Wednesday, October 9, 2013

"Park Jin Young talks about his upcoming wedding" plus 21 more

"Park Jin Young talks about his upcoming wedding" plus 21 more

Park Jin Young talks about his upcoming wedding

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 07:00 AM PDT

With just two days before the big day, Park Jin Young revealed his thoughts about his upcoming wedding.

On October 8, Park Jin Young attended a press conference of SBS 'K-Pop Star 3' held in Mokdong, Seoul, along with Yang Hyun Suk and Yoo Hee Yeol, who was announced to be replacing BoA as judge on the survival audition show.

During the conference, Park Jin Young answered questions regarding his upcoming marriage. When asked about his wedding preparation, he said, "We are only inviting about a bit over 100 people to the wedding, so there aren't as many preparations to do."

Yang Hyun Suk added, "Park Jin Young is getting married in two days, and I wanted to congratulate him."

Park Jin Young will tie the knot with his current non-celebrity girlfriend on October 10th. This will be his second marriage after separating from his wife of 10 years in 2009.

B2ST’s Yoseob becomes fixed member of ‘I Live Alone’

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 06:30 AM PDT

B2ST member Yang Yoseob has become a fixed member of MBC variety program, 'I Live Alone'.

A representative of MBC revealed on October 9th, "Yoseob has become a fixed member of 'I Live Alone'." He added, "Yoseob's friendly and polite personality is well-loved by the original members."

The singer made a surprise appearance on a preview of 'I Live Alone' aired on October 4th. Yoseob gained attention when he slightly revealed his private home where he stays alone. A representative stated that he will be revealing his own home other than the dorm that B2ST members share.

TVXQ’s Changmin and Rainbow’s Jaekyung to showcase swimming skills

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 06:00 AM PDT

TVXQ's Changmin and Rainbow's Jaekyung will be showcasing their exceptional swimming skills in the upcoming episode of KBS 2TV variety 'Our Neighbourhood Arts and Physical Education'.

On the October 8th episode of the show, the celebrity team trained in four different sports categories in Saipan, such as swimming, tennis, basketball and soccer. In the swimming segment, Changmin and Jaekyung showcased their superior swimming skills in the first round of training.

At the same time, Changmin garnered attention as she showed off his perfectly proportioned and muscular body. Jaekyung also drew the eyes with her sexy body and swimming ability. Jaekyung's father was a former diver for the national team, and Jaekyung herself claimed a silver medal in MBC's 'Idol Swimming Competition'.

Yoon Jong Shin compliments SHINee Jonghyun’s songwriting skills

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 05:30 AM PDT

Talented singer and composer Yoon Jong Shin highly complimented SHINee's Jonghyun for his talent in songwriting.

On October 8th, Yoon Jong Shin posted on his Twitter, "SHINee's Jonghyun is good at songwriting. I was surprised..'Gloomy Clock'", expressing his praises for the idol.

"Gloomy Clock" is included in IU's third album 'Modern Times'. The song was personally written by Jonghyun, who also feature his own voice, singing a duet with IU.

Jonghyun has already proved his capability by writing lyrics for the songs "Selene 6.23" and "Better Off" which was included in SHINee's compilation album, as well as in their latest pre-released single "Symptoms".

EXO appears on a Chinese college entrance exam

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 05:01 AM PDT

Displaying their popularity overseas, idol group EXO appeared on a China's college entrance examination question.

Recently, EXO appeared on one of the questions on Mathematics for college entrance examination in a university in China. The question, which gives detailed mentions of the 12 members, asks to calculate the probability of getting one of the members' photo card and signed album.

It is no surprise for EXO members to receive much popularity in China as four members of the group are Chinese. The group even has the unit EXO-M (M stands as Mandarin), which focuses in promoting in China region.

Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung reveal beautiful photoshoot in Spain

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 04:42 AM PDT

Having already revealed their pre-wedding photos, the newly-wed Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung have now unveiled their beautiful photoshoot in Spain.

The couple spent five days in Madrid, Spain for the shoot, which was organized by the fashion magazine 'Grazia'. Photographer Oh Jong Seok and stylist Jung Yoong Gi also participated in the shoot, capturing absolutely stunning photos of the couple in love.

Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung first met through the 2004 SBS drama 'Save the Last Dance' and went public with their relationship in 2007. The couple tied the knot last September.

Check out more photos below.

IU achieves a ‘perfect all-kill’ with “The Red Shoes”

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 04:13 AM PDT

After sweeping online music charts, IU has achieved a 'perfect all-kill' for her comeback title track, "The Red Shoes".

On October 8th, IU released her third studio album 'Modern Times' and immediately swept the Top 13 spots of South Korea's major real-time music charts. With this feat, the single also ranked first on the iChart on Instiz, certifying a 'perfect all-kill' on the chart.

"The Red Shoes" was created by the Lee Min Soo and Kim Eena after getting inspired by Andersen's cruel fairytale ,'The Red Shoes'. It is a dramatic song that features IU's deep and emotion-filled voice.

Taeyeon sings Ariana Grande’s “Almost Is Never Enough”

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 03:41 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Taeyeon has updated her Instagram with a little treat for fans.

On October 9th, Taeyeon posted an audio clip of herself singing Ariana Grande's track titled, "Almost Is Never Enough". The short clip highlights the sweet and soulful voice of Taeyeon.

Check out the clip below.

G-Dragon to bring his ‘One Of A Kind’ tour to theaters

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 03:21 AM PDT

Big Bang's G-Dragon is set to bring his solo world tour to the local theaters and around the world.

The movie version of G-Dragon's successful world tour titled '[One Of A Kind] 3D G-DRAGON 2013 1ST WORLD TOUR' is set to open in the Korean theaters on October 31. The movie was reportedly filmed using 24 cameras, including several 3-D cameras, to capture the concert experience as fully as possible.

It contains G-Dragon's performances of previous hits and latest songs from his latest album, 'Coup D'Etat', including the very first performance of "Crooked," as well as backstage footage, interviews with many celebrities and more.

The live concert film is also slated to open in Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore.

Rain to embark on a Japanese tour in November

Posted: 09 Oct 2013 12:00 AM PDT

After getting discharged from the army, Rain will be embarking on his Japanese tour in NOvember.

Rain will hold his new Japan concert tour '2013 RAIN ZEPP TOUR – STORY OF RAIN' starting in November. He will be visiting four cities with a total of 10 concerts in the month.

The tour will kick off at Zepp Nagoya on November 14 and 15, before Rain bring his shows to Zepp Fukuoka, Zepp Namba Osaka and wrap up the two-week journey at Zepp Tokyo with the finale concert on November 28.

An agency official stated, "Rain will hold an official fan meeting at Gyunghee University on October 12. The Japan tour was planned because of explosive requests from Japanese fans."

TOPP DOGG introduces third member P-Goon

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Getting ready for official debut, Stardom Entertainment's upcoming group introduced its third member named, P-Goon.

TOPP DOGG already introduced its first two members B-Joo and Hojoon, and now the third member P-Goon has been revealed, showing their different individual charms.

The group consists of thirteen members and will be the first boy group for Stardom Entertainment since Block B left the agency. While they already showcased their sound with a few mixtape tracks, it is said that TOPP DOGG will have a different concept than Block B.

TOPP DOGG will be making its official debut on October 24th.

2PM to perform with veteran artists Lee Mi Ja and Jo Young Nam in Germany

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Idol group 2PM will be performing with veteran singers Lee Mi Ja and Jo Young Nam in a special event in Germany.

On October 8, a press conference was held for the MBC special, 'Lee Mi Ja's Guten Tag, Lady Dongbaek', which will commemorate 130 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and Germany, and 50 years after South Korea sent workers to the country back in 1963.

Veteran singers Lee Mi Ja, Cho Yong Nam, and idol group 2PM will be heading to Frankfurt together to perform in a special concert on October 26.

Taecyeon said, "It's very rare that veteran singers and K-Pop idols come together. We are grateful and honored for this chance to perform with the veterans in Germany."

2NE1 appointed as ambassador at ‘KBEE 2013’ in London

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 10:30 PM PDT

2NE1 members have been appointed as honorary ambassadors for 'Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo 2013' (KBEE 2013) which will take place at Old Billingsgate in London from November 4th to 6th.

The 4th 'KBEE' event will be co-hosted by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. It is one of the biggest Expo held internationally by KOTRA and KOCCA. KBEE is held annually overseas to create the largest Hallyu trade fair, cultural and industrial fusion.

2NE1 was selected as honorary ambassador for being one of the leading K-Pop groups who are widely popular around the world. The group has recently been receiving global exposure after their collaborations with world stars and fashion designers.

JYJ’s Jaejoong sells out Seoul concert in 15 minutes

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 10:04 PM PDT

Proving his dominance, JYJ's Kim Jaejoong managed to sell out his upcoming Seoul concert within just 15 minutes!

According to C-JeS Entertainment, "Tickets to Asia Tour concert in Seoul for Kim Jaejoong's first solo album were immediately sold out in 15 minutes after going on sale on October 8th at 8PM KST."

The concert will be held at COEX Seoul on November 2-3 seating a total of 14,000. Shortly after the ticket sales opened, the Interpark website crashed and experienced technical delay, proving Kim Jaejoong's explosive popularity. After his transformation into a rocker for his previous mini album, Jaejoong raises high expectation for his new album and concert."

Jaejoong's first regular album will be released at the end of October.

Suzy falls in love with IU’s new music

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 09:30 PM PDT

miss A's Suzy, who is known as bestfriend to IU, fell in love with one of songs in the singer's latest album.

On October 8th, Suzy posted on her Twitter, "Daydream (feat. Yang Hee Eun) – IU
It's good…", expressing her support for her close friend's comeback.

"Daydream" is included in IU's third studio album 'Modern Times' which was released on October 8th. The song is a beautiful acoustic number that features senior singer Yang Hee Eun.

JYJ’s Jaejoong becomes a blond rocker in first teaser image for solo comeback

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 09:02 PM PDT

JYJ's Kim Jaejoong will be making a solo comeback later this month, and he just dropped his first teaser image on JYJ's official Facebook page, showing his transformation to sexy and blond rocker.

Jaejoong's upcoming full-length album will introduce his diverse charms as a vocalist. In addition to a variety of artists participating in composing and featuring on the tracks, the album will also contain self-compositions by Jaejoong himself.

FT Island’s Lee Hong Ki releases OST for ‘The Heirs’

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 08:37 PM PDT

FT Island's vocalist Lee Hong Ki became the first artist to participate in the OST of SBS latest star-studded drama series, 'The Heirs'.

On October 9th, Lee Hong Ki released the drama's main theme song "I'm Saying". The song is a catchy love song with funky rhythm and guitar sound, and features Lee Hong Ki's refreshing and powerful voice.

Check out the track below.

Tiny-G releases dance practice video for “Miss You”

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 08:14 PM PDT

Girl group Tiny-G unveiled a dance practice video for their latest single "Miss You".

"Miss You" highlights the group's new signature dance move, "sexy cat dance". The girl group members showcase both of their cute and sexy charms in their latest concept and choreography.

Check out the video below.

T-ara releases third teaser video for “Number 9”

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 08:08 PM PDT

With just a day ahead of their comeback, T-ara unveiled another teaser video for upcoming album "Number 9"!

T-ara will release their 8th mini album on October 10th and will promote double title tracks "Number Nine" and "I Know The Feeling".

"Number Nine" is co-composed by Sinsadong Tiger and composer Choi Gyu Sung. The song starts out balladical and changes into strong electronic in the chorus part. While "I Know The Feeling" is a sad song with an addicting melody composed by Baek Hyun Jung and Baek Deok Sang. The song is a medium-tempo number that maximizes the emotion.

T-ara will release the music videos for both songs at the same time on October 10th.

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

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 07:25 PM PDT

The third trailer for Big Bang member T.O.P's upcoming action film 'The Alumni' has been revealed!

Titled "Mission", the third trailer focused on the life of teenage assassin Myung Hoon from North Korea (T.O.P) as well as his struggles and battles as an anti-South spy in order to save his sister Hye In (played by Kim Yoo Jung)

Check out the trailer below.

EXO to release new album in November

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 07:04 PM PDT

EXO is reportedly prepping up to make a comeback next month.

In the beginning of the second half of the year, the group has released their first full-length album 'XOXO' and followed it up with a repackaged album including hit song "Growl", and achieved much success with smashing hits.

Having wrapped up their promotions for the album, EXO has been busy with various activities, including overseas concerts. They also attended and performed on Asia Song Festival and the 2013 Changwon K-Pop World Festival. Apart from other activities like photo shoots and brief television appearances, EXO has been working on the recordings of new album.

Considering that their first album 'XOXO' as well as their repackaged album sold a total of 737,159 copies, EXO is expected to be a million seller this year with the release of their new album. They are also expected to walk away with many awards at the upcoming year-end awards.

Girls' Generation's Seohyun greets fans as Yoorim

Posted: 08 Oct 2013 06:31 PM PDT

Girls' Generation's maknae Seohyun greets fans with an adorable photo of herself.

She wrote,"Hi everyone it's Yoorim, have you been enjoying Passionate Love?? It's time to say goodbye although i dislike it, since it's my first time and i did poorly, but i have learnt a lot, it's fun and i'm getting more excited. Please support me too next week, bye"

Do you like her image in drama "Passionate Love"