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Wrapping Up 1-month Vacation, BTS Resumes Career with Overseas Trip

Wrapping Up 1-month Vacation, BTS Resumes Career with Overseas Trip

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Bringing its first official vacation to an end, boy band BTS on Monday resumed its global music career by traveling away from its home country. “Wrapping up its extended vacation, BTS departed overseas this morning for an engagement abroad,” Big Hit Entertainment said. The management agency did not disclose [...]

BTS Plays Role of Ambassador of Korean Culture

BTS Plays Role of Ambassador of Korean Culture

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — While fans across the globe are glued to every move the seven members of K-pop boy band BTS make, the septet has often drawn inspiration from Korea’s traditional cultural heritage, promoting it through its worldwide music career. BTS has often appeared in hanbok, traditional Korean dress, or hanbok-inspired stage [...]

K-beauty Brands Star at Sephoria

K-beauty Brands Star at Sephoria

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean brands cosmetics showed off their peak popularity at the beauty fair “Sephoria,” which was held by Sephora, the world’s largest cosmetics select shop. AmorePacific Corp. was the only Korean company to participate in this year’s two-day event held at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall, Los Angeles on [...]

Girl Groups Surrender Reign of Summer Music Scene to Ballads

Girl Groups Surrender Reign of Summer Music Scene to Ballads

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The summer season in the Korean popular music scene has traditionally been a market exclusively reserved for girl bands. This summer, however, female K-pop groups have surrendered their reign to unusually high-performing ballads. A heartrending breakup song, “Drunk on Love,” a collaboration by career balladeers Jang Hye-jin and Yun [...]

Now in its 9th Year, ‘Running Man’ Runs Longest Among SBS Variety Shows

Now in its 9th Year, ‘Running Man’ Runs Longest Among SBS Variety Shows

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Since its debut in 2010, “Running Man” has captivated fans at home and in the broader Asian region with its unique competition-oriented format and lineup of hilarious show members, becoming a fixture in Sunday evening prime time. It now is the longest-running variety show on the SBS channel. This [...]