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MBLAQ"s G.O is said to be playing in the musical remake of "The Kingdom of the Winds" ("The Land of the Wind")!
According to Seoul Performing Arts Company on April 17 which they confirmed about the idol participation saying, "MBLAQ"s G.O will star in the musical "The Kingdom of the Winds", which will open on May 11."
The historical play "The Kingdom of the Winds" tells the story of the third king of Koguryeo, Daemushin (Muhyool). G.O. is set to play the role of his son Ho Dong and got to reunite with will "Gwanghwamun Sonata" co-star Go Young Bin. G.O had his acting career bloom as musical actor and debuted on "Gwanggwamun Sonata" and then "Seopyeonje". So pretty sure he would do great on this upcoming musical.
"The Kingdom of the Winds" is set to open its curtain on May 11-20 at CJ Towol Theater, Seoul.
G.NA has already started filming the music video for her comeback track “Pretty Lingerie” (“GN.A”s Secret“), and it looks like Japanese actor Otani Ryohei as well as actor and director Kim Min Gyo will be featured in the MV!
Cube Entertainment shared the above behind-the-scenes photos of G.NA with the starring actors on set, raising curiosity about what kind of roles they”ll have in the MV. Kim Min Gyo and G.NA previously worked together on the tvN comedy program “SNL Korea“, and from the still cuts, it seems he”ll be playing a less-than-polite character.
“Pretty Lingerie” is about what happens when a woman falls in love. Stay tuned for G.NA”s first comeback in a year on April 21!
Kim Hyun Joong reveals he dated in secret a year ago + remains firm on his stance that he will never go public with a relationship
In a recent interview with Newsen, Kim Hyun Joong was asked about marriage given that he is in his late twenties. He shared that marriage might not be in the cards for him, "I don"t think I will be able to... I have to go to the military and if I do other things, I will be over 35 years old... In the past, I thought that I really have to [get married someday] but now I don"t have confidence. I love work so much so I don"t think I will be able to be faithful to my family. If a dilemma suddenly comes about in my drama, singing, and concerts one day, then I think I will do it."
He was also asked about his love life to which he honesty remarked, "If I say I don"t date, that would be a lie
CJ E&M will be the first Korean music group to establish a joint venture in Japan.
On April 15th CJ E&M announced, "We got in touch with Japan"s major music company Victor Entertainment, and have established a joint venture company called CJ Victor Entertainment."
CJ E&M and Victor co-invested in a 51:49 ratio, respectively to found CJ Victor. The new company will be CJ E&M"s global label that will take care of Korean and Japanese artists" global entry into the market. It will deal with all matters related to such artists, including their discovery and development, management, concerts, events, fan clubs, content distribution, publishing, and more.
Victor is a video and sound company that"s a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood. Their line of business stretches back 87 years, and they"re well known for their off-line music distribution and sales
Singer IU revealed that she confessed to the guy she likes last year.
In MBC FM4U "FM Music Plaza" aired yesterday, IU came out as a temporary DJ. After reading the story of liking someone one way, IU said, "I don"t have much experience of one way love. I haven"t liked that many people first."
Then she said, "But the feeling of one way love was good. Whether they receive my feelings or not, the fact that I could like someone that much was something so happy to me."
When the guest asked, "Did you confess?" she said, "Yes, I did. When I like someone, I confess. That was last year." But she did not reveal who it was and what happened afterwards, arousing curiosity.
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Singers Wheesung and Gummy will be making comebacks alongside each other this coming May, and there are high expectations as to whether they will highlight the essence of R&B.
Both singers have already confirmed their comebacks to be sometime in May, and are currently in the last stages of their preparations. It will be Wheesung"s comeback in 3 years, and Gummy"s comeback in 4 years. As Korea"s leading R&B singers, Wheesung and Gummy are garnering much interest with their relay comebacks.
Although Wheesung has yet to confirm the actual comeback date, but he"s planning to release his new mini album in May. He"s prepared 7 new songs with composer Kim Do Hoon. It"s been hinted that his new title song will be a strong R&B work that"s reminiscent of "With Me." The song is rumored to have a sense of beat, yet also showcase the tremendous vocal advantages that Wheesung possesses
The hottest group of 2013 has come back with a new look. Last year they firmly held their place in the music industry as the full 12 member group, and there"s interest as to whether they will be able to outdo their "Growl" activities from last year.
On April 15th EXO held a comeback show at the Jamsil Gymnasium in Seoul and entered into full-scale activities with their new mini album title song "Overdose." Just like they did at their debut, EXO will pursue their activities divided into EXO-K and EXO-M. Now that they"ve already peaked their level of popularity, this comeback is more important than ever. Will EXO be able to meet expectations and demonstrate power that can shake up the music industry once again?
2 Years Into Their Debut - A Look At Their Records So Far
EXO debuted on April 8th, 2012, and have just passed the 2 year mark
YG Entertainment"s Yang Hyun Suk expressed his affection for YG"s new boyband WINNER; stating that they will debut soon.
Yang Hyun Suk stated in a recent interview: "Fans have high expectations for WINNER. Their debut was unintentionally delayed, and we haven"t been able to keep our promise with the fans. We apologize, but we wanted to produce a quality album even if that meant delaying WINNER"s debut date".
Yang Hyun Suk and his staff are focused on WINNER"s debut; since their new debut album will be the first impression of WINNER to the public, the staff are geared toward producing the finest album.
Yang Hyun Suk claimed: "We want to repay fans with a good result. We recently finished planning the music video and will film soon. WINNER is currently taking theiralbum cover photoshoot
Singer K.Will and Jewelry"s Yewon will host Mnet"s new program "M Countdown Begins".
The program will be formatted as a talk show before "M Countdown", featuring the TOP 10 artists and music on the M Countdown charts. On the first episode of "M Countdown Begins", many K-Pop artists will make an appearance to congratulate K.Will and Yewon as hosts of the program.
Producers of "M Countdown Begins" stated: "K.WIll is a wonderful musician with great skills as a host, as shown through his radio DJ history. He will be able to lead guests with a relaxed style and incorporate his knowledge of music into the program. Yewon is a cute and skilled musician; we hope that she will bring life to the program."
On April 14th, Mnet announced that K.Will and Jewelry's Yewon are chosen as MCs for new show "M!Countdown Begins".
"M!Countdown Begins" will be served as a pre-talk show before the air time of "M!Countdown". The show will invite popular guests from weekly TOP 10 and they will proceed with some honest talk together.
K.Will previously has experience as a radio DJ while Yewon has proven her varitey skill through various programs, so production crew believes that this combination will bring out new fresh air for the show.
The first live broadcast will be broadcast on April 17th.