BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ music video surpasses 1.6 billion views

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 11/23/2022

The music video for BTS’ “Dynamite” reached 1.6 billion views on YouTube, label Big Hit Music said Tuesday. It became the band’s second video to reach the milestone, after that of “Boy With Luv (Feat. Halsey).” “Dynamite,”…

Blackpink’s Lisa tops 700M views with ‘Money’ dance video

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 10/24/2022

Lisa of Blackpink hit 700 million views on YouTube with the performance video for her solo single “Money,” YG Entertainment announced Friday. The video is the quartet’s 11th to reach the milestone. “Money” is from Lisa’s solo…

Blackpink dance video for ‘Shut Down’ logs 10 million views in 12 hours

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 09/21/2022

The performance video for Blackpink’s “Shut Down” surpassed 10 million views on YouTube in just half a day. It has earned a total of 20 million views, as of this writing. “Shut Down” is the main track…

Blackpink’s ‘Pink Venom’ debuts on Billboard’s Hot 100 at no. 22

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 08/31/2022

Blackpink’s single “Pink Venom” hit the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart at no. 22, according to the publication on Monday in the United States. This is the highest spot for a K-pop female act, although the group’s…

BTS collab hits Billboard Hot 100 at no. 10

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 08/17/2022

BTS’ collaboration with Snoop Dogg and Benny Blanco debuted at no. 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100, according to the tally dated Aug. 20. The single “Bad Decisions” featuring Jin, Jimin, V and Jungkook of BTS will be…

BTS members to release collaborative single with Snoop Dogg, Benny Blanco

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 07/21/2022

Four BTS members — Jin, Jimin, V and Jungkook — will drop a collaboration project with United States producer-singer-songwriter Benny Blanco and rapper Snoop Dogg next month, the K-pop group’s agency said Thursday. The song “Bad Decisions”…

‘Crash Landing on You’ couple Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin to wed in private ceremony

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 03/31/2022

Top actors Hyun Bin, 39, and Son Ye-jin, 40, are getting married in a private wedding ceremony Thursday, March 31. Set to be held at Grand Walkerhill Seoul in Gwangjin-gu, eastern Seoul, Hyun and Son’s parents, relatives…

First case of pet with COVID-19 confirmed in S. Korea

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 01/24/2021

SEOUL — A kitten has tested positive for the new coronavirus in the first virus case involving a pet reported in South Korea. “During a recent tracking process involving a mass outbreak, health authorities found that a…

S. Korea’s notorious child rapist released from prison amid strong protests

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 12/13/2020

SEOUL — Cho Doo-soon, one of South Korea’s most notorious child rapists in recent memory, was released from prison on Saturday amid strong protests against the heinous criminal’s return to society. Cho served a 12-year term for…

BTS gets festive with ‘Dynamite’ holiday remix

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 12/13/2020

SEOUL — With just two weeks left until Christmas, BTS on Friday unveiled a holiday remix version of its upbeat chart-topping song “Dynamite.” The remix version, released at 2 p.m., shows the band singing in front of…

S. Korea decides against tightening rules amid third wave

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 11/30/2020

SEOUL — The South Korean government once again defied its own COVID-19 blueprint and decided against moving up to a higher level of social distancing despite recent metrics that support more intensive intervention. In announcing the decision…

BLACKPINK’s ‘Ice Cream’ racks up 400 million views on YouTube

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 11/18/2020

SEOUL — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s music video “Ice Cream” has topped 400 million views on YouTube, its management agency said Tuesday. The music video hit the milestone around 2 p.m. Monday, some 80 days after its…

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