Friday, September 27, 2013

"Rain to hold first fan meeting since army discharge" plus 24 more

"Rain to hold first fan meeting since army discharge" plus 24 more

Rain to hold first fan meeting since army discharge

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Rain will be holding his first fan meeting since being discharged from the military.

His agency Cube Entertainment announced that Rain will be meeting with 2500 fans at Kyunghee University's Peace Center on October 12 at 4PM (KST). The event for his official fan club was originally set to be held in August but has been pushed back due to a lack of preparations.

The upcoming fan meeting is the eighth official fan meeting which has been prepared by fans. Rain is preparing a number of presentations, which will include performances of his past hits and other special events.

JYJ’s Junsu cast in new musical ‘December’

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 07:00 AM PDT

JYJ's Kim Junsu, who is loved and recognized in musical industry for the last three years, has been confirmed in a new musical scheduled to open in December.

According to C-JeS Entertainment, Junsu will take the lead role of upcoming musical 'December: A Never Ending Song', which will open its curtains at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in Seoul from December 8 to 29. The singer-actor was very positive about taking part in the show as he could present a new character.

Junsu commented, "I promise that I will show a great performance and won't disappoint fans who have supported me and loved me as a musical actor."

Shinhwa’s Kim Dong Wan sells out tickets for musical in 10 minutes

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Shinhwa's Kim Dong Wan has proved his 'ticket power' once again in his upcoming musical 'Le Passe Muraille'.

On September 25, musical 'Le Passe Muraille' officially opened its ticket sales and all of the eight shows where Kim Dong Wan is playing the lead role Dutilleul have completely sold out in just ten minutes.

'Le Passe Muraille' marks Kim Dong Wan's return to the musical stage after starring in 'Hedwig' in 2011. The musical is about a man who works for a post office finding out about a super natural power that he never knew that he had before.

INFINITE L’s second photo essay book becomes a bestseller

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 06:00 AM PDT

INFINITE member L's second photo essay book "L's Bravo Viewtiful Part 2" grabbed the No.1 spot on the domestic bestseller list.

Woollim Entertainment announced that "L's Bravo Viewtiful Part 2" was officially released on September 25, and it immediately became the bestseller for arts and popular culture on sites like Yes24, Interpark, Bandinlunis and more.

Reservations for "L's Bravo Viewtiful Part 2" started back on September 4th, and it also became one of the most reserved books. The essay book also debuted #1 on Japan's HMV Online Bookstore Weekly Ranking.

Just like the first book, L's second photo essay book features various photos taken by L himself and his fun interactions between many people.

Super Junior’s Heechul becomes a webtoon cartoonist with ‘ZZINPANG Family’

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 05:30 AM PDT

Super Junior's Heechul is making his debut as a webtoon cartoonist.

According to SM Entertainment on September 27, Heechul will be releasing his own webtoon 'ZZINPANG Family' through SMTOWN homepage, ZZINPANG Facebook, Hotracks Webtoon and Kyobo bookstore' s web page.

'ZZINPANG Family' is a co-production by Kim Heechul and famous cartoonist Kian84. The main character of the cartoon is ZZINPANG, which Heechul designed himself through the years, along with his beloved cat, Hee Bum. The webtoon will be released every Thursday at noon for the next 8 weeks.

EXO reveals who they think the prettiest Girls’ Generation member is

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Idol group EXO has revealed that they think the prettiest member in Girls' Generation is Taeyeon.

During the September 25 broadcast of SBS' 'One Night TV Entertainment', the crew visited EXO and Girls' Generation's Taeyeon on the set of a cosmetics commercial for an interview. On this day, the EXO members were asked to pick out the prettiest member in Girls' Generation.

EXO said, "Among the Girls' Generation members, Taeyeon is the prettiest." The reporter then mentioned that Sooyoung is watching the interview since she is an MC of the show, to which the EXO members quickly said, "We also love you".

Taeyeon who seemed flattered by the revelation, replied, "I think they're just saying because I'm here. They're all younger than me and seeing how they have many members, I feel like I'm looking at Girls' Generation when we first debuted."

Paparazzi photos of A Pink’s Naeun leave fans in awe

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 04:30 AM PDT

Paparazzi photos of A Pink's Son Naeun surfaced on online community forums and immediately grabbed the attention of the public.

In the revealed photos, Naeun was seen at a cosmetic shop, 'Club Clio' and it was reported that she was on shopping for a gift for her younger sister. She is wearing chic trench coat and black skinny jeans, and stole the hearts of many male fans with her beautiful features and figure.

It is also revealed that Naeun tried out different shades of lipstick from Peripera's 'Love Fairy Tint Glow Stick', the brand she is modeling for. The cosmetic shop was crowded to see Naeun and her shopping list.

Lee Min Ho rocks surfer look for ‘The Heirs’

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 04:00 AM PDT

Actor Lee Min Ho turned into a cool surfer in new teaser stills for the upcoming SBS TV Wed-Thu drama 'The Heirs'.

This scene was filmed at Malibu beach in California on September 17 and it showed Lee Min Ho dressed in a body suit which highlighted his muscular arms, and carrying a giant surfboard with him.

Lee Min Ho shared, "The waves were higher than I thought, so it wasn't easy to advance but gave me more fun. In order to film vivid scenes, the staff who jumped in the water with me suffered a lot. Even though I wore a full body suit, the sun was so strong that I got tanned."

In the drama, Lee Min Ho is cast as Kim Tam who is the heir to Empire Group and a member of the 0.1% of Korea's upper class. The drama will make its debut on October 9th in place of 'Master's Sun'.

Girls' Generation's Taeyeon grows mustaches?

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 03:58 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Taeyeon is back with a set of dorky photos on Instagram.

This time she is seen posing with her temporary mustaches.

She wrote,"girls also grow mustaches". Fans commented, "you look sexy here","you have got the manly charm" and etc.

What do you think of her temporary mustaches?

Kim Ye Rim exudes mysterious aura for ‘Arena Homme+’

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 03:30 AM PDT

Singer Kim Ye Rim's mysterious pictorial with the men's fashion magazine 'Arena Homme+' has been revealed.

In the revealed photos, Kim Yerim wore red lipstick and covered her eyes with a lace blind-fold, portraying a mysterious image. In one photo, she is seen standing in a long, loose black skirt with a cold expression on her face.

In the accompanying interview, Kim Ye Rim has delivered a message of encouragement to the contestants of 'Superstar K5', "Focus on the quality that only you have, and try to show it off as much as possible."

Big Bang T.O.P’s action movie ‘The Alumni’ releases trailer

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 03:00 AM PDT

Big Bang member T.O.P's upcoming action film 'The Alumni' is confirmed to make its premiere in November and a trailer for the film has been recently unveiled.

In the film, T.O.P plays a teenaged assassin Myung Hoon from North Korea, who becomes an anti-South spy in order to save his sister Hye In (played by Kim Yoo Jung). The cast also includes Han Ye Ri, Cho Sung Ha and more.

Check out the teaser below:

130927 Music Bank Performers List

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 02:12 AM PDT

♬ Music Bank HOT Stage ★☆
- G-Dragon
- Soyu and Mad Clown
- FT Island
- Teen Top
- Song Ji Eun
G-Dragon, Soyu Mad Clown, FT Island, KARA, Teen Top, Song Ji Eun, F-ve Dolls, BTOB, Lee Jung, Navi, LADIES' CODE, BTS, Piggy Dolls, K-Hunter, NC.A, GI, Airplane

Crayon Pop releases “Dancing Queen 2.0” MV!

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:26 AM PDT

Following the release of their new mini album 'The Streets Go Disco', girl group Crayon Pop has now unveiled the full music video for "Dancing Queen 2.0"!

The title track is "Dancing Queen 2.0" is a remix of their second single, rearranged by producing team Dumb And Dumber. The new album also includes a remixed version of debut song "Saturday Night" and global hit "Bar Bar Bar."

Check out the MV below!

SM and YG Entertainment win ‘Gold Play’ awards from Youtube

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Top entertainment labels SM Entertainment and YG Entertainment both received the 'YouTube Partner Gold Play' awards from Youtube.

On September 25, YouTube Pulse event was held in Hannamdong, Seoul, and SM and YG Entertainment were awarded 'YouTube Partner Gold Play'. The award is given to official Youtube channels with more than one million subscribers.

SM Entertainment's official Youtube channel SMTOWN managed to reach a total of 3.6 million subscribers since it was launched in 2009. Three artists from YG Entertainment were also awarded as Psy has more than 6 million while Big Bang and 2NE1 each has 2 million and 1.7 million subscribers. The total number of subscribers on YG artists' channels adds up to whopping 13.31 million.

Block B turn into scary clowns for ‘Very Good’ MV teaser

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 11:45 PM PDT

Block B signaled its official comeback with the release of a music video teaser for upcoming album, 'Very Good', showing off another transformation.

After pre-releasing the single "Be the Light" earlier this week, the group will release their third mini album 'Very Good' on October 2 and hold showcase on the 3rd.

Check out the teaser below:

Huh Gak reveals his romantic wedding pictorial

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Getting ready for his wedding next month, singer Huh Gak unveiled his romantic wedding pictorial with his beautiful bride.

On September 26, A Cube Entertainment released cuts from Huh Gak's wedding photoshoot. The photos showed Huh Gak looking neat and manly in his tuxedo and his beautiful bride dressed all in white. The couple looks absolutely amazing as they shyly smiled at each other.

Meanwhile, Huh Gak's fiance is a yoga instructor and they have been dating for the past two years. They will be getting married on October 3.

2AM members to reunite in a concert this December

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Ballad group 2AM members will reunite as one after focusing on individual acts to perform together in December.

According to Big Hit Entertainment, 2AM will be holding their fourth year-end concert '2013 2AM CONCERT-NOCTURNE' this year at the Olympic Handball Stadium in Seoul on December 7 and 8. The concert will be in the form of a music drama, combined musical performances with stories, and show the different colors of 2AM.

A representative stated, "Just like the melodramatic piano piece 'Nocturne' features emotions felt on a quite night, fans won't get bored as the four members show off their four different characters in a variety of music performances onstage."

G-Dragon to collaborate with CL for “R.O.D” performance on ‘Inkigayo’

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 10:30 PM PDT

2NE1's CL will joining Big Bang's G-Dragon on stage for his special performance for the track "R.O.D" on this weekend's episode of SBS 'Inkigayo'.

YG Entertainment announced that G-Dragon will perform "R.O.D" off his newest album, 'Coup d'Etat' on September 29's broadcast of SBS 'Inkigayo'. Despite being busy preparing for 2NE1's album, CL agreed to join G-Dragon on this special stage.

"R.O.D" was originally sung by G-Dragon and Lydia Paek.

T-ara to reveal new song “Number 9” at Hallyu Dream Concert

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 10:00 PM PDT

Girl group T-ara will be unveiling its upcoming new song for the first time four days before the official release at the 2013 Hallyu Dream Concert.

According to Core Contents Media, T-ara will first perform "Number 9" at joint K-pop concert '2013 Hallyu Dream Concert' which will be held at the Gyeongju Civic Stadium on October 6th.

"Number 9" is a dance number, combining strong electronic sound and a sensitive melody. The song was co-written by Shinsadong Tiger and Choi Kyu Sung.

A representative stated, "'Number 9' will be revealed four days before the official release date, but we do not care about revealing the song a bit earlier. We will only focus on showing our best performance."

More cuts from Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung’s wedding pictorial revealed

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 09:40 PM PDT

Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung unveiled additional cuts from their beautiful pre-wedding photoshoot.

As previously reported, the couple spent five days in Madrid, Spain for the shoot, which was organized by the fashion magazine 'Grazia'. The new cuts showed Lee Bo Young going for a more sexy appeal with her red lipstick, while Ji Sung watches over her from the back.

On September 27 at 6PM (KST), Ji Sung and Lee Bo Young will hold their wedding ceremony at the Walker Hill Hotel Ashton House in Kwangjang-dong.

Nine Muses to make a comeback next month

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 09:20 PM PDT

Nine Muses will be making a comeback next month with the first full-length album.

On September 26, Nine Muses released a teaser image announcing the group's comeback with first full-length album 'Prima Donna'. The title track will be "GUN", the western style number written by Sweetune, the hit producing duo who have worked with the group's previous hits.

'Prima Donna' will have a total of eleven tracks and will be officially released on October 14th.

Seohyun invites fans to watch her drama with cute selca

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 09:00 PM PDT

Girls' Generation's Seohyun invited her fans to watch her debut drama 'Passionate Love'.

On September 26, the lovely maknae posted on Girls' Generation's official Facebook page, "From the 'Passionate Love' press conference a while ago. Due to your support my energy is bursting~! Heh. This week's first episode of 'Passionate Love' on Saturday, you will definitely watch it for me right? ^^"

Attached the post is a set of 4 selcas, showing Seohyun posing cutely and winking for the camera. She also displays her charming natural beauty and milky-white, flawless skin.

In the drama, Seohyun plays the role of university student Han Yoorim, the first love of the main lead Kang Moo yeol, portrayed by actor Sung Hoon. 'Passionate Love' will premiere on September 28th at 8:45 PM.

Credit: SNSDDani@soshified

T-ara releases Soyeon and Jiyeon’s teaser images for ‘Number 9’

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 08:43 PM PDT

Getting ready for a comeback, T-ara unveiled new teaser photos of members Soyeon and Jiyeon for upcoming album 'Number 9'.

On September 27, Core Contents Media unveiled new set of teaser images for T-ara's upcoming album 'Number 9'. The new teasers hint at a bad girl concept, featuring Soyeon and Jiyeon wandering in a deserted area, and showing off a sexy and mature charm.

'Number 9' was produced by hit maker Sinsadong Tiger who has produced many of T-ara's most popular hits like "Bo Pee Bo Pee' and "Roly-Poly." The song is said to have an intense sound and an addictive melody that will own up to the popular T-ara music style.

Seo In Young releases 2nd MV teaser for “Love Me”

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 08:19 PM PDT

Singer Seo In Young has just released her second music video teaser for upcoming dance track, "Love Me"!

"Love Me" is a song with groovy and lovely melody, and features rapper Gaeko from Dynamic Duo, who even wrote the rap line himself. It is the first time Gaeko has teamed up with a solo female singer.

Seo In Young was originally planning to include the song in her last mini album 'Forever Young,' which was released back in May, but she decided to save it for a separate promotion.

Check out the teaser below:

INFINITE releases “Request” MV for ‘Samsung Galaxy Music’

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 08:12 PM PDT

After teaming up with CNBLUE, Samsung has also recruited idol group INFINITE for the brand's collaboration project 'Galaxy Music' to help promote its new Galaxy series.

On September 27, INFINITE released the full music video for its new promotional single titled, "Request". The song is a branded digital single that was made by Samsung Electronics and Woolim Entertainment and the theme song of Galaxy Note 3. It is known that hit producing team Sweetune has participated in this project as well.

Check out the MV below: