The latest news, which comes less a month since the death of K-pop star Goo Hara, has left fans shocked and devastated by the loss of yet another young Korean celebrity.
Fellow K-pop star Choi Jong-hoon received a 5-year sentence on Friday.
"Symbolism is very big for Kim. Look, it's business as usual in North Korea," Jack Jacobs told MSNBC.
The 9-piece boy band have made a comeback with a new 10-track album featuring "addictive, heavy beats" and a "dark charisma."
Outraged fans of the late K-pop star have demanded new investigations into the actions of her ex-footballer former boyfriend.
BTS and other male K-pop stars will not be given military service waiver as the South Korean government introduces new guidelines.
The K-pop sensation adds another feat to its bank of history-making records with Jungkook's "Euphoria" becoming the first song by a male K-pop artist to surpass 100 million streams.
South Korean boy band Astro has released a new album themed around "deadly sexy beauty" and a new music video with a "mysterious and dreamy atmosphere," its management company describes.
The United States has broken off talks with both North Korea and South Korea ahead of schedule, a hard-ball tactic with mixed results among friends and foes alike.
The popular girl group, also known as Cosmic Girls, has been trending on Twitter.
Monsta X fans claim Wonho is a victim of unfair dismissal from the K-pop boy band, calling for "the better treatment of [K-pop] idols."
The leader of the K-pop band Seventeen will be taking a break from activities due to health concerns after experiencing symptoms of anxiety.
Mark Esper's announcement comes after Japan's Defense Chief Taro Kono warned the U.S. official that such an "act of goodwill" will not likely persuade North Korea to change his mind.
North Korea's official news agency said South Korea "will have to face horrible war disasters after getting entangled in the world's hottest issues the U.S. interfere in."
K-pop fans have been hopeful for a comeback by the former iKON member who has reportedly broken his silence on Instagram after the announcement after his departure this year.
North Korea has lodged multiple protests over planned joint U.S.-South Korean war games, and said Wednesday it would respond to force in kind.
The cult South Korean girl band has made history, becoming the first K-pop group to garner 1 billion views on YouTube for their song "DDU-DU DDU-DU."
Fans have taken to social media to express their disappointment as BTS walked away empty-handed at this year's People Choice Awards.
Fans around the world have praised the new remix, which was unveiled on Thursday, as their favorite version of the BTS hit.
Fans have been showing their ongoing support for Monsta X and longing for Wonho's return with a flood of determined messages of hope on social media.
Fans have been flooding social media to celebrate 9 years since Yoongi's debut in the music industry.
Fans have shared tearful first impression of the latest new song from the eight-piece group, which features on the soundtrack of a new Korean drama series.
The men were treated as criminals rather than defectors and sent back, South Korea's Unification Ministry has said.
Heartbroken Monsta X fans continue their relentless support for the K-pop group and former member Wonho with an online petition for the singer to rejoin the band.
Pyongyang warned that the planned aerial drill will "throw a wet blanket" on struggling negotiations.
"Living funerals" have apparently become an increasingly popular way to get a "fresh start" on life for many South Koreans.
"Under a rather extreme hypothetical situation in which war may break out between North Korea and Japan, 45.5 percent would choose to help North Korea, and 15.1 percent Japan," a new survey shows.
Fans have shared their support for the BTS member who is being probed by police after crashing his car into a local taxi near his home in Seoul.
The outpouring of support for MonstaX and former member Wonho has seen no rest since the announcement of the singer's recent departure.
Devoted fans of the K-pop seven-piece have posted emotional messages of support for Wonho on social media.