- MBLAQ in “Fan” Magazine!
- KARA reveals their current ideal types
- TVXQ’s Changmin wins another rookie award in Japan
- Song Seung Hun and Shin Se Kyung share ‘telephone pole kiss’
- Super Junior’s Siwon becomes Asia model of ‘LINE’
- Kwanghee and Sunhwa to leave ‘We Got Married’
- Lee Hi collaborate with 2NE1’s CL
- Jang Geuk Suk to release new album in Japan
- UEE displays amazing body in a CF shoot
- Loen Entertainment to debut male idol group HISTORY
- Childhood photo of f(x)’s Sulli and Yoo Seung Ho revealed
- 2AM’s Jinwoon almost kicked out before debut
- Seo In Guk is back “With Laughter or With Tears” on ‘Music Bank’
- 1304012 INFINITE wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances
- Jay Park returns with “JOAH” on ‘Music Bank’
- BTOB serenades with “Second Confession” on ‘Music Bank’
- M.I.B says “Nod Along” on ‘Music Bank’
- 2PM's Nichkhun and Taecyeon To Sing A Song For You!
- Girls Generation's Jessica transforms into a bunny
- INFINITE’s ‘New Challenge’ ranks #1 on Oricon’s imported album chart
- Wonder Girls’ Hyelim graces the cover of ‘NAILHOLIC’
- SHINee’s Minho, Noh Hong Chul and Kim So Hyun chosen new hosts of ‘Music Core’
- Girls' Generation's Taeyeon updates fans with a gorgeous photo
- Jessica and Eun Ji Won to appear on ‘Running Man’
- BoA confirms more concerts in Korea and Taiwan
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT
Idol group MBLAQ is featured in 'Fan' magazine.
Members of MBLAQ shows of their charismatic and sporty image in Taiwanese magazine, 'Fan'. They wear outdoor clothing and pose with charisma. Their plain facial expressions make them cooler while their gentle smiles make them more charming.
Take a look at their photos below.
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Posted: 12 Apr 2013 08:00 AM PDT
KARA members talked about their ideal types.
Recently, the group appeared as guests on Nihon's 'Blue Laughter for Anyone' to promote their latest Japanese single, "Bye Bye Happy Days". During the show, the members talked about their ideal type.
Seungyeon shared, "I like guys who would always help me on house chores, and look after the baby. I would also like a guy with bright skin tone." Goo Hara said, "I like guys with mid-low voice tone."
Nicole chose, "I like sophisticated guys who pay attention to detail and can remember what I say." Leader Gyuri chose a "mature and thoughtful guy" while the maknae Jiyoung likes "humorous guy".
Meanwhile, KARA released their 8th Japanese single "Bye Bye Happy Days" on March 28th in Japan.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT
TVXQ's Max Changmin scored another rookie award in Japan!
On April 10, the Japan Movie Critics Awards announced the schedule of the ceremony as well as the list of award nominees and winners. According to it, Changmin won Rookie of the Year Award for playing Momo at the 2012 movie 'Fly With Gold'.
This is his second time winning a rookie award in Japan for his acting career. Changmin also received the best rookie award from the '36th Japanese Academy Awards' last March for the same movie.
Meanwhile, the Japan Movie Critics Awards will be held on May 2nd in Tokyo, Japan.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT
Song Seung Hun and Shin Se Kyung couple maximized the mellow chemistry with 'telephone pole kiss'.
Recently, the new Wednesday-Thursday drama 'When Man Loves' released new still cuts showing Seo Mi Do (played by Shin Se Kyung) who walks closely to Han Tae Sang (played by Song Seung Hun) under the light of pole and try to kiss him.
In the previous episodes, Seo Mi Do did not like Han Tae Sang so much even though he does anything for her because they first met for a private loan business. But thrilling 'telephone pole kiss' scene shows that their relationship has been moved forward.
In the last episode aired on April 10th, Seo Mi Do and a new guy Lee Jae Hee (played by Yeon Woo Jin) met like a destiny in an island and it started a fire of a love triangle.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT
Super Junior's Choi Siwon has added one more project to the list of his CF gigs!
According to SM Entertainment on April 12th, Super Junior's Siwon has became the newest model of mobile messenger 'LINE' in Hongkong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and other Southeast Asia countries.
A representative from 'LINE' stated, "We thought that Siwon's sharp and classy image would fit the brand image very well, and we decided to invite him to be the advertisement model of us."
On April 11th, Siwon attended a press conference of 'LINE' in Hong Kong, and released TV CF of the brand for the first time. He will then head to Malaysia on the 12th for more promotional activities.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT
After initially denying rumors of their withdrawal, it has been confirmed that ZE:A's Kwanghee and SECRET's Sunhwa will be putting an end to their 8 month long 'marriage'.
A source associated with MBC's 'We Got Married' revealed on April 12th, "Kwanghee and Sunhwa filmed their final episode of 'We Got Married' this past April 10th. Their replacements have not yet been selected."
Kwanghee and Sunhwa are set to end their virtual marriage after 8 months. The two who brought much laughter to the show's viewers for the past months with their bright charms, are said to be feeling very regretful and sad about ending.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 05:30 AM PDT
Rookie singer Lee Hi will be collaborating with 2NE1's CL for a special stage on SBS' 'Inkigayo'.
Lee Hi, who is currently in full swing with her comeback promotions, will be performing her latest title song "Rose" with a special guest appearance by her senior labelmate and 2NE1 leader, CL.
The special stage will be broadcast on April 14th episode of 'Inkigayo' and many fans are already anticipating to the collaboration of Lee Hi's soulful voice and CL's charismatic rapping.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT
Singer and actor Jang Geun Suk will be releasing his second album in Japan.
According to Japanese music chart Oricon on April 11, Jang Geun Suk will release the new album 'Nature Boy' on May 29. It is exactly one year since he release his previous album 'Just Crazy' in May last year which swept the first spot on daily and weekly music charts in the country.
Jang Geun Suk is set to show a different color this time around with the new album 'Nature Boy'. The new album will be released in two formats; CD and DVD and will contain Jang Geun Seuk's self-composed Korean song "Love Letter".
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 04:43 AM PDT
After School's UEE revealed her glamorous body in an untouched photo.
On April 12, Pledis Entertainment released behind-the-scenes photo of UEE from her new advertisement shooting. She is showing a gorgeous body shape with a white top and skin-tight pink pants, in what seemed to be a workout scene.
Despite the fact that the photo is untouched, UEE is showing off her shapely legs and superior bodily proportions.
Netizens who saw the photo commented, "My eyes were purified", "I think she never lets herself loose" and "The photo was not edited at all."
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 04:30 AM PDT
Loen Entertainment, which houses talented singers such as IU, Brown Eyed Girls' Gain, Zia and Sunny Hill, is getting ready to unveil their first ever male idol group, HISTORY!
The agency will be launching their 5-member group on April 26th. The group name "HISTORY" actually stands for "HIS STORY", and the members will strive to appeal to fans with their unique brand of music and performances. The title of "alternative group" attached to its name is not bounded by any genre, but to the group's attitude toward music.
The agency concluded, "HISTORY is the next project that we have been working hard to produce behind the scenes after IU, Ga-In, ZiA, Fiestar, and SunnyHill. You can look forward to the future of HISTORY, which will make its debut on April 26."
Along with the announcement, the agency introduced its first two members Kim Si Hyung and Jang Yi Jung, who previously competed in the second season of MBC's 'Birth of a Great Star'.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 04:12 AM PDT
Childhood photo of f(x)'s Sulli and actor Yoo Seung Ho is creating a buzz online.
A post on an online community forum titled, "Yoo Seung Ho and Sulli, little kids who have become today's biggest stars", reveals photo of two of today's popular stars, Sulli and Yoo Seung Ho, when they were little.
In the photo, Yoo Seung Ho has his arm around Sulli's shoulders, and they are both wearing bright smiles on their faces. Netizens can't get enough of the photo and many are commenting how much they haven't changed since their childhood days.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 04:00 AM PDT
2AM's Jinwoon shed tears as he revealed that he was almost cut from the group.
Jinwoon and Jo Kwon appeared as guests on the April 11th episode of KBS 2TV's 'Happy Together 3' while introducing the "musics with special stories", Jinwoon was moved to tears.
He shared emotionally, "After I was confirmed as a member of 2AM, I was recording the first song of the first album. However, Park Jin Young told me to return to being a trainee because he wasn't satisfied with my voice. teared up when I heard his cold words."
However, he also said that he was highly praised by Park Jin Young when he sang the song again, without a non-possessive mind, after receiving a call from the company the next day.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 03:56 AM PDT
Seo In Guk makes a comeback as a singer after one year with a new single album and title song, "With Laughter or With Tears", showcasing his newly-found maturity.
"With Laughter or With Tears" is a soul ballad with R&B rhythms and brings out the mood of a man's honest feelings after a breakup. It is also receiving considerable attention for featuring actress Goo Hye Sun in its music video.
Seo In Guk's new single album includes the song "Would I Have Been Happy," which was written and lyricized by Goo Hye Sun, and arranged by Choi Eun Young. This is the first time one of the actress' songs will be released under another singer.
Watch Seo In Guk's comeback performance on 'Music Bank' below:
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 03:57 AM PDT
KBS "Music Bank" is back this week full of amazing performances!
The April 12th episode of the show marks the first broadcast with 2AM's Jinwoon and actress Park Se Young being the new hosts. The show also features comeback performances from Jay Park, Seo In Guk, BTOB and M.I.B.
Other performers tonight included INFINITE, Teen Top, Girl's Day, ZE:A5, Davichi, Electroboyz, K.Will, G.Na, Ladies' Code, Gil9 & Bong9, LUNALFY, PURE, Delight and G.IAM.
And for the highlight of the show, INFINITE won again on this week's 'K-Chart' with their comeback title track, "Man In Love"!
Special Stage: Jinwoon and Park Se Young
Gil9 & Bong9
Watch tonight's comeback stages below:
Seo In Guk - "With Laughter or With Tears"
Jay Park - "JOAH"
BTOB - "Second Confession"
M.I.B - "Nod Along"
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 03:32 AM PDT
Talented soloist Jay Park is back! After unveiling his latest single album earlier, he returned on 'Music Bank' stage this week with a sweet serenade in his new track, "JOAH".
"JOAH" (means "Like" in Korean) is the title song to Jay Park's new mini album of the same name, and was produced by his buddy Cha Cha Malone. It features a smooth and catchy melody, and its breezy feel is perfect for the spring.
Different from his usual charismatic stages, Jay Park appealed to the public by displaying his softer side this time, through a relaxing slow jam, "JOAH".
Check out his performance below:
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 03:24 AM PDT
BTOB made their comeback with new digital single, "Second Confession", just in time to celebrate the group's first year anniversary. They are now embarking on their promotions starting with first stage on 'Music Bank'.
"Second Confession" is a love song about a man's feelings for his past girlfriend. The song features soft, relaxing melodies, which match well with the spring season.
This is the first time BTOB attempt for a sweet and lovely song, and it is also a thank you present from the boys to all the fans who have supported them for over a year.The group is showing a new side through a sweeter, softer appeal than that of BTOB's previous powerful performances.
Check out their performance below:
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 03:17 AM PDT
M.I.B has returned to fans after one year with their 2nd mini album 'Money In The Building' featuring the title song, "Nod Along".
The hip hop group enlisted the help of talented and hip hop veterans for their return, with Tiger JK producing the entire album and MFBTY (Tiger JK, Yoon Mirae and Bizzy) featuring in the songs. The album also contains tracks that are written, composed and produced by not only Tiger JK but all four M.I.B. members as well.
Check out the comeback performance on 'Music Bank' below:
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 03:00 AM PDT
2PM's romantic members Nichkhun and Taecyeon are ready to sing a song for you.
The romantic English speakers of 2PM are up to serenade their 'Hottest' through 'A Song For You from 2PM', a music request program. The 9th episode of 'A Song For You from 2PM' with Taecyeon and Nichkhun will be aired on April 12th, at 18:00 (KST) on KBS World TV and also on KBS World YouTube for the fans who do not have KBS World TV.
Watch the preview of the 9th episode below.
Watch the full episode below.
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Posted: 12 Apr 2013 01:21 AM PDT
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT
After sweeping various local music charts, INFINITE's newly released mini album 'New Challenge' found success in Japan's Oricon chart as well.
According to Oricon website, "INFINITE's mini album 'New Challenge' managed to top the Imported Album chart for two consecutive weeks, for the weeks of April 8th and 15th.
Woollim Entertainment stated, INFINITE achieved #1 for the second consecutive week on the imported album sales chart prior to the album's official release in the country. The members were all very happy with the unexpected news, and they working hard to prepare for their upcoming first Japanese album."
Meanwhile, INFINITE will be
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT
Wonder Girls' Hyelim became the cover of the April issue of 'NAILHOLIC' magazine.
In the photo, Hyelim looks glamorous with her long, wavy hairstyle and vivid spring colored makeup which emphasized her big round eyes. She also presented various glamorous nail arts for the nail themed magazine.
According to NAILHOLIC staffs, "With sweet deserts, Hyelim looked even more lovely and cute than usual. Known as the Wonder Girls' 'Happy Virus', she left a good first impression on us with her calm, modest and feminine character."
Meanwhile, Hyelim is currently busy as an English teacher in a K-pop corner on EBS FM's "English Go Go".
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT
SHINee's Minho, entertainer Noh Hong Chul and young actress Kim So Hyun have been chosen as the new hosts for MBC's weekly music program, 'Show! Music Core'.
A representative from MBC announced on April 11, "SHINee's Minho, Kim So Hyun and No Hong Chul have been recruited as new hosts of 'Music Core'. The three will begin hosting on the April 20th episode of the show."
The new trio will fill in the empty spots of Girls' Generation's Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun, who will be leaving their MC posts on April 13th due to their busy schedules. On their last day as MCs, TaeTiSeo will perform "Good-bye, Hello" from the unit's "Twinkle" album.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 10:34 PM PDT
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 10:30 PM PDT
Girls' Generation's Jessica and Eun Ji Won will be the next guest stars on an upcoming episode of SBS's 'Running Man'.
Jessica and Eun Ji Won participated in the 'Animal Kingdom' special of the show, which took place at the Everland Resort located in Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do on April 2nd.
In the race throughout the 'animal kingdom', the two idols joined the 'Running Man' team and disguised themselves by donning masks with the animal that suited them. Jessica wore a cute bunny mask and showed an unexpectedly competitive side.
The 'Animal Kingdom' special of 'Running Man' will air on April 14th at 6:10 PM KST.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 10:00 PM PDT
Solo singer BoA will be taking her solo concert tour to other cities in Korea and other countries.
According to SM Entertainment, BoA's exclusive concert 'BoA Special Live 2013~ Here I Am', which first kicked off in Seoul earlier this year, will continue in Taiwan's National Taiwan University Sports Center on May 18th.
The veteran singer will then be returning to Korea to continue her tour in Daegu on May 25 and Busan on June 1. The concerts follow BoA's successful first exclusive concert in Seoul which gathered 6,000 fans.
The ticket sales for her Daegu concert will open on April 18th and for the Busan concert on the 25th at 8PM (KST) through G Market.
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