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  • Teen Top's Niel To Make Big Screen Debut With Nam Kyung in "Swag"

    TEEN TOP's Niel is making his screen debut as the leading actor of the movie "Swag" and will be joined by Nam Kyung. "Swag" is a stylish music romance movie about a guy who is born into a rich family, but truly loves music,...More
  • [Spoiler] "539 Yeonnam-dong" Teen Top Chunji's Epic Confession

    2018/03/14, Source
    TEEN TOP's Chunji captivated women with a catchy confession. Chunji plays Jo Da-woon in the MBN drama "539 Yeonnam-dong" and he confessed to his classmate Hye-ryung (Lee Soo-min). Jo Da-woon is handsome and many female students like him, but he is cold and aloof towards them. On the other hand, he's always liked Hye-ryung and to her, he's the nicest guy and he hugged her right after confessing to her,...More
  • [Lisa's Drama Casting Bites] Parents and Students and Juniors, Oh My!

    There are quite a few tidbits today with adventuresome idols venturing into drama, veteran actresses taking on parental roles, and a theater man taking on the camera,...More
  • Who has the most kissable lips? Ryu Jun-yeol and Seo Hyun-jin bring on Kiss Day

    2016/06/13, Source
    Actors Ryu Jun-yeol and Seo Hyun-jin became the top 2 stars who have the most kissable lips. A wedding company conducted a survey of 456 single men and women. Ryu Jun-yeol and Seo Hyun-jin tallied the most votes,...More
  • [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Entertainers" Episode 14

    Realization is the name of the game in episode 14 of "Entertainers". Secrets are discovered in a flurry of activity that hurries the plot line along, but not always for the better. Some of the discoveries are made in ways that leave one puzzled as to how they came about. Others are emotively depicted. The juxtaposition between the good and the bad and this show has always been stark and obvious. The plot elements of the show that were welcome, but seemed forced, were some of what I had been asking for earlier: follow through,...More
  • Park Bo-gum, "I want to emcee Music Bank with Irene for a long time"

    2016/02/05, Source
    Actor Park Bo-gum said he wanted to emcee Music Bank with Irene for a long time. During the Music Bank episode, which was aired on February 5th, Park Bo-gum said this when he mentioned about his absence from the last week's episode Irene responded, "Missed you so much. Welcome back". Park Bo-gum said, "Want to emcee Music Bank with Irene as long as I can". The two then gestured stamping and making a photocopy to seal the promise,...More
  • KCON 2015 Jeju Officially Announces Concert Line-up

    King of K-pop ballad Shin Seung-Hoon to join Shinhwa, Block B and Roy Kim Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M has officially announced that KCON 2015 JEJU will feature Korea's legendary artists, Shin Seung-Hoon and Shinhwa during the concert segment of the two-day event that is set to kick off at the Jeju Sports Complex on November 6th,...More
  • KCON 2015 USA Rocked both Coasts with over 75,000 in Attendance in Its Fourth Year

    2015/08/10, Source
    After three years of exponential growth, KCON 2015 USA presented by Toyota ( expanded for the first time to a bicoastal event, with three days of panels, workshops, and star-studded k-pop concerts held at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Staples Center in LA, in addition to a one day convention and concert held at the Prudential Center in the New York metro area. Over 75,000 fans of Korean entertainment and culture attended KCON 2015 USA, with 58,000 fans converging on the flagship event in LA, and another 17,000 celebrating KCON's arrival to the east coast,...More
  • KCON Drama Stars Announcement - Kim Soo-hyun, Daniel Henney, Son Ho-jun, Ki Hong Lee

    Largest North American Festival for All Things Hallyu Confirms Appearances by Top Drama Stars, plus Writer and Director. KCON 2015 USA presented by Toyota, America's biggest event for All Things Hallyu is going big on drama in 2015 with confirmed appearances by top actors from television and film from Korea and the U.S. being featured at the annual celebration alongside the many top K-Pop artists previously announced. Living up to its mission to bring fans the most comprehensive celebration of all aspects of Korean entertainment, KCON 2015 USA has just confirmed stars Kim Soo-hyun, Daniel Henney, Son Ho-jun and Ki Hong Lee to participate in the Los Angeles dates of the event. (Bios below),...More
  • KCON 2015 USA Completes Lineup of Performing K-pop Artists

    2015/06/23, Source
    Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M has completed the list of K-pop artists who will be performing at KCON 2015 USA (see below for the full list). Besides the K-pop artists, a number of celebrity guests are expected to join, and their names will soon be announced,...More
  • KCON New York Artist Announcements

    2015/06/22, Source
    KCON 2015 USA presented by Toyota has announced new additions to their east coast lineup with two groups who just released new albums today! AOA and TEEN TOP will be joining previously confirmed artists Girls' Generation and VIXX at the August 8 convention and concert held in the New York metro area at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. AOA is also booked for KCON Los Angeles and will perform at the Staples Center on Sunday, August 2,...More
  • [Photos + Video] Added character posrs, new stills and video for the Korean movie "Makgeolli Girls"

    2015/05/29, Source
    Added character posrs, new stills and video for the Korean movie "Makgeolli Girls",...More
  • KCON 2015 USA Expands To NY After Three-Day Festival in LA this Summer

    2015/04/28, Source
    Mega Successful Korean Entertainment Convention and Concert Series to Take Place July 31-August 2 at Staples Center in LA and August 8 at Prudential Center in New Jersey Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M says that KCON 2015 USA will expand in terms of the number of days and location, making the largest Korean entertainment fan convention in North America a bi-coastal event. On the West Coast, KCON 2015 LA will open for not two, but three days from July 31st at the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles, and some of the world's biggest stars are set to perform on last two days of the event. East Coast K-pop fans will also get their own turn to have the ultimate Hallyu experience when the KCON descends upon the Big Apple for the first time on August 8th for a one-day convention and concert extravaganza, dubbed KCON 2015 NY, at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ,...More
  • KCON 2015 USA Presented by Toyota Moves to Staples Center and Expands to Three Days

    2015/04/17, Source
    Last year, over 42,000 passionate fans of Korean pop culture traveled from around the U.S. to solidify KCON as a summer Los Angeles staple.  From July 31 through August 2, "All Things Hallyu" will once again converge, with unforgettable concerts, panels, workshops, food, fashion, and much more at KCON 2015 USA presented by Toyota ( With the world's top automaker back on board as the lead sponsor, KCON is expanding to three days and moving to L.A. LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles, with some of the world's biggest stars performing at the Staples Center on Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2,...More
  • KCON 2014 Reaches New Heights with over 42,000 in Attendance

    2014/08/12, Source
    Los Angeles Was the Center of "All Things Hallyu" This Weekend Mayor Eric Garcetti Toured the Convention and Welcomed KCON's Return to L.A. More than 42,000 fans (over double of last year's numbers) converged in Los Angeles this weekend from across the country and all over the world to attend the third annual KCON (, the largest celebration of Korean pop culture. This year's event boasted 30 percent more programming, a new, free and open to the public market place, as well as two nights of concerts featuring the hottest K-pop artists from Korea-B1A4, BTS, CNBLUE, G-Dragon, Girls' Generation, IU, Jung Joon-young, SPICA, TEEN TOP and VIXX. A television special of the concert – M COUNTDOWN 2NIGHTS IN LA – will be shown in the U.S. by Mnet America ( on air and online on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 7PM EST/4PM PST and Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7PM EST/4PM PST,...More
  • Largest K-pop Fan Convention In North America Reveals Full Artist Line-up As Individual Tickets Go On-sale July 3 At 10 A.m. Pt

    2014/07/02, Source
    KCON 2014 Now Features Two Nights of M COUNTDOWN:2NIGHTS IN LA Concerts Including Performances By BTS, B1A4, CNBLUE, G-Dragon, Girls' Generation, IU, Jung Joon Young, TEEN TOP and VIXX A Larger Convention with More Panels, Workshops and Special Guests from Across Hallyu like K-Drama star, Lee Seung Gi All Scheduled for August 9 and 10 in Downtown L.A. KCON, the largest annual fan celebration of Korean entertainment and culture announced today the full artist lineup for both nights of concert as individual tickets become available starting Thursday, July 3 at 10 A.M. PT. Combo tickets are on sale now. Returning to the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Downtown Los Angeles on August 9-10, KCON 2014 is where "All Things Hallyu" will converge for two days of unforgettable concerts, panels, workshops, food, fashion, and much more,...More
  • KCON 2014 will return to Downtown Los Angeles this year on August 9th and 10th

    2014/04/04, Source
    Venue to be announced at a later date Last year at KCON 2013, G-Dragon, Missy Elliott, EXO, f(x) TEEN TOP, Dynamic Duo, 2AM and more tore the roof off a star-studded concert that capped off the two day Hallyu fan convention, which drew over 20,000 attendees,...More
  • Today's Photo: January 25, 2014 [2]

    2014/01/25, Source
    Girl group Dalshabet pose at a promotional event for the handbag brand Moldir in Seoul on Friday,...More
  • KCON 2013 Hits L.A. With a Bang, Selling Out Two-day Convention And Concert

    Missy Elliott and Six of the World's Hottest K-pop Acts Capped off the Convention With M COUNTDOWN What's up LA concert More than 20,000 fans of all things Hallyu attended the second annual KCON ( this weekend, as the largest K-pop fan convention in the U.S., expanded to two days and made the move to the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. The sold out convention and concert – which featured an on-stage collaboration between Missy Elliott and G-Dragon, along with performances from EXO, TEEN TOP, f(x), Dynamic Duo and 2AM – was the latest example of the impact the Korean Wave and Asian pop culture is having across America. The concert – M COUNTDOWN What's up LA – will be televised in the U.S. by Mnet America ( on air and online at 8pm EDT/5pm PDT on Thursday August 29,...More
  • Missy Elliott To Perform At KCON 2013

    2013/08/14, Source
    Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Hosts Largest K-pop Convention in North America - August 24-25 Full Line-Up of M COUNTDOWN What's up LA Includes Major K-pop Artists EXO, f(x), Dynamic Duo, TEEN TOP, 2AM and G Dragon Five-time Grammy Award winning rapper, singer-songwriter Missy Elliott is coming to KCON 2013, the country's largest K-pop fan convention to perform as part of the event's M COUNTDOWN What's up LA concert on August 25. "I'm excited to be a part of KCON. This event will allow me to interact with a diverse group of artists and fans", said Missy Elliott. Missy Elliott represents the most recent example of a hip hop artist participating in the worldwide explosion of K-pop. Since releasing her debut album, Supa Dupa Fly and hit single "The Rain" in 1997, Missy Elliott and her distinct vocal style skyrocketed to the upper echelons of rap music success and became one of the most recognizable figures in America pop culture,...More
  • No. 1 K-POP chart show "M COUNTDOWN" goes to Los Angeles in August!

    2013/08/04, Source
    'M COUNTDOWN-What's up LA' to be performed at KCON! Fantastic Lineup Unveiled: G-Dragon, 2AM, f(x), EXO, TEEN TOP, Dynamic Duo, DJ KOO, Yu Seung Yoo with special guests!!  The First and largest-ever Hallyu Festival in North America 'KCON 2013' to Unite K-POP fans through Global Music Carnival! August 25, Sunday 19:00 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Leading the globalization of K-Pop, Asia's NO.1 music chart show "M COUNTDOWN" is to hit the US for the first time. CJ E&M introduces its music channel Mnet's flagship show "M COUNTDOWN-What's up LA" to the American audience as a part of K-Culture festival 'KCON 2013'. Launched in 2012, KCON is the first-ever large-scale convention dedicated to the hottest entertainment coming out of Asia including K-Pop music Korean dramas and movies,...More
  • G-Dragon Announced As Headlining Artist For KCON M Countdown: What's Up LA!

    2013/07/30, Source
    Convention Capping Concert Includes EXO, f(x), 2AM, TEEN TOP with Additional Artists to be Announced in the Coming Weeks KCON 2013, North America's first and largest Korean pop culture convention has announced that G-Dragon, one of the biggest individual music stars in Korean pop, will be headlining KCON's M Countdown: What's Up LA! concert.  G-Dragon is the leader, rapper, and producer of the extremely popular Korean boy band BIG BANG. Since beginning his career at the age of 13 with YG Entertainment, G-Dragon has grown to become one of the biggest individual male icons in Korean pop music,...More
  • KCON Fly-away Sweepstakes Presented By Verizon Is Back One Lucky Fan Will Win A VIP Trip To KCON 2013

    2013/07/26, Source
    Verizon Presents One Grand Prize Winner with the Ultimate K-Pop Experience The KCON Fly-Away Sweepstakes presented by KCON Gold Sponsor Verizon is back this year.  One lucky fan will win a VIP trip for two toKCON 2013, the first and largest Korean pop culture convention in North America. The winner will receive VIP access at the convention and VIP tickets to the concert, an exclusive meet & greet opportunity with the artists performing, and travel and hotel accommodations,...More
  • KCON 2013 Tickets Go On-Sale

    TEEN TOP Joins EXO and 2AM In Line-up for Convention Capping Concert August 25 Bekkah (formally of After School) also Scheduled to Participate As tickets for KCON 2013 go on-sale today, North America's first and largest Korean pop culture convention announced that TEEN TOP will be one of the six groups to perform at this year's two day convention and concert. The line-up already includes EXO and 2AM. Tickets can be purchased through the KCON website here. Additional announcements surrounding the artists including headlining acts attending KCON 2013 will be shared in the coming weeks,...More
  • Teen Top's Concert Breaks Decibel Record

    2013/02/15, Source
    TEEN TOP knows how to make some noise. Literally. According to reports, the group's February 9th concert at the Le Trianon Theatre in Paris broke the record for reaching the highest level in decibels at that particular concert venue,...More
  • Teen Top To Embark On 5-Stop European Tour

    2012/12/21, Source
    Popular idol group TEEN TOP will be packing their bags for the early part of next year to embark on a 5-stop tour around Europe,...More
  • SISTAR's Hyolyn Picked As Best Idol Singer

    2012/11/23, Source
    Young singers these days have been challenging the stereotype that good looking idol stars lack real vocal talent. SISTAR's Hyolyn is case in point,...More
  • SISTAR's Hyolyn Picked As Best Idol Singer

    2012/11/21, Source
    Young singers these days have been challenging the stereotype that good looking idol stars lack real vocal talent. SISTAR's Hyolyn is case in point,...More
  • Hitmaker Brave Brothers To Help Produce K-Food Album

    2012/11/02, Source
    One of the hot songwriters and producers in Korea, Brave Brothers, will be jumping on board to lead a K-Food campaign album. The K-Food campaign features idol group KARA and actress Jang Seo-hee as the ambassadors. They have already took part in the filming of endorsement ads and other promotional activities to do their part to raise awareness on Korean cuisine,...More
  • Incheon's about to heat up with some of the most popular acts in k-pop!

    2012/08/22, Source
    2012 Korean Music Wave Festival On September 15th The 4th annual 2012 Korean Music Wave festival will be held on September 15th at the Incheon Munhak World Cup Stadium,...More
  • K-Pop Bands Scramble to Get Out Summer Releases

    2012/06/20, Source
     From top, Big Bang, f(x) and Wonder Girls K-pop fans this summer will see a veritable battle of the manufactured bands, many of whom have returned from overseas after trying to make an impact there. Big Bang, Wonder Girls, After School, T-ara, ZE:A - Children of Empire, TEEN TOP and Dalshabet have returned to the music scene lately or are preparing for releases in early July, and 2NE1 and BEAST are said to be planning releases in mid-July,...More
  • Traditional folk song Arirang evolves

    2012/06/05, Source
    Poster for the 2012 Arirang Festival "The Arirang", which will be held at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul from June 15 to 17. The 2012 Arirang Festival will be held at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul from June 15 to 17. The cultural event is designed to raise national and international awareness of the traditional Korean folk song "Arirang", amid public outrage over China's claim to register it as a cultural asset on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The song embodies the sorrow of the Korean people,...More
  • Dream Concert Held In Seoul

    2012/05/14, Source
    The top idol stars in k-pop gathered for the ultimate annual musical spectacle the Dream Concert. The 18th annual Dream Concert was held at the World Cup Stadium in Seoul on May 12th, where the hottest acts were all on the list of acts. Fans got to see TVXQ, Girls' Generation, Taetiseo, 2PM, 2AM, MBLAQ, Sistar, Secret, Beast, 4minute, Infinite, Boyfriend, A Pink, T-ara, Kara, B1A4, Ailee, EXO-K, ZE:A - Children of Empire, Davichi, Rania, and TEEN TOP,...More
  • K-celebrities now VCR1

    2012/01/19, Source
    Everyone's talking about the fashion styles of male leads in popular TV dramas! Ahn Jae-wook dons a perfect retro look for "Lights and Shadows". Ji Jin-hee gets into uniform for "Take Care of Us, Captain". And Jung Woo-sung becomes a simple lovesick man for "Padam Padam... The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats",...More
  • IU and Teen Top To Perform In Sharing Concert

    2011/03/23, Source
    K-pop stars IU and TEEN TOP will be performing at a concert aiming to help victims of the Japan earthquake. According to Star News and Money Today, the 2011 Money Today Media Cheonggye Stream Sharing Concert will be held on March 26th, starting from 1 PM,...More
  • Korean idols rock the stage for SBS' "Gayo Daejun"

    2010/12/30, Source
    Screen shots of SBS' "Gayo Daejun" [SBS] Korean idols and veteran singers have come together to share the stage during SBS' "Gayo Daejun", performing some of the biggest songs from the past and the hits from this year. Super Junior's Kim Heechul, CNBLUE's Jung Yong-hwa, 2AM's Jo Kwon and actress Hwang Jung-eum hosted this year's music festival, held at Ilsan Kintex on December 29, which kicked off with a performance from children, singing and dancing to the latest songs by Super Junior, miss A, Kara, SHINee, Son Dam-bi, 2PM, Girls' Generation and CNBLUE,...More
  • Twelve Asian Stars to Appear in 'Asia Song Festival'

    2010/10/18, Source
    Star singers including Rain, BoA, 2PM, Lee Seung-chul from Korea, AKB48 from Japan, and Jane Zhang from China will appear in the "Asia Song Festival". The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on October 14 that twelve star singers from six Asian countries will appear in the "2010 Asia Song Festival" that will be held at the Seoul Jamsil Olympic Stadium on October 23,...More
  • K-pop idols to perform at Tokyo music festival in Nov

    2010/10/15, Source
    Concert poster for the "2010 Seoul Tokyo Musical Festival" [SBS Contents Hub] Several K-pop idols will be performing at a music festival in Japan next month, according to a press release from SBS Contents Hub. Major Korean network SBS and Japan's TBS have come together to co-host the "2010 Seoul Tokyo Music Festival" to be held at the Saitama Super Arena located in Tokyo on November 3, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the foundation of SBS,...More

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