Baek Ah Yeon teases for her

Baek Ah Yeon teases for her "Don"t Be Like This" comeback with sheet music

Baek Ah Yeon teases for her

Baek Ah Yeonteased for her upcoming album!

The image she released is sheet music, but it"s unique because regular music notes were replaced instead with her lyrics that she handwrote for the teaser image. "Don"t Be Like This" is the first song that she"s releasing that she composed herself.

She worked on the song together with composer Shim Eun Jiand wrote about her own experience. The song is a sweet love song that shows off the unique color of her voice.

Get ready for her comeback on the 20th!

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[Interview] Boyfriend Finally Can Own Their Niche, Music Genre and Goal in 2015

[Interview] Boyfriend Finally Can Own Their Niche, Music Genre and Goal in 2015

The idol band "Boyfriend" finally can define their music genre!

The six membered group Boyfriend threw its hat into the ring once more to become a top idol group. The group will be releasing the fourth mini album Boyfriend in Wonderland on March 9th and stand in front of the fans.

Entering its fifth year, Boyfriend won first place on a music program for the first time since it’s debut and held the first solo concert in 2014. They were determined to ‘climb up to the top by setting the honor as the foundation.’

[Interview] Boyfriend Talks Finally Finding its Color, Goal for This Year and More

▶ Meeting Boyfriend

Maybe it was because Young Min and Kwang Min had just returned from MBC’s Real Man. The atmosphere of the interview reminded one of the barracks in the army. Leader Dong Hyun playfully joked around with the members and Young Min and Kwang Min carefully responded, as if they are army privates.

Dong Hyun said, “I don’t know if it’s because Young Min and Kwang Min just came back from Real Man, but they came back so well disciplined. Although I haven’t gone to the army yet, I’ve experienced it indirectly through the Marine Corps camp. I think I have an idea of what it feels like.”

Kwang Min and Young Min then commented, “It was really tough. We missed our mom and our family. You have to experience it in order to know what it’s really like.”

Boyfriend has been gathering immense popularity from overseas, which spread from Japan all the way to Latin America. Starting in May, the group will be holding a Latin American tour in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Bolivia. What is the secret behind their popularity?

Hyun Sung said, “We’re amazed too. I think it shows how much the foreign fans are interested in K-pop and Korean culture. We feel proud and good. As much as we have spent a meaningful year last year, we will work hard so that more people can recognize Boyfriend.”

[Interview] Boyfriend Talks Finally Finding its Color, Goal for This Year and More

▶ Below is the QA

- You gained meaningful success last year. You must have a lot of expectation for the upcoming promotions.

“We didn’t promote in Korea for two years prior to 2014. I was happy when I heard that we would be releasing an album in Korea again, after the gap years. But that’s how pressured I felt at the same time. We won first place on a music program and succeeded in wrapping up a solo concert too. Now is the time for us to work harder as we go forward with gratitude.” (Dong Hyun)

- You will be returning with the song Bounce. What kind of concept have you prepared?

“We’ve found Boyfriend’s color. The song Witch from last year used ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ as the concept. As an extension to that, we found our color through ‘grim fairy tales.’ We each transformed into a unique character with the theme of ‘Alice in Wonderland.’” (Jung Min)

- How is it different from the last album?

“In the last album, we emphasized all six members’ performance together. This time, we’ve prepared a stage with unique characteristics for each of the members. Like we’ve added a powerful impact to each of the members’ parts. We’re planning to present a stage that is entertaining to watch.” (Dong Hyun)

- The concept is rather dreamy and fantastical. Don’t you feel pressured about the unrealistic concept?

“It’s not easy. Since there are many characters that are not humans, we needed different items and it required a lot of research. So we thought about it a lot. But I feel proud when I see the end result. It suits us well and more than anything, the fans like it. I think we’ve got the right concept.” (Dong Hyun)

[Interview] Boyfriend Talks Finally Finding its Color, Goal for This Year and More

- Although you’ve earned meaningful success, there have been some tough times. Is there anything you can never forget?

“It would be our first stage. I was so shaky, I don’t even know how I performed on stage. But I can still remember the tremors because it was so powerful. I don’t think I would ever forget the tremors even if we become successful.” (Kwang Min)

“There was a time when we went overseas after promoting in Korea. It was for about two years and I remember worrying a lot at that time. I felt a sense of shame thinking, ‘Would we ever be able to be loved?’ So I remember those days the most. I think gaining success through Witch last year was also the result of fiercely worrying.” (Jung Min)

- Young Min and Kwang Min went to the army through Real Man. I can feel a different kind of energy compared to before.

“I enlisted in the army [for Real Man] prior to our promotions. I cut my hair and I didn’t know that they would cut it this short. I was also worried about exposing my bare face as an idol. My mother also came when I cut my hair and she cried as she watched. I felt sad.” (Kwang Min)

“I never missed training and tried to work hard. All I was thinking about is that I need to get my head on straight. Marching was harder than the CBR training. Kwang Min even had to go in the ambulance during marching because he sprained himself. (laughter)” (Young Min)

- What is your goal?

“We prepared a lot for this album. We would like to set Boyfriend’s turf and color in stone through the upcoming promotions. I think grim fairy tales and Boyfriend go very well with one another. The world tour is coming up and we would like to go on a year-end ceremony tour once the overseas tour is over. We have a lot of anticipation and desire for this year.” (Min Woo)

Photo credit: Starship Entertainment

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[Video] Boyfriend Premiered the Official Music Video for

[Video] Boyfriend Premiered the Official Music Video for "Bounce"

Watch the heartfelt official video for Boyfriend's "Bounce" here!

[Video] Boyfriend Invites Everyone to Wonderland in ′Bounce′ MV

Inspired by the popular story, Alice′s Adventures in Wonderland, the music video for Bounce, released on March 9, showed the Boyfriend members dressed up as different characters from the childhood story but with creepier twists.

Boyfriend will continue promotions for Bounce on music programs.

Photo Credit: Starship Entertainment

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Henry plays piano with Yiruma on Ep. 2 of Henry

Henry plays piano with Yiruma on Ep. 2 of Henry"s Real Music: You, Fantastic"

Henry plays piano with Yiruma on Ep. 2 of Henry

On episode 2 of "Henry"s Real Music: You, Fantastic", Henry played piano with legendary pianist Yiruma!

Henry, who is known to cross over between classical music and K-pop, and Yiruma played a piano duet of "River Flows in You". The Super Junior-Mmember got to work with the classical performer for his first album, and they"ve now rejoined together to perform this delicate melody.

Check it out above!

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K.Will, SISTAR, Boyfriend, and JungGiGo show some Starship love backstage during 'Music Bank'

K.Will, SISTAR, Boyfriend, and JungGiGo show some Starship love backstage during 'Music Bank'

K.Will had the support of his Starship Entertainment family including SISTAR, JungGiGo, and Boyfriend backstage for his comeback on "Music Bank"!

SEE ALSO: B2ST win #1 + Performances from June 27th "Music Bank" "Half-Year" special!

Starship Entertainment tweeted on the 27th, "Music Bank Half-Year Special + The Starship artists who gathered together to congratulate K.Will on his comeback stage with "#Day1"! Who do you think is the most handsome? We think K.Will is the most handsome~~", along with the shot you see above.

"Music Bank"s half-year special brought together MC Bora, SoyuXJungGiGo for "Some", Boyfriend for "Obsession", and K.Will for his "Day 1" comeback stage, making it the perfect timing for the labelmates to cheer each other on backstage.

K.Will continue to take to the stage to promote his latest title track and also release his 5th mini-album "ONE FINE DAY" offline on the 30th!

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Infinite Takes #1 on Music Bank 2014 Brazil World Cup Special, Performances by VIXX, Boyfriend, ZE:A, TAHITI, and More!

Infinite Takes #1 on Music Bank 2014 Brazil World Cup Special, Performances by VIXX, Boyfriend, ZE:A, TAHITI, and More!

Infinite Takes #1 on Music Bank “2014 Brazil World Cup” Special, Performances by VIXX, Boyfriend, ZE:A, TAHITI, and More! KBS Music Bank is finally back on air after 9 weeks with their “2014 Brazil World Cup” special, where Infinite beats out Jung In & Gary for first place, winning the episode with “Last Romeo“! Congratulations!

TAHITI, San E & Raina, Cherry Filter, N-SONIC make their comebacks with “Oppa You’re Mine,” “A Midsummer Night’s Sweetness,” “Andromeda,” and “Pop Beyond,” respectively. Boyfriend followed their “Obsession” comeback with “Alarm.” Bob Girls made their debut with “No Way.”

Other performers included INFINITE, VIXX, U-KISS, ZE:A, G.NA, JungGiGo, Hyosung, Jiyeon, Baek Ji Young and more!

Check out the performances below!

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Infinite Win

TAHITI

San E & Raina

Cherry Filter

N-SONIC

Boyfriend

Special Stage: INFINITE, VIXX, Fly to the Sky, Baek Ji Young, Cherry Filter

Special Stage: Fly to the Sky & Baek Ji Young

Special Stage: Jiyeon, Hyosung, Raina, G.NA,Bora, NC.A

INFINITE

ZE:A

Baek Ji Young

G.NA

VIXX

Hyosung

U-KISS

Jiyeon

See more:

INFINITE and Fly to the Sky to Prepare Special Stages for Music Bank Today SHINee’s Taemin, CNBLUE’s Jonghyun, and Infinite’s Sungkyu Hold a Special Performance at “Music Bank in Brazil” Upcoming Brazil Special of KBS “Music Bank” Extended to 110 Minutes

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Boyfriend Reveals Music Video Teaser of ALARM

Boyfriend Reveals Music Video Teaser of ALARM

The music video teaser of Boyfriend"s second mini album"s sub-title song "ALARM" was revealed on June 6.

Boyfriend revealed the teaser clip of "ALARM", sub-title song of second mini album "OBSESSION". The music video of "ALARM" was filmed in Chicago and Dallas, and compares the memories of a past lover flooding in continuously as if an alarm. The song is a medium-tempo R&B song and features a mellow sound. Staff stated: "Boyfriend is preparing for their comeback with two music videos. They will show a passionate and powerful side with "OBSESSION" and a soft and mature side with "ALARM"."

Boyfriend"s title song "OBSESSION" is produced by Sweetune, and carries a strong hip-hop beat and brass sound.

Meanwhile, Boyfriend will hold their comeback premiere showcase on June 9.

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MBC Music Core 06.07.14  Comeback Stages by U-KISS, Boyfriend, ZE:A and 15&

MBC Music Core 06.07.14 Comeback Stages by U-KISS, Boyfriend, ZE:A and 15&

MBC Music Core 06.07.14 – Comeback Stages by U-KISS, Boyfriend, ZE:A and 15&

♬ Comeback StageZE:A – “Stagger” – “Breath”U-KISS – “Come Back to Me” – “Quit Playing”Boyfriend – “Obsession”

♬ Hot StageFly to the sky – “You You You”EXO – “Overdose”Infinite – “Last Romeo”VIXX – “Enternity”

♬ Sound-HOLICBaek Ji-young – “Still in Love”Kim Yeon-woo – “Move”Ji Yeon(T-ARA) – “Never Ever”Jun Hyo-seong – “Good-Night Kiss”G.NA – “G.NA’s Secret”NC.A – “I’m Diffrent”BTL – “Too-G”

♬ New Song15& – “Sugar”Bay.B – “Quecera cera”

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Akdong Musicians Lee Chan Hyuk Still Cant Write Sheet Music

Akdong Musicians Lee Chan Hyuk Still Cant Write Sheet Music

Akdong Musician’s Lee Chan Hyuk Still Can’t Write Sheet Music Akdong Musician‘s (AKMU‘s) Lee Chan Hyuk has composed great songs such as “200%,” “Melted,” and “Give Love,” but it was revealed that the older one of the duo still can’t write sheet music! In a recent interview, the AKMU member commented that even after debuting under YG Entertainment, he still does not know how to write music scores. Then how does he compose all these great songs?

Akdong Musician’s Lee Chan Hyuk Still Can’t Write Sheet Music

When reminded that in the during “Kpop Star 2” he could not write music scores, Lee Chan Hyuk expressed, “I still can’t write it. Usually I compose our songs through the guitar and then I record it. I write the lyrics on my laptop. After entering our agency, it has become easier since there is someone to arrange my music. I don’t even know how to operate the music arranging machine. The person who arranges the music finds the tone and then arranges the song. When that person lets me listen to many different tunes, I say, ‘This one!’ and I am allowed the select the tunes. After constantly working that way, we end up arranging the songs.”

Akdong Musician’s Lee Chan Hyuk Still Can’t Write Sheet Music

Despite being unable to write music scores, AKMU have been successful creating great music through the help of their agency’s staffs. We hope to hear more great music in the future!

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Dara's Boyfriend In 'Come Back Home' Spotted In Neon Bunny Music Video: YG And SM Love Between 2NE1 And Super Junior!

Dara's Boyfriend In 'Come Back Home' Spotted In Neon Bunny Music Video: YG And SM Love Between 2NE1 And Super Junior!

Dara's Boyfriend In 'Come Back Home' Spotted In Neon Bunny Music Video: YG And SM Love Between 2NE1 And Super Junior! (Photo : Twitter) It"s rare for YG"s 2NE1 and SM Entertainment acts to cross paths, but this week has been a week of crossovers for one particular 2NE1 member—Dara.

As fans will remember, Dara is the dramatic actress in 2NE1"s latest music video "Come Back Home." In the music video, she plays the saddened lover of a man who is addicted to virtual reality.

Coincidentally, the actor who plays Dara"s boyfriend in "Come Back Home" can also be seen in a recent music video by indie K-pop artist Neon Bunny.

"Please don"t get mad at me 2NE1 fans," says Neon Bunny on the Eat Your Kimchi YouTube channel. "The guy from my video caused quite a scandal so I"m setting the record straight."

"I didn"t steal Sandara"s boyfriend. He is the video director"s brother, who happens to be an actor. Please don"t get mad at me."

But Dara"s "boyfriend" is not the only thing the 2NE1 member is stirring up on the Internet.

Recently, a photo from Dara"s Twitter page showed the singer holding 2NE1"s latest album "Crush" alongside Super Junior member Donghae.

"It"s been a really long time, but with Donghae, my friend of 10 years," writes Dara. "It was so nice to see you. I will look forward to more good performances from you in the future! Fighting."

It"s rare that YG and SM show their mutual love for members of the opposite company, so Dara sure knows how to make Blackjacks smile!

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