Monday, November 30, 2020

K-pop boy band ENHYPEN officially debuts, talks about album, goals as rookie group of 2020

K-pop boy band ENHYPEN officially debuts, talks about album, goals as rookie group of 2020: ENHYPEN performing 'Given-Taken' (BELIFT LAB) New K-pop boy band ENHYPEN made their official debut today, Nov. 30, with the release of their album “Border: Day One.” Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake, Sunghoon, Sunoo and Ni-ki comprise ENHYPEN, one of the most anticipated K-pop rookies of 2020 and

BTS ‘BE’ debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200, K-pop idol group’s fifth album to achieve feat

BTS ‘BE’ debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200, K-pop idol group’s fifth album to achieve feat: BTS (Twitter) Grammy-nominated BTS’ “BE (Deluxe Edition)” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard 200, their second album this year to achieve the feat and fifth overall. According to Billboard, “BE,” released on Nov. 20, has garnered 242,000 equivalent album units earned in the US in the week ending No

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

YouTube reveals first 24-hour views for BTS’ ‘Life Goes On’ music video

YouTube reveals first 24-hour views for BTS’ ‘Life Goes On’ music video: BTS (Big Hit Entertainment) YouTube has revealed the number of views in the first 24 hours and Premiere of K-pop superstars BTS’ new music video “Life Goes On.” On Nov. 20, BTS released their new album “BE (Deluxe Edition) and along with it was the music video for the main track. YouTube to

With Grammy nomination, BTS writes new chapter in K-pop history

With Grammy nomination, BTS writes new chapter in K-pop history: (Top) BTS in Manila on Dec. 6, 2014 during the interview and (bottom) the group’s photo for “Dynamite” (Photos: Jonathan Hicap, Big Hit) K-pop powerhouse BTS added a new chapter in K-pop history when they got nominated for the first time for the prestigious Grammy Awards. BTS are nominated for

Finally, K-pop superstars BTS gets Grammy nomination

Finally, K-pop superstars BTS gets Grammy nomination: BTS (Twitter) K-pop superstars BTS’ ultimate wish came through—to be nominated for a Grammy. The Recording Academy announced on Nov. 24 (Nov. 25 in the Philippines) the nominees for the 63rd Grammy Awards, which will be held on Jan. 31 next year. BTS have been nominated for Best Pop Duo/Gro

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Update: Typhoon ‘Ulysses’ donation funds by BTS ARMYs in the Philippines reach P3 million

Update: Typhoon ‘Ulysses’ donation funds by BTS ARMYs in the Philippines reach P3 million: BTS fans in the Philippines have raised a total of P3,106,697.92 (about $64,495) as of Nov. 16 to help families and communities affected by typhoon “Ulysses” (international name “Vamco”), which left 67 people dead and caused massive flooding in many areas including Cagayan and Tuguegarao. According to the National Disaster […]

Sunday, November 15, 2020

K-pop fans launch donation drives to help typhoon-ravaged Philippines

K-pop fans launch donation drives to help typhoon-ravaged Philippines: K-pop fans in the country and abroad have launched different donation drives and awareness on social media to help the Philippines, which has been ravaged by recent typhoons “Ulysses” (“Vamco”) and “Rolly” (“Goni”). Fans of Eric Nam in the Philippines donated to Tulong Kabataan EspaƱa, which the K-pop star acknowledged […]

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

K-pop stars Kang Daniel, TWICE’s Jihyo break up after 1 year and 3 months

K-pop stars Kang Daniel, TWICE’s Jihyo break up after 1 year and 3 months: K-pop stars Kang Daniel and Jihyo of girl group TWICE, both 23 years old, have called it quits after being in a relationship for one year and three months. This is according to an exclusive report published on Nov. 10 by Korean entertainment news site Dispatch. Kang Daniel and Jihyo […]

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Winter Sonata’ producer reveals how Korean dramas are made, income of top-tier stars

Winter Sonata’ producer reveals how Korean dramas are made, income of top-tier stars: Kim Hee-yeol, vice president and head of drama production of top Korean drama company Pan Entertainment, revealed that “special grade” or top-tier Korean stars can earn a guaranteed income of 100 million to 200 million won ($89,000 to $178,000) per episode of a project. The exec, who was the producer […]

Friday, November 6, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Krystal, Jang Dong-yoon talk about sci-fi drama ‘Search’ now airing on iQIYI

EXCLUSIVE: Krystal, Jang Dong-yoon talk about sci-fi drama ‘Search’ now airing on iQIYI: K-pop star and actress Krystal, aka Jung Soo-jung, and actor Jang Dong-yoon are currently starring in the OCN sci-fi K-drama “Search,” which is being streamed exclusively on iQIYI outside South Korea. Krystal plays the role of intelligent and fierce lieutenant Son Ye-rim while Jang Dong-yoon’s character, Yoon Dong-jin, is a […]

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

‘Let’s go,’ says 2PM’s Nichkhun as he lands lead role in movie ‘Hong Kong Love Story’

‘Let’s go,’ says 2PM’s Nichkhun as he lands lead role in movie ‘Hong Kong Love Story’: K-pop boy band 2PM member Nichkhun has been cast in a lead role in the Hollywood film “Hong Kong Love Story,” his agency said. “Hong Kong Love Story” is a romantic comedy to be directed by Keoni Waxman, who has helmed many films starring Steven Seagal. Nichkhun will star in […]

K-pop group 2AM’s Im Seulong to face fine, escape imprisonment for killing pedestrian

K-pop group 2AM’s Im Seulong to face fine, escape imprisonment for killing pedestrian: K-pop boy band 2AM member Im Seulong will avoid imprisonment and will be fined only for a traffic accident on Aug. 1 in which he hit and killed a man in his 50s with his car. Prosecutors indicted Seulong on Nov. 3 but have decided to file a summary order […]

Monday, November 2, 2020

Seventeen, NCT, BLACKPINK top Hanteo’s monthly album chart for October

Seventeen, NCT, BLACKPINK top Hanteo’s monthly album chart for October: K-pop groups Seventeen, NCT, BLACKPINK, TXT and TWICE copped the first five places in album sales for the month of October. South Korea’s Hanteo Chart has released the list of best-selling albums for the month of October based on online and offline sales. Seventeen’s “Semicolon” album, released on Oct. 19, […]
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