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IU to Hold Concerts at Jamsil Olympic Stadium in September

IU to Hold Concerts at Jamsil Olympic Stadium in September

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop diva IU, the star of Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first Korean-language film “Broker,” will return as a singer this fall. She will hold “The Golden Hour” concerts on Sept. 17 and 18 at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium in southern Seoul, her agency, EDAM Entertainment said Thursday. It marks [...]

IU’s ‘Killing Voice Live’ Most-viewed Youtube Video in S. Korea This Year

IU’s ‘Killing Voice Live’ Most-viewed Youtube Video in S. Korea This Year

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A live video of singer-songwriter IU on media channel Dingo was the most viewed video on YouTube in South Korea this year, the company said Thursday. “IU’s Killing Voice Live,” the 18-minute video of IU singing live on YouTube’s Dingo Music channel, ranked first with over 30 million views, [...]

IU Donates 500 mln Won for Underprivileged on Her Birthday

IU Donates 500 mln Won for Underprivileged on Her Birthday

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Singer-actress IU has donated 500 million won (US$441,350) to charity groups in aid to the underprivileged, her management agency said Monday. The money was delivered to five groups, including the Korea Pediatric Cancer Foundation and the Korea Unwed Mothers Families Association, on Sunday, which was her birthday, according to [...]

Songstress IU’s Single Regains Popularity 10 Years After Release

Songstress IU’s Single Regains Popularity 10 Years After Release

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Singer-actress IU’s song from a decade ago has resurged to top spots on major music charts here after her performance videos went viral on social media. As of 1 p.m. Friday, “Hold My Hand,” the singer-songwriter’s first self-produced song, ranked No. 4 and No. 11, respectively, on music streaming [...]

K-pop Songstress IU to Drop New Single ‘Celebrity’ This Month

K-pop Songstress IU to Drop New Single ‘Celebrity’ This Month

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop soloist IU is set to release the new single “Celebrity” later this month ahead of releasing her long-awaited fifth studio album, her agency said Friday. The song, which Edam Entertainment described as an “upbeat pop sound track that IU will be experimenting with for the first time,” will [...]

IU, Suga’s Collaboration Song ‘Eight’ Becomes Chart Sensation

IU, Suga’s Collaboration Song ‘Eight’ Becomes Chart Sensation

SEOUL, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Topping iTunes singles charts in 59 countries and territories Thursday, “Eight,” a high-profile collaboration song between K-pop queen IU and BTS’ Suga, became a chart sensation. Following its official release Wednesday evening, “Eight,” a pop rock number, topped the iTunes singles chart in the United States, France, Singapore, New [...]

K-pop Songstress IU Collaborates with BTS’ Suga for New Song

K-pop Songstress IU Collaborates with BTS’ Suga for New Song

SEOUL, April 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Singer-actress IU has teamed up with K-pop sensation BTS’ member Suga for an upcoming digital single, the former’s management agency announced Monday. IU will release the as-yet-unnamed new single, co-produced by Suga, on May 6, according to EDAM Entertainment. Other details, such as the genre, have yet to be [...]