Wednesday, October 2, 2013

"G-Dragon sells out LP edition of ‘COUP D’ETAT’ before release" plus 24 more

"G-Dragon sells out LP edition of ‘COUP D’ETAT’ before release" plus 24 more


G-Dragon sells out LP edition of ‘COUP D’ETAT’ before release

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 07:30 AM PDT


Big Bang G-Dragon's dominance continues as the limited LP edition of his second album, COUP D'ETAT' has been completely sold out before its official release.

According to YG Entertainment, preorders began for the limited LP edition of the album on September 30, and all 8,888 copies have been sold out just within a day, setting yet another record for G-Dragon.

The limited LP edition offers fans an opportunity to listen to G-Dragon's music in an analogue style. Taking inspiration from G-Dragon's lucky number '8', there will be 8,888 copies of the album and each album will be marked with the singer's handwriting.

Han Ji Hye explains her attitude controversy in ‘Healing Camp’

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Actress Han Ji Hye appeared in a recent episode SBS talk show 'Healing Camp' aired on September 30 and her attitude on the show brought her quite a bit of mixed reactions from the viewers.

In response to the controversy, the actress made a post on her Facebook saying, "For those who might have not liked my attitude on 'Healing Camp' yesterday, I leave this message." She explained, "The production team suggested me to pretend as if I am looking over Sung Yuri's MC spot just for the fun of program. Sung Yuri was not aware of it, so I made an apology after the recording."

Han Ji Hye continued, "We had no problem at all. I really don't want the position of 'Healing Camp' MC. I wish there were people who would look at me positively. To those who might have misunderstood me, I apologize. It was not what I had intended."

During the show, Han Hi Hye expressed an interest in becoming a host of 'Healing Camp', saying that she had been monitoring Sung Yuri on the program and thought that she could do better. The claim led to a mock confrontation, with Sung Yuri vowing never to lose her spot on the show.

SHINee to showcase new song “Everybody” at 2013 Gangnam Hallyu Festival

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 06:33 AM PDT


Ahead of their album's release, SHINee will be making their first comeback performance of new title tune "Everybody" at the upcoming 2013 Gangnam Hallyu Festival this weekend.

According to SM Entertainment, SHINee will perform "Everybody" for the first time during 'SHINee COMEBACK SPECIAL' in the 2013 Gangnam Hallyu Festival, to be held at KEPCO Special Stage near Gangnam Subway Station in Seoul, on October 6th at 8:00 PM (KST).

To be co-hosted by TV personality Jeon Hyun Moo and EXO's Suho and Baekhyun, this music event will also feature SHINee's first performance of Jonghyun's self-written track "Selene 6.23", which was included in their combined third album 'The Misconceptions of Us'.

Meanwhile, SHINee will release its fifth mini-album 'Everybody' on October 14.

Which EXO member resembles One Piece’s Chopper?

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 05:59 AM PDT


A series of photos of EXO member Luhan surfaced online and are currently creating a buzz among fans and netizens.

Recently on online community, photos of Luhan were posted online, comparing the idol to Tony Tony Chopper, the doctor of the Straw Hat Pirates on the popular Japanese manga series, 'One Piece'.

In the photos were different cuts of Luhan portraying an attitude or facial expressions that resembles Tony Tony Chopper's character, ranging from smiling, laughing, blushing, state of shock and more, drawing laughter from the fans.

Which one is your favorite?









Photo Credits: 米兔微信 @ Weibo

Super Junior Heading Its Way to Kuala Lumpur

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 05:39 AM PDT



October 02, Kuala Lumpur - Just when the Super Junior ELF fans thought that Malaysia is probably fallen out of Super Junior's "Super Show 5″ World Tour grid, they should be over-thrilled at the fact that the organizer, Star Planet, officially announced that the much-awaited K-pop super idol boy group will return to Kuala Lumpur to staging their live concert at 5pm, on 23rd November 2013 at the Putra Indoor Stadium, Bukit Jalil.

Acclaimed the undisputed King of K-pop music, Super Junior has performed to more than a million audiences since they started touring in 2008. The group rose to fame and gained worldwide recognition following the release of their best-selling single "Sorry, Sorry" in 2009. Each member of the group is unique and possesses distinctive talent from powerhouse vocalist to MC, DJ and actor. When come together, they unite to shape bigger dreams and created gigantic impact on the Korean music scene. 

This multi-million is definitely one of the biggest Korean pop concerts to be staged in Kuala Lumpur this year and it will boast one of the most ingenious concert stage designs ever set up in the stadium with special visual effects to impress. The use of the 3D mapping technology will give audiences an incredible jaw-dropping experience.

Proudly presented by Spritzer Mineral Water, tickets for are on sales now. Customers can purchase tickets through phone, via Internet booking or any of the designated ticket outlets.  Tickets are priced at RM658, RM558, RM438, RM388 and RM238 (exclude RM3 processing fee).


To Win Tickets
An itinerary of attractive promotions will be in place concurrently with promoting the concert. Purchase any ACER products powered by Intel processor between 15th October and 10th November 2013 and stand a chance to win tickets, stay tuned to Acer Malaysia Facebook for more information. Part take in the "Cornetto Super Jari Menari" digital contest from 8th to 21th October or join Facebook game <Spritzer Show 5 Sensation Challenge> from 14th October to 10th November and you will stand a chance to win free concert tickets.


For more information, please call Star Planet 0392233667 / TicketCharge 03-92228811 or visit www.starplanet.com.my / www.ticketcharge.com.my

VIXX to collaborate with indie band OKDAL for new single

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 05:30 AM PDT


Idol group VIXX will be releasing their first collaboration single with indie duo band OKDAL.

The new collaboration single will be a part of 'Y.BIRD from Jellyfish Island' series, a project album of Jellyfish Entertainment's founder and songwriter Hwang Se Jun. VIXX and OKDAL will be the third artist of the musical project following Seo In Guk and Lee Suk Hoon.

VIXX and OKDAL's upcoming single will be released on October 11th.

Sunny and Seulong to host ‘Quiz to Change the World’

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 05:00 AM PDT


With comedian Park Myung Soo having stepped down from his MC post, Girls' Generation's Sunny and 2AM's Seulong will be lending a hand, serving as one-day special MCs on the MBC varierty show, 'Quiz to Change the World'.

According to the production staff on October 2, "Sunny and Seulong participated as an MC during a recent filming of 'Quiz to Change the World' at MBC Dream Center." Sunny will appear on the October 5th broadcast while Seulong will appear on the 10th.

It is also said that Sunny showed off her distinctive MC skills and killer aegyo, and possessed all the love from the guests and panel.

Park Shin Hye and CNBLUE’s Minhyuk spotted dating in the streets of LA?

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 04:40 AM PDT


Counting down the days until its anticipated premiere, SBS' 'The Heirs' released another teaser for the upcoming series featuring lead actress Park Shin Hye and CNBLUE's Kang Minhyuk.

In the newly released teaser stills, Park Shin Hye and Minhyuk are seen having a sweet date on the streets of Los Angeles, America. This particular scene was filmed at a shopping centre in Los Angeles on September 12th.

Park Shin Hye will play the role of Cha Eun Sung, a girl who lives a life of poverty, while Minhyuk is cast as Yoon Chan Young, a man with a good nature and happy personality.

'The Heirs' will begin broadcast from October 9th.



Yonghwa and Go Doo Shim display grandmother-grandson relationship on ‘Future Choice’

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 04:19 AM PDT


CNBLUE's Yonghwa and veteran actress Go Doo Shim their intimate grandmother-grandson relationship in the latest stills for the upcoming KBS drama, 'Future Choice'.

In the drama, Yonghwa plays Park Se Joo, who is a new VJ for YBS and an undercover boss while Go Doo Shim plays the conservative president of YBS Group, Lee Miran, who has nothing but love for her grandson, Park Se Joo.

The particular scene shows the grandmother and grandson leisurely enjoying their morning and having an affectionate conversation. Despite having their first shoot together, Yonghwa and Go Doo Shim pulled off each scene naturally.

Yonghwa remarked, I am truly happy and honored to be able to act with Go Doo Shim sunbaenim. Although I was very nervous, she made everything feel so comfortable that the filming finished with no problem. My heart is full of respect whenever I see her act in both rehearsals and the actual shoot. I have a lot to learn from her."

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon shows off her curly hairstyle

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 03:45 AM PDT


Giving fans yet another eye candy, Girls' Generation's Taeyeon updated her Instagram account on October 2, "#halfcurly #littlehairs", and attached a set of selcas above.

In the photos, Taeyeon shows off her half curly hairstyle to the fans. She also showcases her aegyo for the camera, pulling adorable expressions in each of the four photos.


Suzy is cute and pretty in new ‘The Face Shop’ CF

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 03:35 AM PDT


Currently acting as 'The Face Shop' representative model, miss A's Suzy has returned with a new advertisement campaign to promote new product 'Aura CC Cream'.

Overflowing with charms, the lovely idol flashes her flawless and milky white skin, emphasizing the moisturizing effects of the 'Aura CC Cream'. Check out the video below.

JYJ’s Jaejoong to tour Asia with new album

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 03:19 AM PDT


Having announced his return with first full-length solo album, JYJ's Kim Jaejoong has revealed that he will go on a tour around Asia to commemorate the release.

According to C-JeS Entertainment, Jaejoong will be releasing his first full-length solo album in late October, and he will embark on a new Asia tour. Starting in Seoul at Coex Mall on November 2, the singer plans on heading around Korea and then move on to other Asian countries.

Jaejoong will take the opportunity to also promote his new album during his concert. The album is reportedly half done and a variety of artists are participating in composing and featuring on the tracks. The album will also contain self-compositions by Jaejoong himself.

Tahiti Mini Album Vol. 1 - Five Beats of hearts

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 12:56 AM PDT

This review of  TAHITI - "Five Beats of hearts" is sponsored by Yesasia

 Yeasia is currently having a promotion on TAHITI's 1st mini album, some photos of the autographed version of this album below.

The girls definitely grab much attention with the sexy clothes-changing choreography of "Love Sick", have a look at the video message of TAHITI for Yeasia below:











Tracklist:
01. Blow My Speakers Out 
02. Love Sick 
03. Tonight 
04. Hasta Luego 
05. Pretty Face 
06. Love Sick (Remix Ver.) 





Purchase the album here

KARA Vol. 4 - Full Bloom

Posted: 02 Oct 2013 12:24 AM PDT

This review of  KARA - "Full Bloom" is sponsored by Yesasia


 KARA made their Korean comeback after a year with 4th full length album "Full Bloom".

The girls just ended their comeback a week ago with title song "Damaged Lady", garnering much attention with their fierce image and strong choreography.

Check out some photos of their latest album below













Tracklist:
01. 둘 중에 하나(Runaway) 
02. 숙녀가 못 돼(Damaged Lady) 
03. 1+1 
04. In The Game 
05. Follow Me 
06. Smoothie 
07. 2Night 
08. 둘 중에 하나(Runaway)(Inst.) 
09. 숙녀가 못 돼(Damaged Lady) (Inst.) 


Purchase the album here

TVXQ’s Yunho in talks to join Jeon Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun in ‘Man From the Stars’

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 11:30 PM PDT


TVXQ's Yunho may take part in an upcoming SBS drama titled 'Man From the Stars'.

According to SM Entertainment, "Yunho is in discussion of starring in the new SBS drama 'Man From the Stars'. Although nothing is confirmed, there is a high possibility that Yunho will be cast."

If confirmed, Yunho will be taking on the role of a second generation plutocrat named Lee Hwi Kyung, who is the fiancee of Chun Song Yi (played by Jeon Ji Hyun). He will be involved in a love triangle with Do Min Jun (Kim Soo Hyun).

Written by Park Jieun from 'My Husband Got a Family', the drama will portray an interesting story of an alien man from 400 years ago and romance with a top star actress.

A Pink’s Na Eun exhibits her pure beauty in ‘Peripera’ BTS clip

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 11:00 PM PDT


A Pink's Son Na Eun once again captivated the eyes with her stunning beauty in a making-of video for cosmetic brand, 'Peripera'.

Na Eun showcases her feminine and sweet makeup style with Peripera's beauty products, highlighting her glowing pink lips and peachy cheeks. Especially, her sweet smile and cute wink truly captivate every male fan's heart.

Check out the video below.

Crayon Pop releases making of “Dancing Queen 2.0” MV

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 10:30 PM PDT


Having recently released the music video for "Dancing Queen 2.0", the goofy girl group Crayon Pop has now unveiled its making-of video, giving yet another entertainment to the fans.

The track "Dancing Queen 2.0" is a remix of their second single, rearranged by producing team Dumb And Dumber. The single is included in the group's new mini album 'The Streets Go Disco'.

Check out the video below.

FT Island reveals live performance of “Memory” at ‘FTHX’ concert

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 10:02 PM PDT


Having completed their comeback stages on music programs, idol band FT Island is now treating fans with a live performance of title track "Memory" at the group's recent 'FTHX' concert.

The group held their live concert 'FTHX' at Seoul's Olympic Hall on September 28 and 29. They performed over 30 hits from their past releases and latest album 'Thanks To', including current title song "Memory".

Check out their performance below.

EXO unleash youthful charms for ‘High Cut’

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 09:40 PM PDT


The boys of EXO, who are currently enjoying much popularity, take the cover of the fashion magazine 'High Cut' for its October issue.

The title of the pictorial is "Era of EXO", and it shows EXO members going for a casual yet stylish look in their colorful puffer jackets from outdoor wear brand Kolon Sport. They unleashed their youthful charms as they got active by running, dancing and shouting.

What do you think of their latest pictorial?



Kahi reveals tracklist for comeback mini album ‘Who Are You?’

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 08:56 PM PDT


The dancing diva Kahi will be making her return to the music scene and she just unveiled the full tracklist for her upcoming second mini album, 'Who Are You?'.

On October 2, Pledis Entertainment posted the tracklist for Kahi's upcoming new album. The mini album includes six tracks which feature talented artists such as Swings, Dok2, Yoon Do Hyun of YB and Dumbfounded.

Especially, the track "Sinister" captured the most attention as it will be featuring Bekah, who is also a former member of After School like Kahi.

The new mini album will be released on October 10th.


Loen reveals SECRET Song Jieun’s performances from solo showcase

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 08:35 PM PDT


SECRET's Song Jieun recently held a solo showcase for her new single album 'Hope Torture' at Gwanghwamun Olleh Square, Seoul on September 30. Loen TV followed her in the event and footage of her performances has been revealed online.

The video features Song Jieun's performances of her latest title song "False Hope" and "Vintage" featuring B.A.P's Zelo, as well as interview and other behind-the-scenes footage.

Check out the video below.

Jung Joon Young releases second version of “Spotless Mind” MV

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 08:24 PM PDT


Vocalist Jung Joon Young is finally making his official debut in the music scene with his first single "Spotless Mind".

On October 2, Jung Joon Young unveiled the second version music video for his single "Spotless Mind" following the 'N version' released earlier. The two MVs feature opposite concepts to show the artist's various charms.

Jung Joon Young gained much popularity through Mnet's popular talent show 'Superstar K4' last year. He recently joined MBC's variety show 'We Got Married' as a new virtual couple with actress Jung Yumi this month.

2EYES signals return with “Shooting Star” MV teaser

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 08:20 PM PDT


It hasn't been long since girl group 2EYES made its entrance into the K-Pop scene, and they are already prepping up for a comeback later this month.

The group signaled their return with the release of a music video teaser for upcoming second single "Shooting Star". The teaser started up in a dramatic scene before shifting for an upbeat sound at the end.

"Shooting Star" will be released on October 8th.

Tiny-G releases “Miss You” MV

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 08:09 PM PDT


Showcasing their new transformation, girl group Tiny-G released the full music video for new single, "Miss You".

On October 2, the group unveiled the music video for their return with third single "Miss You". While Tiny-G showed off more of their cute charms on previous tracks, they are taking a more feminine and sexy concept this time for the new round of promotion.

Check out the MV below.

Block B finally returns with “Very Good” MV!

Posted: 01 Oct 2013 08:04 PM PDT

After pre-releasing the single "Be the Light", Block B is finally making its official comeback after a year with third mini album 'Very Good'.

On October 2, along with the new album, Block B released the full music video for the title song of the same name. "Very Good" has a bright and lively melody line with a somewhat similar style to previous track "Nillili Mambo."

Produced by leader Zico, "Very Good" is the group's first record to rolled out after a year's hiatus.

Check out the MV below.