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Psy Signs to Scooter Braun’s Label, Will Appear at MTV VMAs —

As the world continues to go crazy over Psy’s “Gangnam Style” video (now at 100 million views) I have been covering the sensational video for including some of the first coverage on the female “Oppa Is Just My Style” … Continue reading

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2NE1 Invades America: Behind the Scenes With the K-Pop Phenomenon —

This piece is very special. In this behind the scenes article, I was allowed to let my voice truly shine as a writer and I’m thankful Billboard trusted me to write this type of piece. I was able to include … Continue reading

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Top 20 K-Pop Moments of the Year —

In this feature article, which was a front page story on as part of the one year anniversary of the Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100 chart, I was able to really expand what is typically reported on about K-pop … Continue reading

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Lollapalooza Wrap-Up —

This past weekend I helped cover Lollapalooza with Billboard. Each day I covered a ton of different shows contributing to pieces on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. I contributed writing about Red Hot Chili Peppers, Franz Ferdinand, M83, Neon Indian, Miike … Continue reading

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

Noting the viral nature of K-pop veteran star Psy’s “Gangnam Style” video 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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Girls’ Generation Push Japanese Domination With ‘Paparazzi,’ 1 Million Albums Sold —

As I continue to cover the K-pop beat for, 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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K-Pop Hot 100: Wonder Girls Back at No. 1 With ‘Like This’ —

Only a weekly basis I would edit the chart recap of Billboard’s newly launched Korea K-Pop Hot 100 chart sent over by Billboard Korea. In my editing I would make the language flow better, include references and allusions to make … Continue reading

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