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‘Boy With Luv’ Becomes First BTS Video to Surpass 1.5 bln YouTube Views

‘Boy With Luv’ Becomes First BTS Video to Surpass 1.5 bln YouTube Views

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The music video for K-pop superstars BTS’ 2019 hit song “Boy With Luv” has become the group’s first video to exceed 1.5 billion views on YouTube. The song hit the milestone at about 5 p.m. Thursday, five months after surpassing 1.4 billion views in November, according to the group’s [...]

Should BTS be Given Military Exemption? Reactions Suggest Answer isn’t So Clear Cut

Should BTS be Given Military Exemption? Reactions Suggest Answer isn’t So Clear Cut

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — With the National Assembly apparently moving toward potentially offering the singers of K-pop group BTS exemptions from their mandatory military service, supporters and skeptics remain divided over whether it is right and fair to give the pop icons preferential treatment just because of their international success. The topic made [...]