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  • Taeyang to Produce Song for Pyeongchang Olympics

    2017/06/22, Source,
    Taeyang poses with mascots for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Seoul on Wednesday. /Newsis Taeyang of boy band Big Bang was appointed a promotional ambassador for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Wednesday,...More
  • Today's Photo: June 22, 2017 [3]

    2017/06/22, Source,
    Yoona of Girls' Generation poses at a fashion exhibition in Seoul on Wednesday,...More
  • Psy Launches New Album After Creative Struggles

    2017/05/11, Source,
    Rapper Psy on Wednesday released his first studio album in more than a year and music videos of some high-profile tracks. The title of the album -- "4X2=8" -- contains a pun, as numbers 4 (sa) and 2 (i/ee) pronounced together in Korean sound like Psy, and the album is his eighth,...More
  • [Video] Korean pop group BIGBANG and YouTube Red announce new series

    "Run, BIGBANG Scout!" Starring record-breaking, internationally celebrated korean pop stars BIGBANG Series Debuts April 26 on YouTube Red Celebrates BIGBANG's 10 Year Reunion,...More
  • Today's Photo: March 14, 2017 [3]

    2017/03/14, Source,
    Couple Ki Tae-yeong and Eugene attend a preview for the film "Part-Time Spy" in Seoul on Monday,...More
  • T.O.P and Junsu gone, Park Yoo-chun and Lee Seung-gi come back from military

    2017/01/02, Source,
    It's 2017. Many stars have wished the their fans a Happy New Year but there are some stars who have to say 'bye' for a while. Many Hally stars are going to be absent starting this year for a couple of years. Those male stars who were born in 1987 or 1988 are going to join the military. Some of them are Lee Min-ho, Joo Won, Ji Chang-wook, Jang Geun-suk and Seo In-guk. The exact dates haven't been announced yet but they will be gone within the year,...More
  • G-Dragon Draws Chinese Crowds to Clothing Store

    2016/09/07, Source,
    Chinese fans of G-Dragon line up outside an 8 Seconds store in Myeong-dong, Seoul in August. The flagship store of clothing brand 8 Seconds in Seoul's shopping district of Myeong-dong was teeming with Chinese tourists on Monday who had come all the way to buy hats and T-shirts branded boy band rapper G-Dragon,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR" + Video

    From spring of 2015 to spring of 2016 Big Bang went on an international tour to promote their album, Made. "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR" chronicles the events of this tour in a nonlinear fashion, jumping around as necessary between production, performance, and break time. There's nothing that can really be called a narrative, just more of an overriding question- how is it that Big Bang can draw together such huge crowds from all over the world?,...More
  • Korean movies opening today 2016/06/30 in Korea

    2016/06/30, Source,
    Korean movies opening today 2016/06/30 in Korea: "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR", "Fluid Boundaries", "Holy Working Day" and "Mr. Cowper",...More
  • [Photos] VIP premiere for the upcoming Korean documentary "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR"

    2016/06/30, Source,
    Seung Ri, Choi Seung-hyeon, Taeyang, G-Dragon and Daesung VIP premiere for the upcoming Korean documentary "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR",...More
  • [Video] 30s Trailer released for the Korean documentary 'BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR'

    2016/06/10, Source,
    30s Trailer released for the upcoming Korean documentary "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR",...More
  • [Photos] Added new stills for the upcoming Korean documentary "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR"

    2016/06/09, Source,
    Added new stills for the upcoming Korean documentary "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR",...More
  • [Video] Upcoming Korean documentary "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR"

    2016/06/04, Source,
    Added the upcoming Korean documentary "BIGBANG: 'MADE' TOUR"'s page to HanCinema database,...More
  • Hwang Kwanghee, "I want to get close to Lee Min-ho, Song Joong-ki and Kim Soo-hyun

    2016/04/11, Source,
    The recent episode of KBS 2TV's talk show, 'Hello Counselor' starred Han Go-eun, Kim Sung-kyung, Jung Yong-hwa, and Hwang Kwanghee. In the opening part of the episode, as Hwang Kwanghee said he was close to Jung Yong-hwa, the emcees cast a doubtful look onto him. And they asked Jung Yong-hwa if it was true,...More
  • BIGBANG's MADE Tour coming to DramaFever

    2015/10/28, Source,
    DramaFever premieres first original production around K-pop megastars BIGBANG Cameras Followed the Korean Music Idols During "BIGBANG: MADE 2015 Concert" in the US DramaFever (, the top online video destination for international TV series and movies, announced today their first original production, documenting the recently-concluded U.S. tour of one of the biggest bands in Korean pop music, BIGBANG. This is the first fully-original production of DramaFever, which in the past has co-produced two drama series – "The Heirs" (with Hwa & Dam Pictures) and "Tomorrow's Cantabile" (with Group 8) – and is its first to be unscripted. The documentary titled, BIGBANG: MADE 2015 Concert will premiere on 11/11/15 and be available to all users, free and ad-supported. For DramaFever's premium subscribers there will be a special sneak peek of the concert on 11/6/15,...More
  • Taeyang and Min Hyo-rin, still hot

    2015/10/19, Source,
    Taeyang and Min Hyo-rin are still going hot. Witnesses claim they saw Min Hyo-rin at the Big Bang concert in Sydney. Big Bang held a concert in Sydney, Australia on the 17th and 18th. It was part of a world tour and family members of Big Bang were also there. According to fans, G-Dragon and Seung Ri's family and friends attended the concert too,...More
  • [USA] BigBang is coming... Watch their past concerts NOW!

    2015/09/29, Source,
    The North American leg of BigBang's "Made" tour is right around the corner with G-Dragon, T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon), Taeyang, Daesung, and Seung Ri, hitting U.S. shores on October, 2nd,...More
  • 2015 Mama Returns to Hong Kong on December 2 - The Largest-Ever Expansion with Cultural Events

    Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M announces that the 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) will take place at AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena (AWE) in Hong Kong on Wednesday, December 2,...More
  • Han Ye-seul kisses Teddy on his birthday

    2015/09/14, Source,
    Actress Han Ye-seul's boyfriend Teddy had a birthday party. Han Ye-seul posted pictures of the day on her Instagram saying, "Happy birthday, my sweet lover",...More
  • Taeyang and Min Hyo-rin, "I want to act with Choi Seung-hyeon (T.O.P)"

    2015/06/04, Source,
    What Min Hyo-rin said in the past has been brought up once again. On a radio show in 2012, Min Hyo-rin was asked who she wanted to act with in the future,...More
  • Witnesses say Taeyang ties Min Hyo-rin's shoelaces for her

    2015/06/03, Source,
    Big Bang's Taeyang and actress Min Hyo-rin have admitted to being in a relationship. YG Entertainment has officially announced this fact on the 2nd,...More
  • Im Si-wan successfully completes his first Asian fan meeting tour

    2015/05/27, Source,
    Singer actor Im Si-wan has completed his first Asian fan meeting tour successfully. His first time fan meeting in Asia, "ASIA TOUR FANMEETING HELLO" began in Tokyo, Japan on March 7th followed by Seoul, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Taiwan and Shanghai,...More
  • G-Dragon, Han Ye-seul, Jung Ryeo-won, Taeyang at Chanel fashion show

    2015/05/05, Source,
    A photo proving G-Dragon's presence at a fashion show is drawing public attention. Magazine Elle Korea posted a photo on their official Facebook, which captured the presence of G-Dragon, who attended the Chanel 2015/16 Cruise Fashion Show at Dongdaemoon DDP, Seoul on May 4th. In the revealed photo, G-Dragon creates such a heartwarming vibe looking friendly along with Han Ye-seul, Jung Ryeo-won, and Taeyang,...More
  • Lee Jong-suk looks dandy at Chanel event

    2015/05/05, Source,
    Chanel 2015/16 Cruise fashion show took place in Dongdaemoon DDP in Jung-gu, Seoul on May 4th. Lee Jong-suk attended the fashion show and posed for the press,...More
  • [Video] 2014 MAMA! Re-air tomorrow night at 8pm on Mnet America

    2014/12/09, Source,
    2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards videos from Mnet America's YouTube page. Mnet America will be airing the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards with subtitles on Dec. 10 at 8pm EST/PST. Check it out for the first time or tune in again to relive all the action,...More
  • '2014 MAMA' Paved Phenomenal Cultural Roads across Asia

    2014/12/04, Source,
    - With 10 months of preparation and 16 years of production know-how, CJ E&M successfully hosted Asia's premiere music awards ceremony - The show has reached 2.4 billion people in 16 countries and garnered 65 million online votes worldwide - Renowned Korean, Chinese, and US artists such as EXO, Taeyang, and John Legend delivered stunning performances in front of 10,000 audiences The 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) was successfully held in Hong Kong on December 3 announced Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M today. In its sixth year since evolving into Asia's premier music festival, MAMA's impact has spread far beyond its origins in Korea to across Asia and other parts of the world,...More
  • [Photos] Kang So-ra impressed with herself in her sensational dress at the venue of the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA)

    2014/12/03, Source,
    Red carpet event of 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards (2014 MAMA) was held in the evening on the 3rd in Asia World Expo Arena, AWE, Hong Kong. In the phone, actress, Kang So-ra walks red carpet at the venue of 2014 MAMA. The 2014 MAMA is hosted in Asia World Expo Arena, the largest performance venue in Hong Kong,...More
  • Big Bang's Taeyang Releases Second Solo Album

    2014/06/18, Source,
    Taeyang, a member of the popular K-pop group Big Bang, recently released his second solo album "Rise", four years after the debut of his first album in 2010. The title song of the second album is a slow R&B-style song called "Eyes, Nose, Lips". His new song feels quite different from his previous songs as he has taken the stage to softly sing without brilliant dance moves,...More
  • [Press Release] Worldwide Music Sensation BIGBANG Confirmed to Appear at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA)

    2013/10/25, Source,
    - The entire BIGBANG crew including G-Dragon, T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon), Taeyang, Daesung, and Seung Ri set to appear in full force - Performances only dreamt of until now to unfold on November 22 at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) in Hong Kong Worldwide music sensation BIGBANG is confirmed to perform at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) scheduled for November 22 at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) in Hong Kong, announced Asia's No. 1 Content Company CJ E&M today. The appearance of BIGBANG, as well as other to be announced bands and artists, highlights MAMA's prominent role as an ambassador of Asian music and culture to fans around the world,...More
  • Korean history boom among K-Pop stars

    2013/05/25, Source,
    Theres an app about Korean history. Lets use it together. (2PM member Hwang Chan-sung) Today is May 18. On this meaningful day, Im studying Korean history about which I need to know more. (Kara member Han Seung-yeon) Search democracy movement. I hope my fans are well aware of our history! (B2ST member Yang Yo-seop) Korean idol starts are studying hard their history. Around the May 18 pro-democracy uprising, more idol celebrities mentioned about history study. Certain idols teach their fans how to study Korean history. For example, 2PM member Lim Seul-ong posted on his twitter account, Theres no future for the people who forgot their own history, while BIGBANG member Taeyang twitted, Ill remember those who have become part of the history,...More
  • Art and Culture

    2012/09/28, Source,
    It's finally Friday and our Michelle Kim is here to give us updates on arts and culture events coming up this weekend over the Chusok holidays. And I hear she has news about a new book being release and a concert tour by one of K-pop's hottest idol groups. Hello, Michelle. [Reporter : ] Hello, Conn-young. So what do you have for us today[Reporter : ] I'm sure most of you have read at least one of the Harry Potter books. The Harry Potter phenomenon may have come to an end, but the billionaire celebrity author behind the popular series, JK Rowling, is back at it. She's released a newest book, this time targeted towards adults,...More
  • Big Bang not so 'Alive'

    2012/07/11, Source,
    Big Bang members T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon)., left, and and G-Dragon perfom on the first night of the "Big Bang Alive Tour 2012" at the Olympic Gymnastics Stadium, Seoul, Friday. / Courtesy of YG Entertainment Visibly ill band disappoints despite int'l backing, new records By Kwaak Je-yup Even before the concert, all five members of Big Bang reeked of fatigue. The press conference preceding the evening show Friday was meant to celebrate the 25-city 16-nation world tour they were about to embark on, but instead, G-Dragon, T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon)., Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri were demure, even aloof. They sneezed and coughed sporadically,...More
  • Big Bang Makes Hearts Throb, Heads Explode in Seoul

    2012/03/12, Source,
    Big Bang just kicked off their Big Bang Alive world Tour last weekend with three sold-out concerts in Seoul in front of more than 30,000 fans. As this is a Korea-focused technology and design blog we dispatched our secret K-pop loving staffer to the Olympic Park Gymnastics Stadium in southern Seoul to check out the show,...More
  • Big Bang not so 'Alive'

    2012/03/05, Source,
    Visibly ill band disappoints despite int'l backing, new records Even before the concert, all five members of Big Bang reeked of fatigue. The press conference preceding the evening show Friday was meant to celebrate the 25-city 16-nation world tour they were about to embark on, but instead, G-Dragon, T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon)., Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri were demure, even aloof. They sneezed and coughed sporadically,...More
  • Year of Black Dragon

    2011/12/30, Source,
    The year 2012 is the Year of the Dragon and the mythical animal, seen in this "Hwangnyonggi", symbolizes power and wealth.(Courtesy of National Palace Museum of Korea) The animal has a head resembling a camel, eyes of a rabbit, the nose of a pig, ears like an ox, antlers similar to a buck, a snake-like neck, fists as fierce as those of a tiger, the sharp talons of a hawk and scales no different from a carp. There are long whiskers decorating the mouth and a bump in the middle of the head, which allow the animal to fly in the air. In this manner the mythical dragon creature is described in "Boncho Gangmok" (Classified Records of Chinese Medical Botany) originally published in 1596,...More
  • Tablo's Album, #5 On US iTunes Hip Hop/Rap Chart

    2011/11/02, Source,
    Tablo may have been quiet for some time, but his fans are supporting him stronger than ever. After the release of his first solo album Fever's End on November 1st, it hit number five on the US iTunes Hip Hop/Rap Album Chart. This is no new feat as Tablo's debut group, Epik High's past album reached number one on the same chart,...More
  • Taeyang's brother debuts in drama "Oh! Boy!"

    2011/09/29, Source,
    Big Bang Taeyang's (Dong Young-bae) brother is debuting as an actor. tvN media reports said, "Taeyang's brother Dong Hyeon-bae has been cast for drama "Oh! Boy!"",...More
  • Weekly star scene
    2011/08/17, Source,
    It's time for "weekly star scene" our selection of the top 5 stories that rocked the world of entertainment in Korea for the past week! : Hold onto your seats because we have our one and only Dami in the studio with us! Hello Dami! [Reporter : ] : Hey guys! : What do you have for us today Dami[Reporter : ] : Well, I'm pretty sure you guys have noticed, but many people these days have been out on vacation enjoying their summer! And I was wondering, have you guys thought about where you'd like to go: [Reporter : ] : Well, with K-pop fever these days, many international fans have chosen Korea as their vacation spot! On August 13th, there was a huge concert held in Incheon and about 6,500 fans attended from 10 different countries! The power of K-pop is growing day by day and today we begin with news about the concert that drove hallyu fans wild over the weekend!! Let's go!!,...More
  • Taeyang working with Beyonce's producer

    2011/07/12, Source,
    Taeyang of K-pop group Big Bang collaborated with U.S. production group the Underdogs last week.

    He wrote "Today I'm starting my session with the,...
  • Who's The Best Dancer Of Them All?

    2011/04/06, Source,
    According to a recent survey of dance experts in the field of kpop choreography conducted by Sports Hankooki, Big Bang's Taeyang is the best dancer,...More
  • Big Bang ranks 3rd on Billboard's world album chart

    2011/03/09, Source,
    Big Bang By Chung Ah-young Korean boy band Big Bang's new mini-album "Tonight" ranked third on the World Albums of the Billboard Chart after sweeping the nation's major online music charts. YG Entertainment said the album, which was released in Korea on Feb. 24, is seeing success on its U.S. debut after being listed at No. 7 in the Heatseekers Album Chart for artists that have newly arrived in the top 100 of the Billboard Chart,...More
  • "Secret Big Bang" Gil Ra-im and Kim Joo-won 100% synchro

    2011/02/27, Source,
    Big Bang transformed to the lead roles in "Secret Garden". Big Bang alerted the arrival of their mini album and made a fancy come back on SBS "Big Bang Show" on the 27th.,...More
  • Korean documentary released today in Korea

    2011/02/02, Source,
    Korean documentary released today in Korea "Big Bang Big Show 2010 Live Concert 3D",...More
  • Upcoming Korean documentary "Big Bang Big Show 2010 Live Concert 3D"

    2011/01/18, Source,
    Added the upcoming Korean documentary "Big Bang Big Show 2010 Live Concert 3D"'s page to HanCinema database,...More
  • Big Bang to return with new album

    2011/01/17, Source,
    Big Bang By Chung Ah-young Popular group Big Bang will release a new album and hold a concert next month, YG Entertainment announced Monday. The five-member iconic boy band has been preparing the new album for the past two years and it will be released on Feb. 24. The band will officially return to its fans in a large-scale concert "2011 Big Show" slated for Feb. 25 to 27 at the Gymnastics Stadium at Olympic Park which can accommodate some 40,000 spectators,...More
  • [INTERVIEW] Big Bang's G-Dragon and T.O.P unit - Part 1

    2011/01/04, Source,
    G-Dragon and T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon) [Lee Jin-hyuk, Chae Ki-won/10Asia] Not everybody can express their thoughts through music. And not everybody can organize and speak of the result of the thoughts they have gained from making music. But G-Dragon and T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon) are musicians who can do both. They spoke only of their music throughout our interview with them and talked about the thoughts they injected into their music. Whether you agree with their music or not, we recommend you read this interview to hear what the two have to say about their music. This is what it means for these two young men in their early 20s, regarded as idols stars, to make their own music and present it to people. 10: How does it feel having to work together during Christmas time? (laugh) T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon): We feel sorry for each other. (laugh),...More
  • Big Bang to hold "BIG SHOW" and embark on Japan tour in 2011

    2010/12/30, Source,
    Korean idols Big Bang [Official Big Bang website] K-pop idols Big Bang next year will hold their annual "BIG SHOW" in Korea as well as embark on a concert tour in Japan, according to YG Entertainment on Thursday. Yang Hyun-suk, CEO and founder of YG, announced on their official blog site ( that Big Bang will take the stage for their concert titled "BIG SHOW" at the Olympic Park Stadium from February 25 to 27,...More
  • G-Dragon and T.O.P hold world premiere showcase for duo unit

    2010/12/15, Source,
    From left, Big Bang members T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon) and G-Dragon pose during a photocall of the world premiere showcase for their new duo unit album "GD & TOP" held at major shopping complex Times Square in Yeongdeungpo of Seoul, South Korea on December 14, 2010. [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia] A world premiere which went on air live through YouTube. This may sound somewhat grandiose but the stage that G-Dragon (GD) and T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon) of boy band Big Bang stepped on ahead of releasing their album as a unit was small and simple. Instead, they revealed snippets of each song listed in the album and explained the background to them. To the fans who were looking forward to a fancy comeback performance, this showcase in the format of a talk show may have come off as long-winded but their choice rather came off as the best method to express their affection for the album. And like the two said, them having worked on each of the songs will be like a welcome rain to fans who have long waited for Big Bang's comeback to the local music scene,...More
  • MBLAQ to hold first live concert in Singapore

    2010/12/03, Source,
    Boy band MBLAQ [J.Tune Camp] Five-member boy band MBLAQ will hold their first live concert in Singapore on Saturday. According to the group's agency J. Tune Entertainment on Friday, MBLAQ will take part in the Mnet Ultimate Live in Asia (MULA) Concert where they will perform not only as a group but stage solo performances as well,...More
  • 2010 Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA): Live in Macao

    2010/11/29, Source,
    Boy band Big Bang members perform at the 2010 Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA) at the Cotai Arena in the Venetian hotel on Macau on November 28, 2010. [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia] "Muscle!" was what a fan from Hong Kong said as soon as she was asked what she finds most attractive about boy band 2PM. And when a girl, who would scream outright just by the mention of Nichkhun's name, was asked whose muscles she thinks are the best, without hesitation she blurted out "Taecyeon!" Numerous female fans from around Asia who like Korean idol stars for specific images crowded the lobby of the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macao where the red carpet event for the 2010 Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA) was held. But the cheering was not reserved only for good looking guys. A 19-year-old Chinese girl, who introduced herself as a big fan of Big Bang and in love with all its members, went equally wild at the sight of girl group 2NE1 and imitated the "Abracadabra" dance by Brown Eyed Girls saying they were the group outside YG Family that she loves. Hence in such an atmosphere, it may be only natural that these fans are interested not only in the Korean stars but also Korean culture,...More
  • [PHOTOS] Mnet's MAMA

    2010/11/29, Source,
    Taeyang [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia] Boy band Big Bang member Taeyang performs at the 2010 Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA) at the Cotai Arena in the Venetian hotel on Macau on November 28, 2010,...More
  • 1st line up for Mnet Asian Music Awards revealed

    2010/11/23, Source,
    2010 Mnet Asian Music Awards [Mnet] The first line-up of guests attending the 2010 Mnet Asia Music Awards (MAMA) have been revealed. The official website of the Ment's annual music festival showed that Korean artists 2PM, 2NE1, miss A, Taeyang and Tiger JK will attend the event while international singers include Zhang Jie and iMe from China, Perfume and Chemistry from Japan and American hip-hop quartet Far East Movement,...More
  • [PHOTOS] Pop culture awards

    2010/11/22, Source,
    Super Junior member Siwon [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily] Boy band Super Junior member Siwon receives an award for his group's contribution to pop culture at an awards ceremony held at the Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on November 22, 2010,...More
  • 10Asia publishes mook on Korea's hottest idol groups

    2010/11/16, Source,
    10Asia's mook publication "10+idol" [10Asia] Korea's leading web-based entertainment magazine 10Asia has published its first mook [magazine+book] on the 16 hottest Korean idol stars of 2010. Titled "10+idol", the publication contains articles, interviews and photographs on artists the first issue has deemed as idols of the year including SHINee, Taeyang, Jay Park, Rain, 2AM, Girls' Generation, TOP (Choi Sung-hyeon), Wonder Girls, f(x), Jung Yong-hwa, missA, BEAST, MBLAQ, Secret, Infinit and Orange Caramel,...More
  • Korean Hallyu Stars, Global Media Channels See Clear Value in Social Media
    2010/10/15, Source,
    Just a few years back, nobody had ever heard of the Korean pop group "Big Bang" outside of Asia but thanks to social networking sites one of its members, Taeyang, is gaining popularity worl,...More
  • Taeyang to joins artists for Seoul Seoul Festival in Oct

    2010/09/27, Source,
    Concert poster for Seoul Soul Festival 2010 featuring Korean singer Taeyang [S2 Entertainment] Korean singer Taeyang has joined a line-up of international and local artists for the Seoul Soul Festival 2010 to be held next month. On Monday, the concert's promoter S2 Entertainment announced that Big Bang member Taeyang will perform at the two-day soul music festival to be held at the Peace Plaza located in the War Memorial of Korea starting October 9,...More
  • [ChanMi's star news] "Haru : An Unforgettable Day in Korea" brings Lee Da-hae and Yunho to act as a couple

    2010/09/23, Source,
    Korean Tourism Productions are releasing a short drama "Haru : An Unforgettable Day in Korea" online ( This omnibus style "Haru : An Unforgettable Day in Korea" cast,...More
  • Korean Wave Reaches American Shores on Social Media:Time
    2010/08/27, Source,
    The US magazine Time says the Korean Wave, or Hallyu, is reaching American shores thanks to social media websites.
    An article published on Thursday notes that sales of the first solo album by Taeyang a member of Big Bang reached number two on iTun,...
  • Taeyang's int'l album ranks in top 10 of iTunes charts

    2010/08/26, Source,
    Big Bang member Taeyang [Official Taeyang website] Big Bang member Taeyang's international album has entered the top 10 of Apple's iTunes R&B/Soul records charts in several countries. According to the official iTunes website, Taeyang's international release, which simultaneously went on sale locally and internationally yesterday, has placed at No. 2 in Japan, No. 3 in Australia, No. 5 in Canada and No. 6 in the United States,...More
  • Big Bang's new single enters Oricon chart at No. 5

    2010/08/26, Source,
    Korean idols Big Bang (from left to right): Daesung, Taeyang, T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon), G-Dragon and Seungri [Official Big Bang website] Korean idol Big Bang's latest Japanese single has placed at fifth on the prestigious Oricon daily music chart, according to Japanese publication Oricon Style on Thursday. Oricon Style reported that according to Oricon's daily chart, the five-member boy band's fifth Japanese single "Beautiful Hangover", released in the country yesterday, entered the music chart at No. 5,...More
  • Big Bang may release new album in Oct or Nov

    2010/08/20, Source,
    Korean pop idols Big Bang (from left to right): Daesung, T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon), Taeyang, G-Dragon and Seungri [Official Big Bang website] Korean idols Big Bang may be making a comeback to the local music scene in October or November, according to their agency YG Entertainment on Friday. An official from YG told 10Asia over the phone, "There are plans for the boys to release a new album but it is tentative -- it will depend on the progress of the album",...More
  • Big Bang performs at Japan music festival over weekend

    2010/08/10, Source,
    Big Bang members from left to right: T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon), Seung Ri, Taeyang, G-Dragon and Daesung at the Summer Sonic Festival 2010 in Japan [YG Entertainment] Korean idols Big Bang performed in front of 25,000 concertgoers in Japan over the weekend, taking to the stage of the Summer Sonic Festival 2010 headlined by some of the biggest names in the music industry including Stevie Wonder and Jay-Z,...More
  • [INTERVIEW] Jay Park - Part 2

    2010/08/09, Source,
    Singer Jay Park poses during a photo session of a press conference ahead of performing at the "Summer Week&T" music festival held at the Naksan Beach in Gangwon Province of South Korea on August 7, 2010. [Chae Ki-won/10Asia] 10: You weren't able to do what you wanted while you were in the United States. How did you cope with it? Jay Park: It was really hard. Because I caused trouble for many people and I myself was upset too. That's why I kept quiet. So I just kept practicing and working part-time at a tire shop. But b-boying again helped a lot. I liked being able to dance with other people again because I hadn't been able to b-boy while pursuing my singing career. My body had been itching for it though. I was happy because I got to b-boy even though I wasn't singing,...More
  • 2nd line-up of K-pop idols announced for Hallyu concert

    2010/07/22, Source,
    Official poster for "Incheon Korean Music Wave 2010" concert [HH Company] The second line-up of performers have been announced for the upcoming "Incheon Korean Music Wave 2010" concert, to be held next month in the city of Incheon, South Korea. According to a press release by PR agency The J Story on Thursday, Korean singers BoA, Kara, Se7en and Taeyang of idol group Big Bang will also be performing at the concert, which will take place August 29 at Incheon Munhak Worldcup Stadium,...More
  • On the set of SBS variety segment "Hero Girls"

    2010/07/09, Source,
    From left, TV personality No Hong-chul, veteran singer No Sa-yeon, comedienne Shin Bong-sun, TV personality Jung Ka-eun, actress Hong Soo-ah, girl group Kara member Nicole, girl group After School member Kahi, girl group Brown Eyed Girls member Narsha, solo female artist IU, girl group T-ara member Jiyeon and comedian Lee Hwi-jae take part in a shoot for a new SBS variety show tentatively titled "Hero Girls" at a sports center in Songdo of the city of Incheon, South Korea on July 6, 2010. [Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia] "Hero Girls"[tentative title] - We should have learned how to play rugby "Everyone! Which singer are you expecting to see?" the show's emcee No Hong-chul asked Korea's national women's rugby team with an air of triumph, as if he has a joker up his sleeve as a hidden card,...More
  • Taeyang makes shining debut on iTunes overseas

    2010/07/09, Source,
    Taeyang's new solo album "Solar" ranked No.3 on U.S. iTunes R&B/Soul Albums chart [U.S. iTunes] Korean singer Taeyang of popular idol group Big Bang has made a shining debut in North America, placing his solo album "Solar" high atop Apple's iTunes online music charts. According to a press release by agency YG Entertainment on Friday, "Solar" came in at No.1 on Top R&B/Soul Albums chart of Canada iTunes and No. 3 on the U.S. site. It is the first time and the highest that an Asian artist has ranked on either charts,...More
  • MC Mong climbs to No. 1 with new single on Gaon chart

    2010/07/08, Source,
    Korean rapper MC Mong (left) and boy band Super Junior (right) [IS Entermedia Group/SM Entertainment] Korean rapper MC Mong has climbed to the No. 1 spot on Gaon's singles chart with his latest song "Hurts Like Death" featuring female singer Mellow. According to data released by Gaon on Thursday, he took the title of best-selling single during the week of June 27 to July 3, pushing three-week winner IU and Seulong down the chart,...More
  • MC Mong and Taeyang shine atop Mnet charts

    2010/07/06, Source,
    Korean rapper MC Mong (left) and Big Bang member Taeyang (right) [IS Entermedia Group/Official Taeyang website] Korean rapper MC Mong has topped the Mnet's singles chart with his recent duet "Hurts Like Death" with female singer Mellow for the first week of July. According to data released by the cable music channel on Tuesday, the rapper pushed back previous week's winner Big Bang member T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon), taking his first win on the music char,...More
  • Sandara Park to shoot music video with Taeyang in L.A.

    2010/06/24, Source,
    2NE1 member Sandara Park at Los Angeles International Airport [Sandara Park's official me2DAY page] 2NE1 member Sandara Park is prepping for a music video shoot in Los Angeles for labelmate Taeyang of idol group Big Bang. Earlier this morning, the female pop idol posted a picture of herself at Los Angeles International Airport on her official me2DAY page ( along with the comment "Wassup, LA",...More
  • 2NE1 In the US

    2010/06/23, Source,
    The ladies of 2NE1 have been attracting some attention lately even before their highly anticipated comeback later this summer. It has been confirmed th,...More
  • T.O.P. Tops the Charts With "Turn It Up"

    2010/06/21, Source,
    Big Bang's T.O.P. (Choi Seung-hyeon) has officially released his new track "Turn It Up" today, June 21, 2010 at 11 AM. True to his name, he,...More
  • Big Bang's "IRIS" single ranked No. 5 on Oricon chart

    2010/06/10, Source,
    Korean idol group Big Bang performing at their concert "2010 Big Show" held in Seoul on January 31, 2010. [YG Entertainment] Korean idol group Big Bang's new single "Tell Me Goodbye" has made the top five on Japan's prestigious Oricon music chart on the day of its release. According to estimates released by Oricon on Thursday, the boy band's latest single "Goodbye" landed at No. 5 in the singles chart upon its local release on June 9,...More
  • Big Bang scores triple win at Japan MTV Music Awards

    2010/05/31, Source,
    Korean idol group Big Bang performing at their concert "2010 Big Show" held in Seoul on January 31, 2010. [YG Entertainment] Korean idol group Big Bang scored a triple win at the MTV World Stage Video Music Awards Japan over the weekend, according to their agency YG Entertainment. YG announced through a press release Saturday that the five-member boy band picked up trophies for Best New Artist Video for "Gara Gara Go!!", their second single in Japan, and Best Pop Video for third single "Koe o Kikasete" at the award ceremony, held at Tokyo's Yoyogi National Stadium on Saturday,...More
  • Big Bang first Korean dance group at Japan music fest

    2010/05/26, Source,
    Big Bang members Seung Ri, G-Dragon, Taeyang, TOP (Choi Seung-hyeon) and Daesung [YG Entertainment] Boy band Big Bang will be the first Korean dance group to take the main stages of Japan's Summer Sonic Festival 2010 in August, according to the group's agency YG Entertainment. YG announced in a press release that the group is set to perform on the Ocean Stage of the Maishima Summer Sonic site in Osaka on August 7 and on the Marine Stage of the Chiba Marine Stadium in Tokyo the following day,...More
  • Big Bang to sing Japanese soundtrack for "IRIS"

    2010/04/16, Source,
    Big Bang members Seungri, G-Dragon, Taeyang, TOP and Daesung [YG Entertainment] Korean idol group Big Bang will sing the main theme song for the Japanese release of the hit TV series "IRIS", according to Japanese daily newspaper Sankei Sports on Friday. Sankei reported that the boy band will be singing a ballad titled "Tell Me Goodbye", which will be featured in the show's broadcast next Tuesday on Japanese channel TBS,...More
  • Big Bang wraps up Big Show in success

    2010/02/01, Source,
    Korean idol group Big Bang performs at the "2010 Big Show" in Seoul [YG Entertainment] Korean idol group Big Bang successfully wrapped up their Seoul concert over the weekend, according to their agency YG Entertainment on Monday. The five-member group performed in front of some 13,000 fans at the "2010 Big Show - Big Bang concert" , held at the Olympic Park Gymnastics Stadium on January 31. "This is a wonderful day because we get to enjoy it with the fans who we love and adore", the group had said during the concert. "We didn't get to be with you last year because we were all involved in individual activities. We are grateful that you are still here with us".,...More
  • YG Entertainment Moving to Own Company Building
    2010/01/08, Source,
    YG Entertainment, which represents entertainers Se7en, Big Bang, and 2NE1, will move to a seven-story office building of its own in Hapjeong-dong Mapo-gu at the end of January.

    YG Entertainment CEO,...
  • Korea Music Awards Honor Top Singers

    2009/03/12, Source,
    Jang Ki-ha and trio bank My Sister's Barbershop have won the most awards at the sixth Korea Music Awards. At the award ceremony held in Daehakro in Seoul, Jang received three awards – the best song of,...More
  • Big Bang Members Branch Out as Soloists
    2008/07/14, Source,
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    Boy band Big Bang seems to have it all, from loving fans, stylish fashion trends, easy-to-memorize songs and the members' distinctive characteristics. Now, the ambitious group is expanding their talents in ot,...
  • K-Pop Idols to Hold Summer Concerts
    2007/05/22, Source,
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    Some of K-pop's most popular idol groups TVXQ, Super Junior and Big Bang are to hold concerts that will surely delight their young, mostly female, fans this coming summer.

    S.M. Entertainment is gathering its top stars TVXQ, Super Junior,,...
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