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Exclusive: Blackpink’s Lisa steps down as Celine global ambassador

Blackpink’s Lisa has stepped down as Celine’s global brand ambassador, ending a relationship with the LVMH-owned fashion brand that began in 2020. “It is true...

Seventeen officially appointed as Unesco goodwill ambassador, to donate $1 million

Boy band Seventeen promised to donate $1 million to help people around the world pursue their dreams as the first K-pop ambassador for the youth in...

ADOR tightens security for NewJeans’ Tokyo events after knife attack threat posted online

NewJeans' agency ADOR said Tuesday that it will enhance security measures for the girl group's upcoming fan meet and greet in Japan following a...

FTC launches investigation into HYBE over faulty documents

Korea’s antitrust regulator launched an investigation into HYBE over allegedly faulty documents, according to local media reports. The documents were related to mandatory annual filings...

Blackpink’s ‘Born Pink’ world tour film to screen in 110 countries

Girl group Blackpink’s “Born Pink” world tour will be screened in theaters starting July 31, marking its eighth anniversary as a group, its agency...

Police investigate alleged sexual harassment at BTS member Jin’s ‘free hug’ event

Police began an internal investigation into fans' alleged sexual harassment of boy band BTS member Jin that took place during his meet and greet...

Girl group Weeekly to tour the Americas for the first time

Girl group Weeekly will kick off its first tour across the Americas. Titled “2024 Weeekly Grand America Tour ‘WU(Weeekly University),’ the girl group will kick off...

Stray Kids goes gold in U.S. for 2020 hit ‘Back Door’

Boy band Stray Kids' 2020 hit "Back Door" was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), according to the band's agency...

‘I feel like I’m finally home’: BTS’s Jin greets fans after completing military service

A nervous Jin stepped onto the stage as fans welcomed the BTS member with a thunderous roar shouting out his name, “Kim Seok-jin,” in...

Jin completes military service as BTS members reunite to celebrate

BTS member Jin completed his military service and was discharged from the army on Wednesday morning as the first of the K-pop megaband to return to civilian...