1. Blackjacks celebrated 2NE1’s 10th year anniversary and much to their delight was the special reunion of CL, Dara, Bom and Minzy through Instagram Live videos wherein each member recalled memories from their active years. (via Hypebae)

2ne1 K-pop girl group cl bom dara minzy yg entertainment performance

2. Twitter will be partnering with KCON to bring exclusive content and highlights from KCON 2019 Japan to KPop fans worldwide. Kicking off the partnership is KCON 2019 Japan (@KCONJAPAN), which is currently taking place from 17 to 19 May 2019, at the Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall in Japan. (via Business Insider)

3. NCT 127’s Haechan has finally met his namesake Haechan, a pudu named after him. The Los Angeles zoo bestowed the name after NCT 127 fans raised $2,000 for the cause. (via Boston 25 News)

4. BTS just became the first K-Pop group to have an album hold a spot in the Top 30 of the UK’s Official Albums Chart for five weeks. Their mini album “Map of the Soul: Persona” ranked at the number 25 spot. (via Soompi)

BTS’s “Map Of The Soul: Persona” Becomes 1st Korean Album To Score 5 Weeks In Top 30 Of UK’s Official Albums Chart

5. TWICE was the 5th trending topic in Korea following their performance at Yonsei University‘s Akaraka Spring Fest. (via Koreaboo)

6. The ‘Solo’ music video of BLACKPINK’s Jennie just hit 300 Million views, in just 6 months after its release, which makes her the first K-Pop soloist to achieve such feat. (via All KPop)

7. EXO Baekhyun’s YouTube channel has already gained 1 million subscribers in less than three days. His very first video, entitled “Baekhyun’s VLOG (mild americano/seatbelt/messy hair/beginner YouTuber/fake dimple/super short vlog…)“, amassed over 2,630,000 views from just that single video alone, making his first step as a ‘beginner’ extremely successful. (via All KPop)

8. The 2019 Dream Concert kicked off on May 18 at the Seoul World Cup Stadium. The lineup of performers this year include SHINee’s Taemin, AB6IX, Red Velvet, SEVENTEEN, NCT DREAM, INFINITE’s Nam Woohyun, BTOB’s Ilhoon, MAMAMOO, HOTSHOT’s Ha Sung Woon, Oh My Girl, CLC, The Boyz, DIA, Golden Child, Kim Dong Han, N.Flying, JBJ95, (G)I-DLE, TRCNG, 1THE9, Kim Tae Woo, Park Bom, Hong Jin Young, and Clon. (via Soompi)

K-Pop Stars Light Up The Red Carpet At 2019 Dream Concert


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