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[Today’s K-pop] Ateez featured on Pentatonix’s new song

(Credit: KQ Entertainment/Sony Music)
(Credit: KQ Entertainment/Sony Music)

San, Yoonho and Jongho of Ateez participated in Pentatonix’s newest song, which was unveiled Friday.
 
The three bandmates were the featured artists on the American a cappella group’s retake of “A Little Space.” The triple Grammy-winning quintet reached out to the boy band and the trio gladly accepted the idea to work together on a remix of the song that was originally released in February.
 
The collaborative work also will be included on Pentatonix’s forthcoming album, “The Lucky Ones (Deluxe),” and both bands will appear in the song’s music video.
 
Ateez debuted in 2018 as an eight-member boy band and has been garnering international attention since the first year of its music career, hitting Billboard and iTunes charts.

TXT’s repackaged album tops Oricon chart 

(Credit: Big Hit Music)
(Credit: Big Hit Music)

Tomorrow X Together reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the Oricon chart in Japan with the repack of its second studio album, according to label Big Hit Music on Friday.
 
Its “The Chaos Chapter: Fight or Escape,” a repack of “The Chaos Chapter: Freeze” that topped Oricon’s daily and weekly album charts in June, landed atop its daily album chart upon release, with over 41,000 copies sold.
 
The reissued edition includes three new songs, including lead track “Loser=Lover,” as well as the songs from the second LP. The album topped iTunes top albums chart in 20 regions and the lead track landed atop iTunes top songs chart in 18 regions.
 
The band was set to perform the song for the first time on a television music chart show on Friday.

DAY6’s Young K to drop solo debut EP 

(Credit: JYP Entertainment)
(Credit: JYP Entertainment)

Young K of Day6 will be coming out with his first solo EP on Sept. 6, announced his label JYP Entertainment on Friday.
 
He came up with the album’s name “Eternal” inspired by his real first name that sounds similar to the Korean word for “eternity,” which also conveys his wish to sing forever.
 
The musician debuted with the band in September 2015 and has participated in writing songs and collaborations with a series of other musicians, demonstrating a wide spectrum of musical capabilities. He will be the first of the five-member act to put together a solo album.
 
The band held its first digital concert earlier this month.
 
On Tuesday in a livestream via the band’s V Live channel, Young K told fans about the upcoming EP and that he would be enlisting in October.
 
“The best I can do now, I thought, is good music, so I prepared another album,” he said, asking fans to keep their expectations high.

Park Jihoon to host online concert 

(Credit: Maroo Entertainment)
(Credit: Maroo Entertainment)

Park Jihoon will hold an online concert called Your Collection on Aug. 28, announced his agency Maroo Entertainment on Friday.
 
The event will utilize state-of-the-art technologies, such as projection mapping and extended reality, to offer a better experience for the audience. 
  
He will perform “Paradise” from his third EP “The W,” and “Talk to Me,” from the original soundtrack of the drama series in which he starred recently, for the first time. The set list will span across all his albums up to the most recent EP “My Collection,” which came out earlier this month. The fourth EP consists of six tracks and rose to the top of the iTunes top albums chart in four regions.



By Hwang You-mee (glamazon@heraldcorp.com)
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