These are the latest buzzworthy moments in the K-pop world on Sept 24, 2023. Each makes headlines for their own unique reasons. From record-breaking achievements to surprise appearances, the industry continues to keep fans on their toes.
Jungkook Announces Second Solo Single ‘3D (feat. Jack Harlow)
BTS’s Jungkook has thrilled fans with the announcement of his second solo single, 3D (feat. Jack Harlow), set to drop on Sept 29 at 1 PM KST. Revealed via Weverse, the news came with promotional Hero Film teasers and ‘1D’ concept photos. Described by BIGHIT MUSIC as an R&B pop track, 3D explores multi-dimensional perspectives on unrequited love. The agency promises fans will witness Jungkook’s artistic growth since his last release, Seven.
Lisa Breaks IU’s Spotify Record with Just Two Songs
In a stunning achievement, BLACKPINK’s Lisa has shattered IU’s previous record for the highest annual streams by a female K-pop soloist on Spotify. With a whopping 677 million streams in 2023, Lisa eclipsed IU’s 2021 record of 675 million. Remarkably, Lisa accomplished this feat with only two songs released in late 2021, showcasing her incredible staying power.
BOYNEXTDOOR Delivers Energetic Live Performance of But Sometimes
Rookie boy group BOYNEXTDOOR keeps the momentum going with a lively performance of their latest title track, But Sometimes, from their debut mini-album WHY... Released on Sept 24, the bonus clip features the members in a vibrant setting, adding a fun twist to the upbeat song.
Irene’s Unexpected Appearance at SM Town Jakarta Concert
In a delightful twist, RED VELVET’s Irene made a surprise appearance at the SM Town’s Jakarta concert on Sept 23, despite earlier reports of her sitting out due to health concerns. Joy, a fellow member, shared that Irene chose to perform because she wanted to connect with their Jakarta fans despite not feeling her best.
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