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Veteran K-pop group KARA confirmed to make 15th anniversary comeback

  • K-pop icons KARA will reunite as five members for a November comeback.
  • This will be their first new music project since their seventh mini-album “In Love," which was released in 2015.
  • Members Heo Young-ji, Park Gyu-ri and Han Seung-yeon will finally collaborate once more with Kang Ji-young and Nicole, who both left the group in 2014. 
  • The quintet met up back in June to celebrate their official 15th anniversary.

K-pop icons KARA are set to reunite as five members for a comeback this November.

On Monday, RBW Entertainment, which owns KARA’s label DSP Media, told MBC News about a five-member return and an upcoming music video.

Girls’ Generation ‘Forever 1’ MV director apologizes for Tokyo DisneySea plagiarism accusations

  • Shin Hee-won, the director of Girls’ Generation’s “Forever 1” music video, apologized in an Instagram post on Sunday after being accused of copying Tokyo DisneySea’s 15th anniversary emblem for a set prop.
  • “After being commissioned for this music video, I was involved in not only the planning and directing process but also the selecting the smallest props,” Shin wrote in Korean. “Considering that, I am ashamed and sorry that I borrowed a design without permission."
  • The backlash started after Japanese fans took to Twitter to point out the similarities between the controversial prop and the Tokyo DisneySea emblem.
  • Twitter user @Kabosun3 shared a side-by-side image comparing the two highlighting identical details such as the circular design and the font used for the number 15.
  • The music video was released alongside the South Korean girl group’s seventh full-length album of the same name to mark their 15th anniversary on Aug. 5.

Shin Hee-won, the director of Girls’ Generation’s recently released music video, has issued an apology after Japanese fans accused him of copying the design of Tokyo DisneySea’s 15th anniversary emblem for a set prop.

On Aug. 5, Girls’ Generation marked their 15th anniversary with their comeback album “Forever 1,” led by the title track of the same name.

‘Ayo Gee Gee’: Girls’ Generation mark 15th anniversary with comeback album

  • Legendary K-pop girl group Girls' Generation (SNSD) made their return earlier today after a five-year hiatus with their seventh album “Forever 1,” led by the title track of the same name.
  • The album features 10 songs in total with longtime SM producer Kenzie assisting with the lead track and members Sooyoung and Tiffany penning the song “Villain.”
  • SNSD’s last full-group comeback was in 2017 with the album “Holiday Night.”
  • Most of the group’s members have kept busy with their own careers as soloists and actors.

Legendary K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation (SNSD) are back to celebrate their 15th anniversary with their new comeback album “Forever 1.”

SNSD’s seventh studio album is packed with nine songs aside from its title track. The song “Villain” was co-written by members Sooyoung and Tiffany, the latter of which also helped with the composition. Veteran SM Entertainment producer Kenzie, who previously worked on their debut track “Into The New World,” helped with the lyrics and composition of the group’s new title track. 

Former SNSD Trainee Reveals the Distorted Reality of Beauty in K-Pop

For K-pop fans around the world, the group SNSD, or Girls’ Generation, is a household name. They’re the flagship act for SM Entertainment, a major South Korean entertainment company that was valued at $660 million in 2013, according to Forbes. SNSD reportedly generated $18.6 million in 2014 alone.

Right before the group debuted, one woman was offered the once in a lifetime opportunity to become the lead member of the group.