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Jung Yong-hwa

CN Blue lead singer Jung Yong-hwa has expressed a desire to focus on his music career, at least until the end of the year, despite the fact that all the other band members are pursuing acting careers.

“Jung Yong-hwa 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, CN Blue will be busy touring abroad this year,” said a representative from FNC Entertainment.

Band members Kang Min-hyuk and Lee Jong-hyun are appearing in the TV dramas “My Husband’s Got a Family” and “A Gentleman’s Dignity.” Bassist Lee Jung-shin is taking acting lessons.

Jung gained fame on the TV shows “You’re Beautiful” (2009) and “You’ve Fallen for Me” (2011). He lately helped launch the career of Korean-Japanese singer Juniel.

Jung composed a song for the Korea native and winner of Japan’s singing-audition show “Niji Iro Supernova” in 2010, presented it to her and offered to help produce the song for her debut album, which is scheduled to be released this month.

By Carla Sunwoo
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