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iKON’s new album dominates charts

Rookie group iKON’s latest EP, “Welcome Back,” topped major Korean and international charts immediately after its release Thursday. The six-track EP nabbed the top spot on iTunes’ albums char...

Updated : 2015.10.01 17:23

October TV dramas feature trending actors

Yoo Ah-in to return to small screen in ‘Six Flying Dragons’ alongside Shin Se-kyung Actor Yoo Ah-in, the lead star of latest Korean box-office hits “Veteran” and “The Throne” will return to th...

Updated : 2015.10.01 17:15

K-pop Herald notches up 300,000 likes on Facebook

Within a year since its launch, K-pop Herald ( www.kpopherald.com ) has hit 300,000 likes on its Facebook page, establishing itself as the go-to website for the most credible, up-to-date news and i...

Updated : 2015.09.30 17:21

'Gunhamdo,’ director Ryoo’s next film, to begin shooting next summer

Director Ryoo Seung-wan of hit-film “Veteran” said his next film on Hashima Island (“Battleship Island”) will begin shooting from next summer. Hashima is an outlying island abandoned by Japan of...

Updated : 2015.09.30 17:13

Kangta to release new album

Singer Kangta, a former member of ’90s K-pop group H.O.T., will release a new album in January, local news reported Thursday. The 35-year-old singer, who has been busy with acting projects in Ch...

Updated : 2015.09.24 17:19

Lee Min-ho, Suzy deny breakup

Hallyu power couple Lee Min-ho and Suzy on Tuesday denied reports that they were no longer together. “They are still dating,” their respective management agencies said. Lee Min-ho (left) and S...

Updated : 2015.09.22 16:08

Ailee to drop new album

YMC Entertainment said Monday that singer Ailee will drop her first full-length album on Sept. 30. (YMC Entertainment) The album contains 10 tracks, which will clearly show her music style, it said...

Updated : 2015.09.21 17:08

Kim Hye-soo joins star-studded ‘Signal’

Veteran actors Kim Hye-soo, Jo Jin-woong and Lee Je-hoon have confirmed their roles in the upcoming cable TV drama “Signal.” With the first installment slated for January next year, “Signal” ...

Updated : 2015.09.21 17:03

So Yoo-jin, Baek Jong-won welcome baby girl

Actress So Yoo-jin gave birth to a baby girl, her management agency said Monday. (So Yoo-jin's Instagram) Star-J Entertainment said both the mother and her second baby were in good health, addin...

Updated : 2015.09.21 16:57

Kim Hyun-joong to ‘take responsibilty’ for baby from ex-girlfriend

Singer and actor Kim Hyun-joong on Thursday said he will take full responsibility for the newborn baby born to his ex-girlfriend if the paternity test shows he is the father, putting a fresh spin on ...

Updated : 2015.09.17 18:03

Cho Yong-pil to hold national concert tour

Veteran singer Cho Yong-pil is set to hold a concert tour from November through December, ending a two-year hiatus. Cho, 65, will kick off his tour in Daegu on Nov. 14, followed by performances in I...

Updated : 2015.09.17 16:50

Mamamoo drops new single

Rookie girl group Mamamoo, who topped local charts with their latest song “Um Oh Ah Yeah,” released the new single “Girl Crush” on Wednesday. The new song was created for the soundtrack of th...

Updated : 2015.09.16 17:25

Lee Seung-hwan to release new album

Veteran singer Lee Seung-hwan will release new EP “3+3,“ Dream Factory, his agency, said Wednesday. Having released the album “Fall to Fly” in March last year, he will return to the music scene,...

Updated : 2015.09.16 16:42

iKON makes chart-topping debut

K-pop boy group iKON made its much-awaited debut Tuesday with the single “My Type,” which was topping all major charts immediately after its midnight release. Medium tempo hip-hop track “My Ty...

Updated : 2015.09.15 17:36

Jonghyun to drop self-composed album

Jonghyun of SHINee will release a self-composed, self-written EP on Thursday. The nine-track album, titled “Story Op. 1,” includes the lead track “End of the Day,” a ballad highlighting Jongh...

Updated : 2015.09.14 17:44