New Boy Bands 2013

Is There A Friendly Rivalry Between YG Boy Bands WINNER & iKON?

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Is There A Friendly Rivalry Between YG Boy Bands WINNER & iKON?

(Photo : THE STAR Magazine; YG Entertainment)

In a recent pictorial for The Star Magazine, rookie boy group WINNER shared their feelings about their YG Entertainment label-mates, iKON.

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K-Pop Crossover: TLC, The Smiths Lead The List Of Top 5 Legal Battles By Bands

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K-Pop Crossover: TLC, The Smiths Lead The List Of Top 5 Legal Battles By Bands

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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. . ... Read more

K-Pop Crossover: The Beatles and The Rolling Stones Lead Our List Of Bands WIth High Profile Member Departures

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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. . ... Read more

2013 revenue from SM, YG, and JYP Entertainment revealed

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2013 revenue from SM, YG, and JYP Entertainment revealed

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. . ... Read more

Big Bang ranks 8th on H&M’s “10 Most Stylish Boy Bands”

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Big Bang ranks 8th on H&M’s “10 Most Stylish Boy Bands”

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”. . ... Read more

Big Bang Named One Of The Ten Most Stylish Boy Bands By Fashion Retailer H&M

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Big Bang Named One Of The Ten Most Stylish Boy Bands By Fashion Retailer H&M

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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. . ... Read more

"Wish - 2013" Lee Re, Best Actress at BIFF

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Actress Lee Re from the movie “Wish – 2013” received The Best Actress Award at the 4th Beijing International Film Festival.

Lee Re is the only Korean actress to have won an award this day. However, she wasn’t at the ceremony. . ... Read more

“Their Perfect Day” 2013 drew the empathy of upper-middle class women in their 30s

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“Their Perfect Day” 2013 drew the empathy of upper-middle class women in their 30s

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“Their Perfect Day” drew the empathy of housewives.

On the KBS2TV 4-part special “Their Perfect Day” (script Kim Hyun Jung, producer Lee Won Ik) broadcast on April 14th, the drama picked at the bribing of Gangnam mothers, bullying, private institute problems.. ... Read more

Wassup to perform at '2013-2014 KB Kookmin Card Pro Basketball Awards'

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Wassup to perform at '2013-2014 KB Kookmin Card Pro Basketball Awards'


Wassup is going to perform with the professional basketball players at ‘2013-2014 KB Kookmin Card Pro Basketball Awards‘ which will end the basketball season.
Wassup will perform ‘Nom Nom Nom‘ with the basketball players like Doo Kyungmin, Park Jaehyun, Han Hobin, Kim Sangyu, Chang Minguk, Jeon Sunghyun, Lee Jaedo, and many more.. ... Read more

J.Y. Park named as the highest-paid composer in royalties for 2013

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J.Y. Park named as the highest-paid composer in royalties for 2013

J.Y. Park was listed as the highest-paid composer in royalties for 2013, which was his third consecutive year at #1.

According to the Korea Music Copyright Association‘s ’2013 Total Composer Revenue’, J.Y. Park was determined to be the composer with the highest total royalties for the third consecutive year. Although the exact income was not disclosed, it is estimated that J.Y. Park earned well over 1 billion KRW (~$1 million USD) in royalties this past year.. ... Read more