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G-Dragon Under Fire for Preferential Treatment During Military Service

G-Dragon Under Fire for Preferential Treatment During Military Service

SEOUL, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Allegations of special privileges for K-pop icon Kwon Ji-yong – better known by his stage name G-Dragon – after he was hospitalized while serving military duty have escalated into a full-blown controversy. Dispatch, an online publication known for its focus on celebrities, reported that G-Dragon had been hospitalized in [...]

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 [...]

Taeyang’s ‘White Night’ Tops Billboard’s World Albums Chart

Taeyang’s ‘White Night’ Tops Billboard’s World Albums Chart

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — BIGBANG member Taeyang’s latest album rose to the top of Billboard’s World Albums chart, according to the music publication Wednesday. “White Night,” Taeyang’s third solo album, was ranked No. 1 on the chart, becoming the most sold international album in the United States for the week of Sept. 2, [...]