Wednesday, May 8, 2013

"Manly BTOB for High Cut Magazine!" plus 24 more

"Manly BTOB for High Cut Magazine!" plus 24 more


Manly BTOB for High Cut Magazine!

Posted: 08 May 2013 08:30 AM PDT

Boy group BTOB is featured in High Cut magazine.

BTOB shows a manly image for the May issue of High Cut magazine. Their messy hair makes them hotter and cute at the same time. The outfits look odd also but they look adorable in it.

Take a look at their photos below.








Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Celebrity couple Seo Woo and In Gyo Jin break up

Posted: 08 May 2013 07:30 AM PDT


It was revealed that actress Seo Woo and actor In Gyo Jin have gone their separate ways after dating for a year.

After going public with their relationship in 2012, Seo Woo and In Gyo Jin have decided to call it quits. Both of their management agencies have confirmed the separation and revealed that it's been a month since they've broken up.

Though the exact reason for the parting wasn't given, according to reports, it was due to their scheduling and personality differences. They have decided to go their separate ways recently and revert to just being friends.

The two starred on the drama 'When Tomorrow Comes' together which aired in 2011-2012.

Fujii Mina to be Shinhwa’s leading lady in comeback MV

Posted: 08 May 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Japanese actress Fujii Mina, who's currently "married" with FT Island's Hongki, will become Shinhwa's leading lady for their upcoming music video.

On May 8, Shinhwa Company announced that Fujii Mina will appear as Shinhwa's love interest in their "This Love" music video, the title track off the group's upcoming 11th album, 'The Classic'.

According to the agency, Fujii Mina was able to show perfect teamwork with the Shinhwa members through her fluent Korean despite being a Japanese actress, and contributed to a bright atmosphere on set.

Meanwhile, the music video for "This Love" will be directed by Cho Soo Hyun, the same director who worked for Psy's "Gangnam Style" and "Gentleman".

Suzy displays her ‘first love’ image in ‘Gu Family Book’

Posted: 08 May 2013 06:30 AM PDT


Suzy may be playing the tomboyish warrior Dam Yeo Wool but she's proving she's still the nation's first love in the latest teaser still from her current MBC drama, 'Gu Family Book'.

On May 8th, JYP Entertainment revealed new BTS cuts of Suzy going back to her characteristic 'first love' image. She is showing off her trademark cute charms and bright smiles in her drama costumes, and captivated the audience once again with her feminine image.

Suzy never showed such look in 'Gu Family Book' yet, and many fans are showing great interests in her new looks.

2YOON become flower girls for ‘CeCi Thailand’

Posted: 08 May 2013 06:00 AM PDT


4minute's subunit 2YOON have appeared as cover models for Thailand local fashion magazine 'CeCi'.

2YOON's Heo Gayoon and Jeon JiYoon took on the concept of 'flower bombs' for the magazine, displaying their young feminine charms with flowery headpieces and hats. The duo shows off the fun and bright side, different from the sexy image of 4minute on stage.

It was also stated in the cover story that 2YOON receives hot responses not only in local Thailand but also from various Asia countries, and received many photoshoot offers.


Suzy’s OST single “Don’t Forget Me” ranks high on music charts

Posted: 08 May 2013 05:30 AM PDT


miss A Suzy's latest OST single "Don't Forget Me" is making a wave on various online music charts.

On May 6th, Suzy released her latest ballad single "Don't Forget Me" for Part 5 OST of her current MBC drama series, 'Gu Family Book'. The track ranked high in different online music charts right after it was released, evidencing the singer-actress' popularity.

The song is a ballad number composed by Kim Sun Min and portrays Suzy's drama character Dahm Yuh Wool. Especially, Suzy's great voice and emotional lyrics captivated many music fans.

Girls’ Generation and Jay Park attend ‘MSFTSrep X General Idea Collaboration’ pop-up store opening

Posted: 08 May 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Several K-Pop artists including Girls' Generation's Hyoyeon and Sunny, Jay Park, Busker Busker's Brad, and more attended the 'MSFTSrep X General Idea Collaboration' pop-up store opening in Apgujeong, Seoul on May 8th.

The special event celebrated the collaboration between Korean fashion designer and founder of "GENERAL IDEA", Choi Bumsuk, and American actor and creator of the "MSFTSrep" clothing line, Jaden Smith, the son of Hollywood actor Will Smith.

Check out the photos below:






Credit: Soshified

Lee Seung Gi receives punishment for his naughty hands

Posted: 08 May 2013 04:30 AM PDT


Actor Lee Seung Gi gets punished for his naughty hands.

Recently, the official homepage of MBC's drama 'Gu Family Book' released new photos of Lee Seung Gi receiving punishment from fellow actor Jo Sung Ha. On the hand, Suzy seems to be trying to stop Jo Sung Ha from such mean act.

According to the staff, the pictures were uploaded to make amends for Lee Seung Gi's "naughty hands". In the previous episode of 'Gu Family Book', Lee Seung Gi accidentally put his hand on Suzy's chest, and many fans said the actor deserves punishment.

MBLAQ's Thunder dyes his hair pink

Posted: 08 May 2013 04:19 AM PDT



Recently, many photos of MBLAQ's Thunder have been uploaded on the community board titled 'MBLAQ Thunder's new hair style', drawing much attention

The photos were taken during 'Samsung display Unison festival' back on May 06 at which MBLAQ had a special performance. In particular, Thunder drew people's attention with his new pink hair style, looking outstanding and charismatic.

Many fans showed great reactions to his great look, "Looking great", "I love the new concept", and "Still handsome", ...

On the other hand, MBLAQ is currently planning for a new album.

Do you think pink suits him too?


Written by Jenny@DKPOPNEWS

Will and Jaden Smith to collaborate with Psy and G-Dragon?

Posted: 08 May 2013 04:00 AM PDT


Hollywood stars Will and Jaden Smith showed interest in working with YG Entertainment artists.

On May 7th, Will and Jaden Smith attended the 'After Earth' press conference held at the Seoul Yeouido Conrad Hotel. The father and son talked about their new movie as well as their impression on YG Entertainment artists.

When asked about a pledge if 'After Earth' become successful, Will Smith answered, "If this movie is successful in Korea, I will perform with Psy. If it's huge, I'll release an album with Psy." Joining the fun, Jaden Smith also promised he'll also release an album with Big Bang's G-Dragon if the movie was a success.

Meanwhile, Will and Jaden Smith met up with YG family at the YG headquarters located in Hapjeong on May 6th.

Son Ye Jin’s drama ‘Shark’ releases intense trailer

Posted: 08 May 2013 03:40 AM PDT


Son Ye Jin and Kim Nam Gil's comeback drama 'Shark' has released its intense first teaser!

The 40-second teaser shows lead actor Kim Nam Gil is seen roaming in a pool of sharks as he narrates, "Sharks don't have air bladder. So they move constantly to avoid death. They will die if they stop moving."

The trailer then shows happy moments between Kim Nam Gil and Son Ye Jin, followed by a shot of the latter crying. The actor says "Go, and don't look back. Now the time has come."

'Shark' is about a man who abandons his lover to fulfill his revenge. The drama will make its premiere on May 27th on KBS.

A-PRINCE announces official fanclub name

Posted: 08 May 2013 03:20 AM PDT


Idol group A-PRINCE announced that it has a name for its fans!

The boys previously asked their fans to decide for their fanclub name through the group's official fan cafe and Facebook accounts. After considering various suggestions, the group has decided that their fanclub name will be A-LAND from now on.

Check out the video below!

YG narrows down list of possible comeback for May

Posted: 08 May 2013 03:10 AM PDT


YG Entertainment previously released mysterious "Who's Next?" teaser with the names of the label's popular artists who are possibly making a comeback this May. On May 8, the agency released another poster through official blog with a shorter list of candidates.

This time, YG Entertainment has narrowed down the list by fading out some of the names except for Big Bang's Taeyang, 2NE1, Kang Seung Yoon, CL, and YG's New Artist. Even the list of possible comebacks have been narrowed down, fans are still having a hard time predicting the artist.

Can you guess "Who's Next?

Universal Music Malaysia brings you TVXQ Official Concert Merchandise

Posted: 08 May 2013 12:14 AM PDT




TVXQ is coming  for <TVXQ! Live World Tour 'Catch Me' In Kuala Lumpur> at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam on 18 May! In the meantime, Universal Music Malaysia will be bringing in TVXQ Official Concert Merchandise and Universal Music is going to organize a TVXQ concert merchandise pre-order event on 11 May (Saturday), 12pm to 8pm at 6th Floor, Sg Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur.

The imported concert merchandise from South Korea included T-Shirt, light sticks, towels, folders, postcards, and other various items. This pre-order activity is specially organized by Universal Music Malaysia to offer Malaysia Cassiopeia for their convenience so that they can pre-order their favorite concert merchandise in advance and collect it on the day of the concert at Official Merchandise counter. Do not worry if you are not able to attend the pre-order activity, you can also purchase it at Official Merchandise counter on the day of the concert. Available products are in limited quantity, while stocks last.
TVXQ! was temporarily stepped out of the lime light since in 2009. Four years on, TVXQ! members Uknow and Max returned to the K-Pop music scene in the form of a duo and introduced the brand new album in 2012.
After an absence of 6 years, the K-POP duo, TVXQ! will be back to dazzle fans with their live world tour "Catch Me" in Kuala Lumpur - to be held at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam, 18th May 2013.
The new tour commenced in Seoul, Korea, October 2012 and proved to be more popular than ever, with 20,000 concert tickets completely sold out within five minutes. The K-Pop phenomena is making history as the first K-POP band to embark on a tour that includes performances at five major entertainment domes in Japan; following a concert at the Saitama Super Arena, TVXQ! then moves on to perform at Tokyo Dome, Osaka Kyocera Dome, Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome, Sapporo Dome and last but not least Nagoya Dome. The world tour will also take the dynamic duo to Hong Kong, Beijing and other Asian cities.
<TVXQ! Live World Tour 'Catch Me' In Kuala Lumpur> , organized by JPM Music, tickets prices range from RM168 to RM 688:

Sitting zone: RM168-RM688
Rock Zone: RM 688

Please visit TicketCharge Web Site www.ticketcharge.com.my  for more ticketing information.

For further information about TVXQ concert merchandise pre-sales activity, please stay tune to Universal Music Malaysia Official Website (www.universalmusic.com.my), Facebook: Universal Music Malaysia / Universal Music Malaysia Chinese or call to hotline 03-79587433 (ext 205/102).

Lee Hyori to hold comeback show in Mnet

Posted: 08 May 2013 12:00 AM PDT


The queen of K-Pop Lee Hyori has returned to the music scene with her preview track "Miss Korea" and she will officially embarking on her comeback activities through a special comeback show in Mnet.

On May 7th, Lee Hyori's agency B2M Entertainment stated that Mnet have set a date for the 'Lee Hyori Comeback Show' for May 22nd. Filming for the show will take place on the 14th and 15th and certain number of lucky fans will be invited to enjoy songs from Lee Hyori's fifth album including "Miss Korea."

Meanwhile, Lee Hyori made a successful return, achieving an all-kill on several music websites with her preview track "Miss Korea".

Psy to visit russia for the first time

Posted: 07 May 2013 11:00 PM PDT


International star Psy will visit Russia next month for the first time in his career to promote his latest single, "Gentleman".

According to YG Entertainment, Psy, whose latest single chases the success of his global megahit "Gangnam Style," is scheduled to attend the annual Muz-TV Music Awards in Moscow's Olimpiyskiy Stadium on June 7.

Psy, who is currently in the U.S., appeared in NBC TV's flagship program "Today Show" broadcast from Rockefeller Plaza in New York on May 3. He sang "Gentleman" and his global hit "Gangnam Style" and received a great response from the audience.

LC9 voluntarily gives their debut MV a 19+ rating

Posted: 07 May 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Nega Network's new group LC9, which was widely known as the Brown Eyed Boys, has voluntarily gave their debut music video for "MaMa Beat" a 19+ rating.

A representative from Nega Network revealed, "The music video contains violent scenes so we had to voluntarily report as rated 19+." The group reported the video themselves before the review process by various boards.

LC9's debut mini album will contain four songs including the title song "MaMa Beat" which will feature Brown Eyed Girls' Ga In. The album will be released on May 9th.

4minute to pre-record ‘Inkigayo’ without HyunA

Posted: 07 May 2013 10:00 PM PDT


4minute's HyunA will not be able to participate in the group's pre-recording for their "What's Your Name?" stage on 'Inkigayo'.

HyunA has been hospitalized due to a high fever and dehydration. Cube Entertainment decided that she'll be taking time off while the rest of the 4minute members pre-record on the show.

A representative said regarding HyunA's current condition, "She got much better, but still, her well-being is the most priority. She will be going through a detailed examination."

Regarding her future plan, he added, "Nothing was decided yet. We cannot say that she will be back right after getting out of the hospital yet. She will be taking a bit of rest first."

B.A.P heads to Los Angeles for first world tour

Posted: 07 May 2013 09:30 PM PDT


B.A.P has touched down in Los Angeles to kick off their first world tour titled, 'B.A.P Live On Earth PACIFIC'.

The group will have their first show in Los Angeles on May 7th, then move to San Francisco for another concert on May 10th. It's also scheduled to perform in Washington, on May 14 and then in New York on the 17th.

Tickets for the 'B.A.P Live On Earth PACIFIC' which is a part of Verizon APAHM Tour, were all sold out immediately after the release, showing the group's rising popularity in the region.

B.A.P members also expressed their excitement for the tour by sharing some photos of themselves upon their arrival.


LC9 releases D-1 teaser photo

Posted: 07 May 2013 09:00 PM PDT


The countdown to Nega Network's new male group LC9's debut continues! The group, which was widely known as the Brown Eyed Boys, unveiled a new teaser image to mark D-1 before their much-awaited official debut.

Similar to the recently-released video teaser, the new photo shows the members flaunting their charismatic and overconfident in a hip hop, backstreet urban concept, further heightening anticipation for their debut.

LC9's debut mini album will contain four songs including the title song "MaMa Beat" which will feature Brown Eyed Girls' Ga In. The album will be released on May 9th.

Brown Eyed Girls’ JeA sings “Secret Note” for ‘When A Man Loves’ OST

Posted: 07 May 2013 08:21 PM PDT


Brown Eyed Girls' JeA has lent her voice for the soundtrack of MBC drama series, 'When A Man Loves'.

On May 8th, JeA released her latest single "Secret Note" for the drama's Part 5 OST album. The song is the work of producer Oh Joon Sung and portrays actress Shin Se Kyung's character Seo Mi Do in the drama.

Listen to the track below:

As One pre-releases “Love is Awkward” MV

Posted: 07 May 2013 08:17 PM PDT


Veteran duo As One, who has been actively participating in various OSTs, is making an official comeback with the release of a new single "Love is Awkward"!

Released on May 8th, "Awkward Love" will be the group's first single in over a year. The song was produced and written by famous lyricist Minsul and composed by Viva Soul's Joowan. It's the preview single from As One's new mini album.

Check out the MV below!

T-ara N4 releases making of “Countryside Life” drama version MV

Posted: 07 May 2013 08:15 PM PDT


T-ara N4 has released their MV making clip for the drama version of "Countryside Life"!

Released on May 8th, the making-of video features BTS footage from the filming set, showing what goes on behind the cameras.

It also included cameo appearances by several stars, such as Davichi's Kang Min Kyung, former baseball player Yang Joon Hyuk, politician Heo Kyung Young, producer Duble Sidekick, who produced the song, Kim Wan Sun, actor Jung Woon Taek as well as Choi Bool Am and Kim Su Mi, who starred in the original MBC drama, "Countryside Life".

T-ara N4 is consists of members Jiyeon, Eunjung, Hyomin, and Areum. The name stands for "Brand New 4". The group's title song "Countryside Life" is a funky and intense dance number produced by hitmaker Double Sidekick.

Check out the video below!

Yoo Seung Woo releases “Hello” MV

Posted: 07 May 2013 08:04 PM PDT


After pre-releasing the track "You and I", former 'Superstar K4' contestant Yoo Seung Woo has now unveiled the full music video for his next song, "Hello"!

Released on May 8th, "Hello" is the title song to his first mini album. Known as the 'genius boy', his new mini album contains many of his self-written songs, further proving his composing and writing talents.

Check out the MV below!

4Men releases “Propose Song” MV

Posted: 07 May 2013 08:00 PM PDT


The talented vocal group 4men has returned in the music scene with a new song "Propose Song".

Released on May 8th, "Propose Song" is a part of the group's second mini album. It is an emotional ballad perfect for a wedding song, and accompanied by the sweet voices of the 4Men trio. The music video for the song also shows the group singing at someone's wedding.

Meanwhile, 4Men will be kicking off their concert tour '2013 4men Concert: I'll Let You Listen' at the Yonsei 100th Memorial Hall in Seoul on May 17th to 19th.

Check out the MV below!