Wednesday, August 21, 2013

"Guess the MVs #8" plus 24 more

"Guess the MVs #8" plus 24 more

Guess the MVs #8

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 07:59 AM PDT

--- Answers ---

Number 1 is Girl's day's 'Twinkle Twinkle' MV

Number 2 is B.A.P's 'One shot' MV

Kim Hyun Joong’s ‘Round 3’ tops Oricon’s imported album chart

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 07:40 AM PDT

Kim Hyun Joong's new album scored another victory in Japan.

According to Key East Entertainment, Kim Hyun Joong's third mini album 'Round 3', which was released on July 22, topped the Oricon's imported album chart for the 3rd week of August, beating out EXO, SHINee and f(x).

The album also gained much attention in more countries around the world, ranking high in iTunes albums charts in South America and other parts of Asia including Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand.

Wonder Girls’ Hyerim to host ‘Pops in Seoul’

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 07:10 AM PDT

Wonder Girls member Hyerim is to become the new host of Arirang TV's K-pop program 'Pops in Seoul'.

Hyerim will be replacing the show's current MC Peniel Shin of BTOB and will start as the official new host on August 26. The show's renewal will also include a new section called "Born to Rock the MIC" which will look back into the beginnings and history of K-pop artists.

With Hyerim as the new host, she will introduce K-pop songs chosen by herself and sing live with band, while girl group Skarf's member Tasha will be in charge of introducing the Kpop choreography.

Tony An wants to get married at the age of 40

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 06:40 AM PDT

Tony An recently talked about his marriage plan.

On August 20, QTV's variety program '20th Century Flower Boys Project' held a press conference at DMCC hall and former K-pop idol stars Moon Hee jun (H.O.T.), Tony An (H.O.T.) Eun Ji won (Sechs Kies), Danny Ahn (g.o.d), Cheon Myeong Hun (N.R.G) gathered to talk about their former glory, present and challenge for future as a project team.

When asked about his marriage plan, Tony An who is in a relationship with youngest member of Girl's Day, Hyeri, said, "As many people know, I'm not in a situation for marriage. I always thought about getting married around when I'm 39 or 40, and my thoughts have not changed yet."

He went on, "I think it's going to be too late if I get over 40. For now, I want more about work and marriage is a bit burdensome for me at the moment. It is already difficult to take care of myself, and I think I'm not ready to take care of a family right now."

Big Bang’s T.O.P in discussion for new film ‘Tazza 2’

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 06:10 AM PDT

Big Bang member T.O.P is positively looking into a new film.

On August 21, a production representative revealed that T.O.P is currently in discussion to take on the lead role in the upcoming film 'Tazza 2', the sequel to the popular 2006 film 'Tazza: The High Rollers'.

T.O.P is reviewing the casting offer for the lead role of Hahm Dae Gil, the nephew of Goni who is the main character in the first installation and who also becomes a gambler in Seoul. The film will be directed by Kang Hyung Chul of 'Scandal Makers' and 'Sunny'.

Sunmi writes handwritten letter for the fans

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 05:50 AM PDT

Sunmi wrote a heartfelt message for the fans who have waited for her music comeback.

On August 21, the former Wonder Girls member uploaded a handwritten letter on Wonder Girls' official website greeting, "Hello, this is Sunmi. Have you all been well? I wanted to say thanks to my fans who have been waiting for me for last 3 years and 7 months."

She went on, "I'm sure you were surprised by the sudden news of my debut. Tomorrow is my first broadcast. My heart keeps bouncing. There are a lot of things I want to show and a lot of stories I want to share, but I will just take a slow start. I will prove that the past 3 years and 7 months have not gone to waste."

Sunmi will be having her first solo debut performance on 'M! Countdown' on August 22.

miss A’s Fei becomes a school teacher in China

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 05:15 AM PDT

miss A's Fei became a school teacher for the children in a remote village in China.

Through KBS' special documentary 'Real Experience Embrace the World' to be aired on August 21 at 10:50 PM (KST), Fei became a one-week student teacher and visited an elementary school in Yunnan province in China.

Fei met with the Nashi tribe and share meaningful moments with children in the town's only elementary school, Shi Tou Cheng School, which is located 1,720 meters above sea level.

JYP Entertainment stated, "Is a beautiful countryside that has the scenery that reminds of 1960s and 70s of Korea. The beautiful story of Fei and innocent children can be experienced through this documentary."

FT Island’s Lee Hongki reveals f(x)’s Sulli got him into nail art

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 04:45 AM PDT

FT Island's frontman Lee Hongki, who previously released his very own 'Lee Hongki's Nail Book', revealed that he started learning nail art because of f(x)'s Sulli.

Lee Hongki appeared as guest on the 'SECRET CODE:B' segment of cable channel OnStyle 'Get It Beauty' that aired on August 21 where he taught viewers about his unique nail art techniques.

During the episode, he shared, I started nail art because of f(x)'s Sulli. I visited a nail art parlour with B2ST's Yong Junhyung and after seeing Sulli having her nails done, I started researching on nail art to see which designs match with the concept of my new albums."

In addition, Lee Hongki released a short clip containing behind-the-scene footage from his previous autograph session for his 'Lee Hongki's Nail Book'.

Henry releases MV for “1-4-3(I Love You)” ft. Amber

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 04:18 AM PDT

After unveiling an acoustic version of the song featuring EXO's Chanyeol, Super Junior-M's Henry has now unveiled the music video for his self-written track, "1-4-3(I Love You)".

"1-4-3(I Love You)" is included in Henry's debut mini-album 'Trap', but will be released as a digital single on August 23. The song is an electronic pop number composed and written by Henry and his composer team NoizeBank, and features labelmate f(x)'s Amber.

Check out the MV below:

Suzy charms as an alluring young lady for ‘Cosmopolitan’

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 03:51 AM PDT

miss A's Suzy flaunts her unique charms in her latest pictorial for the 13th anniversary issue of fashion magazine 'Cosmopolitan'.

Suzy along with actress Kim Hee Sun and Shin Min Ah were selected to represent the three most iconic actresses in Korea and participated in individual cover shoot and interviews on a special 13th anniversary issue of the fashion magazine.

The popular miss A member showed her unique charms that came in between the sweetness of a young girl and a mature, attractive woman. In the accompanying interview, Suzy revealed the things she wanted to do the most after turning 20, and talked about ideal type and dream role.

Check out more photos below:

Ladies’ Code to make a comeback with “Pretty Pretty”

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 03:24 AM PDT

After pre-releasing the track "Hate You", Ladies' Code is finally making an official comeback next month.

According to Polaris Entertainment, Ladies' Code will roll out their second mini-album in September with the title song "Pretty Pretty". The song is described as a fast and bubbly song, a completely different style compared to their debut song "Bad Girls" and most recent single "Hate You".

Meanwhile, Ladies' Code is doing final preparation work ahead of promotions for their upcoming second mini album.

EXO dances to A Pink's No No No

Posted: 21 Aug 2013 12:19 AM PDT

Check out the BTS video of We Got Married.

EXO's members dance to A Pink's latest hit song "No No No", check out their cute dance below, are they as good as A Pink?

Seo In Guk shows off beastly muscles for ‘Men’s Health’

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Singer and actor Seo In Guk displayed his manly charms in the September edition of the lifestyle magazine 'Men's Health'.

The pictorial is composed of 6 pages in total, and it fully displays Seo In Guk's amazing masculine charisma, melting many female fans' hearts. In the photos he flaunted his beastly abs and his six pack with some manly poses.

Meanwhile, Seo In Guk is recently casting in SBS drama 'Master's Sun'.

INFINITE’s Sungyeol and 4minute’s Jihyun cast in new mobile drama

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 11:00 PM PDT

INFINITE's Sungyeol and 4minute's Jihyun will pair up in upcoming new mobile drama 'Please Remember, Princess'.

Agency officials confirmed that Sungyeol, Jihyun and rising actress Clara have been cast in 'Please Remember, Princess', a 10-part drama set to be distributed in a mobile platform starting in late September.

In the drama centering on a college theater group, the INFINITE and 4minute members are going to act side-by-side as university students. Sungyeol will play an engineering major Gi Eok, who has a crush on Jihyun's character Minah and join the theater group just to get close to her.

EXO continue to sweep music charts with ‘Growl’

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 10:30 PM PDT

The boys of EXO continued their victory on various major music charts.

The group's repackaged edition of first official album 'XOXO(Kiss&Hug)', which was released on August 5th, managed to rank top on Hanteo Chart, Yes24, Aladdin charts for two consecutive weeks.

Over on the weekly music programs, EXO also claimed the top position with their repackaged album title track "Growl" this week on KBS' Music Bank' and SBS 'Inkigayo', proving themselves as one of the most leading K-Pop idol groups.

Yang Hyun Suk reveals his expectations for upcoming male idol group

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 10:00 PM PDT

YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun Suk attended the showcase premiere for the new survival program, 'WHO IS NEXT: WIN' at the Conrad Hotel Grand Ballroom in Seoul on August 20 and talked about future plans regarding the debut of a new group.

On his expectations for the new idol group, Yang Hyun Suk stated, "YG has changed a lot since Big Bang's debut eight years ago. Now the new group who will debut will carry on the responsibility of YG Entertainment for the next 8 years."

Yang Hyun Suk also revealed that he dreams of even bigger things for Winner, as he mentioned that the survival program will air not only in Korea but in many other countries as well. "They will get directly evaluated by fans from all over the world", he added.

Meanwhile, 'WHO IS NEXT: WIN', which will feature two teams of male idol trainees against each other in survival battles. The show's winning team will make their debut immediately under the group's name "WINNER," while the losing team will get back to their trainee days.

Super Junior’s Eunhyuk and Donghae and f(x)’s Amber to join Henry on his comeback stage

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 09:27 PM PDT

SM Entertainment artists will be lending their support for Henry's promotions of his latest title track "1-4-3 (I Love You)".

Henry will kick off a new round of promotions for "1-4-3 (I Love You)" starting this week on August 22 broadcast of Mnet's 'M! Countdown' and then followed by appearance on KBS 'Music Bank' and SBS 'Inkigayo'.

According to SM Entertainment, Henry will be joined by his labelmates in his performances. Amber, who originally featured in the song, will join Henry on stage on 'M! Countdown'. Henry will also perform the track with teammates Super Junior's Eunhyuk and Donghae on 'Inkigayo'.

"1-4-3(I Love You)" is originally written by Henry's songwriting team NoizeBank and listed in his first mini-album. The song will be released as a digital single on August 23.

LEDApple’s Hanbyul covers Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” for ‘Music Note’

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 08:59 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 21, LEDApple's Hanbyul released a cover of Bruno Mars' "Marry You". He once again showcases his smooth and impressive vocals and live performance skills in his very own rendition of the song.

Watch the cover below.

Brian is back with his new single “Pretty Woman”

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 08:24 PM PDT

After being away for a year and a half, Brian Joo, former member of boy duo Fly to the Sky, is back in the music scene with his latest digital single "Pretty Woman".

Released online on August 21, "Pretty Woman" is a part of 'The Artist Diary Project' which is an ongoing music project by Rainbow Bridge Agency. Also involved in the project are R&B group Soulstar and Nam Gyuri, who teamed up with Lee Kyeol for the duet "A Man and Woman Meet For the First Time".

Check out the single below:

SISTAR’s Hyorin sings “Driving Me Crazy” for ‘Master’s Sun’ OST

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 08:19 PM PDT

SISTAR's Hyorin lent her powerful vocals to the third original soundtrack of the MBC's drama series 'Master's Sun'.

On August 21, Hyorin released her latest single titled "Driving Me Crazy". The song which features beautiful and sad melody, is written by OST songwriter Ahn Yeongmin who also behind Taeyeon's "I Love You" and Davichi's "Don't You Know".

Check out the single below:

Teen Top hit each other on “Rocking” MV teaser

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 08:09 PM PDT

After releasing individual teaser photos, Teen Top have now unveiled a music video teaser for title track "Rocking" ("No Joke").

On August 21, TOP Media unveiled new teaser video featuring the members on official Youtube channel. In a drama-like setting, the members are shown hitting each other, heightening the anticipation for the music video.

Teen Top will making a comeback with mini album 'TEEN TOP CLASS'. The mini album contains a total of six tracks with "No Joke" being the title track, which will be a dance tune with strong beat and sound that matches well with a club.

'TEEN TOP CLASS' is set to be released on August 26th.

KARA releases “Runaway” MV ahead of comeback

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 08:01 PM PDT

Ahead of their music comeback with fourth studio album, KARA pre-releases the track "Runaway".

Released on August 21, "Runaway" is a medium-tempo track composed by Shim Eun Ji that will showcase KARA's transformed vocal skills. The music video for the song is especially gaining attention for including scenes from the group's upcoming five-part drama 'Secret Love'.

Meanwhile, KARA's upcoming fourth full-length album will be in September and its title track will be titled "I Can't Become a Lady".

Check out the MV below!

K.Hunter releases second MV teaser for “Marry Me”

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 07:54 PM PDT

Rookie solo singer K-Hunter has just unveiled a music video teaser for his next title track "Marry Me".

The first teaser gained attention after K-Hunter and A Pink's Bomi reenacted the 'foam kiss' popularized by the hit drama 'Secret Garden'. The new teaser gave more preview of the concept and a snippet of the upcoming track.

K.Hunter is currently in 2nd grade of high school, and he debuted with a digital single called "I Want To Be A Star", which was released on July 4th. His first mini album and music video are set to be released on August 22.

Honey-G pre-releases “My Love” MV ft. Lee Hyori and Busker Busker’s Brad

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 07:30 PM PDT

Vocal trio group Honey-G, who rose to stardom through audition program 'Superstar K4', released the full music video for the track "My Love" ahead of their upcoming first album.

"My Love" music video garnered much attention for featuring Lee Hyori and Busker Busker's Brad. Honey-G performed the song along with their not-yet-released title track "Fool" for the first time in a showcase at the IFC Mall in Yeouido in Seoul on August 20th.

In the 'Superstar K4' last year, Bae Jaehyun and Kwon Taehyun were in a group called Honey Brown, but at the advice of the jury they teamed up with Park Jiyong and rechristened themselves Honey-G.

Honey-G's upcoming album is scheduled to be released on Thursday and will include 10 tracks.

Teen Top unveils teaser photos of L.Joe, Chunji and Ricky for comeback

Posted: 20 Aug 2013 07:18 PM PDT

Following the announcement of their sudden comeback, Teen Top have now unveiled new set of teaser photos for upcoming mini album 'TEEN TOP CLASS'.

On August 21, TOP Media unveiled teaser photos of members L.Joe, Chunji and Ricky for comeback mini album 'TEEN TOP CLASS'. The mini album contains a total of six tracks with "No Joke" being the title track.

As the group is known for their speedy and synchronized dance moves on stage, the title track "No Joke" will be a dance tune with strong beat and sound that matches well with a club.

'TEEN TOP CLASS' is set to be released on August 26th.