Friday, October 31, 2014

"Nicole expresses her excitement through an aegyo" plus 23 more

"Nicole expresses her excitement through an aegyo" plus 23 more


Nicole expresses her excitement through an aegyo

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Nicole seems really as excited as her fans for her upcoming comeback as a solo artist and shares how excited she is.

On her instagram, Nicole writes, "Kyaa! It's been a long time. I'm really... bored," In the photo, Nicole is sitting on a sofa making an aegyo expression."

Meanwhile, Nicole is currently in the midst of her solo debut preparation and will be making her comeback very soon so keep yourself updated!

INFINITE F unveil all jacket photos for 'Signs of Love'

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 07:15 AM PDT


Regular Edition

Following the jacket image for INFINITE F's Limited Edition A single album 'Signs of Love', which is illustrated by popular mangaka Akiko Higashimura who is notable for her manga ' Kuragehime' or 'Princess Jellyfish', the rest of the jacket image for other versions are released today.

The jacket images includes the newly released ones for Limited Edition B and Regular version which is a back to back image of the three members and one with Akiko Higashimura's illustration.

The single album 'Signs of Love' of INFINITE's unit will be released on November 19.

 Limited Edition B

 Limited Edition A


Yoon Hyun Sang and IU's still cuts from 'When Would It Be' MV released

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 06:45 AM PDT



The still cuts of Yoon Hyun Sang and IU from their duet song 'When Would It Be' MV have been released.

Aside from their dreamy vocals and powerful harmony, the fantasy fairytale concept of the music video is already attractive. Yoon Hyun Sang looks so charming playing a piano while IU is like a fairy in her costume and long hair.

Check out the photos below and in just you missed the MV, watch it here:









CODE-V release short audio for 'Never Ending Story'

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 06:15 AM PDT



CODE-V release an official short audio for their 7th Japanese single 'Never Ending Story'.

The group are currently promoting with three members for the meantime as Sang Woo, Na Law, and Rui are on hiatus. The single will be released on November 5.

Listen to Sol, Woo Sik, and Taehoon below:



LABOUM ask 'What About You' in new MV and comeback performance

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 05:47 AM PDT



LABOUM release the follow up song 'What About You' from their debut album and its MV today.

With a music box as the girls' concept, LABOUM try out a new version of the song and make it upbeat for their choreography. They also showcase each members' vocal skills.

Watch the MV and their comeback performance at Music Bank today.



Sulli appears at 'Fashion King' presscon and VIP premiere for the 1st time since hiatus

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 05:05 AM PDT



f(x) Sulli, who has taken a break form entertainment for three months finally made her appearance at the press conference and VIP premiere of her starring movie 'Fashion King' today.

Sulli, along with the main cast Joo Won, Ahn Jae Hyun, Park Se Young, Kim Song Oh, and more answer question and invite everyone to watch the movie. Sulli, in particular compares herself to her character Eun Jin, which she expressed, "Eun Jin is similar to me when I'm at home."

Meanwhile, 'Fashion King' will be shown in cinemas starting on November 6. Do you miss Sulli's smile? See more photos and a clip below:




























Leessang to hold a year-end concert this December

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 03:00 AM PDT


Hip hop duo Leessang will hold a year-end concert in December.

Leessang's concert will take place at SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium in Bangi-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul on December 30th and 31st. The show is said to follow a joint concert format with 2 - 3 singer teams instead of their usual performances with Jungin.

Many people have been wondering if this will mark Gil's comeback to the entertainment scene ever since his hiatus for self-reflection due to his drunk driving controversy last April, which caused him to voluntary leave 'Infinity Challenge', a rep denied it and said since the concert was a promise since the beginning of the year so they have to proceed with it, Gil still hasn't any specific plan for his comeback yet.

Miss A's Fei transform into a lovely chef for 'Cooking Korea'

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 02:30 AM PDT


Miss A's Fei shows her youthful and lovely charm in promotional photos for SBS's new variety show 'Cooking Korea'.

On October 31st, she posted two 4-framed photos on her Twitter along with hashtags '#cookingkorea #feichef''. One photo shows her posing along with chef Kim Ho Yoon while in the other one, Fei doing some cute poses with various props such as bell pepper, cucumber, scoop and pan, capturing people' hearts with her lovely appearance.

'Cooking Korea' will broadcast its first episode today on October 31st.


Epik High tops Billboard's World Album Chart

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 02:02 AM PDT


Epik High's latest album is not only well-loved within the country but also from overseas fans.

According to Billboard on October 31st, Epik High's 8th album 'Shoebox' has climbed to #1 on its World Album Chart. Along with Epik High, VIXX's new mini album 'Error' also made it way to the #3 position on the chart.

Epik High recently had their first win with 'Happy Ending' on 'M! Countdown'. The song has been staying as #1 on various online music charts ever since its release.

Meanwhile, Epik High will hold their solo concert 'Parade 2014' in November and December.


Song Jae Rim to host 'SNL Korea' next week

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 01:30 AM PDT


Song Jae Rim will make his appearance on jTBC's 'SNL Korea' next week.

According to multiple broadcasters on October 31st, Song Jae Rim will host the 'SNL Korea' episode on November 8th. A source said,"Song Jae Rim will parody the dramas and movies that he has starred in. Though the concepts haven't been decided yet but they will be able to show Song Jae Rim' hidden charms".

Song Jae Rim has received much love through various projects that he has joined this year such as KBS's 'Inspiration Generation', tvN's 'Surplus Princess' and MBC's 'We Got Married'. Many people are anticipating to see his performance on 'SNL Korea'.

Block B's Zico to release solo single 'Tough Cookie' on November 5th

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 01:00 AM PDT


Block B's Zico will release his 1st solo single after 3 years into debut next month.

On October 31st, Zico uploaded a cartoon teaser image for his upcoming solo single on his Twitter. The image shows a giant text 'Touch Cookie - Zico Feat??' which has caused much curiosity among the fans about the artist that he will collaborate through this single.

The teaser image also revealed to be designed by famous graphic desginer Mina Kwon who has been in charged of the album artwork of Pharrel Williams, Christ Brown and Big Bang's Taeyang.

The song will be released on November 5th at midnight.

B.A.P named as one of the finalists in MTV EMA's 'Worldwide Act' category

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 12:32 AM PDT


B.A.P has surpassed Japanese artist Daichi Miura to represent Korea-Japan in the next round of votes for MTV EMA's Worldwide Act' category.

Aside from B.A.P, the other representatives in the finalists are Alessandra Amoroso, Bibi Zhou, Dawid Kwiatkowski, Dulce Maria, Fifth Harmony, Mohammed Assaf, One Direction, Revolverheld and 5 Seconds of Summer. In particular, B.A.P becomes the second South Korea artist to be nominated for MTV EMA following Big Bang's won in 2011.

If you want B.A.P to win, don't forget to vote for the group here until November 9th.

Yoon Hyun Sang Profile

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Real name: Yoon Hyun Sang (윤현상)
Birthday: January 14, 1994 
Horoscope: Capricorn
Label: LOEN entertainment
Occupation: singer, songwriter
Debut date: October 31, 2014
Debut EP album: "Piano Forte '

- He made it to the top 10 of SBS's K-Pop Star SS1
- IU is a fan of Yoon Hyun Sung, she even asked him to appear as a guest during her concert on June 9, 2012 in Ulsan. 
- IU also asked her agency to sign him on, revealing she was an admirer of Yoon Hyun Sang and his music. 

His debut track (duet with IU):




MBC to provide multilingual subtitles for over 2300 programs

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 11:30 PM PDT


On October 30, MBC stated that they will provide subtitles to 2,300 programs ranging from reality shows, cultural programs, to drama series for foreigners and multicultural families living in Korea. 

The subtitles will be available in 5 languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese. and can be streamed through websites Pooq and YouTube. The most popular shows of MBC will be added subtitles first are "Dad! Where Are You Going?", "MBC Show Music Core," "Infinity Challenge" and recent hit drama series "The Night Watchman's Journal".

The rep from MBC said, "We expect this multilingual service can help non-Korean viewers to better understand the programs and also help Korean viewers who are studying foreign languages. In addition, they can easily look up the meaning of new words with a few clicks".

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to WASSUP's Jiae

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Birth Name: Kim Ji Ae
Stage Name: Jiae
Birthday: October 31, 1995
Label: Mafia Record
Group: WA$$UP
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 168 cm
Blood type: O
Instrument: Guitar
Favorite colors: purple, blue
Instagram: @jiae1031

Jessica shares pictures with new friends Morgan Freeman, Yao Ming, and more

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 08:59 PM PDT



Jessica is expanding her circle of friends and they are not just celebrities but top international ones.

On her weibo account, she shares more pictures taken with her newly found friends as she writes, "Thank you Mission Hills for hosting such a wonderful event, the Spa was amazing too! It was good catching up with old friends and also making new ones. I even found someone that's taller than me - he's 229cm"

Along with this are photos taken with Morgan Freeman, Yao Ming , and more top Chinese celebrities. Check out more photos below:











SPICA release MV teaser for 'Ghost'

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 08:40 PM PDT



SPICA is making a special comeback this Halloween before Boa's solo debut.

The girls are singing an emotional song as a whole with the MV teaser shows Narae crying while the girls are having their make up done. As the girls look over her anxiously the song's climax hits off promising powerful vocals from the girls.

The single will be released on November 5. Check out the teaser below:


Hello Venus feel 'Sticky Sticky' in MV teaser

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 08:16 PM PDT



Hello Venus release the MV teaser for their 4th single 'Sticky Sticky'.

Along with the new members Seoyoung and Yeoreum, the girls show their sexy and funky style. Hello Venus also preview their choreography and formation teasing a sexy comeback.

The girls will release the single on November 6. For the meantime watch the MV teaser below:


ZhouMi debuts solo with mini album and MV for 'Rewind'

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 08:01 PM PDT



ZhouMi debuts as SM's newest soloist with his mini album 'Rewind' featuring fellow SM artists EXO Chanyeol and Tao for title track 'Rewind' rap part and a duet with f(x) Victoria for the track 'Loving You'.

Aside from the tracks released online in Korea and China today, the MV for 'Rewind' which the mentioned EXO members appeared are released. The physical release of Zhou Mi's first mini album will be on November 3.

Meanwhile, f(X) Amber is joining Zhou Mi on his stage performances this week.Check out the full version of Korean and Chinese MV below:



MBLAQ release main poster for 'Curtain Call' concert

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 07:41 PM PDT



The main poster for MBLAQ's upcoming concert this end of November is released in public.

The group debuted in 2009 and has grown into talented artists with each members venturing in their individual activities at the same time. This concert is prepared for the five of them together performing on stage to show their matured image and skills.

The concert 'Curtain Call' is happening on November 29-30 in Olympic Hall, Olympic Park, Seoul.

Yoon Hyun Sang and IU release MV for 'When Would It Be?'

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 07:00 PM PDT



Yoon Hyun Sang releases his debut MV which is a duet with IU. The song talks about people who can't accept goodbyes. It is a modern folk song with a monotone melody and sad mood. But the harmony and powerful vocals of the two bring climax to the song.

Watch below:

Sonamoo asks fans to name their 4th member

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 05:35 PM PDT


Sonamoo reveals the powerful rap of 4th member whose name is still an unknown at the moment.

She showcases her amazing rap skills in the audio clip below, according to TS Entertainment, she's 20 years old and attends Dongduk Women's University majoring in theater and film.

Check out her rap skills below:

Girl's Day's Yura shows her cuteness in 'Dodohara' BTS video

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 05:20 PM PDT


Girl's Day's Yura is an adorable girl in the BTS video of Dodohara, check out her cuteness below:

After School's Nana is a gorgeous Instyle girl

Posted: 30 Oct 2014 04:54 PM PDT


After School's Nana shows off her feminine charm for the November issue of Instyle magazine.

Check out more photos below: