Monday, August 12, 2013

"MBLAQ's Thunder Creates New Twitter Account!" plus 23 more

"MBLAQ's Thunder Creates New Twitter Account!" plus 23 more


MBLAQ's Thunder Creates New Twitter Account!

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 08:17 AM PDT


MBLAQ's Thunder made a new Twitter account.

In the evening of August 12th, MBLAQ member Thunder tweeted using his old Twitter account saying "There's a problem on my tweeter [Twitter] so i made a new one @shpthunder i'll meet you guys here follow me now!" confirming that he would be using his new Twitter account. He followed his sister 2NE1's Dara first on his new Twitter account.

Follow his new Twitter account for more updates about what he is up to.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

JYJ’s Junsu successfully kicks off 2nd Asia Tour in Busan

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 07:30 AM PDT


JYJ's Junsu expressed his love for Busan.

On August 10 and 11, Junsu successfully held his solo concert in Busan, as part of his 2nd Asia Tour. The first half of the tour ended with success and Junsu gained good reputations from the fans with his upgraded performances. Since he released second solo album in July 15, he has already toured four cities starting in Bangkok, Shanghai, Seoul and finally Busan.

The Busan concert started with his performance of his solo debut single "Tarantallegra and went on with "I'm Confessing Now" and "Chocolate Girl". Junsu also performed with the live bands and proudly showed his unique and outstanding singing ability with "Sorry", "Don't Leave" and "Love is Like a Snowflake". Also with top choreographer Jeri Slaughter and his dance team, Junsu showed powerful performances of "Turn it up", "Incredible", "Fantasy" and more.

Junsu said, "It's been a long time since my last visit to Busan and I'm feeling amazing. Busan is the best city. I love Busan!", and screams from the 14,000 fans filled up the venue.

He also said, "The reason why I continue to do music and perform is to give back fan's love and support. I will forever sing for my fans as long as there are fans who want to hear me sing."

f(x) sweeps music show trophies with “Rum Pum Pum Pum”

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 07:00 AM PDT


f(x) took all the winning trophies of televised music shows over the week.

The group nabbed the trophies with their chart-topping title track "Rum Pum Pum Pum" starting with the August 7 broadcast of MBC Music's 'Show Champion' as well as on Mnet's 'M! Countdown', KBS' 'Music Bank' and SBS' 'Inkigayo'.

MBC didn't announce the winner this week since the program put on a summer special which was prerecorded due to the taping schedule of Sokcho Summer Festival, held at the same time of the show's live airing.

SM Entertainment also uploaded a celebratory picture with the captions, "Last week, #fx was ranked #1 in all the Korean music shows and also on the Billboard Kpop Chart. Thank you!!", showing f(x) members posing happily with their trophies.

Kim Woo Bin to be the regular host of ‘M! Countdown’

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 06:30 AM PDT


Actor Kim Woo Bin will be the regular host of a Mnet's weekly live music program, 'M! Countdown'.

Mnet announced on August 12 that Kim Woo Bin has been chosen as the new host of 'M! Countdown' and will start hosting the show starting on August 15.

According to program's producer, "Kim Woo Bin is very active in the acting field, and he has good voice and ability to host a show smoothly. He also gained good reputation in overseas so he is the best candidate to host 'M! Countdown'."

Kim Woo Bin has previously acted as a guest MC in April and received much praise from viewers for his steady hosting abilities.

EXO’s Luhan dances cutely to A Pink’s “No No No”

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 05:49 AM PDT


EXO's Luhan shows off his cute moves to the tune of A Pink's latest title track, "No No No".

The group will be making their second appearance on MBC's 'Weekly Idol' Summer Holidays special on August 14th. And on a recently released preview, Luhan was seen dancing to A Pink's "No No No", heightening anticipation for the upcoming episode.

It is also revealed that member Suho will be performing Sistar's "Alone", Xiumin will dance to Girls' Generation's "I Got A Boy" while Lay and Kai will also showcase their moves on a dance battle in the same episode.

Be sure to watch EXO on the August 14th episode of 'Weekly Idol' and in the meantime, watch Luhan short dance clip below:

Lee Jong Seok feels the urge to get married after Lee Bo Young’s engagement

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 05:30 AM PDT


Actor Lee Jong Seok revealed that he wants to get married after learning that his co-star Lee Bo Young was getting married soon.

Lee Jong Seok participated in a pictorial for the fashion magazine, 'Singles', and talked about his role of Park Soo Ha in the recently concluded SBS drama 'I Hear Your Voice'.

When about if there was anything he was particularly pleased about in his drama, the actor humbly said, "I used more emotions than I normally would. I was surprised that I lived my life without expressing these emotions. I guess we are alike in some way, so I could roughly portray his feelings, but I did not do it totally through."

With his co-star announcing her engagement, Lee Jong Seok added, "I felt the urge to get married when I heard about Lee Bo Young's engagement", and expressed that he is also looking forward to his own big day.

Meanwhile, Lee Jong Seok is currently busy filming his movie 'No Breathing'.


NU’EST to grant fans’ wishes in special comeback event

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 04:57 AM PDT


NU'EST will be holding a special event just for the fans in celebration of its upcoming comeback.

On August 12, Pledis Entertainment announced that the group will hold a special event titled, 'I Hear Your Sleep Talking!'. NU'EST will be accepting wishes from fans from August 11 to 13 through their official SNS. And on August 14, they will visit fans in the Seoul area to make their wishes come true.

NU'EST said, "We wanted to meet our fans before we make official comeback so we decided to hold an event to make our fans' wishes come true. We'll be grateful even if it's a small wish. We will do everything to make it."

Actor Joo Won reveals he is a huge fan of A Pink

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 04:27 AM PDT


Actor Joo Won revealed his inner fanboy for girl group A Pink.

On the August 11th installment of KBS' '1 Night 2 Days', Joo Won and Sung Si Kyung talked about the songs they would like to hear while having a walk. Sung Si Kyung first confessed that he wanted to listen to A Pink's newest hit track, "No No No".

Joo Won then excitedly replied, "I don't know if I should say this but I have all of A Pink's songs on my phone. When I listen to them, it reminds me of S.E.S and Fin.K.L. Most of their songs are very encouraging, so it makes me feel good."

f(x)’s Sulli snaps a photo with Japanese fans’ flower wreath

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 03:52 AM PDT


f(x)'s Sulli recently shared a lovely photo of herself.

On August 11, she wrote on her personal me2day, "Did everybody have a good day today? I was so excited to be with my Japanese fans at the event! Hope to have such an opportunity again in future. Let's be together forever."

Attached the post is a photo of Sulli posing cutely in front of the flower wreath sent by Japanese fans. Her adorable smile especially drew much attention from the fans.

EXO releases dance practice clips for “Growl”

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 03:22 AM PDT


The boys of EXO unveiled a dance practice video for new title track, "Growl".

Known for the powerful moves, the members once again showcase their charismatic and synchronized choreography for their song "Growl" in a new dance practice video uploaded on SM Entertainment's official Youtube channel on August 12.

Watch the clips below:

Korean Version:



Chinese Version:


Wonder Girls’ Sunye celebrates her birthday with family

Posted: 12 Aug 2013 03:14 AM PDT


Wonder Girls' Sunye had an early birthday celebration with her family and relatives.

Last weekend, Sunye tweeted, "A surprise Bday dinner with my family already! Apparently, there's more coming for the next couple of days! <3", and attached a set of photos from her celebration.

On August 12, the Wonder Girls member also wrote, "This video truly melted my heart. So thankful for the fact that I have ppl who can share these memories together!", and shared a link to a beautiful fan-made video.

Meanwhile, Sunye and her husband James Park is currently in Montreal while preparing for their first child expected in October.

Newly-wed Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung to honeymoon in Maldives

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Actor Lee Byung Hun tied the knot with actress Lee Min Jung last weekend after seven years of dating.

In a press event before the wedding ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, the couple announced more details about their honeymoon and other post-wedding arrangements such as their new home and future family plans.

Lee Byung Hun revealed he couldn't afford much time to prepare for the wedding due to promotional commitments for Hollywood blockbuster, 'Red 2', but he said that he is looking forward to being a devoted husband.

Lee Min Jung, who have been married in dramas and films before, revealed how she feels about getting married in real life saying, "I feel like I'm attending the press event for my new TV series right now. I think it will actually hit me when the honeymoon is over and I move in to live with Byung Hun."

When asked about honeymoon, the couple said that they will go to the Maldives on August 12 for their honeymoon, a popular travel destination for newlyweds in Korea.

AA releases additional image teasers for ‘OK About It’

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 11:00 PM PDT


With just few days away before their comeback, AA (Double A) continue to tease fans by releasing additional teaser photos for their 'OK About It' comeback!

Similar to the concept images previously released, AA released group and individual teaser photos showing the members in bright clothes in various colorful settings, hinting at another upbeat and cheerful track.

AA's first single album 'OK About It' will be released on August 19th.









Kim Jung Hwa is a lovely bride in pre-wedding pictorial

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Actress Kim Jung Hwa unveiled her beautiful pre-wedding photoshoot.

On August 24th, actress Kim Jung Hwa will marry Contemporary Christian Music singer-songwriter Yoo Eun Sung whom she met while working for her song. Before her wedding, her management S.A.L.T. Entertainment has revealed some pre-wedding pictorials, showing the lovely actress in her wedding dress.

Kim Jung Hwa first got to know Yoo Eun Sung last year when she published her book "Hello, Agnes," which details her entertainment and volunteer experiences. Yoo Eun Sung composed a single of the same title to be released with the book.



SHINee’s Jonghyun denies dating rumors with Nine Muses’ Kyungri

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 10:00 PM PDT


After having been spotted going to the movie theater together, SHINee's Jonghyun has clarified the dating rumors surrounding between him and Nine Muses member, Kyungri.

On August 11th, Jonghyun tweeted, "I see community sites have been talking about me a lot. To tell you the fact, I went to the movies with my friends, and they're just my friends not celebrities. I hope no harm comes to those who had nothing to do with it."

He added, "I found out because my friend sent me a picture. I'm happy to know that there're many people who care about me, but it's late and you should get to bed. I'm sorry to those who are surprised to the news. Even though it's something that I don't have to be sorry about, I'm still sorry."

The post came after photos and rumors quickly spread on online communities claiming that Jonghyun had went on a movie date with Nine Muses member, Kyungri.

Girls’ Generation to release 2nd Japan Tour DVD and new single ‘Galaxy Supernova’

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 09:32 PM PDT


Currently busy with their ongoing world tour, Girls' Generation is also gearing up for upcoming Japanese comeback.

According to the group's official Japanese website, Girls' Generation will be releasing a new Japanese single and 2nd Japan Tour DVD at the same time on September 18.

The new Japanese single will be titled 'Galaxy Supernova' and will come in two different versions; the regular edition and the Limited CD+DVD Edition. The single contains the title track "Galaxy Supernova" as well as another to-be-announced Japanese original song.

Girls' Generation will also release the 'Girls' Generation ~ Girls & Peace ~ Japan 2nd Tour' DVDs that contains performances during the group's second Japan tour and dance version music videos of "Boomerang", "Reflection" and "I'm a Diamond".

Big Bang’s Seungri reveals album jacket + tracklist for ‘Let’s Talk About Love’

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 08:57 PM PDT


Big Bang's Seungri is coming back to the local music scene with his second mini-album 'Let's Talk About Love' and he is bringing more excitement by releasing his album jacket photos and tracklist.

Seungri will release his second mini-album on August 19 (with an offline release on August 21st) and resume his solo activities in his home country. The mini-album consists of 7 songs including title track, "Gotta Talk to U", "Let's Talk About Love" featuring Big Bang's G-Dragon and Taeyang, as well as "GG Be" featuring YG Entertainment trainee, Jennie Kim.

The title track "Gotta Talk to U" 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".



MBLAQ releases repackaged album ‘Love Beat’ + “No Love” MV

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 09:18 PM PDT



After showing their upgraded selves with 5th mini album 'Sexy Beat', the boys of MBLAQ are back with their special repackaged album 'Love Beat' as well as the full music video for title track, "No Love"!

On August 12, MBLAQ released their repackaged album 'Love Beat'. The new album contains a total of nine tracks including six songs from MBLAQ's 5th mini album, 'Sexy Beat', as well as three new songs "No Love", "I Don't Know" and "Prayer".

The special album was specially prepared by MBLAQ prior to their 2013 world tour, and it is said that all of the members widely participated in the album production.

Check out the MV and new tracks below:



No Love



I Don't Know



Pray

Rookie group Wassup teaches fans the choreography for “Wassup”

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 08:11 PM PDT


New girl group Wassup, who has already been gaining attention as 'twerking idols', released a dance tutorial video for their debut track, "Wassup".

Step by step, member Nari showed the main points of the choreography of their debut song "Wassup". The group then go on to dance the full song in a practice video.

In addition, Wassup also unveiled a dance cover video of Madonna's Girl Gone Wild where the members showed off their sexy and powerful choreography.

Check out the videos below:


Wonder Girls’ Sunmi sports new pink bob for solo debut

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 07:41 PM PDT


Former Wonder Girls member Sunmi will be returning to the music industry as a soloist after 3 years and 7 months of being away from the scene.

On August 12, JYP Entertainment released three teaser photos of Sunmi, revealing her new pink bob accentuates her white, flawless skin and feminine image.

According to the teaser photos, Sunmi will reveal the official music video for her title track "24 Hours Is Not Enough" on August 20th and release her digital single album on the 26th.


MBLAQ give their bright smiles in individual image teasers for ‘Love Beat’

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 07:22 PM PDT


Showing off their "flower boy" image, MBLAQ unveiled their individual image teasers for upcoming special repackaged album, 'Love Beat'.

MBLAQ members will be ditching their fierce and powerful image this time for a more bright and refreshing looks. They are seen donning casual outfits and giving warm and heart-fluttering smiles.

The repackaged album 'Love Beat' contains a total of nine tracks including six songs from MBLAQ's 5th mini album, 'Sexy Beat', as well as three new songs "No Love", "I Don't Know" and "Prayer". It will be released today, August 12.




KARA goes for a manly concept for September comeback

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 07:06 PM PDT


KARA, who are currently busy with Japanese promotions, announced their local comeback this September, breaking one year's hiatus.

The group has finally confirmed their return with the fourth studio album in September and released a teaser image of five KARA members going for a manly concept, donning black men's suits and boyish hairstyles.

The girls haven't revealed a specific date of the release, so stay tuned on DKP for more updates on their comeback.

After School To Release 5th Japanese Single!

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 06:30 PM PDT


After School to make their comeback in Japan.

Girl group After School is finally making their comeback in Japanese market as they will be releasing their 5th Japanese single. 'Heaven' is said to be the title of the upcoming single which will be released on the 2nd of October. 'Heaven' will be containing 3 tracks including 'Crazy Driver' which had been featured in After School member Juyeon's lingerie advertisement.

Full tracklist and different versions of the single can be seen below.

MUSIC VIDEO
1.Heaven
2.Crazy Driver
1.Heaven(Music Video)
2.First Love(Music Video)

PHOTOBOOK (Limited Edition)
36 page photobook
1.Heaven
2.Crazy Driver

CD
1.Heaven
2.Crazy Driver
3.First Love
4. Heaven(Instrumental)
5. Crazy Driver(Instrumental)

Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

FT Island's Hongki Shares FNC Family Photo!

Posted: 11 Aug 2013 05:28 PM PDT


FNC family photo revealed.

FT Island's Lee Hongki shared a photo of FT Island with CNBLUE on his official Twitter account. Hongki excitedly uploade the photo with a caption "FNC family summer sonic in Tokyo!!! Good job!!! Well… my pants got torn and my underpants was showed, but that's live kkkk (hehehe) :-) We'll liven up Osaka tomorrow!!" expressing how happy he was.

The photo was taken during Summer Sonic in Tokyo, Japan. Members of FT Island and CNBLUE showed their closeness by posing similarly and their hands wrapped around each other's shoulder.


Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net