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Return of Long-forgotten Singer Yang Joon-il Brings Middle-aged Fans to Music Scene

Return of Long-forgotten Singer Yang Joon-il Brings Middle-aged Fans to Music Scene

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Following a short-lived music career in the early 1990s, Yang Joon-il disappeared into obscurity, leaving many fans without a clue about the star. A JTBC TV show has recently brought the long-forgotten star back to the public consciousness, summoning his old fans, now in their 40′s, back to the [...]

Super Junior’s Comeback Preparation Going Smoothly: Members

Super Junior’s Comeback Preparation Going Smoothly: Members

JAKARTA, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Preparations for K-pop act Super Junior’s comeback are going smoothly, according to its members, with the bulk of the 11-member team having finished their mandatory military duties. “Just until yesterday I practiced our dance choreography with our members. We’re also planning to hold a concert,” Super Junior member Donghae [...]

Nostalgia Boom Attracts ‘Forgotten’ K-Pop Celebs to Make Comebacks

Nostalgia Boom Attracts ‘Forgotten’ K-Pop Celebs to Make Comebacks

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Even before the term “K-pop” entered the global pop culture lexicon in the mid 2000s, South Korea did have a big and vibrant pop music scene.  During the ’80s and ’90s, Korean pop music — then, and still, commonly referred to as “gayo” at home — was influenced heavily [...]