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Our latest and most important updates and developments in the K-Pop industry articles. These updates may include new releases and performances by K-Pop artists, announcements of new tours and projects, and updates on the personal lives of K-Pop artists.

6Apr Jimin’s Father Passes Away

Jimin’s Father Passes Away

Sad news struck the AOA family as Jimin’s father passed away unexpectedly following a heart attack. FNC Entertainment announced the news April 3, 2020. “Jimin’s father passed away from a sudden cardiac arrest,” the company...
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6Apr WINNER’s Kim Jin Woo Enlists

WINNER’s Kim Jin Woo Enlists

Inner Circles had to say goodbye temporarily as WINNER’s Kim Jin Woo becomes the first member to enlist in the military. Jin Woo entered the Nonsan Army Training Center in South Chungcheong on April 2, 2020. Here, he will begin four weeks...
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4Apr Jaejoong Faces April Fool’s Day Backlash

Jaejoong Faces April Fool’s Day Backlash

With COVID-19 dominating the news due to the virus’ global spread, many take news of the virus seriously. For many with family members with compromised immune systems, even joking about having the virus is somewhat of a touchy subject and...
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4Apr KARA’s Jiyoung Involved in Car Accident

KARA’s Jiyoung Involved in Car Accident

Korean and Japanese actress, Jiyoung, who is also a member of the former K-Pop girl group KARA, was involved in a car accident April 1, 2020. KeyEast Entertainment, Jiyoung’s agency, confirmed the news. “On April 1, Kang Ji Young was on...
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4Apr Wheesung in Treatment Following Back-to-Back Etomidate Incidents

Wheesung in Treatment Following Back-to-Back Etomidate Incidents

Korean singer Wheesung appears to be in dire straits following two incidents where he was found passed out after taking the anesthetic etomidate. On March 31, 2020, Wheesung, 38, was found passed out in a bathroom in a building in Seoul’s...
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23Mar EXID’s Solji Signs with New Label

EXID’s Solji Signs with New Label

EXID’s Solji has found a new label! On March 23, 2020, C-JeS Entertainment announced that the EXID songstress signed an exclusive contract with them. “We’re planning to support her to the fullest so Solji can thrive not only as...
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23Mar Fly to the Sky’s Hwanhee Under DUI Investigation

Fly to the Sky’s Hwanhee Under DUI Investigation

On March 21, 2020, Fly to the Sky’s Hwanhee was caught by police for allegedly driving under the influence in the Bojeon neighborhood of Giheung, Yongin. While driving, Hwanee purportedly caused minor damage to another vehicle. According to...
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21Mar Zico’s “Any Song” Sets Gaon, Melon Chart Records

Zico’s “Any Song” Sets Gaon, Melon Chart Records

Zico’s “Any Song” is proving to be an unstoppable force for the early part of 2020! On March 18, 2020, “Any Song” scored it’s seventh number one on Gaon’s Weekly Digital Chart. On the Gaon Chart for March 8-14, the song also earned its...
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21Mar Daniel Dae Kim Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Daniel Dae Kim Tests Positive for Coronavirus

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has impacted the global community since the outbreak began in December 2019. The virus, too, does not discriminate as several celebrities and sports stars including Edris Elba, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Sean Payton (New...
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21Mar SungA Welcomes Baby to the World

SungA Welcomes Baby to the World

On March 19, 2020, former 9Muses member SungA and her husband, DJ DaQ, welcomed their son into the world! SungA made the announcement on Instagram March 20. Their son is the first child for the pair who wed in 2018. She announced her...
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21Mar ‘Ulzzang Generation’ Member, AfreecaTV BJ Lee Chi-Hoon Passes Away

‘Ulzzang Generation’ Member, AfreecaTV BJ Lee Chi-Hoon Passes Away

Another celebrity passed away in a week filled with tragic celebrity deaths. On March 19, 2020, Ulzzang Generation personality and AfreecaTV BJ Lee Chi-Hoon, 32, passed away. According to TVReport, Lee passed away from acute septicemia. Prior...
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20Mar Actor Moon Ji-Yoon Passes Away

Actor Moon Ji-Yoon Passes Away

On March 18, 2020, actor Moon Ji-Yoon, 36, passed away from acute septicemia. His representatives confirmed his passing. “ always passionate about his work. He only thought of acting and left the earth too soon,” his representatives...
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18Mar Ice Dancer Chris Reed Passes Away

Ice Dancer Chris Reed Passes Away

Update: Chris Reed’s funeral will take place Saturday March 21, 2020 at 8am EST at Shrader-Howell Funeral Home in Plymouth, Michigan according to his obituary. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Reed’s funeral will be livestreamed through...
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18Mar Korean-American Comedian Johnny Yune dies in L.A at age 84

Korean-American Comedian Johnny Yune dies in L.A at age 84

Even if you aren’t particularly well versed in Korean Show Biz, there are lots of Korean Americans whose names and faces you would recognize. There are comedic veterans like Margaret Cho, Ken Jeong with his versatile appearances. And actors...
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17Mar “Not Guilty”- Wonho Investigation Wraps Up

“Not Guilty”: Wonho Investigation Wraps Up

A few months after allegations surfaced that former Monsta X member Wonho committed theft and smoked marijuana, the investigation into the K-Pop concluded with the police finding him not guilty of the charges. Starship Entertainment released...
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