- PSY and Yang Hyun Suk appear pleased with the music video for “Gentleman”
- MBLAQ’s Mir hints at their upcoming comeback
- L’s teaser for ‘Bravo Viewtiful’ released
- Taeyeon and Seohyun to lend their voices again for ‘Despicable Me 2′
- YG Entertainment signs a licensing deal with character contents company Aurora World
- Leessang’s Gary delights one lucky fan with a 1-on-1 meeting
- D-Unit releases teaser for “Thank You” feat. Beenzino composed by Zico
- TEEN TOP’s L.Joe is working on a new song
- Psy’s “Gentleman” audio preview out!
- U-KISS’ Eli and ElectroBoyz’s Maboos take a friendly snapshot while recording uBEAT’s new album
- After School’s UEE celebrates her birthday on set
- Actress Kim Hye Soo has a special nickname for Jo Kwon?
- f(x)’s Sulli falls for the charm of Matyoshka dolls
- INFINITE’s L says there are things he can’t do because of his image
- Wonder Girls’ Yubin reveals she had difficulty adjusting to her group’s retro concept
- Will Psy’s new choreography include a ‘butt dance’?
- Yoo Ah In reveals his secret to attracting older women
- Lee HI wins #1 on ‘M! Countdown’ + Performances from April 11th!
- Jay Park is back with “JOAH” on ‘M! Countdown’!
- Seo In Guk performs “With Laughter or With Tears” on ‘M! Countdown’!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 09:45 AM PDT
Psy tweeted a photo of the pair looking over the music video onto his Twitter, writing,
The two are laughing brightly and look very satisfied, raising even more anticipation for the music video that’s yet to come. Psy released a preview of the song through iTunes already, and hopefully he’ll release his MV soon!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 09:17 AM PDT
MBLAQ was one of the boy groups rumored to comeback in May. According to music insiders, their new title track has already been selected and it's just a matter of time before their return as they're currently deciding on the specific comeback time period.
Mir seems to be confirming that comeback, as he tweeted, “Really soon, we’re gonna have a comeback!! It’s going to be so fun!! Coming soon~!!!!“.
The boys have been active on various dramas and variety shows, but it’s been a while since they stood on stage together. Are you excited for their comeback?
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 08:41 AM PDT
L‘s teaser for ‘Bravo Viewtiful‘ has been released!
In the teaser, L is carrying around one of his well-known obsessions – his camera. First, he’s indoors, snapping photos of everyday things, but suddenly he looks dissatisfied. He ends up outside in the wilderness on the top of a snowy mountain, snapping photos of the beautiful scenery.
There’s currently no official information about what ‘Bravo Viewtiful’ is, except that it will be released in Korea and Japan in May 2013. Some fans are wondering if it’s a photobook or something do with Canon as the camera brand is prominent throughout the video.
Whatever it is, check out the teaser below!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 08:31 AM PDT
The girls dubbed the voices of Margot and Edith for the first Korean dubbed version of ‘Despicable Me’, and they’re back again for the second movie. Margot, the oldest and most mature of the three little girls, will be voiced by Taeyeon. Edith, the 2nd oldest girl who loves pink but is full of cute complaints, will be voiced by Seohyun.
The movie will be released in the United States in July and some time within 2013 in Korea. Meanwhile, check out a clip of the pair dubbing for the first movie below!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 08:03 AM PDT
YG Entertainment will be venturing into the entertainment contents field through their licensing agent agreement with character contents company Aurora World.
YG Entertainment stated, “This contract signifies the crossing of paths between YG content and Aurora World’s global character products and licensing know-hows. We plan to explore various types of product we have not tried yet through the global 50,000-client network, selling and marketing products across the world. This will be the first meaningful step in developing Korea’s K-Pop influence through a systematic product commodity.”
YG Entertainment has been creating the content for its artists including Psy, Big Bang, 2NE1, and more, and will now team up with Aurora World which has garnered much success through its popular animated series ‘YooHoo & Friends‘. Aurora World used their expertise and successfully marketed plush toys and other items around the world.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 07:29 AM PDT
Leessang‘s Gary is gaining attention for his personal style of fan service.
In the early morning of April 11th, Gary tweeted out the message, “For those who are having a hard time in life and need someone to talk to, whoever replies first, let’s meet up and talk,” setting up a 1-on-1 fan meeting.
One female fan replied, “Me!” and Gary immediately tweeted back, “Let’s meet next week. I will send you a private message about the time and place.”
The female fan couldn’t hide her excitement and tweeted back, “Daebak, oppa I don’t think I will be able to sleep. Wheeee,” while those who missed out on the opportunity could not hide their envy.
Netizens commented, “That woman won the lotto with Gary’s fan service,” “Are they really meeting,” and “Gary’s fan service is daebak.”
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 07:23 AM PDT
D-Unit have released the teaser for their follow-up track "Thank You" feat. Beenzino.
Their agency previously revealed, "Starting from the third week of April through the end of May, D-Unit will promote their follow-up track 'Thank You'."
Although the song, composed by Block B's Zico, was meant to be the title track of the second part of their album, they've decided to go with a different track. Following promotions for their follow-up track "Thank You" in May, the group will begin promoting their 'Affirmative Chap.2' album in June.
Check out the teaser below!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 07:04 AM PDT
In addition to L.Joe’s growth as a singer-songwriter, TEEN TOP recently reached several milestones by celebrating their 1000th day since their debut and will soon embark on their first Asia tour this May!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 06:47 AM PDT
This comes as a change since the original plan was for Psy to begin his comeback with the release on Korean music sites first on the 12th before revealing it to the rest of the world afterwards on the 13th. However, due to questions flooding in from overseas fans and music reps, the agency has decided to reveal it through iTunes in 119 countries at the same time as the domestic release on the 12th (at midnight KST).
The song isn't the only thing you can look forward to since the MV is also getting a lot of hype with the casting of 'Infinity Challenge' members and Brown Eyed Girls' Ga In. After this worldwide release, Psy will then go on to perform the song for the first time during his 'HAPPENING' concert on the 13th.
Listen to a preview of “Gentleman” available in your iTunes store below!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 06:39 AM PDT
U-KISS fans were jumping up and down in joy after hearing news of the group’s first ever subunit uBEAT. Following the good news, uBEAT member Eli and ElectroBoyz‘ Maboos updated fans with a friendly snapshot from the studio while recording for the subunit’s debut album.
Maboos shared on his Twitter, “With Eli from U-Kiss at the [Brave Entertainment] studio^* In the middle of recording U-KISS’ unit album~~~It’s good. I like it!! uBEAT hwaiting,” along with a selca of the two giving their toughest expressions.
Eli also tweeted, “With Maboos. Ma Boy 3 daebak!” with a more friendly selca of Eli showing his support for ElectroBoyz’s ‘Ma Boy 3‘ album.
Fans commented, “Eli and Maboos seem really close,” “It’s nice to see Eli smiling while recording,” and “‘Ma Boy 3′ is daebak! I can’t wait to listen to uBEAT’s new song.”
Stay tuned for more details on uBEAT’s upcoming debut!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 06:21 AM PDT
After School‘s UEE recently celebrated her 25th birthday on April 9th, and she didn’t forget to thank fans on the special day.
UEE took to her me2day to thank everyone with the message: “Eehee. When I arrived on set to film an advertisement, the staff congratulated me on my birthday yesterday. To everyone who congratulated me yesterday and today! I am really thankful, and I will become a UEE who works harder.” UEE looks as gorgeous as always beside her strawberry cake.
Fans congratulated UEE, commenting, “Happy birthday UEE,” “UEE looks so happy,” and “Her cake looks delicious.”
Happy Birthday, UEE!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 05:59 AM PDT
During a recent filming for KBS 2TV‘s ‘Happy Together 3‘, Jo Kwon shared, “Kim Hye Soo normally calls me ‘darling’.”
“Kim Hye Soo normally treats me so well. During our first meeting, Kim Hye Soo called me by the nickname ‘darling’ and surprised me. But I found out later that she calls everyone by the nickname ‘darling’,” making everyone on set laugh when they found out the special nickname wasn’t so special after all.
Catch this episode on the 11th at 11:15 PM KST!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 05:40 AM PDT
Girl group f(x)‘s Sulli has fallen for the charm of Matryoshka dolls.
The adorable idol wrote on her me2day account on April 9th, “Hehe, so cute~~~ If you open it, more keep coming out!!! Kya Keke.”
In the photo, Sulli is seen holding two ‘Russian dolls’ or Matryoshka dolls. She’s wearing a white knit and a star-patterned navy shirt to keep warm, and her youthful, cute face looks more doll-like than the two wooden dolls she holds up.
Netizens commented, “Are there two dolls or three,” “Sulli is cuter than the dolls,” and “I am envious of the dolls that are holding onto Sulli’s hand.“
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 05:22 AM PDT
On the April 9th broadcast of SBS Power FM‘s ‘Jung Sun Hee’s A Night Like Tonight‘, Jung Sun Hee commented, “If you stand still you look like L, but when you laugh, you look more comfortable, and it seems like you’re returning to being Myung Soo [L's real name].”
INFINITE shared, “Yes, it’s true. That is why our manager hyung told L not to laugh [to protect his image]. L has to turn his back to laugh. He can’t even change his jacket or shoes without permission.”
When asked how he deals with the stress of his lifestyle, L said, “I really like watching my members laugh.”
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 04:58 AM PDT
The Wonder Girls are recognized all over the world by their retro image, which began way back during their “Tell Me” days, but member Yubin revealed that it was difficult for her to adjust to the concept.
During a recent filming for SBS E!‘s ‘Seo In Young’s Star Beauty Show‘, Yubin shared her honest thoughts on her group’s retro concept. Yubin said, “The retro concept didn’t suit me, so instead I showed a more urban and chic image.” The rapper also revealed that the concept for their hit classic, “Nobody“, especially put a toll on her, “In order to look like the singers of the ’60s, we put on exaggerated eyelashes and heavy makeup, which really didn’t suit me, so I had a difficult time adjusting.”
Lim also shared that there were some concepts that didn’t suit her as well: “Unlike the bright and cute concept for ‘Like This‘, which suits me, it was difficult to pull off the chic and smokey eye makeup for ‘Be My Baby‘.”
Catch this episode on the 16th at 11 PM KST!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 04:39 AM PDT
Psy revealed a spoiler to the choreography for “Gentleman” on me2day with the message, “Gentleman D-1.”
In the clip, a rear end in blue underwear that has the artist’s name and song ‘Gentleman’ written on it sways side to side. Netizens who saw the clip deduced that this may be a spoiler to the choreography for the highly anticipated song.
Before his concert ‘Happening‘ in Seoul on April 13th, Psy will release his new track ‘”Gentleman” at 12:00am sharp on April 12th KST. The song will be released in 11 countries, including America, England, and France, at the same time.
Psy filmed for the new music video from April 7th to the 9th. The MV features cameos from the members of ‘Infinity Challenge‘ and Ga In of the Brown Eyed Girls.
Psy’s horse dance took the world by storm last year, and people are wondering if the butt dance will now be the focal point of his new choreography.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 04:20 AM PDT
Yoo Ah In revealed his secret to attracting older women!
Yoo Ah In joked, “I think it’s because I have a cute butt.” The actor also revealed, “When I was 20, I was asked out by a woman 10 years older than I was.” When he heard this, fellow castmate Jae Hee made everyone laugh by saying, “It’s true then that older women like cute butts.”
On how much older he would be okay with dating, Yoo Ah In laughed as he answered, “It’s all right as long as she doesn’t have a cane.“
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 04:00 AM PDT
Mnet's "M! Countdown" is back with another spectacular episode chock-full of exciting performances.
Competing for the #1 spot, it was a hot battle between Lee HI and Davichi, but in the end, it was Lee Hi who clinched the win tonight with "Rose"!
Congratulations to Lee HI on her 'M! Countdown' trophy!
[Next Week's Teasers]
Performers tonight included JK Kim Dong Wook, K.Will, Davichi, Ji Sae Hee, Electroboyz, INFINITE, G.NA, Girl’s Day, TEEN TOP, Gil9 & Bong9, Lee HI, and ZE:A5.
Check out the performances below:
< JK Kim Dong Wook >
< K.Will >
< Davichi >
< Ji Sae Hee >
< Electroboyz >
< INFINITE >
< G.NA >
< Girl’s Day >
< TEEN TOP >
< Gil9 & Bong9 >
< Lee HI >
< ZE:A5 >
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 03:43 AM PDT
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!
Check out his comeback performance below!
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 03:35 AM PDT
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 comeback performance below!
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