Tuesday, July 2, 2013

"Park Shin Hye holds first fan meeting in Thailand" plus 24 more

"Park Shin Hye holds first fan meeting in Thailand" plus 24 more

Park Shin Hye holds first fan meeting in Thailand

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Actress Park Shin Hye successfully concluded her first fan meeting in Thailand.

The fan meeting was held in Siam Sayam Parawai Royal Grand theater in Bangkok, Thailand. This concludes her 10th year anniversary Asia Tour in celebration her ten years in the entertainment industry. Park Shin Hye previously visited Philippines, Japan and China.

During the event, the actress had loads of fun with her fans as she played games with them and showed them performances on the piano and danced to K-Pop. The Thai Starlight Angels also surprised Park Shin Hye with a special UCC project.

Park Shin Hye said, "I do not know well about this country, I do not know each of your faces, and I do not know each of your names. But, you guys are my stars."

After School holds successful first fanmeeting in Hong Kong

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 07:00 AM PDT

After School successfully kicked off their first fan meeting in Hong Kong.

On July 1, the group held a fanmeeting with 1,000 fans at the Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC, Hall 3). During the event, the girls performed their latest title song, "First Love" without poles for the first time.

The three-hour fan event also include question and answer sessions and photo session with fans.

However, Nana, who fell off the stage during a recording, missed the fan meeting to receive treatment from her injuries. Member Lizzy, who also has an injured foot, participated in the fan meeting but didn't join the performance.

Jay Park to renew his contract with SidusHQ

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 06:30 AM PDT

After three years with his agency, Jay Park officially became a free agent and wondered whether he will stay to SidusHQ or find a new home.

On July 1, he tweeted, "My contract is over~ What is my next move gonna be???" and "Already been three years with SIDUS HQ~ Time really fly's!! but I'm flyer~!!!"

However, it was later confirmed that Jay Park has remained loyal and decided that he will be renewing his contract with SidusHQ agency again. A representative stated, "It's true that the first contract with Jay Park has ended. We've worked together for three years without any problems so we decided to continue working with him."

LEDApple’s Hanbyul covers Guy Sebastian’s “Angels Brought Me Here”

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Known for bringing fantastic cover song each week, LEDApple has now returned with another cover performance for this week's episode of LEDApple's 'Music Note'.

On July 2, LEDApple's Hanbyul released a passionate cover of Guy Sebastian's "Angels Brought Me Here". He pours his emotions into the track as he showcases his smooth and impressive vocals.

Check out the cover below!

Han Hye Jin and Ki Sung Yung reveal they had broken up once before

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 05:30 AM PDT

The newly-wed actress Han Hye Jin and footballer Ki Sung Yong recently revealed their untold stories regarding their relationship.

In a recent recording of SBS TV 'Healing Camp' 2nd anniversary special, Han Hye Jin was featured as a special guest. Ki Sung Yung made a surprise appearance and took the opportunity to make a romantic proposal to his wife.

During the show, the two sat down to talk about their relationship from beginning to present. They also revealed that they had broken up once during their short relationship, but soon got back together through a fateful event. Because of that breakup, they actually decided to get married sooner than they had anticipated.

Meanwhile, Han Hye Jin and Ki Sung Yung tied the knot on July 1 at the Grand InterContinental Hotel in Samsungdong, Seoul.

CNBLUE files counter lawsuit against Crying Nut

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 05:01 AM PDT

After being caught in a copyright violation controversy, CNBLUE has filed a counter lawsuit against Crying Nut for spreading false rumors.

According to a source, CNBLUE and FNC Entertainment filed a lawsuit in order to prevent Crying Nut from spreading false information. CNBLUE members said that their reputation is quite damaged due to the spreading of false rumors, and claims should not be made until the judgment.

The legal battle started when Crying Nut filed a lawsuit against CNBLUE after the idol band performed Crying Nut's song without permission, which went on to be recorded and sold in Japan through a DVD. Mnet said that it will take responsibility but Crying Nut asked Mnet to not interfere. FNC Entertainment and CNBLUE have already issued an official apology.

Clara suggests shocking pledge if her drama ratings pass 40%

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 04:40 AM PDT

Actress and TV personality Clara has suprised co-stars by suggesting on making a shocking pledge if her new drama hits 40% of viewership ratings.

On July 1st installment of SBS's morning talk show, 'Good Morning', the female cast members of the new weekend drama, 'Goddess of Marriage', including Nam Sang Mi, Lee Tae Ran, Jang Young Nam and Clara participated in an interview.

Clara plays the role of the mistress of Jang Young Nam's husband, Jang Hyun Sung. She commented, "Jang Hyun Sung is my man. I will do my best to attract him."

When asked about viewership ratings, Jang Young Nam and Lee Tae Ran said, "It will not be easy to get over 40%, but let's all be positive", and Nam Sang Mi also said 40% is her expectation.

And when the reporter asked them what they would do if the viewership ratings reaches 40%, Clara surprised fellow lead actresses by saying, "Why don't we take nude photos?"

GI (Global Icon) announces comeback with new teaser photos

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 04:16 AM PDT

Rookie girl group GI (Global Icon) will be returning to the music scene later this week with second digital single, "Because Of You."

The group's label, Simtong Entertainment, announced their comeback by releasing new teaser photos, showing GI members with a more fierce concept.

"Because Of You" is actually a preview track which will be released on July 3rd ahead of the release of GI's first mini album this August.

GI consists of five members, Hayeon, OneKet, Eunji, AI and Aram. The group is dubbed as "tomboy" or "boyish" girl group as they are going for a stronger and more forceful image.

After School’s Kaeun shows gorgeous body shape in unedited photos

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 03:50 AM PDT

After School's maknae, Kaeun, is drawing much attention with her unedited photos.

Recently, a couple of photos of Kaeun taken from After School's album jacket shooting scene were uploaded on an online community board, and awed the fans with her gorgeous body shape.

In the photos, After School's Kaeun is wearing a cropped white top and short pants, highlighting her flat abs and long legs. Her impressive body got even better through pole dancing for "First Love" promotions.

A Pink releases jacket photo for ‘Secret Garden’ + to hold 1st comeback stage on ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 03:28 AM PDT

As fans already squealing with delight for their comeback, A Pink is bringing more excitement by releasing their album jacket photo for third mini album, 'Secret Garden', featuring the fairy members.

A Cube Entertainment also revealed that A Pink will be stepping onto the stage ahead of its album release on Mnet's 'M! Countdown' on July 4. They will give their first televised performance of their new title tune "NoNoNo".

"NoNoNo" is a song written by hit K-pop songwriter Shinsadong Tiger who was in charge of the girl group's biggest hit tune "My My" and "Wishlist."

2NE1 gets ready for comeback in new “Falling in Love” teaser

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 03:12 AM PDT

2NE1 is finally coming back on stage after a year-long break!

After unveiling a teaser image earlier for "Falling in Love", YG Entertainment updated its official YG-Life blog with another comeback teaser image, this time, featuring all 2NE1 members. Similar on previous concept, the new photo is perfectly fitting for the summer.

"Falling in Love" is 2NE1's first-ever summer reggae song that perfectly reflects the group's unique music style and color, expecting fans' huge attention and satisfaction.

The group will have their first comeback stage on 'Inkigayo' on July 7th before releasing their single on the next day, July 8th.

CNBLUE releases MV teaser for Japanese single “Lady”

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 03:02 AM PDT

CNBLUE is preparing for another comeback in Japan later this month, and they just unveiled a music video teaser for upcoming single, "Lady".

The group is set to release its sixth Japanese single titled "Lady" on July 31. The single album will contain three tracks, including the title song of the same name and new songs "Don't Care" and "Monday".

"Lady" recently ranked number one on Japan's HMV pre-order chart, Korean-Asian pre-order charts as well as the daily pre-order chart.

N.Sonic Profile

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 02:26 AM PDT

Group name: N.Sonic
Name meaning: Neo Sonic or New Sonic
Label: Loen Entertainment
Debut date: October 6th 2011
Debut song: Super boy


Stage name: J Heart
Real name: Kwon Jae Hwan (권재환)
Birthday: March 4,1987
Height: 177cm
Weight: 63kg
Blood Type: A
Position: Leader, Main Vocal, Genius

Stage name: Black J

Real name : Lee Bong Jun
Birthday: October 9,1992
Height: 176cm
Weight: 63kg
Blood Type: B
Position: dancer, vocal

Stage name: Byeol 
Real name: Choi Byeol
Birthday: August 17,1989
Height: 176cm
Weight: 61kg
Blood Type: A
Position: Vocal

 Stage name: Lee Sion
Real name: Lee Hang Seok
Birthday: July 21,1993
Height: 177cm
Blood Type: AB
Position: maknae, vocal

 Stage name: Minki
Real name: Jun Min Ki
Birthday: July 12,1990
Height: 176cm
Blood Type: B
Position: vocal

 Stage name: Sihoo
Real name: Ham Si Hoo
Birthday: April 05,1989
Height: 177cm
Blood Type: AB
Position: vocal

Stage name: Yun Jun
Real name: Kim Dong Hyun
Birthday: April 12,1993
Height: 180cm
Blood Type: B
Position: rapper


Stage name: Park Jonguk
Birthday: February 26,1990
Height: 179cm
Weight: 62kg
Blood Type: A
Stage name: Eunho
Real name: Eun Ho
Birthday: May 30,1989
Height: 175cm
Weight: 60kg
Blood Type: A  

Their debut track

‘Voice of Korea’s Son Seung Yeon to release new single this July

Posted: 02 Jul 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Mnet's 'Voice of Korea' winner Son Seung Yeon has announced that she will be making a comeback later this month with new digital single.

According to her agency, Fortune Entertainment, Son Seung Yeon will release the single "I'm Not Crazy" on July 10. The song is a rap-ballad number composed by Mulgogi and written by Min Yeon Jae. MC Sniper will be featured as the rapper.

Son Seung Yeon debuted back in October 2012 with her debut mini album, 'The Wings of an Ugly Duck', featuring the title song, "Heart, Heart".

Han Hye Jin and Ki Sung Yong tie the knot

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Actress Han Hye Jin and footballer Ki Sung Yong tied the knot on July 1 at the Grand InterContinental Hotel in Samsungdong, Seoul.

Han Hye Jin and Ki Sung Yong expressed their feelings about the imminent marriage through the brief interviews prior to the wedding ceremony. The groom shared, "Today is the happiest day of my life. Although there have been some tough times, I want to thank everyone who is here to celebrate with us and I will try hard to make my bride happy."

The bride also said, "I didn't know that I would be this nervous, but this is the most nervous day in my life. I think this is my happiest day. I'll live long and healthily with my amazing husband, and take care of him."

Girls' Generation's Jessica poses with her little "brother"?

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 11:18 PM PDT

 Girls' Generation's Jessica updated her official Weibo with some new photos.

She wrote,"With my little brother hahaha", the person posing next to her is none other than her sister Krystal.

Krystal garners much attention with her new short hairstyle. Fans commented,"Omg, Krystal looks pretty in short hair too","Jung siblings hwaiting"," you have got a pretty brother" and etc.

How much will Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung’s wedding ceremony cost?

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 11:00 PM PDT

The budget to the soon-to-be wedded couple Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung's upcoming wedding has been recently revealed.

The June 30th broadcast of MBC 'Section TV' reported about different places and budgets of different celebrities' wedding ceremonies. Wedding planner Yang Sun Hee revealed, "It seems like Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung couple's wedding will be the most expensive one. The hotel that the couple picked to host their wedding charges 100,000 Won to feed each wedding guest."

She went on, "The wedding cost depends on the number of the guests. If we estimate the approximate number of attendance to about 1,200, the total sum of the budget will range around 120 million KRW."

Tony An to release new mini album this week

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Former H.O.T member and TV personality Tony An will be releasing mini-album later this week.

On July 3, Tony An will make a music comeback after two years and two months with 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.

Hello Venus becomes new models for online game ‘Lime Odyssey’ + releases BTS clips

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 10:00 PM PDT

Girl group Hello Venus will be showing their cute charms as the new endorsement model for online game, 'Lime Odyssey'.

'Lime Odyssey' is an action-filled online game that is set to be released this year and is produced by two companies: Daum Communication and Cykan Entertainment. Hello Venus was chosen as models due to their lively charms that reflects the game's concept.

As models now, Hello Venus will be promoting the online game. Behind-the-scene clips from the filming have been released, as well as a short music video featuring Hello Venus OST single for the game, "Romantic Love".

Check out the clips below!

Shinhwa’s Jun Jin to celebrate birthday with live talk concert

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 09:03 PM PDT

Shinhwa's Jun Jin will be celebrating his birthday with his fans with a special solo live talk concert this coming August.

On July 1, Jun Jin opened up a new website (junjin2013.net), announcing that he will be having a special event on August 18, a day ahead of his birthday. The event titled 'Jun Jin Live Talk 2013 - Thirty-four, between Jun Jin and Choong Jae' will be held at the Baekyang Concert Hall in Yonsei University.

Jun Jin's special birthday event will include mini concert and talk sessions, and a high-five event will also be held afterwards.

Check out the teaser below:

Former EXID members to join new girl group BESTie

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 08:33 PM PDT

YNB Entertainment (D-Unit's agency) will soon be debuting its new girl group called, BESTie. The group consists of three former members of EXID, Yuji (UJi), Dami (Hyeyeon) and Haeryung, along with another member Song Dahye.

The three former EXID members left the group last year after "Who'z That Girl" promotions to pursue college and acting career. However, all three left the company later the year and joined YNB Entertainment.

They are currently training as a part of the 4-member girl group, BESTie, which will make its debut this July.

Girls’ Generation’s Jessica releases “Only You” MV for ‘Dating Agency; Cyrano’ OST

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 08:25 PM PDT

In support of fellow member Sooyoung's drama 'Dating Agency: Cyrano', Girls' Generation's Jessica has lent her voice for an original soundtrack of the drama.

On July 2, Jessica released her latest single "Only You" on various online music sites. The song is a ballad number with a sad piano melody supported by a grand orchestra, which blended harmoniously with Jessica's vocals.

Check out the MV below:

JYJ’s Junsu pre-releases “11 AM” MV

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 08:15 PM PDT

JYJ's Junsu (XIA) will return to the music scene as a solo artist once again with his second album this July, and ahead of his comeback, he released his preview track titled, "11 AM".

"11 AM" is an acoustic ballad that is a dramatic representation of a man's sorrow after a break up. During the recording, Junsu actually cried and poured his emotions into his voice and the song.

Meanwhile, Kim Junsu will be releasing his second album on the 15th of July.

Kim Woo Bin appears in 2EYES’s drama MV stills of “Don’t Mess With Me”

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 07:39 PM PDT

Rookie girl group 2EYES released still cuts of the drama version music video for debut title track, "Don't Mess With Me".

On July 1, Sidus HQ released through its Twitter new teaser photos for 2EYES's "Don't Mess With Me" drama music video. The drama version MV is already garnering attention as it features hot actor Kim Woo Bin who is shown locked in an embrace with 2EYES member Kim Hye Rin.

Meanwhile, 2EYES is currently promoting "Don't Mess With Me" on weekly music programs.

Jewelry unveils jacket photo for ‘Hot & Cold’ comeback

Posted: 01 Jul 2013 07:20 PM PDT

As their comeback inching closer, girl group Jewelry is giving more excitement by releasing new teaser photo for their 'Hot & Cold' comeback.

Jewelry members, who recently appeared as four different types of cute stalkers who are obsessed with a boyfriend, have now transformed into glamorous and charismatic ladies, hinting at another fierce concept.

Jewelry will release 'Hot & Cold' on July 5th and hold their first comeback performance on KBS 'Music Bank' on the same day.