Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Just posted a photo https://t.co/SnuKzez3Jw— G-DRAGON (@IBGDRGN) December 14, 2016
Just posted a photo https://t.co/5wfoiIgRiz— G-DRAGON (@IBGDRGN) December 14, 2016
[NEWS] BIGBANG is proving to be “Gob-BANG” as expected… “FXXX IT”, “LAST DANCE”, and “GIRLFRIEND” are sweeping music charts together
- No.1 in iTunes albums charts of 16 countries + No.4 in the chart of the States
-11 songs of “MADE” album in top 100 on chart
BIGBANG who has come back with their third full album is sweeping charts in and out of the country.
“FXXX IT”, “LAST DANCE”, the double title tracks, as well as another new song “GIRLFRIEND” of BIGBANG’s “MADE THE FULL ALBUM” released on December 12 at 12 o’clock in the night, are sweeping the first, second, and third places on eight music charts in Korea as of December 13 at 8AM, including Melon, Olleh, Bugs, Mnet, Genie, NAVER Music, Soribada, and Monkey 3.
BIGBANG is huge not just in Korea but also in China.
As of 12 PM of December 14, “FXXX IT”, one of the title tracks of BIGBANG’s third regular album “MADE THE FULL ALBUM”, took the no.1 spot on QQ Music’s new song, popularity index, music video, and K-pop music video charts, demonstrating that BIGBANG’s new album is going viral in China.
[NEWS] American Billboard extolled BIGBANG, “…a balancing act that’s enabled the boy band to surpass international boundaries…”
American Billboard extolled group BIGBANG’s new album.
In a Billboard article released on December 13 (local time), the contrasting feels of “FXXX IT” and “LAST DANCE” were reviewed in detail.
The article explained the reason for BIGBANG’s success, saying, “Over the past decade together, BIGBANG shaped the Korean music industry through the unique musicality of their party bangers and poignant balladry, a balancing act that’s enabled the boy band to surpass international boundaries and shirk off the limitations of K-pop’s youth-focused industry.”
Just as they did last year, BIGBANG is sweeping charts this year as well.
BIGBANG who has recently come back as a complete team in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their debut is appearing in MBC’s TV show “The Infinite Challenge”.
According to the staff of the show, BIGBANG confidently came to the shooting of “The Infinite Challenge”, even though it is their first appearance in the show since they appeared in the show’s “Gangs of Seoul” episode in 2011. The cast members of “The Infinite Challenge” took extra care of their fashion, to compete against BIGBANG. The members of “The Infinite Challenge” showed great self-confidence in their fashion, harshly evaluating the style of G-DRAGON who just came back from Paris on the day of the shooting, embarrassing BIGBANG members.
[NEWS] BIGBANG continues to sweep charts on the second day of new album’s release… “Grand finale of 10th anniversary project”
It is as everyone expected. BIGBANG is sweeping No.1 on music charts with their new album, the first full album in eight years.
As of December 14 at 6AM, “FXXX IT”, the title track of BIGBANG’s third full album, is in No.1 on the real-time charts of eight major music-streaming websites in Korea: Melon―Korea’s biggest music-streaming website, Genie, Soribada, Monkey 3, Olleh Music, Mnet, NAVER Music, and Bugs Music.
G-DRAGON confessed that renewing his contract with YG Entertainment was the hardest decision he had to make throughout his whole life.
In the afternoon of December 13, BIGBANG was interviewed at the YG Building in Hapjung-dong, Seoul. The members talked about their new album “MADE THE FULL ALBUM” and how they felt.
BIGBANG members renewed their contracts with YG last year. Afterwards, BIGBANG produced a host of hit songs, making 2016 yet another best year for the group.
During the interview, G-DRAGON said, “I really thought hard before renewing my contract with YG, and I think I’ve matured as a result.”
[NEWS] BIGBANG Vows to Appear on a Number of Variety Shows including Infinite Challenge and Radio Star
BIGBANG announced that it will appear on a number of variety shows including Infinite Challenge and Radio Star.
BIGBANG was interviewed at the YG Building in Hapjung-dong, Seoul in the afternoon of December 13 about the group’s just-released third regular album.
TAEYANG started off the interview by saying, “After plans for the album release was finalized, we had dinner with Mr. Yang. He asked us about how we wanted to promote the album.”
BIGBANG’s first new regular album in eight years,”MADE THE FULL ALBUM”, has been released.
On December 13, BIGBANG released a new album. It’s the group’s first new regular album in eight years. ”MADE THE FULL ALBUM” has three new songs: “FXXX IT”, “LAST DANCE”, and “GIRLFRIEND”.
BIGBANG’s interview took place at 3 PM at the YG Building. During the interview, BIGBANG members talked about how much respect they have for SECHSKIES.
BIGBANG’s third regular album “MADE THE FULL ALBUM” has been released, and the chart results demonstrate that BIGBANG is indeed a worldwide star.
BIGBANG’s third regular album, “MADE THE FULL ALBUM”, was released at 12 AM on December 13. Upon release, the album took the no.1 spot on the iTunes chart of Brunei, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Finland, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Norway, Paraguay, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam, demonstrating BIGBANG’s global popularity.
BIGBANG (G-DRAGON, T.O.P, TAEYANG, DAESUNG, and SEUNGRI) criticized themselves by saying, “Three regular albums in eight years. It’s lame.”
Upon the release of its third regular album “MADE THE FULL ALBUM” on December 13, BIGBANG was interviewed at the YG Building in Hapjung-dong, Seoul.
About releasing three regular albums over eight years, G-DRAGON said, “I think it’s lame too. But it wasn’t because we’re lazy during the eight years. We all released solo albums and put out singles or mini albums. We’ve never been on a break. I think it is fate that the album was released now. Personally, I believe in working on and on until everyone is satisfied with the music. That’s why the album was released now.”
BIGBANG’s third full album “MADE THE FULL ALBUM” is drawing keen attention in the United States, too.
BIGBANG’s “MADE THE FULL ALBUM” released on December 12 in the night is covering the main promotion page of American iTunes and Apple Music’s new songs section along with other world-famous musicians including J.COLE and NEIL YOUNG, showing how much attention they are drawing overseas.
BIGBANG is competing against BIGBANG this year again, following the BIGBANG vs. BIGBANG competition last year. Upon their comeback with “MADE”, the first full album in eight years which is also an album that celebrates the 10th anniversary of BIGBANG’s debut and the last full album before BIGBANG members join the army for their mandatory military service, BIGBANG is showing their unrivalled power in the music scene.
BIGBANG’s songs released last year swept music charts. The songs presented in different genres with BIGBANG’s own color enjoyed great popularity from the public, as the title tracks of each single. As all the eight songs were title tracks of each single album, music videos were released for all of them and BIGBANG presented live-performances in TV music shows, to make the second half of 2015 the BIGBANG time.