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Big Bang’s G-Dragon performed at the Seoul concert of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber. The concert was held at the Gymnastics Arena of Olympic Park in Seoul yesterday.
In the middle of his concert, Justin Bieber said, “A friend of mine is here.” Then G-Dragon appeared on stage, sending the audience into a frenzy. G-Dragon assisted the American singer’s concert by performing his hit song “Crayon,” showing their international friendship. Prior to his concert, Bieber showed his friendship with the Korean artist on social-networking sites.
This is the first time for Bieber to perform in Korea. This concert is a part of his Believe! world tour. The tour has drawn a total audience of 1.8 million to 151 concerts in 39 countries.Source: Starnews
The one and only G-Dragon of Big Bang joined Justin Bieber to rock the stage at the Canadian pop star’s first concert in Korea.
On October 10 at 8:30PM, Beliebers were finally able to see their favorite idol live as “Believe World Tour” arrived in Korea at Olympic Park Gymnastics Arena in Seoul. But as many might be aware of by now, YG artists have been seen spending quality time with Justin Bieber and his manager Scooter Brown more than once.
After singing his hit songs for nearly an hour, the world star suddenly announced that a Korean friend of his will enter the stage. G-Dragon then ran to the stage to perform “Crayon,” and was warmly welcomed by the energetic audience
Big Bang, Seungri, ComebackBig Bang Seungri to Make Solo Comeback on August 19
Idol group Big Bang member Seungri will be making a comeback next month.
Earlier this month, Seungri's comeback was mentioned on a show program, surprising fans.
Due to this, Seungri's name became a hot issue on Korean search engines.
The show program mentioned that while MC Kwang Hee was saying his ending lines, he was too hurried and accidentally mentioned Seungri's comeback.
YG Entertainment posted on their blog on July 29, Seungri will be making a comeback and Kwang Hee's statement was not a mistake but a good premonition."
Another exciting KPOP event will happen in the Philippines on July 28th.
Once again, on its 4th successful year, KFEST Manila Events Management brings you the biggest Hallyu Festival celebrated in the country —KFEST4— happening at Megatrade Hall 2, SM Megamall from 10AM – 9PM on July 28th, 2013.
This Korean Pop Music and Korean Culture festival is an opportunity for fans to enjoy their fandom and to take part in exciting competitions and activities. Connect and make friends and make it a memorable celebration of good music and harmonious blending of two rich and diverse cultures.
Wait, there's more! Former U-KISS member, Alexander will be attending KFEST4 as a special guest and will make the event extraordinary. 'KPOP Republic' (with SHINee, EXO-K and Dal Shabet) tickets will also be raffled at the event
Akdong Musician, K-Pop StarAkdong Musician
Akdong Musician, winners of K-Pop Star 2, have a tough choice ahead of them.As winners of the popular reality show singing competition, the brother-sister duo has their choice of the 'big three' Korean record labels to sign with.
In a press conference on April 17, the pair revealed they had yet to make a final decision, but are seriously considering all their options.They reportedly visited the YG, SM, and JYP agencies over the past week, spending considerable time at each one.
In the press conference, they talked about their expectations for whatever label they eventually decide on.They stated, "Overall, we are thinking of an agency who contemplates and loves our music together with us.We hope to choose an agency that teaches us a lot and fills the areas where we are lacking
Welcome to Week in Review, where we highlight some of the past week’s biggest and best (sometimes worst) stories in Korean entertainment news. There’s no way we can cover all the news and no way you can even see it all–unless you’re like a 24/7 K-entertainment junkie– so these are the tidbits that we think a fan should definitely have heard about.
BeginningsActor Uhm Tae-woong was all smiles at the press conference before his nuptial to ballerina Yoon Hye-jin on 1/9/2013. Their guest list was literally a Who’s Who of the Korean entertainment scene which included all the members of 1N2D with Sung Si-kyung offering their congratulatory song accompanied on piano by Yoo Hee-yeol
Christmas: it isn’t a universally celebrated holiday, but it has certainly made its way around the globe to many countries and cultures, with East Asia being no exception. When I think Christmas I think a fresh tree that smells like pine needles, big platters of home-baked cookies, a cold glass of eggnog by the fire, a break from school and work, and spending lots of time with my extended family, but what does Christmas mean in Korean? And what does it mean to K-pop idols? No doubt, it is a good time to market idols singing Christmas songs, but it is also a time for religious families to celebrate and for young couples to frolic in the winter cold.
South Korea isn’t the only East Asian country to celebrate Christmas, certainly, but it is one of the countries where the celebrations are most widespread because, compared to Japan and China, Korea has a large proportion of Christian citizens (around 30%)
After having an impressive year with both acting and singing, it seems that miss A's Suzy is ending her year with lots of success. In addition to Suzy's acting pursuits, miss A recently made their comeback to the Korean music scene with their hit track, "I Don't Need A Man." This year, Suzy acted in the successful KBS 2TV drama series "Big," and also made appearances on variety shows such as SBS's "Running Man." Suzy also acted in the Korean film "Architecture 101" which aired earlier this year.
Earlier this month, it was announced that Suzy was selected as a co-host of the 2012 KBS Entertainment Awards, along with Shin Dongyup and Lee Jiae.
On December 18th, it was revealed that miss A's Suzy has also been selected as one of the MCs for one of the year's biggest festivals. Suzy was chosen as an MC for the 2012 SBS Gayo Daejun, which will take place on December 29th!
Congratulations to Suzy on her recent success
Big Bang successfully wrapped up its London stint over the weekend, with 24,000 fans attending concerts on Friday and Saturday, according to YG Entertainment.
Just one show was originally planned, but with demand for tickets surging, the agency penciled in Saturday's concert.
The show at Wembley Arena set a new record for the largest crowd gathered to see a Korean act in England.
It wasn't just those from United Kingdom who went to the concert. According to the agency, fans from France, Germany, Italy and Spain all descended on London to see the K-pop act.
The Guardian reviewed the gig and gave it four out of five stars, calling the show a "fabulous spectacle" and saying that compared to Western pop acts, the "edges are crisper, the sound louder, the dancing sharper"