Tuesday, November 5, 2013

"A Pink releases BTS video for "Touch In Sol"" plus 21 more

"A Pink releases BTS video for "Touch In Sol"" plus 21 more

A Pink releases BTS video for "Touch In Sol"

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 06:51 AM PST

Check out the BTS video of "Touch In Sol" latest CF featuring the adorable A pink's members.

Rain honored as top Asian entertainer

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 06:13 AM PST

Singer-actor Rain was honored with 'Best Asian Entertainer Award' at the '2013 BAZAAR Men's Style of the Year Award', which took place at the 751 D-Park in Beijing, China.

Rain was recognized for his role as a multi-talented singer and actor, and he was awarded with 'Best Asian Entertainer Award'. His arrival was headlined by Chinese broadcasting companies, and he was greeted by explosive cheers from fans.

Rain his gratitude for the award in both Chinese and English. He also performed two of his hits, "Hip Song" and "I Do".

Lee Min Ho takes over China with ‘The Heirs’

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 05:33 AM PST

Actor Lee Min Ho has again proved his popularity in China with his latest drama 'The Heirs'.

According to Lee Min Ho's agency Starhaus Entertainment, "'The Heirs' has reached 160 million hits on the biggest Chinese video streaming website, Youku.com. This phenomenon was due to Lee Min Ho's increasing popularity in China over the past two years with previous drama 'City Hunter'."

In addition, Lee Min Ho became one of the most searched male stars in China. The actor ranked third on China's biggest portal site Baidu, as well as received the highest interest rate at Vlinkage, a popularity research site.

Netizens who left malicious comments about Baek Ji Young arrested

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 05:00 AM PST

Singer Baek Ji Young previously took legal action against netizens who spread nasty rumors and malicious comments concerning her unfortunate miscarriage. And on November 5, Seoul Suseo Police Department revealed that a number of netizens have been arrested.

According to the police, four people were booked and indicted without physical detention for leaving malicious comments on the internet for over a month starting back in May. One netizen was in the middle of his military service, and the others were ordinary students or salaryman.

The police department is planning to strictly handle any malicious circulators online who try to damage an individual. This legal action is intended to set up an example to prevent further outbreak of such events.

YoonA, Lee Bum Soo and more attend script reading for ‘Prime Minister and I’

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 04:30 AM PST

Upcoming KBS 2TV Mon-Tue drama 'Prime Minister and I' released photos from its first script reading session held at the KBS Star Hall on October 22nd.

The first script reading session was attended by cast members including Lee Bum Soo, Girls' Generation YoonA, Yoon Si Yoon, Choi Jung An, Ryu Jin as well as director Lee So Yeon and other staff.

YoonA said, "Although I'm lacking in many areas, I'll do my best to learn from my seniors. Please look forward to the drama." Lee Bum Soo also said, "There will be difficulties when you start filming, but every time that happens, I'll think of it as a battle with myself and win. I hope to become an actor whom everyone is willing to work with."

'Prime Minister and I' will begin airing starting on December 9.

Lee Seung Gi spotted with a woman in Turkey?

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 04:00 AM PST

Actor Lee Seung Gi was recently spotted in the streets of Turkey.

On November 4, a photo titled, "Lee Seung Gi and Lee Mi Yeon go shopping in Turkey", was posted on an online community board.

In the photo, Lee Seung Gi is showing off a military look with a padded military jacket. He is holding packages and walking alongside Lee Mi Yeon, and the two look like a tourist on a vacation.

Lee Seung Gi and Lee Mi Yeon are actually filming for the tvN's upcoming variety program 'Noonas Over Flowers', the actress edition of 'Grandpas Over Flowers'. Other actresses in the show included Yoon Yeo Jung, Kim Ja Oak and Kim Hee Ae.

Jang Geun Suk parodies his scandalous photo with Chinese actress

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 03:30 AM PST

Actor Jang Geun Suk has his own way on responding to his 'scandalous' photo with Chinese actress, which is currently the hot topic online.

Recently, Jang Geun Suk has been caught up in a scandal with Chinese actress Lin Xi Ya. A Chinese media outlet reported that Lin Xi Ya's phone was hacked, and photos of several celebrities in her phone were shared online. Some of the photos showed naked men, and some netizens insisted that two of the men were EXO's Kris and Jang Geun Suk.

Jang Geun Suk responded to the scandal in a humorous way, uploading a parody of the 'scandalous' photo on his Weibo account. The photo showed the actor in the exact same position, lying down with his eyes closed. But instead of a woman, a man was holding him around his arms.

Seo In Guk walks around naked at home

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 03:04 AM PST

Singer Seo In Guk revealed his surprising and unusual habit at home.

In a recent recording of KBS' 'Hello', Seo In Guk, U-Kiss' Soohyun and Kevin, and Park Ji Yoon appeared as guests to hear out the worries and complaints of people.

During the show, a woman came out to talk about his father, who has the habit of walking around home without his clothes at home. "No matter who's in the house, my father walks around wearing only his underwear", the woman shared.

Then the MCs asked the guests if they tend to do the same thing when at home to which Seo In Guk honestly replied, "Since I live alone, I usually take everything off at home."

EXO and Lee Yoo Bi to host MelOn Music Awards

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 02:29 AM PST

It has been announced that popular idol group EXO and actress Lee Yoo Bi will be hosting the upcoming 2013 MelOn Music Awards.

The EXO members have previously displayed their hosting skills as special MCs for various music programs including 'Inkigayo' and 'Show! Music Core'. Actress Lee Yoo Bi has won recognition for her role in dramas like 'Gu Family Book' and 'Nice Guy'.

The '2013 Melon Music Awards' will take place on November 14th at Seoul's Olympic Gymnastics Arena, and broadcasted live on Daum, Melon and Youtube.

Ailee reveals live performance of Japanese version of “Heaven”

Posted: 05 Nov 2013 02:06 AM PST

Talented solo artist Ailee recently made her debut in Japan, and Warner Music Japan unveiled her live performance of the Japanese version of "Heaven".

The video was taken during Ailee's debut showcase in Tokyo's Shibuya O-East Japan's Shibuya. During the show, the singer performed a number of hits for some 1,300 fans, and impressed the public with her powerful vocals.

Meanwhile, Ailee will officially release her Japanese debut single 'Heaven' on November 6th. Check out the video below.

Jeon Ji Hyun, Kim Soo Hyun, Yoo In Na attend script reading for ‘Man From the Stars’

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 10:00 PM PST

SBS upcoming fantasy drama 'Man From the Stars' released photos from its script reading session.

The first script reading session was held on October 14 at SBS Tanhyeon-dong Production Center. Cast members including Jeon Ji Hyun, Kim Soo Hyun, Park Hae Jin and Yoo In Na, as well as director Jang Tae Yoo and writer Park Ji Eun were in attendance.

During the session, Jeon Ji Hyun got into character with a bright energy while Kim Soo Hyun perfectly acted out his role as the 400-year-old alien on earth. Park Hae Jin, Yoo In Young, and Yoo In Na also read their scripts passionately as if they were actually filming the drama.

Director Jang Tae Yoo commented, "Despite it being the first script reading session, all of the actors prepared a lot. It's hard to believe that this is the first time. I'm looking forward to seeing them at the filming set."

'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 will air in December following the hit drama 'The Heirs'.

BTS to begin follow-up promotion for “The Rise of Bangtan”

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 09:30 PM PST

As previously hinted by the members, BTS (Bangtan Boys) will be storming the stage once again with a follow-up promotion for "The Rise of Bangtan".

Beginning on November 6th, BTS will be performing the follow-up track "The Rise of Bangtan", presenting fans a different type of stage and sound.

"The Rise of Bangtan" is included in the group's latest mini album 'O! R U L8, 2?'. Members Rap Monster, SUGA and J-hope are said to have participated in the production of the track.

A Pink’s Son Naeun accepted into Dongguk University

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 09:03 PM PST

A Pink's Son Naeun has been accepted into Dongguk University.

A representative of A Cube Entertainment confirmed on November 4th, "Son Naeun was admitted to the Dongguk University as an acting major through rolling admissions process. She is determined to study diligently as a college student."

Son Naeun will soon be a part of the big idol circle at Dongguk University. Many idol stars are also students of the university including Girls' Generation members Seohyun and YoonA, T-ara's Eunjung, Wonder Girls' Sunye, Big Bang's Seungri and more.

MR.MR releases jacket photos for comeback album

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 08:30 PM PST

Idol group MR.MR is coming back with a new album this November, and they just unveiled a set of individual jacket photos, giving a closer look at the charismatic members.

Recently, the group released a teaser video titled 'HON', which was speculated to be the title of their new track. However, HON is actually the name of the new 6th member who will join the group for this comeback.

MR.MR will return on November 8th with new title track "Do You Feel Me". In the meantime, check out the photos below:

FIESTAR teaches fans the cute choreography for “I Don’t Know”

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 08:00 PM PST

The girls of FIESTAR have just released a dance tutorial video for their latest track, "I Don't Know".

On November 5, Loen Entertainment released the next installment of 'Let's Dance', this time featuring FIESTAR. Step by step, the girls showed the three main points of the choreography, from 'Jingle Dance' to 'Puppet Dance' and 'Talent Show Dance' that everyone can easily follow regardless of age or gender.

Check out the video below:

Ulala Session sings “To Lover” for Deux’s 20th anniversary tribute album

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 07:39 PM PST

Ulala Session and House Rulez participated in the special tribute album for Deux.

On November 5, Ulala Session released a remake version of Deux's "To Lover". The song "To Lover" is included in Deux's fourth album 'Force Deux', which was released back in 1995.

In addition, House Rulez released a remake of "Hurt" (Legendary Deux), an electronic house dance track that originally features Lee Hyun Do and Kim Sung Jae charismatic rap.

Check out the tracks below:

MYNAME releases full MV for Japanese single “Shirayuki”

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 07:18 PM PST

Following the successful local promotions for "Day by Day", idol group MYNAME is gearing up for a comeback in Japan later this month.

On November 5th, the group unveiled the full music video for new Japanese track "Shirayuki". The song will be included in their third Japanese single, which will be released in the country on November 20th.

"Shirayuki" is an emotional ballad track with a soft piano melody, perfectly fitting for the upcoming winter season.

Check out the MV below:

Jung Woo and Kim Yoo Mi reported to be dating

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 07:08 PM PST

Actor Jung Woo has been reported to be dating his fellow 'Red Family' co-star Kim Yoo Mi.

According to their agencies, the two of them have been seeing each other since three months ago and not a year like the rumors have it. Jung Woo's agency stated, "The rumors about them having dated for a year and planning about marriage are not true."

The agency added, "Jung Woo and Kim Yoo Mi met through the movie 'Red Family'. They've developed feelings for one another since about 3 months ago", confirming their relationship.

"The couple wanted to reveal their relationship but they were being extra careful to protect Kim Yoo Mi's position as an actress. Jung Woo is also worried about unnecessary attention or misunderstanding toward Kim Yoo Mi, and that this personal matter may affect his current drama 'Reply 1994'", the agency said.

Meanwhile, Jung Woo and Kim Yoo Mi will be starring in the upcoming film 'Red Family', which will hit theaters on November 6.

Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun joins Twitter

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 06:45 PM PST

Girls' Generation's Seohyun, who has been interacting with fans through the group's official website, finally opened her personal Twitter account.

On her first tweet, the maknae thanked fans for helping Girls' Generation win 'Video of the Year' award at the 'Youtube Music Awards'. She wrote, "Girls' Generation's I Got A Boy received the Music Video of the Year award at the Youtube Music Awards!! It's all thanks to the love from all the fans around the world~! Really, thank you!! We'll repay you with even better music and cooler stage performances in the future♥ Sone !! u guys are the best!:)"

Seohyun later tweeted another message in English along with a lovely photo of herself saying, "Thank you again to our amazing fans all over the world who voted for GG to win a YTMA for 'I Got a Boy'! love u guys❤"

Follow Seohyun here.

Brown Eyed Girls’ Miryo and Narsha to form sub-unit ‘M&N’

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 06:20 PM PST

Brown Eyed Girls will be launching their very first sub-unit, consisting of members Miryo and Narsha.

According to Nega Network, the duo unit will be called 'M&N' and is expected to come out with a digital single on November 11th. Fellow Brown Eyed Girls' member JeA is said to have composed their debut song.

The agency stated, "We plan on showing a different charm with Brown Eyed Girls' sub-unit through Narsha's powerful vocals and Miryo's distinct rap flow."

miss A drops new group teaser image for ‘Hush’

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 06:04 PM PST

With just a day ahead of their long-awaited comeback, miss A dropped another group teaser image for upcoming new album 'Hush'.

The latest image teaser for miss A's upcoming 'Hush' was released exclusively through Naver Music on November 5. The members are donning cropped top and tight leather pants, combined with the mysterious atmosphere, promises a sexy and sultry song.

miss A will return with a song titled "Hush," composed by E.Tribe. The composer is well known for making Girls' Generation's "Gee" and Lee Hyori's "U Go Girl" among others. This is the first time that miss A's title song was not written by Park Jin Young since its debut in 2010.

Girls' Generation releases "My Oh My" MV

Posted: 04 Nov 2013 05:08 PM PST

Girls' Generation releases the full MV of their new Japanese single "My Oh My", watch the full MV below