Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Big Bang sings theme song for Japanese news program

Big Bang members Seungri, G-Dragon, Taeyang, TOP and Daesung [YG Entertainment] 

K-pop idol group Big Bang has been tapped to sing the theme song for weekend Japanese news program “Mezamashi” on Fuji TV, according to a Japanese sports daily.

A report by Japanese newspaper Sankei Sports on Saturday said the boys will sing the song titled "HANDS UP" is still in production but will go on air for six months starting April 3.

A representative with Sankei stated, “This is the first time Hallyu artists were chosen to sing the theme song for the Fuji TV news program.”

Big Bang released their debut single album in Japan last June and appeared live on “Mezamashi Terebi” the same day. They were also special guest stars for the 15th anniversary of Mezamashi TV in February.

The five-member group made their debut in 2006 with single “Bigbang,” after being discovered and trained by major talent house YG Entertainment. They are considered one of the biggest cultural icons for Korea’s younger generation in music and fashion.

Reporter: Cho Bum-ja anju1015@asiae
Editor : Lucia Hong luciahong@asiae

Source: Asiae
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