Wednesday, January 29, 2014

"SPEED to hold a comeback showcase on February 12" plus 19 more

"SPEED to hold a comeback showcase on February 12" plus 19 more


SPEED to hold a comeback showcase on February 12

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 07:15 AM PST



SPEED announced their surprise comeback through their twitter account on January 29. The 7 members are scheduled to hold their comeback showcase on February 12 at Uniqlo AX Hall in Seoul.

Aside from that, their agency CCM, announced that female rookie Shannon is going to be their special guest. Shannon released a duet single with SPEED's Jongkook titled 'Remember You'. The two are expected to perform their duet at the event.

Moreover, SPEED release a video teaser for their Mini Concert comeback showcase along with the details. Watch below:


SS501 Park Jung Min and Kim Hyung Jun reunite for "Empress Ki" OST

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 06:59 AM PST


On January 28, Kim Hyung Jun's official site, Jjunaway updated some new photos of him and Park Jung Min practicing for MBC drama, "Empress Ki" OST.

Park Jung Min and Kim Hyung Jun are members of SS501, a famous idol group formed in 2005. Since 2010, they ended their contracts with DSP media and went to other agencies with no disbandment announcement. They rarely be together since then, that's why their collaboration this time made fans happy and excited.

In the photo, Kim Hyung Jun and Park Jung Min look close and happy together. They're practicing for the duet release of "Empress Ki" OST. The song will be revealed soon.

Are you expected to hear it?

Jenny@dkpopnews

Taecyeon is oozing with charm and poise in SIEG FAHRENHEIT promo video

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 06:45 AM PST



2PM Taecyeon gives life to a perfect 'tall, dark, and handsome' gentleman in the newest promotional clip of men fashion brand 'SIEG FAHRENHEIT'.

Late last year, Taecyeon was chosen as the new exclusive model for the said fashion brand and started having pictorial for its 2014 S/S catalog.

In the new promotional photos and clips, Taecyeon just proves that he is the best choice for the brand as he projected the clothes with his elegant and manly appeals.. Check the promo photos and clip below:









Legend group G.O.D to comeback in April

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 06:29 AM PST


According to a source from Korean entertainment, the first generation idol group, G.O.D including Park Joon Hyung, Danny Ahn, Son Ho Young, Yoon Gye Sang, and Kim Tae Woo have been talking about their reunion and planning to comeback since last year. 

G.O.D's last album is in 2005 named 'To The Sky.' Some friends of G.O.D said, "They have finished recording one track. A full-length album should contain at least 10 songs, so they are working hard to complete the rest by April. But the comeback date is still uncertain." 

"G.O.D is planning to meet fans mainly through concerts, rather than TV appearance. The members had decided to get together to celebrate their 15th debut anniversary. They are so passionate and excited about the album." He said.

Making debut in 1999, G.O.D released many hit songs such as 'To Mother,' 'One Candlelight.' 'Love You and Remember,' and 'Sky Blue Balloon,' becoming one of the biggest, most beloved group in Korea. 

After deciding to concentrate on individual career without making an official disband announcement in 2005. their comeback this time make fans anticipated.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Pro C introduce themselves and share wishes in a new year video greeting

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 06:15 AM PST



After revealing their faces recently, Pro C's Moos and Buffy share more interesting things about themselves in a new year video greeting.

You can see the different sides of the duo as they play and tease each other in the video. There's Moos who talks to his stuffed toy and Buffy who is being stubborn. The two prepared their new year wishes and messages.

Watch and learn more about them below:


Bangtan Boys are adorable and dorky in their hanboks

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 05:45 AM PST



Hip Hop boy group Bangtan Boys drop their hip hop look for a while to greet their fans in their adorable hanboks.

The boys had a pictorial and interview with MBN for a Lunar New Year special. Group and solo photos of them being as dorky as they are wearing hanboks have been made public.

In the photos, the members showed their innocent and youthful charms that we barely see on stage. See more of their photos below:










Yunho vs. Sunggyu vs. Luhan, who looks best in sweater?

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 05:15 AM PST



Here we go again! We know you have your bias idols from these pretty guys. TVXQ's Yunho, Infinite's Sunggyu and EXO's Luhan were wearing the same winter sweater in different occasions.

In the picture, they are wearing a thick and white knitted winter sweater. The gentlemen projected different charms in the photos. Yunho appeared gentle while singing, Sunggyu is being dorky in front of a camera and Luhan displays a fierce and emotional mood.

Who do you think look best in this sweater?

Photo source: @infinite7soul

Krystal & Sulli greet 'Happy New Year' for Etude House

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 04:14 AM PST



The lovely muses of Etude House, f(x) Krystal and Sulli send their warmest New Year greetings for everyone.

A new year video greeting from Etude's official Facebook has been uploaded. The girls took a break from the shooting of their Color Lipsfit and tell their fans to expect a new look from them this year.

Have a 'Happy Sweet New Year' with the girls! Watch their greeting below:


Hyosung gifts fans with a new selca

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 02:37 AM PST


Hyosung shared a new photo of herself as a gift for fans.

On January 28th, she uploaded the photo on her twitter and tweeted,"Gift♥".

The photo is in indigo color showing Hyosung looking straight at the camera while having a puffy cheeks expression. She is wearing a pink shirt with simple hairstyle which exudes her natural charm.

In addition, Hyosung will star in an OCN channel drama which will be premiered on February 9th.

B.A.P release CF teaser for 1004 (Angel)

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 01:42 AM PST

B.A.P release the CF teaser of their new song 1004 (Angel).

Check out the video below

Jun Ji Hyun doesn't look different from how she was 14 years ago

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 12:34 AM PST


Jun Ji Hyun is currently one of the hottest names as she is starring in SBS' hit drama "You Who Came From The Stars". She is known as 'nation's goddess' thanks to her unchanging beauty even after she got married, and a compile photo of Jun Ji Hyun appearances from the past till now has attracted much attention.

The photo combines still cuts of Jun Ji Hyun from her past works, from "My Sassy Girl" which was released in 2001, "The Thieves" in 2012, "The Berlin File" in 2013 and her current project "You Who Came From The Stars". Netizen notice that she still looks the same despite the time passed, proving her unchanged natural beauty.

Meanwhile her unique character Chun Song Yi in "You Who Came From The Stars" has received much love from many people

SHINee to hold SHINee World Concert 3 in Seoul next month

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 11:11 PM PST


SHINee will have their 3rd SHINee World Concert in Seoul Olympic Park Gymnastics Stadium in March 8th and 9th.

It was revealed that SHINee will not only perform their previous hit songs, but they also will prepare many fresh stages and perform other songs from their albums for the first time. As the group is well-known for their exceptional performance skills and varied musical colors, so their concert this time is receiving high expectation by many people.

SHINee made 3 comebacks with "Dream Girl","Why So Serious" and "Everybody" last year. They also successfully finished their 2nd Japan Arena Tour with 220.000 fans, proving their unchanging popularity.

The ticketing for the concert will start on February 6th through Gmarket.

Jackie Chan to be the narrator for SBS' 'First of Shaolin Temple

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 10:28 PM PST


SBS New Year show "First of Shaolin Temple" is honored to have Jackie Chan as narrator.

According to an official source, Jackie Chan will be the narrator for the show and together with the cast will unveil the mystery in the Shaolin Temple.

The production team said,"During his brief visit to Korea, we asked him to be the narrator of the show and he happily agreed with it. You can see his infinite love for Chinese martial art"

It also said Jackie Chan is a fan of Kim Byung Man which has attracted much attention.

The show will be broadcast on January 30th.

4-minute Sohyun picked as ambassador for Kolon Archery Team

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 07:27 PM PST



4-minute Sohyun who has been showing her love and passion in archery during 'Idol Sports Athletic Championship', is appointed to be the ambassador of Kolon Archery Team.

Prior to that, the archery team held a an event for Sohyun on January 28 in Yongin. The archery-dol also showed her skills in archery and spends great time teaching children  during the event.

Sohyun said, "As the Kolon Archery Team ambassador, I will do my best to show whole passion and raise awareness for Kolon Archery Team." 

The 4-minute member has been consistently taking her archery-dol title winning medals during ISAC. Just last year, she took home silver medal from the sports event.

Shannon releases MV for 'Remember You' ft. SPEED's Jongkook

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 07:13 PM PST



CCM's soon-to-debut female singer Shannon releases the MV for her duet song 'Remember You' with SPEED's Jongkook.

Just before her official debut on May 15, the talented singer is already gathering fans as she impresses with her vocals. The two showcased their amazing harmony in this mellow sad song accompanied with an orchestra.

Watch their MV below:


Agencies deny Jonghyun and Lee Yoobi in a relationship

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 06:52 PM PST




SHINee Jonghyun's and Lee Yoobi's agencies deny that the two are in a relationship.

On January 29, fans woke up welcoming the rumors of Jonghyun and Lee Yoobi's dating spreaded by various media outlets. Prior to this, repsective agencies of both sides speak up and denied it.

Sidus HQ, Lee Yoobi's side explained, "They are just close friends and very friendly to each other but not definitely dating. ".They added, "Actually, the rumor has been up for some time already and we did observe them but they are not couple."

On the other hand, Jonghyun's side, SM Entertainment said, "Not true indeed. They are just common friends of '90 (90-liners) who gathered for meetings"

Moreover, Davichi's Kang Min Kyung, who's name involved as the 'matchmaker' also denies her involvement in such baseless rumor. Her agency CCM told a news outlet, "News stating that Kang Min Kyung is the matchmaker between Jonghyun and Lee Yoobi's dating rumor is definitely false. She is good friends with Lee Yoobi but it shocked her taking the role of their matchmaker."

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Written by KYUriShana@dkpopnews.net

DSP denies recruiting members for KARA's comeback

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 07:04 PM PST




News articles came up on various Korean media outlets on January 29 that KARA's agency is in recruitment stage for two members for KARA's comeback, after Nicole and Jiyoung's withdrawal.

Prior to this, DSP quickly addressed that they are not recruiting two new members at the moment and still in deliberation process regarding KARA's future. They stated, "Nothing is confirmed yet. We have lots of considerations for KARA and we're not going to take risk so we are putting a lot of thoughts about it."

They continued, "It's still debatable whether to recruit members or to continue as 3. Meanwhile, Gyuri, Seungyeon and Hara are going to focus on their individual activities for the first half of the year." "KARA has plan to comeback on the second half of the year though but there's no specific decision that is made yet. We are not recruiting new members."

Whatever decision they made in the future, we hope that it's for KARA's good. Fighting!

UPDATE:



However, one succeeding news article (after DSP's denial) reported that KARA will be reformed as 5 members with additional two recruited members from the agency's trainees. If that's the case, KARA is going to comeback as 5 members later this year.

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Written by KYUriShana@dkpopnews.net

[Breaking] Eunji and Lee Sem withdraw from Nine Muses

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 06:11 PM PST



A surprising and unfortunate news has come to Nine Muses' fans as two members have confirmed their withdrawal from the group.

Member Lee Sem (Lee Hyeonju) and Park Eunji are going to leave Nine Muses, their agency confirmed on January 29. They stated, "After 4 years of being Nine Muses members, Lee Sem and Eunji are going to officially withdraw." They continued, "They have been together for a long time ever since their debut days and we think it's the agency's duty to respect their personal decision."

"Eunji and Lee Sem are going to meet you in the future in variety of areas. However, we haven't discussed about specific details yet. Nine Muses are continuing with 7 members" Eunji and Lee Sem are still going to continue their contract under the agency.

A photo of Nine Muses in casual wear, white knits and pullovers and jeans, has been taken to prove the support showed by the members to Eunji and Lee Sem.

Guess you wonder how Nine Muses will hold their group name after this.

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Written by KYUriShana@dkpopnews.net

After School's Nana joins Twitter

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 05:38 PM PST



A great news for Playgirlz as After School's Nana is officially on Twitter now.

She greeted fans with a photo of her pet dog on Twitter and will definitely share more photos from time to time.

What are you waiting for? Follow Nana on Twitter now

AOA makes a visit to a rice cake shop

Posted: 28 Jan 2014 05:06 PM PST


On January 27th, AOA's official Facebook revealed some of the photos of the group visiting a rice cake store.

It is said that the girls went there to buy rice cakes which they will give out as gifts for the staff. The photos showed them standing and posing cutely around freshly made rice cakes, they also had a chance to taste some of them. They seemed to have a lot of fun time there.

The "half angel" You Kyung was also seen in the photo eventhough she didn't participate in the promotion of the group this time.

AOA recently made their comeback with "Short Skirt" and their "zipper dance" attracted much attention.