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EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’

EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose'. SM Entertainment/The Korea Herald

K-pop boy band EXO has postponed the release date of its EP “Overdose” album out of respect for the passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol, the group’s talent agency said Friday.

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K-pop group managed by Jackie Chan debuting album

This Dec. 18, 2013 file photo shows Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan smiles during a press conference to promote his new film "Police Story 2013" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Chan is transforming himself from action film superstar to K-pop band manager. AP

Jackie Chan is transforming himself from action film superstar to K-pop band manager. The group named JJCC plans to release its debut album March 24 in South Korea, before promoting it in China.

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K-pop fans from across Asia catch ‘Dream’ at Big Dome

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Nearly nonstop , thousands of fans of six popular Korean pop groups cheered their hearts out during the recent three-hour “Dream Kpop Fantasy Concert 2” at the Big Dome.

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Myx TV to air Soompi Awards for K-pop

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International K-Pop fans will help decide who wins the Soompi Awards 2013 coveted by dozens of artists, stars and chart-topping hits.

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A dream come true for Filipino K-pop fans

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(From left to right) Super Junior M members Ryeowook, Donghae and Kyuhyun during talk segment. PHOTO by Hotaru Niitsu/INQUIRER.net

For many Filipino K-pop fans, their dream turned into reality as All Access Productions, together with JU Entertainment and MBC, brought another set of K-pop groups for the second installment of Dream K-pop Fantasy Concert, known for short as DKFC, last Feb. 2.

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K-pop group Infinite: No lip-synching at tonight’s concert

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No lip-synching, no vocal enhancements either—this was the promise made by the Korean pop group Infinite, whose concert will be held tonight (Sunday) at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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Supersized ‘SuJu’ show thrills diehards

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THE K-POP boys were greeted by deafening shrieks when they appeared. photos courtesy of globe

On Thursday night, thousands of fans of the wildly popular Korean pop group Super Junior trooped to the SM Mall of Asia Arena wearing blue.

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K-Pop’s boy legion ‘harder to organize’

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EXO GETS the best of both markets, performing in Korean and Chinese. mtvasia

Robin Thicke might have been the main act at the recent “MTV World Stage: Live in Malaysia,” but the one-night gig’s biggest draw turned out to be EXO, one of K-Pop’s fastest-rising boy bands.

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K-pop’s G Dragon eager for challenge of solo tour

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The King of K-pop says reigning on a solo tour is a challenge but one he wouldn’t want to miss.

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Hip-Hop meets K-Pop for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

K-pop-hip-hop fusion group B.A.P

Last year’s viral juggernaut, “Gangnam Style,” helped introduce Korea’s infectious brand of pop music, dubbed “K-pop,” to the western world. For many, the hip-hop influenced song represented a brand new musical experience. However, the relationship between hip-hop and K-pop isn’t all that new.

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Going K-Pop

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THE BBC DOCU, featuring the girl group Nine Muses (in photo), reports that Korean musical performances have become big business, grossing almost $200 billion a year.  Photo from WWW.MTVK.COM

On the BBC channel last month, we caught an instructive and cautionary documentary about the formation and training of a new “K-Pop” singing group. The docu informed viewers that Korean musical performances have become big business, grossing almost $200 billion a year!

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MBLAQ Sunday concert moved to April 1

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The MBLAQ’s “First Contact” concert in Manila scheduled for Sunday night at Aliw Center has been moved to April 1, 2013 at 7 p.m., the promoters of the group announced.

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