[What’s K-Popping] Weekly Rundown Ep.5

Here are 5 stories from last week, some you might if seen and some that you may have missed.

1: BTS Continue  To Kill it and Set A New Record.

International ARMYs came at full force when Mic Drop remixed by Steve Aoki dropped on 24th November it has climbed not just the U.S iTunes chart being the first K-Pop group to do so. (Click here for the article)

They also got a lot of support from European ARMY’s too, Norway, Finland, Romania, Sweden and Turkey just to name a few. They even peaked at number 8 in the UK and number 3 in Spain and 2 in Ireland.

2: YG Entertainment To Launch New Girl Group Next Year

“We’re planning to launch a new girl group in 2018. Yang Hyun Suk is keeping it on the down low, so it’s hard to reveal any specific details or concepts right now.” – A source from YG Entertainment

That is all we know at the moment and it has also been reported that they will be different from BlackPink…we shall see.

3: Sulli Renews Contract With SM Entertainment

Was it just me who was surprised that Sulli still was signed under SM when she withdrew from f(x)

click here to read the full story

4: Lee Hyori Ends Contract With Kiwi Media Group

Lee Hyori ended her contract with Kiwi Media Group after a year.

“There was absolutely no conflict between Kiwi and Lee Hyori. When she signed the exclusive contract and released the album last year, we carried out the work while respecting her as an artist. And even this time, Lee Hyori wanted to take a break, which is why we ended the contract.” – Kiwi Media Group

5: Produce 101 Season 3 Won’t Be For Idols?

Mnet’s Produce 101 first 2 seasons have been based around idols and producing them. On 23rd November according to a news outlet, the third season of the show may centre around actors and models.

“We’re exploring new ideas and considering a wide range of possibilities. Nothing’s been confirmed yet because things keep changing, but we’re planning on finalizing it soon. We’re currently in the final stages of discussion.” – MNET

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