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Seventeen Returns with New Album ‘Semicolon,’ Poised for Biggest Success

Seventeen Returns with New Album ‘Semicolon,’ Poised for Biggest Success

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Boy band Seventeen, king of youth consolation and empathy among K-pop acts, on Monday returned with a highly anticipated new “special album” that’s all but guaranteed to become the group’s biggest commercial success. The six-track record, the band’s first new release in just four months since “Heng:garae” is titled [...]

Seoul City, Seventeen to Unveil YouTube Videos to Introduce Korean Culture to Global Fans

Seoul City, Seventeen to Unveil YouTube Videos to Introduce Korean Culture to Global Fans

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul metropolitan government said Thursday it will unveil a series of YouTube videos through which global fans of Korean pop culture can experience various aspects of the culture with popular K-pop boy band Seventeen. The series, titled “Seoul Hallyu Staycation with Seventeen,” will be uploaded this Saturday and on [...]

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. [...]

With ‘Heng:garae,’ Seventeen Earns Astounding Feat After Big Hit Integration

With ‘Heng:garae,’ Seventeen Earns Astounding Feat After Big Hit Integration

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to hamper the global music and entertainment industry-at-large, the K-pop scene has proven time and time again its resilience and nimbleness in audience outreach and commercial viability. BTS is estimated to have earned nearly US$20 million through its one-off virtual concert, “Bang Bang Con: [...]

In ‘Heng:Garae,’ Seventeen Delivers Comforting Pep Talk for Youths

In ‘Heng:Garae,’ Seventeen Delivers Comforting Pep Talk for Youths

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — It’s natural for youth to torment themselves at life’s pivotal moments, like potentially life-changing career decisions, all the way to the most mundane choices, such as what to have for dinner. For today’s youth, who face constant uncertainties, K-pop boy band Seventeen on Monday presented a dose of comfort [...]

Seventeen Brings Out Its Warmer, Manly Sides in New Song ‘Home’

Seventeen Brings Out Its Warmer, Manly Sides in New Song ‘Home’

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Acclaimed K-pop boy band Seventeen returned Monday with the new EP “You Made My Dawn,” fronted by “Home,” which brings out the 13 members’ warmer and manly sides. The teenage concept band showed up in uncharacteristic warm pink suits and tailored jackets as the members presented “Home,” the title [...]