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CNBLUE’s Jung Yong-hwa Quits TV Show Amid Controversy Over Academic Favor

CNBLUE’s Jung Yong-hwa Quits TV Show Amid Controversy Over Academic Favor

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Jung Yong-hwa of the idol band CNBLUE will be leaving a cable TV show after the revelation that he received preferential treatment in graduate school admission, his agency said Wednesday. “After much thought, Jung decided to voluntarily quit the program, feeling responsibility for today’s controversy and hoping the issue [...]

BTS’ ‘Mic Drop’ Stays on Billboard Hot 100 for Fifth-Straight Week

BTS’ ‘Mic Drop’ Stays on Billboard Hot 100 for Fifth-Straight Week

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop group BTS has been on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for five consecutive weeks with “Mic Drop,” breaking its own record as the longest-charting K-pop group on the U.S. music publication’s main singles chart. “Mic Drop,” featuring hip-hop artist Desiigner and remixed by Steve Aoki, has come in [...]