Why the future of music is looking so bright in South Korea

In an interview with For the Record, David Sang Wook Park talked about Spotify’s ongoing mission to link artists and fans in Korea and across the world.

BTS label and Universal to join forces and search for the next big K-pop boy band

New US K-pop label JV will be launched for the band by Geffen Records and Big Hit Entertainment, and the company partnership will also create new global opportunities for artists and fans.

Universal Music Group joins forces with K-pop labels to invest in livestreaming platform

Big Hit Entertainment, YG, Universal Music Group and Kiswe have teamed up with new investment in global livestream content platform VenueLive.

Spotify is now live in South Korea, the world’s 6th largest music market

Spotify has launched in their 93rd market and the home to the global stars of K-Pop, bringing their streaming library to South Korea .

The Korean label behind BTS just invested $60m+ in rival K-Pop label

Big Hit Entertainment have just made a big investment in their competitors, the label behind stars like BLACKPINK and Psy.

Blackpink become the first K-pop group to surpass 50m subscribers on YouTube

South Korean girl group Blackpink with over 50 million subscribers are now the second most subscribed artist on YouTube after Justin Bieber. After a huge push from the release of their latest album last Friday,…

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…

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…