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    Turn up your summer this week with new music from (G)I-dle! ☀️

    1. BTS will perform their new single "Dynamite" for the first time at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards.

    #BTS #방탄소년단 Dynamite Promotion Schedule #BTS_Dynamite

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    This week, Big Hit Entertainment unveiled the promotional schedule for BTS's upcoming English single "Dynamite," and it's full of goodies to get fans properly excited!

    Kicking off on Aug. 11, the group will be releasing teaser photos, videos, and more before the song's official release on Aug. 21. The group will then be guest stars on both MTV's Fresh Out Live and the Today show on Aug. 24, so make sure to tune in. All of the fun culminates on Aug. 30, when BTS will perform "Dynamite" for the first time ever at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards.

    Excited for "Dynamite"? You can preorder the song here.

    2. SHINee's Taemin details his inner heartbreak with "2 KIDS"

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    *whispers* Taemin's back! The SHINee member and solo artist hit everyone straight in the feelings this week with the release of his heartbreakingly beautiful single "2 KIDS."

    During a recent V Live broadcast, he explained that the dreamy song is "about growing pains and depicts the story prior to the one in the album. You can think of it as a teaser before the movie." With lyrics written by Taemin, "2 KIDS" is part of his upcoming album Never Gonna Dance Again, which he says is split into two different acts: one that reveals a new side of him, and another that shows off his intensity.

    "Honestly, when you listen to my songs, there are a lot of them that are more exciting or sentimental, but ['2 KIDS'] is a good song to listen to while just going about your day," he revealed. "It’s a song that can always be with you.”

    3. Monsta X and Twice will both hold live concerts this weekend.

    Posters of TWICE's World in a Day concert and Monsta X's Live from Seoul With Luv
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    After appearing on All That last week, Monsta X is gracing our screens once again! The group is holding their livestream concert Live From Seoul With Luv on Aug. 8. The concert begins at 11 p.m. EST and will feature new choreography routines, backstage footage, and a set list that mixes the group's Korean and English songs. You can purchase a ticket for the event here.

    And the fun continues on Sunday, when Twice will be holding their own livestream concert World in a Day! Beginning at 2 a.m. EST on Aug. 9, World in a Day will feature unique performances that are inspired by all of the different countries their fans live in. You can purchase a ticket for the event here.

    4. (G)I-dle released the summery "DUMDi DUMDi!"

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    Fresh off their nomination for Best K-Pop at the 2020 MTV Music Awards, (G)I-dle are back and bringing the summer heat with their new song "DUMDi DUMDi"!

    Written, composed, and arranged by the group's leader Soyeon, the tropical house song marries heavy beats and light whistles together as the members sing about a thrilling summer love. In the song's music video, the members transform into six strangers who happen to all be staying at the same desert hotel. When they meet, they embark on an unforgettable summer adventure full of confetti, dancing, and pool parties.

    In a press conference for the single's release, leader Soyeon called the song an exploration of "youth". "This is the first time we touched on the topic of 'youth,'" she said. "We hope people of all ages will enjoy this new topic 'youth' along with the heat of summer."

    5. SuperM, Brave Girls, Day6, and more announced new music is on the way!

    SuperM "Super One" Project SuperM Single ‘100’ ➫ 08/14/20 SuperM Single ‘호랑이 (Tiger Inside)’ ➫ 09/01/20 SuperM The 1st Album 'Super One' ➫ 09/25/20 #SuperM #SuperOne #WeAreTheFuture #SuperMTheFuture

    @superm / Via Twitter: @superm

    * SuperM announced that their debut full-length album, Super One, will be released on Sept. 25. Leading up to the album's release, the group will be releasing two new songs starting as early as next week! Their new single "100" will be released on Aug. 14, followed by "Tiger Inside" — a song which fans will have heard performed at the group's live concert in April — on Sep. 1. The group also announced their own reality show, M-Topia, which will air on both Wavve and YouTube starting Sept. 23. Get ready, SuperM fans!

    * Day6 has announced its first sub-unit! According to Soompi, the unit will be composed of members Wonpil, Young K, and Dowoon and will release an album toward the end of August.

    * Produce X 101 contestant and former X1 member Kim Yohan will be releasing a digital single on Aug. 25. According to Soompi, Yohan is confirmed to play a lead role in the Korean remake of a Chinese drama, and will make his debut as a member of the K-Pop group WEi later this year.

    * After a three-year hiatus, Brave Girls will be releasing new music! The group has already started sharing retro photo teasers online for their title track, "We Ride," which will be released on Aug. 14. Time to get excited!

    That's it for this week! Have a lovely weekend and make sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter so you never miss out on all of BuzzFeed's K-Pop content! ✨

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