Upstart performer Becky G also nabbed two prizes at the ceremony, airing Sunday, April 26, on the Disney Channel.
Thousands of fans have turned out near Tokyo to see their favorite "K-pop" stars in a display of how popular South Korean pop music is in Japan despite years of chilled relations between the two countries. Groups such as INFINITE, Block B, GOT7, Supernova, SISTAR were among the musicians performing at the indoor Saitama Super Arena for their showcase concert "M Countdown". Korean pop has made major strides in the Japanese music market, the world's second largest after the United States, in the last five years. The structure of Korea's relatively small music market means the singers, known for their young, cool image and distinct dance choreography, search for success abroad.
Oak Street brunch and live music favorite Live Oak Cafe (8141 Oak)Â is now reopen after a major remodeling effort kept the a.m. hotspot closed during an "extensive winter hiatus," Â Ian McNulty reports this week.
Rock and roll hall of famers Elton John, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards all make the top 10 with Adele topping the young musicians list for the third year running.
The starting bid is set at $800,000.
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