Here is our roundup of all the sizzling K-pop news that you absolutely can’t afford to miss for September 7, 2023:
V’s Solo Album Layover: A Hanteo Record-Breaker
BTS’s V has set the music industry abuzz with his solo album Layover, which has not only received critical acclaim but also shattered Hanteo records. Selling over 2 million copies within just 6 hours of its release on August 8, 2023, the album has topped the Hanteo chart for an entire week. The title track Slow Dancing has also conquered iTunes charts in over 100 countries.
Seventeen’s Roman Holiday: Filming for Youth Over Flowers
Seventeen have been spotted at an airport in Rome, Italy, fueling speculations about their involvement in Na Young Suk PD’s travel show Youth Over Flowers. A representative from tvN has confirmed the filming, although details are being kept under wraps for a smooth and safe production process. The group recently concluded their FOLLOW tour in Japan and had promised to appear on the tvN show during their The Game Caterers 2 YouTube series.
TXT’s Unprecedented Pre-Order Success
TXT, also known as TOMORROW BY TOGETHER, is making waves with their upcoming album The Name Chapter: Freefall. The album is in the news for amassing an incredible 2.35 million pre-orders in just eight days, breaking their previous records. Scheduled for release on October 13, the album is already generating industry buzz. Adding to the excitement, TXT will be performing Back for More with Anitta at the 2023 MTV VMAs, marking their first appearance at the event.
EXO’s D.O. Releases Romantic Animated MV for I Do
EXO’s D.O. has unveiled a romantic animated music video for his pre-release track I Do, which is part of his upcoming solo mini-album Expectation, set to drop on September 18. The music video narrates a beautiful love story, capturing the hearts of fans and critics alike.
INFINITE’s Hong Kong Concert Cancellation
INFINITE has announced the cancellation of their Hong Kong concert due to communication issues with the local organizer. The agency has issued an apology and assured fans that they are working hard to prevent any ticketing-related damages.
Hot news! Loossemble is set to release their self-titled debut album next week, featuring tracks in both Korean and English. All members have contributed as lyricists, and the album also features a song written by LOONA’s Yves.
STAYC’s Special Gift: New Song Premiere at Seoul Concerts
The final K-pop news of the day comes from STAYC. The girl group is all set to unveil a brand-new song at their upcoming TEENFRESH concerts in Seoul. The song, which was worked on alongside their recent mini-album, will be a special treat for fans attending the concerts.
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