Vocal coach for SM Entertainment and former Black Beat member Jang Jin Young has made his comeback in a new male vocal group.
Along with his long-time colleagues Kim Do Hun and Kim Sung Pil, Jang Jin Young has has comeback as a member of vocal group ‘Question‘, currently promoting the title song “A Person Like Me“.
Only a week after their official debut, Question has announced that they are currently holding auditions to add another member.
“Different from other auditions, we have created a project in order to find those with hidden vocal talents,” they said. “We are looking for an experienced vocalist who not only meshes well with Question, but someone who can also serve as a vocal trainer.”
Question has plans to release a new single after the addition of the fourth member.
After announcing their return with a few member changes, Dalmatian has finally unveiled their album jacket cover for their second mini-album, ‘State of Emergency‘!
The boys have gotten rid of their boyish images and instead have gone for powerful, charismatic transformations that make them look beastlier than ever.
Their agency expressed, “Fans will be able to imagine what their mini-album title track will sound like just from the album jacket cover alone. The ‘DMTN’ written on the cover stands for Dalmatian. The main points of the cover are the $174,700 USD outfits they’re wearing along with their painted tattoos.”
The members are decked from head to toe in brand names, ranging from Givenchy to Balmain and Chrome Hearts. Their tattoos also took over 12 hours to complete by a professional tattoo artist, and although only their necks are shown, they cover their entire upper halves.
Infinite released a photo for their new album before their comeback.
On May 9, the photo for Infinite’s third album, scheduled to be released on May 15, was uploaded on Infinite’s official website. It’s attracting wide attention with the seven members’ irresistible charms.
In the photo released before their comeback, Infinite members are showing off their natural and chic looks and attracting attention from people from all over Asia.
Their modern yet vintage styles and distinctive poses are as impressive as the models in fashion magazines, so the photo is increasing many people’s expectations on Infinite’s new album.
On May 8, Infinite released “Only Tears,” one of the tracks of their new album, to celebrate the 700-day anniversary of their debut. The ballad “Only Tears” ranked first on the charts and the most searched word lists.
People responded: “I’m so excited to see their new concept,” “The picture is really impressive,” “I can’t wait until the 15th,” “I can’t take my eyes off the picture.”
Infinite will release their new album on May 15 and hold a one-day showcase in five cities in Korea.
Comprised of six members – Yoo Ah Ra, Nara, Alice, Lime, Yoon Jo, and Yoo Young, “Hello” from Hello Venus gives a lively and friendly image and “Venus” gives an image of a beautiful goddess.
Hello Venus already attracted wide attention with their pretty faces and stylish looks. The lead track “Venus,” from their debut album Venus released on May 9, is a dance song of an upbeat rhythm, which shows Hello Venus’s lovely charms well. The lyrics encourage all the timid men in the world.
With the addictive melody composed by Jo Young Soo and Kim Tae Hyun and the lively lyrics written by Kim Yi Na, the song seems to appeal to the music fans with the sound of V.I.C.T.O.R.Y and the choreography that describes the word.
The music video of “Venus” is attracting wide attention from people as it shows the members’ pretty faces and charms.
The debut mini-album of Hello Venus includes total four songs of various different genres, including the lead track “Venus,” “Hello,” and “Love Appeal.”
People responded: “It’s so cute and lively,” “The album is appealing in various different ways,” “I got immediately addicted to the songs when I listened to them,” “They’re so talented and pretty!”
Hello Venus will give their debut performance on Mnet’s M Countdown on May 10.
Super Junior’s Eunhyuk released his family picture on Parents’ Day.
On May 8, Eunhyuk uploaded a picture of himself with his parents on his Twitter account with the comment, “I love you, dad and mom! I suppose you’re really fortunate because you have a son like me! I also want to have a son like me in the future. I cannot forget your smiling faces after you got some money from me. I worked really hard for it so don’t waste it, please!”
In the picture, Eunhyuk is pointing at carnation corsages he put on his parents. As it was a meaningful day, he’s staring at the camera with a bright smile on his face. Eunhyuk is especially attracting attention with his face that resembles his mother.
People responded: “It’s nice to see you with your parents,” “I love your family picture,” “He really looks like his mother.”
Video Research, a Japanese marketing research company, recently did a survey on the popularity of celebrities in Japan and KARA ranked 28th.
The survey included all celebrities who work in Japan. KARA is the only foreign star in the list among popular Japanese stars, including, Aoi Yu and Nagasawa Masami.
The ranking is well known as data on directing advertisements among advertising experts. KARA is currently working as a representative for Japanese companies in various fields, including, hairdye, food and beverages, medicine, and confectionery.
Japanese advertising experts say, “We like KARA members because each of them has different characteristics. And they try hard to speak accurate Japanese.”
People responded: “KARA is so popular in Japan.” “I can’t believe that KARA is more popular than Aoi Yu.” “KARA is amazing.” “I didn’t know that KARA was so popular.” “KARA proved that they are popular.”
KARA will start holding their concert on May 16 in Tokyo and Saitama.
On May 2, allkpop.com, an English K-pop website, reported on B.A.P’s popularity and said that the group’s song “Power” is very popular in Russia.
The song ranked 10th on YouTube music charts in Russia and it was also selected as the Best Foreign Clip by the ‘Russia Top 30.’
They also posted a flash mob, in which Russian people performed B.A.P’s debut song “Warrior” on April 14.
Over twenty Russian people performed an almost perfect cover dance in the street and received an ovation from their fans.
Even though B.A.P is a new group, they showed their power in the iTunes hip hop album chart and ranked 10th on the Billboard world album chart. The group, who proved their popularity in Russia, is increasingly appealing to people as a new K-pop star.
Teaser for the title track “End of Day” of IU’s new single Spring for a Twenty-Year-Old was finally released.
Her agency Loen Entertainment uploaded the clip on its official channel of YouTube on May 9.
The teaser has beautiful scenery of Venice, Italy, in the background, and an abundant melody of string instruments fades in, grabbing attention. The star sports a comfortable look as of a tourist. Her milky skin radiates along with her natural, but lively charm.
By the end of the teaser, IU looks straight into the camera with an excited look, but short of breath, after running hard. Her curious expression soon merges with her sensational voice, bringing up fans’ expectations.
Her new song “End of Day” was composed by Park Keun Tae and Kim Do Hun and written by Kim Yi Na. It successfully expresses IU’s lively sensitivity and cheerful voice.
Fans who saw the video revealed their expectations through the comments: “The lively melody goes well with spring.” “I think it’s going to be another big hit followed by ‘Good Day’ and ‘You and I.’” “The song goes well with IU. I want to hear the full track.”
IU’s new single will be released online at midnight of May 11 with a short music video.