Music

Murakami enjoys writing because he doesn't know the ending

Oct 22, 2018

Haruki Murakami says he enjoys writing novels because he doesn't know how they'll end

New Okinawa chief embodies complexity of Japan's US bases

Oct 2, 2018

Denny Tamaki is the first half-American elected leader of Okinawa, and he is promising to reduce the U.S. military presence on the southwestern Japanese islands

The Latest: S. Korean diva sings at North Korean volcano

Sep 20, 2018

The Latest: South Korean pop diva sings to Korean leaders at North Korean crater lake

Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st SpaceX trip

Sep 18, 2018

Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector

Moon's traveling entourage includes CEOs, 'Korean Beyonce'

Sep 18, 2018

Samsung scion and a pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce" are included in Seoul's delegation to the third Korean summit

7 die of suspected drug overdoses at Vietnam music festival

Sep 17, 2018

Seven people have died of suspected drug overdoses during a music festival in Vietnam, 5 others sickened

X Japan hopes new album will lead to elusive success in West

Sep 13, 2018

Legendary Japanese rock band X Japan is hoping its new album will find success in the U.S. now that there is more interest in the West in music from Asia

Korean boy bands, soccer stars march to different beats

Sep 6, 2018

Boy band BTS hit the top of the charts not long after Son Heung-min and his South Korean soccer team stepped atop the Asian Games podium. The performers and athletes brought acclaim to the country, and it has sparked a national debate on military service

Author Murakami talks music, running, novels on radio show

Aug 5, 2018

Best-selling Japanese author Haruki Murakami, hosting a special radio show featuring some of his favorite songs he runs to, says writing novels is about rhythm, as in music and running

Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

Jul 9, 2018

Tencent, China's most valuable tech company, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange