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5 Pleasant Surprises in Kpop from 2013

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But struggling to get time on themajor music television shows in South Korea, the group remainedalmost unheard of in their home country and foreign fans wondered ifthey"d ever be able to generate enough revenue to keep them andChrome Entertainment from having to disband. And then Crayon Popreleased their music video for "Bar Bar Bar," which paired theirsignature simple and catchy songs with attention-drawing outfits andchoreography. The group"s recognition and popularity exploded andforeign fans no longer had to worry about Crayon Pop dying outwithout every achieving any success or recognition in their nativecountry of South Korea.

Girls' Generation Yuri and Oh Sang Jin to host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards
Girls' Generation Yuri And Oh Sang Jin To Host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards

Girls' Generation Yuri and Oh Sang Jin to host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards

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Gaon Chart Kpop Awards is an awards show which focus on the sales of songs and album. For this year many stars are nominated such as Cho Yong Pil, PSY, Girls' Generation, EXO, Sistar, San-E, IU, Davichi, Dynamic Duo, 4Minute, Miss A, SoyuMad Clown, Seo In Guk, Jia and etc.

Billboard picks 'Growl' as Top Kpop Song of 2013
Billboard Picks 'growl' As Top Kpop Song Of 2013

Billboard picks 'Growl' as Top Kpop Song of 2013

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According to Billboard, "Growl" was the crown jewel in boy band EXO's fantastic 2013. While past singles like "Mama" and "Wolf" were based around complex concepts and busy production, "Growl" used a sparse, Southern hip-hop beat that let the 12 boys' talents shine through. A blend of rap, R and B melody and pop hooks, the breakout single had something for all listeners. Its accompanying video focused on a straight-forward, one-take video, again allowing for EXO's talents -- in this case, choreography -- to shine, not detracting from over-the-top high fashion. Along with high interest from the United States -- the boy band is the newest act to land among the top-selling K-pop tracks in America -- "Growl" solidifies EXO as the act to watch in K-pop's continuing international advancement."

EXO is steadily rising as one of the next top global stars. They have achieved many awards this year from Korea and China, such as 2 Daesang Awards from MelOn Music Award and MAMA, "Most Popular Group Award" from "Baidu The Hottest Awards","Best Group Award" at "Top Chinese Music Billboard Newcomer Awards"

Multi-talented Korean Girl Group AOA Greets The Media At Sundown Festival 2013 Press Conference In Singapore, Confidently Admits They Are All Angelic! [PHOTOS]
Multi-Talented Korean Girl Group Aoa Greets The Media At Sundown Festival 2013 Press Conference In Singapore, Confidently Admits They Are All Angelic! [Photos]

Multi-talented Korean Girl Group AOA Greets The Media At Sundown Festival 2013 Press Conference In Singapore, Confidently Admits They Are All Angelic! [PHOTOS]

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Vizit Korea Singapore 2013: Star-studded event!
Vizit Korea Singapore 2013: Star-Studded Event!

Vizit Korea Singapore 2013: Star-studded event!

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Aaron: If you guys like shopping, you can go to Dong Dae Mun, there are also of inexpensive clothes there. You also have to try Korean foods like kimbap, teokbokki. I would likely suggest if you guys have time, do visit Korea and have fun!

MBC Korean Music Wave In Singapore 2013 Cancelled 10 Days Before Scheduled Date Over Contract Dispute
Mbc Korean Music Wave In Singapore 2013 Cancelled 10 Days Before Scheduled Date Over Contract Dispute

MBC Korean Music Wave In Singapore 2013 Cancelled 10 Days Before Scheduled Date Over Contract Dispute

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On Tuesday, promoter Fatfish Entertainment explained the decision to cancel what had been billed as Singapores largest-ever K-pop concert. Less than two weeks before it's Nov. 16 scheduled date, the event producers of the Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Korean Music Wave in Singapore 2013 have pulled the plug on the three-hour concert, which would have featured an A-list lineup of performers like EXO, Sistar and 4Minute.

In a statement posted to the company's Facebook page on Tuesday, concert promoter Fatfish Entertainment explained the decision to cancel what had been billed as Singapore's largest-ever K-pop concert, according to the publication Today.

"We regret to announce that the MBC Korean Music Wave in Singapore 2013 has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances including contractual difficulties with our co-producer MBC," the Fatfish statement read.

Pledis Entertainment to Hold '2013 PLEDIS Global Audition in Brazil'
Pledis Entertainment To Hold '2013 Pledis Global Audition In Brazil'

Pledis Entertainment to Hold '2013 PLEDIS Global Audition in Brazil'

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Pledis Global Auditions in Brazil Pledis Entertainment, where Son Dam Bi, Kahi, After School, NU'EST and others are housed, will be holding auditions in Brazil.

On November 4, Pledis commented, "We are on the hunt for new faces to join our agency. We want to hold auditions outside of Korea in order to find more talented stars. We decided to host it in Brazil as Brazil has been showing great interest in K-pop these days."

A PINK Has A 'Lovely Day' With Singapore Fans At Vizit Korea 2013, Displays Their Flawless Performances And Personalities
A Pink Has A 'lovely Day' With Singapore Fans At Vizit Korea 2013, Displays Their Flawless Performances And Personalities

A PINK Has A 'Lovely Day' With Singapore Fans At Vizit Korea 2013, Displays Their Flawless Performances And Personalities

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Korea Festival 2013 was held in conjunction with Vizit Korea, took place at the Singapore Expo on October 25 to 27, 2013. It was the only festival with Korean focused consumer travel, food, lifestyle and entertainment event and was held over a span of three days with various artistes gracing the stage. The opening ceremony on October 25, started off with the breathtaking and definitely cute "Arirang" performance by the Little Angels. After which, they surprised the crowd by singing their adorable version of Singapore's "Chan Mali Chan" bringing in lots of admiration from the audience.

Their act was then followed up by an extraordinary performance by the Taekwondo team. The Taekwondo masters showed really daring moves making everyone else cringe. The most intense moment was definitely when two blindfolded members kicked an apple out of a knife, causing the apple to fly above the heads of the audience.

Robin Thicke Nabbed Two Songs From Marvin Gaye, Says Suit;  Song That Got Miley Cyrus Twerking at the VMAs 2013 Performance Generates More Controversy; Kpop Artist IU Also in Copyright Scandal
Robin Thicke Nabbed Two Songs From Marvin Gaye, Says Suit; Song That Got Miley Cyrus Twerking At The Vmas 2013 Performance Generates More Controversy; Kpop Artist Iu Also In Copyright Scandal

Robin Thicke Nabbed Two Songs From Marvin Gaye, Says Suit; Song That Got Miley Cyrus Twerking at the VMAs 2013 Performance Generates More Controversy; Kpop Artist IU Also in Copyright Scandal

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EMI said the Gaye family guilty of "ruining an incredible song," "killing the goose that laid the golden egg" and being responsible for "Blurred Lines" not receiving an MTV Video Music Award.

Marvin Gaye's family accused EMI and Williams and Thicke reps of "the planting of a knowingly false story in the press that the Gaye Family supposedly turned down a "six figure settlement" (no such offer was made) in order to make them appear unreasonable."

Thicke's Lawyer, Howard King, told The Hollywood Reporter,"Plaintiffs anticipated a baseless counterclaim for copyright infringement when they filed their original complaint for declaratory relief, so no surprise there. What is surprising in their press-release-disguised-as-a-complaint (much of which will eventually be stricken by the court) is their acknowledgment that the Gaye family has no standing to bring a copyright claim. For this, they blame EMI, the administrator and registered copyright owner of the Marvin Gaye songs. Obviously, EMI, which is in the business of collecting substantial sums for actual infringements, regardless of the publishing affiliations of the infringers, consulted their own expert musicologists who gave the same opinion our 3 musicologists gave: The genres of the songs are the same, the notes are different. So whether or not plaintiffs are fans of Marvin Gaye is irrelevant; no infringement occurred here."

AOA to represent Korea at ‘Sundown Festival 2013’ in Singapore
Aoa To Represent Korea At ‘sundown Festival 2013’ In Singapore

AOA to represent Korea at ‘Sundown Festival 2013’ in Singapore

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The Sundown Festival 2013 will be held at Marina Promenade on November 16 and will feature performances by rock and pop musicians from all over Asia. Aside from AOA, the festival will include artists from Japan, China, Indonesia, Thailand and more.

This will be AOAs second performance in Singapore since the K-POP Night Out at Music Matters 2013 in June. All eight members from AOA will be making their full appearance at the festival.