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IU scraps ‘Love wins’ single title after online backlash

The name of IU’s upcoming single “Love wins” will change to “Love wins all” due to backlash that the original title received, the singer-songwriter’s...

JYP’s future uncertain as ITZY and NMIXX struggle to sell

ITZY and NMIXX, relative newcomers to the K-pop scene, were once considered up-and-coming girl groups following the golden path of success forged by Twice...

IVE drops first English single featuring Saweetie

IVE dropped its first English single, “All Night,” featuring American rapper Saweetie on Friday, the girl group’s agency, Starship Entertainment, said the same day. “All Night”...

Last of NCT’s subgroup to officially debut in February

The last of NCT’s subgroup, NCT Wish, will officially debut in February, the boy band’s agency SM Entertainment said Thursday. The new subgroup was formed through...

Court sides with IVE’s Jang Won-young in YouTuber lawsuit

A court sided with IVE’s Jang Won-young in her damage suit against YouTube channel Sojang, known for spreading unsubstantiated rumors about Korean celebrities. Sojang, operated by an anonymous person surnamed...

Jungkook, Tomorrow X Together and Stray Kids nominated at 2024 People’s Choice Awards

The people once again chose K-pop with three K-pop artists — Jungkook, Tomorrow X Together and Stray Kids — nominated in various categories at the 2024...

Indoor vaping gets NCT’s Haechan fined by local health center

NCT’s Haechan was fined for smoking indoors by the local public health center after he was spotted smoking at NCT 127's practice room in the band's...

BTS asks military community app to stop using BTS, its members’ names

BTS's agency HYBE asked The Camp, an app used to send letters to those serving in the military, to stop using the band members'...

Seven of 10 most-sold albums in U.S. in 2023 are K-pop albums, data shows

K-pop had another good year in the United States, with seven K-pop albums making it to the list of top 10 most-sold albums in...

Jungkook breaks record for most weeks spent on Billboard 200 among K-pop soloists

BTS's Jungkook's solo album "Golden" has now spent nine consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 albums chart since its release, making it the longest-charting album...