K-Pop News 260524: TWICE, NEWJEANS, AESPA and more

Welcome to today’s K-pop roundup! We’re celebrating significant milestones, enjoying exciting new releases, and sharing heartfelt updates from our favourite stars. Dive in to catch up on the latest buzz in the K-pop world on May 26, 2024.

TWICE Exceeds 20 Million Total Album Sales Since Debut

K-Pop News 260524: TWICE

JYP Entertainment recently announced that TWICE has surpassed 20 million album sales in Korea and Japan since their debut in 2015. With 43 albums, including solo and group releases, TWICE has reached a milestone of 20,013,182 albums sold—14,565,638 in Korea and 5,447,544 in Japan.

This achievement solidifies TWICE’s status as one of the most influential K-pop girl groups of all time. Celebrating their tenth anniversary … TWICE continues to be active with various projects. This includes their latest comeback album WITH YOU-th, which topped the Billboard 200 chart.

They are preparing for their fifth world tour READY TO BE in Japan this summer, and member Nayeon is set for a solo comeback in June with her mini album NA. TWICE will also release a full-length album DIVE in July.

AESPA Brings Dystopian Vibes to New Armageddon MV Teaser

K-Pop News 260524: AESPA

AESPA has released a teaser video for their upcoming music video Armageddon, hinting at a unique sci-fi horror concept. The dystopian visuals accompany a heavy hip-hop beat, staying true to AESPA’s signature style.

Watch the MV teaser below:

‘Exhuma’ Actress Jung Yun-Ha Reveals Cancer Battle

In a heartfelt revelation, Exhuma actress Jung Yun-Ha has shared that she is battling cancer. On May 25, her agency C-Jes Studios confirmed her announcement, stating she is waiting for test results and may go on a hiatus for recovery.

In a now-deleted Instagram post, Jung Yun-Ha disclosed her diagnosis and recent surgery, expressing her struggles and seeking understanding from fans. Jung Yun-Ha, who debuted as a commercial model in 2007, has been active in movies since 2018 and most recently appeared in Exhuma.

NEWJEANS to Donate All Proceeds from University Festival Performances to Charity

NEWJEANS has announced their decision to donate all proceeds from their university festival appearances. Starting with Korea University’s festival on May 25, NEWJEANS will engage with students and fans at seven different universities through May 31.

Known for their philanthropic efforts, NEWJEANS has previously donated over 99 million KRW (about USD 72,000) to support hearing-impaired individuals with limited financial resources.

Zico Cancels Upcoming Performance Due to Laryngitis

On May 26, KOZ Entertainment announced that Zico would be cancelling his performance at Yonsei University’s Akaraka Festival due to laryngitis.

Diagnosed with a vocal cord infection, Zico was advised to rest and recover, prioritizing his health. The agency requested understanding and support from fans and emphasized their commitment to Zico’s well-being.

And that’s all the latest K-Pop news we have for May 26, 2024.

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