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Samsung Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition now available in PH

Attention, ARMY! The Samsung Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition has finally landed on our shores.

Attention, ARMY! The Samsung Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition has finally landed on our shores.

Starting today, July 9, the Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition will be available through the Samsung Online Store and authorized channels.

The BTS edition Galaxy Buds+ will sell for Php8,990. It comes with a purple smart cover. Moreover, buyers will get seven collectible BTS photo cards featuring RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook.

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BLACKPINK music video sets 5 Guinness World Records

The BLACKPINK music video for their comeback single "How You Like That" has enabled the popular Kpop girl group to set multiple new Guinness World Records titles.

The BLACKPINK music video for their comeback single “How You Like That” has enabled the popular Kpop girl group to set multiple new Guinness World Records titles.

Guinness World Records said the BLACKPINK music video generated 86.3 million views in the first day of release. With this, “How You Like That” has achieved new records for:

  • Most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours
  • Most viewed music video on YouTube in 24 hours
  • Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group

“All three records surpass previous record holder BTS — who, together with US singer Halsey previously achieved these three record titles with the video for ‘Boy With Luv’ in April 2019.”

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Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition pre-order to re-open

Samsung Philippines is re-opening the Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition pre-order for a second batch of units.

Here’s good news, ARMY! Disappointed that you weren’t able to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition last week?

Due to the overwhelming support of fans, Samsung Philippines is re-opening its Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition pre-order for a second batch of units.

The pre-order will start on July 1 at 10 AM through the Samsung Online Store. Samsung Philippines launched its official online store in the Philippines in May.

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‘How You Like That’: BLACKPINK beats BTS on YouTube

"How You Like That" surpassed 100 million views on YouTube in record time.

Guess who dethroned BTS? BLACKPINK’s music video for its highly-anticipated comeback single “How You Like That” has set a new YouTube record for 24-hour views.

“The K-pop powerhouse group’s dynamic new single had 82.4 million views in the first 24 hours of release on YouTube, and was the No. 1 trending video on the platform. The view count handily topped the previous record-holders: BTS’ ‘Boy With Luv’ featuring Halsey, which amassed 74.6 million views in the initial one-day period in April 2019, per YouTube.”

Not only did BLACKPINK beat BTS for this record. The Kpop girl group composed of Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa also surpassed 100 million views in record time. “How You Like That” reached the milestone in one day, eight hours, and 22 minutes, according to the Soompi article.

“The previous record for the fastest Korean group music video to hit 100 million views was held by BTS’s ‘Boy With Luv,’ which took one day, 13 hours, and 38 minutes to achieve the feat.”

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BLACKPINK ‘How You Like That’ music video is out

Today, June 26, is "How You Like That" day for Blinks -- the loyal fans of the popular South Korean girl group BLACKPINK.

Today, June 26, is “How You Like That” day for Blinks — the loyal fans of the popular South Korean girl group BLACKPINK. As befits true Kpop royalty, YG Entertainment has teased the comback single in a daily countdown prior to today’s launch at 6 PM Korea Time (5 PM Philippine Time).

Update: Watch the “How You Like That” music video now.

The Kpop group has been dominating social media, YouTube, and other digital platforms with their “How You Like That” campaign. This morning, they unveiled their “How You Like That” D-Day poster. They have also scheduled a live global press conference at 2 PM Korea Time (1 PM Philippine Time).

“How You Like That” is the highly anticipated comeback track from the Kpop group, which consists of Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. It is the first single from their upcoming album that will be released in September. Apart from releasing the song and music video, BLACKPINK will also guest on the June 26 episode of NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” to perform “How You Like That” for the first time.

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MONSTA X concert to stream exclusively on LiveXLive

The MONSTA X concert on July 26 will stream exclusively on LiveXLive.

Heads up, Monbebe! The only full-length global MONSTA X concert in 2020 will be held on July 26 at 12 noon Korea Time (11 AM Philippine Time). LiveXLive Media, Inc. announced today that it will produce the international pay-per-view event in collaboration with Starship Entertainment.

The MONSTA X concert ticket will be priced at US$19.99 for the basic stream access pass. “Monsta X Live: From Seoul With Luv” marks the first and only time MONSTA X will perform this particular set list. This will combine both English-language and Korean-language songs. Tickets will go on sale on June 26 at 9 PM Korea Time (8 PM Philippine Time).

“We are so excited to play this one-of-a-kind global concert with so many surprises for our fans — Monbebe. We miss everyone so much and since we couldn’t tour this year, we want to give you the opportunity to see us live and spend a few hours together. This is our message to the world, we are all one, and this is the time for Monbebe and people from all over the world to join us live at the same time, and bring new energy to the world,” MONSTA X said in a press statement.

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KCON:TACT 2020 Summer to stream for free via Shopee

KCON:TACT 2020 Summer will stream for free on Shopee Live.

Good news, Kpop fans! KCON, the world’s largest Korean culture festival, will go online for the first time. Moreover, Kpop fans in Southeast Asia and Taiwan will be able to watch the KCON:TACT 2020 Summer concert for free on Shopee Live.

Shopee Live will stream KCON:TACT 2020 Summer for free from June 20-26. Shopee users and Kpop fans can look forward to seven consecutive days of non-stop entertainment. This includes live concerts by some of the biggest Kpop stars in the world. Over 30 acts will perform, including MONSTA X, MAMAMOO, Iz*One, Ateez, GFriend, (G)I-DLE, ITZY, and Stray Kids.

“Shopee is proud to be the exclusive partner of CJ ENM to stream KCON:TACT 2020 Summer to fans in Southeast Asia and Taiwan for the first time, as part of Shopee Live Kpop Fest. This partnership builds on our efforts to connect people through entertainment and shared experiences, and comes after a series of successful collaborations with Kpop stars. Shopee Live Kpop Fest and KCON:TACT 2020 Summer reflect our commitment to meet evolving needs, as people around the world stay home and turn to online entertainment. We look forward to more exciting collaborations with CJ ENM in the future,” Shopee Head of Regional Marketing Agatha Soh said in a press statement.