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Big Bang’s Taeyang named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Taeyang of Big Bang has been selected as the face of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games and Winter Paralympics, authorities said Wednesday. The organizing committee for the upcoming Olympics official...

Updated : 2017.06.21 16:51

Hyolyn-Kisum releases summer-themed photos

K-pop stars Hyolyn and Kisum unveiled concept photos for their upcoming tune, “Fruity.” In the images uploaded on the social media page of Hyolyn’s agency Starship Entertainment, the two are clad...

Updated : 2017.06.21 14:08

Hwang Chi-yeul becomes best-selling nongroup artist since 2013

Sales of the EP “Be Ordinary” by singer Hwang Chi-yeul have surpassed 100,000 copies, according to a local music sales tracker, Hanteo Chart, on Wednesday. From June 14 to Tuesday, 103,787 copies ...

Updated : 2017.06.21 12:40

Crush confirms June 30 album release

Artist Crush confirmed Wednesday that he will return with a new album on the last day of this month. His agency Amoeba Culture uploaded a teaser image for the upcoming record with the words “Crush/...

Updated : 2017.06.21 12:39

Mamamoo offers video peek at new EP ‘Purple’

Mamamoo fans got the chance to get a sneak peek at its upcoming EP “Purple” on Wednesday, as the girl group dropped a video collage of its songs. The video, 1 minute and 22 seconds long, was uploa...

Updated : 2017.06.21 11:20

Sulli criticized for sadism online

Korean actress, singer and model Choi Jin-ri, better known by her stage name Sulli, was criticized online for posting a video clip on her social media account, which showed a chopped eel being burnt ...

Updated : 2017.06.20 18:16

US pop star Ariana Grande to perform in Korea in August

American pop star Ariana Grande will hold a concert in Seoul in August, the show’s promoter Hyundai Card said Tuesday. The artist’s first concert in Korea will take place at Gocheok Sky Dome in Gu...

Updated : 2017.06.20 16:50

Black Pink unveils teaser video for new song

Black Pink on Tuesday revealed a short clip of its music video for “As If It’s Your Last,” with members Lisa, Rose, Jennie and Jisoo making an appearance. The group‘s agency YG Entertainment upl...

Updated : 2017.06.20 16:07

Seo Tai-ji to perform past hit songs ‘just as they were’

A blast from the past awaits those attending the upcoming 25th anniversary concert of Seo Tai-ji, as the Korean pop culture icon is planning to sing his earliest songs exactly as they were performed ...

Updated : 2017.06.20 16:03

Nine Muses revamps as quartet with sassy ‘Remember’

Rather than cooling off the heat, the four members of Nine Muses are set heat up the summer with the group’s new single “Remember.” The members, in their mid- and late- 20s, delved into the confu...

Updated : 2017.06.19 18:51

[Next Wave] Hip-hop duo XXX’s music is instinctive, like animals

Asked what position he would like his team XXX to occupy in the Korean hip-hop scene, rapper Kim Ximya was quiet but confident in his response. “Tupac,” he answered, referring to the iconic Ameri...

Updated : 2017.06.19 17:55

CNBLUE’s Jung Yong-hwa to drop solo album next month

Jung Yong-hwa, vocalist and leader of the band CNBLUE, will release a new album as a solo artist next month. Confirming earlier reports, Jung’s agency FNC Entertainment said that the artist is prep...

Updated : 2017.06.19 16:17

Girls’ Generation preparing for 10th anniversary project

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Girls’ Generation, and the K-pop group has several treats in store for fans. According to agency S.M. Entertainment, the group is planning the release of a c...

Updated : 2017.06.19 16:16

(Photo) Twice wraps up encore Seoul concert

Twice performed for a total of 12,000 Korean fans at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul, at its encore concerts for February tour “Twice Land - The Opening.” On Saturday and Sunday, the group hel...

Updated : 2017.06.19 13:58

Black Pink reveals teaser with new song title

Last year’s rookie sensation Black Pink is gearing up for another run, releasing a teaser image with the title of its next song on Monday. Its agency YG Entertainment posted the image featuring all...

Updated : 2017.06.19 12:27