Every fan wants to know that their favorite group is doing well: that their music is selling, the members have name to face recognition, and their fandom is always growing. And in recent years, this drive has surpassed fandom-centered goals to reach for higher and higher awards and recognition. And
The Big 3 is a term coined to three of the most influential entertainment companies in South Korea. With years of legacy and most importantly their contribution to rising and shaping Korean Wave or Hallyu, these companies are and were homes to some of the largest acts such as TVXQ,
From the title, most of you would probably have a few examples on your minds already if you’ve been listening to K-Pop long enough. Some songs have such an incredible hold on Koreans that they keep coming back every single time. Other times, songs that didn’t perform particularly well on digital
Sometimes when we listen to a certain song, we don't immediately recognise a voice singing an ad-lib in the background, or leading the song's chorus. And then we go for days and days, wondering and debating about who it is until someone gets their hands on the physical copy of the album, if
In the rapidly evolving world of music, about a gazillion songs from all types of genres are produced daily. The K-pop discipline is no exception. Plenty of songs out there just so happen to share the same name but that doesn't take away from the creativity or thought that goes
In the recent rumors about MBC completely banning lip syncing from all stages on Music Core, Kpop fans have been abuzz about what this means for their favorite (and least favorite) artists. And though these predictions turned out to be false, it made me think a little harder about the age old
Artists everywhere are always looking for ways to increase their revenue streams and in places with increasingly crowded music markets, this is especially important. A simple (in theory) way to do so is to increase your audience. Of course, without being able to create new human beings at will, you
So July is nearly done. I know - it doesn’t feel possible does it? To commemorate the end of the month and the beginning of the month to come, let’s take a look at a selection of 20 must-listen-to songs of the month.
July was a packed month so don’t be offended
Introducing Onehallyu Blog's newest feature,
O.P.P.A - Onehallyu Press Ponders About...
We wanted to open up discussion with the press staff about certain topics surrounding the hallyu wave and other aspects of Asian entertainment and hopefully engage with the members along the way. Each O.P.P.A will open up a topic for the