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Winner among Apple Music’s ‘Best of Week’

Boy band Winner’s recent single “Really Really” is making an impact on foreign charts, with Apple Music Pop selecting it as one of the songs on its “Best of the Week” list. Winner (YG Entertain...

Updated : 2017.04.10 17:04

[Next Wave2] Deepflow looks to make his crew next big thing

His name may be obscure to many, but Deepflow and his crew are artists that no self-respecting Korean hip-hop lover would gloss over. Considered one of the most prominent underground rappers in the ...

Updated : 2017.04.10 16:49

Junggigo to release solo album

Hip-hop musician Junggigo, who has collaborated with K-pop’s trendiest artists, will be releasing his first solo LP on April 20. “Junggigo will kick off his official activities with a media show...

Updated : 2017.04.10 16:09

Taeyeon of Girls' Generation to hold solo concert in May

Taeyeon of Girls’ Generation will hold a solo concert series in Seoul next month to kick off her Asia tour, her agency said Friday. The “Taeyeon solo concert: Persona” series will be held from Ma...

Updated : 2017.04.07 15:06

Controversial rap show ends with more noise than it would like

The rap audition program “High School Rapper” went out on a high note last week by becoming one of the most-talked about shows in the country. But it also attracted criticism and sparked controvers...

Updated : 2017.04.07 14:02

K-pop group 2PM will resume concerts in June as Jun. K recovers

K-pop boy group 2PM will return to the stage as one of its members is quickly recovering from injuries he sustained while performing in February, its management agency said Friday. JYP Entertainment...

Updated : 2017.04.07 13:46

VIXX’s rapper Ravi surprises fans with 'Lucid Dream' mixtape release

Ravi of boy band VIXX caught fans off-guard with a pleasant surprise of an unscheduled release of his mixtape titled “Lucid Dream,” Friday. The song, also featuring rapper Microdot, was released a...

Updated : 2017.04.07 11:31

GFriend to hold fan meeting in Bangkok

K-pop group GFriend is seeking to expand its global popularity by holding a fan meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday. According to its agency Source Music, the six-member team will hold “Fan Me...

Updated : 2017.04.06 20:27

As streaming booms, songs getting faster: study

NEW YORK (AFP) -- Streaming is making it quicker not only to play music. A new study finds that pop songs themselves are getting faster as listeners’ attention spans diminish. Instrumental openings ...

Updated : 2017.04.06 14:37

Singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong referred to prosecutors for alleged drunk driving

Police said Thursday they have recently referred the drunk driving case involving popular singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong to the prosecution. The member of the K-pop boy band SS501 was caught on charges...

Updated : 2017.04.06 10:46

[Herald Interview] Winner back 4 more

The number 4 was plastered all over the release of Winner’s new single album, “Fate Number For.” In addition to the title -- the obvious dual meaning of “for” and “four” -- the album was rele...

Updated : 2017.04.05 13:46

EXID’s song banned from KBS for ‘vulgarity’

Seemingly unintended vulgarity plagued EXID as KBS banned the group’s song “Velvet,” after the broadcaster said its lyrics sounded suspiciously like a curse word. Banana Culture Entertainment, th...

Updated : 2017.04.05 13:43

Actor Kim Soo-hyun to appear in IU's upcoming music video

Kim Soo-hyun, star of hit South Korean drama "My Love From The Star," will appear in a music video for singer IU's new album, according the stars' agencies Wednesday. (Yonhap) According to IU's age...

Updated : 2017.04.05 13:28

FT Island to rock out at Korea-Japan rock fest

Korean band FT Island will perform at the ‘2017 Korea-Japan Super Rock Great Meeting” rock festival in July, its agency said Tuesday. According to the FNC Entertainment, the five-member band will ...

Updated : 2017.04.04 18:18

Korean musicians pay tribute to Chuck Berry

Kim Ban-jang and the Windy City will rock out in Itaewon, Seoul on Saturday, as the band and other musicians pay tribute to late rock ’n’ roll legend Chuck Berry with a tribute music party. Accord...

Updated : 2017.04.04 18:14