[HanCinema Korea's Diary] K-Pop as its own music genre on YouTube? 2012/03/03,
Last year Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt announced that a YouTube channel will be launched dedicated to Korea's own brand of popular music called "K-pop". This was huge news, especially when considering that it would come to be the only true category of music inspired and fuelled by a specific country. I mean genres such as reggae, Latin, and country music all have there roots in other countries, but an exclusive category for Korea's popular music? Surprising indeed, but what's not surprising is the popularity of the music and its continued spread around the world that has come to be known as the "the Korean Wave",...More
U-Kiss dominates Oricon charts 2012/03/01, Source,
Boy band U-Kiss is off to a promising start in Japan as its new single and album have both come to reach top 10 spots on the Oricon's daily singles and albums charts.
The single "Forbidden Love" and the band's first Japanese album "A Shared Dream", released simultaneously on Feb. 29, respectively reached ninth and sixth place on the daily singles and albums chart,...More
U-Kiss to release single and album 2012/02/27, Source,
Korean boy band U-Kiss will release both its second single, "Forbidden Love", and its first Japanese album, "A Shared Dream", tomorrow. The band has been busy promoting the two for over a week. On the day of the album's release, the band will perform for fans at Tokyo Dome City's La Qua Garden Stage,...More
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