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G-Dragon heats up LA with ‘M.O.T.T.E’ world tour

G-Dragon thrilled some 11,000 fans in Los Angeles on his solo world tour “ACT III, M.O.T.T.E,” the singer’s agency YG Entertainment said Tuesday. On Sunday, the singer began his sold-out concert at...

Updated : 2017.07.18 18:05

SM Town Live tour kicks off in Seoul

K-pop artists managed by leading Korean entertainment agency S.M. Entertainment kicked off their sixth concert tour around the globe in Seoul on Saturday. A total of 61 singers thrilled some 45,000 fa...

Updated : 2017.07.11 18:47

[Newsmaker] Why do Korean idols face threats from fans?

A growing number of Korean pop stars received death threats in recent months, raising questions as to why such incidents occur.From Apink to Twice to BTS, South Korea’s most beloved artists have face...

Updated : 2017.07.06 14:26

Son Yeon-jae and F.T. Island's Choi Jong-hoon officially in a relationship

(Son Yeon-jae and Choi Jong-hoon's Instagram)National gymnast Son Yeon-jae and F.T. Island's Choi Jong-hoon are officially seeing each other, according to FNC Entertainment, Wednesday. The two stars c...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:24

G-Dragon makes 'Billboard 200' a third time with latest solo album

G-Dragon of K-pop group Big Bang has stormed onto the Billboard 200 album chart, marking the artist's third time to do so, his management company said Tuesday.YG Entertainment said his fourth solo alb...

Updated : 2017.06.13 16:04

Hwang Chi-yeul: Father and fans, source of my tenacity

Hwang Chi-yeul had been an obscure singer for about 10 years since he debuted in 2007 with his first full-length album "Five Senses." He appeared on various TV and radio shows for about one year after...

Updated : 2017.06.13 15:30

YG artists flood market with new albums

Artists managed by YG Entertainment, one of the largest K-pop agencies in South Korea, are pouring out new albums back to back in the first half of this year.Starting with Akdong Musician in January, ...

Updated : 2017.06.13 13:45

BTS to celebrate 4th-anniversary at ‘2017 BTS Home Party’

K-pop act BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, will celebrate the fourth anniversary of its debut in “2017 BTS Home Party” on Tuesday.The upcoming event is a part of the group’s annual event titled, “...

Updated : 2017.06.12 13:37

T.O.P’s mother expresses distrust in police reports

T.O.P’s family is disputing police reports that said the star is “asleep” under the influence of drugs he took. On Wednesday morning, T.O.P’s mother teared up in front of the reporters gathered at...

Updated : 2017.06.07 14:19

Sistar tops music charts with swansong track

Sistar's new and final song "Lonely" on Thursday rose to No. 1 on major South Korean music streaming charts."Lonely," an acoustic R&B song released Wednesday afternoon, topped seven music streaming ch...

Updated : 2017.06.01 09:53

G-Dragon to release new album next month

G-Dragon of boy band BIGBANG will release his first individual album in four years on June 8, his agency said Wednesday. (Yonhap)The YG Entertainment, however, did not give any details of the upcoming...

Updated : 2017.05.31 13:45

VIXX, Gugudan to attend Seowon Valley K-pop charity concert

Seowon Valley, a golf club on the northern outskirts of Seoul, will hold its annual K-pop charity concert this week, bringing together leading artists from a wide range of genres, according to the com...

Updated : 2017.05.25 14:48

BTS' 'Not Today' tops Billboard's Twitter chart

South Korean boy band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, soared to No. 1 on Billboard's music chart that tracks shares and mentions of songs on Twitter, according to the publication Monday.According to ...

Updated : 2017.05.15 10:15

BTS storms Japan's Oricon chart with new mini album

South Korean boy band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, rose to No. 1 on a major music chart in Japan with its latest Japanese mini album Thursday, its agency said. (Yonhap)"Blood Sweat & Tears," BTS' ...

Updated : 2017.05.11 16:53

CNBLUE to release new single in Japan

South Korean idol rock band CNBLUE will unveil its 11th Japanese single album "Shake" on Wednesday, the group's management agency said.(Yonhap)Written and composed by member Jung Yong-hwa, the title p...

Updated : 2017.05.10 10:03