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G-Dragon Untitled, 2014

G-Dragon Comeback Achieves All-Kill, Dominates Real Time Charts; #KingJiyongIsBack Becomes Trending Topic

Headlines 06.08.17 | 01:27PM EDT

It comes as no surprise that G-Dragon's most awaited solo comeback album "Kwon Ji Yong" has achieved an all kill in real time Korean charts merely an hour after its release. G-Dragon's track "Untitled, 2014" took the # 1 spot in 6 charts.

SEVENTEEN

SEVENTEEN Tops Billboard K-Pop Best Selling Album Chart of the Week!

Headlines 06.08.17 | 08:16AM EDT

SEVENTEEN is the best performing K-pop album this week on Billboard's World Album Chart. The K-pop group's comeback album "AI1" entered the charts last week and maintained its strong performance this week.

BTS

BTS, SEVENTEEN, ASTRO, Loco Dominate Billboard World Albums Chart

Headlines 06.08.17 | 11:47AM EDT

More and more Korean artists are entering the Billboard World Album Charts this week. SEVENTEEN, ASTRO and Loco have all joined BTS Top Social Artist BTS on the charts as of June 7.

T.O.P BIGBANG

BIGBANG T.O.P's Mother Fears For Still Unconscious Son; Doctors Say Patient Is Still Critical, May Need Psychiatric Treatment Later

Headlines 06.07.17 | 11:54AM EDT

BIGBANG T.O.P's distraught mother is angry over false reports downplaying her son's condition and expressed her grief over her son's unconscious state. She said that her son is not merely sleeping as some reports claim but are in fact in critical condition and "close to dying."

Super Junior Comeback

Super Junior's Comeback with 8 Members This Year? Who are Missing?

Headlines 06.07.17 | 12:24PM EDT

Super Junior fans known as ELF (Everlasting Friends) are already definitely excited about the upcoming comeback of one of the most popular K-pop groups later this year. Unfortunately, the super K-pop group is coming back with only eight members.

Ruler Master of the Mask

INFINITE's L Proves Critics Wrong, Impresses Viewers With Performance In 'Ruler: Master Of The Mask'

Headlines 06.07.17 | 03:04PM EDT

INFINITE's L is proving his critics wrong by excelling in his first role in a historical drama in MBC's "Ruler: Master of the Mask." The K-pop idol and actor was recently selected as "Actor of the Month" of MBC's Dramanet.

G-Dragon Solo Album Kwon Ji Yong

Nam Tae Hyun Is Super Excited About Former Labelmate G-Dragon's Solo Comeback

Headlines 06.07.17 | 11:36AM EDT

They may no longer be part of one YG family but Nam Tae Hyun is still showing the love of his former labelmate G-Dragon who is set to release his solo comeback tomorrow. The former WINNER member posted on his Instagram his excitement over the BIG BANG leader's album release.

Rain at Busan International Film Festival.

Rain Hints At Retirement After Final Comeback Album In Late 2017

Headlines 06.06.17 | 09:20AM EDT

Rain has announced that he will be making a comeback in November or December this year but before fans can celebrate, he also raised the subject of retiring from singing and dancing. The singer and actor made the statement during the Viral Fiesta in Bangkok.

Netizens critiqued T.O.P for smiling when he left the army duty.

BIGBANG's T.O.P. Faces Re-Enlistment After Being Dismissed For Drug Scandal

Headlines 06.06.17 | 08:43AM EDT

BIGBANG's T.O.P. has been expelled from military service and will have to re-enlist again after he was found positive of marijuana in a recent drug test conducted by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency. The BIGBANG rapper will have to re-enlist again according to South Korean law.

WINNER's Seung Yoon and Apink's Eunji

WINNER's Seung Yoon Surprises Apink's Eunji For Her First Solo Concert

Headlines 06.05.17 | 11:07AM EDT

WINNER's Kang Seung Yoon surprised his good friend Apink's Eunji by appearing in her first solo concert at the Ewha Woman's University Samsung Hall. The two performed a series of duets as a treat to Eunji's supporters who attended the event.

T.O.P BIGBANG

BIGBANG's T.O.P Issues Handwritten Apology Over Drug Scandal; Fans Believe Rapper Won't Get Jail Time

Headlines 06.05.17 | 10:32AM EDT

BIGBANG rapper T.O.P has issued a public apology to his fans following the drug controversy he is currently involved in. The YG artist shared a handwritten apology which states his feelings of remorse and embarrassment over the issue.

UEE

UEE Signs With Yuleum Entertainment, Will Concentrate On Acting Projects

Headlines 06.02.17 | 11:12AM EDT

After saying goodbye to her fans and her agency for the past eight years Pledis Entertainment, former After School member UEE has officially signed with Yuleum Entertainment. The news was confirmed by the agency.

T.O.P

YG Issues Public Apology For BIGBANG T.O.P's Drug Use; Maintains Rapper Used Marijuana Before Enlistment

Headlines 06.02.17 | 06:39AM EDT

YG Entertainment has issued a public apology after reports broke out that BIGBANG rapper T.O.P. was found positive for marijuana during a drug test conducted by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in March.

BIGBANG's T.O.P

Breaking News: BIGBANG's T.O.P Found Positive of Marijuana, Case Forwarded To Prosecutor's Office

Headlines 06.01.17 | 10:15AM EDT

BIG BANG's T.O.P. is currently being investigated for the use of marijuana after the rapper was found positive for the substance during drug testing conducted by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency.

EXO Chen and Suho

EXO's Chen & Suho Perform Powerful Ballad For Chinese Film 'Beautiful Accident' OST

Headlines 06.01.17 | 06:35AM EDT

EXO's Chen and Suho recently lent their voices for the single "Beautiful Accident", for the OST of the Chinese movie of the same title. Chen and Suho performed the Mandarin track and blended their voices perfectly for the song.

UEE

We Won't See UEE In After School Any Longer, Contract With Pledis Entertainment Ends

Headlines 05.31.17 | 12:14PM EDT

UEE has decided not to renew her exclusive contract with Pledis Entertainment and announced that she will be graduating from "After School" with the end of her contract. In a handwritten letter, she expressed her deepest feelings about her upcoming departure with her fans.

Lee Chayeon

Lee Chaeyeon Says Sorry For Rude Behavior At EXO Concert, Fans Unimpressed With Apology

Headlines 05.31.17 | 12:26PM EDT

After being bombarded with negative comments about her behavior at the recently concluded EXO concert at the Jamsil Stadium, Lee Chayeon has apologized to netizens through a post on social media.

T-ARA What's My Name

T-ARA Teases Return In 'What's My Name' Poster

Headlines 05.31.17 | 11:03AM EDT

They may be two members short but it doesn't mean that the remaining T-ARA members are going to deliver anything less than a stellar comeback. T-ARA members Qri, Hyomin, Eunjung, and Jiyeon have recently released the first teasers of their comeback album which bears the question "What's My Name?"

U-KISS Eli and wife

U-KISS Eli Will Sue Netizens Spreading Hate Against His Family, Agency Confirms

Headlines 05.31.17 | 07:31AM EDT

U-KISS' Eli is taking a firm stance against netizens who are spreading hate and false rumors against his wife and child on social media sites. According to his management NH EMG, K-pop idol is willing to take legal action against online bashers if they step over the line.

Lee Min Ho & Suzy Bae

Suzy Bae Reeling From Break Up With Lee Min Ho Or Simply Missing 'Legend Of The Blue Sea' Actor?

Headlines 05.31.17 | 07:31AM EDT

Was Suzy Bae's recent night out with her friends a sign that she's reeling from her reported split from her boyfriend Lee Min Ho or was it just a normal outing to take a break from her busy schedule? Fans were recently alarmed upon learning that the actress drank bottles of soju with her friends, fueling rumors of a split with the "Legend of the Blue Sea" actor.

BTS Billboard Music Awards 2017

BTS Success Compared To 'The Beatles' Superstardom

Headlines 05.30.17 | 09:14AM EDT

Billboard was one of the chief witnesses to BTS' rise to superstardom and it came as no surprise that experts from the prestigious music chart would air their take on the K-pop group's popularity. Pundits have compared BTS' appeal to the charisma of music legends The Beatles.

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