BoA Gets the Queen of K-Pop Treatment at 2020 MAMA

"The Queen of K-Pop...BoA." It's BoA's 20th anniversary, and she, along with the rest of the South Korean pop music industry, is seizing this opportunity to remind everyone of exactly who she is. After a loving tribute from her agency SM Entertainment earlier in the year, followed by the release…


BoA Better

BoA's Only Getting 'Better' With Time

2020 marks BoA's 20th anniversary in the music industry, which she and her agency SM Entertainment celebrated in the form of cover tributes, retrospective Instagram accounts, magazine spreads, classic music video remakes and documentary specials. But she isn't just using this year to celebrate…


Chung Ha Dream of You

Chung Ha Is Going Global With R3HAB on "Dream of You"

Chung Ha hasn't missed a step yet. After setting social media ablaze earlier this year with her voguing triumph “Stay Tonight" and feeling her Midsommar matador fantasy with "Play," the 24-year-old Dallas-raised I.O.I. girl group member-turned-solo star is back with yet another offering of fierce…


CL Hwa 5 Star Alpha

CL Announces Her Long-Awaited Debut & Performs on 'The Late Late Show'

CL is well and truly back once and for all, and she's such a damn (5) star. After providing a small taste of what was to come with "Post Up" in September, the 29-year-old 2NE1 superstar and forever The Baddest Female™ is really, truly, honestly making a comeback - this time with not one, but two…


K/DA More

K/DA Are Back & They Just Want 'MORE'

"You look like you could use some more..." Generally speaking, the Art of Wanting More always plays out well in pop - "gimme, gimme more," "more, more, more," "gimme just a little bit more..." - and K/DA are here to further illustrate this Pop Truth on Wednesday (October 28) in the form of…


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SM Entertainment to Debut Aespa, Their First Girl Group in Six Years

View this post on Instagram A post shared by SM Entertainment Group (@smtown) on Oct 25, 2020 at 9:05am PDT Aespa is coming. SM Entertainment, the legendary home of BoA, Girls' Generation and EXO among many other acts over the years, is preparing for the…


TWICE Eyes wide open

'Eyes Wide Open': TWICE Go Hard With Their Retro Second Album

As one of the leading girl groups in the world since their 2015 debut, TWICE have consistently one-upped themselves time and time again - and they're only keeping it moving in These Uncertain Times™. One might even say you...can't stop them. The non-stop nonet became one of the early adopters of…


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TWICE, Aluna, Kim Petras & More Enter the K/DA Universe

League of Legends is really onto something. Following the much-buzzed about successful 2018 launch of the game's first virtual girl group called K/DA, originally voiced by Madison Beer (put your cans up, fellow Beercans!), Jaira Burns and Miyeon and Soyeon of (G)I-DLE, Riot Games developers very…


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GFRIEND Announce New Studio Album, '回:Walpurgis Night'

The return of GFRIEND is nearly upon us. The South Korean girl group - which inked a deal with BTS's Big Hit Entertainment last year, resulting in a bigger budget and even more frequent comebacks - is set to release their new studio album, 回:Walpurgis Night on November 9, they announced via…


BLACKPINK The Album

BLACKPINK's 'The Album' Officially Makes Music History

BLACKPINK: not only in our area, once again - but also making history while doing so. The unstoppable foursome - individually Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé - have debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 as of this week with their formal debut, The Album. (If you missed it, heres are my thoughts about…


BLACKPINK The Album Tracklisting

BLACKPINK Reveal 'The Album' Tracklisting

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CL Post Up

'Post Up': CL Reintroduces Herself Ahead of Her Solo Return

"I go by the name of...you already know." CL is back. Well. Almost. After half a month of teasing nonstop lyrics, photos and videos in usual K-pop campaign fashion, the 29-year-old Baddest Female™ and 2NE1 leader returned on Monday (September 14) with what is essentially a reintroduction, called…