Monday, April 22, 2013

"T-ara N4 Works with Psy's music videos director!" plus 24 more

"T-ara N4 Works with Psy's music videos director!" plus 24 more


T-ara N4 Works with Psy's music videos director!

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT


T-ara N4 works with Psy's music videos director.

Girl group T-ara's first sub-unit, T-ara N4 works with the director that directed Psy's music videos for 'Gangnam Style' and 'Gentleman'. The unit filmed the music video for 'Rural Life' for 4 days and 3 nights with director Jo Soohyun. The music video will have several surprise guest appearances.


T-ara N4 will make their debut with a hip-hop concept, a totally different from their past concepts. The  teaser of the music video will be first showed on Mnet M!Countdown in Taiwan which T-ara will be attending on the 25th while the music video and track itself will be revealed on the 29th in the afternoon.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Nam Gyung Joo praises Wonder Girls’ Yenny in ‘The Three Musketeers’

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT


Wonder Girls' Yenny successfully had her debut in musical through 'The Three Musketeers' and received much praises from fellow actors and audiences.

Nam Gyung Joo, who is a living legend in musical industry, praised Yenny, "I did not really have any prejudice against her because she is an idol. I actually thought that she would do well since she is a member of amazing idol group Wonder Girls. I know she had rough times while working as an idol, and as I thought, she did this absolutely perfectly."

Yenny, who is known for outstanding singing and composing, played as the Lady Constance Bonacieux. This marked her debut as an actress in a musical.

She commented, "I can't believe that it has been four months already. I would never forget this experience because this is my first musical and there are many great seniors. I'd like to thank all of them for helping me out."


Source: BNT News

Han Jae Suk and Park Sol Mi got married

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Han Jae Suk and Park Sol Mi tied the knot at the Sheraton Grande WalkerHill Hotel in Gwangjin-dong on April 21st. Many fellow actors and celebrities attended the wedding as guests, including actor Jang Dong Gun, who hosted the first half of the wedding.

At the press conference prior the wedding, Han Jae Suk, "Thank you very much. We will live a happy wedded life." Park Sol Mi said, "More people came than expected, and we will have a happy life, loving each other forever."

The couple met each other in a drama in 2010 and have been in a loving relationship for three years. When asked about what triggered their marriage, they said, "We had our loving feelings piled up. It's not a decision made in one second. Park Sol Mi hugged me when I was having a hard time and it made me think of her as a woman I must marry."

Kim Tae Hee devotes herself in shooting ‘Jang Ok Jung’

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT


Actress Kim Tae Hee is showing a great devotion to her SBS Monday-Tuesday drama 'Jang Ok-Jung', going through endless all-nighter shootings.

Recently, the actress posted on her Twitter, "Slept one hour after an all-nighter shooting, and heading for more shooting", devoting herself in concentrating on shooting at night in hard schedule.

An staff from 'Jang Ok Jung' stated, "As a genre of historical drama, it needs much energy, preparing time, and shooting. It is a hard time but Kim Tae Hee is putting every ounce of her energy for shooting with strong will."

He added, "As she enters the palace, many changes will happen to her character. Show her a lot of support."

Roy Kim achieves an all-kill with “Spring Spring Spring”

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT


Roy Kim, winner of the audition program 'Superstar K4' finally made his official debut with first single "Spring Spring Spring" and it has been taking over the number one spots of several music charts.

The rookie singer released his debut single "Spring Spring Spring" on April 22nd, and it immediately took over the no.1 spot on various online music charts including Naver Music, Bugs Music, Soribada, Olleh Music and more.

"Spring Spring Spring" is described to be of the country music genre, and incorporates elements of soothing whistling and guitar sounds. The song features Roy Kim's own music flavor, and it displays his potential as a singer and composer.

Teen Top to release repackaged album of ‘No.1’

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 05:30 AM PDT


After concluding their promotions for "Miss Right," which started the "shake" craze, Teen Top will be making a comeback with the release of their repackage album.

Teen Top's management company announced, "We prepared a special repackage album of Teen Top's first regular album as a special present to the fans before their upcoming solo concert."

The 'No.1 Repackage Special Edition' will include 12 songs which were listed in the regular album, plus two more new songs, "Walk By" and "My Stomach Hurts," and two DVDs with recordings of the group's previous hits.

The title song "Walk By" was produced by Brave Brothers and features a mild vocal sound mixed with rap. As the new song is a bonus track to thank its fans, the group included all the dance moves that fans loved to match the song.

Jung Yoo Mi displays sexy body in her bikini

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Actress Jung Yoo Mi displayed a sexy and gorgeous look in her bikini during the latest episode of SBS drama 'Wonderful Mama' which was aired on April 21st.

During the episode, Yoon Bok Hee (casted by Bae Jong Ok) took a trip to Cebu with her reckless children to rehabilitate them. She decided to pretend that she was bankrupted, and they left to Cebu, the Philippines.

After arriving at a resort, Go Young Chae (Jung Yoo Mi) headed to swimming pool with her younger brothers right away. She put on strapless bikini with shorts at the pool and surprised everyone with a flawless S-line body.

Roy Kim holds guerilla concert in Namsam Tower

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 04:30 AM PDT


In celebration of his official debut, Superstar K4's winner Roy Kim held a surprise guerrilla concert at Namsan Tower on April 21, which was attended by about 4,000 cheering fans.

During the concert, Roy Kim performed a number of songs that have special meanings to him, including "Volcano", "In Rain", "Becoming Dust", "I Need Healing", "Whistle" and "Passing By". He concluded the show by unveiling his debut single "Spring Spring Spring" for the first time before its official released on the 22nd.

An official of N Seoul Tower said, "A great number of people gathered in such a short time, and we could clearly see his great popularity. Many people showed great reactions for his performance."

Girls’ Generation completes second Japan Arena Tour

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 04:00 AM PDT


Girls' Generation successfully completed their second Japan Arena Tour!

On April 20~21, the girl group concluded their second arena tour with their last performances at the Central Arena in Osaka. In addition to the usual performances of 29 song, Girls' Generation commemorated the final concert of the arena tour by singing a brief acapella version of "Into The New World", which was not on the concert setlist.

Also, Girls' Generation's Taeyeon read a letter in Japanese that she had prepared in advance for the audience.

Girls' Generation started Japan Arena Tour 'GIRLS' GENERATION Ⅱ~ Girls & Peace ~ Japan 2nd Tour' since February in Kobe, and they had 200 thousand audiences visiting Saitama, Nagata, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Osaka, Nagoya and more for a total of 20 concerts.

Especially, the group proved their popularity in Japan by making a record of having the largest number of audiences in a tour as a Korean girl group.


[Girls' Generation will be visiting Malaysia for 2013 Asia Super Showcase on 12 May 2013 (Sun), 8pm at Stadium Merdeka, KL. For more ticketing info please visit HERE]

Psy’s “Gentleman” music video hits 200 million views

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 03:30 AM PDT


International star Psy's new music video for "Gentleman" received more than 200 million views in the first nine days after its release on YouTube!

Psy is proving a new record every other day. "Gentleman" has been released for just nine days, and the number of music video view is increasing at such rapid rate. Today, the number of views has reached over 200,000,000 times.

Psy made the shortest time length to hit 100 million views. This time, he made another record to have 200 million in only nine days.

Park Han Byul’s sexy pictorial for ‘W Korea’

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 03:17 AM PDT


Actress Park Han Byul showed off her sexy, doll-like visual through her recent pictorial for the latest issue of 'W Korea' magazine.

Known as the style icon, Park Han Byul revealed a magazine pictorial for the summer season shoe collection. In the cuts, the actress wore white strap sandals, blouses and denim short pants, showing a perfect summer look.

She is also seen wearing a pair of vivid colored platform shoes with a vest and shorts. Many people are showing great reactions for her lovely look, giving the warm breeze of the new season.

Park Han Byul also became a hot issue among many netizens for her stylish airport fashion, and she will be returning to Korea soon after finishing shooting movie in China.

2PM releases final code for comeback

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 03:05 AM PDT


With their much-anticipated comeback, 2PM released yet another mysterious teaser.

On April 22nd, JYP Entertainment posted the group's Final Code teaser featuring various dark and light colored squares that resemble a chess board. There is also a list of 45 codes on the side however, the relation of these codes to 2PM's comeback is still a mystery.

What could it mean?

SHINee unveils “Why So Serious” MV teaser

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 01:39 AM PDT


SHINee is on its way to making a comeback and has just released the MV teaser for its comeback single, "Why So Serious".

"Why So Serious" is the group's next promotional single off of the second part to their third album, 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me'. The song is a dance number with strong rock sounds, and SHINee will be coming up with the most powerful performance and charisma ever, a totally different look from the one they showed in "Dream Girl" .

SHINee will be releasing their third regular album, Chapter2 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me' online on April 26th, while the offline release will be on the 29th.

Check out the teaser below:

Girls' Generation's Yuri & Seohyun go on a fun date in Japan

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 07:33 AM PDT


Girls' Generation's Yuri and Seohyun updated Girls' Generation's official website with a few photos.

The girls mentioned that they have ended the Japan Arena Tour, they had so much fun without realizing how fast the time passed, the girls went on a date at Disneyland, transformed into Seo-Sparrow and Donald-Yul!

Finally, the girls asked everyone to take care and not to catch a cold.

[Girls' Generation will be visiting Malaysia for 2013 Asia Super Showcase on 12 May 2013 (Sun), 8pm at Stadium Merdeka, KL. For more ticketing info please visit HERE]

Chaeyeon to judge a Chinese dance audition show

Posted: 22 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT


Chaeyeon has been chosen as a judge for a Chinese dance audition program.

A Chinese media outlet announced that Chaeyeon was chosen as a judge for 'Dancing China Season 2'. A press conference of the program was held on April 18th in Beijing, and Chaeyeon showed a surprise dance battle.

Appearing in a sexy black mini dress, she had a dance battle with the MC Liu Yan nad she drew many people's attention with her great dance. Currently, Chaeyeon is active in China.

Check out the dance battle clip below:

2PM holds successful ‘HOTTEST Day’ event in Japan

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Prior to their Tokyo Dome concert, 2PM held a successful 'HOTTEST Day' event which attracted over 10,000 HOTTESTs in Japan.

On April 19, 2PM held the large-scale fan event at Studio Coast located in Tokyo which lasted from 11AM to 8:30PM (local time). During the event, snacks made by 2PM, costumes, and videos were displayed, and many different fun events entertained 2PM's Japanese fans.

The most popular part of the event was the 2PM snack part. It featured 'beast curry', 'Chansung crepes', 'Nichkhun coffee', 'Taecyeon ddukbbokki', 'Wooyoung juice', 'Junho ice cream' and 'Jun.K popcorn' that all immediately sold out.

JYP Entertainment stated, "HOTTEST DAY was specially planned for many 2PM fans who have been waiting for 2PM's Tokyo Dome show. We'd like to say thanks to many fans who made their ways to the event, and please show a lot of support for 2PM during their shows, which are happening on 20th and 21st."

Kwanghee and Sunhwa share their thoughts on leaving ‘We Got Married’

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT


ZE:A's Kwanghee and SECRET's Sunhwa thanked their fans following their final episode on 'We Got Married'.

On April 20th, Sunhwa posted on her Twitter, "Thank you for showing a lot of love for Kwanghee-Sunhwa couple. Kwanghee and I will both do our best to show better works. Goodbye. Thank you, Kwanghee." Her on-screen husband Kwanghee also wrote, "I thank everyone who loved the Kwanghee-Sunhwa couple until now on 'We Got Married'".

The couple both uploaded photos of them together, showing bright smiles. Kwanghee and Sunhwa joined 'We Got Married' as a new couple on September 2012, and they have been showing a lot of fun episodes for 8 months.

After School’s Nana and Jung Gyeo Woon to narrate for Hello Venus’ new album

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Actor Jung Gyeo Woon and After School's Nana have been revealed to be featured as narrators in Hello Venus' upcoming new album.

Recently, a photo of Jung Gyeo Woon with Hello Venus members was uploaded on Hello Venus official Twitter. Their label confirmed, "Hello Venus' third mini album, 'Do You Want Some Tea', will be released on May 2nd, and Jung Gyeo Woon and After School's NaNa participated in narration of a track called 'Just A Moment'."

The group's maknae Yooyoung and Jung Gyeo Woon casted in SBS drama 'Wonderful Mama' together in the past, and Jung Gyeo Woon has been building a great relationship with Hello Venus for a long time.

Seo In Guk picks YoonA over Eunji as his ideal type

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 10:00 PM PDT


Seo In Guk showed his affection to Girls' Generation's YoonA.

The singer recently participated in recording of KBS Cool FM (89.1 MHZ) 'Super Junior's Kiss The Radio', and highly complimented YoonA. During the show, DJ Ryeowook asked him, "You acted with both Girls' Generation's YoonA and A Pink's Eunji. Who is closer to your ideal type?" Seo In Guk answered YoonA without hesitation.

Ryeowook added, "YoonA is like my younger brother. She is always very honest." Seo In Guk shared, "I stayed in Daegu for one month with her when shooting drama 'Love Rain'. I was so impressed by her cool personality. She's so pretty, but her personality is also amazing. She also like taking weird photos of herself."

84LY releases music video for “Girl Talk”

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 09:56 PM PDT


Rookie girl group 84LY belatedly released the music video for debut track "Girl Talk" seven months since the release of their first mini-album titled 'Girls Secret Talk' on September 2012.

Their debut album was produced by vocal director and rap director A.T, JC and Suho, who have all worked as a team before with artists like Mighty Mouth. Former Hello Venus choreographer, Lee Changhoon, is also on board to help the ladies with their "Girl Talk" debut stages.

The rookie girl group is made up of members Vosun, Daya, Solip, Liha, Minyoung and Suh, and all members were born between '90 and '93.

Check out the MV below:

U-KISS subunit uBEAT releases ‘Should Have Treated You Better’

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 09:30 PM PDT


U-Kiss first subunit, uBEAT is finally making its official debut with the release of its first mini album titled, 'Should Have Treated You Better'.

'uBEAT' is formed from the words "U-KISS" and "beat," implying their ambition to show their distinctive 'U-Kiss style music' to the world. The group is comprised of U-Kiss main rappers, Eli and AJ and main vocalist Kevin.

Released on April 22, the group's first mini album 'Should Have Treated You Better' was produced by hitmaker Brave Brothers. The title song of same title is a slow tempo fusion of R&B and hip hop.


Should Have Treated You Better

2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia seating plan revealed

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 09:12 PM PDT

As reported a few days ago, SHINHWA is confirmed to perform at the 2013 Asia Super Showcase along Girls' Generation and AOA at 12th May in Kuala Lumpur.

The seating plan of the showcase has been revealed as well, check out the seating plan below.

Click to enlarge


For more details, kindly check out this page

Yoo Ji Ae’s mystery man confirmed to be B1A4’s Baro

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 09:00 PM PDT


It has been revealed that the mystery man in Yoo Ji Ae's debut music video is B1A4's rapper Baro!

On April 22nd, Woollim Entertainment released a photo with Yoo Ji Ae and Baro posing for a photo together. Appearing as the "mysterious guy" in the previous teaser, Baro has been confirmed to be the male lead for Yoo Ji Ae's music video for debut song, "Delight".

Recently, Baro also shared a spoiler photo from Yoo Ji Ae's music video through his instagram account, showing the rapper himself holding hands with the new female soloist.

"Delight" is scheduled for release on April 24th.


LUNAFLY performs “Fly To Love” live for Loen TV’s ‘LIVE’

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 08:30 PM PDT


Talented trio of LUNAFLY made an exclusive live performance of their latest title song "Fly To Love" through Loen TV's new segment 'LIVE'.

"Fly to Love" is a summery pop number which was created by the members themselves with the help of lyricist Kim Ee Na. The group performed two versions of the song; acoustic and band version, and once again showcased their clear and steady voices as well as impressive instrumental skills.

Check out the clip below:

Baek Ji Young releases “Spring Rain” MV for ‘Gu Family Book’ OST

Posted: 21 Apr 2013 08:11 PM PDT


The 'Queen of OST' Baek Ji Young is returning with another hit, this time, for the soundtrack of MBC's newest series, 'Gu Family Book'.

On April 22nd, Baek Ji Young released her new single titled, "Spring Rain" which serves as the love theme song for the drama's lead characters played by Lee Seung Gi and Suzy. It is a traditional ballad that emphasizes Baek Ji Young's voice, expressing the affectionate and sorrowful love.

The song was created by Shin Woo Chul PD, who also made Secret Garden's "That Girl", which Baek Ji Young also participated in.

Check out the MV below: