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  • Lee Da-hae Plays Golf in Pink

    2019/02/20, Source
    Actress Lee Da-hae was playing golf on the beach in a cute pink outfit She posted pictures on her Instagram on the 20th,...More
  • [HanCinema's News] Lee Da-hae Shares Pictures in Paradise

    It's snowing in Seoul today, but evidently Lee Da-hae is beating the weather by going traveling. It's not clear where she is, but it's hard not to envy her in light of Seoul's current snowfall,...More
  • [Lily's Take] Lee Hong-ki, Park Sung-kwang, and Se7en's Friendship

    2018/03/31, Source
    A most unexpected trio has proved their friendship online,...More
  • Se7en Posts Memories with Big Bang's Daesung, G-Dragon, and Taeyang

    2018/03/13, Source
    Singer Se7en posted pictures on his Instagram with the guys of Big Bang who are now in military,...More
  • Se7en and Lee Da-hae in Hong Kong, still in love

    2016/11/22, Source
    Se7en and Lee Da-hae are still in love. According to sources from the showbiz, the two were spotted in Hong Kong spending time together. Se7en appeared in the KBS 2TV show "Happy Together" before and said, "We never tried to hide it. We think it's best to be honest". They've been together a year,...More
  • Park Han-byul's new short hair

    2013/11/28, Source
    Actress Park Han-byul appeared at the product conference of "A Well Grown Daughter" on the 27th in newly-cut, short hair. Park Han-byul seemed somewhat feminine in terms of her outfit but boyish because of her hair,...More
  • Editorial: Celebrity Military Scandals in Korea

    2013/06/29, Source
    Some natural beauty before the the ugliness of the rant Okay, so this article will probably annoy a few people and while that's not my intention, I just can't keep quiet this time. I didn't write a response to the last celebrity-in-the-military scandal and I should have. So I have to say something now because it's just bursting out. I need to put my two cents in,...More
  • Park Han-byul, Se7en's away but she's still pretty

    2013/04/02, Source
    Actress Park Han-byul posted pictures of herself on the 2nd of April. She is wearing a sleeveless white shirt, holding up an item she is advertising for. Her pictures are welcomed by the fans who've missed her,...More
  • Se7en dispatched to division 8 training camp

    2013/03/22, Source
    Se7en (29, Choi Dong-wook) has been dispatched to division 8 training camp in Pocheon, Kyeonggido. He claims to do his best to fulfill his duties,...More
  • Today's Photo: March 20, 2013 [2]

    2013/03/20, Source
    Singer Se7en salutes before entering boot camp in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Province on Tuesday,...More
  • YG Artists Chip In To Open Children

    2013/02/22, Source
    YG Entertainment artists do more than entertain, they give back to the community as well. Members of the agency chipped in to help out in opening a children's rehabilitation hospital,...More
  • Why Psy and not JYP?

    2012/09/21, Source
    By Jason Lim I just watched Psy perform live in New York City's Rockefeller Center on NBC's Today Show, a venue usually reserved for the most popular of international singers. I mean, you can't get much more mainstream than that in the U.S. Wait. And the song just hit No. 1 in iTunes in 17 countries across the world. Wait again. Psy was just parodied in Saturday Night Live, reaching the pantheon of international stardom. This is getting ridiculous. Next, they will be inviting him to the White House and Buckingham Palace. The problem is, for the life of me, I can't figure out why. I admit that the song is catchy, silly, and fun. Then again, there are a lot of catchy, silly, and fun songs out there,...More
  • Today's Photo: August 9, 2012 - "R2B: Return to Base" VIP Premiere

    2012/08/09, Source
    Actress Shin Se-kyung smiles at a press event for her new film in Seoul on Wednesday,...More
  • Park Han-byul, "Marriage? se7en has to go to the army first"

    2012/06/21, Source
    Park Han-byul mentioned marriage with Se7en. At the media event held in a pub in Seoul on the 21st for the movie "Two Moons", Park Han-byul answered "Se7en has to go to the army first" to a question about marriage. Park and Se7en have been together since high school for over 10 years,...More
  • K-Entertainment

    2012/06/14, Source
    Meanwhile, YG Entertainment has launched an official global store on eBay, the first of its kind opened by a Korean record label. BIGBANGs newest special album STILL ALIVE has been made available through the online store, to the delight of many fans worldwide,...More
  • K-Entertainment

    2012/04/25, Source
    Hello, everyone. I'm Jennifer with the latest K-pop news updates.More
  • 20th anniversary of Seo Taiji and Boys

    2012/03/20, Source
    A photo taken in 1995 shows, from left, Lee Juno ,Yang Hyun-suk, and Seo Taij. Seo Taiji and Boys changed the history of Korean pop music when they debuted in 1992 with "I Know". / Korea Times file By Noh Hyun-gi "Nan, arayo!" (I know! in English) With that musical declaration, the history of Korean pop music changed completely 20 years ago Friday when a group of three boys released the album and title song, "I Know". In 1992, Seo Taiji, Yang Hyun-Suk and Lee Juno shocked the music scene with combined elements of hip-hop and rock, bringing rhythm, rap, break dance and most importantly the bold attitude. Until their sudden disbandment in Jan. 22, 1997, Seo Taiji and Boys produced four albums,...More
  • Park Kyung-rim "Jo In-sung and Hyun Bin were mine once"

    2012/03/06, Source
    Park Kyung-rim talked about her relationships with Jo In-sung and Hyun Bin in the past. She appeared on the SBS TV program "Kang Heart" and said, "Jo In-sung and Hyun Bin were my men" and talked about how they became stars after meeting her,...More
  • South Korean actress and model Park Han-Byeol

    2012/02/25, Source
    South Korean actress and model Park Han-byul has demonstrated her beauty in a recent fashion brand photo shoot. Park was born on Nov. 17, 1984. As a student at Anyang Art High School, Park posted photographs of herself on the internet, becoming an online celebrity due to her close physical resemblance to actress Jun Ji-hyun,...More
  • K-celebrities now 2

    2012/02/16, Source
    Se7en, the prince of K-pop, is back after a year and a half with a new mini-album that has swept all competition off the charts! [Interview : Se7en, Singer] "Hello, Arirang Today viewers! It's nice to meet you. I'm Se7en". We've all been waiting for this moment, and it's finally here! We joined Se7en for his comeback fan meeting. Last week, Se7en held a fan meeting to commemorate his comeback. The venue was packed with hundreds of fans,...More
  • K-celebrities now 1

    2012/02/09, Source
    Actor Lee Min-ho recently topped a poll held in France. [SOV] [Interview : Lee Min-ho, Actor ] "You're probably enjoying a happy life in Seoul, right A popular Hallyu website in France, DMS, which stands for Dramas Mangas Sensei, held a poll to pick the best Korean drama and actor. Lee Min-ho ranked number 1 by a landslide!,...More
  • Album review

    2012/02/07, Source
    Jay Park - 'New Breed' (UNIVERSAL MUSIC) Why we recommend it: Though a few tracks offer something new, for the most part, the album is recommended for Jay Park's fans. Recommended track: "Clap" One and a half stars out of four Jay Park, the former member of a popular boy band 2PM, has released his first full-length album, "New Breed". The 15-track CD includes five songs from a mini album "New Breed Part 1" put out in December 2011,...More
  • Se7en: 'This Is the Song that I Have to Sing Right Now'

    2012/02/06, Source
    Se7en is gaining popularity with his new song entitled "When I Can't Sing". Se7en (real name Choi Dong-wook, 28) who made a comeback after one and a half year break with his new song "When I Can't Sing" that has autobiographical lyrics, said, "This is a song that only I can sing right now. It conveys my genuine feelings about how I have reached this position. I have never listened to my own song this much before and repeatedly sing by myself (laugh),...More
  • Singer Se7en Makes Successful Comeback With Help Of Park Jin-young

    2012/02/01, Source
    It's no secret that Se7en has been having trouble attaining the level of popularity he had enjoyed before taking off the the US to attempt a debut there. His first long-awaited comeback created waves, but was lukewarm compared to his "it boy" status years before. Well, after 1 year and 6 months, Se7en has made his comeback with the song "Even If I Can't Sing", off of his second mini-album on February 1st. And the song immediately soared to number one on many of the major real-time music charts,...More
  • Se7en To Make Comeback January 2012

    2011/12/05, Source
    Se7en will be making his comeback with the onset of 2012. The singer will be releasing a new mini-album on January 18th, kickstarting a new round of promotions. As of now, the plan is to only release it in Korea. However, there have been requests coming in from Japan for a simultaneous release there. YG Entertainment is currently in the process of thinking the idea over,...More
  • Fashion Images - Park Han-Byeol

    2011/10/29, Source
    Park Han-byul in Ballpark South Korean actress and model Park Han-byul tries her ball in a local baseball game held recent in South Korea, drawing the attention of the baseball fans,...More
  • Daesung To Join YG Family For Year-End Concert

    2011/10/20, Source
    After months of laying low, Big Bang's Daesung will finally be re-joining his group at the end of this year. YG Entertainment typically holds a YG Family concert around December, featuring all of the popular YG artists. This year is no exception with three concerts scheduled for Seoul (Olympic Hall) alone on December 3-4th, each show expected to draw in 40,000 fans. The group will then head to Japan for concerts on January 7-8 at the Osaka Colosseum expected to attract about 80,000 people. Finally, two more shows, each slating for another 80,000 concert-goers, will take place at the Saitama Super Arena on January 21-22,...More
  • Daesung To Join YG Family For Year-End Concert

    2011/10/19, Source
    After months of laying low, Big Bang's Daesung will finally be re-joining his group at the end of this year. YG Entertainment typically holds a YG Family concert around December, featuring all of the popular YG artists. This year is no exception with three concerts scheduled for Seoul (Olympic Hall) alone on December 3-4th, each show expected to draw in 40,000 fans,...More
  • Chuseok Greetings From K-Pop Stars

    2011/09/13, Source
    It's that time again! Chuseok, or the Korean Thanksgiving!. Many K-pop stars took to their twitters or SNS to wish their fans a happy Chuseok and an abundant "fall harvest". BoA said on the morning of September 11th at 9 AM through her twitter account, "I've been so busy that I even forgot that it was Chuseok,...More
  • Korean pop stars to perform at 2011 Hallyu Dream Concert

    2011/09/07, Source
    Some of the biggest names in the K-pop scene will come together for the upcoming 2011 Hallyu Dream Concert next month, according to the official website of the concert on Wednesday. Korean idols Girls' Generation, 2PM, TVXQ, SHINee, miss A, GD&T.O.P, Se7en, BEAST, 4minute, G.NA, Secret, ZE:A - Children of Empire, Kim Gun-mo, Davichi, IU, MBLAQ, SISTAR and INFINITE will perform at the Gyeongju Citizen Stadium in the North Gyeongsang Province on October 3 as part of the three-day Hallyu Dream Festival,...More
  • G.NA has a crush on Se7en? "Park Han-byul watch out!"

    2011/08/14, Source
    Singer G.NA turned out to be a Se7en fan. G.NA made an appearance on the KBS 2TV "Free Saturday – Secret" and spoke about her favorite male singer.,...More
  • New YG Acts Training For 2012 Debut

    2011/07/27, Source
    YG Entertainment, home to 2NE1 and Big Bang, released plans of debuting new groups for next year. Yang Hyun-suk, head of YG, revealed through Korean media sources that there will be a number of new acts to look forward to, including solo acts, slated for 2011. For one, a YG version of Girls' Generation will hit the scene the first half of 2012. Yang stressed that this group will not only be talented, but very Girls' Generation,...More
  • YG to Advance into Japan by Establishing Exclusive Label

    2011/07/25, Source
    Launch of "YGEX" YG Entertainment and Japanese music distributing company Avex held a press conference at Nikko Hotel in Tokyo, Japan on July 21 and announced the launch of YG Family's exclusive label "YGEX (YG+AVEX)". The president of YG, Yang Hyun Seok (right), and the president of Avex Holdings, Matsuura Masato, are shaking hands. "YG will hold a family concert at the end of this year to celebrate its 15th anniversary of its foundation in both Korea and Japan",...More
  • Rain reveals pic "Top stars in one place"

    2011/07/21, Source
    Singer and actor Rain (Jeong Ji-hoon) released a picture worth a million. Through his Twitter on the 21st around 11:12PM, he uploaded a picture with the post saying, "Our movie "Soar into the Sun", the cast and crew".,...More
  • Global Star Agency, United Asia Management

    2011/05/13, Source
    by Lee Hwa-jung / May 06, 2011 This April, six major Korean talent management agencies joined forces to launch the Asian management agency, UAM (United Asia Management). With 'Hallyu' or better known as the 'Korean Wave' becoming a significant factor in Asia's Entertainment businesses such as KEYEAST, AM Entertainment, Star J Entertainment, SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment all came together to create a joint investment corporation called "UAM", an international talent agency with the purpose of strengthening the foundations of 'Hallyu', promoting collaborative exchange and establishing an efficient casting system. The main operations will focus on overseeing the portrait rights of all talents managed by the six agencies and intellectual rights as well as establishing an efficient talent database,...More
  • K-Pop Wave in Thailand Concert
    2011/05/06, Source
    Hallyu is undeniably popular in Thailand now! The desire of all fans to see their Hallyu stars perform live has always run high!

    [Interview : ] "Super Junior! Sorry sorry sorry sorry"

    Arirang TV and the Thai radio station, PD Creation, have joined hands to bring "K-Pop Wave in Thailand",...
  • T-Ara Eun-jeong leads horror movie "White's Curse" released in June

    2011/04/19, Source
    Mystery horror movie "White's Curse" confirmed its release date in June. "White's Curse" is the first commercial feature film by the Kim Gok and Kim Sun brothers who were once invited to the Venice Film Festival. "White's Curse" is about the dark and cruel secret among an idol group who gets to the spotlight.,...More
  • Sexy rocker Park Han-byul reveals sexy back

    2011/04/10, Source
    Se7en's long time lover and sexy fashionista Park Han-byul showed off voluptuous beauty through "High Cut"s "Rock 'n' Roll" photo shoot. Her pretty doll face was contrasted to her fantastic volume body. Making it unbelievable that she doesn't work out usually, her body is healthy and voluptuous. Her lean thighs and legs that have been trained well when she danced in the younger days were the most standing out. She also showed off a soft and white-looking back with a backless top.,...More
  • Se7en and Big Bang Garner Awards Together

    2011/04/05, Source
    Se7en and Big Bang were awarded at the "Singapore Entertainment Award (SEA)" that was held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on April 2. Se7en garnered the "Best Asia Performance" award that was chosen by a panel of judges consisting of experts in the entertainment business from Singapore and abroad, and Big Bang garnered the "Most Popular Korea Artist" award that was chosen based on a popularity vote and opinions from the panel of judges,...More
  • S. Korean actress and model Park Han-byul

    2011/04/02, Source
    Park Han-Byeol (born November 17, 1984) is a South Korean actress and model. As a student at Anyang Art High School, Park posted photographs of herself on the internet, becoming an online celebrity due to her close physical resemblance to actress Jun Ji-hyun,...More
  • Bae Yong-joon supplies blankets and medical transport for Japanese earthquake victims

    2011/03/30, Source
    Hallyu top star Bae Yong-joon went all out again to help those suffering in japan from the earthquake. Japanese Sankei Sports reported on the 31st that hallyu star Bae Yong-joon supplied 15,000 blankets and 3 medical patrol cars for the victims in Japan.,...More
  • Park Han-byul, 10 year boyfriend Se7en's surprise party?

    2011/03/07, Source
    Actress Park Han-byul revealed the time she was moved to tears because of her boyfriend, singer Se7en. In the MBC TV program "Come and Play – Girl Who Wants to Get Married' special, Yoon Eun-hye, Park Han-byul and Yoo In-na spoke honestly about marriage.,...More
  • Yoon Eun-hye and Park Han-byul on "Taxi"... witty talk

    2011/03/03, Source
    Actress Yoon Eun-hye and Park Han-byul appeared on "Taxi" and spoke about a few things that have been an issue. On tvN's "Taxi" on the 3rd they relieved curiosity of those who were watching by answering questions as boldly as they were.,...More
  • Gummy on the Soundtrack for "The Housemaid" (Korean Movie)

    2011/01/12, Source
    With "The Housemaid - 2010" to be out in the U.S. theaters very soon, here's a look at the Korean singer, Gummy, who participated in the movie's soundtrack album. And, before we start, here's the music video of the song:,...More
  • 2NE1 to expand music career into Japan in Feb 2011

    2010/12/30, Source
    Girl group 2NE1 [Official 2NE1 website] Korean girl group 2NE1 will expand their singing career into Japan in February 2011, according to YG Entertainment on Thursday. YG's CEO Yang Hyun-suk made the announcement through a message on the agency's official blog site (, saying that the girls will officially kick off their careers in Japan under the country's major recording company AVEX in February,...More
  • YG donates over 180 million won for year-end charity

    2010/12/28, Source
    Singers and employees from YG Family take part in coal briquette delivery campaign on Monday, December 27, 2010. [YG Entertainment] YG Entertainment announced through its press release on Tuesday that it has donated over 180 million won for charity this year. YG Entertainment, which is heading the public charity campaign "WITH", recently donated some 184 million won accumulated from their sales of albums, mobile music, concerts and other music-related merchandise of its artists,...More
  • Park Han-byul shows off her body line in front of a Christmas tree.... "Golden Ratio"

    2010/12/24, Source
    Park Han-byul expressed her joy by twisting her waist. Through Twitter, Park Han-byul posted a comment, “M.E.R.R.Y. C.H.R.I.S.T.M.A.S..!! Have a good holiday^^” with a picture.,...More
  • G-Dragon, T.O.P and LeeSSang to perform at Xmas party

    2010/12/07, Source
    Poster for SK Telecom's "Christmas T Social Party" [SK Telecom] Some of the biggest names in the K-pop scene will be performing on stage at a Christmas party hosted by a communications company in Korea. A press release from the party's publicist Prain Inc. announced Tuesday that Big Bang members G-Dragon and T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyun), rap duo LeeSSang and Se7en will take the stage at a club in KangNam of Seoul for SK Telecom's "Christmas T Social Party" held on December 24,...More
  • YG holds agency concert over the weekend

    2010/12/07, Source
    YG Family Concert [YG Entertainment] YG Family Concert: YG Has Come a Long Way "Eun-joo, I love you", a man confessed during the "YG Family Concert" held in Jamsil Olympic Gymnastic Stadium in Seoul on December 5. It is the man who sang "Smoke of The Devil" but not it's original singer Yang Hyun-suk, the owner of YG Entertainment ("YG" in short) but Seung-ri from boy band Big Bang. Before and after that, another Big Bang member Dae-sung sang Wheesung's "With Me" and T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyun) and G-Dragon performed Jinusean's "Phone Number". Till the very end of the show, the first generation of YG singers such as Yang, Jinusean and Teddy did not appear on stage but the three-hour concert was already packed enough with hit songs by singers such as Gummy, Se7en, Big Bang, 2NE1 and PSY. 15 years has passed since YG Entertainment has launched and it has certainly grown large,...More
  • YG Entertainment goes on countdown

    2010/11/24, Source
    YG Entertainment's countdown clock [Official YG Life blog] Top Korean agency YG Entertainment has caused a stir on the Internet after posting a digital clock timer on its blog YG Life. The digital clock, posted on the official blog ( starting Monday, indicated on Wednesday morning that in 110 hours YG Entertainment will make an announcement,...More
  • 2NE1 member Sandara celebrates birthday

    2010/11/12, Source
    Korean idols 2NE1 [Official Sandara me2day website] Korean girl group 2NE1 member Sandara Park has posted pictures of herself and her groupmates celebrating her birthday on her official me2day site. Three photographs were uploaded onto the site earlier today with the first pic revealing Sandara holding her birthday cake followed by one with cake on her face and the last one with her fellow bandmates,...More
  • Big Bang's DVD reaches No. 1 on Oricon chart

    2010/11/04, Source
    Korean boy band Big Bang [YG Entertainment] A DVD by Korean boy band Big Bang has reached the No. 1 spot on Japan's prestigious Oricon chart. According to Oricon's weekly music DVD chart, Big Bang's latest DVD "BIGSHOW BIGBANG LIVE CONCERT 2010" ranked in first, selling about 15,000 copies since going on sale in the country on October 27 and came in second in terms of DVD sales for all categories,...More
  • 2NE1 reveals music video for new track today

    2010/11/01, Source
    Clip from 2NE1's music video "I'm Hurt" [YG Entertainment] Korean idols 2NE1 unveiled the full-length music video for their new song on their official YouTube channel today. The music video for R&B track "I'm Hurt" from their first full-length album, features the girls donning clothes, make-up and hairstyles in a fantasy-like theme. Member Sandara Park acts in the video with model and actor,...More
  • YG Entertainment artists to hold joint concert in Dec

    2010/10/15, Source
    Poster for the "2010 YG Family Concert" [YG Entertainment] Korean singers from major talenthouse YG Entertainment will hold a concert in December. YG announced in a press release Friday that Big Bang, 2NE1, Se7en, Gummy and Psy will perform at the two-day "2010 YG Family Concert" to be held at the Olympic Park Stadium located in Seoul on December 4 and 5,...More
  • Se7en girlfriend Park Han-byul to debut as singer

    2010/10/14, Source
    Korean actress Park Han-byul [JF Entertainment] Korean idol star Se7en's actress girlfriend Park Han-byul will debut as a singer at the end of this month, industry sources have said. A source close to the actress then also confirmed the news, telling Sports Today over the phone on Wednesday, "Park will release a project album at the end of the month which will feature two tracks. She recently finished recording the songs",...More
  • Se7en to release music video for new song today

    2010/09/29, Source
    Korean singer Se7en [YG Entertainment] Korean singer Se7en will unveil the music video for a new song today, according to his agency YG Entertainment on Wednesday. YG announced in a press release that the singer will reveal the music video for "I'm Going Crazy", the third track he is promoting from his latest mini-album "Digital Bounce",...More
  • Taeyang to joins artists for Seoul Seoul Festival in Oct

    2010/09/27, Source
    Concert poster for Seoul Soul Festival 2010 featuring Korean singer Taeyang [S2 Entertainment] Korean singer Taeyang has joined a line-up of international and local artists for the Seoul Soul Festival 2010 to be held next month. On Monday, the concert's promoter S2 Entertainment announced that Big Bang member Taeyang will perform at the two-day soul music festival to be held at the Peace Plaza located in the War Memorial of Korea starting October 9,...More
  • Musiq Soulchild to perform in Korea for the first time in Oct

    2010/09/24, Source
    Concert poster for Seoul Soul Festival 2010 featuring Musiq Soulchild [S2 Entertainment] American soul artist Musiq Soulchild will be performing for the first time ever in Korea next month. According to the concert's promoter S2 Entertainment, the singer's official Twitter website said he will be taking the stage of the live Seoul Soul Festival 2010 held at the Peace Plaza located in the War Memorial of Korea on October 9 and 10,...More
  • Se7en says almost debuted as duo with Rain

    2010/09/08, Source
    Se7en speaks on SBS variety show "Steel Heart" broadcasted on September 7, 2010. [SBS] Singer Se7en has said he almost debuted as a duo with Asian pop sensation Rain. The 25-year-old pop star made the remark on a pre-recorded session of SBS variety show "Steel Heart" which went on air Tuesday, explaining that his producer and agency chief Yang Hyun-suk had suggested he form a two-man band with Rain,...More
  • KBS' "Music Bank" to be broadcast to 54 countries

    2010/08/27, Source
    KBS' music program "Music Bank" hosts Seo Hyo-rim and Song Joong-ki [Official "Music Bank" website] KBS' Friday music program "Music Bank" will be broadcast live to 54 countries around the world, according to the official website of "Music Bank" on Friday. The official website announced that today's show will be seen live for the first time ever in 54 different countries for a special episode titled "Live Music Bank K-Pop Special" later tonight,...More
  • SM Entertainment Artists Dominate In Album Sales

    2010/08/18, Source
    As if the company needed any more evidence to prove itself as one of the top entertainment agencies in Korea, a report was recently released showing just how much SM Entertainment dominates the kpop i,...More
  • Korean pop stars to perform at Hallyu Dream Concert

    2010/08/11, Source
    Official Hallyu Dream Festival site Korea's hottest K-pop stars will gather in the city of Gyeong Ju in the North Gyeongsang Province next month to perform at the Hallyu Dream Concert. Close to two dozen artists including Super Junior, 2PM, Kangta, 2AM, 2NE1, Se7en, 4minute, BEAST, Son Dam-bi, Kara, After School, miss A, FT Island, Choshinsung, Davichi, T-ara, MBLAQ, U-Kiss, ZE:A, Secret, Flower and Seo In-guk will take to the stage of the concert to be held on September 12 at the Gyeong Ju Citizen's Stadium as part of the two-day Hallyu Dream Festival which begins on September 10,...More
  • Se7en wins on M! Countdown with "Better Together" again

    2010/08/06, Source
    Korean singer Se7en [YG Entertainment] Korean singer Se7en, returning to the local music scene after three years and eight months, took the No. 1 spot on Mnet's televised music show "M! Countdown" with his latest single "Better Together" once again this week. The singer, up against Korean songstress G.Na's song "I'll Back Off", scored his second consecutive win on the cable music channel's Thursday evening show,...More
  • Se7en cheered on by 2NE1, Big Bang members

    2010/08/06, Source
    Korean pop singer Se7en (center) poses with 2NE1 members Minzy (front left), Sandara Park and T.O.P. (Choi Seung-hyun) of idol group Big Bang [Se7en's official Twitter page] Korean pop singer Se7en, who recently made a comeback to the local music scene, has revealed a photograph he took with YG labelmates Sandara Park and Minzy of girl band 2NE1 and T.O.P.(Choi Seung-hyun) of idol group Big Bang. Se7en posted the picture on his Twitter page,...More
  • Yang Hyun-suk and Lee Eun-joo-II Welcomes Baby Daughter

    2010/08/05, Source
    August 5th marks the day when a new member was added to the YG Family. Don't be confused because it's not a new trainee under,...More
  • 2nd line-up of K-pop idols announced for Hallyu concert

    2010/07/22, Source
    Official poster for "Incheon Korean Music Wave 2010" concert [HH Company] The second line-up of performers have been announced for the upcoming "Incheon Korean Music Wave 2010" concert, to be held next month in the city of Incheon, South Korea. According to a press release by PR agency The J Story on Thursday, Korean singers BoA, Kara, Se7en and Taeyang of idol group Big Bang will also be performing at the concert, which will take place August 29 at Incheon Munhak Worldcup Stadium,...More
  • Se7en: 'High Wall of American Music Industry Caused Homesickness'

    2010/07/22, Source
    In the middle of the sound of a high-pitched siren and sharp electronic music, singer Se7en (real name Choi Dong Wook, 26) came up to the stage. The performance entitled "Se7en Digital Bounce Release Party" was held on July 20 at a club located in Gangnam, Seoul. There was a pounding hiphop drum beat and blue laser light on the stage, and his splendid dance was very light and looked relaxed. The place was where he introduced his new song for the first time that is included in his mini album entitled "Digital Bounce", which he released after a break of three years and eight months to advance into the American music industry,...More
  • Se7en says U.S. foray was "not a failure but a new challenge"

    2010/07/21, Source
    Korean singer Se7en [YG Entertainment] Korean singer Se7en has said that his attempted foray into the U.S. pop market over the past few years was "not a failure but a beginning of a new challenge". The singer made the remark at a press conference, held Wednesday at a club in Seoul's trendy Cheongdam-dong district, which celebrated the July 21 release of his mini-album titled "Digital Bounce",...More
  • Se7en to advertise BlackBerry

    2010/07/19, Source
    Korean singer Se7en [YG Entertainment] Korean singer Se7en, who is set to make his comeback to the local music scene this week, has become the new model for the Blackberry smartphone, according to his agency YG Entertainment on Monday. YG announced in a press release that Se7en has signed a contract with telecommunication company SK Telecom to advertise for smartphone device BlackBerry,...More
  • Se7en unveils teaser video for title track

    2010/07/14, Source
    Images of Korean singer Se7en for his upcoming mini-album [YG Entertainment] Korean singer Se7en, who will be returning to the local music scene for the first time in three years, released a teaser video for the title track of his new album today. A 25-second long teaser video for the title track "Better Together" from Se7en's new mini-album was unveiled online (, along with photographs of the young star dressed in accordance to the concept of his new album,...More
  • Se7en reveals tracklist for new mini-album

    2010/07/13, Source
    Korean singer Se7en in a teaser page announcing his comeback [YG Entertainment] Korean singer Se7en, who will be making a comeback to the local music scene next week, has unveiled the tracklist from his new record on his official homepage ( According to a press release by agency YG Entertainment (YG) on Tuesday, the singer revealed the tracklist from his upcoming mini-album earlier this morning including a twenty-second teaser of the song "Digital Bounce", which features Big Bang member T.O.P (Choie Seung-hyeon),...More
  • Se7en to make comeback with new album next week

    2010/07/11, Source
    Korean singer Se7en in a teaser page announcing his comeback [YG Entertainment] Korean pop singer Se7en is set to make a comeback to the local music scene next week, making his first album release in Korea in over three years. Agency YG Entertainment (YG) announced in a press release that Se7en will be coming back on July 21, as shown in the teaser page set up for the singer ( last Friday,...More
  • Se7en to return to make local comeback next month

    2010/06/17, Source
    Korean singer Se7en [YG Entertainment] Korean singer Se7en will be releasing a new album in July, returning to the local music scene for the first time in three years, according to his agency YG Entertainment on Thursday. "He will make a comeback in the country with his new album which will go on sale on July 21", a representative from YG Entertainment told 10Asia over the phone,...More
  • Girls' Generation to debut in Japan

    2010/06/11, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff reporter

    Korean girl group Girls' Generation is finally making their official debut in Japan.

    The group's a,...
  • Se7en to make long-awaited comeback in July

    2010/05/12, Source
    Singer Se7en [YG Entertainment] Korean singer Se7en has confirmed that he will be making his long-awaited comeback to the local music scene in July, according to his agency YG Entertainment on Tuesday. The singer, who has been busy working in the U.S. for the past few years, had originally planned to return to Korea at the end of this month,...More
  • YG Entertainment records biggest profit in history

    2010/04/12, Source
    Yang Hyun-suk, founder and CEO of YG Entertainment [YG Entertainment] YG Entertainment (YG) -- considered one of the top three talent agencies in Korea alongside SM and JYP Entertainment -- saw its most successful business year to date last year, recording the biggest profit the company has ever seen. According to the annual audit report YG submitted to Korea's Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on Friday, the agency recorded operating profits of 7.39 billion won last year with a net profit of 4.16 billion won, the company's biggest profit yet,...More
  • Month of May Will Heat Up With Many Artist Comebacks

    2010/04/09, Source
    The month of April has seen some of the hottest and most anticipated comebacks in k-pop. Despite some setbacks due to the tragic Cheonan incident, "Rai"n has returned with his "Love Song" that's been,...More
  • Rain, Se7en, Hyo-lee, and Boa to Return to Korea

    2010/03/04, Source
    Four popular Korean solo singers -- Rain, Se7en, Lee Hyori, and BoA -- will come back to the Korean pop scene. Netizens call them the representative singers for Korean pop in the 2000s, and they are overjoyed at their return. Rain and Lee Hyori will come back after breaks of 18 months and 20 months, respectively. Se7en and BoA, who have focused on the American music industry up to now, return to the Korean music scene after breaks of three years and five years, respectively. The return of these famous solo singers is drawing people's attention because girls groups and new idol groups gained popularity last year. Four popular Korean solo singers -- Rain, Se7en, Lee Hyori, and BoA -- will come back to the Korean pop scene. Netizens call them the representative singers for Korean pop in the 2000s, and they are overjoyed at their return. Rain and Lee Hyori will come back after breaks of 18 months and 20 months, respectively. Se7en and BoA, who have focused on the American music industry up to now, return to the Korean music scene after breaks of three years and five years, respectively. The return of these famous solo singers is drawing people's attention because girls groups and new idol groups gained popularity last year.,...More
  • Se7en, BoA Back to Local Stage
    2010/03/02, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    Competition in the music industry this summer is expected to be fierce, with two favorites returning with new looks and sounds.

    Se7en and BoA are both planning to,...
  • Solo Singers Get Ready for 2010

    2010/01/12, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    Boy and girl bands may have conquered music charts last year, but solo singers are aiming at comebacks in 2010. But will they be able to win over fans amid the popu,...
  • YG Entertainment Moving to Own Company Building
    2010/01/08, Source
    YG Entertainment, which represents entertainers Se7en, Big Bang, and 2NE1, will move to a seven-story office building of its own in Hapjeong,...More
  • Fans to Host K-Pop Radio Show
    2009/11/11, Source
    Three Foreigners Will Co-Host 'K-Pop Connection' on 2nd Anniversary

    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    For foreigners living outside the country, finding Korean entertainment content can be tricky. To help quench their thirst, the KBS World launched English radio show "K-Pop Connection" two year,...
  • Korean Stars Mourn Michael Jackson
    2009/06/29, Source
    Together with the fans all over the world Korean musicians are mourning the sudden death of Michael Jackson.

    Rain, visiting Macao for the launching of his fashion brand "Six to Five" when he heard the news of Jackson's death, said that it was Micha,...
  • Love Is in the Air for Korean Celebrities
    2009/06/11, Source
    The month of June must be the season of love, as Korean celebrities admit their relationships and make a wedding announcement.

    Earlier in the week, popular singer Jang Yun-jeong surprised everyone by admitting that she and wacky comedian Roh Hong-cheol were indeed a couple. Then K-pop idol Se7ven,...
  • Se7en Confesses Love for Actress Park

    2009/06/10, Source
    By Lee Tae-hoon
    Staff Reporter

    Singer Se7en Wednesday confessed his love for actress,...
  • Three Korean Pop Stars Featured in People Magazine
    2009/04/09, Source
    An article titled "Coming to America…Asian Pop Stars" in the latest edition of People magazine featured four Asian celebrities who have been making an impact on the American music industry. Equally interesting is the fact that three of the four stars featured in this article are of Korean decent. Th,...More
  • Sink or Swim: Complex Magazine Profiles Korean Stars Vying to Make it in America
    2009/04/01, Source
    America ain't easy. Yet success here remains an aspiration for many artists around the world, not least of all the pop culture darlings of Korea, who have enjoyed many successes as part of the Hallyu Korean wave in Asia.

    American pop culture and lifestyle magazine Complex recently profiled five o,...
  • Se7en Interviewed by American Media

    2009/03/02, Source
    Ahead of his first regular album release in America, K-pop singer Se7en held an interview with a local publication.

    KoreAm Journal, a monthly magaz,...
  • Yang: Se7en to Return to Korea this Fall via US, Japan

    2009/02/25, Source
    Se7en's US debut song to be unveiled on iTunes March 10

    "Singer Se7en will wrap up his activities,...
  • Male Singers Returning to K-Pop Scene
    2009/02/17, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    The K-pop scene is currently dominated by female stars like Son Dam-bi, Baek Ji-young and girl groups,...
  • BoA to Perform in U.S. Along With Rain and Se7en
    2009/01/02, Source
    BoA is postponing her debut as an actress because of her U.S. debut.

    Singer BoA (23, real name Kwon Bo-a) says she is looking forward to performing in the U.S. along with,...
  • What's on Cultural Horizon in 2009?
    2008/12/30, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    The year 2009 is now finally around the corner, and it is about time to prepare for the New Year. The past year was an interesting one, and readers can now preview what is planned in 2009.


    Historical Dramas on the Rise: The three major networks are pl,...
  • Ten Culture Trends of 2008
    2008/12/22, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    1. The Death of Celebrities in 2008

    The suicide death of actor Ahn Jae-hwan because his debt shocked the nation. Then, the suicide death of Korea's commercial queen and sweetheart,,...
  • Korean Singer BoA Sets Her Sights on the U.S.
    2008/10/16, Source
    At first it looked as if the Asian pop sensation Boa was only setting her sights on the U.S. music market, when she announced her plan to debut in the United States last month.

    But the 21-year-old Korean singer was aiming for a more ambitious goal a,...
  • Singer BoA to Knock on US Music Market

    2008/09/11, Source
    By Han Sang-hee
    Staff Reporter

    Korean pop princess BoA is about to knock on the door of the U.S. music scene.

    At a press conference in Seoul, th,...
  • BoA Plans Debut in US
    2008/09/02, Source
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    After achieving phenomenal success in Asia, Korea's biggest pop star Boa is setting her sights on the world's biggest music market ― the United States.

    S.M. Entertainment said,...
  • Se7en Holds First Live Performance in Hollywood

    2008/05/07, Source
    Korean singer Se7en held a preview party for his album debut in the U.S. at Highlands, a famous nightclub in Hollywood, Los Angeles on May 2.

  • No Wave, just a Korean breeze in Poland
    2008/04/28, Source
    The Korean Wave has been spreading Korean pop culture across Asia and beyond for more than a decade, although it has barely reached Poland, in the centre of Europe. It is sad to admit, but Korean culture (traditional as well as the "new wave") does not exist in Polish minds as a distinctive identity,...More
  • Se7en to Hold Hollywood Preview Party Before U.S. Debut

    Singer Se7en will perform in front of a live audience prior to his official debut in the U.S.

  • Lee Hyori, Lee Seung-yeon alumni of Suhmoon High School.. Park Yong-woo, Yoo Ji-tae alumni of Whimoon High School
    2008/04/10, Source
    Talented stars have been popular since high school. It is obvious that stars would graduate from art schools, such as Anyang Art High School, where Rain, Se7en,,...More
  • 'Hell Training' for S-line… Kang Hye-jung

    2008/04/10, Source
    'A body like Angelina Jolie's?'

    Kang Hye-jung has entered training with the trainer team who worked with,...
  • Hyun Bin, Voted for Most Handsome Body

    2008/03/20, Source
    Netizens have chosen actor Hyun Bin as having the best body.

    The community portal site DC Inside, held a survey from the 10th to the 17th about,...
  • K-Pop Industry Undergoing Slump
    2008/01/22, Source
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    Korean pop music may be as popular as ever, but popularity does not translate into record sales. The K-pop music industry continues to struggle with the decline in album sales over the past seven years.

    The year 2007 was no different. Based on the data o,...
  • [2007 Drama Highlights] Best Kiss scenes

    2007/12/27, Source
    The drama market of 2007 had been flooded with a large number of high-quality dramas, range from large-scaled dramas of billion dollars worth production cost to much smaller-scaled, but of rich conten,...More
  • Singer M Rises to New Heights

    2007/10/16, Source
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    When you've been a member of one of the country's longest-running boy bands for nearly a decade, it would be tempting to sit back and enjoy your success. But,...
  • Band No Brain
    2007/09/19, Source
    "We used to go to great lengths not to lose the reins of a free-spirited life. I guess our songs were kind of rebellious music aimed at angst-ridden youngsters. These days, we don't care whether they loosen their reins or not. It's their life anyway. Now, we just want to sing about life without over,...More
  • Se7en to Debut in U.S.

    2007/07/30, Source
    Singer Se7en says he is planning on debuting in the United States in August.

    The Sankei Sports has reported recently that Korean R&B singer,...
  • Se7en to Give Last Japan Concert This Year

    2007/06/29, Source
    Singer Se7en yet again proved his high popularity in Japan.

    Tickets to his 2007 Japan Tour in Nagoya, Osaka and Tokyo that were released in late Ma,...
  • "Goong S"("Prince Hours") Members Se7en and Huh Yi-jae To Hold Fan Meeting In Japan

    2007/05/17, Source
    In commemoration of the MBC drama "Prince Hours", a large-scale fan meeting will be held in Japan. This drama is due to air on the 9th of,...More
  • K-Pop Concerts to Welcome Spring
    2007/04/03, Source
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    K-pop singers are welcoming spring with a flurry of energetic concerts in Seoul and around the country. Fans are eagerly awaiting concerts of Lee Seung-hwan, Insooni, Se7en,,...
  • [UPGRADING KOREAN CULTURE (3)]Online fans reshaping pop music world
    2007/03/21, Source
    This is the third in an eight-part series of articles that looks into the country's cultural and entertainment sectors and explores ways to help sharpen their competitive edge. - Ed.

    By Lee Yong-sung

    More and more Korean pop stars are making some serious noise all across Asia. Not to mention s,...
  • Se7en Goes Back to Music
    2007/02/27, Source
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    K-pop star Se7en's acting debut has been a disappointment to many fans, as shown by the lackluster ratings for his drama "Kung S" (Palace S - ",...
  • Se7en fails to impress viewers
    2007/01/25, Source
    "Gung (Princess Hours)" was a major hit television drama last year, propelling Yoon Eun-hye and Ju Ji-hoon into stardom. Th,...More
  • Hallyu Stars to Meet Fans in Cheju
    2007/01/08, Source
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    Cheju Island is the place to be this month for fans of Korea's top hallyu stars. Five of Korea's biggest male stars are scheduled to meet their fans in the southern island, as part of the Hallyu Expo.

    K-pop star,...
  • Se7en Evolves as Actor in New TV Drama
    2007/01/08, Source
    From left, Se7en, Huh Yi-jae, Kang Doo and Park Shin-hye pose for the camera during,...More
  • Rain Voted Most Likely to Dominate 2007

    2007/01/02, Source
    The singer-actor Rain has been named the male celebrity most likely to make 2007 his year. In an online poll by the Sports Chosun, a sister publication,...More
  • Korea-Japan Pop Culture Exchanges Flourish
    2006/12/31, Source
    With Headphones On, Korean, Japanese Teenagers Discount Animosity

    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    When Japanese pop group Arashi arrived for a press conference at Incheon International Airport last July 31, about 2,000 screaming teenage girls greeted them. It was hard to tell who was,...
  • [YEAR-END REVIEW]Looking back on Korean culture scene
    2006/12/27, Source
    Popsters go solo to ride Korean Wave

    One of the most conspicuous phenomena of 2006 was the "going-solo" trend among former boy band and girl band members. In fact, this year's K-pop scene has been crowded with what seems like an endless procession of "first solo albums".

  • Shinhwa Chosen Best Korean Singer Overseas
    2006/12/07, Source
    Foreign internet users have selected the six-man group Shinhwa as the best Korean singer of the year, according to Arirang International Broadcasting on Wednesday. The group's song "Once in a Lifetime" received 60 percent of the votes cast by foreign internet users.

    Shinhwa beat last year's winne,...
  • "The Palace" Season II gets a new name

    2006/11/21, Source
    The new drama by Director Hwang In-roi, "The Palace II" ("Princess Hours 2")go,...More
  • K-Pop Won Over Asia: Can It Win Over US?
    2006/10/30, Source
    By Cathy Rose A. Garcia
    Staff Reporter

    Rain, who is with JYP Entertainment, will advance to the U.S. market next year.
    Music knows no boundaries. Even language is not a hindrance. Nowhere is this more apparent than the K-pop explosion throughout,...
  • Korean popstar Se7en, a jack of all trades
    2006/10/26, Source
    Singing, dancing and now acting: Is there anything that Korean pop idol Se7en cannot do?

    Since his debut in 2003, Se7en's vocal and choreographic talents have been celebrated across Asia. The first,...
  • Rain, Se7en to Compete in Korea and Japan with New Albums
    2006/08/16, Source
    Korea's two top dance singers will face off on both domestic and overseas stages. Rain and Se7en will each release their first feature album and fourth single album in Japan on Sept. 13 before releasing their fourth feature albums at home in October.,...More
  • Get Ready For Enthralling K-Pop Stages
    2006/05/09, Source
    By Park Chung-a
    Staff Reporter

    From this weekend, performances to enthrall K-pop fans are to follow one another.

    On the release of their eighth album "State of the Art", six-member boy band Shinhwa will start their Asian tour in Seoul on Saturday. After holding concerts from Saturday to Sunda,...
  • Se7en, Park Yong-ha Receive Award at Japan Gold Disc Award
    2006/03/10, Source
    Korean singers Se7en and Park Yong-ha each received an award at the Japan Gold Disc Award on Thursday evening.

    Se7en's agency,...
  • Singer Jang Woo-hyeok Outshines Rain in China
    2006/02/16, Source
    Singer Jang Woo-hyeok, a former member of the group H.O.T, has achieved the highest popularity among South Korean singers in China, outstripping even singer Rain, known as the "Asian star".

    In a poll conducted by China's largest portal site, sina.c,...
  • Actor/Singer Park Yong-ha to Release New Album in Japan
    2006/02/01, Source
    Actor/singer Park Yong-ha will release a new album in Japan.

    Park will release his third album entitled "Will Be There" in Japan on Feb. 8, following his previous albums "Tidings" and "Fiction". In the new album, Park will introduce himself,...
  • K-Pop Sets Eyes on Bigger Stage
    2006/01/22, Source
    By Han Eun-jung
    Staff Reporter

    On Jan.18, two Koreans made impressive music charts entries in Japan signaling the start of yet another year of local singers showing strong presence abroad.

    Singer K's first full-fledged album "Beyond the Sea" debuted at No. 2 on the Oricon Daily Album Chart wh,...

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