Tuesday, September 30, 2014

"Girl's Day Hyeri shares interesting story of her close friendship with T-ara's Jiyeon" plus 24 more

"Girl's Day Hyeri shares interesting story of her close friendship with T-ara's Jiyeon" plus 24 more


Girl's Day Hyeri shares interesting story of her close friendship with T-ara's Jiyeon

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 07:17 AM PDT




Girl's Day Hyeri spilled an interesting story of her friendship with T-ara's Jiyeon.

The girls are both MC-ing the 4th season of SBS MTV's The Show but they aren't just MCs but good friends as well.

In an interview with Hyeri on The Mute, Hyeri shared, "I'm really close with Jiyeon eonnie. We just have a year gap and same blood type. Even our birthdays only have two days apart. We have this kind of story. After I debuted, I transferred to a new school and I received Jiyeon eonnie's uniform. She is good to me. Since Jiyeon eonnie has experience in MCing, I'll just follow."

How warm their friendship is!

Joo Won in piano captivates fans in 'Tomorrow Cantabile' still cuts

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 06:46 AM PDT



KBS' upcoming Korean drama adaptation of popular Japanese manga 'Nodame Cantabile' has released new still cuts of its male protagonist actor Joo Won who will play the role as Cha Yoo Jin.

In the still cuts, Joo Won is looking gorgeous in white longsleeves in front of a piano. His role, Yoo Jin, is an aspiring conductor who has an arrogant and perfectionist personality. He will deal with a clumsy but genius pianist Seol Naeil played by actress Shim Eun Kyung.

Meanwhile, the drama airs on October 13 taking over the KBS2 Mon & Tue 21:55 time slot occupied by "Discovery of Love".

CNBlue members create instagram accounts

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 06:19 AM PDT





The charming and handsome members of CNBlue have finally gotten themselves an instagram accounts.

Three members, Jungshin, Minhyuk, and Jonghyun, out of four so far have started their personal accounts.

Follow their accounts now if you don't want to miss their updates! Let's wait for Yonghwa to create on too.

Jonghyun - @cnbluegt
Jungshin - @leejungshin91
Minhyuk - @mr_kanggun

2PM invite you to their world tour through a video message

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 05:44 AM PDT



2PM are inviting you to join them at their "2PM WORLD TOUR GO CRAZY" through a video greeting.

Aside from their invitation, the boys have informed that NGO organization 'PLAN', which helps deprived children all over the world is joining them as they visit several countries and help children. It means, as you enjoy their concert, you also share a hand in helping children in need.

Know more about it on the video below:


Meanwhile, 2PM are kicking off their 'Go Crazy' concert at the Jamsil Indoor Stadium on October 3 and 4.

TaeTiSeo's guest appearance on SUKIRA is cancelled; requested by SM

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 05:00 AM PDT



Last week it was announced that TaeTiSeo are appearing on their Super Junior sunbae radio program KBS Cool FM SUKIRA as part of their promotions.

With DJ Ryeowook being absent this week, the girls are expected to interact and chit-chat with the surprise Super Junior DJ on Thursday. However, SUKIRA tweeted a notice earlier that TaeTiSeo's guest appearance on Thursday (October 2) is cancelled and apologized for the abrupt notice.

Momentarily, the bulletin is updated with new guests, Indie pop duo OkDal and BTOB's Eunkwang instead. In regard to this, representative of SUKIRA told Starnews, "The request came from SM Entertainment. As for the reason why, they didn't inform us."

This morning a news broke out about Jessica's withdrawal and many assumed it caused the change of TaeTiSeo's schedule but hopefully it's not since SM Entertainment assures that SNSD's activities will go on as scheduled.

Let's wait until they reschedule TaeTiSeo's appearance and anticipate their guesting.

Source: 1

Huh Gak to collaborate with an artist for new digital single 'DAY N NIGHT'

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 03:30 AM PDT


Huh Gak will be releasing new digital single next month!

On September 30th, A Cube Entertainment unveiled the first teaser image implying the loneliness with bare trees and urban cityscape. In particular, the image has the words 'Huh Gak X WHO! collaboration' at the bottom right indicating the new song to be a duet, which has raised the curiosity from many people upon who he will work with this time.

'DAY N NIGHT' will be released on October 7th.

g.o.d to hold their reunion concert in Los Angeles and New Jersey this November

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 03:00 AM PDT


g.o.d will head to the United States with their reunion concert this November.

According to SidusHQ, g.o.d will launch their 'god 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert' in Los Angeles and New Jersey respectively on November 7th & 9th at 8pm(local time).

Following their successful national tour last July by attracting 70,000 fans all over Korea, g.o.d will be expanding their activities to the United States and meeting with more global fans.

In particular, this will be the first time that g.o.d will be having an US concert in 15 years so they are preparing for more colorful and never-seen before performances in order to capture the hearts of the local fans.

In addition, g.o.d will launch an encore concert of their national tour on October 25th at Seoul Olympic Stadium.

Crayon Pop's twins unit Strawberry Milk to release 1st mini album 'Explode' on October 15th

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 02:00 AM PDT


Strawberry Milk will make their debut with 1st mini album 'Explode'.

There are 4 songs in the mini album includes 'Let Me Know', 'Hello', 'Feel So Good' and the title song 'OK'. In particular, Way, who was once in an indie band, wrote the lyrics for 'Let Me Know'. Through this chance she is expected to gain a title as a singer-songwriter.

The mini album as well as the music video will come out at 12pm kst on October 15th.

'The TaeTiSeo' to be extended with one more episode

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 12:30 AM PDT


To all the fans of 'The TaeTiSeo', the show has been confirmed to have one more extended episode.

On September 30th, a rep from OnStyle said,"Because of the good reviews and hot responses from fans, we have decided to extend the show from 6 episodes to 7 episodes. The last episode will be aired on October 14th".

Meanwhile, TaeTiSeo is currently actively promoting 'Holler' on various music programs.

SoulStar Profile

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Group name: Soul Star (소울스타)
Label: NAP entertainment
Music Genre: R&B, Soul
Debut year: 2005

MEMBER PROFILE


Real name: Lee Chang Geun (이창근)
Birthdate: August 15, 1978
Height: 77cm
Weight: 60kg
Blood type: A
Education: Hanyang University


Real name: Lee Kyu Hoon (이규훈)
Birthdate: February 1, 1985
Height: 175cm
Weight: 60kg
Education: Ilsandong High School


Real name: Lee Seung Woo (이승우)
Birthdate: September 30, 1981
Height: 176cm
Weight: 63kg
Blood type: O
Education: Korea Nazaren University

Their latest track:

Seungri readmitted to hospital due to high fever + to miss 'Incheon Asian Game' closing ceremony

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 12:00 AM PDT


Big Bang's Seungri was revealed to have been readmitted to hospital due to high fever.

According to YG Entertainment on September 30th that after being discharged from hospital last week, Seungri has to go back again since he passed out due to a 40 degrees celcius high fever. He's currently receiving treatment in a hospital.

The agency said,"Seungri was discharged earlier on the 25th to prepare for 'Incheon Asian Game' and participate in the police investigation but he fained due to an extreme fever. He should have stayed in the hospital longer in order to receive more treatment but the early discharge has caused the problem. We are currently watching over his progress".

In addition, Seungri won't perform at the 'Incheon Asian Game' closing ceremony on October 4th. The other 4 members will still be attending as planned.

#StayStrongSNSD trends first on Twitter

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 11:55 PM PDT


 Jessica dropped a bomb through her Weibo earlier today mentioning that she won't be able to continue activities as a member of Girls' Generation.

Girls' Generation's fans Sones continuously tweeted #StayStrongSNSD to support their idols, it has been 7 amazing years with the girls and many still could not believe the truth that Jessica is no longer a member of the group.

Let's just keep the faith for a better solution.

LUNAFLY celebrate their 2nd anniversary with a tribute song for fans

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 11:30 PM PDT


On September 27th, LUNAFLY released a special track "Thank You" as a present for fans on celebrating LUNAFLY's 2nd-year anniversary.

"Thank You" is an English song composed by the members themselves, with the music video showing behind-the-scenes footage from their global tour. They want to thank fans all around the world for always supporting and helping them create a lot of precious memories for the past two years. The song is expected to be available on iTunes on October 7th.

All three members (Sam, Teo, and Yun) also wrote their thankful messages and shared fans gifts on Twitter to show their appreciation.

Listen to the song now:


Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to F.CUZ's Kan

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Stage Name: Kan
Birth Name: Choi Yeong Hak
Nickname: Dancing Machine of F.Cuz
Birthday: September 30, 1991
Label: CAN entertainment
Group: F.CUZ
Position: Vocalist and Main Dancer
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 72 kg
Instagram: @kan_choi
Twitter: @ChoiKanism

- He and fellow member Yejun went to the same high school and they graduated on the same day
- He is friends with U-KISS's Kiseop
- He is a big fan of Rain

TaeTiSeo pose for High Cut magazine

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 10:14 PM PDT


TaeTiSeo release new pictorials for the October issue of High Cut magazine.

Check out more photos below:




SM Entertainment releases statement, 'SNSD to continue with 8 members'

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 10:08 PM PDT




SM Entertainment has finally released their official statement regarding the issue of Jessica's withdrawal from the group.

The agency wrote,

"Hello. This is SM Entertainment. We are giving our position regarding Jessica's weibo post today.

This coming spring, Jessica has informed us that she will halt her group activities after one album, due to her personal affairs.

Although the notice is too sudden, the agency and SNSD members have tried the best way looking into how SNSD's activities could go on without any problems.

However, in the middle of inconsistencies and lack of negotiations about the conflicts arising due to her priorities and interests, Jessica has launched her fashion business. With this cause, amidst of negotiations, the group has come to the point where it can't be maintained.

Therefore, leaving the agency with no choice, it has been decided to go on with SNSD's activities as 8 members earlier than planned. Also, while everything is still being worked out on when to announce the situation, Jessica has already posted this morning.

From this point forward, the agency is going to support and work on SNSD with 8 members and Jessica's personal activities."

We hope for the best of SNSD and Jessica's success!

IU & You Hee Yeol are chosen as exclusive models of Sony's MDR brand

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 09:00 PM PDT



Singers IU and Yoo Hee Yeol have been chosen to be the exclusive models of Sony's MDR brand

On 30th, Sony Korea representatives have announced that IU and You Hee Yeol are their new exclusive models for their brand's high-end headphones and earphones.

Furthermore, they stated, "Receiving lots of love and recognition from public because of their exceptional musical skills, the singer and the songwriter are suited to endorse the brand that boasts with best technology."



Meanwhile, IU is releasing a single from her collaboration project with Seo Taiji on October 2.

Nam Young Joo releases MV for debut single 'Because I'm Soft and Kind'

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 03:22 AM PDT



Kpop Star 3's Nam Young Joo finally releases her debut single 'Because I'm Too Soft and Kind'.

The song is revealed to be written by CNBlue's guitarist Jonghyun who also participated in the guitar performance. Aside from Jonghyun, Park Eun Woo and Mr.Cho also worked on the track.

It is a med-tempop pop dance song which incorporates Nam Young Joo's powerful and rich vocals.


Kang Ji Young to release her 1st Japanese photobook this November

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 08:55 PM PDT


Kang Ji Young has unveiled the first image cut from her upcoming photobook in Japan.

On September 30th, she updated her Instagram,"My first photobook will be released on November 13th #JiyoungStory" and uploaded along a photo from the photobook which shows her staring at her reflection in the mirror, exuded a more mature charm which is 180 degree different from her former idol image.

After departing from Kara, Jiyoung went to London for an overseas study and later siged with Japanese company Sweet Power to pursue her acting career. In addition, she will make her acting debut in Japanese drama 'Hell Teacher Nube' which will be broadcasted this October.

Dispatch spots Jessica and Tyler Kwon arriving at Incheon from New York; the cause of this chaos

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 08:27 PM PDT



Amidst the wrecking situation surrounding Jessica being pulled out from SNSD, Dispatch dwells into a more disastrous situation focusing where all of this is coming from.

Dispatch releases their scoop that Jessica was spotted at 4AM of September 29 arriving at Incheon Aiport from New York. 5 minutes later, Tyler Kwon was seen emerging from the same flight. According to the news outlet, Jessica has been in New York attending personal affairs.

In a phone call with Dispatch, a representative said, "She's doing preparations for business and finding school. Although there's the idea of marriage but it's not yet confirmed." 

Following this, in the morning of 30th, Jessica's weibo post has created chaos stating that she's been out of the group. She returned in Korea on 29th to attend SNSD's fanmeet in China today. However, her personal activities have been taken to be more prioritized and thus created conflict among the company and members who have reported to be aware of her relationship and matters.

Source: Dispatch

NU'EST release album covers for Japanese debut single 'Shalala Ring'

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 03:53 AM PDT



NU'EST takes a romantic and pure concept for their jacket photos for their Japanese debut single 'Shalala Ring'.

The three album covers are released showing the members looking charismatic and angelic in their all white outfits making various group poses.

'Shalala Ring' will be released on November 5 in three editions; Limited Edition A (CD+DVD), Limited Edition B (CD+DVD) and the regular edition (CD only).

See the jacket photos below:

 Limited Edition A


 Limited Edition B


Regular Edition

FTIsland release tracklist for their 1st translated album 'All About'

Posted: 30 Sep 2014 04:53 AM PDT



FT Island has revealed the full tracklist for their first translated album 'All About'.

The songs from their 'Japan Best All About' album will be translated in Korean for their domestic fans. In regards to this, the tracklist has been listed as follows:


1. BE FREE (Lyrics by #ChoiJongHoon, #LeeJaeJin)
2. FREEDOM (Lyrics by #LeeHongGi)
3. Beloved (Composed by Lee Jae-Jin/Lyrics by Lee Hong-Gi, Lee Jae-Jin)
4. Shinin' On (Lyrics by Lee Hong-Gi)
5. STAY (Composed by Choi Jong-Hoon/Lyrics by Lee Hong-Gi)
6. Morning Coffee (Composed and Lyrics by Lee Jae-Jin)
7. Last Love Song (Composed and Lyrics by Choi Jong-Hoon)
8. 오렌지색 하늘 (Composed and Lyrics by Lee Hong-Gi)
9. Beautiful (Lyrics by Lee Hong-Gi)
10. On My Way (Composed and Lyrics by Lee Hong-Gi)

Meanwhile, the songs will be released first digitally on October 2 while offline released of the album will be on 6th.

Source: FT Island Facebook

Girls' Generation release new Japanese song 'Divine'

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 05:19 PM PDT


Girls' Generation impress with their amazing vocals in new Japanese track 'Divine', check out the MV while listening to the song below:

APink release Japanese version 'No No No' MV

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 04:43 PM PDT


APink release the short version of No No No MV, check out the cuteness of the girls singing their popular track in Japanese below:

Jessica is no longer a member of Girls' Generation?

Posted: 29 Sep 2014 04:30 PM PDT



It's no doubt a breaking news not only for fans but also the KPop industry is this news in proven to be true.

She updated Weibo with the message, "

Fans were speculating that her Weibo account was hacked after reaching 3 million followers on Weibo. Fans were in a total shock as the girls just renewed their contracts with SM Entertainment according to various portal sites.

Whether it's true or not, we will update with more details when SM Entertainment release an official statement regarding this issue.


News Source: Jessica's Weibo