Melon Music Awards 2023: NewJeans wins two of four top honors, while IVE, NCT Dream each take one
NewJeans took home five awards at the Melon Music Awards (MMA) 2023 on Saturday, including Song of the Year and Artist of the Year, just a year and four months since its debut.
HYBE artists take major awards at 2023 MAMAs
The 2023 MAMA Awards wrapped up its two-day ceremony with special performances and live speeches by K-pop stars at the Tokyo Dome, in front of 80,000 audience members.
MAMA Awards 2023 roundup: Seventeen wins Album of Year, NewJeans wins Arist of Year, Song of Year
Boy band Seventeen won Album of the Year with "FML," its 10th EP, at the 2023 MAMA Awards on Wednesday, wrapping up the two-day ceremony.
NewJeans, IVE dominate Apple Music K-pop charts with hit songs
NewJeans charted six songs in the top 10 of Apple Music’s Top Songs of 2023 Korea, and IVE also had two of its songs make the same chart.
Remaining BTS members to begin military services next month, reports say
BTS members RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook will start their military services on Dec. 11 and 12, reports said Wednesday. A HYBE official speaking to the Korea JoongAng Daily said they "cannot comment on the location or date."
New BTS documentary coming to Disney+ in December
A documentary series titled "BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star," covering the past 10 years of BTS and the members' personal journeys, will premiere on Disney+ next month, with two episodes uploaded every Wednesday.
BTS grabs its sixth MAMA Award for Worldwide Icon of the Year
BTS won its sixth Worldwide Icon of the Year award at the 2023 MAMA Awards on Tuesday, the first day of the two-day ceremony at Tokyo Dome.
Busan’s World Expo hopes dashed after Riyadh selected as host
Despite years of lobbying and promotion by Korean politicians, businesses and celebrities, Busan fell short in its bid to host the 2030 World Expo, which was awarded to Riyadh in a vote by members of the world fair body in Paris on Tuesday.
K-pop album exports reach record high
K-pop album exports surpassed $230 million in October. The United States was the top importer, while exports to China dropped.
K-pop artists score high on Billboard's year-end charts
K-pop artists took over Billboard's year-end charts and sported their global popularity this year, with artists such as Fifty Fifty, Jungkook, Stray Kids and NewJeans placing their names on Billboard's 2023 wrap-up report.