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BTS Song ‘Butter’ Picked as Record of the Year by Variety Magazine

BTS Song ‘Butter’ Picked as Record of the Year by Variety Magazine

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superstar BTS’ mega-hit single “Butter” has been selected as the Record of the Year by U.S. magazine Variety, the label behind the group said Sunday. BTS won the award for its second English-language single “Butter” during Variety’s Hitmakers event held in Los Angeles on Saturday (local time). “The [...]

BTS Opens L.A. Stop of 2021 Jingle Ball Tour

BTS Opens L.A. Stop of 2021 Jingle Ball Tour

SEOUL, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean superband BTS has taken the opening stage for the Los Angeles stop of this year’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour, the largest year-end radio show in the United States, the group’s agency said Saturday. The septet performed its English-language hit singles “Butter” and “Dynamite,” with the latter sung [...]

BTS Tops 9 of Billboard’s Year-end Charts for 2021

BTS Tops 9 of Billboard’s Year-end Charts for 2021

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superband BTS has topped nine of Billboard’s year-end charts for 2021, including the year’s top duo/group category. According to Billboard on Friday, BTS ranked No. 1 on the lists of Top Artists – Duo/Group, Hot 100 Artists – Duo/Group, Billboard 200 Artists – Duo/Group, Billboard Global Excl. U.S. [...]

BTS to be Absent from MAMAs Due to Self-quarantine for All Overseas Arrivals

BTS to be Absent from MAMAs Due to Self-quarantine for All Overseas Arrivals

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop supergroup BTS will be unable to attend the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMAs) scheduled for next week as the members have to go through COVID-19 isolation upon arrival from the United States due to tightened quarantine rules. The government decided to place all overseas arrivals under a [...]

S. Korea Opens Metaverse-based Online Exhibition Hall for Overseas ‘Hallyu’ Fans

S. Korea Opens Metaverse-based Online Exhibition Hall for Overseas ‘Hallyu’ Fans

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The government opened a metaverse-based online exhibition hall Tuesday to help overseas “hallyu” fans learn more about South Korea and its culture amid the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. “Korea World” will offer various articles and videos about Korean culture created by foreigners interested in the culture from around the world, [...]