Did BTS' hiatus affect their military exemption? All talks halted
Did BTS' hiatus affect their military exemption? All talks halted

While all Korean healthy males have to enlist for mandatory military service, the Defence Ministry was considering exemption for BTS

TXT's Soobin tears up as he reveals pressures of leadership, fans say 'best leader'
TXT's Soobin tears up as he reveals pressures of leadership, fans say 'best leader'

Soobin gets candid as he states he was not confident when he debuted because he was quiet, unskilled and did not shine like the rest of TXT

K-pop in 'Money Heist: Korea'? aespa fans recognize Nairobi as Black Mamba
K-pop in 'Money Heist: Korea'? aespa fans recognize Nairobi as Black Mamba

Jang Yoon-ju, who plays Nairobi in ‘Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area’, is a TOP model, actress, and singer

Hyuna’s wig slammed by Black fans for cultural appropriation: 'You can just curl your hair'
Hyuna’s wig slammed by Black fans for cultural appropriation: 'You can just curl your hair'

Hyuna is seen visiting a beauty supply store for Black hair in Paris and buying a curly wig

NCT Dream announces first 7Dream solo concert at Sky Dome, fans say: 'You deserve this'
NCT Dream announces first 7Dream solo concert at Sky Dome, fans say: 'You deserve this'

Mark was not in the group in 2019 when they had their first solo concert, making 'The Dream Show 2' NCT Dream's first group concert in six years

Did Jessi know she's replaced by Sunmi on ‘Showterview’? Fans say 'she made the show'
Did Jessi know she's replaced by Sunmi on ‘Showterview’? Fans say 'she made the show'

'Jessi's Showterview' became a fan-favorite for the rapper's no-nonsense attitude and chaotic hosting which everyone found endearing

Nayeon gets fabulous for solo music video ‘POP’, fans say ‘Sharpay Evans from TWICE’
Nayeon gets fabulous for solo music video ‘POP’, fans say ‘Sharpay Evans from TWICE’

She is the 1st TWICE star to make her solo debut with mini-album 'Im Nayeon' where she collabed with Stray Kids Felix and Little Mix Jade Thirlwall

BigHit denies BTS RM's marriage swiftly, brings V and Blackpink Jennie dating rumor to light
BigHit denies BTS RM's marriage swiftly, brings V and Blackpink Jennie dating rumor to light

Fans think the dating rumor is true or V and Jennie are being used to distract from Le Sserafim's Garam's bullying case

Blackpink Lisa joins BTS V, Park Bogum for Celine show, fan say 'can already hear the dating rumor'
Blackpink Lisa joins BTS V, Park Bogum for Celine show, fan say 'can already hear the dating rumor'

Blackpink's Lisa flies with actor Park Bogum and BTS' V in a private jet to attend Celine's show for Menswear SS 2023 Collection at Paris Fashion Week

Kmedia accuse HYBE of insider trading as BTS’ informal ‘hiatus’ news wipes off $1.7B in stock value
Kmedia accuse HYBE of insider trading as BTS’ informal ‘hiatus’ news wipes off $1.7B in stock value

Kmedia suspect insider trading since BTS Festa was pre-recorded weeks ago and yet the news led to stock prices falling

After Ahn Hyoseop's GOT7 past, 'Business Proposal' star Kim Mingue reveals almost Seventeen debut
After Ahn Hyoseop's GOT7 past, 'Business Proposal' star Kim Mingue reveals almost Seventeen debut

Fans got excited as all four main K-drama leads have some connection with K-pop, from Kim Sejeong being part of I.O.I to Seol In-ah training with Kara

How and where to buy Kang Daniel X Spongebob merch, fans say ‘successful fanboy’
How and where to buy Kang Daniel X Spongebob merch, fans say ‘successful fanboy’

K-pop idol Kang Daniel is a huge fanboy of Spongebob, and fans are happy for him

Rick Riordan of Percy Jackson fame introduces Namjoon the dragon, BTS fans ask 'Meet who'
Rick Riordan of Percy Jackson fame introduces Namjoon the dragon, BTS fans ask 'Meet who'

Rick Riordan Presents publishes Graci Kim's 'The Gifted Clans' which spins a modern take on Korean mythology with gods and dragons

Did JYPE change after hate over Nayeon's solo debut? TWICE fans joke 'bullying works'
Did JYPE change after hate over Nayeon's solo debut? TWICE fans joke 'bullying works'

Previously JYPE had come under fire for no promotions, albums being out of stock and spoiling the songs in the teasers

HallyuPopFest Sydney ‘22: Date, tickets and about the lineup starring Chungha, Kep1er, and EXO
HallyuPopFest Sydney ‘22: Date, tickets and about the lineup starring Chungha, Kep1er, and EXO

HallyuPopFest is the biggest Southeast Asian K-pop music festival and is coming to Sydney with stars like Astro, SF9, Everglow, and Oh My Girl

Is Kim Garam's bullying case resolved? OT6 Le Sserafim promotes in Japan
Is Kim Garam's bullying case resolved? OT6 Le Sserafim promotes in Japan

The 16-year-old was put on hiatus after former classmates claimed she was a school bully and assaulted students while HYBE states Garam is innocent

KCON LA 2022: NCT Dream to attend with 5 members, fans say 'let them be 7Dream for once'
KCON LA 2022: NCT Dream to attend with 5 members, fans say 'let them be 7Dream for once'

With Mark and Haechan being busy with their 2nd group NCT 127, only Renjun, Jeno, Jaemin, Chenle and Jisung will be at KCON LA 2022

Will Chuu be allowed to stay in Loona? Idol to leave Blockberry label over 'mistreatment'
Will Chuu be allowed to stay in Loona? Idol to leave Blockberry label over 'mistreatment'

Fans angry as Chuu misses 1st offline concert in 3 years, 1st world tour, has no manager since May and has to carry her own suitcase and travel alone

Who is Jonghyun? SHINee fans hail mental health advocate, LGBT ally: 'Much more than a suicide case'
Who is Jonghyun? SHINee fans hail mental health advocate, LGBT ally: 'Much more than a suicide case'

An article linking BTS' UNICEF campaign and Jonghyun's death has fans angry and uncomfortable

'SMCU Ep.2 Next Level': aespa become cartoon characters and diss the K-pop industry
'SMCU Ep.2 Next Level': aespa become cartoon characters and diss the K-pop industry

In the mini-film, aespa face their darkest fears which include cyberbullying, invasion of privacy, and unrealistic expectations

TWICE’s Jihyo turns into the Mighty Thor, fans flex K-pop's ‘Queen of Asgard’
TWICE’s Jihyo turns into the Mighty Thor, fans flex K-pop's ‘Queen of Asgard’

To celebrate the release of Marvel's 'Thor: Love and Thunder', Jihyo channels her inner superhero for her next magazine cover

Will classmate's past letter help actor Nam Joohyuk? Why legal action won't stop bullying rumors
Will classmate's past letter help actor Nam Joohyuk? Why legal action won't stop bullying rumors

Nam Joo-hyuk's label had shared that all school bullying rumors were false and that they would be taking legal action

Kard 'Re': Release date, music video and all about the K-pop co-ed group's return
Kard 'Re': Release date, music video and all about the K-pop co-ed group's return

Kard will drop their fifth mini-album for their summer comeback after member J.seph completes his mandatory military service

Is Han Jisung OK? Fans slam sasaengs for pushing Stray Kids star at airport, call them 'sick'
Is Han Jisung OK? Fans slam sasaengs for pushing Stray Kids star at airport, call them 'sick'

Stray Kids is mobbed at the airport while returning from Japan which leads to rapper Han falling and injuring his forearm

Who are the Lapillus members? Momoland’s sister group debuts with ‘Hit Ya’
Who are the Lapillus members? Momoland’s sister group debuts with ‘Hit Ya’

Some of the Lapillus members are already known-faces from 'Girls Planet 999's Shana to Filo-Argentinian actress Chanty

Soyeon copyrights plagiarized song ‘SUN’, Ateez fans say ‘she’s trying to make money’
Soyeon copyrights plagiarized song ‘SUN’, Ateez fans say ‘she’s trying to make money’

Fans had previously clashed after (G)I-DLE's leader plagiarized Ateez's 'Wave' for the finale of survival show 'My Teenage Girl'

Did Mamamoo break the 7-year curse? Group to release album for 8th debut anniversary
Did Mamamoo break the 7-year curse? Group to release album for 8th debut anniversary

Mamamoo is now in their 8th year but member Wheein has joined another label -- The L1ve founded by VIXX's Ravi

Tom Cruise’s fan service at ‘Top Gun’ premiere has K-pop Twitter shocked: ‘Is that aegyo?’
Tom Cruise’s fan service at ‘Top Gun’ premiere has K-pop Twitter shocked: ‘Is that aegyo?’

'Top Gun: Maverick' cast including movie star Tom Cruise are asked to showcase their cute charms during the Korean premiere

BTS' 9-year journey: From an almost bankrupt K-pop label to global superstars
BTS' 9-year journey: From an almost bankrupt K-pop label to global superstars

While BTS' 'chapter 2' has begun with the members now focusing on their solo careers, let's take a look at their journey from their debut days

Why are labels underestimating 4th gen? After TXT, Itzy get 'rookie' venues for 1st world tour
Why are labels underestimating 4th gen? After TXT, Itzy get 'rookie' venues for 1st world tour

Itzy's largest venue only has 8k seats despite having topped Billboard for their best-selling albums in the US

EXO Chen sports wedding ring in 1st interview after military, fans slam haters: 'We stan'
EXO Chen sports wedding ring in 1st interview after military, fans slam haters: 'We stan'

Toxic and delusional fans have been sending immense hate to Chen ever since he announced his wedding and birth of his two children

'Yumi's Cells 2': Jinyoung's kiss gets Bambam's approval, GOT7 fans joke 'he's sucking face'
'Yumi's Cells 2': Jinyoung's kiss gets Bambam's approval, GOT7 fans joke 'he's sucking face'

The GOT7 rapper celebrates Jinyoung's K-drama in true Bambam fashion by making a meme of the kissing scene

The Real BTS: Who is Kim Taehyung? All about V, inventor of 'Borahae' and group's 'secret weapon'
The Real BTS: Who is Kim Taehyung? All about V, inventor of 'Borahae' and group's 'secret weapon'

V is working on his solo debut album with lyricist Kim Eana who has worked with the likes of IU

The Real BTS: Who is Jung Hoseok? All about J-hope, the dance king who randomly joined the group
The Real BTS: Who is Jung Hoseok? All about J-hope, the dance king who randomly joined the group

J-hope was a popular street dancer who won a dance competition held by JYPE and almost made it into the label before joining BigHit

HBO 'The Idol': Blackpink fans welcome actress Jennie as she gets offer in The Weeknd starrer
HBO 'The Idol': Blackpink fans welcome actress Jennie as she gets offer in The Weeknd starrer

The HBO original series 'The Idol' stars The Weeknd, Troye Sivan and Lily-Rose Depp and is being helmed by 'Euphoria's director

Is Jin married? Jimin hilariously exposes eldest BTS member
Is Jin married? Jimin hilariously exposes eldest BTS member

At first fans did not think much when RM described Jin's house to be like that of a newlywed's

What is BTS' chapter 2? Shirtless V has fans welcoming 'naked era'
What is BTS' chapter 2? Shirtless V has fans welcoming 'naked era'

After Jin and Jimin, V becomes the next BTS member to show off his body by going almost shirtless

The Real BTS: Who’s Min Yoongi? All about the cat who moonlights as award-winning producer Suga
The Real BTS: Who’s Min Yoongi? All about the cat who moonlights as award-winning producer Suga

We will see Suga kick off his 'Chapter 2' by producing Jimin's solo releases

The Real BTS: Who is Kim Namjoon? All about RM, the ‘God of Destruction’ and rapper
The Real BTS: Who is Kim Namjoon? All about RM, the ‘God of Destruction’ and rapper

In April, RM revealed he was working on his next album with tons of secret collaborations that will now be a part of BTS' 'next chapter' as soloists

KCON LA 2022: Date, venue, tickets and K-pop lineup includes Itzy, Enhypen and Ateez
KCON LA 2022: Date, venue, tickets and K-pop lineup includes Itzy, Enhypen and Ateez

For its 10th anniversary, KCON LA is back with the lineup including The Boyz, Ateez, Loona, NCT Dream and more

NCT 127 Doyoung ignoring Seventeen Hoshi has fans amused over the 96-liner friendship
NCT 127 Doyoung ignoring Seventeen Hoshi has fans amused over the 96-liner friendship

Seungkwan reveals that Hoshi ended up canceling on Doyoung on the day they were supposed to hang out

Is NCT 127's Jaehyun attending Milan Fashion Week? 'Human Prada' has fans going crazy
Is NCT 127's Jaehyun attending Milan Fashion Week? 'Human Prada' has fans going crazy

Jaehyun will be attending Prada's show for their men's collection of Spring/Summer 2023 at Milan Fashion Week

'Justice for Lucas': NCT fans furious at SM after accuser's account sold to influencer
'Justice for Lucas': NCT fans furious at SM after accuser's account sold to influencer

Fans are questioning the validity of the initial accuser's claims after their account used to spread the rumors is sold to an influencer

Is HYBE nothing without BTS? Stock prices fall drastically after group's hiatus news
Is HYBE nothing without BTS? Stock prices fall drastically after group's hiatus news

Fans think HYBE's claim that BTS is not going on hiatus is media play to control their stock prices

Is 3rd gen K-pop over? Big 4 representatives BTS, EXO, GOT7, Blackpink all on 'hiatus'
Is 3rd gen K-pop over? Big 4 representatives BTS, EXO, GOT7, Blackpink all on 'hiatus'

These third-gen groups, all under the Big 4 labels (HYBE, SM, JYPE, YG), dominated the K-pop industry when they were at their peak

Why was BTS crying if HYBE says they're not on hiatus? Fans say 'Don't end up like One Direction'
Why was BTS crying if HYBE says they're not on hiatus? Fans say 'Don't end up like One Direction'

HYBE's response to the hiatus news left the fandom torn as some wonder if BTS will pull One Direction who never disbanded but also never reunited

Who did EXO's Kai crop out in his photos? VIXX's Ravi teases his 'date'
Who did EXO's Kai crop out in his photos? VIXX's Ravi teases his 'date'

EXO's Kai and VIXX's Ravi banter through their Instagram stories which has fans amused

Is Kim Garam back? Le Sserafim’s Japanese photoshoot has fans asking of her bullying case
Is Kim Garam back? Le Sserafim’s Japanese photoshoot has fans asking of her bullying case

Kim Garam is on hiatus after her victim is taking legal action for allegedly being bullied by her and assaulting classmates in school

Is Yuta leaving NCT 127? Japanese idol responds to NCT Tokyo rumors
Is Yuta leaving NCT 127? Japanese idol responds to NCT Tokyo rumors

SM Entertainment announced that they were debuting a new sub-unit NCT Tokyo that had fans wondering if Yuta will be leading it

Will Heechul stop being an idol? Fans worried by Super Junior member's reason to miss concert
Will Heechul stop being an idol? Fans worried by Super Junior member's reason to miss concert

Heechul was in a car accident in 2006 that fractured his leg despite which he continued to perform with Super Junior

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