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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. KCON 2012 was a one-day event ranging from autograph signing sessions, celebrity panels to contests and fan workshops aimed at everyone from the super fan of K-pop and Asian Pop Culture to those ready to be initiated into the global Korean Wave. This year, 'KCON 2013' is to present a bigger size convention with various events. 'KCON 2013' is a two-day festival taking place from August 24th-25th in Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
Most notably, Korea's renowned music chart show "M COUNTDOWN" visits LA for the first time to present "M COUNTDOWN-What's up LA" on August 25, 19:00(PDT) on the second day of KCON. K-Pop fans are growing rapidly interested in "M COUNTDOWN-What's up LA" featuring fantastic lineup that has led K-Pop wave worldwide, to enchant the convention crowd.

The lineup includes G-Dragon, the leader, rapper, and producer of the extremely popular Korean boy band BIG BANG, and Korea's leading hip hop group Dynamic Duo, along with the four previously announced acts EXO, f(x), 2AM, and TEEN TOP. In addition, DJ Koo, the first generation K-Pop dance duo CLON member, and Yu Seung Woo, a 16-year old boy who debuted by participating in Korea's renowned audition program "Superstar K" last year, also announced to join "M COUNTDOWN What's up LA".
Korea's representative music channel Mnet introduces global tour of M COUNTDOWN since last year featuring outstanding lineup. It has become one of the most anticipated music festivals for a long time among those music fans throughout Asia for its advanced skills in stage and production management. Harmonizing both Korean and American pop culture, "M COUNTDOWN-What's up LA" is expected to show a music extravaganza with tremendously popular artists worldwide and their special performances in LA, the heart of the global entertainment industry. High profile K-POP acts such as G-Dragon, EXO, f(x), TEEN TOP, 2AM, Dynamic Duo will appear to show their charms that were not seen in any other Hallyu concerts.
Yoon Shin Hye, Chief Producer of "M COUNTDOWN-What's up LA" notes, "My team is very excited and awaited for this M COUNTDOWN since it is the first time visiting the US. With Mnet's exceptional skills in stage, production management, and unique collaboration performances, we are planning to make "M COUNTDOWN-What's up LA" as a global music extravaganza for all music fans around the world. So please look forward to seeing the event".
Organized by Asia's leading entertainment content company CJ E&M, KCON is North America's first and largest Korean pop culture convention. Since its inaugural event in 2012, KCON aims to improve the American K-Pop and Hallyu fan experience by providing a way for fans to connect with each other as well as artists and professionals in the K-Pop industry.
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