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K-pop artists to show off own style at SXSW, TGE

From hip-hop, punk to idol singers, artists of different genres are set to showcase Korea‘s musical offerings at the upcoming South by Southwest festival in the US and at UK’s The Great Escape fest...

Updated : 2017.03.01 15:13

Hyolyn is going global, and electronic

Hyolyn, the lead vocalist of K-pop girl group Sistar has signed a contract with Spinnin’ Records, the world’s largest electronic dance music label, according to her agency Starship Entertainment Tu...

Updated : 2017.02.28 15:00

Idol group Gugudan drops music video for "A Girl Like Me"

South Korean girl group Gugudan has released the music video for "A Girl Like Me," the lead single off its second EP album. (Jellyfish Entertainment) The clip, released on Monday, features Gugudan ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 10:41

Lee Jong-suk meets Thai fans, wraps up Asia tour

Lee Jong-suk met with thousands of fans in Thailand over the weekend, wrapping up a five-nation Asia tour, his agency said Monday. The actor’s meet-and-greet event with some 3,000 Thai fans, titled...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:47

K-pop artists sweep Japanese golden disc awards

Popular K-pop boy bands Big Bang, 2PM and iKON won big mostly in the Asian category of this year‘s Japanese golden disc awards, according to the event’s official website Monday. At the 31st Japan Go...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:38

GFriend drops teaser for 'Fingertip' music video

South Korean girl group GFriend on Monday unveiled a teaser for the music video of its upcoming song "Fingertip." (Source Music) "Fingertip" is the title track of the group's upcoming EP album "The...

Updated : 2017.02.27 13:52

2PM's weekend concert suspended after stage accident

A concert by South Korean boy band 2PM was abruptly halted over the weekend after member Jun. K was injured while performing, the group's agency said Monday. (Yonhap) The concert held at Seoul Olym...

Updated : 2017.02.27 10:12

Taeyeon, Suzy and more -- K-pop female acts return

From chart-topping solo singers to rising female bands, the K-pop scene will be rife with returning female acts this week. K-pop group Lovelyz dropped its second album “R U Ready?” on Sunday with ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 14:49

[Travel Bits] Festivals in Korea this week

Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival The Yangpyeong Strawberry Festival is being held through the end of May. Visitors can pick their own strawberries at the strawberry farms and participate in a variety ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 18:24

Twice to debut in Japan

K-pop group Twice on Friday announced the group will be heading to Japan on June 28, starting the countdown on its official Japanese website. The album to mark the start for the nine-member group‘s...

Updated : 2017.02.24 16:25

Facts about Dean’s new single

R&B artist Dean dropped a new single titled “limbo” on Feb. 17, comprised of two songs. The producer-turned-singer, who has written songs for K-pop’s biggest names such as EXO, VIXX and Taeyeon,...

Updated : 2017.02.23 21:29

GFriend to release new EP next month

South Korean girl group GFriend will drop a new album next month amid anticipation that it will follow the success of the group's previous hits, its management agency said Thursday. (Yonhap) The up...

Updated : 2017.02.23 16:05

BTS becomes 1st Korean artist to have 4 straight albums on Billboard 200 with “‘You Never Walk Alone”

The latest album by Bangtan Boys has ranked No. 61 on Billboard’s top 200 album charts, marking the fourth consecutive time the Korean boyband has made the list. According to the group’s agency Bi...

Updated : 2017.02.23 16:01

Red Velvet, Tiger JK, Yoon Mi-rae to perform at ‘K-Pop Night Out’ at SXSW

Korean band Kim Ban-jang and Windy City has been invited to perform at the South by Southwest festival in the US, according to local media reports Thursday. The band is slated to perform at the Flam...

Updated : 2017.02.23 16:00

Boston Symphony plans major additions to summer home

The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer home of Tanglewood, one of the premier outdoor venues in classical music, will undergo a major expansion that will include a year-round building. Nestled in th...

Updated : 2017.02.23 15:29