All posts tagged "American Idol"

  • (Yonhap)
    Swan song for ‘American Idol’ after 15 game-changing years

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It started on June 11, 2002, with a couple of unfamiliar hosts posing in an empty theater and making an overblown declaration to TV viewers. “Live on this stage, an unknown talent will...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Han Hee-jun was good enough to have made it to the finals of American Idol, but he found himself in another audition program in Korea. (Newsis)
    Home is where the market is

    Aspiring Korean American stars such as American Idol’s Han Hee-jun,  John Park, established stars like Daniel Dae Kim are turning to Korean market Songwriter/singer Yoo Hee-yeol, who recently became a judge on a television audition program, said that...

    • Posted January 10, 2014
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    MBC brings back college song contest

    By Baek Byung-yeul Just months after ending its longrunning college song contest, MBC television says it’s bringing it back. The “MBC College Music Festival,” an annual music competition for college students the broadcaster first aired in 1977,...

    • Posted December 16, 2013
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  • Psy performs at the “American Idol” finale at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live on May 16, 2013.
    Psy strikes year-end bonanza

    By Park Si-soo Psy’s “Gentleman” was named YouTube’s top trending music video of 2013, sharing the coveted title with Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can’t Stop,” Katy Perry’s “Roar” and P!nk’s “Just Give Me a Reason.”...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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