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BTS' agency buys US firm that manages Bieber for $1.4b

Straits Times 04 Apr 2021
SEOUL • The agency behind K-pop phenomenon BTS announced a US$1.05 billion (S$1.41 billion) deal last Friday to buy the American firm that manages Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and other major stars ... BTS were the first Asian act to be No. 1 on the US music chart since Japan-born crooner Kyu Sakamoto held the No ... AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, BLOOMBERG ....
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K-pop agency in $1bn deal to buy US media group that managed Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande

The National 03 Apr 2021
Atlas also owns the rights to music by Brandi Carlile, Andrea Bocelli and the back catalogue of rock group Van Halen ... Read More ... BTS UAE fan group ... BTS’s “Dynamite” topped the Billboard’s Hot 100 in 2020, the first Asian act to be No 1 on the US Music chart since Kyu Sakamoto’s “Sukiyaki” held the No ... .
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K-pop agency buys Justin Bieber manager’s firm for $1 billion

Finger Lakes Times 03 Apr 2021
The Korean company that launched K-pop sensation BTS is paying $1.05 billion for a star-studded U.S. media group behind the careers of global stars Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande. Big Hit Entertainment, which is changing its name to HYBE, is investing 1.07 trillion won ($950 million) into its U.S ... music chart since Kyu Sakamoto held the No ... .
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BTS’ K-Pop agency buys Justin Bieber manager’s firm for $1 billion

Gulf News 02 Apr 2021
Scooter Braun. The acquisition of Ithaca would be the first major foray into the US market for Big Hit Entertainment ... BTS was the first Asian act to be No 1 on the US music chart since Kyu Sakamoto held the No 1 spot for three weeks in 1963. .
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Greatest Japanese Song Ever

Democratic Underground 21 Mar 2021
Kyu Sakamoto did not write this song, but he sang it in ...
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Boomer’s Guide: Blackpink is a 2020 K-Pop phenomenon

Republican American 29 Oct 2020
BY MICHAEL CHAIKEN . REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN. Blackpink is a group that only could have risen to popularity in the second and third decades of the 21st century ... A singer like Kyu Sakamoto, who was Japanese and had a chart busting hit in 1963 with “Sukiyaki,” was a novelty rather than a trend ... First of all, the music is very aggressive. Advertisement ... Link ... .
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Investors flock to K-pop boy band BTS' management label IPO

The National 28 Sep 2020
After blowing up the charts with “Dynamite”, the first English song from South Korean boy band BTS, Big Hit Entertainment is having another moment ... Big Hit declined to comment. Read More ... Watch ... 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart when it debuted in August and was the first Asian act to top the US ranking since Kyu Sakamoto’s “Sukiyaki” in 1963.
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BTS members may bank $55 million when record label lists shares

Independent online (SA) 26 Sep 2020
INTERNATIONAL - After blowing up the charts with “Dynamite,” the first English song from South Korean boy band BTS, Big Hit Entertainment is having another moment. This time, it’s with an initial public offering that could give the company a market value of about $4 billion (R68.40 billion) ... ranking since Kyu Sakamoto’s “Sukiyaki” in 1963 ... BLOOMBERG .
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BTS tops Billboard Hot 100 chart for second consecutive week

Korea Times 09 Sep 2020
BTS / Courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment. K-pop superstar BTS ranked first on the Billboard main singles chart for the second consecutive week Tuesday with its latest single "Dynamite.". "BTS' 'Dynamite' is officially No ... 2 spot. The only Asian to make it to the top of the Hot 100 in the past was Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto with "Sukiyaki" in 1963 ... 7.".
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BTS' 'Dynamite' music video sets 3 Guinness World Records

Korea Times 04 Sep 2020
The music video of BTS' latest single "Dynamite" has broken three Guinness World Records titles. Screen captured from Twitter ... The music video attracted more than 3 million concurrent viewers at its premiere on Aug ... 2 spot. The only Asian to make it to the top of the Hot 100 in the past was Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto with "Sukiyaki" in 1963 ... (Yonhap).
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FULL TRANSCRIPT: BTS shares thoughts on Billboard victory

The Philadelphia Inquirer 03 Sep 2020
Only one other Asian musician, Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto, has ever made it to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, and that was back in ...
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BTS dare to dream of Grammy nomination after first No 1 hit single on Billboard ...

South China Morning Post 03 Sep 2020
... to hit No 1 since Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto’s Sukiyaki held the top spot for three weeks in… .
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K-Pop superstars BTS's agency seeks up to $812 million in IPO

Gulf News 03 Sep 2020
Big Hit Entertainment Co., the manager of K-pop boy band BTS, is looking to raise as much as 962.6 billion won ($812 million) in a South Korean initial public offering that is set to be the country's largest in three years ... ALSO SEE ... Chadwick Boseman’s life in films ... 1 on the U.S. Music chart since Kyu Sakamoto's "Sukiyaki" held the No ... AFP ... .
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BTS to appear on 'America's Got Talent,' announces another 'Dynamite' video

Korea Times 02 Sep 2020
BTS / Yonhap ... 1 this week. BTS will appear on the City Music Series on NBC's "Today" show on Sept. 10 (U.S ... 16, according to Big Hit Entertainment. On Sept ... 26 ... 2 spot. The only Asian to make it to the top of the Hot 100 in the past was Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto with "Sukiyaki" in 1963 ... (Yonhap). .
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Record-breaking BTS sets sights on Grammys

Korea Times 02 Sep 2020
K-pop boy band BTS held an online press event on Wednesday after topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart with its latest single "Dynamite." Courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment. By Dong Sun-hwa ... "We will strive to do whichever we can ... Before BTS, Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto was the only Asian to pull off the accomplishment with the song "Sukiyaki" in 1963 ... .

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