Monday, May 6, 2013

"4minute's Hyuna hospitalized due to overwork" plus 24 more

"4minute's Hyuna hospitalized due to overwork" plus 24 more


4minute's Hyuna hospitalized due to overwork

Posted: 06 May 2013 08:32 AM PDT


On May 6, it has been reported that 4minute's Hyuna was sent to University General Hospital after collapsing due to a high fever. 

A representative from Cube Entertainment said, "Hyuna showed symptoms of a high fever and dehydration and eventually fainted due to exhaustion. She was immediately taken to the closest General Hospital for treatment." All the members of 4minute were also taken to the hospital for health check.

The doctor revealed, "Hyuna fainted due to overwork. We're still waiting for the results of the thorough medical examination." 

4minute is currently promoting their new single "What's Your Name?" and the tight schedule made her exhausted. 4minute's future scheduled activities will depend on Hyuna's recover.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Secret's Jieun shows off her birthday gifts from fans

Posted: 06 May 2013 07:19 AM PDT


On May 05th, Secret's main vocal Song Jieun uploaded a photo on her twitter account to show her appreciation to her birthday presents from fans.

Jieun wrote 'People in the company teased me if I am having my first birthday. Thank you, even though I am not perfect but thank you for letting me have such a nice birthday."

In the photo, Jieun shows her beautiful smile with so many fan's gifts around. She also got a lot of birthday wishes from the Secret and B.A.P members.
Meanwhile, Secret is busy promoting their fourth mini album 'Letter from Secret' and new song 'YooHoo'.

Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS


Kim Bum joins Moon Geun Young in new drama ‘Goddess of Fire, Jeongi’

Posted: 06 May 2013 06:00 AM PDT


Actor Kim Bum has been cast in a new drama with Moon Geun Young.

On May 6th, King Kong Entertainment announced that Kim Bum will be joining the new MBC Monday/Tuesday drama, 'Goddess of Fire, Jeongi'. He will take on the role of an innocent lover who would even put out his life for the woman he loves.

Kim Bum will play Kim Taedo, who is generous and outstanding in visual and martial arts. He is the childhood friend of Jeongi, played by Moon Geun Young.

The drama will follow up 'Gu Family Book' in July.

Psy plans to release new album in summer

Posted: 06 May 2013 05:30 AM PDT


Psy, who currently receiving much attention with "Gentleman", revealed that he plans to launch his next album as soon as this summer.

On May 5th, Psy had an online interview through 'Saturday Night Online Live with Romeo', and talked about plan for his new album. He shared, "After 'Gentleman' promotions, I'm planning to release a new album this summer."

He continued, "A great number of musicians will be participating in the album, and when I think of someone after listening to the tracks, I will be working with them."

When asked to pick his personal favorite track from his work, he selected "It's Art" from his fifth album. Psy explained, "Even though it is not a 'Psy-like' song, but the emotional lyrics, melodies, and strong beats make a great match."

Lee Hyori achieves an all-kill on music charts

Posted: 06 May 2013 05:00 AM PDT


The queen of K-Pop Lee Hyori has scored success with her preview track "Miss Korea", galloping to the of major online music charts.

Lee Hyori released "Miss Korea", a song off of her upcoming comeback fifth album, on May 6th at 12PM KST and it immediately achieved an all-kill on several music websites, including Mnet, Bugs, Melon, Monkey3, Olleh Music, Naver Music and more.

The song is written and composed by Lee Hyori herself and features catchy chorus. It also contains a strong message of hope for every woman in this era as calling them, including herself, Miss Korea.

Meanwhile, Lee Hyori will officially release the full 5th album on May 21st.

tvN reveals poster and new drama teasers for ‘Dating Agency: Cyrano’

Posted: 06 May 2013 04:30 AM PDT


Two new teaser videos and official drama poster for tvN's upcoming drama series 'Dating Agency: Cyrano' were revealed!

'Dating Agency: Cyrano' is a 16-episode drama based off of the webtoon, 'Cyrano Agency', and is a prequel to the original 'Cyrano: Dating Agency' movie starring Uhm Tae Woong and Lee Min Jung. It is centered around a "Dating Agency" that helps people with love problems.

The two teaser videos comically show a number of mistakes that people who got into a relationship for the first time often make. In addition, the official drama poster that shows the 'operation' features the cast members including Lee Jong Hyuk, Hong Jong Hyun, Cho Yoon Woon, Lee Chun Hee and Girls Generation's Sooyoung.

'Dating Agency: Cyrano' is set to begin airing on May 27th.


FT Island releases more details on 3rd Japanese album ‘RATED-FT’

Posted: 06 May 2013 04:01 AM PDT


FT Island announced earlier that they will be releasing their third Japanese full length album 'RATED-FT' this coming June. The group unveiled more details regarding their upcoming release.

'RATED-FT' will hit stores on June 5th, over a year since releasing their previous Japanese album, '20[Twenty].' The song will contain eleven singles including "TOP SECRET," "Beautiful World," "Beloved," "Hold My Hand" and "Time To."

Two of the songs will be composed by FT Island's vocalist Lee Hongki, including "Orange Sky" which has been chosen as the ending theme song for Japanese film 'Rockin' on Heaven's Door'. The album will be available in three different versions including two limited CD+DVD types, as well as a CD-only version.

N:SONIC to make a comeback with “Lie”

Posted: 06 May 2013 03:38 AM PDT


Male group N:SONIC will be making their long-awaited comeback to the music scene with their upcoming new single, "Lie".

On May 6th, the group signaled their return by releasing new video teaser for the single, which will be released on the 10th. The song is produced by new songwriter team, One Punch, and the music video will be directed by director Lee Joong Won.

According to their management, "All of the 7 boys gathered again after a long break. They will be doing their best to appeal their talents, and please show them a lot of warm supports."

Check out the teaser below!

LC9 releases MV teaser for “MaMa Beat” ft. Ga In

Posted: 06 May 2013 03:25 AM PDT


Nega Network will soon be debuting a male counterpart of the veteran girl group Brown Eyed Girls called 'LC9', which was widely known as the Brown Eyed Boys. After revealing individual member teasers since April 26, the group has now unveiled its first video teaser for debut track, "MaMa Beat".

Released on the group's official Youtube channel, the music video teaser for "MaMa Beat" features the LC9 members in a street, hip hop concept. The boys are playfully fighting each other with their seemingly superhuman-like powers.

Brown Eyed Girls' Ga In is said to be helping out with the album of the Nega Network's upcoming boy group, who will be featuring in the song "MaMa Beat". LC9's debut mini album will contain four songs and will be released on May 9th.

LC9, which stands for "League of Competition #9", is a six-member male idol group that has been undergoing training under the agency. The group consists of members J-Hyo, RASA, King, AO, Jun and E.Den.

RAINBOW's Seungah reveals glamorous figure in new selca

Posted: 06 May 2013 02:04 AM PDT


Rainbow's Seungah poses in wedding dress.

She updated her Me2day on 6th May with the message,"Ended a wedding dress photoshoot~Guess who i did it with."She then uploaded a photo of herself posing in white wedding dress, showing off her glamorous figure.

Fans commented,"Who's your partner","May bride, pretty","Way too sexy" and etc.

Chi-Chi PROFILE

Posted: 06 May 2013 02:01 AM PDT


Group name: CHI CHI (치치)
Labels: Trophy Entertainment and Yedang Entertainment
Genre: electropop, dance pop
Debut date: March 2011
Debut song: Don't play around

MEMBER PROFILE:

Stage Name: Shine
Birthday: July 10, 1990
Blood Type: A
Position: Vocalist, Rapper

Stage Name: Semi
Birth Name: Park Se Mi
Birthday: September 14, 1992
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 46 kg

Stage Name: A-zi
 Birth Name: Baek So Young
Birthday: September 30, 1992
Birth Place: Seongnam, South Korea
Position: Main Rapper, Main Dancer
Height: 164 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Blood Type: O

Stage Name: Boreum
 Birth Name: Lee Bo Reum
Birthday: September 20, 1993
Birth Place: Incheon
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Rapper
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 48 kg
Blood Type: A

Stage Name: Sui
 Birth Name: Kim So Lee
Birthday: October 5, 1994
Birth Place: Hanam
Position: Lead Vocalist, Maknae, Face of The Group
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Blood Type: B

FORMER MEMBERS
Nara (Yoon Hye Won)
Ji-U (Lee Yoon Ji)
Peach (Son Jung Ae)

Their debut song:

Baek Ji Young holds successful first showcase in Japan

Posted: 06 May 2013 12:00 AM PDT


Singer Baek Ji Young successfully held her first live showcase 'BZY PREMIUM NIGHT' in Akasaka Blitz in Tokyo, Japan to celebrate her Japanese debut

The showcase was attended by 800 Japanese fans, as well as reporters from 50 different local TV broadcast stations, magazines and newspapers. The event ran for about 1 hour and 20 minutes and Baek Ji Young impressed the crowd with her perfect performance.

She sang 10 songs including her Japanese debut song "Sono Onna" which is the Japanese version of "That woman", the title song of TV drama "Secret Garden".

In an interview prior to the live concert, Baek Ji Young said, "I've liked Japanese artists since my middle school days, including Tube, Anzen Chitai and X-Japan. I am glad to perform in Japan. I'd like to give a concert at the Tokyo Dome in the future."

Alexander cast in Singaporean movie ‘3 Peas in a Pod’

Posted: 05 May 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Former member of K-pop boyband U-Kiss, Alexander, will be casting in a Singaporean film.

The singer's agency announced on May 2 that Alexander has been cast in Singaporean film '3 Peas in a Pod' with popular Taiwanese stars including Calvin Chen of Fahrenheit.

'3 Peas in a Pod' will tell the story of 3 Asian students in Australia. The S$1.7million movie will be directed by Michelle Chong and will be released in many different countries in Asia this year.

Alexander will play the role of wealthy family's son, who dreams to break through his oppressed life, and achieve a freedom. It is said that he went through intense acting and physical trainings for the film.

A representative stated, "Alexander has amazing talent as an entertainer, intelligence, and a handsome look. He will fully show his potential through the film, and we will give all of our supports to help him to build a better and better career."

2PM’s ‘GROWN’ ranks #1 on Japan’s Tower Records pre-order chart

Posted: 05 May 2013 11:00 PM PDT


2PM has replaced themselves at the top spot of Japan's Tower Records pre-order chart with their upcoming Korean comeback album.

The group's agency, JYP Entertainment, announced that 2PM's new Korean album 'GROWN' topped in Japan's Tower Records Pre-order Chart. The album replaced their new Japanese single 'Give Me Love', which was topping in the same chart as well.

With this, 2PM was ranked 1st, 2nd, 5th and 6th in Tower Records Pre-order Chart, and further confirmed their colossal popularity in the country once again.

Meanwhile, 2PM's 'GROWN' was released earlier. Check it out here.

Yoo In Na reveals she trained for 11 years under YG Entertainment

Posted: 05 May 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Actress Yoo In Na revealed that she trained for 11 years under YG Entertainment.

During the KBS talk show 'Happy Together 3' which aired on May 2, Yoo In Na shared she started her training at age 17 at YG Entertainment. "It was for about eleven years," she added.

"During trainee years, there are in-house auditions. When that happens, the trainees are at risk of being cut. Trainees fall into chaos as some friends lose their position as a trainee at the agency after those auditions."

Yoo In Na added, "Seeing my longtime friends and trainees walk away or get sent away was extremely difficult. I got down on myself many times. But opportunities come at miraculous times and that's how I could continue the life as a trainee."

YG releases new mysterious teaser “Who’s Next?”

Posted: 05 May 2013 10:16 PM PDT


Known for its vague teasers, YG Entertainment is piquing everyone's curiousity by unveiling new mysterious teaser!

On May 6th, YG Entertainment updated its Twitter account with short message, "Who's Next?", revealing a new teaser image with names of the label's popular artists printed on it. It also includes the date "2013.05.28" hinting at an artist's release on May 28th.

It is still unclear which artists under YG Entertainment may be making a comeback or debut, but all will be announced at a later date.

What do you think?

Ha Ji Won wants to work with Song Joong Ki and Big Bang’s T.O.P

Posted: 05 May 2013 10:00 PM PDT


Actress Ha Ji Won chose Song Joong Ki and Big Bang's T.O.P as the actors that she would like to work with.

The May 3rd installment of SBS' 'Thank You' featured Ha Ji Won, Lee Moon Sae, Seo Hee Tae and Cha In Pyo's trip to South Yangju. During the show, Ha Ji Won was asked if there were any actors she's been wanting to work with.

The actress answered, "I like actors who are younger than me." She continued, "I'm a fan of Song Joong Ki because I think he is a great actor. I also really like Big Bang's T.O.P."

Han Hye Jin denies wedding rumors

Posted: 05 May 2013 09:30 PM PDT


After actress Han Hye Jin and popular soccer player Ki Sung Yong confirmed to be in a relationship, the couple has been caught up in marriage rumors, stating that they will tie the knot this June.

Han Hye Jin denied the rumor of her getting married this June on Twitter saying, "It is not true." When the rumor of marriage on June ceased, the rumor of marriage on July is now endlessly being around. There even is a rumor that Han Hye Jin is planning to move to England following the marriage.

A representative stated, "We don't know why these rumors keep re-emerging. Han Hye Jin is actively filming her drama 'When A Man Loves' so how does she have time to get married? She is also busy preparing for the movie, so we hope that such irresponsible rumors would no longer surface."

Super Junior’s Yesung bids farewell to fans before enlistment

Posted: 05 May 2013 09:00 PM PDT


Super Junior's Yesung bid his fans goodbye on his twitter page the day before leaving for the military.

On May 5th, Yesung posted on his Twitter, "I will miss it all. Stages, songs… I look forward the day we meet again, ELF. No worries, love you all!", and attached the above photo.

Yesung is leaving for the army today, May 6th. He will enter through the army division located in Jeonju and receive basic training for four weeks before serving as a public service worker for 23 months.

His final stage performance before enlistment was on March 24 for Super Junior's "Super Show 5" performance in Seoul.

B1A4 releases 4th mini album ‘What’s Happening?’

Posted: 05 May 2013 08:29 PM PDT


Idol group B1A4 is finally making their anticipated comeback with the released of their 4th mini-album 'What's Happening?'!

The group is coming back with a totally different look once again, clearly showing their uniqueness. The title song to the new album also titled "What's Happening?" was written by the group's leader Jinyoung.

The new mini album also includes 4 tracks along with the title song, "Starlight Song", "Yesterday", "Good Love" and "How Many Times".

Check out the tracks below!

Starlight Song


What's Happening?


Yesterday


Good Love


How Many Times

Suzy releases “Don’t Forget Me” for ‘Gu Family Book’ OST

Posted: 05 May 2013 08:18 PM PDT


miss A's Suzy participated in the official soundtrack for her MBC's newest drama series, 'Gu Family Book'.

On May 6th, Suzy released her latest single "Don't Forget Me" for the drama's Part 5 OST. The song is a ballad number composed by Kim Sun Min and portrays Suzy's drama character Dahm Yuh Wool

Suzy plays main female character Dam Yeo wool, with tomboy like personality but innocent mind.

Check out the track below:

2PM makes grand return with “Comeback When You Hear This Song” MV + 3rd album ‘GROWN’

Posted: 05 May 2013 08:55 PM PDT


The "beastly idol" 2PM is finally making a grand return to the local music scene with the release of their latest album 'GROWN' featuring the two title songs, "Comeback When You Hear This Song" and "All Day I Think of You". This will be 2PM's 3rd studio album after a 2 year hiatus and has thus drawn much attention from fans.

Released on May 6th, the new tracks are filled with the manly and mature transformation of the 2PM members. In addition, it was revealed that the 2PM members had personally taken to producing the album songs.

Lee Junho was revealed to have participated in the production of "Back to Square One", "Go Back", and "Love Song". Jun.K produced the songs "Game Over" and "Suddenly". Chansung wrote the lyrics for "Coming Down", while Taecyeon produced the rapping portion for "All Day I Think of You", "I'm Sorry", "Comeback When You Hear This Song", "Just for Today", "Coming Down" and "Go Back".

Check out the MV below!


Full tracks:

Dangerous


원점으로


I'm Sorry


오늘부터 1일


오늘 하루만


Game Over


Coming Down


Go Back


Love Song


문득

Lee Hyori pre-releases “Miss Korea” MV

Posted: 05 May 2013 08:04 PM PDT


The queen of K-Pop Lee Hyori has finally returned with her preview track "Miss Korea", a song off of her upcoming comeback fifth album.

"Miss Korea" was released through major online music providers and her official channel on YouTube on May 6th, signaling the comeback of the "Sexy Queen." The song is written and composed by Lee Hyori herself and contains the catchy chorus "Because I am a Miss Korea." She also participated in the styling of the video.

Lee Hyori's fifth official album including "Miss Korea" will be released on May 21.

Check out the MV below!

UV unveils MV for “Because of You” ft. Sung Hoon

Posted: 05 May 2013 08:04 PM PDT


The fabulous duo of UV has returned with their latest single "Because of You" featuring Brown Eyed Soul's Sung Hoon along with its full music video starring Yoon Se Yoon and actress Yoo In Hyung.

"Because of You" is a medium tempo love song produced by songwriter Double Sidekick, who also produced various hits for SISTAR, LeeSSang and Davichi. The song features a more serious concept than their previous singles. It also includes a beautiful piano sound that will give off an acoustic atmosphere.

Check out the MV below!

Nine Muses releases MV teaser for ‘WILD’

Posted: 05 May 2013 08:01 PM PDT


Nine Muses continue to tease fans by releasing their first music video teaser for their 'WILD' comeback.

Released via the group's Youtube channel, the new video teaser is a part of comeback project 'OH! 9 Project' which will run until the album's release on May 9th. Going to the same sexy route, the lovely ladies of flaunt their oozing charisma in a rated 19+ concept. It is expected their comeback will be even more sexier than previous songs.

Check out the MV teaser below: