Teens Allegedly Sabotaged Donald Trump’s Tulsa Rally By Reserving ‘Hundreds’ Of Tickets To Ensure Low Turnout

After reports suggested that President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa was dogged with lower than expected attendance, Twitter users began reporting that teenagers and fans of Korean music genre K-Pop had worked together to strike a “savage blow” against the president. According to the Daily Mail, reports have suggested that young people worked to […]

Lady Gaga And Blackpink Drop ‘Sour Candy’

A day ahead of its international release, Lady Gaga surprised fans with an early release of a new song from her sixth studio album, Chromatica. The song titled “Sour Candy” is a collaboration with the world-renowned K-pop girl group, Blackpink. The unexpected drop came Thursday morning, and Blackpink quickly started trending on Twitter with fans […]

K-Pop Star Sunmi Goes Viral With One Quick LGBT Statement During Pride Month

On Tuesday night, K-Pop Star Sunmi stunned her fans in a moment that immediately went viral. While performing at the Q-Factory in Amsterdam as part of her Warning World Tour, the Southeast Asian idol made an off-the-cuff comment on stage that saw her audience go wild. When talking about different sides of herself, Sunmi said […]

K-pop Group BTS Slays On ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ 2019 Semi-Finals

It’s rare that Asian artists performing in England go viral on Twitter’s United States trending list. But today, K-pop boy band BTS did just that after working the Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) stage, offering their very first live performance in the United Kingdom with their hit single, “Boy With Luv.” Not only that, but the […]

This Week’s ‘SNL’ Marked First-Ever K-Pop Musical Guest With BTS

Viewers of Saturday Night Live were treated to the show’s first musical performance by a Korean pop, commonly known as K-pop, group this week, CNN reports. The wildly internationally popular K-pop group BTS took to the stage as the sketch show’s musical guest on Saturday to the delight of fans the world over. In recent […]

BTS’s ‘Boy With Luv’ Music Video With Halsey Breaks YouTube Record For Most Views In 24 Hours

BTS has made history once again. The K-pop boy band’s music video for their new song, “Boy With Luv,” has broken YouTube’s record for the highest number of views garnered within a 24-hour period, Entertainment Tonight reports. The video is a fun colorful romp with a cameo from pop superstar Halsey, who is a guest […]

K-Pop Band BTS Releases New Album Featuring Halsey And Ed Sheeran

BTS, the K-pop supergroup with millions of fans across the world, dropped their new album, Map Of The Soul: Persona. In what can be interpreted as their growing mainstream relevance in the United States, the album features pop heavyweights like Halsey and Ed Sheeran. “We find strength and happiness in every moment,” the group said […]

Big Bang’s Seungri Implicated In Prostitution Scandal

Big Bang, a band whose fame made them the face of Korean Pop around the world, was once the largest K-Pop band. For over 10 years, they enjoyed plenty of popularity, wealth, and fame. Plus, their music won them several awards and accolades. However, the public hasn’t seen much of the band over the past […]

BTS Apologizes After A Photo Resurfaces Of A Member With A Nazi Symbol Hat

The K-pop group BTS is apologizing for a hat worn in a photoshoot which included a Nazi symbol. The photo goes back to a 2015 photoshoot for which they blame the stylist for the choice of accessories. Hollywood Life says the hat with the Nazi symbol was in no way intentionally chosen for the shoot, […]

BTS: K-Pop Boy Band Releasing First Concert Film, ‘Burn The Stage: The Movie’

Korean pop group BTS has sold millions of albums and sold out concerts all over the world. This week the boy band made history by being featured on the cover of Time magazine. Now the seven-member group is headed to movie theaters. Burn the Stage: The Movie, directed by Park Jun Soo and produced by […]

Heidi Klum Poses With Popular K-Pop Band BTS, As She Teases A Performance During ‘AGT’

BTS is known as one of the most popular K-pop bands to gain footing in America. They’ve established themselves by doing what they do best, which is singing in Korean. While other K-pop groups have tried to cross over and appeal to American fans by translating their lyrics or by using English, BTS has gained […]

BTS Make History As First K-Pop Group To Top Billboard Chart

K-pop dominates the Billboard 200 albums chart this week for the first time ever as BTS’ Love Yourself: Tear debuts in the highly-coveted top slot. The South Korean boy band’s latest album, released via BitHit Entertainment, dropped May 18 and sold the equivalent of 135,000 units in the U.S., according to Billboard. Also impressive is […]

BTS Fever Dominated The 2018 Billboard Music Awards And Fans Loved It

K-Pop’s BTS made a lot of waves at Sunday night’s 2018 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas and absolutely no one minded one bit. It was a night of firsts for the boy-band consisting of V, Jungkook, Jimin, Suga, Jin, RM, and J-Hope, as their performance of their new single, “Fake Love,” was the first […]

Trump Goes ‘Gangnam Style’ Ahead Of Peace Talks With Kim Jong Un [Video]

Almost six years ago, South Korean rapper Park Jae-sang (a.k.a. Psy or PSY) created an international mega hit with his “Gangnam Style” music video, which has received an astounding 3.1 billion views on YouTube since then, in addition to becoming No. 1 on Billboard’s K-Pop chart at the time. The popular production that took the […]

Move Over One Direction Fans, K-Pop Superstar Boy Band BTS Now Own The Internet

On New Year’s Eve, South Korean pop band BTS delighted their fans when they appeared on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. When they did so, BTS sent Twitter into a frenzy and became 2017’s most tweeted-about celebrities. BTS reminded us of the power of social media to shape the careers of pop bands, a […]

Heize Hospitalized: K-Pop Star Rushed To Hospital After Collapsing At South Korean Awards Show

K-Pop star Heize was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at a South Korean awards show, Us Weekly is reporting. The 26-year-old was performing at the 2017 SBS Gayo Daejun, an annual year-end music festival that’s been held since 1997. This year, the festival was held on Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day), at the Gocheok […]

SHINee Minho Led Kim Jongyun’s Funeral Procession – Key, SM Entertainment, Amber Share Parting Messages

It was a gloomy day for k-pop as family and friends sent off SHINee’s Kim Jonghyun. They gathered together to say goodbye to the singer who took his life on December 18. SHINee members canceled an engagement and performed their role as chief mourners, with Minho and Jonghyun’s sister leading the procession. SHINee members Key, […]

SHINee’s Jonghyun Reportedly Committed Suicide, Gangnam Police Confirmed Singer’s Death

On December 18, news broke that the sister of SHINee’s frontman Jonghyun filed a report to Gangnam Police after receiving an alarming text message from her brother. The police found the singer in a serviced residence in Chungdam where he apparently tried to commit suicide through carbon monoxide poisoning. Gangnam Police issued a statement on […]

BTS Perform Incredible Mini-Concert On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, Leading To Possible Charlie Puth Collab [Video]

K-pop group BTS put on the performance of a lifetime when they appeared on the popular American TV show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! In a spectacular mini-concert, the South Korean boyband took the stage by storm with an exclusive gig showcasing some of their greatest hits, including “Blood Sweat and Tears” and “MIC Drop,” the group’s […]

BTS Is Ready To Take America By Storm: Everything We Know About The K-Pop Superstars

Global superstars BTS made their way to U.S. television Sunday night with a debut performance at the American Music Awards, and the seven-member Korean pop boy band did not disappoint. While introducing themselves to a whole new audience, the Bangtan Boys or Bulletproof Boy Scouts, as they are also known, stayed true to their Korean […]

BTS’ Jimin Unable To Perform Choreography Due To Muscle Pain

K-pop star Jimin is not able to perform choreography with BTS during the Macau stop of their “Wings” tour. On November 3, Big Hit Entertainment released an official statement about Jimin’s inability to dance with the group, according to AllKpop. The company notified fans and said that due to muscle pains, BTS member Jimin will […]

BTS To Perform ‘DNA’ At The American Music Awards; Fans Disappointed At Song Roster

BTS has been invited to perform at the upcoming American Music Awards. The record-breaking K-pop band’s appearance was recently announced and has already shook the nation. According to Forbes, news of BTS’s upcoming performance at the award show was announced on the AMA’s official Twitter page. BitHit Entertainment, a South Korean entertainment company, announced the […]

Jaden Smith 2017: ‘After Earth’ Actor Leaves Hollywood To Be A K-Pop Star Like Bigbang’s G-Dragon?

South Korean superstar G-Dragon, real name Kwong Ji-Yong, just recently made a comeback and broke record after record with his brand new solo album. The 29-year-old rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and fashion icon has been in the industry since he was a child, and he has garnered a lot of fans worldwide throughout his career. […]

BTS’ ‘Seredipity’ Teases September Comeback And It’s Way Different From Their Previous Trailers!

BTS is about to make a big comeback, and it looks like it’s going to have a little bit of “Serendipity.” The superstar K-pop boy band teased fans with a trailer for one of their new songs and it was a little different from the ones they’ve done in the past. This preview clip features […]

Big Bang’s G-Dragon Heading To Mandatory Military Service After Act III: Motte World Tour

G-Dragon has been in the K-pop industry for quite a long time and he has even earned the title of “King of K-pop.” While the highly-successful South Korean boy band, Big Bang, which he is a part of, is currently on hiatus as a band, the leader of the group took this chance to focus […]

Taylor Swift’s New Single ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ Sounds A Lot Like This Famous K-pop Song

While people have been busy pointing out that Taylor Swift’s new single “Look What You Made Me Do” has a Beyonce reference, many failed to realize that her latest track sounded a lot like one particular famous K-pop song. Taylor Swift’s music has definitely evolved throughout the years and she is now addressing her haters […]

Mingyu’s Height: SEVENTEEN Member Might Be Too Tall To Be Part Of Pledis Entertainment’s K-pop Boy Group

There are so many successful K-pop stars in the industry right now that standing out from the rest will definitely be a huge plus. However, SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu is not too happy being such a stand out in the group. Kim Min-gyu, or mostly known as Mingyu, has recently revealed his concern about his height. At […]

Jay Park: Kpop Star Signs With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, ‘This Is A Win For Asian Americans’

After several years of building a loyal fan base and delivering successful tracks, Park Jaebeom, Korean pop artist who is also known as Jay Park, has officially been signed to Jay-Z’s management company, Roc Nation. Roc Nation is home to a diverse roster of recording artists, musicians, and record producers including Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Demi […]

BLACKPINK 2017 Comeback: Park Myung Soo Smitten By Jennie, Jisoo, Rose, And Lisa’s Beauty

BLACKIPINK took the K-pop world by storm after they officially debuted on August 8, 2016. Jennie, Jisoo, Rose, and Lisa are known for their fashion-forward styles and their undeniable visuals. In fact, even the veteran DJ and comedian, Park Myung Soo, took notice of the beauties. The YG Entertainment girl group is busy promoting their […]

SNSD Comeback 2017 Confirmed For August, Girls’ Generation Preparing 6th Album For 10th Anniversary

The queens of modern-day K-pop are set for a comeback. In a recent announcement, SM Entertainment has confirmed that Girls’ Generation, one of the most iconic all-female groups in K-pop, would be releasing their sixth studio album this August. The new album would be the group’s first release in two years since the debut of […]

T.O.P Goes to Trial Still Looking Like A Star, Gains Criticism From Netizens

K-Pop icon and Big Bang member T.O.P has shown up to his trial on June 29 still looking like a celebrity. The rapper donned a suit, with full make-up and styled hair, looking dapper in his outfit. However, South Korea’s online users or netizens as they are called have noticed his appearance and heavily criticized […]

BTS Makes It to TIME’s ’25 Most Influential People On The Internet’ List

South Korean male powerhouse group BTS has reached yet another milestone in its storied career. After the incredibly successful launch of its latest album and an equally successful ongoing World Tour, the popular K-pop group has managed to acquire yet another award this year, earning a coveted spot in TIME Magazine‘s 25 Most Influential People […]

EXO Chinese Idol Lay Is Not Part Of Group’s Comeback Album

EXO is set to release a new album in mid-July, and its only Chinese member Lay will not be part of it. Lay is reportedly not part of EXO’s comeback album because of his prior professional commitments in China. S.M. Entertainment, EXO’s management agency, has released a statement to confirm Lay’s non-participation in the group’s […]

K-Pop Controversy: Big Bang’s T.O.P. Charged for Smoking Marijuana

Choi Seung Hyun, also known as T.O.P., from one of South Korea’s iconic boy groups, Big Bang, has finally admitted to the charges of smoking marijuana in his home on October of last year. Earlier reports revealed that a female acquaintance was with him during the incident. Initially, the Big Bang rapper denied allegations that […]

PSY: First Asian Artist To Receive YouTube Diamond Play Button, Korean Rapper Hits 10M Subscribers On YouTube

PSY, the cross-over Korean rapper, has been awarded the Diamond Play Button for his YouTube channel, “officialpsy,” reaching a massive 10 million subscribers. PSY unveiled the gorgeous Diamond Play Button in a video posted on Sunday, as per Mashable. The Diamond Play Button is a highly coveted award that is given to select YouTubers who […]

BTS Has Groundbreaking Moment At 2017 Billboard Music Awards, Introducing K-Pop To American Audiences

BTS is bringing K-Pop to a gigantic new audience at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. The popular act will be the first ever from the Korean pop genre to be nominated for a BBMA, with a nod in the top social artist category. They have a good chance of pulling through a win — the […]

K-Pop News: Kyuhyun, Youngest Of Super Junior Members, Joins Military – Will Heechul Be ‘Radio Star’ MC Now?

This K-pop news may disappoint some of the fans. Popular South Korean band Super Junior had all its members, except one, join the military. The youngest member of the band, Kyuhyun, was the sole flagbearer of the group. Now, that he has also joined the military, all the members will now fulfill their military responsibility. […]

Jaden Smith Planning To Release K-Pop Single This Year: The Internet Responds

There’s no disputing that K-pop has seen a definite surge in popularity in the United States in the past couple of years. Several groups have made massive inroads and established a firm fan base. Whether it’s the storytelling of Miss A or the synchronized moves of Brown Eyed Girls, fans in the United States are […]

EXID Explains Why They Are So Amazed By International K-Pop Fans Singing Korean Lyrics To ‘Up & Down’

Exceed in Dreaming, better known in the K-pop community as EXID, just recently made their K-pop comeback for 2017 with their third EP, or mini-album, titled Eclipse, featuring the hit song “Night Rather Than Day.” It officially released on April 10 at midnight KST. Since then, its been making its rounds online. The music video […]

GFRIEND Announced To Perform At KCON 2017 NY, Joining Already Announced K-Pop Acts CNBLUE And TWICE

Right now, KCON.TV is busy setting up and building hype for their upcoming U.S. venue, KCON 2017 NY. Though it is labeled as New York, the venue is technically located in the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, which is right on the New Jersey and New York border, or at least close enough to […]

KCON 2017 NY Announces CNBLUE And TWICE As First Acts To Perform At Popular K-Pop Event

For many years now, KCON has been the No. 1 entity in spreading and increasing the interest of Korean culture through Hallyu internationally. Just recently, they teamed up with Fantagio to record the entertainment label and agency’s I.O.I. members, Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon, as they prepare for their K-pop debut by partaking […]

I.O.I. Members Choi Yoo Jung And Kim Do Yeon Went To Los Angeles To Train For K-Pop Debut In ‘Dodaeng’s Diary’

If there is one K-pop girl group that has benefited its members the most, it is easily going to be Ideal of Idol better known as I.O.I. Formed back in 2016 and consisting of the top 11 contestants off of the competition show Produce 101, they have continued onward for one year releasing hits that […]

Park Yoochun Confirms Upcoming Marriage: ‘Korea’s Bill Cosby’ Finds Love Amidst Scandals

Korean pop and acting sensation Park Yoochun has confirmed that he would be getting married later this year. In a brief announcement, the singer/actor’s agency, C-JeS Entertainment, stated that reports of the famous celebrity’s impending marriage are accurate, and that Park would be tying the knot with his fiance later this fall. C-JeS further stated […]

K-Pop Group EXID Speaks Up About Returning Without Solji

K-pop group EXID made a comeback, minus one member, on April 10th, debuting their new song “Night Rather Than Day” from their third EP Eclipse on Mnet’s Mnet Presents. EXID’s lead vocalist, Solji, did not appear with the group as she is on hiatus after being diagnosed with hyperthyroidism in December of 2016. EXID member […]

Bae Suzy’s JYP Entertainment Contract Ends, Idol-Actress Undecided On Renewing

When it comes to girl groups in the K-pop industry today, JYP Entertainment is sitting on top of the world with Twice. The nine-member girl group consisting of Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu have dominated the K-pop scene since their debut back in 2015 with their debut title track song […]

WINNER To Make K-Pop Comeback With New Album, ‘Fate Number For’

For YG Entertainment, 2017 will be a year that will test the entertainment label and company after the situation they are currently in. With Big Bang on hiatus, due to its members now fulfilling mandatory military service duties, and 2NE1 officially disbanded, “Papa YG” Yang Hyun Suk and company will have to work hard to […]

Hyoyeon And Yoona Next Girls’ Generation Members To Release Albums This Year

Ever since 2015, SM Entertainment has been featuring individual members of their most popular K-pop girl group So Nyeo Shi Dae (SNSD), better known as Girls’ Generation, as soloists. It all started with Taeyeon with her debut solo mini-album I. After its debut, she exploded in popularity as a soloist and followed up with numerous […]

IU’s 4th Album’s Pre-Release Track ‘Through The Night’ Gets Perfect All-Kill

In the Korean music industry, most look forward to the comebacks of boy bands and girl groups, yet Lee Ji Eun — better known by her stage name, IU — is one of the few exceptions. Since 2008, IU has made a name for herself as a successful soloist. Her popularity was further extended when […]

‘Produce 101’ Contestant Lee Hae In Leaves Agency, Won’t Debut With Lee Soo Hyun

During its airing, Produce 101 was one of the more popular music competition shows on Korean television. A lot of its popularity had to do with who participated and what was at stake: female talent from numerous agencies hoping to be a part of a girl group backed by a huge corporation. Participants who became […]

Amber, K-Pop Idol Of f(x), Says SM Entertainment Thinks She’s ‘Not Good Enough’

On December 30 last year just before the new year rang in, many K-pop fans who identify themselves as E.L.F. or Super Junior fans were heavily concerned when Henry Lau, better known simply as Henry, started to express his frustration towards SM Entertainment. He uploaded a post, which was eventually taken down, in which he […]