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Koyote’s Kim Jong Min was Happy about ‘Happy Mode’ Plagiarism Suspicions

Koyote’s Kim Jong Min was Happy about ‘Happy Mode’ Plagiarism Suspicions

Despite suspicions of plagiarism for one of his songs, Kim Jong Min stayed optimistic, saying that the issue actually made him happy.

In a recent recording of MBC’s Radio Star, Kim Gu Ra brought up Meghan Trainor’s All About That Bass, which was under the suspicion of plagiarism with Koyote’s Happy Mode.

Kim Jong Min, who was a guest on the show, put a smile on his face and said, “I liked it because I thought that someone abroad could hear my voice and find a use for it.”

The guests and panel then listened to the comparison of the two songs, to which Shin Bong Sun made everyone laugh by saying, “The vocals [in All About That Bass] are more refreshing.”

The episode will air on September 17.

Photo Credit: MBC


Kim Jong Min hits the dance floor for upcoming MV + more details on his solo comeback

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Koyote‘s Kim Jong Min has been confirmed to make a comeback with his third solo single album ‘Run to the Rescue‘ on September 3!

SEE ALSO: Kim Jong Min to make his solo comeback

Just in time for back-to-school season, Kim Jong Min was spotted looking like he’ll be reminding fans about old-school style. The Koyote member wears funky, retro suits for his upcoming music video, which was filmed at a club in Gangnam, Seoul on August 20.

Get ready for Kim Jong Min’s dance comeback on September 3!


Kim Jong Min to make his solo comeback

Koyote‘s Kim Jong Min will make his solo comeback!

His rep told OSEN on the 2nd, “It is true that Kim Jong Min is recording for his solo album with the goal to release it later this month… He is preparing for it whenever he gets a chance and it is likely that he will do dance music similar to his first solo album ‘Oppa Find Strength‘.”

This marks Kim Jong Min’s first solo release in three years since his single “Oppa Find Strength” in April 2011 and the Koyote member appears to be preparing a fun dance track that will surely entertain music fans.

Meanwhile, catch Kim Jong Min on ‘1N2D‘ every Sunday!


Jung Joon Young opens up comeback site + next round of teaser images for ‘Teenager’

Jung Joon Young got closer with fans through the opening of a special homepage dedicated to his upcoming comeback with ‘Teenager‘!


SEE ALSO: Jung Joon Young embodies the youthful spirit of a ‘Teenager’ in teaser image for comeback


Jung Joon Young unveiled his second and third teaser images for his second mini album through his comeback site. The singer asked fans to share photos of their teenage years on Instagram with the hashtag #IAMATEENAGER for a spot on the site.

As mentioned earlier, Jung Joon Young meticulously personalized his upcoming album by participating in the composing, producing, and designing of the concept and jacket as well as shooting photos for his album. The concept of ‘Teenager’ is about an ‘adult who dreams’, which seems to be a perfect fit for the young rocker.

Stay tuned for the final teaser image to be unveiled on June 22 ahead of his comeback on the 26th!


Jung Joon Young shows a firm stance against fans who leaked photos or recordings from his new MV set

Singer Jung Joon Young took a firm stance against a number of his fans who leaked material that spoiled scenes from his upcoming music video through a Twitter update on June 18.

A message was posted on his official Twitter account that read, “We will be taking strong measures on legal grounds in the cases of recording on the set of a MV and spreading the content of what we’re filming.  We trusted everybody when we invited them to the place.  We hope that the fans would foremost protect an artist’s precious rights.”

On June 15, a portion of fans invited to the MV set for Jung Joon Young’s new song went against their promise by recording material pertaining to his comeback.  As a response, Jung Joon Young’s agency showed their firm stance in relation to such behavior.Meanwhile, Jung Joon Young will be releasing a new mini-album this month!



Jung Joon Young embodies the youthful spirit of a ‘Teenager’ in teaser image for comeback

Jung Joon Young will channel his youthful spirit for his mini album, ‘Teenager‘, set for release on the 26th!

Jung Joon Young meticulously personalized his upcoming album by participating in the composing, producing, designing of the concept and jacket, as well as shooting photos for his album. The concept of ‘Teenager’ is about an ‘adult who dreams’, which seems to be a perfect fit for the young rocker.

Jung Joon Young will continue to count down to his comeback on the 26th with three more teaser images so be on the lookout!


Jung Joon Young and Younha to rock on as a duo for upcoming duet release

Jung Joon Young and Younha are leaving us anticipating the end of this month as they signal their upcoming duet with a teaser image!

SEE ALSO: Jung Joon Young is a chic rocker in ‘Ray-Ban’ glasses for ‘Esquire’

Jung Joon Young’s agency CJ E&M announced on the 20th, “Jung Joon Young and Younha will sing a duet.”

It’s been revealed that the two long-time friends have been working on their duet for the past three months to surprise their fans with this collaboration. This duet will also not be your ordinary lovey-dovey song as it will showcase their love for rock music

This duet will be released on the 29th!


Sung Si Kyung to Hold Concert in May

Sung Si Kyung is all set to be the harbinger of spring with an upcoming concert.

The singer will hold his concert 2013 Sung Si Kyung′s Nuptial Song from May 25-26 in Seoul.

The title is one that had already been taken up by a concert he held the previous year, and this year he′s aiming to move more hearts with more beautiful songs and voices.

He will sing a line of his beloved hits, as well as songs on love that go well with the mood of spring and May.

Audiences have been asked to don wedding attire as a dress code for the concert.

Tickets will be made available from April 17 through Interpark.

Photo credit: Lune Communication

Sung Si Kyung appears on ‘Sketchbook’ as two different people


Sung Si Kyung appeared in one show as two different identities.

On 21st, Sung Si Kyung appeared on KBS 2TV ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook – Christmas Special’ as two different identities.

MC Sung Si Kyung appeared on the stage as a special MC, and MC Sung Si Kyung invited singer Sung Si Kyung up on the stage.

MC Sung Si Kyung introduced, “This guy is showing some great job on ‘1 Night 2 Days’. A heart-melting voice, and a true singer.”

Then, he asked singer Sung Si Kyung, “I heard your height is 2m 5cm, and shoe size is 320mm. Is it true?”

Singer Sung Si Kyung replied, “That’s what Yoo Hee Yeol said. How can a radio show host make such big lies. You should be careful, too. You’ll never recover once you get tripped by it.”

Sung Si Kyung showed humorous characters by appearing as two different figures, and he made a successful show.

On the other hand, netizens made comments, such as “It was hilarious” and “What a guy.”

2NE1’s CL and Sung Shi Kyung to Collaborate at 2012 SBS Music Awards

2NE1’s CL and Sung Shi Kyung to Collaborate at 2012 SBS Music Awards

On December 26, a representative from Jellyfish Entertainment stated, “Sung Shi Kyung will perform with 2NE1’s CL at SBS Music Awards this year.”

This tidbit of news is creating much excitement to fans of both parties since Sung Shi Kyung makes all ladies swoon singing ballads with his smooth, velvety voice while CL is known to bring down the house with her booming charisma and unique rapping skills.

A production staff shared, “We can’t reveal the details of their performance. However, it would be great if you could check for yourselves when the time comes.”

SBS Music Awards will be held on December 29 at Korea University’s Gymnasium. It will be broadcasted live starting at 8:45pm (KST).