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BTS member Jin to enlist in the military on December 13: Reports
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BTS member Jin to enlist in the military on December 13: Reports

Jin will begin his mandatory five-week training at Yeoncheon in Gyeonggi province before being deployed to a "frontline unit", the Yonhap news agency reported, citing military and industry sources.

FIFA 2022: No song will come close to replicating the magic of Shakira's Waka Waka
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FIFA 2022: No song will come close to replicating the magic of Shakira's Waka Waka

For 00s kids, Waka Waka is a treasure trove of memories and nostalgia. For the rest of the world, it is an anthem that will never be outdone and possibly the best FIFA soundtrack of all time.

BTS star Jin's single The Astronaut sells over 7 lac copies in a week
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BTS star Jin's single The Astronaut sells over 7 lac copies in a week

A report by CNBCTV18 said that the data collected from Hanteo Chart suggests The Astronaut' sold 700,754 copies within a day of its release at 1 pm as of October 28.

K-pop band BTS to serve their mandatory military duties under South Korean law
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K-pop band BTS to serve their mandatory military duties under South Korean law

Big Hit Music said the band’s oldest member, Jin, will revoke his request to delay his conscription at the end of the month and undertake the required steps.

BTS to fulfil military duties: South Korea and other countries where conscription is compulsory
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BTS to fulfil military duties: South Korea and other countries where conscription is compulsory

It’s finally decided! K-pop stars BTS will enlist in the military as per the laws in South Korea. Russia, Ukraine, Iran, and Israel have similar rules. Norway became the first European country to introduce gender-neutral conscription

Will BTS have to serve in the real ARMY? The debate over military service and the K-pop band in South Korea
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Will BTS have to serve in the real ARMY? The debate over military service and the K-pop band in South Korea

The debate on whether K-pop supergroup BTS will have to serve in the South Korean army rages on. The country’s military looks like it is in no mood to make an exemption

K-pop group BTS members face possible military conscription
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K-pop group BTS members face possible military conscription

Earlier this week, Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup made almost identical comments about BTS at a parliamentary committee meeting, and Culture Minister Park Bo Gyoon said his ministry would soon finalize its position on the issue.

BTS to headline 'a free in-person concert' to support South Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo
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BTS to headline 'a free in-person concert' to support South Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo

The group will perform at the global concert as part of their duties as ambassadors of the 'Busan World Expo 2030'.

Explained: Why did BTS go on a ‘hiatus’? The phenomenon of boy bands breaking up and why it is so common
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Explained: Why did BTS go on a ‘hiatus’? The phenomenon of boy bands breaking up and why it is so common

Boy bands, at least the ones that are immensely popular and have a massive fan base, are known to either disband or go on an indefinite ‘hiatus’ - be it One Direction, The Jonas Brothers, Backstreet Boys or NSYNC.

'BTS not on break, members will focus on solo projects just for now,' says label hours after K-pop band's announcement
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'BTS not on break, members will focus on solo projects just for now,' says label hours after K-pop band's announcement

BTS on Tuesday announced that they will be going on a "indefinite hiatus" to pursue individual careers, but promised they would "return someday".

From anti-Asian hate to Black Lives Matter, how South Korean band BTS has spoken up for the right causes
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From anti-Asian hate to Black Lives Matter, how South Korean band BTS has spoken up for the right causes

The seven-member band from South Korea doesn't shy away from speaking on social causes and is involved in multiple charitable causes. On Tuesday, they came together with the White House to raise the issue of crime against Asian-Americans

Watch| Joe Biden meets BTS at White House, interacts with them on anti-Asian hate crimes
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Watch| Joe Biden meets BTS at White House, interacts with them on anti-Asian hate crimes

BTS met with President Joe Biden at the White House on the issue of anti-Asian hate crimes. A video of their interaction has created a storm on the internet.

BTS visits White House to discuss combating hate crime surge: 'We all stand together'
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BTS visits White House to discuss combating hate crime surge: 'We all stand together'

"We hope today is one step forward to understanding and respecting each and everyone as a valuable person,” V added during the press brief.

Youth is wasted on the Grammys: Why the Recording Academy awards young artists only when they act old
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Youth is wasted on the Grammys: Why the Recording Academy awards young artists only when they act old

At the Grammys, maturity is rewarded, and often demanded, putting it at direct odds with a music business that continues to valourise youth.

Grammys 2022 records 4 percent rise from last year's ratings, narrowly escapes the all-time low tag
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Grammys 2022 records 4 percent rise from last year's ratings, narrowly escapes the all-time low tag

Hosted by Trevor Noah, the two-month-delayed 64th Grammy Awards drew 8.93 million total viewers across multiple platforms, according to Nielsen

Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: Host Trevor Noah slides in Will Smith Oscars slap reference, spotlight on diversity of winners
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Grammy Awards 2022 highlights: Host Trevor Noah slides in Will Smith Oscars slap reference, spotlight on diversity of winners

“We’re going to be dancing, we’re going to be singing, we’re going to be keeping people’s names out of our mouths,” Trevor Noah said, alluding to Will Smith’s expletive-filled demand that Chris Rock stop talking about his wife at Oscars last week.

Jungkook tests positive for coronavirus in US ahead of Grammy Awards concert
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Jungkook tests positive for coronavirus in US ahead of Grammy Awards concert

Jungkook had departed for the US on 27 March in preparation for the Grammys, to be held on 3 April.

Min Yoogni aka Suga turns 29: Looking at rapper's best photos with BTS members
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Min Yoogni aka Suga turns 29: Looking at rapper's best photos with BTS members

BTS was formed in 2010 but debuted in 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment, with members Jin, Suga, J Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook

On Min Yoongi aka Suga's birthday, a playlist guide to top hits of the BTS member
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On Min Yoongi aka Suga's birthday, a playlist guide to top hits of the BTS member

On BTS' Suga's birthday, listening to his top songs, Daechwita, Interlude Shadow, Seesaw

BTS: Jimin undergoes appendicitis surgery, tests COVID-19 positive
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BTS: Jimin undergoes appendicitis surgery, tests COVID-19 positive

The singer-dancer, whose full name is Park Ji-min, will receive a few days of in-patient treatment for COVID-19 in conjunction with postoperative care, BigHit Music said.