[Today’s K-pop] BTS’ J-Hope to look solo at Mama Awards: producer

[Today’s K-pop] BTS’ J-Hope to look solo at Mama Awards: producer

[Today’s K-pop] BTS’ J-Hope to look solo at Mama Awards: producer

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J-Hope of BTS will take to the stage on his personal at 2022 Mama Awards, based on the producer Wednesday.

It will likely be the primary time his solo efficiency is broadcast for public viewing, underlined Yoon Shin-hye, chief producer of this yr’s present, throughout a worldwide media convention. The theme of his efficiency is “I Am Your Hope.”

The artist is the primary member of the septet to publish a solo album. His solo debut album “Jack within the Field” from July hit each Billboard 200 at No. 17 and double title tracks “Arson” and “Extra” ranked No. 96 and No. 82 on Scorching 100, respectively. This made him the fourth Okay-pop musician to enter each charts concurrently, after BTS, Blackpink and group member Suga. The album additionally made UK’s Official Albums Chart Prime 100 at No. 67.


Ive to drop carol remix of ‘After Like’ for Spotify

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Ive will be part of Spotify’s vacation singles venture, based on company Starship Leisure on Wednesday.

The music platform has been presenting the year-end collection with artists together with John Legend, Nora Jones, Miley Cyrus and Sam Smith. Songstress Lee Hello was invited final yr, a primary for an Asian artist and Ive is the one Okay-pop artist to take part this yr.

The six members will rearrange “After Like,” primary observe from its third single, into a vacation remix model that shall be out there completely on the platform. It will likely be unveiled on Nov. 16.

The group’s third single got here out in August and bought over 1.11 million copies, turning into its first million-selling album. Titular observe amassed 100 million streams on Spotify final week and is staying on Billboard’s International 200 for 12 weeks in a row.


Seventeen wins particular award in Japan

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Seventeen earned a particular trophy from considered one of Japan’s most prestigious music awards, introduced Japan Report Awards on Wednesday.

The 13-member act was named winner of particular worldwide music award, it stated. The annual music awards present is taken into account the Grammy Awards in Japan hosted by the Japan Composer’s Affiliation in recognition of excellent achievements. It was established in 1959 and the award ceremony shall be broadcast dwell on TBS on Dec. 30.

In the meantime, the group rolled out its first EP in Japan “Dream” final week. The four-track EP landed atop Oricon’s weekly album rating on Tuesday, turning into the group’s eighth album to take action.

The main target observe of the identical title marks its first dome tour within the nation “Be The Solar Japan” that can begin at Kyocera Dome in Osaka on Nov. 19.


Ateez floats teaser for third Japan EP

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Ateez uploaded a collection of pictures for its upcoming third Japanese EP.

4 members — San, Mingi, Wooyoung and Jongho — posed for the digital camera in red-tinted photos that confirmed extra mature and sexier sides, elevating expectations for EP “The World Ep. Paradigm.”

Their earlier EP in Japan “Past: Zero” got here out in Could and ranked No. 2 on each Oricon’s weekly album chart and Billboard Japan’s prime album gross sales chart.

The brand new EP shall be out there on Nov. 30.

Individually, the group has been touring North America since Nov. 5. After visiting 5 extra cities within the area, they may head to Chiba, Japan subsequent month for a two-day live performance.


By Hwang You-mee
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