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BTS NCT DREAM: May set to be big month for K-pop fans May is going to be a big month for K-pop fans, with a plethora of stars sharpening themselves up to return to the stage with new songs. Among them are BTS, NCT DREAM and OH MY GIRL, which will vie for the top...
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BTS wins 4 nominations at 2021 Billboard Music Awards BTS has clinched nominations in four categories ― the most for the K-pop superstars ― in the upcoming 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) set for next month. The seven-member act was nominated in the categories of Top Duo/Group, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Social Artist and...
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BTS 2nd English single ‘Butter’ on May 21 K-pop sensation BTS is ready to come back next month with the cheerful summer number “Butter,” its agency said Tuesday. The “fun and upbeat summer song,” which will be the seven-piece act’s second English single following “Dynamite” released last year, will drop globally in a digital version...
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Youn Yuh-jung of Minari wins Oscar for best supporting actress Youn Yuh-jung has won best supporting actress at this year’s Academy Awards for her performance in the immigrant film “Minari,” becoming the first South Korean to win an acting Oscar. At the awards ceremony held at Union Station in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday (U.S....
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BTS Bang Bang Con 21 peak simultaneous 2.7 million viewers The number of peak simultaneous viewers of the latest online concert streaming event by K-pop group BTS surpassed 2.7 million, the boy band’s agency said. The milestone figure was announced by Big Hit Music one day after “Bang Bang Con 21” ― comprised of some...
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The new SBS series Taxi Driver The new SBS series, “Taxi Driver,” is set to air starting Friday, delivering hard-boiled action and a cathartic storyline of “good versus evil.” “The series is about rescuing crime victims who are on the edge of despair, and about delivering a message to real-life victims that they are not...
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Apologizes over racist jokes about BTS Only about a month after a German radio host came under fire for his racist comment on K-pop behemoth BTS, Chilean comedians have infuriated its fans again with racist jokes about the global stars. Chilean channel Mega, which aired the controversial spoof on its comedy show “Mi Barrio,” on...
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‘Dynamite’ sets the longest stay on Billboard Hot 100 The digital single “Dynamite” by K-pop megastar BTS has made history as the longest-charting song by a Korean act on the Hot 100 singles chart of the U.S.-based Billboard. In the latest update of the rankings on April 5, “Dynamite” finished 30th for its 32nd consecutive...
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Busan One Asia Festival 2021 The Busan One Asia Festival (BOF), a major annual K-pop event, will kick off online next month in this southeastern port city due to concerns over the new coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Sunday. According to the Busan Tourism Organization, BOF 2021 will be streamed online from May 6-9 from the...
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BTS criticizes anti-Asian racism “We feel grief and anger,” Joining the widening “Stop Asian Hate” movement, triggered by the recent deadly shootings in Atlanta, K-pop boy band BTS condemned racial discrimination and violence in a resolute Twitter message Tuesday. “We feel grief and anger,” BTS said in a message posted both in Korean and English...
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