Friday, August 15, 2014

"Teen Top Niel receives his first guy-kiss for his birthday #HAPPYNIELDAY" plus 20 more

"Teen Top Niel receives his first guy-kiss for his birthday #HAPPYNIELDAY" plus 20 more


Teen Top Niel receives his first guy-kiss for his birthday #HAPPYNIELDAY

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 08:49 AM PDT



To celebrate Teen Top Niel's 20th birthday today (international age), we bring you the freshsest news all the way from the jungle.

On the  August 15th broadcast of 'Laws of the Jungle in Indian Ocean', the youngest Niel seems to have received his first guy kiss from one of his hyungs.

As a gift for his coming-of-age, Kim Seung Soo chose 'kiss' as his present surprising not only Niel, but all the members. They are all insisted that Niel must get a kiss as a present and the birthday boy had to chose between UEE and Kim Seung Soo.  Left with no choice, the gentleman Niel chose Kim Seung Soo and thus they kissed.

During the interview, Niel commented, "Although it's not my first kiss, I think it seems like my first kiss with a guy." On the other hand, Kim Seung Soo amused with his comment, "But the first time I saw his lips, they are so puffy and it wasn't bad. 

Happy Birthday Niel! You must be shocked with your gift. You can watch the clip here.

How do Orange Caramel perform CPR?

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Orange Caramel are very mischievous on and off stage, even in their casual ways.

The quirkiest pretty girls show how they do CPR to amuse fans while waiting for their nearing comeback stage. Nana shares a short clip on her instagram possibly taken during their practice break and captioned, "Lizzy ya wake up !!!!!!!ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋPlease give lots of love to 'My Copycat' ♡_O.C

Meanwhile, Orange Caramel are releasing new single on 18th. Check out their hilarious CPR below:



Kim Tae Hee, Kim Woobin, Bada, Lee Yoon Ji, and more participate in star-studded tribute video and song for Pope Francis's papal visit

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 07:45 AM PDT





South Korea's biggest stars have gathered to record a song dedicated to Pope Francis' 1st Papal visit in 25 years.

36 of the brightest actors, athletes, entertainers, singers, and more participated in the video and recording of the song titled "Koinonia", a Greek word which means 'communion'. It is composed by Noh Young-Shim and produced by Won Dong-Yeon. The video was recorded in Cathedral of Myeongdong in Seoul.

Some of the celebrities who participated are Ahn Seong Gi, Kim Hee Ae, Kim Tae Hee, Kim HaNeul, Kim In Jung, Kim Kang Woo, Lee Yoon Ji, Kim Woo Bin, Park Jin Joo, Yoo Hae Jung, Hong Dae Seong, Ryu Si Hyun, ballerina Kim Ju Won, KBS announcer Hwang Jeong Min, Park Seung Hee, and more.


This song is going to be the official theme of the Pope during his stay in South Korea until August 18. The video will be played during main events like Asian Youth Day.

Listen below:


Fly to the Sky express feelings performing with SMTOWN artists and pose with Lee Soo Man

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 07:10 AM PDT




Fly to the Sky are reunited with their former agency, SM Entertainment, today, August 15, as they performed a stage with SM artists for SMTOWN in Seoul.

During the break, a proof shot taken with SM Chairman Lee Soo Man is uploaded and Hwanhee wrote on his twitter account, "Thank you very much for inviting us to perform in SMTOWN Concert. Lee Soo Man teacher it was really touching and meaningful. I won't forget this moment. To all SM family, thank you and love you."

Brian also expresses his feelings on twitter, "Finally~ came back to Korea^^ and as soon as I arrived in Korea until SMTOWN Live guest stage keke even though I was tired, it was so very great~SMTOWN FOREVER!! #FlytotheSky #Hwanhee #Brian #SMTOWN #SMTOWNSEOUL"

It must be overwhelming to be performing on stage with the people you first spent times with. Hwanhee and Brian are both grateful to be reunited with their former agency.

If we go back, Fly to the Sky debuted under SM Entertainment in 1999, and left when their contract ended in 2004. It's good to know that they have kept good terms with their former agency.

WINNER to debut in Japan with '2014 S/S Japan Collection' album

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 06:20 AM PDT

CD only jacket photo

WINNER are going 'all-in' in promotions as they announce their nearing Japanese debut just right after their domestic debut on August 12.

A notice is posted on YGEX Japanese website about the details and jacket photos of WINNER's Japanese debut album. The tracks are basically the Japanese version of their Korean album adding two more 'Go Up', which is the opening act they perform during BIGBANG JAPAN DOME TOUR last year and 'Just Another Boy'. Below is the tracklist:

1.GO UP
2.EMPTY
3.COLOR RING
4.DON'T FLIRT
5.LOVE IS A LIE
6.CONFESSION (TAE HYUN Solo)
7.BUT
8.DIFFERENT
9.TONIGHT
10.SMILE AGAIN
11.JUST ANOTHER BOY
[Bonus Track]
12.I'M HIM (MIN HO Solo) *

The Japanese album '2014 S/S Japan Collection' will be released on September 10 in CD+DVD and CD only editions.

CD+DVD jacket photo







Taemin makes his solo debut stage with 'Ace' and 'Danger' at Music Bank

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 05:34 AM PDT



Taemin finally makes his solo debut stage today at Music Bank.

Taemin performs fantastic stages with 'Danger' and 'Ace' and dazes fans with his captivating aura and sexy appearance. Watch his performance below and don't forget to anticipate more of his debut stages this weekend.

Enjoy!



Royal Pirates release BTS for new album jacket pictorial

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 05:12 AM PDT



Royal Pirates take us behind the scene of their jacket pictorial for upcoming mini album 'Love Toxic' which will be released on August 27.

The handsome trio are boasting their handsome looks and height and appeared like models. They wore various outfit such as white and black suits and casual attire. According to them, they had various concepts for the jacket pictorial such as groom, bad boy, and CEO.

Watch the clip below to get hints from their upcoming mini album.



SMTown in Seoul performance photos! #SMTOWNSEOUL

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 04:05 AM PDT


Check out some photos from the SMTOWN Seoul concert!































Taemin to release 'Danger' MV at midnight on August 16th

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 03:50 AM PDT


SHINee fans are probably counting down to the release of the MV!

At midnight on August 16th, Taemin's debut MV 'Danger' will be unveiled through SMTOWN official Youtube channel.

Also for this afternoon, he will make his first debut stage on KBS' 'Music Bank' with 'Ace' and 'Danger', and later will proceed with more performances at 'SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR in SEOUL' in the evening.

Meanwhile, Taemin's solo mini album 'ACE' will be available on August 18th.

Donghae, Eunhyuk, Zhoumi and Victoria take a photo together as 'SMTOWN 86 line'

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 02:21 AM PDT


On August 15th, Donghae uploaded a photo on his Instagram with caption,"86 Line !!^^" which showed him together with Eunhyuk, Zhoumi and f(x)'s Victoria showing V signs towards the camera.

Meanwhile, 'SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR in SEOUL' will take place at Seoul World Cup Stadium starting from 5pm kst.

Girl’s Day to volunteer in Thailand

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 12:30 AM PDT


According to DreamT EntertainmentGirl's Day will head to Thailand to do volunteer works.

Girl's day has been appointed as honorary ambassador of Plan Korea, an organization that supports children's rights across the world. The girls will fly to Thailand on the 17th to help people in need. They will contribute to a campaign that encourages local tribes to register the birth of female babies in order to protect their rights. 

It was revealed that Girl's day members will meet four girls who have not had their births registered to see how they live and to better understand the hardships they face. 

Girl's Day will return to Korea on the 19th.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Kim Soo Hyun to sing at Youth Olympics opening in Nanjing, China

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 11:30 PM PDT


It's been confirmed that Korean actor Kim Soo Hyun will sing the theme song at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Youth Olympics held in Nanjing, China.

On August 14th, Kim Soo Hyun already took part in the final rehearsal for the ceremony. He will sing alongside many other stars at the event, including Zhang Liang Ying, Zhang Jie and a female performer from Russia. Local reports said that he was offered the role because he is one of the youth's favorite actors. 

Kim Soo Hyun is a Hallyu star after so many hit dramas such as "Dream High", "The moon embracing the sun, "My love from the star"... and has established a large fan base across Asia.

The Youth Olympics Games will officially begin on the 16th and last until Aug 28.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Eric 'Shinhwa agreed to delay comeback because of my drama'

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 02:22 AM PDT


On August 14th, Eric and other actors attended the press conference for KBS drama "Discovery of Romance" held at Times Square, Yeongdeungpo, Seoul and opened up about the reason that he delayed Shinhwa work.

Eric who came back to drama after 3 years said "Shinhwa's schedule for a year was decided 1 year ago. Because 'Discovery of Romance' clashed with my work, I could not do it. I even didn't see the script. When I heard Jung Yoo Mi may appear, I was curious. So I read the script and it was very funny and I wanted to do it".

He added "Before giving my final answer to the production crew, I asked Shinhwa members for opinion. I said that I really wanted to appear in 'Discovery of Romance' and what about delay Shinhwa work for 1 or 2 months. The members gladly agreed and I started shooting the drama and delay Shinhwa's comeback for a while."

Meanwhile, 'Discovery of Romance' is a romantic comedy telling about a woman and two men's romance. Its first episode will be aired on the 18th.

Jenny@dkpopnews

tvN's 'The Three Musketeers' releases a sexy bareback still cut of Yonghwa

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:00 PM PDT




With two days left before the premiere of tvN's drama 'The Three Musketeers', we get treated with a still cut of bareback Park Dal Yang (CNBlue's Yonghwa), showing his firm muscles.

According to Lee Young Wook PD, "I heard that Yonghwa frequently visits gym and plays basketball. He also plays sports as workouts. There are going to be a lot of horse back riding and action scenes but he is very quick to pick up details and easily adapts. Yonghwa has special character that once he challenges it, he'll give out his best no matter what."

Meanwhile, tvN's 'The Three Musketeers' premieres on August 17 and will air every Sunday.

CNBlue's JongHyun and Melody Day's Cha Hee make a chic pair for 'Ceci'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 08:35 PM PDT




Just in time with their duet project song 'Actually, I Love You' which was released yesterday, CNBlue's Lee Jonghyun and Melody Day's Cha Hee's pictorial photo for CECI have been made public.

The two paired up for a couple pictorial with a chic and rock concept. Jonghyun is looking sharp with his wavy hair and make up while Cha Hee is dressed up in stylish one piece partnered with black and chic hat.

Do they look good together?

'Nine Boys' releases still cuts of A Pink's Chorong and BTOB's Sungjae

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 08:15 PM PDT



Upcoming tvN weekend drama 'Nine Boys' releases still cuts of A Pink Chorong's and BTOB Sungjae's first meet up.

The two who are going to possibly have a loveline are seen walking down a pedestrian lane with Sungjae holding Chorong's arm. Is this their first meeting?

Meanwhile, Choroong and Sungjae are playing the character of teenagers Soo Ah and Kang Min Goo, both are 19 years old. 'Nine Boys' drama is going to follow the life story of males in 9, 19, 29, and 39 years old.

It will premiere on August 20 at 8:40PM taking over the timeslot of 'Marriage, Not Dating'.




B1A4 release practice video for 'Solo Day'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:32 PM PDT




B1A4 release their dance practice video for their successful single 'Solo Day'.

Are you enjoying their fun and light choreography during music broadcast? Then you will definitely enjoy this practice video too with the members enthusiastically dancing and just having fun.

Let's join the tap dancing by watching below:


Sunny Hill give preview of tracks from upcoming album 'Sunny Blues'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:16 PM PDT



Sunny Hill let fans to take preview from their tracks from their upcoming first full length album Part.A 'Sunny Blues'.

The tracks varies from RnB, reggae, ballad, rap, and more. The first part of their album includes a total of 5 songs such as "Monday Blues", "Get The X Out", "Paradise", and more. It'll be released on 21st.

While listening, you can also get to see new solo concept images of the ladies. Check it out below:


Lee Joon and Ahn Hye Kyung to host for the opening ceremony of '2nd Suncheon Bay Animal Film Festival'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 06:21 PM PDT


MBLAQ's Lee Joon and broadcaster Ahn Hye Kyung have been chosen to host the opening ceremony of '2nd Suncheon Bay Animal Film Festival'.

Lee Joon has impressed many people with his potential acting skill through various projects such as "Ninja Assassin", "Jungle Fish", "Iris 2","Gapdong", "Rough Play". In particular, he won the Best Newcomer Award at 'Wildflower Film Awards' thanks to his impressive acting in "Rough Play" despite it was his first time staring as the lead character.

Also he was the youngest judge at '13th Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival' which was held from June 26th to July 2nd alongside Kang Dong Won, Han Ji Min and other artists, proving his position as an actor being regconized by the film industry.


'2nd Suncheon Bay Animal Film Festival' is an event in which it will honor all the animal-themed related works as well as highlight the preservation of nature and interactions between humans and animals. For this year it will take place from August 21st to 26th at Suncheon Bay Garden.

KARA release MV teaser for MAMMAMIA

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 05:39 PM PDT


KARA tease with the MV teaser of their hit song titled 'MAMMAMIA', check out the teaser while waiting for its official release on 18th August.

Secret release practice video for 'I'm In Love'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 05:06 PM PDT


Secret release dance practice video for their latest hit song 'I'm In Love', check out the video below: