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BTS Producer Bang Si-hyuk Named One of Billboard’s ’25 Top Innovators’

BTS Producer Bang Si-hyuk Named One of Billboard’s ’25 Top Innovators’

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Bang Si-hyuk, the producer of the K-pop phenomenon BTS, made Billboard’s list of “25 Top Innovators” who are “Music’s New Power Generation,” Billboard said on its website on Friday. “The K-populist: BTS — the seven-man K-pop band that South Korean songwriter-producer-executive Bang assembled in 2010 — catapulted into Western-pop [...]

Student-run Course at UC Berkeley to Explore BTS’ Global Success, Impact

Student-run Course at UC Berkeley to Explore BTS’ Global Success, Impact

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A student-run academic course has been launched at the University of California, Berkeley, to explore the phenomenal success of K-pop boy band BTS and its growing global impact, the school’s website showed Thursday. The 2-unit course, “Next Generation Leaders: BTS,” opened as part of the UC Berkeley’s Democratic Education [...]

Lee So-ra’s New Song Featuring BTS’ Suga Takes Music Charts by Storm

Lee So-ra’s New Song Featuring BTS’ Suga Takes Music Charts by Storm

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Soulful veteran singer Lee So-ra’s new release, “Song Request,” featuring K-pop boy band BTS member Suga, took local and global music charts by storm, according to charts results released Wednesday. The mellow ballad, Suga’s first collaboration, written by rapper and singer-songwriter Tablo, topped six major local song charts, including [...]