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Jaden Smith looks to debut as K-pop artist

American actor and rapper Jaden Smith, son of Will Smith, is looking to a fresh career as a K-pop singer. “I will be dropping a K pop single in the next 4 months,” Jaden tweeted to his 6.28 millio...

Updated : 2017.04.24 14:53

Sechskies to drop 20th anniversary album

K-pop group Sechskies will be releasing an album marking the 20th anniversary of its debut Friday, the group’s agency YG Entertainment announced Saturday. “Sad Song,” one of the two main tracks o...

Updated : 2017.04.23 15:58

Psy to return in May

Global K-pop star Psy will release a new full-length album in May, according to his agency on Friday. K-pop singer Psy (YG Entertainment) “Psy has been preparing for the new album for a year. The ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 16:57

CNBLUE to embark on Asia tour in July

K-pop boy band CNBLUE will start its Asia tour concert “2017 CNBLUE Live Between Us” with an event in Singapore on July 1, its agency said on Friday. “CNBLUE has decided to launch the tour to com...

Updated : 2017.04.21 15:31

Lovelyz to release album on May 2

Lovelyz on May 2 will drop a repackaged version of its second studio album on May 2, according to the group's agency. Woolim Entertainment on Friday uploaded a 30-second “prologue film” promoting ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 14:53

Mamamoo to return in June

Mamamoo is set to return in June, according to the group’s agency RBW Entertainment. Mamamoo (Yonhap) The agency said Thursday the group is currently working on a new album, while the exact date f...

Updated : 2017.04.20 17:16

IU teases fans with new ‘Palette’ clip

A day before the release of her anticipated album “Palette,” IU on Thursday revealed a new teaser music video clip for the single of the same name from the album. The 24-second video of “Palette”...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:11

EXID’s ‘Eclipse’ ranks fourth on Billboard chart

K-pop girl group EXID has secured the No. 4 spot on Billboard’s World Albums chart with its third EP “Eclipse” for the week of April 29. On Thursday, the group broke its own record, setting its h...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:37

A week of Beethoven

Paris-based Korean pianist Paik Kun-woo is back performing all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas. This is not the first time Paik is playing the complete Beethoven piano sonata cycle -- he played the 32 pi...

Updated : 2017.04.19 17:24

Sechs Kies to release an album with new songs for 1st time in 17 years

Iconic 1990s K-pop band Sechs Kies plans to release an album April 28, which would mark the first time since 2000 for the group to release an album of new songs. The boy band’s agency YG Entertainm...

Updated : 2017.04.19 16:18

10 K-pop springtime tunes

Cherry blossoms have peaked and are falling, marking the arrival of spring. In celebration of warmer days, The Korea Herald has compiled a list of 10 K-pop tunes -- old, familiar, lesser known and ne...

Updated : 2017.04.18 17:18

Sting to perform in Korea in May

World-renowned musician Sting will hold a concert in Seoul in May, the show’s promoters Hyundai Card said Tuesday. “Hyundai Card Curated Sting” will be held May 31 at the Hyundai Card Understage ...

Updated : 2017.04.18 15:15

Twice confirms new album release in May

K-pop group Twice on Tuesday confirmed its new album release here in May. K-pop group Twice (JYP Entertainment) “Twice is gearing up to return to the spotlight next month, but the exact date of th...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:02

Challenge accepted: All-American 'Korean' group seeks glory in K-pop land

Over the past few years, South Korean pop music, or K-pop, as a whole has grown into a legitimate cultural force to be reckoned with. And while the scene has moved and evolved at lightning pace, some...

Updated : 2017.04.17 20:37

Big Bang’s Daesung launches Japan tour

Daesung of Big Bang on has successfully launched his first dome concert tour in Japan, YG Entertainment said Monday. According to the agency, the singer held concerts in Metlife Dome -- formerly kno...

Updated : 2017.04.17 15:56