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  • World News

    South Korea looks to amend military service laws, because of one music band… BTS

    South Korea has certainly come out of its creative shell over the past 2 decades and now making inroads into all levels of international creative endeavour, including TV, music and film. But for the young people, principally men, who are involved in these careers, they have a major hurdle – South Korea’s compulsory conscription that requires all men to serve…

  • World News

    American Music Awards – BTS, first Asian band to win Artists of the Year

    South Korean band BTS had a huge night at the American Music Awards. They not only won the highly coveted ‘Artist of the Year’, they also picked up the Best pop song of the year and Best duo or group. Significantly, BTS are the first Asian musicians to pick up the main award in an otherwise white-washed US pop industry.…

  • Entertainment

    BTS make musical history with a slice of ‘Butter’

    Four #1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 12 months! South Korean band BTS have made history again with ‘Butter’, topping Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart this week… the 4th #1 hit from the 7-member BTS on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles chart in 1 year, following ‘Dynamite’ and ‘Life Goes On’, and their collaboration on the ‘Savage…

  • World News

    Is this the next big change in pop music? The winners of the IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award, BTS

    https://youtu.be/bFmUwmQZ30A 2020 IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award. In the past 8 years the IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award has been given to Ed Sheeran, Adele, One Direction, and Taylor Swift and Drake. BTS are backed up by ARMY, their huge fanbase. The power of ARMY. The IFPI represents the recorded music industry worldwide. It’s…

  • Entertainment

    BTS smashes YouTube records with ‘Boy With Luv’ music video

    BTS, Halsey, Boy With Luv, YouTube, record A YouTube record has been surpassed. No… SMASHED. Korean pop kings BTS’ video for their 2018 “Fake Love” received 35.9 million views in its first 24 hours, making it the biggest 24 hour debut of 2018 and the third biggest 24 hour debut of all time. But that’s nothing compared to the impact…

  • Entertainment

    Will music history repeat itself this Saturday? The Beatles vs BTS

    Beatles, BTS, Boy with Luv, Persona, Saturday Night Live February 19, 1964 was a big day in music history. The most popular show in the US at the time, and musically extremely influential, was the Ed Sullivan Show. What now seems to be a rather stiff, old-fashioned variety show was, at the time, a maker and breaker for new music…

  • World News

    BTS sweeps first night of Asian Music Awards

    BTS did not attend the first night of the 2018 Mnet Asian Music Awards, but the group’s presence was still felt, as its team swept four awards at the event. The AMAs are being spread across three events in three countries this year. Held Monday at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul, the first part of the three-day event saw awards…

  • Thailand News

    Mind the gap! Bangkok BTS Skytrain startles passengers with open-door drama

    A video clip of a Bangkok BTS Skytrain running with one of its doors wide open left passengers and netizens shocked. The footage, which quickly spread around the world online, was captured on a BTS Skytrain in Thailand. A TikTok user, under the account @star111042, shared the video, warning others not to stand or lean against the doors. The video…

  • World News

    J-Hope of BTS to begin mandatory military service

    J-Hope of BTS has become the second member of the K-pop group to begin his mandatory military service in South Korea. J-Hope, a member of K-pop supergroup BTS, has cancelled his request to delay enlistment, the group’s agency said Sunday, in a move to join the country’s military service. The 29 year old singer had previously applied for a postponement…

  • Entertainment

    Thai superstar Lisa wins K-Pop MTV Video Music Award

    Pop superstar, member of K-Pop sensation Blackpink, and now, MTV Video Music Award winner – Thailand native Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban just set a new milestone with her win. The award went to her solo debut song and video for “LaLisa” which broke the Internet when it was released last year. When Lisa released the video for her debut single “LaLisa”…

  • World News

    “It’s a hiatus, not a breakup.” Superband BTS announce extended break.

    Pop kings BTS, the South Korean band that broke through music’s bamboo ceiling, is having a break after 9 years. The septet have had outstanding global success and amassed, not only the most numerous, but also the most engaged fandom in music history – the BTS ’ARMY’. This year BTS won three of the top awards at the American Music…

  • Thailand News

    BTS urges passengers not to cross their legs while sitting

    Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain is asking for cooperation from the passengers to avoid crossing their legs while sitting on the train during a rush hour to avoid annoying people… Yesterday, the official Facebook page รถไฟฟ้าบีทีเอส (BTS Skytrain) published a post saying… “We ask for your cooperation, please do not cross your legs while sitting on the skytrain. Admin would like to…

  • World News

    BTS score their second win as ‘Global Recording Artist of the Year’ from International Federation of the Phonographic Industry

    Superstar K-pop band BTS have won the The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s 2021 Global Recording Artist of the Year award, again. It’s the second year in a row for the seven-member group. BTS again received the award based on their worldwide performance across digital and physical music formats over the past 12 months. Around the world, BTS were…

  • World News

    BTS promotes Samsung’s ocean cleanup campaign in ‘Galaxy for the Future’ MV

    In a new music video, South Korea’s BTS is promoting the recycling of ocean-bound plastics and the use of eco-conscious packaging for the new Samsung Galaxy S22 Series smartphones. The MV capped off last night’s Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event, which saw the release of Samsung’s newest devices, with an eco-friendly emphasis on their Galaxy for the Planet initiative and the…

  • Entertainment

    BTS Covid scare – RM, Jin and Suga test positive

    Even the world’s Number 1 band isn’t immune from Covid. South Korea’s BTS, the 7-member K-Pop supergroup, have announced that 3 of their members have tested positive for Covid 19. Big Hit Music have revealed that, RM and Jin tested positive for Covid just 1 day after fellow member Suga was also diagnosed with a positive test. All members received…

  • Travel Guides

    Top 10 Hotels to Stay at Near Bangkok BTS Stations

    Bangkok is known as one of the most visited cities in the world. Thus, its public transport network is intricate and can accommodate crowds of travellers. This allows explorers to conquer any part of the city by simply hopping onto the BTS Skytrain or MRT, which offers cheap, safe and fast transportation. Furthermore, as each area in Bangkok offers a…

  • World News

    BTS smash YouTube records with their new song “Butter” and are courted by Rock royalty

    On Thursday the internet-of-music went into a minor churn when the band Queen’s Twitter account commented about the forthcoming BTS release of ‘Butter’, the South Korean band’s second full-English track. “Are you ready, hey are you ready for this? Another One Bites The Dust.” Was Queen doing a collaboration with the 21st century’s biggest music act? A quick listen to…

  • Bangkok News

    K-Pop’s BTS launching pop-up in Bangkok May 1

    Thai BTS fans are celebrating as the first official BTS pop-up in Thailand is set to open in Bangkok on May 1. The world-famous K-Pop group will launch the Map of the Soul pop-up at EmQuartier in Bangkok. Until now, Thai fans, or ARMY as they are known, have waited while pop-ups shops were launched around the world. The exhibit…

  • World News

    BTS are the Time Magazine Entertainer of the Year 2020

    Music supergroup BTS has been named Entertainer of the Year by Time Magazine, capping another year ascending through the bamboo ceiling of the world’s music industry. The South Korean K-Pop group, who debuted in 2013, has become the world’s most popular band thanks their meaningful lyrics, themed albums, an army of adoring fans (who are actually called ARMY), positive messages and…

  • Thailand News

    BTS are the Time Magazine Entertainer of the Year 2020

    Music supergroup BTS has been named Entertainer of the Year by Time Magazine, capping another year ascending through the bamboo ceiling of the world’s music industry. The South Korean K-Pop group, who debuted in 2013, has become the world’s most popular band thanks their meaningful lyrics, themed albums, an army of adoring fans (who are actually called ARMY), positive messages and…

  • Thailand News

    BTS release ‘Be’ on November 20, their production company valued at US$4 billion

    “Even in the face of this new normality, out life goes on and imparts a message of healing to fans and to the world.” Big Hit, the label behind South Korea’s mega pop outfit BTS, have announced that pre-orders have already started this week and general release of their new album is due on November 20. They’ve described the highly…

  • Entertainment

    How BTS became the biggest band in the world

    Even if you’d been living under a rock you’ve probably heard someone mention the band BTS. The South Korean group has risen up through the ranks of K-Pop – a Korean musical blood sport – since 2013. From very humble beginnings indeed, they’ve risen from pimply youngsters with a dream into a 7-member powerhouse in the world’s pop industry. How…

  • World News

    BTS looks to a Grammy nomination after scoring their first Billboard #1 single

    After scoring South Korea’s first-ever #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, K-pop supergroup BTS now says it’s set its sights on a standalone performance at next year’s Grammy Awards, perhaps even a nomination or an award. BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) are RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook, and have fought over their 7 years together to…

  • World News

    BTS release their first all-English track ‘Dynamite’, and it’s a disco bop!

    The world’s most popular music group, BTS, have released their most anticipated track since the septet launched back in 2013. Really… most anticipated? Well, the song’s retro-vibed bop has obliterated the record for the biggest YouTube premiere, looking almost certain to eclipse the 100 million view mark in 24 hours. BTS’s long struggle to the top of, firstly South Korea’s…

  • Entertainment

    South Korean supergroup BTS suspends their world stadium tour

    South Korea’s hugely successful music export, BTS, are suspending their world stadium tour over worries about the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Map to the Soul Tour, was to build on the back of the success of their latest album, Map to the Soul:7, one of this year’s biggest selling albums in the world and, underlining the achievement, its…

  • World News

    World’s biggest band launch their new album “Map of the Soul: 7” BTS

    From the first determined drum stroke in the new BTS music video (below) you get the sense that these guys mean business for their new album. The music video for their first official single ON kicked over more than 70 million views in its first 2 days since launch. The world’s biggest band BTS – in terms of album sales,…

  • Việt Nam

    BTS, Nu’est, Seventeen rộ tin ‘về chung nhà’

    Sáng nay, theo tờ Sports DongA, Big Hit Entertainment đang mua lại Pledis Entertainment – công ty chủ quản của Nu’est, Seventeen. Báo Hàn khẳng định Pledis có thể hoạt động dưới dạng công ty con của Big Hit và các nghệ sĩ cũng sẽ chuyển về tòa nhà mới dự kiến hoạt động tháng 5/2020 của Big Hit ở…

  • Thailand News

    BTS is Thailand’s most-streamed act on Spotify for 2019

    …and the most streamed K-Pop act in the world. Another year of music is about to play its final chords. Streaming services, a mere curiosity a decade ago, are now the main source of revenue for many artists. In 2019, Streaming music will account for 80% of industry revenues, nearly US$9 billion this year. Bangtan Sonyeondan, better known around the world…

  • Việt Nam

    BTS bội thu giải thưởng tại MMA 2019

    Ảnh: Soompi Tại lễ trao giải Melon Music Awards 2019 (MMA 2019), BTS đại thắng khi nhận được tới 7 giải thưởng, đồng thời cũng mang về chiếc cúp thứ 21 và chính thức trở thành nghệ sĩ giành nhiều giải thưởng nhất của MMA. Tại lễ trao giải MMA 2019 diễn ra tối 30/11, các chàng trai BTS thắng…

  • Events

    “Broadway in Bangkok, unplugged” – Musical theatre comes to Bangkok in November

    PHOTO: Daniel Koek and cast. Daniel played the lead role of Jean Valjean in the original production of Les Misérables at the Queens Theatre Two of the brightest international musical superstars, are returning to Thailand next month to perform in a new show called Broadway in Bangkok…unplugged. If you missed Big Mango Production’s last amazing concert in January, then here…