Wednesday, July 3, 2013

"BTOB's Eunkwang To Make Musical Debut!" plus 24 more

"BTOB's Eunkwang To Make Musical Debut!" plus 24 more


BTOB's Eunkwang To Make Musical Debut!

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 08:30 AM PDT


BTOB's Eunkwang to make his musical debut through 'Monte Cristo'.

CUBE Entertainment, house of BTOB announced on July 3rd that Seo Eunkwang, leader of BTOB will join the cast of 'Monte Cristo' as Albert. It was revealed that Eunkwang has been chosen to portray the role of
Albert as Eunkwang's personality and cool image match the role perfectly.

The reason why it was just revealed today as the list of the cast was revealed a long time ago is because Eunkwang auditioned for the role and proved that he deserved to be in the musical.

Seo Eunkwang's first appearance in the musical is schedule to be on the 10th of July.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Baek Ah Yeon invited to Korean Cultural Center opening in Thailand

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 07:30 AM PDT


Solo singer Baek Ah Yeon has been invited to give special performance for the opening ceremony of Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in Thailand.

Baek Ah Yeon, who recently made a comeback with title song "A Good Boy", will perform at the opening ceremony of Korean Cultural Center located in Bangkok, Thailand on July 4. She is the only K-pop artist invited to the event.

Members of the Ministry of Culture from Korea and Thailand as well as 300 other important people from artistic industry are expected to attend the opening event of the KCC.

Wonder Girls’ Sohee lands her first lead role in a drama special

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Wonder Girls' Sohee will be making a small screen comeback by appearing in a drama special.

On July 2nd, a KBS representative confirmed that Sohee will be starring in her first leading role on the special drama series, 'Drama Special 2013 - Rose Day'. The drama is about a girl in her early 20s who works at a flower shop and fights to become an actress.

'Rose Day' will be directed by Kim Young Jo PD, who worked on KBS' 'Cinderella Sister' and 'Hong Gil Dong' in the past. The drama will also star actress So Yoo Jin and actor Jung Woon In, and is set to start airing this August.

2PM Junho’s solo debut track tops Japan’s ringtone chart

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 06:30 AM PDT


2PM's Junho is already seeing the light with his upcoming Japanese solo debut title track being chosen as the number one ringtone.

The title song of Junho's first solo album 'Kimi no Koe' ('Your Voice') which to be released on July 24th, ranked number one on the daily ringtone chart of Japan's largest ringtone service site 'Chaku-Uta' before the official release.

Junho also dominated the Tower Record's pre-order chart recently, proving the hot attention of the fans toward his solo debut.

'Kimi no Koe' was entirely produced by Junho himself, and it will show his great talent as a singer-songwriter. Junho also participated in music video directing, choreography and album jacket directing.

GI (Global Icon) postpones “Because Of You” release to August

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 06:00 AM PDT


Rookie girl group GI (Global Icon) who is set to make a comeback later this week with second digital single, "Because Of You", has postponed the release date to August.

The group announced through Twitter, "GI (Global Icon) supposed to make a comeback with 2nd digital single "Because Of You" on July 3. But because of some distributors issue, it has been postponed to August. We are asking for your patience and understanding. Please keep waiting for GI!".

Lee Byung hun and Catherine Zeta Jones to shoot pictorial for ‘ELLE’

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 05:30 AM PDT


World stars Lee Byung hun and Catherine Zeta Jones will be posing together for a pictorial for fashion magazine, 'ELLE Korea'.

The two stars will decorate the cover of upcoming August issue of 'ELLE Korea' magazine. They will be appearing in a couple photoshoot, which will be released exclusively for local and overseas publications of the magazine.

The pictorial celebrates the upcoming premiere of the film, 'RED: THE LEGEND', starring Lee Byung Hun and Hollywood stars Bruce Willis and Catherine Zeta Jones. The shooting will be held in second week of July in Los Angeles.

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Posted: 03 Jul 2013 05:05 AM PDT



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Lee Hyori and Lee Sang Soon’s agencies deny news of marriage

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Celebrity couple Lee Hyori and Lee Sang Soon are reported to be tying the knot this coming September but their agencies are giving everyone confusion as they deny the news of their marriage.

CEO Gil Jonghwa of Lee Hyori's agency B2M Entertainment said, "They have no detailed plans regarding marriage. They've also never printed wedding invites", denying the earlier report that the couple finished printing their wedding invitations.

Lee Sang Soon's agency also said that they have never heard of the matter, adding that they do not know everything because it's a personal matter.

No Min Woo and Girl’s Day’s Minah pose closely for the camera

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 04:40 AM PDT


On July 2nd, a photo of No Min Woo and Girl's Day's Minah, which was taken during VIP Premiere of movie 'Holly' at Lotte Cinema Kunkook University branch, was uploaded on an online community board.

In the photo, the two stars are showing off their close friendship, as well as beautiful faces. Netizens particularly paid attention to No Min Woo's hand on Minah's shoulder.

Netizens commented, "What a great photo", "How do they know each other?" and "I'm getting jealous."

Meanwhile, Noh Min woo released his first-ever single album 'ICONIC OH DISCO ROCKSTAR' under his new name 'ICON'.

MR.MR pre-releases “Waiting For You” MV

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 04:20 AM PDT


Rookie group MR.MR pre-releases the full music video for upcoming title song, "Waiting For You".

MR.MR is scheduled to release its title song "Waiting For You" on July 5 followed by first mini-album release on the 8th. However, the group is giving the music video earlier, to the delight of the fans.

Meanwhile, MR.MR debuted with first single "Who's That Girl" last year and returned with "Highway" in January. The group is comprised by five manly members Jin, Changjae, Tei, Doyeon and Ryu.

Check out the MV below!

Chorong asks fans to watch A Pink’s comeback performance

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 04:00 AM PDT


Girl group A Pink will finally making their anticipated comeback and leader Chorong is cutely asking their fans to watch and support their first comeback performance this week.

On July 3, Chorong posted two sets of lovely photos on A Pink's official cafe along with the long message for the fans. In the photos, she is showing her cute and adorable charms in various poses. In particular, her new hairstyle is receiving much compliments from the fans.

The post reads:
Everyone did you see our title song "NoNoNo" teaser video?
It might be hard to believe but..finally A Pink is making a comeback tomorrow>_< I was always sorry because I would always say to our fans 'Just wait a little more please' to our pretty fans who waited until now! I'm really really thankful! Again I'm grateful! Thinking of our fans I will work even harder! And this week I heard we are pre-recording! For fans who have time, please directly come to watch our performance and cheer us on! I miss everyone's voice ㅠㅠ Then you really have to wait just one day now!!! I'm always thankful and always sorry panda.. Then tomorrow on M! Countdown please watch A Pink's comeback stage!! Ah! Specially for tomorrow…. we will perform another song too… ㅎㅎ Let's meet quickly>_<
A Pink will give their first televised performance of their new title track "NoNoNo" on Mnet's weekly music show 'M! Countdown' on July 4, before their third mini-album "Secret Garden" hits shelves the next day.



Credit: A-PINK.NET

Jay Park signals comeback with jacket photo for ‘I Like 2 Party’

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 03:41 AM PDT


Talented soloist Jay Park will make a comeback this month!

On July 3, Sidus HQ released the jacket photo for Jay Park's upcoming single album 'I Like 2 Party' along with a list of tracks. The single consists of 4 tracks including the title track, "I Like 2 Party", as well as "HOT", "Secret" and "Let's Get Back Together".

The dance title tune "I Like 2 Party" was written and composed by Jay Park himself. The song was already used as the ending theme for Will Smith's Hollywood film 'After Earth' airing in Korea.

INFINITE sit on thrones for first world tour poster

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 03:20 AM PDT


INFINITE has just unveiled a new poster for upcoming '2013 INFINITE 1st World Tour: One Great Step'!

In the poster, the members are dressed in classy suits and comfortably sitting on their thrones, showing their superiority to dominate every kind of stage. The group is making one great step by holding its first ever world tour to kick off on August 9 and 10 at the Olympic Park Gymnastics Hall.

INFINITE will also be touring different countries like Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, China, as well as cities in United States and Europe.

Tony An releases “Just Until Here” music video

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 03:02 AM PDT


Former H.O.T member and TV personality Tony An, who just made a music comeback after two years and two months with his new mini album, has now unveiled the music video for "Just Until Here".

"Just Until Here" is the title song to his comeback fifth mini-album titled, 'I'm Tony An' which was released on July 3. The song is a ballad number with sad lyrics that harmonizes with Tony An's expressive voice.

Check out the MV below!

Suzy thanks fans' 3rd anniversary wishes with a "huge love"

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 01:27 AM PDT

miss A's Suzy thanked fans' support with new photos on Twitter.

miss A celebrates 3rd anniversary since debut on 30th June. Suzy tweeted some new photos along with a message to express her gratitude towards their fans.

She wrote,"Thank you everyone for the 3 years anniversary wishes. I've received all the letters and gifts! I didn't even know I'll receive all this. Thanks to all, my 3 years was really happy. I will never forget it. I will work even harder next time!"

Besides posing adorably in her new photos, she is seen showing the love sign in the forth picture.

Fans commented,"congratulations","Stay healthy and continue to impress us","hwaiting" and etc.

Davichi re-records new song for better quality

Posted: 03 Jul 2013 12:00 AM PDT


With just few days before releasing their summer single, the duo of Davichi went through a re-recording to present their fans a better quality tune.

Core Contents Media announced that Davichi re-recorded and re-arranged their upcoming single "It's Because I Miss You Today" along with the composer Choi Kyu Sung on June 30.

"It's Because I Miss You Today" is a medium tempo song with an acoustic guitar melody, and it reaches to the peak with sad lyrics.

The song will be released on July 4.

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon to sing OST for 3D film ‘Mr. Go’

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Girls' Generation's Taeyeon will lend her voice to a new Korean 3D film 'Mr. Go'.

Taeyeon will sing the main soundtrack "Bye" for film 'Mr. Go', directed by director Kim Yonghwa. The song is the work of musical director Lee Jaehak, who also created OSTs with director Kim Yonghwa for Kim Ahjoong's "Maria" in '200 Pounds Beauty', as well as Loveholic's "Butterfly" for 'Take Off'.

The Girls' Generation leader stated, "As the movies '200 Pounds Beauty' and 'Take Off' have an impressive background music and cinematography, I really wanted to take part in director Kim Yonghwa's work once. Thinking about hearing my song in 'Mr. Go' on the big screen, makes my heart flutter already and I'm looking forward to it."

Lee Hyori and Lee Sang Soon to marry in September

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 10:58 PM PDT


Celebrity couple Lee Hyori and Lee Sang Soon will finally tie the knot this coming September!

According to a local media outlet, singer Lee Hyori and musician boyfriend Lee Sang Soon will be tying the knot in September. The couple is said to have already finished printing their wedding invitations, however, exact date and other details have not been confirmed yet.

Lee Hyori and Lee Sang Soon have been dating for around three years. They went public with their relationship back in 2011.

Congratulations!

2NE1’s Dara tweets her grief at news of Won Bin being in a relationship?

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 10:27 PM PDT


2NE1's Dara, who is known as self-confessed fan girl of actor Won Bin since debut, seems to be suffering from a serious heartache after finding out the her ultimate ideal type is already in a relationship with actress Lee Na Young.

Earlier today, Dara tweeted the hashtags, "#STAYSTRONGDARA" and "#MOVEONDARA" along with a sobbing emoticon.



Although it wasn't confirmed that her tweet is a response to the current situation, fans believe that Dara is indeed honestly expressing her saddened heart like any other fan girls after it was confirmed that Won Bin and Lee Na Young are in a relationship.

Agency confirms Won Bin and Lee Na Young’s relationship

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 09:49 PM PDT


It has been confirmed that actor Won Bin and actress Lee Na Young are in a relationship!

The stars' agency, Eden9, confirmed through a press release, "After checking, we're confirming that Won Bin and Lee Na Young are dating."

The agency added, "They became close as they are part of the same agency and started to naturally develop feelings. Please watch over the couple with affection."

Earlier today, local media outlet Dispatch had reported that Won Bin and Lee Na Young had been dating over the past months. They also revealed various photos of the two stars going for a private date in Lee Na Young's apartment.

Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun introduces her new family member

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 09:30 PM PDT


Girls' Generation's Seohyun introduced to fans the new member of her family.

On July 3, Seohyun posted a message on Girls' Generation's official website saying, "hi hi~ this is Seohyun! There was an addition to Seohyun's family yesterday!!ㅎ The name of this very small, white kid is Dubu (tofu)~!^^ The way it jumps around with its hand-sized body is really loveable~ㅜ It seemed like a waste seeing it by myself, so I'm sharing it like this♥"

She also attached a lovable photo of herself, posing with her new puppy named, Dubu. Seohyun is the next Girls' Generation member to introduce her pet dog following Tiffany, Taeyeon and Yuri.

Jewelry’s Yewon and ZE:A’s Hyungsik share a kiss in “Hot & Cold” MV teaser

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 09:14 PM PDT


As their comeback inching closer, girl group Jewelry is giving more excitement by releasing a music video teaser for "Hot & Cold" featuring ZE:A's Hyungsik.

For their comeback, Jewelry appeared as four different types of cute stalkers who are obsessed with a boyfriend. The music video is also garnering attention as it contains kiss scene between Yewon and ZE:A's Hyungsik.

Check out the clip below!

MYNAME releases highlight medley for upcoming mini album

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 09:00 PM PDT


MYNAME will be back on the local music scene this week and they just released a highlight medley for upcoming mini album.

The mini album which will be released on July 4 includes a total of six tracks including the title song "Baby I'm Sorry". It will be accompanied by a blockbuster music video that cost 500 million featuring actor Yoo Oh Seong and Japanese mixed martial arts fighter Akiyama Yoshihiro.

Check out the highlight medley below:

Dal Shabet teaches fans the sexy choreography for “Be Ambitious”

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 08:41 PM PDT


Dal Shabet has just released a dance tutorial video for their latest track, "Be Ambitious".

On July 3, Loen Entertainment released the next installment of 'Let's Dance', this time featuring the girls of Dal Shabet. Step by step, they showed the three main points of the choreography including the "Oh Dance", "Monroe Dance" and "Goddess of Wind Dance".

Check out the tutorial below:

Tony An returns with new mini album ‘I’m Tony An’

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 08:25 PM PDT


Former H.O.T member and TV personality Tony An is making a music comeback after two years and two months with his new mini album.

On July 3, Tony An released his fifth mini-album titled, 'I'm Tony An.' The mini album includes a total five ballad tracks including the title song, "Up to Here".

According to his agency TN Entertainment, Tony An will not promote any of the songs on music programs to focus more on working on his next album.

Check out the tracks below: