The 15 best K-pop songs of 2021 – so far

Did your favourites make it onto our list?

Songwriter of BTS’ ‘Butter’ says ’90s references were “very much intentional”

Andrews had previously praised BTS leader RM for his contributions to the song

BTS to release a new song on upcoming physical CD of ‘Butter’

The new song “will make your heart beat to the rhythm of BTS’s positive energy,” says Big Hit Music

‘Butter’ songwriter says BTS leader RM has “a superhuman level of professionalism and talent”

"RM really doesn’t get enough credit for his world-class executive production talent"

BTS to return with new album in July, according to media report

Big Hit Music says more information will be shared once plans are “finalised”

South Korean politician criticised for using image of BTS’ Jungkook to promote new bill

Fans have asked Big Hit Music to “do something to protect their artist”

BTS’ ‘Butter’ tops Billboard Hot 100 for second consecutive week

The track also retained the top spot on the Digital Song Sales chart

Listen to BTS leader RM’s chill and comforting new solo song ‘Bicycle’

"Ever since I was a trainee, I always wanted to move the blurry scenery that I couldn’t quite capture while riding a bicycle into a song"

Why the Grammys are right to not add a Best K-pop category – and why it should stay that way

Segregating music by language, region or race isn’t the answer for awards shows seeking to claw back relevancy