K-Pop News 240624: AESPA, ATEEZ, RIIZE & more

Welcome to our K-Pop roundup for June 24, 2024! Today, we explore AESPA’s stunning Hot Mess outfits, ATEEZ making K-pop concert history, RIIZE hitting their second million-seller achievement, and more. From new music releases to fan meeting updates, here’s everything you need to know.

AESPA praised for powerful Hot Mess outfits


AESPA is drawing praise for their outfits for their new Japanese single Hot Mess. The outfits, by Berlin-based brand Namilia, are designed to promote awareness and support for women and the queer community.

The bold fashion choices sparked significant discussions and highlighted AESPA’s commitment to important social issues. Their outfits are emblazoned with impactful messages, showing that the group uses their platform for advocacy beyond music.

ATEEZ makes history at Mawazine Festival


ATEEZ has made history as the first K-pop group to headline the Mawazine Festival in Morocco. Their groundbreaking performance marked a significant milestone, expanding K-pop’s influence into new territories.

The event was a testament to ATEEZ’s global appeal and their ability to connect with fans worldwide. Their energetic and dynamic stage presence left a lasting impression, further solidifying their status as a leading K-pop act on the international stage.

RIIZE tops weekly album charts


RIIZE is setting records with their debut mini-album RIIZING. The album topped the weekly album charts, giving RIIZE consecutive million-seller status after their debut single album Get A Guitar.

This remarkable success underscores their rising popularity and the strong support from their fanbase. RIIZE’s achievement so early in their career signals a promising future and cements their position in the K-pop industry.

Jungkook breaks record with Standing Next to You

Jungkook of BTS

BTS member Jungkook has set a new record with his solo track Standing Next to You. It is now the fastest K-pop solo track to reach 700 million streams on Spotify, overtaking Jimin’s Like Crazy. This achievement highlights Jungkook’s immense popularity and the global appeal of his music.

More recently, Jungkook released his latest single Never Let Go, as part of BTS FESTA 2024, making the group’s 11th anniversary.

Stay tuned for more updates and insights into your favorite artists and groups.

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