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Preorders for EXO’s New Album top 1.1 Million Copies

Preorders for EXO’s New Album top 1.1 Million Copies

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Preorders for K-pop boy band EXO’s forthcoming album, “Don’t Mess Up My Tempo,” exceeded 1.1 million copies, its management agency said Wednesday. As of Tuesday, 1,104,617 copies of the fifth full-length album by EXO were ordered in advance of its release on Friday, according to SM Entertainment. “With preorders [...]

K-Pop Entertainment Agencies Bulking Up Amid Fierce Competition

K-Pop Entertainment Agencies Bulking Up Amid Fierce Competition

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — After reaching a breaking point in the music industry, major South Korean entertainment companies are now bulking up to gain a competitive edge in securing cultural content. At the forefront of this shift are SM Entertainment and YG Entertainment, two of the largest entertainment agencies in South Korea boasting the [...]

EXO to Drop Special Winter Album ‘Universe’ Next Week

EXO to Drop Special Winter Album ‘Universe’ Next Week

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop boy group EXO will release its seasonal winter album “Universe” next week, its agency said Thursday. “Universe” will be released Dec. 21 in digital and physical formats, and will feature seven songs, including the lead rock ballad track “Universe,” according to S.M. Entertainment. The group has put out [...]

BTS, EXO to Grace Concert in Celebration of Arrival of PyeongChang Torch

BTS, EXO to Grace Concert in Celebration of Arrival of PyeongChang Torch

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – BTS, EXO and other K-pop big names will be part of a concert celebrating the arrival of the torch for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games next week, the culture ministry said Wednesday. The concert will be held at Gwanghwamun Plaza in Seoul and Incheon Songdo Moonlight Festival Park in Incheon, west of the capital, on Wednesday. It will also feature TWICE, BTOB and B.A.P, among other top K-pop [...]

EXO’s Repackaged Edition of “The War” Tops 33 iTunes Charts

EXO’s Repackaged Edition of “The War” Tops 33 iTunes Charts

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Boy band EXO’s repackaged edition of its hit album “The War” conquered Apple iTunes album charts in over 30 countries, according to its agency Wednesday. EXO’s “The War: The Power of Music,” released on Tuesday, climbed to the No. 1 spot on 33 iTunes album charts, including in Spain, [...]