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[K-Highlight] March 23 – 28, 2020 – Philippine KPOP Convention

by Fern Estrebello

Another long week at home had passed. And in that whole week, the K-Pop community is still wilder as ever with several events and achievements that happened. So to throw it back what happened last week, check out the list below:

march 23

We started our Monday with a news that TVXQ’s Changmin is going to make his Korean Solo Debut. As per SM Entertainment, Changmin will have his solo debut with his first mini album “Chocolate.” The mini album with six songs is set to be released on April 6.

Meanwhile, the global sensational group BTS had shared hopeful message to fight against COVID-19. The group reminded their fans to keep connected despite of social distancing and quarantine measures that is essential in this time.

March 24

Last Tuesday, former 2NE1 member Park Bom celebrates her birthday! Bom got a lot of love and greetings from her co-member as CL posted several photos of them together, Minzy commenting a greeting for her and Dara celebrating with her. Such a hearty day for Bom and surely for the Blackjacks!

On that same day, BLACKPINK’s DDU-DU-DDU-DU has now surpassed 1.1 billion views on YouTube. Still, the most viewed K-pop song from a group release. Congrats, Blinks!

march 25

Expect for another drama from Girl’s Generation Yoona as she is officially confirmed for the upcoming JTBC drama “Hush” (working title). This is about newspaper reporters and their beyond stories as an office employers. Set yourself to get ready as it is slated to air around second half of the year.

march 26

TikTok fever has now reached TWICE! Yes, because last Thursday the group has launched their official account on the popular short-video platform. For sure ONCE had already followed their account, so if you are not then better check it now!

Courtesy: JYP Entertainment

March 27

Last Friday, ITZY’s comeback song “Wannabe” bagged its 1st place on M Countdown. It’s already been two weeks since the release of the song and we can’t deny how bop it is as it is close to hundred views on YouTube. Well done, Midzy!

In addition for our Friday Flashback, this date marks as a memorable date for Hyolyn’s fans. Well, it’s just that she just announced her official fan club name! She will now be calling her fans, “bae.

Courtesy: xholynx

March 28

The iconic soundtrack of the Korean drama Goblin entitled “Stay With Me” by EXO Chanyeol and Punch has now more than 200 million views in YouTube. This is also the first-ever OST music video that had reached this milestone.

Also, Ong Seong Wu just peaked at No. 1 Spot on iTunes charts worldwide with his first solo mini album, “Layers.” The album features the title track, “Gravity.” Since the release, the album has already topped on iTunes charts in different countries.

These are just some of your K-Pop happening update last week. For further updates, keep in touch and get ready for another weekend highlight!

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