April 11th, 2021

Hyungwon

Holland shares his story in a new LGBTQ+ collection of stories





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The book is available for pre-order now


source: HOLLAND_vvv & penguin uk
Hyungwon

Doppelganger Family to leave Return Of Superman







I usually skipped their segments, but Hayoung is so darn cute and seemed to be pretty popular? Her clips get a lot of views. I'm interested in seeing their transition to YouTube. I always forget that Jam Jam and her family has a channel that they started after leaving.


source: theseoulstory via naver

Korea Music Content Association files complaint about 'unfair' mandatory military deferment

The Korea Music Content Association (KMCA) filed an official complaint to the Ministry of National Defense on the amendment to the Military Service Act which will enable K-pop acts that have been awarded decorations for cultural merit to postpone their mandatory services until the age of 30.

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Source: Yoon So-Yeon for Korea JoongAng Daily, KMCA website

Op note: KMCA consists of some of the major music labels in Korea, amongst others: JYP, SM, YG, BigHit, etc.

BTS Announces “BANG BANG CON 2021” Concert Event For April

BTS is returning for an exciting new BANG BANG CON for 2021!

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Source: BTS_bighit Twitter, 2, Soompi

Are you going to watch, Omona? Did you watch last year? Which concert/song/performance are you looking forward to?

Edit: updated the post with the schedule for the con, hope that's ok mods!

Marc Pumkin

This Sunday on Inkigayo !



Who performed what: STAYC - "ASAP" LUNARSOLAR - "DADADA" BAE173 - "Loved You" Wendy - "Like Water" / "When This Rain Stops" ASTRO - "ONE" OnlyOneOf - "libidO" Kim Jae Hwan - "I Wouldn't Look For You " Baek Ji Woong - "Just For Today, Only You" WJSN - "UNNATURAL" • Lee Ji Hyuk - "5K" • Weeekly - "After School" • T1419 - "EXIT" Kim Sejeon - "Warning" • Kang Seug Yoong - "IYAH"PENTAGON - "DO Or NOT" • WOODZ - "Feel Like" • DKB - "ALL IN" •

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🥇 IU with "LILAC" (7706)
🥈 Baekhyun with "Bambi" (5986)
🥉 Brave Girls with "Rollin'" (5336)

Sources: SBS KPOP & Soompi
Xiao Dejun

SHAKING AND CRYING - NCT DREAM RELEASES TEASER FOR 1st Album - 맛 (Hot Sauce)!!!!!



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Sources: NCT Dream Twitter, NCT Dream Youtube, NCT, WayV

I'm not ready for this. T-T
Sana CFM

Gaon Album Sales Tracking For Female Artists Up to March 2021



The Twitter page @girlgroupsales follows and charts the Gaon monthly sales for girl groups and female solo artists, and includes the overall the total for how much has sold for each album. Each month they update with new releases and tracks already released albums to see how they sold that month.

As of March 2021, the top 5 is:
1) Rose - R - 446,000+
2) IU - Lilac - 334,000+
3) (G)I-DLE - I Burn - 207,000+
4) Dreamcatcher - Road to Utopia - 126,000+
5) Blackpink - The Album - 96,000+

WJSN is right outside the top 5 with 72,000+ sold for Unnatural up to the tracking of this chart.

Also if you’re interested, this for main debuts/comebacks in March 2021:
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Source: @girlgroupsales on Twitter 1, 2, Gaon