Tuesday, March 3, 2015

"Eric Nam releases MV teaser for 'I'm Okay'" plus 22 more

"Eric Nam releases MV teaser for 'I'm Okay'" plus 22 more


Eric Nam releases MV teaser for 'I'm Okay'

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 04:00 AM PST



Eric Nam releases MV teaser for his upcoming single 'I'm Okay'.

Prior to the release of it, Eric Nam wrote, "Dating alone is hard... will you join me?" It seems like the song is going to be about a guy who misses shared moments with his lover.

Meanwhile, the full MV and song will be released on March 5.


Bong Tae Gyu and photographer Hasisi Park to get married in October

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 03:00 AM PST


Actor Bong Tae Gyu and famous photographer Hasisi Park will tie the know this October!

Bong Tae Gyu's agency announced on March 3rd,"Bong Tae Gyu and Hasisi Park already met with the families from both sides during the Lunar New Year and are planning for their marriage in October","They haven't decided on the specific date and place yet".

According to the agency, the two first met each other through a group of friends around December last year and later naturally developed into lovers thanks to their matching personalities.

Hasisi Park is a well-known photographer as she has worked on the album jacket for various artists such as f(x), B1A4, Jung Joon Young... She also works for various fashion magazines.

Congratulation to the couple!

Cube Entertainment to debut their first multinational girl group CLC in March

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 02:30 AM PST


Cube Entertainment will debut their first girl group in 6 years this month!

An agency rep told the press on March 3rd,"CLC is planning to make their debut in the middle of this month. It will be Cube's first multinational girl group including a Thai member","We finished the fimling for the album jacket and music video recently. We have been preparing to show you a different look comparing to the other girl groups".

CLC has embarked on various activities even before their debut as they acted as the backup dancers for G.NA's 'Secret' and even modeled for school uniforms with GOT7 and B1A4. They also showed their skills in playing instruments by holding busking in Hongdae area, which helped them gain many fans before their official debut.

Stay tuned for more updates on CLC's debut!


EXO to present new performances and new songs at upcoming 2nd solo concert

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 02:00 AM PST


Whoever will go to EXO's upcoming solo concert, you will be able to have a first listen at the group's new comeback songs for 2015.

The group will hold their second solo concert 'EXO PLANET #2 - The EXO'luXion -' on March 7th - 8th and March 13th to 15th at Seoul Olympic Park Stadium.

In particular, EXO will perform the new songs at the concert including 'El Dorado' which was previewed in EXO' debut teasers in 2012 and also various tracks from their upcoming new album.

SM performance director Shim Jae Won will be in charged of the production of the concert, who has worked with EXO even before their debut. His recently work was for TVXQ's special live concert tour.

EXO is currently focusing on their concert preparations.

Ji Sung to participate in the OST for 'Kill Me, Heal Me'

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 01:30 AM PST


Ji Sung will lend his voice for a new OST for MBC's drama 'Kill Me, Heal Me'.

According to the drama production company, Ji Sung will release 'Violet' as an OST for 'Kill Me, Heal Me'. The song was also revealed to be a remake of Jo Dong Jin's 'Violet' released in 1985.

A drama rep said,"Ji Sung did a good job by bringing out the original atmosphere of the song. Also you will be able to enjoy the touching lyrics that match well with the plot of the drama".

'Violet' will be released on March 5th at noon.

Crayon Pop's Choa to make her musical debut in 'Princess Deokhye'

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 01:00 AM PST


Crayon Pop's Choa will take her first challenge as a musical actress in upcoming musical 'Princess Deokhye'.

Chrome Entertainment revealed on March 3rd,"'Princess Deokhye' will be launched in celebration of South Korea's 70th Anniversary of Independence. Choa has been casted to play double role of Deokhye and Junghye".

'Princess Deokhye' will focus on Deokhye, the last princess of Korean Empire and her trafic family story. Choa shared her thought,"I have always dreamed of becoming a musical actress who can both sings and acts at the same time, and I'm very happy to have the opportunity to enthusiastically play in a musical. Since this is my first musical challenge, I will work hard and do my best".

'Princess Deokhye' will be shown at SH Art Hall in Seoul from April 3rd to June 28th.

ZE:A's Hyungshik releases teaser video for 'One Day, Anywhere, Somewhere'

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 12:30 AM PST


Star Empire has released a mysterious video featuring ZE:A's Park Hyung Shik.

The video is titled 'One Day, Anywhere, Somewhere' with Hyungshik dressing in a white sweater while sitting on a sofa as he watches the rain fall outside of the window. The teaser also features his warm singing voice.

Following the teaser video, many fans have speculated that Hyungshik might be coming out with a solo single. However, Star Empire hasn't released any official statement reagarding the teaser.

To unveil the mystery, be sure to check out 'One Day, Anywhere, Somewhere' on March 11th.

Nam Goong Min confirmed for 'Sensory Couple'

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 12:00 AM PST


Nam Goong Min will be staring alongside, JYJ's Yoochun, Shin Se Kyung, Kim So Hyun in SBS's upcoming drama 'Sensory Couple'.

The actor will play as a star chef named Kwon Jae Hee who has a superior look and skills. He's said to have a friendly character but also a perfectionist. He will experience a big change in his life after being involved in a mysterious murder case.

Nam Goong Min shared his thought,"I felt a great attraction to Kwon Jae Hee character as soon as I read the script. I will work hard to show you a good performance. Please look forward to it".

'Sensory Couple' tells the story of a young man who lost his younger sister and a woman who became extrasensory after surviving from an accident called 'The Barcode Murder Case'. It will follow 'Hyde, Jekyll, I' and broadcast this April.

Big Bang and 2NE1 become the only K-Pop artists to win at 'YouTube Music Awards 2015'

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 11:38 PM PST


Big Bang and 2NE1 are the only K-Pop artist to make their names into the winner list of 'YouTube Music Awards 2015'.

'YouTube Music Awards' released a new video on March 2nd which revealed the list of 50 artists to watch in 2015. "These are the artists with the biggest growth in views, subscribers and engagement over the last six months", Youtube stated.

In particular, the ceremony for 'YouTube Music Awards 2015' on March 23rd will be held differently from the usual as it will not only introduce exclusive new music videos featuring famous artists such as Charli XCX and Ed Sheeran but also rookie stars, as a form to celebrate the ceremony.

Congratulation to Big Bang and 2NE1!



Koyote release new single "Stop love"

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 11:30 PM PST


On March 3rd, co-ed group Koyote released a new single called "Stop love".

The new song is a medium tempo track about the hurt of a breakup. Hit composer Kim Se Jin composed the track while member Shin Ji was involved in writing the lyrics.

The song depicts the feelings of any ordinary couple, as they recall the sweet memories, they wonder if they will ever meet again. 'Stop love' is the song that many people can relate to. 

Koyote debuted in 1998 and has made many hit songs. It has been a year since Koyote's last mini album in January 2014 and people are expected to see their new charm through this single.

Listen to the song now:


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'Mix & Match's Yang Hong Seok and Jung Jin Hyung revealed to have left YG due to personal reasons

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 11:10 PM PST


'Mix & Match's Yang Hong Seok and Jung Jin Hyung, who were eliminated from the shows, revealed to have left YG Entertainment.

According to an industry insider on March 3rd, the two trainess recently left YG Entertainment.

Yang Hong Seok and Jung Jin Hyung have gained much popularity after participating in survival program 'Mix & Match' aired last November, in which the trainess from YG Entertainment competed against each other to win a slot in the agency's upcoming boy group.

After the program ended, the two continued their training after having a long meeting with CEO Yang Hyun Suk to discuss about their future plans. However, they finally decided to leave YG due to personal reasons and the agency also decided to respect their decision.

Meanwhile, iKON are currently gearing up for their debut this year.

Henry - Yewon and Lee Jonghyun - Gong Seung Yeon revealed as the new couples for 'We Got Married'

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 10:47 PM PST


The new couples for MBC's 'We Got Married' have been confirmed.

According to multiple broadcasters on March 3rd, Super Junior-M's Henry, Yewon, CNBLUE's Jonghyun and actress Gong Seung Yeon already completed their first filming on the 2nd. Unlike the previous couples, the four of them got the chance to go on an one-on-one date and they got to choose their partner themselves after the date.

As the result came out, Henry and Yewon will become a couple while Jonghyun will go with Gong Seung Yeon.

The two new couples will make their appearance in the broadcast of 'We Got Married' on March 14th.

Happy birthday to SONAMOO's Sumin

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 10:30 PM PST


Real Name: Su Min (수민)
Label: TS entertainment
Group: SONAMOO
Position: Leader, Vocal
Birthday: March 3, 1994
Height: 168cm 
Blood Type : B
Speciality : Acting, Speech
Favorite Artists : Uhm Jung Hwa, Beyonce

Happy birthday to Apink's Chorong

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 10:00 PM PST


Stage name: Chorong
Full Name: Park Cho Rong
Label: Cube entertainment
Group: Apink
Position: Vocalist, Rapper, Leader
Birthday: March 3, 1991
Birth Place: Buhwangri, Cheongwon, South Korea
Height: 165cm
Weight: 46kg
Blood Type: O

- Known as A Pink's country girl.
- Has been practising Hapkido for eight years, and her dads a Hapkido class director.
- She was in the BEAST's "Breath" Jap ver
- BEAST's GiKwang picked her as the A Pink member he's closest to. 
- She auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2009 along with SISTAR's Dasom.
- She has a younger sister named Seunghee.
- She prefers wearing sneakers rather than heels.


MADTOWN release teaser images of Heojun & Moos for 2nd mini album

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 08:00 PM PST



J.Tune Camp's boy group MADTOWN are making a comeback this March with 2nd mini album 'Welcome to Madtown'.

Prior to the release, the group releases members Moos' and Heojun's teaser images. The boys are looking chic and displaying their charismatic looks.

Meanwhile, Madtown are releasing their new album on March 12. Let's anticipate other members' teaser images.

Boyfriend set foot in the dark wonderland in 'Bounce' MV teaser

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 07:40 PM PST




Boyfriend are bring you the dark side of 'Alice in Wonderland' through their upcoming MV for 'Bounce'.

The MV teaser released today preview the boys transforming into unconventional dark characters we would never expected. The intense choreography is also to look forward to.

The MV and 4th mini album 'Bounce' will be released on March 9.


D&E impress with intense acting in 2nd MV teaser for 'Growing Pains'

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 07:14 PM PST



Donghae and Eunhyuk give more of the drama plot of their 'Growing Pains' MV from the 2nd teaser.

The intense heavy feelings can be reflected from the boys' impressive acting. We can assume that the plot surrounds a love triangle.

Let's anticipate more while waiting for the release on March 6.


Girl's Day Minah to debut as solo singer in mid-March

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 07:05 PM PST



Minah is the first to have her solo debut among Girl's Day members.

According to officials, Minah is currently preparing to debut as solo singer by mid-March and now recording her music. Minah's charms as well as concept and  outfits are being discussed.

Minah has been showcasing her vocal skills by lending her voice in KBS 2TV drama 'The King's Face' by singing its OST 'One Person'. Girl's Day fans can anticipate what skills she can pull through in her solo debut.

Big Bang & 2NE1 are among the winners of 'YouTube Music Awards 2015'

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 06:42 PM PST



Big Bang & 2NE1 are among the 50 winners to be awarded at 'YouTube Music Awards 2015' and the only Korean singers on the list.

As what the description says, "YouTube Music Awards honors 50 artists to watch in 2015. They're innovators who embraced YouTube and showed remarkable growth in engagement—driven by their fans. We're proud to name them as part of the 2015 YouTube Music Awards."

Included in the list are big names in music such as Beyonce',Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, One Direction, Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, Rihanna, and many more.

Congratulations!


Song Seung Heon & SNSD Yoona receive 'Best Taxpayers Presidential Award'

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 06:24 PM PST



Actor Song Seung Heon and SNSD Yoona receive 'Best Taxpayers Presidential Award' at the 49th Taxpayer Day ceremony today at COEX Auditorium in Seoul.

Aside from the honorable award, Song Seung Heon and Yoona are also appointed as ambassadors for a year. The award is to honor exemplary taxpayers who diligently fulfill their tax obligations as financial contributor of the country and among the celebrities who were nominated, Song Seung Heon and Yoona are selected.

In addition to that, Song Seung Heon is the Best Taxpayer in 2010 and receiving it for the second time is even more meaningful. On the other hand, Yoona joined as Honor Society member earlier this year making her a role model among her generation in industry today.

Congratulations!

Jessica talks about missing fans & chances of being on stage in the future for 'Woman Sense'

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 06:01 PM PST



Jessica had a pictorial for 'Woman Sense' magazine for its March issue and participated in an exclusive interview with a Korean media for the first time since withdrawal from SNSD.

Working as a chief designer for 'BLANC & ECLARE', Jessica said on the interview, "Because I have to promote the name, it's a big responsibility. Although I'm busy with business travels and meetings, I want to share my ideas about style to many people. I'm thankful for the support of my family that I am able to work."

When asked if she misses the stage, Jessica responded, "Rather than missing it, I feel excited. Will get a lot of chance to stand on stage in the future as well. I always miss my fans. For me, fans' presence is like that of a family. They have also suffered many things and got tougher." 

More of this exclusive interview will be available in the March issue of 'Woman Sense'.


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BTS challenge EXID's Up & Down

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 05:32 PM PST


BTS guys are back again with their humorous dance moves, this time they challenge EXID's Up and Down, check out the video below:

CN Blue's Jungshin reveals BTS video for Ceci magazine

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 04:50 PM PST


CN Blue's Jungshin showcases his charm in his latest photoshoot, check out his BTS video for Ceci Magazine below: