Lady Gaga and Psy will be joining 2NE1 and Big Bang on a summer music festival in South Korea. The South Korea Festival will be held at Seoul's Olympic stadium from August 15 to 16, 2014. This event will feature the big names in K-Pop and their ironic anticipated unexpected great performances will be showcased. Lady Gaga will perform on the second day of the festival. On Lady Gaga's first concert in South Korea in April 2012, many religious groups voiced out that they wanted her show to be cancelled as they believed that she was promoting homosexuality and pornography. As a result, only 18 years old and older were allowed to watch her concert. As to the question if her performance on the festival will be banned just like what happened in 2012, a spokeswoman for the state rating board said, "We don't know yet the contents and details of her performance for the festival, so it will be too early to decide
As fans we have all fantasized about what it would it be like to be a part of the idol world. Wouldn’t it be fun to be dolled up, wear the hottest clothes, and perform in front of thousands of adoring fans? If you were an idol, what role in the group would you play? Would you be the talented main vocal, the beautiful visual, or the responsible leader?
Take this quiz to find out what your role would be in a K-pop idol group! Then go through the gallery to see all the possible outcomes and the real life idol examples.
Well, what did you get? Let us know in the comments below! Maybe some of you can meet up and create the next K-pop group!
Big Bang's youngest member, Seungri is the next YG Entertainment artist to pass the one million followers on Instagram, joining in K-Pop social media elite! Seungri shared many photos on his instagram, from daily life photos, selfies to the back-stage ones. He also shared many moments taken with other artists like MC Yoo Jae Suk, little girl Song Ji Ah, foreigner artists,... Be sure to follow him at: http://instagram.com/seungriseyo Jenny@dkpopnews
The photo above that was provided by the Korea Coast Guard and was released by Yonhap showed that the rescuers don't halt searching for the possible survivors and unfortunate cadavers even it's late at night. Some of the male K-Pop idols used their social media account to express their grief and support for the sunken Sewol ship. Here are some: Big Bang's G-Dragon #PRAYFORSOUTHKOREA — G-DRAGON (@IBGDRGN) April 17, 2014 2PM's Nichkhun Let's pray for the sunken ship. Hope they will find more survivors. — นิชคุณ Buck หรเวชกุล (@Khunnie0624) April 16, 2014 Jay Park Just heard about what happened.... So unfortunate everyone pray for a miracle.. Rip to the lost ones ...삼가고인의명복을빕니다.
People around the world are grieving over the Sewol tragic accident, and they are all sending in their sincere condolences to everyone who involved, especially many it's heartwarming to see many K-Pop fans are doing good deeds on behalf of their idols.
On April 18th, fans of idol groups such as EXO, VIXX, BAP, Infinite, GOT7, BTS, Super Junior, SHINee, Big Bang and many more have delivered many necessary supplies under their idols' names such as coffee, vitamin drinks, tea, energy bars, hot packs, blankets, paper cups, toothbrushes, toilet paprts and etc to everyone who is currently at Jindo Stadium with messsages hoping for everyone to comeback safely.
About the current situation at Jindo, it was reported that 28 deaths have been confirmed, 179 people have been rescured while there are still 268 people to be missing.
Seungri is the next YG artist to surpass the 1 million follower milestone on Instagram, proving himself to be an SNS star, as well!
SEE ALSO: Big Bang become the first Korean boy group to surpass 100 million views on YouTube with their "Fantastic Baby" MV
Congratulations to the Big Bang maknae. If you want daily updates on his life through handsome pictures and fun videos, make sure you follow him @seungriseyo to help him reach the next million. Are you following Seungri yet?
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2NE1 had 2, Akdong Musician had 3, and G-Dragon had 4 title songs. While the vast majority of other singers usually go with 1 title song, YG Entertainment artists usually succeeds with at least 2 title songs.
Akdong Musician came out with their debut album Play on the 7th. They first came out with double title songs "200%" and "Melted," two very different songs. They then opened up voting polls for fans to choose their favorite song as their 3rd title song. On the 14th "Give Love" was the final selection. Akdong Musician is currently filming the "Give Love" music video in Japan.
2NE1 released their 2nd full length album in February, and chose double title songs "Come Back Home" and "Gotta Be You."
G-Dragon"s album released last September had a whopping four title tracks
On June 11, Big Bang will be releasing a photo book of G-Dragon and Taeyang in Paris, called “G-DRAGON x TAEYANG IN PARIS 2014.”
The photo book will be released simultaneously in Korea, China, and Japan. It will feature photos and video footage of G-Dragon and Taeyang in Paris during the Paris Fashion Week this past January, where they attended a fashion show for big names in the fashion industry such as Chanel, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, etc.
In the photo book, G-Dragon and Taeyang are captured not as artists, producers, or K-Pop stars, but global style icons.
G-Dragon and Taeyang at Paris Fashion Week
G-Dragon and Taeyang Turn Heads during Lanvin Fashion Show in Paris