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BTS Storms onto AMA Stage

posted by Randall
BTS

THE 2017 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS(r) – The “2017 American Music Awards,” the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, broadcasts live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (8:00–11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Image Group LA)
BTS

Views from the Edge contributed to this report

Bruno Mars dominated the American Music Awards with … Read more

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Mar 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on KPop Parody from Asian American Social Media Stars Tops the Charts

KPop Parody from Asian American Social Media Stars Tops the Charts

posted by Randall

Boys Generally AsianIn just five days, a song intended to be a parody of Kpop has generated five million views on You Tube.
 
Boys Generally Asian is a group of five actors and social media stars consisting of Ryan Higa, David Choi, Philip Wang, Justin Chon, and Jun Sung Ahn.
 
Next Shark reports the song … Read more

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Nov 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on CL Begins Conquest of North America with Hello Bitches Tour

CL Begins Conquest of North America with Hello Bitches Tour

posted by Randall

CL bills herself as the baddest female in all of Asia. Clearly the largest continent in the world for one fourth of Kpop’s 2NE1 isn’t enough for her.

She kicked off her first ever North American Tour this weekend in New York with a second stop Halloween night in Seattle.

Her New York stop … Read more

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Apr 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Conan O’Brien & Steven Yeun Make Debuts in New KPop Video

Conan O’Brien & Steven Yeun Make Debuts in New KPop Video

posted by Louis Chan

Steven Yeun and Conan O'Brien featured in new J.Y. Park Video

Steven Yeun and Conan O’Brien featured in new J.Y. Park Video


 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
I don’t want to diminish whatever street cred I have left, but there’s a reason KPop can be so popular in the U.S. even when many here can’t understand the lyrics.
 
Take the latest video … Read more

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Dec 4, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Apink Meet & Greet in North America Sells Out. Concert Tickets Still Available

Apink Meet & Greet in North America Sells Out. Concert Tickets Still Available

posted by Randall

Apink

APINK will be kicking off their Pink Memory: APINK North American Tour 2016 on January 5th in Vancouver, Canada at the Orpheum Theatre.

After the first day of ticket sales, VIP Meet & Greet were all sold out in every city. Now VIP is starting to sell out in the cities.

The second stop on … Read more

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Feb 27, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on K-Pop & Korean Cowboys Join Mainstream

K-Pop & Korean Cowboys Join Mainstream

posted by Randall

Megan LeeA coming of age movie centered around Korean Americans and a new cable TV show about three teenage girls who form a KPop group have both been given the go ahead.

Make It Pop which will air on Nickelodeon was created by Nick Cannon and Thomas Lynch, reports Kore-Am. It will star Megan Lee … Read more

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Dec 24, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on KPop Starz: Korean Americans compete to be next KPop Star

KPop Starz: Korean Americans compete to be next KPop Star

posted by Randall

K Pop Auditions
The growing popularity of KPop in the United States is apparently encouraging more Korean Americans performers to give the genre a try, reports KPopStarz.

Several have gone to Korea to compete in the televised talent competition, K Pop Star.

Sam Kim of Seattle, Washington gave it a shot and you can see it … Read more

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Aug 31, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Hollywood Reporter: K-Pop Fans Abuzz About @MissyElliott G-Dragon debut

Hollywood Reporter: K-Pop Fans Abuzz About @MissyElliott G-Dragon debut

posted by Randall

Missy ElliottA crowd of 20,000 people sold out the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena recently for KCON, the largest KPOP convention in the United States, reports the Hollywood Reporter,

The racially diverse crowd more than doubled last year’s attendance, the first ever KPOP convention.

A concert which wrapped up the two day convention included Missy … Read more

Community Issues

NAM: Surge in Popularity of KPop Leads to Surge in Plastic Surgery Among Young

posted by Randall

 

SurgeryMany young in South Korea are turning to plastic surgery to emulate the looks of their favorite kPop stars, reports New American Media.

Plastic surgeons say their patients have gotten younger in recent years, with some specifically requesting features they see in their favorite KPop artists.

One plastic surgeon estimates 20 percent of … Read more

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