K-Pop News 180224: Jennie, Jungkook, Shuhua & more

Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News Digest for February 18, 2024. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about new Spotify records set by BLACKPINK’s Jennie and BTS’ Jungkook, (G)I-DLE member Shuhua revealing the stress of being a K-pop idol, 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.

Jennie’s One of the Girls hits 200 million Spotify streams


BLACKPINK’s Jennie has made history with her song One of the Girls, becoming the first K-pop act to reach 200 million streams on Spotify in 2024. The song, a collaboration with The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp, has been a consistent chart-topper, maintaining its position in Spotify’s Top 50 for over 100 days.

Jungkook’s GOLDEN sets new Spotify record

Jungkook of BTS

Besides Jennie, BTS’ Jungkook also set a new Spotify record for K-pop artists. His debut solo album GOLDEN has been on Spotify’s Top Albums Global Chart for 15 consecutive weeks. This achievement marks him as the K-pop solo artist with the longest-running streak on the chart.

(G)I-DLE’s Shuhua reveals exhausting schedule

Shuhua of (G)I-DLE

Shuhua from (G)I-DLE got candid recently during an interview for a YouTube show. She discussed the challenges of her demanding schedule, as well as the tough process of preparing for (G)I-DLE’s album releases. Despite this, she has no regrets, and hoped that fans would continue to support the group in the future.

AESPA’s Winter surprises fans with new hairstyle

Winter of AESPA

AESPA’s Winter has shocked fans with a dramatic transformation, debuting platinum blonde hair at the Hanteo Music Awards. Her new look, which contrasts sharply with her previous red locks, has been praised for adding an edgy flair to her image.

X:IN teases 2nd mini album The Real


Girl group X:IN has released teaser photos for their upcoming 2nd mini album The Real. The photos showcase a refreshing and fun-loving side of the group, contrasting with their previously released chic and sultry concept photos. The album is set for release on February 25.

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