HYBE Updates: BTS Come To Las Vegas! New Music From TXT and ENHYPEN : PS5 Collab & New JP Release

HYBE Updates: BTS Come To Las Vegas! New Music From TXT and ENHYPEN : PS5 Collab & New JP Release

HYBE Updates Featured Images: @bts.bighitofficial (IG), @hybe.labels.audition (IG), @arianagrande (IG), @enhypen (IG), @ENHYPEN (TWT), @salemilese (TWT), @TXT_bighit (TWT)

Index:

  1. BTS Permission To Dance On Stage Los Vegas Concerts
  2. HYBE: A Trillion Won K-Pop Company
    1. What makes HYBE so successful?
  3. ENHYPEN Members Announce New Japanese Single
  4. TXT Release First Western Collaboration Track

BTS Permission To Dance On Stage Los Vegas Concerts

In addition to attending the annual Grammy Awards, the seven members of BTS will perform four live concerts in Las Vegas this coming April.

Announced by HYBE Corporation on the 23rd of February, the group will return to America to attend the prestigious Grammy Awards ceremony. While in the country, BTS will head to Vegas for another massive series of concerts, collectively titled “BTS Permission To Dance On Stage Las Vegas.”

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mage: @bts.bighitofficial (IG)

For fans unable to grab the highly coveted Las Vegas tickets, “Permission to Dance Las Vegas” will also be open to live-viewing at MGM Grand Garden Area. Meanwhile, the 16th April concert will be streamed live online for overseas ARMY.

Following the incredible success of the group’s Los Angeles concerts in 2021, BTS’ agency announced their upcoming Seoul shows to take place in March. The upcoming events will be their first Korean concert in over two years.

HYBE: A Trillion Won K-Pop Company

Due to the success of in-house groups like BTS, HYBE Corporation has officially become the first K-Pop entertainment to earn more than 1 trillion won in one year.

According to the regulatory filing published on the 22nd of February, the company raked in approximately 1.25 trillion won, a 58% increase compared to their earnings in 2020. 

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Image: @hybe.labels.audition (IG)

What makes HYBE so successful?

This success reflects how HYBE’s physical album sales have skyrocketed in the last year, partly due to the ongoing pandemic and increasing international attention on the K-Pop industry.

Furthermore, with the company having acquired an American artist management agency, Ithaca Holdings, the new numbers also include sales from top Western artists like Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber. 

In addition to Billboard toppers Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, and BTS, other K-Pop groups signed with HYBE have also contributed their fair side to the sky-high earnings, with TXT becoming the bestselling male artist/group in American physical albums in 2021.

Furthermore, 13-membered international sensation Seventeen and rookie group ENHYPEN also experienced a successful year, releasing brilliant albums to incredible success.

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Image: @pledis_17 (TWT)

ENHYPEN Members Announce New Japanese Single

For more news on ENHYPEN, the seven-membered rookie group has announced their second Japanese single scheduled to get released on the 3rd of May.

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Image: @enhypen (IG)

Signed to HYBE subsidiary agency Belift Lab, this popular group will soon release their next Japanese single, titled “Dimension: Senko.” Senko is a Japanese word meaning a flash of light.

  • The upcoming release will include Japanese versions of their hits “Drunk-Dazed,” “Tamed-Dashed, and their OST track “Always” created for a Japanese television drama.
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Image: @ENHYPEN (TWT)

Having topped the Oricon Daily Singles Chart with their first Japanese single, ENHYPEN earned Platinum certification from the RIAJ (Recording Industry Association of Japan) in 2021. With so much success, the members of this group have demonstrated their potential as top J-Pop artists.

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Image: @enhypen (IG)

TXT Release First Western Collaboration Track

Furthermore, in collaboration with American musician Salen Ilese, TXT’s Yeonjun, and Taeyeon have released a new track titled “PS5.”

Image: @salemilese (TWT)

The track, produced by well-known American producer DJ Alan Walker, will be the group’s first official western partnership. (outside of song remixes). Salen Ilese’s new EP “Unsponsored Content” will feature the new track, “PS5.”

Image: @salemilese (TWT)
Salem Ilese PS5 Promotional Image

In 2021, Salen Ilese and TXT worked together for the first time on the track “Anti-Romantic.” The song was the first track in the group’s bestselling studio album “The Chaos Chapter: Freeze” and would become one of the top-performing B-Sides of the year.

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Eden McLeod

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