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TWICE Tops 2 Japanese Music Charts with New Compilation Album

TWICE Tops 2 Japanese Music Charts with New Compilation Album

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group TWICE debuted at the top of two daily music charts in Japan with its latest compilation album “#TWICE3,” according to its agency Thursday. The record, which repackages the group’s past Korean and Japanese hits, topped Oricon’s Daily Albums chart by scoring 67,808 points, JYP Entertainment said, [...]

BTS Delivers ‘Dynamite’ Performance on ‘America’s Got Talent’

BTS Delivers ‘Dynamite’ Performance on ‘America’s Got Talent’

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop super group BTS delivered a performance of “Dynamite,” its latest smash-hit single, on the popular U.S. talent competition show “America’s Got Talent.” The seven-member band presented a pre-recorded live performance of “Dynamite” on the weekly TV program, now in its 15th season, aired Monday (U.S. time) on American [...]

BTS Most Tweeted-about Act in Past Six Months in U.S. amid COVID-19 Pandemic

BTS Most Tweeted-about Act in Past Six Months in U.S. amid COVID-19 Pandemic

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop phenomenon BTS was the most talked-about musical act on Twitter in the United States during the past six months of the novel coronavirus pandemic, U.S. media reported Wednesday. According to the news reports from outlets including Variety magazine, BTS topped the list of 10 most tweeted-about artists by [...]

Seventeen Earns Fourth-consecutive Oricon Album Chart Win with ’24H’

Seventeen Earns Fourth-consecutive Oricon Album Chart Win with ’24H’

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop boy band Seventeen scored its fourth-straight win on Japan’s Oricon weekly album chart with its latest Japanese record “24H,” the group’s management agency said Tuesday. “24H,” the 13-member boy group’s second Japanese EP record, ranked at No. 1 on Oricon’s weekly album chart for the week of Sept. [...]

GFriend to Drop New Japanese Digital Singles Next Month

GFriend to Drop New Japanese Digital Singles Next Month

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group GFriend plans to release two digital singles in Japan next month, its management agency said Monday. The singles — “Labyrinth – Crossroads” and “Song of the Sirens – Apple” — will be released on Oct. 14 and 21, respectively, according to Source Music. “Labyrinth – Crossroads” [...]

BTS Says its Years of Efforts Have Exploded with ‘Dynamite’

BTS Says its Years of Efforts Have Exploded with ‘Dynamite’

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superstar BTS said Thursday that their years of efforts to overcome linguistic and racial barriers have appealed to the musical mainstream in the United States and exploded with their latest hit “Dynamite.” The boy band debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart with the English-language song [...]

Netflix Documentary on BLACKPINK to Premier Oct. 14

Netflix Documentary on BLACKPINK to Premier Oct. 14

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Netflix plans to next month release a documentary chronicling BLACKPINK’s four-year journey from talented trainees to K-pop superstars. The streaming giant and YG Entertainment, the band’s agency, said Wednesday “BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky,” the first Netflix film about a South Korean music band, will premiere Oct. 14. It [...]