Showing posts with label JYJ. Show all posts
Showing posts with label JYJ. Show all posts

Friday, December 30, 2016

Jaejoong discharged from Korean army

Singer and actor Kim Jaejoong of boy band JYJ has been discharged from the Korean army Friday morning, December 30 after completing his conscription that ran for nearly two years.

Friday, July 11, 2014

15,000 fans want JYJ to perform in Games

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Thousands of outraged fans worldwide have signed a petition demanding organizers of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games to honor its commitment and let popular K-pop boy band JYJ perform during the opening ceremonies on September 19.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

JYJ, C-JeS artists donate notebooks to Leyte, Batangas children

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Korean boy band JYJ and other artists under C-JeS Entertainment have partnered with humanitarian organization World Vision to extend a helping hand to less affluent students of Leyte and Batangas in the Philippines.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: JYJ members talk about individual projects

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Apart from their responsibilities as members of JYJ, the members of the popular boy band have pursued individual activities ranging from films, TV series, theatrical roles and solo albums. In an interview with Bulletin Entertainment, JYJ’s Jaejoong, Yoochun and Junsu shared some of their solo pursuits.
(Clockwise from top left) Yoochun in ‘Three Days;’ Jaejoong and Junsu performing at their solo concerts (SBS and C-JeS Entertainment)

Friday, March 14, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: JYJ gearing up for new album, concerts this year

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Popular K-pop boy band JYJ will be quite busy this year with a ramped up list of activities they have lined up.
“Finally, we will bring you a new JYJ album in the second half of this year and, of course, there will be tours for concerts,” JYJ told Bulletin Entertainment.
JYJ (Photo by C-JeS Entertainment)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

JYJ, Japanese label AVEX end legal dispute

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
JYJ and their former Japanese label AVEX have reached an agreement effectively ending their legal battle concerning the Korean boy band’s music activities in Japan.
In an announcement posted on its website, C-Jes Entertainment, JYJ’s agency in South Korea, said the two sides have reached the settlement through mediation.
(From left) JYJ’s Junsu Jaejoong and Yoochun (

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Asian Games Centennial Music Gala in Boracay featuring JYJ postponed

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
The Asian Games Centennial Festival (AGCEF) scheduled to be held in Boracay in Aklan from Nov. 27 to 29 has been postponed following the onslaught of super typhoon “Yolanda” (internatioonal name “Haiyan”) in the country.
Part of the AGCEF was the Asian Games Centennial Music Gala that was supposed to feature K-pop boy band JYJ, composed of Jaejoong, Yoochun, and Junsu, and other Asian artists.
Boy band JYJ (Photo courtesy of 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee)

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Jaejoong tops iTunes charts

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
The title track from Kim Jaejoong’s first studio album has topped 10 countries including the Philippines.
Jaejoong, member of boy band JYJ, released his album “WWW (Who When Why)” on Oct. 29 which included the title song “Just Another Girl.”
JYJ speaking at the event in Vietnam (Photo courtesy of Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee)

Friday, September 20, 2013

JYJ’s 2014 Incheon Asian Games song, music video unveiled + visit to the Philippines on Nov. 28

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin

The song and music video of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games performed by K-pop boy band JYJ have been released.
JYJ (Photo by IAGOC)

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Winners at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2013

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
A drama series from Israel won the grand prize while Hollywood actress Lucy Liu won as best actress in the Seoul International Drama Awards 2013 held on Sept. 6 at the National Theater of Korea.
“Prisoners of War 2,” which became the top rated drama in Israel, bagged the top prize selected among all the nominees for TV movie, mini-series, serial and series categories.
Kim Yun-jin, Lee Jun-ki, Suzy and Jaejoong at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2013. (Photos by

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

JYJ to visit the Philippines in November

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
K-pop boy band JYJ will visit the Philippines in November as honorary ambassador to promote the 17th Asian Games that will be held in Incheon, South Korea, next year.
The popular group is scheduled to do a roadshow to promote the Games in four countries starting this month.
JYJ members Junsu, Jaejoong and Yoochun with Asian Games Organizing Committee President Kim Young-soo (Photo courtesy of 2014 Asian Incheon Games website)

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

JYJ's Jaejoong wins Best Hallyu OST award at Seoul Drama Awards

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
K-pop group JYJ member Kim Jaejoong has won the Best Hallyu Drama OST award at the 2013 Seoul International Drama Awards.
Jaejoong will be receiving the award at the ceremony, which will be held on Sept. 5 at the National Theatre of Korea.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Fans rejoice as KFTC rules in favor of JYJ

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Fans of JYJ welcomed the decision of the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) to issue a corrective order against SM Entertainment and the Korean Federation of Pop Culture and Art Industry (KFPCAI) for interfering in the boy band's activities.

In a decision, the KFTC said SME and KFPCAI worked to impede JYJ's TV appearances and activities as a singer after the three members of the boy band sued SME in 2009 to annul their exclusive contracts with the entertainment agency.
JYJ (Photo by

Monday, July 22, 2013 spotlights on JYJ's Junsu

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
JYJ member Junsu said music is his life and the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson, had a major influence in his career.
"Ever since I was a kid, music has always been in my life and it is the only thing that I know and I can do," Junsu told in an exclusive interview.
Junsu at his press conference in Bangkok last July 19. (Photo by

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Girls' Generation, Psy emerge as bestselling artists in Korea for first half of 2013

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Girls' Generation dominated albums sales in Korea while rappers Psy and Baechigi led in digital rankings for the first half of 2013.
Gaon Chart, Korea's version of Billboard, has released the rankings for January to June 2013 of album sales, digital singles and online downloads.
(Clockwise from the top) Girls' Generation, Psy and Baechigi (Photos by

Thursday, April 4, 2013

JYJ performs before sold-out crowd in Tokyo

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Korean boy band JYJ has proven through concerts held at Tokyo Dome recently that their popularity in Japan remains high.

JYJ, composed of Jaejoong, Yoochun and Junsu, performed to a sold-out crowd of 100,000 fans who came to the concerts held from April 2 to 3. Another 50,000 fans will come tonight, the last day of the concert.

Photos by and @jyj_ph

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

JYJ’s Junsu shows animals some love

Junsu of JYJ narrated the documentary “The Zoo Is Alive” on a show that aired Monday night.

This is the first time that the singer has narrated an MBC documentary program.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Which K-pop Artist, Company Dominated Album Sales?

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines - Boy band Super Junior and their company SM Entertainment dominated physical album sales in 2012.
Rankings of album sales by company and artist were posted on Korean music chart site Instiz, which showed percentage sales top K-pop artists got last year.

Photos by

Saturday, February 16, 2013

JYJ, Psy To Perform At Presidential Inauguration

BY JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin 
MANILA, Philippines - Boy band JYJ and rapper Psy have been selected to perform at the inauguration of South Korea's first female President, Park Geun-hye.
President-elect Park Geun-hye will be sworn in as South Korea's 11th president on Feb. 25 at a ceremony to be held at the National Assembly square in Seoul.
The performers at the presidential inauguration. (
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