K-Pop News 090524: ILLIT, NCT DREAM, STRAY KIDS & more

Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News Digest for May 9, 2024. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about ILLIT reaching a Spotify streaming milestone, new music from STRAY KIDS and ZEROBASEONE, NCT DREAM announcing new tour dates, 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.

ILLIT hits streaming milestone


ILLIT has rapidly ascended to the upper echelons of K-pop by amassing an impressive 17 million monthly listeners on Spotify. This milestone places ILLIT ahead of industry giants BLACKPINK and NEWJEANS, highlighting their explosive popularity and broad appeal. Their unique musical style clearly makes them one of the standout K-pop acts of the year.

STRAY KIDS comeback in July

Stray Kids

STRAY KIDS is gearing up to shake the music scene with their latest EP Rock Star, dropping on July 19. The group is known for their dynamic energy and innovative music, and fans are eagerly awaiting to see how their sound has evolved in this latest project. This comeback is poised to reestablish their presence in the industry and add another chapter to their creative legacy.

NCT DREAM announces tour expansion

NCT Dream

NCT DREAM expands their global reach with tour dates across North and South America, and Europe for their The Dream Show 3: Dream Scape tour. This tour promises to bring their captivating performances to a wide international audience, showcasing their versatility and broadening their fanbase. Fans can experience their latest music live and get up close with the group across various global cities.

ZEROBASEONE drops new MV teaser


ZEROBASEONE has released a teaser for their upcoming MV Feel the Pop, from their album You Had Me at Hello. The teaser shows viewers a vividly crafted fantasy world, setting the stage for what promises to be an innovative video. This release highlights their artistic vision and cement their reputation as a group to watch in K-pop.

SM Entertainment to launch new girl group

SM Entertainment has announced its plans to debut a new girl group by the end of 2024. This move is part of SM’s ongoing strategy to innovate and expand its roster with fresh talent. Reports say the upcoming group will bring a new flavor to the K-pop scene. It also underlines SM’s commitment to fostering the next generation of music icons.

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