Not even the rain could stop diehard fans of Monsta X from turning up to see their favourite K-pop group. The seven-member boyband from South Korea was in Singapore last week to headline the HSBC Women’s World Championship Music Festival 2018 on Saturday (3 March) at the Resorts World Sentosa. Ahead of their performance, the group met with fans and the media in a press conference held at Plaza Singapura on Friday (2 March), where they answered questions from the media and interacted with their fans, who are known as “Mon Bebes”.
Korean pop groups EXID, JBJ and B1A4 got the crowd screaming during their performances at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Wednesday night (21 Feb). They were part of Stargram’s 2018 Launch K-Pop show, together with violinist Eugene Park, classical singer Kwak Dong-hyun and dance group Optical Crew. Stargram coin is a cryptocurrency that can be used to purchase selected content, such as certain celebrity-related fan items. Fans can purchase tickets, special albums, items from affiliated shops and enjoy concert and fan-meeting privileges using these coins. For more photos, check out this slideshow: K-pop groups EXID, JBJ and B1A4 rock crowd at Singapore Indoor Stadium . Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Korean pop groups EXID, JBJ and B1A4 got the crowd screaming during their performances at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Wednesday night (21 Feb).
New K-pop group IN2IT recently celebrated the first 100 days of their debut during a showcase in Singapore on Friday (2 Feb). Ahead of the showcase at SOTA, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore met with the eight lively members for an exclusive interview. IN2IT took turns sharing how they would ask someone out on Valentine's Day and Malaysian member Isaac also shared who was his best language student. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
South Korean pop group Super Junior made a return to Singapore with their “Super Show 7” world concert tour on Saturday (27 Jan) at the Indoor Stadium.
Chinese online video platform iQiyi is set to launch a new talent survival reality show, “Idol Producer”, which will feature several top K-pop stars from China and Hong Kong. In addition to Chinese singer-songwriter Li Ronghao and Chinese-American rapper MC Jin, “Idol Producer” has also gotten several Chinese K-pop idols to appear on the show as ‘mentors’. GOT7’s Jackson Wang, EXO’s Lay, Cosmic Girls’ Cheng Xiao, Pristin’s Jieqiong are all slated to appear on the show, which will start airing on 19 January.
Popular K-pop girl group Miss A have officially disbanded, their management company JYP Entertainment announced on Wednesday (27 December). Miss A was known from 2010 to 2017 for their catchy dance-pop hits such “Bad Girl Good Girl”, “Hush”, “I Don’t Need A Man” and “Only You”. The four-member group was made up of Chinese members Fei and Jia, and Korean members Min and Suzy. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Popular K-pop girl group Miss A have officially disbanded, their management company JYP Entertainment announced on Wednesday (27 December). The four-member group was made up of Chinese members Fei and Jia, and Korean members Min and Suzy. Speculations of the group’s future together had already started when members Jia and Min left JYP Entertainment in May 2016 and April 2017 respectively.
K-pop fans are slamming NBC after its Chicago station aired a clip of Korean boy band BTS during a segment about the death of Kim Jong-hyun, the lead vocalist of another group, SHINee. During their morning news show on Tuesday (19 December), NBC Chicago reported Jonghyun’s death, but instead of showing a clip or photo of the SHINee member, they used footage of BTS on The Ellen Show.
Celebrities both within and outside the realm of K-pop paid tribute on Tuesday (19 December) to the late Kim Jong-hyun, lead vocalist of South Korean pop group SHINee. Following news of his passing, many of his friends and fellow celebrities shared messages expressing their shock and sadness on social media. Singer-rapper Jay Park and actress Arden Cho, of Teen Wolf fame, were some of the many celebrities that shared condolences for Jonghyun’s family and friends.
K-pop star Samuel Kim was named the “Most Searched Korean New Singer” at the 2017 Yahoo Asia Buzz Awards show in Hong Kong on Wednesday (6 December). In his acceptance speech, Kim gave a shout out to his fans (known as Garnets) and said he was honoured to receive a trophy in Hong Kong, his first time receiving an award overseas and his first as a solo artiste. He also attempted to speak some Cantonese, telling his fans “I love you”, and performed his songs “Sixteen” and “Candy”. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
K-pop groups SHINee and Red Velvet returned to Singapore for the Shilla Beauty Concert on 24 November, to celebrate the opening of the new The Shilla Duty Free store at Changi Airport T4. Ahead of their joint concert on Friday (24 November) night, both groups met with the fans and media at the departure hall of Changi Airport Terminal 4 for a press conference. Members of the girl group, Red Velvet, took turns dishing out beauty tips for the audience and shared plans for their next concert, while SHINee spoke about how men are not as averse to using make-up these days. For more on the Q&A session: K-pop groups SHINee, Red Velvet press conference Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
K-pop groups SHINee and Red Velvet are back in Singapore for the Shilla Beauty Concert, less than four months after the two performed in here for TV show Music Bank. How do you feel about being back in Singapore?
South Korean stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo have tied the knot. Like one social media post said, “This looks like the final episode of Descendants of the Sun!”. Well, judging by the massive media and fan attention that the wedding of Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo has been getting, we can’t help but agree.
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?
Lee Sung-kyung is in Singapore! The actress, who starred in popular Korean drama “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo”, arrived at Changi Airport on Monday (16 October) evening dressed in a grey coat with simple white-and-black bottoms and paired with a crossbody bag.
SM Entertainment has come out to clarify that popular Korean pop group Girls’ Generation is not disbanding after three members’ contracts were not renewed.
Korean model-actor Park Seo-jun, who was last seen in the K-drama “Fight For My Way”, will be holding his first fan meeting in Singapore on 4 November, 7pm, at the Resorts World Theatre at Sentosa. According to a press release from UnUsUal Entertainment, all ticket holders are entitled to a hi-touch (gentle high five) session after the event. This is the first time he will be in Singapore.
It has been over a year since K-pop boyband Seventeen graced our shores. This time, the 13 boys are back with a full-scale concert, DIAMOND EDGE, showing Singapore Carats (the name of Seventeen's fans) how much they have grown both musically and performance-wise.
BtoB's Yook Sung-jae revealed he wants a membership at ION Orchard to get shopping discounts. Read more about what he said at the press conference earlier today: BtoB's Yook Sung-jae at press conference for relaunch of ION Orchard's ION Sky
South Korean actor Lee Dong-wook was back in Singapore for his second visit this year, this time to attend the opening of Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster’s first Southeast Asian flagship boutique store at ION Orchard on Tuesday (26 Sept). The opening party of the Gentle Monster store in Singapore was also attended by local celebrities such as Joanne Peh, Lee Teng, Xu Bin, Derrick Hoh, Kelly Poon, Shigga Shay, Rozz Lee, and Hayley and Jayley Woo.
Korean designer eyewear brand, Gentle Monster, opened their first Southeast Asian flagship boutique store opening at ION Orchard on Tuesday (26 September). Actor Lee Dong-wook (who played The Grim Reaper in popular K-drama 'Goblin') attended the opening event, which was also graced by local celebrities such as Joanne Peh, Lee Teng, Xu Bin, Derrick Hoh, Kelly Poon, Shigga Shay, Rozz Lee, and Hayley and Jayley Woo. Gentle Monster is known for its funky eyewear designs as well as their themed retail spaces in Shanghai, New York, and various locations in South Korea. The Singapore flagship store is named “samsara”, which means ‘cycle of life’ in Sanskrit. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
You may know him more commonly as L of popular K-pop boyband INFINITE, but this South Korean singer is also hoping to attract more fans as the actor Kim Myung-soo. This was one of the things the K-pop star shared while he was in Singapore on Friday (22 September) and Saturday (23 September). Kim made his debut in the Korean entertainment industry in 2010 as INFINITE’s L, but uses Kim Myung-soo for his acting jobs.