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HIGHLIGHTS: K-pop group iKON heats up Philippine stage

Nov 15, 2018 - 11:00 AM

'Sakin ka na lang!' member Jay tells Filipino iKONICs during 'iKON 2018 Continue Tour in Manila'

SHOWTIME. Korean pop group iKON hypes up the crowd with their songs during their Manila concert. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

BTS' management apologizes over Nazi hats controversy

Nov 14, 2018 - 11:23 AM

'Big Hit bears all responsibilities for not providing the necessary and careful support to our artist that may have prevented these issues,' the company says in a statement

BTS CONTROVERSY. The K-pop group finds itself in hot water over a shoot from years back. Image from BTS' official Instagram account

HIGHLIGHTS: WINNER charms Filipino fans during Manila concert

Nov 12, 2018 - 7:54 PM

'City of love, city of music, city of pleasure. You're awesome,' member Mino tells Filipino fans during 'WINNER 2018 Everywhere Tour in Manila'

WINNER IN MANILA. Korean pop group WINNER serenades fans on November 10, 2018 at the Mall of Asia Arena. All photos by Paolo Abad/Rappler

LOOK: WINNER arrives in Manila

Nov 09, 2018 - 2:03 PM

(UPDATED) Some Filipino fans welcome members Yoon, Mino, Hoony, and Jinu at the airport

WINNER IN MANILA. The 4-member K-pop group has arrived in Manila for their November 10 concert. File photo from WINNER's official Facebook page

Get ready? Showtime! Meet K-pop group iKON

Nov 07, 2018 - 9:00 AM

The 7-member group will hold a concert for their Filipino fans on Sunday, November 11

SHOWTIME. Seven-member group iKON is coming to Manila. File photo from iKON's official Facebook page

4 reasons why we love K-pop group WINNER

Nov 06, 2018 - 1:00 PM

WINNER's first Manila concert is happening on November 10

EVERYDAY. K-pop group WINNER is coming to Manila for their 2018 Everywhere Tour. Photo from WINNER's official Facebook page

BLACKPINK is coming to the Philippines

Nov 01, 2018 - 1:19 PM

BLACKPINK in our area!

RM of BTS to release solo 'playlist' on October 23

Oct 22, 2018 - 9:57 AM

'mono' will be RM's second solo mixtape

'mono' SOON. The BTS leader and spokesperson is set to drop another solo endeavor. Image from RM's Instagram account

LISTEN: 'Kiss and Make Up,' the Dua Lipa x BLACKPINK collab, has dropped

Oct 19, 2018 - 7:49 AM

'Kiss and Make Up' is part of the super deluxe edition of Dua Lipa's self-titled album

COLLAB. The worldwide sensation collabs with K-pop girl group BLACKPINK. Screenshot from Dua Lipa's Twitter account

BTS wins Favorite Social Artist at 2018 American Music Awards

Oct 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The K-pop group bested other artists including Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Cardi B, and Shawn Mendes

All 9 members of EXO are making a comeback

Oct 04, 2018 - 12:12 PM

Their fifth studio album is set to be released in November

Morissette Amon in Korea for Asia Song Festival

Oct 03, 2018 - 4:41 PM

It's the singer's second time to perform at the music festival

FOR THE PHILIPPINES. The singer will be gracing Asia Song Festival's stage with her powerful vocals. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The K-pop model and why it’s important to build a creative economy

Sep 20, 2018 - 6:32 PM

Rappler talks to John Howkins, professor and father of the Creative Economy, on the power of ideas and creativity

SEVENTEEN is coming to Manila on September 29

Sep 13, 2018 - 3:19 PM

PH CARATS, are you ready?

Korina Sanchez draws flak for K-pop comment

Sep 05, 2018 - 3:18 PM

After her 'annyeonghaseyo' gaffe, the TV host is at it again

KORINA SANCHEZ. The TV host posts a selfie from the Wanna One concert, after which she posted a comment that earned the ire of Pinoy K-pop fans. Screenshot from Instagram.com/korina

Dua Lipa and K-pop group BLACKPINK are collaborating for a new song

Sep 04, 2018 - 4:51 PM

Who's looking forward to this collab?

SUPER DELUXE. Dua Lipa is set to drop a new super deluxe version of her album featuring much-awaited collabs. Image from Dua Lipa's Instagram account

Former 2NE1 member Minzy to perform at UAAP Season 81 opening

Sep 04, 2018 - 1:08 PM

Minzy is coming to Manila to perform at the opening of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines

Wanna One's first and last Manila concert: 'Thank you for letting us shine'

Sep 03, 2018 - 5:00 PM

K-pop boy group Wanna One visits Manila as part of their final world tour

Photo by Jam Aguilus/Rappler

BTS' 'Love Yourself: Answer' tops Billboard 200 chart

Sep 03, 2018 - 12:18 PM

This is the group's second album to top the Billboard 200 album chart

WORLDWIDE IDOLS. The accolades continue to pour in for the Bangtan boys. Image from BTS' official Instagram account

Hit replay! PH among top viewers of K-pop group BTS' YouTube channel

Aug 30, 2018 - 5:27 PM

If you're overusing that replay button, you're not alone

10 MILLION. The Bangtan boys' YouTube channel hits 10 million subscribers. Image from BTS' Instagram account

BTS' 'Idol' breaks record for biggest music video debut on YouTube

Aug 28, 2018 - 11:40 AM

'Idol' breaks a YouTube record previously held by a Taylor Swift music video

RECORD BREAKERS. Korean idol group BTS shatters even more records. Image from BTS' official Instagram account

Beginner's Guide: Why Wanna One is one of a kind

Aug 27, 2018 - 8:18 PM

Here’s why Wanna One isn't like any other K-pop boy group

WANNA KNOW EM? Wanna One is a kpop group like no other. Image from Wanna One's Instagram account

IN PHOTOS: Momoland press conference in Manila

Aug 17, 2018 - 9:57 PM

The 'Bboom Bboom' performers are in town for a private event

MOMOLAND. Hye Bin and Nancy share a moment alongside Ahin and Jane at their press event in Manila. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Balut, beaches, and all the Filipino things Momoland wants to try

Aug 17, 2018 - 8:59 PM

On their first visit to the Philippines as a group, the K-pop stars share the local dishes they want to taste and places they want to see

MOMOLAND IN MANILA. The K-pop stars visit the Philippines for the first time as a group. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Momoland meets Manny Pacquiao, wife Jinkee

Aug 17, 2018 - 6:07 PM

Former Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson says he plans to tour the girls around the country

LOOK: Momoland is in Manila

Aug 16, 2018 - 2:47 PM

The K-pop girl group arrives for their much-awaited Philippine visit

TOUCHDOWN MANILA. Momoland's Jane and Nancy share photos from their hotel room after arriving in Manila on August 16. Screenshot from Instagram.com/momoland_official

Online reality show hopes to train the next Filipino K-pop idol

Jul 14, 2018 - 9:25 AM

Viu original reality show 'Hello K-Idol' will feature 10 Filipino trainees who will go through a 10-week challenge

HELLO K-IDOL. The 10 Filipino trainees pose with Korean singers Jung Joon-young and Yook Sung-jae at the launch of Hello K-Idol on Friday, July 13. Rappler screenshot

Jung Joon-young, Yook Sung-jae on what it takes to be a K-pop idol

Jul 13, 2018 - 6:42 PM

The two singers also answer the question: Can Filipinos become K-pop idols?

K-POP. Korean stars Jung Joon-young and Yook Sung-jae talk about being part of the K-pop industry on Friday, July 13. Rappler screenshot

Wanna One coming to Manila for concert

Jul 08, 2018 - 1:41 PM

The Korean group is performing at the Mall of Asia Arena on September 1

K-pop group WINNER to hold concert in Manila

Jul 04, 2018 - 3:37 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippines is one of the stops in the Asian leg of WINNER's '2018 Everywhere Tour'

2018 EVERYWHERE TOUR. Manila is one of the stops of WINNER's '2018 Everywhere Tour.' Photo from WINNER's official Facebook page

It's over for 'Goblin' star Lee Dong-wook and K-pop idol Suzy

Jul 02, 2018 - 10:10 AM

The agencies of the two Korean stars confirm the breakup

DONE. Lee Dong Wook and Suzy's respective agencies confirm the relationship is over. Screenshots from Instagram/@leedongwook_official/@skuukzky

10 Super Junior songs you need to listen to

Jun 28, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Super what? Here's a crash course on one of K-pop's longest running groups

LISTEN: Red Velvet debuts English version of 'Bad Boy'

Jun 27, 2018 - 12:14 PM

The girls sing the English version during K-Con in the US

KPOP PERFORMANCE. The girl group performs an English version of the hit 'Bad Boy.' Image from Red Velvet's Facebook page

Momoland to meet Pinoy fans – and hopefully Liza Soberano – in August

Jun 23, 2018 - 11:36 AM

The K-pop girl group announced their Philippine visit via Facebook Live

MOMOLAND. The K-pop girl group is coming to the Philippines. Photo from Facebook.com/MOMOLANDofficial

2PM member Nichkhun Horvejkul is in the Philippines

Jun 20, 2018 - 5:37 PM

Nichkhun is spotted in Cebu

10 BTS songs for all your back-to-school moods

Jun 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Start your school year right with these BTS songs!

LOS ANGELES, CA - November 19, 2017: BTS at the 2017 American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theatre LA Live. Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 13, 2018

Jun 13, 2018 - 11:15 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Wednesday

Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

LISTEN: BTS' RM, Suga, and J-Hope's ode to haters and doubters

Jun 13, 2018 - 9:26 AM

The group's rappers release a 'diss track' ahead of their 5th anniversary

THANK YOU, CRITICS. BTS' rappers – RM, Suga, and J-Hope – release a diss track ahead of the group's 5th anniversary. Photo from the official BTS Instagram account

Sistar's Hyolyn is coming to Manila for ToyCon 2018

Jun 03, 2018 - 11:57 AM

The Korean singer is performing on June 9

WATCH: SHINee's back with 'Good Evening' MV

May 29, 2018 - 6:08 PM

'Good Evening' showcases the members' strong vocals and a complex choreography that SHINee has always been known for

SHINEE'S BACK. Korean pop group SHINee returns with the first part of their 6th studio album, 'The Story of Light.' Screenshot from SMTOWN's YouTube channel

BTS' 'Love Yourself: Tear' is first K-pop album to top Billboard 200 chart

May 28, 2018 - 10:17 AM

'Love Yourself: Tear' is also the first primarily foreign-language album to top the 200 albums chart in over a decade

CHAR TOPPERS. K-pop group BTS continues to make history. Photo from the BTS Instagram account

LOOK: K-pop group WINNER is in the Philippines!

May 23, 2018 - 3:08 PM

(UPDATED) Some lucky fans also take selfies with WINNER members Yoon and Mino

WATCH: BTS performs new song 'Fake Love' at Billboard Music Awards 2018

May 21, 2018 - 12:16 PM

The Korean boyband wins this year's Top Social Artist award

Super Junior is coming to Manila in June 2018

May 19, 2018 - 10:23 AM

The K-pop band is returning to Manila for the first time in 5 years

WATCH: EXO's 'Power' concert heats up Manila

May 01, 2018 - 12:37 PM

(UPDATED) #ElyXiOnInManila trended top in the Philippines!

EXO. Korean-Chinese boyband EXO powers up MOA Arena during 'The ElyXiOn' in Manila concert. Photo by Keb Cuevas/Rappler

K-pop group BTS to perform at Billboard Music Awards 2018

Apr 26, 2018 - 5:39 PM

This is the group's second time in the awards

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 31: BTS performs onstage during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 on December 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for dcp/AFP

Super Junior’s 'Lo Siento' enters Billboard Latin Digital Song Sales chart

Apr 26, 2018 - 11:29 AM

'Lo Siento,' which features American singer-songwriter Leslie Grace, is the K-Pop group's first entry in the Latin charts

EXO returns to Manila for 'The ElyXiOn' tour

Apr 25, 2018 - 8:11 PM

Mark your calendars, EXO-Ls! The show is on Saturday, April 28!

EXO. Screenshot from Instagram.com/weareone.exo

Beginner's guide: Why EXO is out of this world

Apr 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Everything you needed to know about the Korean boyband

EXO. Korean-Chinese boyband gets the Philippines dancing with their single 'Coco Bop'. Screenshot from Instagram.com/weareone.exo

BTS tops 2018 TIME reader poll

Apr 18, 2018 - 10:22 AM

The K-pop group edges out South Korean President Moon Jae-in and former US president Barack Obama in the 2018 edition of TIME's reader poll

TOP PICK. The Korean group tops TIME's readers poll in 2018. Photo from BTS' official Instagram account