| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - YG Entertainment, the South Korean artist management group behind global music sensation Psy, is in talks to sell a share stake to overseas investors.
Local and agency reports said that the Korean company is to receive up to KRW100 billion ($...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Despite the growing popularity of South Korean pop music in the U.S., the genre has always faced one particular challenge. Very few American fans can see K-pop acts perform live.
Some popular South Korean bands like Girls' Generation or 2NE1 have played...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A trailer launch for a film that releases in barely a couple of months, but still gives away almost nothing of the story might be a problem for a Hollywood movie. But for a Bollywood event film such as the upcoming "Happy New Year," such teasing is simply...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki came to her first VidCon bearing gifts.
The newly minted boss of the Internet's No. 1 video site addressed a crowd of industry attendees Thursday evening at the Anaheim Convention Center, where she stressed the importance of...
| Jun 27, 2014
Cynthia Nunez may be Cuban, but she breathes Korean.
"I have an emotional attachment," Nunez says. "I watch Korean dramas and listen to Korean music whenever I'm stressed out about school."
The FIU physics major is an organizer of Kpop Con Miami,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for the Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for The Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Universal Music Group is looking to the world's most popular online video site for its new stars.
The music giant has partnered with TV producer Brian Robbins and music entrepreneurs Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind to form a new record label focused...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Most oldies shows eventually fall back on obvious jokes about aging, the passage of time and long-passed trends to compensate for their musical shortcomings. And that’s understandable, with diminished talent and audiences who are slowing, as well....
| May 31, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Thought the mania over the catchy little earworm “Gangnam Style” was a thing of the past? Think again.
The video for the smash hit by South Korean singer Psy set a YouTube record on Friday, becoming the first video to reach 2 billion views,...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Psy's horse-trotting moves are continuing to earn him Guinness World Records.
The South Korean pop star's 2012 summer hit "Gangnam Style" has become the first YouTube video with 2 billion views. The clip reached the milestone before midnight on Friday...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In the “era of the selfie,” consumers want content to be immediate, engaging and socially driven, according to a study released by Edelman on Thursday.
The annual study, which examined 4,000 adults ages 18-54 in the U.S., Britain and China,...