• Rolling Stone's 'Greatest Boy Band Songs' list includes K-pop names!

    September 25, 2015 @ 2:07 am

    Rolling Stone has just published their list of the '50 Greatest Boy Band Songs of All Time', and the songs on the list aren't just American and British hits over the decades. The list has a total of five K-pop songs!Coming in at the number 12 is SHINee's 2012 hit "Sherlock"! It's the highest ranked K-pop song on the list and for good reason, as it's a unique 'hybrid' song.Number 22 is Big Bang's 2012 hit "Fantastic Baby" and next at number 31 is

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  • Park Myung Soo is G-Park in LG parody of G-Dragon

    May 4, 2015 @ 5:07 pm

    Park Myung Soo's parody of G-Dragon for 'LG' is drawing a lot of laughter!  It's under the title "Burden Zero" in reference to Block B's "Conduct Zero."In this long CF from 'LG,' Park Myung Soo covers a wide range of G-Dragon-related things, such as his solo "Crooked" MV and even a CF he filmed. The comedian changes up his look accordingly from blonde locks and tattoos to glowing eyes. Check out the funny parody above!

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  • Big Bang's 'Fantastic Baby' plays in new trailer for 'Pitch Perfect 2'

    April 17, 2015 @ 11:26 am

    Get ready for 'Pitch Perfect 2' as another trailer has been dropped by Fox Movies, featuring music by Big Bang!In the trailer above at the 1:48 mark, you can hear Big Bang's "Fantastic Baby" playing to the end as the girls party and have fun, exciting even the viewers of the trailer with the upbeat, popular track.Although it's unsure whether the track will actually play in the movie, the trailer at least further proves Big Bang's global popularit

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  • Big Bang become the first Korean boy group to surpass 100 million views on YouTube with their 'Fantastic Baby' MV

    March 27, 2014 @ 2:07 am

    Big Bang has become the first Korean boy group to reach the 100 million view milestone on YouTube with their "Fantastic Baby" MV! As of the 27th, Big Bang's "Fantastic Baby" MV has over 100 million views and counting after two years since its release on March 6, 2012. "Fantastic Baby" was definitely an electrifying upbeat title track from their fifth mini album 'ALIVE' with its energetic tune and visual elements all packed into a music video tha

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  • Popular YouTubers react to 'Fantastic Baby', 'I Got A Boy', and 'Lucifer'

    July 18, 2013 @ 6:01 pm

    The famous YouTube series from TheFineBros has tackled on the subject of K-pop.This particular episode invited famous YouTube celebrities Jack Douglass, Tay Zonday, Ingrid Nilsen, Trisha Hershberger, Meg Turney, Tyler Oakley, Ryan Higa, Catherine Wayne, Ian Hecox, Anthony Padilla, Rosanna Pansino, DeStorm Power, and Philip DeFranco. They reacted to three of the most popular music videos in Big Bang's "Fantastic Baby",&nbs

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  • 15 Familiar Themes Seen in K-pop Music Videos

    July 13, 2013 @ 6:26 pm

    Look, I'm not going to sugarcoat anything. K-pop has amped up its game when it comes to flirting with our dear bachelor homogeneity. The music, the image concepts, all matters concerning MV productions - the resemblance, it burns."Omg what is she even talking about...?" "Ew, like who does she think she is... some internationally sanctioned K-pop analyst?"I hear it already - like music to my ears. But I won't retract anything. I'm just as ent

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  • G-Dragon goes back to his seaweed hairstyle from "Fantastic Baby"?

    March 6, 2013 @ 9:12 pm

    Big Bang's G-Dragon revealed another version of his famous seaweed hair style. On March 6th, G-Dragon shared the above photo and tweeted, "Fantastic baby hair style..again? It's real, the real thing appeared~~~~~~". The picture showed G-Dragon posing in a beach on Jeju Island while holding up seaweed next to his head as if it were part of his hair style. It reminded fans of his hairstyle that has been dubbed as 'seaweed hair' back when

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  • MelOn releases End of the Year charts for 2012

    December 27, 2012 @ 5:27 pm

    MelOn released their end-of-the-year charts for 2012. The music site released 4 charts for 2012, taking into account all data from January 2, 2012 to December 24, 2012. The four charts were broken down into Yearly Total Chart, Yearly Streaming Chart, Yearly Download Chart, and Yearly Album Chart. Yearly Total Chart The Yearly Total Chart combined all the other three charts into consideration. First place on the list was none other

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  • fuse tv chooses Big Bang's 'ALIVE' as one of the 'Top 40' albums of 2012

    December 16, 2012 @ 12:47 am

    America's music cable channel fuse tv chose Big Bang's 'ALIVE' as one of the top 40 best albums of 2012. On December 14th, fuse tv revealed its list of 40 top albums of 2012 including Big Bang's 'ALIVE' which was released early this year in February. Fuse tv commented, "There's a reason for Big Bang's worldwide popularity—they push the envelope. Released in February as the group's fifth extended play, Alive blurs the lines between trad

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  • Which songs released in 2012 lasted the longest on the Melon Top 50 charts?

    December 5, 2012 @ 4:08 pm

    Music site Melon reviewed 290 hit songs that were released from January 2012 to November 2012 and took a look at how long each song had stayed on their Top 50 list. Because K-pop moves so quickly, multiple songs are released on a daily basis. As a result, many songs often rank first, but for the most part it's only for a very short amount of time - sometimes only up to a few hours, and in some cases even less. Because of this, Melon decide

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