accepted Han Tae Sang's proposal, and he is spending lovely days in happiness. During the episode, Han Tae Sang is expressing his sincere feelings for Seo Mi Do, and had a romantic and dramatic first kiss.

Even though the kiss was a beginning for Seo Mi Do and Han Tae Sang, it was the beginning of a tragedy for Lee Jae Hee (Yeon Woo Jin) as he is also inlove with Seo Mi Do. The moment Lee Jae Hee saw the two kissing, it was the end of their friendship.

Park Shin Hye flaunts sexy waistline in new ‘Jambangee’ pictorial

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Actress Park Shin Hye once again showed off her perfect S-line and sexy waistline in her latest summer pictorial for clothing brand 'Jambangee'.

Her agency S.A.L.T. Entertainment, released a cut from her 2013 S/S Jambangee fashion pictoral. From the pictorial, she is showing her perfect waist line wore flower printed white skinny jeans with denim jacket.

Park Shin Hye is fully showing her great charms, and it is said that she impressed many staffs by showing many great poses and different looks.

INFINITE’s L unveils cover for photobook “L’s Bravo Viewtiful”

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 04:34 AM PDT


INFINITE's L recently unveiled a mysterious video teaser, and as many predicted, he will be releasing a photo essay book titled, "L's Bravo Viewtiful", next month.

The photo essay book will features various photos taken by L himself during a 93-day journey as well as stories that he has personally written.

Woollim Entertainment stated, "L bought a camera with his first paycheck as an INFINITE member because he loves taking photos. Recently, he has been hanging out with professional photographers and consistently studying photography. Although the photos may be lacking, we hope that you look at his sincere and honest stories with his photos."

"L's Bravo Viewtiful" will be released in May.

Performances from ‘M! Countdown Nihao-Taiwan’ + Psy wins #1 with “Gentleman”

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 03:54 AM PDT


Mnet's 'M! Countdown' is taking over Taiwan with the highly-anticipated 'M! Countdown Nihao-Taiwan' concert which was 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.

The lineup of performers included SHINee, INFINITE, T-ara, SISTAR, U-Kiss, Davichi, K.will, Teen Top, Girl's Day, Dal Shabet, Ailee, Tasty and BaeChigi.

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

This week's winner on the 'M! Countdown' music chart is none other than Psy with his latest hit single, "Gentleman".

Check out the performances below:

Teen Top




Girl's Day


Dal Shabet



Tasty



Davichi


BaeChigi


SISTAR



Ailee


K.Will


INFINITE



SHINee


uBEAT debuts with “Should Have Treated You Better” on ‘M! Countdown: Nihao-Taiwan’

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 03:39 AM PDT


U-Kiss' first-ever unit group uBEAT is finally making its official debut with their first unit performance on 'M! Countdown: Nihao-Taiwan' which took place at the Taipei Arena on April 24th.

Following the group's successful round of promotions for "Standing Still", members Eli and AJ took the stage as duo uBEAT and performed their debut single, "Should Have Treated You Better". The song is a slow tempo fusion of R&B and hip hop, produced by Brave Brothers who made U-Kiss' hit song "Man Man Ha Ni".

Check out their performance below!

T-ara performs “Bo Peep Bo Peep” with Taiwanese girl group Dream Girls

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 03:29 AM PDT


T-ara held a special joint stage with the Taiwanese girl group Dream Girls for the 'M Countdown Nihao-Taiwan' at the Taipei Arena in Taiwan on April 24.

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

Both groups showed different charms, both those popular in Korea and Taiwan, and captivated the fan's hearts with their exotic charms.

Check out their performance below!

Teen Top’s Changjo poses with his ‘twin’

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 03:13 AM PDT


Teen Top member Changjo shared funny photos taken with his 'twin' brother.

On April 23, the Teen Top member posted on his Twitter, "D-18 Teen Top concert. Getting nervous", and attached a pair of selca.

The photo shows Changjo posing with his photoshopped 'twin', one looking outside of the window, while the other one is showing a v-shape with his fingers. In another photo, he is showing a surprised look, as his doppleganger yelled out.

Meanwhile, Teen Top released their 'No.1 Repackage Special Edition' album as well as "Walk By" music video earlier today.

4minute Hyuna and Gayoon rock Instyle

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 01:10 AM PDT


Instyle has just released new pictorials featuring 4minute's Hyuna and Gayoon.

In those photos, the two girls dress in outfits with vintage pattern. The main colors of the concept are black and white. Though Hyuna and Gayoon put on simple outfits, their beauty and body shape are still stand out, thanks to their professional poses and expressions. They also wear different accessories for each photo to make a key, like sunglasses, necklace, hat, shoes, earings,...

Watch their full photoshoot on Instyle May issue.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS



Hello Venus' Lime greets fans with a gorgeous selca

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 12:24 AM PDT

Hello Venus' Lime says hello to fans with a gorgeous photo.

Hello Venus' official Me2day was updated with a new photo on 24th April, Lime mentioned," How do you like our teaser photo?Our new album is coming soon, yay".

Do you anticipate Hello Venus' comeback?

Actress Lee Si Young becomes a national boxer

Posted: 25 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT


Actress Lee Si Young succeeded in becoming a national boxer.

Lee Si Young won in the finals for the 48kg class at the 2013 National Athlete Contest held on April 24. With the win, she became the first Korean actress to receive the national boxer title in Korean boxing history.

Over the last 2 years Lee Si Young has been competing in the ring fulltime. During her last match, she lost the first round 2-4 before fully gained her confidence back during the 3rd round and succeeded in taking the lead of the game.

She ended up winning over Lee Da Som by 22:20, and she succeeded in achieving the title of a national boxer.

Akdong Musician’s “I Love You” tops music charts

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Akdong Musician, the winner of SBS 'K-Pop Star 2', released new single "I Love You" for the SBS drama, 'All About My Romance', and the song immediately topped local music charts pushing Cho Yong Pil and Psy's tracks behind.

The song, which was released on April 25th, quickly climbed atop of various real-time music charts within 2 hours of its release. They managed to place higher than Cho Yong Pil's "Hello" and Psy's "Gentleman".

Known for their songwriting skills, the duo of Lee Chan Hyuk and his younger sister Lee Su Hyun wrote the lyrics and composed the new OST single.

SHINee to work with Michael Jackson’s choreographer for comeback

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT


SHINee is well known for their powerful performance on stage will be working with world-famous choreographer, Devin Jamieson.

The group is coming back with "Why So Serious", the next promotional single off of the second part to their third album, 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me'. Especially the dance moves 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, which is a totally different look from the one they showed in "Dream Girl".

Cho Yong Pil highly compliments Psy

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 10:30 PM PDT


The 'king of singers' Cho Yong Pil highly complimented his global junior Psy.

On April 23rd, Cho Yong Pil, who recently returned with his 19th album, 'Hello', held a premium showcase at Olympic Hall located in Songpa district, Seoul.

In a press conference prior the event, the singer mentioned Psy saying, "I am very proud of Psy as a fellow Korean. Psy is so amazing. I have never believed this thing could happen. Even when I was making new music, I still thought Psy made phenomenal achievements. I'm just proud of that a Korean singer made such fabulous achievements."

About the competition with Psy on music chart, Cho Yong Pil said, "People ask me why am I competing with Psy, but I never really timed this on purpose. It's nice to see that the market has room for both of us."

TVXQ to release new Japanese single in June

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 10:00 PM PDT


Following the huge success of their sixth studio album 'TIME', TVXQ will be making a comeback this summer with a new Japanese single.

According to a Japanese outlet, TVXQ will release their new single titled,'OCEAN' this coming June 12, 2013. The title song of the same name is a "Summer dance track" that will surely heighten the atmosphere this Summer.

The single will include that coupling track "Wedding Dress", and will be available in CD+DVD Limited Edition and CD-only version.

Psy’s “Gentleman” jumps to #5 on Billboard Hot 100

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 09:30 PM PDT


After successfully debuting in 12th place earlier, Psy's latest hit single "Gentleman" galloped to 5th place on the Billboard's Hot 100 chart this week!

According to Billboard's latest chart ranking on April 25th, Psy's "Gentleman" ranked in 5th place, marking a giant step up for the singer. The website stated that the song blasts into the chart "fueled primarily by a 60% gain in streaming, as it tallies a second week at No. 1 on Streaming Songs with 13.9 million U.S. streams."

Meanwhile, Psy has been nominated for six different awards in the upcoming 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

SECRET is ready for the summer in new “YooHoo” teaser

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 09:16 PM PDT


Slowly closing in on their anticipated comeback, SECRET continues the teasing with the release of new video teaser for their upcoming title song, "YooHoo"!

Similar to the previously revealed teaser photos, the new video features the members in a bright and lovely concept, enjoying the warm summer weather.

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

TVXQ’s Changmin participates in SHINee’s new album

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 09:00 PM PDT


Showing his support for his junior, TVXQ's Changmin participated in the production of SHINee's upcoming new album.

SHINee will be releasing the second chapter of their third album titled 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me'. Among the songs included in the album, "Can't Leave" is particularly grabbing attention as TVXQ's Changmin is said to have written the lyrics for it.

The song is soft pop ballad song about a person who misses a past love.

According to a representative of SM Entertainment, "Changmin is usually interested in writing lyrics, and has had thoughts of participating as lyricist for other artists. He contributed the lyrics for SHINee's 'Can't Leave' this time."

SHINee will be releasing their third regular album, Chapter2 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me' online on April 26th, while the offline release will be on the 29th.

C-CLOWN teaches fans the “Shaking Heart” choreography

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 08:33 PM PDT


C-CLOWN have just released a dance tutorial video for their latest track, "Shaking Heart"!

On April 25th, Loen Entertainment released the next installment of 'Let's Dance', this time featuring C-CLOWN.

Step by step, the boys showed the three main points of the choreography including the "hat dance", "wolverine dance" and "grumpy dance".

Check out the clip below:

AOA greets Malaysian fans

Posted: 24 Apr 2013 08:30 PM PDT

AOA recorded a video message to greet Malaysian fans.

The girls will perform at the 2013 Asia Super Showcase on 12th May at Stadium Merdeka, check out the video message below.




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