Wednesday, May 22, 2013

"Block B′s Former Agency Head Found Dead!" plus 24 more

"Block B′s Former Agency Head Found Dead!" plus 24 more

Block B′s Former Agency Head Found Dead!

Posted: 22 May 2013 08:30 AM PDT

Idol group's Block B′s former agency head suicide.

Mr. Lee who was the head of Stardom Entertainment (Block B's former agency) committed suicide while the case was still open. Mr. Lee was found dead by a friend on the 20th in the basement of his house. It is speculated that he committed suicide due to the depression and was suffering because of the suit filed by Block B.

On January 4th, Block B has filed a suit against Stardom Entertainment to ask for the cancellation of their contract because they weren't being paid by the agency.

Our sincere condolences go out to the members of the deceased's family.

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Lee Hyori performs "Bad Girls" & more at MNET 2Hyori show

Posted: 22 May 2013 07:43 AM PDT

Check out Lee Hyori's performance on MNET's special comeback show "2Hyori show", besides performing her latest hit song "Bad Girls",she performed her previous hit song such as 10 minutes, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and etc.

Enjoy her sexy performance below.

KPop Who Am I #3

Posted: 22 May 2013 07:03 AM PDT

Hi, we are back with a new photo quiz for you!

You guys are so intelligent, i guess our question is too easy

...Hmm I'll try to find a harder one ^^

Now, start to guess the person in the photo below

Hint 1: He is from Daegu, South Korea. 

Yoo Jae Suk and Super Junior voted as most kind-looking celebrities

Posted: 22 May 2013 07:00 AM PDT

Comedian and nation's MC Yoo Jae Suk has been voted as the most kind-looking entertainer.

On a poll conducted by traveling website "Visit Korean Year" that started from April 23rd until May 17th, Yoo Jae Suk was picked as the friendliest or kind-looking celebrity of Korea.

The popular entertainer who has been appealing favorably to audiences of all ages, received a total of 23.5% votes. Those who voted for Yoo Jae Suk commented, "He is always modest", "He always think about others first" and more.

In addition, Super Junior ranked second on the poll and Lee Seung Gi ranked third with 8.1% and 7.4% votes respectively.

Rainbow to make a comeback in June

Posted: 22 May 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Girl group Rainbow, who just made their comeback with "Tell Me Tell Me" in February, is returning to fans earlier than expected.

DSP Media announced that Rainbow will be releasing 'Rainbow Syndrome- Part 2' in June, just after four months since the release of the Part 1 back in February. The group was originally planning to come back in the later part of the year, but they decided to make a bold movement.

Rainbow's new song will be a great track for the summer, and they are showing a strong will for the intense competition with great number of many other singers who will be coming back as well.

Dal Shabet’s Ah Young joins the cast of ‘No Breathing’

Posted: 22 May 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Dal Shabet's Ah Young will be making her big screen debut through the upcoming movie, 'No Breathing'.

According to Dal Shabet's agency, Happy Face Entertainment, Ah Young has been cast for the role of Se Mi in the movie 'No Breathing'. Se Mi is a hard working and cute high school character who wants to become a singer. She will play the friend of Jung Eun, who will be played by Girls' Generation's Yuri.

Ah Young said, "I am honored to work with such staff and director. I will do my best and I hope you will support me."

Ah Young already proved her acting skills through her debut drama KBS 2TV drama 'Ad Genius Lee Tae Baek'. She currently playing the cutie pie Princess Myung Ah in the current SBS drama 'Jang Ok Jung'.

Lee Min Ho to hold concert in Manila in July

Posted: 22 May 2013 05:30 AM PDT

Following his successful visit in the country back in November, Hallyu star Lee Min Ho is coming back to his fans in the Philippines with a solo concert this coming July.

The exciting news was confirmed by concert promoter Wilbros Live through its official Twitter and Facebook accounts. "Surprise! Korean superstar LEE MINHO is coming to Manila for his first-ever concert tour on July 6 at the MOA Arena!"

The solo concert will be part of his 'My Everything Tour: Lee Min Ho Live' shows, and will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on July 6. The 10-city tour is being planned to celebrate his 7th year anniversary in the industry as well as to promote the release of his special album, 'My Everything'.

BoA unveils jacket photo for Japanese single ‘Tail of Hope’

Posted: 22 May 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Avex announced the release of BoA's upcoming Japanese single 'Tail of Hope' along with a jacket image of the album, showing the fresh-looking singer smiling at a blue sky.

To be released on June 26th, 'Tail of Hope' is the 34th Japanese single released by BoA. The title song of the same name is a bouncy dance piece which was used as the theme song for the drama 'Hakui no Namida'.

The b-side was originally going to be "Sonna Kimi -Japanese Version-" but was replaced by "Baby You". A Japanese version of "Disturbance" will be included in the album as well.

SISTAR gets wet for Ocean World!

Posted: 22 May 2013 04:30 AM PDT

The sexy ladies of SISTAR have been selected as the new "muses" for Ocean World's latest commercial campaign.

Recently, behind-the-scenes cuts from the Ocean World's new CF were revealed, featuring the SISTAR members. The ladies are showing off fit body and lively charms in summer shorts and bikini, much to the delight of fanboys and girls.

Ocean World revealed that they chose SISTAR as its latest models as the group's signature healthy, sexy and fun image perfectly matches with the park's feature and brand image.

The new CF featuring SISTAR will start airing at the end of May.

Girls’ Generation is too cute for new ‘TrueMove H’ CF!

Posted: 22 May 2013 04:00 AM PDT

Girls' Generation, who has become the brand ambassador for Thailand's 'TrueMove H', released new CF for the brand's mobile phone and tablet called "True Beyond".

"True Beyond" is the latest mobile phone and tablet from TrueMove H, which will bring their customers to use new innovation that creates a different "Mobile market in Thailand" at an affordable price for everyone.

The new CF features the nine lovely ladies of Girls' Generation with different tourist spots of Thailand in the background. Also, each member flaunts aegyo-filled poses with "True Beyond" tablets.

Check out the CF below!

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

Posted: 22 May 2013 03:30 AM PDT

Three new teaser videos 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 new teasers features the cast members including Lee Jong Hyuk, Hong Jong Hyun, Cho Yoon Woon, Lee Chun Hee and Girls Generation's Sooyoung.

Check out the teasers below!

Hyuna is a gorgeous model for G by Guess

Posted: 22 May 2013 03:22 AM PDT

Hyuna flaunts her slender legs during the photoshoot of G by Guess.

Check out the BTS video below.

SISTAR show off their glamorous figure in Ocean World CF

Posted: 22 May 2013 03:10 AM PDT

SISTAR show off their well-maintained figures in the latest CF of Ocean World.

Ocean World representative expressed," SISTAR members have amazing vocals, looks, healthy image and charm, they suit the theme of the CF well, we hope that our new section "Super Wide River" will receive much love with SISTAR".

Check out the CF below.

IU explains the fan’s assault rumor

Posted: 22 May 2013 03:00 AM PDT

Singer IU addressed rumors that she had been attacked by a fan.

According to a report, IU experienced an assault by an overzealous fan at actor Seo Ji Suk's wedding, where she was invited to sing. A young male fan who looks to be in his early 20s grabbed the mic after IU's performance and asker her if she would like to marry him.

However, an official from IU's management agency cleared that the "assault" was a bit exaggerated. IU explained through the agency, "That rumor is completely false. There was a fan at the event, but he did not attack me. It was not a serious issue."

On May 18th, IU attended wedding ceremony of actor Seo Ji Seok that was held at Patio9 located in Gangnam district, Seoul. After IU performed the wedding song, a male fan yelled, "Please marry me," and a bit of noise was made.

Kim Hyun Joong donates to Sichuan earthquake victims

Posted: 22 May 2013 02:00 AM PDT

Kim Hyun Joong has given a helping hand to Chinese people suffering from the Sichuan earthquake.

On May 20, China's One Foundation Charity revealed via Chinese social platform Weibo, that Kim Hyun Joong donated 100 million KRW for the victims of Sichuan earthquake. The foundation promised everyone to make good use of the money in reconstruction of affected areas.

Back in April, a major earthquake struck Sichuan region of China, and over 200 people were killed or went missing, and 13,000 people were seriously injured.

Fans on various social platforms left messages praising Kim Hyun Joong, "I'm proud to be his fan", "He is always reaching out to those in need!" and more.

T-ara N4 to open at Chris Brown’s solo concert

Posted: 22 May 2013 01:00 AM PDT

T-ara's first ever unit group, T-ara N4, will hold it U.S. debut performance in Chris Brown's upcoming solo concert.

On May 20th, T-ara N4's Eunjung, Jiyeon, Areum and Hyomin attended a press conference and revealed that the group will open the solo concert of American hip-hop singer Chris Brown on May 26 in Las Vegas.

Jiyeon said, "As it is our first performance in the United States, we want to bring out the best. I'm nervous and excited."

Meanwhile, T-ara N4 is set to release a new single in the United States which features popular artists including Snoop Dogg, T-Pain, RayJ, Wiz Khalifa & Chris Brown.

2PM’s ‘GROWN’ dominates music charts in Korea and Japan

Posted: 22 May 2013 12:00 AM PDT

After taking over China, 2PM's comeback album scored success in both Korea and Japan.

2PM recently released their third studio album, 'GROWN' and they topped in different album sales charts in various Asian countries. The album topped in Tower Records Pre-order Chart recently, and it also topped in Tower Records Daily Chart which was released on May 17th.

The album also appeared at the top of the live Hanteo Chart on May 18, as well as the Daily Chart published on May 19.

2PM said, "We felt very glad to hear such a great news while continuing our promotion. We"d like to express thanks from the bottom of our heart to many fans who are always supporting us."

Psy becomes first Korean singer to win Billboard Music Award

Posted: 21 May 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Psy has become the first Korean singer to walk away with a trophy from the Billboard Music Awards.

The Billboard Music Awards was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 19, where Psy was awarded the Top Streaming Song (Video) for "Gangnam Style," the most-viewed music video on YouTube. Psy earned the grand title with his hit song of last year that recorded more than 1.6 billion views on YouTube.

Psy was nominated in a total of six categories at this year's ceremony, including Top New Artist, Top Streaming Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Dance Song and Top Rap Song.

Son Ho Young’s girlfriend found dead inside his car

Posted: 21 May 2013 11:00 PM PDT

It has been reported that Son Ho Young's girlfriend was discovered dead in his car.

According to a police report, a dead body of a woman was found by the police in Son Ho Young's car on the night of May 21. The body was revealed to be his girlfriend who had borrowed his car.

The police commented, "A used briquet, an empty bottle of sleeping pills and a suicide note was discovered in the car. We assume that this is a suicide."

Son Ho Young is currently under investigation. He is said to be in a state of shock but he stated that the suicide had nothing to do with their relationship. The deceased was in a serious relationship with the singer for a year and was a non-celebrity.

Meanwhile, Son Ho Young has cancelled all of his activities, including his radio show '2 O'clock Date' and KBS sitcom 'Pure Love'.

100% reveals second MV teaser for “Want U Back”

Posted: 21 May 2013 10:33 PM PDT

100% has just released the second music video teaser for their sexy comeback!

On May 22, the group unveiled another teaser for title song, "Want U Back". Similar to the previously-revealed sexy and intense concept, 100% members are releasing all of their manly charisma and sexiness as they flaunt their abs and chiseled bodies.

Check out the teaser below!

TVXQ releases short PV for ‘OCEAN’

Posted: 21 May 2013 10:02 PM PDT

The duo of TVXQ has just released a short PV for upcoming single, 'OCEAN'.

TVXQ will release their new single titled,'OCEAN' this coming June 12, 2013. The title song of the same name is a "Summer dance track" that will surely heighten the atmosphere this Summer.

The single will include that coupling track "Wedding Dress", which has been chosen as the main theme song for the BeeTV drama 'Best Proposal'.

Check out the PV below!

G-Dragon and Taeyang to appear on CL’s solo debut MV

Posted: 21 May 2013 09:30 PM PDT

After YG Entertainment announced the release of CL's first solo single, it was confirmed that Big Bang's G-Dragon and Taeyang will be participating in her music video.

A representative of YG Entertainment revealed, "Big Bang's G-Dragon and Taeyang will appear in CL's solo single's music video. They already wrapped up filming for the music video, which was directed by Director Seo Hyun Seung."

CL will finally be coming out with a solo album after debuting from 2NE1 4 years ago, and many fans are already having great expectations. It was announced that CL's first solo song will be an intense hip-hop song in dub-step genre added up with a "dougie style" in it.

CL's solo debut single and music video will be released on May 28th.

Lee Hyori’s “Bad Girls” achieves an all-kill on music charts

Posted: 21 May 2013 09:05 PM PDT

The queen of K-Pop Lee Hyori has scored success with her comeback album, galloping to the top of major online music charts.

On May 21, Lee Hyori released her fifth album 'Monochrome' and the album's title song "Bad Girls" immediately took over major online music charts after the release. Additionally, the other tracks off the album were seen on the upper tier of the charts, proving the diva's popularity.

The title "Bad Girls" is a dance song with analogue band sound made by Norwegian producers. The music video also features Leessang's Gil and model/entertainer Jang Yoon Joo.

Lee Min Ho releases special album ‘My Everything’

Posted: 21 May 2013 08:27 PM PDT

Actor Lee Min Ho is returning his fans' love for him through the release of his special album!

On May 22, Lee Min Ho released a special album titled 'My Everything' as a gift to his fans who have put a lot of effort into celebrating his 7th year anniversary in the industry. From British rock to country jazz and electronic rock, his album consists of 7 songs of various styles.

Check out the tracks below.

Without You

Love Motion

My Little Princess

You and I

Pieces Of Love

LC9 releases dance version MV for “MaMa Beat”

Posted: 21 May 2013 08:04 PM PDT

Nega Network's new group LC9, which was widely known as the Brown Eyed Boys, has just unveiled the dance version music video for debut title song, "MaMa Beat"!

Released on May 22, the dance version MV focuses on the dance performance of the group. The original music video for the song has garnered much attention as LC9 voluntarily reported it as rated 19+ for having some violent scenes.

Check out the MV below!