Big Bang Breaks Record For Highest Concert Ticket Sales for Korean Artist in Taiwan

By: VIP4DAESUNG Big Bang has proven itself to be one of a kind once more through its recent concerts in Taiwan. The group brought in some 20,000 fans (each day) recently for its two day concert in the Taipei Arena in Taiwan on October 20 and 21 as part of its ongoing Alive Galaxy Tour 2012. The five members not only performed in two sold out concerts, ticket sales alone reportedly raked in 118.5 million Taiwan dollars in total (approximately 5 billion []

Big Bang and Busker Busker stay long on music charts [NEWS]

Big Bang and Busker Busker have been staying on music charts for two or three months now. On June 1, music site Melon reported that 3 songs from Big Bang’s mini album, released on February 29, are still on the Top 50 chart for the month of May. Big Bang’s Fantastic Baby ranked 15th, Blue ranked 39th, and Bad Boy ranked 46th. Busker Busker, who released their first regular album on March 28, has 8 songs staying on the chart. Cherry Blossom []

Big Bang’s ‘Monster’ teasers featured in French website ‘JukeBox’ [NEWS]

Translation: The successful boy band Big Bang is back with a new music video called Monster which will be available next June 3. Big Bang has finished promoting their mini album Alive where you can find great songs Bad Boy, Fantastic Baby and Blue. The song Monster comes from their new album Still Alive – Special Edition to be released on the same day as the video video. Meanwhile, the Korean group has unveiled teaser posters for each member. G-Dragon, TOP, Taeyang, []

Big Bang to release "Still Alive" Special Edition on June 6 [NEWS]

Through YG Life, YG Entertainment announced that Big Bang would be releasing a new special edition album titled “Still Alive” on June 6. The track-list contains: Still Alive, Monster (The Title Song), Feeling, Badboy, Blue, Bingle Bingle, Ego, and Love Dust. That is a total of 9 songs. Although this album is a special edition nearly half of the songs are new. A representative of YG stated, “This album is a special one that Big Bang has prepared for the fans that []

Rolling Stone Magazine: 10 Kpop Bands most likely to break in America [NEWS]

Despite a nearly two-year hiatus, boy band BIG BANG continues to be one of K-Pop’s most established and popular groups. Before their comeback this year, BIG BANG made a statement at the 2011 MTV European Music Awards by winning “Best Worldwide Act.” The award was voted on by fans and saw the group beating out Britney Spears and other popular artists from all regions. The group reemerged with their Alive EP, which included mid-tempo R&B-influenced ballads like “Blue” and high-energy bangers like []

Big Bang’s staying power, “Fantastic Baby” in Top 10 on music charts for 10 consecutive weeks [NEWS]

Big Bang once again proves that they are the kings of K-Pop. Their fifth mini-album ‘ALIVE‘ has been acknowledged for its strong staying power, as “Fantastic Baby” still remains on the charts 10 weeks after its release. ”Fantastic Baby” is #8 on Melon, #9 on and #10 on Olleh Music. Representatives from the music industry remarked, “In the music market, new albums get shuffled around and the life span of songs on music charts are extremely short. There are many songs []

Big Bang on ‘MTV World Stage’ to air in 160 countries [NEWS]

Big Bang will be meeting with fans in 160 countries around the world through MTV World Stage-Big Bang Alive before the start of its world tour. MTV World Stage-Big Bang Alive will air worldwide on May 4. Most of the broadcast will be devoted to the group’s performances of tracks from its fifth mini album Alive. The performances of Bad Boy, Fantastic Baby and Blue from the group’s Big Bang Alive Tour 2012 held in Seoul in February will be making it []

Inkigayo PD Talks about Working with Big Bang (120414) [NEWS]

Excerpts from Inkigayo PD Park Gyungduk’s interview with 10Asia: “I want to make performances and stages for the popular artists that have any overseas fans. Because teams like Big Bang get views up to 2 million and 3 million.” “The usage of water is very unique. We used water falling from the ceiling to spell out the world “BLUE” and even expressed the water with LED to show many images with the water that was collected on the floor. I looked into []

Big Bang, ‘New Song’ Preparing a Massive Secret Music Video.. Why? (120412) [NEWS]

Five member boy group Big Bang is preparing to film a music video once again for a new song. According to multiple music officials, Big Bang will be filming a music video from the 18th to the 20th. The song that they are filming for is not from the 5th mini album that was released in February, but rather a new and unreleased song. Many people are interested already as to why they are starting a new project and filming a new []