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Jungkook receives first platinum certification for ‘Golden’ in Japan

BTS's Jungkook received his first platinum certification for his first full-length solo album "Golden" by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), his agency BigHit Music said...

K-pop artists dominate TikTok’s Global Top 10

K-pop artists are this year's hitmakers, according to TikTok. Five K-pop artists have appeared on the platform's The Hitmakers' global top 10 list, which...

aespa’s ‘Better Things’ makes The New York Times’ Best Songs list

aespa's “Better Things” was the only K-pop song to make The New York Times' Best Songs of 2023 list, which was unveiled on Dec....

BTS members bid farewell to fans, leave ‘special gift’ behind

It's “chapter two” for the members of BTS who will start their military services next week. Meanwhile, fans will still have content to enjoy while they're...

‘Blackpink Fourever’: Blink rejoices as K-pop powerhouse renews contracts with YG

“Blackpink Fourever” — It's a hurrah moment for YG Entertainment, Blink and the K-pop industry at large as all four members of Blackpink announced they have agreed...

Blackpink’s Jennie, BTS’s V break up, reports say

Blackpink's Jennie and BTS’s V recently broke up, a JTBC report said Wednesday.   According to the report, the couple broke up ahead of V's military enlistment, which is scheduled to...

Melon Music Awards 2023: NewJeans wins two of four top honors, while IVE, NCT Dream each take one

NewJeans took home five awards at the Melon Music Awards (MMA) 2023 on Saturday, including Song of the Year and Artist of the Year, just...

aespa makes Financial Times’s list of 25 most influential women of 2023

Girl group aespa has been named one of the Financial Times's 25 most influential women this year as the only K-pop artist to make the list. aespa...

U.S. agency aims to ‘disrupt’ K-pop with AI and the metaverse

A group of K-pop gurus has founded an agency in the United States called Titan Content with the aim of merging tech with K-pop. The...

MAMA Awards 2023 roundup: Seventeen wins Album of Year, NewJeans wins Arist of Year, Song of Year

Boy band Seventeen won Album of the Year with "FML," its 10th EP, at the 2023 MAMA Awards on Wednesday, wrapping up the two-day ceremony. The award...