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K-pop Girl Group (G)I-dle Partners with U.S. Label for U.S. Debut

K-pop Girl Group (G)I-dle Partners with U.S. Label for U.S. Debut

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group (G)I-dle has partnered with Republic Records, a major U.S. music label, to make inroads into the American market, the band’s management agency said Thursday. Having signed the partnership, (G)I-dle released its third EP, “I Trust,” and announced its American debut, Cube Entertainment said, quoting the music [...]

Max Changmin of TVXQ Calls His 1st Solo Album ‘Chocolate’ ‘Sweet Addiction’

Max Changmin of TVXQ Calls His 1st Solo Album ‘Chocolate’ ‘Sweet Addiction’

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Set to release the first solo album in his 17-year K-pop career Monday, Max Changmin of the male duo TVXQ described the work entitled “Chocolate” as “sweetly addictive.” The six-track album, led by the title track, “Chocolate,” will hit major local online music stores Monday evening as the first [...]

BTS Sends Out Message of Encouragement as Korea Struggles to Fight Coronavirus

BTS Sends Out Message of Encouragement as Korea Struggles to Fight Coronavirus

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop boy band BTS sent out a message of encouragement for South Koreans Monday as the country struggles to stem the spread of COVID-19. The video message was uploaded on BTS’ official YouTube account and its “Love Myself” campaign account on Twitter, in response to a request by a [...]

Collaboration Projects Spice Up Global Pop Songs with Korean Lyrics

Collaboration Projects Spice Up Global Pop Songs with Korean Lyrics

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — In a remix of British pop star Dua Lipa’s latest song, “Physical,” released earlier this week, K-pop artist Hwasa opens up the sensual synth-pop number with her signature raspy voice singing in the Korean language. The remix featuring Hwasa gives more color and trendiness to the original version, which [...]