Tuesday, April 30, 2013

"Kim Jaejoong's Vacation With Yamashita Tomohisa!" plus 24 more

"Kim Jaejoong's Vacation With Yamashita Tomohisa!" plus 24 more


Kim Jaejoong's Vacation With Yamashita Tomohisa!

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT


JYJ member Kim Jaejoong had a great time on his vacation.

On the 28th of April, C-Jes Entertainment revealed some photos of Kim Jaejoong during his vacation in Japan and garner attention as the photos were taken in a helicopter. Jaejoong also updated fans through LINE and shared his precious memories with Yamashita Tomohisa (widely known as Yamapi) who is an idol and actor in Japan and also Jaejoong's close friend.

In the photo above, Jaejoong and Yamapi look happy as they spent great time together in Japan. Their bright smiles are priceless.



Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Kim Soo Ro suffers a shoulder injury

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 07:32 AM PDT


Actor Kim Soo Ro alerted his fans about a shoulder injury.

The actor posted up via Twitter on the 29th, "A shoulder ligament was overstretched so I'm told that I can't do anything for 4-6 weeks. I'm a little worried when it'll get better!"

The injury was caused by a recent filming for the MBC TV program 'Real Men', where he was required to receive real army training with the other cast members. As soon as he hurt himself, he received immediate treatment before finishing the filming of the rest of the episode.

Jang Dong Gun confirms big screen return with ‘The Crying Man’

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Actor Jang Dong Gun has confirmed his return on the big screen through upcoming film 'The Crying Man'. He will work with director Lee Jeong Bum, well known from his previous work with Won Bin in 'The Man from Nowhere'.

A representative from SM C&C stated on April 29th, "Jang Dong Gun has accepted the offer to star in 'The Crying Man' which will be directed by Lee Jeong Bum."

The movie shows love between a killer and a woman. Jang Dong Gun has been picked to play the role of the killer and some action is to be expected in this thriller mixed with romance.

The production company will finalize the cast soon and begin filming in September.

Hyun Bin to return as a king in upcoming movie

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT


Actor Hyun Bin will be making his comeback on the big screen in his first work since completing military service as a naval officer in December.

Hyun Bin who has participated in many series such as 'My name is Kim Sam soon' and 'Secret Garden', has been cast in the upcoming history movie titled, 'The Anger of King'. He will play the charismatic King Jungjo, the 22nd ruler of the Joseon dynasty.

The life of King Jungjo has been played out through numerous dramas and films in the past, but Hyun Bin's new film will be approaching it from an entirely different angle, by portraying Jeongjo as a strong and authoritative king.

A representative from movie production stated, "As Hyun Bin chose this piece as his first comeback project, and it is a period film, it is expected that he will further expand his acting career in the future."

'The Anger of King' is scheduled for release in the first half of 2014.

Ailee & DMTN’s Simon spotted in a baseball game together; spark dating rumor

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 06:02 AM PDT


Ailee and DMTN's Simon were recently spotted watching a baseball game together.

The two stars were recently spotted together watching a match between the LG and Lotte baseball teams at the Seoul Jamsil Stadium on April 28. Ailee also shared a proof shot on her Twitter and wrote, "I came to watch baseball with oppas~~ Hwang Jae Kyun, fighting!"

However, the photo, which showed the two celebrities wearing masks at the event, sparked rumors that they're dating. Fans began to speculate that there might be something more to their friendship.

Ailee's agency quickly denied the claims and stated, "They went to the game together with other people. It seems like people misunderstood but Ailee and Simon just went together as friends."

SISTAR garners attention with their glamorous figure

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 05:49 AM PDT



SISTAR has become the topic of discussion once again with their glamorous figure.

The girls performed at the MNET Countdown special "Nihao Taiwan" aired on 25th April, garnering much attention with their perfect figure.

Fans commented after watching their performance,"They must have worked hard to maintain","Truly amazing","Flawless idols" and etc.

Meanwhile, SISTAR is expected to make their comeback in 2 months, are you excited?

Jang Nara transforms into lovely Eskimo girl

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 05:31 AM PDT


Actress Jang Nara has transformed into lovely Eskimo girl.

Recently, the actress attended a fan autograph event and a pictorial shooting in Hangzhou, China for a winter fashion brand of China. During the entire shooting, Jang Nara surprised many staffs her amazingly young and lovely look.

Although the weather was hot to shoot for winter clothing, she did not hesitate at all and tried on more than twenty winter clothes. She also made the entire atmosphere much brighter with her humorous character, receiving much praises from the staffs.

Hello Venus to have kiss scene in comeback music video

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 05:02 AM PDT


Hello Venus members Nara and Yoo Young are hinting at an exciting kiss scene in their upcoming music video for comeback title track, "Do You Want Some Tea?".

The group unveiled the still cuts from the music video on its official Twitter and wrote, "Guess how many members had kiss scenes, and who they are. The answer will be revealed through their new music video, which will be released on May 2nd."

The pictures showed Nara and Yoo Young leaning in for a kiss with the lucky male actor.

Hello Venus' new title track "Do You Want Some Tea?" is composed by the producing duo Iggy and Yongbae who also created Orange Caramel's "Lipstick". The song is a lively number that shows a great match of the members' lovely vocal and a pop orchestra.

Psy’s “Gentleman” music video sets Guinness World record

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 04:30 AM PDT


Proving that "Gangnam Style" was far from a one-hit-wonder, Psy has secured another Guinness World Records title with his follow-up single, "Gentleman"!

According to the Guinness website, Psy's "Gentleman" music video has set a Guinness World record as the most-watched online video in a single day. The new music video received 38,409,306 views on YouTube within its first 24 hours on April 14th 2013.

Since being released almost two weeks ago, "Gentleman" has racked up more than 248 million views compared with "Gangnam Style," which now has been played a staggering 1.5 billion times. This is Psy's second world record, the first being for the most "liked" video on Youtube with "Gangnam Style".

Congratulations Psy!

LEDApple’s Hanbyul covers Bruno Mars’ “It Will Rain”

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 04:00 AM 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 30th, LEDApple's Hanbyul released a passionate cover of Bruno Mars' "It Will Rain". He pours his emotions into the track as he showcases his smooth and impressive vocals.

It is also revealed that the profits that are made through LEDApple's 'Music Note' project will be donated to the international organization that protect Children's Rights, 'Save The Children'.

Watch the cover below. You can also check out the past covers here.

SECRET reveals the making of “YooHoo” MV

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 03:44 AM PDT


After SECRET hyped up fans' excitement with the release of their fourth mini album, 'Letter From SECRET', they are back to reveal the making process of the "YooHoo" music video.

The long 7-minute clip features behind-the-scene footage from the filming. The music video was filmed in the beautiful island of Saipan and the members make full use of the location's beauty and summer sun.

Check out the clip below!

Yoo Seung Woo releases 2nd teaser for “You and I”

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 03:27 AM PDT


Former 'Superstar K4' contestant, Yoo Seung Woo will be making his official debut with a new mini album this coming May. He is set release a preview track titled, "You and I", and the second video teaser for the song has been now unveiled.

Yoo Seung Woo will release his first mini album on May 7th. Known as the 'genius boy', his upcoming new mini album will be containing many of his self-written songs, further proving his composing and writing talents.

The preview track "You and I" will drop on May 2nd.

B2ST’s Yoseob and Cube Girls release “Perfume”

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 03:22 AM PDT


B2ST's Yang Yoseob and Cube Entertainment's future girl group called Cube Girls finally released their new single titled, "Perfume"!

"Perfume" is included in the 'Cube Voice Project', a project that only focus on the "voice" and music. The single showcases both the powerful vocals of Yoseob and the Cube Girls, the rookie group who's preparing for an official debut.

Check out the single below!

2PM goes topless in new ‘Grown’ trailer

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 03:15 AM PDT


With its anticipated comeback inching closer, 2PM unveiled a new video trailer for upcoming third album titled, 'Grown'.

Released on 2PM's official Youtube channel on April 30, the short clip features various shirtless shots of the members while doing their typically manly things.

2PM's upcoming album 'Grown' will consist a total of 12 songs featuring two title songs. Not only known producers Park Jin Young and Duble Sidekick participated in the album, but also 2PM members including Jun.K, Junho, Taecyeon and Chansung made their contributions as well.

Check out the teaser below!

Win 2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia tickets (Rock Zone + Side Zone)

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 02:11 AM PDT


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For your information, Girls' Generation, AOA and legendary group Shinhwa will perform at the Stadium Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur on 12th May, our partners Marctensia and Universal Malaysia provided us 2 rock zone and 4 side zone tickets for a giveaway.

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Ivy throws ceremonial pitch at a baseball game

Posted: 30 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT


Singer Ivy threw the ceremonial pitch at a baseball game between LG Twins and Lotte Giants in Seoul on April 28th. Sporting a LG Twins uniform and casual jeans, the singer greeted the numerous fans who attended the game on this day.

After the pitch, Ivy wrote on her official blog, "I learned how to throw from player Bong Joong Geun but I messed up so badly. I'm sorry." On this day, Ivy had thrown the ball in the opening, but she threw it past the player, arousing laughter from everyone in the audience.

Meanwhile, Ivy is set to make a comeback with dance music, breaking her one-year hiatus from the entertainment industry.





Juniel reveals her ideal type

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Singer Juniel, who recently made a comeback, talked about her ideal type.

The April 28th broadcast of MBC's 'Section TV' revealed clips of Juniel's showcase for her comeback with "Pretty Boy." During the interview, reporter Park Seul Gi asked about Juniel's past choice of a cute guy.

Juniel shared, "I like guys with a nice voice and plump lips and someone who is nice to me." The reporter asked her why lips are important to which the singer replied, "Because my lips are thin."

Park Seul Gi then suggested comedian Yoo Min Sang, who has plump lips. Comedian Yoo Min Sang appeared on her "Pretty Boy" MV whom she shared a cotton candy kiss with. Juniel jokingly replied, "I haven't heard his voice yet."

Girl’s Day wraps up successful promotions for “Expectation”

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT


After six weeks of promotions, Girl's Day is finally concluding their activities for their first full-length album, 'Expection'.

On April 27, Minah announced the sad news on her Twitter saying, "We just finished our promotion. Thank you to all of our fans who showed us amazing supports! The next album will come out quickly and we will just take our short break."

Yura also posted, "Even though it was long, it was so short. Today is the last music broadcast for 'Expection'. It's a shame. This time, because of our fans who seriously worked hard supporting us, we were able to do our activities more excitedly and had more fun. Next time lets try to have more and more fun."

Girl's Day released their first full-length album, 'Expection' and received much attention with their transformations. They shed off their signature cute image for a more sleek and sexy style to show great maturity.

Baek Ji Young and Jung Suk Won confirm wedding date

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Baek Ji Young and Jung Suk Won finally confirmed the date for their wedding.

On April 29th, a representative from WS Entertainment announced, "Baek Ji Young and Jung Seok Won will be tying the knot in June 2. They haven't decided on the location yet." The date was decided by the couple's family in a meeting together.

Baek Ji Young and Jung Suk Won went public with its relationship in 2011, and began to have serious discussions about marriage earlier this year. After the recent rumors of their breakup, they came to open up about the upcoming wedding.

Scooter Braun expresses confidence in “Gentleman” success

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 10:00 PM PDT


Psy's American manager, Scooter Braun expressed his confidence that "Gentleman" will become a hit.

On April 26th, MTV revealed an interview video of Scooter Braun, who is directing Psy's global management. Scooter said, "People love to watch that guy dance. He entertains people and I think 'Gentleman' has the same amount of potential as 'Gangnam Style'."

He continued, "'Gentleman' received the highest number of views in one day, and it went number one in 52 countries! It was also ranked 5th in Billboard HOT 100 so it's kind of mind-blowing for us."

"And I think he's coming to the States end of this week to start performing it on TV, and around the world. And he represents having a good time, so good for him."

SHINee’s third album tops Asian iTunes charts

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 09:30 PM PDT


SHINee displayed their great influence across Asia.

The group recently released the second part to their third album, 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me'. In addition to sweeping local music charts, the group's new album made it to the top spot of the iTunes charts in Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Also, the album ranked second in Singaporean, fifth on the Indonesian, and seventh on the Malaysian charts. It also charted 65th on the American chart and 53rd on the Canadian chart, further proving the group's global popularity.

Meanwhile, SHINee promoting as four members for the time being as Jonghyun who recently underwent surgery to fix his fractured nose, will be sitting out on album promotions.

Electroboyz and Park Soo Jin release “Feeling Nervous” MV

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 09:17 PM PDT


Electroboyz have teamed up with new labelmate Park Soo Jin from 'Birth of a Great Star 3' and released their new single titled, "Feeling Nervous".

Park Soo Jin is the second place winner from the audition program, and became the same agency family with Electroboyz, Brave Girls and Big Star back in March. She is officially making her debut through their latest collaborative single.

Check out the MV below!

GI’s Aram covers Destiny Child’s “Stand Up For Love”

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 09:00 PM PDT


GI (Global Icon)'s Aram peformed a beautiful cover of Destiny Child's "Stand Up For Love".

Having dubbed as "tomboy" or "boyish" girl group as they are going for a stronger and more forceful image, Aram showcased a different side to herself and impressed the fans with her powerful vocals as she performed the track, "Stand Up For Love".

Check out her performance below:

Yoo Ji Ae introduces herself in Loen TV’s “I’M”

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 08:41 PM PDT


Officially making her solo debut with first single "Delight", Woollim Entertainment's new artist Yoo Ji Ae is back to introduce herself in Loen TV's new segment "I'M" (Introducing Myself).

From the sister of INFINITE to a new rookie singer, Yoo Ji Ae is the first artist to be featured in this new segment. In the clip, the sweet music story of Yoo Ji Ae who came with a girlish song "Delight" will be unveiled.

Check out the clip below!

Juniel releases BTS footage from jacket cover photoshoot

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 08:16 PM PDT


After unveiled her comeback third mini album 'Fall In L' and full music video for "Pretty Boy", Juniel is back with a new video to show her fans the process behind her photoshoot for the new album.

The behind-the-scene video shows the young singer songwriter wearing vivid colors and various colorful accessories. She has her newly dyed hair and new funky style, revealing a completely new image.

Check out the video below: