Korean Rock band CNBLUE has been on fire in their popularity and as a result are all over the media this year! With numerous commercial deals, TV specials, chart topping music, and appearances in TV dramas, one would say CNBLUE are on top of the media game hence being CNBLUE Time!
On the acting front, Lee Jonghyun wrapped up filming his role ‘Colin Black’ on the widely successful weekend drama ‘A Gentleman’s Dignity’ while fellow member Kang Minhyuk’s drama ‘My Husband’s Got a Family’ is still airing. Maknae of CNBLUE, member Lee Jungshin will begin his acting debut working on a new KBS weekend drama set to start airing on his birthday, September 15th titled, ‘My Daughter Soyoung’ where he will play a main character. No other details are yet available about Lee’s role however; the plot will revolve around a distant father and his daughter. “Lee Jungshin has been receiving calls from many dramas,” said FNC Entertainment. “He has spent a lot of time studying acting. He also wants to act very much and has a strong attitude [towards acting]. Please look forward to it.”
In CNBLUE music news, with the recent release of their newest mini album, ‘Come On’ CNBLUE‘s 3rd major Japanese single, has been ranked 5th on the Oricon Single Weekly chart with over 33,911 copies sold in the first week according to Oricon ratings site. While Lee Jonghyun’s contribution to the ‘A Gentleman’s Diginity’ OST, the track ‘My Love’ has received “All Kill” status and also making it one of the most searched songs on Daum real-time search results.
Leader Jung Yonghwa has also been making headlines due to his musical involvement with FNC’s newest artists, ‘Ace of Angels’. Jung wrote and composed a single off the group’s debut album, ‘Love is only you’. “I am thankful to have been given the opportunity to give one of my songs to my agency’s first girl group, AOA,” Yonghwa stated. FNC also announced, “Yonghwa gave Juniel the song ‘Fool‘, which was included in her debut album ‘My First June‘, and this time he will giving his self-composed song ‘Love is Only You‘ to rookie group AOA for their album ‘Angels’ Story‘.”
According to FNC, the musical boy wonder has been consistently working on producing new songs in between his busy schedule and is currently working on producing new songs for CNBLUE’s next Korean album due out in November. Their 3rd mini album, ‘Ear Fun‘, released in March included five of Yonghwa’s self-penned songs. In addition, CNBLUE’s upcoming first Japanese full-length album ‘Code Name Blue’ also showcases nine of Yonghwa’s self or co-created tracks. Not to be left out of the musical creation process, Jonghyun also contributed his writing genius to the album by composing several of the tracks himself making their self-titled album a real work of CNBLUE. ‘Code Name Blue’ will be available in stores on August 29th.
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