Monday (March 1) marked the release date of the K-pop group’s sixth EP Zero: Fever Part.2. To celebrate the occasion, ATEEZ answered 20 questions for Billboard, weighing in on everything from which K-pop veterans inspired their performance technique to their turn on the upcoming show Kingdom. Read the 20 questions here.
Nominations for the 2021 Latin American Music Awards were announced
Karol G and J Balvin led the list of 2021 Latin American Music Awards nominations, announced on Tuesday (March 2), with nine nods each. Bad Bunny followed with eight nominations, while Ozuna landed seven. Congrats to all of the nominees — check out the full list here.
Marc Anthony will perform a livestream concert
The superstar will perform a single livestream concert dubbed One Night Only that will be promoted and marketed for global consumption, as Billboard exclusively announced on Wednesday (March 3). Tickets for the April 17 livestream are on sale now; learn more here.
Calvin Klein unveiled its star-studded 2021 spring campaign
Welcome, spring! Megan Thee Stallion, Jacob Elordi, Koffee, Anthony Ramos, Janaya Future Khan, Rina Sawayama, Sage Elsesser, Vinson Fraley and Queer Skate LA appear in the new fashion campaign, which also involves a video spot starring Meg. Check it all out here.
LOONA is Billboard‘s March Chartbreaker
With the K-pop girl group’s successful crossover on American radio airwaves with their English-language single “Star,” and their debut on the Pop Airplay chart with the song, all twelve members are finally having their breakthrough moment. “It took a long time to debut as a whole, but I’m proud that we’ve created our own unique characteristics,” Chuu told Billboard. Read more about this month’s Chartbreaker here.
BTS received the 2020 IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award
Congrats to BTS, who have landed the annual honor that recognizes an act’s worldwide popularity across streaming and sales, including vinyl, downloads and CDs. BTS are also IFPI’s first champ to perform primarily in a language other than English. And, of course, they become the first South Korean and first Asian act to take the title. Read more here.
Miley Cyrus signed with Columbia Records
The pop superstar has moved from RCA Records to Columbia, as Billboard exclusively reported on Thursday (March 4). Cyrus was previously signed to RCA Records for three albums; both labels are under Sony Music. Learn more about Cyrus’ big move here.