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Suzy sweeps music charts with solo track, beats Seohyun

Suzy of MissA topped major Korean music charts with a new solo track Tuesday, emerging triumphant in a highly anticipated face-off with Seohyun of Girls’ Generation.Suzy’s “Pretend” was the No. 1 ...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:49

Rain to wed actress Kim Tae-hee

Singer Rain announced Tuesday he plans to marry Kim Tae-hee, an actress he has dated for over four years. “I am going to be a good husband and man as a head of one family,” he said in a handwritten ...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:36

Coming of age for Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun

Twenty-six is hardly an age fit to be called “a girl” but Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun has always been associated with youth, as the star was most widely-known for being the youngest member of the ...

Updated : 2017.01.17 10:30

Singer Rain back with ‘Best Present’

Rain is back with the release of his single “Best Present” after a three-year break in his singing career.The single was released midnight Sunday. It garnered a solid response from the public, reach...

Updated : 2017.01.16 16:00

Exo, Twice grab top honors at Golden Disc awards

K-pop sensations Exo and Twice scooped up the grand prizes for the best album and best song of the year at the 31st annual Golden Disc Awards.The annual award show has been decorating the most promine...

Updated : 2017.01.15 16:00

BTS, Twice most talked about K-pop groups

K-pop groups Bangtan Boys and Twice were respectively the most talked about boy band and girl group in Korea, according to a report by a local think tank. The Korea Corporate Reputation Research Cente...

Updated : 2017.01.15 15:51

K-pop singer HyunA goes on global tour

K-pop singer HyunA will embark on a global tour of North America next month, her management agency said Friday.HyunA (Yonhap)Starting off in Vancouver on Feb. 22, she will hold a concert in 8 cities t...

Updated : 2017.01.13 21:53

Dazzling German concert hall premieres to standing ovation

HAMBURG (AFP) -- Germany late Wednesday opened a spectacular concert house in Hamburg to the strains of Beethoven and Wagner that has been touted as a new global attraction, albeit after a cost explos...

Updated : 2017.01.13 16:31

Sistar’s Hyolyn to perform at SXSW

Hyolyn of the Korean girl group Sistar will have a showcase at this year’s South by Southwest festival, according organizers Thursday.On its website, SXSW included Hyolyn among its newly announced ar...

Updated : 2017.01.13 16:29

[Video] ‘The King’ delves into mania of power and corruption: Herald Review

What is it like for a person of power to live in Korean society?Apparently, it’s like being royalty, according to director Han Jae-rim’s latest flick “The King.”From childhood, protagonist Park Ta...

Updated : 2017.01.12 19:46

Sistar's Hyolyn to perform at SXSW

Hyolyn of the Korean girl group Sistar will have a showcase at this year's South by Southwest(SXSW) festival, according organizers Thursday.On its website, SXSW LLC included Hyolyn among its newly announced artist lineup, describing her as the "Korean Beyonce."Launched in 1987, SXSW is an ...

Updated : 2017.01.12 16:24

Singer sees radical vision in black spirituals

NEW YORK (AFP) -- Growing up with a love of African-American spirituals, M. Lamar sensed there was a powerful, even radical, undertone to the gospel music tradition.In the songs’ pleas for a new day, the composer heard a wish for the end of the world expressed by the victims of slavery.In...

Updated : 2017.01.11 16:57

Contest will pick opening acts for Bon Jovi tour

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Who says you can’t open for Bon Jovi?The New Jersey-based platinum-selling rockers are holding a contest to choose bands or singers to open for their upcoming tour.Artists will upload videos of themselves performing original music and concert promoters Live Nat...

Updated : 2017.01.11 16:57

Miss A's Suzy unveils track list for solo debut

Move over Big Bang, Suzy is about to drop a bomb.The singer unveiled Wednesday the list of tracks for her upcoming album “Yes? No?” which will be the first solo album for MissA’s youngest member. T...

Updated : 2017.01.11 15:29

K-pop stars return from military service, top actors enlist

This year will see the return of K-pop idols as they complete their compulsory military service. Kim Hyun-joong of SS501 will be discharged on Feb. 11, while his bandmate Park Jung-min will leave the ...

Updated : 2017.01.10 17:42