Monday, April 29, 2013

"Park Yoochun’s & Yoohwan’s Signed Polaroids!" plus 24 more

"Park Yoochun’s & Yoohwan’s Signed Polaroids!" plus 24 more

Park Yoochun’s & Yoohwan’s Signed Polaroids!

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT

Signed Polaroids of JYJ member Park Yoochun and his younger brother Park Yoohwan are featured in High Cut magazine Vol. 100 "The Release of 100 Commemorating Polaroids". Yoochun looks handsome and cool in his photo while Yoohwan looks cute and lovely in his.

Take a look at the signed Polaroid photos.

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Psy attends the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT

International star PSY recently attended the White House Correspondents' dinner, hosted by President Barack Obama himself.

The 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner was held on April 27th at Washington D.C., and it is said that Psy received an official invitation by CBS. This year's attendees included biggest names such as Steven Spielberg, Katy Perry and actress Nicole Kidman.

Reporter Margaret Brennan of America's CBC channel uploaded a photo with Psy on her Twitter and wrote "I talked about when I lived in Korea with Psy. I'm sure he was exhausted, but he still made his way."

Lee Hi receives a bouquet of roses from fans

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT

Lee Hi revealed a sweet present she received from her fans during her last stage.

On April 28, Lee Hi uploaded a photo on her official blog and wrote, "Many fans celebrated my final performance of 'Rose' with beautiful roses."

The talented rookie held her final stage for her first album activities on SBS 'Inkigayo' on April 28th. She received a bouquet of roses from her fans with special handwritten messages written on the wrapper.

Meanwhile, Lee Hi will return to her fans through a mini concert which is planned for this May.

Teen Top officially wraps up promotions for first album

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 06:32 AM PDT

Having already wrapped up their promotions for "Miss Right", Teen Top made a surprise comeback with the release of their repackage album. And after a short promotions for title song, "Walk By", the group is officially concluding their activities for first album.

The group held their last performance on the April 28th episode of SBS 'Inkigayo'. After the end of their performance Teen Top posted on their official Twitter, "Thank you to the fans who showed great support for our 'No.1' album. Please wait for our Asia tour!"

Attached the post was a photo of Teen Top members and their fans holding a slogan that says "TEEN TOP ♥ ANGEL". The photo was taken after their last performance on 'Inkigayo'.

Meanwhile, Teen Top is currently preparing for their '2013 TEEN TOP No.1 Asia Tour' which will kick off at the Korea University this coming May 11 and 12th.

Kim Tae Hee shows fascinating bath scene in ‘Jang Ok Jung’

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT

SBS TV Monday-Tuesday drama 'Jang Ok Jung' sees a slight increase in viewer ratings with Kim Tae Hee's fascinating bath scene.

In the released preview still, actress Kim Tae Hee is showing off her sexy bare back as she takes a bath in a bathtub with a nervous expression on her face. She is attended by court ladies, raising curiosity about whether she will have a wedding night with Lee Soon (Yoo Ah In).

Meanwhile, according to Neilson Korea, 'Jang Ok Jung' recorded the viewing rate 7.5% at the episode six on 23rd, 0.6% more than the previous episode.

Lee Seung Gi’s fans prepares buffet for ‘Gu Family Book’

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 05:25 AM PDT

Lee Seung Gi's fans prepared a special buffet for the cast and staffs of MBC drama, 'Gu Family Book'.

The actor's official fanclub AIREN, presented buffet for 200 people to MBC drama 'Gu Family Book'. They prepared the surprise present for the actors and staffs, who are having hard time with busy schedule.

Head producer Park Tae Young said, "We feel very thankful for such a wonderful gift that Lee Seung Gi's fans prepared for us. We will keep doing our best to present a better drama."

Lee Seung Gi also expressed sincere thanks to his fans, and promised that he will keep doing his best.

Orange Caramel and 10cm to collaborate for new ‘re;code’ project

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Orange Caramel and 10cm will be teaming up for a new 're;code' project.

According to a music insider, Orange Caramel and 10cm will release a collaborative single together in mid-May. They recently finished recording a remake of 10cm's "Hug Me", a song originally released back in 2011.

The 're;code' project album is a collaboration album of an idol with Korean musicians. The project previously garnered much attention with the collaborations from Geeks and SISTAR's Soyu, INFINITE's Woohyun and Lucia, and Daybreak and Sunny Hill.

After School’s Lizzy warns her impersonator

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 04:30 AM PDT

After School's Lizzy warned a person who has been impersonating her on Facebook.

On April 26, she wrote on her Twitter, "I don't use Facebook, I only use Twitter. Before things get complicated, whoever is impersonating Lizzy better stop."

Lizzy has previously expressed her discomfort over such issue. She became a victim of impersonation with someone pretending to be her and finding celebrities' phone numbers and sending them texts. She also provided screenshot evidence of the message the impersonator has been sending various celebrities.

Lizzy isn't the only victim of fake accounts on different SNS as plenty of celebrities, including Jang Geun Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, Super Junior's Eunhyuk, Yoo Jae Suk and more have met with such situations.

Upcoming group TOPP DOGG releases “Y U MAD” from mixtape

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 04:00 AM PDT

Stardom Entertainment is preparing to debut its latest hip hop group, TOPP DOGG.

On April 29th, Stardom Entertainment's official Youtube channel released the track "Y U MAD" from TOPP DOGG's mixtape volume 1. As the label's main genre is hip-hop, the new group seems to be getting on the same route as Block B and EvoL.

Check out the track below:

CNBLUE’s Yonghwa and Jungshin express plane phobia in a song

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 03:46 AM PDT

CNBLUE members Jung Yonghwa and Lee Jungshin wrote a song that express their phobia of airplanes.

On April 26, CNBLUE held a fan meeting at Tokyo International Forum Hall in celebration of the release of their 5th Japanese single, 'Blind Love'. During the event, the band showcased an impromptu and self-composed song which expresses their fear.

Yonghwa said, "I tried expressing Lee Jungshin shivering in fear whenever airplane shakes as a ballad." In the middle of the song, he joked with the fans saying, "I think I'm a genius for making this song."

B2ST’s Yoseob and Cube Girls to release single “Perfume”

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 03:30 AM PDT

B2ST's Yang Yoseob and Cube Entertainment's future girl group called Cube Girls will be teaming up to release a new single titled, "Perfume". The new single, which will be included in 'Cube Voice Project' will be released online on April 30th.

As the name suggests, 'Cube Voice Project' will only focus on the "voice" and music. The single "Perfume" will showcase both the powerful vocals of Yoseob and the Cube Girls, the Cube Entertainment's new girl group who's preparing for an official debut.

2PM releases tracklist for comeback third album

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 03:15 AM PDT

With its anticipated comeback inching closer, 2PM unveiled the full tracklist for upcoming third album titled, 'Grown'.

On April 29, JYP Entertainment revealed the tracklist of 2PM's third album through its official website. The 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.

Meanwhile, 2PM will be holding a special comeback show on MBC on May 11.

2AM's Seulong becomes a romantic guy for Singles

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 02:49 AM PDT

2AM's Seulong has recently revealed his new pictorials and interview with fashion magazine Singles. 

In the photos, Seulong turns into a romantic guy in the spring vintage background. His good looking can melt any girl's hearts

During the interview, Seulong talked about his current life as an idol and actor. After wrapped up the movie '26 years', KBS's 'Mandate of Heaven' is his next step. 

Seulong shared, "I got the role because I won the audition. It was the right role that I wanted to challenge myself with, and I believed I could pull it off."

Meanwhile, more photos and interview of Seulong can be found on the May issue of Singles.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

2NE1's Dara voted as ‘The Best Baby-face Celebrity’

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 12:45 AM PDT

Recently, makeup brand CLIO conducted an online survey from April 8th to 28th with the question, 'The best vampire celebrity who you think doesn't seem to age'. More than 1,700 people participated in the survey, and 2NE1's Sandara Park won the first place with total 903 votes.

The result revealed that 28-year-old singer beat many powerful competitors with 51.6%, followed by Choi Kang Hee (22.2%), Lim Soo Jung (15.1%), and Jang Nara (8.2%).

Do you agree with the survey?

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Jang Geun Suk struggles with his upcoming TOEIC

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Like a normal student, actor Jang Geun Suk is struggling for the TOEIC (Test Of English for International Communication).

On April 27, he shared a couple of photos on his Twitter and wrote, "Tomorrow is my first exam, and I had my first tutor today. I looked at the questions, and they are just word tricks. Can't I just take a more difficult Korean exam instead of TOEIC?"

Netizens commented, "Even Jang Geun Suk takes TOEIC", "I really don't know why we have to take TOEIC" and "I wish there was a Korean language test besides the TOEIC."

Lee Soo makes a comment about his relationship with Lyn

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT

After officially admitting his relationship with fellow singer Lyn, MC the Max's Lee Soo spoke up about the issue for the first time.

On April 26, Lee Soo posted on his Twitter, "I'm in love. I'm sorry that I could not tell much earlier, but I had to be careful because I was worried about her. We do not need anything more or anything less. Please wish for our happiness. Thanks to those who enjoyed our music. We will keep doing our best."

Previously, a press reported that Lyn and Lee Soo, who are now in the same management agency, have been in a relationship since 2012. Both their camps confirmed the news and stated, "From old friends and good companion, to more closer relationship, please give interests and cheers to the love of Lyn and Lee Soo."

Ha Ji Won talks about the ‘scents’ of her previous partners

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Actress Ha Ji Won recently talked about her impression of her previous leading men.

On April 26th, Ha Ji Won appeared on SBS 'Thank You', and talked about actors Hyun Bin, Lee Seung Gi, and Sul Kyung Gu, who all she worked with.

She started comparing her former male co-stars to a scent, sharing, "I have a very keen sense of smell. Hyun Bin smelled very tough and masculine. Indeed, he is a very manly guy, and also very sophisticated."

She continued, "Sul Kyung Gu has the scent of Makgeolli (Korean rice wine), and Lee Seung Gi has a sweet caramel scent."

Jun Ji Hoo talks about his kiss scene with KARA’s Gyuri

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 10:30 PM PDT

The casts of MBC's new drama 'Nail Salon Paris' held a press conference at Seoul Yeoyido IFC mall CGV on April 26. Actor Jun Ji Hoo, who plays one of the main character Alex, talked about the most memorable scenes in the drama.

Jun Ji Hoo shared, "There are many kiss scene with Park Gyuri. So there were many awkward moments." MC Byeon Woo Min responded, "What's difficult about the kiss scene? Don't you just do it?"

The actor explained, "I don't know how it feels like. It was tough because we didn't know what level of emotions we should show, but it was great." Song Jae Rim then added, "There was no kiss scene (with Park Gyuri), but there was a light kiss and physical affection. It was great."

4minute releases dance practice video for “What’s Your Name”

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 10:17 PM PDT

4minute has just unveiled a dance practice video for latest title track, "What's Your Name".

Revealed on April 29, the 4minute members took over their practice room and impressively showed their solid "What's Your Name" choreography like it was a real performance.

Check out the video below!

Lee Seung Gi and Suzy are all smiles on ‘Book of the House of Gu’ set

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 10:00 PM PDT

The actors of MBC's 'Gu Family Book' displayed their happy friendships.

Recently, still cuts from the drama were uploaded online showing Lee Seung Gi, Suzy, Yoo Yun Suk and more in a bright and warm atmosphere. Despite all the late night shootings, all the actors and staffs are glowing in happiness and are getting along well off-screen.

Especially, Lee Seung Gi never tires with his humor and became a great source of energy on the set. Suzy always gets a smile out of everyone with her cuteness, while Yoo Yun Suk who is always serious during filming, also helps brightening the mood.

Producer Park Tae Young said, "The are showing outstanding teamwork to create a more high quality drama."

T-ara N4 to debut on a radio program

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 09:30 PM PDT

Before hitting the weekly music programs, T-ara's new unit group T-ara N4 will be debuting its new crossover genre song, "Rural Life" on a radio program.

On April 29, T-ara N4's Jiyeon, Eunjung, Hyomin, and Areum will be appearing on SBS Radio Power FM's Choi Hwa Jung's Power Time at 12:00 KST. They are making a unique decision by debuting via radio instead of on a comeback show.

The unit group received the idea from Davichi who also made its second album comeback through a MBC radio program. Coming back over radio gives the opportunity to talk and chat with viewers when the song is first premiered.

Meanwhile, T-ara unveiled earlier the dance and drama music videos for their debut track "Rural Life". Check out the MVs here.

Source: tiaradiadem

B1A4 releases “Sunshine” for ‘We Got Married‘ OST

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 09:00 PM PDT

Just ahead of their impending comeback, the boys of B1A4 participated in the soundtrack for the 'We Got Married - Global Edition'.

On April 29, B1A4 released their latest single "Sunshine", a bright and fun track the features the lovely rhythm and harmony of all the members.

'We Got Married - Global Edition' pairs together single celebrities from different countries to experience make-believe marriage life together. The show is currently airing concurrently in over 21 countries including South Korea, Taiwan, China, Japan, India, Australia, and others.

Meanwhile, B1A4 will release their comeback 4th mini-album "What's Going On?" on May 6th.

Superstar K4’s Yoo Seung Woo to release new mini album + unveils “You and I” teaser

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 08:30 PM PDT

Former 'Superstar K4' contestant, Yoo Seung Woo will be making his official debut with a new mini album this coming May.

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.

Having gained more attention after his collaboration with Huh Gak for "Monodrama", he had been receiving many love calls from various agencies. However, he decided to focus on creating his own music first before he seeks out an agency.

A representative stated, "Yoo Seung Woo is young but he has a very strong ambition for music. He wanted to release an album of his own, so CJ E&M plans to help him by taking care of the proper investments, distribution and marketing."

Counting down to his official debut, Yoo Seung Woo also unveiled a music video teaser for his upcoming title song, "You and I". Check out the teaser below.

Geeks releases “Wash Away” (ft. Ailee) and “Siren” (ft. Swings) MVs!

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 08:09 PM PDT

After pre-releasing the track "How Are You", hip hop duo Geeks finally unveiled its first full length album titled, 'Backpack: Lights On' as well as the full music videos for "Wash Away" and "Siren".

Released on April 29, the new album contains a total of fifteen tracks including preview track "How Are You". It follows the theme of love and life that listeners can relate to, and features the duo's characteristic rhythmical rap. The track "Wash Away" features singer Ailee while "Siren" features Swing.

Consisting of members Lil Boi and Louie, the duo gained recognition with debut track "Officially Missing You" and its sequel track "Officially Missing You, Too" with SISTAR's Soyou.

Check out the MVs below!

T-ara N4 releases much-anticipated MVs for “Rural Life”

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 07:57 PM PDT

After much teasing, T-ara's new unit group T-ara N4 finally unveiled the music video for debut title song, "Rural Life"!

T-ara N4 is releasing two versions of "Rural Life"; an electronic hip-hop version as well as a traditional version with traditional harmonies and instruments. The regular version is a funky and intense dance number produced by hitmaker Double Sidekick who also included touches of hip-hop in the song.

The traditional version of the song is integrated with Huimori beat of Korean traditional music. It was arranged by Korean classical musician Hwang Hojun who has arranged more than 400 well-known songs in the past.

The subunit group also worked with the same mastermind behind the international viral craze "Gangnam Style" and "Gentleman", Jo Soo-hyun, for their debut music video.

The drama version music video included cameo appearances by several stars, such as Davichi's Kang Min Kyung, former baseball player Yang Joon Hyuk, politician Heo Kyung Young, producer Duble Sidekick, who produced the song, Kim Wan Sun, actor Jung Woon Taek as well as Choi Bool Am and Kim Su Mi, who starred in the original MBC drama, "Rural Life".

The dance version music video is the work of Hong Wonki who had directed videos for INFINITE and Roy Kim before.

T-ara N4 is consists of members Jiyeon, Eunjung, Hyomin, and Areum. The name stands for "Brand New 4" and will reveal an edgier, sexier and more fashionable side of the girl group.