Thursday, July 24, 2014

"Ra.D returns with 3rd album 'Soundz' and MV for 'As Always'" plus 22 more

"Ra.D returns with 3rd album 'Soundz' and MV for 'As Always'" plus 22 more


Ra.D returns with 3rd album 'Soundz' and MV for 'As Always'

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Ra.D releases the music video for his comeback song 'As Always' from his third full length album 'Soundz'

After a long 6 years of hiatus, the singer completed the thorough preparation and comes back with 12 new songs which tell about various subjects such as travel, music, life, and more.

His title song 'As Always' is an acoustic track given life with his warm and emotional vocals. Check it out below:


HEYNE makes her comeback with 'Red Lie' MV

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 07:15 AM PDT




Female singer Heyne returns with her 3rd digital single 'Red Lie' and the MV is also released.

'Red Lie' is a collaborative work from hitmakers 'Double-kick' and 'Honorable Faces'. The lyrics tell the story of a woman who has been told many lies. The song is catchy and will get you in a groove with it's beat.

Check it out below:


Ladies' Code perform their sunbae Brown Eyed Girls' 'How Come' at MCD!

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 06:50 AM PDT




Ladies' Code did a special performance of their sunbae Brown Eyed Girls' 'How Come' on the 10th Anniversary Special of M!Countdown.

They might be feeling the pressure since Brown Eyed Girls are also present but the girls did an awesome special stage. Check it out below:


BoA performs 'Only One' with EXO's Sehun at M!Countdown

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 06:38 AM PDT



BoA performs her song 'Only One' with EXO's Sehun for M!Countdown's special stage to commemorate its 10th anniversary.

It's been a while since their last performance and fans are very much satisfied with their unchanging chemistry as the dancing pair on stage.

Check it out below:


SISTAR perform 'Touch My Body, 'Naughty Hands', and 'OK Go!' at Melon Premier!

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 06:15 AM PDT



Fans of SISTAR are going to be glad to see SISTAR performing three live stages for their comeback through Melon Premier.

Aside from their comeback title song 'Touch My Body', the girls also show the choreography for other two tracks 'Naughty Hands', and 'OK Go!' which we might not be able to see in music broadcast.

Aside from their energetic and sexy performances, SISTAR also share what makes them different from other groups and more revelations.

Check out the video below:


Ladies duo from MNET's Trot X wows with their scat cover of SHINee's 'Dream GIrl'

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:45 AM PDT



The acoustic trot duo Ladies receives attention with their cover of SHINee's 'Dream Girl' using scat technique.

Improvising their rendition with only beat box and acoustic guitar, Ladies take the song into whole dimension. With their random and wise use of rhythmic melodies using vocals, the duo impresses viewers and netizens.

Scat technique or scatting is a difficult technique and requires various vocal improvisations to produce music without saying a word. If you love their music, check out their Facebook page. 

Check it out below:





GOT7 perform Rain's hit songs on M! Countdown

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:38 AM PDT



GOT7 perform Rain's popular songs such as 'How To Avoid The Sun', 'It's Raining', 'Rainism' and more on M! Countdown, check out their performance below:

AOA perform Wonder Girls' 'Tell Me'

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:33 AM PDT



AOA impress with their amazing cover of Wonder Girls' popular track 'Tell Me', check out their amazing performance below:

B1A4 perform Big Bang's 'Lies' & 'Fantastic Baby' and grab 2nd win at M!Countdown

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:00 AM PDT



B1A4 perform Big Bang's 'Lies' & 'Fantastic Baby' for M!Countdown's 10th anniversary special.

Moreover, the group also take home their 2nd win for 'Solo Day' today following their victory from Show Champion! Congratulations!

Watch their winning speech and performances below:



FIESTAR pose for MAXIM Korea

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:48 AM PDT


The sexy members of FIESTAR pose for the August issue of MAXIM Korea magazine, check out the pictorials as well as BTS video below:





Ye Eun reveals to collaborate with Yubin, Hyelim and Beenzino for her solo debut

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 03:57 AM PDT


Ye Eun reveals more details about her upcoming solo debut through her email to the fans.

She stated that she directly participated in the songs writing and composing, as well as album jacket and music video shooting. She said that all of them were done in New York which is the city that inspires her the most, and since she was so satisfied with the final results so she would like to show it to everyone as soon as possible.

For her solo's mini album, Ye Eun said it will consist of totally brand new songs and she said,"Listening to the album from the beginning till the end will make you feel like watching a movie about me".

Ye Eun also mentioned about the featuring of Hyelim and Beenzino in her mini album, while Yubin will make her appearance in the music video.

Meanwhile, Ye Eun will make her solo debut under stage name HA:TFELT and will release mini album "Me?" on July 31st.

Park Bom to step down from SBS' 'Roommate'

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 02:42 AM PDT


This week's episode will be Park Bom's last appearance on the show.

On July 24th, 'Roommate' CP Baek Jung Ryul said,"Park Bom's last appearance on the show will be aired on July 27th. She hasn't participated in the recording so we no longer have any footage of her. It's true that she will be leaving the show".

He also added,"There are no plans for Park Bom to join in the recording in the future. We haven't discussed about it. Also a large amount of footage of Park Bom were edited out due to the controversy".

Ever since Park Bom got involved in her drugs smuggling controversy, she has been temporally stepping down from 'Roommate' recording. Considering how the incident affects her, it seems she has decided to officially get off the show.

After School's Jooyeon to appear in Taewan's new music video

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 02:01 AM PDT


Jooyeon will be a heroine in Taewan's new music video.

On July 24th, BrandNew Music official SNS unveiled 2 photos of Jooyeon together with Taewan and stating that she will make her appearance in Taewan's "Good Morning" music video which is set to be released on July 31st. It will also serve as the title song in his new mini album "As I Am".

A staff said,"Despite the long night shooting, Jooyeon as the mood maker still showed her bright and positive attitude on the set and finished it without any complain. Please look forward to Jooyeon and Taewan' romantic scenes in the new MV"

Singer and actress Yoo Chae Young died at the age of 41

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 12:30 AM PDT


On July 24, it was reported that singer and actress Yoo Chae Young died of gastric cancer at Severance Hospital in Seoul at the age of 41.

Her management agency revealed Yoo Chae Young diagnosed with advanced gastric cancer in October 2013 and underwent surgery and received treatment since then. Her condition deteriorated sharply on the 21th and she died in the early morning on the 24th. 

The reps added, "Her husband and other family stayed by her side until the last moment. She did not leave any last words".

Yoo Chae Young debuted at the age of 17 as a member of K-pop group Cool. Then she switched to be an actress and entertainer with many good roles.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Korean actress Chae Rim and Chinese actor Gao Zi Qi to marry in October

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 11:30 PM PDT


On July 23, due to various telephone inquiries, Chae Rim's agency Sidus HQ released an official announcement that Chae Rim and Chinese actor Gao Zi Qi decided to get married on upcoming October 14th. 

As revealed, Chae Rim and Gao Zi Qi will hold two wedding ceremonies, the first is in China on October 14th with a small number of family members and acquaintances attending. On the 23rd, the couple will hold a traditional Korean wedding at Samcheonggak, a Korean restaurant on Mount Bugak. Seoul as a private ceremony. 

Chae Rim and Gao Zi Qi appeared as a married couple in the 30-episode CCTV drama "Li Family" last year and admitted their romance in March 2014. Korean and Chinese fans' are happy to congratulate them on becoming a beautiful international couple.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to KARA's Seungyeon

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Real Name: Han Seung Yeon (한승연)
Nicknames: Ham, Hammie, Choding, fake maknae, Hamster
Birthday: July 24, 1988
Blood Type: A
Birth Place: Seoul, Korea
Education: Kyunghee University (majoring in Film Arts and Theatre)
Label: DSP Media
Group: KARA
Position: Main Vocalist
Instagram: @thesy88
Twitter: @fateflysy
Hobbies: Reading, Listening to Music, Watching Anime, Playing with her dogs
Favorite Color: Pink
Skills: Pop-locking, MC/Host, Fluent in Japanese

- She attended Tenafly High School in New Jersey, America before debut
- She can impersonate a mosquito sound and a crow
- She is known for her small face and baby-faced beauty
- She was featured in SS501's Japanese MV called "Lucky Days" and Puretty's "Cheki Love"
- She acted in SBS drama "Jang Ok Jung", "Her lovely heels" and MBC drama "Jang Bori is here"

The Boss' Mika makes an acoustic cover of 2NE1's 'Lonely'

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 10:36 PM PDT



The Boss' Mika impresses with his acoustic cover of 2NE1's 'Lonely' accompanied by Hyunmin on keyboards.

Effortlessly strumming his guitar while laying the lyrics of the song in his own pace, Mika's cover is appealing to their fans.

Check it out below:


Hyuna gets sexier in 2nd MV teaser for 'Red'

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 08:44 PM PDT



Hyuna heats up the summer with the 2nd MV teaser of 'Red', check out her sexy teaser below:

Lady Gaga is Crayon Pop's 6th member, Gagayon Pop!

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 07:30 PM PDT



A poof shot of Crayon Pop with Lady Gaga is released through the girl group's twitter on July 23, with a caption, "Gagayon Pop'.

In the photo, Lady Gaga is in the middle of the Crayon Pop members wearing the group's signature helmet making her look like a member of the group. Moreover, Lady Gaga is also holding a special outfit with her name on it.

The photo was taken when Crayon Pop did the opening stage for Lady Gaga's concert 'artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball' in North America on June 26.

APink Bomi and BTOB Eunkwang do a paper battle on Weekly Idol

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 07:00 PM PDT



Apink Bomi and BTOB Eunkwang show their competitiveness in a paper battle on 3rd anniversary special of Weekly Idol.

The two idols who are eager to win show their humorous side by warping their faces to get rid of the papers. Both members of their respective groups are cheering for them and laughing as well.

Who do you think won?


Girl's Day Sojin shows off her sexy back in 'Vitamin'

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 06:03 PM PDT


Girl's Day Hyeri and Sojin appear on KBS shows Vitamin.

The girls had a medical check up in a hospital, Sojin surprised fans by revealing her sexy back on the show, check out the video below:

Actress Lee Yoon Ji to tie the knot with a dentist this September

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 05:41 PM PDT


Actress Lee Yoon Ji will get married this September.

According to Namoo Actors on July 23rd, Lee Yoon Ji is currently preparing for her marriage which will take place on September 27th at 63 building in Yeoui-do.

The agency also said the groom is a friend of her for 10 years but they have only become lovers for about 3-4 months recently. He's a 33-year-old dentist with a caring and deep personality. Since they have known each other for a long time so the decision about their marriage came out very naturally.

The wedding will be a private ceremony with the attendance of close relatives from both sides.

Namoo Actors said,"As this is a new start in Lee Yoon Ji's life as a woman so please give her lots of love and blessing. She will continue to come out with good projects in the near future".

Congratulation on your marriage Lee Yoon Ji!

JYJ unveils branding commercial video worths 1 billion won

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 05:12 PM PDT


Fans now can catch JYJ's new special commercial ad on your TV.

C-Jes Entertainment announced that started on July 21st, JYJ's branding commercial video which is worth 1 billion won investment will be airing as an advertisement in the golden hours of all the major channels for 3 weeks.

A rep from the agency also said,"This advertisement is not used to promote JYJ's new album or tour but to spread JYJ's name as a brand in order to establish their image as artists. As it's something that has never seen before, we believe it will open a new path in the marketing industry"

Check out the video below