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KCON 2018 Japan Drew 68,000 K-pop Fans: Organizers

KCON 2018 Japan Drew 68,000 K-pop Fans: Organizers

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The Japanese leg of this year’s KCON, an annual global Korean pop music and culture convention, drew a crowd of some 68,000 during its three-day run, organizers said Monday. The three-day event held at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba, east of Tokyo, from Friday to Sunday was attended by a combined audience of 68,000, [...]

TWICE’s ‘Likey’ Music Video Tops 200 Million YouTube Views

TWICE’s ‘Likey’ Music Video Tops 200 Million YouTube Views

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The music video for “Likey” by K-pop group TWICE has surpassed 200 million views on YouTube, the team’s agency said Thursday. “Likey,” a track off the band’s first full-length studio album, “Twicetagram,” which was released in October last year, had garnered 200,157,388 views on the global video streaming platform as of 2 p.m., according to JYP Entertainment. [...]

TWICE Wins Song of Year Award at 2017 MAMA with ‘Signal’

TWICE Wins Song of Year Award at 2017 MAMA with ‘Signal’

(image: Mnet) SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Girl group TWICE has won the Song of the Year Award at the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) for the second-consecutive year with “Signal,” according to the music television network Thursday. The nine-member act was announced as the winner of the highly coveted award Wednesday at Yokohama [...]

K-pop Girl Group TWICE No. 1 on Japan’s Oricon Singles Chart

K-pop Girl Group TWICE No. 1 on Japan’s Oricon Singles Chart

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Girl group TWICE’s Japanese single ‘One More Time’, released October 18, has taken the number one spot on Japan’s Oricon Singles Chart with sales of 94,957, over 40,000 more than the runner-up, J-pop boy band Magi!c Prince. TWICE’s single was pre-released on streaming service Line Music on October 13, [...]

Girl Group TWICE to Drop 1st Full-length Album This Month

Girl Group TWICE to Drop 1st Full-length Album This Month

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group TWICE will release its first full-length album this month, its agency said Monday. The record, titled “Twiceagram,” will be released on Oct. 30, JYP Entertainment said. The lead song of the album is named “Likey,” according to the company. Further details weren’t provided. The nine-member act, [...]