Tuesday, September 10, 2013

"Girls’ Generation to bring world tour to Hong Kong" plus 24 more

"Girls’ Generation to bring world tour to Hong Kong" plus 24 more

Girls’ Generation to bring world tour to Hong Kong

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Girls' Generation has added Hong Kong to their solo world tour itinerary.

It has been confirmed that Girls' Generation will continue the '2013 Girls' Generation's World Tour – Girls & Peace' world tour in Hong Kong. The group will perform at the AsiaWorld-Expo on Chek Lap Kok Island on November 9th.

Girls' Generation's last solo concert in Hong Kong was on January 15th, 2012 as part of the second Asia tour.

Girls' Generation kicked off their '2013 Girls' Generation's World Tour – Girls & Peace' in Seoul last June before heading to Taipei, Taiwan in July. The group's next stops will be in Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

EXO heats up Malaysia at ‘2013 MTV World Stage Live’

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 07:06 AM PDT

Idol group EXO heated up the stage at the '2013 MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia'!

On September 8, EXO participated in the '2013 MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia', which took place at the Sunway Lagoon Beach. In front of 15,000 fans, the group showed powerful performances of their hits "Wolf", "Growl", "History" and more.

The 'MTV World Stage Live' started back in 2009 and has been inviting global artists to perform at the music festival. Other artists who performed at the show included pop singer Robin Thicke, Far East Movement, Joe Flizzow and more.

CNBLUE’s photo collection ‘Blue Travel’ tops pre-order charts

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 06:38 AM PDT

CNBLUE has topped an online pre-order chart in both Korea and Japan with their upcoming first photo collection 'Blue Travel'.

Preorders for CNBLUE's 'Blue Travel' began on September 5, and it is currently ranking #1 on Japan's HMV and Tower Records. The photo collection book also marked number one on local pre-order charts on the 9th.

'Blue Travel' contains photos of the members in various locations, including the desert, beach, grasslands and public parks, all within Australia. The 180-page book will include a DVD of behind-the-scenes highlights from the shoot as well as autographed messages from all four members.

Dal Shabet’s Ah Young to star in new movie

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 06:14 AM PDT

Dal Shabet's Ah Young will be starring in her second movie 'The Year of The Dog'.

'The Year of The Dog' is a romantic-fantasy documentary about a director born in the year 1958, the year of the dog, and his story of becoming a director. Ah Young will play the role of Geum Hong who is the girlfriend of genius poet Lee Sang.

Ah Young shared, "I'm very happy and honored to be in a movie that deals with the life story of director Kim Tae Young. I feel a sense of responsibility for my role since it is based on a real-life character."

KARA's Hara is an elegant lady in new Instagram pic

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 05:59 AM PDT

KARA's Goo Hara updated her Instagram on 9th September with a pretty selca.

She is seen posing confidently to the camera, receiving much praises from fans.

Fans commented,"Prettiest idol","Elegant beauty instead of Damaged Lady" and etc.

Meanwhile, KARA started to promote their latest hit song "Damaged Lady" on various music shows.

Tasty to join SM Town concert in Beijing

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 05:47 AM PDT

It has been confirmed that Tasty will join SM Town's Beijing Concert on 10th October.

For your information, Woolim Entertainment and SM C and C have merged to form Woolim Label, Tasty will be the first ever artist from Woolim Label to perform at SM Town's concert.

The other performing artists include Kangta, Boa, TVXQ, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, SHINee, f(x), EXO and Zhang Li Yin.

INFINITE is expected to join SM Town's concerts soon in the future, do you anticipate Woolim artists' collaboration with SM Town?

Credits: exonyeondan @ Twitter

JYJ gives warning against Hong Kong concert scam

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 05:34 AM PDT

JYJ's agency C-JeS Entertainment recently warned their fans to be wary of a concert scam.

On September 10th, the agency warned the fans through the group's official Facebook page stating, "Warning! Recently unknown source of ticket is being sold in the market under the name of 'HONG KONG concert of JYJ'."

C-JeS Entertainment added, "For now JYJ doesn't have a plan to hold a concert in Hong Kong. Do not buy a ticket which is not confirmed by C-JeS. We always release concert/event information through official channels (Website, Facebook, Line and Weibo etc.) Thank you."

This isnt the first time the agency sent out a firm warning against illegal ticket sales. Similar warning was sent by C-JeS last July after tickets for JYJ concerts are being sold illegally in some parts of Asia like China and Hong Kong.

Lee Seung Gi talks about changing ideal type and Suzy

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 05:03 AM PDT

On September 8, Lee Seung Gi appeared on MBC's "Section TV" for an interview and talked about his ideal type. The singer-actor confessed, "Truthfully, I change my ideal type often."

He continued, "When I first made my debut, I used to like girls who are older than me. But as I get older, I like someone that I'm comfortable around and is considerate."

Regarding Suzy, who he recently worked together through 'Gu Family Book', Lee Seung Gi said, "Suzy is the type that any man would find pretty and lovable." And as the reporter kept asking questions, he jokingly said, "Don't you try to trick me, and get me in trouble."

‘The Heirs’ reveals first glimpse of handsome Lee Min Ho

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 04:41 AM PDT

The highly anticipated SBS TV Wed-Thu drama 'The Heirs' released BTS photos of its lead actor Lee Min Ho, successfully transforming into the heir of the Empire Group, Kim Tan.

Lee Min Ho's first filming took place outdoors on August 22 in Paju. In the released photos, the actor is looking handsome in casual clothing while riding his luxury car, befitting his 0.1% top level status.

As soon as he stepped onto the set, Lee Min Ho concentrated on his script and checked his routine. He greeted the staff brightly and and started off the shoot by yelling, "The Heirs, fighting!" brightening up the mood at the set.

Meanwhile, 'The Heirs' was created by Kim Eun Sook, writer of 'Secret Garden' and 'A Gentleman's Dignity', and Kang Shin Hyo, director of 'Tazza' and 'Midas'. The drama is set to premiere October 9 with a run of 20 episodes.

f(x) are elegant ladies in additional photos for ‘LOVCAT’

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 04:20 AM PDT

The lovely ladies of f(x) recently became the new muses for fashion accessory brand 'LOVCAT' and additional photos from their 2013 F/W season collection pictorial were released.

From each pictorial, the members are holding one of the brand's items especially designed for f(x). They dazzled and awed fans with their beauty as they posed for the camera with Lovcat Paris bags and other accessories.

Check out the photos below!

Lee Yeon Hee’s audition photos resurface and gain attention

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 04:00 AM PDT

Actress Lee Yeon Hee's audition photos for SM Entertainment have resurfaced online and became the talk among netizens.

Recently a number of photos titled "When Lee Yeon Hee entered SM" were uploaded on an online community board. These photos are actually screenshots from the "Second SM Youth Competition" and it showed Lee Yeon Hee singing and acting for the audition.

Especially, netizens are deeply impressed on Lee Yeon Hee's unchanging beauty, who is showing a look that is not so different from how she looks at the present. They commented, "She has a god given beauty", "So beautiful" and more.

Drunken Tiger (Tiger JK) to make his comeback with ‘The Cure’

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 03:41 AM PDT

Hip hop musician Tiger JK will make his long-awaited return as Drunken Tiger with his new album 'The Cure'!

Tiger JK announced through official Facebook and Twitter that he will release his new album 'The Cure' on September 13. The album is comprised of 9 songs with different genres, including "Beautiful Life", "Time Travel" and the title track "The Cure".

The title track "The Cure" has been written by the musician himself after he was inspired by his father. Tiger JK's musical partners Yoon Mirae and Bizzy are said to be featuring in the release as well.

Check out the teaser below:

Ladies’ Code reveal “I’M” interview and making-of clips for “Pretty Pretty”

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 03:24 AM PDT

Celebrating their comeback, Ladies' Code are back to introduce themselves and album in a new episode of Loen TV's "I'M" (Introducing Myself).

In the video Ladies' Code introduce their latest song "Pretty Pretty." Also, the group picked a member with the best dance moves, the smallest face, most talents, and others.

The making-of clips from "Pretty Pretty" music video recording and album jacket were also released on their official Youtube channel. Check it out below.

Clara in talks to replace Park Myung Soo in ‘Quiz to Change the World’

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 11:31 PM PDT

Comedian Park Myung Soo will step down from his MC post in the MBC varierty show, 'Quiz to Change the World' and it has been revealed that actress/TV personality Clara is considering the spot.

Several news agencies report that Clara has been confirmed for this MC spot, but her agency stated that the decision has still yet to be made. A representative stated, "Clara received an offer to MC the show and is positively reviewing this proposal. However, nothing has been confirmed as of yet."

Meanwhile, Park Myung Soo recorded his last episode of 'Quiz to Change the World' after joining the program in January to replace entertainer Kim Gura. The production also plans on making changes to the show to garner a higher audience viewership rate.

SISTAR’s Soyu and Mad Clown release MV teaser for duet single “Stupid in Love”

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 11:03 PM PDT

Earlier today, SISTAR's Soyu and Mad Clown released their collaborative single "Stupid in Love", and now a video teaser for the song has been released online, hinting at a music video coming up!

"Stupid in Love" is written by hit maker Kim Do Hoon and Min Yeon Jae. The song talks about sad love story and features Mad Clown's unique rap skills and the beautiful voice of Soyu.

Check out the teaser below.

Lee Jong Suk and Seo In Guk go shirtless in ‘No Breathing’ movie poster

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Hot actors Lee Jong Suk and Seo In Guk flash their sexy bodies in a new poster for the most anticipated movie, 'No Breathing'!

The poster features the two fiery swimming competitors, Seo In Guk and Lee Jong Suk. Seo In Guk will take up the role of swimming genius Won Il, while Lee Jong Suk will play the role of Woo Sang, who is an ambitious, young swimmer but always comes in second place.

'No Breathing' is a story about swimming competition, and depicts the friendship and rivalry between two national team representatives. The film which also stars Girls' Generation's Yuri, is scheduled to be released on October 31.

INFINITE reveals US concert dates and venues for ‘One Great Step’ tour

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 10:00 PM PDT

INFINITE is bringing its first world concert tour 'One Great Step' to the America!

On September 10, the US concert dates and venues for INFINITE's tour, 'One Great Step' were released through INFINITE's official website. The tour will go through four major cities across the States starting from Los Angeles, followed by San Jose(CA), Fairfax(VA) and New York.

Los Angeles (CA): Friday, November 8 at Nokia Theatre LA Live
San Jose (CA): Monday November 11 at the Event Center in San Jose State University
Fairfax (VA): Wednesday, November 13 at Patriot Center in George Mason University
New York(NY): Saturday, November 16 at Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom

INFINITE opened their first world tour with a the two-day concert in Seoul held on August 9 and 10 at the Olympic Park Gymnastics Hall. The group also plans to visit countries in Asia and Europe.

IU confirms her comeback in October

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 09:29 PM PDT

After previously reported to be making a comeback this month, IU pushed back the release one more month and confirmed her return in October.

According to Loen Entertainment on September 10th, "IU will release her new album on October. There might be a little adjustment on the actual date but we're thinking it would be around October 7."

Currently, IU is working on the finishing touches for the album. The title song has been already selected and it is not a ballad or something sexy. IU, who is known for 'nation's little sister' image, will be showing a more mature side of her through this new album.

Credit: weheartiu

5dolls to show innocent image in comeback mini album ‘First Love’

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 09:02 PM PDT

5dolls are coming back with a new mini album titled 'First Love'.

Having showed their bubbly and vibrant disco flair in their previous single 'Soulmate #1', 5dolls will be returning with an innocent image this time for their comeback. In the released teaser photos, the girls are dressed in white and styled with flower wreaths in their hair and light makeup.

The title track of the album is called "Love You, Love You Not", a medium tempo pop ballad that will usher in the fall season. The album will have seven tracks in total which are the works of superstar composers such as Duble Sidekick and Shinsadong Tiger.

The music video for " "Love You, Love You Not" will be revealed September 12 and the full album will be available Septeber 17.

15&’s Park Ji Min sings “I Love You” for ‘Goddess of Fire, Jung Yi’ OST

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 08:28 PM PDT

Following Baek Ah Yeon, 15&'s Park Ji Min is the next JYP Entertainment artist to lend her voice for the official soundtrack of MBC Monday/Tuesday drama, 'Goddess of Fire, Jung Yi'.

On September 10th, Park Ji Min released her latest single "I Love You" for the Part 4 of drama's OST single album. Park Jin Min is also garnering attention for her performance as Jung Yi's childhood friend during the first five episodes.

Check out the single below.

SISTAR’s Soyu and Mad Clown release duet single “Stupid in Love”

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 08:17 PM PDT

Rapper Mad Clown has teamed up with SISTAR's Soyu for his music debut.

On September 10th, Mad Clown released his first single "Stupid in Love", a collaborative R&B track with Soyu. This marks the first collaboration project since the Starship X Label (Starship Entertainment independent sub-label) was created.

Check out the single below.

LEDApple’s Hanbyul covers Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” for ‘Music Note’

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 08:12 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 September 10, LEDApple's Hanbyul released a cover of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines". While he has been impressing fans with his R&B releases, Hanbyul gets you grooving with a jazzy, upbeat cover this time.

Watch the cover below.

BTS releases second MV teaser for “N.O”

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 07:39 PM PDT

After showing an impressive video teasers for its upcoming album, BTS (Bangtan Boys) are back to excite you with a second music video teaser for title track "N.O".

On September 9, Big Hit Entertainment uploaded a new music video teaser for BTS' upcoming title track "N.O". The teaser clip contains a short snippet of the group's choreography and concept.

BTS will release its 10-track album 'O! R U L8, 2?' on September 11, which will contain songs co-produced by the group's producer PDOGG and members Rap Monster, Suga and J-Hope. The album containis message that one should find happiness before it's too late.

Check out the teaser below:

GI (Global Icon) unveils MV for “Booshit” featuring Dok2

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 07:18 PM PDT

Rookie group GI (Global Icon) has unveiled the music video for latest title track "Booshit" (or "Don't Lie")!

"Booshit" is the title track to the group's first mini-album 'Tremendous'. However, the song was banned from broadcast in three major broadcasting networks, and decided to promote the song "ㄱ" instead. "Booshit" features rapper Dok2 and was produced by NACO.

Check out the MV below!

IU releases MV for Japanese single “Monday Afternoon”

Posted: 09 Sep 2013 07:06 PM PDT

IU finally released the full MV of her upcoming Japanese single "Monday Afternoon".

According to IU's official Japanese website, IU's third Japanese single "Monday Afternoon" will roll out on September 11th, which includes another original Japanese track "Follow The Moon".

The title track of the same name will be produced by legendary producers HIRO and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis who collaborated on IU's first Japanese mini-album.

Check out the MV below: