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Nine Muses revamps as quartet with sassy ‘Remember’

Rather than cooling off the heat, the four members of Nine Muses are set heat up the summer with the group’s new single “Remember.” The members, in their mid- and late- 20s, delved into the confu...

Updated : 2017.06.19 18:51

[Next Wave] Hip-hop duo XXX’s music is instinctive, like animals

Asked what position he would like his team XXX to occupy in the Korean hip-hop scene, rapper Kim Ximya was quiet but confident in his response. “Tupac,” he answered, referring to the iconic Ameri...

Updated : 2017.06.19 17:55

CNBLUE’s Jung Yong-hwa to drop solo album next month

Jung Yong-hwa, vocalist and leader of the band CNBLUE, will release a new album as a solo artist next month. Confirming earlier reports, Jung’s agency FNC Entertainment said that the artist is prep...

Updated : 2017.06.19 16:17

Girls’ Generation preparing for 10th anniversary project

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Girls’ Generation, and the K-pop group has several treats in store for fans. According to agency S.M. Entertainment, the group is planning the release of a c...

Updated : 2017.06.19 16:16

(Photo) Twice wraps up encore Seoul concert

Twice performed for a total of 12,000 Korean fans at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul, at its encore concerts for February tour “Twice Land - The Opening.” On Saturday and Sunday, the group hel...

Updated : 2017.06.19 13:58

Black Pink reveals teaser with new song title

Last year’s rookie sensation Black Pink is gearing up for another run, releasing a teaser image with the title of its next song on Monday. Its agency YG Entertainment posted the image featuring all...

Updated : 2017.06.19 12:27

Gaon chart confirms G-Dragon’s USB release not an album; YG says ‘regrettable’

Local Gaon music chart on Monday confirmed its position that G-Dragon’s latest EP available in a USB drive form cannot be regarded as an album, as it does not fall under the conventional definition ...

Updated : 2017.06.19 12:27

Is USB release an album or not?

While G-Dragon’s latest eponymous solo EP has made headlines for its unique USB flash drive format, it has also stirred up a heated debate over whether or not it can be officially recognized as an a...

Updated : 2017.06.18 17:26

EXO to drop new album in summer

K-pop group EXO plans to release its latest album this summer, S.M. Entertainment said Thursday. “EXO will make its return in summer, but a specific timeline has not been set up yet,” said an offi...

Updated : 2017.06.16 11:17

G-Dragon’s ‘Kwon Ji Yong’ going strong in China

G-Dragon’s solo album “Kwon Ji Yong” has set the charts on fire in China. As of 10:55 p.m. on Wednesday, the singer has set the record of selling over one million copies of his latest album on QQ...

Updated : 2017.06.15 11:54

Apink says 'can't laugh off’ death threat

K-pop group Apink remains shaken up by the death threat made Wednesday, its agency said Thursday. “It’s not just the members who are shocked, it’s all of us. It (the death threat) is not somethin...

Updated : 2017.06.15 10:02

T-ara returns as quartet asking ‘What’s My Name’

Back from brink of disbandment, T-ara unveiled its 13th album, “What’s My Name,” Wednesday. The nine-track record is the 13th from the K-pop group, and the first since Boram and Soyeon left last ...

Updated : 2017.06.14 21:10

Sandara Park named ambassador for Korea-Philippines’ relations

Sandara Park has been appointed as the new face of Korea-Philippines Friendship ambassador, according to her agency on Wednesday. For the 119th Philippine Independence Day and 22nd Migrant Workers D...

Updated : 2017.06.14 18:20

Rising K-pop rookie NCT 127 drops powerful ‘Cherry Bomb’

K-pop fans will be showered with a fruity yet powerful K-pop bomb this summer, as rookie group NCT 127 returns with its high-energy EP “Cherry Bomb.” NCT 127, a Seoul-based unit of S.M. Entertainm...

Updated : 2017.06.14 18:02

G-Dragon, NCT 127 songs deemed unsuitable for KBS

Four of the five songs on G-Dragon‘s new EP “Kwon Ji-yong” were deemed unsuitable to be aired on KBS. The K-pop sensation’s “Middle Fingers-Up,” “Bull---” and “Divina Commedia” were banned...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:18