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BIGBANG’s 2nd Documentary Featuring Taeyang to Hit YouTube Next Week

BIGBANG’s 2nd Documentary Featuring Taeyang to Hit YouTube Next Week

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The second documentary film by iconic K-pop band BIGBANG will hit YouTube next week, featuring member Taeyang, in the runup to the band’s upcoming music release, its agency said Monday. The first episode of the eight-part documentary, “White Night,” will hit BIGBANG’s official YouTube channel on May 18. Each [...]

G-Dragon Becomes 1st Korean Artist to Win Chinese Ad Deal Since THAAD Fallout

G-Dragon Becomes 1st Korean Artist to Win Chinese Ad Deal Since THAAD Fallout

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — G-Dragon became the first South Korean celebrity to sign a corporate endorsement deal with a Chinese company following Beijing’s virtual ban on “hallyu,” or South Korean pop culture, since 2016, the singer’s agency said Monday. The singer-rapper of K-pop act BIGBANG recently signed a deal with Chinese bottled water [...]

BIGBANG Renews Contract with YG Ahead of New Music Release

BIGBANG Renews Contract with YG Ahead of New Music Release

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop boy band BIGBANG has renewed its contract with the current agency, YG Entertainment, ahead of the band’s new music release planned for this year, YG said Wednesday. “The BIGBANG members, G-Dragon, Taeyang, T.O.P and Daesung, signed an exclusive contract with YG,” the management said in a press release. [...]

Seungri Indicted on Overseas Gambling, Prostitution Mediation Charges

Seungri Indicted on Overseas Gambling, Prostitution Mediation Charges

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Seungri, the disgraced former member of K-pop boy band BIGBANG, has been indicted for allegedly gambling overseas and procuring prostitutes for investors. The scandal-ridden celebrity was indicted Thursday, without detention, on charges of overseas gambling and breaching the foreign exchange transaction act, as well as the act on the [...]

U.S. Magazine Lists BIGBANG’s G-Dragon, T.O.P as Emerging Art Collectors

U.S. Magazine Lists BIGBANG’s G-Dragon, T.O.P as Emerging Art Collectors

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — G-Dragon and T.O.P of South Korean boy band BIGBANG have joined an American art magazine’s list of emerging art collectors. The highly popular K-pop stars were part of ARTnews’ list of “50 Art Collectors to Watch” posted on the magazine’s website on Dec. 13. “Looking to the future of [...]