Tuesday, May 7, 2013

"Jang Geun Suk’s Team-H to hold encore concerts in Japan and United States" plus 24 more

"Jang Geun Suk’s Team-H to hold encore concerts in Japan and United States" plus 24 more


Jang Geun Suk’s Team-H to hold encore concerts in Japan and United States

Posted: 07 May 2013 07:30 AM PDT


After successfully concluding their first Asian tour, Jang Geun Suk and his musical partner Big Brother, who are also known as the unit Team-H, are now ready to take over global fans by holding encore concerts in Japan and United States.

Back in February 2013, the '2013 Team-H Party - I Just Wanna Have Fun' concert tour started at Japan in four cities including Hiroshima, Kobe and Hokkaido. The tour then continued in China, Thailand and Taiwan as well. After the success of the tour, Team-H decided to hold more concerts in Japan and United States as encore.

Team-H is set to continue its concert tour by holding encore concerts from May 23-24 at the Budokan in Japan. They will also be flying to America, holding shows in Los Angeles. It is said that Jang Geun Suk directly participated in the production, working with all of design, videos and stage.

Meanwhile, Jang Geun SUk will release second official album in Japan on May 29.

Lee Jun Ki confirmed for MBC drama ‘Two Weeks’

Posted: 07 May 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Lee Jun Ki will return to his fans with new MBC drama, 'Two Weeks'!

On May 6, Lee Jun Ki's agency IMX announced that Lee Jun Ki has been confirmed for the upcoming MBC drama, 'Two Weeks'. The drama is written by So Hyun Kyung and will include action and show complex emotions of character which is a perfect fit for the actor.

Lee Jun Ki made a successful comeback from military service in MBC 'Arang and the Magistrate' in 2012. His success through that drama is raising the level of anticipation for this new drama.

The actor said, "I saw several works from the writer and I really wanted to work with her. I think my character will allow me to mature more as an actor. I will do my best to please the viewers."

Leeteuk’s sister Park In Young signs with Bom Entertainment

Posted: 07 May 2013 06:30 AM PDT


Super Junior Leeteuk's sister, Park In Young, has officially signed with an entertainment agency.

On May 7, Bom Entertainment announced that Park In Young signed an exclusive contract with the company. She will now join with other talented actors, such as Shim Yi Young, Jung So Young, Han Seol Ah and more.

Park In Young previously appeared on variety show 'Strong Heart' where she introduced herself as Leeteuk's sister and showed off her comedic skills. She is also known as a theatrical actress, as she has starred in several musicals as well as movies and dramas.

Bom Entertainment stated, "Park In Young is an actress who is passionate and talented in acting. We will give our endless support in helping her shine in theater, musicals, and more."

Kim Soo Hyun to hold first official fan meeting in Japan

Posted: 07 May 2013 06:00 AM PDT


Actor Kim Soo Hyun will be holding his first official fan meeting in Japan next month.

On May 7, Kim Soo Hyun's agency Key East announced that Kim Soo Hyun will meet his Japanese fans at the Shibuya Public Hall on June 30th to celebrate the anniversary of his official Japanese fan club.

The actor has visited the country previously to promote for his past dramas, but this will mark his first official fan meeting. At the fanmeeting, highlights and behind-the-scenes videos from his previous dramas will be released.

A representative stated, "Kim Soo Hyun is now hottest rising Korean actors in Japan. His drama 'Moon Embraces The Sun' which is airing on Japan's NHK, is receiving a lot of attention and his debut film 'The Thieves' will be released in Japan in June as well."

Juniel releases recording video of “Pretty Boy”

Posted: 07 May 2013 05:42 AM PDT


After unveiling her comeback third mini album 'Fall In L' and full music video for "Pretty Boy", Juniel is back with a new video to show her fans the recording for latest title song.

Returning with a bright and bubbly attitude, Juniel shows off her transformation from her original image of a feminine, serious girl for her "Pretty Boy" promotions.

Check out the clip below!

TVXQ to sing theme song for Japanese drama ‘Best Proposal’

Posted: 07 May 2013 05:30 AM PDT


TVXQ has been selected to sing the theme song for the Japanese drama, 'Best Proposal'.

According to local media outlets, the duo's upcoming single "Wedding Dress" has been chosen as the main theme song for the BeeTV drama 'Best Proposal', which will make its premiere in Japan on May 20th.

"Wedding Dress" is a medium tempo song sung toward a bride. The track is included in TVXQ's upcoming new Japanese single titled, 'OCEAN', to be released in Japan this coming June 12, 2013.

More of Sulli's childhood photos surfaced

Posted: 07 May 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Childhood photos of Sulli are once again becoming a hot topic online.

Recently, an online community board posted several photos of young Sulli and are currently attracting much public attention.

In the photos, Sulli is standing with SM Entertainment president Lee Soo Man, Kangta and TVXQ's Yunho, holding a cake with lit candles. Based on the watermark, the set of photos is from SM Entertainment's 10th anniversary party.

Netizens comemnted, "She's the cutest girl group member", "So pretty" and "She grew up really well!"

Shinhwa releases album cover + tracklist for 11th album ‘The Classic’

Posted: 07 May 2013 04:30 AM PDT


Legendary group Shinhwa, who's celebrating their 15th anniversary in the industry, is gearing up to release their 11th album this May. The release comes one year and two months after their 10th album, 'The Return'.

On May 7th, Shinhwa Company unveiled the full tracklist for Shinhwa's upcoming 11th album 'The Classic'. The album, which will be released on May 16th, contains a total of 10 tracks including the promotional single "This Love". The album comes in tin case which includes 100-page photobook and the CD.



[SHINHWA will perform at the 2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia performance on 12 May 2013 (Sun), 8pm at Stadium Merdeka, KL. For more ticketing info please visit HERE]

Lee Seung Gi grabs Suzy’s chest

Posted: 07 May 2013 04:00 AM PDT


Lee Seung Gi and Suzy found themselves in a very awkward situation.

On the ninth episode of the MBC drama 'Gu Family Book' aired on May 6th, Choi Kang Chi (Lee Seung Gi) found out that Dam Yeo Wool (Suzy) was a girl.

Choi Kang Chi and Dam Yeo Wool infiltrate the sanctum of Jo Kwan Woong (Lee Sung Jae) to retrieve an item but came across Jo Kwan Woong's men so they hid themselves in the secret safe. Unfortunately while trying to move, Dam Yeo Wool trips but Kang Chi quickly catches her. In his hurry, Kang Chi's hand end up on her chest and found out she was a girl.

Psy meets Beyonce in New York

Posted: 07 May 2013 03:33 AM PDT


World sensation Psy recently met with pop star Beyonce, the inspiration behind his 'PSYonce' performance last month.

On May 7th, Psy posted on his Twitter, "finally talked to Beyonce about 'single ladies' at Met Gala," and attached the photo above. He is seen posing next to Beyonce at the Met Gala in an annual fashion event in New York.

On his previous 'HAPPENING' concert which was held in Seoul a month ago, Psy performed a cover of Beyonce's "Single Ladies" and showcased his sexy yet comic moves.

2PM to release second title track “All Day I Think of You” on a later date

Posted: 07 May 2013 03:09 AM PDT


2PM released a much-awaited new album, 'GROWN' along with its first title song but they will be keeping the second title song for a later release.

On May 6th, 2PM released its third studio album 'GROWN' featuring the first title song "Comeback When You Hear This Song". The comeback album breaks the group's two-year hiatus from the local music industry and shows how the six members have grown as musicians.

The first title song has swept several iTunes charts across Asia as well as ranked high on various local music charts.

The 12th track, which hasn't been released, is the album's second title song "All Day I Think of You". According to JYP Entertainment, the song will be released later on in the week on May 11.

Waveya covers 4Minute's What's Your Name

Posted: 07 May 2013 02:49 AM PDT


Popular dance group Waveya did an amazing cover of 4Minute's hit song "What's Your Name", check out their performance below.

4minute Hyuna's face will turn red when she makes a mistake?

Posted: 07 May 2013 01:06 AM PDT

Hyuna's character is contrary to her image since she said she's easily shy when she makes a mistake.

In the broadcast of KBS's 'Entertainment Weekly' on May 4th, 4minute made an appearance in the Geurilla Date segment.

During the interview, when Hyuna said: "We recently starred in 'Gag Concert-The Master of Life' the other members suddenly bursted in laughter, then it turned out that she said the name wrong, it's 'Gag Concert - The Discovery of Life'.

She then became shy and her face immediately got red and she had to use both her hands to cover her face.

Hyuna also said,"I often make mistakes, I even made mistake during live performances"


Written by Clover @ DKPOPNEWS.NET

CNBLUE donates profit from bracelet auction to Thailand

Posted: 07 May 2013 12:00 AM PDT


CNBLUE donated the money they received through their bracelet auction to a charity organization in Thailand.

The group attended their press conference at Bangkok's Siam Discovery Center on May 3rd. At the press conference, they announced that they donated the profit from selling their handcrafted bracelets. The bracelets were designed and produced by the CNBLUE members themselves.

CNBLUE said, "We thought it would be a great gift for many fans, and we'd like to express our thanks to such great supports that so many fans showed us. We hope our little giving will be used for good causes."

Meanwhile CNBLUE held the third concert of '2013 World Tour-Blue Moon' at Impact Arena, Bangkok, Thailand on the 4th.

B1A4 releases full MV for “What’s Happening?”

Posted: 06 May 2013 11:24 PM PDT


After B1A4 made their anticipated comeback with the release of their 4th mini-album 'What's Happening?', the group has now unveiled the full music video for the title song.

B1A4 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.

Check out the MV below!


Psy set to lecture at Harvard Univesity

Posted: 06 May 2013 11:00 PM PDT


Psy will give a special lecture at Harvard University in the United States.

On May 9th, Korean Studies department of Harvard University will be inviting Psy for a special lecture. During the lecture, the popular singer will be talking about the heat of K-Pop and his own life story.

Titled "Conversation with Psy," the lecture will be moderated by Prof. Carter Eckert and feature Psy in discussion with Prof. Alexander Zahlten, an Asia expert. Students will have a chance to ask questions afterwards.

According to Harvard University, they had to do a raffles for the entrance ticket, and over 1,000 students participated in 12 hours.

Wonder Girls’ Yubin reflects on her acting debut in ‘The Virus’

Posted: 06 May 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Wonder Girls' Yubin expressed her thoughts on making a successful debut as an actress through OCN drama 'The Virus'.

Yubin shared, "Because it was my first attempt in acting career, I still think I could have done better. It feels like as if my promotion for music album has ended. As much as this is my first production, I have a lot of affection for it."

She continued, "I also learned a lot. I was afraid at beginning but all of the staffs and senior actors taught me and took care of me so well. I feel lucky to film my first production with such good sunbaenims."

Yubin played the role of the genius hacker and IT specialist Lee Joo Young. She received great compliments from the drama's producer Choi Young soo saying, "I was satisfied at her acting which surpassed my expectations. She is 100 points of out 100."

SHINee tops Korean and Taiwanese weekly charts

Posted: 06 May 2013 10:00 PM PDT


SHINee once again displayed their great influence across Asia. After sweeping iTunes charts in various Asian countries, the group's third album Chapter 2 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me' took over Korea and Taiwan's weekly charts.

As of May 6th, SHINee placed top on Korea's Hanteo Daily and Weekly Sales chart. The boys also topped Taiwan's Five Music K-Pop/J-Pop Weekly Sales chart from April 26th to May 2nd, proving SHINee's popularity as representative K-wave stars.

G-Dragon electrifies 20,000 fans in Beijing with his solo concert

Posted: 06 May 2013 09:30 PM PDT


Big Bang's G-Dragon successfully concluded his concert in Beijing as part of his ongoing world tour.

From May 4-5, G-Dragon continued his 'G-Dragon 2013 World Tour: One of a Kind' at the Mastercard Arena in Beijing, electrifying a crowd of 20,000 with his powerful performance.

Despite his ankle injury that he had suffered at his Japan concert, he performed admirably for two nights in front of the Beijing fans. G-Dragon prepared 20 live performances of such songs as "MichiGO", "That XX" and "Heartbreaker".

Instead of Taeyang and Daesung, fellow member Seungri appeared as a special guest at the concert, and sang Big Bang's "Bad Boy" with G-Dragon.

Meanwhile, G-Dragon will be performing at Taipei Arena in Taiwan for 2 days, from May 9th to 10th.

Wonder Girls’ Sohee shows sexy bodyline for ‘8seconds’

Posted: 06 May 2013 09:00 PM PDT


Wonder Girls' Sohee becomes the latest muse of SPA brand '8seconds.'

Sohee has recently shown off her sexy waist line and her perfect body in a recent summer photo shoot. She put on short pants with shirt tied above belly button and her attractive eyes captured many people's hearts.

This photo shoot is part of 8seconds' summer campaign titled, "What's Hot?". Known to be trend setter and fashionista off the stage, Sohee will be mainly modeling their short shorts for the summer to further show off her dazzling legs.


Seo In Young releases 2nd MV teaser for “Let’s Break Up”

Posted: 06 May 2013 08:20 PM PDT


Solo singer Seo In Young has just released her second music video teaser for her upcoming track, "Let's Break Up"!

Seo In Young will be releasing her new mini album on May 15th which will feature the ballad title song "Let's Break Up". She is coming back after 7 months of break since her electronic and disco track "Let's Dance" in October 2012.

Check out the teaser below:

Tiffany throws adorable first pitch for LA Dodgers

Posted: 06 May 2013 08:12 PM PDT


Girls' Generation's Tiffany threw the ceremonial first pitch at the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks which held on May 6 in Los Angeles. This marks the first appearance for a Girls' Generation member at a major American sports event.

Sporting a LA Dodgers uniform and casual white jeans, the singer greeted the numerous fans with her bright smile who attended the game on this day. Unfortunately, Tiffany threw the ball way out of the strike zone, making another embarrassing pitch after Jessica's epic pitch. But like a pro, she took the moment like a good sport, and gave an adorable smile.

Check out her pitch below:



Girls' Generation will perform at the 2013 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia performance on 12 May 2013 (Sun), 8pm at Stadium Merdeka, KL. For more ticketing info please visit HERE

New mysterious teaser ‘2NE1 Loves’ ft. CL revealed

Posted: 06 May 2013 07:56 PM PDT


After YG Entertainment unveiled a vague "Who's Next?" teaser, a new mysterious has been released and is piquing everyone's curiousity.

A project called '2NE1 Loves' has surfaced on the website 2ne1loves.com. The website contains video teaser titled '2NE1 Loves Vol.1 – CL Loves' featuring leader CL and is possibly hinting at 2NE1's much anticipated comeback.

Fans are getting curious if the teaser is related with YG's recently-released teaser which hinted at an artist's release on May 28th. And the fact that the video is not on the girls' official channel, it is still unclear if a 2NE1's comeback is imminent.

Stay tuned on DKP for more updates!

2PM sweeps Asian iTunes charts with “Come Back When You Hear This Song”

Posted: 06 May 2013 07:40 PM PDT


After making a grand local comeback, 2PM's newest title song "Come Back When You Hear This Song" is dominating several iTunes charts across Asia.

Released on May 6, 2PM's "Come Back When You Hear This Song", the title track off their third album 'GROWN', ranked #1 in six Asian countries including Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Taiwan.

The comeback album breaks the group's two-year hiatus from the local music industry and shows how the six members have grown as musicians. It was revealed that the 2PM members had personally taken to producing the album songs.

Congratulations 2PM!

YG Family meets Will Smith and Jaden Smith

Posted: 06 May 2013 07:20 PM PDT


YG Family met up with Hollywood actor Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith at the YG headquarters located in Hapjeong on May 6th.

2NE1's CL shared two proof shots with the Smith family on her instagram. The photos show Will Smith and Jaden Smith with CL herself, Big Bang's G-Dragon, Taeyang, T.O.P, boss Yang Hyun Suk, Teddy and Choice37.

Will Smith and Jaden Smith are currently in South Korea to attend the red carpet event for their upcoming film 'After Earth' on May 7.