Thursday, August 14, 2014

"EXO Luhan enters Guinness World Records for garnering most comments on SINA" plus 22 more

"EXO Luhan enters Guinness World Records for garnering most comments on SINA" plus 22 more


EXO Luhan enters Guinness World Records for garnering most comments on SINA

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 08:00 AM PDT



EXO Luhan's has made a Guinness World Record for the 'MOST COMMENTS ON A WEIBO POST'.

Quoted from Guinness World Records's description,

"As of 5 August 2014, the most comments on a Weibo post is 13,163,859, achieved by Lu Han (China), in response to a post made on 10 September 2012. 
As of 5 August 2014, the second most comments on a Weibo post was 7,913,107."

His post was about Manchester United that made him ousted a lot of celebrities' posts on weibo. Congratulations! Luhan is now a Guinness World Record holder.

You can see his record from Guinness World Record website here.

SISTAR release making of 'Touch My Body'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:15 AM PDT



SISTAR release the MV making of their latest hit song 'Touch My Body' from their 2nd Mini Album "TOUCH N MOVE".

The girls are having fun to their new sexy dance choreography. Their witty and mischievous acts on and off camera are very entertaining.

Check out below:


Boys of SMRookies reveal their 'Happiness'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 06:30 AM PDT



Some boys of SMRookies share their 'Happiness' these days. What is the thing that make them happy?

In the 3rd episode of SM's RookieStation, Taeyong, Jaehyun, Jeno, Yuta and more seem like enjoying same song at the moment during their breaks. Which song it could be?

It's none other than their newly debuted fellow rookies 'Red Velvet's 'Happiness'. Who wouldn't feel livelier listening to this cheerful 'lalalalalalalalalala' song?

They are very supportive. Aren't they? Check out the clip below:


Performances from the 2014 Mnet M!Countdown 2Nights in LA #KCON2014

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 05:47 AM PDT





Your favorite kpop idols group have gathered and performed on August 9 & 10 for this year's  'Mnet M!Countdown 2nights in LA #KCON2014'.

The stage of LA Memorial Sports Arena was filled with lively and amazing stage performances from B1A4, G-Dragon, IU, Teen Top, VIXX, BTS, CNBlue, SNSD, Jung Joon Young, SPICA, and featured guests Lee Seung Gi and Dancing 9 and many many more.

The broadcast aired today at 6PM through MNET channel and you can also watch the performances you missed below. Enjoy!

[Some backstage photos are also included]


BTS




IU




VIXX




CNBLUE



B1A4


TeenTop


GDragon


SNSD





Sunny Hill become gorgeous secretaries in new teaser photos

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 05:02 AM PDT



Sunny Hill ladies become gorgeous secretaries in their new teaser photos for upcoming 1st full length album 'Part. A Sunny Blues'.

The ladies are wearing matching white top and black pencil cut skirts looking like secretaries completed with props such as typewriter, file folders, and old school telephone.

The album "Sunny Blues" will be released on August 21.





Ailee and rapper Swings to release duet single 'Real Man' on August 22nd

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 04:26 AM PDT


Ailee and hip hop musician Swings will release a duet single together.

On August 14th, BrandNew Music announced that Ailee and Swings will release single "Real Man" on the upcoming August 22nd at noon. It is said to be and R and B track which is written by Swings and composed by Gray.

An official from the agency also said they didn't film any music video for the song and will simply release the single without having any promotion activites on music programs.

Ailee recently released OST "Good Bye My Love" for 'Fated To Love You' drama while Swings is active as a producer on Mnet's audition program 'Show Me The Money 3'.

Girl's Day's Minah is in talk to star in new sitcom 'Dating Big Bang'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 02:42 AM PDT


Minah is likely to play the lead role of upcoming sitcom 'Dating Big Bang'(working title).

DreamT Entertainment said on August 14th,"It's true Minah received the offer to star in 'Dating Big Bang', but we haven't confirmed her appearance yet".

'Dating Big Bang' is a sitcom co-produced by iMBC and Lee Kim Production. Minah's role is said to be a pretty fitness trainer who has a pure and sweet personality but got deceived by a man. The story will take the background at a sport center and revolve around 3 other women who are also tricked by the same man.

The sitcom will start filming next month, the producer said they are currently under casting other girl group members for the other roles.

T-ara's Eunjung joins the cast of SBS' weekend drama 'Endless Love'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 01:36 AM PDT


Eunjung will be acting again in a new drama.

According to multiple officials on August 14th, Eunjung has been cast in SBS' weekend drama 'Endless Love'. She will play as the daughter of a magnate and will be involves in a love line with Tae Kyung(Kim Joon).

Eunjung will be appearing in the drama starting from episode 20 which will be broadcast on August 24th.

'Endless Love' is a drama describes about political and economic situations in Korea in the 1980s through the life of a woman named Seo In Ae(Hwang Jung Eum). It's currently airing every Saturday and Sunday at 9pm kst.

Microsoft picks 2NE1's 'I am the best' for its new ads

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 12:30 AM PDT


It has been reported that Microsoft has picked 2NE1's song for its newest commercial film.

2NE1's hit "I Am the Best" will be featured in a promotional video to promote Microsoft's new tablet, Surface Pro 3, for a year.

A rep of YG entertainment revealed, "Microsoft approached us saying that they wanted to use the song for their CF because 2NE1's strong beat and confidence as a group matched well with their new product". 

"I am the best" is one of the biggest hit of 2NE1 released in June 2011. It is inspired by many different genres, including electronic music, hip-hop and is extremely loved by the youth.

Jenny@dkpopnews

'Kpop star 3' Almeng sign with YNB entertainment

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 11:30 PM PDT


Almeng, a duo made up of Choi Rin and Lee Hae Yong in the survival audition program "K-Pop Star 3" has signed an exclusive contract with YNB Entertainment, aiming at their official debut as singers. 

During "Kpop Star 3". Almeng impressed viewers and the judges by their hip hop style with perfect bond. They were eliminated from Top 6 but received many good comments from JYP and Yang Hyun Suk.

A rep of YNB entertainment stated, "We saw some potential in the group through the audition program and felt there was a hope, so we signed a contract. We will help them show their best side"

YNB also hinted that the two may release their official debut album later this year but has not decided a specific date yet.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to B1A4's Gongchan

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Stage Name: Gongchan
Birth Name: Gong Chan Shik
Birthday: August 14, 1993
Label: WM entertainment
Group: B1A4
Position: Vocalist, Maknae, Visual
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Blood Type: A
Favorite color: white
Favorite food: cucumber kimchi
Twitter: @b1a4_gongchan

- Known for his Awkward Smile
- Popular for his "Rifle Gunshot" Move
- Good With Fan Service
- Gongchan is in charge of the looks, cute acts
- He takes care of his hyungs well even if he's younger
- Enjoys ballads, Japanese manga, French movie
- Gongchan drinks milk before he goes to bed. 
- Gongchan always carries sweets in his bag. 
- Gongchan thinks he resembles a Shiatsu. 
- Gongchan still thinks he can grow taller, that's why he jumps rope a lot. 

ESNA debuts with a digital single and MV for 'I, I Love You'

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 09:00 PM PDT



Multi-talented Korean-American songwriter and singer ESNA finally makes her debut with a digital single and music video for 'I, I Love You'.

ESNA who is behind the lyrics of hits songs 'Some' by Soyu & JungGiGO, 'Special Love' by Gummy, Mamamoo's 'Don't Be Happy' and 'Some Guy Some Girl', and Mad Clown's 'Without You', etc has finally debuted as a singer herself.

The single is released in both Korean and English version. Meanwhile, watch the MV below:




Royal Pirates release MV for 3rd digital single 'Seoul Hillbilly'

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 08:30 PM PDT




Royal Pirates release their 3rd digital single album 'Seoul Hillbilly'.

According to the agency, the song is inspired from lead vocal Moon's experiences during his filming with 'SBS Laws of the City in NY'. The song 'Seoul Hillbilly' is going to captivate fans' emotion through its simple melodies and New York hip hop beats.

The song also expresses the courage and hope every people in 20s born and raised in Seoul are experiencing as they try a new world with a mixed feeling of excitement and fear.

Check it out below:

Melody Day & CNBlue's Jonghyun release duet project 'Actually, I Love You'

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 08:18 PM PDT



Vocal female trio Melody Day seek help from CNBlue's Jonghyun for their duet project single ''Actually, I Love You'.

The powerful and sweet vocals of the trio blend well with Jonghyun's emotional and gentle voice adding cheerful mood to the song. The sweet couple track  is definitely perfect for lovers.

Listen below:

Mighty Mouth's Shorry releases 'Snapback Girl' MV ft. K.Will

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 08:14 PM PDT



Shorry of Mighty Mouth finally made his first solo release with a single 'Snapback Girl' featuring K.Will.

With the help of K.Will's gentle and emotional voice, Shorry's lively and fun rapping add spice to the song making it livelier and cheerful.

Check it out below:


Taemin releases highlight medley for solo debut album 'Ace'

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 08:01 PM PDT




Taemin let his hear the previews of his six tracks from his upcoming solo debut mini album 'Ace'.

The songs vary in genre but leave a distinctive RnB style that is Taemin's. His sexy and polished voice is evident that he has prepared a lot for his solo debut. With the help and support of TVXQ's Changmin, SHINee's Jonghyun, and EXO's Kai, Taemin  is going to pull off a successful solo debut this week.


Meanwhile, Taemin is going to have his solo debut stage starting on 15th and is going to perform 'Danger' and 'Ace' while his debut album is scheduled to be released on 18th.

BTS tease with their intense dance moves in 2nd MV teaser for 'Danger'

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 07:39 PM PDT



BTS showed their intense concept last time, and we get to see more of their killer dance moves from the 2nd teaser.

Aside from the sneak peek of members' dark drama plot, we could expect an intense and sharp choreography from the boys in their upcoming single 'Danger' as evidently seen in their new MV teaser.

Their 1st album 'Dark & Wild' will be released on 20.


GOT7 promote their 1st photobook 'GOTCHA' through a video message

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 07:00 PM PDT



After taking their fans to the shooting site of their 1st photobook 'GOTCHA' yesterday, GOT7 promote their 1st photobook themselves through a video message.

The boys mentioned that they prepared themselves well for the photobook as a gift for their fans. Through it, they will be able to share their fun time during their stay in Malaysia.

The photobook titled 'GOTCHA 1st Photobook in Malaysia' is going to be released on August 14. It contains a total of 200 pages and a 75-minute DVD.


Yoochun says he's anticipating Yunho's drama + mentions TVXQ in a recent interview

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 06:48 PM PDT


Yoochun mentioned Yunho's drama and his wish to gather with his former members for a drink in a recent interview with Edaily.

He replied to the question regarding his activities after he left TVXQ,"I was happy. But after time passed, I began to think that what it was really for me. I think it was the best choice for our individual lives. Now the hatred don't exist in my mind anymore. I sincerely wish all of them could be happy".

Yunho then mentioned Yunho's drama,"I'm really anticipating to Yunho's drama 'The Night Watchman's Journal'" as it's the following drama after Jaejoong's 'Triangle'.

He also said how he wants the 5 members could have great success and his wish to gather with his former members,"Even though I don't know when, i think it would be good if we could come and drink soju together".

In addition, Yoochun's 1st movie "Sea Fog" will be premiered on August 13th.

IU and Shin Dong Yup to be the MCs for KBS' Chuseok special program 'Tray Relay Song'

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 06:02 PM PDT


On August 13th, Song Jun Young PD revealed that IU along with Shin Dong Yup have been confirmed to be the MCs for KBS2TV's upcoming Chuseok special program 'Tray Relay Song'.

'Tray Relay Song' is said to be an upgraded version of 'Tray Karaoke Room' which was a popular segment in 'Happy Together' season 1 from 2001 to 2005. According to the production team, there will be around 15 artist to make up of 3 to 4 teams and they will join in the survival battle together.

For the artist line-up, those who have been confirmed to join are Lim Chang Jung, Kim Chang Ryul, Park Hyun Bin, Huh Gak, Ailee, K.Will, Shin Yong Jae, Hong Jin Young, Shin Bo Ra, Tae Jin Ah. More artists will be added in later.

'Tray Relay Song' will be broadcast on September 10th at 6pm kst.

Secret to appear on 'SNL Korea' Season 5

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 05:17 PM PDT


Secret will be the first girl group to appear on tvN's show 'SNL Korea' Season 5.

Following Brown Eyed Girls in Season 3, 4Minute in Season 4, Secret has been confirmed to be the next girl group to host this Season 5 of 'SNL Korea'. According to the official broadcasters, this episode will be airing on September 23rd.

Many people are anticipating to the group's appearance and how they will carry out all the gigs on the show including parodies about girl group issues and rated topics.

Are you excited to see Secret on the show?

KARA release Hara's teaser for 'Mamma Mia'

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 08:33 AM PDT




KARA finally release Hara's teaser for 'Mamma Mia' completing the four solo video teasers of the group.

The members have been using the days fruitfully before the release of their 'Day & Night' album to treat their awaiting fans.  Just like the three, Hara's beauty is very engaging and fascinating.

The beautiful members have completed their solo teaser so we just have to wait for more treats before KARA's album 'Day & Night' drops on August 18.



Jay Park releases MV teaser for 'The Promise' + to come back with 2nd album 'Evolution'

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Jay Park is currently preparing for the release of his 2nd album 'Evolution', but before that, he's treating fans a pre-released track 'The Promise' and in fact the MV teaser is released today.

The MV teaser shows Jay Park in a captivating appearance along with a sexy jazz and RnB beat. Meanwhile, Jay is going to release the track on 18 to give fans a little taste of what to expect from his 2nd full length album on September 1.

Check out the 'The Promise' MV teaser below: