All posts tagged "K-pop"

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    First K-pop concert held in Czech Republic

    The Czech Republic saw its first K-pop concert Friday as South Korean President Park Geun-hye made an official visit to Prague to meet with its leaders. K-pop already has some exposure in Central Europe, with a Hallyu...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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    TaeTiSeo tops charts with holiday song ‘Dear Santa’

    Say hello to the holiday season with Girls’ Generation unit TaeTiSeo, who are back Friday with a No. 1 Christmas special album single, “Dear Santa.” The song topped most domestic music charts upon its 8 a.m. release...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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    Instagram loved K-pop most of all music genres this year

    K-pop was the most-mentioned music genre worldwide on Instagram this year, according to the popular photo social networking app. Instagram announced the year’s hottest topics by country Thursday, Yonhap reported. K-pop was ahead of hip-hop and rap,...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • Psy (Yonhap)
    Psy renews YG contract for three more years

    Psy has renewed his contract with agency YG Entertainment for another three years, Yonhap reported. The “Gangnam Style” singer, who is sweeping domestic charts this week after releasing his much-awaited seventh studio album, first joined YG in...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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    Big Bang, EXO win big at 2015 MAMA

    Big Bang and EXO won top honors at 2015 MAMA, one of K-pop’s largest music award ceremonies, held this year in Hong Kong’s Asia World-Expo Arena Wednesday. While Big Bang picked up the grand prizes for Best...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment)
    BTS ‘RUN’ MV hits 2 million in 2 days

    The Bangtan Boys are heating up the last month of K-pop in 2015. The music video for the seven-member group’s new song “RUN,” released at midnight Sunday in South Korea, has hit two million YouTube views in...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • South Korean boy band EXO (Photo SM Entertainment/Yonhap)
    EXO to hold first North American tour next February

    By Tae Hong EXO-Ls, ready yourselves. EXO is headed to North America in February next year for their first tour here. The band will perform in five still-undecided cities — chosen via fan votes, happening right now...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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