After various photo and video teasers, 4Minute is back with their new catchy song “What’s Your Name?“.
Donning colorful outfits similar to what Hyuna wore in her solo, “Ice Cream“, music video, the 5-member girl group looks stunning as they dance a powerful and sexy choreography on various sets, including a black background with graffiti, a street and a dressing room. But that’s not the only thing viewers will see, there are also zombies dancing along with the girls which makes the music video even more interesting to watch.
uBEAT, the subunit formed by U-Kiss members Eli and AJ, have released the highly anticipated MV for thier title track ‘Should Have Treated You Better’.
The two rappers formed the subunit earlier this month and on April 22 they released thier first mini album, ‘Should Have Treated You Better’, which also featured the vocals of fellow U-Kiss member Kevin. The title track is an appealing R&B song, highlighting the members’ unique colours and blending it with Kevin’s smooth voice. The MV further emphasises the ambience of the song, with stunning scenery and stylish outfits. Check it out here.
Please look forward to more of uBEAT’s upcoming promotions during the following weeks.
On April 29, YG entertainment reported that G-dragon, who is on his concert tour 2013 World Tour—One of a Kind, started his “Dome Special” in Japan on the 6th of April. He hurt his ankle yet successfully finished the second concert in Osaka at the Kyocera Dome on April 28th.
The agency says: “G-Dragon gave a confident performance and won the fans’ hearts despite having sprained his ankle during the first Osaka concert on the 27th of April. He could not walk well; nevertheless, he performed energetically using a stick and a Segway and did 21 songs. Dae Sung surprisingly appeared at the concert after hearing the news of G-Dragon’s injury, showing their close friendship. Dae Sung was in Tokyo practicing for his solo tour. He visited the Kyocera Dome to encourage G-Dragon.”
Dae Sung performed the group’s hit songs “Bad boy” and “Fantastic Baby” with a special guest, Tae Yang, and the host, G-Dragon, and they captivated the audience of 50,000.
By April 29, G-Dragon will have performed for a total audience of about 150,000 in just three days in Osaka. He will perform at the Nagoya Dome for two days from June 1.
According to the iTunes Album Chart on April 28, Shinee’s album Why So Serious? ranked first in Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong and took second place on the Singaporean, the fifth on the Indonesian, and seventh on the Malaysian charts. The album ranked the 65th on the American chart and 53rd on the Canadian chart
Meanwhile, only four members of Shinee are currently working. The missing member is Jong Hyun, who suffered a broken nose in a traffic accident and is taking some time off to recover.
On April 25, Super Junior held their Super Show 5 concert at Movie Star Arena in Santiago, Chile, captivating Chilean fans with their fantastic performances. The arena is the largest indoor venue in the country, and such world-class singers as Beyoncé, Maroon 5, Avril Lavigne, Shakira, Backstreet Boys, and Elton John have graced the stage there.
By attracting 12,000 fans, Super Junior surpassed JYJ’s and Kim Joon Soo’s records of 3,000 each. This is a new record among Korean singers.
The group performed 24 songs, including their debut song “Twins,” “Sorry Sorry,” “Beauty,” “Mr.Simple,” “Sexy, Free & Single,” and “Ai se eu te pego,“ a South American song they specially prepared for.
Their agency, SM Entertainment, says, “Fans shouted and sang the songs in Korean along with the group while waving blue light sticks (which symbolize Super Junior) and holding colorful placards, national flags, and balloons, much as is commonly done at performances in Korea.”
The group finished their last performance of South American tour in Lima, Peru, on April 27.
Though it had only recently been announced that Jung Yong-hwa from CN Blue had been cast in the upcoming SBS series “The Heirs,” it has now been confirmed that Yong-hwa has been forced to withdraw from the role.
According to the latest report, Yong-hwa’s managers and the production team of the drama were unable to come to an agreement concerning the role of which Yong-hwa was to have played. Because of the issue, Yong-hwa has withdrawn from the role.
Fans were looking forward to seeing Jung Yong-hwa return to the screen after his last lead role in a drama 2 years ago. Despite their disappointment in this latest development, they continue to fully support Yong-hwa and look forward to the day when they will see him in a starring role again.
In the meantime, Yong-hwa continues to stay very busy with his music career and his role in the popular group CN Blue.
Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye have already been cast as the lead roles in “The Heirs.” The highly anticipated drama is set to be released later this year. With the withdrawal of Yong-hwa from the series, we must now wait to see who will be cast in his place.
Kim Nam Gil and Son Ye Jin play the leads in a new drama on KBS 2TV, titled Shark (written by Kim Ji Woo and directed by Park Chan Hong). Promotional stills of the two actors were released by the production company, Annextelecom, on the morning of April 29.
Sharkis the story of Han I Soo (played by Kim Nam Gil), who even threatens his own lover to avenge his family, and of Cho Hae Woo (played by Son Ye Jin), who wavers over her potentially deadly love relationship.
The photographs were taken on April 24 and 25 during the first shooting in Sangam and Gangnam, Seoul.
In the photos, the emotional look of Kim Nam Gil and Son Ye Jin suggests that the two are in a sad romantic relationship because of destiny.
Sharkwill begin airing on May 27 afterThe Queen of the Officeends.
According to a local report on April 28, Lee Joon Gi took part in recording Hunan TV’sHappy Campin Changsha, China, on April 26.Happy Campis the most popular variety show in China and many Korean-wave stars, such as Kim Hyun Joong, Lee Min Ho, Lee Da Hae, and Jang Keun Suk, have appeared in it.
As a main guest, Lee Joon Gi danced the horse dance from “Gangnam Style” and did his best at a number of games, such as the “cloud-ladder fight” and a balloon-popping competition, which made the audience laugh a lot at his happy, whimsical charm.
On his social networking account, Lee had expressed his sorrow over the victims of the earthquake in Ya’an, Sichuan, because of which he had to cancel a number of event he had been scheduled to do in China. In the episode of Happy Camp that Lee appeared in, most of the cast wore black to express their sorrow over the disaster.