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BTS Suprasses Taylor Swift’s 28-Week Record On Billboard Chart, Trails Justin Bieber

BTS Suprasses Taylor Swift's 28-Week Record On Billboard Chart

After breaking the record set by One Direction as the musical group with the most number of weeks on the Billboard Social 50 chart, BTS has broken yet another record on the American chart. This time, the K-pop group has surpassed Taylor Swift’s 28-week  record on top of the charts. BTS has maintained its foothold on the charts since it entered the Billboard Social 50 in October 2016. With 29 weeks on the chart, they managed to edge out the “Red” singer who stayed on it for 28 weeks. This achievement makes BTS as the artists with the second most number of weeks on the Billboard Social 50. They trail Justin Bieber who has set a remarkable record for his “Purpose” album with 161 weeks on the chart.     It can be recalled that before smashing Taylor Swift’s record, BTS also surpassed Rihanna and Miley Cyrus who both had a 21-week streak on Billboard Social 50. BTS also destroyed One Direction’s 8-week record on the chart long before. During the recent Billboard Music Awards, BTS won the Top Social Artist Award beating Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Shawn Mendes. The boys charted a milestone as the first

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G-Dragon Scores Win On Music Core, Inkigayo Despite Lack Of Live Performance, Gaon Chart Decision

G-Dragon Scores Win On Music Core

Even with the recent decision of Gaon Chart to disqualify G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” from its sales tally due to a technicality, the BIGBANG leader is managing to overcome the odds by doing well on music shows. He charted wins in Inkigayo and Music Core despite not being able to perform live in the shows. According to Soompi , G-Dragon’s “Untitled 2014” won over PSY’s “New Face” and “I Luv It” on the long-running SBS music show. G-Dragon also took his first win on Music Core as his “Untitled 2014” went head-to-head against SISTAR’s “Lonely” and TWICE’s megahit “Signal.” The performance of G-Dragon’s album on music shows and music charts were expected to be affected by Gaon Chart’s decision since their stats are used by shows like Inkigayo and Music Core to determine their weekly winners. Music Bank and M! Countdown use stats provided by Hanteo, which accepted “Kwon Ji Yong” as a legitimate album. It can be recalled that Gaon Chart refused to accept G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” as an album because it was released in a USB format. In its decision, it cited that the USBs didn’t contain the songs itself but rather links in which users can

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Sentencing For Female Trainee Involved In BIGBANG T.O.P’s Case Draws Flak From Netizens

Sentencing For Female Trainee Involved In BIGBANG T.O.P's Case Draws Flak From Netizens

The female trainee involved in BIGBANG T.O.P’s drug case has just received her sentence and it is being met by mixed reactions from netizens. Some social media users feel like the sentence is too light while some of the rest are thinking that this will have an impact on T.O.P’s case as well. According to Soompi , the first trial for Han Seo Hee, the female trainee that was reportedly with T.O.P. when he smoked marijuana last year, was given a sentence of four years of probation. However, if she commits a repeat offense during the probation period, she will have to face a three-year prison sentence. The trainee in T.O.P’s drug charge was also ordered to attend 120 hours of drug rehabilitation and was fined a fee of 870,000 won. The Seoul Central District Court took into account the fact that Han Seo Hee purchased psychotropic drugs LSD and marijuana multiple times and used them. The trainee was also found to have purchased marijuana while she was being investigated by authorities. However, in giving the sentence, the court took account that Han Seo Hee did not have any prior criminal record. Netizens who are commenting on the thread section

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Sandara Park Teases Upcoming Youtube Channel ‘Dara TV’

Sandara Park Teases Upcoming Youtube Channel 'Dara TV'

Sandara Park is getting ready to roll out her own youtube channel soon. This comes a great news to fans who have been waiting for months for the former 2NE1 member to finally get started on the streaming platform. Sandara, in her recent Instagram  post, gave a short snippet of what fans can expect from her youtube channel which she entitled “Dara TV.” The youtube channel seemed to have a fashion concept as Sandara gave her fans a sneak peek into the contents of her bag. Among the items that Sandara showed were her beauty and hygiene essentials — – a lip tint, mouthwash, toothpicks, Q-tips, Vitamin C, charger with a cute smiley face, blush, iPod, inhaler, allerscreen, tissues, and perfume spray. Her improved confidence and flourish in unveiling the items seems to be a product of her recent hosting gig with InStyle’s “Get It Beauty.” While the clip from the Instagram showed no subtitles, Sandara assured in a tweet that she will be including English subtitles on Dara TV for the benefit of her international fans. It can be recalled that several months ago, Sandara teased that she will be releasing a youtube channel but her busy schedule in

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YG Announces New Tour Dates For G-Dragon’s ‘Act III:MOTTE’, Check Whether Your City Is Included Here!

YG Announces New Tour Dates For G-Dragon's 'Act III:MOTTE'

YG Entertainment has announced the addition of five more cities to G-Dragon’s “ACT III: MOTTE” World Tour. Due to insistent public demand, the show will now have additional stops in Manila, HongKong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Taiwan. According to Soompi , the addition of the five cities to the world tour will bring the total to 24 cities where the BIGBANG leader will be performing. Aside from the five new cities that have been announced, G-Dragon’s fans in Brazil are also campaigning online through the hashtag #MOTTEinBrasil to add their location to the World Tour. After kicking off his “Act III:MOTTE” tour in Seoul on June 10 where he featured guests like IU, whom he recently collaborated on for her comeback track “Palette,” and former 2NE1 leader CL, with whom he performed the song “The Leaders.” G-Dragon also wowed the crowd for a two night show in Macau, the second stop of his tour. G-Dragon’s next stop will be in Singapore on June 24 and 25 before he takes on Bangkok on July 7 and 8. The BIGBANG leader will not have a break as he flies to Seattle to kick off the North American leg of is tour on

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Apink Releases Teaser Poster For ‘Pink UP’ Comeback Album

Apink Releases Teaser Poster For 'Pink UP' Comeback Album

It is a big year for Apink as they celebrate their 6 th  debut anniversary this year. The milestone is made even more memorable by the scheduled comeback of the K-pop girl group. To drum up the excitement for their return, Plan A Entertainment has released a teaser for their 6 th  mini album “Pink UP!” The teaser  is very girly and is dominated by the color pink while the album title Pink UP seems to be tied to a string. Apink’s poster also showed some bubbles, adding to the fun vibe of the teaser poster. According to Soompi , Apink has also earlier released the track list of their upcoming comeback. There will be a total of six songs on Pink UP, perhaps as an homage to their sixth year as a K-pop group and because their upcoming album is their sixth mini album. Apink’s “Pink UP!’s” title track, it was revealed will be entitled “Five.” There will be five other songs on the album as well including Eyes, Evergreen, Always and another version of “Five” in instrumental form. Apink’s 6 th  mini album is expected to be released on June 26, at 6pm KST. Fans are already eagerly

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UP10TION Confirms Comeback On June 29, Physical Album To Release In July

UP10TION Confirms Comeback On June 29

Summer is shaping up to be an eventful season for K-pop. K-pop idol group UP10TION announced that they are making a comeback on June 29. According to All Kpop,  UP10TION will be ending the month with their online release. They will also be one of the first K-pop groups to release their physical album on July 3. Unfortunately for fans, Wooshin will still not be participating in the group’s activities as he has been advised to take a break due to mental stress. It was announced  last year that the UP10TION member received a lot of hate from fans after he was reported to have assaulted Jeon So Mi. TOP Media, the group’s label, explained in a statement that Wooshin’s mentality has greatly been weakened by stress and that he will be taking a break from the group’s activities until he is fully recovered. In order to drum up excitement for their upcoming album, UP10TION recently released their latest set of warm up photos featuring Wei, Hwanhee, and Kogyeol chilling out in skateboards.The report hinted that there will be more warm up photos that will be released in the following days leading up to the actual release of the album.

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‘ACT III: MOTTE’ World Tour Update: Here’s Everything That Happened + Everything You Can Expect From G-Dragon’s Concert

'ACT III: MOTTE' World Tour Update: Here's Everything That Happened + Everything You Can Expect From G-Dragon's Concert

To say that BIGBANG leader G-Dragon’s kick off concert for his “Act III: MOTTE” was an eventful comeback would have been an understatement. Not only was he greeted on stage by his superstar friends, he was also interrupted by an overzealous fan but the show must go on, and G-Dragon did so in flourish. The lead up to G-Dragon’s fourth solo concert was physically and mentally exhausting for the BIGBANG leader but for the kick off of his 19 city world tour, G-Dragon showed a side of himself that fans have hardly caught a glimpse of, making his concert a memorable experience for the YG artist and for his supporters. Here’s everything you may have missed at G-Dragon’s first stop of his “Act III: MOTTE” World Tour. G-Dragon sold out the venue in 8 minutes . Yes, G-Dragon sold out the 65,000-seater Seoul World Cup Stadium in eight minutes as soon as the tickets were made available. Talk about strong support from VIPs, BIGBANG’s official fandom as well as G-Dragon’s fans. “Kwon Ji Yong” achieved an All Kill an hour after release, topped iTunes charts in 40 countries . G-Dragon’s solo comeback album achieved an all kill in real time

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G-Dragon Hits Back At Gaon Chart For ‘Kwon Ji Yong’ USB Issue, Says Company Is Missing The Point Of Making Music

G-Dragon Hits Back At Gaon Chart For 'Kwon Ji Yong' USB Issue

Amid the debate on whether G-Dragon’s massively successful “Kwon Ji Yong” should be counted an an album even though it was released in USB form, the BIGBANG leader used his Instagram to speak up about the issue in a very personal message. He also took a dig at Gaon Chart for refusing to accept his album as a legitimate release and questioned the basis on which the company made its judgement. In his post , G-Dragon questioned how people whom he doesn’t even know were able to easily judge what counts as an album. While he did not directly name Gaon Chart on his post, he said that the company was missing the essence of creating and releasing music. He said that the packaging and form is a moot point that people need to get over. “The most important thing isn’t the external packaging or the attractive design, but the music, which can be listened to by anyone, anywhere, where my voice has been recorded: my songs,” G-Dragon emphasized. He further said that what stays with the listeners is the great melodies and the great lyrics, not anything else.  It comes as no surprise that G-Dragon would take the matter

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Hwang Chi Yeol’s ‘Be Ordinary’ Is Anything But Ordinary; Artist Tugs At Heartstrings With ‘A Daily Song’ MV [WATCH]

Hwang Chi Yeol's 'Be Ordinary' Is Anything But Ordinary; Artist Tugs At Heartstrings With 'A Daily Song' MV [WATCH]

To say that Hwang Chi Yeol’s comeback is one of the most anticipated return in the k-pop scene is an understatement. It is no wonder that his comeback track “A Daily Song” easily stole the hearts of his fans as soon as its MV was released. According to All Kpop , fans waited for 10 years before Hwang Chi Yeol’s return but his mini album “Be Ordinary” is the total opposite of his comeback title. While the title encourages Hwang Chi Yeol’s fans to embrace the ordinary, the extraordinary singer displays his amazing vocals and his artistry in his dramatic new song ” A Daily Song.” In Hwang Chi Yeol’s “A Daily Song” projects a depth of feeling and passion that the singer clearly depicts through dramatic scenery and his own storytelling. The expert vocalist evokes feelings from his listeners that only a seasoned artist like himself is able to compel. Based on early reports, Hwang Chi Yeol’s album already reached 100,000 units as soon as the music sites opened to accept orders. This came as no surprise because of the decade long wait that his fans have had to endure before getting new material from the artist. According to 

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