Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News for October 14, 2023. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT) breaking sales records with their comeback, the latest happenings with BTS members Jungkook, Jimin and V, and updates with rapper Jessi and girl group TWICE. Dive into this week’s K-pop News Digest to catch up on the most buzzworthy moments and milestones that have captured the hearts of fans worldwide.
TXT breaks sales record with The Name: Chapter Freefall
TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT) continues to make waves in the music industry with their latest album. Their 3rd full album, The Name: Chapter Freefall, has achieved a staggering sale of over 1.9 million copies on its first day of release. This impressive feat further cements TXT’s position as one of the leading K-pop groups in the industry.
Jungkook accidentally reveals V’s TikTok account
Jungkook may have accidentally exposed the personal TikTok account of his BTS group mate V, also known as Kim Taehyung. Fans noticed Jungkook had followed, then quickly unfollowed an account named @henssnun0hv. The account had liked videos of dance covers of V’s Slow Dancing, as well as videos related to BTS. The account’s profile picture also showed part of a face that resembled V, leading fans to believe that this was the singer’s personal account. ARMYs immediately rushed to view the account, which has over 1.7 million followers at the time of writing.
Jimin surprise appearance at V’s solo fan meeting
BTS member Jimin never misses an opportunity to surprise ARMYs, and support his fellow members. Today, he made a surprise appearance at V’s first solo fan meeting, after V invited him to attend. Both Jimin and V delighted fans by performing together and playing some games on stage, showcasing the close bond between BTS members.
Jessi is making healthier lifestyle choices
Renowned rapper Jessi has made significant changes to her lifestyle. In a recent episode of Yoo Jae Suk’s talk show Pinggyego, she revealed that she quit smoking electronic cigarettes earlier this year. Additionally, she has stopped tanning, emphasizing that her work now takes precedence over her appearance. Jessi’s decisions have been met with support from fans, who noticed her healthier appearance.
TWICE hits a new milestone with The Feels
Girl group TWICE has achieved another milestone with their music video for The Feels, which has garnered over 400 million views on YouTube. Released in 2021, The Feels is the group’s 10th music video to reach this impressive view count. The song took approximately two years and 12 days to hit the 400 million mark, showcasing TWICE’s enduring popularity.