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BTS makes Time’s list of 25 most influential people on internet

BTS makes Time’s list of 25 most influential people on internet

K-pop superstars BTS has made it on Time magazine’s list of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet for the third year in a row. The K-pop septet was among the 25 people the U.S. magazine unveiled Tuesday (U.S. time) for this year, which included U.S. President Donald Trump, American musicians Ariana Grande and […]

South Korea’s legend BTS to perform in Saudi Arabia in “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself” world tour

South Korea’s legend BTS to perform in Saudi Arabia in “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself” world tour

BTS, the first and only South Korean band to top the U.S. Billboard 200, has added Saudi Arabia to their world tour “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself”. The group has posted on its website that it would be performing in the Saudi capital Riyadh at King Fahad International Stadium on October 11. BTS will be the […]

CJ joins hands with AEG to build K-pop arena in S. Korea

CJ joins hands with AEG to build K-pop arena in S. Korea

The entertainment arm of food and entertainment conglomerate CJ Group said Monday that it has joined hands with the global entertainment firm Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) to build an arena in Goyang, just northwest of Seoul. The 20,000-seat arena will be located inside of the complex dubbed CJ LiveCity that also houses a K-pop themed […]

K-pop superfans’ craze for special items creates new potential market

K-pop superfans’ craze for special items creates new potential market

Choi Seo-hyun, a big fan of BTS, recently bought a card bearing a photo of band member Jungkook via Twitter. The card was from the boy band’s latest album, “Love Yourself: Answer,” which comes with a random photo of one of the seven members. “It’s a probability of one in seven,” said Choi. “If you […]

Seoul to build K-pop arena by 2024

Seoul to build K-pop arena by 2024

A K-pop performance hall will be built in northern Seoul by 2024 to attract more foreign tourists, the city government said Wednesday. The Seoul Metropolitan Government unveiled its plan to establish a cultural complex near Changdong Station on subway Line No. 1 in Dobong-gu, the 18,400-seat Seoul Arena as its key project. Construction is scheduled to […]

Miss Universe 2015 is a huge Super Junior fan

Miss Universe 2015 is a huge Super Junior fan

German-Filipino actress and model Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, who was crowned as Miss Universe 2015, was apparently a huge fan of Kpop band Super Junior and especially Siwon. After naming her Miss Universe, somebody has dug up Wurtzbach’s tweets from 2009, where she jokingly calls herself Mrs. Choi Siwon, and talks lovingly of other Super Junior members. After the famous […]

Top rookie Kpop groups and Korean dramas for 2015

Top rookie Kpop groups and Korean dramas for 2015

Towards the end of the year, the Korean entertainment industry starts making a compilation of stars and dramas that gained most popularity through the year. “Star News” conducted a survey to determine ‘2015’s Best Rookie Group,’ based on the expert opinions of 28 entertainment industry insiders such as agency reps, producers, broadcasting network producers, and […]

CL’s “Hello Bitches” makes it into ‘Dazed’s list of “Top 20 Tracks of 2015”

CL’s “Hello Bitches” makes it into ‘Dazed’s list of “Top 20 Tracks of 2015”

Digital magazine “Dazed” just released their list of “Top 20 Tracks of 2015” and 2NE1’s leader, CL, managed to get the 14th spot on the list with her newest solo track “Hello Bitches.” On December 8th, Dazed revealed their list of top tracks of 2015 which they described as“the most game-changing tracks of the last […]

EXO “Sing for You” in their latest winter song

EXO “Sing for You” in their latest winter song

EXO have revealed the Korean and Chinese music videos of their winter-themed title song “Sing for You.” The song “Sing for You” is the title track from EXO’s upcoming 5 songs mini-album of the same name. The moody, black and white music video features EXO members going through some good and bad times. According to ALLKPOP, as […]

The first kpop concert in Prgaue

The first kpop concert in Prgaue

On Friday 4th December, the first Kpop concert in the Czech Republic capital, Prague, was held in a sports stadium, during the visit of South Korea’s president Park Geun Hye to the country. The concert was attended by over 1800 hallyu fans from Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia. President Park attended the concert as […]

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