Congratulations are in order for BIGBANG’s Taeyang, who will be getting married to his long-time girlfriend, actress Min Hyo-rin, in February 2018. The 29-year-old singer, whose real name is Dong Young-bae, is due to serve his mandatory military service in South Korea soon.
BIGBANG’s G-Dragon picked up the Most-Loved Account award and was also one of 2017’s Top 5 Most Followed Accounts. Other recipients of 2017’s Top 5 Most Followed Accounts were Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation and three members of boy band EXO – Baekhyun, Chanyeol and Sehun. Chanyeol also won the Most Liked Post, with over 1.5 million likes.
Less than half a year after BIGBANG leader G-Dragon’s concert in Singapore, group member Taeyang held his own solo concert “WHITE NIGHT” on Friday (27 Oct) at The Star Performing Arts Centre at The Star Vista. During the concert, Taeyang performed more than 20 songs and two encores, performing well-known hits such as “Eyes, Nose, Lips”, “Wedding Dress”, “Darling” and “Ringa Linga”, as well as BIGBANG songs “Last Dance” and “Fantastic Baby”. After performing the BIGBANG song “Last Dance”, the 29-year-old vocalist asked the audience in English, “How is the song when I sing it alone?
South Korean artiste T.O.P, a member of popular K-pop group BIGBANG, on Thursday (20 July) received a 10-month jail sentence, suspended for two years, for smoking marijuana. T.O.P, whose real name is Choi Seung-hyun, received a lighter jail sentence as per the prosecution’s request during his first court hearing on 29 June. The Seoul Central District Court found him guilty of all four charges of smoking marijuana with 21-year-old female trainee, Han Seo-hee, at his home between 9 and 12 October 2016.
Footage from a video shared on Facebook shows the leader of popular Korean group BIGBANG performing the song “A Boy”, failing to notice an opening in the stage behind him, which was meant for a stage lift.
On Thursday (29 June) at 11.30am KST, South Korean artiste T.O.P, member of popular K-pop group BIGBANG, attended his first court hearing for illegal drug use at a Seoul district court at Seocho-gu. During the trial, the prosecution sought a two-year probation for T.O.P, whose real name is Choi Seung-hyun, with a 10-month prison sentence if he violates his probationary sentence. According to Yonhap News, T.O.P pleaded guilty to all charges, and also appealed for a lighter jail sentence.
G-Dragon, leader of popular K-pop group, BIGBANG, said farewell to his fans here at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 24 and 25 June as part of his “ACT III, M.O.T.T.E” 2017 world tour, where he also talked about the struggle between his stage and real-life identities.
Some of Korea’s biggest stars turned up at the CHANEL Mademoiselle Privé Exhibition held at the D MUSEUM in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday (21 June).
BIGBANG’s leader, G-Dragon, kicked off his world tour “ACT III, M.O.T.T.E” in Seoul on 10 June (Saturday) at the Seoul World Cup Stadium, with approximately 40,000 in attendance.
BIGBANG’s leader, G-Dragon, is set to release his third solo album “KWON JI YONG” in a USB flash drive instead of a CD.
The singer and actor from boy group BIGBANG had been charged for the illegal consumption of marijuana in October 2016. According to KBS News on Wednesday (7 June), South Korea’s Seoul Central Court announced that T.O.P’s first court hearing by head judge Kim Ji-chul will take place at 11.30am Korea time. The announcement of the court hearing came a few hours after a media briefing was held at the hospital about T.O.P’s health condition.
A medical team said on Wednesday (7 June) that popular South Korean singer and rapper T.O.P is in a "bad conscious state" and was presumed to have overdosed on benzodiazepines, a type of "psychotropic drug" that is mainly used to treat anxieties.
BIGBANG’s T.O.P has reportedly been hospitalised in the intensive care unit (ICU) after he overdosed on drugs, according to media reports. Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday (6 June), citing the South Korean boy group’s record company, YG Entertainment, saying that the singer and actor had overdosed on tranquilisers. The South Korean military announced on Monday (5 June) that T.O.P would be expelled from the army after being formally charged for using marijuana in October 2016.
BIGBANG’s TOP has admitted to using marijuana before his military enlistment. Last week, it was reported that K-pop group BIGBANG’s T.O.P would be facing charges after testing positive for using marijuana in October 2016. T.O.P, whose real name is Choi Seung-hyun, enlisted the Korean military as a conscripted policeman earlier in February.
BIGBANG’s TOP has admitted to using marijuana before his military enlistment. K-pop group BIGBANG’s T.O.P has admitted to using marijuana, following reports that the singer-songwriter is facing charges after he tested positive for the drug in October 2016. The K-pop star’s label YG Entertainment said in an official apology that T.O.P admitted to smoking marijuana before his military enlistment in February 2017, adding that the singer is “deeply reflecting on his actions”.
Fans of YG Entertainment artistes in Singapore and Indonesia can now get their beloved idols’ merchandise faster and more easily than on their official online shop, YG E-SHOP.
Tickets to G-Dragon's "“ACT III, M.O.T.T.E” 2017 concert in Singapore range from $148 to $348 and will go on sale on 20 May at 12pm via SportsHub's website.
Just a day before his official comeback to the Korean music scene on Wednesday (10 May), Korean rapper PSY revealed five track covers from his long-awaited eighth album, "4x2=8".
IME Singapore announced on Facebook on Tuesday (25 April) that G-Dragon, who is one out five of South Korea’s mega popular K-pop group Big Bang, will be performing in Singapore on 24 and 25 June at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
The day many BIGBANG fans had been dreading finally arrived on Thursday (9 February) when T.O.P, one of the more popular members of the K-pop boy group, enlisted into the army.