Veteran Crooner Cho Yong-pil Draws Int'l Attention

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Billboard.com is impressed by 80s pop star Cho Yong-pil, who knocked Psy off the No. 1 spot on the K-Pop Hot 100 chart with his latest song "Bounce."

"The king is back and he is doing it big," Billboard wrote. Cho, "sometimes referred to as the Michael Jackson of Korea, shoots to the No. 1 spot, from No. 47 last week."

It described Cho as "a legend on the Korean pop scene" who "maintained his supremacy since the 80s."

englishnews@chosun.com / May 02, 2013 10:29 KST