China’s top 3 smartphone makers catching up with Samsung

The Korea Herald > Entertainment > Music

Oh My Girl’s JinE addresses fans in letter

Oh My Girl member JinE posted a hand-written letter and a picture of her eating, showing gratitude for the fans who have showed concerned over her health problems. JinE, 21, recently stopped all mus...

Updated : 2017.04.03 16:17

Monsta X to make Japanese debut next month

Korean boy band Monsta X will make its debut in Japan next month in partnership with Universal Music Japan, the group‘s agency said Monday. The seven-member act has signed a contract with Universal...

Updated : 2017.04.03 13:26

Tongyeong celebrates native son’s music

TONGYEONG, South Gyeongsang Province -- The sound of a lone cello struggling against the orchestra opened this year’s Tongyeong International Music Festival in Tongyeong, South Gyeongsang Province, ...

Updated : 2017.04.02 17:07

Winner drops teaser for new album

Boy band Winner on Saturday released a teaser clip of the music video for its new single “Fool,” slated for release Tuesday, via the official blog for its agency YG Entertainment. The 26-second vi...

Updated : 2017.04.02 17:06

Oh My Girl teases comeback in April Fool’s Day prank

As an April Fool’s day gag, South Korean girl group Oh My Girl announced their comeback as male group “Oh My Boy” on Saturday. The group released a teaser clip of their choreography for “Perfect...

Updated : 2017.04.02 17:06

S.M. becomes Mystic’s largest shareholder

K-pop behemoth S.M. Entertainment has become the largest shareholder of Mystic Entertainment after strategically investing in 28 percent of the management agency’s shares, S.M. stated Thursday. Hel...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:42

EXO to wrap up global tour in Seoul this May

The finale for K-pop superstar EXO’s global tour will be held in May at Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium in Seoul, the boy band’s agency said Thursday. According to S.M. Entertainment, the final segmen...

Updated : 2017.03.30 16:21

Taeyeon to release album on April 5

K-pop singer Taeyeon will release the deluxe edition of her studio album “My Voice” on April 5, which includes three new songs, according to her agency. According to S.M. Entertainment, the new re...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:00

Clock is ticking on Bob Dylan’s Nobel prize money

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - The Swedish Academy has warned that Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan has until June 10 to deliver the traditional Nobel lecture, in order to receive the 8 million kronor ($910,00...

Updated : 2017.03.29 15:51

Kiha & The Faces to tour North America

Kiha & The Faces will be playing its brand of quirky music for audiences in North America in its first tour there beginning April 1, the band’s management agency announced Wednesday. The six-member...

Updated : 2017.03.29 15:50

BTS signs contract with Def Jam Recordings

Boy band Bangtan Boys, better known internationally as BTS, signed a new record deal with Def Jam Recordings in Japan. Bangtan Boys (Big Hit Entertainment) “BTS recently signed the contract to rel...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:58

[Next Wave] The chemistry of Life and Time

The Korea Herald is introducing Korean singers, musicians and actors poised to join the next wave of top stars in a twice monthly series. – Ed. Three-piece Life and Time is known for its seasoned p...

Updated : 2017.03.27 15:32

Girls’ Day returns with new EP

Girls’ Day made a splash on local music charts Monday with its new EP “GIRLS’ DAY EVERYDAY #5,” achieving immediate impact with its first recording in 20 months. The main track of the four-membe...

Updated : 2017.03.27 14:42

K-pop groups seek to explore non-Chinese markets

Popular K-pop stars held successful concerts in East Asian nations over the weekend, in a positive sign the region can fill the hole left in the wake of a diplomatic row between Seoul and Beijing ove...

Updated : 2017.03.27 14:29

Hyolyn storming across US

Girl group Sistar’s lead vocalist Hyolyn is gaining recognition abroad, according to reports. US music media outlet Billboard lauded the singer as “one of the most recognizable voices in K-pop” i...

Updated : 2017.03.27 14:27