Showing posts with label IU. Show all posts
Showing posts with label IU. Show all posts
Friday, November 21, 2014

IU is the new model of soju brand 'Chamisul'

IU is the new model of the most popular soju brand 'Chamisul' by Jinro.

According to Jinro, "IU is chosen because of her pure and clean image which the brand is carrying. IU is also loved by mostly "uncle" fans especially those in mid-30 because of her great singing."

Promotional images are released showing IU giving a thumbs up and no.1 sign. Meanwhile, IU is going to start a full pledged advertising activities as well as CF release in December.

Reminder: IU wants you to do moderate drinking.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

MelOn releases the list of 2014's Top 20 Favorite Artists & Songs

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, MelOn provides a graph comparing the hit artists and songs from 2004 and 2014.

Aside from the timeline of songs/artists who dominated MelOn charts since 2004 until 2014, MelOn also releases a comparison list (2004 vs 2014) of artists favorited by listeners (divided into male and female).

For this year (2014), below is the list of TOP 20 Artists and Songs:

Thursday, November 13, 2014

WINNERS from the MelOn Music Awards 2014 + performances

MelOn Music Awards 2014 acknowledges the singers, idols, and celebrities who have made the entertainment and KPOP industry colorful this year.

Let's see who among them shine this year!

Artist Of The Year

Song Of The Year
Eyes, Nose, Lips - Taeyang

Album Of The Year
Chapter 8 - god

Rookie of The Year

Netizen Popularity Vote

Hot Trend
SISTAR Soyu & JungGiGo

Best OST
'My Destiny(My Love From the Star OST)' - by Lyn

Best Ballad

Best Dance
Block B (Male)
APink (Female)

Best Rap / Hip Hop
SanE & Reina

Best R&B
Fly To The Sky

Best Rock
"Can't Stop" - CNBlue

Best Electronic
"Come Back Home" by 2NE1

Best Folk
Akdong Musician

Best Song Writer
Kim Do Hoon

Best Music Video
‘Another Parting’ by Melody Day; directed by Won Tae Yeon

MBC Music Star Award

TOP 10 MelOn Awards
1. EXO
3. IU
4. Big Bang Taeyang
5. 2NE1
7. Akdong Musician
8. Girl's Day
10. god

Congratulations! Watch the performances below:

Thursday, November 6, 2014

IU, Taeyang, B2ST, Winner and more to perform at MelOn Music Awards 2014

MelOn Music Awards 2014 has announced the official lineup for its upcoming show.

On November 6th, MelOn has revealed the lineup artist who will perform at the upcoming award show includes IU, Taeyang, B2ST, Sistar, Winner, Girl's Day. The performers were all chosen from the Top 10 of the award's online voting along with  g.o.d, Akdong Musician, 2NE1 and EXO.

MelOn Music Awards 2014 will be held on November 13th at Seoul Olympic Park Stadium. Fans around the world can stream the event live through MelOn website and 1theK's Youtube channel.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Yoon Hyun Sang and IU release MV making of 'When Would It Be?'

Yoon Hyun Sang and IU release the making of their duet song MV 'When Would It Be'.

Now we get to see how they created a fantasy like setting and dreamy atmosphere as they harmonize their voices flawlessly.

Let's watch it below:

Monday, November 3, 2014

Yoon Hyun Sang takes us on the recording scene of 'When Would It Be' with IU

Yoon Hyun Sang releases the recording sketch of his duet with IU 'When Would It Be'.

In the clip, the two started off by creating a friendly atmosphere at the studio and both shared interesting facts. They also get help from Kim Je Hwi who assisted them throughout the recording.

Watch their live singing below:

Friday, October 31, 2014

Yoon Hyun Sang and IU's still cuts from 'When Would It Be' MV released

The still cuts of Yoon Hyun Sang and IU from their duet song 'When Would It Be' MV have been released.

Aside from their dreamy vocals and powerful harmony, the fantasy fairytale concept of the music video is already attractive. Yoon Hyun Sang looks so charming playing a piano while IU is like a fairy in her costume and long hair.

Check out the photos below and in just you missed the MV, watch it here:

Yoon Hyun Sang Profile

Real name: Yoon Hyun Sang (윤현상)
Birthday: January 14, 1994 
Horoscope: Capricorn
Label: LOEN entertainment
Occupation: singer, songwriter
Debut date: October 31, 2014
Debut EP album: "Piano Forte '

- He made it to the top 10 of SBS’s K-Pop Star SS1
- IU is a fan of Yoon Hyun Sung, she even asked him to appear as a guest during her concert on June 9, 2012 in Ulsan. 
- IU also asked her agency to sign him on, revealing she was an admirer of Yoon Hyun Sang and his music. 

His debut track (duet with IU):

Yoon Hyun Sang and IU release MV for 'When Would It Be?'

Yoon Hyun Sang releases his debut MV which is a duet with IU. The song talks about people who can't accept goodbyes. It is a modern folk song with a monotone melody and sad mood. But the harmony and powerful vocals of the two bring climax to the song.

Watch below:

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Yoon Hyun Sang releases MV teaser for 'When Would It Be' with IU

We had a preview of what the MV concept will be like and today the MV teaser is released displaying a a rather fantasy like setting.

Hyun Sang and IU raise anticipation for a tease of their flawless harmony and perfect octaves. The song is the title track from his upcoming debut album 'PianoForte' which will be released on October 30.

Check it out below:

Monday, October 27, 2014

IU is an enchanting rapunzel in the still cut from Yoon Hyun Sang's MV

IU is going to captivate you with her enchanting appearance in the still cut of rookie Yoon Hyun Sang's upcoming debut MV where he and IU make a duet.

Still cuts of Yoon Hyun Sang and IU are released through the rookie's official Facebook page. The two are singing a duet song titled 'When Would It Be', the title track of Hyun Sang's debut album 'PianoForte' which will be released on October 30.

With Yoon Hyun Sang in piano, and IU looking like a fairy with a Rapunzel-like hair and captivating aura, it appears like the MV is going to have a fantasy concept.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

IU undergoes wisdom teeth removal; assures fans she's OK

The 'Nation’s Little Sister' IU uploaded the photos on her official fan cafe.

The photos showed her face on its before-and-after wisdom teeth removal state. The after photo showed the left side of face is swelling. She captioned it with, “Thank you for worrying about me.”

After her successful collaboration with Seo Taiji, she will be having another project and now with her fellow label mate Yoon Hyun Sang. Their collab work will be released with Yoon Hyun Sang's debut album on October 31st.

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SOURCE: Star News
Monday, October 20, 2014

'K-Pop Star 1' Yoon Hyun Sang to debut with 1sr mini album on October 31st with the feature of IU

'K-Pop Star 1' contestant Yoon Hyun Sang will make his official debut at the end of this month.

According to Yoon Hyun Sang's agency, he will release his 1st mini album 'PIANOFORTE' on October 31st. It was revealed that Yoon Hyun Sang directly participated in the lyrics writing and music composing of the total 6 tracks of the album.

In particular, just like how IU mentioned during her 6th anniversary fan meeting, the album will also feature her duet with the rookie singer.

On October 19th, Yoon Hyun Sang's Official Facebook unveiled the first teaser photo which shows the singer dressing in red outfits while holding a mini keyboard, exudes a dreamy atmosphere.

Following the release of his album, Yoon Hyun Sang and IU will also promote their duet on various music programs.
Sunday, October 19, 2014

Seo Taiji ends a five-year performance hiatus with a comeback concert 'Christmalowin'

On October 18th, Seo Taiji ended the five-year stage performance drought and made his fans so elated.

Seo Taiji held his comeback concert entitled 'Chrismalowin' at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul. He entertained his fans with his performances of his hit songs and some songs from his 9th album 'Quiet Night.' Also, IU and Seo Taiji performed their collaboration track 'Sogyeokdong'.

He said, "It’s really been so long. I'm performing for my fans for the first time in 5 years. I am excited to see everyone together in one venue. I'm just too elated. I feel so sorry for my fans, thus I have prepared all the songs you would want to see me perform again.”

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Seo Taiji's director's cut MV of 'Sogyeokdong'

After releasing IU's and Seo Taiji's own version of 'Sogyeokdong' MV, CJENMMUSIC Official YouTube channel released a director's cut music video of the same song.

The music video's setting is in 1980's at Sogyeok-dong district which tells a story of young love.

Seo Taiji's album 'Quiet Night' will be released on October 20th.

Watch below:

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

IU to guest and perform 'Sogyeokdong' at Seo Taiji's comeback concert

IU will make her special guest appearance at Seo Taiji's upcoming comeback concert..

According to Seo Taiji Company on October 7th, IU will perform 'Sogyeokdong' with Seo Taiji at 'Christmalowin' concert on the 18th at Seoul Jamsil Stadium, unveiling the live stage of the song for the first time.

'Sogyeokdong' is a collaboration project between Seo Taiji and IU. There are two versions of both the song and the music video in which IU's version was already released on October 5th while Seo Taiji's version will be unveiled on the 10th. The song received hot response from many people as it topped various online music charts just after a short time released.

Meanwhile, Seo Taiji's 9th album 'Quiet Night' will be released on October 20th.

Monday, October 6, 2014

IU releases MV for Seo Taiji collaboration project 'SOGYEOKDONG'

IU finally releases the MV of her version of Seo Taiji collaboration project 'SOGYEOKDONG'.

The song which is a pre released track from Seo TaiJi's upcoming 9th album 'Quiet Night' which is written and produced by himself and performed by IU.

The song is a very soothing groovy electronic track which talks about longing. The vivid lyrics are perfectly delivered by IU's calm vocals. The 2nd part of the MV will be released as Seo Taiji's version.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

IU unveils the first still cut from 'Sogyeokdong' collaboration project with Seo Taiji

The first still cut from Seo Taiji and IU's collaboration project 'Sogyeokdong' has been unveiled.

The still cut from the music video was released by Seo Taiji Company on October 1st showing IU's elegancy and mature beauty. 'Sogyeokdong' will be a unique project as IU will not simply feature her vocal in the song, but there will be IU's version and Seo Taiji's version of the song seperately and also they will film their own version of music video. IU will be the one to start telling the story while Seo Taiji will be the one to end and complete it.

'Sogyeokdong' is described to have an electronic sound with a slow rhythm and a strong groove, along with a clear melody. IU's version will be released on at midnight on October 2nd while Seo Taiji's version will be on October 10th.

Miles Showell from Abbey Road Studio, who was in charged of the audio mastering of the song, said,"I personally like the keyboard sound of the song, which has the vibe from the 80's. It recalls the memories from my childhood while mastering the song".

Meanwhile, Seo Taiji will release his 9th album 'Quiet Night' on October 20th. His comeback concert 'Christmalowin' will be held at Jamsil Olympic Stadium on the 18th.

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