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Our latest and most important updates and developments in the K-Pop industry articles. These updates may include new releases and performances by K-Pop artists, announcements of new tours and projects, and updates on the personal lives of K-Pop artists.

South Korea Tops Bloomberg’s Innovation Index

South Korea has again landed first place in Bloomberg’s list of innovative countries, which is ranked annually. South Korea is the only country that has been placed in the top spot in seven out of the nine years since the index has been...
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BALLISTIK BOYZ Japanese dance/vocal group shows their mature and sexy side in video for new single ‘Animal’!

BALLISTIK BOYZ from EXILE TRIBE unveiled the video for their latest track ‘Animal’ on February 1, following a countdown to its premiere release on their YouTube channel. Today (February 3), they release the full version of the ‘Animal’...
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BTS Makes the 10 Best Pop Band List by Esquire

K-pop band BTS has been honored as “One of the 10 best pop bands of all time” by Esquire magazine. The American magazine has a proud history of 87 years in the publication industry. Esquire stated, “BTS is arguably one of the vanguard...
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Youn Yuh-jung Wins her 20th Award for Minari

Korea’s veteran actress Youn Yuh-jung has so far collected 20 Best Supporting Actress awards in the States, for her role in the highly-acclaimed film “Minari,” written and directed by Korean-American film director Lee Isaac Chung. ...
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T1League of Legends Team Theme Song Drops Today Global Esports Organization’s First-Ever Music Collaboration Features Raiden, BAEKHYUN and CHANGMO

T1Entertainment & Sports debut their League of Legends theme song titled “Runner” today, which is a collaborative record by DJ/producer Raiden, K-Pop vocalist BAEKHYUN, and rapper/producer CHANGMO. The song incorporates a sophisticated mix...
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South Korea’s Schedule for Vaccination

The South Korean government has just announced its schedule for vaccination provision for Korean citizens and foreign residents in South Korea. The first round of vaccination – set to begin next month in February – will go towards...
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Korean TikTok Star ChangHa appears on Tokyo billboard to the delight of his 10 Million Followers

Korean TikTok and social media sensation, CHANGHA has appeared on a TikTok advertising billboard in central Tokyo- sending his fans into a frenzy. The famed content creator, who is most widely known for his entertaining short-form videos, is...
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Big Hit, Naver and YG to join forces

Big Hit Entertainment just announced plans for a stock exchange with Naver Corporation. Naver is South Korea’s main internet platform – launched in 1999. Naver is the world’s first operator to feature a search engine that...
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Chinese-Japanese boy group WARPs UP release video for new trilingual Trap tune ‘One Hundred degrees’

The music video for ‘One Hundred degrees’, the latest track by Chinese-Japanese boy group WARPs UP, was released on YouTube, January 22. WARPs UP ‘One Hundred degrees’ music video: Following ‘Hali Gali’ in November 2020 and...
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Actress Song Yoo-jung and Rapper Iron Pass Away

According to the news, South Korean model and actress Song Yoo-jung has been reported to have passed away on January 23rd, at the age of 26. The cause of her death has been revealed as a result of suicide. Song began her career as a model for...
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Executives Fined for Produce 101 Vote Rigging

Two management company executives in South Korea have been awarded penalty for rigging votes in favor of their trainees on Produce 101. (Produce 101 is a K-pop talent competition franchise created by CJ E&M, a South Korean entertainment...
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New Eurobeat YouTube Channel Broadcasts Non-Stop Mixes 24 Hours A Day!

Fans of Eurobeat music, look out for HI-BPM STUDIO 24/7 Live Radio! This new YouTube channel launching January 21 will feature non-stop mixes of Eurobeat classics, broadcasting 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. HI-BPM STUDIO 24/7 Live Radio: ...
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Samsung Heir Receives Prison Term Again

South Korea’s largest company – Samsung’s vice chairman Lee Jae-yong (a.k.a Jay Y Lee in the West) is currently serving time in prison. This is the second time that he has been imprisoned since around 4 years ago.  This Monday, the...
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Seungri additionally indicted for assault

Seungri, a former member of the popular Korean pop act Big Bang has now been additionally charged with a new special assault, the general military court of South Korea’s Ground Operations Command announced. Seungri, whose real name is...
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Japanese dance/vocal group Da-iCE set YouTube alight with videos including the theme song for ‘ONE PIECE’

When Japanese dance and vocal group Da-iCE release their new album ‘SiX’ on January 20, it will include three huge hits that are currently burning up YouTube and Japanese music streaming sites. ‘DREAMIN’ ON’ is the main theme song...
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