The growing overseas popularity of male group BTS can be currently felt in Japan, where the group has ranked high on music charts with their latest release “No More Dream.”
On June 4, BTS released their first Japanese single “No More Dream” and debuted at number six on the Daily Chart. The group sold 32,356 copies of their single during the first week, and managed to rank eighth on the competitive Oricon Weekly Single Chart.
The single received a lot of love domestically, and the song was thus chosen for BTS’ first Japanese remake. It has also been revealed that Japanese rapper KM Markit participated in writing the Japanese lyrics for the song. ...
IU”s agency Loen Entertainment revealed that her “Dream High” co-star, Kim Soo Hyun, attended one of her concerts recently, proving that the two have remained good friends!
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The rep told Newsen on June 3, “On May 29, Kim Soo Hyun attended IU”s little theater concert “Just One Step.. That Much More” and watched from the audience. After both IU and Kim Soo Hyun appeared in drama “Dream High” together, they have consistently been in contact with each other. IU maintains her relationships with her friends from “Dream High” and they all get along well.” ...
K-Pop Crossover: The Beatles and The Rolling Stones Lead Our List Of Bands WIth High Profile Member Departures
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Last week, it was reported that EXO-M band member Kris Wu Yifan, known to fans as simply Kris, was terminating his contract with SM Entertainment.
Though the news shocked K-poppers from around the world, Kris is not the first star to leave a group at the height of their fame. Some bands, like the Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd, survive the defection of key members. Other bands obviously do not.
Here”s our list of the five most infamous band members that bailed....
Group name: Almeng (알맹)Label:
YNB entertainment Debut date: October 20, 2014 Debut song: Phone in love
- They were in TOP4 of Kpop Star 3, eliminated on March 23, 2014
Name: Choi Rin (최린) Birthday: October 11, 1990 Birth place: Seoul, Korea Horoscope: Libra
Name: Lee Haeyong (이해용) Birthday: October 31, 1990 Birth place: Seoul, Korea Horoscope: Scorpio
Their debut song: ...
VIXX wins #1 on SBS" "Inkigayo" + performances from Epik High, B2ST, Strawberry Milk, Super Junior etc
SBS” Inkigayo has dropped another great hour of fantastic stages, eclectic sounds, and excitement! Joining us will be hosts Lee Yu Bi, ZE:A“s Kwanghee.
On this episode, Epik High made a triumphant return to the stage with “Happy Ending” and “Spoiler“, Super Junior returned with “Evanesce” and “This Is Love“, B2ST came back with “12:30“, and BTS made a comeback with “Hormone War“. In addition, S (H.O.T“s Kangta, Shinhwa“s Hyesung, and actor-singer Lee Ji Hoon) debut with Strawberry Milk made their unit debut with “OK“, B.I.G asked “Are You Ready?“, and Purfles debuted with “1, 2, 3“. ...
On the official YouTube channel of Epik High, they revealed the behind-the-scene video of their event “Preview Night” which was held on October 17th.
“Preview Night” was a private album premiere of Epik High for their 8th album “Shoebox.” On the video, Tablo, Mithra and DJ Tukuz had an exclusive time with their fans, and talked about their newest album.
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uploaded the videos of their performances on KBS 2TV‘s “Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook.”
They performed their new songs “Spoiler” and “Happen Ending,” which also featured Akdong Musician‘s Lee Soo Hyun.
After five years, Epik High will be having their first concert on November 15th and 16th at the Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall in Seoul.
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Epik High reveal the meaning behind "Shoebox," + perform "Spoiler," "Happen Ending," and "Fly" on "Sketchbook"
On the October 24 airing of KBS”s “Yoo Hee Yeol”s Sketchbook,” Epik High talked about the meaning behind their album title “Shoebox“, Mithra Jin”s weight loss, and what they see themselves doing 10 years from now.
During the interview segment of the broadcast, host Yoo Hee Yeol stated to Mithra Jin that he lost a lot of weight since he last met, which reminded him of Dynamic Duo“s Choiza and his similar weight loss. Mithra Jin then replied humbly, “I am honored that I can be mentioned in the same sentence as Choiza. He recently got really popular.” ...
Lee Hi and Epik High, who previously collaborated for “It”s Cold“, are expected to collaborate once again with Epik High on music shows next week!
A music insider told Star News on October 24, “Lee Hi will perform on stage with Epik High on Mnet“s “M! Countdown” and SBS” “Inkigayo” next week.” According to the insider, Lee Hi will feature in Epik High”s “Happen Ending“. ...
Following Akdong Musician”s Lee Soo Hyun, Lee Hi will be the next one to join in Epik High” comeback stages.
According to YG Entertainment on October 24th, Epik High will perform “Happy Ending” with Lee Hi on Mnet”s “M Countdown” and SBS”s “Inkigayo” next week.
Lee Hi previously featured in “It”s Cold” which was one of the tracks from Epik High”s “99” album in 2012. Many fans have been watnting to see Lee Hi singing with the group again and now the wish has been fulfilled....