Saturday, April 13, 2013

"KARA’s Hara and Nicole attend Psy’s ‘HAPPENING’ concert" plus 19 more

"KARA’s Hara and Nicole attend Psy’s ‘HAPPENING’ concert" plus 19 more


KARA’s Hara and Nicole attend Psy’s ‘HAPPENING’ concert

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 08:12 AM PDT

While most fans around the world were only able to watch Psy‘s ‘HAPPENING‘ concert on live streamKARA‘s Hara and Nicole were lucky enough to actually be a part of the large-scale audience at the concert in Seoul.

Hara shared on her Twitter, “Psy oppa’s concert was a passionate concert where everyone really became one~ To the people who couldn’t make it al lang ga mol la~♡♥”, along with a selca of Hara and Nicole smiling and showing their support for Psy.

Kamilias commented, “Psy’s concert must have been really awesome”, “I wish I could have gone to Psy’s concert”, and “They look cute.”

Psy successfully held his ‘HAPPENING‘ concert earlier today in front of 50,000 fans and performed his new single “Gentleman” for the first time. Meanwhile, the ladies of KARA are currently receiving a lot of love with their 8th Japanese single “Bye Bye Happy Days“.

G.NA gives BTOB’s Ilhoon a kiss for their last performance of “Oops!” on ‘Music Core’

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT

G.NA wrapped up her promotions of “Oops” featuring BTOB‘s Ilhoon with fan service on the latest ‘Show! Music Core.

On the April 13th episode of the MBC show, G.NA pecked the rapper who’s been performing alongside her throughout most of her promotions of the song. At the end of their stage, she gave Ilhoon a peck on the cheek.

G.NA tweeted on the 12th, “I’m so thankful to BTOB’s Ilhoon who worked really hard! A photo after ‘Music Bank‘! Ke. You gave me a lot of strength while we performed together! Keke. Now, I hope you show an even more amazing side with BTOB! Let’s be strong! Keke,” along with the adorable photo below.

In other news, she released her "Mind Sync" MV feat. Huh Gak as a gift for her fans with the end of her promotions for "Oops".

Check out G.NA and Ilhoon during their ‘Music Core’ performance below!

Leessang’s Gary says he’s not that great of a fighter

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 06:56 AM PDT

Leessang‘s Gary cleared up a misunderstanding about his rumored amazing fighting skills.

On a recent broadcast, Gary was introduced as a celebrity with unexpected combat training. The show in question reported that Gary graduated from a bodyguard academy and had 8-degree black belts in various martial arts such as taekwondo and  hapkido. Also on a past talk show, fellow Leessang member Gil commented, “Gary’s done boxing for the past 10 years and only used his left fist. Even when I use both my hands, I still lose.”

Gary explained on Twitter, “Hul~ Now I’ve become a fight master. I’m embarrassed because it seems like a lie. Am I that impressive? My friends will poke fun at me about my supposed fighting ability again… Oh well~~~ I’m going to go eat pho now.”

Netizens commented, “Gary oppa is so manly,” “Gary, I hope the pho is delicious,” and “He’s shy.”

Did you expect this from Gary?!

K.Will mistakenly thought he made Yang Hee Eun cry with his cover of her song?

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 06:19 AM PDT

K.Will made everyone laugh with his unexpected assumption on ‘Happy Together 3‘.

On the latest episode of the variety show, he discussed his appearance on ‘Immortal Song 2‘. He was on the Yang Hee Eun special of the competitive program, and Yang Hee Eun happened to also be one of the guests on ‘Happy Together 3′.

He said, “I cried for the first time on television while I was singing that song. When I saw her during filming, I thought that Yang Hee Eun sunbaenim cried as well,” revealing that he thought his performance was so good he moved his sunbae to tears.

However, Yang Hee Eun displayed her trademark frank humor, saying, “Sorry, but it’s not that I cried. I just have really severe astigmatism,” causing the rest of the guests to burst into laughter.

K.Will then sang his cover of her song once again and was awarded with incredible applause from the entire panel.

[Spoilers] Suzy hits Lee Seung Gi on the head in newly released still cuts from ‘Book of the House of Gu’

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 05:45 AM PDT

miss A‘s Suzy and Lee Seung Gi‘s characters are about to take one leap closer to starting their romance on the upcoming episode of ’Book of the House of Gu‘.

In newly released still cuts, Dahm Yuh Wool (Suzy) is seen training Choi Kang Chi‘s (Lee Seung Gi) reflexes by hitting him with her shinai (a bamboo weapon to train with instead of a sword in martial arts). However, Choi Kang Chi, who is not quick enough to ward off her attacks, grabs the shinai in frustration and gets close with Dahm Yuh Wool, surprising them both.

It was revealed that Lee Seung Gi was hit on the head 15 times for the scene, showing his endurance and dedication to the drama.

Park Tae Young PD commented, “In this scene, Lee Seung Gi and Suzy bicker and start to show their feelings for each other. It will be an important scene. Although it’s their first historical drama, they show their chemistry and are creating a high quality drama.”

Catch the third episode of ‘Book of the House of Gu’ on the 15th at 9:55 PM KST!

Psy’s “Gentleman” MV released!

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 05:11 AM PDT

After performing the song live for the first time at his ‘HAPPENING‘ concert, Psy has released the music video for his latest song "Gentleman"!

The MV received a lot of hype before its release for featuring the 'Infinity Challenge' members and Brown Eyed GirlsGa In.

Watch out for them and the ‘butt dance‘ in the “Gentleman” MV below!

Shin Dong Yup denies he’s a pervert?

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 04:31 AM PDT

Despite what many viewers say, comedian Shin Dong Yup insists that he’s not a pervert.

On the latest QTV‘s ‘Shin Dong Yup and the Ladies Who Determine Rankings‘, Shin Dong Yup shared a complaint he had which is that people assume he’s actually a pervert because of the image he portrays on television.

He said, “I worry because people really think that I am perverted.” The ladies said things like “You’re not?” and “But it’s true,” and teased him.

Park Hye Mi said, “Shin Dong Yup looks like he is a peeping tom,” causing the entire studio to erupt in laughter. Shin Dong Yup replied, “To be honest, ever since I was younger I did not enjoy porn. I actually like using my imagination more.

2NE1 send witty congratulatory wreath to Psy

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 03:51 AM PDT

Dara shared a photo of the witty wreath 2NE1 sent to their YG Entertainment labelmate Psy.

On April 13th, Dara uploaded the photo above onto her personal Twitter with the message, “Once again, early attendance today. Let’s have some fun tonight at Sangam! I’m going to wear my sneakers.

2NE1 sent a flower wreath to Psy to congratulate him on his concert, and their message combined the lyrics from Psy’s new song “Gentleman” and 2NE1′s “I Am the Best“. They wrote, “Oppa, I wonder if you know or don’t know why you’re the best.” The group then signed it as, “From Gentlegirls.

On another note, Psy’s concert ‘Happening‘ is going on right now!

Park Bo Young tears up after seeing a video message from fellow actors

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 03:10 AM PDT

Park Bo Young couldn’t help but tear up after seeing the video message her fellow actors sent her.

On the 12th, the ‘Laws of the Jungle‘ staff gave the cast a present – a video containing messages from their friends. Cha Tae Hyun cheered Park Bo Young on with the message, “I’m half worried and half looking forward to her appearance. I hope she does well.” He then talked to Kim Byung Man and said, “You should receive the Entertainment Daesang. But I really can’t seem to contact you. I wish we could meet up. Please take care of Park Bo Young.

Lee Kwang Soo also appeared with Kim Ki Bang and said, “Bo Young, just be healthy when you come back. When you come back, we’ll buy you a lot of good food. You don’t let people know even when you’re tired, so I hope you make good memories this time too.

She cried hearing her friends’ warm words and their caring thoughts for her. Hopefully, the cast will be safe throughout the rest of the season!

[Event Over] Psy’s ‘HAPPENING’ concert live stream!

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 02:31 AM PDT

Update: Live stream has ended.

Psy‘s 'HAPPENING' concert is happening right now at the Seoul World Cup Stadium!

The singer previously had a dress code of blue for his '2012 Summer Stand Concert' and chose the color white this time around to symbolize the burning passion of fans who will light up the dark night sky at the concert. Psy will also be performing his new single "Gentleman" at the concert for the first time.

He invested $2.7 million in the event, which 50,000 fans are attending.

Check out the live stream of ‘HAPPENING’ below! [Starts 6:30PM KST; Note: Refresh and move timeline indicator forward on YouTube player if it's not working.]

Sung Joon from ‘Dad! Where Are You Going?’ plays favorites with his sisters?

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 02:05 AM PDT

Actor Sung Dong Il‘s son Sung Joon revealed that he’s biased when it comes to his two younger sisters.

On the April 10th broadcast of SBS’Good Morning‘, Sung Dong Il, his wife, and three children left on a trip to Boracay in the Philippines. When Sung Joon was asked how he felt about going on a trip he said, “I’m really happy.

The adorable youngster was then asked if there was anyone he didn’t want to go on vacataion with, and Sung Joon answered, “Sung Bin,” the older of his two younger sisters. He explained, “Bin does not listen to what I say and fools around too much. Yuri (youngest sister) is cute, but Bin is ugly.

Sung Dong Il said, “Joon has a friend who has a sibling that is close in age to Bin. That friend really likes Bin. That friend once asked Joon, ‘Do you want to trade sisters?’ to which Joon replied, ‘I don’t want any of them, so you can take have them both,’ but he also said that his friend cannot take Yul.

Sung Dong Il and his son Sung Joon currently appear together on MBC‘s ‘Dad! Where Are You Going?

Performances from April 13th’s ‘Show! Music Core’!

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 01:24 AM PDT

MBC's 'Music Core' is back once again with another fun and exciting show!

Today's show was guided by none other than SNSD's Tiffany, Taeyeon, and Seohyun who displayed their fun and dorky aegyo as always one last time, bidding farewell to their fans as they exit the show.

Aside from the usual performances on tonight's episode, Seo In Guk, 15&, Jay Park, LUNAFLY, EvoL, BTOB, and M.I.B held their comeback stages while PURE made their debut.

Check out the adorable MC cuts below!

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Performances from today's show includes G.NA, INFINITE, K.Will, Teen Top, Girl’s Day, ZE:A5, D-UNIT, and Ladies’ Code!

Check them out below, and be sure to check out the debut/comeback stages for today by clicking the artist/song name above!

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* Clips will be added in as they are made available.

‘Music Core’ emcees TaeTiSeo bid farewell with special stage of “Goodbye, Hello”

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 01:10 AM PDT

The talented ladies of Girls’ Generation‘s sub-unit TaeTiSeo (Taeyeon, Tiffany, and Seohyun) have bid farewell from their regular emcee position on ‘Music Core’.

In order to commemorate their last broadcast as emcees on the show, they have decided to perform “Goodbye, Hello” off their first mini-album ‘Twinkle‘.

Without further ado, check out TaeTiSeo’s emotional special stage below! Good luck to the girls on their future endeavors, and hopefully we’ll see them back soon.

Jay Park brings on “JOAH” to ‘Music Core’!

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 01:05 AM PDT

Jay Park has made his comeback with "JOAH"!

The single album contains the title track, "JOAH", in addition to two coupling tracks, "1HUNNIT" (MV here) and "Welcome", for a total of three songs that cover genres from R&B, ballads, to hip hop.

"JOAH" is the next 'Jay Park style love song', continuing with the idol's softer side that you got to witness in "Girlfriend". Lending their help for this comeback is 'SNL Korea's band 'Common Ground' as well as the idol's home crew AOM's Cha Cha Malone!

Without further ado, Jay Park performs “JOAH” yet again today on ‘Music Core‘. Check it out!

Seo In Guk performs “With Laughter or With Tears” on ‘Music Core’!

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 12:58 AM PDT

Singer Seo In Guk and actress Goo Hye Sun have teamed up for his newest release.

The singer is returning with "With Laughter or With Tears", and he and the actress appear as a couple in the accompanying MV. Goo Hye Sun also wrote the lyrics for and composed "Were We Happy" from his album as well.

Check out his touching comeback performance below!

Seventeen continue their search to find their ‘music friend’

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 12:55 AM PDT

The upcoming 17-member idol group Seventeen previously announced that their idol training program 'Seventeen TV' was returning for a second season. The boys had released a 9-minute highlight video from the first episode, and now they’ve released another one for the second.

The new season includes the fresh segment 'Seventeen's Finding Music Friends', which will feature the boys undergoing singing and dancing lessons with members of the public. The video features their logo song, basic lessons (including memorizing the staff names), and doing various missions.

Check out the highlight video below from the second episode!

Tip: 4evapledis

 

15& bring “Somebody” on ‘Music Core’!

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 12:55 AM PDT

15& have returned with "Somebody"!

The girls already had their comeback on 'K-Pop Star 2' and scored an all-kill on the charts. "Somebody" is written by Shim Eun Ji, who also wrote 15&'s debut single "I Dream", as well as Jo Kwon's "The Day I Confessed" and IU's "I Really Hate Him". It's composed by Ryan S. Jhun and Antwann Frost.

Having slayed with their comeback performance on ‘M! Countdown’, the girls continue on ‘Music Core‘.

Check out 15&'s comeback performance below!

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung and Lee Jong Hyuk get ready for ‘Dating Agency’

Posted: 13 Apr 2013 12:15 AM PDT

Girls’ Generation‘s Sooyoung and her co-star Lee Jong Hyuk from the upcoming tvN drama ‘Dating Agency‘ snapped a friendly snapshot on set.

Lee Jong Hyuk shared the snapshot on his Twitter on the 12th, making SONEs jealous of their friendship. Sooyoung and and the actor show their excitement for the drama as they smile and hold up peace signs on the first day of filming. Sooyoung previously shared a photo from the poster shoot for the drama.

In 'Dating Agency', based on the hit movie 'Cyrano: Dating Agency', Lee Jong Hyuk plays the role of the agency’s leader Seo Byung Hoon and Sooyoung will mesmerize with her beauty as the female agent Gong Min Young.

Are you looking forward to the drama and Sooyoung’s role as lead character?

‘Laws of the Jungle’ proves it’s the show to watch on Friday

Posted: 12 Apr 2013 11:36 PM PDT

SBS‘s ‘Laws of the Jungle‘ has done it again by maintaining its #1 spot in viewer ratings for its time slot.

According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, the April 12th broadcast of ‘Laws of the Jungle’ achieved a 15.8% viewer rating which was a 0.4% drop from its previous rating of 16.2%. Even with the slight drop, the show is still untouchable in viewer ratings among their competitors. This episode’s highlights came when the staff of the show surprised the cast with video messages from their loved ones.

Meanwhile, MBC‘s ‘Dancing With the Stars 3‘ and KBS 2TV‘s ‘VJ Special Forces‘ achieved a 8.2% and 7.8% viewer rating, respectively.

Which show are you keeping up with on Fridays?

 

f(x)’s Krystal and Luna go sky diving in New Zealand

Posted: 12 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT

What are f(x)‘s Krystal and Luna up to? Well they’ve gone sky diving during their stay in New Zealand!

f(x) has been filming in New Zealand for their upcoming reality show ‘Amazing f(x) and true to the show’s title, the girls seem to be doing some amazing things! The Taupo Tandem Skydiving company in New Zealand shared the videos of Krystal and Luna getting nervous before the dive, but having so much fun once they fly in the sky.

Check out the videos below!

Krystal

Luna

 

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