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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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YG Entertainment Global Audition One of Korea’s largest management agencies YG Entertainment is holding a global audition for a new boy group. On April 12, YG Entertainment announced that they are planning on holding a global audition for a new boy group titled, ‘2021 YG New Boy Group Audition at Home’. YG Entertainment said that...
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You Quiz on the Block BTS effect The 99th episode of tvN’s variety show, “You Quiz on the Block,” featuring K-pop titan BTS, set its highest rating on Wednesday. It garnered a 6.74 percent viewership rating nationwide, with 8.21 percent in the Seoul metropolitan area, according to Nielsen Korea. This is the highest record for...
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Bukchon Hanok Village in Indonesia
Bukchon Hanok Village was established on Java Island, Indonesia. As the skyline was blocked by the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID 19), it was made for Indonesians who dream of visiting Korea. Bukchon Hanok Village in Indonesia According to ‘Kompas.com‘ on the 22nd, the Park modeled after Bukchon Hanok Village will open at the Tasikmalaya tourist...
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As the era of coronavirus pandemic stretches on further, shopping at a touch of the fingertips from home has certainly become the new norm. Yet in bid to compete in a retail industry that is losing all boundaries, Hyundai Department Store is offering a whole new look of what the megasized retail outlet of the...
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Global superstar BTS has set another record, this time by claiming No. 1 on the Billboard’s Artist 100 chart for a 16th week, the most for a group act. The seven-piece act ranked No. 1, up to four notches from the previous week, on the metric that measures artists’ popularity across album and track sales,...
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Gov’t prepares for vaccine shots as 1st batch of 1.5 million doses begins to ship Trucks and ships carrying the first batch of some 1.5 million doses of coronavirus vaccines headed across the country Thursday, marking the start of the long-awaited vaccination program in South Korea, where COVID-19 cases are nearing 90,000 since the first...
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K-pop superstar BTS performs at iHeartRadio Music Festival
K-pop sensation BTS was the most tweeted about the musician in the United States last year, the band’s agency said Monday. In a recent survey by Twitter, BTS topped the list of 2020 most tweeted about musicians in the U.S., followed by Kanye West, Beyonce, and Drake, according to Big Hit Entertainment. Other South Korean...
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One of the largest concerns faced by immigrant women living in South Korea after getting married to a South Korean national is dealing with legal problems caused by various illegal acts, a civic support group for female immigrants said Tuesday. The Seoul Counseling Center for Migrant Women reported 11,125 cases of counseling related to legal...
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KCON, a major K-pop and Korean culture festival that draws millions of viewers each season, will be held online again next month amid the prolonged coronavirus pandemic, its organizer said Tuesday. The third season of the online event, titled “KCON:TACT,” will stream from March 20-28 through YouTube and the Mnet K-pop channel for global fans...
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