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EXO to Drop Special Winter Album ‘Universe’ Next Week

EXO to Drop Special Winter Album ‘Universe’ Next Week

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop boy group EXO will release its seasonal winter album “Universe” next week, its agency said Thursday. “Universe” will be released Dec. 21 in digital and physical formats, and will feature seven songs, including the lead rock ballad track “Universe,” according to S.M. Entertainment. The group has put out [...]

Actor Park Bo-gum Wins Award for Promoting Korean Tourism

Actor Park Bo-gum Wins Award for Promoting Korean Tourism

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Actor Park Bo-gum was named the winner of the achievement award for promoting South Korea abroad during this year’s tourism awards ceremony, the organizers said Tuesday. The 24-year-old actor was announced this year’s winner of the prize at the 2017 Korea Tourism Awards co-hosted by the Ministry of Culture, [...]

Web Site Goes Down as BTS Releases Seoul Promotion Song

Web Site Goes Down as BTS Releases Seoul Promotion Song

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop sensation BTS unveiled a new song meant to promote Seoul overseas on Wednesday, drawing huge Internet traffic that caused the temporary outage of its host Web site. The song titled “With Seoul” was uploaded for free download at noon on the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s tourism promotion site, www.visitseoul.net. The site crashed within minutes of release and remained inaccessible for hours, according to officials. The boy group has been [...]

Zion.T Honored by Duet with Lee Moon-sae in ‘Snow’

Zion.T Honored by Duet with Lee Moon-sae in ‘Snow’

SEOUL, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Singer-songwriter Zion.T said Monday he was honored by industry veteran Lee Moon-sae signing off on a duet with him, praising him as a pioneer who defined the sentiment of modern Korean pop music. “He’s a senior artist that I dearly love and admire, so I dared myself to ask him. I told him I heard hallucinations of his voice [...]

TWICE Wins Song of Year Award at 2017 MAMA with ‘Signal’

TWICE Wins Song of Year Award at 2017 MAMA with ‘Signal’

(image: Mnet) SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Girl group TWICE has won the Song of the Year Award at the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) for the second-consecutive year with “Signal,” according to the music television network Thursday. The nine-member act was announced as the winner of the highly coveted award Wednesday at Yokohama [...]

K-pop Singer Taeyeon Involved in Multi-Vehicle Accident

K-pop Singer Taeyeon Involved in Multi-Vehicle Accident

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Kora Bizwire) – K-pop star Taeyeon has caused a multi-vehicle traffic accident in Seoul, according to police and her agency Wednesday. The singer of the idol group Girls’ Generation rear-ended a taxi while driving her Mercedes in southern Seoul around 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Gangnam Police Station. The taxi crashed into an Audi that was infront from the impact. Two passengers in the taxi and the driver [...]