South Korea: News
05 Jun 2023K-Pop
EXO-CBX file complaint to Fair Trade Commission; SM Entertainment responds
Ever since EXO members Baekhyun, Xiumin, and Chen released a statement on terminating their contracts with agency SM Entertainment, fans have been monitoring every update.
05 Jun 2023Music Industry
When is Halsey and BTS Suga's 'Lilith' releasing
Halsey and BTS fans assemble!
05 Jun 2023K-Pop
Jihyo getting solo debut? TWICE unveils 'Killin' Me Good' teaser
K-pop is currently the hotcake in global music. From stellar music to a crazy fan following, it's getting it all!
05 Jun 2023K-drama
Happy birthday, Yoo In-na: Binge-watch these shows featuring 'Goblin' star
If you're a die-hard K-drama fan, Yoo In-na is likely to be your favorite actor!
01 Jun 2023K-Pop
SM Entertainment releases detailed new statement on EXO-CBX's contract termination
The K-pop world is taken by storm after EXO members Baekhyun, Xiumin, and Chen released a statement about terminating their contracts with their agency, SM Entertainment. Initially, the agency shared a statement responding to the trio's statement and called it "outside forces approaching their artists."
01 Jun 2023K-Pop
EXO Chen, Baekhyun, Xiumin to terminate 'slave contracts' with SM
K-pop is one of the most followed genres in the world and the group EXO enjoys a huge fan following. The group members Chen, Baekhyun, and Xiumin formed a sub-unit named EXO-CBX.
31 May 2023K-Pop
K-pop: SHINee to perform live in Seoul after 6 years
SHINee stans, it's time to assemble and welcome the OG stars on stage!
30 May 2023K-Pop
Stray Kids '5 Star' breaks pre-album K-pop sales record
K-pop has taken the world by storm and the genre enjoys a massive fan following all over the globe. The boy band Stray Kids is gearing up for the release of their third full album, titled 5 Star, and now even before its release, it's shattering records left and right.
29 May 2023SEVENTEEN
SEVENTEEN, Stray Kids: K-pop groups on Billboard's World Albums chart
The much-anticipated Billboard's World Albums chart for the week ending Saturday (May 27) arrived on Sunday.
25 May 2023Celebrity
Yoo Ah-in admits drug use; gets attacked by a civilian
South Korean actor Yoo Ah-in has been in a soup after being charged with illegal drug usage. In a recent development, Yoo was summoned to the Seoul Central District Court for interrogation regarding the police's request for an arrest warrant.
24 May 2023K-Pop
BTS J-Hope completes military enlistment training; shares selfie in uniform
BTS fans, it's time to rise as J-Hope has shared new photos.
22 May 2023K-Pop
ENHYPHEN releases 'Bite Me' music video from 'DARK BLOOD' album
ENHYPHEN stans, it's time for you all to assemble!
22 May 2023K-Pop
Happy birthday, Suho: Reflecting greatest moments of EXO's esteemed leader
On Monday, the EXO-L fandom gathers to celebrate the 32nd birthday of one of K-pop's most cherished leaders, Kim Jun-myeon, affectionately known as Suho.
18 May 2023BTS
Are Taehyung and Jennie dating? Times they were linked together
Social media is once again rife with dating rumors of BTS's V aka Taehyung and BLACKPINK's Jennie.
14 May 2023K-Pop
'End of era': 5 K-pop groups disbanded in 2023
K-pop girl group Everglow has been a hot topic on Twitter due to concerns about their future.
12 May 2023Celebrity
JaeJae resigns from SBS but will keep hosting 'MMTG'
JaeJae is one of the most prominent faces in the Korean YouTube circuit. She is known for hosting the popular SBS show MMTG. As per a new development, she has tendered her resignation as a producing director at SBS after a long tenure of eight years.
12 May 2023K-Pop
IU's agency releases statement amid plagiarism accusation; condemning malicious intent
K-pop stars are always under scrutiny for their actions. With huge stardom comes huge responsibility and now IU has faced plagiarism accusations.
11 May 2023K-Pop
EXO Kai enlists for his mandatory service
K-pop stars are ruling the world and mesmerizing people with their music. Fans are absolute nerds about their favorite stars and monitor each update about them.
11 May 2023K-drama
Park Seo-joon and IU's 'Dream' surpasses 1M footfall mark
Park Seo-joon and IU's film Dream is having an amazing run at the theaters. It is smashing records left and right. Now, it has achieved another stellar milestone.
10 May 2023YouTube
Song Ji-a is back from hiatus; signs with new agency
Song Ji-a is one of the most famous influencers in South Korea who rose to fame with Netflix's dating reality show Single's Inferno and is making it to the headlines again.
10 May 2023K-Pop
Lucas leaves NCT and WayV; to focus on solo career
K-pop stars are enjoying huge fan following all over the world and now we have a heartbreaking update for the fans.
10 May 2023K-drama
K-drama alert: 'See You in My 19th Life' teaser out
The world is exploring the Korean culture and K-dramas are definitely one of the hotcakes.
08 May 2023K-Pop
K-pop: OMEGA X terminates contract with SPIRE Entertainment
K-pop boy band OMEGA X has announced that it has terminated its exclusive contract with the SPIRE Entertainment agency.
08 May 2023K-Pop
K-pop: GOT7's Jinyoung starts mandatory military service; agency shares photo
K-pop boy band GOT7's member Jinyoung has reportedly begun his mandatory military service as per South Korean laws.
04 May 2023K-Pop
K-pop: NCT Taeyong to make solo album debut in June
K-pop as a genre is getting exciting with each passing day. From new collaborations to new albums, the artists are truly enthralling listeners around the globe.
04 May 2023K-Pop
K-pop: GOT7's Jinyoung set for military enlistment; agency shares statement
Korean culture has become a major influence globally and the stars enjoy a huge fan following. South Korea has a mandatory military enlistment policy and several Korean celebrities are also going through the same.
03 May 2023K-Pop
Hyungwon and Shownu to debut as MONSTA X's first sub-unit
K-pop stans monitor every minute update of their favorite stars and now we have got a massive announcement.
03 May 2023K-drama
Korean stars Yoon Bak and Kim Su-bin to get married
Love and marriage are in the air!
03 May 2023Hollywood
NewJeans Danielle to voice Korean-dubbed version of 'The Little Mermaid'
K-pop stars have huge fan following as they have taken the world by storm. Reports are rife that NewJeans's Danielle is set to star as the voice artist in the Korean dubbed version of Disney's The Little Mermaid.
02 May 2023K-Pop
BTOB Peniel pulls out from 'WIND AND WISH' promotional events
K-pop is one of the most followed genres in global music and now BTOB has released its 12th mini album, titled WIND AND WISH. This anticipated album marks the comeback of the boy band.
01 May 2023K-Pop
LE SSERAFIM releases much-anticipated album 'UNFORGIVEN,' streaming now
K-pop artists are hotcakes globally and fans are in love with the genre. LE SSERAFIM is one of the most followed groups and their much-anticipated album UNFORGIVEN is here!
01 May 2023K-Pop
Everything about MONSTA X Joohoney's upcoming album; motion logo released
K-pop is ruling the world and now MONSTA X's Joohoney is set for his solo debut. The singer has earlier made several mixtapes which include 2020's Psyche. The pop star is the jack of many trades. He is also an actor and will feature in Netflix's Lost in America.
01 May 2023K-drama
5 highly-anticipated K-dramas to add to your watchlist in May
With the rising Hallyu or Korean Wave, it is hard to skip the fascinating shows that are taking the world by storm!
30 Apr 2023K-Pop
K-pop band TEEN TOP confirms group comeback after 4 years
Following its debut in July 2010, K-pop boy band TEEN TOP made waves in the music industry with its catchy tunes and foot-tapping numbers.
28 Apr 2023K-Pop
K-pop: Eunji aside, all Apink members sign with new agency
K-pop is one of the most followed genres in music and the fan base is growing by folds. The OG girl band Apink has a huge fan following and reports suggest that four of the five members—Chorong, Bomi, Namjoo, and Hayoung—have signed an exclusive contract with the new agency Choi Creative Lab.
28 Apr 2023K-Pop
ASTRO Moonbin's new memorial space to be open till June
ASTRO Moonbin's untimely demise took the Korean culture world by storm. The pop star aged 25 died of suspected suicide and his fans are left heartbroken.
27 Apr 2023K-Pop
K-pop: (G)I-DLE announces 2023 world tour; details inside
K-pop stars are global sensations and their stardom has increased by folds in the last few years. As fans keep monitoring every action of theirs, we have got an exciting development.
27 Apr 2023Box Office
Box office: Park Seo-joon and IU's 'Dream' creates a rage
Park Seo-joon and IU's sports drama Dream was released on Wednesday (April 26) and is already creating a rage at the Korean box office. As per the Korean Box-office Information System (KOBIS), the film got 93,420 viewers and topped the box office.
27 Apr 2023K-Pop
BTS Suga kicks off his first world tour in NYC
BTS Suga is one of the most followed artists in the world and now the rapper has kicked off his first solo world tour in New York City. He performed at Belmont Park and tweeted photos about the same.
26 Apr 2023K-drama
When is Kim Min-jae enlisting in military? Details inside
K-culture fans monitor every detail of their favorite stars' lives.
25 Apr 2023Netflix
OTT: Netflix to invest $2.5B in the South Korean market
Ever since the world saw the OTT boom, the range of content has been broadened and consumers have access to a varied set of works. The OTT giant Netflix has been investing in the Asian market for quite some time and it has proved beneficial too.
25 Apr 2023SEVENTEEN
SEVENTEEN's 'FML' sells record-breaking 3.9M copies on opening day
K-pop boy band SEVENTEEN's new mini-album FML has taken the world by storm.
24 Apr 2023Travel And Tourism
Visiting South Korea? Get your hands on these souvenirs
When it comes #throwback-ing on your vacation, there's nothing better than souvenirs that can take you back to the good old times.
24 Apr 2023K-Pop
ASTRO Moonbin's memorial space will be open till April end
The recent news of ASTRO Moombin's untimely demise shook the entire K-pop fraternity and fans globally. The singer-actor was aged 25 and was a pillar of the band ASTRO. He reportedly died due to suicide.
21 Apr 2023K-Pop
K-pop: BTS Suga's 'Haegeum' music video is out
Agust D, popularly known as Suga from the globally famous Korean boy band BTS has released the music video of Haegeum. It is the title track of his latest solo album D-Day.
21 Apr 2023K-drama
K-drama: EXO's Sehun starrer 'All That We Loved' teaser out
Korean culture has a huge fan following globally and the fans monitor each and every action of their favorite stars. TVING's upcoming romantic drama titled All That We Loved teaser has been revealed and it has been loved among the fans.
20 Apr 2023K-Pop
ASTRO Moonbin passes away at 25: Remembering pop singer-actor's journey
The Korean pop and entertainment world was rattled by the news of the untimely demise of singer Moonbin late Wednesday night (per IST).
18 Apr 2023J-Hope
Heartwarming BTS songs that will help you bid J-Hope farewell
BTS member J-Hope has left fans emotional after he shared his love for ARMYs (BTS's fans) in his last message on Monday night before he began his mandatory military service.
17 Apr 2023Upcoming Movies
'The Outlaws 3': Everything about Ma Dong-seok's upcoming film
Ma Dong-seok is all set to grace theaters with his highly-anticipated, third installment of the crime film The Roundup: No Way Out (The Outlaws 3).
13 Apr 2023K-Pop
K-pop: When is BTS's J-Hope enlisting for mandatory service
K-pop fans follow every minute happenings of their favorite stars and as media reports, suggest that BTS's J-Hope is about to start his mandatory military enlistment, fans are speculating more details.
13 Apr 2023K-drama
5 K-dramas to look forward to in coming months
There is no denying that our watchlist is dominated by K-dramas and we cannot get enough!
12 Apr 2023K-drama
Yoo Ah-in's agency to take legal action against media speculations
South Korean actor Yoo Ah-in has been in the news for several controversies which include drug abuse. Recently, the actor's agency United Artist Agency (UAA) released a statement condemning the speculative media reports which are reportedly maligning the actor's image and reputation.
12 Apr 2023K-Pop
EXO's Sehun birthday special: 5 unknown facts about K-pop's heartthrob
With his sharp dance moves, powerful vocals, and handsome looks, Sehun, the maknae of the world-renowned K-pop boy band EXO, has captured the hearts of fans around the globe!
11 Apr 2023BTS
Billboard Hot 100: Jimin grabs highest-rank for second consecutive frame
To say that BTS's Jimin took the music world by storm with his solo debut album FACE would be an understatement!
11 Apr 2023K-drama
Who was Jung Chae Yul, actor-model who died at 26
South Korean actor-model Jung Chae Yul, who rose to prominence with the hit drama Zombie Detective died on Tuesday. She was 26.
10 Apr 2023K-Pop
Fans rejoice over K-pop group IVE's album 'I've IVE'
South Korean girl band IVE has released its full-length album I've IVE along with the music video for the title track, I AM.
08 Apr 2023Jisoo
BLACKPINK's Jisoo solo song 'FLOWER' surpass 100M views on YouTube
BLACKPINK member Jisoo is on a record-breaking spree!
07 Apr 2023Netflix
5 must-watch Korean movies if you liked Netflix's 'Kill Boksoon'
Netflix's latest thriller movie Kill Boksoon is winning the hearts of viewers globally.
05 Apr 2023K-Pop
K-pop: GOT7's Jinyoung's military enlistment details out
South Korea has a mandatory military enlistment for every able-bodied man for a certain period. K-pop stars enjoy a huge fan following and now GOT7's Jinyoung is set to serve in the military. Reportedly, he will join it on May 8.
04 Apr 2023BTS
Jimin tops Billboard Hot 100: Every record-breaking achievement of singer
We all anticipated that Jimin's much-awaited solo debut album FACE, released on March 24, was about to make major international waves, but seeing it happen is surely something!
03 Apr 2023K-Pop
BIGBANG's Daesung joins new agency: Where are the other members
The news of K-pop band BIGBANG's Daesung making a fresh start is all over the internet!
03 Apr 2023BTS
Jimin's 'FACE' grabs highest Billboard 200 spot as K-pop soloist
BTS member Jimin has taken the world by storm with his recently released solo debut album FACE.
01 Apr 2023BTS
BTS's Jimin cancels 'Inkigayo' performance amid 'off-key singing' claims
If you are an ardent follower of BTS member Jimin, then there's some bad news for you!
01 Apr 2023J-Hope
BTS's J-Hope begins mandatory military service, reveals BIGHIT Music
J-Hope has reportedly begun his mandatory military service in South Korea, and the ARMYs are crying their hearts out.
30 Mar 2023K-drama
ASTRO's Cha Eun-woo birthday special: Top K-dramas of versatile actor-singer
South Korean boy band ASTRO member Cha Eun-woo is not only an exceptional singer, but also an unbelievably talented actor.
28 Mar 2023Kim Jong un
Kim Jong-un calls for ramping up nuclear weapons program
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has called for increased production of weapons-grade nuclear material to expand the country's nuclear arsenal, citing war preparedness for the future, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Tuesday.
27 Mar 2023K-drama
K-drama: 'Dr. Romantic' Season 3 premiere date revealed
K-dramas enjoy a huge fan following around the globe and now one of the most-watched series is back with its third season.
27 Mar 2023K-Pop
Is EXO Sehun's girlfriend pregnant? SM Entertainment refutes rumors
The sensational K-pop rapper-singer-songwriter Sehun of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO has recently become the victim of rumors.
26 Mar 2023BTS
'Like Crazy': BTS's Jimin releases new remixes of solo track
K-pop boy band BTS member Jimin is on a roll!
24 Mar 2023North Korea
North Korea tests underwater drone that could create 'radioactive tsunami'
North Korea tested an underwater nuclear-capable attack drone that could create a "radioactive tsunami," state news agency KCNA reported on Thursday.
21 Mar 2023K-drama
Nam Joo-hyuk begins military service: Actor's top shows to watch
South Korean actor Nam Joo-hyuk, who rose to prominence with his stint in the romantic drama series Twenty-Five Twenty-One, has enlisted for his mandatory military service.