SHINee, 2PM, Infinite, SISTAR and More Rock the Stage at the LA K-Pop Festival

On April 12, the LA K-Pop Festival was held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The event was created to celebrate the 111th anniversary of Korean American immigration. Sponsored by KBS, this day long event started with a festival, featuring Korean food, dramas and of course, K-Pop! The main stage featured a K-Pop talent competition in which the winner would receive a trip to Korea and prize mon...

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Baek Ji Young Appears as Judge on Vietnamese Audition Show “VK Pop Superstar”

Talented vocalist Baek Ji Young was in Vietnam after being invited to appear as a judge on the country’s music audition show “VK Pop Superstar.” The singer was in Vietnam on February 25 for the press event for the show.  It was stated that Baek Ji Young was a judge for about one hundred auditions. Even though she doesn’t speak Vietnamese well, Baek Ji Young will bring her p...

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Singer Baek Ji Young to Guest on “Witch Hunt”

Singer Baek Ji Young will appear as a guest on JTBC talk show “Witch Hunt.” The public is anticipating what she will say on the show, especially since she is known to be very honest. On February 13, according to several sources, Baek Ji Young participated in “Witch Hunt” recording with comedian/MC Shin Dong Yup, singer Sung Si Kyung, MC Sam Hammington, film critic Heo Ji Woong, fashion magazine ed...

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Yoon Jong Shin, Yoo Hee Yeol, and the Changing Landscape of K-Pop

Over the last few years, the K-Pop market has shown a diversification of genres, as well as a shift in power among key players. While there companies that depend heavily on idols, such as the “Big 3,” consisting of SM, YG and JYP, there are also others that have caught the public’s attention with their offerings of ballad singers and singer-songwriters. Smaller companies have found that the intern...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Jan. 26 – Feb. 1)

We’re back with another update of your favorite K-Pop stars and the moments they’ve chosen to share with fans on Instagram! This week was dedicated to wishing everyone a happy lunar new year, spending time with your loved ones, sharing memories from being on tour, thanking close friends and even your boss for an amazing gift, surprising members with a birthday cake, kicking it with oth...

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Baek Ji Young Praises Jun Ji Hyun’s Singing

Singer Baek Ji Young praised actress Jun Ji Hyun’s singing. On the episode of SBS’ Wednesday – Thursday drama “Man from the Stars,” which aired on January 22, there was a scene where Chun Song Yi (played by Jun Ji Hyun) passionately sang to Baek Ji Young’s “Like Being Shot by a Bullet” after being rejected by Do Min Joon (played by Kim Soo Hyun). On January 23, Baek Ji Young posted on her SNS acco...

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Cool’s Yuri to Get Married in Februrary

Yuri (Cha Hyun Ok, age 37) of the 90s popular mixed group, Cool, is getting married. According to close acquaintances on January 13, Yuri has been dating her boyfriend for four years and will be walking down the aisle on February 22. The couples’ families met last month on setting the date. The location of the wedding and honeymoon is yet to be decided.    The groom-to-be is six years younger than...

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[Gallery] EXO, SHINee, BEAST, IU and Others Class It Up on the Red Carpet for 2013 MMA

Click! Click! Flash! With 2013 being a huge year for K-Pop, the red carpet for the 2013 Melon Music Awards was filled with some of this year’s hottest idols, artists and celebrities, who were all decked out in their finest evening wear. On November 14, the 2013 Melon Music Awards was held at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul. Being one of the biggest year-end music award shows in Korea, the stars...

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[Gallery] JYP Artists Show Support by Attending VIP Premiere of “Marriage Blue”...

On November 7, the VIP premiere for “Marriage Blue” was held at the Megabox theaters in the COEX mall. The film boasts a star-studded cast including Ock Taecyeon, Lee Yeon Hee, Go Joon Hee, Lee Hee Joon, Kim Kang Woo, Kim Hyo Jin, Joo Ji Hoon, JOO, Ma Dong Suk and Guzal Tursunova. So it’s only natural that a slew of dazzling guests attended the VIP premiere to show support for th...

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