BTS drop 'Proof' first concept photo, fans say it gives ‘debut era war flashbacks’
BTS drop 'Proof' first concept photo, fans say it gives ‘debut era war flashbacks’

BTS members channel their original concept of Bulletproof Boy Scouts with the first set of concept photos for 'Proof'

iKON talk about B.I's exit and Bobby's marriage, fans hope to 'heal and move on'
iKON talk about B.I's exit and Bobby's marriage, fans hope to 'heal and move on'

While B.I aka Kim Hanbin is a successful soloist now, in 2019 he had to leave iKON when rumors of drug abuse cropped up against him

Brand and university slammed for erasing aespa's Giselle, fans say 'not this again'
Brand and university slammed for erasing aespa's Giselle, fans say 'not this again'

Previously, SM erased Giselle from the 'Zoo' collab as only the NCT members performed and replaced her rap

Is JJK1 coming soon? BTS Jungkook leaves for USA as fans await his 'drummer' avatar
Is JJK1 coming soon? BTS Jungkook leaves for USA as fans await his 'drummer' avatar

Fans are wishing BTS’ maknae Jungkook a safe flight for his solo USA trip as they wonder if he is working on the release of his solo mixtape JJK1

Treasure’s Yedam and Mashiho announce indefinite hiatus, boy group to promote as 10 members
Treasure’s Yedam and Mashiho announce indefinite hiatus, boy group to promote as 10 members

Two members of the YG Entertainment boy group Treasure announce their hiatus abruptly just as the label announces a new comeback for the 4th gen group

Jisoo almost missed Coachella? Blackpink star reveals 2019 injury
Jisoo almost missed Coachella? Blackpink star reveals 2019 injury

The K-pop star reveals she had to take painkillers and felt a sense of duty to give her all during historical Coachella 2019 stage

KBS under fire for clickbait video of Le Sserafim and IVE talking about Garam's hiatus
KBS under fire for clickbait video of Le Sserafim and IVE talking about Garam's hiatus

KBS creates a video praising Le Sserafim's OT5 stages, Garam's absence and how IVE only has two attention-worthy members

Cannes Festival under fire for using RANDOM person's photo instead of IU's at 'Broker' premiere
Cannes Festival under fire for using RANDOM person's photo instead of IU's at 'Broker' premiere

Actress and singer Lee Jieun, popularly known at IU, was disrespected at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival a second time, this time by the producers

Is Shuhua OK? (G)I-DLE member walks off stage mid-performance, fans say ‘get well soon’
Is Shuhua OK? (G)I-DLE member walks off stage mid-performance, fans say ‘get well soon’

Shuhua initially performed with (G)I-DLE but had to leave stage as she was feeling unwell only to rejoin members for the last song

Who is Maria Travel? Outrage over K-pop idol IU being pushed by French influencer at Cannes
Who is Maria Travel? Outrage over K-pop idol IU being pushed by French influencer at Cannes

K-pop fans slam French beauty influencer Maria Travel after she pushed IU on the red carpet at the 75th Cannes Film Festival

After TIME, aespa make it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2022, fans say 'the impact'
After TIME, aespa make it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2022, fans say 'the impact'

Previously, aespa became the first girl group and second K-pop group to make it on TIME’s ‘Next Generation Leaders’ list

Korean media drag BIGBANG's G-Dragon into BTS' V and Blackpink Jennie's dating scandal
Korean media drag BIGBANG's G-Dragon into BTS' V and Blackpink Jennie's dating scandal

International K-pop fans trolled Korean netizens and Korean media for 'creating fanfiction' about a love triangle between G-Dragon, Jennie and V based on their social media posts

What is 'BTS Radio: Past and Present'? Boy group to air 3-episode limited series on Apple Music
What is 'BTS Radio: Past and Present'? Boy group to air 3-episode limited series on Apple Music

The septet will celebrate its 9th anniversary this year by releasing a 3-episode series on Apple Music

‘Strong Woman Kang Namsoon’: ‘Squid Game’s Lee Yoomi leads sequel of Park Boyoung’s K-drama
‘Strong Woman Kang Namsoon’: ‘Squid Game’s Lee Yoomi leads sequel of Park Boyoung’s K-drama

'Strong Girl Bong-soon' was a hit K-drama in 2017 starring Park Bo-young as the bodyguard of idol actor Park Hyung-sik

'Aren't there Asian Americans?' White House slammed for inviting BTS to discuss anti-Asian hate crimes
'Aren't there Asian Americans?' White House slammed for inviting BTS to discuss anti-Asian hate crimes

BTS is invited to the White House for AAPI Heritage Month to talk about anti-Asian hate crimes and as youth ambassadors spreading positivity and hope

'Queendom 2' Ep 9: Are fans sabotaging Hyolyn after she won 2 rounds: 'They are threatened'
'Queendom 2' Ep 9: Are fans sabotaging Hyolyn after she won 2 rounds: 'They are threatened'

Fans flex that despite non fans being strategic, Hyolyn is still leading at No 1 on ‘Queendom 2’

BTS to discuss 'anti-Asian hate' with Biden at White House, ARMY hopes 'Joe doesn't get nervous'
BTS to discuss 'anti-Asian hate' with Biden at White House, ARMY hopes 'Joe doesn't get nervous'

RM, the leader of BTS shared that the boy group was going to meet Joe Biden, President of the USA, to discuss anti-Asian hate crimes

Music Bank's rigged win reported to cops, Lim Young-woong fans say, ‘His impact is crazy’
Music Bank's rigged win reported to cops, Lim Young-woong fans say, ‘His impact is crazy’

Some fans think it is part of a conspiracy by HYBE to distract the public from Le Sserafim Garam's bullying scandal

GOT7 the 2nd K-pop group to top iTunes in 95 regions, fans say 'they’re so hot for this'
GOT7 the 2nd K-pop group to top iTunes in 95 regions, fans say 'they’re so hot for this'

Despite being on a hiatus for a year, 'GOT7' is the boy group's best selling album yet with over 191k sales on the first day itself

K-pop rookies Lightsum go viral among Knetz with 'Alive', fans cheer 'famous era'
K-pop rookies Lightsum go viral among Knetz with 'Alive', fans cheer 'famous era'

Cube's new K-pop girl group Lightsum have finally released their first mini-album 'Into The Light'

BTS X Benny Blanco: ARMY’s three favorite tracks to be remixed by American producer
BTS X Benny Blanco: ARMY’s three favorite tracks to be remixed by American producer

The Top 3 singles from BTS' #MyBTSTracks challenge will get remixed versions by American record producer Benny Blanco

'Accidental Country Diary': Rom-com casts Joy, Red Velvet fans say 'actress Park Sooyoung is back'
'Accidental Country Diary': Rom-com casts Joy, Red Velvet fans say 'actress Park Sooyoung is back'

The K-drama follows Choo Young-woo's Ji-yool who is tricked into moving to a village where he meets the bubbly officer Ja-young, played by Joy

Netflix 'Cyber Hell' exposes unseen details of Nth Room case, fans say 'Korean laws are sh*t'
Netflix 'Cyber Hell' exposes unseen details of Nth Room case, fans say 'Korean laws are sh*t'

Viewers are shocked to learn that none of the 340 buyers were indicted for purchasing illegally filmed spycam footage or child porn

'This is not OK':  Ex-B.A.P singer Himchan accused of ANOTHER sexual assault after admitting guilt
'This is not OK': Ex-B.A.P singer Himchan accused of ANOTHER sexual assault after admitting guilt

Himchan had admitted to molesting a woman on April 12, five days before again reportedly assaulting two women

Is HYBE trying to sweep Garam's scandal under the rug? Label in talks with the victim for settlement
Is HYBE trying to sweep Garam's scandal under the rug? Label in talks with the victim for settlement

The victim’s legal team stated that they are in talks with HYBE for a 'solution' in the matter of Le Sserafim member Kim Garam’s school bullying scandal

Seungri to be moved to civilian prison after SC rejects his plea to reduce 18-month sentence
Seungri to be moved to civilian prison after SC rejects his plea to reduce 18-month sentence

Seungri was accused of engaging in habitual gambling and arranging prostitution for investors from different countries

Kingdom’s Chiwoo announces exit from the K-pop group, fans say: ‘Don't erase him'
Kingdom’s Chiwoo announces exit from the K-pop group, fans say: ‘Don't erase him'

One year and three months after boy group Kingdom's debut, member Chiwoo announces his exit from the boy group due to personal undisclosed reasons

Seventeen 'Face The Sun': Release date, tracks, concept, and all about their fourth regular album
Seventeen 'Face The Sun': Release date, tracks, concept, and all about their fourth regular album

Seventeen's fourth full-length album titled 'Face The Sun' will have nine tracks, with the title track called 'Hot' as well as the pre-released single 'Darl+ing'

Jae Park of DAY6 fame talks about getting canceled, fans write supportive letters
Jae Park of DAY6 fame talks about getting canceled, fans write supportive letters

Jae Park was earlier slammed by fans for allegedly making homophobic remarks and for using a misogynist slur for Jamie Park

Why did GOT7 truly leave JYPE? Jay B reveals tempting offer made by old agency
Why did GOT7 truly leave JYPE? Jay B reveals tempting offer made by old agency

Jay B shares they were on good terms and both the CEO and JYP immediately agreed when he requested that their trademarks be transferred to GOT7

'5HINee Forever': SHINee members and fans remember Jonghyun on their 14th debut anniversary
'5HINee Forever': SHINee members and fans remember Jonghyun on their 14th debut anniversary

Fans trend hashtags related to member Jonghyun as SHINee and Shawols celebrate their 14th anniversary since debut

TO1 go on on hiatus after Chihoon's departure, fans find it ‘suspicious'
TO1 go on on hiatus after Chihoon's departure, fans find it ‘suspicious'

TO1 had previously gone on hiatus in 2021 and rebranded after they changed agencies

Will Ahgases ever leave fandom? GOT7 members make fans an exclusive fan contract
Will Ahgases ever leave fandom? GOT7 members make fans an exclusive fan contract

Bambam and Yugyeom of GOT7 negotiate important details of the exclusive fan contract which could be included with the boy group's next comeback

Jinyoung shares he almost left GOT7, fans feel 'another level of sadness'
Jinyoung shares he almost left GOT7, fans feel 'another level of sadness'

Jinyoung explains his 'stern' personality made it difficult for him to fit in with GOT7's image and that his actions felt dishonest

Did Thai idol Sitala leave H1-Key due to father's anti-democratic acts?
Did Thai idol Sitala leave H1-Key due to father's anti-democratic acts?

Despite Sitala apologizing for being insensitive about Thailand's political situation, a majority of fans had been upset with her

Seventeen 'Be The Sun': Air date, shows, tickets, how to stream, and all about the world tour
Seventeen 'Be The Sun': Air date, shows, tickets, how to stream, and all about the world tour

Seventeen announced two shows in South Korea and 12 shows in North America with the possibility of adding more locations to their 'Be The Sun' world tour

GOT7's Jay B gets a buzzcut like Jinyoung, sparks 'JJP enlistment' rumors
GOT7's Jay B gets a buzzcut like Jinyoung, sparks 'JJP enlistment' rumors

Fans worry as they believe that Jay B’s new haircut hints that JJP's military enlistment era will start soon

Blackpink's Jennie says K-pop rap is not like American rap, Black fans 'respect her'
Blackpink's Jennie says K-pop rap is not like American rap, Black fans 'respect her'

K-pop idols in the past have come under fire for cultural appropriation while trying to emulate Black rappers and hip hop artists

SISTAR Soyou talks about her struggles with body weight: 'Had to count spoonfuls of rice we ate'
SISTAR Soyou talks about her struggles with body weight: 'Had to count spoonfuls of rice we ate'

Soyou of SISTAR opened up about her struggles with body weight during MBN’s talk show ‘Not Staycation, but Starcation’ with actress Ye Ji-won

Is Blackpink Jisoo's solo debut delayed because of own decision? Fans say: 'We'll wait'
Is Blackpink Jisoo's solo debut delayed because of own decision? Fans say: 'We'll wait'

The idol actress shared that she was stressed out because she did not know what kind of music to work on for her solo debut

NCT Jaehyun starrer 'Dear.M' gets an international release date, fans say: 'On my way to Japan'
NCT Jaehyun starrer 'Dear.M' gets an international release date, fans say: 'On my way to Japan'

After a long delay, NCT Jaehyun's acting debut drama 'Dear.M' will be released internationally, starting in Japan from June 2022

Is Tag OK? Golden Child member to miss 1st US tour after being hospitalized
Is Tag OK? Golden Child member to miss 1st US tour after being hospitalized

Fans were first shocked when it was reported that Golden Child’s Tag had experienced liver failure and had been admitted to a hospital

Is Blackpink Jennie and BTS V's dating rumor true? Fans list past swift denials from labels
Is Blackpink Jennie and BTS V's dating rumor true? Fans list past swift denials from labels

In the past, both YG and HYBE have immediately denied any dating rumor around Blackpink and BTS, however baseless the accusations were

HYBE to not reportedly kick out Le Sserafim's Garam, fans give up 'let the group die'
HYBE to not reportedly kick out Le Sserafim's Garam, fans give up 'let the group die'

Le Sserafim's Kim Garam is embroiled in a serious bullying scandal and has been put on hiatus

Who are Aloners Association members? Rumors hint at HYBE's boy group Trainee A's debut
Who are Aloners Association members? Rumors hint at HYBE's boy group Trainee A's debut

Fans of HYBE are certain that the upcoming boy group consisting of Trainee A members will be called Aloners Association

More victims bring PROOF of Le Sserafim's Garam being a bully, fans call it 'scandal of the year'
More victims bring PROOF of Le Sserafim's Garam being a bully, fans call it 'scandal of the year'

Fans of K-pop were triggered after new rumors surfaced alleging that Le Sserafim's Kim Garam bullied a classmate for having a mother with a disability

GOT7 reveal reunion comeback was in the works since 2021, wanted to reunite as 7
GOT7 reveal reunion comeback was in the works since 2021, wanted to reunite as 7

Everyone participated in the making of the album from the tracklist order to working through video calls as the members were in different countries

Is Blackpink Jennie dating BTS V? Fans blame HYBE for avoiding Kim Garam's scandal
Is Blackpink Jennie dating BTS V? Fans blame HYBE for avoiding Kim Garam's scandal

Fans are raging as HYBE has been silent of the new dating rumor involving BTS' V and Blackpink's Jennie which is not like their usual self

SMTOWN 'Zoo': NCT unit erases aespa's Giselle from collab, fans angry 'feels so empty'
SMTOWN 'Zoo': NCT unit erases aespa's Giselle from collab, fans angry 'feels so empty'

'Zoo' was a collab between four NCT rappers and aespa's Giselle for the 'SMCU Express' album