Showing posts with label G-Dragon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label G-Dragon. Show all posts

Saturday, March 29, 2014

G-Dragon, Rain, Hangeng win at QQ Music Awards

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Asian pop star Rain, Big Bang’s G-Dragon and former Super Junior member Hangeng are among winners at the recently concluded QQ Music Awards, organized by China’s biggest music streaming site, QQ Music.
The awards ceremony, held at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen, China, drew popular artists from across Asia including Jay Chou, JJ Lin and Jolin Tsai.
(Clockwise from top left) Rain, G-Dragon, Hangeng and Lyn (QQ Music and YG Entertainment)

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Korean Music Awards 2014 nominees released

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Organizers of the 11th Korean Music Awards released the list of nominees for this year and non-mainstream artists dominated the different categories.
The Korean Music Awards recognizes talent than popularity or album sales, paving way for independent singers to be acknowledged.
(Clockwise from top) SHINee, EXO, f(x) and G-Dragon
(Photos from official Facebook pages of SHINee, EXO, f(x) and G-Dragon)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Snoop Dogg to appear in Psy’s music video

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
American rapper Snoop Dogg is set to appear in the new music video of rapper Psy.
This was relayed by YG Entertainment via its official blog site, YG Life, noting Snoop’s recent visit to South Korea.
Psy with Snoop Dogg and G-Dragon (courtesy of YG Life, Psy’s Twitter
and Internet community site)

Thursday, December 5, 2013

G-Dragon-Missy Elliott song picked as one of 2013′s best

Thursday, October 31, 2013

2013 Melon Music Awards nominees revealed

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin 
The top 10 artists and other nominees in the 2013 Melon Music Awards have been revealed.
These 10 artists are G-Dragon, EXO, BEAST, SISTAR, Davichi, Dynamic Duo, Busker Busker, SHINee, IU and Ailee.
Nominees (clockwise from top left) G-Dragon, SHINee, IU and SISTAR (Photos courtesy of Melon website)

Monday, October 14, 2013

Dancer-choreographer Aimee Lee Lucas: K-pop opened doors for me

Dancer-choreographer Aimee Lee Lucas praises EXO and talks about G-Dragon, Taeyang, Park Bom and Uhm Jung Hwa in an interview with Manila Bulletin 

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Justin Bieber kisses Sandara Park

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Pop star Justin Bieber gave K-pop fans a surprise when he kissed 2NE1′s Sandara Park at a party after his concert in Seoul last Oct. 10.
Korean American jeweler Ben Baller uploaded on his Chinese microblogging account Weibo a photo of Bieber kissing Sandara.
Justin Bieber (left) kissing Sandara Park. On the right is Ben Baller. (Photo courtesy of Ben Baller’s Weibo)

Friday, October 11, 2013

Justin Bieber holds Seoul concert with G-Dragon as surprise guest

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Pop star Justin Bieber held his Believe Tour concert in Seoul last night and surprised the audience when he called Big Bang’s G-Dragon on stage as his guest.
Justin Bieber, Psy and G-Dragon in Seoul (Photo courtesy of Scooter Braun’s Instagram)

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

G-Dragon sets records with TV music show wins

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Big Bang leader G-Dragon has set records with four of his songs winning the charts on TV music programs.

Friday, September 13, 2013

G-Dragon’s ‘Coup d’etat’ invades Billboard charts

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Big Bang leader G-Dragon’s latest album “Coup d’etat” has entered several charts on Billboard including the Billboard 200.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

G-Dragon, Missy Elliot perform new song at KCON in LA

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
K-pop star G-Dragon's dream came true when he performed with Grammy-winning rapper Missy Elliott on stage.
The two heated up KCON, the K-pop convention in Los Angeles, over the weekend when they sang together G-Dragon's new song for his new upcoming album "Coup d'etat."

Saturday, August 3, 2013

G-Dragon's 'blackface' IG photo draws controversy

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
Big Bang's leader G-Dragon has courted controversy over his Instagram photo that showed him wearing black face paint and a hoodie that resembled the image of teen Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed in Florida last year. said, "But this time G-Dragon might have gone too far. As with Frank Ocean, Diddy, the-Dream, and others after news of Martin's shooting death broke last year, the K-pop idol wears what looks like a hoodie (though may be a T-shirt pulled up over his head), in apparent tribute to Martin. But he's also wearing black face paint."
G-Dragon's controversial photo (left) (Photos courtesy of G-Dragon's Instagram and

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Jay Park, G-Dragon, f(x) Bag Nominations In The Korean Music Awards

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines - The nominations for the 10th Korean Music Awards are out and Jay Park, G-Dragon and f(x) have made the list.
The Korean Music Awards will recognize musical talent rather than popularity or album sales. Like in previous years, most of the nominees this year are indie singers and only a few mainstream K-pop singers were recognized.
(Clockwise from top left) Jay Park, G-Dragon and f(x).
(Photos courtesy of and YG Entertainment)

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Billboard charts: Unstoppable Psy Jumps to 11th place, G-Dragon Debuts

By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines - Korean rapper and YouTube sensation Psy's wish to chart higher on Billboard has come true.
And fellow YG Entertainment artist G-Dragon, leader of boy band Big Bang, has joined him on the charts.
(Clockwise from top) Ellen and Psy doing the "Gangnam Style" dance on "Ellen";
Psy on 'Saturday Night Live' and G-Dragon

Sunday, July 3, 2011

GD & TOP’s album cover changed due to Playboy trademark infringement

MANILA, Philippines - Big Bang’s agency, YG Entertainment, has announced that it will stop the sale of G-Dragon and TOP’s first album after it admitted that it infringed on the bunny logo trademark of adult magazine publisher Playboy Enterprises.
GD & TOP's album in question (extreme left), which is similar to the Playboy logo (center). At right is the new cover of the album. (Photos courtesy of Playboy and YG Entertainment)
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