[ARTICLE] 150308 2NE1 won ‘Favorite Girl Group Album’ & ‘Most Promising New Girl Group’ on Billboard’s 2015 Girl Group Week Poll’s 2015 Girl Group Week has come to an end, and to mark the occasion, we wanted to reveal the results of our second annual Girl Group Week Readers’ Poll, which let pop fans vouch for their favorite girl group songs, albums, videos and more. With thousands of votes cast in the three days that […]

[ARTICLE] 030315 BIGBANG and 2NE1 Are The Only K-Pop Artists Selected as YouTube Music Award Winners

YG Entertainment’s BIGBANG and 2NE1 are the only K-Pop artists that made it onto the YouTube Music Awards’ list of 50 artists to watch in 2015. On March 2, YouTube announced, “Introducing this year’s YouTube Music Award winners. These are the artists with the biggest growth in views, subscribers and engagement over the last six […]

[ARTICLE] 150224 2NE1’s CL Discusses Her Upcoming U.S. Debut

2NE1’s CL revealed her ambitious goal ahead of her upcoming American debut in the latest issue of Complex magazine. On February 18, CL had an interview with U.S. magazine ‘Complex’ and said, “There are many Korean, Chinese, and Japanese in U.S. But they don’t have one pop artist that they can look up to. It’s […]

[ARTICLE] 150218 “Meet CL, the Korean Rapper and Singer Who’s About to Take Over the U.S.”

You will soon be bombarded by articles about CL, the 23-year-old singer/rapper who is coming to America after conquering Asia with her group 2NE1. These stories will inevitably mention K-pop (because she’s from Korea), and PSY (because they’re labelmates at YG Entertainment), and Scooter Braun (because she is S.B.’s first Korean signee post-“Gangnam Style”). All of […]

[ARTICLE] 150217 CL’s Amazing Cover of Diplo’s Revolution

Of course, with the ton of talented vocalists out there and the immense respect K-Pop in general has for Western music, there is no surprise that there is a plethora of idols covering American music. Last time, we already gave you ten mind blowingly awesome covers done by K-Pop idols. Now, here’s eight more that […]

[ARTICLE] 150211 CL Revealed to Have Returned to Korea + in Final Stage of U.S. Debut Preparations

2NE1’s CL has returned to Korea after preparing for her upcoming U.S. debut as a solo artist!

[ARTICLE] 150105 CL Soon to Debut in the States Unveiled Her Photo Taken at Recording Studio

[스타뉴스 배문주 중국뉴스 에디터] 2NE1 (CL, DARA, BOM, MINZY)’s member CL (24) who has recently drawn attention for her imminent debut in the United States, unveiled her photo taken in a recording studio. On the 4 this month, 2NE1 posted CL’s photo taken in a recording studio, on the team’s official Weibo account. In the […]

[ARTICLE] 150131 Why “Solo CL” Stands under Big Spotlight of Media

[OSEN=정준화 기자] Foreign media’s spotlight shed on CL (Lee Chae Rin) is getting bigger. Media outlets are pouring articles about CL’s local camp in the United States she created for the official solo debut in the country, who she is working with, and who she had meetings with. Famous producers and musicians are expressing their expectations […]

[ARTICLE] 150124 2NE1′s CL Is Filling In For Fergie On New Black Eyed Peas Music

Earlier this month confirmed that the Black Eyed Peas would be back with new music later this year to celebrate the group’s 20th anniversary.