Apink holds comeback showcase, despite death threat
Girl group Apink returned with their new mini-album Pink Up and their title song “Five,” which shot to first spot on various music charts on the day of release. The six-member group held their comeback showcase concert, despite reportedly receiving a death threat from an unknown person, who according to a Plan A Entertainment representative claimed to have set up explosives at the concert venue. The threat turned out to be a hoax, but the police made sure security was tightened.
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BTS becomes one of the 25 most influential people on internet
Another BTS achievement. This time, on Time. The seven-member boy group became one of the “25 most influential people on the internet." The boys joined Harry Potter author Joanne K. Rowling, U.S. President Donald Trump and pop star Katy Perry on the list. International impact on social media, as well as an overall ability to drive news is what Time says it looked at when selecting the 25. Time highly assessed BTS’ recent ranking on Billboard’s “Social 50” Chart, which it has been topping for 27 consecutive weeks, beating Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.
Nam Tae-hyun holds surprise busking performance
There was a surprise performance by former Winner member, Nam Tae-hyun, on the street! The 23-year-old turned Itaewon, a famous area in the heart of Seoul into his stage Monday evening. After leaving the YG group last year, Nam formed his own music label South Buyers Club, and band South Club. The band was spotted performing their new song “Hug Me,” among others. Following the surprise busking gig, the band is releasing its first EP this Tuesday.
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