Saturday, August 16, 2014

"Girl2school to comeback with 'Hands in the Air' (teaser video)" plus 20 more

"Girl2school to comeback with 'Hands in the Air' (teaser video)" plus 20 more


Girl2school to comeback with 'Hands in the Air' (teaser video)

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Girl2school revealed the teaser video of their comeback song.

After three long years, Girl2school is returning with a new song 'Hands in the Air.' The track will be featuring Bubble X and is set to release on August 18th.

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Girl2school website

g.o.d's Joon Park uploads photos of 'EXO 90:2014' 2nd episode filming

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 07:30 AM PDT



g.o.d's Joon Park posted two different photos on his Twitter and Instagram.

The two photos show g.o.d members Son Hoyoung, Joon Park, and Kim Taewoo with EXO for the latter's new show 'EXO 90:2014' 2nd episode.

On his Twitter, he uploaded the photo above with this caption, "EXO little brothers are very cool and too nice! Especially the effective leader, Suho! My EXO little brothers are all nice guys!"


On his Instagram, he posted the photo below and captioned it with, "멋쨍이동생들 #EXO 와함깨! 넘즐건시간이였어 매앤! 수고들햇어! EXO 90:2014 god편 많이 기대해주세요! #지오디 #엑소 #kpop #Seoul #Korea #Mnet Had a GREAT time With our lil brothers EXO on their new show EXO 90:2014! Jeeeyeeeah!"


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: @godJoonParkJoon Park's IG

Actress Nam Gyuri's contract with Namoo Actors expires

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 07:00 AM PDT



The contract of actress Nam Gyuri with Namoo Actors reached its expiration already.

According to a representative from Namoo Actors, the decision of not renewing the contract was mutual. The representative also appealed for Nam Gyuri's fans to continue supporting her.

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

'EXO 90:2014' 1st episode

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 06:30 AM PDT



The first episode of 'EXO 90:2014' featured H.O.T.

The show is called 'EXO 90:2014' and is produced by Mnet, with the concept of connecting the big seniors in the music industry from the 90s with EXO in order to make some of the past hit songs come to light once again as well as to revive its cultural and classic.

In particular, EXO will be the main characters in the '2014 version' of the music videos of these past hit songs which will be premiered throughout the show. The boys are expected to showcase more of their hidden charms that fans have never seen before.

Watch below:






edited by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Mnet

San E and Bumkey collaborate for a concert 'LIVE and PARTY' in LA

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 06:00 AM PDT



San E and Bumkey will be having a concert in Los Angeles, California.

The concert is entitled 'LIVE and PARTY.' It will be held at the Hollywood Park Casino Pavilion in Inglewood, California on August 23 at 8:30 PM. 

The concert will be opened by Korean-American rappers Sik Boy, Jim Goon, Mike B and Beat Rhino. The after party will begin at 11PM featuring DJ B and DJ Aidan.

For tickets, visit Korea Daily.
Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: YouTube

EXO's Chanyeol remakes H.O.T's 'Hope'

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 05:30 AM PDT



EXO has a new show entitled 'EXO 90:2014' which features remake of 90's music videos.

The first EXO member who starred in a remake was Chanyeol. He remade H.O.T's 'Hope.' The remake also featured S.M.ROOKIE's Jaehyun and Yuta.

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Mnet

EXO to hold concerts in Japan

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 05:00 AM PDT



EXO will be having their concert tour in Japan from November to December in three different locations.

'EXO From EXO Planet #1 - The Lost Planet tour to Japan' will be happening at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium from November 11 to 13. It will be followed at the Osaka-jo Hall from November 18 to 20 and the last will be on December 22-24 at the Marine Messe Fukuoka.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

3rd OST 'Night I Can’t Fall Asleep' for 'It’s Alright, This is Love'

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 04:00 AM PDT



CJENMMUSIC uploaded the audio of the OST part 3 of 'It's Alright, This is Love.'

The 3rd OST, which is an acoustic hip-hop song, 'Night I Can't Fall Asleep' features R&B singer Crush and Punch. It tells a story of not being able to sleep because you're missing someone.

Listen below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: CJENMMUSIC Official

JYJ ranks #2 on Oricon Weekly Album Chart

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 03:30 AM PDT



JYJ lands on number two on Oricon Weekly Album Chart just behind SNSD who got the top spot.

Just recently, JYJ's 'Just Us' landed on the 4th spot of Billboard's 'World Album Chart' for the week of 'August 16. 'The album is just topped by 'Full Irish: Best Of Gaelic Storm - 2004-2014' by Gaelic Storm, '9 Dead Alive' by Rodrigo y Gabriela and 'Brazil: Music Is The Pulse' by Various Artists.

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

SNSD lands on # 1 on Oricon Weekly Album Chart with 'The Best'

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 03:00 AM PDT



SNSD ranked number one on Oricon Weekly Album chart for their latest Japanese compilation 'The Best.'

According to Oricon, 'The Best' has sold 31,477 copies in the two weeks that it has been released.

Girls Generation released its first ever compilation album 'The Best' that will feature all their greatest hits from 2010-2014 albums. 'The Best' includes their hit songs 'Gee,' 'Run Devil Run,' 'Mister Taxi,' 'Hoot,' 'Mr.Mr.,' 'Oh!,' 'The Boys,' 'Time Machine,' 'Bad Girl' and others.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Sports DongA

T-ARA teases for their September comeback

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 02:30 AM PDT



On August 14th, T-ARA uploaded the photo above on their official Facebook.

The photo is captioned with "We're recording now!!!! >< Can you guess the members' names in this picture~~~? "

On August 6th, an official from Core Contents Media revealed that T-ARA is currently recording a new song and is planning to make their comeback in September.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

U-KISS' 1st ever Europe concert tour 'Scandal in Europe' happening in September

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 02:00 AM PDT



U-KISS posted on their Facebook page an announcement of a concert tour.

The photo above was uploaded showing that U-KISS will be having their first ever European tour entitled 'Scandal in Europe' in September. U-KISS' first Europe stop will be in Moscow on September 21 which will be followed in London on September 24 and the last will be in Paris on September 28.

For tickets, visit these squall.su and aziaevents.com.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

'What is Hallyu?' for BTS and some fans

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 01:30 AM PDT



KCON uploaded a video on their official YouTube channel that features fans and Bangtan Boys.

The video is about the answers of the fans and BTS on the question 'What is Hallyu?'

Watch the video below to know their definitions of Hallyu:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: KCONUSA

B1A4 set to release 4th Japanese album in September

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 01:00 AM PDT



B1A4 announced on their official Japanese website that they are going to release the Japanese version of 'Solo Day.'

The upcoming release will be their 4th Japanese album which will include the Japanese recordings of 'Solo Day,' 'Pretty,' and 'Oh My God' with instrumental versions of each song. Also, the fans will have the privilege to choose between the two CD+DVD versions which will both include a ticket to apply to a special fan event in Japan. The version A will include the MV of 'Solo Day' Japanese version and the 'making of' the MV and photo shoot. The version B will have their 'Nico Nico' live special. 

The album will be released on September 10th.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

Happy birthday to After School's E-young

Posted: 16 Aug 2014 12:30 AM PDT



Stage Name: E-Young
Birth Name: Noh Yiyoung
Birthday: August 16, 1992
Label: Pledis entertainment
Group: After School/ After School Blue
Joined group: 2011
Position: Vocalist
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Star Sign: Leo
Twitter: @Eyoung0816

- She can play the guitar, piano, cello, bass and drums among a few other instruments

Happy birthday to UKISS's Hoon

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 11:30 PM PDT


Stage name: Hoon
Real name: Yeo Hoonmin (여훈민)
Birth date: August 16, 1991
Birth place: Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Label: NH Media
Group: UKISS
Position: Lead vocalist
Blood type: A
Height: 181cm
Weight: 67kg
Religion: Christian
Specialities: Singing, taekwondo, snowboarding, wakeboarding, basketball
Hobbies: Leisure sports, music
Education: Dong Guk University majoring in theater
Official twitter: @HooN91y

-He joined the group when Alexander and Kibum departed, his first song with UKISS was "0330"

Happy birthday to TEEN TOP's Niel

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Stage Name: Niel
Birth Name: Ahn Daniel
Nickname: Emotional Vocals
Birthday: August 16, 1994
Label: T.O.P Media
Group: Teen Top
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 54kg
Education: Heungjin high school
Hobby: Listening to music
Specialty: Soccer
Twitter: @AH_NIEL_

- For his audition he sang SHINee's "Replay" and danced to Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow"
- Niel debuted through the musical "Please", and played the younger role of actor Joo Won in the musical

Louis Vuitton reported to invest 100 billion won in YG Entertainment

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 08:48 PM PDT


One of the world's top-notch luxury brand, Louis Vuitton, was revealed to be progressing with an investment deal with YG Entertainment.

In particular, it was reported that LVMH Moey Hennessy Louis Vuitton is curently seeking to invest approximately 100 billion won(around 97,1 million USD) in YG Entertainment. Through L Capital Asia, a private equity firm backed by Louis Vuitton, the amount is equivalent to about 15-20% of YG Entertainment's market value.

According to investment banking industry in Hongkong on August 12th, the negotiations between L Capital Asia and YG Entertainment were held in secret back in June and they're currently in the final stages of the process.

EXO's D.O gets praised for his acting skill in 'It's Ok, It's Love' on JTBC's 'War of Words'

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 07:22 PM PDT


D.O is slowly proving himself as the next acting idol.

During the broadcast of JTBC's 'War of Words' on August 14th, Heo Ji Woong mentioned D.O and said,"I didn't know he was an idol at first. I saw a scene in which he was running and laughing with Jo In Sung, he was so good so I thought he was a new actor".

Following his statement, Park Ji Yoon said,"The funny thing is I saw a comment said,"Did SM change their acting teacher?","D.O will be definitely acknowledged as a new acting idol"

Check out the video below

'The Pirates' exceeds 3 million views at the box office after 10 days

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 06:09 PM PDT


'The Pirates' has surpassed 3 million view mark after 10 days premiere.

According to Lotte Entertainment, as of 8:30am kst on August 15th, the number of viewers for 'The Pirates' was revealed to be 3,000,855, which broke the previous record by the movie 'Masquerade' in 2012 which is currently the 4th highest grossing Korean movie of all time. 'The Pirates' is also expected to break the record of previous box office hit in last January 'Miss Granny' which has 8.65 million ticket sold.

"The Pirates" is a movie sets in the Joseon Dynasty period, revolves around the fight between pirates and mountain bandits on the search of a royal stamp which was swallowed by a gray whale. The cast consists of Kim Nam Gil, Son Ye Jin,Yoo Hae Jin, f(x)'s Sulli...

Taemin releases 'Danger' MV

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 05:09 PM PDT


SHINee's maknae Taemin releases the full MV of his debut song 'Danger', check out the full MV of his debut song below: