New Boy Bands 2013
YG Entertainment groups WINNER and iKON reunited for the first time in two years through the new K-pop streaming platform application Naver “V”.
On August 1, the two boy groups spent their episode head-to-head against each other, playing games in order to win a free vacation. In addition to the games, WINNER and iKON took part in dance and rap competitions as well as communicated with their fans through the app. Since the “V” broadcast operates without scripts or editing, fans were given the chance to see the WINNER and iKON members show off more of their true selves during the one hour show. . ... Read more
SISTAR, AOA, Girl′s Day and other famous bands have reportedly continued to heat up the air in the ′M COUNTDOWN′
The girl groups are heading to Gwangju for M COUNTDOWN today!
Mnet′s M COUNTDOWN will be broadcast live from the Gwangju Sangmu Citizens Park as part of the Gwangju Picnic Music Festival on July 9. . ... Read more
"Inkigayo” and “M!Countdown" have been caught up in a big voting dispute with two popular bands called BIGBANG and EXO
The calm before the storm is over, and before BIGBANG and EXO’s first meeting on a music show where they battle it out for the trophy, fans are butting heads, both with each other – ever since the music videos for the two groups were released – and with the music shows – namely SBS “Inkigayo” and Mnet “M!Countdown.” . ... Read more
SM Entertainment provided an update on the two Super Junior members currently in the military, Shindong and Sungmin.
The agency revealed to TV Report on May 19, “Shindong was sent to the third headquarters” 55th division military band while Sungmin was sent to the 17th division military band at Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do.” . ... Read more
B2M Entertainment Revealed to Finish Contract With Lee Hyori Since 2013, + Still Support Her Activities
Regarding reports that Lee Hyori has become a free agent, B2M Entertainment revealed its stance.
On February 27th, Lee Hyori′s agency, B2M Entertainment′s CEO, Gil Jong Hwa, talked about the news report that said Lee Hyori′s contract with the agency has ended. “I don′t know if the meaning of free agent fits in this situation.”. ... Read more
Lee Jong-suk and Kim Woo-bin's Friendship is More Beautiful Than Ko Nam-Soon and Park Heung-Soo From "School 2013"
Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin, their friendship may have started on “School 2013,” but it didn’t stop there. Their bromance is probably one of the strongest in K-pop!. ... Read more
(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.. ... Read more
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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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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
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