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K-pop Singer Taeyeon Involved in Multi-Vehicle Accident

K-pop Singer Taeyeon Involved in Multi-Vehicle Accident

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Kora Bizwire) – K-pop star Taeyeon has caused a multi-vehicle traffic accident in Seoul, according to police and her agency Wednesday. The singer of the idol group Girls’ Generation rear-ended a taxi while driving her Mercedes in southern Seoul around 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Gangnam Police Station. The taxi crashed into an Audi that was infront from the impact. Two passengers in the taxi and the driver [...]

North Korean Defector Likes K-Pop Girl Groups, CSI

North Korean Defector Likes K-Pop Girl Groups, CSI

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – “The original version is the best one.” After listening to three different versions of the Girls’ Generation hit song “Gee” – in addition to the original recording, two covers by a rock band and an indie artist – the North Korean soldier at Ajou University Hospital told his doctors [...]

Girls’ Generation’s Yoona to Co-Host Busan International Film Festival

Girls’ Generation’s Yoona to Co-Host Busan International Film Festival

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Singer and actress Im Yoon-ah, better known as Yoona from Girls’ Generation, will replace actress Kim Ha-neul as a co-host of the opening ceremony for this year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), organizers said Tuesday. The BIFF organizers said that Kim recently gave notice that she cannot attend the [...]

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun to Leave S.M. Entertainment: Sources

Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun to Leave S.M. Entertainment: Sources

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Tiffany, Sooyoung and Seohyun of Girls’ Generation will quit their management agency S.M. Entertainment, sources in the local music scene said Monday. With the possible departure of the three members, it is unclear whether they will continue working with the idol group. “The three members decided to terminate their [...]

Girls’ Generation Tops Billboard’s World Albums Chart

Girls’ Generation Tops Billboard’s World Albums Chart

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Girls’ Generation’s latest album “Holiday Night” rose to the top of Billboard’s World Albums chart, according to the music publication Wednesday. The K-pop girl group’s sixth full-length album, released on Aug. 4, stood at No. 1 on the chart for the week of Aug. 26, according to Billboard’s website. [...]

Girls’ Generation to Release Sixth Full-length Album Next Month

Girls’ Generation to Release Sixth Full-length Album Next Month

SEOUL, Jul. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Girls’ Generation, one of K-pop’s longest-running girl groups today, will release its sixth full-length studio album next month, its agency said Thursday. The record “Holiday Night” will be released on Aug. 7, S.M. Entertainment said. It will be the first new material since the team’s 2015 album “Lion Heart.” [...]

Girls’ Generation to Release Song for Fans to Celebrate Its 9th Anniversary

Girls’ Generation to Release Song for Fans to Celebrate Its 9th Anniversary

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Girls’ Generation will release a new song dedicated to its fans to celebrate its ninth anniversary, the idol group’s agency said on Tuesday.  The eight-member K-pop act will roll out “That Summer” on Aug. 5 at 12 a.m. through digital music streaming channel Station, operated by the band’s agency [...]

[Feature] Almost Famous: K-pop Trainees Endure Hardship on the Road to Success

[Feature] Almost Famous: K-pop Trainees Endure Hardship on the Road to Success

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Gangnam Style, Psy’s worldwide sensation powered by an iconic horse dance, set numerous world records. The song’s music video is still the most liked and viewed video on YouTube. But most of all, Gangnam Style was the first K-pop song, ever, to attract global attention.  Ironically, however, 38-year-old Psy is [...]