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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.

Jay Park hosts KBS 30-year-old traditional music talk show ‘The Seasons – Jay Park’s Drive’ premieres on February 5th

On the 17th, a press conference for the music talk show ‘The Seasons – Jay Park’s Drive’ was held at KBS New Building in Yeouido, Seoul. On this day, the production presentation was attended by main performers such as...
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Four LOONA Members Win Lawsuit Against BBC

Following Blockberry Creative (BBC) expelling Chuu from LOONA, nine members (Kim Lip, Heejin, Jinsoul, Choerry, Yves, Haesul, Yeojin, Gowon, and Olivia Hye) filed to have their exclusive contracts suspended. Initially, BBC claimed these...
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BTS’ Jimin’s solo debut in February… Big Hit “Will announce once the schedule is confirmed”

Jimin, a member of BTS, is about to make his solo debut. On the 16th, a source from Big Hit Music, the agency of BTS, announced, “The schedule of Jimin’s solo debut will be announced once it is finalized.” Previously, Donga reported on...
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Global superstars TAEYANG (of BIGBANG fame) and Jimin of BTS came together January 13, 2023, for one of the most anticipated and unexpected K-Pop releases of the 2020s. Listen to “VIBE (feat. Jimin of...
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K-POP Club Night 2023

We are excited to bring you the news that the powerful and heartwarming new movie BROKER starring Song Kang-ho and Ji-eun Lee (IU) will be in theatres across Canada starting this Friday Jan 13th. Check your local listings for showtimes (and...
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In Theatres Across Canada January 13th Directed by: Hirokazu Kore-eda Starring: Song Kang-ho, Dong won-Gang, Ji-eun Lee, Doona Bae, Joo-young Lee Five years after winning the Palme d’Or for Shoplifters, Academy award nominated filmmaker...
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This year’s Gen-Z shopping trend will continue to be ‘Newtro craze…’ Announcement of Ably Shopping Trend Keywords

Style commerce platform Ably announced this year’s shopping trend, ‘A.T.T.E.N.T.I.O.N (Attention)’ on the 12th. This year, it is expected that the ‘Y2K (fashion that was popular from the late 1990s to the early 2000s)’ style will...
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SM Entertainment will hold a large-scale global audition ‘2023 SM Global Audition’

‘2023 SM Global Audition’ will be held in Busan, Daegu, Gwangju and Daejeon, starting with Seoul, Korea on the 28th. It will be held in 6 cities in Japan in March, and the host country will be released sequentially. ‘SM...
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Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Shares Baby News

Japanese tennis star and four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka will miss the 2023 tennis season after announcing she and her boyfriend, Grammy-nominated rapper Cordae, will be welcoming a child this year. “Can’t wait to get back on the...
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BLACKPINK to Headline Coachella

On January 10, 2023, the release of the official Coachella lineup confirmed BLACKPINK will be one of the headliners at this year’s event. Prior to the announcement, rumors circulated on social media the YG Entertainment quartet would be...
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Omega X Announce Lawsuit Win

Following the news that Omega X sued Spire Entertainment due to ongoing abuse allegations, the 11-member group announced they won their lawsuit against the Spire Entertainment. The group’s been granted an injunction suspending their...
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Will the movie Parasite be made into a game? Nexon-Barunson ‘Contents IP’ Alliance

Nexon leaps forward as a global comprehensive content company that crosses games and movies. To this end, it became the largest shareholder of ‘AGBO’, the Avengers production company in Hollywood, USA last year, and recently...
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TEEN TOP CHUNJI, New Year’s energy with fans… Successful live event in Japan.

TEEN TOP CHUNJI held “too late TEENTOP CHUNJI LIVE & RELEASE EVENT” from the 6th to the 9th to commemorate the release of his first solo album in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. CHUNJI, who met with domestic fans through various...
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2023 “K Food” Trend…CJ CheilJedang is expanding its territory, Baek Jong-won coming up with “Baek Ramen”, and the MZ generation is into zero-sugar

This year, CJ CheilJedang will advance into new countries beyond US, Europe, and Japan to expand its ‘K-Food’ territory in earnest. Choi Eun-seok, CEO of CJ CheilJedang, said on the 8th, “We will make full-fledged entry into countries...
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XG’s highly-anticipated 3rd single ‘SHOOTING STAR’ to be released on January 25th! With all members receiving a dramatic makeover.

XG’s second single ‘MASCARA’ reached No. 1 on the iTunes chart in 17 regions, as well as the Spotify Viral 50 in 21 regions. More recently, XG made a huge impact with their rap performance, ‘GALZ XYPHER’, blowing up...
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