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‘Spring Day’ by BTS tops 100 mln views on YouTube

SEOUL, July 20 (Yonhap) -- The music video for "Spring Day" by K-pop boy band BTS has topped 100 million views on YouTube, its...

Singer Rain to drop single album in December

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korean singer-actor Rain will put out a single album in early December, his management agency said Friday. "Rain is...

Singer-actor Im Si-wan joins Army

SEOUL, July 11 (Yonhap) -- Actor Im Si-wan, who also is a member of ZE:A, joined the Army on Tuesday, becoming the fifth member...

K-pop YouTube channel ‘SMTOWN’ secures 10 million subscribers

SEOUL, March 9 (Yonhap) -- SMTOWN, the official YouTube channel of South Korea's SM Entertainment, has surpassed 10 million subscribers, the first Korean YouTube...

Kim Tae-ho PD, Appearance Judging Comments to Park Myun-soo’s Selfie [Photo]

‘Infinite Challenge’ Kim Tae-ho PD showed his special affection towards Park Myung-soo. Recently, Park Myung-soo uploaded a selfie on Instagram during a radio broadcast. It seemed...

Busan Int’l Film Festival will highlight virtual reality films this fall

BUSAN, July 19 (Yonhap) -- Virtual reality will be a prominent element for this year's Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), the organizer said Wednesday. The...

(News Focus) Fueled by nostalgia, forgotten K-pop heroes rush comebacks

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, May 3 (Yonhap) -- Even before the term "K-pop" entered the global pop culture lexicon in the mid 2000s, South Korea...

Horror Movie ‘It’ Trailer, Over 197 million views in 24 hours [Video]

Horror Movie 'It' Trailer Set new record with 197 million in 24 hours views. On the 29th of last month, Warner Brothers released the first...

Exhibition in L.A. to shed light on Korean alphabet

SEOUL, May 2 (Yonhap) -- A special exhibition dedicated to the Korean alphabet, hangeul, will open in Los Angeles to mark the 620th anniversary...

Lee Hyo-ri turns darker, introspective in new album ‘Black’

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, July 4 (Yonhap) -- Today's K-pop has a plethora of talented, self-producing idol artists, such as Highlight, WINNER and EXID, just...

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