3.4 million poultry culled nationwide as bird flu spreads

The Korea Herald > Entertainment > Music

On new album, John Legend considers love and darkness

NEW YORK (AFP) - John Legend has become known as a modern master of the ballad, probing the emotional depths behind love and discovering the darkness that lurks nearby.Releasing his fifth studio album Friday, Legend stretches into new musical territory as he subtly broadens his conception ...

Updated : 2016.12.04 15:03

Big Bang’s Daesung to kick off first Japanese dome tour in April

Daesung of the iconic K-pop group Big Bang is gearing up for his solo tour in Japan in April. The artist -- also known as D-Lite by his Japanese fans -- will be kicking off his Japanese tour “D-Lite ...

Updated : 2016.12.04 14:15

Big Bang to appear on ‘Infinite Challenge’ this month

Members of iconic K-pop group Big Bang will be ending their busy year together on MBC’s “Infinite Challenge,” Korea’s longest-running variety program.“We discussed (Big Bang’s) potential appeara...

Updated : 2016.12.01 16:31

New groups to enter K-pop scene

The K-pop scene is about to get bigger. DSP Media -- the agency behind girl groups Rainbow and April -- is getting ready to unveil a new act.On Thursday morning, the entertainment company released a c...

Updated : 2016.12.01 16:30

New York’s Lincoln Center to remember Leonard Cohen

NEW YORK (AFP) - New York’s Lincoln Center on Wednesday announced a low-key memorial for legendary poet and singer Leonard Cohen next week, with the art complex simply to play his songs.Lincoln Cente...

Updated : 2016.12.01 13:43

Drake tops Spotify's 2016 list with 4.7 billion streams

NEW YORK (AP) -- Drake owned the year on Spotify: He's the most streamed act on the platform with 4.7 billion streams.The rapper has the most streamed album and song -- “Views” (2.45 billion) and “One Dance” (970 million) -- on Spotify this year, it was announced late Wednesday. Justin...

Updated : 2016.12.01 13:39

As kids, they starred with the Rockettes. Now they're back

NEW YORK (AP) -- Megan Levinson had one wish when she turned 12. She was already starring onstage as Clara in the “Radio City Christmas Spectacular” but she wanted more. “I blew out my candles and ...

Updated : 2016.11.30 13:53

Eric Nam to join hands with Timbaland

Singer-songwriter Eric Nam is gearing up for a collaboration with renowned US producer Timbaland. Timbaland -- which has worked with global pop icons, including Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Dra...

Updated : 2016.11.29 14:54

MC Mong set to end 2016 on a high

Returning with his seventh album this month, MC Mong is looking to end the year with a bang.The hip-hop artist, who recently released his 13-track album “U.F.O,” unveiled the guest lineup for upcomi...

Updated : 2016.11.29 14:51

Hans Zimmer channels his inner rock star for upcoming tour

SANTA MONICA, California (AP) -- Celebrated composer Hans Zimmer is hitting the road again with his career-spanning concert tour, which he describes as a little bit cinematic and a little bit rock ’n...

Updated : 2016.11.29 14:38

S.E.S returns strongly

Reunited after 14 years, first-generation K-pop group S.E.S has returned with a bang. The trio announced their latest single “Love [story]” on S.M. Station, S.M. Entertainment’s digital music platf...

Updated : 2016.11.28 17:26

K-pop video director charged in S. Korea's scandal

SEOUL (AFP) -- A prominent K-pop music video director was charged Sunday as part of a corruption scandal rocking South Korea and engulfing President Park Geun-hye. Cha Eun-taek, who has worked with “...

Updated : 2016.11.28 14:20

Moon Hee-jun, Soyul to tie the knot

Singer and TV celebrity Moon Hee-jun is set to marry Soyul, a member of Crayon Pop. The 38-year-old -- once considered a teen heartthrob in the 1990s -- revealed the news in a handwritten note on his ...

Updated : 2016.11.25 15:57

[Album Review] Quest still on: Tribe makes prodigious return on final album

A Tribe Called Quest “We Got It from Here. Thank You 4 Your Service” (Epic) On Veteran’s Day, A Tribe Called Quest released their first album in 18 years with all four founding members -- Q-Tip, P...

Updated : 2016.11.25 13:41

[Album Review] Highly Suspect prove their rock chops on new album

Highly Suspect“The Boy Who Died Wolf” (300 Entertainment) When the rock band Highly Suspect nabbed two Grammy nominations last year, the world collectively went: “Wait, what?” They won’t do that...

Updated : 2016.11.25 13:39