Monday, February 16, 2015

"4Minute shows their strong and fierce image for Cosmopolitan" plus 22 more

"4Minute shows their strong and fierce image for Cosmopolitan" plus 22 more


4Minute shows their strong and fierce image for Cosmopolitan

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 03:51 AM PST


4Minute impresses everyone with their charisma aura in the latest pictorial for the March issue of Cosmopolitan.

Dressing in sporty revealing outfits and matching them with smoky and thick make-up, the members were able to showcase their chic and sexy yet fierce charms.

Member Jihyun said during the interview,"For the past two years, I think the image we have shown was more like 'friendly unnies' rather than 'strong female warriors', so it felt a little different when we changed back to the strong image for this album".

When they were asked about the secrect behind their teamwork, they said,"Eating? We eat really well and we food around each other like guys do". The members also talked about their close friendship as they often go to the movies together or enjoy cooking for each other at home.

The full pictorial will be featured in Cosmopolitan's March issue.


'We Got Married' PD denies reports saying Nam Goong Min, Hong Ji Young, Hong Jong Hyun, Yura will leave the show

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 03:05 AM PST


There won't be any couple to leave the show as of now.

According to a report by Newsen on February 16th, Nam Goong Min, Hong Jin Young, Hong Jong Hyun and Girl's Day's Yura have all decided to leave MBC's 'We Got Married' and they are currently discussing about the last filming's schedule.

However, 'We Got Married' PD later came out and denied the claim,"They virtual marriage life will end one day but definitely not right now. There are also no plans for their last filming on the show".

In addition, both Hong Jong Hyun and Yura' agencies also stated that they haven't heard anything regarding the two's departure and they will continue being on the show.

Tiffany, Goo Hara, Yura, Sojin, Naeun, Minkyung show their various charms for Vogue Girl's 'Pink Wings' campaign

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 02:35 AM PST


Girls' Generation's Tiffany, Kara's Goo Hara, Girl's Day' Yura & Sojin, A Pink's Naeun, Davichi's Minkyung participated in 'Pink Wings' campaign by Vogue Girl magazine.

The purpose of 'Pink Wings' campaign is to "give wings those who are living a difficult live" by getting famous celebrities participating in pictorials while working with a number of fashion and beauty brands. The proceeds will go to less fortunate families. The campaign first started in 2010 and has raised 160 million won so far.

The pictorial will be featured in Vogue Girl's March issue.







'Fluttering India' releases the still cuts of the cast before departure to India

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 02:05 AM PST


KBS's upcoming variety show 'Fluttering India' has released the still cuts featuring TVXQ's Changmin, Super Junior's Kyuhyun, SHINee's Minho, CNBLUE's Jonghyun and EXO's Suho before their depature to India.

In particular, Infinite's Sunggyu was also one of the cast members but due to his schedule, he departed in a different flight and reunited with the others later in India. For Changmin, he couldn't join in the trip due to TVXQ's Dome Tour but he still presented at the airport to see the members off to their trip.

'Fluttering India' will follow the six friends in India as they will gain new experiences by trying new things while staying in a foreign country. The show will go on air this spring.




Shinhwa to make their guest appearance on 'Healing Camp'

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 01:35 AM PST


Shinhwa has been confirmed to appear on SBS's 'Healing Camp'.

According to the officials from SBS, Shinhwa is currently recording for 'Healing Camp' today on February 16th. This episode is scheduled to broadcast in March, following the Lunar New Year holiday.

This will make their first variety show return as a group following the ending of JTBC's 'Shinhwa Broadcast' in January 2014, and also their first talk show in 3 years since their appearance on KBS's 'Win Win' in March 2012.

Meanwhile, Shinhwa will release their 12th album 'WE' on February 26th and hold their 17th anniversary concert on March 21st and 22nd.

M.I.B's Kangnam to return to his school he was expelled from in Hawaii for 'I'm Going to School'

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 01:09 AM PST


Kangnam will have a chance to re-attend his old school in Hawaii that he was expelled from.

According to JTBC February 16th, Kangnam and Nam Joo Hyuk will be staying in Hawaii for 3 days and the filming will take place at a school that Kangnam was expelled from.

As all the high schools began their winter break last December, the filming for 'I'm Going to School' has been put on hold since then. Even though they already filmed at two different schools before but there is still not enough coverage for the vacation weeks. That's why they decided on the filming at this Hawaiian school.

In particular, Kangnam is expected to bring out a new kind of fun to the viewers as he will be facing the teachers at the school that once expell him, as well as more bromance with Nam Joo Hyuk.

This Hawaii special will be on air in March.




Kang So Ra and Seo Kang Joon to become newlyweds for Gupne Chicken

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 12:35 AM PST


Kang So Ra and Seo Kang Joon have been chosen as the new advertising models for Gupne Chicken.

According to Gupne Chicken on February 16th, Kang So Ra and Seo Kang Joon have recently finished filming for the new commercial ad, in which they will become a newlywed couple after eating the newest menu Honey Curry Crispy Chicken.

A rep from Gupne Chicken said,"Their clean and healthy images are suitable to become our brand' models. We hope that Gupne Chicken as well as our new models will receive a lot of love through this new ad".

The new commercial video will be broadcasted on TV starting this March.



Cho PD to make his comeback in March

Posted: 16 Feb 2015 12:13 AM PST


Hip hop producer Cho PD will make his comeback with a new album this March.

On February 14th, Cho PD uploaded a new photo of himself and tweeted,"#Candy #ZoPD #2015/3", which made many people assume that this is the hint for his return to the music industry after a long time.

A rep from Stardom Entertainment said,"Cho PD is preparing for his comeback as a singer, but neither the album details nor schedule has been confirmed. Please look forward to it as he will make his comeback with a new music in the future".

FT ISLAND's Hongki clarifies the misundestanding regarding his solo album rumour

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 11:45 PM PST


Hongki assures fans regarding the rumour of him going solo in the near future.

He updated his Twitter on February 16th,"It seems all the confusion came out because of the talks of a solo album...It's not yet confirmed but if it was, rather than causing damage to ftisland, I will do it in a way so that it will benefit the group. Don't worry!!".

Along with the message, he uploaded along a photo of his wrist in black and white with 'FT ISLAND' written on it.

Earlier today, there was a report staying that FT ISLAND's Hongki and CNBLUE's Jonghyun will be the next artists from FNC Entertainment to go solo this year following Yonghwa. However with Hongki's clarification, it seems we will have to wait for further infor from the agency.

Block B to kick off European concert tour

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 11:30 PM PST


Hip-hop group Block B will kick off their European concert tour since late February to early March.

The group will visit France, Finland, Poland and Italy with first stop in Paris on Feb. 27, then Helsinki on March 1, Warsaw on March 6, and end the tour in Milan on March 8. 

The concert tour titled 'Block B Block Party in Europe' is co-planned by Seven Seasons and CJ E&M. The group initially planned to hold two concerts in Europe but added two more after getting additional requests from European fans.

Are you ready, European fans?

Jenny@dkpopnews

Sulli revealed to visit and support Amber at 'Inkigayo'

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 11:10 PM PST


f(x)'s Sulli was revealed to show support for Amber's solo by visiting her at SBS's 'Inkigayo'.

She was spotted at SBS Open Hall by the fans who went to cheer on Amber's stage on February 15th. As she is taking a break from public activities, her appearance was sure a surprise to everyone especially f(x)'s fans.

Since the other members are currently busy with their overseas schedules, Sulli has become the first f(x) member to publicly support Amber's solo promotion.

Meanwhile, Amber is actively promoting 'Shake That Brass' on various music programs.

JYJ's Junsu reveals the tracklist for 3rd solo album 'Flower'

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 10:38 PM PST


The official tracklist for Junsu's upcoming solo album has been revealed!

The album will have a total of 13 tracks with a wide variety of genres from ballad to trendy hip hop and urban pop dance, which will fully capture and emphasize on Junsu's distinctive vocal.

Following the release of this album, Junsu will embark on his Asia tour in Seoul, Osaka, Tokyo, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Shanghai, Thailand.

Junsu's 3rd solo album 'Flower' will be released on March 3rd. Meanwhile, checkout the tracklist below

1. REACH
2. Butterfly
3. Flower
4. My Night
5. OUT OF CONTROL
6. X SONG
7. LICENSE TO LOVE
8. MUSIC IN LIFE
9. LOVE YOU MORE
10. F.L.P
11. HELLO HELLO
12. Hateful Words
13. Breath of Love


Happy birthday to Skarf's Jenny

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 10:30 PM PST


Stage Name: Jenny
Birth Name: Lee Joo Young
Birthday: February 16, 1996
Nationality: Korean
Label: Alpha entertainment
Group: Skarf
Position: Maknae & Sub-Vocalist
Height: 170 cm
Blood Type: AB
Hobby/Skill: Piano

SHINee's Key and CNBLUE's Jungshin in talks to become new MCs for 'M! Countdown'

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 10:17 PM PST


It seems we will get to see SHINee's Key and CNBLUE's Jungshin hosting Mnet's 'M! Countdown' soon!

A rep from Mnet revealed on February 16th,"Key and Lee Jungshin are positively discussing about their positions as the MCs for 'M! Countdown'".

According to various official broadcasters, 'M! Countdown' will going through a reorganization in mid-March and they are in the midst of choosing the new hosts for the show. If the appearances of both Key and Jungshin are confirmed, they will start their new jobs in mid-March.

Happy birthday to Shinhwa's Eric

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 10:02 PM PST


English Name: Eric Mun
Korean Name: Mun Jung Hyuk
Birthday: February 16, 1979
Label: Shinhwa company
Group: Shinhwa
Position: Leader, Main Rapper
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 71 kg

- His own company is Top Class Entertainment
- He is also an actor
- He is known for his cool personality and handsome face

Lovelyz releases the first individual comeback teaser image featuring Yoo Ji Ae

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 09:59 PM PST


Lovelyz's Yoo Ji Ae is the first member to release her individual comeback teaser image.

The photo was revealed through Lovelyz's official homepage on February 16th, which is a portrait of Yoo Ji Ae dressing in a white blouse, showcasing her innocent beauty.

Lovelyz will be making their comeback with a repackaged album of their debut album 'Girls' Invasion' released on November 2014 and just like their first promotion, member Seo Ji Soo will not participate in the album.

There will be more teasers to come so stay tuned!

Luhan expresses disappointment about the cancellation of his gala performance

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 08:23 PM PST



Luhan, on 14th, expressed his disappointment and honest feelings about the cancellation of his performance for CCTV Spring Festival Gala.

He wrote on his weibo, "I am very happy to at least experience the rehearsal for gala. Honestly, I'm disappointed that I wouldn't be able to perform at the end and feel like I just gave trouble to everyone. For the things I've experienced, be it from the past and in the future, I'm really thankful. I'll put much effort from now on. I believe it will be better in the future. Watch the 'Spring Festival Gala' with your family on Lunar New Year."

Meanwhile, Luhan was supposedly scheduled to perform along with Wu Yi Fan at the 'Spring Festival Gala' but it was later announced that their appearances were cancelled after former agency stepped in to halt their celebrity activities in China.

Amber parodies Bomi's 'Mr.Chu' dance on Real Men

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 08:03 PM PST





Amber has once again exploded her endless charms in the recent broadcast of female special of 'Real Men'.

During their rest time at the barrack, Amber who was having a good mood that time suddenly danced to APink's 'Mr.Chu' copying Bomi's point dance.

Fellow members couldn't help but be amused and laughed at her exaggerated parody. Even Bomi found it hilarious and the entire mood brighten up. Check it out:


IU & Song Jae Rim are sweet as candy in SBENU CF

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 07:35 PM PST



IU and actor Song Jae Rim appear as sweet as candy in the new CF for footwear brand SBENU.

The two young people at hearts are adorably dancing sporting their candy-colored shoes. IU's CF song is very sweet as well.

Check it out below:


Shinhwa release individual concept photos for 'We'

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 07:27 PM PST



Shinhwa release individual black and red concept photos for their upcoming 12th album 'We'.

The sleek appearance of each gentlemen in their black tutrlenecks with a red background and initial of their names are very neat yet charismatic.


They are still captivating girls' heart, aren't they? Meanwhile, their comeback album 'We' will be released on 26th.







Rainbow release style film for 'Innocent'

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 06:53 PM PST



The ladies of Rainbow are very sexy and fierce in the style film of their 3rd mini album 'Innocent'.

Check it out before the release of their new album on 23rd.



GFRIEND greet fans in hanbok for Lunar New Year

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 04:34 PM PST


GFRIEND transform themselves into elegant hanbok ladies, the girls greet fans and wish everyone a happy Lunar New Year, watch the clip below:

Niel releases Lovekiller MV

Posted: 15 Feb 2015 04:13 PM PST



Niel drops the full MV of his solo song Lovekiller, watch it below: