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Top K-pop agency denies Alibaba investment report

South Korea’s biggest K-pop entertainment firm on Tuesday denied a report that it was the target of a major investment deal worth at least $90 million from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.“We are d...

Updated : 2014.11.25 20:56

[Herald Review] Mraz captures his niche live, pared back and unplugged

Sharing more popularity in the country than almost any other international pop star on the planet, Jason Mraz returned to Seoul for his seventh concert performance here in eight years ― only this tim...

Updated : 2014.11.25 20:55

Cyndi Lauper to hold first S. Korea concert in 26 years

Cyndi Lauper, a popular American pop star of the 1980s, will hold two concerts in South Korea to mark the 30th anniversary of her debut solo album "She's So Unusual," a local concert agency said Tuesday.   The concerts, her first in South Korea since 1989, will take place at Seoul's Oly...

Updated : 2014.11.25 11:39

1D, Katy Perry win big at American Music Awards

American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night’s big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn’t attend the...

Updated : 2014.11.24 20:47

Detroit to create city symphony through noise

NEW YORK (AFP) ― The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is asking residents to record sounds around the city in an experiment on how to turn everyday noises into classical music.The orchestra billed the project as an innovative way to involve the community in the Motor City, which has struggled e...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:55

Gay singers test country music’s appeal

NEW YORK (AFP) ― Church, pickup trucks and dive bars ― the imagery of classic country songs evokes “traditional” small-town American life. Now a rising number of openly gay crooners are testing ju...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:55

Billboard chart to include streaming

NEW YORK (AFP) ― Starting this week, the Billboard chart, the benchmark for U.S. music sales, will include streaming in its measurements to reflect the rapid growth of services such as Spotify.Billboard magazine, which produces the weekly charts with tracking company Nielsen SoundScan, de...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:52

Eyelike: Florida Georgia Line fun on 2nd album

Florida Georgia Line fun on 2nd albumFlorida Georgia Line“Anything Goes”(Republic Nashville)Busting out with a record-breaking country single, as Florida Georgia Line did with its multiplatinum smas...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:08

Calle 13 wins early Latin Grammys

Calle 13 kicked off the 2014 Latin Grammys by giving a strong performance that looked like it was inside an Irish bar ― and by taking a pair of trophies. Calle 13 won best urban album for “Multivira...

Updated : 2014.11.21 20:53

Singer-songwriter Choi Gonne talks ‘I was, I am, I will’

After releasing her debut EP in 2010, local indie singer-songwriter Choi Gonne has spent the last four years bringing her music around the world and taking all the leisurely yet methodical steps she n...

Updated : 2014.11.21 20:53

Han Young-ae returns after 15 years

It has been 15 years since classic rock singer Han Young-ae released a new album. Yearning to tackle the arduous task of adapting her original ’80s psychedelic music style to today’s more eclectic m...

Updated : 2014.11.20 21:01

[Herald Interview] Bringing heaven down to earth

For pop-opera singer Lim Hyung-joo, 2014 has had some unexpected turns. At the start of the year, the 28-year-old musician had high hopes for his fifth full-length album, “Finally,” which came out a...

Updated : 2014.11.19 20:55

10cm gets risque on new ‘3.0’ album

The lighthearted lyrical masterminds of acoustic duo 10cm have finally unveiled their third studio album, “3.0,” a release that will surprise some fans with songs of a more sexual nature. Kwon Jung-...

Updated : 2014.11.19 20:34

Foo Fighters plan U.S. baseball stadium tour

NEW YORK (AFP) ― The Foo Fighters, touring to promote an album that delves into the roots of U.S. music, will play some of the country’s most historic baseball stadiums starting next year.The band, led by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, on Tuesday announced shows on July 18 and 19 at ...

Updated : 2014.11.19 20:33

Pharrell Williams, Plant to play Latin Lollapaloozas

NEW YORK (AFP) ― Robert Plant and Pharrell Williams will be among the Lollapalooza headliners in March in Argentina, Brazil and Chile, among the first dates on the global festival calendar.The South American editions of Lollapalooza, which started as a traveling alternative rock festival ...

Updated : 2014.11.18 20:53