February 28, 2021

Spotify has confirmed the removal of a large number of K-pop tracks, after deal with Kakao M comes to an end

“Despite our best efforts, the existing licensing deal we had with Kakao M has come to an end."
Charli XCX

Charli XCX is "excited to be forming a supergroup with No Rome and The 1975"

The much-anticipated collab must be here soon, right?

K-pop fans react with shock as vast swathes of tracks distributed by Kakao M disappear from Spotify

It seems some artists are finding out their material has been taken down via their own stan accounts.

It looks like a huge catalogue of K-pop has disappeared from Spotify, including tracks from MAMAMOO, Loona, MONSTA X, IU and more

Reports suggest that releases licensed by Kakao M are no longer available to be played via the streaming service.

The Driver Era have rescheduled their forthcoming UK and Irish shows

The duo have shifted their shows in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester and London to January 2022.

AFI are dropping their new album 'Bodies' this June

The news comes alongside two new songs, 'Looking Tragic' and 'Begging For Trouble'.

Pillow Queens have rescheduled their UK tour for November

Some shows have been upgraded, with Glasgow and Brighton dates to be announced.

110 Above festival is going ahead for 2021, with The Amazons, Sports Team, Sundara Karma and more

They're hoping for a "full-blown, no holds barred festival."

iDKHOW have dropped a smooth cover of Beck's 'Debra'

The former Dork cover stars dropped one of our albums of last year, 'Razzmatazz'.

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