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MTV’s 2022 VMAs to include ‘Metaverse Performance’ award

Ever alive to pop culture trends, MTV has added a new category to its Video Music Awards (VMAs) this year: 'Best Metaverse Performance'.
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Stationhead adds channels for BTS, Seventeen and Nicki Minaj

Stationhead is the user-generated radio startup tapping Spotify and Apple Music APIs to help people launch their own radio stations.
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Hybe share price falls after BTS announce hiatus plans

The announcement came in a YouTube 'dinner party' video. "The problem with K-Pop and the whole 'idol' system is that they don't give you time to mature."
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BTS and YouTube team up again for a short-video challenge

The streaming services' marketing wheels are truly cranking for BTS's new compilation album 'Proof'.
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Spotify launches microsite counting down to BTS ‘Proof’ album

With 25.8bn streams of BTS's music on Spotify so far, it's no wonder the company is keen to support their new compilation album 'Proof'.
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Apple Music gets BTS Radio as Shazam tests Apple Maps guides

K-Pop stars BTS are turning their hands to radio presenting, with a three-part show that will be exclusive to Apple Music.
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Two in a row for BTS with IFPI’s Artist of the Year award

The IFPI has crowned K-Pop stars BTS as the top artist of 2021, making them the first act to win the award two years in a row.
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Hybe reports financials, seeks new group and preps BTS NFTs

There's lots of news from K-Pop colossus Hybe today, starting with its latest financial results. In the third quarter of this year its revenues were up by 79.5% year-on-year.
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Blackpink are now the most subscribed-to artist on YouTube

Justin Bieber has been the most popular music artist on YouTube by the metric of channel subscriptions for a while, but now he has been knocked off his perch.
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Startup files: Fave builds community with BTS and Taylor Swift superfans

If you're building a platform based around superfans, launching with Taylor Swift's 'Swifties' community is a bold statement of intent. As is following that up with the famous BTS Army. This is what US-based startup Fave...
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YouTube Shorts gets a BTS #PermissiontoDance challenge

Hashtag challenges and dance contests have become such an important part of TikTok that rival apps (and bigger digital services getting into short-video) couldn’t help but adopt them too. YouTube Shorts is no different,...
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BTS break YouTube and Spotify records with ‘Butter’ single

The BTS Army has done it again: breaking records on various digital platforms for their idols' new single 'Butter'. One of those records already belonged to the K-Pop stars, with BTS seemingly breaking their own YouTube...