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Korean Takes Prize in Moscow Ballet Competition
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Korean Takes Prize in Moscow Ballet Competition

Park Seon-mee, a student at the Korea National University of Arts, became the first Korean to win the Moscow International Ballet Competition, one of the world's top four.

Park (18) shared the top honor with Russia's Elizaveta Kokoreva in the junior girls' duet. There was no second placer.

Korea had produced three runners-up before in thes world-renowned quadrennial event -- Kim Ki-min came second in the junior boy's duet in 2009 without a winner, and Lee Dong-hoon and Kim Li-hoe came second in the senior duet in the same year.

WINNER Takes Top Spots On Korean And Global Charts With New Releases
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WINNER Takes Top Spots On Korean And Global Charts With New Releases

WINNER has grabbed the No. 1 spots on many Korean realtime charts and global iTunes charts!

On August 4 at 4 p.m. KST, WINNER made a comeback with their new single album Our Twenty For, featuring the double title tracks LOVE ME LOVE ME and ISLAND.

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As of 11:30 p.m. KST, WINNER had taken the top spot on the realtime charts of Melon, Genie, Bugs, Naver, Soribada, and Olleh with “LOVE ME LOVE ME.” Their second title track “ISLAND” came in at No. 3 on Genie and Bugs, No. 4 on Soribada, and No. 7 on Naver.

10 Korean Solo Artists Who Can Whip Up A Storm With Their Vocal Power
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10 Korean Solo Artists Who Can Whip Up A Storm With Their Vocal Power

While there are many idols who blow us away with their vocal abilities, there are also a lot of amazingly talented solo artists who are making their mark on the Korean music industry! While this is by no means an exhaustive list (and in no particular order), here are 10 Korean solo artists who never cease to amaze us with their vocal power:

It’s now been about 10 years since videos of a guy with shaggy long hair and a mischievous smile generated major buzz on the internet for his effortless renditions of several Mariah Carey songs (filled with difficult high notes). That male Mariah was K.Will, now one of Korea’s most beloved balladeers. He’s also shown his skills at rapping and dancing through various live performances, not to mention his humor and all-around charm. Dear K.Will: please release a new album soon!

Hospital Ship Takes First Place In Time Slot With Impressive Ratings
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Hospital Ship Takes First Place In Time Slot With Impressive Ratings

Hospital Ship is off to a fantastic start!

According to Nielsen Korea on August 31, the August 30 broadcast of MBCs new Wednesday-Thursday drama Hospital Ship recorded 10.6 percent and 12.4 percent. This puts Hospital Ship at the top of the viewership ratings for its time slot.

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The other dramas in the time slot recorded significantly lower; SBSs Into the New World recorded 5.4 percent and 6.8 percent, and KBS2s Manhole recorded 2.0 percent.

[Photos] Added fantastic poster and new stills for the upcoming Korean movie
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[Photos] Added fantastic poster and new stills for the upcoming Korean movie "Karaoke Crazies"

Added fantastic poster and new stills for the upcoming Korean movie "Karaoke Crazies" (2016)

Directed by Kim Sang-chan

With Lee Moon-sik, Bae So-eun, Kim Na-mi, Mr.Pang,...

A karaoke in a rural town called "Karaoke Crazies" is run by Sung-wook. Business is slow and when Sung-wook posts karaoke singing along job to boost sales, a girl in early 20's, Ha-suk comes along. She's hopeless game addict and lack of talent but soon she starts to use a special tactic to lure customers in. Then Na-ju, a professional singing along helper insists to help and she is like a savior, turning up the miserable place with her bubbly character. Just when they are ready to come out of shade, little do they know that a serial killer on the loose in town is after something in the karaoke.