[News] Jung Yonghwa of CNBLUE wants to focus on his music career

Jung Yonghwa, the front man for the band CNBLUE, has been increasing his popularity recently. With the successful wrap up of their promotions for “Ear Fun,” and the upcoming Japanese release of his last series “You’ve Fallen For Me (Heartstrings),” it seems like Jung Yonghwa could easily have his pick of dramas to act in while he fills his time between promotions.

However, this is the last thing that Yonghwa wants to do. Despite the fact that the other three members of the band are all taking in part in the acting industry (drummer Kang Minhyuk is appearing in “My Husband’s Got a Family,” guitarist Lee Jonghyun is in “A Gentleman’s Dignity,” and bassist Lee Jungshin is currently taking acting lessons), Yonghwa wants to take some time to focus on his musical career, at least until the end of the year.

A representative from Yonghwa’s label (FNC Entertainment) stated, “Jung Yonghwa wants to make a name for himself as a musician more than as an actor. As well as taking part in the band’s new album, CNBLUE will be busy touring abroad this year.”

Outside of working on his music, Yonghwa has also tried his hand at producing music. Which helped to launch the career of Korean-Japanese singer Juniel in Korea.

What do you think of Yonghwa’s choice to focus on music instead of acting?

Source: Korea JoongAng Daily (1 and 2)
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[News] Jung Yong Hwa’s arm, “A feast for the eyes”

Rock band CNBLUE member Jung Yong Hwa showed off his good looks on the music video of his junior labelmate Juniel.

With her debut right around the corner, Juniel has released a teaser music video on the 18th for the pre-release song ‘Fool.’ In the 26 second video clip, Jung Yong Hwa showed off his masculinity driving a Jeep on a long stretch of a highway.

It was a short clip but the reactions of the fans have been simply explosive. The fans commented, “The song is sweet and Jung Yong Hwa looks cool”, “I’m dying to see the entire music video”, “Juniel’s voice is so beautiful”, and so on.

Juniel is under contracts by the same agency Jung Yong Hwa is signed up with and she is the first solo female singer to debut from FNC Entertainment. Jung Yong Hwa has written a song for Juniel and he has also produced her album, showing much love for his junior labelmate.

Juniel’s pre-release song ‘Fool’ featuring Jung Yong Hwa will be released on May 22nd.

Juniel – ‘Fool’ Teaser (Feat. Jung Yong Hwa)

Image: FNC Entertainment
Source: OSEN via Nate
Credit: KpopFever

[News] Juniel to Debut in June with a Song from CNBlue’s Jung Yong Hwa

As we reported before, CNBlue’s Jung Yong Hwa tried his hand at producing a track for the new singer of FNC Entertainment, Juniel. A glimpse of this process was shown on “K-Pop Star World – Just CNBlue” which aired on April 21.

Finally it looks as though we will be able to see her debut. FNC Entertainment stated, “Juniel who will be FNC Entertainment’s first solo female singer songwriter will debut in June.”

Who is Juniel though, you ask? She was the winner of the Japanese singing program “Niji Iro Supernova.”

Juniel is known to have played the guitar, composed, and wrote lyrics for songs when she was young. Many are looking forward to her new style which is now coupled with a song composed by Jung Yong Hwa.

The main image is the jacket image for Juniel’s upcoming album.

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