YG Entertainment has been on a roll, teasing fans and keeping them in utter suspense regarding the upcoming comeback. Who you may ask? We are clueless too!
Having hinted of an upcoming comeback for one of YG’s artiste, fans have been making speculations of all sorts – from the hottest groups 2NE1 and Big Bang, to an artiste’s solo venture or even the debut of Kang Seung Yoon orYG’s next new girl group.
On May 7, another comeback teaser was released. This time featuring 2NE1′s leader CL. A website 2ne1loves has been set up, showcasing a 15-seconds video of CL in high fashion. It could be a hint to a possible 2NE1 comeback, one that has been promised since March/April. Or even, CL’s solo album, since she has been working on it!
As of now, there is no official confirmation. We’ll find out the mystery comeback on May 28, stay tuned!
People are enthusiastic about something Hyun Bin recently said about his thoughts on his career. He joined the army when he was at the peak of his popularity and had his first interview after being discharged on the episode of KBS2′s Entertainment Relay that aired on May 4,after a fan meeting in Shanghai, China.
About the timing of his joining the army, Hyun Bin says, “I planned to join the army then. The drama seriesSecret Gardenwas working out well for me, and though I hadn’t intended to reveal it, during the filming of the series, it became known that I had had a physical and an oral exam.”
Asked about whether he was worried about losing popularity because of the break, Hyun Bin says, “I have been concerned about my acting and about fear that I might disappoint people who trust me as an actor. I haven’t thought much about popularity.” This thoughful revelation has had an effect on viewers.
On the interview, Hyun Bin’s appearance drew attention. He looked as good as ever. After the interview aired, people reacted variously: “Hyun Bin is not only handsome but also thoughtful.” “He is a perfect guy.” “Hyun Bin is the best.” “He has become more manly since the army.”
According to an announcement made by their agency, JYP Entertainmnet, on May 7, 2PM (Jun K, Nickhun, Taekyeon, Woo Young, Joon Ho, and Chan Sung) have made a sensational return after a two-year hiatus. An agency official said that right after the third studio album was released, it ranked at the top on real time iTunes charts in six Asian countries: Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, and Taiwan.
He added, “The new album is receiving explosive responses, ranking high on various album charts with several songs, including lead track “Listen to This Song and Come Back.” They proved themselves to be the hottest singers by sweeping iTunes charts in major Asian countries. The lead song has lyrical emotion, telling the story of a man who regrets breaking up with his girlfriend. Another song from the album will be released soon.”
The group’s new album will go on sale on the 13th of May, and the group perform on a special titled “2PM Returns” on MBC on May 11.
Remember how the K-pop fans inhabiting in the island of Singapore groove every Thursday night to the high times at ‘GAJA‘ that also has brought in SM Entertainment’s very own producers and choreographers? Let that costume hang for a good memory because they have ended its year long run in early April, but make sure you’ve got your Jeremy Scott’s and trainers with an oomph on for the Butter Factory gives you back ‘NOLZA’ on Wednesdays!
The Butter Factory in collaboration with Studio De S (a K-POP Dance & Vocal Performing Art School in Singapore) recently kicked off its new weekly K-POP party last week, and it’s going to stay on every ladies night.
So lonely ladies, why don’t you call all your homegirls down for those dance-worthy tunes you’ve been guiltily addicted because you get to enter for free and receive 5 complimentary drinks when you arrive before 2AM! (Now that’s another hint. Can we expect their ballad tunes to be a one hit club wonder? We daresay.) DJ Boocall and MC Jay Song, both from Korea and occasional dance performance by the De S Crew are there to buckle your Wednesday night away – who’s the best on Wednesday night? C’mon girls, it’s a night to indulge in your favourite K-POP chart toppers without having to care about being judged when you show off those moves you’ve learnt from hours spent watching 2NE1’s music videos.
C’mon boys, you could enjoy the company of these crayon girls and the tunes you have been practising real hard in front of your digicam and posting it on Youtube. Why not show it off at the FASH Floor? See you at The Butter Factory on Wednesdays!
Heading down but lost your way? Check the latest information on NOLZA here.
On May 6 at 10:00 world star Psy (Park Jae Sang) tweeted a picture taken during his appearance on the American popular talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael. In the picture, Psy is seen doing the dances from his “Gentleman” video with Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos. They got a lot of laughs as Psy taught them how to do the “arrogant dance” and the “crab dance” from “Gentleman.”
Psy is promoting his new song in the U.S. He will give a special speech at Tsai Auditorium, Harvard University, on May 9. On the 7th of June, Psy is scheduled to visit Russia and perform “Gentleman” at the MUZ-TV Music Awards at Moscow Olympic Stadium.
Recently, Hyun A, of 4 Minute (Ji Hyun, Ga Yoon, Ji Yoon, Hyun A, and So Hyun), fell unconscious because of overwork. On May 6, a Cube Entertainment spokesperson said: “Hyun A blacked out with a high fever on her way to work and is now in the hospital. The fever appears to have been caused by overwork. The results of her examination will be in tomorrow, and her work schedule will be adjusted accordingly.”
4 Minute have been active promoting their new song “What Is Your Name?”
Hallyu star Kim Hyung Jun will be embarking on‘Who Am I’ Live Tour in Japanthis summer. Kim Hyung Jun debuted as a member and vocalist of idol group SS501. He first started out his solo activities in 2011 and since then, he has released 2 mini albums ‘My Girl’, ‘Escape’ and a Japanese single ‘Long Night’, all of which received overwhelming responses from his fans.
‘Who Am I’ Live Tour will start from 31st May till 29th June, with 3 shows in Tokyo and 2 shows in Nagoya. In the meanwhile, Kim Hyung Jun is currently filming for drama ‘Gold, appear quickly‘ which airs every Saturday and Sunday on MBC.
Who says a performer is limited to a certain time? With over 10 years under her belt and even after a 3-year hiatus,Lee Hyoriis back to prove that she has still got it.
To accompany her newly-released song “Miss Korea“, which has slow beats and instrumentals, the K-pop diva brings back the classy 50′s style in a black-and-white music video. And as always, she looks stunning wearing different clothes in various shots.
This is the first edition of MTV Awards in Italyand it takes place in the beautiful city ofFlorenceon Saturday15thJune. The show starts at 9 p.m., live from Piazzale Michelangelo, and it will be given the Awards to the winner of the 16 categories. One of this categories isArtist Saga, in whichSuper Juniorare nominated. Previously, on the Mtv Italy Facebook page, a poll was done and the fans kept on voting for them, making them one of the 16 finalists in the category.
The organizators of the event have decided to do a different thing from the normal voting process: there are different turns in which only two artists are “facing” each other and the one with more votes can pass to the next turn.
How to vote? Click on the link heremtvawards and log in with your facebook account. Once you enter you have to find the 4th turn, in which Super Junior are against the Italian singer Marco Carta, and click on the “vota” button. You can vote10 times a day.
The vote process ends on the night of June 15th, in order to make the challenge more alive.