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BTS’s agency asks fans to not visit Jin’s military base

BigHit Music asked fans not to visit BTS member Jin's military base when he is discharged on Wednesday "for the sake of other soldiers and the...

EXO-CBX agency declares ‘war’ against SM Entertainment over distribution, royalties

The agency of EXO members Chen, Baekhyun and Xiumin declared a “full-on war” against SM Entertainment, calling out the latter for violating the agreement...

Source Music pursues legal action against Le Sserafim’s online haters

Le Sserafim's agency Source Music is pursuing legal action against online malicious posts and comments about the girl group, the agency said Friday. “We have...

Big Bang theory: G-Dragon appointed as visiting professor at KAIST

G-Dragon was appointed as a visiting professor of mechanical engineering at KAIST, the university announced Wednesday.  His term will last for two years until 2026. G-Dragon, whose...

HYBE adjusts requirements for BTS member’s ‘hug event’ after online uproar

HYBE has revised the qualifications required to attend BTS member Jin’s hug event after fans criticized the original criteria as a cheap marketing ploy to sell...

Putting the ‘K’ in K-pop: The artists keeping traditional Korean culture alive through music

With all-English songs, nonstop world tours and global collaborations, K-pop has indeed gone global. However, this global expansion may have some casual observers concerned...

‘Insignificant 29-year-old’ RM opens up about BTS, new album in emotional video

BTS leader and rapper RM topped music charts around the world with his latest album, “Right Place, Wrong Person” — but inside, he feels...

BTS’s RM, NewJeans in unintentional faceoff with simultaneous music release

An unintentional faceoff began between K-pop's biggest boy band BTS leader RM and NewJeans, the "hottest" girl group in town, as the two acts released much-anticipated music on...

Twice sold 20 million album copies since debut in Korea, Japan combined

Twice sold 20 million album copies in Korea and Japan combined, according to JYP Entertainment on Thursday. Twice released a total of 43 albums in Korea...

LA City Council honors Riize for ‘Get a Guitar’ music video

SM Entertainment's Riize received a certificate of appreciation from the Los Angeles City Council for promoting the city with its music. The council awarded the certificate to...