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SG Wannabe, Big Bang, Davichi, and 2NE1 have the most digital hit songs over the past decade

SG Wannabe, Big Bang, Davichi, and 2NE1 have the most digital hit songs over the past decade

It has been ten years since the digital music market began making its mark in Korea! Although the digital market overtook the physical market in 2003, most people took to P2P (peer-to-peer) and streaming due to copyright issues. However, with the release of Se7en“s digital single “Crazy” in December 1, 2004, the first online music download sales began, helped by the launching of MelOn in November and Soribada in July of the same year . In 2006, Korea became the first major music market in the world to become more than 50% digital! ...

Big Bang and 2NE1 on Top 5 of Oricon Weekly Chart

Big Bang and 2NE1 on Top 5 of Oricon Weekly Chart

Upon the release of their new albums in Japan, YG Entertainment’s Big Bang and 2NE1 topped the Oricon weekly chart.

In its first week, Big Bang’s album, “Alive,” sold 52, 987 units and placed third on the charts.  Keeping it in the family, 2NE1 also made the top five with their newly released album, “Collection,” which sold 22, 224 units. “Collection” is 2NE1’s debut album in Japan and includes the Japanese versions of the group’s hit songs such as, “I Am the Best,” “Ugly,” and “I Don’t Care.” The group also released their single, “Scream,” grabbing the number 14 spot on the charts. ...

B.A.P’s Bang Yong Guk and Himchan Donate More Than 400 Books for a Good Cause

B.A.P’s Bang Yong Guk and Himchan Donate More Than 400 Books for a Good Cause

Idol group B.A.P members Bang Yong Guk and Himchan’s good deed for a children’s charity has been recognized.

Bugiz, a charity that sponsors underprivileged children who suffer from leukemia, childhood cancer, and other rare, incurable diseases, revealed on May 27, “B.A.P’s leader, Bang Yong Guk, and member Himchan have donated books.”

The charity explained, “They have donated a total of more than 400 books. Not only will the books be given to the children in the charity, the donated books will also be directly distributed to support various child care facilities, low-income families, disadvantaged children, and any other places that are in need of books, as well.” ...

Big Bang’s TOP is like Lee Gwang Soo

Big Bang’s TOP is like Lee Gwang Soo

 

In the upcoming episode of “Running Man,” the Big Bang members came on as guests. During the filming, TOP showed a very unexpected and new side of him.

In KBS drama “IRIS,” TOP played a charismatic killer, but here, he showed his clumsy side.

Taeyang commented on the transformation, “Unlike people’s image of TOP, he is the Gwang Soo hyung of Big Bang. He is not cold, but rather he is a soon-doong-ee. In other words, he has his clumsy side.” Soon-doong-ee is a nickname to describe sensitive and clumsy people. ...

Big Bang’s T.O.P looks like a cartoon character

Big Bang’s T.O.P looks like a cartoon character

A picture of Big Bang’s T.O.P is getting a lot of attention.

An online community recently posted a picture of T.O.P.

The picture is getting a lot of attention, thanks to T.O.P’s emerald hair. His hair and clothing makes him look like a cartoon character.

People who saw the picture responded: “No one can look good with that hairstyle! T.O.P looks great because he is T.O.P.” “You look good with your new hairstyle.” “I can’t wait to listened to your songs.” ...

Big Bang Releases Taeyang "Alive" Teaser

Big Bang Releases Taeyang "Alive" Teaser

Naver Music officially released the teaser of Big Bang‘s Taeyang on February 15 at 11am. However, there was an “incident” involved with the release of the image jacket/teaser. The image shows Taeyang bearing his chest with tattoos.

The album jacket or album teaser for Taeyang was leaked earlier than its scheduled time. Big Bang’s new mini album will be released on February 29. On February 6 and 14 teasers were released for both T.O.P and Daesung respectively. ...

The Secret Behind Big Bang Taeyang's Hairstyle in 'Monster'

The Secret Behind Big Bang Taeyang's Hairstyle in 'Monster'

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The Secret Behind Taeyang’s Hairstyle in ‘Monster’

Idol group Big Bang Taeyang’s new hairstyle has received divergent opinions.

An online community on June 5 shared a post titled ‘Taeyang’s shocking hairstyle that will even send Dara Park back home.’ The post included several pictures from Big Bang’s music video of new song ‘Monster’, capturing Taeyang’s new hairstyle. Taeyang’s new hairstyle resembled round horns of an animal, catching much attention. ...

U.S. Billboard Praises Big Bang Taeyang As A 'Rare K-Pop R&B Star'

U.S. Billboard Praises Big Bang Taeyang As A 'Rare K-Pop R&B Star'

U.S. Billboard spotlighted Big Bang Taeyang”s new solo album and praised him as being a “rare K-Pop R&B star”.

On June 2, Billboard introduced Big Bang Taeyang”s new album, RISE, and stated that this album included dance, hip hop, gospel and more for an overall variety-filled album.

They also stated that Taeyang”s album eliminated all the special effects and sounds and went with a more simple R&B style melody that allowed his vocals to be the main focus of the song....

Big Bang Taeyang, “I will take care of Sandara noona’s weight!”

Big Bang Taeyang, “I will take care of Sandara noona’s weight!”

Group Big Bang member Taeyang revealed a picture of 2NE1 member Sandara Park.

Taeyang tweeted on December 15th, “For Dara noona’s weight gain…! Hwaiting!” along with a picture. (Noona = An older sister or an older female acquaintance from a male point of view)

In the picture, Sandara Park is wearing a black beanie and a comfortable outfit overall. Sandara is sitting at the table with jajang rice (rice with black bean sauce, and very yummy), sweet and sour beef, and more, looking to be about to enjoy a feast. Sandara Park looks extremely cute making a somewhat confusing face with a spoon in her hand. ...

High4 to release "Bang Bang Bang" MV featuring BESTie"s Haeryung on August 27th

High4 to release "Bang Bang Bang" MV featuring BESTie"s Haeryung on August 27th

High4 will make their comeback with new mini album “HI-HIGH”.

The music video for their title track “Bang Bang Bang” will be released on August 27th. In particular, BESTie”s Haeryung will make her appearance in the MV, following IU and Lim Kim in their previous releases.

“Bang Bang Bang” is an urban retro funky song which is co-composed by PJ and Lee Jong Hun, written by Choi Kab Won along with High4″ members Alex, Youngjun. Other members are also said to take part in the production process of this mini album....