The five members of B1A4 revealed a side of themselves that has never been seen before for a pictorial in fashion magazine W Korea.
W Korea spent a total of 24 hours with the group and was able to capture various aspects of B1A4’s time in Tokyo, Japan, as well as the behind the scenes story of their busy schedule, for the magazine’s September issue.
After the group finishing up their performance at KCON 2014’s Mnet “M!Countdown Two Nights in LA” concert, they were flown to Japan to continue with their hectic schedules. Cameras followed B1A4 to give fans a sneak peek into the members’ hidden side—from before and after stepping on stage for their Tokyo fan meeting, to when they were having fun in their hotel. W Korea also unveiled a number of B-cuts from the photo shoot as well
MBLAQ"s Lee Joon and Tiny-G"s Dohee will be working together on a mini-drama in the special, "Infinite Dream MBC," for the opening of MBC"s new building in Sangam-dong.
The two will be playing a couple in "MBC DREAM," a mini-drama especially created by MBC to create an image out of their desire to approach their viewers. In addition, Yunho and Jung Il Woo of current MBC hit drama, "The Night Watchman," expressed their sadness at not being able to attend the congratulatory event due to their busy schedules, so will relay their congratulations when "Infinite Dream MBC" visits them on set.
The special "Infinite Dream MBC," including Lee Joon and Dohee"s mini-drama, will air on September 1
Girl"s Day"s Yura already showed her amazing drawing skills through a sketch of Elsa from "Frozen," but she impressed once again on the August 21 installment of KBS 2TV"s "Happy Together 3" with her sketch of MC Yoo Jae Suk that was spot on! In addition, as mentioned in the preview article for this episode, Yura also elaborated on how she came to be contacted by 40 agencies.
The MCs asked how she got to debut in a girl group. She explained that she had only done art because people told her she was so good at it. She went on to reveal that back when minihompies (most likely in reference to the Cyworld personal home pages) were popular, her page was once featured on the main site. Many agencies seem to have gotten to her personal page through this feature, and contacted her
Not too long after returning from his military service at the end of last month, Super Junior’s leader Leeteuk has decided to create his very own Instagram account. This means that fans will be able to see more of Leeteuk’s updates through not only his Twitter, but his Instagram as well!
So far, the Super Junior member has only posted one photo of a poster for the group’s upcoming “Super Show 6” world tour concert, which will be starting on September 19 to 21 at Jamsil Indoor Stadium in Seoul, before continuing on to open up more shows in China, Japan, Thailand, and more.
The current follower count has already surpassed 78,000 and is increasing by the minute. It appears that fellow group member Donghae has decided to join the fun and is now following Leeteuk’s account
Taemin appeared on the August 21 edition of SBS radio program "Cultwo Show" with SM label mate Red Velvet and talked about Girls" Generation"s YoonA.
Red Velvet"s Seulgi said, "My training period was seven years. I am currently 21 years old." The DJs said, "You debuted after waiting a long time. Is there a celebrity you really wanted to see?"
She gestured at Jung Chan Woo and said, "I really wanted to try coming out on "Cultwo Show,"" but neither Jung Chan Woo nor Sung Si Kyung believed her.
Taemin was asked a similar question: "Were you ever surprised when you saw a celebrity in person?" He replied, "For me, it was when I first auditioned at the agency
Name: 김형민 / Kim Hyung Min (Kim Hyeong Min)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Star sign: Virgo
Blood type: AB
Talent agency: SidusHQ
Education: Su Won University
Debut: 2004 Mobile Drama <5 Stars>
I Need Romance 2012 (tvN, 2012)
I Need Romance (tvN, 2011)
Mom is Pretty Too (KBS2, 2010)
Empress Chun Chu (KBS2, 2009)
East of Eden (MBC, 2008)
Rainbow Romance (MBC, 2005)
My Boss, My Teacher (2005)
When Romance Meets Destiny (2005)
"Show Me The Money 3" had performances by contestants Vasco, Olltii, and Bobby along with special guest appearances by some big name artists!
Vasco performed "146 + Grey" with Urban Zakapa"s Jo Hyun Ah, whereas Olltii brought on Block B"s Zico for a cover of G-Dragon"s "That XX"! After that stage, Zico expressed his confidence in Olltii"s ability to win the competition.
Bobby performed "L4L (Lookin" For Luv)," featuring Dok2 and The Quiett, and made quite the splash with the audience; as usual, he connected with the viewers in a very special way through the performance.
After Olltii and Bobby"s stages, MC Kim Jin Pyo mentioned the synergy between Olltii and Zico
The Gaon Chart is the national chart of South Korea and is intended to be the equivalent of Oricon in Japan and Billboard in the United States.
Check out the chart rankings for the week of August 10 to August 16 below!
< gaon Chart National Digital Singles Ranking >
2. Park Bo Ram ft. Zico
- "Color Ring"
4. Block B
- "Touch my Body"
6. Crush ft. Punch
- "Sleepless Night"
Star Empire are planning their own version of Trouble Maker with their idol stars.
Their co-ed group, which will be revealed in September, consists of Kyungri from Nine Muses, Kevin from ZE:A, and one mysterious newcomer member. Fans are already calling this project group Star Empire’s Trouble Maker, as the project group is also working with hit composer Rado. Rado has previously worked on Trouble Maker’s two singles, and on sexy icons Sistar‘s latest single, “Touch My Body.”
Kevin has been widely perceived as the “rising member” of the boy group ZE:A, while Kyungri is popular for her sexy image. The unknown newcomer member is said to be Star Empire’s secret weapon
Great news for fans of Korean hip hop! The talented trio of Epik High will be coming back to the music scene very soon!
Tablo updated his Twitter with a sweet and simple message: "EPIK HIGH 8TH ALBUM COMING SOON."
Fans have been waiting a while to hear some new stuff from them, so stay tuned for more info regarding their upcoming comeback!
EPIK HIGH 8집 COMING SOON
— 타블로 | TABLO (@blobyblo) August 21, 2014
Rainbow"s Seung Ah, EXID"s Hani, After School"s UEE, A Pink, Girls" Generation"s Hyoyeon, Park Myung Soo, Kim Yoo Jung, MBLAQ"s Mir, Jang Na Ra, Kim Bum Soo, BTOB"s Minhyuk and Ilhoon, 4minute"s Jihyun, Sunmi, Dal Shabet"s Subin, and Kim Hyung Jun also took part in the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge," expressing that it was an honor to help out with ALS in any way possible and naming the next challengers.
One of the people Seung Ah nominated was INFINITE"s Sungyeol. UEE said she would not be nominating anybody while Hani chose VIXX"s Ken and Kim Hyung Jun chose Sunny.
Hyoyeon called out SHINee"s Jonghyun and SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo Man! A Pink did it as a group and targeted G
Idol Show Roundup: What Are You Watching? Written by Laverne On August 21, 2014
In the fast-paced environment of the K-pop industry, staying relevant is a difficult task. Luckily, for fans and idols, variety and reality shows offer an avenue to get idols’ names out there and show a different side of them. And because the entertainment industry is ever-changing, there are always new shows to check out. To help you out, we’ve compiled an assortment of past, present and future idols shows.
Jessica & Krystal: Featuring SNSD’s Jessica and f(x)’s Krystal, the show aimed to give fans a glimpse into the personal lives and sisterhood of Jessica and Krystal. There were many emotional moments as both sisters opened up about their difficulties, and although some described the show as boring, Jessica & Krystal touched viewers with the obvious love and care the two sisters had for each other
As the new model for "Guess" jeans, Lee Min Ho released some pictures from the autumn photo shoot in which he is looking fine.
Wearing a simple faded denim shirt and distressed jeans, he looks both casual yet chic. With those sharp features and tall body, it"s no wonder "Guess" chose him as their new model.
Meanwhile, he is preparing for the premiere of his upcoming movie, "Gangnam Blues"!
Lee Seung Gi and Girls" Generation"s Yoona may be one of 2014"s celebrity power couples in the Korean entertainment industry, but both choose to remain silent about their relationship.
On August 20, Lee Seung Gi was interviewed by SBS"s One Night of TV Entertainment on the set of a commercial shoot for a rice cooker advertisement that he is endorsing.
During the course of the segment, the actor was asked if he knew how to cook, to which he responded, "I learned a few years before, but I"ve only recently started to learn again."
The interviewer asked, "When you were learning, did you do it because you wanted to cook for a special person?" trying to get a juicy answer from him.
However, he averted the question in a witty manner by saying, "I understand what kind of answer you are fishing for, but your timing is a bit off
Great news for fans! After making his long-awaited return from the military, Super Junior"s leader Leeteuk created his own Instagram account to fill that two year void his fans suffered through.
Donghae is already following him, and Leeteuk has already surpassed 60,000 followers with his one and only post so far of the group"s "Super Show 6." Make sure to follow him @special_js1004!
Korean reggae artist, Skull, who has collaborated many times with HaHa in the past, released another 19+ solo MV, this time for "Ooh Baby." This song has a mellow and catchy beat that is sure to get stuck in your head.
Meanwhile, Skull"s voice ranges from soothing to a more raspy and rough sound, breaking the monotony of the tune.
Actress Kim Yoo Jung recently transformed into a mature young lady for InStyle magazine.
On August 21, InStyle magazine revealed the pictorial of Kim Yoo Jung, featured in the September issue. In the pictorial, she perfectly escapes her “nation’s little sister” image and transforms into a chic and charismatic young lady.
In the interview that took place after the photo shoot, Kim Yoo Jung was asked about appearing on SBS’ Wednesday-Thursday drama “Secret Door,” and she answered, “Even when we’re filming all night, the senior actors are fun to be with.”
She continued, saying, “Although my parents decided for me to become an actress, I have no regrets. I am afraid of acting but I don’t want to avoid it
Girls" Generation"s Sooyoung, miss A"s Suzy, SISTAR"s Dasom, and F.T Island"s Jaejin are up next for the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge."
Sooyoung left a sweet message supporting the cause for Lou Gehrig"s Disease, and then nominated Daniel Henney, Lee Jong Hyuk, and Shin Se Kyung.
Suzy cutely burst into laughter after getting splashed with ice water and gave two thumbs up!
Dasom challenged her drama co-star Baek Sung Hyun, Henry, and Mad Clown, and fellow SISTAR member Bora was bestowed the honor of drenching the maknae.
Jaejin, who was nominated by miss A"s Jia, uploaded his videos onto Instagram
Jackie Chan’s group JJCC revealed their music video for “Bing Bing Bing” featuring the K-Tigers.
After revealing their teaser for “Bing Bing Bing”, JJCC finally released the official video showcasing powerful dance moves and an upbeat electronic dance rhythm on August 21.
The video features the members in a dark background with a robot army legion behind them. According to their agency, the production costs came out to about 4 million won. JJCC had a number of well-established contributors for their comeback. This includes composer Duble Sidekick, choreographer Lee Changhoon and Mofac Studios who directed their music video.
The music video is successful in showcasing the group’s edgy vocals, looks, powerful rap and dance moves.
Check out JJCC’s “Bing Bing Bing” below and tell us what you think!
Source: Double JC’s YouTube , Xports News
On "Discovery of Love," Jung Yu Mi"s character has her pick between a caring plastic surgeon played by Sung Joon and an attractive ex-boyfriend played by Shinhwa"s Eric. Jung Yu Mi delivers a comic performance as a quirky independent woman who knows her own mind except when it contradicts her heart.
Here are a few more facts about this talented actress
1. Jung Yu Mi is often confused with another actress who has the same name. The other actress, who is a year younger, was Jung Joon Young"s virtual wife on "We Got Married" and played Han Ji Min"s villainous half sister in "Rooftop Prince." The other Jung Yoo Mi briefly considered changing her name but then decided against it. She also currently has a drama role in "Mother"s Garden