CUBE Entertainment announced that BEAST will make their comeback to the K-pop music scene.
They're planning to release a studio album at the end of July. Prior to that, the boys will release their single titled "Will It Be Okay?" and hold a special fan meeting in June, titled "B2UTY MORE", where fans will get the chance to have a first listen to their studio album.
BEAST's upcoming single will already be released on 29th May, and it's said to be an emotional song produced by BEAST's Junhyung. On 28th May, CUBE Entertainment uploaded the cover image of the single. Have a closer look at it by clicking on the image!
Get ready for their comeback and stay tuned for more updates!
CUBE Entertainment which houses popular idols like BEAST, 4Minute, G.NA and many more, is now ready to rock the entertainment industry even more with their newest member, none other than world star Rain.
CUBE Entertainment's president, Hong Seung Song officially announced that the world star has signed with their label. The two had a deep past when Hong Seung Song was a former partner of JYP Entertainment and played a big part in Rain's journey on becoming a top idol that Rain even calls him "Father".
After their separation with JYP Entertainment, president Hong started his own company Cube Entertainment in 2008. Since then, every idol from the company received significant amount of attention and success. It is even speculated if CUBE Entertainment is now ready to step up and take a part in the role of the 'Big Three' entertainment companies.
A representative from the industry spoke, “The talk about Rain and Cube Entertainment has been awhile, it was something within expectation” and, “Cube Entertainment obviously have a powerful line up as good as the Big 3″, he said.
So what do you think about Rain joining CUBE Entertainment? And do you believe that CUBE Entertainment is now ready to be part of the Big Three companies? Leave all of your comments below.
As you may know, the AIA K-POP CONCERT FEATURING BEAST, 4 MINUTE AND G.NA WILL BE HAPPENING IN KUALA LUMPUR ON 27TH JUNE 2013.
Many of you have been asking us for more details on the concert and how you can purchase the tickets. With regards to ticket sales, there is a PRIORITY BOOKING period starting 20TH MAY 2013 TO 25TH MAY 2013. Tickets are priced at 10% - 20% cheaper during priority booking, so grab your tickets fast!
Here is the link: http://www.aiakpop.com.my/gettoknowyou/
All you have to do is to fill up the form in the above link and print out the confirmation ticket. Then, bring the confirmation ticket to any TicketCharge authorized outlets/TicketCharge office to purchase your tickets (up to 4 tickets per person) over a 5-day priority booking period beginning 20 May 2013.
For people who might miss the priority booking period or are unable to head down to Malaysia to buy your tickets, official public sales will start on 26th May 2013 at TicketCharge's official website.
Also, you can visit the official AIA K-POP site at www.aiakpop.com.my or the official Facebook page for more details and updates on the latest concert news, photos and videos of your favourite K-POP artistes. You can also stand a chance to be one of the lucky winners to walk away with concert tickets and exclusive AIA-K-POP merchandize!
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Kuala Lumpur, 16 May 2013 - A shout-out to all K-POP fans in Malaysia: AIA Bhd. is bringing a star-studded line up of Korea’s hottest pop acts - Beast, 4Minute and G.NA - to perform live in Stadium Putra Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur this 27th June.
The first ever life insurer to sponsor a K-POP concert in the country, AIA Bhd. feels this is the perfect way to connect with young people from all walks of life and bring them together to share in this exciting and memorable experience with Asia’s favourite modern pop stars.
Bill Lisle, CEO of AIA Bhd., said, “With Korean pop music now a phenomenon which is taking the world by storm, this concert will give us the opportunity to support some of the amazing talents Asia has to offer while capturing the interest, energy and real passion of today’s younger generation.”
He added, “This year is also a special one as it marks AIA’s 65th anniversary in Malaysia, where we’ve built our business servi...
Upcoming musical drama MONSTAR has releases a new teaser.
MONSTAR is a new drama that revolves around the lives of normal teenagers who love music and will talk about their days at school as well as the difficult roads they have to take to become idols and the hardships of auditions.
Recently CJ E&M released a new teaser picture that shocked fans. On the image Yoon Sul Chan, the character played by BEAST's Jun Hyung is seen sharing a sweet on a classroom with a mysterious girl and it has been revealed that it took 6 hours to shoot the kissing scene. The cast also include BTOB members Minhyuk, Hyunsik, Sungjae and Changsub that form the band Men in Black with Jun Hyung.
You can check more info about MONSTAR on its official site and also check the trailer below. Remember to stay tuned to GoKpop for more details of this new drama that will premier this month!
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White Day has finally arrived and the GoKpop crew has a special present for you.
On February we presented our Valentine's Day Playlist featuring only girls. It is time for the boys to give back their hearts on this special day and instead of candies we are giving you the best eye-candy ever.
Check out our playlist on the full article featuring F.T. Island, B1A4, Beast, Super Junior M, Teen Top, C.N. Blue, Junsu, Infinite H, K.Will, Shin Hye Sung, SHINee, Big Bang, Aziatix and Jay Park.
KBS Music Bank World Tour 2013 in Jakarta has officially been announced by the promoter.
Which artists will be part of the line up? How much is the ticket price? Then read our full article for more details.
We previously had revealed a few artistes that had already confirmed their attendance to 2013's Golden Disc Awards in Malaysia such as G-Dragon, Super Junior, T-ara, CN Blue, and Infinite.
Recently, 20 more artistes had confirmed their attendance too to the event.
Here is the list of the artistes that will be attending Golden Disc Award next year.
10. TEEN TOP
15. SUPER JUNIOR
16. EPIK HIGH
17. G-DRAGON from Big Bang
18 .LEE HI
22. HYUNA from 4Minute
23. HUH GAK
24. MISS A
Tickets are priced at RM688 and RM999 and can be bought at Ticket Pro.
MSN Southeast Asia Award - Vote for your favourite k-pop music stars
The MSN Awards began in 2010, giving fans a chance to crown their favourite Korean pop artistes during the prestigious Golden Disk Awards on January 15 and 16. This year, MSN users across Southeast Asia will get the unprecedented opportunity to decide the region’s most popular K-Pop act. Online voting closes January 7 2013 so start voting now!
BEAST's Yoseob is ready to make his solo debut.
The singer will finally show a new side of himself in front of his fans with his solo track "Caffeine".
CUBE has finally released the first MV teaser of the song showing a strong story for the video and revealing the style of the song. "Caffeine" has a slow melody with a strong sound that makes a great combination with Yoseob's voice.
Check out the teaser and be ready to stay awake for hours with so much caffeine!
A teaser video for the highly anticipated new drama "IRIS 2" has been revealed.
The teaser video shows off the series' star-studded cast, including BEAST's Dujun, MBLAQ's Lee Joon, KARA's Jiyoung, Jang Hyuk, Lee Da Hae, Lee Bum Soo, Oh Yeon Soo, Kim Seung Woo and Lim Soo Hyang. The cast showed off their natural ease at acting for their action roles.
"All the actors are showing an incredible passion for the show. The action scenes in this show will be unmatched by any other drama or movie," a representative for the series stated.
"IRIS 2" will begin filming in Hungary at the end of the month, followed by shots in Cambodia and Japan. The show will begin airing on February 13th, 2013.
Check out the teaser video below:
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As previously announced, BEAST's Yoseob prepares to make his solo debut next week.
In occasion of that, CUBE Entertainment released the first teaser for his coming mini-album The First Collage. It's a teaser image showing Yoseob wearing a sexy suit-like outfit and holding a cup in his right hand. He's surrounded by things you'd usually find in circus or at a magic show. Have a closer look at the image by clicking on the left!
After seeing the teaser, what do you expect The First Collage to be like?
BEAST member Yoseob will be making his solo debut with his first mini-album being released on November 26th.
Earlier today, fellow group member Junhyung tweeted pictures showing the tracklist to an album titled "The First Collage". Fans speculated whether BEAST was making a comeback or if Junhyung was going solo, but CUBE Entertainment later announced Yoseob's solo debut.
His mini-album was produced with the help of Junhyung, explaining why he had released the tracks for the upcoming album before CUBE Entertainment.
"I've recognized and trusted Junhyung to be a producer. He's someone for the world to watch," Hong Seung Song, the company's CEO, stated.
Check out the tracklist for the upcoming mini-album The First Collage below!
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On November 30th it's finally time for the Mnet Asian Music Awards 2012. K-pop artists PSY, Super Junior, EXO-K, Ailee, 2NE1, BoA, BEAST and many more are nominated in a total of 20 different categories.
Here's a summarized version of the category list...
Beside that, MAMA 2012 will take in H...
Pop Dust is currently holding a survey to discover "The Greatest K-Pop Song of All Time"!.
The competition includes some of the hottest k-pop idols who have been able to take their tracks to the top of the charts on the past years.
During the first round idols are divided in 4 categories, girl groups, boy bands, female solo and male solo, and they compete who passes to the next stage. So far they are still on the first round so it is the moment to vote for your favorite song of all times according to pop dust.
The list includes the following idols:
Go now and VOTE before the 1st round ends on October 24th.
Mnet is holding the Style Icon Awards 2012. Fans all over the world will be able to pick their favorite stylish icons and win some awesome k-pop goodies as well.
The categories include First Love Fantasies, Charming Older Men, World Dominators and more. Also among the nominees you can find Big Bang, Super Junior, SNSD, Sistar, Infinite, Lee Hyori, Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Min Ho and more!
Check our full article for more details on the nominees and rules!
Cube Entertainment has announced the release of a special DVD in Japan featuring its artists.
The "Exciting CUBE TV DVD" will be released on November 11th 2012 and it will feature images of the truth nature of the artists on the company including Beast, 4Minute and G.NA. The DVD will include never seen before footage as well as some special goodies for fans. Also the DVD will be released on 2 volumes and each one will cost around 60 dollars.
Who wants its own copy?
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On 20th September, Yonhap News reported that the father of BEAST's Hyun Seung passed away due to a heart attack last night.
A representative from CUBE Entertainment revealed, "Hyun Seung was shocked after hearing the news, as his father had no history of any long-term illness. He is currently with his mother and younger sister."
Resulting from this unfortunate event, BEAST was also confirmed to halt their promotional activities for now.
The body of Hyun Seung's father is currently at the hospital in Gyeong-gi Province and hisi funeral will be held this Saturday, on 22nd September.
Our sincerest condolences to Hyun Seung and his family. May his father rest in peace.
Summer is almost over but that doesn’t mean we need to be sad.
We wanted to share some happiness with you during this season of change so the GoKpop staff picked the best summer tracks to let you remember those good moments under the sun.
Also the second part of this special playlist includes some tracks that we think are suitable to accompany you during the rainy season.
Let's say bye bye summer and welcome autumn remembering those good moments we spent together and looking forward to a new future!
Check our full article for this wonderful double playlist and we hope you enjoy it!
GoKpop is back with a new Idolphabet!
Now we are back with a new special article featuring one of the cutest girl groups at the moment, A Pink.
Check our full article to discover who was missing during their 1st appearance as a group, their biggest fears, greatest talents and motivations!