December 19, 2018Wrapping up 2018, Billboard released two lists, one ranking the 20 best K-pop albums and the other for songs. BTS, Red Velvet and Shinee’s Jonghyun were especially recognised atop the lists.
December 11, 2018BTS, which became the first South Korean act to land atop the Billboard album charts, has scored its first ever Grammy Award nomination for its album 'Love Yourself: Tear'... but not for its music.
December 5, 2018Spotify has released their annual look back in music. Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza holds on to the top spot once again on the Most Streamed Local Artistes list. Siti also held the No. 1 position last year.
October 26, 2018Tickets for a documentary starring K-pop boy band BTS have been going like hot cakes, with some venues selling out within 30 minutes of release. Burn The Stage: The Movie was only scheduled to be released on Nov 15 in 32 GSC cinemas nationwide, with only two screenings at each venue.
July 19, 2018
Love Yourself: Tear
And so K-pop finally did it – blasting its way to the top of the elusive American music charts. But is the historic success of BTS merely a construct of feverish fan reception?
Soul-baring intro Singularity immediately dispels detractors. Vocalist V is all mysteriously husky...
July 16, 2018The Los Angeles Police Department is looking into a death threat made against South Korean pop singer Jimin, a member of BTS. The star boy band is scheduled to perform in the United States in September.
January 3, 2018K-POP act BTS may be making waves overseas – they performed at Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest show on Sunday – but have come in only fourth in a Singer Of The Year poll in South Korea.
October 18, 2017BTS
Love Yourself: Her
Big Hit Entertainment
WHEN this latest album by BTS (also known as Bangtan Boys) debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album charts, it marked a monumental K-pop moment – it was the highest an album from that genre had ever gotten on the chart.
K-pop had been trying to penetrate the US music market...