Foreigners dance to 'Gangnam Style' 2012/09/21, Source,
Semifinalists of the 2012 audition for the "K-pop Cover Dance Festival" dance to rapper-singer Psy's hit song, "Gangnam Style", during performance at Gwanghwamun Plaza in central Seoul, Friday. / Korea Times photo by Shin Sang-sun
By Yun Suh-young "Oppan Gangnam Style!" shouted foreigners who danced to the song "Gangnam Style" in the middle of Gwanghwamun Plaza in central Seoul, Friday. About 70 foreigners danced to rapper-singer Psy's hit song which has gone viral online and hit the billboard charts in the United States, during a dance session held Friday from 11:30 a.m. till noon,...More
KCON Announces Nu'est Addition To Join "Gangnam Style" Co-star In Jam-packed Convention Line Up 2012/09/18, Source,
Nu'est Joins 4 Minute, B.A.P., VIXX, EXO-M and G.NA as Performers Confirmed for Concert
BWB (Blue Whale Brothers, Danny Im (1YTM), Eat Your Kimchi and Aimee Lee Lucas Among Additional Convention Participants
KCON (www.kconusa.com), the first-ever large scale convention dedicated to the hottest entertainment coming out of Asia including K-pop music, Korean dramas (K-dramas) and movies, announced today the addition of Nu'est to the line-up for the star-studded concert scheduled to cap off the day-long convention. Other artists already confirmed to perform include 4Minute, B.A.P., EXO-M, G.NA and VIXX. Five-member girl group 4Minute, which includes Hyuna, most recently known as one of the "sexy ladies" guest starring alongside PSY in his "Gangnam Style" hit video that has an amassed over 150 million views this summer on YouTube. KCON takes place on October 13 at the Verizon Amphitheater in Irvine, CA. with tickets available for an affordable $40,...More
With 'Gangnam Style', everybody gets a piece of the action 2012/09/11, Source,
With singer Psy's "Gangnam Style" garnering more than 131 million YouTube views yesterday with its catchy tune and silly, but easy-to-follow "horse-riding" dance, the stock price of Psy's agency, YG Entertainment closed yesterday at 62,500 won ($53.35). Before the July 15 release of Psy's music video on YouTube, the share price of YG hovered around the 47,000 won mark. After CNN did a report about the video on Aug. 2, it jumped to 49,800 won, and it has been going up ever since. "The global popularity of Psy's 'Gangnam Style' shows that K-pop's appeal is not confined to idol groups and that the quality of K-pop does not fall short of Western standards", said Jin Hong-guk, an analyst at Hyundai Securities,...More
Adidas represented by 2NE1 2012/09/06, Source,
The members of 2NE1 have been picked as Asian representatives of the sportswear brand Adidas Originals. Some of the other models to represent the brand are hip-hop artists Nicki Minaj and Big Sean as well as basketball player Derrick Rose and designer Jeremy Scott,...More
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