#K-POP

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
K-pop boy band BTS members (L to R) V, Jin, Jung Kook, RM, Jimin and J-Hope pose for a photo session during a press conference on BTS album 'BE (Deluxe Edition)' in Seoul. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Just like BTS, there are several talented K-pop bands that offer amazing concepts, music and choreography
  • BTS has undeniably led to the massive popularity of K-pop around the world
  • In South Korea, EXO is generally considered the most popular band

BTS-themed McDonald's box comes in purple packaging. (Photo Credit-Twitter/@thisisphangs)

  • BTS and McDonald’s collaborated and launched the BTS themed meal on May 26 in the US
  • People are reselling the BTS themed packaging on eBay
  • BTS and McDonald on April 19 announced their collaboration on Twitter

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
BTS on May 21 released their awaited song 'Butter'. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ BTS)

  • BTS to host a two-day online concert to mark it’s 8th anniversary
  • The event is titled as ‘BTS 2021 Muster SOWOOZOO’
  • The complete details of the concert are yet to be announced

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
(Twitter/DDLJ)

  • Episode 4 of the Korean drama had a scene very similar to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge's iconic scene
  • The 1995 movie featured a scene where Raj hoped that Simran would look back at him before she boarded her train if she loved him
  • Lee Do-Hyun and Go Min-si plays the lead role in the Korean drama

.Seoul, South Korea
Byun Baekhyun, who goes by the single name Baekhyun, is a K-Pop singer. (Photo Credit: Instagram)

  • Baekhyun is throwing a big birthday party on Thursday
  • He announced to his parents at age 11 that he was going to be a singer
  • Baekhyun is called his team’s mood-maker

.Seoul, South Korea
J-Hope is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, singer and record producer. (Photo Credit: Kpopmap)

  • J-Hope made his debut as a member of the South Korean boy band Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS)
  • Chicken Noodle Soup" made J-hope the youngest Korean artist to hit Billboard Hot 100 
  • In 2010, the 16-year-old dancer passed his audition with Big Hit Entertainment and joined BTS

.Seoul, South Korea
It's Hobi Day! (Photo Credits: Instagram/jhope_bighitentertainment)

  • The family of J-Hope and media call him 'sunshine' and 'a ball of positivity' because of his warm smile
  • He dedicated an entire song 'MAMA' for his mother who has always been his biggest motivator 
  • J-Hope was awarded the fifth-class Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit by South Korea president Moon Jae-in

.Seoul, South Korea
Rose made her debut as a member of Blackpink in June 2016. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @roses_are_rosie)

  • Rose is one of the stars of popular South Korean all-girls band Blackpink
  • She is all set to make her solo music debut next month
  • Rose has over 35 million followers on Instagram

.Seoul, South Korea
Conversations around mental health are still considered taboo in most parts of the world. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Despite the number of lives poor mental health has claimed, it has still not been de-stigmatised
  • When faces in spotlight speak up on these issues, it encourages other people to talk about it too
  • K-pop artists like Eric Nam and Jae Hyung are initiating active conversations around mental health

.Culver City, CA, USA
The amount collected from the deal will be send to a charity named MusiCares. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@bts_bighit)

  • The auction amount is almost eight times the original cost price
  • The pastel-coloured ensemble was donned by the Grammy nominated band in a super-hit music video 'Dynamite'
  • The song 'Dynamite' made its spot at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in August last year