k-pop news

BTS

BTS Not Keen On Shifting To US Market, Says Korean Language Is How They Communicate Best

Headlines 05.30.17 | 09:18AM EDT

While the door has blasted wide open for BTS to enter the US market with their Billboard Music Awards win for Top Social Artist, it seems that the Bangtan Boys are not keen on shifting their focus from their fans in Korea.

PSY

PSY Reaches 10 Million Subscribers On Youtube!

Headlines 05.30.17 | 09:20AM EDT

After being the first K-pop artist to reach 1 billion views on youtube for his smash hit "Gangnam Style" PSY has reached another milestone on the landmark. The YG artist has become the first Asian artist to reach 10 million subscribers on youtube.

SEVENTEEN

SEVENTEEN Dubbed 'Most Innovatve K-pop Group' By Billboard; Will They Follow BTS' Footsteps?

Headlines 05.30.17 | 09:14AM EDT

After BTS' win in the Billboard Music Awards for the Top Social Artist category, it seems that Billboard has developed a growing love for K-pop. SEVENTEEN recently reaped heaping praise from the chart's review of its comeback album "AI1" which Billboard dubbed as the most "innovative" K-pop group.

EXO HInted A Summer Comeback

Here's Everything We Know About EXO's Comeback Album! Baekhyun Dishes On Release Date, Themes And More

Headlines 05.30.17 | 09:14AM EDT

One of the hottest news to come out pf the K-pop scene these days is the confirmation that EXO will be making a comeback. EXO, who recently concluded their successful two-night "EXO PLANET #3 - The EXOrDIUM" at the Jamsil Stadium is raring to go back to the studio to produce their new album.

Nam Tae Hyun

YG Boss Yang Hyun Suk Approves Of Nam Tae Hyun's Single 'Hug Me,' Promotes Former WINNER Vocalist's Song On Instagram

Headlines 05.29.17 | 06:00AM EDT

Contrary to speculations that former WINNER main vocalist Nam Tae Hyun and YG Entertainment parted ways on a sour note last year, it seems that the label and its former artist really did part amicably. YG Entertainment boss Yang Hyun Suk recently showed his support by endorsing Nam Tae Hyun's latest single "Hug Me" on his Instagram account.

Nam Tae Hyun

Nam Tae Hyun Reveals Real Reason For Leaving WINNER, Drops MV For Latest Single 'Hug Me'

Headlines 05.26.17 | 12:33PM EDT

Former WINNER main vocalist Nam Tae Hyun recently reveals the real reason for his departure from the YG Entertainment-managed group. He also responded to haters posting negative comments about his comeback with his new band South Club.

SEVENTEEN

SEVENTEEN Dominates Sales, Viewing Records On Domestic, International Charts

Headlines 05.26.17 | 03:11AM EDT

SEVENTEEN is making a killing in domestic and international charts with their latest comeback "Al1" as it breaks its own sales records and enters the charts of multiple countries worldwide.

Jin

BTS Jin Owns Up To Being 'Worldwide Handsome' As He Addresses 'Third Member From The Left' Moment

Headlines 05.25.17 | 08:38AM EDT

BTS member Jin recently caused an internet buzz when he went viral as "the third member of the left," when the K-pop group attended magenta carpet of the Billboard Music Awards.

G-Dragon

BIG BANG's G-Dragon To Release Solo Comeback In June Before 19-City World Tour, YG Confirms

Headlines 05.25.17 | 07:59AM EDT

G-Dragon will be releasing his solo album before kicking off his "G-Dragon 2017 Concert: Act III, M.O.T.T.E," world tour this June 10. This was confirmed by YG Entertainment through a source.

TWICE's

TWICE's JYP Entertainment to Buy New Building Along with Group's Success

Headlines 05.24.17 | 06:28AM EDT

JYP Entertainment is getting a new building. And the label is mainly reaping the rewards of their artist TWICE's global earnings.

Suhyun and Lee Hi

Sandara Park, AKMU's Suhyun, Lee Hi To Host New Variety Show 'Relationship Appeal'

Headlines 05.24.17 | 09:46AM EDT

2NE1's Sandara Park, AKMU's Suhyun and Lee Hi will be headlining a new show on the OnStyle Network entitled "Relationship Appeal." The three YG artists are expected to launch the show in July.

Park Joon Hyung

Nude Photos Of Park Joon Hyung's Daughter Leaked Online

Headlines 05.24.17 | 09:43AM EDT

Nude photos of g.o.d member Park Joon Hyung have been leaked on the internet but unlike many celebrity scandals, there is no need to worry. Park Joon Hyung himself posted the image of his daughter and granted her permission to appear nude, but just once.

Rain and Kim Tae Hee

Kim Tae Hee Confirmed To Be 15 Weeks Pregnant! See How Her Baby With Husband Rain Will Look Like

Headlines 05.24.17 | 06:32AM EDT

Kim Tae Hee's agency confirmed that the actress is 15 weeks pregnant. The "Yong Pal" actress and husband Rain are expecting their first child soon.

iKON

iKON Explains 'Bling Bling' Concept in BTS Video; Fans Blame YG For iKON's Weak Chart Performance

Headlines 05.23.17 | 08:23AM EDT

iKONICs, iKON's official fandom is blaming YG for iKON's poor chart performance despite catchy new songs in comeback album. Fans believe iKON should have been exposed in Korea more in the past year to sustain their previous momentum.

BTS

BTS Wants To Have Stadium Tour Like Michael Jackson, Work With HIGHLIGHT

Headlines 05.23.17 | 08:32AM EDT

Following BTS' momentous win at Top Social Artist at the Billboard Music Awards, BTS is thinking up of reaching bigger goals for the future of their music. Among those goals is having a stadium tour similar to Michael Jackson's world tour.

BTS Billboard Music Awards 2017

BTS Fans Offended By Hate, Racist Comments On Billboard Music Awards Win

Headlines 05.23.17 | 07:45AM EDT

While the BTS win for Top Social Artist category in the recently held Billboard Music Awards marked a milestone for the K-pop industry as a whole, not everybody is celebrating their victory.

APRIL

APRIL Drops Track List For Comeback Album 'Mayday'

Headlines 05.22.17 | 06:39AM EDT

K-pop girl group APRIL has dropped the track list for its upcoming mini album "Mayday" and their fans are already anticipating what Chaekyung, Chaewon, Naeun, Yena, Rachel, Jinsol,Somin and Hyunjoo have come up with.

BTS Billboard Music Awards 2017

BTS Makes History For K-pop With Top Social Artist Win At Billboard Music Awards

Headlines 05.22.17 | 10:01AM EDT

BTS put K-pop on the world map and represented the industry well at the Billboard Music Awards when they took home the prize for Top Social Artist. BTS proved their mettle by winning the award against popular superstars like Justin Bieber, Ariana Grade, Selena Gomez and Shawn Mendes.

iKON

iKON Makes Comeback With 'Bling Bling', 'B-Day'; Shocks Fans With New Stage Names

Headlines 05.22.17 | 08:16AM EDT

iKON is coming back in a big way as YG Entertainment barred the new teaser images for the hip hop group. It seems that the boys will also be having new stage names along with their comeback.

PSY & Lee Byung Hun On

PSY, SECHSKIES, WINNER Rule Gaon Charts From May 7-13; YG Artists On A Roll With Major Comebacks

Headlines 05.19.17 | 07:37AM EDT

It has been a very eventful month for K-pop and the month isn't even over yet. Gaon Chart recently released the chart rankings of this month's releases from May 7 to May 13 with PSY, SECHSKIES and WINNER ruling on the rankings.

Sulli

Kim Ui Seong Reveals Severity Of Online Hate He Experienced When He Defended Sulli From Bashers

Headlines 05.19.17 | 12:15PM EDT

"W: Two Worlds" star Kim Ui Seong recently revealed that he was the subject of a lot of social media bashing recently when he dared stand up for Kpop-idol turned actress Sulli when she made some controversial Instagram posts recently.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics