Latest Korean Pop Music News April 2010

April Music news 2010

TVXQ's Xiah, Micky, Hero form new group

TVXQs Xiah Micky Hero form new

Boy band TVXQ members Hero Jaejoong, Micky Yoochun and Xiah Junsu, currently embroiled in a legal battle with major

[INTERVIEW] Boy band BEAST - Part 4

 INTERVIEW Boy band BEAST - Part 4

Jun-hyung, your hairstyle for song "Shock" was the talk of the town. How did you decide on getting such a haircut

Lee Hyori rules singles chart with "Swing"

Lee Hyori rules singles chart

Korean queen of pop Lee Hyori has ascended her way up to the top of Gaon's singles chart for the week of April 4 to 10

SM sues TVXQ members for 2.2 bln won

SM sues TVXQ members for 2-2p

Three members of boy band TVXQ, namely Hero Jaejoong, Micky Yoochun and Xiah Junsu, have been sued a total 2.2 billion

Prosecutors investigating Rain embezzlement accusation


Prosecutors have launched an investigation into accusations of embezzlement made against K-pop sensation Rain, according to officials on Wednesday.

Former 2PM member Jae-beom to star in "Hype Nation"

Former 2PM member Jae beom

Boy band 2PM's former leader Park Jae-beom has signed on for movie "Hype Nation," according to an official

Idol band A.N.JELL opens official website

Idol band A N JELL opens

An official website for idol band A.N.JELL from hit SBS series "Minamishineyo" has been launched

Lee Hyori's new album sweeps online music charts

Lee Hyoris new album sweeps

Pop sensation Lee Hyori's fourth album "H.Logic" has skyrocketed to the top of online music charts in

Girls' Generation to embark on Asia tour this weekend

Girls Generation to embark

Korean pop princesses Girls' Generation will kick off their Asia tour this Saturday starting in China,

[INTERVIEW] Singer K.Will


Songwriter Bang Shi-hyuk came up with my name Will. I was a bit concerned by the fact that there is a yogurt with the same

2PM goes on countdown ahead of end-April comeback

2PM goes on countdown ahead

K-pop idol group 2PM has gone on a countdown ahead of making a comeback to the local music scene with a mini-album later this month.A clock tower in an empty lot, posted on their official

Rain celebrates double win on Mnet charts

Rain celebrates double win

Korean pop sensation Rain has made his way to the top of cable music channel Mnet's singles chart with his latest single "Love Song."The title track from the singer's latest album

Rain says was "swamped" with female celeb date requests

Rain says was swamped with

K-pop sensation Rain said he was once "swamped" with date requests by female celebrities. The 27-year-old singer made the remark on KBS talk show "Win Win"

Park Jae-beom offered role in Hollywood film "Hype Nation"

Park Jae beom offered role

Park Jae-beom, Korean singer and former leader of boy band 2PM, has been offered to appear in a Hollywood film titled "Hype Nation", according to an industry source on Monday.

Rain commands weekly music charts with "Love Song"

Rain commands weekly music

Asian superstar Rain has taken command of online and offline music charts with his latest single "Love Song," according to his agency J.Tune Entertainment on Monday.

Girls' Generation continues run on top of TV music shows

Girls Generation

Female idols Girls' Generation celebrated another win on televised music program SBS' "Inkigayo" over the weekend. The girls were awarded the Mutizen Award for their latest song

Junior successfully wrap up Asia tour in Philippines

Super Junior-successfully-wrap-hp

Korean idol group Super Junior held a concert in the Philippines over the weekend, wrapping up their nine-month long second tour in Asia, according to their agency on Monday.SM

Lee Hyori pulls up album release to today

Lee Hyori pulls up album release

Singer Lee Hyori's album will be released today, a day earlier than announced last week, according to

U-Know Yunho to star in J.Rich's music video

U Know Yunho to-star-in-J-Richs

Korean idol star U-Know Yunho is set to star in the latest music video for three-member

INTERVIEW Musician Lucid Fall Part-1

Musician Lucid Fall

Lucid Fall, who debuted in 1998 as a member of the Korean rock band Mi Sun Ee, took off his solo career in 2001 with a self-titled album. Also a student of engineering in Sweden and Switzerland who used to release an album whenever he visited Korea, gave up on his studies

INTER Musican Lucid

You describe yourself as having an extreme voice but I think you're music has taken on somewhat of an extreme form in the process of you coordinating your voice and breathing. Your music is

Rain and G-Dragon score winning debuts on Gaon charts

INTER Musican Lucid

Asian pop sensation Rain has made a splashing comeback to the K-pop music scene with his new single "Love Song", debuting atop Gaon's singles chart last week.

Wonder Girls wraps up music video shoot for new album

Wonder Girls wraps up mus

K-pop princesses Wonder Girls have finished shooting the music videos for their U.S. debut album in Korea, according to their agency on Thursday

International pop star Mika to give 2nd concert in Korea

International pop star Mika

International pop star Mika will be returning to Korea for a second time to hold a concert on June 16, according to concert

Rain's new album triumphs on music charts

Rains new album triumph

Korean pop star Rain's newly released album is rapidly gaining popularity, with his entire album listing within

Lee Hyori postpones album release to April 13

Lee Hyori post album rele

Korean pop phenom Lee Hyori has postponed the release date of her new album "H-Logic," according to her agency Mnet Entertainment

J-pop group V6 releases new album in Korea today

J pop group V6 releases new alb

Japanese pop group V6 will be releasing their latest album "READY?" in Korea today, according to agency SM Entertainment on Wednesday

TVXQ apologizes to fans for halting activities in Japan
TVXQ apologizes to fans

Korean idol group TVXQ has apologized to fans for ceasing their musical activities as a group in Japan last weekend

K-pop idols perform at "ShowKing M in Bangkok"

K-pop idols perform at ShowKing

Cable music channel Mnet held a free concert on April 6 in Thailand with 18 K-pop idols headlining the show, according to a press release from the network on Wednesday.

Rain says "Love Song" based on own experience - Part 1

Rain says Love Song based

Asian pop sensation Rain says the inspiration for his latest single "Love Song" came from his own experiences

Rain says "Love Song" based on own experience - Part 2

Rain says Love Song based

How long will you promote your album and do you have any plans on appearing in variety programs? Rain: Since my debut I had received lots of love

Can ZUNO live up to younger twin Xiah Junsu's success?

Can ZUNO live up to younger twi

ZUNO - Can the older brother live up to the younger sibling's success? On April 18, Tohoshinki fans in Japan will likely be seeing the brother

Lee Hyori swings to the top of online music charts

Lee Hyori swings to the top of

K-pop princess Lee Hyori has swept online music charts with her latest single "Swing," according to her agency Mnet Media on Tuesday.

Kelly Clarkson to give concert in Korea next month

Kelly Clarkson to give concert

American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson will be giving her first concert in Seoul during her visit to Korea next month, according to a press

TVXQ's break to cause financial losses to Japanese agency

TVXQs break to cause financial

Korean boy band TVXQ's recent announcement that they will be ceasing their musical activities as a group in Japan is expected to take a hefty financial toll on their local management agency,

Girls' Generation claims victory on televised music show

Girls Generation claims victory

Female group Girls' Generation won top honors on the K-chart of KBS' music show "Music Bank" over the weekend. The nine-member girl band beat

Wonder Girls to kick off U.S. tour June 4

Wonder Girls to kick off U S

Korean pop group Wonder Girls have announced the details to their first tour in the United States, stating they will perform in a total of 20 cities throughout the country starting June 4.

Boy band 2PM gearing up for comeback

Boy band 2PM gearing up for com

Six-member idol group 2PM are in preparations to make a comeback to the local music scene in late April, according to their agency JYP Entertainment on Monday.

Girls' Generation's "Oh!" soars on Asian music charts

Girls Generations Oh soars

K-pop idol group Girls' Generation's hit album "Oh!" is proving to be a sensation throughout Asia, according to their

Amerie says favorite Korean pop group is Roora

Amerie says favorite Korean pop

U.S. pop star Amerie claims that her all-time favorite Korean pop group is Roo'ra, one of the hottest groups in the country during the early 1990s.

Ryu Si-won to turn rock singer in new Japanese album

Ryu Si won to turn-rock-singer

Korean singer and actor Ryu Si-won will be turning into a rock singer in his new album with the help of noted Japanese music producer Tsunku

Press conference for film "Looking for My Wife"

Press confence for film Looking

Three men have come together to find the wife who left home. The three men consisting of Sung-hee

On the set of MTV's "B2ST Almighty"

B2ST Almighty

"B2ST Almighty" - Tell Me Your Wish "Hello. BEAST manager Lee Gi-kwang speaking." This is a real situation. It is student Se-ho,

Rain a candidate for TIME's most influential people list

Rain a candidate for TIME's most influential people list

Asian pop artist Rain has been named a candidate for TIME magazine's prestigious 100 most influential people list

Lee Hyori unveils new single "Swing" from upcoming album

Lee Hyori unveils new single

Korean pop singer Lee Hyori has unveiled a new single titled "Swing" from her upcoming fourth album "H-Logic", according to her agency Mnet Media.

Rain's "Love Story" music video to be released today

Rains Love Story music

The music video for Asian pop star Rain's new single "Love Song" is set to be unveiled today at 1 p.m., according to his agency on Friday.

Girls' Generation triumphs on Gaon music charts

Girls Generation triumphs

Popular girl group Girls' Generation triumphed on Gaon's singles and album charts for the final week of March with their latest single "Run Devil Run."

INTERVIEW Clazziquais Alex Part-1

INTERVIEW Clazziquais Alex

There was a time when Alex was nicknamed the 'romantic guy.' He still is. But after he stopped appearing on hit MBC reality show "We Got Married," he did much more. His music group Clazziquai released

INTERVIEW Clazziquais Alex Part-2

INTERVIEW Clazziquais Alex

That's what was fun. A lot of things were left unexplained regarding Kim San because he isn't the leading character but he always had on that expression that said he knows everything.

INTERVIEW Clazziquais Alex Part-3

Clazziquais Alex

It seems that the people who became your fans after watching MBC's "We Got Married" and your fans from much earlier feel a difference in your image.Alex: My fans are taken aback by my image

Wonder Girls take over music charts in China region

Wonder Girls take over music

K-pop sensation the Wonder Girls are proving to be sensational in the Greater China region too, conquering the music charts of Taiwan and Hong Kong with their special

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