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Son Heung-min Fans Worry Over His Grueling Schedule

Son Heung-min Fans Worry Over His Grueling Schedule

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The issue of the exploitation of Korean football star Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur) has surfaced once again, spurred by news reports published by the international press over Son’s participation in one-too-many football matches recently. The English football-related news website “90min Football News” published a story earlier this month with [...]

Jay Park Performs at Made in America Music Festival as First Korean Artist

Jay Park Performs at Made in America Music Festival as First Korean Artist

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean-American rapper Park Jae-beom, also known as Jay Park, performed at the annual Made in America (MIA) music festival in Philadelphia, the United States, as its first Korean contributor, his management agency said Tuesday. “Park was invited to MIA to perform for its Sept. 2 event as the first [...]

Success of TWICE, Abolition of One-Man Control, Propel JYP’s Ascent to No.1 Entertainment Firm

Success of TWICE, Abolition of One-Man Control, Propel JYP’s Ascent to No.1 Entertainment Firm

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — JYP Entertainment, the home for top-rung girl band TWICE, beat its long-time rival SM Entertainment to emerge as the biggest entertainment firm by market capitalization for the first time in nearly two decades this week. Following steady growth since early this year, shares of JYP finished at 31,300 won [...]

JYP Entertainment to Hold Auditions in Four North American Cities

JYP Entertainment to Hold Auditions in Four North American Cities

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — JYP Entertainment, the South Korean entertainment giant led by music producer Park Jin-young, will be holding auditions on a global scale in the United States and Canada. Park’s company announced yesterday plans to hold “2018 JYP Global Auditions” in four cities in North America. The first audition will be [...]