Blackpink's Lisa swindled of more than $1m by former manager

SEOUL – Blackpink’s Lalisa Manoban, known by the mononym Lisa, has been swindled of 1 billion won (S$1.14 million) by a former manager. This has been confirmed by YG Entertainment, which manages the South Korean girl group. On June 2, South Korean news publication, Market News, reported that a former

K-pop group BTS to stream past concerts this weekend

BTS fans can look forward to watching past performances put up by their idols from the comfort of their home this weekend. The South Korean boy band, one of the biggest acts in the world, announced on their official Twitter account that they would be streaming their past concerts on

BTS to release new album on Feb 21

SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Just 10 months after setting multiple records with Boy With Luv, BTS announced the release of a new album in February. On Tuesday (Jan 7), the seven-piece K-pop juggernaut told their global fan community Weverse it would launch a new album, Map Of

BTS star Jungkook ‘investigated by police after car crash’

BTS star Jungkook has reportedly been involved in a car crash, according to reports from South Korea. The K-pop icon is said to be under investigation as reports emerge that he allegedly caused the collision. According to reports from the Yongsan Police Station in Seoul, the singer is being questioned

Fans, entertainers mourn loss of Sulli

Singer and actress Sulli, who was found dead at her home on Monday, will have a private funeral. Her agency, SM Entertainment, said the venue will not be disclosed in order to keep fans and reporters away. Asking the media to accept this arrangement with a “generous heart”, it added

Witness accuses iKON's management agency YG of collusion with police

SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD) – YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun-suk faced allegations on Thursday (June 13) that he pressured a witness to change his testimony in an attempt to cover up iKON leader B.I’s alleged use of an illegal drug. The witness filed a report on Tuesday with the Anti-Corruption and

K-Pop Star Lee Daehwi Reacts to Rumors That He’s Gay

Lee Daehwi is speaking out. The 18-year-old AB6IX boy band member, who was previously a member of Wanna One before their disbandment, spoke out about comments he’s received online during an appearance on MBC’s Radio Star on Wednesday (June 5). “I read many malicious comments. I used to get hurt

BTS Release ‘Anpanman’ Live Music Video – Watch Now!

BTS are celebrating their anniversary! The South Korean boy band celebrated during their annual FESTA – their anniversary as a group – on Tuesday (June 4) with the release of their self-filmed “Anpanman” video live from their New York concert at Metlife Stadium on May 19. PHOTOS: Check out the

Screaming fans greet K-pop stars

Fans of K-pop stars such as boy-band Winner and female soloist Hyolyn saw their idols in the flesh at a red carpet event on Saturday, the first day of music festival Hallyu-PopFest here. The annual festival brought together some of K-pop’s top performers, including popular group Super Junior, for a