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K-Wave Stateside: K-Pop Stories In American News (Week Of October 6 - 11, 2014)

By James B | October 13, 2014 11:40 PM EDT


EXO's Luhan Filed A Lawsuit Against SM Entertainment

News media the Wall Street Journal featured an article regarding EXO member Luhan and the lawsuit he filed against his agency SM Entertainment to nullify his contract. The singer reportedly filed the suit on October 10th at the Seoul Central District Court.

The article also explained that SM Entertainment has seen a hit due to all the recent headlines over the past couple weeks. Shortly after Luhan filed his lawsuit against the agency, their stocks dropped fifteen percent.

TaeTiSeo's MV "Holler" is the Most Viewed in America and Globally

News media Billboard published an article regarding the most viewed K-Pop music videos in America and around the world.

2PM, Orange Caramel, BTOB, and Super Junior all made their way into the rankings, but TaeTiSeo and their music video "Holler" nabbed the top spots on both lists.

Here are the top five most watched artists in the United States and globally. You can check out the full top ten list here.

United States:

1. Girls' Generation-TTS, "Holler"
2. 2PM, "Go Crazy!"
3. Ailee, "Don't Touch Me"
4. T-ara, "Sugar Free"
5. Super Junior, "Mamacita" (Drama Version)


1. Girls' Generation-TTS, "Holler"
2. 2PM, "Go Crazy!"
3. T-ara, "Sugar Free"
4. Ailee, "Don't Touch Me"
5. Hitchhiker, "11"

Tagged :  K-Pop, EXO, Luhan, SM Entertainment, TaeTiSeo, Holler, Super Junior, 2PM, T-ARA, BTOB, Orange Caramel


K-POP 08.14.19 | 11:59AM EDT

Fans Worry About IU's Health Condition After Seeing Photos On Instagram

Recently, the songstress uploaded a picture of her standing next to a tarp of herself, which is beside a food truck that was sent to her filming set. Uaena, IU's official fan club name, remarked that her collarbone is somewhat more pronounced than before and her face looked smaller. Also, in the latest photo of her together with Sulli that the latter uploaded through her official Instagram account, the fans noticed that she looked much skinnier than usual and so they expressed their concern over her condition.

08.14.19 | 10:47AM EDT

X1, ‘Produce X 101’ Project Group, Hits Billboard’s Social 50 and Emerging Artist Charts

Even before their official debut arrives, 11-member K-pop group X1 is already making ripples in the scene! According to Billboard’s weekly charts dated August 13, the project boy band -- with members coming from the Mnet survival show-cum-talent search Produce X 101 -- has taken the No. 6 spot on the music magazine’s Social 50 chart.

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