Butter by BTS breaks YouTube and Spotify day-one streaming records

Spotify have discounted almost half of the first 24-hour streams for their chart as fans may have streamed Butter too much.

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 .

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…

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…

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…

Spotify look to launch in South Korea this year

Melon, Bugs!, and YG are going to have their eyes keenly on Spotify as it looks like they may finally launch in South Korea in 2020. South Korea has become one of the hottest places…

How to distribute music on Bugs!

Share your music with new audiences on Korea’s largest music store, Bugs! South Korea boasted 8.5 million subscribers last year. If you fancy a piece of this continually growing market, we can help get your…