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T.O.P leaves hospital amid military service suspension

T.O.P of South Korean boy band Big Bang, who has been hospitalized for a drug overdose, left the hospital on Friday, as he was officially suspended from his mandatory military service due to a mariju...

Updated : 2017.06.09 17:13

Astro makes Billboard charts again

Boy band Astro has entered the Billboard music charts again with its fourth EP “Dream Part 1,” coming in at No. 6 on the World Album charts as of Friday, the group’s label Fantagio Music announced...

Updated : 2017.06.09 14:40

G-Dragon’s new album reigns on iTunes charts worldwide

Big Bang member G-Dragon’s self-titled solo album “Kwon Ji Yong” is reigning over iTunes album charts around the world, setting a new record in the Korean music scene. (YG Entertainment) The alb...

Updated : 2017.06.09 13:15

G-Dragon drops new solo album ‘Kwon Ji Yong’

G-Dragon of Big Bang returned with a new solo album Thursday evening, amid ongoing controversy surrounding bandmate T.O.P, who has been indicted on allegations of marijuana use. T.O.P regained consci...

Updated : 2017.06.08 18:09

YG apologizes over T.O.P’s marijuana controversy

YG Entertainment issued an official apology Thursday amid ongoing controversy over Big Bang member T.O.P’s marijuana use. The statement came two days after the rapper was hospitalized at Ewha Woman...

Updated : 2017.06.08 15:30

Chungha debuts solo with summer single ‘Why Don’t You Know’

Chungha, formerly of the since disbanded project girl group I.O.I, took to the stage alone to show she is all set to perform solo. The 21-year-old made her solo debut with her first album “Hands on...

Updated : 2017.06.08 14:31

T.O.P still ‘unconscious’: medical staff

T.O.P, a member of Big Bang, remains “unconscious” and is likely to recover in a week, medical staff said at a press conference on Wednesday. The clarification by physicians in charge of the Korean...

Updated : 2017.06.07 19:32

Kim Hyun-joong storms Japan’s daily Oricon chart with ‘re:wind’

Singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong’s album “re:wind,” released in Japan on Tuesday, has topped the daily Oricon chart, Japan’s largest music chart. The album secured the No. 1 spot on the chart and sol...

Updated : 2017.06.07 13:00

Big Bang's T.O.P hospitalized for suspected drug overdose

Popular South Korean singer and actor T.O.P of boy band BIGBANG has been hospitalized for an apparent drug overdose, his Seoul-based agency said Tuesday. YG Entertainment said the 29-year-old rapper...

Updated : 2017.06.06 19:04

Korean hip-hop duo XXX to perform at Midem music fest

Korean hip-hop duo XXX has been invited to perform at the opening of Midem music festival, the world’s largest business-to-business music event, held in Cannes, France. XXX will be putting on a 40-...

Updated : 2017.06.06 17:29

Super Junior to return with new album this year

Global K-pop act Super Junior is preparing to return with a new album this year, according to its agency, Label SJ, Tuesday. This will mark the boy band’s return to the spotlight about two years af...

Updated : 2017.06.06 15:44

2PM’s Junho to release ‘2017 S/S’ in Japan next month

K-pop boy band 2PM’s Junho will drop his fifth solo album “2017 S/S” in Japan on July 26, according to his agency on Tuesday. The artist has been releasing special albums every summer since 2013 ...

Updated : 2017.06.06 14:00

[Next Wave] Getting the language and music right

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. Fans of OOHYO have something to be excited about this...

Updated : 2017.06.05 18:09

Prosecution indicts Big Bang’s T.O.P over marijuana use

T.O.P, a member of Big Bang, has been indicted without detention on charges of smoking marijuana, prosecutors said Monday. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office said that T.O.P, 29, is sus...

Updated : 2017.06.05 15:53

Black Pink confirms June release, following G-Dragon

K-pop girl group Black Pink will release a new album in June, according to its agency on Monday. “The exact date of release has not yet been confirmed but Black Pink is slated to drop the album som...

Updated : 2017.06.05 11:31