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Last week, it was reported that EXO-M band member Kris Wu Yifan, known to fans as simply Kris, was suing the group”s record label, SM Entertainment, to terminate his contract. But the pop world is no stranger to legal strife.
Here”s our list of the five most famous band battles.
Despite releasing what would become the Diamond-certified album “CrazySexyCool,” R&B girl group TLC filed for bankruptcy only July 3, 1995, citing an unfair contract with LaFace Records. According to Soul Train, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins,” Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas only accrued $30,000 each from the profits of the album....
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....
According to the business reports sent to the Financial Supervisory Service from the big three entertainment companies of K-Pop, SM, YG, and JYP Entertainment, SM Entertainment came out on top with the most revenue last year.
Last year, SM Entertainment made 270 billion won (~ $260 million USD), which is almost twice the revenue compared to two years prior in 2011, 140 billion won (~ $140 million USD). Meanwhile, YG made 120 billion won (~ $110 million USD), which is a 49% increase from 2011 when they posted revenue of 78 billion won (~ $76 million USD). ...
American fashion brand H&M have chosen Big Bang as one of “The 10 Most Stylish Boy Bands”.
On the 20th of March, H&M expressed that “…the biggest boy bands from around the world have always tread the line between fashion faux pas and style stardom”.
Thus, they arranged a list of their 10 most stylish boy bands from around the world, in which Big Bang ranked 8th and was the only group from Asia.
New Kids on the Block ranked 1st, followed by One Direction in 2nd place. Other groups included Westlife, Backstreet Boys, Menudo, Jackson 5, Village People, Take That and N’SYNC. ...
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H&M noted the 2011 MTV EMA win by Big Bang of Best World Wide Artist.
Style icon Big Bang is included on The Ten Most Stylish Boy Band list that was recently compiled by Swedish ready-to wear clothing brand H&M. The list features some of the most iconic boy bands from the world including the “NSYNC and One Direction. YG Entertainment”s Big Bang is the only K-Pop group included within the top ten list, as well as being the only Asian band....