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GOT7 Members Release Solo Projects Following Departure from Agency

GOT7 Members Release Solo Projects Following Departure from Agency

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Members of popular boy band GOT7, who left their long-time agency JYP Entertainment earlier this year, are stepping up their music activities through solo projects. The seven-piece act — consisting of Mark, Jay B, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam and Yugyeom — in January left JYP after seven years without [...]

S. Korean Actor Zo In-sung Donates 500 mln Won to Build School in Tanzania

S. Korean Actor Zo In-sung Donates 500 mln Won to Build School in Tanzania

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean actor Zo In-sung has donated 500 million won (US$433,000) to build a school in Tanzania, a local welfare foundation said Wednesday. The money was used to build the Singida New Vision School in central Tanzania in 2018, the Miral Welfare Foundation belatedly revealed in celebration of the [...]

BTS vs BTS: ‘Butter’ Returns to Top of Billboard After Giving Way to ‘Permission to Dance’

BTS vs BTS: ‘Butter’ Returns to Top of Billboard After Giving Way to ‘Permission to Dance’

SEOUL, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean supergroup BTS sat atop the Billboard’s main singles chart for the ninth consecutive week as its hit single “Butter” returned to the throne after briefly giving way to its own latest single. “‘Butter’ officially returns to No. 1 on this week’s #Hot100 chart for an eighth total [...]

BTS: ‘We Want to Help Future Generation with Public Role’

BTS: ‘We Want to Help Future Generation with Public Role’

SEOUL, July 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean superband BTS said it hopes to play an active role in helping youths around the world amid global challenges like economic hardships, inequality and the ongoing pandemic. The seven-piece group, which has rewritten history by ruling Billboard charts and becoming the first Korean pop group to receive [...]

BTS to Perform on BBC Radio Show ‘Live Lounge’ Next Week

BTS to Perform on BBC Radio Show ‘Live Lounge’ Next Week

SEOUL, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop juggernaut BTS will appear on the popular BBC radio show “Live Lounge” next week, the group’s agency said Friday. The group will perform its first Billboard Hot 100 chart topper “Dynamite,” its latest hit song “Permission to Dance” and a special cover of “I’ll Be Missing You” by [...]