BTS livestreams to the rescue? Big Hit Entertainment sees soaring revenues despite COVID

The South Korean record label behind one of the world’s biggest musical phenomena, boy band BTS, has seen an incredible year so far despite the huge, global impact of Coronavirus. Big Hit Entertainment have placed…

BTS – Dynamite breaks YouTube Premiere and 24-hour records with over 100m views

K-pop band BTS break two YouTube records after the release of their new music video ‘Dynamite’ last Friday. Dynamite managed to pull in over 3 million peak concurrents, as well as over 100 million views…

BTS label Big Hit Entertainment move closer to their IPO

The huge South Korean label are moving to the next stage in launching their IPO in which they hope to raise $1.6 billion. Big Hit Entertainment are the huge South Korean entertainment label behind the…

Over 3/4 of a million people paid to watch BTS livestream a concert last week

With all of their concerts cancelled for the foreseeable future BTS took to the web to HUGE success. Over 750,000 people tuned in to watch BTS’s ‘Bang Bang Con The Live’, their livestreamed online performance….

BTS’s label Big Hit Entertainment partner with live video tech startup Kiswe

Kiswe Mobile sign a partnership deal with Big Hit Entertainment to help provide the technology for live streaming concerts. Kiswe Mobile are a video technology startup founded in 2013 that provide the tech behind live…

BTS’s record label file IPO, looking to raise $1.6 billion

Big Hit Entertainment, the South Korean label behind hit pop group BTS, has filed for an IPO looking to raise up to 2 trillion won. In March we reported that Big Hit Entertainment were looking…

Spotify celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islanders in music this month

Spotify have launched ‘Our Roots. Our Sound.’ to join Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. In case you didn’t know it’s Heritage Month for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, we’ve told you thrice now…

Coronavirus will cancel gigs and festivals

As the China-born virus spreads around the world it’s starting to make an impact on events and could be damning as festival season approaches. The Coronavirus has become an international discussion as it hops from…

The label behind BTS look to raise billions of dollars in an IPO

South Korean mega-label Big Hit Entertainment are moving to an IPO with potential valuations of up to $5 billion for the BTS birthing company. If you don’t know BTS then welcome out from the rock…

Watch BTS join James Corden for Carpool Karaoke (video)

South Korea’s biggest hit-makers right now joined the Late Late Show host for a cruise around New York with some sing-a-longs. BTS are one of the biggest acts in the world at the moment. The…