Thursday, December 11, 2014

"G-dragon shares 'haduri' selfies with Taeyang" plus 20 more

"G-dragon shares 'haduri' selfies with Taeyang" plus 20 more


G-dragon shares 'haduri' selfies with Taeyang

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 07:00 AM PST



G-Dragon brings back memories when he uploads 'Haduri selfies' with his friend of 14 years Taeyang.

The photos were taken when they are still young. Both are looking like those young boys messing with each other. The two friends are sporting their hip hop swags while looking adorable at the same time.

Meanwhile, GDxTaeyang are currently promoting their single 'Good Boy'. It's very heartwarming.

'No.Mercy' shares 2nd round of participants' dance performance

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 06:40 AM PST



Survival show 'No.Mercy' uploads the 2nd round of its 12 participants dance performance.

The video is split into two screens for the two groups. Both groups are dancing simultaneously showcasing their skills. The top team are dressed in black outfits while the bottom one are uniformed wearing suspenders and neckties.

Watch below and tell us which team you like more.



Sonamoo's High.D releases cover of 'And I am telling you I'm not Going'

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 06:20 AM PST



High.D, 5th member of TS' Entertainment upcoming girl group Sonamoo, releases her cover of Jennifer HUdson's 'And I am telling you I'm not Going'.

Though we don't get to see her, the audio of her singing is enough to tell that she's in vocal line. High.D hits high notes and has a good English pronunciation.

Check her cover below:


MAMA2014 releases hidden stories of EXO, IU&Mino, GDxTaeyang, and more

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 05:45 AM PST



MAMA2014 releases some hidden stories of the artists who performed at the event on December 3.

Hidden stories include the artists' preparation and rehearsals such as collaboration performances, interviews, candid moments during the ceremony and more.

Below are some of the secret stories shared from EXO, IU&Mino, GDxTaeyang, Tiffany, Infinite, and more!


Zhoumi clarifies rumors of him being unpatriotic and defaming China

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:52 AM PST



Super Junior-M's Zhoumi has expressed his side regarding the rumors going around of him being unpatriotic and defaming his country, China.

The rumors started when he made a guest appearance on JTBC 'Abnormal Summit' on December 8 along with Super Junior Kangin.

Yesterday, Zhoumi posted a message on his weibo, "My heart is already tired…I don't know what to say anymore…I am a Chinese, I love my country…you can say anything but please don't accuse me of being unpatriotic…no matter when I am always proud of being Chinese………"

He followed it up with a lengthy post today to clarify what he shared on the show. His post is translated as follows:

Clarifications on the recent rumors
11th December 2014 12:11
Hello, everyone. I am Zhoumi. After the incident happened, (I) have been really stressed for the continuous few days, and (I) have been hestitating whether or not (I should) write this clarification article, but this time(,) I am being said for not being patriotic, (and) defaming China's image in a foreign country, discrediting (my) homeland, I really have to explain, to me(,) this is really an utmost hurt and defame, as a Chinese who is having activities in Korea, I have always been proud of being a Chinese, now that (this) incident has happened, no matter how (I) explain(,) everyone might still not believe, but here(,) I (would) still hope that through my own mouth, (I will be able to) explain the real situation at that point of time with regards to the rumor.
1: (The) program is a talk show(,) where (they) invite a few foreigners from different countries(,) who are staying in Korea(,) to participate (in the show), the topic for that day is security, thus as a guest(,) everyone will raise an example to explain each country's current security situation and also the security situation in the past(,) and also (their) encounters(.)
2: On the day of recording(,) I spoke about my mother's encounter (which) happened a long time ago(.)
3: In the program(,) I said(,) "It happened when (my) mother was on the way to the airport", not (that) it happened at the airport(.)
4: At that point of time(,) when (my) mother was cheated(, she) already lost consciousness, through (my) mother's narration, I used the Korean phrase "spray" on the program, but (I) did not say spray of ecstasy, (when my) mother was unconscious(,) the cash, savings card, password and identification card in her wallet were (all) taken away, 3 savings cards (adding up together,) about (a total of) 50 thousand Renminbi were withdrawn out (Because it is a Korean program, so I used about 10 million Korean won to explain)
5: From the start of the program till the end, I did not say "China is a dangerous country" like what the rumor said, and in the program I explicitly said that "China is not a dangerous country, I love my homeland very much."
6: At the end of the program(,) I elaborated my own idea, (when you're) away from home, no matter which country, even in a safe country(,) everyone should pay attention to safety themselves.
7: Things said in the program really happened to (my) mother, alot people are saying that for me to go to the program, (I am) bringing out my mother to spread rumors, when the incident happened(,) I just entered into university, after (my) mother settled everything and left(,)for about 5 to 6 hours (she was) uncontactable, after knowing that even (her) identification card had also been taken away, not having even a penny, (my) mother went to the police station and made a report(,) afterwhich found a friend and borrowed money to take the train home, at that time(,) glad that nothing dangerous happened to (my) mother….. but it is definitely not making up facts just for the program.
Because it's a Korean program, as a Chinese(,) my ability to express in Korean is not so perfect, with regards to the incident (that happened) in the program(,) I did a brief elaboration, (I have) absolute no intention of defaming my own homeland, perhaps due to the issue of statements(,) causing audience's misunderstanding, I hereby apologize…… Regards to the rumor's garble on the Internet, (I) hope everyone could finish watching the whole program, in every Korean program(,) I have shown the pride and honor of being a Chinese should have, (I) don't expect (that I could) have everyone's approval, but please everyone give me (some) basic respect.
I don't know in the first place in what reason some people are defaming and making malicious speculation on the Internet, even going to the extend to personal attacking me and my family member, regarding this, I have already handed to (my) company(,) hoping to solve the problem by legal methods. Thank you for everyone's understanding and support…...
          Chinese to English translated by @sj_empire
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TRAX' Jungmo makes an electric guitar version of 'At Gwanghwamun'

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:30 AM PST



TRAX's talented guitarist Jungmo rearranged and makes an electric guitar version of Kyuhyun's hit ballad song 'At Gwanghwamun'.

Not only did Jungmo impresses with his street guitar performance of the song but he also went to Gwanghwamun himself. Kyuhyun is also impressed and wrote on his twitter, "Jungmo hyung is jjang ㅋㅋ the feeling is perfectly different.. It's exciting like a youthful drama OST!!!!!!! It's the best it's perfectly good!! youtu.be/KNsmY_06tlM #AtGwanghwamun#

Check out his amazing version below:



'Misaeng' Siwan & Kang Sora appointed as trade ambassadors

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 04:00 AM PST



Lead stars of tvN drama's "Misaeng", Im Siwan and Kang Sora are appointed as honorary ambassadors of Korea Traders Association today.

Siwan and Sora attended the ceremony at Trade Center, SamSeong-dong in Seoul and received their certificates.

Siwan and Kang Sora are starring as office workers on tvN's Friday and Saturday drama 'Misaeng', which will have its last episode next week.




SM Entertainment to take legal action against Chinese cosmetic company's unauthorized use EXO's Luhan photos

Posted: 11 Dec 2014 12:26 AM PST


Chinese cosmetic company KanS reported to have illegally used photos of Luhan while he was still in EXO for their promotions. SM Entertainment quickly took notice of it and responded that they will take legal action against the alleged copyright infringement.

It was revealed that the photo in which Luhan was covering his right eye with a heart was from EXO's Chinese CF while the photo used on the curshion was taken during his promotions with EXO.

SM Entertainment released an official statement regarding the issue,"We've collected information on the photos used by the cosmetic company and confirmed our copyright on them. We're discussion the matter with legal experts about what legal action to take against the company"


Sunye reported to retire from the entertainment industry + JYP claims she's still in Wonder Girls

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 11:45 PM PST


On December 10th, there were reports stating that Wonder Girls' Sunye decided to retire from the entertainment industry according to her interview from a charity concert at a church in New Jersey, which has shocked many fans.

Sunye said in the interview at the concert on December 5th,"Although I already reached the top as a singer, I couldn't fulfill the emtiness in my heart","I want to share the love of Jesus and live a life preaching the gospel". She also confirmed her departure from the celebrity life by saying,"Return to the entertainment industry? That won't ever happen".

Regarding the sudden shocking news, JYP Entertainment later came out denying the reports and said that those were misinterpretation of Sunye's statement,"Sunye seemed to talk about her distant future plans, not immediate future at a church event in the United States. She still remains her position in Wonder Girls. It's not true that Sunye is retiring or Wonder Girls will be disbanding. Nothing has changed at all".

The company also added,"Our contract with Sunye is still valid. What she said hasn't been talked over with the company. We have nothing to say as of now".

Sistar announced to be the stars of 'Showtime' season 4

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 11:15 PM PST


The protagonist for 'Showtime' season 4 revealed to be none other than Sistar!

Starship Entertainment announced on December 11th,"Sistar has been chosen as the new star for 'Showtime' season 4. You will be able to see a more honest image of Sistar through the show".

Sistar has received much love for their honest and outspoken characters through various variety shows so many fans are looking forward to see their new sides on this new show. The members revealed to have their first recording on December 10th.

Previous groups who starred in 'Showtime' were EXO, B2ST and A Pink.

2AM's Changmin becomes a university professor

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 10:55 PM PST


2AM's Changmin revealed to have become a university professor recently.

On December 11th, an official from Seo Hae University said,"2AM's Changmin has been appointed as a professor of Applied Music at our university. He will begin teaching in 2015".

The rep continued,"Changmin has obtained great leadership skills as he worked as a vocal trainer before debut and also gained much competencies while working as a singer. While other people takes many years to train, it just took Changmin a few months before making his debut. His singing ability is really well-polished".

Meanwhile, Changmin and 8eight's Lee Hyun will hold their first concert as Homme on December 23rd and 24th at Sejong University's Ocean Hall.

Shin Dong Yup, Yoo Hee Yeol, Sung Si Kyung to host '2014 KBS Entertainment Awards'

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 10:26 PM PST


The MC lineup for '2014 KBS Entertainment Awards' has been announced.

According to the officials from KBS on December 11th, Shin Dong Yup, Yoo Hee Yeol and Sung Si Kyung have been appointed as the hosts for '2014 KBS Entertaiment Awards'.

A rep from KBS said,"The MC lineups for awards ceremony are usually mixed but this year is exceptional as the three hosts will be all men. We hope to give everyone a fun broadcast with this unique combination".

'2014 KBS Entertainment Awards' will be held on December 27th.

Nell to release new single 'Green Nocturne' on December 15th

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 10:12 PM PST


Nell will greet fans with a new single for this winter season.

On December 11th, Woollim Entertainment uploaded a teaser photo on official Twitter with a message,"#Nell is releasing a new single 'Green Nocturne' to embrace this winter. Look forward to Dec. 15th, 2014!".

The company said,"Nell won't release any new album for this year. The new song just naturally came out as they were in the midst of preparing for their year-end concert". In particular, 'Green Nocturne' is said to be an acoustic song which fits perfectly with this season.

Meanwhile, Nell will hold 'Christmas in Nell's Room' concert on December 24th.

Yoonsang releases MV for 'Waltz' ft. Davink

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 08:00 PM PST



Yoonsang has released his EP album 'The Duets PART1' today along with the MV for its title track 'Waltz', which is a collaboration track with Davink.

The EP album consists of three tracks including a duet with Tim and Infinite's Kim Sung Gyu. The track 'Waltz' is written by Yoonsang which described the feelings of lovers falling in love.

Check out the MV below:


Bumkey is arrested and detained for court trial for drug charges

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 07:47 PM PST



Brand New Music's Bumkey is caught up in a drug scandal and is arrested this morning of December 11 for violating drug administration law last October.

According to prosecutors, Bumkey has been charged with crime of selling 6 grams of Philopon to his two contacts. He is also charged for using Ecstasy twice from August 2012 to September 2013.

Bumkey has denied the accusation initially but prosecutors explained that they've acquired evidences from the buyers' testimonies, hair tests, and transaction accounts.

In regard to this, Brand New Music stated, "We deeply apologize and regretful that our artist Bumkey is caught up in this scandal." They added, "Bumkey is not confirming the scandal so we are going to present the truth in the court. For now, we ask for your patience and hopeful that you refrain from speculations regarding the matter."

Meanwhile, Bumkey is currently in detention before the scheduled trial today wherein he will be questioned with witnesses present at the court.

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WINNER to kick off their 'WWIC 2015' in Seoul

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 07:11 PM PST



WINNER has announced the first host city of their 'Worldwide Inner Circle Conference' and o course it's none other than Seoul.

Domestic Inner Circles would get to join WINNER at their fanmeeting conference on January 31 at Olympic Gymnastic Stadium.

Who's coming?

Kanto releases MV for 'Before the Snow' starring Yoonjo

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 07:06 PM PST



Kanto releases the MV for his new single 'Before the Snow' featuring As One and starring former Hello Venus member Yoonjo.

The song is very suitable for winter season with its dreamy melody in addition to Kanto and As One's vocal harmony.

Watch below:


WINNER to release 'WELCOMING COLLECTION DVD'

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 06:30 PM PST



After announcing their worldwide fanmeeting tour, WINNER is definitely giving out early Christmas gifts to fans by releasing their 'WELCOMING COLLECTION DVD'.

Through the notice written on their Facebook page,
"WINNER's WELCOMING COLLECTION DVD, 'GOOD BYE 2014 X WELCOMING 2015' will be out in Korea and Japan on January 28th, 2015!
You can enjoy special contents revealing fresh and genuine sides of all the members and watch never before released footage of WINNER after the release of '2014 S/S'.
Look out for more in the near future. Thank you!"

You do sure want to get a copy, don't you?

Teen Top release self MV of 'Snow Kiss'

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 06:00 PM PST


Rejoice Angels! If you miss Teen Top's fun and bright image, which was apparently not on their comeback concepts lately, then watching their latest MV is will satisfy you.

A special self MV for their winter season track 'Snow Kiss' is revealed giving you more candid, adorable, fun and lively boys of Teen Top.

Watch below:


APink show their sexy waves on Kiss The Radio

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 04:38 PM PST


APink show their dorky side on Kiss The Radio, the girls show their sexy waves on the radio show, be sure to check it out:



Jessica and Krystal reveal BTS video for Laplalette

Posted: 10 Dec 2014 04:02 PM PST



Jung sisters reveal BTS video for Laplalette CF, check out the video below: