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K-POP

As Japanese boycott wanes, the country’s content is dominating

Japanese animation “Suzume” (2022) surpassed one million in ticket sales in Korea just six days after the film premiered on March 8, while “The...

Jimin of BTS takes No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 with ‘Like Crazy’

Jimin of boy band BTS landed in the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart, a first for any solo K-pop star, with...

BTS Jimin’s ‘FACE’ lands at No. 2 on Billboard 200 albums chart

BTS's Jimin landed at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with his official solo album "FACE," the highest ever for a solo...

BTS Suga to release documentary ‘Suga: Road to D-Day’ on Disney Plus

BTS Suga will release a documentary called “Suga: Road to D-Day" on Disney Plus, the global streaming service said on Friday. The one-minute teaser released...

BTS Jimin’s first solo album sells over 1.45 million copies, sets record

BTS Jimin’s first solo album sold over 1.45 million copies in the first week of its release, making it the most-sold album in the...

Tving series ‘Bargain’ invited to Canneseries competition

Tving original series “Bargain” has been invited to compete at the sixth Cannes International Series Festival (Canneseries), the Korean streaming service announced Tuesday. “Bargain” (2022)...

Entertainment agency ADOR to host auditions for new boy band members

Entertainment agency ADOR aims to find the “Real Hype Boys” through its upcoming global boy band audition. The agency behind girl group NewJeans announced it...

Blackpink may perform for President Yoon Suk Yeol, President Biden

Girl group Blackpink may perform for President Yoon Suk Yeol and President Biden in the U.S., Korean media reported on Tuesday. President Yoon’s state visit...

BTS wins two awards at iHeartRadio Music Awards

K-pop giant BTS has won two prizes from the iHeartRadio Music Awards, one of the American music industry's award shows, marking the group's sixth...

8 of 2022’s top 10 best-selling albums were from K-pop artists

Eight out of ten best-selling albums around the world in 2022 were K-pop, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) said Tuesday. “Proof” by...