K-pop News 190923: (G)I-DLE, Jisoo, Lisa, Stray Kids and More

Here’s a roundup of the news stories that are making waves today, Sept 19, 2023.

(G)I-DLE Heats Up the Scene with English EP HEAT

K-pop News 190923: (G)I-DLE

The sensational K-pop girl group (G)I-DLE is turning up the heat with news of their first-ever English EP, aptly named HEAT. Slated for release on Oct 6, the album promises a sizzling mix of five tracks, headlined by the song I Want That.

Gyubin and Wonstein Team Up for Pre-Debut Track Doodle

K-pop News 190923: Gyubin

Up-and-coming songstress Gyubin, who’s already making waves in the industry, has unveiled her pre-debut single Doodle, featuring Wonstein. Released under Liveworks Company, the song is a melodious pop track that explores the bittersweet feelings of unrequited love.

RIIZE Strums Their Way to the Top of Chinese Music Charts

K-pop News 190923: RIIZE

SM Entertainment’s rookie group RIIZE, is making headlining news in China. Their debut single Get A Guitar has not only topped QQ Music’s Korean weekly chart but has maintained its position for two consecutive weeks. The track skyrocketed to the top within just 48 hours of its release, showcasing the group’s immense popularity among Chinese fans.

Jisoo Steps into the World of Cinema

K-pop News 190923: Jisoo

BLACKPINK’s Jisoo is set to grace the big screen in the upcoming South Korean mystery thriller, Dr. Cheon and Lost Talisman. Directed by Kim Seong-Sik and featuring an ensemble cast, the film is based on a popular Naver webtoon. Scheduled for a Sept 27 release, Jisoo will enchant audiences with the role of a Korean traditional fairy.

Lisa’s MONEY Choreography Video Hits 900 Million Views

BLACKPINK’s Lisa continues to break records as her MONEY performance video crosses the 900-million-view mark on YouTube. Remarkably, this milestone was achieved with a choreography video rather than an official MV, underscoring Lisa’s global appeal and star power.

EVNNE Hits the Bullseye with Debut Mini Album Target: ME

Next up in the news, The K-pop scene welcomes a rookie idol group EVNNE. They’re officially stepping into the spotlight with their debut mini-album Target: ME, which is packed with six tracks, including the lead single Trouble. The group has been teasing fans with a slew of pre-debut content like concept photos and highlight medleys, successfully building anticipation for their official activities.

STRAY KIDS Gears Up for Another Chart-Busting Album

JYP Entertainment has confirmed that STRAY KIDS is in the studio cooking up a new album. While the comeback date remains under wraps, the news has fans buzzing with excitement. This follows their third full-length album released in June, which shattered multiple music chart records. STRAY KIDS will kick off their STRAY KIDS 5-STAR DOME Tour 2023 Seoul Special UNVEIL 13 in Seoul from Oct 21 to 22, adding to the excitement.

And that’s a wrap for the news on Sept 19, 2023.

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