K-pop

NewJeans Sets Pre-Order Record For K-pop Girl Group’s Debut Album E! News UK

NewJeans has set a pre-order record for a K-pop girl group’s debut album, according to their label. The five-member group released their first-ever music video “Attention” on YouTube last month under HYBE’s indie label ADOR (All Doors One Room). NewJeans (ADOR) On August 1, NewJeans released the digital version of …

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K-pop group Treasure debuts in Manila; Meet Dara – Manila Bulletin

K-pop idol group Treasure debuted in the Philippines during “K-pop Masterz 2022 in Manila.” GOT7’s Treasure and Jackson Wang and BamBam headlined the show held on July 29 at Mall of Asia Arena. The group debuted in August 2020 in South Korea. Treasure at K-pop Masterz Show in Manila 2022 …

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Top 10 Most Successful K-pop Idols (2022)

K-pop singers are sensational singers who are gaining fame around the world, this list will introduce the most successful K-pop idols in 2022. Top 10 Most Successful K-pop Idols (2022) This list has been compiled based on their social status and the successes they have witnessed in their career as …

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Apink’s ChoRong, BoMi on ChoBom Sub-Unit, Friendship, Staying Relevant, PANDAs | Exclusive

K-pop girl group Apink debuted in 2011. Members ChoRong and BoMi made their sub-unit debut with Copycat in July. Their single, Copycat, is a song representing their mutual love and admiration. In an exclusive chat with IndiaToday.in, the duo opened up about their subunit ChoBom, why the song is called …

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How to Wear Jackets Like K-Pop Icon Blackpink Jennie

” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/how-to-style-jackets-like-k-pop-icon- blackpink-jennie-920×518.jpg” width=”920″ height=”518″ alt=”How to Style Jackets Like K-Pop Icon Blackpink Jennie” /> Jennie Kim, also known as Jennie, was born on January 16, 1996 in Anyang, South Korea. Jennie went to New Zealand to study abroad. YG welcomed her in August 2010. As Jennie Kim, …

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K-pop comebacks in August 2022: BLACKPINK, TXT and more

K-pop’s August 2022 comebacks will surely set your heart on fire. From world-renowned third-generation bands to solo releases, August’s lineup is impeccable and exciting. However, with an extraordinary K-pop returning lineup, the competition is fierce. It would be interesting to see which K-pop artists welcome their comebacks. While international fans …

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NCSoft universe attracts K-pop fans exclusively

The universe of NC Soft is gaining popularity with its all-in-one service. (NC Soft) Universe, online game developer NC Soft’s K-pop fan community platform, is attracting attention with its exclusivity and communication features, the company announced Thursday. Launched in January, Universe currently operates as a global K-pop fan platform where …

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K-pop aces’ ‘Maniac’ tour is anything but ordinary

“Want to be weird?asks the fluorescent green police on the screen that spans the back of the Honda Center stage. A few songs later, another video plays and a decisive response pops up: “I want to be weird.” Cries ring out around the room, the mutual feeling for many present …

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Blackpink’s ‘Kill This Love’ surpasses 600 million streams on Spotify

Girl group Blackpink during “The Show” online concert on January 31, 2021. [YG ENTERTAINMENT] Girl group Blackpink’s “Kill This Love” has surpassed 600 million streams on Spotify, according to group agency YG Entertainment on Monday. The record comes 10 months after the song broke the 500 million mark in September. …

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3 New K-Pop and K-Hip Hop Releases You Should Listen To

Today, the infectious melodies and polished lyrics of K-pop and K-hip hop are exploding in popularity in countries other than South Korea. And with so many established artists, as well as emerging artists, it can be difficult to keep up with all the new music releases. With that in mind, …

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‘Gangnam Style’ at 10: How Psy’s resounding success propelled Korean culture around the world

Written by Liz Kang, CNNJane Sit, CNN The early 2010s were an era of instant hits. From “Harlem Shake” to “Party Rock Anthem”, digital platforms have ushered in a new era of advertising and virality. On July 15, 2012, South Korean singer and rapper Psy burst onto the global music …

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From Gossip Girl to K-pop, schoolboy-inspired style remains a fashion and pop culture classic

Sometimes portrayed ironically and sometimes literally, the school aesthetic is a constant in fashion and media. In addition to the viral Miu Miu skirt, icons like Blair Waldorf of Gossip Girl, Britney Spears in “Baby One More Time” and more currently, K-pop group IVE are some of the most popular …

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BTS’s Jung Kook Makes History Among K-Pop Solo Stars On Hot 100, Passing Teammate Suga

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 03: BTS’s Jungkook attends the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand … [+] Garden Arena on April 03, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) Getty Images for the Recording Academy In this week’s Hot 100 chart, …

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MAMAMOO’s Hwasa, BLACKPINK’s Rosé and More: Vote for Your Favorite 3rd Generation K-pop Soloist

Whether they’re working on solo music in tandem with their band activities, or venturing into solo work right from the start or after working as a band member, there’s currently a great number of talented and hardworking soloists, each with their own, defined and individual colors. Today, we take a …

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Brave Girls / Golden Child / AleXa in association with Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage

KOREA GAYOJE returns to SummerStage with a showcase of talent from the Korean peninsula and its diaspora. The show features the K-Pop quartet brave girlswho since debuting in 2011, had a viral breakout last year with their 2017 single “Rollin'” peaking at number one on the Billboard K-pop 100; gifted, …

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CIX Unites Saudi Arabian Fans With “Jeddah K-Pop Festival 2022”

Boy group CIX performs during “Saranghae KSA – Jeddah K-Pop Festival 2022” Friday at Jeddah Superdome in Saudi Arabia. (C9 Entertainment) Boy group CIX met fans in Saudi Arabia through “Saranghae KSA – Jeddah K-Pop Festival 2022”, held at the Jeddah Superdome on Friday. The three-day Korean music and cultural …

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2022 K-POP Bangladesh Global Audition Ends

Photo: Collected The Embassy of the Republic of Korea announced the winners of the K-pop competitions held in Dhaka today. The event was organized by the Embassy in collaboration with the Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB). Many talented Bangladeshis, especially young people, interested in Korean culture and K-pop participated in …

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Lost in America’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Another star-studded package appears to have hit the market just before the holiday weekend. Sources tell Deadline that Rebel Wilson and Charles Melton are attached to star in K-Pop: Lost in America for producers Lynda Obst and Miky Lee of CJ Entertainment. South Korean filmmaker JK Youn is directing …

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10 K-Pop Idols Who Will Return From The Army This Year

Since military duty is compulsory in Korea for all male citizens under their thirties, idols are no exception unless they have a valid reason that exempts them. Every year, some join the army while others are about to be demobilized. This year is no different as many idols are expected …

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9 Sweet K-Pop Tracks To Relax In The Summer

Summer is usually synonymous with days at the beach, vacation trips, and letting go of the stress that weighs on our shoulders throughout the year. And all these summer components have one thing in common: relaxation. Sure, a day at the spa can help you relax just as well, but …

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Kard ‘Re’: Release date, music video and all about the mixed K-pop group’s return

It’s been a while since we’ve seen our favorite mixed K-pop group, Kard. J.seph being the only eligible Korean male, he enlisted for his mandatory military service while the band went on a sort of unofficial hiatus. While BM released singles, Somin was busy modeling and her YouTube channel and …

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Chanty de Lapillus Says BTS Among Her K-Pop Inspirations │ GMA News Online

Now officially ready to become a K-Pop idol herself in just a few hours, Chanty de Lapillus said that among the people who have inspired her is BTS. In an online interview with the press, the Filipino-Argentinian artist said that global superstars ignited a spark in her to pursue her …

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Everyone relax: K-pop superfans say BTS’ break is NBD | BTS

ADuring a pre-recorded dinner this week celebrating their ninth anniversary as a group, K-pop superstars BTS announced that they would be taking a “hiatus.” Over crab and rice wine, rapper Suga got into a serious 40-minute discussion about that choice, including the exhaustion they felt and why exploring their personal …

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K-pop boy band Omega X releases debut studio album “Story Written in Music”

Eleven-member K-pop boy group Omega X made their comeback on June 15 with the release of their debut studio album. Omega X, managed by Spire Entertainment, consists of Jaehan, Hwichan, Sebin, Hangyeom, Taedon, Xen, Jehyun, Kevin, Junghoon, Hyuk, and Yechan. Omega X (Spire Entertainment) The cover of Omega X’s debut …

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K-pop boy Monsta X tour security staff member dies in US – Reuters

K-pop boy Monsta X tour security staff member dies in US A member of K-pop boy band Monsta X’s security personnel has died in the United States during the band’s concert tour. Starship Entertainment made the announcement on Monsta X’s fan cafe on June 13. Monsta X in Atlanta (Twitter) …

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K-pop Writer Reviews BTS’s New Album : NPR

Journalist and writer Tamar Herman discusses the new songs featured on Evidencethe new album by K-pop group BTS. CHERYL W THOMPSON, HOST: And finally today, the K-pop group BTS is releasing a new album. It’s called “Proof”. And like most things the band does, it’s already trending on Twitter and …

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K-pop BTS to release new album “Proof” on Friday

SEOUL, June 10 (Reuters) – South Korean boy band BTS are set to release their new album ‘Proof’ on Friday in a much-anticipated return to the music scene as they celebrate the ninth anniversary of their debut this month. The album will be released at 1 p.m. (0400 GMT). A …

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US broadcasts of K-pop group The Boyz postponed as members, staff test positive for Covid-19 – Manila Bulletin

K-pop boy group The Boyz have postponed two shows in the United States after members and staff tested positive for Covid-19. They are currently in the United States for the concert tour “The Boyz World Tour: The B-Zone in USA”. The Boyz in the United States (Twitter) The Boyz (left …

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4 4th Generation K-Pop Female Idols Accused Of Lazy Dancing

These four 4th generation female K-pop idols have been criticized for their “lazy” dancing on stage. 1. aespa Winter On May 26, aespa performed at both Hanyang University and Korea University. Despite being the most famous member of the group in South Korea and the main dancer of Aespa, WInter …

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K-pop stars BTS meet Biden, ‘devastated’ by surge in hate crimes

Reuters Wed, Jun 1, 2022 11:58 AM Last updated on: Wed, Jun 1, 2022 12:06 PM South Korean boy band BTS met with President Joe Biden at the White House on Tuesday to discuss hate crimes targeting Asians. Photo: Reuters “> South Korean boy band BTS met with President Joe …

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K-pop group NCT Dream releases their new Beatbox music video. look

NCT Dream has released a repackaged album and its music video, Beatbox. The repackaged album consists of 15 songs, including 4 new tracks. New NCT Dream Music Video “Beatbox” STRONG POINTS NCT Dreams releases the music video for their new Beatbox song. NCT Dream is a sub-unit of NCT and …

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K-pop Edition concert in Manila – Manila Bulletin

K-pop boy group NCT Dream has left South Korea for the “Begin Again: K-pop Edition” concert to be held in Manila on May 29. NCT Dream’s Renjun, Jeno, Jisung, Chenle, and Jaemin arrived at Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of May 28 to board their flight to Manila. NCT …

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Sriya Lenka, 18, Odisha, becomes India’s first K-pop star

BHUBANESWAR: K-pop or Korean pop, a music genre immensely popular around the world due to its craze among young people, got its first-ever Indian star after 18-year-old singer from Odisha, Sriya Lenka was cast as to be one of the new group members of K-pop group, Blackswan on Thursday with …

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EXCLUSIVE: KINGDOM is about the “Ascension” in K-pop and the “History of the Kingdom: PartⅣ”. Dann’

The dominance of this K-pop masterpiece is spread across seasons, time, countries, cultures, and virtually every touchpoint in a grand, all-encompassing theme. Flamboyant in nature and even better with each return, KINGDOM presents an enriched vision of highlighting the world’s many differences, its strange similarity and its solidarity. In an …

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NCT Dream, SHINee’s Key, And More K-Pop Idol Groups Mark The Return Of International Shows At The Big Dome

MANILA, Philippines – The Big Dome is once again opening its doors to foreign artists as it hosts the country’s first live international show in two years with Start Over: KPOP Edition. Taking place on May 29 at 5 p.m., the concert will feature South Korean artists NCT Dream, SHINee’s …

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Link2Gain and Fanverse are teaming up to promote K-POP NFT assets and communities for massive online exposure.

Stockholm, Sweden – May 17, 2022 — Link2Gain.com and Fanverse are pleased to announce that they have entered into a development and distribution partnership which will give Link2Gain the exclusive rights to market and sell various digital content generated by Fanverse’s Social Digital platform throughout the European region. . The …

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The National Folk Museum explores how close folklore is to our lives

A black and white photograph of a traditional Bukcheong lion game from around 90 years ago, taken by Korea’s first archivist and folklorist Song Seok-ha (1904-1948) during the Japanese occupation of Korea ( 1910-45). [NATIONAL FOLK MUSEUM OF KOREA] The Bukcheong Lion Play dance is featured in BTS’s music video …

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Christian Nodal teases collaborations with BLACKPINK & MOMOLAND

nodal christian gives fans a glimpse of the exciting business ventures on his horizon, which could include some very unexpected collaborations. During a Twitch stream on May 1, Nodal spoke to fans about what could be some new music, teasing a project with K-pop girl groups BLACKPINK and MOMOLAND. “I’m …

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With BTS shows packed and BamBam joining the Warriors, the Bay Area has become a K-pop hotspot

BTS performs “Butter” at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in Las Vegas in April. Photo: Chris Pizzello/Associated Press What a time to be a K-pop fan in the Bay Area. The region has become a top destination for top artists from the hyperkinetic and mind-blowing genre of Korean pop music …

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K-pop: TXT tackles the breakup in a new EP

Promotional photo for K-pop boy group Tomorrow X Together’s extended play ‘Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child’. Photo: Twitter/@BIGHIT_MUSIC Up and coming boy band Tomorrow X Together (TXT) are back, laying bare the emotional turbulence of breakups through their new extended play (EP). The five-piece band unveiled their fourth EP “minisode 2: …

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BTS’s Suga Says Psy “Paved the Way for K-pop” in America

BTS’s Suga praised Psy’s global megahit “Gangnam Style,” saying it “paved the way for K-Pop” around the world. Released in 2012, the K-pop icon became the highest-ranking Korean pop act on the Billboard Hot 100 when “Gangnam Style” peaked at number two. Since then, only BTS have broken their record, …

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K-Pop Holland star says he was attacked and called a ‘dirty gay’

Holland, one of the first openly gay K-Pop idols, said on Twitter that he was assaulted while walking in Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea on May 5. “Last night I was walking around Itaewon with my manager and a friend. Suddenly a stranger approached me and punched me twice in the …

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Big K-pop corporate showdown spurs Korean activists

The event marked a stark change in the South Korean corporate scene: a millennial fund manager faced off against senior executives from one of the country’s leading entertainment companies in a YouTube debate held for the the country’s growing army of retail investors. Changhwan Lee, 35, who quit private equity …

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Should BTS and other K-Pop stars be exempt from military service?

What happens when K-pop stars have to enlist in the military? For the past few years, South Korea has been pondering the status of male K-pop stars like BTS in relation to the country’s mandatory military service. While the issue will soon be debated in parliament in Seoul, it divides …

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K-pop group ATEEZ on songs, influences and tours

The 8-member K-pop group talks about their music ahead of performing at Wembley Arena in London as part of their world tour LONDON, UK — K-pop band ATEEZ will perform at Wembley Arena in London on Saturday, April 30 as part of their world tour, which has been delayed from …

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#YunaYouAreBeautiful goes viral as MIDZY defend ITZY’s Maknae Against Haters : K-WAVE : koreaportal

Yuna from ITZY Most of the K-pop fans who spoke about Yuna’s health were really there to show their concern. But it seems that some netizens were on a totally different page. Specifically, a page filled with hate. Notably, some commenters continued to body-shame member ITZY. Although most …

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Monsta X Makes Us Fall In Love With 11th Mini Album “Shape Of Love”

Monsta X made a comeback today, April 26, with their 11th mini album, Shape of Love, featuring the title track “LOVE.” The album was originally slated for release on April 11, but was delayed due to members testing positive for COVID-19. LOVE features funky beats similar to recent Monsta X …

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7 “Performance Genius” K-Pop Idols Whose Stage Expressions Are Totally Mesmerizing

Although it may not seem like much, facial expressions feature heavily in stage performances – and not just when an idol sings or raps! When your eye is inexplicably drawn to a specific star on stage, the reason is likely to be their face. It’s the best storytelling tool there …

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Covid in K-pop: Astro’s Sanha sick for 2nd time in 2 months, fans say ‘rest well’

It looks like the Omicron outbreak that started in mid-January seems to be slowing down now. There were over 60 cases in January, followed by 120 cases in February in the K-pop industry. This began to affect major gigs like Blackpink Rosé’s Paris Fashion Week schedule, Loona’s performance in “Queendom …

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Actor Lee Min-wook to star in upcoming HBO Max drama

Actor Lee Min-wook [J-FLO ENTERTAINMENT] Actor Lee Min-wook has been tapped to play the lead role in HBO Max’s upcoming original drama “Além do Guarda-Roupa,” according to his agency J-FLO Entertainment on Thursday. “Through his audition, Lee was cast as the K-pop idol Sang-mok in the HBO Max original drama …

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K-Pop Artists Who Performed at Coachella Under 88rising’s ‘Head In The Clouds Forever’ Lineup: US: koreaportal

GOT7’s Jackson Wang Notably, ahead of Weekend 1 of the “2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival”, 88rising (a global music multinational) unveiled its lineup list for its “Head In The Clouds Forever” showcase and some artists. iconic K-pop icons are in the lineup. READ: BTS’s Jimin, BIGBANG’s …

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BLACKPINK’s Jennie dyes her hair orange as the group prepares for a comeback

Stylists should be prepared for an onslaught of trendsetters demanding orange hair this spring. Why? Because BLACKPINK’s Jennie just went from black hair to a whimsical peachy orange. The four members of BLACKPINK have become fashion icons and have often copied trend setters. When Jennie shared photos of her new …

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The Boyz will kick off their first world tour next month

This photo provided by IST Entertainment is a promotional poster for K-pop group The Boyz’s first world tour. (IST Entertainment) K-pop group The Boyz will embark on their first-ever world tour, spanning North America and Europe, next month, their management agency announced Thursday. The 11-piece band will kick off “The …

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6 Free K-Pop Workout Videos To Make You Smile And Sweat

If you don’t know what K-pop is, here is a short explanation. K-pop means Korean popular music and combines elements of pop, hip-hop, electronic, rap and dance music. Over the past few years, it has become a sensation across the world, mainly because of the catchy songs and the meticulously …

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7 Korean Actors Who Started As K-Pop Idols And The Dramas They Appeared In

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Why BamBam picks Steph Curry as the K-pop star’s favorite NBA player

When it comes to his favorite NBA player, K-pop star BamBam has good taste. On Thursday on NBC Sports Bay Area’s Warriors Pregame Live show, Bonta Hill asked Golden State’s newest global ambassador to name his favorite player in the league. BamBam’s answer probably won’t surprise you. “Of course I …

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Fan community services act as a buffer for K-pop agencies

BTS’s Jimin left a message on HYBE’s Weverse fan community platform on March 14. [SCREEN CAPTURE] Like any other able-bodied man in Korea, members of K-pop boy group BTS are forced to serve 18 months in the military, and the one-and-a-half-year hiatus doesn’t bode well for their agency, HYBE. At …

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Min, Kevin Woo, And Kim Bohyung To Join f(x)’s Luna For Broadway Debut With “KPOP” The Musical

Various K-pop idols have been confirmed to make their Broadway debut! On March 30, the producers of the new musical “KPOP” announced that f(x)’s Luna would be making her Broadway debut in the series later this year. On April 4, the show announced three more K-pop stars in the cast, …

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Which K-Pop group reigns supreme in America: BTS or Monsta X?

You might be hard pressed to find a more contentious non-political battle than the fight between K-pop fandoms. Since the dawn of the American K-pop obsession, BTS has dominated the charts and the airwaves. However, a recent study released by the South Korean government has given us some insight into …

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[Today’s K-pop] The Sserafim will preview their debut song next week

(Credit: Source Music) The group Le Sserafim, which will soon make its debut, will reveal part of its first song through its first project. The six-member act will debut next month, and fans can create a “digital keepsake” to mark their “first meeting.” He will unveil the song in part …

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K-Pop’s global success seen through album chart, video platform and record salesNews

K-Pop is no longer enjoyed only by Koreans, but has become an important part of global culture. Proof of this is that K-Pop superstars BTS have extended their long streak on the US Billboard charts. Since Tuesday, the group’s songs “My Universe” and “Butter” have spent 26 weeks on the …

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Pioneering gay K-pop star Holland tells his fans he has a boyfriend

Holland. (YouTube/HOLLAND) The K-pop star Holland has revealed he’s currently in a relationship, and fans are absolutely ecstatic. Holland, real name Go Tae-seob, has been open about his sexuality since the start of his career, releasing his first track in 2018 under the name “first gay K-pop idol”. The singer …

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[Today’s K-pop] Hybe announces the launch of the 1st girl group

(Credit: Source Music) On Friday, the first girl group to debut under hit entertainment company Hybe kicked off a countdown to their launch. Source Music, an agency under the mega label, opened a web page that only said “IM FEARLESS” next to a clock. A project begins on March 28 …

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K-pop Idols Take ‘Ganadara’ Challenge With Jay Park, Fans Say ‘He’s Your Favorite Favorite’

Although K-pop fans are embittered about R&B and hip-hop singer Jay Park’s influence on the music industry, the singer’s fans are now firing trolls saying, “Jay Park is your favorite favorite K-pop idol”. Jay Park (aka Park Jaebeom) has released his first-ever collaborative single “Ganadara,” featuring Nation singer IU. And …

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BigBang’s Return Gets Mixed Reactions From Chinese K-pop Fans

After nearly four years of radio silence, iconic South Korean boy band BigBang is making a long-awaited comeback. According to the group’s agency YG Entertainment, their new drop is scheduled for April 5th. The last thing BigBang released was “Flower Road” in 2018. Many reasons were given for the band’s …

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‘Twenty-Five, Twenty-One’: List of Everyone’s Favorite K-pop Idols Who Watch K-drama

Airing on tvN and Netflix, “Twenty Five, Twenty One” is one of the most popular shows right now. It stars K-drama favorite Nam Joo-hyuk and Kim Tae-ri of “The Handmaiden” fame with WJSN’s Bona. Set in the 90s, it follows the friendship of young adults Yi-jin and Hee-do for three …

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Check out the top 30 selling K-Pop albums on Hanteo in March 2022 : K-WAVE : koreaportal

BTS at the 2021 American Music Awards #30 “0+1=1 (I PROMISE YOU) (2018)” by Wanna One with 720.1k copies sold #29 “EX’ACT (2016)” by EXO with 733.4k copies sold #28 “Favorite (2021)” by NCT ​​127 with 7758.2k copies sold #27″ LALISA (2021) by BLACKPINK’s Lisa with …

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BIG WIN: List of All K-pop Winners of the 36th Japan Golden Disc Awards

K-pop music as a genre has become well known around the world, but the Japanese market has always been lucrative for Korean music groups. With groups and soloists releasing their music not only in Korean but also in Japanese and Chinese versions, there is a sense of inclusiveness for K-pop …

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[Seoul Subway Stories] Samgakji becomes home to K-pop and K-beauty powerhouses

The following is part of Seoul Subway Stories — a new series from the Korea Herald that explores subway stations and their surroundings across the city. – Ed. The headquarters of Amorepacific (left) and the headquarters of Hybe (Yim Hyun-su) Located in Yongsan in central Seoul, Samgakji Station is one …

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Filipino-Argentinean Reportedly Preparing For His Debut As A K-pop Idol

It looks like another Filipino will soon step into the bright world of K-pop. Chantal Videla, 19, could be the next Pinay to join the list of Filipinos conquering the world. The young singer, born to a Filipina mother and an Argentinian father, is currently a trainee at the South …

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From GOT7’s Yugyeom to BTS Jungkook: 9 K-Pop Maknaes Idols With Effective Leadership

” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/from-got7s-yugyeom-to-bts-jungkook-9-k- pop-idol-maknaes-with-great-effective-leadership-920×518.jpeg” width=”920″ height=”518″ alt=”From GOT7’s Yugyeom to BTS Jungkook: 9 K-Pop Idol Maknaes with great effective leadership ” / > There is a maknae and a leader in every K-pop group. The leader is usually one of the senior members, however, the maknae can also sometimes …

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2 other members of K-pop group Seventeen test positive for Covid-19 – Manila Bulletin

Two more members of K-pop idol group Seventeen have been diagnosed with Covid-19 as South Korea continues to battle a spike in cases due to the highly contagious variant of Omicron. South Korea registered 202,721 new cases of Covid-19 on March 8 to bring the total of confirmed cases to …

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Sick Trolls, K-pop Idol Jiwoo, NMIXX Fans Fire Back: “She’s Only 16”

The members of NMIXX have great potential and are on their way to becoming JYPE’s next biggest girl group. Each member went viral in their pre-debut days for song or dance covers while their blind pre-order crossed 61,000 in 10 days. But it hasn’t been easy navigating for the new …

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Metaverse Sandbox Reaches 2 Million Users, Starts K-Pop Partnership

Sandbox metaverse game owned by investment giant NFT Animoca Brands surpassed 2 million registered users during its Season 2 play-to-earn alpha launch. The NFT-backed crypto game and its native SAND token has been in the works for about four years, and the latest preview of the game comes just months …

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GOT7’s BamBam is K-Pop’s ‘Twitter King’ for February, check out the full rankings : K-WAVE : koreaportal

GOT7’s BamBam Check out the top 20 K-Pop male soloists who gained the most Twitter followers for the month of February! #20 Lee Changmin with 2.7k new Twitter followers #19 2PM’s Chansung with 2.7k new Twitter followers #18 Loco with 2.9k new Twitter followers#17 …

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5 K-Pop Songs To Get You Through A Breakup, Listen Now!

” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/5-k-pop-songs-to-get-you-through- a-breakup-listen-right-now-920×518.jpg” width=”920″ height=”518″ alt=”5 K-Pop songs to get through a breakup, listen to them right now!” /> Breakups, no matter how painful, are inevitable. They’re usually easier to deal with when things are amicable, but if things aren’t working out, it can be unpleasant. If you …

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K-pop group Pentagon on a more mature image

Promotional photo for K-pop group Pentagon’s “IN:VITE U” album, released on January 24, 2022. Photo courtesy of Cube Entertainment Since debuting in October 2016, Pentagon has pulled off a variety of musical genres and concepts, gradually establishing themselves as one of K-pop‘s most interesting and versatile groups. And even after …

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AKMU’s Lee Chan-hyuk To Release Picture Book Titled “Alien”

Singer Lee Chan-hyuk’s first picture book “Alien,” based on his sister’s solo single “Alien,” will be released on March 14. [YG ENTERTAINMENT] Singer Lee Chan-hyuk of K-pop sibling duo AKMU will release his own picture book titled “Alien” on March 15, his agency YG Entertainment announced on Friday. The book …

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It looks like Covid-19 isn’t giving K-pop fans a day’s rest as four more idols have tested positive for the new virus. For the single day of February 23, four idols declared having tested positive for Covid-19 and thus stopped all their activities for the days to come. The pandemic …

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It’s going to be a very busy month for K-Dramas on Netflix in March as we take a look at two new dramas, one new weekly drama, and four weekly returning dramas. Here are all the exciting new K-Dramas coming to Netflix in March 2022. N=Netflix Original New weekly K-Dramas …

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Red Velvet is ready to unveil new music to its fans after a hiatus of a few months. The last song of the South Korean group had arrived almost six months ago. Fans have been eagerly awaiting the band’s new music since the release of their Queen. Their new album …

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Before there was BTS or BigBang, there was Epik High. Ask anyone who’s been listening to K-pop for more than a few years, and chances are they’ll know Epik High because the pioneering Korean hip-hop trio had a deep and profound influence on popular music. Korean. Featuring K-pop icons such …

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BTS Jungkook’s new OST track “7 Fates: CHAKHO” produced by Suga continues to make history on music charts around the world! On February 11, Jungkook released the new song “Stay Alive” (produced by Suga) for the soundtrack of BTS’ original webtoon and web novel “7 Fates: CHAKHO.” From the first …

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(Credit: MBK Entertainment) Jiyeon of girl group T-ara announced on Thursday that she will marry baseball player Hwang Jaegyun. With a handwritten letter posted to her Instagram, she said she met someone last year through an acquaintance and he became a boyfriend who taught her what happiness is. She added …

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Death Note Musical Casts Former K-pop Idol As Misa

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Kang So-yeon got a lot of attention after appearing in the Netflix reality series Bachelor’s Hell. Fans even dug deeper into her past and found out that she was a K-pop idol for a short time. Kang hasn’t found much success in the K-pop world and she recently opened up …

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The Bangtan Boys are very popular all over the world. They are one of the most popular Korean bands in the world. Now, in the latest episode of Running Man, cast members were asked to name the band members. However, this resulted in pure chaos. The video of the same …

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After the first phase of his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves was deemed disappointing, former No. 1 NBA draft pick Andrew Wiggins has blossomed as a member of the Golden State Warriors. His effectiveness exploded in a less bulky offensive role, as he became a vital member of the …

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K-pop and K-drama fans in the LGBT+ community can rejoice as we get more positive portrayal in South Korean pop culture. In the past, gay or sissy characters were used as a punchline in K-dramas, but now even Korean productions have started paying attention to the BL (Boys’ Love) genre …

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BTS and their music has had a huge impact in the industry and the world over the years. From being a small business band to being the face of a 25-30 year old industry, they’ve seen it all, but even today they remain humble, which is a trait loved by …

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LOS ANGELES, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — KPOP Foods, a vibrant Korean food startup that spun out of UCLA Anderson and debuted via Kickstarter in 2017, today announced its acquisition by Wooltari United States, a leading retail and online grocer of high-end Korean food products. KPOP Foods will continue to …

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Hangyeom, Jaehan, Hwichan, Sebin, Taedong, Xen, Jehyun, Kevin, Junghoon, Hyuk and Yechan debuted in Omega X in June 2021. On January 5, Omega X released an EP titled LOVE ME LIKE. The mini album features five songs and is the K-pop group’s second EP. Omega X | Arrow entertainment Omega …

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