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.
KPOP: Becoming an Idol has Launched on Kickstarter!K-Pop Board Game Launches with 20% Discount and Exclusive Cards KPOP: Becoming an Idol has launched on Kickstarter! The Kickstarter page is live (Link Here) and backers are already putting their orders in for the highly anticipated board game. 2...
Hideki Matsuyama Becomes First Japanese Golfer to Win MajorsThe Augusta National golf tournament wrapped up April 11, 2021 with Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama taking home the green jacket. Matsuyama finished 10 under par during the tournament, scoring Japan’s first ever Master’s win. The 29-year-old...
HYBE formerly known as Big Hit Entertainment has merged with Ithaca HoldingsHYBE (formerly Big Hit Entertainment) has made it public that they are acquiring a 100 percent stake in Ithaca Holdings, which includes SB Projects and internationally successful artists like Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato....
BTS Release New Japanese Single “Film Out”BTS’s music video “Film Out” has also been unveiled, from the group’s upcoming Japanese-language album BTS, the Best. The song was written by BTS members with Iyori Shimizu, the vocalist of Japanese rock power trio Back Number. “The...
Dreamcatcher Stunned Audiences With Their Duality in “CROSSROADS”The rock influenced septet walked the boundaries between reality and fantasy with their third online concert that streamed on the MyMusicTaste platform. They left fans in awe with their limitless talents showcased in their two-night show on...
BTS Condemn Anti-Asian Racism in StatementThe members of South Korean pop group BTS shared their feelings about racial discrimination and criticized the recent rise of hate crimes against AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) in an emotional statement via Twitter. They also...
AmPm drop new house track ‘Tokyo’ via up-and-coming Dutch label Sushi Muzik, and make history as the first Japanese artist to release an NFT track!They have already racked up a variety of hits featuring guest vocalists from around the world. And on, March 19, Japanese production duo AmPm released ‘Tokyo’ – a new track that pays homage to the dance music of their roots, expressing their...
Nike and H&M Boycotted by ChinaH&M, Nike and international brands are currently being boycotted by the people of China, due to their stand against the nation’s use of harsh labor in producing cotton by Uyghur people in Xinjiang, China. (Xinjiang is home to 11 million...
Brave Girls Keep Winning on Music ChartsKpop’s new rising star girl group, Brave Girls, continue to reach the top of various music charts with their SK military-fav single “Rollin”’. The track, which was released back in 2017, is holding up the No.1 spot on Gaon’s...
TVXQ Yunho Could Be In More Trouble Than You KnowThe latest news on TVXQ’s Yunho, is that he has been dropped from Mnet’s show “Kingdom: Legendary War” after violating social distancing rules at an illegal escort bar in Seoul, in February. The reps of Mnet claimed,...
Japan Bans Spectators From Abroad at OlympicsIt has been agreed upon that spectators from outside of Japan will be excluded from the Tokyo Olympics, which is to be held in 4 months. This was announced at an online meeting held by the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese and...
BTS Agency Announces New Name and Biz PlansBig Hit Entertainment, the company famous for housing BTS, has officially changed its name. On March 19, the company held a presentation from the Big Hit Labels YouTube channel and announced to the world that their new name is “HYBE.” This name...
BLACKPINK’s Rosé Album Breaks RecordsRosé has set new records for herself as a solo artist, without her fellow BLACKPINK members this time. The 24-year-old’s first solo album “R” sold a staggering 282,674 copies on the first day since the release of her album “R” on...
Baekhyun to Drop His Album March 30SM Entertainment confirmed that Baekhyun will be back with his third solo album “Bambi” on March 30. The EXO member’s new EP will include six songs with the title track “Bambi,” and will be available for streaming starting...
BTS Wins Big At Japan Gold Disc AwardAlthough BTS failed to win a Grammy this year, they managed to collect eight trophies from Japan Gold Disc Award – a major Japanese music awards show – setting a new record as a non-Japanese artist. On the 35th Japan Gold Disc...
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