[Today’s K-pop] BTS adds another video over 400m viewing
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The kinetic manifesto film “ON”, the title track of the fourth full album “Map of the Soul: 7”, recorded 400 million views on Wednesday.
The video on its own goes beyond the scale, featuring over 30 dancers and a 12-piece marching band, manifesting the energy and sincerity of the marching band’s will, to accept fate and move forward without hesitation.
The septet’s fourth LP landed atop the Billboard 200 when it was released in March 2020 and remains on the charts for 79 straight weeks. It was also awarded the Recording Industry Association of America platinum record for selling over a million copies in the United States.
BTS also claimed No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 with “Butter,” the song’s week 10, according to the tally released in the United States on Tuesday.
Purple Kiss full of teenage spirits
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The seven-member act debuted in March with “Into Violet” and returned with new music that encourages listeners, especially teens, to follow their instincts and live and love fully.
The title track “Zombie” is an electro funk tune and uses the undead metaphor to describe the pursuit of someone you love, Na Goeun explained, adding that the EP’s theme would be a teenage zombie.
“This song, as you will see, is very catchy and upbeat,” Yuki said, “and I wish it would hit the music charts both at home and abroad and stay there for a long time like a zombie. “
Admitting that they were too nervous when promoting their debut EP, Jieun showed that they would be able to stage a much better performance as they worked through their weaknesses in preparing for the new one.
The ultimate goal with this EP?
“Winning a rookie award,” Yuki said.
AB6IX launches a teaser photo for the 2nd LP
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All four members wore bright casual costumes against a light orange background, in groups and alone. Two more sets of photographs will follow on Thursday and Friday and a series of teasers leading up to the September 27 release.
The trailer that came out on Monday began with her first song “Breathe” followed by the intro of “Close”, title track from her previous album and fourth EP “Mo ‘Complete: Have a Dream”, while lines formed from the screen and reached the title logo of the second LP, hinting that it will be linked to all of his music.
Meanwhile, Kim Donghyun will appear in a TV drama as a keyboardist and the youngest member of an idol group. The drama will begin airing in November.
Twice sets new record as ‘TT’ video exceeds 600m views
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This is the first time that the group’s video has reached the milestone. The song is taken from her third EP “TWICEcoaster: LANE 1” released in October 2016. The performance accentuated by the creation of TT (an emoji that means crying in Korea) with the fingers as well as the cute dance moves contributed to the performance. popularity of the song.
The video was also the first by a female K-pop artist to garner over 300 million views, when she performed the feat in December 2017. The nonet has a total of 11 videos with over 300 million views. views, most for a Korean girl group. . All of the music videos of the songs that she has actively promoted have over 100 million views, and Twice has the most videos that have made it among girl groups in the world.
In the meantime, the group will release their much-publicized debut single in English “The Feels” on October 1st.
By Hwang You-mee ([email protected])