Tuesday, October 29, 2013

"Crayon Pop to release a Christmas carol single" plus 18 more

"Crayon Pop to release a Christmas carol single" plus 18 more


Crayon Pop to release a Christmas carol single

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Giving fans an early holiday present, colorful girl group Crayon Pop will be releasing a Christmas carol single this coming November.

According to Chrome Entertainment, Crayon Pop will release a Christmas carol at the end of November. The members have finished recording the song, and they will film the music video this week.

Crayon Pop collaborated once more with Kim Yoo Min, the composer behind the viral hit single "Bar Bar Bar", which currently racked up 8 million views on Youtube.

After the group completes promotions for the new carol in December, Crayon Pop will prepare for the official follow-up song to "Bar Bar Bar" as early as in January.

EXO and Ryu Hyun Jin to appear on ‘Running Man’

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 06:30 AM PDT


EXO and baseball player Ryu Hyun Jin will be appearing in the upcoming episode of SBS popular variety program, 'Running Man'.

According to a media outlet, the LA Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyun Jin will appear on 'Running Man'. He arrived in Incheon International Airport on October 29 and headed over to the filming later on in the afternoon.

Ryu Hyun Jin will be joining idol group EXO who has also been scheduled to film on the same day. This will be the group's first appearance on the popular variety program.

IU, Jang Geun Suk and more attend script reading session and prayer ceremony for ‘Pretty Boy’

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 05:30 AM PDT


IU, Jang Geun Suk, Lee Jang Woo, Han Chae Young and more attended the first script reading and prayer ceremony for upcoming KBS 2TV Wed-Thu drama 'Pretty Boy'.

The prayer ceremony for the drama was held on October 28 at a coffee shop in Gangnam to wish a good luck for the drama. On this day, the lead cast members along screenwriter Yoo Young A, director Jung Jung Hwa and 80 other staff members were in attendance.

Jang Geun Suk shared, "I waited for this drama for eight months. I will do my best until the last day of filming to pay up my awaitment."

'Pretty Boy' revolves around loner Dokgo Ma Te (Jang Geun Suk), the prettiest boy in the world who wants to gain money and power by using his beauty. IU will play Kim Bo Tong, the daughter of Dokgo Ma Te's mother's friend, an ordinary girl who goes all the way to make Dokgo Ma Te like her.

The drama will premiere on November 20th.




EXO wins Best Korea Act in 2013 MTV EMA

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Idol group EXO has been chosen as the Korea's representative for the upcoming 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA).

On October 29, SM Entertainment announced that EXO won the Best Korea Act in the 2013 MTV EMA, beating fellow idol groups U-Kiss, B.A.P, Boyfriend and girl group SISTAR. They will be competing with Japan's Momoiro Clover Z for the honor of being nominee for Worldwide Act.

Fans have until October 31 to vote for their favorite regional act on the MTV EMA website. The winner for the Worldwide Act will be announced during the MTV EMA in Amsterdam on November 13.

Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye share their first kiss in ‘The Heirs’

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 04:30 AM PDT


SBS recently revealed new still cuts of 'The Heirs' featuring the sweet kiss between Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye.

Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye filmed the kiss scene for three hours on October 27 at a school in Dongtan. Lee Min Ho's character Kim Tan was seen leaning in for a kiss with Cha Eun Sang (Park Shin Hye) to stop her from talking on the phone.

Park Shin Hye shared, "The important scene of Eun Sang and Tan's relationship was filmed nicely. I hope that people will continue watching to see how Eun Sang will overcome the difficulties of being at Jeguk High School."

Tiffany performs cute dance for ‘Fashion King’

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 04:00 AM PDT


Girls' Generation's Tiffany cheered up the cast and crew of 'Fashion King' with her adorable charms.

During the recording of SBS new design survival program 'Design Project - Fashion King Korea', Tiffany performed a cute dance to energize everyone on the set.

Dressed in fashionable burgundy dress, she showed off her comedic dance and trademark eye smile for the guest stars and the staffs in the waiting room.

Meanwhile, 'Fashion King' will air its first episode on November 17th.

SHINee’s Onew suffers neck injury

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 03:30 AM PDT


It has been revealed that SHINee member Onew has suffered a neck injury.

On October 29, SM Entertainment stated, "Onew has injured his neck due to the extreme dancing for the group's hit track 'Everybody'. He will be unable to participate in his group's performances for the time being. In the upcoming stages, he will only take part in singing."

SHINee is currently working on reorganizing the choreography for "Everybody" for the other four members to prevent future injuries. Beginning on 'Show Champion' on October 30th, the group will be showing a new version of their performance.

Kahi releases dance version MV for “It’s Me”

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 03:11 AM PDT


Kahi, who recently made her return to the music scene, has unveiled a dance version music video for her latest title song "It's Me".

Released on October 29th, the new music video focuses more on the choreography of the song. Known as the 'dancing diva', Kahi showcases her sexy and graceful moves.

Check out the MV below:

Girls' Generation speaks mandarin in new "Blade & Soul" CF

Posted: 29 Oct 2013 02:50 AM PDT

Check out the new promotional video of online game "Blade and Soul", Yoona and Taeyeon show off their mandarin in the CF.

Yoo In Na to join Jeon Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun in ‘Man From the Stars’

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 11:33 PM PDT


Actress Yoo In Na has been confirmed to take part in an upcoming SBS drama titled 'Man From the Stars'.

According to her agency YG Entertainment, Yoo In Na has been cast for the role of actress Yoo Se Mi, who has grown up together with top star Chun Song Yi (Jeon Ji Hyun) in the upcoming time-traveling drama 'Man From the Stars'.

Written by Park Jieun from 'My Husband Got a Family' and directed by Jang Tae Yoo of 'Deep Rooted Tree', 'Man From the Stars' will portray an interesting story of an alien man from 400 years ago and romance with a top star actress.

The drama is set to air this December following the conclusion of 'The Heirs'.

Psy reveals his struggles on promoting overseas

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 11:01 PM PDT


Psy commented about his mounting stress and struggles on his Twitter.

On October 28th, the singer shared that despite his global success, he has had hard time this year tweeting, "It has been a year since I was forced to go overseas. I've tried so hard to become strong, only to have more stress and better English."

"I used to perform 15 songs on one stage. During the past year, however, I only repeated 'Gangnam Style' and 'Gentleman' on every stage over and over again," Psy added.

Psy also invited the fans to his upcoming concert series titled 'Dancing in the Moonlight'. He said, "For all of us who tried their best this year!!! Let's do something that fits our 'class' for just one day! Let's do some dancing in the moonlight on Christmas night, and knock ourselves out!"

Psy will hold a special four-day solo concert series from December 20 to 22 and on Christmas Eve at Seoul Olympic Park's Gymnastics Stadium.


FIESTAR unveils new teaser image for comeback

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Girl group FIESTAR is gearing up for its long-awaited comeback and they just unveiled new teaser image for their upcoming third single 'Curious'.

Similar to their previous teasers, the new images showed a mature transformation of the members, wearing cropped beige sweaters and plaid skirts with an alluring look on their faces.

FIESTAR will release their third single 'Curious' on November 1. The single includes the title track "I Don't Know", produced by Shinsadong Tiger who is also the head of the group's new label Collabodadi.

Trouble Maker’s “Now” MV under fire for similarities to Rihanna’s “We Found Love”

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 10:00 PM PDT


The duo of Trouble Maker found themselves in trouble as their new music video for comeback track "Now" is currently under fire for suspicions of plagiarism.

On October 28, a series of screen captures were uploaded on online community, stressing out the strikingly similar scenes between Trouble Maker's "Now" music video and Rihanna's "We Found Love" music video. The similar-looking scenes included hugging in a field, drifting cars, love scene inside the car and fireworks.

Netizens commented, "Talking about Hallyu wave, but then you steal a famous American singer's MV. Aren't you even embarrassed?" "The producer has no sense of pride since he stole other people's ideas" and "It's similar to the point where you can't deny it."


miss A to return in November!

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 09:30 PM PDT


According to JYP Entertainment, the group will release their new song, composed by E-Tribe, the famous composer behind Girls' Generation's "Gee" and Lee Hyori's "U Go Girl" on November 6th.

The new song will be listed on their second studio album 'Hush' to be released on the same day. This marks miss A's first comeback in a year since they promoted "I Don't Need a Man" in 2012.

Kim Nam Gil and Son Ye Jin reported to be dating

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 09:00 PM PDT


It has been reported that actors Kim Nam Gil and Son Ye Jin are dating.

On October 29th, a local media outlet reported that the two stars have been dating for the past four months after getting close through KBS drama 'Shark'. A close acquaintance of the onscreen couple revealed, "They became close during the drama filming and it seems that they developed deep feelings for each other."

However, both of their agencies denied the dating rumors. Son Ye Jin's agency, M Steam Entertainment stated, "The rumor that the two are dating is totally not true. It seems there was a misunderstanding after the two became closer through their drama."

Kim Nam Gil's agency, Star J Entertainment, also said, The rumor is not true. They are close as colleagues but absolutely not in a romantic relationship."

Woollim’s new singer JIN releases MV teaser starring EXO’s Xiumin and Kim Yoo Jung

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 08:30 PM PDT


Woollim Entertainment's new singer, JIN, has released a music video teaser for debut single featuring special appearance of EXO's Xiumin and actress Kim Yoo Jung.

The title of the track is "Only You Are Not Here" (working title) and the video teaser gives fans a taste of JIN's pure and emotional voice. The music video also features EXO's Xiumin and Kim Yoo Jung, which portray the story of love and tragedy.

Check out the teaser below:

EXO's dance battle 3 in SK Telecom CF

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 08:13 PM PDT


Check out the latest CF of SK Telecom featuring the adorable EXO boys, who do you think dances the best?

Jaejoong releases full MV for “Just Another Girl”

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 08:12 PM PDT


JYJ's Kim Jaejoong finally unveiled the anticipated music video for new track "Just Another Girl"!

Released on October 29th, "Just Another Girl" is the title track to Jaejoong's solo full album 'WWW: Who, When, Why'. The song is a post-grunge rock tune with powerful beat, exciting melody of punk and Britpop lyricism. Jaejoong reportedly wrote the lyrics for the song.

The music video will have both drama scenes and stage scenes and will be expressed with both a plot and a musical stage. Check it out below.

Suzy vs. Soo Young, who wore it better?

Posted: 28 Oct 2013 08:05 PM PDT


Recently, Miss A's Suzy and SNSD's Soo Young were spotted wearing a same-design sweater.

This sweater is the new product of Elizabeth and James with the price is about 395$. Though wearing a same-design outfit, those two bring two different feelings. 

Soo Young wore it first at Incheon airport on October 20. She looks charming and elegant with skirt, legging and sneaker. Meanwhile, Suzy brought a luxurious and attractive look to ELLE magazine by mixing it with shorts and Swarovski's jewelry.

To you, which mixture do you prefer?

Jenny@dkpopnews