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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.

17Feb Yuehua Entertainment Trainee Arrested for Fraud

Yuehua Entertainment Trainee Arrested for Fraud

A trainee from the multi-national group and talent agency Yuehua Entertainment (Everglow, UNIQ, Cosmic Girls) has been arrested for fraud and dropped from the company. On February 5, 2020, Huang Zhibo, who appeared on the Chinese survival...
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17Feb Rocket Punch’s Yunkyoung to Sit Out Music Show Promotions

Rocket Punch’s Yunkyoung to Sit Out Music Show Promotions

Following the release of their new single “BOUNCY,” Woollim Entertainment announced that Rocket Punch’s Yunkyoung will sit out the group’s music show appearances due to a knee injury. Woollim made the announcement through a statement...
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13Feb Yulhee and FTISLAND’s Minhwan Welcome Twin Daughters

Yulhee and FTISLAND’s Minhwan Welcome Twin Daughters

It’s double the baby news for former LABOUM member Yulhee and her husband, FTISLAND’s Minhwan as their twins entered the world on February 11, 2020! Minhwan confirmed the news on Instagram in a post. Hello, this is Minhwan. Today,...
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13Feb Rookie Actress Go Soo-Jung Passes Away Following Illness

Rookie Actress Go Soo-Jung Passes Away Following Illness

Go Soo-Jung, 25, who is known for her roles in BTS’ “With Seoul” MV (2017) and as one of Ji Eun Tak’s (Kim go-Eun) ghost friends in the drama Goblin (2016) and had a role in Solomon’s Perjury has passed away following a...
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10Feb Parasite Wins Big at Academy Awards 1

Parasite Wins Big at Academy Awards

Bong Joon-Ho had a big night at the 2020 Academy Awards! Bong’s global hit movie, Parasite, took home four of the six awards it was nominated for during the February 9, 2020 ceremony. Parasite is a dark comedy about a poor household that hatches a...
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10Feb Gummi 1

Crayon Pop’s Gummi Announces Marriage, Pregnancy

Another Crayon Pop member will be walking down the aisle and having a baby soon! Gummi (Baek Boram), 31, announced on her fan café that she will be marrying her non-celebrity fiancé, a businessman. In her message, she also stated that they have a...
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7Feb Dara_First_Musical

2NE1’s Dara to Debut as a Musical Actress

Sandara Park will be appearing in her first musical soon! Known mononymously as Dara, the actress and former 2NE1 singer will star as the female lead in the musical production of Another Oh Hae-Young (also known as Another Miss Oh). Dara will...
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7Feb Weki_Meki_Comeback

Weki Meki’s Choi Yoojung Returns to Weki-Meki for Group’s Comeback

With Weki-Meki’s coming up later this month, fans of the girl group wondered if Choi Yoojung would also be coming back following her hiatus. Fans didn’t have to wait long for news as Fantagio confirmed Choi will be participating in the...
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7Feb IZOne_Comeback

IZ*One Teases February 17 Comeback

Following the Produce X 101, Idol School, and Produce 48 voting scandals and X1’s disbandment, IZ*One, who were lucky to survive the scandals, will be making their comeback. The group was slated to originally come back November 11, 2019,...
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7Feb Click-B’s Oh Jong-Hyuk to Wed

Click-B’s Oh Jong-Hyuk to Wed

A third member of the early 2000s K-Pop group Click-B will be getting married soon! Oh Jong-Hyuk will join fellow members Kim Sang-Hyuk and Evan on the marriage journey when he marries his non-celebrity fiancée this coming May in Gangnam. In...
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16Jan 1Team_Announce_Five

1Team Announce Five-City U.S Tour

Rookie idol group 1Team will be heading to America for their first-ever tour! On January 14, 2020, Liveworks Company announced that the male group will bring their Hello! Just One tour to five cities in the United States this March. ...
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14Jan Monsta X’s Jooheon, Oh My Girl’s Jiho, LOOΠΔ’s HaSeul to Go on Hiatus to Focus on Mental Health

Monsta X’s Jooheon, Oh My Girl’s Jiho, LOOΠΔ’s HaSeul to Go on Hiatus to Focus on Mental Health

In three separate announcements, three groups will be down a member each in order to work on their mental health. On January 8, 2020, Blockberry Creative stated LOOΠΔ’s HaSeul will not be with the group when they promote their # comeback....
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14Jan Dates Announced for Monsta X’s 2020 North American Tour

Dates Announced for Monsta X’s 2020 North American Tour

Following yet another successful world tour, Monsta X will be coming back to North America in 2020! The North American leg of the group’s world tour won’t be until June and July, but cities have already been announced. Tickets will also...
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14Jan Former Wa$$up Member, Jiae Comes Out as Bisexual 1

Former Wa$$up Member, Jiae Comes Out as Bisexual

Another Korean celebrity has come out as a member of the LGBTQA+ community! On January 11, 2020, Wa$$up’s (2013-2019) Jiae posted a message on her Instagram story that stated she loves both men and women, along with a message stating “I...
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14Jan EXO_Chen_Baby_Marriage

EXO’s Chen Announces Engagement, Baby News

EXO-L received some shocking but happy news on January 13, 2020 when EXO’s Chen announced he and his non-celebrity girlfriend will be getting married soon. This news was layered with news that he will soon be a father! “It is true that...
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