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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 [...]

YG Ends Contract with BIGBANG’s Seungri in Wake of Scandal

YG Ends Contract with BIGBANG’s Seungri in Wake of Scandal

SEOUL, Mar. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The management agency of K-pop band BIGBANG on Wednesday ended its contract with Seungri, a scandal-ridden star who is under probe for allegedly arranging sexual services for potential investors. The company, YG Entertainment, also apologized to the public for failing to properly manage the 29-year-old singer, who announced Monday [...]

Growing Tension in Entertainment Industry over Seungri Allegations

Growing Tension in Entertainment Industry over Seungri Allegations

SEOUL, Mar. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — With BIGBANG’s Seungri officially booked for his sex-for-business favor deal, the entertainment industry is nervous about the aftermath. It was revealed on Monday that there were other celebrities in a messenger chat room that contained conversations about sexual favors, and that some of them have also been investigated by [...]