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'I was stupid': K-pop scandal engulfs third star who admits watching secret sex video

Yong Jun-hyung leaves boy band Highlight and says his behaviour was ‘extremely unethical’The scandal within the K-pop industry has widened, with a third high-profile star quitting his band after admitting to viewing a secretly filmed sex video.Yong Jun-hyung, 29, announced on Thursday that he would leave the boy band Highlight after he recanted his previous denials of receiving such videos. Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Music, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, K-pop, Yong Jun


Ready Or Not, K-Pop Is Here To Stay

Just a few short years ago, it seemed unlikely that the K-pop wave would ever truly break on the US, with multiple attempts to break into the market falling short. This all changed with the rise of BTS, bringing K-pop into the American mainstream, and while you still won't here much K-pop on US radio, it seems it's here to stay. _________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 A few years ago it seemed inconceivable that Korean Pop music, known as K-Pop, would ever...
Tags: Music, US, United States, Apple Music, K Pop, Nielsen Music, Bobby Owsinski, Steve Aoki, Dua Lipa, Blackpink, Pandora Music, Billboard `` Spotify


K-pop scandal widens as singer admits sharing secretly filmed sex videos

Jung Joon-young apologises and says he will retire, one day after singer Seungri was charged with running a prostitution ringA sex scandal swirling around South Korea’s K-pop industry has deepened after a singer and TV celebrity admitted he had secretly filmed himself having sex with women and sharing the footage online without their consent.Jung Joon-young, who rose to fame after coming second in a TV talent show, said he would retire from show business and admitted he had shared footage of sev...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, K-pop, Seungri, Jung Joon


'K-pop’s Great Gatsby': Seungri charged over prostitution ring

Big Bang singer Seungri retires to clear his name, saying ‘scandal is too big’Seungri’s taste for the high life earned him the nickname the Great Gatsby of Korea. But now the singer, a member of one of South Korea’s biggest K-pop bands, is facing charges that he procured prostitutes for businessmen in some of Seoul’s most fashionable nightclubs.The youngest member of Big Bang has announced he will retire to fight the charges and to spare his management agency, YG Entertainment, and fellow band m...
Tags: South Korea, Music, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, Korea, Seoul, Yonhap, K-pop, Seungri


K-pop scandal: South Korea’s 'Great Gatsby' charged over prostitution ring

Big Bang singer Seungri retires to clear his name, saying ‘this scandal is too big’Seungri’s taste for the high life earned him the nickname the Great Gatsby of Korea. But now the singer, a member of one of South Korea’s biggest K-pop bands, is facing charges that he procured prostitutes for businessmen in some of Seoul’s most fashionable nightclubs.The youngest member of Big Bang has announced he will retire to fight the charges and to spare his management agency, YG Entertainment, and fellow b...
Tags: South Korea, Music, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, Korea, Seoul, Yonhap, K-pop, Seungri


K-pop’s 'Great Gatsby' charged over South Korean prostitution ring

Big Bang singer Seungri retires to clear his name, saying ‘scandal is too big’Seungri’s taste for the high life earned him the nickname the Great Gatsby of Korea. But now the singer, a member of one of South Korea’s biggest K-pop bands, is facing charges that he procured prostitutes for businessmen in some of Seoul’s most fashionable nightclubs.The youngest member of Big Bang has announced he will retire to fight the charges and to spare his management agency, YG Entertainment, and fellow band m...
Tags: South Korea, Music, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, Korea, Seoul, Yonhap, K-pop, Seungri


K-pop scandal: South Korea’s 'Great Gatsby' charged over illegal prostitution ring

Seungri, from the group Big Bang, retires to clear his name, saying ‘this scandal is too big’A member of one of South Korea’s biggest K-pop boy bands has announced his retirement after being charged over alleged involvement in a prostitution ring, in the latest scandal to hit the country’s entertainment industry.Seungri, part of the globally popular Big Bang, said he would retire to fight the charges and to spare his management agency and fellow band members further embarrassment, according to ...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Japan, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, Bang, Yonhap, K-pop, Seungri


K-Pop Superstar Seung-ri Booked on Sex Charges, Quits Showbiz

Seung-ri, one of the biggest names in the K-pop firmament has been charged with supplying prostitutes. The singer, who denies the charges, on Monday announced that he will immediately retire from showbiz in order to protect his boy band Big Bang and its backer the talent agency YG Entertainment. “We booked Seung-ri and changed his […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, K-pop, Seung, YG Entertainment, BIGBANG, Seung-ri


Samsung brings K-Pop iKONIK Fortnite Outfit, Scenario emote for Galaxy S10 series

 After revealing Fortnite streaming legend, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins of the highly coveted iKONIK outfit and Scenario emote within Fortnite, Samsung has announced the new outfit and emote will become available March 8, 2019, exclusively to owners of Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHz1IcOeVcg The new iKONIK outfit and Scenario emote within Fortnite is inspired by Jung Chanwoo from the K-Pop band, iKON. As said, the access to the iKONIK outfit and Scenario emote will be...
Tags: News, Samsung, Blogging, Tyler, Blevins, K-pop, Ninja, Fortnite, Galaxy S10, Fortnite Samsung, Jung Chanwoo, New York City 's Meatpacking


South Korea loves music streaming with over 8.5 million subscribers

South Korea may be small but they are one of the world leaders when it comes to streaming music online. South Korea have become one of the major players for music in the world thanks largely to the global boom surrounding K-Pop music. New figures show that their digital music industry is also seeing significant success with roughly 8.5 million subscribers at the end of 2018. Warner Music Korea’s CEO Clayton Jin says: “There were approximately 8.5 million subscribers towards the end of 2...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Download, Music Industry, Industry, Streaming, Subscribers, Industry News, IFPI, K-pop, Warner Music Korea, Clayton Jin, Melon Naver Music Bugs


South Korea nixes diversity rules after saying K-pop stars 'look identical'

Guidelines to address promotion of unrealistic beauty standards withdrawn in state censorship rowGovernment guidelines aimed at promoting more diversity in South Korea’s K-pop world have been withdrawn after critics said they amounted to state censorship of a booming industry.The guidelines issued last week by the ministry of gender equality and family complained that K-pop stars looked too alike, saying “the problem of … uniformity among singers is serious”, and noting most idols were thin and ...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, K-pop


South Korean government sparks outrage by saying K-pop stars 'look identical'

Guidelines issued over fears singers’ similar looks may promote unrealistic and narrow standards of beautyNew broadcasting guidelines produced by the South Korean government have prompted outrage for suggesting that television programs feature K-pop stars that look too similar.The guidelines, which criticise the stars as “skinny” with “similar hairstyles and makeup, and with outfits that expose their bodies”, were issued earlier this month by the ministry of gender equality and family (Mogef). C...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, K-pop


Grammys 2019: See photos of the winners, awards show

The 61st annual Grammy Awards are underway at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Follow all of the Grammys coverage tonight. See photos of the red carpet and find out who has taken home the coveted Grammy statuettes so far. Host Alicia Keys speaks at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) Young Thug performs “Havana” at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) ...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alicia Keys, Oscar, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Havana, K Pop, Rashida Jones, Chris Cornell, Don, Dan Shay, Matt Sayles


Twitter Extends In-Stream Video Ads and Sponsorships to Include K-Pop Content Worldwide

– Inserting pre-roll video ad before premium video content such as K-Pop artists, variety show, Twitter Blueroom – Providing marketing opportunities for brands targeting young, high-engagement consumer audiences worldwide SEOUL, KOREA – Twitter is the best place for fans all over the world to find out and talk about what’s happening in the K-Pop world in […] The post appeared first on Ad Tech Daily.
Tags: Twitter, Social Networks, Advertising, Video Ads, Press Releases, Video Advertising, Online Media, Digital Marketing, Social Media Advertising, Media Buying, Twitter Advertising, K-pop, Ad & Media Strategies, Ads by Creative, Ads Taxonomy, Digital Intelligence


Pop 2.0: how globalised music created a new kind of star

English is no longer the lingua franca of pop music, and its alpha stars – Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga – are an endangered speciesIn a recent episode of the New York Times Popcast, the paper’s critic, Jon Caramanica, recalled the week in August where K-pop seven-piece BTS and Puerto Rican star Ozuna’s respective albums debuted inside the US Top 10. “I remember looking at that and being, like, oh, this is it – this is the new pop order. This is not seven sub-genres ascendin...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Youtube, US, Rap, Culture, Pop and rock, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Drake, Prince, Michael Jackson


Looks on Campus: Alissa - Grand Valley State University

Winter weather is no match for Alissa's strong style game.Winter is in full swing at Grand Valley State University and we have coined a term for what happens on these freezing days: the Laker Effect. Usually this means everyone on campus throws on a coat and some boots, and calls it good. Alissa, however, thrives on finding cute cold weather outfits to wear. Her impeccably layered look makes winter feel more like magic than doldrums. Alissa 101 Name: AlissaSchool: Grand Valley State University...
Tags: Boots, Rihanna, College, Street Style, Sweater, Coach, Midwest, Grand Valley, Grand Valley State University, Alissa, K-pop, Campus Style, Looks on Campus, Winter Trends, Grunge, Alissa Grand Valley State University


Boarding on obsession: K-pop fans 'falsely' check in on flights to glimpse stars

Korean Air will increase penalties after 35 cases of fans buying tickets to get close to their idols before cancellingThe latest trick employed by K-pop fans desperate to get close to band members, which sees them buy expensive airline tickets and then abruptly cancelling their flight once they have taken photos of their idols, has prompted South Korea’s flagship airline to increase refund penalties for late cancellations.Korean Air announced the decision days after three fans of the boy band Wa...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Music, Japan, World news, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, Airline Industry, Seoul, Korean Air, K-pop


Jewish group says K-Pop band BTS should apologize over Nazi-style hats

Korean boy band BTS have been criticized by a Jewish human rights group for posing in headgear featuring a Nazi-style symbol.
Tags: Asia, News, K Pop


Jewish group says K-Pop band BTS should apologize over Nazi-style hats

Korean boy band BTS have been criticized by a Jewish human rights group for posing in headgear featuring a Nazi-style symbol.
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BTS should apologise to Japan and Nazi victims, says rabbi

K-pop band accused of mocking the past as row over ‘atomic bomb’ T-shirt continuesA Jewish human rights organisation has condemned the record-breaking K-pop band BTS over photographs of them wearing Nazi-style hats.The Simon Wiesenthal Center accused BTS, who last week were dropped from a Japanese TV show over a T-shirt that appeared to celebrate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, of “mocking the past”. Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Japan, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, Second world war, Nazi, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Bts, Simon Wiesenthal Center, K-pop


BTS performance axed by Japanese TV show over atomic bomb T-shirt

Top worn by K-pop band member Jimin appeared to celebrate Hiroshima attackA TV network in Japan has cancelled an appearance by the popular K-pop band BTS, after a photo emerged of one of its members wearing a T-shirt that appeared to celebrate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.The seven-member boy band, who have built a huge international following since they formed in 2013, were due to appear on TV Asahi’s flagship Music Station show on Friday evening. Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Japan, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, Hiroshima, Asahi, K-pop, Jimin


Japanese TV show axes BTS performance over atomic bomb T-shirt

Top worn by K-pop band member Jimin appeared to celebrate Hiroshima attackA TV network in Japan has cancelled an appearance by the popular K-pop band BTS, after a photo emerged of one of its members wearing a T-shirt that appeared to celebrate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.The seven-member boy band, who have built a huge international following since they formed in 2013, were due to appear on TV Asahi’s flagship Music Station show on Friday evening. Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Japan, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Pop and rock, Hiroshima, Asahi, K-pop, Jimin


BTS Sets Premiere Date for Burn the Stage: The Movie

BTS sets premiere date for Burn the Stage: The Movie According to Variety, South Korean boy group BTS has officially announced the release date for their first feature film Burn the Stage: The Movie. The concert film is scheduled to premiere next month on November 15 for a limited time only at selected theaters. The tickets will be on sale at the film’s website on October 22. RELATED: Fox 2000 Developing K-Pop Centric Film Burn the Stage: The Movie was directed by Park Jun Soo. It will be set...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Wings, Bts, K-pop, ComingSoon, Movie News, Jin Suga, Big Hit Entertainment, Black Pink, Fox 2000 Developing K Pop Centric Film Burn, Park Jun Soo


Manga Editor Yumi Sukemune on Making Princess Jellyfish and the History of Shojo

Most writing about manga focuses on the artists and writers credited on the covers of the books. But there’s another role that’s indispensable to the creative process for most manga series: the editor. In addition to managing the manga production schedule, editors provide creative guidance for artists, in some cases acting as equal partners in coming up with the storylines and characters of their series. A year ago at Anime Expo 2017, I sat down with manga editor Yumi Sukemune to chat about he...
Tags: Japan, France, La, US, America, Tokyo, Anime, Manga, K Pop, Versailles, Nana, Kimi, Kaze, Sailor Moon, Cardcaptor Sakura, Evan Minto


Meet SelfieCircus and 8 more in Snapchat’s new startup accelerator

Snapchat is hedging its bets as its social network shrinks. Today Snap Inc revealed the first class of its startup accelerator called Yellow that offers $150,000 in funding and creativity-centric business education in exchange for seven to ten percent equity stake — in line with other accelerators like Y Combinator. The nine companies will take up a three-month residency in one of Snap’s buildings in Venice, Los Angeles. The accelerator class ranges from augmented reality and journalism studios ...
Tags: Amazon, Social, Startups, TC, Apps, Accelerator, Instagram, America, Los Angeles, Tech, Snapchat, Korea, Yellow, K Pop, New York Ny, Durban South Africa


Fox 2000 Developing K-Pop Centric Film

Fox 2000 developing K-Pop centric film According to Variety, Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to an untitled feature film “set in the world of K-Pop.” Elyse Hollander is set to write the K-Pop film’s screenplay which has Scooter Braun SB Projects and Epic Magazine attached to produce. “We’ve found great partners in Epic and Fox 2000 to showcase the world of k-pop, We are excited to tap into Elyse’s talent to pull back the curtain on the genre at a time when it’s on the rise globally and give ...
Tags: South Korea, Movies, Fox, Madonna, Braun, K-pop, Joshua Davis, Hollander, Scooter Braun, Fox 2000, Elyse, Movie News, Justin Bieber Kanye West, Bellevue Productions, Elyse Hollander, SB Projects


Scooter Braun to Develop Korean Pop Movie With Fox

Fox 2000 Pictures has acquired film rights to an untitled feature film set in the world of korean pop, or k-pop, with Scooter Braun’s SB Projects and Epic Magazine attached. Elyse Hollander is attached to write the screenplay about an Asian American college student from the U.S. who becomes a top competitor on South Korea’s toughest […]
Tags: South Korea, News, Fox, Braun, Scooter Braun, K-pop, Elyse Hollander, Epic Magazine, Fox 2000 Pictures


CJ and BTS Agency Big Hit to Launch K-Pop Music Venture

CJ E&M, South Korea’s leading entertainment conglomerate, is to launch a joint venture music company with Big Hit Entertainment, the agency behind K-pop sensation BTS. The move appears to be CJ’s most concrete move to own music IP. “The two companies have agreed to set up a joint venture, but we still have to complete […]
Tags: Asia, South Korea, News, Global, Bts, K-pop, CJ E&M, Big Hit Entertainment


Thailand rescue: we tried to dig our way out of cave, say boys – as it happened

12 Thai boys and football coach say they chose to enter cave and all can swim, in first press conference after being rescued from Tham Luang last weekHow did the boys get out of the cave? 2.04pm BST The 12 players and coach of the Wild Boars football team dramatically rescued from a Thai cave last week have spoken publicly about their ordeal for the first time at a press conference beamed around the world.A packed crowd greeted the youngsters after they were discharged from hospital in Chian...
Tags: Elon Musk, World news, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Skateboarding, Chiang Rai, K-pop, Wild Boars, S-Town, S4C, Tham Luang, Thailand Cave Rescue