Thursday, June 20, 2013

"JYJ Japan: 2013 C-JES Membership Cards!" plus 24 more

"JYJ Japan: 2013 C-JES Membership Cards!" plus 24 more

JYJ Japan: 2013 C-JES Membership Cards!

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 08:30 AM PDT

Photos of JYJ's 2013 C-JES Japanese Membership Cards have been revealed.

Group and individual photos of JYJ for '2013 C-JES Membership Cards' have been released. The members of the group look cool and fresh with their casual attire. Their lovely smiles and cute poses make them more adorable.

Take a look at their photos below.

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Big Bang’s Daesung closes curtains of his solo Japan tour

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Big Bang's Daesung (D-Lite) successfully wrapped up his first solo concert tour in Japan.

On June 18th, Daesung held the final leg of his Japan concert tour at Yokohama Arena, performing in front of approximately 13,000 cheering fans. For the whole three hours, he performed a total of 20 songs including tracks from his 'D'scover' album.

In addition, Daesung was accompanied by a great number of Japanese musicians and managed to give totally new concert experiences to his fans.

Daesung began his solo tour in Korea and Japan since late March and he toured around 20 cities including places where even Big Bang has not reached yet, meeting up with approximately 100,000 fans in total.

Daesung said, "I was very worried and nervous while preparing my Japanese album and concert tour, but now, I feel very happy to be singing in front of all of you. I will keep doing my best."

Meanwhile, with the support of Big Bang's official fanclub in Japan, Daesung will have an encore concert in Okinawa on June 23.

SISTAR’s Hyorin to be featured in Dynamic Duo’s comeback album

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 07:00 AM PDT

It has been revealed that SISTAR's Hyorin will be lending her beautiful vocals for hip hop team Dynamic Duo's comeback album.

Dynamic Duo will release their seventh studio album 'Lucky Numbers' in July, marking the duo's return a year and 6 months since their 6th album. Talented hip hop artists including Primary, Supreme Team, Zion. T and Muzie of UV are said to have participated in their album.

Also, SISTAR's Hyorin will be featuring in one of the songs of Dynamic Duo, adding excitement for the duo's comeback. Hyorin is considered one of the best idol vocals K-pop scene, and is currently promoting "Give It To Me" with SISTAR.

Sunny Hill releases concept photos for ‘Young Folk’

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 06:34 AM PDT

Talented group Sunny Hill has releases their concept photos for third mini album 'Young Folk' which was released online on June 19.

In the photos, the girls look lively in polka dotted costumes and feminine hair and makeup for a cute image. It also features musician Harim, who plays the Greek musical instrument bouzouki in the title song, "Darling Of All Hearts".

Earlier today, Sunny Hill kicked off their first comeback stage on Mnet's 'M! Countdown'. You can watch their performance here.

Check out the photos below.

Park Se Young shows stunning beauty in a wedding dress

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 06:01 AM PDT

Actress Park Se Young appeared as a beautiful bride.

On June 20, photos of Park Se Young wearing beautiful wedding dresses were revealed for KBS drama Moving Heaven. The actress donned tube-top wedding dress matching with pink belt ribbon, and managed to stun both the cast and crew with her stunning beauty.

In the drama, Park Se Young works part-time for a broadcasting company and dreams of becoming an announcer. With her romance with actor Jae Sung getting started, many fans are growing largely curious about why she is wearing a dress.

Dal Shabet reveals footage from ‘Be Ambitious’ showcase

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 05:35 AM PDT

To celebrate their comeback, Dal Shabet held a showcase for their new mini album, 'Be Ambitious' at Ilji Hall located in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul on June 19, and showed powerful performance on the stage.

On June 20, Loen Entertainment provided the fans some videos showing Dal Shabet's first live performance of new title song "Be Ambitious", as well as sketch clip and interview.

Check out the clips below.

Kim Ji Hoon displays chocolate abs in ‘Men’s Health’

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 05:20 AM PDT

Actor Kim Ji Hoon captured everyone's attention when he revealed his well-defined chocolate abs in his latest pictorial for July issue of men's lifestyle magazine, 'Men's Health'.

In his latest pictorial, Kim Ji hoon shed his signature dandy, gentleman image and displayed his manly and sexy charms, showing off his perfect six-pack abs and tanned skin. He managed to show his masculinity by taking off his shirt and showing what he's been working hard on.

Meanwhile, Kim Ji Hoon is coming back to TV screen through upcoming SBS drama 'Goddess of Marriage' which will premiere on June 29.

Super Junior’s Ryeowook and f(x)’s Luna release MV for ‘High School Musical’ OST

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 04:57 AM PDT

Super Junior's Ryeowook and f(x)'s Luna released their OST single "The Start of Something New" for the the Korean adaptation of Disney Channel hit 'High School Musical'.

On June 20, CJ E&M released a music video for the track, providing the fans a first look of the musical version of the hit teen movie in which Ryeowook and Luna will be playing the lead roles.

The Korea-version remake will premiere at the Blue Square Samsung Card Hall on July 2, 2013 and expected to run until September.

Meanwhile, check out the MV below!

After School releases making of “First Love” MV

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 04:32 AM PDT

After School released the behind the scenes of its music video for "First Love".

On June 20, After School released the making of the music video, showing the members pole dancing and concentrating on each scene. The BTS footage also revealed Lizzy's injury as well as the preparation process, showing the girls having their tattoo.

Check out the clip below.

Two Months’ Lim Kim makes sexy debut with “All Right” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 04:22 AM PDT

After taking fans by surprise with her sexy music video, Two Months' Lim Kim (Kim Ye Rim) is finally presenting her first live performance of solo debut track, "All Right".

"All Right" is the title song to her first solo album 'A Voice', which also includes her preview track "COLORRING", Two Months' 2nd anniversary single "Number 1". The song was produced by Yoon Jong Shin and showcases Lim Kim's sexier and more mature look than the innocent girl next door image she was known for before.

Check out her performance below.

Roy Kim releases video teaser for “Love Love Love”

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 04:20 AM PDT

Roy Kim released a video teaser for his first studio album title song "Love Love Love", giving fans a preview of his upcoming track.

Singer Roy Kim, who previously made his official debut with first single, "Spring Spring Spring", will be releasing his first full-length album on June 25. The album contains a total of nine tracks which are Roy Kim's very own compositions.

According to his agency, "This first album features Roy Kim's mellow and country style music that brings out the best of his talents. He wrote and composed all the songs in the album so please send him your love and support."

JYJ’s Junsu releases teaser image for second solo album

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 04:00 AM PDT

JYJ's Junsu (XIA) will return to the music scene as a solo artist once again with his second album this coming July, and he just dropped his first image teaser.

In the photo, Junsu was seen donning a jacket with colorful emblems and showed a new hairstyle, exuding his manly charms.

According to CJES Entertainment, "His new music video will show the perfect harmony of vintage and fantasy. It will contain hip-hop rhythm that provides a cool sensation just in time for the summer."

His album will be released on July 15.

[130620] SISTAR wins on ‘M! Countdown’ + Other Performances

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 04:23 AM PDT

Mnet's "M! Countdown" is back this week full of amazing performances!

The June 20th episode of the show was hosted by After School's Lizzy and Kaeun. Tonight's show features highly anticipated comeback performances from Dal Shabet, Sunny Hill, LEDApple and Baek Ah Yeon as well as solo debut of Two Month's Lim Kim and new girl group 2EYES. Labelmates T-ara, The SEEYA, 5dolls and SPEED also came together to perform their collaborative single.

Other performers tonight included SISTAR, MBLAQ, EXO, After School, IVY, Henry, Rainbow, Nine Muses, Nell, BTS and Boys Republic.

And for the highlight of the show, SISTAR won on this week's chart with their latest single, "Give It To Me"!

Congratulations SISTAR!

Tonight's Performances:

Boys Republic





Nine Muses




After School





Watch tonight's debut/comeback stages below:

Dal Shabet - "Be Ambitious"
Sunny Hill - "Darling Of All Hearts"
Baek Ah Yeon - "A Good Boy"
2EYES - "Don't Mess With Me"
Lim Kim - "All Right"

Baek Ah Yeon returns with “A Good Boy” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 03:07 AM PDT

Showcasing her sweet and lovely transformation, 'K-POP Star Season 1' finalist Baek Ah Yeon is back with her second mini album titled 'A Good Girl' featuring the title song, "A Good Boy".

Unlike her emotional ballad debut single, "Sad Song", "A Good Boy" features cheerful melody and Baek Ah Yeon even dances with cute choreography. The music video for the song was produced by BoA's older brother, Kwon Soon Wook, whom Baek Ah Yeon pointed as her role model.

Watch Baek Ah Yeon's comeback performance on 'M! Countdown' below.

Rookie group 2EYES says “Don’t Mess With Me” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 03:02 AM PDT

SidusHQ's first girl group, 2EYES, is out on the scene with their debut single "Don't Mess With Me", performing their first debut stage on this week's 'M! Countdown'.

Their debut single album will include the title song "Don't Mess With Me" and two other tracks, "Bloody Luv" and "This Is Irony." Unlike most of other girl groups, 2EYES will have more of hip hop style.

2EYES is made up of five members namely Lee Hyang Sook, Kim Hye Rin, Lee Da Som, Jung Da Eun, and Kim Yeon Jun. Being the first girl group of SidusHQ, the agency is giving its full support, bringing talented musicians and dancers to help them on their debut.

Check out their performance below!

Sunny Hill is the “Darling Of All Hearts” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 02:56 AM PDT

Delivering new kind of music, talented group Sunny Hill is back on the spotlight with their third mini album 'Young Folk' and latest title song, "Darling Of All Hearts".

Known for unique and changing concepts for previous tracks, Sunny Hill is trying different music styles this time using folk music with "Darling Of All Hearts". It has a Bohemian polka-rhythm along with Jungle and Rock feelings with it as well.

The song was composed by songwriter Kim Yena and KZ, who is LOEN Entertainment's very own composer. Also, Hareem makes a featuring in the track to make the music even more fun.

Watch their performance below.

Dal Shabet shows off legs with “Be Ambitious” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 02:53 AM PDT

Flaunting off their sexy legs, Dal Shabet has returned to 'M! Countdown' stage this week with their latest title song, "Be Ambitious".

"Be Ambitious" was composed by Nam Ki Sang, who has worked with Dal Shabet's previous track "Love Shake". The song is a dance number with electronic sounds and strong rhythms, and features eye-catching dance moves that use their leg as the attraction point.

Check out their performance below.

T-ara, The SEEYA, 5dolls and SPEED perform “Painkiller” on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 02:50 AM PDT

Core Contents Media's artists T-ara, The SEEYA, 5Dolls and SPEED gathered together to perform their latest special collaborative single, "Painkiller", on this week's episode of 'M! Countdown'.

"Painkiller" was sung by T-ara's Soyeon, The SEEYA's Soojin, 5Dolls' Eunkyo and SPEED's Taewoon and Sungmin. The song was composed by Cho Young soo and Double Kick Project, fully delivers an extreme emotional pain after heartbreaking breakup.

Check out their performance below.

Super Junior’s Donghae & Eunhyuk and Girls’ Generation rank high on the Oricon

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 02:00 AM PDT

Super Junior's Donghae and Eunhyuk have made a pleasant debut on Japan's Oricon chart.

According to the Oricon Chart on June 19, Donghae and Eunhyuk's second single album as a unit titled 'I Wanna Dance' landed on the no.3 spot of the Daily Singles chart after selling 36,329 copies on its first day.

In the other hand, the successful unit's labelmates Girls' Generation sat sixth on the same chart with their seventh Japanese single album, 'LOVE & GIRLS', which was released on the same day, June 19.

KARA’s Nicole invited to ‘VMAJ 2013’ as Korean artist representative

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 01:00 AM PDT

KARA's Nicole has been invited as the sole Korean artist to attend the 'Video Music Awards Japan 2013' (VMAJ 2013).

The VMAJ 2013, which is Japan's biggest music awards ceremony, will take place on June 22 in Chiba, Japan. At the event, Nicole will be having a solo performance of her solo track, "Lost", which is part of KARA's special group album called 'KARA Solo Collection'.

A representative of VMAJ stated, "KARA was invited as the representative Korean artists at the 'MTV World Stage Live In Malaysia 2012' last July. With Nicole's fluent English skills and her talents, she was invited to perform a solo stage for MTV VMAJ 2013."

Rainbow’s Woori to rap for Ivy’s “I Dance” performance

Posted: 20 Jun 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Singer Ivy has recruited Rainbow's rapper Woori to help her out onstage for her "I Dance" performance.

Ivy released her new mini album on June 13 and already began her comeback promotions with Wonder Girls' Yubin, who's been rapping for her title song, "I Dance". However, starting on the June 20th broadcast of 'M! Countdown', Woori will be stepping up as the rapper for Ivy's performance.

"I Dance" is an experimental song, combined with tango, hip hop and electronic music. The song was written and composed by Park Jin Young.

INFINITE’s 1st world tour crashes ticketing servers

Posted: 19 Jun 2013 11:00 PM PDT

INFINITE is drawing major attention by selling out concert tickets for first world tour, taking down ticketing servers upon opening sales.

On June 18, the ticketing for the Korea leg of '2013 INFINITE 1st World Tour: One Great Step' opened on InterPark at 8PM (KST). Fans immediately flocked to the site, leading the server crashed due to heavy traffic. It was restored about an hour later after which the tickets sold out.

INFINITE will open their first world tour with a the two-day concert in Seoul to be held on August 9 and 10 at the Olympic Park Gymnastics Hall. The group will then take their concert to countries in Asia, North America, South America, and Europe.

SISTAR takes over Soribada’s Weekly chart with 8 songs

Posted: 19 Jun 2013 10:30 PM PDT

SISTAR continues to dominate music charts with their latest title song, "Give It To Me".

According to music website Soribada, SISTAR's comeback song "Give It To Me" topped the weekly music chart for the second week of June (June 10th - 16th). Not only that, a total of 8 songs from their new album like "The Way You Make Me Melt", "Summer Time", "Crying", "Bad Boy", "A Week", "Hey You", and "If You Want" were also ranked in the top 20 chart.

Trailing next to SISTAR was Shinhwa's "This Love", who topped the chart for the four consecutive weeks. MBLAQ's "Smoky Girl", T-ara, The SEEYA, 5Dolls and SPEED's collaboration single "Painkiller" and After School's "First Love" can also be found in the chart.

Ulala Session pre-releases “Fertilizer” single

Posted: 19 Jun 2013 10:00 PM PDT

Ahead of their comeback, Ulala Session pre-released their single "Fertilizer" off of their upcoming mini album titled, 'Memory'.

"Fertilizer" is an emotion-filled track that expresses a message of hope. The song will be included in their new mini album 'Memory' which will be released later this month. This will be their first album since the passing of their leader Lim Yoon Taek in early February.

Check out the track below.

Henry releases piano version of “Trap” + “Chopin Waltz No.7”

Posted: 19 Jun 2013 09:40 PM PDT

Super Junior-M's Henry, who is currently making a buzz in the music scene as a solo artist, continues to impress everyone with a piano version of his first solo single, "Trap" as well as "Chopin Waltz No.7".

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, and can speak in different language, showing off his many talents.

Check out the clip below: