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BIGBANG’s G-Dragon Draws 260,000 Fans During Japanese Tour

BIGBANG’s G-Dragon Draws 260,000 Fans During Japanese Tour

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — BIGBANG’s G-Dragon finished a three-city Japanese tour, drawing in a total crowd of 260,000, according to his agency Thursday. The singer-rapper wrapped up the Japanese leg of his 29-city world tour Wednesday at the Tokyo Dome in the Japanese capital, according to YG Entertainment. The combined audience at the [...]

Girl Group April Out With ‘Eternity,’ Avoids Playing Sexy Card

Girl Group April Out With ‘Eternity,’ Avoids Playing Sexy Card

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Girl group April on Wednesday jumped into the early fall music chart race with its fourth EP album, backed by a pulsating-yet-innocent new dance track titled “Hold My Hand.” “After first listening to the song I thought this is it. I knew that this had to be the lead song,” leader Chaekyung explained to reporters [...]

EXO’s Repackaged Edition of “The War” Tops 33 iTunes Charts

EXO’s Repackaged Edition of “The War” Tops 33 iTunes Charts

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Boy band EXO’s repackaged edition of its hit album “The War” conquered Apple iTunes album charts in over 30 countries, according to its agency Wednesday. EXO’s “The War: The Power of Music,” released on Tuesday, climbed to the No. 1 spot on 33 iTunes album charts, including in Spain, [...]

Super Junior’s Comeback Preparation Going Smoothly: Members

Super Junior’s Comeback Preparation Going Smoothly: Members

JAKARTA, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Preparations for K-pop act Super Junior’s comeback are going smoothly, according to its members, with the bulk of the 11-member team having finished their mandatory military duties. “Just until yesterday I practiced our dance choreography with our members. We’re also planning to hold a concert,” Super Junior member Donghae [...]

BLACKPINK’s Japanese Album Tops Daily Oricon Chart

BLACKPINK’s Japanese Album Tops Daily Oricon Chart

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Girl group BLACKPINK conquered Japan’s key music sales chart for the second consecutive day with its first album released in the neighboring country, its management agency said Friday. The team’s Japanese debut EP album titled “BLACKPINK” stood at No. 1 on Oricon’s Daily CD album chart as of Wednesday, [...]

Korean Drama Soundtrack Concert in Tokyo Draws Thousands

Korean Drama Soundtrack Concert in Tokyo Draws Thousands

TOKYO, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – A South Korean drama soundtrack-themed concert staring a number of K-pop artists in Tokyo took place successfully this weekend, attracting thousands of spectators. The ‘Drama Original Sounds Korea 2017 with PyeongChang’ concert was held by the Korea Creative Content Agency and the South Korean Embassy in Japan in celebration of [...]