All posts tagged "K-pop"

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    BLACKPINK’s ‘Whistle’ tops 100 mln YouTube views

    SEOUL, April 15 (Yonhap) — The “Whistle” music video by BLACKPINK, one of K-pop’s biggest breakout stars from last year, surpassed 100 million views on YouTube on Saturday, the group’s agency said. The video hit 100,143,704 views...

    • Posted April 17, 2017
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    First KCON in Middle East draws thousands

    (Yonhap) — Thousands gathered at the world’s largest K-pop festival held for the first time in the Middle East last week, its host said Monday. More than 8,000 people came from all over the region, including Egypt,...

    • Posted March 28, 2016
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  • Fans wait outside the venue of K-pop's Night Out at the South by Southwest music festival on March 17, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Yonhap)
    South by Southwest’s K-pop event draws a crowd

    (Yonhap) — The K-pop event of South by Southwest (SXSW), the world’s largest music festival, drew hundreds of people, the South Korean content agency said Friday. More than 1,300 people gathered for K-pop’s Night Out, which featured...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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    K-pop musicians ready to rock global festivals

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Few have clear answers to the question, “What is hallyu?” This not because the meaning of hallyu, or the global boom of Korean pop culture, is too hard to grasp, but because hallyu itself...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • Korean food and beverage products are displayed in SUM Market in S.M. Communication Center in Samsung-dong, Souteastern Seoul, on March 3, 2016. (Photocourtesy of S.M. Entertainment)
    Get your Exo gim, Super (Junior) jam and SHINee sparkling water at SUM Market

    S.M. Entertainment opens ‘SUM Market,’ a store that offers Korean manufactured food products with names, patterns, photos and other intellectual properties of its K-pop artists. By Chung Joo-won SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean brands and freelance designers...

    • Posted March 4, 2016
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  • Talk show host Conan O'Brien with JYP Entertainment chief Park Jin-young, members of TWICE and actor Steve Yeun (Screen capture from Instagram)
    Conan O’Brien sings K-pop

    By Kwon Ji-youn American late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien on Sunday posted an Instagram photograph of himself with JYP Entertainment chief Park Jin-young, members of TWICE and actor Steve Yeun after working on a project with...

    • Posted February 21, 2016
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  • MBC's "Idol Star Athletics Championships" will air on Feb. 9 and 10.
    Ready for K-pop Idolympics?

    Ready for K-pop Idol-ympics? Your favorite K-pop stars will be testing their athleticism as they compete in the “Idol Star Athletics Championships,” to be aired on Lunar New Year weekend. The 12th championship has actually already taken place back on...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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