Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fall in Love With Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ – Korean Rapper Goes Viral — Billboard.com

Noting the viral nature of K-pop veteran star Psy’s “Gangnam Style” video Billboard.com editor Tye Comer and I decided to do a slightly different take on the usual K-pop chart article. We featured Psy prominently and were one of the … Continue reading

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Single Review: “Like Money” Wonder Girls featuring Akon — Billboard Magazine

My review of popular K-pop group Wonder Girls and their latest English single “Like Money” (listen here) featuring Akon in Billboard. With its accessible dance production and familiar feature in Akon, I liken the song to the Havana Brown/Pitbull collaboration … Continue reading

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iHeartRadio Music Fest Sells Out in Less Than Ten Minutes…Again — Billboard.biz

After being reached out to the media company representing Clear Channel, I reported on the the iHeartRadio Music Festival selling out in less than ten minutes once again. I had recalled an article I wrote last summer about theĀ inauguralĀ fest (here) … Continue reading

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Girls’ Generation Push Japanese Domination With ‘Paparazzi,’ 1 Million Albums Sold — Billboard.com

As I continue to cover the K-pop beat for Billboard.com, the super-popular Girls’ Generation recently hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Japan Hot 100 chart. I thought this would be a great time to look into some stats about the group … Continue reading

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Featured: The 10 K-Pop Acts Most Likely To Break America — RollingStone.com

I wrote Rolling Stone’s first piece about Korean pop music (K-pop) with a list looking at 10 acts I felt were most likely to break the notoriously difficult U.S. music industry. My choices were based on sound, style, international accolades, … Continue reading

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