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Pansori to fuse with sounds of cello at upcoming ‘Art World Village Project’

Established last year to bring pansori (traditional narrative singing) and classical music to some of the country’s remote villages, this year’s “Art World Village Project” will bring together two...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:48

What to look out for at Seoul Jazz Fest

A handful of world-class soul singers and Korea’s trendiest alternative musicians will take to the stage at this year’s Seoul Jazz Festival, which is set to take place this weekend at Seoul’s Olymp...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:40

KCON announces K-pop lineup for New York event

Korean entertainment giant CJ E&M on Wednesday disclosed the lineup of K-pop stars to rock the New York run of KCON, the company’s overseas convention that introduces hit Korean cultural content to the world. The concert lineup for “KCON 2016 NY” is loaded with some of the hottest K-po...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:39

Adele signs to Sony for 90 million pounds: reports

LONDON (AFP) - British singer-songwriter Adele has signed a new contract with Sony worth up to 90 million pounds ($131 million), in one of the biggest ever record deals, British media reported. The 28-year-old was the biggest selling artist in the world last year, and broke sales records ...

Updated : 2016.05.25 17:35

Mnet to host 'Special M Countdown in China'

Cable music channel Mnet will host the “Special M Countdown in China” at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China on May 28, production company CJ E&M announced Tuesday. The concert will bring to...

Updated : 2016.05.24 14:48

Baek A-yeon’s ‘So-so’ sweeps charts

Singer-songwriter Baek A-yeon swept domestic music charts Tuesday with her new single “So-so.” “So-so,” which was released at midnight on Monday, has emerged top on eight music charts -- MelOn, G...

Updated : 2016.05.24 14:29

Madonna responds to critics of her Prince tribute

Madonna is dismissing critics of her tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards with style. A day after her performance of “Nothing Compares 2 U” and duet with Stevie Wonder on “Purple Rain,”...

Updated : 2016.05.24 14:20

Madonna, Stevie Wonder pay tribute to Prince at Billboard

Madonna closed Sunday's Billboard Music Awards paying tribute to Prince with the help of Stevie Wonder, ending the night with “Purple Rain.” Wearing a shiny purple suit, Madonna kicked off the trib...

Updated : 2016.05.23 15:29

Visit Korea Committee removes Seolhyun’s image

Seolhyun’s image promoting 2016-2018 Visit Korea Year was taken down from Visit Korea Committee’s website and Facebook account. Seolhyun, a member of K-pop girl group AOA, has promoted the Visit Ko...

Updated : 2016.05.23 14:49

[Album Review] Jessica sends love, plays it safe

Jessica “With Love, J” (Coridel Entertainment) Jessica’s album is warm and upbeat, singing of love and hope. It also takes less risks and plays it safe with familiar melodies and generic lyrics....

Updated : 2016.05.20 13:45

[Album Review] Tiffany -- stylish or listless

Tiffany “I Just Wanna Dance” (S.M. Entertainment) In her first solo EP “I Just Wanna Dance,” Tiffany of famed girl group Girls’ Generation is stripped of her usual glitziness. The cover featur...

Updated : 2016.05.20 13:40

[Album Review] Under the radar, Darrell Scott defies category

Darrell Scott “Couchville Sessions”  (Full Light Records) Darrell Scott is one of those Nashville-based singer-songwriters who out-of-towners hear in some of the city’s smaller venues and wonder...

Updated : 2016.05.20 13:37

JYJ's Junsu to stage outdoor showcase

Junsu of South Korean boy band JYJ will throw a solo outdoor showcase in Seoul, his star agency said Friday.The 29-year-old heartthrob will perform in the patio near the east gate of COEX, southern Seoul, at 7:30 p.m. on May 30, according to C-JeS Entertainment.The event is organized to pr...

Updated : 2016.05.20 11:48

La Scala’s 2016-17 season brings back Puccini, Muti

MILAN (AP) -- La Scala’s 2016-17 season is a lot about healing old wounds. It opens with a once-contested version of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” and continues with the long-awaited return of its...

Updated : 2016.05.19 17:41

Eight cities added to Big Bang’s China tour

Korean boy band Big Bang will restart its tour of China next month followings its concerts there that drew tens of thousands of people earlier this year, the group’s agency said Wednesday. In March,...

Updated : 2016.05.18 17:27