2NE1

CL Has New Music On The Way
K-pop superstar CL announced that she will release a new single very soon.
CL Performs "Hello Bitches" At Mnet
CL performed "Hello Bitches" at Mnet Asian Music Awards in Hong Kong.
CL's "Hello Bitches" Video Features Bad Bitches
There are bad bitches galore in CL's new video "Hello Bitches." Watch now.

CL Announces US Debut Single “Lifted”

Mike Wass | August 17, 2016 - 6:19 pm

CL takes off later this week. More »


Minzy Leaves 2NE1

Christina Lee | April 5, 2016 - 1:58 pm

2NE1’s remaining members (CL, Dara and Park Bom) will soldier on as a trio. More »


CL Performs “Hello Bitches” At The Mnet Asian Music Awards, Reunites With 2NE1 For “Fire”

Mike Wass | December 2, 2015 - 3:13 pm

CL tore up the stage at last night’s MAMAs. Watch her in action up top. More »



PSY Returns With “Daddy” And “Napal Baji”: Watch The Demented Videos

Mike Wass | November 30, 2015 - 6:58 pm

Does PSY have another “Gangnam Style” on his hands? More »


CL To Drop "Doctor Pepper" Single
CL teams up with Diplo, Riff Raff and OG Maco on new single "Doctor Pepper."
CL Poses For 'W' Magazine Korea
CL is a contemporary princess for Korean 'W' magazine. 7 pics.
CL To Release Stateside Debut in 2015
Huge news for K-pop lovers this week. CL will drop her US debut this year.

CL’s Debut American Album Contains Pop Anthems “Birthday” And “One,” According To Diplo

Mike Wass | August 20, 2015 - 5:09 pm

Super producer Diplo sheds some light on CL’s much-hyped debut American album. Find out more after the jump. More »


CL Sizzles On Social Media: See The 2NE1 Diva’s 15 Sexiest Instagram Pics

Mike Wass | March 9, 2015 - 5:23 pm

Already the queen of the K-Pop scene, CL is set to conquer the globe later this year with her English-language debut. See the 2NE1 diva’s sexiest Instagram pics. More »



Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX Win 2015 YouTube Music Awards: See The List Of Winners

Bradley Stern | March 2, 2015 - 9:19 am

YouTube has announced the winners of their 2015 YouTube Music Awards. See the list! More »


Kanye West & Taylor Swift Are Now Dinner Buddies: Morning Mix

Bianca Gracie | February 19, 2015 - 5:00 am

Plus Charli XCX is signed to a modeling agency and Vanilla Ice gets arrested! Also find out who will be performing on late night TV after the jump. More »


2NE1’s CL Hits The Studio With Diplo, Skrillex And RoccStar

Christina Lee | November 22, 2014 - 8:51 am

CL, dynamic lead vocalist of the must-hear 2NE1, surprised both K-Pop and dubstep fans when she popped up in Skrillex’s forward-thinking debut album Recess. Then last month, she made headlines as she cemented plans to make her stateside debut next year, and while working with super-manager Scooter Braun (Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande,… More »



2NE1’s CL To Make Her English Stateside Debut in 2015

Bradley Stern | October 17, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Huge news for K-pop lovers this week.

CL, lead vocalist/rapper of the wildly popular and fashionable quintet 2NE1, is undoubtedly one of the biggest break-out stars on the South Korean pop scene, having already made a splash with her sassy 2013 smash, “The Baddest Female.” The song and video even made… More »


Beyonce Was Terrified To Release ‘Beyonce’: Morning Mix

Christina Lee | December 23, 2013 - 5:00 am

:: Beyonce confessed of her initial doubts leading up to her new album’s surprise release, during a screening hosted at New York’s School of Visual Arts. “I just got off the stage, I had a glass of wine and my cousin Angie was like, ‘Are you alright?’ because I was talking to myself and I… More »


2NE1 Hit The (Fake) Beach In Their Summery “Falling In Love” Video: Watch

Mike Wass | July 8, 2013 - 6:52 pm

After spending an eventful year trying to break the US market with a tour and will.i.am collaboration, 2NE1 has returned to their K-Pop roots — albeit with a reggae twist. “Falling In Love” finds one of Asia’s hottest acts in a fun and playful mood. They jump on the dancehall trend pioneered by Girls’ Generation with… More »



2NE1’s CL Breaks Out Hard With “The Baddest Female”: Watch Her Solo Debut

Sam Lansky | May 28, 2013 - 7:18 am

2NE1 might be my favorite K-pop girl group, and the group’s breakout star has always been CL, a spitfire of a rapstress with more attitude in her pinkie finger than her stateside contemporaries have in their whole bodies.

Accordingly, her debut solo single “The Baddest Female” (great title, no?), appropriates a type of trappy,… More »


Will.i.am’s ‘#willpower’: Stream The Star-Studded LP Featuring Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber & More

Sam Lansky | April 16, 2013 - 8:11 am

Will.i.am’s fourth studio album #willpower drops on April 23 (hashtag willpower!), and the rapper-producer has posted the album in its entirety as song streams on his YouTube channel, which is great news for people curious to see how Will has managed to take excellent hooks from huge artists and vitiate them with insipid, meaningless lyrics and paint-by-numbers… More »


2NE1’s Will.i.am Collaboration “Take On The World”: Listen

Robbie Daw | March 14, 2013 - 1:36 pm

K-Pop diva troupe 2NE1 hopped in the studio with will.i.am at some point, and one of their collabs, the very will.i.am-y “Take On The World,” has surfaced online. The girls assert that they’re “up in the sky for real” and ready to “take on the world” atop housey piano chords and shimmering synths — all… More »



Nicki Minaj, Big Sean & Sky Ferreira Take To The Streets In Adidas Originals Commercial

Becky Bain | August 1, 2012 - 10:11 am

Nicki Minaj keeps on racking up those endorsement deals. After starring in campaigns for Pepsi and MAC, the “Pound The Alarm” rapper appears in a commercial for Adidas Originals’ “Represent”. In the ad, Nicki struts the streets of New York with designer Jeremy Scott, sporting a colorful coat created by Scott with Adidas. Meanwhile, her “DanceMore »


2NE1 To Bring Their K-Pop Sass Stateside During New Evolution World Tour

Robbie Daw | July 25, 2012 - 11:00 am

2NE1 were a natural fit for our 10 K-Pop Bands You Must Hear roundup last year, and they even went on to win the MTV Iggy Best New Band In The World competition. Now the girls — that would be CL, Dara, Bom and Minzy — are heading to the US for their first North American… More »


Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Reinvented By 2NE1 As A K-Pop Disco Track

X. Alexander | March 20, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Some cover songs make a whole lot of sense. Some don’t. We say Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” reimagined as a K-pop tune falls somewhere in the middle. Whereas most covers tend to update the original tune and make it sound more modern, South Korean quartet 2NE1 has actually made their version of “Like A… More »



The Rise Of K-Pop: 10 Must-Hear Bands (PHOTOS)

Idolator Staff | August 17, 2011 - 2:59 pm

South Korea is quickly becoming the new home of catchy pop music. K-Pop has already taken Asia by storm, and the phenomenon is steadily making its way to the US with acts like Wonder Girls, 2NE1 and BIGBANG working on English language debuts. Given the genre’s growing popularity, we thought it was about time to… More »