Korean Male Idol / Vocal Groups and Rock Bands

What had originally begun as a simple list updated for fun in order to organize the insane numbers of 2nd Gen-and-onwards Korean boybands and other male vocal/rock groups turned into… this.

Disclaimer: This list dates back to 2008-2010, so inevitably some of the information/pictures/music will be outdated – suggestions and tips from fans are very welcome. Also, not every group is listed because it’s simply impossible! Some well-known male vocal groups and rock bands were also included in this list’s original version; we’ve left them in, despite the list morphing into something more idol group-oriented.

Listed in alphabetical order.

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2014 SBS Gayo Daejun Winners and Performances

SBS’s annual end-of-year music program the “SBS Gayo Daejun” was held on the 21st of December at the COEX in Seoul. The event was hosted by the specially formed group “Lucky Boys” which consisted of CNBlue’s Jung Yonghwa, WINNER’s Mino, B1A4’s Baro, 2PM’s Nickhun and Infinite’s L the quintet were joined by Running Man’s Song Ji Hyo as co-host as well as ZE:A’s Kwanghee who was the groups manager and M.I.B’s Kangnam as their stylist. EXO were once again the biggest winners of the night taking home “Best Selfie” which was chosen based on the number of retweets of the selfie on the SBS Super5 Twitter account as well as “Best Male Group” and “Best Album” for OverdoseContinue reading

Red Carpet “Fashun” and Fashion at the 2014 MAMA’s

The Mnet Asian Music Awards or MAMA’s were held this past Wednesday the 3rd at the AsiaWorld Arena in Hong Kong and was broadcast live through Mnet’s website. Like all award ceremonies there was a red carpet and if I had to compare the fashion at the MAMA’s to a Western awards show, I would say it was on the same level as fashion at the MTV awards. The big winners of the night were EXO who went home with four awards and Taeyang who went home with three.  Continue reading

Winners and Performers at the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards

The 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards finished on a high note, especially for SM Entertainment’s popular group EXO, whom nabbed the “Album of the Year” award for the second year in a row with their album “Overdose“. The night was filled with performances by various artists, international guest John Legend performed his hit singles “All of Me” and “Green Light” with the latter featuring special guests Chen (EXO) and Tiffany (Girls Generation), Big Bang’s Taeyang performed his popular single “Eyes, Nose, Lips” which also won “Song of the Year” before joining fellow member G-Dragon to perform their single “Good Boy” and a remix of Big Bang’s “Fantastic Baby“.  Continue reading