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Who Is The Best K-pop Idol? BTS, TWICE, G-Dragon & IU Ranked No. 1!

Who Is The Best K-pop Idol? BTS

Entertainment agencies recently weighed in on who they thought among K-pop players and artists are the most influential in the market. Thirty-two  agency reps participated in the survey entitled “The Power People of K-pop.” Among the CEOs who joined the survey are entertainment CEOs including YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun Suk, JYP Entertainment CEO Jung Wook and Star Empire CEO Shin Joo Hak. YMC Entertainment CEO Cho Yoo Myung, TS Entertainment CEO Kim Tae Song also joined the survey, All Kpop  reported. Among the categories surveyed in The Power People of K-pop” are the hotly contested Best Boy Group, Best Girl Group, Best Producer and Best Solo Artist. Each of the participants were asked to write down their top three choices in which they gave three, two and one point for the top 3 choices. For the Best Male Solo Artist, it came as no surprise that BIGBANG leader G-Dragon, who recently released his megahit solo comeback “Kwon Ji Yong” emerged as the top and unanimous choice. The Best Female Solo Artist was IU whose comeback album “Palette” also met huge success and easily achieved perfect all kill in the Korean charts. It came as no surprise that BTS was

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BIGBANG Seungri To Compete In Jiu Jitsu Tournament in New York

BIGBANG Seungri To Compete In Jiu Jitsu Tournament in New York

While his fellow BIGBANG members are busy with their individual comebacks, BIGBANG maknae  Seungri is busy with something else. The YG artist is currently preparing to compete in a professional jiu   jitsu  match. According to Koreaboo , Seungri is preparing to join a jiu jitsu competition this summer. The report said that he will be attending he the New York Summer International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship this July to earn a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Seungri, who has already earned his blackbelt in taekwondo has even impressed mixed martial artist and Ip Man star Donnie Yen who was surprised at the BIGBANG member’s fluency in speaking Mandarin as well as his skills as a fighter. Most recently, Seungri was in Osaka to train in jiu jitsu and his dedication to the sport has earned the approval of jiu jitsu black belter Matthew Diniz. As a result, Seungri, who has always been the most outgoing and extroverted member of the K-pop idol group has even recruited the members of his training camp to become supporters of BIGBANG. While Seungri is hard at work excelling as a fighter, his fellow BIGBANG members Daesung, G-Dragon and Taeyang are filling entire stadiums

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G-Dragon Scores Win On Music Core, Inkigayo Despite Lack Of Live Performance, Gaon Chart Decision

G-Dragon Scores Win On Music Core

Even with the recent decision of Gaon Chart to disqualify G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” from its sales tally due to a technicality, the BIGBANG leader is managing to overcome the odds by doing well on music shows. He charted wins in Inkigayo and Music Core despite not being able to perform live in the shows. According to Soompi , G-Dragon’s “Untitled 2014” won over PSY’s “New Face” and “I Luv It” on the long-running SBS music show. G-Dragon also took his first win on Music Core as his “Untitled 2014” went head-to-head against SISTAR’s “Lonely” and TWICE’s megahit “Signal.” The performance of G-Dragon’s album on music shows and music charts were expected to be affected by Gaon Chart’s decision since their stats are used by shows like Inkigayo and Music Core to determine their weekly winners. Music Bank and M! Countdown use stats provided by Hanteo, which accepted “Kwon Ji Yong” as a legitimate album. It can be recalled that Gaon Chart refused to accept G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” as an album because it was released in a USB format. In its decision, it cited that the USBs didn’t contain the songs itself but rather links in which users can

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G-Dragon & Sandara Park Dating: What Was Sandara’s Sweet Message To Rumored Boyfriend At His Concert?

G-Dragon & Sandara Park Dating: What Was Sandara's Sweet Message To Rumored Boyfriend At His Concert?

Shippers of G-Dragon and Sandara Park went mad after snaps have circulated on social media which spotted Sandara Park among the audience in G-Dragon’s “Act III:MOTTE” concert in Seoul. Fans who believe that the two YG artists have been secretly dating for years also found new hope with Sandara’s message to the BIGBANG leader. Fans who were at G-Dragon’s concert tweeted that in one of the segments  where G-Dragon was being described by the people close to him, Sandara was one of the people who were interviewed. When she was asked what she thought of the BIGBANG leader, Sandara had a very short and simple answer. “There are many idols out there,” Sandara said. “But for me, there is only G-Dragon.” Fans were also happy to see fancam clips of the “One Step” star who was seated alongside G-Dragon’s fellow BIGBANG members Daesung and Taeyang which showed how close she was with G-Dragon’s BIGBANG brothers. However, Sandara was no longer part of the selfie that CL uploaded where she was sitting beside Taeyang and Daesung. Some fans speculated that Sandara may have left the concert early to avoid attention. In January, rumors resurfaced about Sandara and G-Dragon dating when Sandara

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YG Announces New Tour Dates For G-Dragon’s ‘Act III:MOTTE’, Check Whether Your City Is Included Here!

YG Announces New Tour Dates For G-Dragon's 'Act III:MOTTE'

YG Entertainment has announced the addition of five more cities to G-Dragon’s “ACT III: MOTTE” World Tour. Due to insistent public demand, the show will now have additional stops in Manila, HongKong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Taiwan. According to Soompi , the addition of the five cities to the world tour will bring the total to 24 cities where the BIGBANG leader will be performing. Aside from the five new cities that have been announced, G-Dragon’s fans in Brazil are also campaigning online through the hashtag #MOTTEinBrasil to add their location to the World Tour. After kicking off his “Act III:MOTTE” tour in Seoul on June 10 where he featured guests like IU, whom he recently collaborated on for her comeback track “Palette,” and former 2NE1 leader CL, with whom he performed the song “The Leaders.” G-Dragon also wowed the crowd for a two night show in Macau, the second stop of his tour. G-Dragon’s next stop will be in Singapore on June 24 and 25 before he takes on Bangkok on July 7 and 8. The BIGBANG leader will not have a break as he flies to Seattle to kick off the North American leg of is tour on

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‘ACT III: MOTTE’ World Tour Update: Here’s Everything That Happened + Everything You Can Expect From G-Dragon’s Concert

'ACT III: MOTTE' World Tour Update: Here's Everything That Happened + Everything You Can Expect From G-Dragon's Concert

To say that BIGBANG leader G-Dragon’s kick off concert for his “Act III: MOTTE” was an eventful comeback would have been an understatement. Not only was he greeted on stage by his superstar friends, he was also interrupted by an overzealous fan but the show must go on, and G-Dragon did so in flourish. The lead up to G-Dragon’s fourth solo concert was physically and mentally exhausting for the BIGBANG leader but for the kick off of his 19 city world tour, G-Dragon showed a side of himself that fans have hardly caught a glimpse of, making his concert a memorable experience for the YG artist and for his supporters. Here’s everything you may have missed at G-Dragon’s first stop of his “Act III: MOTTE” World Tour. G-Dragon sold out the venue in 8 minutes . Yes, G-Dragon sold out the 65,000-seater Seoul World Cup Stadium in eight minutes as soon as the tickets were made available. Talk about strong support from VIPs, BIGBANG’s official fandom as well as G-Dragon’s fans. “Kwon Ji Yong” achieved an All Kill an hour after release, topped iTunes charts in 40 countries . G-Dragon’s solo comeback album achieved an all kill in real time

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G-Dragon Hits Back At Gaon Chart For ‘Kwon Ji Yong’ USB Issue, Says Company Is Missing The Point Of Making Music

G-Dragon Hits Back At Gaon Chart For 'Kwon Ji Yong' USB Issue

Amid the debate on whether G-Dragon’s massively successful “Kwon Ji Yong” should be counted an an album even though it was released in USB form, the BIGBANG leader used his Instagram to speak up about the issue in a very personal message. He also took a dig at Gaon Chart for refusing to accept his album as a legitimate release and questioned the basis on which the company made its judgement. In his post , G-Dragon questioned how people whom he doesn’t even know were able to easily judge what counts as an album. While he did not directly name Gaon Chart on his post, he said that the company was missing the essence of creating and releasing music. He said that the packaging and form is a moot point that people need to get over. “The most important thing isn’t the external packaging or the attractive design, but the music, which can be listened to by anyone, anywhere, where my voice has been recorded: my songs,” G-Dragon emphasized. He further said that what stays with the listeners is the great melodies and the great lyrics, not anything else.  It comes as no surprise that G-Dragon would take the matter

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G-Dragon & Sandara Park Dating: Netizens Find New Evidence Of K-pop Idols’ Secret Romance

G-Dragon & Sandara Park Dating: Netizens Find New Evidence Of K-pop Idols' Secret Romance

Fans who caught Sandara Park attending rumored boyfriend G-Dragon’s “ACT III: MOTTE” concert in Seoul could not help but hope that dating rumors between the two K-pop superstars are true. While some still doubted whether it was really Sandara who was spotted at the BIG BANG leader’s concert, clearer videos have surfaced confirming that she was in attendance.     Fresh videos from fans have recently been posted on Twitter showing that the woman sitting beside BIGBANG members Daesung and Taeyang at G-Dragon’s concert was Sandara. In the videos, Sandara was getting ready to capture the night’s events using her camera. In another video, she was talking with her friend and former 2NE1 leader CL who also performed on stage with G-Dragon. Applers, or shippers of Sandara Park and G-dragon, collectively known by their ship name Daragon or Nyongdal which is a combination of their two names, thought it was sweet of Sandara to attend the concert, saying that she was a really supportive “girlfriend.” Aside from the stolen shots from fans, however, Sandara did not upload photos on her social media, which is uncanny for the SNS savvy star. Fans believe that it may have been her choice to

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G-Dragon Sets New Trend By Releasing New Album ‘Kwon Ji Yong’ In USB Format, Fans Approve

G-Dragon Sets New Trend By Releasing New Album 'Kwon Ji Yong' In USB Format

G-Dragon is setting another trend as he released his solo comeback “Kwon Ji Yong” which is completely dominating local and international charts. The BIGBANG leader is doing away with CDs for the physical copies and will be releasing the album in a one of a kind USB format. According to a report by Soompi , G-Dragon’s “Kwon JI Yong” will be available in a special USB that is designed to contain the BIGBANG leader’s details. The title of his solo comeback album “Kwon Ji Yong” is also G-Dragon’s real name. The USB also bears his birthdate which is August 18, 1988, his blood type “A” in his handwriting. Fans are already excited to get their hands on the physical copy of the album whose songs are already dominating the charts. A lot of his supporters also lauded the choice to switch to USB since a lot of devices no longer accommodate CDs. USBs are also considered more useful. G-Dragon, upon releasing the album last night was able to achieve an all-kill on all six real-time charts last night barely an hour after the album’s release. All of his five songs have also dominated the charts. The Top 3 spots of

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WATCH: G-Dragon Releases ‘Kwon Ji Yong’, Pre-Orders Reach 200,000 Units Before Album, MV Release

WATCH: G-Dragon Releases 'Kwon Ji Yong'

BIGBANG leader G-Dragon is proving yet again that he is a sales powerhouse as pre-orders  of his solo album “Kwon Ji Yong” reached double platinum status on Chinese music site QQ Music before the album’s official release today. Within a day of opening the site for pre-orders on June 5, G-Dragon’s fans have already sold over 200,000 units. According to a report by Korea Portal , G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” originally sold over 80,000 units in the first three hours, guaranteeing a Triple Gold Record for the album. But fans couldn’t get over their excitement for G-Dragon’s new material that they pushed the sales up to 100,000 units by midday. This meant that as if June 5, “Kwon Ji Yong” was already Platinum status. VIPs, BIGBANG’s official fandom, and G-Dragon’s fans seemed intent on showing their support for G-Dragon’s comeback which comes four years after his “One of a Kind” album in 2013. “Kwon Ji Yong” breached 200,000 pre-orders, propelling the album to double platinum status. G-Dragon made his much-awaited solo comeback on June 8 by dropping the MVs of his title track “Bullsh!t” and “Dam*It” as well as his album “Kwon Ji Yong” ahead of his 19-city “Act III:

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