K-pop News 140923: HWASA, EL7Z UP, KEP1ER, BTS V and More

Hwasa’s I Love My Body Achieves 20 Million Views in Record Time

K-pop News 140923: HWASA

Hwasa’s empowering single I Love My Body has reached a remarkable milestone, amassing over 20 million views within just a week of its release. On September 14, Hwasa’s new agency, PNATION, confirmed the news. The music video not only gained rapid views but also secured the top spot on YouTube’s Trending Worldwide Chart just a day post-launch. Additionally, the track dominated iTunes charts in eight countries and secured the eighth position on Billboard’s world digital song sales.

EL7Z UP Makes a Splash with CHEEKY Debut

K-pop News 140923: EL7Z UP

The project girl group EL7Z UP, winners of Mnet’s Queendom Puzzle, have officially debuted with their vibrant title track CHEEKY. Released on September 14, the music video showcases the group’s dynamic energy and theatrical flair, capturing the attention of fans and critics alike.

Blackpink’s Jisoo Takes the Lead on Wikipedia

K-pop News 140923: Blackpink's Jisoo

Next in the news Blackpink’s Jisoo has been crowned the most popular individual female idol on Wikipedia for the month of August 2023. With nearly 300,000 views, Jisoo’s global influence is undeniable. Wikipedia, a user-driven online encyclopedia, serves as a reliable indicator of public interest and credibility, further solidifying Jisoo’s standing in the global entertainment scene.

Jini Steps Out Solo with An Iron Hand In A Velvet Glove

Former NMIXX member Jini is all set to embark on her solo journey with her debut mini-album, An Iron Hand In A Velvet Glove. While the release date remains under wraps, the buzz surrounding Jini’s next chapter is palpable. She recently signed with ATOC, formerly known as UAP, and announced a partnership with Sublime Agency, promising a variety of upcoming activities. What amazing news!

KEP1ER Unveils Magic Hour Tracklist

Girl group KEP1ER is gearing up for their comeback with their fifth mini-album, Magic Hour. The tracklist reveals a diverse range of songs, including the title track Galileo, and hints at collaborations with various producers. The album is slated for release on September 25.

TOMORROW x TOGETHER Teases Back for More with Anitta

The countdown is on for TOMORROW x TOGETHER’s new Latin pop/disco-inspired single, Back for More, featuring Anitta. The full music video will be released on September 15 at 12 AM EST. The group recently showcased a performance version of the song at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards, where they also won the Push Performance of the Year award.

BTS V’s Love Me Again Surpasses 100 Million Spotify Streams

BTS’s V, also known as Kim Taehyung, has achieved another streaming milestone. His solo track Love Me Again has crossed the 100 million streams mark on Spotify, making it the fourth song under his profile to reach this milestone. The song is from his recently released solo album Layover.

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