Here is your K-pop News for October 20, 2023! It was a bustling day in the Korean Entertainment world filled with triumphs, announcements, and new beginnings.
From TXT’s first win for their latest track to MONSTA X’s Hyungwon announcing his military enlistment, let’s get into it.
TXT Clinches First Win for Chasing That Feeling
TXT has secured their first music show victory for their latest hit, Chasing That Feeling, on Music Bank. Although the episode was not broadcast due to other programming, TXT outshined NCT 127’s Fact Check with a score of 8,897 points.
Their new album, The Name Chapter: FREEFALL, has already shattered records, selling over 2.25 million copies in its first week.
MONSTA X’s Hyungwon Announces Military Enlistment
Hyungwon of MONSTA X has revealed his military enlistment date as November 14 through a heartfelt letter to fans.
Expressing a mix of relief and concern, Hyungwon thanked his fans, MONBEBE, for their unwavering support and promised to return stronger.
Netflix’s Doona! Releases DREAM SWEET’s Full MV
The much-awaited romantic drama Doona! premiered on Netflix, accompanied by the release of a full music video for The Whispering Spell by the idol group DREAM SWEET.
The group features Suzy, Go Ah Sung, Simeez, Rian, and Janet Suhh, adding another layer of excitement to the drama.
OH MY GIRL Announces First Fan-Concert Oh My Land
OH MY GIRL to hold their first in-person concert in nearly five years, titled Oh My Land. The concert is scheduled for November 25, with tickets going on sale at the end of October.
TEMPEST’s Hwarang to Undergo Surgery
Hwarang from the boy group TEMPEST will be taking a temporary hiatus to undergo shoulder surgery. The announcement came from Yuehua Entertainment, stating that Hwarang will focus on his recovery.
Kwon Eun-Bi Teases Like Heaven MV
Kwon Eun-Bi has released still cuts for her upcoming music video Like Heaven, set to drop on October 24. The teaser images showcase a calming beachside concept, heightening anticipation for the release.
PIXY Gears Up for Comeback
Girl group PIXY announced their comeback with a new digital mini-album scheduled for release on October 24. This marks their second comeback of the year, following their mini-album Chosen Karma in March.
ENHYPEN’s Tamed-Dashed Hits 100 Million Streams
ENHYPEN’s 2021 single Tamed-Dashed has reached a new milestone, accumulating over 100 million streams on Spotify. This makes it their sixth song to achieve this feat.
From milestone achievements to heartfelt announcements, October 20 was a day filled with significant moments in the K-pop industry.
As artists continue to break records and make personal strides, the world watches in anticipation of what’s next. Stay tuned for more updates and developments in the K-pop world.
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