1. Girls' Generation, TVXQ! Drop New English Songs for 'Make Your Move' Film: Listen

    April 07, 2014 8:20 PM EDT The Korean superstars contribute new tracks for the film 'Make Your Move' starring Derek Hough and BoA After Billboard premiered the video for "Let Me In" -- the lead single off the soundtrack to the "Make Your Move" -- the full album is now available,…

  2. K-Pop Hot 100: Soyou & Junggigo's 'Some' Ties All-Time Chart Record

    March 31, 2014 8:41 AM EDT Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring 2NE1, Lim Chang Jung, Orange Caramel, PSY, Lee Michelle and more. Soyou and Junggigo's monster hit "Some," featuring Lil Boi of Geeks, won't budge from the top as it spends its sixth week at No. 1 on the K-Pop…

  3. Soyu & Junggigo's 'Some' Fends Off Top Idols for K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1

    March 07, 2014 7:15 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring 2NE1, Girls' Generation, CNBLUE, Sunmi, TVXQ! and more. Even as the biggest idols return to the K-Pop chart -- and, for two, even the Billboard 200 -- Soyu Junggigo and Lil Boi's collaboration track refuses to budge from…

  4. Rain Returns With Movie Roles, Album Showcase

    March 07, 2014 2:56 AM EST After a two-year career break, South Korean pop star-actor Rain is gearing up for a global comeback. The 31-year-old talent spent 21 months from 2011 to 2013 away from the spotlight, serving compulsory military service in Korea, a requirement for all men in the country. But he'll soon be…

  5. K-Pop Star G-Dragon Wins Four at 2013 MAMAs

    November 25, 2013 6:13 AM EST South Korean pop star G-Dragon won four awards, including the artist of the year honor, at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong. Honors mostly remained close to home at the local equivalent of the MTV Music Video Awards, which this year featured such international artists…

  6. Sex Sells: Trouble Maker's 'Now' Tops the K-Pop Hot 100

    November 12, 2013 7:35 PM EST The K-pop duo's steamy new single gives HyunA and Hyunseung their second No. 1s this year. Plus, chart highlights from Ailee, Sung Shi Kyung and more After more than 11 million views of the R-rated music to music video "Now," Trouble Maker snag the No. 1 position with their…

  7. IU's 'The Red Shoes' Spends Second Week Atop K-Pop Hot 100

    October 25, 2013 7:00 PM EDT The K-Pop chart queen continues her reign as K.Will, As One, Jaurim, T-ara and more rise. Last week, IU snagged her third K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 with "The Red Shoes" giving her a record-extending 10 weeks at the summit on the chart. This week, IU is again at the top, her 11th week…

  8. A$AP Rocky, G-Dragon Named Style Icons at Top Asian Awards

    October 25, 2013 12:37 AM EDT A$AP Rocky and G-Dragon accepted prizes at the 2013 Style Icon Awards held Thursday in the South Korean capital. The U.S. hip-hop artist visited the country for the first time for the internationally broadcast event, calling it a meaningful feat for street fashion. "I appreciate [the…

  9. K.Will Unveils 'You Don't Know Love' Video Starring EXO's Chanyeol: Watch

    October 21, 2013 7:20 PM EDT The K-pop idol and South Korean model Lee Ho Jung show off their acting chops in a visual for vocalist's bouncy R&B single. K-pop vocalist K.Will dropped the music video to his new single "You Don't Know Love," two days after dropping his fourth EP "Will in…

  10. K.Will Brings Signature Crooning, Unexpected Rap Skills on New EP

    October 18, 2013 6:59 PM EDT The chart-topping male vocalist brings humor and hip hop prowess for his "Will in Fall" EP. After opting for a comical comeback annoucement to stand out among top stars like IU and SHINee , male vocalist K.Will released his latest EP, "Will in Fall," on Oct. 18 via…

  11. Busker Busker Sweeps K-Pop Hot 100 With Eight Top 10 Entries

    October 05, 2013 10:00 AM EDT The indie band dominates the K-Pop chart despite a controversial interview from drummer Brad Moore. Plus, chart highlights from INFINITE, Lim Chang Jung and more. More than a year after the release of Busker Busker's smash-hit "Cherry Blossom Ending," which achieved an…

  12. Kara Member Nicole Leaving in 2014, Another Possibly Following

    October 04, 2013 8:40 PM EDT Member Jiyoung is also contemplating leaving the popular K-pop girl group once her contract expires. Next year, longtime K-pop group Kara will look a little bit different. DSP Media, the quintet's label, revealed that 21-year-old member Nicole, a Los Angeles native, decided not to…

  13. SISTAR's Hyorin Earns 1st Solo, 6th Overall No. 1 on K-Pop Hot 100

    August 30, 2013 9:09 PM EDT A deeper look at the tracks shaking up the K-Pop Hot 100 featuring Kara, CNBLUE, 4men, SHINee and more. Crayon Pop's viral hit "Bar Bar Bar" may have hoped to have "Gangnam Style"-like legs, but its two-week stint at No. 1 has been stopped by a singer from chart…

  14. South Korean Star Rain Completes Military Service

    July 10, 2013 4:56 AM EDT Under cloudy skies Wednesday, Rain fired off a crisp salute and thanked a large crowd of mostly media and women who'd gathered to commemorate his discharge after 21 months of mandatory service. The fans held signs reading in Korean and English: "We waited for you" and "…

  15. SISTAR Land Ten New Songs on K-Pop Hot 100, Fourth No. 1

    June 23, 2013 11:37 PM EDT Seemingly-unbeatable girl group SISTAR have done it again as their latest single rules the K-Pop Hot 100 this week. The burlesque-pop hybrid title track to their "Give It to Me" album rocketed up to No. 1 giving the group their fourth chart topper since its August 2011 creation.  …

  16. The 10 'Baddest Females' in K-Pop

    June 17, 2013 6:00 PM EDT "This is for my bad girls all over the world. Not bad meaning bad, but bad meaning good, you know?" -CL Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce, Christina, Shakira... the top divas of the West all ooze sex appeal and confidence. The same is not true in South Korea as most top acts have an…

  17. After School Pushes Boundaries With 'First Love' Single Concept

    June 07, 2013 4:45 PM EDT K-pop girl group After School is turning a lot of heads with the concept for their new single "First Love." Teaser photos featuring the eight-member outfit have been released by label Pledis Entertainment featuring everything from fierce, bad girl looks to fresh-faced, clean…

  18. Ga In Chats Life After Co-Starring in PSY's 'Gentleman' Video

    May 09, 2013 6:25 PM EDT Ga In, the youngest member of girl group Brown Eyed Girls, has become one of Korea’s most sought-after artists after being featured in PSY's second viral music video hit, "Gentleman." Ga In grabbed worldwide attention with her dark eye makeup, wiping the sweat off her face…

  19. T-ara N4 Looks for 'Gangnam Style'-Sized Success With 'Countryside Life'

    April 29, 2013 10:35 PM EDT Controversial girl group T-ara is looking for a fresh start on the charts with a new sub-unit, T-ara N4. Controversial girl group T-ara is looking for a fresh start to return to the top of the charts with a new splinter group called T-ara N4. The group’s name is said to be shortened from …

  20. K-Pop Hot 100: Tae Yeon Claims No. 1, Busker Busker Return With Year-Old Single

    March 25, 2013 8:32 PM EDT 0 As speculated last week , the leader of Girls' Generation Tae Yeon takes No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 with her ballad "And One" created for the popular Korean drama, "The Winter, The Wind Blows." Gummy, who held the No. 1 spot for two weeks with her own…

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