Friday, November 7, 2014

"EXO send supportive message for D.O.'s film 'Cart'" plus 23 more

"EXO send supportive message for D.O.'s film 'Cart'" plus 23 more


EXO send supportive message for D.O.'s film 'Cart'

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 07:00 AM PST



EXO members display their brotherhood by supporting fellow member D.O's upcoming movie 'Cart' through a video message.

Leader Suho relays the good news and invited their fans to come and see D.O's movie together with them. Meanwhile, 'Cart' starring D.O. will be shown in theaters starting on Nove,ber 13.

Watch their video below:


CNBlue, FT Island, AOA, & Juniel send encouraging words to students taking 'suneung'

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 06:15 AM PST



Korea students are taking their college entrance test next week and FNC artists make sure to send their encouraging words and cheer them on.

Videos from CNBlue, FT Island, AOA, and Juniel are uploaded on Youtube so that their repective fans can get cheer and be encouraged during this tough time of their school life. FNC artists send their messages and advice so that students can be optimistic.

Watch the videos below:


VIXX release MV making and BTS pictorial for 'Error'

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 05:45 AM PST



VIXX belatedly share the clips of their MV making and pictorial for 'Error'.

From their fierce and charismatic pictorial shooting to their MV filming, the boys have shown how hardworking their are in preparation for their 2nd mini album.

Watch how these boys play behind their fierce stage appearances.


BEAST win their 5th trophy with '12:30' at Music Bank

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 05:06 AM PST



BEAST add another win after they take the trophy with '12:30' at Music Bank today.

For this episode, BEAST battle against EPIK HIGH and take their 5th win at the end. Watch their performance below:

Congratulations!



Yang Hong Seok shed tears ahead of elimination on 'Mix&Match'

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 04:31 AM PST



On November 6th broadcast of Mix&Match, Yang Hong Seok participated on the final match to become iKON's final member but was unfortunately eliminated.

Before the announcement of the result, iKON's confirmed member Bobby expressed sadness while  Song Yun Hyeong said, "I am sad although I passed. From the very start I didn't know I will have this much of affection. I care for them a lot like brothers." Bobby added, "This is not the end. I don't want to think sadly about it."

During an interview with the staff, Yang Hong Seok said, "I think this is the most dynamic moment of my 21 years. In the finals I thought I wouldn't cry."

He added, "I think the parting is going to be too hard for me. I don't want to part ways with hyungs" In the end, three participants, Kim Dong Hyuk, Jung Jin Hyung and Yang Hong Seok remained hopefuls to join and be the last member of iKON but Dong Hyuk is chosen after the result making Jung Jin Hyung and Yang Hong Seok eliminated.

Meanwhile, iKON are making their first stage performance on November 15 & 16 in Nagoya, Japan  for Big Bang's opening performance.



AOA release new batch of sexy teasers for 'Like A Cat'

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 04:00 AM PST

AOA release new batch of sexy teaser images for their upcoming single 'Like A cat'.

The girls are  making their fans excited with the MV teaser released showing their sexier and hotter choreography.

Check out the photos below:








Ulala Session to release 1st full-length album 'reJOYce' on November 19th

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 02:01 AM PST


Ulala Session will make their comeback with 1st full-length album 'reJOYce' this November.

On November 7th, Ulala Company announced that Ulala Session will release their 1st album 'reJOYce' on November 19th. The 2nd title track of the album will be pre-released on the upcoming 11th at noon.

The pre-released track is said to be a ballad which was composed by composer Kim Ji Soo and penned by Kim Ji Hyang who previously worked on Seo In Guk & Zia's 'Breaking Up Man and Woman' and Park Hyo Shin's 'Wild Flower'.

'reJOYce' will be available at noon on November 19th.


Junjin revealed to have postponed the release of his solo album to focus on Shinhwa's group album

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 01:30 AM PST


It seems fans will have to wait for a while for Junjin's new solo album.

According to multiple stakeholders in the music industry, Junjin has postponed the release of his solo album to fully focus on the preparation of Shinhwa's upcoming full album.

Previously Junjin was revealed to be preparing for his new solo album which is scheduled to be released later this year or earlier next year. It's been 7 years since the release of his mini album 'Fascination' in 2009 so many people have been anticipating to it.

Meanwhile, Shinhwa is expected to make a comeback in January 2015.

Park Min Woo confirmed to star in new movie 'In The Mood For Love'

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 01:00 AM PST


Park Min Woo will make his big screen debut in new movie 'In The Mood For Love' alongside with Yoo Yeon Suk and Moon Chae Won.

According to King Kong Entertainment on November 7th, Park Min Woo will take the role Kang Jin Chul who is a talented basketball player in the movie.

'In The Mood For Love' tells the story of a man and a woman who meet each other by chance on a train and will spend 24 hours together in an unfamiliar city of Busan.

Park Min Woo shared his thought,"It's my honor to star in a highly anticipated film about Chungmuro. I'm both happy and thankful since it will be my first big screen challenge. I will do my best to exceed everyone's expectation"

'In The Mood For Love' will be premiered next year.

Sung Si Kyung so sing the title track of Yoo Hee Yeol's one-man band Toy's upcoming album

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 12:30 AM PST


Sung Si Kyung has been revealed to sing the title track of Yoo Hee Yeol's one-man band Toy's new album.

On November 7th, Antenna Music announced that Sung Si Kyung will be singing 'Three People' which was selected as the title track for Toy's 7th album.

According to the agency, 'Three People' will be the 2014 version of 'Good Person' which was the title track of Toy's 5th album 'Fermata' in 2001 and featured the vocal by Kim Hyung Jung. 'Three People' will serve as the extension of the original song as it will portrait the sad feeling of a man watching his two friends getting married to each other.

Antenna Music also added that there's a possibility for a double title track, for now only 'Three People' has been confirmed as one of them.

Toy's 7th album has attracted much attention for the star-studded featured artists included Sung Si Kyung, Kim Dong Ryul, Sun Woo Jung Ah, Lim Kim, Dynamic Duo, Zion.T, Akdong Musician's Lee Soo Hyun, Kwon Jin Ah, Beenzino, Crush. The album will be released on November 18th.

Henry, Park Myung Soo, Kyuhyun's sister and more to join tvN's new musical reality show 'Always Cantare'

Posted: 07 Nov 2014 12:00 AM PST


tvN's new musical reality show 'Always Cantare' has announced its official cast members.

According to an official broadcaster on November 7th, Super Junior-M's Henry, Park Myung Soo, Gong Hyung Jin, Oh Sang Jin, Sam Hammington, Sam Ochiri, Hyun Jyu Ni, Vanilla Lucy's Hyera, ZE:A's Jung Heechul, B.I.G's Benji, Super Junior Kyuhyun's sister Cho Ara, EXID' Hani and Hyerin, C-Clown's Rome, have been confirmed to join 'Always Cantare'.

'Always Cantare' will be a 4-episode series where the cast members and a 48-member orchestra will gather together and play under musical conducter Gum Nanse. The auditions to choose members for the orchestra already concluded on the 6th. Conductor Gum Nanse and the performers were also revealed to have finished shooting the opening for the show.

'Always Cantare' is scheduled to be broadcasted in December.


Kim Ha Neul to star in a Korean-Chinese collaboration movie

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 11:30 PM PST


It has been reported that Korean actress Kim Ha Neul will star in the upcoming Korean-Chinese collaboration movie titled "Making Family".

'Making family' is a rom-com about a Korean woman and a Chinese man starting a family in an unlikely way. The movie starring Kim Ha Neul and a popular Chinese actor, Aarif Rahman, will be directed by director of "The Suicide Forecast" Jo Jin Mo.

Kim Ha Neul shared her thought in a press conference, "I like the heart-warming story and I think my character Miyeon could represent Korean woman to Chinese audience".

The movie plans to record in both Korea and China around this month.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Akdong Musician confirmed to attend MelOn Music Awards 2014

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 11:00 PM PST


Along with Taeyand and Winner, Akdong Musician will also attend MelOn Music Awards 2014.

According to the orgaziners from MelOn and MBC Plus Media on November 7th, rookie due Akdong Musician has been confirmed to make their appearance at MelOn Music Awards 2014.

A rep also revealed that all the artists are preparing for their special stages at the event to commemorate MelOn's 10th anniversary. In particular, Akdong Musician will present a colorful performance with 'Alice In Wonderland' concept, raising everyone's expectation towards the awards show.

MelOn Music Awards 2014 will be held on November 13th at Seoul Olympic Park Stadium.

NBC Universal to remake Jtbc's program ′Hidden Singer′

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 10:30 PM PST


It has been revealed that the format of JTBC's hit variety program "Hidden Singer" was sold to NBC Universal in order to remake into an US version.

A rep from Jtbc said, "After broadcasting 'Hidden Singer' we got many love-calls from various networks to buy the program's copyright. After a year of negotiation, we decided to sell the format to NBC Universal, which is a popular network owning channel NBC, CNBC, Bravo, and E!. They also imported the format of 'The Voice' from the Netherlands and made it a big hit in the world"

"Hidden Singer" is a singing program in which real singers compete with non-celebrities who have similar voices. Audience will vote for the voice they prefer to decide the winner. Fans are expecting the US version to have many famous singers' participation.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Park Jin Young to celebrate 20 years since debut with a special concert

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 10:00 PM PST


On November 5, the producer, solo artist and also the head of JYP Entertainment, Park Jin Young marked the 20th anniversary of his debut and he will be hosting a special concert to commemorate this milestone.

Park Jin Young will hold a small concert on November 8th at Seoul Olympic Park's Olympic Hall and perform many of his hit songs during 20 years, including the debut single "Don't Leave Me" released in September 1994.

Since debut, Park Jin Young has made his own position in music industry as a successful singer, composer as well as producer. He established JYP Entertainment in 2001 at the age of 29 and has brought to Kpop many big names like g.o.d., Rain, Wonder Girls, Miss A, 2AM, 2PM... He is also a talented composer with a total of 508 songs, and 42 of which have topped major music charts. 

For his upcoming anniversary concert, Park Jin Young raise expectation as he will have collaboration stages with his label's artists such as HA:TFELT, Sunmi, 15&, GOT7 and rookie artist Bernard Park.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Zico is stormed with hateful comments by displaying the confederate flag

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 08:31 PM PST



Aside from getting criticized for homophobic slur in his rated-19 MV, Block B's Zico, who has just released his solo debut track 'Tough Cookie' is stormed with hateful comments by wearing a confederate flag on his MV.

Minutes after Zico dropped his MV, netizens have reacted to the use of a homophobic slur in his rap lyrics which basically degrades homosexuals.  Things have gone worse when some uploaded screen captures of Zico wearing a jacket with a confederate flag on his arm.

Confederate Flag has been on a heated debate being considered as a symbol of hate and racism. Though there are arguments that it is not, however displaying the said flag is a sensitive matter and can trigger arguments.

What is your opinion about this?  Watch the MV below:



Teen Top unveil teaser images of Niel and CAP for '20’s LOVE TWO EXITO'

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 08:00 PM PST



Teen Top haave finally unveiled the last pair of their individual teaser images for their repackaged album '20's LOVE TWO EXITO'

Niel and CAP are rather sexy-looking in these photos showing their wet look. Their gazes are also captivating fans. Meanwhile, Teen Top are releasing their repackaged album ''20's LOVE TWO EXITO"  on November 11.





Hangeng celebrates his 9th anniversary along with Super Junior

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 07:30 PM PST



Former Super Junior Hangeng is looking back on his roots and celebrates his 9th anniversary along with Super Junior on November 6.

Hangeng posted series of photos showing the timeline from the year since his debut with Super Junior until his present solo career. He captioned, "#1106 #Hangeng debut ninth anniversary Everyone who walked with me, I love you all!

The photos with Super Junior have warmed fans hearts. They replied him such as "Hangeng you've come this far, I'm proud of you.""You always treasure Super Junior that's why we treasure you.", "I hope for a reunion.","I will support you in your every anniversary." 

Zico releases R-19 MV for solo debut single 'Tough Cookie'

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 07:07 PM PST



Block B's Zico debuts as solo today with the release of his first single 'Tough Cookie' and the MV is released as well.

Zico showcases his various skills in this debut by being involved from composing, producing, and singing. Check it out below:


Kyuhyun to hold fall concert and releases new concept images

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 06:51 PM PST



Kyuhyun has released further details about his upcoming solo debut.

Along with new concept teasers which display the sentimental Kyuhyun in the mood for fall, it is also announced that he is holding a fall concert 'In Gwanghwamun' to commemorate his debut on November 13 in Yes24 Move Hall in Mapo-gu.

Moreover, Kyuhyun is going to start promoting his title track 'In Gwanghwamun', which is described as a sentimental ballad track expressed through Kyuhyun's emotional and sweet melody and vocals, at Music Bank on November 14,Music Core on 15, and Inkigayo on 16.

Meanwhile, Kyuhyun's first mini solo debut album 'In Gwanghwamun' will be released on November 13.



GOT7 will show their 'Identity' in first album release

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 06:00 PM PST



GOT7 are returning with their 1st full length album 'Identity' and teaser images are released today featuring individual and group concept images.

The boys are wearing black and white matching outfits and striking various poses. Details of releases are also indicated in each photo.

The music video will be released on November 17. Moreover, they are also holding a comeback showcase on the same day at 8PM before the release of their 1st album online on November 18, while the physical release is scheduled on 20th.

Check out the photos of the members below:








VIXX sing 'Error' & 'Eternity' on Cultwo Show

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 03:41 PM PST



VIXX impress with their live singing ability on Cultwo Show, check out their performance for Eternity and Error below:



APink tease with more concept photos for 5th mini album

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 03:35 PM PST


Apink continue to tease with the 2nd set of teaser images for their 5th mini album, check out for more photos below:







Clara overcomes her 'Fear' in new MV

Posted: 06 Nov 2014 03:25 PM PST


Clara releases her first digital single 'Fear', check out the MV below: