Friday, October 25, 2013

"SM Entertainment to open hologram theater at Universal Studios Japan" plus 22 more

"SM Entertainment to open hologram theater at Universal Studios Japan" plus 22 more

SM Entertainment to open hologram theater at Universal Studios Japan

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 08:00 AM PDT

SM Entertainment is set to open a 3D hologram theater at Universal Studios Japan.

Starting from December 13 to February 16, SM Entertainment will demonstrate Hologram shows of SM artists' live performances in 'SMTOWN HOLOGRAM V-THEATER' at Universal Studios Japan, Osaka. The hologram concert allows audiences to relish life-like performances with laser produced 3D images.

Inside the 'SMTOWN HOLOGRAM V-THEATER', an exhibition area and a live performance area are provided. The exhibition venue will display star's photos, clothes and items while live performance space will show hologram concerts of K-pop stars.

Krystal donates beefs to leukemia patients

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Celebrating her birthday in a good way, f(x)'s Krytal donated quality beefs to leukemia patients.

On October 24th, a load of high quality beef donated by fans were delivered to press conference of SBS drama 'The Heirs'. Krystal personally requested it to be delivered to Korea Child Leukemia Foundation.

The wreath was decorated with various messages such as "We did not know what is your favorite food, so we just prepared some beef", "Beauty heir", "Beautiful abs heir" and "Sweet voice heir".

Meanwhile, Krystal plays Lee Bo Na, who is an heiress to a large entertainment empire.

KARA’s Goo Hara assures fans she’s okay after collapsing

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 07:00 AM PDT

KARA's Goo Hara updated her fans about her health after collapsing in the middle of a concert in Japan.

On October 25th, Hara posted on her Twitter, "Kamilia ~ I'm sorry for making you worry. Today we ended the performance without any hitches! I'll take care of my health better so I won't get sick again! Good night everyone -!", assuring her fans she's okay.

Goo Hara is reported to have fainted on stage due to exhaustion during KARA's concert at the Osaka's Osaka-Jo Hall on October 23. After hearing the news, a lot of fans have been worried for Goo Hara's well-being.

Trouble Maker to release 19+ version of new album

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Trouble Maker, who is gearing up for a comeback, will be releasing a separate 19+ version of their upcoming album.

On October 24, Trouble Maker's agency Cube Entertainment announced, "After a long deliberation, we have decided on a 19+ version of the album that will show even more sexiness than the current Trouble Maker has shown."

The 19+ version of the album will include some images that are highly provocative. The agency plans on releasing this version approximately two weeks after the original album release but an exact date has not yet been decided.

Trouble Maker's comeback mini-album is scheduled for release on October 31.

2AM to make a comeback next month

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 06:03 AM PDT

2AM will be returning to fans with a new mini album next month.

According to Big Hit Entertainment, 2AM will be releasing new mini album 'Nocturne' on November. This will mark their return in eight months since their album 'One Spring Day' last March.

'Nocturne' is described to be song with a graceful piano melody, and 2AM will aim to show their sentimental emotions through this ballad. This album has the concept of 'nocturne', which is also the title of 2AM's concert that will be held on coming December.

The agency stated, "The exact promotion period will only be determined based on Jinwoon's recovery. It will be an album that will not disappoint fans who admire 2AM ballad."

Girls’ Generation to release new Japanese album in December

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 05:34 AM PDT

Girls' Generation announced its plan to release a new Japanese album this coming December.

According to the group's official Japanese website, Girls' Generation will be releasing their third Japanese album on December 11th. While no other information on the title has been unveiled, the album will contain 12 tracks including recently released tracks "LOVE&GIRLS" and "GALAXY SUPERNOVA".

With this exciting news, all the speculations of a comeback have to light after Taeyeon dropped a hint on her personal Instagram account. The kid leader revealed that Girls' Generation is in the midst of album preparations which appeared to be a Japanese album.

Check out more details on the album below.

Complete Limited Edition (CD & Blu-ray) - 7500 yen
• Twelve songs
• 3-sided case
• Album cover A
• 40 page photobook with solo cuts
• Pin badges – nine members
• Solo cuts original design posters – nine members (folded)
• Blu-ray content:
1. "Beep Beep" Music Video
2. "LOVE&GIRLS" Music Video
4. "My oh My" Music Video
5. Making of "GALAXY SUPERNOVA" Music Video
6. Making of "My oh My" Music Video
7. Japan Third Album Photo Shoot

Blu-ray Limited Edition (CD & Blu-ray) - 4,990 yen
• Twelve songs
• Digipak
• Album cover B
• Photobook with solo cuts (it is unclear if this photobook will be the same as the one included in the Complete Limited Edition)
• Blu-ray content:
1. "Beep Beep" Music Video
2. "LOVE&GIRLS" Music Video
3. "LOVE&GIRLS" Dance Version Music Video
5. "GALAXY SUPERNOVA" Dance Version Music Video
6. "My oh My" Music Video

DVD Limited Edition (CD & DVD) – 3,990 yen
• Twelve songs
• Digipak
• Album cover B
• Photobook with solo cuts (it is unclear if this photobook will be the same as the one included in the Complete Limited Edition)
• DVD content:
1. "Beep Beep" Music Video
2. "LOVE&GIRLS" Music Video
3. "LOVE&GIRLS" Dance Version Music Video
5. "GALAXY SUPERNOVA" Dance Version Music Video
6. "My oh My" Music Video
Regular Edition (CD) - 3,059 yen
• Twelve songs
• Album cover C

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IU reveals her new short bob

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Singer IU has cut her hair short for the first time in three years.

On the October 23, IU appeared as guest on SBS radio program 'Jang Ki Ha's Amazing Radio', where she revealed her new short bob.

She showed off her new hairstyle and listeners begin calling into the radio station to give her compliments. IU said, "I didn't know this was a video broadcast radio. This is bad, I didn't wear a cap."

The singer added, "I wanted to keep it secret as long as possible. The promotion of the song is short this time and basically will end by next week, so I wanted to show it off on stage, but now it's out."

IU continued, "I had kept my hair for 3 years, and it feels weird after cutting it. But it's great that it takes less than three minutes to wash my hair. I love it."

[DKP Exclusive] Heechul performs his first SS5 in Manila for the 1st time after military service

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 04:45 AM PDT

Heechul screaming along with Donghae, Kangin and Siwon

Super Junior Heechul has officially joined Super Show 5 after performing with the rest of the members at their Super Show 5 stop in Manila, Philippines on October 24 in SM MOA Arena.

ELF in the Philippines are lucky enough to witness Heechul's 1st performances with the members for Super Show 5, after his military service.

For SS5 Manila, Heechul joined the performance stages with other members singing their hit songs like Bonamana, Mr. Simple, Neorago, Sorry Sorry and more. He also prepared a solo performance of M&D song 'Close Your Mouth'.

Heechul and Siwon about to greet Philippine ELF

Heechul was overwhelmed with the warm welcome back greetings of Philippine ELF and was left speechless during their introduction part, stating that he's shy and told the fans to anticipate more of his performances.

Super Show 5 Manila is also Kangin's first Super Show in the Philippines.

Meanwhile, 11 members who were present have promised to come back in the country for Super Show 6 teasing that one more member will be returning. Who would it be?

Heechul is the last man kneeling during the goodbye speech

Note: More exclusive photos from SS5Manila will be uploaded on separate post. Keep updated!

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AOMG artist GRAY drops 19+ MV for “Dangerous” ft. Jay Park

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 04:44 AM PDT

New AOMG artist GRAY released the music video for "Dangerous" featuring Jay Park.

On October 25th, GRAY, who has already established himself as music producer, released his maxi single 'Call Me Gray' with a total of four tracks. The title track "Dangerous" features Jay Park while its 19+ music video stars Jung Ha Eun from Korea's Top Model 4.

Check out the MV below!

Rookie rapper Kanto releases “What You Want” ft. INFINITE’s Sunggyu

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 04:21 AM PDT

Making his step to the music scene, rapper Kanto unveiled his debut music video featuring INFINITE's Sunggyu.

Kanto is a rookie hip-hop artist who came into the limelight through Mnet's hip-hop survival 'Show Me the Money 2' last year. His debut single "What You Want" not only had INFINITE's Sunggyu singing, but also features cameo from Ladies' Code's RiSe, Swings and Lee Hyun Do.

Check out the MV below!

[131025] SHINee wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 04:02 AM PDT

KBS "Music Bank" is back this week full of amazing performances!

The October 25th episode of the show features the anticipated comeback performances of Heo Young Saeng, Park Ji Yoon and N-SONIC as well as debut stage of 13-member group TOPP DOGG.

Other performers tonight included SHINee, IU, T-ara, Nine Muses, K.Will, Rhythm Power, AOA, PURE, Tiny-G, TAE ONE, Say Yes, Youme, BESTie and Song Ji Eun.

And for the highlight of the show, SHINee won against IU on this week's 'K-Chart' with their latest title track, "Everybody"!

Congratulations SHINee!

Tonight's Performances:

Park Seo Jun & Bora (Special Stage of new MCs)

Song Ji Eun



Say Yes





Rhythm Power


Nine Muses




Watch tonight's debut/comeback performances:

Heo Young Saeng - "Vulnerable"
Park Ji Yoon - "Mr. Lee"
TOPP DOGG - "Say It"

Heo Young Saeng comes back with “Vulnerable” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 03:46 AM PDT

Making a comeback as well as bidding goodbye to his fans, Heo Young Saeng performed his latest single "Vulnerable" on this week's episode of 'Music Bank'.

Released online on October 16th, "Vulnerable" is the title track to Heo Young Saeng's new special album 'She'. The album serves as a special present for the fans before the singer's enlistment in the army on the 31st.

Watch his performance below:

Park Ji Yoon is back with “Mr. Lee” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 03:34 AM PDT

Songstress Park Ji Yoon is making a music comeback, and she just performed her first stage for title track "Mr. Lee" on 'Music Bank'.

"Mr. Lee" is the title tune to Park Ji Yoon's upcoming single album 'Mr.' which was released on October 21. The track is a dance number jointly created by Yoon Jong Shin and Primary. The track also debuted #1 on 8 major online music charts.

Watch her performance below.

N-SONIC returns with “RUN & RUN” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 03:32 AM PDT

Male group N-SONIC is coming back to the spotlight with new single "RUN & RUN"!

"RUN & RUN" is the title track to N-SONIC's second mini album 'Into the Light' which was released on October 25th. Compared to their previous track "Lie", "RUN & RUN" features N-SONIC's more powerful and masculine charisma.

Check out their performance below.

TOPP DOGG makes grand debut with “Say It” on ‘Music Bank’

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 03:29 AM PDT

Following their debut showcase at the V Hall in Mapogu, Seoul, TOPP DOGG officially started their promotions for first single "Say It", making a grand debut on 'Music Bank'.

The new hip-hop group of Stardom Entertainment released its debut mini album 'Into the Light' featuring the dance title track "Say It". The group is made up of thirteen members with distinctive looks and charms.

Check out their performance below:

Hyuna releases winter pictorials for "G by Guess"

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 02:07 AM PDT

4Minute's Hyuna releases the new batch of pictorials for clothing brand G by Guess.

She poses professionally for the said brand and garners much attention with her blonde hair.

A representative of the brand mentioned,"Hyuna is a professional model, she successfully models the winter collection of the popular brand".

131025 Music Bank Performers list

Posted: 25 Oct 2013 12:34 AM PDT

♬ Music Bank HOT Stage ★☆
- K.Will
- SHINee
- IU
- T-ara
- Park ji Yoon
- Young Saeng
SHINee, IU, T-ara, Nine Muses, K.Will, Rhythm Power, AOA, PURE, Tiny-G, ToppDogg, TAE ONE, N-SONIC, Say Yes, Youme, BESTie, Song Ji Eun, Park Ji Yoon, Heo Young Saeng

Teen Top releases "special clip" MV for "Love Fool"

Posted: 24 Oct 2013 11:10 PM PDT

Check out Teen Top special version MV for "Love Fool" below:

SHINee sings "Close The Door" LIVE on Cultwo Show

Posted: 24 Oct 2013 09:46 PM PDT

Check out SHINee's live performance of "Close The Door" on Cultwo Show, what do you think of their live singing ability?

A-Jax applies CPR to revive Rainbow's Woori in new MV teaser

Posted: 24 Oct 2013 09:38 PM PDT

A-Jax continues to tease with the 2nd video teaser of their upcoming title track "Snake" featuring Rainbow's Woori.

Check out the teaser below

f(x)'s Luna snaps a pair of selcas with birthday girl Krystal

Posted: 24 Oct 2013 08:28 PM PDT

f(x)'s maknae Krystal celebrated her birthday yesterday.

Member Luna updated her Me2day with 2 new selcas taken with Krystal. She wrote," f(x)'s maknae Krystal, Happy Birthday pretty girl! I'll pray for you to be blessed with happiness."

Fans commented,"Happy Birthday Krystal","Cute duo" and etc.

SPICA members are sexy covers girls for "MAXIM"

Posted: 24 Oct 2013 06:43 PM PDT

The 5 charming ladies of SPICA graces the covers of the November issue of MAXIM Korea.

The theme of their photoshoot is "LAUNDRY FANTASY" and the members of SPICA show off their charm during the photoshoot. Whose cover is your favorite?

Ji Young vs. Hyorin, who wore it better?

Posted: 24 Oct 2013 06:00 PM PDT

KARA's Kang Ji Young and Sistar's Hyorin wore the same-design dress in the same event by chance, drawing much attention.

On October 22nd, at the show of Steve J & Yoni P during Seoul Fashion Week, Kang Ji Young and Hyorin both wore the S mesh unbalanced dress of Steve J & Yoni P fashion label and mixed it with a grey sweater. In addition, Ji Young completes her sweet style with black hat and clutch while Hyorin looks cool with Herringbone pattern beaded denim jacket.

Who looks better with that dress?