K-Pop News 180124: Jungkook, Jimin, Jisoo and more

Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News Digest for January 18, 2024. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about Jungkook topping the Billboard 200 chart for 10 weeks, see Jimin’s latest military graduation photo, the new Alo ad campaign featuring Jisoo, and more. Check out today’s K-pop News Digest to catch up on the most buzzworthy moments and milestones that have captured the hearts of fans worldwide.

Jungkook’s Billboard 200 reign

BTS's Jungkook unveils his anticipated solo album 'GOLDEN', spotlighting the lead track 'Standing Next To You

BTS’s Jungkook continues to make history with his solo album GOLDEN, maintaining a remarkable 10-week streak on the Billboard 200 charts. The album’s title track, Standing Next to You, also claimed the 76th position on the Hot 100.

This achievement marks Jungkook as the first Korean solo artist to sustain such longevity on the Billboard 200, further solidifying his global music influence.

Jimin’s father shares photos of military graduation

Jimin's father shares photos of military graduation

BTS’s Jimin’s father recently shared a touching letter and photos of Jimin from his military trainee graduation ceremony. In the photo caption, Jimin expressed gratitude to the ARMY for their support and reflected on his military journey.

The photos showed Jimin in his uniform, marking the completion of his basic training and the beginning of his official military service.

Jisoo’s new ambassador role for Alo

BLACKPINK’s Jisoo has created a buzz online with her new role as the ambassador for the brand Alo. The announcement was followed by stunning pictures of Jisoo modeling the brand’s clothing, showcasing her beauty and elegance.

The photos, featuring Jisoo in athletic wear, received much attention, with many items selling out quickly after the release.

NCT unveils sub-unit NCT WISH


NCT has officially unveiled its last sub-unit, NCT WISH. The group will have a simultaneous debut in Korea and Japan this February. The unit, previously known as NCT NEW TEAM, consists of Sion, Riku, Yushi, Jaehee, Ryo, and Sakuya.

They have already released a pre-debut single titled Hands Up and embarked on a pre-debut tour in Japan. They recently released a teaser film, WISH for our WISH, that shows off each member’s personality. Check out the MV below:

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