1. Most Viewed K-Pop Videos in America & Around the World: August 2014

    September 08, 2014 9:21 PM EDT SM Entertainment acts have the top 2 on lock while newbies WINNER and Red Velvet make big splashes. K-pop fans ended their summers watching veteran acts along with a slew of newcomers on YouTube this month. The top viewed K-pop video around the world was "Mamacita" by veteran boy…

  2. Most Viewed K-Pop Videos in America & Around the World: July 2014

    August 07, 2014 9:48 AM EDT f(x) and SISTAR own the Top 2 as America shows extra love to HyunA, INFINITE and an English cover of a K-pop hit on YouTube It's the dog days of summer, but fans are still spending a healthy amount of time watching their favorite K-pop artists. Multiple internationally-recognized artists…

  3. f(x) Solidifies Brand of Quirky, Hipster Pop With 'Red Light' Album

    July 08, 2014 9:00 PM EDT The girl group bring hip-hop chants, animal noises, twinkling synths, horror-movie screams and more on their new LP Last July, f(x) dropped new single "Rum Pum Pum Pum" – a mix of samba, funk and yuletide carols that (somehow brilliantly) blended to give the girl group its first No.…

  4. 2NE1, Girls' Generation & f(x) Featured in NYLON Magazine's Music Issue

    June 10, 2014 8:42 PM EDT The K-pop stars snag glossy, U.S. press alongside Haim, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora and more In a major move for K-pop's international invasion, NYLON magazine has devoted two features in their new music issue to spotlight three top Korean acts.  Record-breaking girl group  2NE1 are…

  5. K-Pop Group f(x)'s 'No More' Was Originally Ariana Grande's 'Boyfriend Material': Listen

    May 15, 2014 8:35 PM EDT The R&B-pop star revealed a studio version of the track, originally intended for her debut album 'Yours Truly' Last night, Ariana Grande uploaded a studio version of "oldie" song "Boyfriend Material" to say "thank you for all of your constant love,…

  6. The Underdogs Talk EXO's 'Overdose,' Tease 'Game-Changing' K-Pop Records: Exclusive

    April 25, 2014 12:45 AM EDT The U.S. producers says they're writing for Rihanna, Usher and a slew of Korean acts After producing a major hit for Girls' Generation with "Mr.Mr." — the year's most-watched K-pop video to date and a No. 3-peaking hit on the K-Pop Hot 100 — U.S.…

  7. 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,…

  8. Rita Ora & HyunA Star in Funny or Die Skit 'Girl, You Better Walk': Watch

    April 03, 2014 9:00 PM EDT The UK songbird and "Gangnam Style" video star whip out their catwalk -- and "cake walk" -- skills Following a pairing last year where Anna Kendrick joined K-pop girl group f(x) , Funny or Die has revealed another east-meets-west celebrity skit brings British songbird/Jay…

  9. Michael Corcoran, 'Let Me In' (Starring BoA & Derek Hough): Exclusive Video Premiere

    April 02, 2014 11:15 AM EDT Watch behind-the-scenes footage from "Make Your Move," the K-pop star's first Hollywood film Korean superstar BoA further pushes K-pop's international advancement by starring in her first Hollywood film, "Make Your Move," out this month. Directed by…

  10. 'K-Pop Night Out' Returns for SXSW 2014 With HyunA, Jay Park & More

    February 24, 2014 7:30 PM EST Crying Nut, Nell, Kiha and the Faces, Idiotape and Jambinai will represent Korean rock and EDM at the world's premiere festival for new talent Following the success of 2013's inaugural "K-POP NIGHT OUT at SXSW,"  Korean Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) will again…

  11. SISTAR's Soyu & Junggigo Send 'Some' to No. 1 on K-Pop Hot 100

    February 21, 2014 8:40 PM EST Chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring BTS, S.M. The Ballad, Sung Si-Kyung, Ladies' Code, TVXQ! and more. It's a SISTAR-SISTAR switch at the top of the K-Pop Hot 100 this week. Just five months after member Soyou  topped the chart with her collaboration "…

  12. Hyorin Earns 2014's Longest-Running K-Pop No. 1, B.A.P Enters Heatseekers Albums

    February 17, 2014 8:39 PM EST K-pop chart highlights from the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond featuring Soyu, Junggigo, Ga In, TVXQ!, Rain, 2NE1 and more SISTAR leader Hyorin leads the K-Pop Hot 100 for a third week with her soundtrack ballad "Goodbye." Three weeks atop the K-Pop chart makes "Goodbye" the…

  13. Happy Birthday, K-Town! Our 11 Biggest Hits

    January 29, 2014 7:30 PM EST From studio performances to ultra-exclusive interviews, take a look back through our K-pop column's inaugural year. It was Jan. 29, 2013 -- one year to this date! -- that Billboard.com relaunched and refreshed its website with a slew of improved and exciting new features. One of them…

  14. TVXQ! Talks Overcoming Biases, Feeling 'Grateful and Sorry' Backstage at 'Music Core': Exclusive Interview

    January 22, 2014 6:51 PM EST Billboard spent the day with the male duo while it promoted its jazzy new single "Something." To highlight the success of TVXQ!'s newest album "Tense" and its shining decade in the industry, Billboard was exclusively invited into the green room of MBC's K-pop…

  15. 20 Best K-Pop Songs of 2013: K-Town Picks

    December 23, 2013 9:56 PM EST From Billboard Korea's offices in Gangnam to the East and West coasts, check out the songs that the Billboard and Billboard Korea staff were blasting all year from K-pop veterans to the top boy and girl groups. Following last year's inaugural ranking of Billboard's 20…

  16. The Year In K-Pop 2013: Sistar19, Cho Yong Pil, Lee Seung Chul Triumph

    December 13, 2013 8:00 AM EST Last year, "Gangnam Style" defined K-pop. Not only was the PSY smash the No. 1 song on 2012's year-end K-Pop Hot 100 chart, but it brought K-pop culture to a global audience. But in 2013, despite PSY's success, most Korean artists didn't succumb to copying to hit…

  17. U-KISS to Hold First U.S. K-Pop Concerts of 2014

    December 03, 2013 8:05 PM EST The boy band will hit the East and West coasts in January. Korean acts like Drunken Tiger, INFINITE, B.A.P, f(x) and more all performed on American soil in 2013 and boy band U-KISS will kick off 2014's string of K-pop concerts in January. The six-member group will embark on their first…

  18. Q&A: f(x) Reacts to Topping K-Pop Hot 100 & World Albums Chart (Exclusive)

    September 11, 2013 8:11 PM EDT Backstage at KCON 2013, the K-pop group talks their big year and details filming a Funny or Die skit with Anna Kendrick. Girl groups were in short supply at KCON 2013. Though, given f(x)'s whirlwind 2013, they likely would have more than sufficed even without a last-minute addition…

  19. KCON 2013: 15 Things Seen & Heard

    August 27, 2013 10:23 PM EDT KCON was the Mecca for K-pop this past weekend. Here are 15 key sights and sounds that characterized the convention. This year, KCON -- the second annual convention devoted to all things K-pop and "Korean wave" -- promised to be bigger and better by expanding to two days and…

  20. f(x) Earns First K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 With 'Rum Pum Pum Pum'

    August 09, 2013 9:25 PM EDT Quirky girl group f(x) notch their first K-Pop Hot 100 No. 1 with new single "Rum Pum Pum Pum," plus chart notes on COOL, T-ara, Davichi, EXO and more. After landing a whopping 12 new tracks on the K-Pop Hot 100 last week , quirky girl group f(x) have yet another accomplishment…

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