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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

JYJ Junsu to release solo album

(C-Jes Entertainment) Junsu, a member of K-pop group JYJ, is set to release a solo album in October and to hold an Asian tour, C-Jes Entertainment said. “Junsu has gained a lot of popularity bo...

Updated : 2015.09.14 16:59

Director Ryoo Seung-wan mulls sequel to ‘Veteran’

Director Ryoo Seung-wan on Wednesday said he is considering making a sequel to his hit film “Veteran,” which sold more than 12 million tickets. "We’re currently researching what social issues the...

Updated : 2015.09.10 17:41

Rain parts ways with agency

South Korean singer and actor Rain has decided to part ways with his agency Cube Entertainment. (OSEN) “After a long discussion with Hong Seung-sung, head of the agency, I decided to leave Cube En...

Updated : 2015.09.07 17:22

DMC Festival kicks off with ‘K-pop Super Concert’

The “Digital, Media and Culture Festival” kicked off with the “K-pop Super Concert” at the Sangam Culture Plaza in Seoul on Saturday. Hosted by TV personality Kim Sung-joo and SNSD’s Tiffany an...

Updated : 2015.09.06 17:06

G-Dragon says he's 'shy,' has 'no girlfriend'

G-Dragon of boy band Big Bang has officially declared himself single. “I don’t have a girlfriend,” he said in Wednesday night’s live broadcast on Naver’s V app, a real-time video-streaming appl...

Updated : 2015.09.03 13:47

Hallyu star Jang Keun-suk to hold concert in Seoul

Actor-singer Jang Keun-suk will hold a solo concert in Seoul on Saturday. Jang’s concert, titled “Jang Keun-suk Live in Seoul 2015,” will take place at Jangchung Gymnasium at 7 p.m. It is his ...

Updated : 2015.09.01 18:10

How K-pop keeps up with international fans

With K-pop now having risen as an international phenomenon, communication between the stars and their fans -- who are multilingual, multiethnic and span across the continents -- has emerged as a sign...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:21

EXO to drop its first Japanese single

(OSEN) Popular boy group EXO is set to make its official debut in Japan on Nov. 4. EXO said Saturday at the Japanese music festival “A-nation” in Yanmar Stadium, Osaka, that it would drop a Japan...

Updated : 2015.08.31 16:58

Park Yoo-chun begins military service

Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun of boy group JYJ joined the Korean Army as a conscript Thursday afternoon, beginning his two-year mandatory military service. The 29-year-old enlisted at an Army trai...

Updated : 2015.08.27 18:22

BoA performs 'dream' 15th anniversary concert

K-pop singer BoA, who successfully wrapped up her two-day concert at Seoul’s Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, said it was a dream come true to perform at the prestigious venue. “I am hono...

Updated : 2015.08.24 17:23