HYBE makes TIME’s list of 100 most influential companies of 2021 for 2nd consecutive year

HYBE has been named to TIME magazine's list of the 100 Most Influential Companies in the World for the second year in a row. The list features 100 companies from a wide range of industries that are reshaping the future. The 100 organizations on the list were picked based on "relevance, influence, innovation, leadership, ambition,…

Bang Si Hyuk to participate as Executive Producer for LE SSERAFIM’s Debut Album

On March 30, it was revealed that Bang Si Hyuk will be in charge of the overall producing for LE SSERAFIM’s debut album. Source Music, a division of HYBE Labels, announced earlier this month that former IZ*ONE members Miyawaki Sakura and Kim Chae Won had accepted contracts with the company, and they'll make their comeback…

TWICE and BTS earn RIAJ Platinum and Gold certifications for streaming in Japan

TWICE and BTS both acquired new official certifications for streaming in the RIAJ. In addition to its pre-existing certification methods for physical album shipments and digital download sales, the RIAJ launched a new certification system for online song streaming in 2020. Songs are certified silver after 30 million streams, gold after 50 million streams, and…

Melon Music Awards 2021 announces date and details

Melon Music Awards 2021 (MMA 2021) will once again be held online, and broadcasted on various online channels such as Melon, KakaoTV, and 1theK’s YouTube channel! Kakao Entertainment’s Lee Je Wook commented: “With diverse content exclusive to Melon, MMA 2021 is a global festival that artists, music fans, industry officials, and anyone who loves K-pop…

IU’s “Strawberry Moon” achieves Certified All-Kill on Korean Charts

IU's digital single "Strawberry Moon" achieved a certified all-kill on Korean charts. The single quickly showed up on korean music charts right after its release, going to the top of Melon’s 24Hits and daily charts, Genie’s realtime chart, FLO’s 24Hours chart, and Bugs’ daily and realtime charts. IU has already achieved two other all-kills in…