South Korea has awarded one of its highest cultural honours to the rapper Psy for taking the world by storm with his "Gangnam Style" hit.
While South Korean rapper Psy's "Gangnam Style" has taken the world by storm, it has largely fallen flat in Japan -- an anomaly viewed with grave suspicion by some in the singer's home country.
The phenomenal success of "Gangnam Style" is just the start of a new surge of attention for Korean entertainment, according to the man responsible for some of South Korea's biggest films.
South Korea authorities said Wednesday they were taking steps to curb over-sexualised performances by teenaged stars of the country's thriving K-pop scene.
Kazakhstan singer Alisher Karimov won the 3rd place in the international contest of young pop singers Yerevan Calls on October 6-14.
This is the first time a Kazakhstan citizen wins a Chinese music contest.
The presentation concert of the new orchestra led by Bissengaliyev will be held on Octover 10-12 in the Republic Palace in Almaty.
Classic music fans got a chance to enjoy masterpieces of the world classic music at the Kazakh State Philharmonic Hall in Almaty.
The dream of many fans came true on September 15.
The Fox television network announced Sunday it has tapped rapper Nicki Minaj and country singer Keith Urban as judges on troubled TV talent show "American Idol."
In 5-10 years we will have no cellists, violists, harpists: Majilis deputy.
Kazakhstan rock band Aldaspan is going to release three new albums in September and tour the world.
"Gangsta" rapper Snoop Dogg said Friday that a transformational journey to Jamaica during which he embraced reggae music may have saved his marriage and gave him a new, "family first" outlook.
Astana State Philharmonic Chamber Choir proved they are the best at the XI China International Choir Festival.
British boy band One Direction scooped three top prizes Thursday at the MTV Video Music Awards, confirming their stellar rise on the US music scene, while Rihanna won Video of the Year.
US technology giant Apple is in talks to license music for broadcast on a custom online radio service modeled after Pandora.
Country pop diva Taylor Swift could find herself singing to deaf youngsters if social media pranksters have their way.
The eldest daughter of Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov has taken aim at her critics after she released her first English-language album in the West.
Elvis Presley was long dead when he entered the life of Victor Trevino for ever.
Fans of Elvis Presley are flocking to his Graceland estate for Thursday's 35th anniversary of his death, their enthusiasm for the king of rock 'n' roll undiminished by the years.
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