Thursday, June 6, 2013

"2NE1’s releases dance practice video for “The Baddest Female” " plus 24 more

"2NE1’s releases dance practice video for “The Baddest Female” " plus 24 more

2NE1’s releases dance practice video for “The Baddest Female”

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 07:10 AM PDT

2NE1's CL becomes "The Baddest Female" as she unleashes her dance practice video for her solo debut track.

"The Baddest Female" is based on a very slow beat but mixed with some new sounds that goes well with CL's rap. The choreography-focused video shows off strong impression as much as CL's charisma and force.

Check out the video below!

Park Myung Soo releases jacket photo for “You’re My Girl”

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Comedian Park Myung Soo, who will return to the stage as a singer, unveiled the album jacket image for upcoming single, "You're My Girl".

The new electric tune "You're My Girl" is scheduled to be released on June 11 along with the related music video which will feature sexy Clara.

Regarding the release, Park Myung Soo said, "Upon the release of the song, I wish to establish a name for myself as a comedian who can not only sing but also write and compose songs."

f(x)’s Victoria invited as judge on ‘Superstar China’

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 06:03 AM PDT

f(x)'s lovely leader Victoria will be appearing on 'Superstar China' (我的中國星), which is Chinese version of Superstar K, as a special judge for a day.

Victoria wrote on her Weibo June 4, "Although I became a guest judge only for one day, but it's really a good experience, and also learned a lot." She added, "Every participants, you've worked hard too, hope everyone can achieve their dreams~ must believe in yourself~ do your best!"

Attached the post was a photo of Victoria, dressed in black outfit and giving a thumbs up at the camera.

Who is the hot guy in Rainbow’s “Sunshine” MV?

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Many fans are growing curious about the identity of the hot guy in Rainbow's new music video.

Recently, Rainbow released the music video for latest title song "Sunshine" and fans have been wondering who the hot guy in sunglasses was. It has been revealed that the mysterious guy was none other than Matthew Kim, who was a contestant on the first season of SBS' 'K-Pop Star'.

Matthew Kim is currently training under DSP Media, which is the management agency of Rainbow and KARA. The agency saw his potential and offered him a management contract last year.

Which idol stars were voted best looking by plastic surgeons?

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 05:30 AM PDT

In a recent episode of MBC Every1's 'Star Photo n Talk' featured the list for the 30 best looking idol stars. Among countless idols, 2PM's Nichkhun came out on top according to the show's ranking.

A great number of plastic surgeons, TV show staffs, personology specialists, and viewers participated in the poll. Nichkhun was voted as the best looking idol star, defeating ZE:A's Siwan in a close fight of 0.16 points.

Kim Hyung Joong came in 3rd followed by Super Junior's SiWon, SHINee's Minho, Girls' Generation's YoonA and miss A's Suzy.

Do you agree with the ranking?

Shinhwa’s Eric stops recording because of an emergency

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Shinhwa's Eric had to stop a show recording because he had to go to the bathroom.

On the broadcast of TvN 'Baek Ji Yeon's People Inside' aired on the 4th, Shinhwa members appeared as special guests to convey their stories for the past 15 years.

While talking about each members' personal troubles, Eric suddenly said, "I've been going through many difficult things in my life, but honestly, I'm going through one right now. I need to go to the bathroom", and everyone bursts into laughter.

Jun Jin said, "I think it is a quite serious situation" and Eric without any hesitation got up from the set and rushed to the bathroom. Later, Eric explained, "Before coming to the recording, I drink a lot of water to relax."

Shin Se Kyung reveals her adorable personality in BTS video

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 04:30 AM PDT

Actress Shin Se Kyung is receiving a lot of attention with the behind-the-scenes footage from the set of her current MBC drama, 'When a Man Loves'.

On June 5th, Shin Se Kyung's management agency, Namoo Actor, uploaded the video on its official YouTube channel. The video clearly shows the actress' bright and adorable personality, amusing both the staffs and viewers.

A representative stated, "Shin Se Kyung is a big eater, but she keeps losing weight because of busy schedule. But, she never lets her body to rest. Because it's difficult to make time for exercises due to filming, she tries to maintain her figure by stretching."

4minute’s Gayoon and Sohyun participate in opening pitch for LG Twins

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 04:00 AM PDT

4minute's members Gayoon and Sohyun participated in the opening pitch ceremony for a game between the LG Twins and Doosan Bears that was held at the Seoul Jamshil Stadium on June 5th.

The two girls appeared wearing the jerseys of LG Twin and skinny jeans. Gayoon threw the opening pitch while Sohyun served as the batter.

After the event, Sohyun posted on her Twitter, "Today, Gayoon unni and I threw the pitch and batted for LG Twins. I did well when practicing, but not so well in real. But, it was a fun experience. Good luck to LG Twins!"

Check out more photos below.

Bangtan Boys reveal album tracklist for ‘2COOL 4SKOOL’

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 03:30 AM PDT

After introducing its seven members, Big Hit Entertainment's new male group called Bulletproof Boy Scouts a.k.a BTS or Bangtan Boys have now unveiled the full tracklist for debut album titled, '2COOL 4SKOOL'.

Bangtan Boys is a 7-member hip hop consisting members Rap Monster, SUGA, Jin, J-Hope, Jungkook, Jimin and V, who have been training for the past few years under the agency. They are all genuinely interested in hip hop music and are said to excel in singing, rapping and dancing.

Check out the tracklist below.

Crayon Pop releases teaser video for ‘Bar Bar Bar’

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 03:09 AM PDT

Five-member rookie group Crayon Pop has just released a new teaser video for upcoming comeback single, 'Bar Bar Bar'.

Crayon Pop recently released a teaser image of a slot machine with handwritten messages of the members. The group has now unveiled a billiard-themed teaser video, hinting at unique comeback concept.

Crayon Pop's new single 'Bar Bar Bar' will be released to the public on June 14.

Check out the teaser below.

Top 7 prettiest idol's mothers

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 01:55 AM PDT

Do you have any idea which idol's mother is as pretty as her own son/daughter?

Check out the list below.

Hello Venus sells out first solo concert in one minute

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 12:00 AM PDT

One of 2012's best rookie groups, Hello Venus, is proving its rising popularity by selling out first solo concert in just one minute!

Hello Venus has sold out all the tickets for 'Hello Venus 1st Live Concert,' which will be performed at Sogang University's Mary Hall in Seoul on June 22. Due to the warm and explosive response from the fans, the girl group has announced an additional date on the 23rd.

The additional concert tickets will go on sale on June 7.

Kim Hyun Joong and INFINITE make hot debut on Oricon

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Hallyu star Kim Hyun Joong and INFINITE have won another victory on Oricon chart with their latest Japanese albums.

Both released on June 5, Kim Hyun Joong's third Japanese single "Tonight" and INFINITE's first Japanese studio album "Koi ni Ochiru Toki (When You Fall in Love)" landed in the top 5 instantly after its release, according to Oricon's official website.

INFINITE's "Koi ni Ochiru Toki (When You Fall in Love)" sits atop of Oricon's Daily Album Chart after selling 40,767 copies on the first day. Kim Hyun Joong's "Tonight" debuted at second place of Daily Singles Chart with 101,818 copies sold.

Psy gets another Guinness Record title

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Psy has set his fifth Guinness Record!

On June 4th, Korea Record Institute announced, "The horse dance that Psy did with 100,000 Seoul citizens has been confirmed as the new world record title by Guinness World Records."

The title of the record was decided to 'Largest Gangnam Style Dance', and Korea Record Institute said, "The fact Psy received a new Guinness Records title indicates that the record has been confirmed as an official world record."

They added, "Now that the title was decided, we'll be providing the required videos, photos and other confirmation documents to receive the official Guinness World Records certificate."

The record came last year on October 4th, where Psy held a free concert at Seoul City hall. On that day, approximately 100,000 people had attended and danced to "Gangnam Style" in unison.

INFINITE to hold exhibit in Tokyo

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 10:30 PM PDT

INFINITE will be holding a special exhibition in Japan to celebrate the release of their first Japanese studio album.

From June 12 to 30, INFINITE will hold a special exhibition, dubbed the "INFINITE SPACE Exhibition" at the Space HACHIKAI in Shibuya's Tower Record, where their musical career will be shown. The exhibition will include the group's albums, stage costumes, photos, concert posters and music videos.

INFINITE released their new album titled, 'Koi ni Ochiru Toki' or 'When You Fall in Love' on June 5th. The album lists a total of 12 tracks, including the group's early hits "BTD," "Be Mine," "She's Back" and their latest Korean title track "Man in Love," which is also the main track of the album.

Kim Hyun Joong hangs out with 10,000 fans to celebrate album release

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 10:05 PM PDT

Kim Hyun Joong hanged out with 10,000 Japanese fans through a special event in celebration of the release of his third Japanese single 'Tonight'.

On June 4, the singer held a special event at Nagano Sun Plaza in Tokyo, where he unveiled the music videos for his new tracks "Tonight", "Cappuccino" and more in front of 10,000 Japanese fans. Especially with Kim Hyun Joong's birthday coming up on June 6th, the fans surprised him by singing "Happy Birthday" song in Korean.

Around 8,000 fans waited outside as they couldn't make it into the packed venue and Kim Hyun Joong deeply impressed the fans by requesting setting up a place that they can sit down and wait. He then proceeded to go around and greet every single fan at their seat for the next six hours, expressing his sincere thanks for their support for him.

2PM sweeps both Tower Records and Oricon weekly chart with ‘GIVE ME LOVE’

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 09:30 PM PDT

2PM took its success even further and topped weekly charts with their 6th Japanese single 'GIVE ME LOVE'!

After nabbing the top spots of the daily charts, 2PM's new Japanese single 'GIVE ME LOVE' grabbed the No.1 position of Tower Records weekly chart and No.2 on the Oricon's Weekly Album chart, beating famous local artists like AKB48, Arashi and more.

Not only did 2PM's latest Japanese album dominated that of many other famous Japanese singers' new albums, their latest Korean album also was also ranked very high, and 2PM showed their great power and influence once again.

'GIVE ME LOVE' is a characteristic dance track from the group. The single made news before its official release, since it is the theme song for the drama "Take Five," which has been aired in Japan since April 19.

Girls’ Generation to bring world tour to Taiwan

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 09:00 PM PDT

Girls' Generation has added Taiwan to their solo world tour itinerary.

Taiwan's SuperDome has announced that Girls' Generation will be taking their '2013 Girls' Generation's World Tour – Girls & Peace' to Taipei, Taiwan. The group will perform at the Taipei Arena for two nights on July 20th and 21st.

Girls' Generation will be opening the curtains of their '2013 Girls' Generation's World Tour – Girls & Peace' in Seoul at the Gymnastics Stadium on June 8th and 9th. After Taiwan, the girls plan to go around Asia as well as the various parts of the world.

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Kim Hyun Joong releases special birthday single “The Reason I Live”

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 08:21 PM PDT

Celebrating his birthday with his fans, singer-actor Kim Hyun Joong has just released a special single titled, "The Reason I Live" on June 6th.

The singer decided to release new single as an special event for his fans in Korea in celebration of his birthday. The single "The Reason I Live" is a ballad song with sweet melody accompanied by Kim Hyun Joong's soft voice.

Check out the single below.

MBC to air Super Junior’s South America Tour

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 08:17 PM PDT

Super Junior's 'Super Show 5 in South America' concert tour which was held at the end April will be shown through MBC TV on June 7th from 1:15AM (KST).

For the first time ever in Korean music history, Super Junior held South America tour concert from the April 21st to the 27th, performing for thousands of fans in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Peru. All the tickets for the concerts were all sold out, attracting a total of 40,000 fans overall.

The program will feature Super Junior showing professional behaviors as a K-pop representative idol group, and also talked about their frank feelings which no one could hear before.

Kwon Sang Woo enjoys a date with his family

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 07:40 PM PDT

Actor Kwon Sang Woo had a wonderful day at an amusement park with his family.

Kwon Sang Woo's wife and actress Son Tae Young posted on her Facebook account, "Daddy, where are you going? Safari", along with a picture collage of the family enjoying a day at an amusement park.

In the photo, the couple of Kwon Sang Woo and Son Tae Young, who both looking great in casual outfits, are enjoying the day off and having a fun time with their son at an amusement park.

Meanwhile, Kwon Sang Woo is currently taking a break after casting in drama 'King of Ambition', and Son Tae Young is appearing on KBS 2TV 'Lee Soon Shin'.

2NE1’s Park Bom captured while taking a nap

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 07:20 PM PDT

2NE1's Park Bom revealed a photo of herself sleeping soundly on a couch.

On June 4th, Park Bom uploaded a photo on her Instagram and wrote "Bom is sleeping." In the photo, she is sleeping on a white sofa, wearing a pair of pink fishnet tights, short pants, and matching black hoodie.

Park Bom's unique, stylish outfits and lovely looks even she is taking a nap are drawing many people's attention.

Nell reveals video teaser for “Ocean of Light”

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 07:03 PM PDT

Rock band Nell will make a comeback to the music industry with new album titled, 'Escaping Gravity'. On June 6th, they released yet another teaser for title song, "Ocean of Light".

The video teaser shows the members rocking their instruments as they are getting soaked with rain water. "Ocean of Light" seems to be a rock genre, hinting at another addictive piece from Nell.

'Escaping Gravity' contains a total of six tracks and is scheduled to be released on June 10th.

Check out the teaser below.

T-ara's Hyomin's BTS for InStyle Magazine!

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 06:10 PM PDT

T-ara's Hyomin's behind the scene photos for InStyle magazine was uploaded online.

Member of girl group T-ara, Hyomin who is known for her fashion sense and body, flaunts her perfect figure in the June issue of InStyle magazine by wearing sexy outfits that display her glamorous body. The BTS photos of Hyomin for the said magazine was uploaded online.

Take a look at her photos below.

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After School's Kaeun Joins Twitter!

Posted: 05 Jun 2013 08:21 PM PDT

After School's Kaeun is now on Twitter.

Member and maknae of girl group After School, Kaeun has joined her unnies on Twitter as she just created her account. Kaeun's first tweet was "I decided to do twitter from today~hehe Please take care of me♥ hehe" confirming that the account is legit.

To assure fans that the new account on Twitter that said to be Kaeun, Pledis Entertainment confirmed it itself through their Twitter account.

Follow Kaeun on Twitter: @kkaaani

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