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Monsta X Perform, BTS, BLACKPINK, Red Velvet Win at Teen Choice Awards

On Sunday August 11, 2019, the 2019 Teen Choice Awards were held at Hermosa Beach, California. The Teen Choice Awards fetes musical acts, sports stars, and actors and actresses, and winners are chosen by American voters 13 and older. The...
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Actor Son Seung Won’s Hit-and-Run DUI Sentence Upheld

On August 9, 2019, actor Son Seung Won (Hello, My Twenties!) found out his year-and-a-half prison sentence for a hit-and-run DUI has been upheld.  This was his second court appeal trial. He initially received his year-and-a-half sentence by the...
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Kang Daniel and TWICE’s Jihyo Dating

On August 5, 2019, Dispatch reported that TWICE’s Jihyo and soloist Kang Daniel are dating and have been dating for months. Dispatch initially reported the pair were seen together in Seoul Hannam neighborhood August 1, 2019. The news agency...
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[UPDATE] Suspect Arrested in Jose Arredondo Slaying

On July 30, 2019, Mexican authorities announced they arrested a suspect in connection to the death of Jose Arredondo. Arredondo, a businessman from Bakersfield, California, is the father of K-Pop singer, Samuel Kim. According to authorities,...
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Kyungri Leaves Star Empire After Seven Years

On July 31, 2019, former 9Muses member and current soloist, Kyungri, has left Star Empire after seven years with the agency. Via a statement, he company confirmed that Kyungri has opted not to renew her exclusive contract. Hello. This...
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Source Music Now a Big Hit Entertainment Subsidiary

On July 29, 2019, Big Hit Entertainment, the company behind global phenoms BTS, announced that they acquired Source Music. Source Music, which is the home of Gfriend, will be an independent subsidiary under Big Hit. In a statement, Big...
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Former U-KISS Member Kiseop Announces Upcoming Nuptials

Even though he is currently serving his required military service as a public service worker since March 21, 2019, former U-KISS member Kiseop announced that he will be getting married August 24, 2019! Kiseop announced his upcoming nuptials...
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[UPDATE2] Song-Song Couple Finalize Divorce

The marriage between Song Hye-Kyo and Song Joong-Ki is officially over. On July 22, 2019, the now-former Song-Song couple had their divorce finalized at the Seoul Family Courts. Neither of the Songs released a statement regarding the...
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ATEEZ Sign with RCA Records

It hasn’t even been a full year since their debut, but up-and-coming power rookies, ATEEZ, have signed with the American music agency RCA Records. On July 24, 2019, the group (full name ATEEnagerZ ) announced their signing with RCA Records....
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TEENTOP to Tour the US Again This Fall

From October 25 to November 3, 2019, you can have your chance to see TEENTOP in one of five US locations! TEENTOP will return to the US for another tour, this time with their PARTY to. N9ne tour. The five-member group last toured the US in...
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Bang Yongguk to Enlist in August; New Single Announced

B.A.P’s leader, Bang Yongguk, will enlist this coming August. He will be the first B.A.P member to enlist. It should be noted that while B.A.P dissolved upon leaving TS Entertainment, the group does not consider themselves disbanded. Bang...
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34 Dead, 34 Injured Following Kyoto Animation Arson Attack

Kyoto, Japan: A suspected arson attack has left 34 dead and 34 injured at Kyoto Animation (KyoAni). According to CNN, the attack is Japan’s worst mass-killing in over 20 years. In 2001, an arsonist killed 44 people in Tokyo. Among those...
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[UPDATE] Himchan Pleads Not Guilty at First Trial

B.A.P’s Kim Himchan appeared in court July 12, 2019 for a hearing regarding indecent acts by compulsion charges against him. In 2018, Kim was accused of sexually assaulting/harassing* a woman in her twenties while on a vacation with...
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Jose Arredondo, Samuel Kim’s Father, Slain in Mexico

Tragedy struck a member of the K-Pop world today as Jose Arredondo, the father of K-Pop idol Samuel Kim, was found dead in his home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico following an apparent home invasion. Arredondo, who just turned 58-years old July 8,...
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[2nd UPDATE] Update: Huayi Brothers Part Ways with Kang Ji-Hwan

Following Kang Ji-Hwan’s admittance that he sexually assaulted two female staffers at his Gwangju home following a dinner party and an evening of drinking, Huayi Brothers decided to nullify their contract with the 42-year-old actor. The...
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