1. 20 Best K-Pop Songs of 2012: BIGBANG, PSY, 2NE1 & More

    December 21, 2012 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 These 20 K-Pop songs represent a fantastic array of veteran artists, popular idols, ballad crooners and talented rookies. 2012 was the year that PSY, an unlikely K-pop veteran, surpassed his contemporaries with international stardom and an inescapab ...

  2. K-Pop Hot 100: 2NE1 Hold Off T-ara, SISTAR

    July 24, 2012 2:00 PM EDT NE1 extend their reign atop the K-Pop Hot 100 , remaining at the top spot again this week with latest single, "I Love You," thwarting both T-ara's and SISTAR's quest to snag the No.1 crown. The girls have gathered fandom from al ...

  3. K-Pop Hot 100: 2NE1 and T-ara Overthrow SISTAR

    July 15, 2012 11:00 PM EDT NE1 is back as girl groups battle it out for the top spots on the K-Pop Hot 100. The brawl is on as major names like Wonder Girls , SISTAR, and T-ara are releasing singles; all three groups have previously topped the chart. Yet all this doesn' ...

  4. K-Pop Hot 100: BIGBANG Scores No. 1 as Wonder Girls Rise

    June 20, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Unstoppable quintet boy group BIGBANG thwarted IU's quest to earn a five-week chart topper (and tie her own chart record set in January) in this week's K-Pop Hot 100 . The group's newest single, "Monster," from a special e ...

  5. K-Pop Hot 100: Sistar Bumps Busker Busker For 2nd No. 1

    April 20, 2012 8:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was an unforgettable moment for Sistar : on August 26th, 2011, the day Billboard's Korea K-Pop Top 100 Chart launched , Sistar's single, "So Cool", emerged as the inaugural No. 1. The girls were celebrated in various publicati ...

  6. K-Pop Hot 100: Indie Band Busker Busker Bows at No. 1

    April 11, 2012 12:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Busker Busker, the final contestant on the popular audition program "Superstar K3," is bringing something new to the Korean music industry. The band - comprised of Beom-June Jang (lead vocals/guitar), Hyung-Tae Kim (bass), and Brad Moore ( ...

  7. K-Pop Hot 100: 2AM's 2nd Week on Top

    April 03, 2012 3:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 JYP Entertainment's quartet vocal group 2AM extend their reign at the top at No.1 with their latest single, "I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me," which dethroned BIGBANG's three-week topper "Blue" last week. Similar to " ...

  8. K-Pop Hot 100: BIGBANG & miss A Unseat Lyn

    March 07, 2012 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 As predicted last week , BIGBANG and miss A were the two acts to watch as both their new singles made big strides up the K-Pop Hot 100 at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, pushing four-week chart topper Lyn and her soundtrack single, "To Turn Back Han ...

  9. K-Pop Hot 100: Lyn on Verge of Record With 4th Week at No. 1

    February 29, 2012 10:10 AM EST 0 0 0 While ratings stay high for the popular Korean TV drama, "The Moon That Embraces The Sun," the single to its soundtrack continues to rule the K-Pop Hot 100. Female vocal virtuoso, Lyn, sits comfortably atop the chart for her fourth consecu ...

  10. K-Pop Hot 100: Lyn Remains at No. 1

    February 14, 2012 12:25 AM EST 0 0 0 The Super Bowl is the ultimate indication of how important television can be to a song's longevity. This week's No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 knows this better than anyone as female solo phenom Lyn spends another week at the top spot with &qu ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Xtina & Adele Hang Out, AC/DC Launch Wine Line

    August 16, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Adele & Christina Aguilera Hang in L.A. It was a collision of diva power, as Christina Aguilera and Adele spent time together backstage at Adele's show at The Gr ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Demi Lovato Records with Missy Elliott, Odd Future Announces Tour

    July 29, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Demi Lovato Hits the Studio with Timbaland, Missy Elliott Demi Lovato is currently prepping her third album for a September release, and the teenage singer is apparently ...

  13. Billboard Bits: 'Watch the Throne' Outrages Indie Retailers, Morrissey Slams Norway

    July 28, 2011 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'Watch the Throne' Exclusives Have Retailers Up in Arms Jay-Z and Kanye West may be kings of hip-hop sales, but their decision to gi ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Gaga To Judge 'So You Think You Can Dance,' Rihanna Lawsuit Moves Forward

    July 26, 2011 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga To Judge "So You Think You Can Dance" This Week "Gaga is coming to dance," shouts the intro of a new "So You Think You Can Dance" ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Bette Midler Vs. Gaga, Take That Beats Springsteen's Tour Record

    July 18, 2011 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bette Midler Accuses Lady Gaga Of Stealing 'Mermaid in a Wheelchair' Routine Angry fans threw eggs at Lady Gaga when she went onstage in Sydney last week dresse ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Hackers Take Over Amy Winehouse's Site, Black Veil Brides to Rejoin Warped Tour

    June 30, 2011 5:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Hackers Take Over Amy Winehouse's Site It looks like Amy Winehouse has no swag, at least according to Swagger Security, the group who hacked into her website earlier ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Jennifer Hudson Food Poisoned, Britney's Madonna Cover Leaks

    June 10, 2011 6:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jennifer Hudson Hospitalized for Food Poisoning Jennifer Hudson was forced to skip her performance on CBS' "Early Show" this morning after a case of food p ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Xtina & Adam Levine Duet, Chris Colfer to Pen Young Adult Novels

    June 09, 2011 6:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera & Adam Levine Bring 'Voices' Together for Duet In her upcoming Us Weekly cover story, Christina Aguilera reveals that she and fellow &quo ...