The Korean entertainment industry has given fans plenty to talk about in the past 24 hours. HallyuBeat presents our collection of K-pop news for September 6, 2023:
The Meteoric Rise of H1-KEY: From Viral Hits to Record-Breaking Sales
After their viral sensation Rose Blossom, H1-KEY is back, and they’re bigger than ever. Their new mini-album Seoul Dreaming sold a staggering 74,231 copies in its first week, marking a tenfold increase from their previous album. The group also clinched their first music show win, making them one of K-pop’s rising stars.
BLACKPINK Conquers Global iTunes with Game OST
BLACKPINK is back in the spotlight, this time dominating iTunes charts globally with their game OST for THE GIRLS. The animated music video features avatars designed in the style of their hit How You Like That.
Lisa Takes the Stage at Crazy Horse Paris
In another shocking K-pop news, BLACKPINK’s Lisa announced her upcoming performances at the iconic Crazy Horse Paris, eliciting mixed reactions from fans. Known for its provocative shows, the cabaret will feature Lisa in original numbers, adding a new dimension to her artistic repertoire.
Star-Studded Hosting Lineup for 2023 Asia Artist Awards
The 2023 Asia Artist Awards will feature a stellar hosting lineup, including Kang Daniel, Jang Won-Young and Sung Han-Bin. The event marks another milestone in the K-pop industry, as it will be held in the Philippines for the first time.
Kim Min-Jae Announces Military Enlistment
Actor Kim Min-Jae has revealed his military enlistment date, set for September 18. The actor expressed his mixed feelings but promised to return as a more enriched individual.
From record-breaking sales to international performances and upcoming events, this week in Korean entertainment has been nothing short of spectacular.
Stay tuned for more updates in the ever-evolving world of K-pop and K-drama.