Wednesday, July 30, 2014

"Seventeen & Yoo Ara sing 'Midnight Summer Sweetness'" plus 19 more

"Seventeen & Yoo Ara sing 'Midnight Summer Sweetness'" plus 19 more


Seventeen & Yoo Ara sing 'Midnight Summer Sweetness'

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 08:37 AM PDT


Seventeen and Hello Venus' charismatic leader sing Midnight Summer Sweetness, check out their collaboration  below:

Sonnet Son releases 2nd mini album 'Sonnet Blooms' and MV for 'Love Again'

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Sonnet Son (Son Seung Yeon) releases her comeback 2nd mini album 'Sonnet Blooms' and the MV for her title track 'Love Again'.

Fans have been blown away by her powerful vocals in this motivating song. The lyrics encourages someone who can't confess her love and the MV shows random people giving advice to the person enouraging her to confess.

Watch below:


Jiggy Dogg release the MV for new single 'The Best Thing I Did' ft. A Pink's Hayoung

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:15 AM PDT



Jiggy Dogg hip hop and rap duo drops their new single 'The Best Thing I Did' and music video featuring the sweet vocals of A Pink's Hayoung.

Jiggy Dogg who composed, arranged, and produced the song showcase their rhythmic rap and balances it with Hayoung's warm and sweet vocals.

Watch the MV below where we can see them in action:


EXO are angelic and charming in the BTS of 'Nature Republic' CF

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 06:45 AM PDT



EXO members are all charming and angelic in white outfits while doing interviews in the BTS of their recent 'Nature Republic' nose pack CF.

Fans are sure to have reason to squeal for the members are playing around with each other in between takes showing their adorable side. Members have also solo shots taken so you'll be pleased as much as you want while seeing your bias.

Watch below:


BEAST KiKwang rushed to ambulance after getting leg injury during 'Cool Kiz on the Block' filming

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 06:33 AM PDT



BEAST Lee KiKwang gets his right leg injured after gotten hit by a ball during the filming of KBS variety show "Cool Kiz on the Block."

On July 30, 'Cool Kiz on the Block' cast participate in a friendly soccer match for the opening of the FC Seoul 30th Anniversary event. The cast played against FC Seoul players 'Old Star'.

During the game, KiKwang got hit by the ball on his right ankle causing him to fell on the ground in pain. He is immediately rushed to a stretcher and into the ambulance for first aid treatment and headed to hospital. His agency hasn't informed yet about how severe his injury at the moment but let's be hopeful that it's not serious.



Get well soon!

Park Bom brings her 'Roommate' friends to play in YG building

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 06:18 AM PDT



For the 13th episode of "Roommate", an unaired clip of Park Bom bringing her 'Roommate' friends Nana, Gayeon, nd SooHyun to YG building has been released.

In the clip, Bom toured her friends in her agency's building. They get even to watch 2NE1's video and enjoyed themselves in the recording and practice studio.

She sures to be enjoying her 'Roommates' friends, but unfortunately, Park Bom won't be appearing on the show starting this week's episode so enjoy her cuts below:


Davichi release OST for 'It's Okay It's Love' + MV

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 05:45 AM PDT



Davichi release the second part of "It's Okay It's Love" OST and release an accompanying MV for it.

The song with the same title as the drama is a mellow song showcasing Davichi's soulful and emotional vocals. The MV shows clips from the drama.



Taewan releases MV for 'Good Morning' starring Jooyeon

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 05:00 AM PDT



The MV for Taewan's track 'Good Morning' from his mini album "As I Am" has been released.

The song features Verbal Jint and stars After School Jooyeon as Taewan's leading lady. The RnB song has a soothing and sweet mood good for couple who enjoy welcoming morning together.

Check it out below:



Lyn to collaborate with a VIXX's member for 'Y.BIRD from Jellyfish Island' project

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 02:20 AM PDT


Lyn and a VIXX's member will sing a duet for 'Y.BIRD from Jellyfish Island' project.

On July 30th, Jellyfish Entertainment released a teaser photo on their official website which read 'LYN X Who? of VIXX', indicated about an upcoming duet between Lyn and a member from VIXX.

The duet will be served as a part of 'Y.BIRD from Jellyfish Island' project. Previous Seo In Guk, Lee Seok Hoon, OKDAL, VIXX already released singles for this project and they were all well-loved by many people, so certainly they are also anticipating for Lyn's new collaboration this time.

Which member of VIXX do you think will sing with Lyn?

SM Entertainment releases statement upon their new girl group and an indie band sharing the same name Red Velvet

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 01:55 AM PDT


Both sides agreed that they will use the same name Red Velvet from now on.

Previously it was reported that an indie band voiced out their opinion against SM Entertainment that their new girl group has the same name as their band which is Red Velvet, and also since the indie band has been around since 2013 in Hongdae area, they expressed their frustration by saying that the agency didn't put in any consideration in choosing the group's name, which led this misunderstanding.

However, it seem they came to a mutual agreement upon this issue as SM Entertainment released their statement today,"Both the groups had a good meeting with each other and decided to share the same name. SM's new girl group will proceed with their debut schedule without any problem. We also want to thank Red Velvet band for their consideration".

Meanwhile, Red Velvet will have their 1st debut stage on August 1st on 'Music Bank'.

Hyuna reveals to keep fit by playing badminton

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 12:30 AM PDT


On July 28th, 4Minute's Hyuna made a guest appearance on SBS Power FM's 'Cultwo Show' and was asked about how she keeps herself in a good shape.

Hyun Ah revealed, "I eat and exercise a lot. I try to exercise as much as I ate."

When being asked by a listener if she liked any particular sports, Hyuna revealed, "I never sit down after eating. I enjoy playing badminton, and I play about two and a half hours, because that is when I start sweating."

Meanwhile, Hyuna recently came back with a new solo album called 'A talk'.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Girl's Generation sets another record in Japan

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 11:30 PM PDT


On July 23rd, Girls' Generation released "The best", a compilation album containing 18 hit songs, including "Genie", "Gee", "Mr. Taxi", Japanese version of "Mr Mr", brand new ballad "Indestructible" ..., and it debuted at #1 on both Oricon Daily Album Chart and Weekly Chart.

It is the third time Girl's Generation has topped the Japanese chart following "Girls' Generation" in 2011 and "Love & Peace" in 2013. With this result, Girls' Generation became the only Asian girl group that made three consecutive #1 debuts on Oricon Chart.

Meanwhile, Girls' Generation's new album advertisement will be posted on billboards at Ginza, Shinjuku, Ikebukuor, O-otemachi, Akihabara, Rotbbongi, Ebis, and Yurakcho areas of Tokyo until August 3rd.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to Dal Shabet's Jiyul

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Stage Name: Jiyul
Birth Name: Yang Jung Yoon
Birthday: July 30, 1991
Label: Happy Face entertainment
Group: Dal Shabet
Position: Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 51 kg
Blood Type: AB
Hobbies: Street Dance
Twitter: @shabet_jiyul

- She once got lice while she was growing up
- Her favorite Korean boy band is Big Bang
- She grew up in London, England and is fluent in English

HyunA shows overflowing energy during her 'Red' practice in 'HyunA's Free Month'

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:00 PM PDT



On the second episode of 'HyunA's Free Month' aired on July 28, the dance practice for her comeback song 'Red' is unveiled.

Wearing a simple white sleeveless tee, training pants, and running shoes, HyunA shows no sign of exhaustion the day before her comeback regardless of repetitive practice for her 'Red' choreography. Her energy is overflowing and she is very lively dancing and playing along with her back up dancers and monitoring herself.

On the 2nd episode as well shows HyunA going for groceries, footages of her MV filming and more. Watch it below:


Sunny Hill tease with solo concept photos for 'Once in Summer'

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 08:30 PM PDT




Sunny Hill are making their brand new start as a four-member girl group as they release group and solo image teasers for the upcoming pre-release track 'Once in Summer'.

The four ladies are looking prim and proper in their individual teaser images. Sunny Hill are making their return with 1st full length album 'Part A' next month.

But before that, the group is releasing a pre-release track 'Once in Summer' on August 1.

SNSD Jessica and Davichi's Min Kyung reveal close friendship

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 08:00 PM PDT



You might not know but it comes to many that SNSD's Jessica and Davichi's Kang Min Kyung are good friends.

Surprising everyone, Min Kyung uploaded a photo on her instagram on 29th and wrote, "When I call Sica 'unnie' everyone seems like asking why." She attached a photo of them having a meal together. Both are looking beautiful in their simple get up.

Such a warm friendship!

Kim Shin Young and Jo Se Ho to replace Shin Bong Sun and Heo Kyung Hwan on 'Happy Together 3'

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:30 PM PDT



There will be changes in cast line up on KBS2's 'Happy Together 3' as Shin Bong Sun and Heo Kyung Hwan are announced to be leaving the show.

On July 29, Han Kyung Chun reveals that Shin Bong Sun and Heo Kyung Hwan already filmed their last episode on July 26. He also announces the new members who are going to fill the spots and they are none other than Kim Shin Young and 'Roommate' cast Jo SeHo.

In regards to his departure, Heo Kyung Hwan's side explained that he has encountered conflicts in schedule after joining 'I Am A Man'. Heo Kyung Hwan and Shin Bong Sun's last episode airs on 31st.

JYJ share the filming of their 'Back Seat' MV

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:00 PM PDT



Naver shares a clip of their coverage during JYJ's MV filming for their comeback song 'Back Seat'.

The trio are all dressed up and ready for their solo shots. They are very appealing and oozing with charisma on and off cam while monitoring themselves in between takes.

Watch below:



Here's their BTS from M Magazine photoshoot as well.



Shim Eun Kyung confirms for 'Nodame Cantabile' Korean version

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 05:52 PM PDT


Finally we have the actress who will take on the role of Nodame!

On July 29th, according to various official sources, Shim Eun Kyung has been confirmed to play as the lead role in "Nodame Cantabile" Korean version.

Shim Eun Kyung said,""Nodame Cantabile" is a really funy comic series to read. I personally a fan of Ueno Juri who acted as Nodame in the original series, so I have always wanted to challenge myself with this charming character, and I'm glad that I finally have this chance".

Shim Eun Kyung previously was offered to play the role but she declined it as it got conflicted with her movie filming schedule, but since the schedule is postponed now, she decided take on the role again.

Along with Joo Won who will play as Cha Yoo Jin(Chiaki in the original version), Shim Eun Kyung's character name will be Oh So Ri.

"Nodame Cantabile" Korean version will be broadcast on KBS this October.

Jessica and Krystal become new models for fashion brand Lapalette

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 05:23 PM PDT


Jessica and Krystal have been chosen as the new models for 2014 F/W collection of fashion brand Lapalette.

The sisters are attracted much attention through their own reality show 'Jessica & Krystal', especially their great fashion sense and irresistible charms have caught the eyes of Lapalette which led them to be chosen as the new endorsers for the brand.

It was revealed that in the upcoming August, Lapalette will proceed with various promotions featuring the Jung sisters and it will be available both online and offline. In particular, the new advertisement photos can be seen via 38 offline stores in Korea. The behind the scene of the photoshoot will be shown in the broadcast of 'Jessica and Krystal' on July 29th.