K-pop News 060124: NEWJEANS, Jennie, RIIZE and more

Hello, K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News for January 6, 2023. Let’s get into today’s headline-making stories. Read about NEWJEANS’ Get Up album joining the billion club … BLACKPINK’s Jennie debuting her hit You & Me on TV, BTS Jimin and Jungkook adjusting to military life, and more.

NEWJEANS’ Get Up Achieves a Billion Streams on Spotify

NEWJEANS, the sensational girl group from HYBE ADOR, has reached a remarkable milestone with their second mini-album Get Up. According to the latest update from Spotify, Get Up has surpassed a total of 1 billion streams! This makes it their third project to achieve this feat, following New Jeans and OMG.

Released on July 21, 2023 … The six-track album includes hits like New Jeans, Super Shy, ETA, Cool With You, Get Up and ASAP. Remarkably, the album reached this streaming milestone just 5 months and 2 weeks after its release. This sets a record for the group’s fastest album to do so. Congratulations to NEWJEANS on this impressive achievement!

BLACKPINK’s Jennie Debuts You & Me on TV

BLACKPINK’s Jennie recently appeared on KBS 2TV’s music talk show The Seasons – Lee Hyori’s Red Carpet, captivating audiences with her first television performance of You & Me.

The show, which premiered on January 5, provided the perfect platform for Jennie to showcase her vocal talent and artistic versatility. Her performance has since garnered widespread praise from fans and critics alike.

SHINEE’s Minho Releases Stay for a Night MV

SHINEE’s Minho has unveiled his new single Stay for a Night, a moody R&B track featuring lo-fi guitar riffs and rhythmic drums. The song explores themes of loneliness in everyday life, with Minho contributing to the lyrics, offering a glimpse into his sentimental side.

Fans can look forward to seeing Minho perform Stay for a Night live at his first fan-con, ‘2024 Best Choi’s Minho Fan-Con – Multi-Chase,’ scheduled for January 6-7 at the Jangchung Indoor Arena.

BTS’s Jimin & Jungkook Adjust to Military Life

Recent photos from the ROK Army’s 5th Infantry Division in Yeoncheon, Gyeonggi Province, show BTS members Jimin and Jungkook adjusting well to military life.

The photos, taken after their successful completion of CBR training, depict the duo confidently integrating into their new roles. Fans have expressed their relief and amusement at seeing the members, particularly noting Jungkook’s natural leadership qualities and Jimin’s youthful appearance.

RIIZE Releases Love 119 Performance MV

RIIZE, the boy group from SM Entertainment, has released a performance music video for their new single Love 119. The video features the group in school uniforms, performing energetically in a gymnasium. Love 119 is a song about finding a life-saving love, and the performance MV showcases RIIZE’s youthful energy and charm. Fans are encouraged to watch the MV and share their thoughts on this latest release from RIIZE.

And that concludes our K-pop News roundup for January 6, 2024. Thank you for reading and have a good week ahead!

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