Many K-Pop fans was impressed with the girls’ vocals. The girls also sang Ailee’s “U&I” without the girls knowing that Ailee is one of the judges for the show, which caused the girls to be surprised and tear up when they approached the stage.Ailee also complimented the sisters saying, “It really moved me, by far the most amazing rendition I’ve ever heard” about the sisters’ cover of “U&I” Park JiYoon also teared up when one of the sisters, Almira sang “Listen” by BeyonceBy far, which singers did you like best that auditioned for Superstar K6?
Ailee (Dream High 2) and Eric Nam (After School Club) host the definitive Hallyu experience in the United States as KCON 2016 comes to New York City and Los Angeles. Watch as the biggest names in Korean entertainment come together for a series of live concerts in one of the biggest collaborations in K-Pop in the U.S. Adding to the star power are, amongst many others, Lee Min Ho (Boys Over Flowers), the iconic drama heartthrob whose international popularity simply refuses to stop growing, and GFRIEND, the sensational K-pop group whose meteoric rise since their 2015 debut netted them the Newcomers Award at the 25th Seoul Music Awards. KCON 2016 is the latest edition of KCON USA, the original convention for “all things Hallyu” in the United States. Beginning as a single-day event in 2012, growing international demand for Korean entertainment and a tremendously positive reception by attendants resulted in the convention expanding into a five-day extravaganza, with a three-day festival and two nights of concerts. The event is produced by CJ E&M; and MNET, and presented by Toyota. 2016 also sees the convention return to Japan and, for the first time ever, head over to the Middle East for KCON in Abu Dhabi. The New York edition of KCON was held on June 24 through 25 at the Prudential Center, while the Los Angeles edition is held from July 29 through July 31 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Staples Center. The full list of stars present at KCON N.Y. includes Mamamoo, Seventeen, Ailee, BTS, Day 6, BTOB, Eric Nam, Crush and Dynamic Duo, with special guests Im Si Wan and Park Bo Young. Artists present at KCON L.A. include Block B, GFRIEND, Twice, TTS, BTS, Astro, Dean, SHINee, I.O.I., MONSTA X, Eric Nam, and (f)Amber, with special guests Davichi, Turbo and Lee Min Ho.
It is the most anticipated night of the year for K-pop artists and fans alike! The “2015 SBS K-Pop Award” caps an exciting year by celebrating the best of music and artists. The show takes place on December 27 and is hosted by Shin Dong Yup and IU under the theme of “Music Together.” The night always promises electrifying performances, and this year doesn’t disappoint! Performing during the evening are Girls’ Generation, Wonder Girls, SHINee, 2PM, 4MINUTE, T-ara, CNBLUE, INFINITE, A Pink, B1A4, B.A.P, Ailee, EXID, BTOB, EXO, VIXX, AOA, GOT7, MAMAMOO, Red Velvet, Lovelyz, GFRIEND, MONSTA X, SEVENTEEN, UP10TION, iKON, TWICE and many more. The show also promises fun joint performances of ’90s songs that will surely make you feel nostalgic for the bygone era! Started in 1997, the “SBS K-Pop Award” is part of the “SBS Awards Festival,” which includes the “SBS Entertainment Awards” and the “SBS Drama Awards.” Find out who takes home the top prizes this year!