Saturday, April 19, 2014

"Crayon Pop and Park Si Hwan cancel fan signing events due to the Sewol tragedy" plus 22 more

"Crayon Pop and Park Si Hwan cancel fan signing events due to the Sewol tragedy" plus 22 more


Crayon Pop and Park Si Hwan cancel fan signing events due to the Sewol tragedy

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 08:18 AM PDT


Crayon Pop and Park Si Wan are the next celebrities to cancel their own events in mourning for the Sewol sinking tragedy.

Crayon Pop was supposed to hold a fan signing event to commemorate the release of their 5th single "Uh-ee" on April 19th at U-Plex, Jade Hall in Seodaemun-gu. Chrome Entertainment said,"The whole nation is in the mourning for the sinking ferry accident, we can't meet fans and have fun in such a situation that's why we came up with this decision".

Park Si Hwan who recently made his debut with album "Spring Awakening" was also scheduled to have fan signing events in Seoul and Incheon on April 20th, and one in Daegu on 27th. The event organizers said because of the ferry accident in Jindo, many people are still struggling over such the big shock and you can feel the awful atmosphere everywhere, therefore the agency sent in the request to cancel the event.

EXO-M perform Overdose in China

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 06:42 AM PDT


EXO-M perform their new song Overdose Live for the first time in China.

They appeared on China Global Music Award, watch their performance below:

Kim Woo Bin is chosen as a new model for 'Maxim Mocha Gold' Coffee

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 05:38 AM PDT


Kim Woo Bin became the new model for "Maxim Mocha Gold" Coffee and he will work with Lee Na Young for the first time.

Lee Na Young is a long-term model for the brand and previously she worked with Song Joong Ki as the advertising models. As for the first time working with Kim Woo Bin, it was said that the two of them had an outdoor filming for the new CF.

Kim Woo Bin usually portrays rough and naughty characters in dramas, but this time he will show a more soft and gentle side of them through this new CF. Even though it's the first time that he worked with Lee Na Young but they quickly got comfortable around each other and filmed with a natural atmosphere on set.

The new CF will come out soon so stay tuned!

Juniel shows face without her bangs

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 04:00 AM PDT



Juniel uploaded a not-the-usual photo on her official Facebook.

Juniel showed her face without her trademark. She clipped her bangs, and showed her forehead. 

Juniel appears on tvN's 'I Need More Romance,' and she is also the guest on SBS Power FM 'K.Will's Young Street,' KBS FM 'Super Junior's Kiss The Radio,' and MBC FM's 'Youn Ha's Starry Night' every week.

Meanwhile, Juniel is also featured on Brave Brothers' 10th debut anniversary project. The song will be officially released on the noon of June 16th.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

G-Dragon & Kim Soo Hyun leave South Korea to attend their schedules

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 04:35 AM PDT



G-Dragon and Kim Soo Hyun left South Korea quietly to attend their schedules.

Although the whole South Korea is mourning because of the recent sea tragedy that happened and many K-Pop idols cancelled their schedules to show their sympathy to the relatives of the victims, GD and Kim Soo Hyun needed to leave South Korea.

GD didn't smile as he appeared at Incheon Airport as he left for Los Angeles, California to attend a private schedule, while Kim Soo Hyun was in black outfit as he flew to China to grace the launching party of Samsung Electronics smartphone. 

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Acoustic Blanc releases 'Bella Waltz'

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 03:00 AM PDT



ACOUSTIC BLANC released their new single entitled 'BELLA WALTZ' on April 17th.

'BELLA WALTZ' literally means 'beautiful dance.' The song features the guitar skills of Lee Jun Ho, Park Young Shin's bass line and the wonderful voice of Park Gi Young

The song shows a new style which symbolizes that people should have a new definition for love.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Kim Woobin's fans notice his cute habit

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 02:30 AM PDT



The fans of Kim Woobin noticed a cute habit of their idol.

During the 'Kim Woo Bin, The 1st Fan Meeting in Asia,' many fans captured him while he was licking his lips. They noticed that he kept on doing that while looking at his fans and listening to his translator, before talking and when he was asked with some difficult questions. 

Kim Woobin held his fan meetings in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Shanghai and Thailand.

Meanwhile, he will be back with a new film entitled 'Twenty.'

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

JunggiGO & BEENZINO are serious & funny

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 02:00 AM PDT



Two photos of JunggiGO and BEENZINO were uploaded on Starship Entertainment's Twitter.

One photo showed their serious faces, and the other photo is the opposite of the first photo. The second picture showed the two were playing with a toy gun and drum.

JunggiGO and BEENZINO collaborated for JunggiGO's debut album. 'Want U' was officially released on April 17th.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Epik High‘s Tablo to comeback as a radio DJ

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 01:30 AM PDT



Epik High's rapper Tablo is returning to the radio after he left it in June 2009.

Tablo will be hosting MBC FM4U's 'Tablo and Dream Radio' every 10:00 PM till midnight starting April 21st.

Tablo promises to showcase music that people want to search and hear and share stories that people want to know.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: YG Family

Block B is featured on CSI for their comeback song 'Jackpot'

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 01:00 AM PDT



On April 15th, 1theK uploaded a video interview of Block B.

Block B was featured on 'Comeback Special Interview' where they celebrated the success of their comeback song 'Jackpot.' They played a special interview game. Leader Zico is the card dealer, and the other members must do whatever the card says.

The idea behind 'Jackpot' was also revealed. In gambling games, 7-7-7 indicates a jackpot. These numbers represent the seven members of Block B, their label Seven Seasons, and it's their 7th release.

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: 1theK

G.NA looks stunning on 1st Look magazine

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Sexy Korean solo artist G.NA is being featured on the new issue of 1st Look Magazine.

In the pictorials, G.NA shows off her stunning figure and dreamy expression in various nice poses. Though the background is very simple with old wall and windows, G.NA made the pictorials look much more impressive. She glows in even black and white shots.

Meanwhile, G.NA has just postponed her comeback for "Pretty underwear" due to the ferry disaster. 

More photos will be on the May issue:






Jenny@dkpopnews

Big Bang's Seungri passes over 1 million followers on Instagram

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 11:31 PM PDT


Big Bang's youngest member, Seungri is the next YG Entertainment artist to pass the one million followers on Instagram, joining in K-Pop social media elite!

Seungri shared many photos on his instagram, from daily life photos, selfies to the back-stage ones. He also shared many moments taken with other artists like MC Yoo Jae Suk, little girl Song Ji Ah, foreigner artists,...

Be sure to follow him at: http://instagram.com/seungriseyo

Jenny@dkpopnews

Son Ho Young appears on TV for the 1st time after 10-month break

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 11:08 PM PDT


On April 16th, Son Ho Young made his 1st TV appearance on channel O'live TV's 'Share House' after 10 months of break.

Last year, Son Ho Young's girlfriend committed suicide, making him suffer a mental breakdown and he decided to stop his career, disappear for a period of time. His comeback through 'Share House' after 10 months received a lot of attention.

Son Ho Young said, "I did nothing during last 10 months. I could not work, and I just kept drinking."

He added, "I missed my fans, too. I hope I would get better and better and show a brighter image from the next episode."

Meanwhile, Son Ho Young, Choi Hee, Lee Sang Min, Woo Hee, Choi Sung Jun, Chun Yi Seul, Song Hae Na, Kim Jae Woong, and Hwang Young Rong are going to appear on 'Share House' as the official members.

Jenny@dkpopnews

'Real Man' assures fans that ZE:A's Hyung Sik won't get off from the show

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 10:28 PM PDT


On April 18th, MBC's "Real Man" officially stated that ZE:A's Hyung Sik won't get off from the show and he will participate in the recording once he feels better later.

Previously during a recording of "Real Man", he slipped off a tank while stepping on a ladder which caused him so much pain that he wasn't able to move. The military doctor later told him that he didn't get any injury from the fall but instead he was diagnosed to suffer from spinal disk herniation. Because of the incident he didn't take part in the recording of "Real Man" on April 8th, which leaded to a rumour of him to get off from the show.

Let's wish him a speedy recover so that we will be able to see "soldier" Hyung Sik again soon!

Cross Gene has its official fan club!

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 09:00 PM PDT



Cross Gene updated their official website with a post on how to become a member of their official fan club CROSS GENE ☆ PLANET

The instructions are in English, Korean and Japanese to cater all of their supporters. To become a member,click here.

After almost two years of being inactive in Korea's music scene, Cross Gene is coming back with song entitled "Amazing Bad Lady" which is scheduled to be released on April 21st.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Cross Gene Website

Chad Future releases teaser video of a collaboration song with VIXX's Ravi 'Rock the World'

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 08:30 PM PDT


On April 15th, Chad Future uploaded the teaser video of his latest collaboration song with VIXX's Ravi.

The new single is entitled 'Rock the World.' The full music video will be released on April 21st.

Watch the teaser below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Chad Future YouTube Channel

Some K-Pop male idols show grief and support for the sunken Sewol ship

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 08:00 PM PDT



The photo above that was provided by the Korea Coast Guard and was released by Yonhap showed that the rescuers don't halt searching for the possible survivors and unfortunate cadavers even it's late at night.  

Some of the male K-Pop idols used their social media account to express their grief and support for the sunken Sewol ship.

Here are some: 

Big Bang's G-Dragon


2PM's Nichkhun


Jay Park

Lee Min Ho

2PM's Junho

On Twitter, #PrayforSouthKorea was used for updating the netizens on the latest news about the ship and as a medium to ask for prayers.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Twitter, ABS CBN

Brown Eyed Girls' Narsha makes cameo appearances on 'A Witch's Romance'

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 07:30 PM PDT



Brown Eyed Girls' Narsha made cameo appearances on the recently premiered tvN's new drama 'A Witch's Romance.'

On the first episode of 'A Witch's Romance' on April 14th, Narsha appeared as a shaman. She was visited by Choi Jung Sook (actress Yang Hee Kyung) who wanted to consult the marriage matter of her daughter Ban Ji Yeon (actress Uhm Jung Hwa). Narsha made another cameo on the second episode where she had a conversation with Uhm Jung Hwa's character.

Narsha's performance left a great impression on the production team of the drama and was praised, "All of the staff members were greatly impressed by her acting skill, and made a great round of applause for her performance."

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Bangtan Boys gets the 'Rookie Artist of the Year' on '2nd Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards'!

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 07:00 PM PDT



On the '2nd Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards,' Bangtan Boys was bestowed the 'Rookie Artist of the Year.'

On April 15th, Bangtan Boys received their 8th award since they were introduced in the K-Pop scene in June 2013 with their first title song 'No More Dream.' Leader Rap Monster said, "Receiving a best new artist award is an honor that comes once in a lifetime, and we are very grateful for this."

"Thank you for entrusting us this great honor, and please continue supporting us," Jin and J-Hope said in Chinese. 
 
'Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards' recognizes artists who manage to gain significant achievements in China. The second 'Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards' was held at Wanshida Zhongxin(万事达中心) in Beijing, China and was attended by approximately 12, 000 audience.

Also, Super Junior won the 'Top Group award' and 'Favorite' award, Super Junior-M won the 'Album of the Year' award for 'Breakdown' and CNBlue won 'Best Band' award.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

'You Who Came from the Star' is set to land in the Philippines!

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 06:30 PM PDT



The well-received fantasy romance of SBS, 'You Who Came from the Star,' is going to land on a local TV network in the Philippines.

GMA Channel 7 will be showing 'You Who Came from the Star' which is top-billed by Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun. The Philippine showing of the drama is nearing two months after its last episode was shown in South Korea. Just like its success in South Korea and China, it is expected to be loved by the Filipino Korean drama fanatics.

It's first airing will begin on April 21st.

Watch the trailer below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: facebook.com/GMAasianovelas

miss A's Suzy's ankle injury is an abrasion

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 06:00 PM PDT



The recent ankle injury of miss A's Suzy, which she got from her solo stage performance of 'Let It Go' of Frozen, made her fans worried about her condition.

On April 12th in Beijing, Suzy fell down while she was performing, and her ankle bled immediately. Despite of the incident, she still managed to finish the song. With that, Suzy earned respect from her fans and colleagues.

She was examined in Korea on April 13th. Luckily, her injury was nothing so much serious, and it's only an abrasion.   



Meanwhile, Suzy is scheduled to fly to the USA to throw the first pitch at the LA Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds game on May 27th.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

Super Junior's Donghae & Rainbow's Jaekyung appear in the teaser for God's Quiz 4

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 05:52 PM PDT



Super Junior's Donghae and Rainbow's Jaekyung are featured in the teaser of God's Quiz 4, check out the trailer below:

'Infinity Challenge' cancels filming,'We can't smile in this situation'

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 05:05 PM PDT


On April 18th, MBC said that the recording of "Infinity Challenge" on 17th was cancelled.

According to an official broadcaster, the cast and the production team gathered at the filming place as of schedule to record for the special "Special Racer" episode which they planned from 2 months ago. But because of the tragic ferry accident, all of them thought that there's nothing that can make everyone smile at the moment unless there's a miracle happens to all the people who are involved in it, so at the end they decided to postpone the recording.

Not only "Infinity Challenge" but also all of the other variety and reality programs canceled their broadcasts such as "Running Man","Star King",Law of The Jungle",Dad Where Are You Going?","2D1N","Real Man"...