K-Pop

K-pop singer Jung Joon-young, center, arrives at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo
March 13, 2019 - 10:54 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After their stunning retirement announcements, two K-pop stars including a member of the superstars Big Bang are facing police questioning over a series of interlocking scandals that have roiled South Korea for weeks. Live TV footage showed solo singer Jung Joon-young...
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BTS performs at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards
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May 28, 2018 - 7:33 am
By Jessie Yeung (CNN) -- South Korean boy band BTS has become the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 chart, with the debut of their new album, "Love Yourself: Tear." The album was released on May 18 and sold 135,000 total copies in its first week, including 100,000 traditional album...
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A group of South Korean musicians went to North Korea and did their first performance on April 1st, 2018 in Pyongyang.  Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju attended.
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April 02, 2018 - 6:44 am
By Yoonjung Seo, Eric Levenson and Euan McKirdy (CNN) -- North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, accompanied by his wife Ri Sol Ju, clapped and waved Sunday as he attended a rare concert of South Korean singers and performers in Pyongyang. After the two-hour plus concert, the North Korean leader and his...
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