Over the years, as the Korean wave has touched the shores of Asian countries, several popular singers have tried to make it in the Asian market. Rain, Se7en and Yangpa have been among the notable flops, and BoA is currently releasing singles and videos in the United States. Now the group Wonder Girls is trying, with much fanfare, to make an impact. The group made its television debut on “The Wendy Williams Show” in July and is currently an opening act for the insanely popular Jonas Brothers.
After three members of Dong Bang Shin Ki filed for a Exclusive Contract Validity Suspension and Provisional Disposition Request and revealed the ugly truth behind their contracts, a storm has begun in the entertainment business.
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This summer, what is the most popular dance? Of course it isn’t the “hands-on-hips solar eclipse dance”, but a dance from Korea. From the dance professionals’ point of view, this song is simple, childish, and its popularity is ridiculous. However, this song is so popular that the dance covers include videos from security guards, prosecutors, salespersons, white collar workers, undergraduates and even Filipino inmates! Their covers are so hilarious and well-received that it is spreading quickly across the internet.
Park Jin-young, the singer and CEO of management company JYP Entertainment, is Korea’s second highest-grossing songwriter. According to the Korea Music Copyright Association (KOMCA) on Monday, Park earned W1.078 billion (US$1=W1,249) from copyrights in 2008. One of Korea’s most prominent singer-songwriters, Park is credited for writing numerous hit songs for singers managed by his company like the Wonder Girls, 2PM and 2AM.