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Enhypen’s New Album Debuts at No. 14 on Billboard 200

Enhypen’s New Album Debuts at No. 14 on Billboard 200

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean boy group Enhypen’s latest album, “Dimension: Answer,” has ranked 14th on the Billboard 200 main albums chart. “Dimension: Answer,” a repackaged version of its first full-length album “Dimension: Dilemma” released in October, became the third album from the septet to make it onto the chart. Billboard 200 [...]

BTS Tops Billboard’s Digital Sales Chart for Record 46th Time

BTS Tops Billboard’s Digital Sales Chart for Record 46th Time

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superstar BTS’ mega-hit single “Butter” has topped Billboard’s Digital Song sales chart again, giving the South Korean superband a record 46 weeks at No. 1. According to updated Billboard charts on Tuesday (U.S. time), “Butter,” released in May, ranked No. 1 on the weekly Digital Song Sales list, [...]

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. [...]

BLACKPINK’s Lisa Makes Second Appearance on Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Money’

BLACKPINK’s Lisa Makes Second Appearance on Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Money’

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Lisa, a member of K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, scored her second-ever appearance on the Hot 100, Billboard’s main singles chart, with “Money.” According to Billboard on Monday (U.S. time), “Money,” a track from Lisa’s first individual single album released in September, opened at 90th on the chart for the [...]

ITZY Debuts at No. 11 on Billboard Main Albums Chart with ‘Crazy In Love’

ITZY Debuts at No. 11 on Billboard Main Albums Chart with ‘Crazy In Love’

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group ITZY landed at 11th on the U.S. Billboard’s main albums chart, its highest chart position ever, with “Crazy In Love,” Billboard said. The group’s first studio album, released on Sept. 24, ranked 11th on the Billboard 200 for this week, Billboard said on its Twitter account [...]

BTS Refutes Chart Manipulation Claims, Saying Being K-pop Band with Loyal Fans Makes It ‘Easy Target’

BTS Refutes Chart Manipulation Claims, Saying Being K-pop Band with Loyal Fans Makes It ‘Easy Target’

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop superband BTS has refuted the recent online allegations of Billboard chart manipulation, pointing out that they are easily subject to such accusations just because they are a peripheral band from Korea. The septet’s English-language songs “Butter” and “Permission to Dance” have stayed atop the Hot 100 main singles [...]