The power of “BTS x TWICE”: copyright royalties exceeded 7,9 billion won

The power of BTS and TWICE has been proved by their oversea sales, which exceeded 7,9 billion won.

On November 8th, Hong Jin-young, the chairman of Korean Music Copyright Association said “The foreign copyright royalty this year until September already exceeded the whole of last year.

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According to the data of Korean Music Copyright Association, Korean oversea royalties collected from foreign countries by September 30th are about 7,9 billion won, which exceeded 7,7 billions last year.

Looking at the global video service Youtube’s charts, the music from Korean idols and singers is loved by fans from all over the world. As of the second week of October, 19 Kpop songs have been in the top 100 of Japanese Youtube music chart, including MOMOLAND’s ‘BAAM’ and TWICE‘s ‘BDZ’.

In addition, the hit ‘IDOL’ of BTS ranks 38th on Norwegian music chart, 66th in Australia, 57th in Canada and 65th in Chile. On Mexican chart, Super Junior’s ‘ONE MORE TIME’ ranks 73rd, which confirms the global popularity of Kpop.

The chairman of Korean Music Copyright Association said “The success of groups such as BTS, Wanna One,… has contributed a lot to Korean music industry.” and that they now got the full support from the Association.

Sources: Naver

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