1. 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…

  2. Rain Makes Grand Return With Sixth Album 'Rain Effect'

    January 07, 2014 7:40 PM EST The K-pop veteran bounces back with two blazing singles "30Sexy" and "La Song." Singer/actor Rain -- a pioneer of the "Hallyu Wave" (aka Korean Wave) -- has released his hotly-anticipated sixth full-length album "Rain Effect," reassuring fans and…

  3. K-Pop Star Rain Under Fire for Allegedly Breaking Military Rules

    January 02, 2013 8:20 AM EST South Korean pop star Rain is facing questions after paparazzi photos showed him out on the town with a top actress.   Seoul's Defense Ministry said Wednesday it is investigating whether Rain broke military rules by meeting actress Kim Tae-hee while on duty.   Rain is fulfilling his…

  4. K-Pop Star Rain Joins South Korean Army

    October 11, 2011 12:03 PM EDT South Korean pop star Rain bid farewell to tearful fans Tuesday as he put one of Asia's most successful entertainment careers on hold to enter boot camp and begin nearly two years of military service. The 29-year-old singer and actor, his hair neatly cropped, gave a military salute to…

  5. Leona Lewis, Jimmy Page Jam At Olympics Finale

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Page, Leona Lewis and Placido Domingo joined Chinese performers including Wei Wei, Andy Lau and Karen Mok Jimmy Page, Leona Lewis and Placido Domingo joined Chinese performers including Wei Wei, Andy Lau and Karen Mok at the 2008 Beijing Olympics' closing ceremony last night (Aug.…