Thursday, November 27, 2014

"Cross Gene release BTS photos from 'I'm Not A Boy, Not Yet A Man' MV filming" plus 21 more

"Cross Gene release BTS photos from 'I'm Not A Boy, Not Yet A Man' MV filming" plus 21 more


Cross Gene release BTS photos from 'I'm Not A Boy, Not Yet A Man' MV filming

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 07:00 AM PST



Cross Gene release the official BTS photos from the filming of their latest Korean single 'I'm Not A Boy, Not Yet A Man'.

Check out the handsome boys in action in the photos below:

































BIGFLO release MV making for 'Bad Mama Jama'

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 06:30 AM PST


BIGFLO fans can now het a behind the scene look from the group's latest song 'Bad Mama Jama'.

Check it out below:


EXID Hani's viral fancam reaches 2 million views

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 05:45 AM PST



The viral fancam of EXID's Hani which is bringing the girl group back in charts is reaching more than 2 million views as of the moment.

Earlier this week, EXID's song 'Up & Down' which was released in August, has appeared once again on charts. Thanks to the viral fancam of member Hani.

In the focused fancam taken during their 'Up & Down' performance in Paju, Hani was dancing passionately and appeared sexy and pretty at the same time. The audience's cheer was loud and apparently enjoying their performances.

Later on, the video has been passed on through various SNS and people have gotten interested that a mere fancam has even reach over 2 million views.

Check the fancam below:


Kyuhyun's MV revealed to have failed KBS due to the network's audio problem

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 05:15 AM PST



On November 24, KBS judged Kyuhyun's 'At Gwanghwamun' MV to be ineligible for broadcast because of its low audio quality.

Due to this, SM stated that they are going to review the MV and is going to submit a new one for reconsideration.

However, SM revealed today that they've submitted the MV and it passed. It turned out that the problem wasn't the poor audio quality but with the audio machine of KBS itself.

Meanwhile, Kyuhyun is currently promoting his solo song 'At Gwanghwamun' on music shows and has received 5 wins so far.

Jessica's 'Blanc & Eclare' is opening a store in Malaysia

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 05:29 AM PST



Good new Malaysia fans of Jessica!

Jessica's eyewear brand 'Blanc & Eclare' has announced that they are opening their first pop-up store in Malaysia.

Through the brand's various SNS account, a notice is posted, "BLANC & ECLARE is POPping up in Malaysia this December. #respecco Respec.co." Apparently, 'Blanc & Eclare' is teaming up with another eyewear brand Respec.co, to appeal to  Malaysian market. From Respec.com Facebook page,

"POP-UP Store - Exclusive event

100 limited pairs of BLANC & ECLARE with ONLY 5 pairs of sunglasses personalised signature by Founder and Head Designer, Jessica Jung. Exclusively available at the RESPEC Pop-Up Store. T&C apply."

Check out the poster for more information!

Sunny Hill release MV for ' starring 'Here I Am' starring Kim SiHyoung

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 04:00 AM PST




The MV for Sunny Hill's upcoming 3rd single 'Here I Am' is now released.

The MV plot draws a heartbreaking parting between lovers played by Sunny Hill's JuB and HISTORY's Kim SiHyoung. Aside from their impressive acting, the girls' emotional and melodic singing make the mood of the song become even more expressive.

Watch below:

Zia to release new single 'Bad Rumour' on December 2nd

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 01:32 AM PST


Zia will make her comeback with a winter ballad this December.

On November 27th, Zia's agency unveiled the a teaser photo which shows the singer sitting on the edge of a messy bed while having a gloomy expression on her face.

'Bad Rumour' is said to be a pop ballad produced by MELODESIGN who previously worked on Zia and Seo In Guk' duet 'Loved You'.

Be sure to catch Zia's new single on December 2nd.

TS Entertainment releases official statement regarding B.A.P's lawsuit

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 12:50 AM PST


Following the report about B.A.P's lawsuit against TS Entertainment to nullify their contract, the company has come out with an official statement on the issue.

TS Entertainment stated,"For all this while, we have always supported various activities of our artist B.A.P and did our best to achieve a common goal. As it was announced on October 28th, we had minimized all B.A.P's official schedules for them to take a rest as our priority by puting the safety of our artist first was made through mutual understanding. While being in the midst of discussing about the group' future activities with the artist's agreement, we learned about this sudden lawsuit through news articles".

They continued,"Currently TS Entertainment is looking for the specific details of the matter. However, there are no issues such as 'unfair contract conditions' or 'slave contracts' which were reported at all. We are sure that there hasn't been any one-sided or unfair treatment towards our artists"

"We will be taking steps to confirm the current situation as soon as possible and will continue handle it officially. Once again we want to sincerely apologize for causing you concern to everyone who love TS Entertainment and its artists. Thank you".

Go Sung Hee considered to star alongside Jaejoong in new drama 'Spy'

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 12:30 AM PST


Actress Go Sung Hee is in talks to star in KBS's upcoming drama 'Spy'.

According to an official from KBS on November 7th, Go Sung Hee has been offered the role of Yoon Jin, Sunwoo(Jaejoong)'s lover. Her agency also confirmed the news and said as she is currently positively reviewing it, nothing has been decided yet.

Go Sung Hee previously stared alongside TVXQ's Yunho in MBC's 'The Night's Watchman' so it's certain that her new project this time with JYJ's Jaejoong is gathering quite a lot of attention.

'Spy' is based on an Israeil drama, telling the story of a former North Korean spy and her son, who works as an agent for NIS. Bae Jong Ok, Yoo Oh Sung, Jung Won Jung, Jaejoong have been confirmed for the drama.

'Spy' is set to be broadcasted in January 2015.

Lee Jun Ki to star in Chinese movie 'Under The Sicily Sun'

Posted: 27 Nov 2014 12:00 AM PST


Lee Jun Ki has chosen 'Under The Sicily Sun' as his next movie project.

On November 27th, Namoo Actors revealed that Lee Jun Ki will be playing the male lead in upcoming Chinese movie 'Under The Sicily Sun'. The reason he chose the movie as his next project is because of its touching story and a high quality production crew.

'Under The Sicily Sun' will kick off its filming in December in Shanghai. It will tell an inspiring love story of a couple who travels across Shanghai, China and Sicily, Italy. Lee Jun Ki will play the role of a Korean man named Park Jun Ho who has an unchanging love to a girl.

Chinese actress Zhou Dong Yu will be playing as the female lead.

Kim Jong Kook and Haha announce their second US tour

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 11:30 PM PST


'Running Man's' members as well as singers, Kim Jong Kook and Haha, will be greeting New York and Dallas fans in December!

Their last LA concert, "Kim Jong Kook & Haha Running Man Bro's Concert" back in July was a big success. It not only attracted Korean fans but also Chinese, Filipino, and Latino-Americans, proving the strong popularity of K-pop outside of Korea. That's why the duo decided to greet more fans there.

For these concerts, Kim Jong Kook will showcase his hidden power vocals and Haha will perform his hit songs. Kim Jong Kook will also give fan a special surprise with a pop song that he has never performed on TV before.

Meanwhile, Kim Jong Kook & Haha will be in New York on December 12 and in Dallas on December 14. The two will also hold a special private fan meeting for the first 100 guests.

Jenny@dkpopnews

[BREAKING] B.A.P reported to have filed a lawsuit against TS Entertainment to nullify their contract

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 11:12 PM PST


Just 1 more month until we bid goodbye to 2014 yet we have to face another lawsuit for contract nullification in the K-Pop scene again.

According to an exclusive report by Xsport News on November 27th, all 6 members of B.A.P revealed to have filed a lawsuit against TS Entertainment to nullify their contract. The lawsuit has been submitted to Seoul Western District Court on November 26th.

The report said that the contract started becoming valid on the date their first album was released rather than the day the contract was signed and it has kept them with the company for more than 7 years. In addition, the terms that are set by the Fair Trade Commission to prevent 'slave contracts' were not ensured. The profit distribution which was included in the contract turns out as advantage for the company and disadvantage for the members. It was said that they were only paid 18 million won per member for the past 3 years they've been promoted.

Despite the unfair contract, B.A.P has released a total of 11 albums ever since they debuted in January 2012 and has been constantly going on concert tours in various countries around the world despite their bad health conditions.

TS Entertainment said they they will release an official statement about the matter soon.

Swimmer Park Tae Hwan and sport announcer Jang Ye Won deny their relationship rumour

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 11:00 PM PST


Olympic Gold medal swimmer Park Tae Hwan and sport announcer Jang Ye Won have officially denied their relationship rumour.

Earlier today on November 27th, The Fact released an exclusive report about how Park Tae Hwan and Jang Ye Won might be dating each other as they unveiled proof photos of the two spotting together on various occassions.

According to the report, Park Tae Hwan and Jang Ye Won usually go for movie or car dates on weekend nights due to their busy schedules. They were spotted meeting with their close acquaintances once but most of the times they were spotted alone together. They also exchange gifts sometimes.

However, the two have come out and said that they're just close oppa and dongsaeng. A rep from SBS stated,"We've checked with them and they said they just have a close oppa-dongsaeng relationship. Since there's nothing between them so they have no pressure going for movies together. They're also not in a 'some' relationship either".

You can check out for some of the photos from The Fact below






Happy birthday to EXO's Chanyeol

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 10:30 PM PST


Stage Name: Chanyeol
Real Name: Park Chan Yeol
Nicknames: Wealthy teeth, Happy virus, King of Derps
Label: SM entertainment
Group: EXO; EXO-K
Position: Main rapper, Vocalist
Born: November 27th, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Personality: Bright, Positive, Cheerful, Romantic
Family: Father, Mother, older sister
Height: 185cm
Weight: 70kg
Blood Type: A
Education: Hyundai Chungun High School
Super Power (Badge): Flame (Phoenix)
Habit: Following the rhythm of a song with his hands
Favorite Foods: Galbi, Tonkatsu
Favorite Number: 21
Favorite Colors: Black
Hobbies: Listening to music
Motto: "Enjoy yourself"
Role Models: Jason Mraz, Eminem

- He won second place in a televised modeling contest.
- He joined SM Entertainment in 2008 through the SM Casting System
- He can play a lot of instruments: guitar, drums, African drums, and bass
- He is close with DBSK's Yunho and Super Junior's Siwon
- His ideal girl is someone who is cute, smiles a lot, and is sincere.
- He is passionate about learning how to play new instruments.
- He is a fixed member of SBS's "Roommate" season 1
- He is a huge fan of 2NE1's Dara


Happy birthday to Shinhwa's Hyesung

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 10:00 PM PST

 

Stage Name: Shin Hye Sung
English Name: Steve Jung
Korean Name: Jung Pil Kyo
Nickname: Sonic
Birthday: November 27, 1979
Label: Shinhwa company
Group: Shinhwa
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Blood Type: A

-He has a black belt in Taekwondo
-He is signed under Liveworks Company as a solo artist

Royal Pirates announce first official concert "T.Y. Party"

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 08:00 PM PST



Royal Pirates Moon, Sooyoon, and James announced themselves that they are having their first official live concert "T.Y. Party".

A video is uploaded on their Youtube channel wherein members are inviting and giving out details about their concert.

Meanwhile, "T.Y. Party" is happening on December 16th at the KTNG Sangsangmadang Live Hall! It's your chance!


Roy Kim lends his voice for 'Pinocchio' OST

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 07:21 PM PST



Roy Kim sings the OST for drama 'Pinocchio' starring Park Shin Hye and Lee Jong Suk.

With his sweet and warm vocals, Roy Kim expresses the feelings from Dahl Po's character towards In Ha.

Check out the soothing acoustic song and some clips from the drama below:


Taeyang to kick off his first solo world tour in Hongkong

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 06:51 PM PST



Taeyang will be having his first solo world tour "2015 TAEYANG WORLD TOUR RISE".

Taeyang is repaying the immense support he has received for his latest album 'Rise' which was released in the summer this year. Taeyang will kick off his world tour in Hongkong at Asia World Expo Hall on January 10, 2015.

Other countries listed in particular order are China, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and Taiwan. Expect more countries to be added soon and experience Taeyang's emotional and powerful live performances.

Watch the teaser spot below:



YG Hip Hop project 2 reveals 1st member Bobby

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 06:30 PM PST



Following the successful unit hip hop debut of GDxTaeyang, YG is now preparing its 2nd project unit and the 1st member of their three-member new unit is revealed.

YG updated their 'What's Next' revealing a photo of Bobby, who recently joined HI SUHYUN for their unit track 'I'm Different'.

Meanwhile, the remaining two members of this 2nd hip hop unit will be revealed soon until the single release on December 2. Any guess?

Girl's Day Minah joins instagram

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 06:01 PM PST



Girl's Day Minah started her own instagram following Hyeri.

For her first post, Minah takes a selca making V-sign letting her fans know that she's also on instagram so feel free to follow her and don't miss any photo updates from Minah herself.

Follow Minah now @bbang_93

Five-day journey of global citizens, exploring attractions in the city of Seoul comes to an end

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 03:07 PM PST


▪ As a global digital campaign designed to emphasize dynamic and lively images of Seoul, Run@Seoul Week was designed to spread emotions and stories about Seoul to the world.
▪ Five runners received real-time missions from hundreds of thousands of global citizens and accomplished them at approximately 120 locations in Seoul, and the video was broadcasted live to the world.
▪ With activities of runners covering the theme of history, daily lives and trends of Seoul, and attractions of Seoul were disseminated worldwide, and opportunities for indirect and direct trips to various sites of Seoul were also provided.


(Nov. 25, 2014, Seoul) On Nov. 24, the city of Seoul announced successful completion of 'Run@Seoul Week', a global brand campaign for global citizens' real-time tour of various attractions in Seoul through the online channel.

For five days from Nov. 19 to 23, a total of 400,000 global citizens visited the official website of Run@Seoul Week (http://www.runseou.kr) and they gave around 120,000 real-time missions to foreign runners, and all of the participants of the event were able to experience every nook and cranny of Seoul.

In particular, 5 runners from the USA, China, Japan and Singapore were chosen at an acceptance rate of 0.07% (1:1,400). They communicated with global citizens around the world in real-time and visited about 120 locations such as tourist attractions and famous restaurants in Seoul to accomplish missions with citizens of Seoul while broadcasting the city of Seoul to the world.

The final winner of Run@Seoul Week was Aaron Trimble from the USA, who perfectly completed about 30 missions during his five-day trip and delivered fabulous live streaming videos of his activities at his mission spots in Seoul.

Aaron Trimble stated, "It was amazing that people around the world could participate in the real-time activities for exploring Seoul through an open platform." He then added, "I am very glad that I could rediscover various fascinate locations of Seoul by communicating with global citizens, and I am really happy that I could be the winner of Run@Seoul Week."

The SNS award for the most active SNS user of Facebook, Twitter or Instagram was given to Syahmi Rashid from Singapore, and the award for the most photogenic runner who reflected the mission activities in video the best was given to Zhou Lin Jin of China. The award for the most popular runner was given to Xie Yi from China, and the award for the kindest runner was given to Kento Okazaki from Japan.

Tae-woong Kang, who planned the project as a general director of tourism in Seoul, said, "I hope Run@Seoul Week campaign provided opportunities for global citizens as well as foreign runners to not only explore famous tourist attractions in Seoul but also experience diverse daily lives of citizens of Seoul, the leaders of global culture and trends." He added, "We plan to consistently implement campaigns for global citizens to communicate with one another and promote Seoul as a global tourist city full of fascinating aspects."

The city of Seoul plans to make a short promotional video showing runners' stay in Seoul and episodes of accomplishing missions in various sites around Seoul and spread the video through major video sites such as YouTube, Ustream, etc.


Hello Venus' Yooyoung reveals dance cover for 'Wiggle'

Posted: 26 Nov 2014 03:03 PM PST


Hello Venus' Yooyoung shows off her dancing skills in the practice video for Wiggle, check out her amazing figure below: