• BTS December 13, 2022 12:34 pm

    K-Pop Star Jin From BTS Reports to Boot Camp for Mandatory Military Service

    Jin, the oldest member of K-pop supergroup BTS, has begun his 18 months of mandatory military service at a front-line South Korean boot camp.

  • k-pop October 31, 2022 4:12 pm

    K-Pop Singer Lee Ji-han Dead at 24 in Seoul Crowd Crush Tragedy

    K-pop fans around the world are mourning the loss of singer Lee Ji-han. The young entertainer was among more than 150 people killed during a crowd rush at a Halloween celebration in Seoul, South Korea Oct. 29. He was 24. The following day, 935 Entertainment, which represents Ji-han, released a statement confirming the tragic news.  “We are sad to deliver such news today, but...

  • BTS October 7, 2022 9:09 am

    K-Pop Group BTS Members Face Possible Military Service in South Korea

    South Korea’s military appears to want to conscript members of the K-pop supergroup BTS for mandatory military duties, as the public remains sharply divided over whether they should be given exemptions. The commissioner of the Military Manpower Administration, Lee Ki Sik, told lawmakers on Friday that it’s “desirable” for BTS members to fulfill their military duties to insure fairness in...

  • BTS August 31, 2022 2:12 pm

    S. Korea May Conduct Survey on BTS Members' Military Duty

    South Korea may conduct a public survey to help determine whether to grant exemptions to mandatory military service to members of the K-pop boyband BTS. The issue of military service for the band’s seven members has been a hot-button topic in South Korea because its oldest member, Jin, faces enlistment in December, when he turns 30. The defense minister told...

  • BTS June 14, 2022 9:16 am

    BTS Announces Hiatus to Focus on Solo Careers

    This news isn’t going down smooth like butter. BTS‘s band members — who include RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook — announced they are taking a hiatus in a video posted to social media on June 14. “We’re each going to take some time to have fun and experience lots of things,” Jungkook said. “We promise we will…

  • BTS June 1, 2022 3:03 am

    BTS Visits White House to Discuss Combating Hate Crime Surge

    K-Pop sensation BTS is visiting the White House to discuss combating the rise in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans with President Joe Biden. Its appearance Tuesday brought superstar sizzle to an otherwise sad and scary topic. Band members J-Hope, RM, Suga, Jungkook, V, Jin and Jimin joined White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at her daily briefing with reporters on...

  • BTS May 31, 2022 1:04 pm

    BTS Speaks Out Against Hate Crimes, Xenophobia Towards AAPI Community

    Korean pop band BTS spoke from the White House Tuesday to celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and urge fans to embrace diversity and speak out against hate crimes against AAPI Americans.

  • BTS May 27, 2022 7:35 am

    K-Pop Sensation BTS to Launch New Show on Apple Music 1

    BTS will reveal their gradual journey to becoming K-pop superstars through a new Apple Music weekly limited series.

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