Wednesday, August 28, 2013

"Bangtan Boys to showcase their charms in new TV variety show" plus 24 more

"Bangtan Boys to showcase their charms in new TV variety show" plus 24 more

Bangtan Boys to showcase their charms in new TV variety show

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Rookie group BTS (Bangtan Boys) will be showing off their charms in their first ever TV variety show.

SBS-MTV is set to premiere a new variety show 'King of Rookie: Channel BTS' featuring the members of Bangtan Boys. The group's first-ever reality show will set up an imaginary TV channel where the members will parody variety shows including 'VJ Special Forces' and 'Master Chef Korea'.

'King of Rookie: Channel BTS' will premiere on September 3 at 5PM KST.

Kim Hyun Joong to release limited edition of ‘Round 3’

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 07:00 AM PDT

Kim Hyun Joong is set to release limited edition version of his third mini album 'Round 3'.

On August 28th, his agency KEYEAST announced that Kim Hyun Joong will be releasing limited edition of 'Round 3' on September 3 to thank fans who have showed him continuous love and support.

The special edition version includes additional contents that show various sides of Kim Hyun Joong. It contains music videos of "Your Story" and "Unbreakable" as well as music video making films, and will be packed into a special case with 3D holograms.

KARA and Park Jin Young to appear on ‘Radio Star’

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 06:34 AM PDT

KARA members and Park Jin Young will be appearing on MBC's 'Radio Star' together.

DSP Media confirmed that KARA members Goo Hara, Han Seung Yeon and Kang Ji Young participated in the filming of MBC's 'Radio Star' on August 28 along with Park Jin Young.

With both artists scheduled to make their music comeback next month, the viewers are already anticipating of what stories and news KARA and Park Jin Young will share on the program.

In related news, Park Jin Young is set to release his 10th album 'Half Time' on September 9th, while KARA will return with fourth full-length album 'Full Bloom' on the 2nd.

Suzy and Lee Jun Ki win awards at the ‘Seoul Drama Awards’

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Actor Lee Jun Ki and Suzy of miss A will be receiving Hallyu Drama Awards at the upcoming Seoul Drama Awards 2013.

The two stars have been chosen to take the honor as the Outstanding Korean Drama Actor and Actress at the '2013 Seoul Drama Awards' which will take place on September 5 at the National Theater of Korea.

Also, Lee Jun Ki's previous MBC drama 'Arang and the Magistrate' won the grand prize of the Hallyu Drama Award category along with SBS' 'King of Ambition'

Meanwhile, the 'Seoul Drama Awards' will be hosted by Gu Family Book's co-stars Lee Sung Jae and Suzy.

Kwon Sang Woo rages over rumors linking him with Kang Ye Bin

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 05:30 AM PDT

Actor Kwon Sang Woo has recently voiced his frustration with rumors linking him to actress Kang Ye Bin.

The actor, who has been married for nearly five years to actress Son Tae Young, posted a message on his fan cafe stating that the rumors are not true. He said, "I'm being disturbed when I'm living my own happy life. I was dumbfounded when I read the rumor that I was dating Kang Ye Bin."

Kwon Sang Woo continued, "I am extremely annoyed so I leaving this message. I can laugh it off, but what about my innocent family and fans? Although I am thankful that Kang Ye Bin chose me as her ideal type in the past, I've never met her in person. I am Son Tae Young's husband and a strong father to Luke. Please don't be jealous of us."

His management company Bell Actors Entertainment also stated, "We feel very sorry about the situation that the groundless words are getting too easily distributed. We will definitely find the person who started the malicious rumor and sue for defamation."

miss A's Suzy shows off her milky skin for The Face Shop

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 05:13 AM PDT

miss A's Suzy shines in the latest CF of The Face Shop.

Check out the video below.

Girl’s Day transform into sexy cops for ‘BHC Chicken’

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Girl's Day members have transformed into sexy police officers in their latest commercial for the 'BHC Chicken'.

The group recently managed to snag a chicken endorsement contract with BHC Chicken. While the first CF showcased their cute and adorable charms, the new CF displays their sexy side as the girls dressed up as alluring female cops.

OBS Unique Entertainment News also unveiled behind-the-scenes footage from Girl's Day's CF shoot. Check it out below:

Girls’ Generation’s Sunny enjoys a trip in Taiwan with four grandpas

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 04:40 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Sunny had a great time with four grandpas in Taiwan.

On August 27th, the production team of tvN's 'Grandpas Over Flowers 2' uploaded a photo of Sunny with the four grandpas on their official Facebook. In the photo, Sunny is posing together with Baek Il Seop, Shin Gu, Park Geun Hyung and Lee Seo Jin.

The photo was taken in Taiwan back in July when Sunny appeared a surprise guest for the reality show to surprise actor Lee Seo Jin, who is a huge fan of the Girls' Generation member.

24K releases making of “U R So Cute” MV

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 04:19 AM PDT

24K "two-four K" has now unveiled the making-of footage for the music video of its latest track, "U R So Cute"!

"U R So Cute" is the title track to 24K's second mini album of the same name. The song was written and produced by 24K's leader Cory and producer Dani. It is a fun dance track that showcases the bright and adorable side of the group.

Check out the clip below:

2AM’s Jo Kwon celebrates his birthday in JYP for the 12th time

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 03:59 AM PDT

2AM member Jo Kwon celebrated his birthday with his JYP Entertainment family for the 12th consecutive year.

On August 28th, he posted on his Twitter, "This is my 12th birthday at JYP. My cone hat is longer than last year's. Thank you", and attached the photo above.

In the photo, Jo Kwon is showing happy looks, wearing a birthday cone hat and blowing candles on his Pororo birthday cake.

The idol also added, "Thousands of mentions for I AM - Kwon Forever - LOVE YOU Thank you!!! I was surprised!!! Thank you. I will have a wonderful day today."

BTS (Bangtan Boys) releases comeback trailer

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 03:44 AM PDT

Rookie group BTS or Bangtan Boys signaled their return with a mysterious comeback trailer!

On August 28th, the group updated its official Youtube channel with a vague video teaser for upcoming comeback. The video contains a short narration and powerful rapping, possibly the intro track for their next album.

At the end of trailer, BTS announced its next title song called "O! RUL8, 2?" and a release date of September 11th.

J.Y. Park finds his old reflection on 10th album teaser

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 03:28 AM PDT

Talented singer and producer J.Y. Park will be coming back to the music scene after one year and four months with his upcoming tenth album next month.

On August 28th, he announced his return in the promotional image showing J.Y. Park himself looking at his old self through a mirror reflection. It is said that his 10th album will reflect his past life as an artist and producer and depicts his determination to continue moving forward.

J.Y. Park will pre-release his track "Love is the Best" on September 2, before officially release his 10th album 'Half Time' on the 9th. His title track will be titled "I've Been Surprised".

SISTAR releases video teaser for second solo concert

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 03:14 AM PDT

Girl group SISTAR has just unveiled a video teaser for upcoming second solo concert.

On August 28, Starship Entertainment released a teaser for SISTAR's 'Live Concert S', which will be held at Olympic Park's Olympic Hall on October 12th.

A representative of Starship Entertainment said "SISTAR has lot to show. They are full of passion and will exceed your expectations. It will be a performance like dream come true."

Check out the teaser below:

Guess the MVs #12

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 01:29 AM PDT

==  Answers ==

Number 1 is Super Junior ft. SNSD - 'Seoul song' Mv

Number 2 is Gain's 'Bloom' MV

EXO dominates music charts in Asia with repackaged album

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:30 PM PDT

The boys of EXO continued their victory not only in Korea but also in various music charts in Asia.

The group's repackaged edition of first official album 'XOXO(Kiss&Hug)', which was released on August 5th, has been holding the top spot for the past three weeks on a chart by Taiwan's music provider Five Music.

In addition, the Chinese version of the album ranked at the top on the Chinese music chart for two weeks in a row while EXO also went straight to first place on the International Music Chart of B2S Top 20 in Thailand last week.

Crayon Pop apologizes for setting up bank account for fan gifts

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:00 PM PDT

After receiving much public backlash after opening a bank account for charitable contributions, Crayon Pop canceled its plan and issued an official apology.

Chrome Entertainment, the group's agency, recently announced that it will open an account for fans who want to continue giving gifts to the members. Instead of giving presents to the group, they suggested to donate money which will go toward a good cause. However, netizens were displeased by the fact that the agency is encouraging fans to pay cash.

In the end, Chrome Entertainment was led to retract its first announcement and apologized saying, "The reason for not accepting any more gifts is because people started to give expensive, designer brand gifts to the members, which made them feel burdened. Of course they were thankful, but they also felt sorry."

The agency added, "We needed a solution because we couldn't set that limit or ignore the love contained in the presents fans have been sending. We decided the method that would please everyone would be donations but the way we decided to do it, and choice of words were far from right. We're sorry."

JYJ’s Jaejoong wins Hallyu Drama OST Award at ‘Seoul Drama Awards’

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 10:30 PM PDT

JYJ's Kim Jaejoong was revealed to be the winner of the Hallyu Drama OST Award at this year's 'Seoul Drama Awards'.

According to C-JeS Entertainment on August 27th, Jaejoong will receive the Hallyu Drama OST Award at the '8th Seoul Drama Awards', which will be held on September 5 at the Seoul Haeoreum Theater.

The singer will be receiving the award for his MBC's 'Dr. Jin' OST piece titled "Living Like a Dream", which dominated music charts soon after its release. Jaejoong said, "I was able to feel the emotions even better as I was starring in the drama myself. I want to thank everyone for loving not only the drama, but also its OST."

Suzy pulls off a funky look in new selca

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 10:00 PM PDT

miss A's Suzy is definitely charming in every style.

On August 27th, the "nation's first love" shows a funky transformation in her recent selca shared on Twitter with a short caption, "What?".

In the released picture, Suzy is sitting on a stool in front of a mirror. She is wearing black jeans and plain shirt matched with a black beanie on her head. Her great fashion sense and cute charms are drawing many fans' attention.

Netizens commented, "She's looking great", "Looking so much lovelier" and "She's looking great in anything."

B.A.P to embark on an arena tour in Japan

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 09:30 PM PDT

To celebrate their upcoming Japanese debut, B.A.P will embark on an arena tour in Japan this coming November.

The group will be making its official Japanese debut on October 9th with its first single album "Warrior", which will be followed by an arena tour in Japan in November.

According to TS Entertainment, B.A.P will kick off its arena tour in Kobe on November 19 and 20, then move on to Nagoya on November 27 and 28, before wrapping the tour in Tokyo on December 4 and 5, performing a total of six shows in Japan.

LEDApple’s Hanbyul covers Adele’s “Someone Like You” for ‘Music Note’

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 09:00 PM 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 August 28, LEDApple's Hanbyul released a cover of Adele's "Someone Like You". He once again showcases his smooth and impressive vocals and high notes in his very own rendition of the song.

Watch the cover below.

Yoon Mirae sings “Touch love” for ‘Master’s Sun’ OST

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 08:27 PM PDT

Fierce rapper and singer Yoon Mirae has lent her voice for the official soundtrack of SBS drama 'Master's Sun'.

On August 28th, Yoon Mirae released her latest single "Touch love", an additive R&B pop ballad. The song is composed by Oh Joon Sung, and features Yoon Mirae's deep voice that calling for love.

Check out the MV below:

Lyn releases album highlight medley for ‘Lyn 8th #2’

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 08:15 PM PDT

Ballad powerhouse Lyn released the highlight medley of her upcoming album so fans can get even more excited.

On August 28th, Lyn gave a sneak peek into her upcoming eighth single album's chapter two, 'Lyn 8th #2' which will be released on August 29. The album contains a total of four tracks including the title tune, "I Like This Song".

Check out the preview below:

SPICA returns with Lee Hyori produced single “Tonight” + Acoustic version performance

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 08:05 PM PDT

Girl group SPICA is back in the spotlight and release the full music video for its third digital single, "Tonight"!

"Tonight" is produced by K-pop queen and SPICA's senior, Lee Hyori, as seen in new reality program called 'Lee Hyori's X Unni'. This will be Lee Hyori's first time to produce a single and she was in charge of the song recording, jacket photos, music video, wardrobe and more.

Check out the MV below:

Acoustic Version:

BTOB reveals new track “When I Was Your Man” on radio broadcast

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 07:39 PM PDT

Ahead of their comeback this September, BTOB revealed their new track "When I Was Your Man" for the first time on a radio broadcast.

The boys appeared on SBS Power FM's 'Boom's Young Street' and KBS 2FM's 'Super Junior's Kiss the Radio' to perform the song live, showing off their distinguished voice color and singing skills.

"When I Was Your Man" is a retro R&B track included in their upcoming third mini album. Check out their performance below:

2PM’s Taecyeon and Gui Gui release “I Love You” MV

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 07:20 PM PDT

'We Got Married - Global Edition' couple 2PM's Taecyeon and Gui Gui (Emma Wu) previously recorded a duet together titled "I Love You", and now the full music video for the song has been unveiled.

On August 27th, Global We Got Married official Youtube channel uploaded the full music video for "I Love You". Although the show has already concluded, the video is enough to bring back the sweet moments of the virtual couple of Gui Gui and Taecyeon.

Check out the MV below: