Monday, July 29, 2013

"Super Junior finishes ‘Super Show 5 in Tokyo’ with a blast" plus 24 more

"Super Junior finishes ‘Super Show 5 in Tokyo’ with a blast" plus 24 more

Super Junior finishes ‘Super Show 5 in Tokyo’ with a blast

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Super Junior successfully concluded the Tokyo leg of their world tour over the weekend.

The group held their 'Super Show 5 in Tokyo' over two nights on July 27th and 28th at the prestigious Tokyo Dome and met up with whooping 110,000 fans.

During the show, Super Junior performed their previous hits such as "Sorry Sorry", "Mr. Simple", "Bonamana" and "Sexy, Free & Single", as well as tracks from its recent Japan album such as "Hero", "Tuxedo" and "★BAMBINA★".

To thank fans for their huge support, Super Junior made a surprise announcement, stating that they will be returning to Japan to perform at Osaka's Kyocera Dome on November 15th and 16th later this year.

In the meantime, Super Junior's next world tour destination will be Bangkok, Thailand on August 3 and 4.

SHINee’s Minho confirmed for ‘Medical Top Team’ drama

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 07:00 AM PDT

SHINee's Minho has been confirmed to make his small-screen comeback with upcoming medical drama, 'Medical Top Team'.

The singer, who was reportedly a strong candidate, will join the cast of MBC's upcoming drama 'Medical Top Team', where he will take on the role of good-natured thoracic surgery specialist Kim Seong Woo. He is the youngest member of the medical team, and is well-liked by many because of his manners and humorous attitude.

Minho said, "I am greatly honoured to be working alongside such a talented cast and crew. I will do my very best to learn as much as possible from them and show my mature side."

The drama also includes top actors Kwon Sang Woo, Ju Ji Hoon, Jung Rye Won and Oh Yeon Seo.

Park Shin Hye still looks pretty while water skiing

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Actress Park Shin Hye released photos of herself enjoying water skiing.

Recently, Park Shin Hye's management agency, S.A.L.T Entertainment, released photos of the actress during recording of cable channel OnStyle 'Photo Camping Road'. Park Shin Hye along with Park Se Young participated on a camping trip in the program and tried several water sports.

According to the agency, Park Shin Hye loves water sports very much and also enjoys wakeboarding. The actress even got a scuba diving license while she was in the Philippines.

Park Se Young took photos of Park Shin Hye water skiing and said, "There's nothing she can't do. She's amazing" and Park Shin Hye said, "This is how I heal. I feel amazing"

f(x) achieves an all-kill with ‘Pink Tape’ in an hour

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Enjoying a successful comeback, f(x) has achieved an all-kill on local music charts with second full-length album, 'Pink Tape'.

Within an hour of its release, f(x)'s latest title song "Rum Pum Pum Pum" swept all of South Korea's major real-time music charts, ranking atop of MelOn, Mnet, Bugs, Olleh, Soribada, Daum, Naver Music, Monkey3 and Cyworld.

Also, other tracks from the album can be found on the upper tier of the music charts, proving the group's dominance on the music scene.

Girl’s Day to start promotions for new summer single “Please Tell Me”

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 05:25 AM PDT

Girl's Day members are finally concluding their promotions for "Female President", but they are not taking any break as they are set to release a new summer single, "Please Tell Me".

DreamT Entertainment, the agency of Girl's Day, announced, "The group concluded their broadcast activities for 'Female President' on the July 27th broadcast of MBC's 'Music Core' and will continue to promote with their '2013 Summer Special' digital single 'Please Tell Me'."

A representative added, Girl's Day received much love with 'Female President' during the past month. To pay the love back, they are going to release entertaining summer song 'Please Tell Me'."

Check out "Female President" last stage:

A-JAX releases dance practice video for “Insane”

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 04:51 AM PDT

A-JAX has just unveiled a dance practice video for latest title song, "Insane".

Released on July 29, the clip is a 'multi-angle version', focusing on the choreography and powerful moves for A-JAX's new track in three different angles.

"Insane" is an electric dance number that holds lyrics about a guy who has fallen in love with a girl. The music video for the song is also garnering attention for featuring Rainbow's Jaekyung and Hyunyoung as sexy nurses.

Check out the clip below:

Girls’ Generation’s Yuri takes a photo with Dal Shabet’s Ah Young

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 04:35 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Yuri and Dal Shabet's Ah Young displayed their close friendship at the set of upcoming movie, 'No Breathing'.

On July 28, Ah Young posted on her Twitter, "Suddenly Yuri unnie let me eat the Cinderella Chocolate which Taiwan fans gave to her.. I miss you .. Bomi unnie too. Go go No Breathing!! Not much left. Everyone be careful^!^~", and shared the photos above.

In the photo, Yuri and Ah Young transformed into their hard working and cute high school characters, Jung Eun and Se Mi respectively.

SISTAR’s Soyu throws impressive first pitch for Doosan Bears

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 04:16 AM PDT

SISTAR's Soyu received much praise for her impressive first pitch.

On July 28, Soyu threw the ceremonial first pitch for the Doosan Bears and LG Twins game held in the Jamsil baseball field. Appearing to the field sporting Doosan uniform, she carried herself confidently and received much support from the crowd for her impressive pitch. The game announcer even shouted, "Oooooh~ Strike!" with much excitement.

After the event, Soyu posted on SISTAR's official Twitter, "It was my first time throwing a ball so I was worried and practiced a lot~ It was amusing and fun!! With a flying foul ball came luck. It did hurt a bit. Best Feeling!!", and attached the above photo.

Check out the clip below:

Psy meets Song Seung Hun at LA Dodgers game

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 03:57 AM PDT

Psy and actor Song Seung Hun recently took a photo together at a baseball game.

On July 28, Psy posted on his Twitter, "South Korea, fighting!!", and shared a photo of the two stars.

Psy and Song Seung Hun attended a baseball match between LA Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds, and the two were captured by MBC camera. They took a friendly photo together as they cheer for South Korea's players Ryu Hyun Jin (Dodgers) and Choo Shin Soo (Cincinnati).

On this day, Girls' Generation's Taeyeon, Tiffany and Sunny also appeared at the Dodger Stadium where they sang the national anthem and threw the ceremonial first pitch.

KFEST4 To Have Its Part 2!

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 03:54 AM PDT

KFEST4 to have its part 2 on August 11th.

On July 28th, KFEST4, the biggest Hallyu Festival celebrated in the Philippines was held at Megatrade Hall 2, SM Megamall. The event was supposed to be from 10am to 9pm but it was cancelled due to the unexpected number of fans attended the event.

The management announced at 5:30PM that the event was cancelled because of safety issues. Former member of boy group U-KISS, Alexander was supposed to be the special guest but wasn't able to attend as there was no way to enter the venue because of the wild fans and even the outside of the venue was filled by the fans lining up for the event.

Fans were really disappointed that the management had to cancel the event. To make the fans stop from going wild, the management announced that the part 2 of KFEST4 will be held on August 11th with free admission.

Alexander showed his worries and regrets for not being able to meet his Filipino fans by leaving a message.

Before officially ending the event, fans were able to win KPOP Albums via raffle.

More information regarding the part 2 of KFEST4 will be announced soon.

Photos taken at the event will be uploaded on DKPOPNEWS Facebook page.

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Park Myung Soo releases “Aqua Paradise” MV

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 03:46 AM PDT

Comedian Park Myung Soo, who recently released his track "You're My Girl", is back with new single and music video for "Aqua Paradise".

"Aqua Paradise" is a new version of his hit song "Prince of the Sea" which was released in 2000. It is a medium tempo song with summer-inspired melody and lyrics. Park Myung Soo is said to have participated in composing, writing lyrics, as well as producing of the song.

Check out the MV below:

Kim Hyun Joong releases “Your Story” MV + dance practice clips

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 03:32 AM PDT

After making his official Korean comeback on 'Inkigayo' yesterday, Kim Hyun Joong has now released the full music video for his title track "Your Story" off of his third mini album 'Round 3'.

"Your Story" is the Korean version of the R&B pop title tune of the same name from his Japanese album 'Unlimited', and it features rapper Dok2. The song was produced by Steven Lee while Keone Madrid, who previously choreographed for Big Bang's Taeyang, took over the choreography.

The music video for "Your Story" is directed by director Jo Soo Hyun, who headed the music video for Psy's "Gangnam Style" and "Gentleman".

In addition, Kim Hyun Joong unveiled the dance practice videos for both "Your Story" and "Unbreakable".

Check out the MV and dance practice clips below:

24K releases “U R So Cute” MV teaser

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 03:13 AM PDT

Choeun Entertainment's new idol group, 24K "two-four K" has just released a music video teaser for upcoming track, "U R So Cute".

According to the agency, 24K will release its second mini album on August 1. This marks their first return since the release oftheir romantic track "Secret Love" in November 2012.

24K is a new dance-focused group under Choeun Entertainment which is made up of six members Cory, Seok June, Byung Ho, Sung Oh, Ki Su and Dae Il. The group is actually composed of two units 2K (hip hop) and 4K (acoustic band).

Check out the teaser below:

Lee Hae In flaunts her bikini body in T-ara's new MV

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 01:52 AM PDT

Lee Hae In is featured in the MV of T-ara's summer song "Bikini", check out the hot MV teaser below.

Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun and Sooyoung attend fansign event for Tommy Hilfiger Denim

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Seohyun and Sooyoung attended a fansigning event for Tommy Hilfiger Denim at Hyundai Department Store in Samsung-dong, Seoul at 3pm on July 28th.

Seohyun and Sooyoung, who were chosen as muses for Tommy Hilfiger Denim a few months ago, also gave their autographs for 100 early birds of the day, who purchased products from the brand.

Check out the photos below:

IU steps down from MC role on ‘Inkigayo’

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Singer IU bid farewell to her MC role on SBS' weekly music program, 'Inkigayo'.

During the July 28th broadcast of Inkigayo, IU, who had MCing for the show since 2011, revealed that she will be stepping down from her MC postion saying, "Today is my last day as MC of Inkigayo. I remember having my first MC introduction with B2ST's Lee KiKwang."

Fellow MCs Kwanghee and Lee Hyunwoo had also prepared special farewell gifts for IU. Lee Hyun Woo gave her a photo book containing photos of her Inkigayo appearances over the last 107 weeks, while Kwanghee created an acrostic poem for her.

TASTY signals return with ‘2013 Comeback Trailer’

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:15 PM PDT

Woollim Entertainment's new duo group TASTY signaled its return to the music scene with the release of '2013 Comeback Trailer' video.

Released on July 29, the new teaser video shows a brief glimpse of the duo's new choreography with an upbeat, dance track playing in the background.

TASTY is comprised by members Jung Daeryong and Jung Soryeong, the Korean-Chinese twins who are former JYP Entertainment trainees. The group debuted under Woollim Entertainment on August 2012 with first album 'SPECTRUM' and title song "You Know Me".

Are you ready for their comeback?

VIXX mini album - Hyde

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 10:54 PM PDT

 These guys are the hottest rookies in the KPop industry at the moment, garnering much attention with their unique concepts each time they make a comeback, the boys continue to showcase their darkness charm in their first ever mini album "Hyde".

Check out some photos from their latest album below:

Light Up the Darkness
Stop Resisting (ft. Minah of Girl's Day)
Love Letter
Hyde (Instrumental)

2PM's 3rd album - Grown

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Just received the 3rd full length album of 2PM entitled "Grown" from Yesasia earlier today.

I got the version B album, which features the beastly image of the hot members of 2PM. 2PM made their comeback after nearly 2 years, the boys showcase their manly image in their new album, title songs "A.D.T.O.Y" and "Come Back When You Hear This Song" topped music charts upon official release.

Check out some photos from the albums below:

B.A.P releases ‘Badman’ jacket photo and tracklist

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 10:18 PM PDT

Getting ready to make an official comeback, B.A.P has just unveiled the jacket photo and full tracklist for upcoming mini album, 'Badman'.

The album will include a total of six tracks, including the two pre-released title tracks "Coffee Shop" and "Hurricane". The third and final title song is expected to be "Badman".

'Badman' will be released on August 6th.

2NE1 to release next single “Do You Love Me” in August

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 10:00 PM PDT

After the success of reggae track "Falling In Love", 2NE1 will release its second title song "Do You Love Me" in August.

YG Entertainment announced through their official blog YG-Life blog that 2NE1 will release a new single titled "Do You Love Me" on August 7th. The song is produced by YG's main producer, Teddy, and will be a track that fits well with the summer mood just like "I Am The Best".

Known for big-budget sets and high fashion stage costumes, 2NE1 members will be using their cellphones and old-fashioned cameras to make their own "home video" type of music video. Also, the group is done practicing the song and choreography.

Hello Venus' 3rd mini album

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 09:34 PM PDT

 Pledis Entertainment's rising stars Hello Venus impresses with their angelic vocal and cute dances in their latest title track "Would You Want Some Tea".

Hello Venus debuted with "Venus" in 2012, a year after making their official debut, the girls have more to showcase in their 3rd mini album, check out some photos of their latest album below.

Alice's sexy back?

Lovely CD design

Nara's photocard, if you are lucky enough, you will get the photocard of your favorite member

Big Bang’s Seungri to make solo comeback in August

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 09:30 PM PDT

It turned out that 'Inkigayo' did not make any mistake at all as Big Bang's Seungri is coming back to the local music scene with his second mini-album next month.

On July 29, Yang Hyun Suk updated the YG Blog with news about Seungri and his upcoming album. The Big Bang member will release his second mini-album on August 19 and resume his solo activities in his home country. This will mark two years since he released his first solo album in January 2011.

The title song of the album will be "I Have Something to Say." It is a fast-tempo house genre tune and the music video will be directed by Han Sa Min, who also behind Big Bang's "Blue", "Bad Boy" and "Monster".

4Minute's 4th mini album - Name is 4Minute

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 09:26 PM PDT

 4Minute is no doubt one of the hottest female groups in the first half of 2013.

Dominating charts with hit song "What's Your Name", this album is definitely a good addition to your KPop collection. Check out some photos from 4Minute's 4th mini album "Name is 4Minute" below:


01. What's my name? 
02. 이름이 뭐예요? 
03. Whatever 
04. Gimme that 
05. Domino 

Credit page
 CD design

T-ara to make surprise comeback with “Bikini”

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 09:01 PM PDT

T-ara, who is currently consists of six original members, will be making a surprise comeback this summer with the digital single, "Bikini".

According to Core Contents Media, T-ara will release new digital single "Bikini" on August 1. The song is produced by hitmaker Double Sidekick and will feature the duo of Davichi and reggae musician, Skull.

The song is a perfect summer song, featuring the sound of seagulls to set off a beach mood and continues onto an exciting melody with Skull's rap as well as Davichi and T-ara's vocals.