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S.M. Entertainment aims to open K-pop school

S.M. Entertainment has announced plans to open an alternative high school called “K-pop International School” in Seoul in September. The architectural design for K-pop International School (S.M. E...

Updated : 2017.02.16 17:39

Risque four-hands piano fires up winter-weary souls

PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province -- The PyeongChang Winter Music Festival got off to a rousing start at Alpensia Concert Hall on Wednesday evening with an eclectic program that played on the theme of th...

Updated : 2017.02.16 16:30

Amateur artists leap for fame via YouTube

In 2008, a talent manager discovered a Canadian teenager singing cover songs on YouTube and signed him to Raymond Braun Media Group. Then-14-year-old went on to take the world by a storm with mega hi...

Updated : 2017.02.16 16:27

Former T-ara member speaks against netizens on ‘bullying controversy’

Ryu Hwa-young, formerly a member of K-pop group T-ara, spoke out on Thursday against netizens posting malicious comments about her and her twin sister concerning the bullying controversy in 2012. Th...

Updated : 2017.02.16 16:25

Popera tenor Lim Hyung-joo enlists in military

South Korean operatic pop tenor Lim Hyung-joo will join the military next month, according to industry sources Thursday. The famous popera singer, 30, will enlist at a training camp in Paju, north o...

Updated : 2017.02.16 13:24

B.A.P releases image for new album

Boyband B.A.P has released an image for the upcoming release of its new album. The band, slated to release the album in March, revealed the image via its official social media accounts. It showed a ...

Updated : 2017.02.15 17:46

BTS marks 18th straight week on top 10 of Billboard’s world chart

The Bangtan Boys ranked No. 8 on Billboard’s World Albums Chart with the album “Wings,” marking the 18th straight week the K-pop band has stayed in the chart’s top 10. The second album by the se...

Updated : 2017.02.15 16:28

Ambitious Western US music center plans premiere

Tippet Rise, an ambitious music center in the rolling hills of Montana, on Tuesday announced a second season that will include a premiere by leading composer Aaron Jay Kernis. The Tippet Rise Art Ce...

Updated : 2017.02.15 13:41

Twice reveals new teaser image for upcoming album

Twice on Tuesday unveiled its new teaser image for the upcoming mini-album “TWICEcoaster: LANE 2,” featuring members Nayeon, Tzuyu and Sana. In line with the “knocking on doors” concept of previ...

Updated : 2017.02.14 17:16

Nada dating Cycadelic Records CEO Kirk Kim: reports

Rapper Nada is dating US-based record store owner Kirk Kim, reports by local media claimed Tuesday. Nada, a 25-year-old member of Wassup, is reportedly in a relationship with Cycadelic Records CEO K...

Updated : 2017.02.14 17:14

Taeyeon's 'I' music video tops 100 mln YouTube views

Girls' Generation member Taeyeon's "I" music video has been watched more than 100 million times on YouTube, becoming the sixth video associated with the pop act to reach the milestone, its agency sai...

Updated : 2017.02.14 16:58

Kyuhyun’s new album tops Japan’s weekly chart

The album “One Voice” by K-pop band Super Junior’s Kyuhyun has topped the Oricon weekly chart less than a week since its release on Feb. 8. The new album is the artist’s first full-length album i...

Updated : 2017.02.14 15:09

Taeyeon soon to release new song

Taeyeon is set to return with a new song sometime around the end of February, local media reported Monday, quoting unnamed sources in the K-pop industry. The Girls’ Generation lead vocalist has pro...

Updated : 2017.02.14 15:06

Riding high, Beyonce fails to break Grammy curse

Is Beyonce too edgy for the music industry? Or do the Grammy Awards suffer from an underlying racial bias? The superstar’s failure to win top prizes is vexing her many admirers -- among them the nig...

Updated : 2017.02.14 14:10

BTS releases new album, storms music charts

South Korean idol group BTS (Bangtan Boys) released its new album "Wings: You Never Walk Alone" on Monday, topping all major streaming charts with its title song. (Big Hit Entertainment) "Spring Da...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:40