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Bearing Achievements in Mind, BTS Vows Further Efforts

Bearing Achievements in Mind, BTS Vows Further Efforts

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The members of mega-popular K-pop group BTS have said they feel a “responsibility and burden” regarding their achievements but vowed to “try harder to have a right mindset in all areas.” The boy band members made the remarks during the event called “A conversation with BTS” on Tuesday (U.S. [...]

Jay Park Performs at Made in America Music Festival as First Korean Artist

Jay Park Performs at Made in America Music Festival as First Korean Artist

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean-American rapper Park Jae-beom, also known as Jay Park, performed at the annual Made in America (MIA) music festival in Philadelphia, the United States, as its first Korean contributor, his management agency said Tuesday. “Park was invited to MIA to perform for its Sept. 2 event as the first [...]

Success of TWICE, Abolition of One-Man Control, Propel JYP’s Ascent to No.1 Entertainment Firm

Success of TWICE, Abolition of One-Man Control, Propel JYP’s Ascent to No.1 Entertainment Firm

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — JYP Entertainment, the home for top-rung girl band TWICE, beat its long-time rival SM Entertainment to emerge as the biggest entertainment firm by market capitalization for the first time in nearly two decades this week. Following steady growth since early this year, shares of JYP finished at 31,300 won [...]

JYP Entertainment to Hold Auditions in Four North American Cities

JYP Entertainment to Hold Auditions in Four North American Cities

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — JYP Entertainment, the South Korean entertainment giant led by music producer Park Jin-young, will be holding auditions on a global scale in the United States and Canada. Park’s company announced yesterday plans to hold “2018 JYP Global Auditions” in four cities in North America. The first audition will be [...]

New BTS Album to Hit World Music Scene with S. African Dance-themed Main Track

New BTS Album to Hit World Music Scene with S. African Dance-themed Main Track

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The K-pop boy band BTS’ new album, “Love Yourself: Answer,” is poised to hit the world music scene Friday with its main track that blends South African dance music with traditional Korean beats and the sounds of a folk music instrument. The final, fourth part of the septet’s “Love [...]