HYBE, the hitmaker behind international smash phenom BTS, revealed Thursday that it’s looking for its subsequent huge factor: A U.S.-based pop girl group. The South Korean juggernaut stated the brand new group can be developed like these of the notoriously robust K-pop industrial complicated, which has a repute for producing star singer-dancers—dubbed “idols”—by the handfuls, all educated with almost immaculate ...

“I Want U” is what K-pop band BTS is singing to Common Music Group. The vastly common boy band has signed a distribution cope with the agency, leaving Columbia Data, which is owned by Sony Music. Common Music Group, which is the largest music firm on the planet, went public on Amsterdam’s Euronext trade on September 21. Its holdings embrace ...

Big Hit Leisure, the South Korean firm behind the boy-band phenomenon BTS, is increasing a strategic partnership with Common Music Group and its Geffen Information label in an formidable try to replicate the profitable Ok-pop formulation—and the social media virality that goes together with it—with an American music firm. Firm executives, together with UMG chief Lucian Grainge and Big Hit ...