Friday, June 7, 2013

"BIG BANG's Seungri in "Commons & Sense"!" plus 24 more

"BIG BANG's Seungri in "Commons & Sense"!" plus 24 more

BIG BANG's Seungri in "Commons & Sense"!

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 08:30 AM PDT

BIG BANG's Seungri is featured in "Commons and Sense" magazine.

BIG BANG member Seungri shows off his charismatic image in the 44th issue of Japanese magazine  "Commons & Sense". His black and white outfit and facial expression makes him look cooler.

Take a look at his photos below.

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Shinhwa to continue Asia tour starting in Hong Kong

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 07:30 AM PDT

After the sucessful promotions for This Love, which earned eight trophies from music program, the longest-running idol group Shinhwa will be embarking on its '2013 Shinhwa Grand Tour: The Classic' beginning with Hong Kong.

Tomorrow on the 8th, Shinhwa is holding '2013 SHINHWA GRAND TOUR '2013 Shinhwa Grand Tour: The Classic in Hong Kong' at Asia World Expo in Hong Kong as the first stop of its Asia tour. This is the group's first time in Hong Kong.

A representative stated, "This is the first time for Shinhwa to hold a concert in Hong Kong since they debuted, so the concert will be especially meaningful not only to the fans but also for the members of Shinhwa themselves. They put a lot of effort to show their best so please show a lot of love and support."

'2013 Shinhwa Grand Tour: The Classic' will visit six different countries including Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taiwan, Tokyo and Beijing, and will have a grand finale in Seoul, expecting total of more than 100,000 audiences.

[ WGM Taecyeon & Gui Gui episode 10] - Housewarming party

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 07:00 AM PDT

Check out the latest episode of Global We Got Married featuring Taecyeon and Gui Gui

K.Will, 2AM and BTOB to hold joint concert

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 07:00 AM PDT

K.Will, 2AM and BTOB will be performing together in a special joint concert later this month.

The joint concert titled 'Boys to Man' will be held at the Kyunghee University's Hall of Peace on June 29th at 6:30 PM, headlining the two popular groups, 2AM and BTOB and soloist K.Will.

This will the first joint show of these talented artists who are all great in singing and appealing with mature charms. The concert will feature the voices of the BTOB members, who are in their early 20s, 2AM in mid-late 20s, and K,Will who's in early 30s, in a concept of a young boy growing up as a matured man.

According to the production company, the concert was created to give encouragement to the youth who are currently in despair.

KPop Who Am I #15

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 06:48 AM PDT

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After School’s Lizzy to make cameo in Japanese horror drama ‘Demon Ward’

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 06:30 AM PDT

After School's Lizzy will be making a TV screen debut in Japan.

Lizzy will make a special cameo appearance in the 3rd and 4th episodes of the MBS/TBS horror drama 'Demon Ward' which will make its premiere this coming July. She will play Korean student Tae hee who is hospitalized in Kumagawa hospital.

Lizzy shared, "At beginning, I was nervous that I was casted in horror drama because I get scared easily. But the director and staff took really good care of me and I was able to complete the filming without trouble."

B1A4 become ‘Backstreet Boys’ for ‘1st Look’ magazine

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 06:00 AM PDT

The boys of B1A4, who are known for their easy-going personalities, displayed their manly and mature charms in their latest black and white pictorial for fashion magazine, '1st Look'.

Going for a concept of 'Backstreet Boys', B1A4 managed to pull off a 180-degree change from its signature sporty, boyish style to more edgy and classy looks. The group showed their manly charisma in various poses and facial expressions, expressing their transformation from boys to men.

B1A4's full pictorial and interview can be found on 1st Look website and June issue of the magazine.

Taemin congratulates Henry's solo debut with a cool selca

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 05:43 AM PDT

SHINee's Taemin uploaded a new photo on his official site earlier today.

He mentioned,"Sincere congratulation to Henry hyung for his official debut".

Taemin performed with Henry on Music Bank aired earlier today, the title of Henry's solo debut song is "Trap".

Check out the music video below in case you missed it.

‘M Countdown Halo-Indonesia’ announces second lineup of artists

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 05:30 AM PDT

Mnet recently announced the first line up of artists and now it finally revealed the second lineup for the highly-anticipated 'M Countdown Halo-Indonesia'.

In addition to the six previously revealed groups, B1A4, After School, 2NE1, 4minute, SISTAR, Roy Kim, Verbal Jint, VIXX and Eru would also be joining the 'M Countdown Halo-Indonesia' which will be held at the Mata Elang International Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia on the 3rd of July.

Are you excited for the show?

Dal Shabet’s Subin receives love confession from a mascot

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Dal Shabet's Subin received a love confession from a baseball team's mascot!

In the released MV still cuts for Dal Shabet's comeback, the Korean baseball team Nexen Heroes' mascot literally fell for Subin's beauty as he confessed through a placard that reads, "I love you, Subin!!"

Dal Shabet will be returning to the stage on June 20 with a new mini-album 7 months after the release of 'Have, Don't Have' mini album in November of last year. The album is already drawing attention as it will be listing self-written songs of the members.

‘When A Man Loves’ cast and crew bid their farewells

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 04:30 AM PDT

MBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama "When a Man Falls in Love" has come to an end on June 6th and the full cast and crew bid their final goodbyes.

The last shooting was held at a bookstore in Incheon where the romantic love between Han Tae Sang (Song Seung Hun) and Seo Mi Do (Shin Se Kyung) developed. Song Seung Hun's fans from China, Taiwan, Japan, and other overseas countries arrived on set to cheer on the actor. They even prepared snacks for the cast and crew.

As director Kim Sang Ho announced the end of the drama, Song Seung Hun, Shin Se Kyung, and many other staffs and fans yelled out their cheers.

Meanwhile, 'When A Man Loves' was rated the top-show this week after nabbing in an average viewership rating of 11.6 percent on June 5 and 6 according AGB Nielsen Media Research.

First season of 'TEN' To Be on Mnet America!

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 04:18 AM PDT

The first season of  Korean drama 'TEN' will be aired on Mnet America.

'TEN' is a recognized Korean well-made crime drama produced by CJ E&M, starring Joo Sang Uk and Jo An. The title 'TEN' refers to a special crime unit, which deals with cases with less than 10 percent rate of arrests. The popular drama will now be aired on Mnet America.

Having been broadcast from November 2011 to January 2012, the first season of received high popularity among K-drama fans. According to CJ E&M, its first season was sold to 11 countries, including the United States, Japan, Hong Kong and many Southeast Asian countries. For its solid story line and sophisticated photography, 'TEN' has proven the high quality of Korean crime investigation dramas. Especially, it portrayed in detail the brain games between the criminals and the special crime unit, and earned reputation as the best Korean crime investigation drama.

Cr: Hyeyeon Seo of CJ E&M

KARA's Hara tweets mysterious selca

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 04:13 AM PDT

KARA's Goo Hara updated her Twitter with a new photo.

She wrote on 7th Jun," Heart + Pink".

She is seen posing in a pink top and a heart shape sticker on her face, staring at the camera with a mysterious gaze.

Fans commented,"So pretty","You look mysterious today","Pink Hara" and etc.

130607 Lee Hyori wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 03:51 AM PDT

KBS "Music Bank" is back this week full of amazing performances!

The June 7th episode of the show features the much-anticipated comeback performances from MBLAQ, Rainbow and Skarf as well as debut stages of Henry and Boys Republic.

Other performers tonight included 2PM, B1A4, EXO, Nine Muses, LC9, VIXX, Wonder Boyz, 100%, 4minute, LUMI-L, Ryuki, Kim Bo Kyung, 1N1, Seo In Young, Dia and Z.HERA.

And for the highlight of the show, Lee Hyori won on this week's K-Chart with her latest title track, "Bad Girls"!

Congratulations Lee Hyori!

Tonight's Performances:




Seo In Young




Kim Bo Kyung








Wonder Boyz




Nine Muses





Watch tonight's debut/comeback stages below:

MBLAQ - "Smoky Girl"
Rainbow - "Sunshine"
Skarf - "Luv Virus"
Henry - "Trap" ft. Kyuhyun and Taemin

MBLAQ searches “Smoky Girl” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 03:43 AM PDT

Showing their upgraded selves, MBLAQ is finally back with their highly-anticipated track "Smoky Girl" on this week's episode of 'Music Bank'!

"Smoky Girl" is the title track off of their fifth mini album, 'Sexy Beat', marking a return after a year and a half. The album features the works of Primary, Zion T, Simon D, Maybee, and many talented artists.

Not only in the music production, but MBLAQ has also directly participated in the visuals as well. The comeback album showcases a sexy that goes beyond the sexy MBLAQ have shown before.

Check out their performance below!

Rainbow brightens up ‘Music Bank’ stage with “Sunshine”

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 03:28 AM PDT

Colorful girl group Rainbow has returned to the spotlight yet again with their latest track "Sunshine", showcasing an uplifting and bright concept!

The group released their new album 'Rainbow Syndrome- Part 2' in June 4th, just after four months since the release of the Part 1 back in February. The title song "Sunshine" will be a great track for the summer which features Rainbow's trademark colorful concept.

Check out their performance below!

Henry makes his “Trap” solo debut on ‘Music Bank’ ft. Kyuhyun and Taemin

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 03:15 AM PDT

Returning to the music scene as a solo artist, Super Junior-M's Henry kicked off his first solo debut performance of "Trap" on the June 7th episode of KBS 'Music Bank'.

"Trap" is decribed as an urban dance pop number with a unique blend of strong drum beats, piano and strings. The song is accompanied by two SM artists, Super Junior's Kyuhyun and SHINee's Taemin, raising much anticipation and excitement.

Henry is someone who not only can sing and dance, but also play the piano and violin. He has also previously composed songs with composer team, Noise Bank. Through his new album, Henry will be revealing his own unique style of music and show off his many talents.

Check out his performance below!

Skarf returns with “Luv Virus” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 03:00 AM PDT

After almost 10 months since the release of first single 'Oh! Dance', Korean-Singaporean girl group Skarf returned with their first mini-album 'Luv Virus'. Kickstarting their promotions, they performed their first comeback stage on 'Music Bank'.

The main track, which is also titled "Luv Virus", is a bright, refreshing track that perfectly fits this summer. The song is composed by Lee Ki and hitmaker Seo Young Bae, whom had composed Ailee's "Heaven", Orange Caramel's "Lipstick" and also Skarf's "My Love" from their debut single.

Watch their performance below.

Henry releases "Trap" MV

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 02:07 AM PDT

The long-awaited MV of Henry's debut song "Trap" is out, check out the MV featuring SHINee's Taemin and Super Junior's Kyuhyun below.

130607 Music Bank Performer List

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 01:41 AM PDT

MBLAQ, 2PM, B1A4, Henry(Kyuhyun and Taemin), EXO, Rainbow, Nine Muses, LC9, VIXX, Wonder Boyz, 100%, 4minute, Lumi-L, Boys Republic, Ryuki, Kim Bokyung, 1N1, Seo In Young, SKARF, Dia, Z.HERA

Girls' Generation release individual concept photos for Love & Girls

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 01:36 AM PDT

 Check out the individual concept photos of Girls' Generation's "Love and Girls" single.

B2ST’s Dongwoon spends meaningful birthday

Posted: 07 Jun 2013 12:00 AM PDT

B2ST's Dongwoon has celebrated his birthday with a memorial visit.

Dongwoon celebrated his 22nd birthday on June 6th, the same day as Memorial Day in Korea. Instead of throwing a party, he celebrated both his birthday and Memorial Day, he visited the memorial monument in Hanam City near Seoul with his friends.

He shared some photos on his Twitter and wrote, "Since I was born on this meaningful day, I thought about what I'm going to do today. So I climbed up to Mountain Geomdan and then went to the memorial monument below with my friends."

Dongwoon also thanked everyone saying, "I thank my parents and thank everyone who congratulated me. I hope you spare a day to think about the deceased patriots who died protecting our country."

Ivy teams up with Park Jin Young for “I Dance” comeback

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Female soloist IVY is coming back to the local music scene to take back her former title as K-pop's sexy queen with the help from singer-producer Park Jin Young (JYP).

Ivy will release her second mini-album 'INTERVIEW PART. 2' on June 13 and her new title song "I Dance" was revealed to be written and composed by Park Jin Young. He also produced her debut single 'What Happened Tonight' and contributed to 'IVY syndrome'.

The dance track "I Dance" which will have a mix of tango, hip-hop and electronic sound will also feature Wonder Girls' rapper Yubin. Yubin will also be featured in the track's music video as well as scheduled to perform alongside Ivy during her comeback stages.

Nell reveals audio preview for ‘Escaping Gravity’ album

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 11:00 PM PDT

After unveiling a music video teaser for title song "Ocean of Light", rock band Nell continues the teasing by releasing an audio preview for 'Escaping Gravity' album.

The new album 'Escaping Gravity' contains a total of six tracks in various genres. The album is scheduled to be released on June 10th.

Check out the preview below.

FT Island celebrates 6th anniversary

Posted: 06 Jun 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Idol band FT Island celebrated their sixth anniversary since their debut.

The boys celebrated the special event with a small party among themselves. FT Island sent their message to fans through their agency FNC Entertainment saying, "We want to sincerely thank our fans for our sixth anniversary and we will continue to make better music."

Also, photos from their celebration have been released showing the group members holding a cake saying "FT ISLAND Debut 6 Years Congratulations."

FT Island is currently preparing for the release of their third Japanese studio album 'RATED-FT' on June 12.