SM Entertainment and group JYJ‘s (Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun, Kim Junsu) contract dispute has come to an end after 3 years and 4 months of long legal battle.
According to several legal circles on November 28th, SM Entertainment and JYJ have agreed to end all contracts signed between the two parties as of the date of injunction request date of July 31st, 2009.
The two parties have signed an agreement to drop all lawsuits and to put all stops to interference in future activities from here on.
Regarding the agreement a JYJ representative stated, “We cannot confirm it for you.”
Source: YNA via Nate
Reflecting DBSK (TVXQ)’s mega popularity, a recent TV recording in public had to be shut down due to the overwhelming number of fans.
Recently, the DBSK members took time to record for KBS’ Entertainment Relay. As part of the show’s ‘Guerrilla Date’ corner, the two members were being interviewed outside in public.
However, as Entertainment Relay’s reporter Kim Tae Jin revealed via his Twitter, “Today’s recording of DBSK’s guerilla date at 8:30 p.m. in Shinchon has been cancelled due to safety reasons. There were about a hundred times many more people than pictured and it was quite dangerous.”
The included picture showed a number of security guards keeping an eye popping number of people at bay.
It was revealed that the show had originally intended to film the interview with DBSK in the streets of Shinchon but due to the overwhelming number of people, the shooting had to be cancelled due to safety precautions.
DBSK is currently promoting its new album Catch Me.
Photo Credit: Kim Tae Jin Twitter
Yunho and Changmin from DBSK and Seohyun from Girls’ Generation are posing for the Ceci magazine for November’s edition.
The concept of is “Timeless Eternity” which is based on the movie “Interview with the Vampire”
While Yunho and Changmin pose as a Vampire with cold and serious looks, Seohyun takes the role of Claudia, a pure, innocent girl in the film.
The magazine with hit the stores on November 15 in Korea and China, which will have 26 pages filled with Yunho, Changmin and Seohhyun.
It has been nearly two years since K-pop duo TVXQ released their last album, and now they are set to make a comeback performance with the release of their sixth record “Catch Me.”
The boys will be performing their title track “Catch Me” and “I Don’t Know” on KBS’ “Music Bank” on Friday, MBC’s “Music Core” on Saturday, and SBS’ “Inkigayo” on Sunday, according to their agency.
|K-pop duo TVXQ are making their comeback with their new album “Catch Me.” (S.M. Entertainment)
The Transformers-like dance moves of their latest music video caught the attention of fans, with nicknames such as the “hulk dance” or “dragon dance” coined to describe the group’s new choreography.
Tony Testa, a famous hip-hop choreographer who also choreographed the moves for SHINee’s hit song “Sherlock,” said he sought to express the anger and sorrow of “Catch Me” after being inspired by Joss Whedon’s blockbuster action hero flick “The Avengers.”
As K-pop fever continues to stretch its borders, it appears that Psy is not the only one catching the attention of foreign listeners. TVXQ’s “Catch Me” was aired on the Monday episode of “Live! with Kelly & Michael,” a popular American morning talk show hosted by Kelly Ripa and former American football star Michael Strahan. A clip of the song was played at the beginning of the show as the opener while Ripa and Strahan danced in front of their live studio audience.
By Julie Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Credit: Korean Herald
On January 22nd, TVXQ fans all over the world were greeted with an article discussing the possibility of a reunion. A Japanese media outlet posted the article with the title, “Can TVXQ be the savior of AVEX? The theory of TVXQ’s reunion project.” An official reported, “On the dawn of New Years, it was announced that AVEX and Ayumi Hamasaki are participating in TVXQ’s reunion project.” This came after AVEX reported low sales of their ballad tracks recently.
A magazine reported in Japan stated, “Japan’s most popular member is Jaejoong. Previously JYJ has had problems with AVEX hindering their activities in Japan. He continued by saying that some people are still skeptical that a reunion will actually happen, given the current and past situations between the companies and their groups.
The reporter also mentioned, “Previously, there were disputes with the charity concert that JYJ wanted to hold in Japan after the Earthquakes last year. He also noted that even though there are plenty of fans to support the project, it may still be hard for AVEX to come through on the project and see that the reunion happens.
The reunion is rumored to be a concert that will be held at the Tokyo Dome. Ayumi Hamasaki is currently working as the negotiator on the project. The project is also rumored to include JYJ’s acquaintances such as Junsu’s twin brother Juno.
Netizens have commented, “I am excited that it has gotten this far already,” “I hope this goes through,” “I don’t think AVEX can pull this off,” and “I hope we can see a reunion concert this year!”
Note: Nothing has been confirmed yet.
What do you think of the possibility of a TVXQ reunion in the future?
Source: Newsen (1 and 2) + koreaboo
Tohoshinki’s nation-wide tour began on 18 Jan at the Yokohama Arena. They personally announced the details of their long-awaited new single to the fans at the concert venue.
The new song, 「STILL」 is a mid-tempo song with a poignant melody, and matches this season (winter) which is full of first meetings and separations. It will be released on 14 March. As the date of release is White Day, (the single) can be said to be Tohoshinki’s best (White Day) present to the fans.
Also, the song 「One More Thing」, which is also included in this single, has been chosen as the theme song for 『L et M』, the BeeTV drama through which female actress Erika Sawajiri will be making a return with after a 4 year absence.
Source: [What’s-In Web]
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