Posts tagged with "big bang"

People go “Kimchi Crazy” for F(x) at the London Korean Festival

People go “Kimchi Crazy” for F(x) at the London Korean Festival
On August 9th 2015 London held its first ever free to attend London Korean Festival within the iconic Trafalgar Square, boasting the talents of K-pop girl group F(x), K-rock band Guckkasten and an array of cultural experiences throughout the event. The entrances to the event opened at 12 noon, but from around 8am fans were already seen queuing to get a prime spot at the front of the main stage. They were accompanied by the many Korean food stalls... 

The Impact of K-pop Concerts for the UK Fandom

The Impact of K-pop Concerts for the UK Fandom
Within the last five years K-pop has become a genre of music that has progressed enough to be placed on charts, TV and is just as recognised as punk, heavy metal and rock. Some people would say it was due to PSY and his release of Gangnam Style, and although I cringe to agree with this as an old time K-pop listener, it is indeed the case. Before PSY only a select few within Europe had heard of K-pop, but those few were enough to show South Korean... 

Pixie Lott Ft GD&Top Release “Dancing On My Own”

Pixie Lott Ft GD&Top Release “Dancing On My Own”
As previously reported, the Kpop world’s biggest rapping stars GD&TOP would be featuring on the Japanese album of Britpop princess Pixie Lott. Well the wait is over and her album was released, but as expected, most people who bought it rushed to listen to the track “Dancing On My Own” to see what the Kpop and Britpop collaboration sounded like. Starting with the Big Bang boys English vocals, a small story is laid out before... 

Kpop And Britpop To Collaborate For A Japanese Album!

Kpop And Britpop To Collaborate For A Japanese Album!
It has been revealed that rapping due GD & TOP from one of Kpops biggest boy group ‘Big Bang‘ have lent their voices for the track “Dancing On My Own” for Britpop soloist Pixie Lott. This is for her upcoming Japanese version of her album ‘YOUNG FOOLISH HAPPY‘ which is out on March 21st. It seems that there will be a lot more interest in this album following the realisation that it features GD & TOP! With the recent... 

Big Bang Show That They Are Most Definitely ‘ALIVE’

Big Bang Show That They Are Most Definitely ‘ALIVE’
The boys of Big Bang are back once again to blow our minds, and like previous releases, they have performed a perfect all kill. With the release of their everlasting anticipated fifth album ‘Alive‘, we see Leader G-Dragon guide members T.O.P, Seungri, Daesung and Taeyang into showing how alive they really are. It was stated by G-D himself that ths album was a way for them to show that even through their hardships and tormented 2011, filled... 

Kpop: Same Title, Different Sound

Kpop: Same Title, Different Sound
A reoccurring theme in the Kpop world are the same titled releases, but completely different songs. In recent days this problem seems to be happening more and more, thus causing confusion when Kpop fans try explaining to non Kpop fans about songs. Having a song title exactly the same doesn’t mean the songs are going to be the same, it all revolves around the theme and feeling the artist puts over. Being different is what draws people... 

Kpop At The London 2012 Olympics?

Kpop At The London 2012 Olympics?
‘The Top Tens‘ website is a host to all your top ten lists, where netizens (Internet citizens) get to choose their own list and have people vote from all over the world. Although not an official site where everything that has been voted will be followed through, the website supplies a good insight to what people want. The newest addition to their list has attracted a fair amount of attention, causing a big stir among Western... 

Big Bang Win the MTV EMA Worldwide Act Title

Big Bang Win the MTV EMA Worldwide Act Title
November 6th 2011, will mark a very special day for Kpop fans worldwide. On this very special day, Big Bang won the MTV EMA Best Worldwide Act Award. The award ceremony was aired live from Belfast’s Odyssey Arena with a host of stars attending, such as Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, and Ludacris.  MTV EMA announced that, “The first-ever Worldwide Act was won by Korean band Big Bang, the nominee representing the Asia Pacific region. This marks... 

CNBLUE & FT Island To Break Into The UK 2012

CNBLUE & FT Island To Break Into The UK 2012
With the wave of Kpop fans growing in size daily in the UK, it’s not too much of a surprise that entertainment group“FNC” have joined the ranks of wanting to promote their artists worldwide. ‘M-Live’ is a concert recently created by CJ E&M, which plans to bring solo and joint concerts by Korean artists overseas, allowing them in to the international music market. Manager Ahn Seck Jun of CJ E&M stated, “we plan... 

MTV ‘WorldWide Act’ Nominees Announced – VOTE NOW!

MTV ‘WorldWide Act’ Nominees Announced – VOTE NOW!
MTV ANNOUNCES THE NOMINEES IN THE WORLDWIDE ACT CATEGORY OF THE “2011 MTV EMA” THE 18TH ANNUAL AWARDS SHOW PREMIERES SUNDAY 6th NOVEMBER AT 9PM CET* FROM BELFAST The 2011 MTV EMA airs LIVE on MTV S.E.A. on Monday 07 November, 3am (WIB), 4am (SIN/MAL/HK/PH)Same-Day Primetime Telecast at 9pm (WIB), 10pm (SIN/HK/PH), 11pm (MAL)   MTV has announced the five nominees for the 2011 MTV EMA ‘Worldwide Act’ category!For the past five weeks,... 
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