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KARA reveals selca photos taken in Guam

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Remember the photospread featuring the KARA girls as pretty fairies in Guam recently?

A series of the girls’ selca taken during their stay in Guam has been revealed.

Go under the cut for more fresh faces!

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MBC Chuseok Special ‘Star Dance Battle’

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Ending the fiesta of idol special shows for Chuseok special, MBC aired it pre-recorded ‘Star Dance Battle’ chuseok special on 4th October.

Idols and celebrities come together to have 7 rounds of dance battles of great dance parodies and performances.

Go under the cut to see who won the dance battles.

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MBC Music Core 26.09.09 – TaeGoon and T-ara rock ‘TTL’

Today on MBC Music Core, one of the special stages is the special stage of ‘TTL (Time To Love’ by TaeGoon and T-ara girls.

TaeGoon is standing in for the Supernova boys as they are on their Japanese promotion schedule. But you have to say this is one hot performance.

Other highlights to the show:

  • Lee Hyun sings ’30 minutes ago’ with KARA SeungYeon
  • Hot stages by girlgroups KARA, Jewelry, 4Minute, f(x)
  • SNSD Tiffany is finally back on the MC team!

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Tears flow as KARA Han SeungYeon gets treated with prank camera

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KARA‘s mascot Han SeunGyeon was the object of a secret camera filmed last August 30, which brought the idol star to tears.

Filmed on the same day as when KARA won the Mutizen for Wanna at Inkigayo, everyone was in a festive mood, celebrating their number one win. However, the mood quickly changed as the members and staff proceeded in fooling Seungyeon for the secret camera.

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K Bites – 16.05.2009 II

GDragon’s autographed cap sold for 600K KRW

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An autographed cap by GDragon has been sold at 600,000 KRW at a charity sale charity love auction campaign organised by EDaily.

EDaily did the charity sales from 11th to 17th May, sold items by Korean stars like Big Bang, KARA, Yoon Eun Hye etc amongst the items sold at the auction. And of them, an autographed GDragon cap was sold at the record of 610,000 KRW on the 6th day of the charity sale.

The item was also bidded for a reord of 72 times. The officials have taken in account that most of the bidders for the auction will be students, they have set a limit to the bid price of no more than 10,000 KRW.

Other than that, KARA member Han Seung Yeon‘s autographd book was also sold at 300,000 KRW at the charity sales.

All the proceeds from this sales will be contributed to help needy children. Meanwhile, the charity auction (click to enter) is still going on until 18th May at 10am.

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JiSun talks about leaving Loveholic, “It’s because I wasn’t up to standard”

js_160509JiSun talks about her leaving of band Loveholic. She was on KBS ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook’ aired on 15th May for her last activity of her first solo album.

After MC Yoo Hee Yeol talks about how JiSun’s image has changed after going solo, JiSun reveals truthfully that her strong pride when she was in Loveholic that as the team’s vocal she cannot become someone else that she packed up and left the team.

And she revealed that it seemed like a burden to her that the other members Lee Jae Hak and Kang Hyun Min were doing everything for the band calmly, and they were promoting with ease.

She said, “I have thought of not doing music anyway because I realised I cannot be someone who just do purely music.”

Meanwhile, JiSun will take a short music study vacation to Japan Okinawa before starting work on her next solo album.

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Comeback of the dance singers – ChaeYeon, JunJin and TaeGoon

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Back with their glamorous costumes and dance choreographies, dance singers JunJin, ChaeYeon and TaeGoon are back to heat up the Kpop stage.

The 3 of them were back on on MBC Music Core performance stage on 16th May performing their comeback dance hits.

First to take the stage was TaeGoon back with a new hit ‘SuperStar’ after his previous ‘Call Me’. It seems that this singer has upgraded since his ‘Call Me’ days, his dance moves and vocals smoother and improved.

Also, ChaeYeon and JunJin who had their comeback stages last week continues to heat up the atmosphere with their comeback dance songs ‘Shake’ and ‘Hey Ya!’.

With that, we are seeing more of the sexy dance singers which the Kpop stage has been missing for awhile.

Which of the dance singers comeback is your favourite?

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K Bites – 04.05.2009

Chae Yeon album leaked ahead of comeback

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Sexy singer Chae Yeon‘s 2 years and 2 months comeback album has been leaked.

Her company Line Media said on 4th May, “The title song ‘Shake’ which has been set to be revealed on the 12th has been leaked out.”

“The song was leaked about 1-2 day back. We are investigating into who and when did the song get leaked out. With this leakage incident, we are not troubled with the actual release date of the album.”

A singer and the producer’s new song being that easily leaked out will only cause them disappointment. The company is now looking into all ways to track out the person who leaked the album.

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Comeback of the female 30s in the Kpop realm

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This is the time of the comeback of the female singers in their 30s.

First up will be Lee Jung Hyun coming back with AVA Entertainment after 3 years away. She is set to release a new minialbum in beginning of May. Her comeback album jacket, with the concept of Marie Antoinette, has already set the topic amongst netizens, anticipating for her comeback.

Also HwangBo recently released a digital single album ‘Unbelievable Words’, coming back as a singer. She previously set a techtonik craze with the song ‘Get Hot’ last year. And this is her singer comeback after 1 year.

Next singer Hye Ryeong will also be coming with a minialbum ‘One Night Love’ to be released on the 8th. She previously made it big with the song ”3 ways to endure sorrow’ in 2003. She debuted with the song ‘Fool’ as a R&B female singer. And will comeback with the title song ‘Why did you leave me?’.

We just have to see if these singers can still have their own stage with the Kpop world of sprouting young idols.

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KARA and Evan to be DJs

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KARA members Han Seung Yeon and Park Gyu Ri and Evan will take on the roles as DJs.

They will be taking the place for SS501 Kim Hyung Joon for SBS Power FM ‘SS5o1’s Music High’ on 107.7MHz as the rest of SS501 gets busy in America for their perforamnce and their filming in Japan for the next few days.

KARA members Han Seung Yeon and Park GyuRi will take over the position of DJs on the show from 7th to 13th May, and then Evan will take over from 14th to 18th May. The show is set to air at 2am in the morning.

4일 채연의 소속사 라인미디어 관계자는 머니투데이 스타뉴스에 “당초 오는 12일 온오프라인에 동시 공개될 타이틀곡 ‘흔들려’ 등 채연의 새 음반 수록곡 모두가 사전 유출 됐다”고 밝혔다.

이어 “오늘 기준, 1~2일 전부터 인터넷 상에 음원이 유출된 것을 확인하고 현재 누가 언제 어떻게 외부에 띄웠지를 확인 중”이라며 “이번 유출 사건으로 인해 음반 발매 날짜를 당겨야 할지 고민 중”이라고 전했다.

이 관계자는 “가수와 창작자의 온갖 노력이 담긴 새 노래를 너무 쉽게 유출하는 것에 대해 실망감을 감출 수 없다”며 “유출자를 밝히기 위해 모든 방법을 강구하는 것은 물론 꼭 책임도 물을 것”이라고 강조했다.

K Bites – 02.04.2009

After School gets 1 more member – making it a 6-member group

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Known as the Korea’s Pussycat Dolls, group After School gets one more new member making it a 6-member group.

Known for their power dance performance, with a new member, the group will set its directions on not only singing, but also modeling, acting etc.

The new member will start promoting with the group with the release of the group’s new digital single ‘DIVA’ set to release on 9th April.

After School‘s company said, “This new member is known by many people. But with regard to who she will be will only be released next week.” The new member is said to be also talented, in terms of singing and acting, and is also a beauty like the rest of the After School members.

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KARA’s youngest Kang Ji Yeong for featuring with Jumper’s new song

j_kjy_020409The 2nd single ‘Dazzling’ for newcomer group Jumper set to be released on 2nd April will feature KARA‘s youngest member Kang Ji Yeong.

Coincidentally, the 2 groups are promoting at the same time, hence they were caught on various variety shows together. On on cable broadcast program member Han Seung Yeon provided, “Nicole would wake up every morning and listen to Jumper‘s songs. She had all the lyrics and dance steps memorised.”

Debuted with the song ‘Yes!’, Jumper is a group popular amongst the teenagers. Jumper with have their first performance of ‘Dazzling’ on 5th April on Inkigayo.

K Bites – 18.03.2009 II

Hyori is enjoying the American life

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A photoshoot of Kpop ‘sexy queen’ Lee Hyori in American was recently released.

Hyori recently went on a 8D7N photoshoot with the concept of ‘Stars’ Lives’  in America Las Vegas. The photoshoot features Hyori hanging out with her friends, having her little fashion show in her room and going on a road vacation with friends.

Hyori has also a part in the idea for their photoshoot. This photoshoot will be featured in the April issue of magazine Nylon.

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Nassun to ‘play with’ Davichi Kang Min Kyung next

Image Hosting by Picoodle.comNassun, who recently released his 2nd minialbum ‘HappyFace’ will perform with Davichi Kang Min Kyung after KARA Han Seung Yeon and So Nyeo Shi Dae Tiffany for his song ‘Come and play’.

Kang Min Kyung is the next idol singer to be featured in the Nassun performance. It seems that Nassun is working with female groups to ‘come and play’.

Nassun‘s performance with Kang Min Kyung will be aired on 20th March on KBS Music Bank.