Korean-American star Jay Park premiered his first single with Roc Nation, “Forget About Tomorrow”, at the final episode of Asia’s Got Talent on Thursday (14 Dec). Park performed the song alongside American dance electronic artist Yultron and six dancers on stage at the results show for the competition, which saw Indonesia’s Sacred Riana taking the grand prize at the Marina Bay Sands.
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.
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 .
The vitriol came from all over Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, causing the group to close its accounts on those social media networks. While some netizens are up in arms over the teens calling themselves a ‘K-pop girl group’, some of Singapore’s own starlets have spoken out in support of the girls, including singer Nathan Hartono, social media stars Preetipls and Dee Kosh, and radio DJ Nic Shields.
Not many K-pop fans noticed them, but a lot of Singaporean netizens did. A group of 13 Singaporean teenagers made a debut video introducing their group as “BEAUNITE.” Their video suddenly went viral after posting it on Youtube and Instagram. Only proves the popularity of K-pop in Singapore among the internet generation. After all, K-pop […] The post Netizens: everything wrong with “BEAUNITE” [Singapore’s self-proclaimed first ever K-pop girl group] appeared first on Alvinology.
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).
South Korean boyband VIXX may have looked all serious in their black outfits, but the mood at their "Shangri-La in Singapore 2017" concert on Saturday (2 December) was anything but. The 6-member group charmed fans at Zepp @ Bigbox with hits such as "Error", "Love Me Do", "Hot Enough" and "Blackout".
Boy band BTS, pop mega-stars in South Korea known for their dance moves and social media prowess, Monday broke into the Top 40 on the US singles chart for the first time. "Mic Drop" debuted at number 28, driven by a particularly strong showing in downloads, on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week through Thursday. "Mic Drop," driven by a dark percussion line, features a contribution by star New York rapper Desiigner and mixing by leading electronic dance producer Steve Aoki.
From thigh-high slits, a boob peep and a see-through dress, stars arrived at the Mnet Asian Music Awards red carpet in Hong Kong on Friday (1 December) showing off their flawless skin.Chinese actress and singer Karen Mok stood out that night with a see-through dress by Dior, complete with the brand’s signature underwear and bra, while South Korean actress Song Ji-hyo arrived in a sleek dark green dress with a slit on her chest.
K-pop star Samuel Kim will be attending the 2017 Yahoo Asia Buzz Awards show in Hong Kong on Wednesday (6 December). Fans will be able to catch the 15-year-old singer ‘live’ at the awards show via sg.yahoo.com, which will stream from 8.30pm to 12am on 6 December. On Friday (1 December), Yahoo Hong Kong uploaded a video of the star greeting his fans in Hong Kong.
Korean actor Park Bo-gum (left) with Japanese actor Takeru Satoh. You may recognise Takeru Satoh from the recently-released Ajin movie, or his role as the titular Kenshin in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, but the Japanese actor now has another accolade to his name. The 28-year-old made a special appearance on Wednesday (29 November) at the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) held in Japan, and immediately after became the most searched keyword on NAVER, Korea’s major search engine.
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.
Singaporean actresses Zoe Tay and Felicia Chin have been nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at this year’s Asian Television Awards. The actresses have been nominated for their appearances in Mediacorp’s “You Can be an Angel 2” and Toggle’s “2589 Days Apart”, respectively. Popular South Korean drama “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God” – better known as “Goblin” – has also been nominated for Best Drama Series. These are just a few of the 267 nominees at the awards, which will take place on 30 November and 1 December 2017 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. ...
It has been more than ten years since the K-drama “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince” first aired in South Korea, introducing an entire generation around the world to actor Gong Yoo.
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.
South Korean celebrity couple couple Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo tied the knot at a private wedding ceremony on Tuesday (31 October). The couple, who starred opposite one another in the popular drama “Descendants of the Sun”, held their outdoor wedding in Yeong Bin Gwan, according to The Korea Herald.
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.