Now ten years in the business, the TVXQ members shared some of the idol singers today that they inspired.
On March 10, TVXQ went on MBC FM4U’s Afternoon Hope Song with DJ Kim Shin Young. The members said out of all the choreographies out there today in K-pop, they found Sunmi’s dance for Full Moon was the best.
“I talked about this with Yunho hyung yesterday, but Sunmi’s choreography is really nice. Very classy,” said Changmin.
Yunho agreed, saying the concept was pretty clear. “I didn’t know she would create a full moon with her hand.”
Continuing on the topic, Yunho said when he first met Sunmi, she told him that she was part of TVXQ’s official fanclub. “The number of junior singers who were in our fanclub is growing
Boyfriend successfully held a solo concert in Puerto Rico.
Boyfriend held a concert on March 8, at Centro De Bellas Artes Luis A Ferre, gathering 1,700 fans for the concert titled Boyfriend, fan meeting en Puerto Rico. The fans cheered by calling each member’s name and singing along throughout the concert that lasted about two hours.
The tickets reportedly sold out as soon as they became available, despite the usual trend in Puerto Rico to purchase tickets shortly before the day of concert.
Boyfriend also gathered 500 fans at the airport when it arrived in San Juan airport, despite the late arrival time, surprising many related staff members at the site.
Meanwhile, Boyfriend will be headed to Chicago on March 11 and Dallas on March 13 for its first showcase in America
New hip hop group TROY has released teaser #3 showing the handsome member Chang Woo wearing a classy suit. The black and white teaser shows Chang Woo giving tough looks to the camera with his unique style. Chang Woo goes without a tie and puts bandanas in his pocket for a modern take on the suit. He shows off his striped socks and adds a classic top hat with feathers for a final exclamation point for the outfit.
TROY will make their debut on March 14. There is only one more teaser left for the last member Kanto.
Here is Chang Woo talking about his musical journey, his relationship with Mighty Mouth and how he came to be apart of TROY.
Here is teaser #1 featuring main vocalist Bumkey.
Here is teaser #2 featuring former snowboarder Jae Woong
is continuing to answer the call of Blackjacks as they promise that another performance video is on its way! This time it"ll be for the song "If I Were You
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We have been treated to the footage of the girls" concert performances for "Crush" and CL"s solo song "MTBD", and it seems we"ll see the same type of footage for "If I Were You". Knowing 2NE1, we"re expecting a soulful, yet charismatic, stage for the sentimental song, so make sure to check back later!
The release is currently set for March 10th at 21:00 KST, and you can keep up with the count down timer here.
World action star Jackie Chan is about to debut his very own five member K-Pop group named JJCC or Double JC. The group shows great potential with a average height of the members being 180cm. The group is managed by The Jackie Chan Group Korea and they are expected to debut in the middle of March.
The logo for Jackie Chan’s new group is pretty simple in gray.
The leader of JJCC is ‘Master Chef’ Oh Jong Seok. He is posing in the “Master Chef Korea” apron below.
Here is Jackie Chan posing with the leader at the ocean.
Below is JJCC leader Oh Jong Seok on cooking reality show “Master Chef Korea.” The leader of JJCC is a pretty good cook who learned cooking from his family
Orange Caramel’s Nana confessed that she wants to kiss a boy idol.
KBS 2TV’s Hello invited Girls’ Generation (SNSD)’s Taeyeon, SHINee’s Jonghyun, Orange Caramel’s Nana and Lizzy as the guests for the episode to be aired on March 10.
During recording, the MCs asked Taeyeon and Jonghyun to sing their recently released duet, and the two received loud cheers after singing a duet without any music.
Then the MC asked Orange Caramel, “If you could do a duet with any boy idol, who would it be?” and Nana shocked everyone by saying, “I’d like to kiss one, instead of doing a duet.”
Tune in to watch the episode on KBS on March 10!
Photo credit: Newsen
On March 8 and 9, B.A.P leader Bang Yong Guk recently revealed his self-composed song “Q” at the group’s concert, “B.A.P Live on Earth Seoul 2014,” held at the SK Handball Stadium in Olympic Park. The song features fellow team member Himchan, and has a quiet, almost late night radio sound.
The B.A.P leader has previous experience working with other artists such as BEAST’s Yang Yo Seob, Secret’s Song Ji Eun, and B.A.P’s youngest member Zelo, and working with fellow member Himchan this time around, Bang Yong Guk is in the spotlight once again.
This was not the first time Bang Yong Guk has revealed a self-composed song at a B.A.P concert. Last February, at B
Choiza from hip hop group Dynamic Duo and singer Lim Kim have come together for their first collaboration single “Last Scene” from producer Philtre‘s upcoming album “Scene #2.” The track will be released on March 13.
The teaser for the upcoming song features a sad girl who sings with a sad face as she stands in a dark room. The actress sheds a tear drop near the end of the teaser as she sees a girl twirling in a glass box. Enjoy the teaser below.
Here is the album art for Philtre’s upcoming album “Scene #2.” It features a plant that is drooping and dripping water with the night sky in the background.
For those who are not familiar with Phitre’s music, here is the single “Scene #1” featuring Younha
" "Good Day
" went behind the scenes to JYJ
"s Incheon Asian Games
The boys are dressed warmly for the upcoming spring weather. Even though they must have been in the still-cold weather, the boys are all smiles for the CF.
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In the interview, the group was asked what sport they were looking forward to the most. Junsu said, "I like soccer, so I"m looking forward to soccer the most." Jaejoong answered, "Last time, I saw Son Yeon Jae at a gala show. I"m looking forward to better results this year."
Along with the successful start of its upcoming world tour, B.A.P released the full music video for its Japanese version of No Mercy.
The music video dropped on March 9, providing completely new footage for fans to enjoy.
B.A.P will officially release its third Japanese single No Mercy on April 2, with special fan events for the album release starting up on April 3.
Check out the music video below!
Photo credit: TS Entertainment
Five-member girl group Ladies’ Code and hip hop artist (and actor) YDG will be performing tonight at “Lee.Bahl.Show” located in Gwanghwamun, Seoul. Some of our Soompiers will be able to attend the event, but for those who didn’t win tickets or are out of the country.. good news! You’ll be able to watch the mini concert via live streaming!
It’s also been revealed that Dok2 and The Quiett will be special guests during YDG’s stage. Ladies’ Code also mentioned that they’re preparing for their stage as well!
And we’ll be giving away two autographed Ladies’ Code “So Wonderful” albums and two autographed YDG “YDG Series Vol
Boy group 100% has released a second wave of goth themed teasers for their upcoming second mini album and comeback single “My Heart Beats.” The new teasers feature a close up picture and a full body shot picture of each member. Their new album will be released on March 17 and they will have their comeback performance on the March 13 episode of Mnet’s M! Countdown.
Member Changbum has blonde hair and studded gloves in his teaser photo.
Member Rockhyun has green eyes in his photo below.
Red haired Jonghwan holds his heart as he sits on the floor.
Member Hyukjin gives a tough look at the camera.
Member Chanyong is wrapped in chains in his teaser photo
Continuing the dark concept, 100 Percent released member teasers for Jong Hwan, Rock Hyun, and Chang Bum.
Starting March 8, 100 Percent unveiled the member images for Jong Hwan, Rock Hyun, and Chang Bum. They also squeezed in a group photo of all five members for the new album concept for Heart is Beating.
For Jong Hwan’s image, the caption read, “I’m going, remembering that you left me.” Rock Hyun’s read, “I’m going backwards on that moment we met,” and Chang Bum’s read, “It’s late, but I want to go back.”
100 Percent will release its second mini album on March 17.
Photo credit: T.O.P Media
and Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim)
have begin teaser for their very first collaboration, a song called "Last Scene
" produced by Philtre
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The song will be strongly characteristic of the "90s, generously packed with emotion, and beautifully lyrical. It will undoubtedly make an even greater impact with Choiza"s charismatic voice and Kim Ye Rim"s soothing singing abilities.
In the teaser, Lim Kim sings, while an eerie-looking ballerina twirls around as if on a music box. Meanwhile there are shots of a melancholy woman who eventually begins to shed tears. This has the looks a thought-provoking MV.
Choiza and Kim Ye Rim"s "Last Scene" will be the title song on the album "Philtre: Scene #2" and released on March 13!
Three member group Monsterz has released teaser two for their upcoming single “Allready Go Rady.” The title comes from the popular trot song of the same name. The teaser features various dancers free styling to a fast party beat. There is a brief introduction for each dancer, and the dancers come from all types of styles ranging from ball room dancing to break dancing.
Monsterz upcoming track will be released on March 11, and they will be making their comeback on the March 13 episode of Mnet’s M! Countdown. The trio will also perform on KBS’s Music Bank and SBS’s Inkigayo.
Here is the performance of the original version of the popular trot song “Allready Go Rady.” Will the new version sound similar?
You can watch the first teaser for the single here
Star Empire Entertainment‘s new four member vocal group “SoReal” has released a teaser image featuring ZE;A‘s Siwan from their upcoming debut music video “Heart Speaks.” The image was released on SoReal’s Twitter page on March 10 and shows a sad image of Siwan. The idol is under the same management group of SoReal, and his appearance should help the new group get more attention.
In the teaser image, Im Siwan is sobbing as if he lost a loved one. What can we expect from the new music video? Find out when it is released on March 13.
SoReal’s debut album “So Real Story” will be released on March 13. Below is the track list for the upcoming album. The four member group is composed of members Byun Jang Moon, Kang Sung Ho, Rhu Philip, and Joo Dae Gun
With the start of a brand new week, 4minute unveiled new teaser photos, asking an important question.
On March 10, Cube Entertainment began releasing teaser photo after photo of 4minute’s upcoming new song, What Are You Doing Today?
The photos were compiled together as a 4minute diary, showing what each member did during a specific time period. The hashtag Cube Entertainment provided was, “What are you doing on Monday?” and the pictures showed the 4minute member eating different kinds of food at the Ping Pong Pub and enjoying the partying going on.
The 4minute diary is set to release a different set of photos each day of the week.
4minute also released an audio teaser on March 8 through Soundcloud with each member asking fans what they were doing and whether they wanted to go on dates or get coffee
became the first K-pop group to perform in Puerto Rico!
The boys were at the Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A Ferre, and held their fan meeting titled "Boyfriend, fan meeting en Puerto Rico
" with 1700 fans. The fans had filled up the seats on the first and second floors, and sang along to all the songs for 2 hours.
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Even though the concert was the first K-pop concert in Puerto Rico, Boyfriend sold out most of their seats within minutes of the ticket sales opening. And when Boyfriend came to Puerto Rico, over 500 fans crowded the airport to see the boys.
Boyfriend will now go to Chicago and Dallas on the 11th and 13th for their first USA showcase.
Taking off from the group for a bit, T-ara’s Ji Yeon and Hyo Min will be doing their own thing with upcoming solo albums.
On March 10, Core Contents Media stated that Ji Yeon and Hyo Min will return to the stage as soloists. The agency said that the two members will show a completely different charm by using a system of different agencies from producers to stylists.
Ji Yeon will be making a solo debut with Duble Sidekick, who produced hit songs such as Girls’ Day’s Something, SISTAR’s Give It To Me and Loving You, LeeSsang’s Tears and more.
Hyo Min wil be working with Brave Brothers, who created Sunmin’s Full Moon, Hyolyn’s Only You, SISTAR’s Alone, 4minute’s What’s Your Name and more.
The two lead choreographers of Yama&HotChicks will be in charge of Ji Yeon and Hyo Min separately
The rising hallyu star Kim Soo Hyun made his way back to Korea after successfully filming a Chinese variety show Super Brain.
Flying out of Korea on March 8 via Gimpo airport with a private jet provided by Jiang Su Television (JSTV), Kim Soo Hyun arrived in Nanjing to thousands of welcoming fans. 600 security guards were placed in order to prevent any injuries due to traffic.
Kim Soo Hyun headed to film Super Brain as soon as he arrived in the country, and attended the show which invited over 1,000 people to act as audience members.
Even though the show won’t be airing for another two weeks, JSTV revealed the recording scenes through its SNS accounts, responding to the excited fans and the press. Numerous media outlets also wrote reports on Kim Soo Hyun’s visit in China