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Defying Worsening S. Korea-Japan Ties, BTS Concerts Draw 210,000 Fans in Japan

Defying Worsening S. Korea-Japan Ties, BTS Concerts Draw 210,000 Fans in Japan

SEOUL, Jul. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop super band BTS’ four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band’s world tour a solid success despite worsening trade and diplomatic rows between South Korea and Japan. On Saturday and Sunday, the Korean septet rocked Shizuoka’s 50,000-seat [...]

Denial of Entry Casts Shadow over BTS’ Much-celebrated Home Concerts

Denial of Entry Casts Shadow over BTS’ Much-celebrated Home Concerts

SEOUL, Jun. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Boy band BTS’ four rounds of sensational fan meetings and concerts in the band’s home country of South Korea dazzled hundreds of thousands of avid fans over the past two weeks. But the events were shadowed by nagging complaints by ticket holders who were denied entry to the concerts [...]

At Wembley Stadium, BTS Shake Up Home Country of Beatles, Queen

At Wembley Stadium, BTS Shake Up Home Country of Beatles, Queen

LONDON, Jun. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A wave of 60,000 spectators turned London’s landmark Wembley Stadium into a sea of ecstasy as K-pop band BTS took the biggest British concert stage with its signature hip hop number “Dionysus” late Saturday. It was a landmark moment of BTS’ high-flying world music career, debuting the band at [...]