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Beijing Symphony cancels concerts in Korea amid missile defense tensions

Beijing Symphony Orchestra has scrapped its planned concerts in South Korea, its organizer said Wednesday, as China curbs cultural exchanges in response to the deployment of a US missile shield in th...

Updated : 2017.03.08 13:42

Popera tenor Lim Hyung-joo named voting member of Grammys

South Korean singer Lim Hyung-joo has been named a voting member of the Grammy Awards for the first time as an Asian operatic pop artist, his management agency said Wednesday. The renowned singer wa...

Updated : 2017.03.08 13:36

KCON to be held in 5 cities

KCON, an annual global Hallyu convention held since 2012, will take place in five cities around the world this year, expanding to Mexico and Australia for the first time, its organizer CJ E&M said Mo...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:08

CNBLUE to release new EP on March 20

CNBLUE will release its seventh EP, titled “7℃N,” on March 20, the K-pop band’s agency FNC Entertainment announced Tuesday. The upcoming EP is the band‘s first recording since “Blueming” was ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:14

Herald Philharmonic performs ‘The Sound of Spring’

The Herald Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a concert titled “The Sound of Spring” on Friday in Donghae, Gangwon Province, marking the 22nd anniversary of the establishment of the Donghae Cultur...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:04

Will K-pop also fall victim to China's Korean product ban?

(Yonhap) First came TV censorships of Korean stars. Then a ban on concerts, followed by an implicit prohibition of retail goods from South Korea. Now, K-pop is also bracing for a possible export ba...

Updated : 2017.03.06 17:58

GFriend releases new album ‘The Awakening’

GFriend released its fourth mini album “The Awakening” on Monday via online music streaming sites. “Fingertip” from the album made it to the top of the Genie music chart, while coming in at No. ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 16:03

Mamamoo apologizes for ‘blackface’ controversy

K-pop group Mamamoo on Saturday issued a public apology for its parody video in which the members dressed up as African-Americans, saying that they did not understand the meaning of blackface. “The...

Updated : 2017.03.05 13:33

Psy to release new album in April

South Korean pop musician Psy plans to showcase a new album in April, marking his first release since December 2015. YG Entertainment said the South Korean rapper has also finished filming the acco...

Updated : 2017.03.04 14:04

Herald Philharmonic to hold spring concert

Herald Philharmonic Orchestra is holding its fourth regular concert on March 9 at Seoul Arts Center Concert Hall in Seoul. Titled “A Spring Day,” the program features popular opera arias as well a...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:14

YB to release new single in US in March

YB is set to release a new single in the US around mid-March or early April, the rock band’s agency said Wednesday. “There are no specific plans for a US concert yet. But the recording for the sin...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:12

Coldplay releases piano ballad in surprise new music

NEW YORK (AFP) -- Coldplay on Thursday released a piano ballad in surprise new music by the English rockers to mark front man Chris Martin’s 40th birthday. “Hypnotised,” described by the band as ...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:09

Ending epic wait, Lorde returns with dance track

NEW YORK (AFP) - In one of the most anticipated returns in pop music, Lorde unveiled a song Thursday in which the onetime teenage star takes a new dance sound and adult look. The now 20-year-old New...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:07

Pitbull to hold Korea concert

Party music guru Pitbull is coming to Korea. The rapper will hold his first concert in Korea on May 18 at the Seoul Olympic Park’s Olympic Hall at 8 p.m., according to the event’s host Live Nation...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:03

Highlight, formerly known as Beast, to release EP album in March

Highlight, a South Korean boy band formerly known as Beast, plans to release an EP album later this month, its agency said Thursday. Around Us Entertainment said the team will release its first EP a...

Updated : 2017.03.02 14:34