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[Video] Sulli unfazed despite controversy

Singer-turned-actress Sulli on Thursday once again updated her Instagram with suggestive photos, stoking controversy.Once known for her sweet, innocent image, the now 22-year-old Sulli has been filli...

Updated : 2017.01.12 16:18

AOA album gets lukewarm reception

AOA made its stage comeback Thursday at cable channel M.net’s M Countdown, but the group’s new album was met with a lukewarm response on Korean music charts.As of Friday, four days after the release...

Updated : 2017.01.06 15:19

Han Suk-kyu nabs top actor award

Han Suk-kyu receives the award for top actor at the SBS Awards Festival Drama Awards Saturday evening in Seoul’s Sangam-dong. (SBS)Han Suk-kyu took home the top prize for his role as a quirky, genius...

Updated : 2017.01.01 15:27

AOA gives glimpse of choreography for ‘Excuse Me,’ ‘Bing Bing’

Girl group AOA (FNC Entertainment)K-pop girl group AOA released a video with the choreography for its new songs on Saturday evening. The seven member group was featured dancing in a “motion poster”...

Updated : 2017.01.01 15:25

Future of hallyu beyond China?

The hallyu wave has made Korea one of Asia’s biggest entertainment powerhouses. Famous for K-pop and “Gangnam Style,” Korea’s entertainment industry is setting its sights on captivating new audien...

Updated : 2017.01.01 15:21

Twice breaks Gaon, Hanteo album sales records

K-pop girl group Twice (JYP Entertainment)Despite having only debuted one year ago, the ladies of Twice have already become the fastest selling girl group ever on both the Gaon and Hanteo music charts...

Updated : 2016.12.19 16:38

EXO unveils ‘For Life’ holiday album

K-pop group EXO (S.M. Entertainment)The K-pop megastars of EXO are in the spotlight again this holiday season, dropping their new winter EP “For Life” on Monday.  The five-track album, with its epo...

Updated : 2016.12.19 16:35

China rejects Korean pop culture, welcomes Japanese animation

BEIJING (Yonhap) -- China has become hostile toward South Korea’s entertainment content, but is welcoming to cultural products from Japan despite its strained political ties with both countries, sour...

Updated : 2016.12.04 13:23

'Descendants of the Sun' takes top honor at Asian Television Awards

 KBS 2TV series "Descendants of the Sun" received the top prize at the 21st Asian Television Awards (ATA), the network said Saturday. The mega hit drama was named Best Drama Series at the award cere...

Updated : 2016.12.03 13:21

Bangtan Boys wins best artist award in MAMA 2016

South Korean idol groups Bangtan Boys (BTS), EXO and TWICE took top awards at the 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) at AsiaWorld-Expo Arena in Hong Kong.K-pop boy band BTS of modest-sized Big Hit En...

Updated : 2016.12.03 10:55

2NE1 officially disbands

YG Entertainment released a statement on Friday that announced that girl group 2NE1 has disbanded.Back in May, 2NE1‘s contract with YG ended and Gong Minzy left the group. The fate of the other membe...

Updated : 2016.11.25 19:28

Twice's 'TT' sparks dispute over sexual references

South Korean girl group Twice released the music video for “TT,” the title track of its new album, sparking interest and excitement among K-pop fans around the world. But the overly sexual reference...

Updated : 2016.10.24 17:12

First generation K-pop group S.E.S. to reunite for comeback next year

First generation K-pop group S.E.S. is preparing to comeback with a new album next year to celebrate its 20th anniversary of debut, the group's management said Monday."The preparations for a new album and a concert are still in the initial stages and nothing concrete can be said yet," an o...

Updated : 2016.10.17 20:35

K-pop singer to take his entry ban to appellate court

A South Korean-born U.S. K-pop star has taken his entry ban case to the Seoul appellate court, seeking to regain his right to freely visit his country of origin, his lawyer said Monday.The legal representative of Steve Yoo, more widely known as his Korean name Yoo Seung-joon here, told Yon...

Updated : 2016.10.17 20:27

Yoo Ah-in, Jun Ji-hyun most popular Korean actors with teens

Nine people, including actor Yoo Ah-in, actress Jun Ji-hyun and director Ryoo Seung-wan, have been voted by local teenagers as the most popular film industry figures in South Korea.The Korea Youth Film Festival announced on Monday winners in nine categories of awards for film people who sh...

Updated : 2016.10.17 20:26