Monday, June 24, 2013

"Kim TaeHee Talks About Boyfriend Rain!" plus 24 more

"Kim TaeHee Talks About Boyfriend Rain!" plus 24 more


Kim TaeHee Talks About Boyfriend Rain!

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 08:30 AM PDT


Actress Kim TaeHee talked about her relationship with singer Rain.

On June 19th, Kim TaeHee held an interview and mentioned her boyfriend Rain. Kim TaeHee and Rain's relationship was confirmed early this year. During the interview, she was asked how is her relationship with the singer going. She said "Marriage is still not included in our plans. We have to think about that very well." she continued with "Marrying because of your partner's popularity is not a good idea the most important think is they love each other." revealing her thoughts about marriage. She also confirmed that their relationship is going strong.

What do you think of this? Should they marry soon or wait a little longer?


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

John Park to invite fans to his VIP showcase for ‘Inner Child’

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 07:30 AM PDT


Singer John Park will be inviting a limited number of fans his VIP showcase for upcoming first official album, 'Inner Child'.

The showcase titled 'MelOn Premier John Park VIP Showing Inner Child' will take place in Seorae Village in Seocho District, Seoul on June 28th, few days prior to the official album release on July 3rd.

In the event, sponsored by local music provider MelOn, John Park will sing the title song of his new album "Baby" along with "Too Late," "Stop," and "Sipping My Life" which he personally wrote and composed.

Hello Venus kicks off successful first solo concert

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Girl group Hello Venus has showcase their rising star power as they kicked off their successful first solo concert!

The group held their first solo concert 'HELLO VENUS 1st LIVE CONCERT' on June 22nd and 23rd at Mary Hall in Seogang University, and they had a memorable time with approximately 900 fans.

Hello Venus opened up the concert with their debut title track "Venus" as well as other hit tracks including "Like a Wave", "Romantic Love" and their latest hit "Would You Like Some Tea?". Each member also prepared special solo stages, and drew many fans' attention with their great performance and vocal skills.

The members said, "We never expected having our own solo concert only a year after our debut. We hope to get back to you with an even bigger concert in the near future."

Shinhwa electrifies 15,000 fans at Shanghai concert

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 06:30 AM PDT


The longest-running idol group, Shinhwa, successfully finished the second concert of their 2013 Asia tour in Shanghai.

Shinhwa electrified 15,000 fans in '2013 SHINHWA GRAND TOUR THE CLASSIC in SHANGHAI' that took place at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China on May 4 and 5. The group captured fans' attention with their explosive performances and overwhelming charisma

A representative from Shinhwa Company stated, "We'd like to express our thanks to Shinhwa's fans in Shanghai for showing their never ending support for the group. They will continue to work hard for the rest of their Asia tour."

B.A.P dominates German music charts for 17 months!

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 06:00 AM PDT


There is no stopping for B.A.P's dominance on German Asian Music Chart!

According to TS Entertainment, B.A.P's second mini album title song, "One Shot" has remained at the number one spot on the German Asian Music Chart monthly results released on June 22. This marks the four months straight win for the song since it was released in March.

The group's previous songs have also dominated the chart, continuing its record as the only K-pop group to rank within top 10 for 17 months straight in Germany.

KPop Who Am I #23

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 05:55 AM PDT

Let's guess idols of today's quiz:

FT Island’s Lee Hongki to release nail art book

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 05:30 AM PDT


FT Island's frontman Lee Hongki transformed into a writer.

His management agency, FNC Entertainment, announced on June 24 that Lee Hongki will be releasing his very own 'Lee Hongki's Nail Book', a book about nail art.

The book is for both men and women, and includes 144 pages worth of special photos of Lee Hongki, nail art tips and reading contents as well as his philosophy of nail art. Even though it is not released yet, a great number of nail art experts are already showing great interests.

Lee Hongki has big interest in nail art so he will show his self-done nails and some useful tips through the book. The FT Island vocalist said, "It is a great pleasure to release my first book, and I hope many people will read it together."

Yoo Jae Suk misses a penalty kick

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 05:08 AM PDT

Yoo Jae Suk played for Park Jisung's team in the Asian Dream Cup on 23rd June.

He was a bit unlucky to miss a penalty kick in the match, however, the video of him serving the penalty received much views on various video portal sites, check out her penalty below.

KARA to hold second arena tour in Japan

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 05:00 AM PDT


KARA will be holding their second arena tour in Japan this coming October.

On June 23, KARA held its fanmeeting 'Kamilia School' at the Yokohama Arena concert hall and met up with 24,000 Japanese fans. On this day, the group announced that they will hold their second arena tour 'KARA 2nd Japan Tour 2013 - KARASIA' in October.

The tour will start in Yokohama on October 8 and will stop by several other cities including Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Fukui, and Kobe, holding their concerts twice in each city.

This will be KARA's second arena tour after their successful first tour in April of last year. The previous six-city arena tour garnered approximately 150,000, proving their great popularity in the country.

Girl’s Day takes a dip in the pool at comeback showcase

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 04:35 AM PDT


Taking their showcase to the next level, Girl's Day hosts a pool party to celebrate their comeback!

The group held a showcase with new album 'Female President' at outdoor pool of Banyan Tree Club & Spa, Seoul, to celebrate their release of their repackaged album 'Female President'. At the showcase, which was broadcast live online, Girl's Day performed their new title song "Female President" for the first time as well as other hit songs, including "Expectation", "Don't Forget Me" and "Twinkle Twinkle."

In addition, Girl's Day is sure to provide their fans more fun and submerged themselves in the pool while holding a quick hand-shake session.

Check out the photos below!
















SISTAR releases making of “Give It To Me” MV

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 03:55 AM PDT


SISTAR has just released a making-of video for their latest title song "Give It To Me", giving fans a closer look at their music video filming.

"Give It To Me" was produced by hit maker Duble Sidekick, who also behind their summer hit song "Loving U", and is arranged by a famous producer Kim Do Hun. The music video was directed by Joo Heesun, who has also worked on other music videos for SISTAR, including "Alone" and "Loving U."

Check out the clip below!

Dynamic Duo releases album jacket + tracklist for ‘Lucky Numbers’

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 03:37 AM PDT


Raising anticipation for their comeback, Dynamic Duo has released the album cover artwork and the full tracklist for upcoming seventh album, 'Lucky Numbers'.

'Lucky Numbers' will have 13 tracks in total that encompass a variety of music genres including hip-hop, soul and trap. The title song will be "BAAAM", a track that expresses the feelings of a man after getting his heart taken away by a woman.

The new album garnered more attention as many popular hip-hop singers will feature in the duo's songs, including Supreme Team, Zion. T and Primary. Also, SISTAR's Hyorin will contribute her talents in one of the track.

Tracklist:

01. 진격의 거인 둘
02. 쌔끈해feat. Zion.T
03. skit #1
04. 거품 안 넘치게 따라줘 feat. Crush, DJFriz
05. BAAAM feat.Muzie of UV
06. airplane mode feat. 이주한 혜원 of winterplay, simo
07. 만루홈런 feat. Supreme Team, DJFriz
08. 슛 골인
09. 날개뼈 feat. 효린 of sistar
10. 아침사랑
11. 비극pt.2
12. 범죄야 범죄feat. 정재일
13. 가끔씩 오래보자

SISTAR's Bora thanks fans and staff with a pretty selca

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 01:42 AM PDT

SISTAR's charismatic rapper Bora thanks fans and staff with a pretty selca.

She updated official SISTAR's Twitter account with the message,"Heong Heong...Really thank you!!! The staff who work hard for us, really appreciate that!!! And STAR1 who support and encourage us, and everyone thank you very much".

SISTAR won first place on various music shows including M! Countdown, Music Core and Inkigayo with their latest hit song "Give It To Me", congratulations


TAHITI PROFILE

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 01:19 AM PDT

Group name: TAHITI
Label: DS Entertainment
Debut date: July 24 2012
Debut song: Tonight

MEMBER PROFILE

Stage Name: EJ
Real Name: Heo Eun Jung
Position: Rapper
Animal: Lion
DOB: October 20, 1990
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 44 kg

Stage Name: Jisu
Real Name: Shin Jisoo
Position:
 Vocalist, Maknae
Animal: Squirrel
DOB: February 28, 1994
Height: 166cm
Weight: 45kg

Stage Name: Jung Bin
Real Name: Yoon JungBin
Position: Leader, Visual, Vocalist
Animal: Fox
DOB: April 2, 1990
Height: 168cm
Weight: 45kg

Stage Name: Dasom
Real Name: Lee Dasom
Position: Rapper, Main Vocalist
DOB: December 21, 1992
Height: 172cm
Weight: 49kg

Stage Name: Minjae
Real Name: Shin MinJae
Position: Vocalist
Animal: Sloth
DOB: August 13, 1991
Height: 167cm
Weight: 48kg

Stage Name: YeEun
Real Name: Shin Ye Eun
Position: Vocalist
DOB: December 25, 1993
Height: 165cm
Weight: 45kg

Their debut track:

Girl's Day performs "Female President" on comeback showcase

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 01:07 AM PDT


Girl's Day perform their latest song "Female President" on their showcase.

Besides, they hold a special event at the showcase to shake hands with fans in the water, check out the clips below.


Ailee celebrates 500 days since debut

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 11:58 PM PDT


The talented solo singer, Ailee, celebrated her first 500 days in the music industry.

On June 23, the power-rookie singer shared a photo on her personal instagram along with the message, "500 days since my debut!!! Lets be together forever!!!!!".

Ailee debuted under YMC Entertainment with her first single, "Heaven" on February 2012. With just over a year since her debut, she is enjoying a successful run on her career, achieving almost all rookie awards on all major music awards of 2012. She also receive her first music show trophy on 'Music Bank' with "I Will Show You" in November.

Meanwhile, Ailee will be releasing a new album in the middle of July.

Dal Shabet’s “Be Ambitious” MV getting popular in China

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Dal Shabet recently made a comeback with "Be Ambitious", and their music video for the song not only gained attention locally, but received warm response in China as well.

According to their agency, the music video for "Be Ambitious" is currently one of the most popular videos on China's music video streaming websites, 'YouKu', 'TuDou' and 'QQ.com'.

Upon its release on June 20th, "Be Ambitious" MV became the most popular video on TuDou along pop star Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop". The video also ranked 5th QQ.com's music video chart, while it also ranked high on YouKu with over 550,000 views so far.

The agency stated, "We were surprised by such huge reactions from fans in China, and we feel very thankful."

2NE1 to begin filming for “Falling In Love” MV

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 11:03 PM PDT


With 2NE1's leader CL already wrapped up promotions for her solo single "The Baddest Female", the whole group is now gearing up for their comeback in July.

2NE1 will begin filming for their first title song, "Falling In Love", music video from June 24-26. The music video will be filmed in a full scale production and will be released in July.

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

4minute releases individual teaser photos for “The Water’s Fine”

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 10:34 PM PDT


4minute, who enjoyed successful promotions for "What's Your Name?," will be coming back with a new single next week. The group started off the countdown by releasing their individual concept photos.

According to Cube Entertainment, 4minute is set to release their new digital single "The Water's Fine" on June 28. The song is a hip-hop dance number with catchy melody line, and will contain 4minute's unique colors.

Check out the photos below:




Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun greets fans with a lovely black-and-white selca

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 10:07 PM PDT


On June 24 on the official Girls' Generation's homepage, Seohyun uploaded a photo along with a message, "Seohyun's black and white selca!! Everyone~~ How are you doing~? Half of 2013 is passing by already. Make lots of fun memories each and every day, and have a good day today, too."

In the picture is Seohyun gazing at the camera with a calm smile on her face. The black-and-white effect gives her look more appealing, and fans also couldn't take their eyes off of her beauty even with the lack of makeup.

In related news, Girls' Generation performed "Love&Girls" with 4,000 fans at Universal Studios Japan under the pouring rain. Watch the video here.

Credit: ch0sshi

Crayon Pop releases dance version MV for “Bar Bar Bar”

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 09:28 PM PDT


After releasing the funny music video, five-member rookie group Crayon Pop has just released the dance version music video for latest title song, "Bar Bar Bar".

"Bar Bar Bar" is an upbeat song of Crayon Pop's young and hip hop concept. The new video drops the storyline and focuses more on the choreography of the song. As expected the choreography is quirky and fun, and the girls' adorable charms give the song a more bright feeling.

Check out the MV below!

KARA shows enchanting beauty in ‘Thank You Summer Love’ cover photos

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 09:06 PM PDT


KARA is set to release their 9th Japanese single, 'Thank You Summer Love' next month, four months since their successful 'Bye Bye Happy Days!' release earlier this year, which scored success in Oricon chart.

Ahead of its release, the group released the covers for all seven versions of the album, showing each member's enchanting beauty.

According to their official Japanese website, 'Thank You Summer Love' will be a comparable track to their summer hit "Go Go Summer!". The new single will feature a cute pop tune, refreshing and perfect for the summer.

Check out the photos below:






After School’s UEE takes a sexy dive in ‘Barefooted Friends’

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 08:35 PM PDT


If After School's UEE's waterfall dance last week wasn't mesmerizing enough, she will surely captivate your eyes with her sexy dive on the latest episode of SBS 'Barefooted Friends' that was aired on June 23.

During the episode, the cast challenged themselves to learn diving. UEE, who is known as a good swimmer, showed off a little bit about her skills in swimming, diving gracefully into the water.

Check out the episode below:


SHINee releases album digest for ‘Boys Meet U’

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 08:09 PM PDT


After releasing a short music video for the track "Breaking News", SHINee has now revealed a special album digest of second Japanese album 'Boys Meet U', giving fans a preview of the tracks.

SHINee will release their second Japanese album 'Boys Meet U' on June 26th. The upcoming album will have 12 tracks, including hit singles such as "Sherlock", "Dazzling Girl", "1000nen", "Zutto Soba ni Ite" and "Fire" along with other tracks "Password", "Breaking News", "Run With Me" and more.

Check out the clip below.

Girl’s Day is a sexy “Female President” in comeback MV

Posted: 23 Jun 2013 08:01 PM PDT


After taking fans by surprise with their sexy music video teaser, Girl's Day are finally showing their full charms in the full music video for comeback track, "Female President".

"Female President" is the title song to the repackage edition of their 1st studio album, 'Expectation' titled, 'The Female President'. It is a catchy song about girls who take the initiative to confess their love.

Meanwhile, the group will be holding a showcase for their repackaged album at the Banyan Tree Hotel outdoor swimming pool on June 24th starting from 1PM (KST).

Check out the MV below!