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Girl Group TWICE to Drop 1st Full-length Album This Month

Girl Group TWICE to Drop 1st Full-length Album This Month

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group TWICE will release its first full-length album this month, its agency said Monday. The record, titled “Twiceagram,” will be released on Oct. 30, JYP Entertainment said. The lead song of the album is named “Likey,” according to the company. Further details weren’t provided. The nine-member act, [...]

Girls’ Generation’s Yoona to Co-Host Busan International Film Festival

Girls’ Generation’s Yoona to Co-Host Busan International Film Festival

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Singer and actress Im Yoon-ah, better known as Yoona from Girls’ Generation, will replace actress Kim Ha-neul as a co-host of the opening ceremony for this year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), organizers said Tuesday. The BIFF organizers said that Kim recently gave notice that she cannot attend the [...]

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun to Leave S.M. Entertainment: Sources

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun to Leave S.M. Entertainment: Sources

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun of Girls’ Generation will quit their management agency S.M. Entertainment, sources in the local music scene said Monday. With the possible departure of the three members, it is unclear whether they will continue working with the idol group. “The three members decided to terminate their [...]

Entertainment Industry Wears A Sad Face As Kim Soo-hyun Plans to Enter the Military This Month.

Entertainment Industry Wears A Sad Face As Kim Soo-hyun Plans to Enter the Military This Month.

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – As a Korean-wave mega star, Kim Soo-hyun, whose sales figures reached 200 billion won over the last four years, is entering the army on October 23rd. Not only are his fans disappointed, but the entire entertainment industry is heaving a sigh of resignation. The management company to which he belongs [...]

Actor Kim Soo-hyun to be Enrolled in Military Next Month

Actor Kim Soo-hyun to be Enrolled in Military Next Month

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean actor Kim Soo-hyun will join the military next month, his agency said Thursday. Keyeast Co. said the actor of the popular TV series “My Love from the Star” confirmed that he will start fulfilling his mandatory military service on Oct. 23. All able-bodied South Korean men must serve in the militaryfor approximately two years. (Yonhap)

BTS’ New Record Sells Over 750,000 Copies in 1st Week

BTS’ New Record Sells Over 750,000 Copies in 1st Week

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – “Love Yourself: Her,” the latest album by K-pop boy band BTS, has sold more than 750,000 copies in the first week, according to its agency Monday. The record, the first in the band’s new “Love Yourself” series, sold 759,263 copies from Sept. 18-24, Big Hit Entertainment said, citing music [...]

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 [...]