Tuesday, June 18, 2013

"JYJ's Junsu To Kick Off Asia Tour in July!" plus 24 more

"JYJ's Junsu To Kick Off Asia Tour in July!" plus 24 more

JYJ's Junsu To Kick Off Asia Tour in July!

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 08:30 AM PDT

Kim Junsu to release 2nd solo album and start Asia tour next month.

According to JYJ's company, C-Jes Entertainment, Kim Junsu will be releasing his second solo album which will be a full-track album in the middle of July. After the release of the album, he will kick off his Asia tour in Thailand on July 20th, followed by Shanghai, China on July 28th and will also hold a concert both in Busan and Seoul, Korea.

The Asia tour is expected to be a big hit again as he wrapped up his World Tour with a big success.

Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Psy to perform at the opening of ‘Superstar China’

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Psy has been invited to the launching of Chinese version of Korean singing competition, 'Superstar K'.

The former judge of 'Superstar K4' is invited to perform at the press conference of Hubei TV's 'Superstar China' which will be held at Wuhan University on June 21. He is set perform his mega-hit tune "Gangnam Style" and latest single "Gentleman" in front of about 20,000 expected audience.

The three main judges of 'Superstar China', Alan Tam, Sha Bao Liang and Pace Wu will share the stage with Psy while Taiwanese actress Lin Chi Ling will also appear as special guest for the show.

TVXQ rewrites history with successful 5-Dome Tour in Japan

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 07:00 AM PDT

The duo of TVXQ rewrote history by becoming the first South Korean singer to perform at 5 Japanese Domes during its recent Japanese concert tour.

TVXQ successfully completed their 5-Dome tour, 'TVXQ Live Tour 2013~Time~'. Starting with Saitama concert on April 27, TVXQ toured the Sapporo Dome, Nagoya Dome, Fukuoka Dome, Osaka Dome, and the Tokyo Dome, attracting 700,000 fans for all 16 concerts.

During the final leg of the tour which was held for 3 consecutive days from June 15th - 17th in Tokyo Dome, TVXQ showed perfect live performances and powerful dance choreography, performing a total of 28 songs in the 3 hour concert.

Yunho said, "Thanks to the support from all of our fans, our dream of going on a five-dome tour was able to come true. It still feels like a dream, but I will work even harder to think that this is just the beginning of things to come."

Changmin added, "I couldn't even imagine having a 5-dome tour ten years ago, but I'm so happy now and I want to cherish this moment with my fans."

Jang Geun Suk cast in new drama ‘Pretty Boy’

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Going back to his acting roots, Jang Geun Suk has been casted in upcoming new drama, 'Pretty Boy'.

On June 18, TreeJ Company announced that Jang Geun Suk confirmed his appearance in the drama 'Pretty Boy' which is based on a comic book of the same name by the renowned Korean cartoonist Chon Kye Young. The story will be rewritten by writer Yoo Young Ah, the man behind the movie, 'The Gift of Room 7'.

Jang Geun Suk will play ambitious Dokgo Ma Tae who wants to gain money and power by using his perfect physical appearance. This marks the singer-actor's return to the small screen after KBS' 'Love Rain' in 2012 which also starred Girls' Generation's YoonA.

Dynamic Duo gearing up for a comeback this July

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 06:01 AM PDT

Joining the intense war of summer, Dynamic Duo also plans on making a comeback next month!

According to Amoeba Culture on June 18, Dynamic Duo will release their seventh studio album in July, marking the duo's return a year and 6 months since their 6th album. Talented artists at Amoeba Culture including Primary and Zion T are said to have participated in their album.

Dynamic Duo members have been busy on their individual activities. In addition to featuring in the songs of various artists, both Gaeko and Choiza released their own solo singles for Amoeba Culture's project album, 'NOWorkend'.

Baek Ah Yeon wants to “marry” SHINee’s Key

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 05:29 AM PDT

Baek Ah Yeon revealed that she wants to appear on MBC's 'We Got Married' with SHINee member Key.

On June 17, the singer held her comeback showcase at the Olleh Square Dream Hall in Seoul to celebrate the release of her new album, 'A Good Girl'. During a Q&A session, Baek Ah Yeon was asked whose partner she would like to appear with on 'We Got Married'.

The singer answered, "I've never thought about myself appearing on 'We Got Married', but if I get a chance, I would want to be on the show with Key from SHINee. I like guys with bright smiles and Key looks really nice when he smiles."

SISTAR’s Dasom having some “healing time”

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 05:00 AM PDT

SISTAR's Dasom enjoyed a sweet time-off for a while.

On June 18, SISTAR's official Twitter uploaded two photos of the maknae along with a message, "Dasom is continuing promotion of 'Give It to Me', and she's having a bit of healing time!! Good~Night~."

In the photo, Dasom is holding a coffee cup and giving her sweet smile for the camera. Despite wearing less makeup, she looks captivating with her natural beauty and lovely looks.

Netizens commented, "She looks prettier without makeup," "How can she be so pretty," "She's so lovely" and more.

SISTAR’s Bora to show bowling prowess in ‘Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education’

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 04:40 AM PDT

Getting down on the floor to go for a strike, the "athletic idol" of SISTAR, Bora, tried her hand in bowling for KBS 2TV 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education'.

On the upcoming June 18th broadcast of the show, Bora will showcase her bowling prowess on the show as she becomes a member of the celebrity team. Bora had never played bowling before so she took bowling lessons for the show and displayed perfect bowling posture.

Meanwhile, the cast members 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education' will also do a bowling battle with idol group legend, Shinhwa, in the same episode.

2NE1’s CL displays exotic looks for ‘VOGUE Korea’

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 04:20 AM PDT

2NE1's baddest female, CL, put her great sense of fashion and uniqueness in display in her recent pictorial for the July issue of fashion magazine, 'VOGUE Korea'.

On June 18, CL shared photos from her pictorial via Instagram. In the photos, she showcases her fiercest style sense combining heavy makeup and edgy outfits with the wilderness, giving off a unique and exotic concept.

2NE1's strong and charismatic leader has been already recognized not only from music but from the fashion industry as well. She successfully pulling off every concept with confidence, earning the name of 'global fashionista'.

Jisook becomes the hair stylist of Rainbow

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 03:53 AM PDT

Jisook has transformed into hair stylist for her fellow Rainbow members.

Recently, Rainbow's Yoon Hye shared the photo above on her Twitter and wrote, "The master of ribbons. Jisook's day."

In the photos, Jisook is seen taking care of her unnie Seung Ah's hair, tying the ribbon before their performance. Fans could catch a glimpse of her ribbon arrangements for the group during Rainbow's guest appearance on Arirang TV 'Simply K-Pop' on June 18th.

Meanwhile, Rainbow is currently promoting their latest catchy summer track, "Sunshine".

Skarf’s Tasha gains attention with her ant waist

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 03:31 AM PDT

Tasha of rookie girl group Skarf is gaining much attention online with her slim body shape.

Recently, a couple of photos of Tasha taken backstage of a music program were released to the public through Skarf's official Twitter. She is looking lovely on her stage outfit for "Luv Virus" promotions and her ant waist catches the eyes of the fans.

Tasha boasts a slim 22-inch waist size, and her tight blouse and skirt outfit accentuates her thin waist really well. Not only her sexy body, but also her beautiful and fresh look draw envy to her fans.

Lee Seung Chul releases “My Love” MV ft. various artists

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 03:11 AM PDT

Singer Lee Seung Chul has finally released his eleventh studio album titled, 'My Love' and this time, the full music video for title song has been unveiled.

"My Love" was written by Jun Hae Sung who also collaborated with Lee Seung Chul in the past, while the background piano was played by Park Jee Yun. The music video is gaining attention as it features various artists including Nam Gyuri, Roy Kim, Lee Young Eun and Kim Ji Sook.

Check out the MV below!

T-ara QBS releases "Like A Wind" PV

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 02:45 AM PDT

T-ara QBS releases the much anticipated PV of their Japanese single titled "Like A Wind", check out the full clip below


Posted: 18 Jun 2013 02:34 AM PDT

First of all, we would like the fans to know that this poll is just for fun, just a survey. Don't take it seriously. If your idol is not chosen, please do understand that we can't include all your idols in the list of candidates, and again, this poll is JUST A SURVEY.

Having a sister or brother in the same field is not new but not in 'KPOP'. KPOP siblings have become more popular and popular as time passes. They are becoming hot issues when they reveal that they have brothers/sisters in the same industry. What makes it amazing is that both of them have good looks.

We all love seeing them with their siblings and even become a fan of them. We have chosen 10 KPOP siblings that you can choose from. Check them out below and answer the poll.

Girls' Generation's Jessica and f(x)'s Krystal

2NE1's Dara and MBLAQ's Thunder 

SS501's Kim Hyung Joon and Kibum

Girls' Generation's Sooyoung and Choi Soojin

JYJ's Junsu and Junho/Zuno

2PM's Nichkhun and Nichan

MBLAQ's Mir and Go Eun Ah

Super Junior's Leeteuk and Park In Young

 Hwayoung and 5Dolls/Coed School's Hyoyoung

Boyfriend's Kwangmin and Boyfriend's Youngmin 

Vote now!

Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

M4M Profile

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 12:45 AM PDT

Group name: M4M (엠포엠)
Label: Cube entertainment
Debut date: 2013 March 13
Debut song: Sadness


Name : Vinson (라우승/羅宇勝) 
Position : Dancer
DOB : 1991.07.29
Height: 180cm
Weight : 72 kg
Birth Place : Taiwanese
Blood type : O
Name : Alen (방일륜/方逸伦)
Position : Main vocal
DOB : 1992.12.26
Height : 182 cm
Weight : 72 kg
Birth Place : Chinese
Blood type : O

Name : Bin (우빈 / 于斌)
Position : Rapper
DOB : 1991.07.03
Height : 183 cm
Weight : 69 kg
Birth Place : Hong Kong
Blood type : A
Name : Jimmy (지미/朱兆豐) 
Position : Leader
DOB : 1986.04.09
Height : 185 cm
Weight : 72 kg
Birth Place : Hong Kong
Blood type : A
Their debut track:

Psy ends TV promotions of “Gentleman” + receives International Viral Video of the Year Award

Posted: 18 Jun 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Global sensation Psy is finally ending the promotions for his hit single, "Gentleman".

On June 17th, Psy wrote on his personal Twitter, "It's gonna be the official final performance of Gentleman on TV. I can't say I've been the best BUT I CAN say I've done my BEST! #MMVA."

Psy appeared as one of the MCs for Canada's 'MuchMusic Video Awards' (MMVA), an annual awards presented by the Canadian music video channel MuchMusic. He performed on the opening and the ending ceremony with his two greatest hits, "Gangnam Style" and "Gentleman".

In addition, Psy also won 'International Viral Video of the Year' during MMVA, proving his global popularity once again.

CNBLUE to promote Korean food globally

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 11:30 PM PDT

CNBLUE has been appointed as the new promotional models for Korean food brand.

The Korean Agriculture and Fisheries Trade Corporation announced that CNBLUE members have been chosen to promote "K-Food". They recently shot the commercials promoting a total of 27 products including ginseng, paprika, mushrooms and milk.

The commercial will go on air starting in mid-August via satellite TV in China, Hong Kong and Vietnam as well as global channels such as CNN, BBC, and the National Geographic Channel.

Leader Jung Yonghwa said, "Usually when we are abroad, we always enjoy the food because the Korean Agriculture and Fisheries do export a lot and we are proud to be able to promote K-Food overseas in the future."

Credit: cnbluestorm

K.Will sells out theater concert in 10 minutes

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Solo singer K.Will has sold out his first-ever theater concert.

K.Will opened the ticket sales on June 14th at 2PM, and it took only ten minutes for the singer to sell out all the seats for his concerts which will be held from August 8th until 11th at Samsung Hall in Ehwa Woman's University.

This will be K.Will's first theater concert, and he will be sharing more intimate time with his fans through a smaller venue. He will also have a number of different special events during the concerts.

A representative from his agency stated, "We are preparing some great new things, so please show great support for K.Will."

B1A4 wraps up promotions due to Baro’s injury

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 10:30 PM PDT

B1A4 will be ending their promotions for fourth mini album, 'What's Happening?'.

On June 17th, the group's management agency stated, "B1A4 will be finishing their promotion a bit earlier because of Baro's ankle injury."

Baro strained his ankle ligament after falling while on stage on June 5. The group was scheduled to promote its follow-up song, "Starlight's Song", but they decided to adjust their promotions depending on Baro's recovery.

However, his recovery is slower than expected, leading the group to end their promotions early. Baro's doctor said, "He does not have any problem in walking around, but he should avoid dancing or intense exercise for a while."

A representative stated, "Since the follow up song 'Starlight's Song' was something that they've been preparing for, B1A4 members are feeling very regretful. They will be back soon with an even better performance."

Roy Kim releases teaser photo and tracklist for first album

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 10:03 PM PDT

Singer Roy Kim has released his first teaser photo and full tracklist for his upcoming first studio album.

In the photo, Roy Kim gives off a pure and natural look standing between tall trees. The photo was taken at a terrace located near Itaewon in Seoul.

The singer also revealed the tracklist for the album in handwritten form. The album contains a total of nine tracks with "Love Love Love" being the lead single. "Love Love Love" is said to be Roy Kim's very own composition.

Meanwhile, Roy Kim will be embarking on his first solo concert tour in July starting in Busan(July 6th), Seoul(13~14th), Daejeon(19th) and Daegu(20th).

B.A.P to make a comeback with three title songs + releases mysterious teaser poster

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 09:30 PM PDT

The power group B.A.P is making a grand comeback with an album with three title tracks!

TS Entertainment announced that B.A.P, who's currently busy with their concert tour 'B.A.P LIVE ON EARTH PACIFIC', will be releasing their third mini-album this summer. They will be promoting three title tracks, with the first song scheduled for release on June 28.

This hasn't been an easy decision to release three title tracks as B.A.P is only just in their second year since debut. However, they hope to show a variety of music genres and they have the confidence that their new songs will be received well by fans.

In addition, B.A.P released a mysterious teaser poster through its Facebook page with the words, "B.A.P Live on Earth: WANTED", hinting at the group's album title. The poster shows a giant spaceship with crop circles beneath it, seemingly created by the Matokis.

Meanwhile, B.A.P, known for shooting large-scale music videos, recently released photographs of their music video shoot in Las Vegas, heightening anticipations for their comeback.

2NE1 to make a comeback with “Falling In Love” in early July

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 09:02 PM PDT

With 2NE1's leader CL currently promoting her solo single "The Baddest Female", Blackjacks are getting really excited to see the whole group perform on stage. It seems they just have to wait a little more as 2NE1 will finally coming back next month.

According to Yang Hyun Suk's letter posted on 'YG-Life', 2NE1 will be promoting at least four tracks from July to October. The first title song titled "Falling In Love" will be released in early July and will be reggae, an entirely new genre for 2NE1.

Yang Hyun Suk will also announce details of a new girl group tomorrow on the blog, while he will continue to deliver news in the same way for about a week.

Lee Seung Chul releases 11th album ‘My Love’

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 08:35 PM PDT

After pre-releasing his track "The Day I Want To Love", singer Lee Seung Chul has finally released his eleventh studio album titled, 'My Love'.

Released on June 18th, 'My Love' was produced by Jo Young Chul and features a total of ten tracks. It also enlisted the help of world-class musicians, including Grammy-winning engineer Steve Hodge and Nickelback's drummer Daniel Adai.

Check out the tracks below!

Boys Republic releases dance version MV for “Party Rock”

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 08:11 PM PDT

Rookie idol group Boys Republic has just released a dance version music video for debut title song, "Party Rock".

"Party Rock" is a trendy electronic dance song that features Boys Republic's individual and unique charms. The dance version focused more on the group's performance, giving fans a better look at the song's choreography.

Boys Republic is a group produced by Park Geun Tae, Universal Music Group, and Jung Hae Ik, who also helped produced first generation idols, H.O.T, S.E.S, and g.o.d. The group is made up of 5 members Wonjun, Dabin, Suwoong, Sungjun and Minsoo.

Check out the MV below!

Two Months’ Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) showcases her sexy charms in “All Right” MV

Posted: 17 Jun 2013 08:06 PM PDT

After taking fans by surprise with sexy teaser video earlier, Two Months' Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) is finally presenting the full music video for her 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 buzz-about music video was directed by art director Baek Jong yul, symbolically portrays a woman's emotion after breakup.

Korea's top musicians, including Yoon Jong Shin, Cho Jung chi, Hareem, Lee Sang soon and Swings, participated in this album, arousing our expectation on musical quality of the songs.

Check out the MV below!