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Artists pay tribute in music to Sewol tragedy

Marking the three-year anniversary of the sinking of the Sewol ferry Sunday, Korean artists have released songs to pay tribute to victims of the tragedy that took 304 lives. Jo Kwan-woo on Friday re...

Updated : 2017.04.16 16:19

SHINee’s Taemin to hold solo concert in Japan

K-pop boy band SHINee’s Taemin will hold a solo concert in Japan, according to his agency. “Tae-min will hold his very first concert titled, ‘Taemin the 1st stage Nippon Budokan’ from July 1-2,”...

Updated : 2017.04.16 14:28

Coldplay comes to Korea

Coldplay entered Korea through Incheon Airport on Thursday. The group posted a photo of fans waiting at the airport via its official social media channels. (Coldplay Facebook) The band will host co...

Updated : 2017.04.14 18:08

Eric Nam features in Forbes ’30 Under 30 Asia’ list

Singer Eric Nam was named one of the world’s most influential Asian celebrities by Forbes. Singer Eric Nam is featured in Forbes‘ ’30 Under 30 Asia‘ list Wednesday. (Herald DB) Forbes unveiled ...

Updated : 2017.04.14 15:35

JYJ’s Park Yu-chun to wed in fall

JYJ’s Park Yu-chun confirmed Thursday that he is set to tie the knot with a non-celebrity woman in this fall. Singer-actor Park Yu-chun (C-Jes Entertainment) “It’s true that Park Yu-chun will ge...

Updated : 2017.04.13 14:34

Former I.O.I member Kim Chung-ha to drop first solo single

Kim Chung-ha of disbanded girl group I.O.I is set to embark on a solo career, according to her agency MNH Entertainment. Kim Chung-ha (MNH Entertainment) The agency said Wednesday the singer’s fir...

Updated : 2017.04.12 18:13

Kim So-hyang cast in US production of ‘Sister Act’

Musical actress Kim So-hyang has been cast in the US production of the hit Broadway musical “Sister Act,” her agency said Wednesday. According to EA&C, Kim will play a supporting role in the Asian...

Updated : 2017.04.12 16:54

IU to sue YouTuber for sexual harassment

IU (Fave Entertainment) IU’s agency said Wednesday it plans to pursue legal action against a man running a channel on video-sharing platform YouTube for his recent sexual comments about the singer,...

Updated : 2017.04.12 11:42

Universal Music to launch Korean label

Global record label Universal Music will launch its first Korean label, On the Record, the company said Tuesday. “On the Record” is meant to signify that the label will present music that needs to...

Updated : 2017.04.11 17:01

Quartet EXID seeks to grow despite Solji’s absence

An eclipse is usually associated with an image of darkness and shadow, and such was the case for EXID with its main vocalist Solji missing from the launch of its latest EP “Eclipse.” The remaining...

Updated : 2017.04.11 16:49

Former Wonder Girl Ha:tfelt joins Amoeba Culture

Park Ye-eun, former member of Wonder Girls also known by her stage name “Ha:tfelt,” has inked a management deal with Amoeba Culture, the agency said Tuesday. “As of April 7, 2017, Ye-eun has beco...

Updated : 2017.04.11 16:48

BTS among nominees for Billboard's Top Social Media Artist

K-pop idol group BTS or Bangtan Boys has been nominated for the "Top Social Media Artist" of the Billboard Music Awards 2017, the organizer unveiled on its website on Monday. (Yonhap) The popular b...

Updated : 2017.04.11 15:19

‘SMTown Live’ concert will be back in Seoul

S.M. Entertainment artists will reunite at the 2017 SMTown concert tour titled “SMTown Live,” according to the agency Tuesday. S.M. Entertainment artists perform at the “SMTown Live Tour V in Jap...

Updated : 2017.04.11 14:20

Kim Hyun-joong to push ahead with Japan tour amid DUI charge

South Korean singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong will hold his upcoming publicity events in Japan as scheduled despite being charged with drunk driving, his agency said Monday. (Herald DB) According to Key...

Updated : 2017.04.10 17:53

BTS tops brand value for five consecutive months

Bangtan Boys, or BTS, has been ranked as the boy band with the highest brand value for the fifth consecutive month. The Korea Reputation Center analyzed over 39 million pieces of data on 43 Korean b...

Updated : 2017.04.10 17:08