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Hybe revenues grow and Com2uS buys stake in SM Entertainment

K-Pop giant Hybe has published its financial results for the third quarter of 2022.
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BTS Busan livestream attracted more than 49m viewers

Despite premature reports of the demise of K-Pop titans BTS, the group returned for a stadium concert in their homeland this weekend
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HYBE reportedly acquires synthetic voice firm Supertone

Back when it was called Big Hit Entertainment, K-Pop firm HYBE bought a stake in synthetic voice startup Supertone.
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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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Q1 2022 saw strong revenue growth for UMG, HYBE and Believe

Spotify's first-quarter financial results gave us an insight into how the streaming market is growing on the DSPs side. Now it's time to gauge the picture for the music companies.
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K-Pop giant HYBE generated more than $1bn of revenues in 2021

That included strong growth for album sales, merchandising and licensing, and (unsurprisingly) concerts.
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Hybe reveals Weverse stats as SM’s Beyond Live launches

One of several ways the K-Pop industry has broken new ground is in superfan communities, with Hybe's Weverse to the fore.
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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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Hybe CEO steps down as Scooter Braun becomes US co-CEO

There is change at the top for Hybe, the K-Pop giant formerly known as Big Hit Entertainment. CEO Bang Si-hyuk is stepping down to focus more on music production, according to Variety, although he will also still be chairman...
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Sony, WMG, Hybe and more invest in startup Fave’s seed round

We first wrote about Fave as one of this year’s cohort of startups taking part in the Techstars Music accelerator. We described it as focusing on ‘superfan gamification’ then, but now we know a little more about...
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K-Pop giant HYBE merges with Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings

The great K-Pop / Western consolidation continues, with the news that HYBE – the recently rebranded Big Hit Entertainment – is merging with Scooter Braun's investment company Ithaca Holdings. HYBE is acquiring a 100%...