Friday, August 23, 2013

"Korean-Taiwanese mixed artist, Bii is coming to M'sia" plus 24 more

"Korean-Taiwanese mixed artist, Bii is coming to M'sia" plus 24 more

Korean-Taiwanese mixed artist, Bii is coming to M'sia

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 07:43 AM PDT

Korean- Taiwanese mixed artist, Bii just passed his 24th birthday, bringing his second album to Malaysia. He will be in Malaysia for a week for his promo tour from 27th August onwards. After his national services, he turned to be more mature on his outlook and become high rise popularity male artist in Taiwan.

Bii was called as new generation lady-killer. The album launched for only 3 months, he had performed over 80 events and 12 showcases. Some incidents happened during his promo tour such as; some hardcore fans followed his car some even queue one day ahead at the location of the showcase. Their behavior had caused Bii worried of their safety and advise his fans to go back home earlier.

Bii had been to Malaysia for past 2 years, he felt sorry for the time limitation where he only able met his fans at Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Malacca. Therefore, he will stay in Malaysia for a week and made a request to his company enable him to visit more places so he can meet his fans from different places. Bii being considerate, he knew majority of his fans are student, hence most of the promo tour will be held in school or colleges. Apart from that, he wanted to know more about Malaysia campus life and have closer interaction with his fans.  

From today onwards, purchase Bii's album at selected Speedy outlet (Mid Valley, OneUtama, Pavillion, Sunway, Leisure Mall & Movie Magic OneUtama) enable you to redeem two showcase passes to Bii showcase at Studio Lounge @ Tropicana City Mall. Besides that, subscribes to any CallerTunes from Bii's album through any Telco, flash the message at the showcase venue can redeem one piece of showcase pass. On first come first serve basis, while stocks last.

Special treats for PETRONAS Mesra members! Sign-up as a PETRONAS Mesra member for free at autograph sessions. Get an instant reward of free movie tickets and a chance to play games on stage with Bii. In showing its appreciation to its loyal Mesra members, PETRONAS Mesra will be selecting 30 of its card members at every autograph session to have a photograph taken with Bii at backstage.

For more information Bii Malaysia promo tour please visit Universal Music official website, Facebook - Universal Music Malaysia Chinese or make a call to Universal Music 03-79587433 (ext 205/102

Sunmi’s “24 Hours” ranks #1 on music video charts

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Former member of the Wonder Girls, Sunmi, scored victory on music video charts with solo debut single "24 Hours".

Sunmi released her music video for "24 Hours" through JYP Entertainment's official website and YouTube channel on August 20. Amid the heated interes, the number of clicks immediately went up and achieved first rank on music video charts of Melon and Olleh, the two biggest music service website in Korea.

The music video highlights Sunmi's sensational performance with high-level choreography and upgraded looks, showing how much more mature she grew during 3 years and 7 months of break.

2PM’s Chansung cast as gangster in KBS drama special ‘Your Noir’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 07:00 AM PDT

2PM's Chansung will be making a small screen comeback through the upcoming KBS 2TV's drama special 'Your Noir'.

Chansung has been cast as the male lead in 'Your Noir' and he will be working with Chae Jung An and Hong Kyung. The 2PM member will play the role of Hyung Joo, the youngest member of a gang who falls in love with his former high school teacher and the prosecutor's wife Lee Hyun (Chae Jung An).

'Your Noir' will start shooting on August 24 and the drama will begin airing on October 2.

A Pink’s Naeun displays innocent beauty on ‘Arena Homme+’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 06:30 AM PDT

A Pink member Son Naeun captivated the eyes with her stunning innocent beauty in a recent pictorial for the fashion magazine 'Arena Homme+'.

In the pictorial, Naeun emphasizes her feminine and pure image, wearing casual clothing and natural makeup. In another cut, she effortlessly pulls off a pantless look, highlighting her slim legs and sexy charms.

Check out more cuts below:

Big Bang’s Seungri to host ‘SNL Korea’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 06:00 AM PDT

Big Bang's Seungri, who recently made his solo comeback, will be appearing as guest host for an upcoming episode of tvN's 'Saturday Night Live Korea'.

According to SNL Korea on August 23rd, Seungri will be the main host of program's September 7th episode. As the show is known for its adult humor, Seungri's appearance is being highly anticipated.

Also, singer songwriter Yoo Hee Yeol of KBS's music program 'Yoo Hee Yeol's Sketchbook' will be permanently joining the cast of the hit show starting September 7. He will be in charge of the skit "SNL Korea – Weekend Update".

FIESTAR to release new single by Eric Benet

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 05:36 AM PDT

Girl group FIESTAR announced their surprise comeback with a new single composed by Eric Benet.

According Loen Entertainment, the group will release a digital single "Whoo!" on August 27th. The single was produced by Eric Benet, the well-known R&B singer who displayed great interest in K-pop.

Eric Benet not only composed the song for FIESTAR, but also visited the members in Korea to take over its vocal directing.

Crayon Pop to release a new version of “Bar Bar Bar”

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 05:06 AM PDT

The goofy five-member girl group Crayon Pop will be coming back this September with a new version of their viral hit "Bar Bar Bar"!

According to the group's agency, Chrome Entertainment on August 23, Crayon Pop started filming the music video for "Bar Bar Bar 2.0" today in many different locations around Seoul. The new song will also include the ever-popular "5 Cylinder" dance but with different feel into it.

Meanwhile, Chrome Entertainment recently signed a contract for album license and strategic partnership with international record company Sony Music Entertainment Korea for Crayon Pop's domestic and overseas activities.

Ladies’ Code go for a nerdy look in new teaser for ‘Pretty Pretty’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 04:37 AM PDT

Showing another drastic transformation, Ladies' Code unveiled new teaser image for upcoming 2nd mini album 'Pretty Pretty'.

Completely different concept for pre-released track "Hate You", the members look adorably nerdy in their glasses and ponytails, giving a school girls image. The black and white theme also gives the teaser a retro vibe.

Ladies' Code will release "Pretty Pretty" mini album on September 5.

CNBLUE releases music video for Samsung Galaxy’s brand song “Feel Good”

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 04:15 AM PDT

Earlier today, CNBLUE released their latest single "Feel Good" for Samsung's 'Galaxy Music' smartphone, and now the full music video for the song has been unveiled.

"Feel Good" single is composed and written by leader Jung Yonghwa. Originated from the branded song "Over the Horizon" for Samsung Electronics' smart phone Galaxy, the new song with CNBLUE's own color will be its new branded song.

Check out the MV below:

EXO performs “Open Arms” on KBS new show ‘A Song For You’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 03:59 AM PDT

KBS has launched its new music request show 'Global Request Show: A Song For You' on August 23, and EXO, who gained popularity for new hit "Growl", performed a request "Open Arms".

'Global Request Show: A Song For You' features MC Jo Kwon of 2AM and guest who together will pick a song and sing live requests posted by viewers on the program homepage. The program was incorporated into the official schedule after being broadcast on KBS World and Youtube in February under the title of "A Song For You from 2PM" which was hosted by 2PM members.

Watch EXO's performance below:

[130823] EXO wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 03:46 AM PDT

KBS "Music Bank" is back this week full of amazing performances!

The August 23rd episode of the show features anticipated comeback performances of Super Junior-M's Henry, Seungri, HISTORY and K.Hunter as well as debut stage of former Wonder Girls member Sunmi.

Other performers tonight included EXO, Crayon Pop, B2ST, B.A.P, ZE:A, Koyote, VIXX, TASTY, M.I.B, Lim Jeong Hee, NC.A, MR.MR, Lee Ji Ah and M.Pire

And for the highlight of the show, EXO won against Crayon Pop on this week's 'K-Chart' with their latest title track, "Growl"!

Congratulations EXO!

Tonight's Performances:


Lee Ji Ah



K.Hunter (Comeback Stage)

Lim Jeong Hee








Crayon Pop


Watch tonight's comeback and debut performances:

Seungri - "Gotta Talk to U"
Sunmi - "24 Hours"
Henry - "1-4-3(I Love You)"
HISTORY - "Tell Me Love"

Big Bang’s Seungri is back with “Gotta Talk to U” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 03:35 AM PDT

Big Bang's Seungri is coming back in the music scene with his second solo mini-album after releasing his first album two years and seven months ago.

He released his new mini album 'Let's Talk About Love' featuring the title track "Gotta Talk to U". Seungri played an active role not only in composing songs for the album, but also in production, just like for his first album.

"Gotta Talk to U" is house music and fast tempo track composed and arranged by Ham Seung Chun and Kang Wook Jin. Check out his performance below:

Sunmi makes her solo debut with “24 Hours” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 03:26 AM PDT

After more than three years out of the K-pop spotlight, Sunmi, former member of the Wonder Girls, finally made her solo debut with "24 Hours" on this week's episode of 'Music Bank'.

Sunmi is second female solo artist from JYP Entertainment to receive full support from the main producer Park Jin young, who took part in choreography, music and video. With her clear and soft voice, "24 Hours" shows the new and better grown up Sunmi.

Check out her performance below:

Henry returns with “1-4-3(I Love You)” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 03:12 AM PDT

Having already captivated the audience with his track "Trap", Super Junior-M's Henry is back on the 'Music Bank' stage with 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 his performance below:

HISTORY wants you to “Tell Me Love” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 02:56 AM PDT

Showcasing their new looks, Loen Entertainment's rookie group HISTORY is back in the scene with new mini album 'Just Now' and title song "Tell Me Love".

"Tell Me Love" is the collaborative work of V.O.S' Choi Hyun Joon and composer Lim Kwang Wook, who composed songs for SHINee EXO. Hip hop group Eluphant's Kebee also wrote the lyrics for the song.

The song is about expressing love to your special person without caring about what other people think. And despite the change in wardrobe, HISTORY members maintain their oozing charisma and masculine concept.

Watch their performance below:

130823 Music Bank Performers list

Posted: 23 Aug 2013 01:01 AM PDT

♬ Music Bank HOT Stage ★☆
- Seungri
- Sunmi
- ZE:A
- Henry
- Crayon Pop
EXO, Crayon Pop, Seungri, BEAST, Sunmi, B.A.P, ZE:A, KOYOTE, VIXX, TASTY, Henry, M.I.B, Im Jung Hee, HISTORY, K-Hunter, NC.A, MR.MR, Lee Ji Ahn, M.Pire

Rain flies to Thailand for his first event after completing military service

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 11:38 PM PDT

Rain has left for Thailand for his first overseas performance in an upcoming music festival.

The singer-actor was spotted at the Incheon International Airport on August 22. He will attend and perform in "Sonic Bang 2013," a large music festival at the Impact Muang Thong Thani complex in Bangkok, Thailand on August 24, alongside American hip hop team Far East Movement and Jason Mraz.

This will be the first time Rain officially appears in public after being discharged from the Army last month. He originally planned on meeting his fans earlier this month, but he postponed the event.

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon and Seohyun to give ceremonial first pitch for LG Twins vs Nexen Heroes match

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Taeyeon and Seohyun will the next Girls' Generation members to give the ceremonial first pitch at a baseball game.

On August 27, the two idols will be giving the ceremonial first pitch for the baseball game between LG Twins and Nexen Heroes to be held at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium. Taeyeon will be throwing the ball while Seohyun will stand at the plate as the batter.

2NE1’s Minzy passes college qualification exam

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 10:34 PM PDT

2NE1's youngest member Minzy has passed the General Education Development (GED) test and is now qualified to apply for college.

Minzy announced the good news on her Twitter posting, "I was nervous all morning and turns out I passed the qualification examination. I'm grateful for God's grace, the fans who supported me while I was studying and my tutor who gave me strength. Thank you."

A representative from YG Entertainment also stated, "Minzy has earned such a result even though she was crazed by the group's world tour last year and restless promotions of their new single."

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung reveals she always wanted to be an actress

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 10:06 PM PDT

Girls' Generation's Sooyoung participated in a new pictorial for fashion magazine 'ELLE' and talked about her dream about being an actress.

In the photos, Sooyoung showed off her upgraded beauty, giving off an image of a grown up woman with her elegant and stylish clothing that highlight her lean and perfect body.

In an accompanying interview, Sooyoung talked about her recent drama 'Dating Agency: Cyrano' which left big impression to the viewers with her lovely and sweet character Gong Min young. She shared, "I always wanted to be an actress since I was a trainee."

When asked what she would like to challenge next time, Sooyoung said, "I want to play a character who is very realistic. Ordinary but selfish woman, who can be easily found around us."

‘Music Bank’ cuts 20 minutes of airtime for Jo Kwon’s new music request show

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 09:32 PM PDT

KBS will be launching its new music request show 'Global Request Show: A Song For You' on August 23, cutting 20 minutes of airtime from the station's weekly music program 'Music Bank'.

According to KBS, 'Global Request Show: A Song For You' will feature MC Jo Kwon of 2AM and guest who together will pick a song and sing live requests posted by viewers on the program homepage.

The program was incorporated into the official schedule after being broadcast on KBS World and Youtube in February under the title of "A Song For You from 2PM" which was hosted by 2PM members.

It will air every Friday at 6:10PM (KST) and 'Music Bank', a music program being broadcast in the same time slot, will be starting 20 minutes later than its original time, which would be at 6:30PM.

Meanwhile, the first episode will feature EXO and will sing a request "Open Arms".

Source: KBS

BTOB to make a comeback in September

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 09:05 PM PDT

BTOB will be joining the fierce comeback battle of a great number of talented artists this coming September.

The group alerted their comeback with a set of image teasers for "When I Was Your Man," a retro R&B track included in their upcoming third mini album. This song isn't the title track, and will be performed for the first time over the radio program rather than TV broadcast.

BTOB members are determined to have the song appeal to fans through its sound alone which will clearly feature their distinguished voice color and singing skills.

Check out the teasers below:

CNBLUE releases new single “Feel Good” for ‘Samsung Galaxy Music’

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 08:28 PM PDT

CNBLUE has just released a new digital single for Samsung's 'Galaxy Music' smartphone.

Released online on August 23, "Feel Good" is a promotional single written and composed by CNBLUE's frontman Jung Yonghwa himself for the Samsung Galaxy Music commercial.

Check out the single below:

SPICA signals comeback with “Tonight” MV teaser

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 08:19 PM PDT

Getting ready for their comeback, girl group SPICA released a music video teaser for upcoming third digital single, "Tonight".

SPICA, who has debuted with the title of 'Lee Hyori's Kids', recently participated in new reality program called 'Lee Hyori's X Unni', where Lee Hyori herself volunteered to help them on their comeback preparation.

Check out the teaser below:

Defconn releases “Notorious Girl” music video

Posted: 22 Aug 2013 08:15 PM PDT

Rapper Defconn aka Daejune, who is receiving a lot of love as MC for MBC's 'Weekly Idol', has just released another new single "Notorious Girl".

"Notorious Girl" has the soul of the 70s~80s, and it is a duet song with the artist Boni. The song was produced by Fraktal, who is already famous between top players of electronic music and popular music.

Check out the MV below: