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Apink Tweaks its Signature Angelic Concept with Charismatic New Album

Apink Tweaks its Signature Angelic Concept with Charismatic New Album

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Apink, one of the front-running K-pop girl groups, will release their new album this week, the latest part of the band’s efforts to tweak their long-established angelic concept, the group members said Sunday. “In our initial days, we dealt with innocent and lovely appeals, (but) going forward, we plan [...]

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 [...]

New BTS Album to Hit World Music Scene with S. African Dance-themed Main Track

New BTS Album to Hit World Music Scene with S. African Dance-themed Main Track

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The K-pop boy band BTS’ new album, “Love Yourself: Answer,” is poised to hit the world music scene Friday with its main track that blends South African dance music with traditional Korean beats and the sounds of a folk music instrument. The final, fourth part of the septet’s “Love [...]

BTS’ Upcoming Album Becomes Amazon Best-seller on First Day of Preorders

BTS’ Upcoming Album Becomes Amazon Best-seller on First Day of Preorders

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop superstars BTS’ upcoming album, “Love Yourself: Answer,” claimed the No. 1 spot in the CD category of the biggest American online retailer Amazon.com in the first day of preorders, its management agency said Thursday. Preorders for the new BTS album, set for release on Aug. 24, began Wednesday, [...]