BTS

Wanted: New K-Pop band, American style

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 03:16 GMT

The company behind South Korean boy band BTS on Wednesday announced a project to find the next K-Pop sensation, through a global audition program that is expected air in the United States in 2022.

South Korea's BTS snags first ever Grammy nomination for a K-Pop band

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 04:04 GMT

South Korean boy band BTS on Tuesday snagged the first ever Grammy nomination for a K-pop band, taking the worldwide sensation a step closer to winning the music award.

Shares in K-pop group BTS' management label Big Hit drop after debut

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 03:20 GMT

Shares in Big Hit Entertainment defied the pre-listing hype to dip on their first day of trade on Thursday, giving the management label of South Korean superstar K-pop group BTS a market valuation of 8.7 trillion won ($7.61 billion).

Big-brand BTS promotions disappear as band sparks uproar in China

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 12:34 GMT

South Korean boyband BTS is facing a barrage of criticism in China after its leader made remarks about the Korean War and several big-name brands, including Samsung.

After blowing up Billboard chart, K-pop colossus BTS eyes Grammys 'Dynamite'

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 11:35 GMT

Fresh from scoring Korea’s first-ever no. 1 hit on the main U.S. Billboard music chart, K-pop juggernaut BTS on Wednesday set its sights on a standalone performance at next year’s Grammy Awards.

The mobilising power of the BTS ARMY

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 11:22 GMT

BTS, the South Korean supergroup, is known for churning out hits and energising a growing global fan base.

Global K-pop fans emerge as political force, but some in South Korea worry

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 02:28 GMT

Some tech-savvy followers of K-pop music have emerged as increasingly active players in American politics, but in the birthplace of the genre, South Korean fans are wary that their favorite artists will be pulled into foreign partisan fights.

South Korea's BTS boyband management apologises over bar visit

Tue, 19 May 2020 - 01:47 GMT

SEOUL (Reuters) - The manager of South Korea’s popular boyband BTS has apologised on behalf of one of its members who went to a bar in April, contrary to government advice.

BTS fans keep fervor alive amid coronavirus outbreak

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:48 GMT

South Korea has reported over 8,400 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with 84 deaths.

With K-pop back in U.S. spotlight, Korean-American stars take hope

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 01:01 GMT

Tens of thousands of fans eagerly rode the wave of Korean pop or K-pop this weekend at a convention in Los Angeles, the world’s entertainment capital.

Foo Fighters top Billboard, K-Pop's BTS scores huge U.S. debut

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 07:48 GMT

Foo Fighters scored the top spot on the Billboard 200 album charts with "Concrete and Gold," while South Korean boy band BTS the best entry.

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