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Rock icon Jeon In-kwon mired in plagiarism controversy

South Korean rock musician Jeon In-kwon became engulfed in a plagiarism controversy on Wednesday amid allegations part of his hit song, "Don't Worry, My Dear" is similar to a 70s German rock number.A ...

Updated : 2017.04.26 16:18

YG signs trainee deal with 11-year-old audition show contestant

YG Entertainment, one of South Korea's leading music labels, has signed a trainee deal with an 11-year-old former contestant on SBS TV's audition show "K-pop Star," the company said Wednesday.(SBS)"We...

Updated : 2017.04.26 14:47

Singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong indicted for alleged drunk driving

Prosecutors said Tuesday they have summarily indicted singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong for allegedly driving while under the influence of alcohol last month. (Yonhap)The Seoul Eastern District Prosecutors'...

Updated : 2017.04.25 16:26

Pop diva Lee Eun-mi releases new song 'Albatross'

South Korean pop diva Lee Eun-mi dropped her new song "Albatross" on Tuesday, releasing her first brand new music in three years, her agency said. (Yonhap)The piano-accompanied ballad was released at ...

Updated : 2017.04.25 15:39

IU says she's confident of new album 'Palette'

K-pop singer-songwriter IU on Friday expressed confidence in her new album "Palette" and thanked fans for pushing her pre-released song to No. 1 on music charts despite zero promotional activities. (Y...

Updated : 2017.04.21 18:19

Hyuna's new project group Triple H to release debuting album

"Triple H," the new project group led by Hyuna, former member of the now-disbanded girl group 4minute, will debut with its first EP album "199X," the group's agency said Friday. (Yonhap)The group, whi...

Updated : 2017.04.21 11:40

TVXQ's U-Know Yunho ends military service, pledges comeback

U-Know Yunho of K-pop idol duo TVXQ finished his mandatory military service Thursday, promising fans a comeback for the team in the near future. (Yonhap)"Please look forward to the complete TVXQ to re...

Updated : 2017.04.20 11:49

Singer Jung Joon-young, T-ara's Jiyeon deny dating rumor

South Korean singer and TV celebrity Jung Joon-young and Jiyeon, a member of girl group T-ara, on Wednesday denied a news report that the two were going out.  (Yonhap)"After confirming with Jiyeon, w...

Updated : 2017.04.19 14:44

Gong Minzy speaks growth, femininity in post-2NE1 career

K-pop singer Gong Minzy has released her first solo debut album, tapping into her more approachable and feminine inner self as she navigates her post-2NE1 career. (Yonhap)"Whereas I had a 'tough siste...

Updated : 2017.04.18 14:04

60 rising K-pop stars to grace KCON Japan next month

KCON, a global Korean pop music and culture convention, will be held in Japan next month, showcasing 60 fast-rising K-pop idol artists, according to its organizer Monday. (Yonhap)The three-day event a...

Updated : 2017.04.17 14:32

Winner to release first Japanese single in May

 South Korean boy band Winner will drop its Japanese debuting single next month, the group's management agency said Thursday. (Yonhap)The group will release the album with the same title as its lates...

Updated : 2017.04.13 11:29

Final 'K-pop Star' season's ad sales estimated over 30 bln won

Advertisement sales of hit audition show "K-pop Star 6" is estimated to have exceeded 30 billion won (26.4 million), thanks to high ratings and its unique programming model, according to industry sour...

Updated : 2017.04.13 10:39

Universal Music to launch Korean label

Global record label Universal Music will launch its first Korean label, On the Record, the company said Tuesday. “On the Record” is meant to signify that the label will present music that needs to b...

Updated : 2017.04.11 17:01

2PM to resume ‘6Nights’ concerts with Jun. K

K-pop boy band 2PM will resume concerts in June with Jun. K, as he has quickly been recovering from injuries, according to the group’s agency.  Boy band 2PM (JYP Entertainment)“All six members (of ...

Updated : 2017.04.09 15:17

K-pop artists win big at ‘Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards’

Several K-pop artists nabbed big awards at the 2017 Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards in Macau on Saturday.The logo for the 2017 Yin Yue Tai V-Chart Awards (Screenshot from official website’s main page)Boy ...

Updated : 2017.04.09 15:16