Wednesday, December 17, 2014

"Park Jin Young reported to have sold the JYPE Building to SK Telecom Chairman's sister for 7.6 billion won" plus 21 more

"Park Jin Young reported to have sold the JYPE Building to SK Telecom Chairman's sister for 7.6 billion won" plus 21 more


Park Jin Young reported to have sold the JYPE Building to SK Telecom Chairman's sister for 7.6 billion won

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 08:28 AM PST



Park Jin Young reported to have sold the building of his company last November.

According to various reports on December 17th, Park Jin Young sold the JYPE Buiding located in Cheongdam-dong to SK Telecom Chairman's younger sister Choi Goi Won, who is also the president of SK Happiness Foundation for 7.6 billion won last November.

Following the sale, JYP Entertainment is currently under a 3 year rental contract for the building with the monthly rent worths 25 million won. The sale was completed on November 25th and the company still has no plan on whether they will acquire or build a new building.

It was revealed that the building was Park Jin Young's private property as he purchased it in March 2011 for 2 billion won and has earned in return more than 3 times of his investment in the past 13 years. The company also dismissed the rumours saying the reason behind the building sale was because they were facing some financial problems.


Girl's Day's Minah releases 'One Person' as the OST for 'The King's Face'

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 05:00 AM PST


Girl's Day's Minah has released 'One Person' as the new OST  for KBS's drama 'The King's Face' today on December 17th.

Following Jung Dong Ha, Minah was appinted as the second singer to participate in the drama OST. 'One Person' is produced by music director Oh Joon Sung who is notable for his previous works with 'Boys Over Flowers', 'City Hunter', 'Full House Take 2'.

You can check out the OST below

Super Junior to attend '2015 Jiangsu Satellite TV New Year's Concert'

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 04:30 AM PST


Super Junior will be the only Korean group to make their appearance at '2015 Jiangsu Satellite TV New Year's Concert'.

A rep from SM Entertainment said,"Super Junior will attend '2015 Jiangsu Satellite TV New Year's Concert' and they are planning to perform some of their hit songs including 'Mamacita'". They are expected to draw in many fans thanks to the group's great popularity in China.

'2014 Jiangsu Satellite TV New Year's Concert' will be held on January 1st at Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium.

Luhan and Kris to enter their next mediation with SM Entertainment on January 16th

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 04:00 AM PST


Luhan and Kris reported to enter their next court-referred mediation with SM Entertainment on the same day next year.

According to Seoul Central District Court,, Luhan and SM Entertainment will have their second meeting on January 16th next year, which is exactly a month after their first one on December 16th. In particular, Kris also reportedly attends the third round of mediation with the company on the same day, which will be 40 minutes ahead of Luhan's second meeting.

Whether both sides will reach a compromise or not, stay tuned with us for more updates!

Lee Hwi Jae, Park Shin Hye, Park Seo Joon to host '2014 SBS Drama Awards'

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 02:00 AM PST


The MC lineup for '2014 SBS Drama Awards' has been revealed.

An official from SBS announced on December 17th that Lee Hwi Jae, Park Shin Hye, Park Seo Joon have been confirmed to be the hosts of '2014 SBS Drama Awards'.

Park Seo Joon was the last one to be chosen as one of the MCs for the upcoming awards show. With his hosting experience as he's currently the MC for KBS's 'Music Bank', he's expected to bring in a new fresh air while working along Lee Hwi Jae and Park Shin Hye.

'2014 SBS Drama Awards' will be held on December 31st at 8:45pm kst.

EXID's Hani expresses her wish to appear on 'Real Men'

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 01:30 AM PST


EXID's Hani reveals herself to be a fan of MBC's 'Real Men' and also expresses her wish to appear on the show.

Hani said during an interview on December 17th,"I have never missed even one episode of 'Real Men'. Also I participated in the triahlon competition from primary school to junior high school so my lower body is very song. I really want to appear on the show".

She also added,"Because I have physical strength so I think I can adapt well to the training of 'Real Men'. I would like to challenge my endurance on the show. I'm really a big fan of 'Real Men'".

Do you also want to see Hani on 'Real Men'?

Lee Hi to guest at Epik High's upcoming concert in Busan

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 01:00 AM PST


Lee Hi will make her guest appearance at Epik High's upcoming concert in Busan.

Epik High will hold their 'Parade 2014' concert at Sohyang Theater Centum City Lotte cardhall in Busan on December 27th and 28th. Lee Hi will appear as the special guest, following Younha in the concerts in Seoul and Daegu, and Winner in Incheon concert.

Lee Hi first collaborated with Epik High for 'It's Cold' which was one of the track in '99' album in 2012. She recently featured in the group's 'Happy Ending' stage on 'M!Countdown' and 'Inkigayo' ,gathered much attention from many people since it's been a while she has made an appearance on music shows.

Kim Yeon Woo comments on SHINee's Onew's current vocal after his vocal cord surgery

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 12:30 AM PST


Kim Yeon Woo talks about his friendship with SHINee's Onew as well as the idol's current vocal condition after his surgery on KBS Cool FM 'Jo Jung Chi & Jang Dong Min's 2 o'clock'.

He said during the radio on December 17th,'I frequently meet with Onew to drink. I also personally watch over his singing when we drink together","He's really a beautiful dongsaeng".

When the DJs asked about Onew's condition after his vocal cord surgery, Kim Yeon Woo said,"He's just had a surgery recently and he has recovered a lot. His voice comes out better than before".

Meanwhile, Kim Yeon Will will hold his Christmas concert from December 24th to 27th at Seoul Olympic Hall.

GOT7's Jackson cries at the sight of his mother visiting him in 'Roommate' next week preview

Posted: 17 Dec 2014 12:00 AM PST


Jackson finally will be able to reunite with his mother in SBS's 'Roommate' episode next week.

During the broadcast of the show on December 16th, Jackson and Jo Se Ho went to find Park Jin Young in JYP Building in order to in invite him to the Christmas party with the 'Roommate' cast and the members of their families.

As his mother was in Hong Kong, Jackson was certain that he wouldn't be able to meet her this Christmas but it later turned out that Park Jin Young invited her to Korea but kept in secret in order to surprise Jackson. In the preview for next week's episode, Jackson was seen speechless when he saw his mother and he immediately rushed into her arm while bursting in tears.

Don't miss this touching moment on 'Roommate' which will be broadcasted on December 23rd at 11:15pm kst.

Tiffany vs CL, who wore it better?

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 11:30 PM PST


On December 3rd, SNSD's Tiffany looked beautiful on the red carpet of MAMA 2014 in a silk dress which has the similar design with 2NE1 CL's.

Both of them wore the Camo Flower jacquard silk dress from 2014 Valentino Fall-Winter Collection at $5,990 but bring different feelings. CL matched this beautiful dress with the Valentino's best-seller shoes at the price of $1,075 when she attended the Paris Haute Couture F/W show back in July 2014. She used the bold "cat" make-up with her hairs tied up to emphasize the luxurious and classic style. 

As for Tiffany, she chose a nude-color shoes to show off her beautiful long legs and elegant make-up to match her lovely style. 

Who wore it better?

Jenny@dkpopnews

Youngji reveals new CF for Dot Arena

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 11:21 PM PST


Youngji shows her cuteness in the CF of Dot Arena, check it out below:

Park Jin Young says he almost didn't debut Jackson in GOT7 due to his first not-so-good impression

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 11:00 PM PST


Park Jin Young talked about his first impression of Jackson and revealed why he almost didn't debut him in GOT7.

Park Jin Young said during the broadcast of SBS's 'Roommate' on December 16th,"To be honest my first impression of Jackson made me tilt my head. It was not good because he worked too hard".

He continued,"It's important for a dance to look natural but he danced too hard to the point it looked unnatural. He event danced faster than the beat, which is the thing I hate the most. He couldn't fix it so I had my doubt about debuting him","But the casting team kept urging me and said he was just nervous so he ended up making his debut. It turned out that he was the natural style that our company likes".

SM entertainment to hold a global audition for 2015

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 10:30 PM PST


SM entertainment will hold its "2015 SM Global Audition" in total 28 cities in 9 countries.

The audition will start from January 9, 2015 to May in Korea, Russia, Mongolia, the Republic of Kazakhstan, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, and Canada to seek for talented candidates in terms of vocal, dance, acting, model (fashion/CF) and composing – total of five fields. It is open for all nationalities, sex or ages. Chances to sign a contract with SM will be given to outstanding participants among all.

In the past, "SM Global Audition" discovered many talented people such as Super Junior M's Henry, f(x) Amber, Red Velvet's Joy and Wendy,... Last year, over 80,000 people applied for the "2014 SM Global Audition", so the agency's manager said 2015 audition will be very competitive.

Meanwhile, further information will be available on the agency's website.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Happy birthday to FT Island's Jaejin

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 10:00 PM PST


Birth Name: Lee Jae Jin
Stage Name: Jaejin
Nickname: Volunteer
Label: FNC Music
Band: FT Island
Birthday: December 17, 1991
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Blood Type: A
Talents: Bass Guitar, Listening to traditional music
Hobbies: Internet, Questioning
Instagram: @saico0111

APink's Chorong sheds tears at recent fan signing event

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 09:08 PM PST



APink's Chorong garners much attention with a recent fancam.

As you can see in the video below, Chorong begins to shed tears when an injured female fan shows her some heartfelt messages with a sketchbook. The fan encourages Chorong by showing her appreciation in the messages.

Check out the fancam below:

Super Junior's Leeteuk to become the MC for JTBC's new show 'White Swan'

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 08:00 PM PST


Super Junior's Leeteuk has been chosen as the MC for JTBC's upcoming makeover program 'White Swan'.

Along with Leeteuk, actress Lee Seung Yeon has also been confirmed to be the MC of the show as well.

'White Swan' is said to be a new concept makeover program as will give a new life to those people who suffer from prejudice and discrimination. Unlike other makeover shows that only focus on 'upgrading' their appearances, the show will provide a new lifestyle system from their health to their house inferior so that the participant can live a new life in a more bright enviroment.

'White Swan' is scheduled to be broadcasted in the first half of next year.

'Today's Love' releases official posters featuring Lee Seung Gi and Moon Chae Won

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 07:30 PM PST


Upcoming movie 'Today's Love' has released its official posters featuring Lee Seung Gi and Moon Chae Won.

The posters have attracted much attention thanks to their lively and cute concept, as in one poster Moon Chae Won is seen planting a kiss on Lee Seung Gi's cheek while it seems like he wants to avoid it, in the other one, the actress can be seen enjoying it so much while being carried on Lee Seung Gi's back.

'Today's Love' will tell the love story of Kang Joon Soo(Lee Seung Gi), who always gives too much of himself to the relationship and Kim Hyun Woo(Moon Chae Won), a beautiful weather forcaster with a tough talking manner.

The movie is scheduled to be premiered on January 15th.

Seo Taiji confirmed to attend '2014 SBS Gayo Daejun'

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 07:00 PM PST


Seo Taiji has been confirmed to make his appearance at year-end music festival '2014 SBS Gayo Daejun'.

According to officials from SBS on December 17th, Seo Taiji will be featured as one of the 'SBS Super 5' stages.

In particular, '2014 SBS Gayo Daejun' also unveiled a photo of its official mascot Shugo dressing in Seo Taiji's trademark costumes, attracting much attention from many people.

'2014 SBS Gayo Daejun' will be held on December 21st at 8:45pm kst.


K.Will to participate in the OST of 'Pinocchio'

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 06:30 PM PST


K.Will will be the next one to sing an OST for SBS's drama 'Pinocchio'.

According to the production team of the drama, K.Will will sing 'Only One Person' as the OST part 5 for 'Pinocchio'. The song was composed by Roccoberry, is said to be a ballad with a mix of both piano and guitar sounds which described the heart-wrenching love of Choi Dal Po and Choi In Ha.

'Only One Person' will be released at noon on December 18th.

G Dragon & FIESTAR's Jei release LG U+ CF

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 03:21 PM PST


G Dragon reveals new CF for LG U+ featuring FIESTAR's Jei, check out the CF below:






Girl's Day's Sojin reveals photoshoot for 'The Birth of Family'

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 03:15 PM PST


Girl's Day's Sojin poses in hanbok for SBS upcoming drama The Birth of Family, check out the video below as she poses adorably

EXO's Suho reveals CF for Baskin Robbins

Posted: 16 Dec 2014 03:10 PM PST



EXO's Suho reveals his cuteness in new CF for Baskin Robbins, check it out below: