K-pop

Jin, member of K-pop star BTS, will start his military service on December 13 – report

Jin, the oldest member of K-pop group BTS, will begin his compulsory military service on December 13, South Korean newspaper Aju Business Daily reported on Thursday, citing unnamed military authorities. Jin, who turns 30 on Dec. 4, will be deployed to a unit after receiving five weeks of training at …

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Korean Pop Star Luna Comes to Broadway in “KPOP”

The South Korean cultural phenomenon K-pop is now a Broadway musical – simply called KPOP. The show is a kind of MTV behind the music story of a fictional Korean label, RBY, presenting a concert in New York. Shortly after the start of KPOP, the audience is immersed in an …

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BI Elevates As K-Pop’s “Best Soloist” As Star Releases New EP Love Or Loved Part.1

BI aka Kim Hanbin is finally back with a new worldwide EP, Love Or Loved Part.1, and a new music video for the title track, Keep Me Up. After back-to-back successes, fans are hailing the star as K-Pop’s “greatest soloist” of all time! The South Korean rapper has become one …

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K-pop Fans Are Disappointed That Top 3rd Generation Idol Groups Like BTS, BLACKPINK, TWICE, And More Are Not Performing At Any Year-End Awards

Year-end awards shows are the most anticipated events of the year since K-pop fans can see all their favorite artists gather and perform at these special events. However, with the generation change of idols, the new generation of idol groups is often the one that happens. This is the case …

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BTS, Stray Kids and Seventeen are the top K-Pop boy group brand value rankings for November

BTS, Stray Kids, and Seventeen topped this month’s brand value rankings for K-Pop boy groups. Brand value rankings analyze patterns of brand interactions between brands and consumers online through big data tracking. Brand value data allows K-Pop companies to calculate positive or negative brand impressions, media interest, consumer interest, as …

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6 Rags-to-Riches Stories: K-Pop Edition

Everyone loves a good Cinderella story, in other words, a rags-to-riches story. They are motivating and give us great hope that life can get better, even during some of the most difficult times in our lives. So here are some of the most surprising rags to riches stories, K-Pop edition! …

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What happened at HALLYUWEEN 2022

Keeping its promise to be a spooktacular, first-of-its-kind event, HALLYUWEEN 2022, held on October 29 at the Mall of Asia Arena, gave viewers a memorable evening of K-pop, P-pop, drag and great music. From the get-go, the first K-pop Halloween party in the Philippines exceeded all expectations – a press …

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K-pop boy group TAN set to hold PH tour

New K-pop boy group To All Nations (TAN) held a press conference in Quezon City on November 3, 2022. Photo by Josiah Antonio, ABS-CBN News. MANILA — New K-pop boy group To All Nations (TAN) is set to hold a four-location Philippines tour in November. TAN’s first stop will be …

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Alexa Holds a Minute’s Silence for Itaewon Crowd Crush Victims – Billboard

As the world and the Korean entertainment industry react to the mob tragedy in the Itaewon district of Seoul, South Korea, AleXa took a moment from her tour to remember those lost. During her Sunday concert in Los Angeles at Avalon Hollywood, the final date of AleXa’s first Meet & …

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Seoul Fashion Week Star Attendees + 8 Korean Designer Looks Reimagined For K-Pop Idols

Seoul Fashion Week has finally returned to live shows after what seemed like a long wait, making fashion and K-pop fans excited to see the latest trends the stars will be wearing this Spring/Summer 2023. All eyes look to Seoul as Korea’s homeland. the most talented designers, while stylish celebrities …

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10 K-Pop B-sides That Deserve A Music Video ASAP

The title tracks get all the glory when it comes to K-pop music videos, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t B-sides that are equally deserving! Whether it’s a track with choreography that simply needs to be showcased or a song with good vibes, there are plenty of reasons to love …

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Fans recommend a K-pop playlist beyond BTS

A distinct blend of electronic music, hip hop, rock, jazz and addictive melodies, K-pop propelled South Korea to global fame, buoyed by the popularity of boy band Bangtan Boys, or simply, BTS. But they’re not the be-all and end-all of K-pop. As the band prepares to take a break from …

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Jin, member of K-pop star BTS, will release his first solo single next week before his military service

SEOUL, Oct 19 (Reuters) – K-pop singer Jin, a member of hit boy band BTS, will release his first official solo single next week, the seven-member group’s agency said on Wednesday, after the announcement this week that he will soon begin military service. The song, titled “The Astronaut,” will be …

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Stray Kids Becomes Second K-Pop Act To Rank Multiple No. 1 Albums In The U.S.

South Korean boy band Stray Kids (credit JYP Entertainment). JYP Entertainment Stray Kids is back at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, but not with its recent champion. South Korean boy band releases new EP Maxident, which opens in the first position of the count with 117,000 shifted equivalent units. …

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K-pop: Korean company SM Entertainment ends its production agreement with Lee Soo-man

SM Entertainment, one of Korea’s leading entertainment agency groups, announced on Friday that it will be terminating a contract with Lee Soo-man a year early at the end of 2022. “SM Entertainment [..] will sever ties with its chief producer Lee Soo-man at the end of this year,” Yonhap News …

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BTS members and how they joined the K Pop Boy Band

It has been more than 9 years since the global K-Pop group – BTS debuted in the music industry. Seven boys from different parts of South Korea came together, stayed together, and struggled together to be in the position they are in now. But do you know how each member …

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PUV Drivers Warned Against Overcharging As K-Pop Idol Falls Victim

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Saturday condemned the abuse of public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers by overcharging their passengers. The LTFRB released the statement after Joshua Hong, a member of popular Korean pop boy group Seventeen, said he was asked to pay more than P1,000 by …

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Company hopes to bring K-pop concerts to Guam | Silver

Songwriter, lyricist and ceramic painter Son Wha Gong, who goes by the name Jenny G, is starting a new venture in Guam to bring Korean K-pop artists to the island. “K-pop music is hugely popular here in Guam and it’s a favorite around the world. And while there have been …

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YG Entertainment will sue leaking BLACKPINK Jennie’s private photos

The label says it takes legal action against online posts that “damage the character or reputation of their artists”. MANILA, Philippines – YG Entertainment announced on Monday, October 3 that it is now taking action to sue those responsible for distributing BLACKPINK member Jennie’s personal images. “We have officially requested …

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Warriors find time for sumo lessons, K-pop and light training in Tokyo

TOKYO — After an early morning departure and an 11-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean, the Golden State Warriors finally landed at Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture around 2:20 p.m. local time Wednesday. Their mission beyond two preseason games against the Washington Wizards on Friday and Sunday at the …

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Girl groups take the lead in K-pop

Yang Sung-hee The author is a columnist at JoongAng Ilbo.Admittedly, BTS has set so many spectacular records that most other records are less impressive these days. But Blackpink did. They became the first girl group to top Billboard’s major albums chart. He did it with “Born Pink”, his second full …

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Why don’t fans want K-pop actors like BTS and Blackpink in the 2023 Super Bowl?

ARIZONA, USA: With the Super Bowl fast approaching, everyone is eager to find out who will be the halftime headliner. The last edition was quite starry because we had the collaboration of Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. And for the 2023 Super Bowl, they roped Rihanna. However, the potential roster of …

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What Qualities Make BTS Boys Different From Other K-pop Groups

Take a look at the qualities that help BTS boys be different from other k-pop groups in the world Speaking of K-pop boy groups, this list will never miss a party name. The idol debuted in June 2013, known as Bangtan Sonyeondan, better known as BTS, has eclipsed over the …

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[Journalism Internship] K-pop idols beware, virtual humans are coming for your jobs

[Journalism Internship] K-pop idols beware, virtual humans are coming for your jobs

The line separating reality from the virtual world is blurring, especially in the K-pop industry with technologies advancing to the extent that human-like virtual artists are now collaborating with real artists. With elaborate graphics, game engines and artificial intelligence (AI) technology, virtual artists are designed to behave like humans with …

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5 New Mixed Race 4th Generation Female K-pop Idols: NewJeans Danielle, NMIXX Lily, More

Over the years, the K-pop industry has opened up to budding stars who aren’t just purely Korean. And this year, more K-pop idols have debuted on the music scene and some of them are multiracial. Below are five mixed-race 4th generation female K-pop idols. 5 New Mixed Race 4th Generation …

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7 Breathtaking K-Pop Songs With “Beautiful” In The Title

K-pop finds a way to speak to the souls of listeners. From self-empowerment to romantic love, bands like NCT, MONSTA X and SHINee move their audiences with simple songs. The jaw-dropping singles below have the word “beautiful” in the title, and the meaning transcends our perception of the word. Here …

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K-pop boy band EXO’s Lay Zhang will hold their first solo concert in Singapore on October 19

Chinese singer-actor Lay Zhang, a member of K-pop boy band EXO, will hold his first solo concert in Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa Convention Center on October 19. The concert is the second leg of the pop star’s Grand Line 2: Infinite Lands tour, which marks the 10th anniversary of …

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RM: From K-pop star to patron of the arts

RM reportedly owns works by KAWS, Ugo Rondinone, and Joel Shapiro, as well as Yun Hyong-Keun, Chang Ucchin, and Lee Bae. — Image via ETX Studio Wednesday September 14, 2022 05:56 GMT SEOUL, Sept. 14 — K-pop aficionados know RM mainly from the hit boy group, BTS. But the South …

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Why K-Pop Star Jennie’s Role May Start a Hollywood Trend

It is impossible to have lived these last years without hearing passionate cries about game of thrones and Euphoria. These two shows defined the current era of television, and with their new show, The idol, HBO is no doubt hoping to replicate their success. From what we’ve heard so far, …

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9 K-Pop Songs to Help You Through Grief

Everyone experiences heartbreak at some point in their life, and while everyone has their own methods of coping, music is one of the best ways to motivate yourself to keep moving forward. Luckily for K-pop fans, there’s no shortage of thought-provoking break-up tracks to keep you going after getting hurt. …

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Lapillus – an all-female K-Pop group with a nice Pinay touch

Former ABS-CBN talent Chantal Videla (second from right) is one of Lapillus’ ladies. Let me be clear from the start. I’ve never been a fan of K-Pop, except for a dose of BTS’s “Dynamite” once in a while and Black Pink’s “Pink Venom” lately (because I love the part that …

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K-pop group Stray Kids announces new album MAXIDENT, which will be released on October 7, 2022; watch the comeback trailer : Bollywood News

After a release with ODDINARY and a world tour, South Korean powerhouse Stray Kids is ready for a comeback with the new album MAXIDENT. The official announcement was made on September 6 at midnight with a trailer. K-pop group Stray Kids announces new album MAXIDENT, which will be released on …

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2022 K Pop Songs That Topped Music Charts

K-Pop has become a global sensation now. Every song released by each of this group is trending. It’s not just because of the music, but also because of the message they want to convey to their audience. Here are some popular songs that deliver a good message through their lyrics. …

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Buying K-Pop Stock Just Got Less Risky For US Investors: The Ledger – Billboard

The Ledger is a weekly music industry economics newsletter sent to Billboard Pro subscribers. An abridged version of the newsletter is published online. An exchange-traded fund, or ETF, focused on Korean music began trading on the NYSE Arca exchange on Thursday, giving U.S. investors a way to buy shares of …

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Anniversary of GZBkarma – National Today

Background GZBkarma is all about K-pop. She can talk about her favorite K-pop groups for hours, debate influential members of each group without a break, and can churn out each group’s best songs without missing a beat. If you look at her YouTube channel, you will notice that she frequently …

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Cairo Korean Cultural Center launches K-POP Academy 2022

The Korean Cultural Center in Cairo kicked off the K-POP Academy 2022 event at the Ballet Institute, affiliated with the Egyptian Academy of Arts, on Sunday. This is an educational class for K-POP dance skills. K-POP Academy 2022 will run until September 18. This year’s K-POP Academy event is more …

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Fans of K-pop group TWICE were quick to spot Easter eggs in the group’s latest comeback, Talk That Talk

And just like that, they’re back! TWICE officially launched their new era with the release of their 11th mini album, Between 1&2 and there’s a lot to unpack, most notably in the album’s title track. Fans knew this album would be TWICE’s most personal as it is their first group …

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K-pop giant SM Entertainment is expanding in the Middle East and plans to discover and produce local artists in Saudi Arabia

South Korean K-Pop company SM Entertainment is expanding into Saudi Arabia. Soo-Man Lee, the company’s chief producer, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA) to enter the local market and promote joint projects. The MOU signing ceremony was held at SM …

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Which K-Pop groups have the most members?

Image via YouTube/Stone Music Entertainment K-pop continues to grow in popularity around the world, with extremely talented and successful boy and girl bands in the genre. While some K-pop groups like BLACKPINK and Aespa only have four members in their roster, some groups have a large number of members, with …

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Sync Meets Rhythm As Nigerian Dancers Tackle K-Pop Dance

Synchronization and rhythm clashed as 40 Nigerian dancers took to K-Pop dance at the 2022 K-Pop Dance Academy. Organized annually by the Korea Culture Center Nigeria, the K-Pop Dance Academy trains Nigerian dancers and K-Pop fans in the art of K-Pop Dance, with the help of professional K-Pop choreographers such …

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K-Pop artist APOKI will go global with an all-English single West Swing feat. E-40

APOKI is a virtual K-pop artist with the concept of “a rabbit-like being living somewhere in outer space” and is owned by VV Entertainment, a Korean tech startup owned by AFUN INTERACTIVE. She is a pioneering virtual artist who combines K-pop music and choreography with high technology, beautiful visuals, and …

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Blackpink Becomes First K-pop Girl Group To Perform At MTV Video Music Awards

Blackpink will perform at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards [MTV] Blackpink will become the first K-pop girl group to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), according to YG Entertainment on Tuesday. “The girl group is gearing up for this performance which we hope will help the event …

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From a local trend to a global phenomenon, and beyond

K-pop boy group BTS and British band Coldplay perform together at the 49th American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 22, 2021. (Yonhap) In 2012, K-pop took a leap forward in the global music industry. Over the summer, Psy set several all-time highs in the music …

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K-Pop idol Kim Garam has broken his silence after months of bullying accusations

Online K-pop fandoms have exploded once again after former idol Garam Kim spoke out in response to accusations of violence and intimidation that forced her to quit her girl group. Kim, 16, was announced in April as part of the lineup for Hybe Entertainment’s (the company responsible for BTS, Seventeen, …

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K-pop agency JYP will stop selling CDs to be more environmentally sustainable

And finally the labels and publishers of economic news By Andy Malt | Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 K-pop agency JYP Entertainment, which works with girl group Twice among others, has announced plans to stop making physical releases for its artists, in a bid to become more environmentally sustainable. …

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Building an “Army” of Fans: Marketing Lessons from K-Pop Sensation BTS

What would it take to attract customers so loyal that they would not only buy your products, but also lavish flowers on your distributors and buy advertising to elevate your brand? Ask the minds behind K-pop sensation BTS. Created by a Korean management company, BTS found themselves breaking the unlikely …

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More cheers! K-pop fans banned from clapping at Korean music show amid rising Covid-19 cases

Inkigayo forbids the public to applaud K-pop groups are back to perform amid silent crowds! As the Covid-19 pandemic refuses to die down, Korean music show Inkigayo has taken it upon itself to curb cases by banning all forms of cheering. The move comes just months after the studio audience …

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Jessi will give a solo concert in the Philippines after leaving P Nation; departure date and other details

HIGHLIGHTS Jessi will give a solo concert in Manila, Philippines The K-Pop soloist recently came in the news for leaving P Nation The date and time of his broadcast have also been released. The powerhouse of K-Pop is back! Korean-American soloist Jessi recently announced her solo concert in Manila. His …

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NewJeans Sets Pre-Order Record For K-pop Girl Group’s Debut Album E! News UK

NewJeans has set a pre-order record for a K-pop girl group’s debut album, according to their label. The five-member group released their first-ever music video “Attention” on YouTube last month under HYBE’s indie label ADOR (All Doors One Room). NewJeans (ADOR) On August 1, NewJeans released the digital version of …

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K-pop group Treasure debuts in Manila; Meet Dara – Manila Bulletin

K-pop idol group Treasure debuted in the Philippines during “K-pop Masterz 2022 in Manila.” GOT7’s Treasure and Jackson Wang and BamBam headlined the show held on July 29 at Mall of Asia Arena. The group debuted in August 2020 in South Korea. Treasure at K-pop Masterz Show in Manila 2022 …

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Top 10 Most Successful K-pop Idols (2022)

K-pop singers are sensational singers who are gaining fame around the world, this list will introduce the most successful K-pop idols in 2022. Top 10 Most Successful K-pop Idols (2022) This list has been compiled based on their social status and the successes they have witnessed in their career as …

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Apink’s ChoRong, BoMi on ChoBom Sub-Unit, Friendship, Staying Relevant, PANDAs | Exclusive

K-pop girl group Apink debuted in 2011. Members ChoRong and BoMi made their sub-unit debut with Copycat in July. Their single, Copycat, is a song representing their mutual love and admiration. In an exclusive chat with IndiaToday.in, the duo opened up about their subunit ChoBom, why the song is called …

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How to Wear Jackets Like K-Pop Icon Blackpink Jennie

” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/how-to-style-jackets-like-k-pop-icon- blackpink-jennie-920×518.jpg” width=”920″ height=”518″ alt=”How to Style Jackets Like K-Pop Icon Blackpink Jennie” /> Jennie Kim, also known as Jennie, was born on January 16, 1996 in Anyang, South Korea. Jennie went to New Zealand to study abroad. YG welcomed her in August 2010. As Jennie Kim, …

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K-pop comebacks in August 2022: BLACKPINK, TXT and more

K-pop’s August 2022 comebacks will surely set your heart on fire. From world-renowned third-generation bands to solo releases, August’s lineup is impeccable and exciting. However, with an extraordinary K-pop returning lineup, the competition is fierce. It would be interesting to see which K-pop artists welcome their comebacks. While international fans …

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NCSoft universe attracts K-pop fans exclusively

The universe of NC Soft is gaining popularity with its all-in-one service. (NC Soft) Universe, online game developer NC Soft’s K-pop fan community platform, is attracting attention with its exclusivity and communication features, the company announced Thursday. Launched in January, Universe currently operates as a global K-pop fan platform where …

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K-pop aces’ ‘Maniac’ tour is anything but ordinary

“Want to be weird?asks the fluorescent green police on the screen that spans the back of the Honda Center stage. A few songs later, another video plays and a decisive response pops up: “I want to be weird.” Cries ring out around the room, the mutual feeling for many present …

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Blackpink’s ‘Kill This Love’ surpasses 600 million streams on Spotify

Girl group Blackpink during “The Show” online concert on January 31, 2021. [YG ENTERTAINMENT] Girl group Blackpink’s “Kill This Love” has surpassed 600 million streams on Spotify, according to group agency YG Entertainment on Monday. The record comes 10 months after the song broke the 500 million mark in September. …

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3 New K-Pop and K-Hip Hop Releases You Should Listen To

Today, the infectious melodies and polished lyrics of K-pop and K-hip hop are exploding in popularity in countries other than South Korea. And with so many established artists, as well as emerging artists, it can be difficult to keep up with all the new music releases. With that in mind, …

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‘Gangnam Style’ at 10: How Psy’s resounding success propelled Korean culture around the world

Written by Liz Kang, CNNJane Sit, CNN The early 2010s were an era of instant hits. From “Harlem Shake” to “Party Rock Anthem”, digital platforms have ushered in a new era of advertising and virality. On July 15, 2012, South Korean singer and rapper Psy burst onto the global music …

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From Gossip Girl to K-pop, schoolboy-inspired style remains a fashion and pop culture classic

Sometimes portrayed ironically and sometimes literally, the school aesthetic is a constant in fashion and media. In addition to the viral Miu Miu skirt, icons like Blair Waldorf of Gossip Girl, Britney Spears in “Baby One More Time” and more currently, K-pop group IVE are some of the most popular …

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BTS’s Jung Kook Makes History Among K-Pop Solo Stars On Hot 100, Passing Teammate Suga

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 03: BTS’s Jungkook attends the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand … [+] Garden Arena on April 03, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) Getty Images for the Recording Academy In this week’s Hot 100 chart, …

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MAMAMOO’s Hwasa, BLACKPINK’s Rosé and More: Vote for Your Favorite 3rd Generation K-pop Soloist

Whether they’re working on solo music in tandem with their band activities, or venturing into solo work right from the start or after working as a band member, there’s currently a great number of talented and hardworking soloists, each with their own, defined and individual colors. Today, we take a …

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Brave Girls / Golden Child / AleXa in association with Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage

KOREA GAYOJE returns to SummerStage with a showcase of talent from the Korean peninsula and its diaspora. The show features the K-Pop quartet brave girlswho since debuting in 2011, had a viral breakout last year with their 2017 single “Rollin'” peaking at number one on the Billboard K-pop 100; gifted, …

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CIX Unites Saudi Arabian Fans With “Jeddah K-Pop Festival 2022”

Boy group CIX performs during “Saranghae KSA – Jeddah K-Pop Festival 2022” Friday at Jeddah Superdome in Saudi Arabia. (C9 Entertainment) Boy group CIX met fans in Saudi Arabia through “Saranghae KSA – Jeddah K-Pop Festival 2022”, held at the Jeddah Superdome on Friday. The three-day Korean music and cultural …

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2022 K-POP Bangladesh Global Audition Ends

Photo: Collected The Embassy of the Republic of Korea announced the winners of the K-pop competitions held in Dhaka today. The event was organized by the Embassy in collaboration with the Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB). Many talented Bangladeshis, especially young people, interested in Korean culture and K-pop participated in …

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Lost in America’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Another star-studded package appears to have hit the market just before the holiday weekend. Sources tell Deadline that Rebel Wilson and Charles Melton are attached to star in K-Pop: Lost in America for producers Lynda Obst and Miky Lee of CJ Entertainment. South Korean filmmaker JK Youn is directing …

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10 K-Pop Idols Who Will Return From The Army This Year

Since military duty is compulsory in Korea for all male citizens under their thirties, idols are no exception unless they have a valid reason that exempts them. Every year, some join the army while others are about to be demobilized. This year is no different as many idols are expected …

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9 Sweet K-Pop Tracks To Relax In The Summer

Summer is usually synonymous with days at the beach, vacation trips, and letting go of the stress that weighs on our shoulders throughout the year. And all these summer components have one thing in common: relaxation. Sure, a day at the spa can help you relax just as well, but …

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Kard ‘Re’: Release date, music video and all about the mixed K-pop group’s return

It’s been a while since we’ve seen our favorite mixed K-pop group, Kard. J.seph being the only eligible Korean male, he enlisted for his mandatory military service while the band went on a sort of unofficial hiatus. While BM released singles, Somin was busy modeling and her YouTube channel and …

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Chanty de Lapillus Says BTS Among Her K-Pop Inspirations │ GMA News Online

Now officially ready to become a K-Pop idol herself in just a few hours, Chanty de Lapillus said that among the people who have inspired her is BTS. In an online interview with the press, the Filipino-Argentinian artist said that global superstars ignited a spark in her to pursue her …

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Everyone relax: K-pop superfans say BTS’ break is NBD | BTS

ADuring a pre-recorded dinner this week celebrating their ninth anniversary as a group, K-pop superstars BTS announced that they would be taking a “hiatus.” Over crab and rice wine, rapper Suga got into a serious 40-minute discussion about that choice, including the exhaustion they felt and why exploring their personal …

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K-pop boy band Omega X releases debut studio album “Story Written in Music”

Eleven-member K-pop boy group Omega X made their comeback on June 15 with the release of their debut studio album. Omega X, managed by Spire Entertainment, consists of Jaehan, Hwichan, Sebin, Hangyeom, Taedon, Xen, Jehyun, Kevin, Junghoon, Hyuk, and Yechan. Omega X (Spire Entertainment) The cover of Omega X’s debut …

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K-pop boy Monsta X tour security staff member dies in US – Reuters

K-pop boy Monsta X tour security staff member dies in US A member of K-pop boy band Monsta X’s security personnel has died in the United States during the band’s concert tour. Starship Entertainment made the announcement on Monsta X’s fan cafe on June 13. Monsta X in Atlanta (Twitter) …

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K-pop Writer Reviews BTS’s New Album : NPR

Journalist and writer Tamar Herman discusses the new songs featured on Evidencethe new album by K-pop group BTS. CHERYL W THOMPSON, HOST: And finally today, the K-pop group BTS is releasing a new album. It’s called “Proof”. And like most things the band does, it’s already trending on Twitter and …

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K-pop BTS to release new album “Proof” on Friday

SEOUL, June 10 (Reuters) – South Korean boy band BTS are set to release their new album ‘Proof’ on Friday in a much-anticipated return to the music scene as they celebrate the ninth anniversary of their debut this month. The album will be released at 1 p.m. (0400 GMT). A …

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US broadcasts of K-pop group The Boyz postponed as members, staff test positive for Covid-19 – Manila Bulletin

K-pop boy group The Boyz have postponed two shows in the United States after members and staff tested positive for Covid-19. They are currently in the United States for the concert tour “The Boyz World Tour: The B-Zone in USA”. The Boyz in the United States (Twitter) The Boyz (left …

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4 4th Generation K-Pop Female Idols Accused Of Lazy Dancing

These four 4th generation female K-pop idols have been criticized for their “lazy” dancing on stage. 1. aespa Winter On May 26, aespa performed at both Hanyang University and Korea University. Despite being the most famous member of the group in South Korea and the main dancer of Aespa, WInter …

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K-pop stars BTS meet Biden, ‘devastated’ by surge in hate crimes

Reuters Wed, Jun 1, 2022 11:58 AM Last updated on: Wed, Jun 1, 2022 12:06 PM South Korean boy band BTS met with President Joe Biden at the White House on Tuesday to discuss hate crimes targeting Asians. Photo: Reuters “> South Korean boy band BTS met with President Joe …

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K-pop group NCT Dream releases their new Beatbox music video. look

NCT Dream has released a repackaged album and its music video, Beatbox. The repackaged album consists of 15 songs, including 4 new tracks. New NCT Dream Music Video “Beatbox” STRONG POINTS NCT Dreams releases the music video for their new Beatbox song. NCT Dream is a sub-unit of NCT and …

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K-pop Edition concert in Manila – Manila Bulletin

K-pop boy group NCT Dream has left South Korea for the “Begin Again: K-pop Edition” concert to be held in Manila on May 29. NCT Dream’s Renjun, Jeno, Jisung, Chenle, and Jaemin arrived at Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of May 28 to board their flight to Manila. NCT …

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Sriya Lenka, 18, Odisha, becomes India’s first K-pop star

BHUBANESWAR: K-pop or Korean pop, a music genre immensely popular around the world due to its craze among young people, got its first-ever Indian star after 18-year-old singer from Odisha, Sriya Lenka was cast as to be one of the new group members of K-pop group, Blackswan on Thursday with …

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EXCLUSIVE: KINGDOM is about the “Ascension” in K-pop and the “History of the Kingdom: PartⅣ”. Dann’

The dominance of this K-pop masterpiece is spread across seasons, time, countries, cultures, and virtually every touchpoint in a grand, all-encompassing theme. Flamboyant in nature and even better with each return, KINGDOM presents an enriched vision of highlighting the world’s many differences, its strange similarity and its solidarity. In an …

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NCT Dream, SHINee’s Key, And More K-Pop Idol Groups Mark The Return Of International Shows At The Big Dome

MANILA, Philippines – The Big Dome is once again opening its doors to foreign artists as it hosts the country’s first live international show in two years with Start Over: KPOP Edition. Taking place on May 29 at 5 p.m., the concert will feature South Korean artists NCT Dream, SHINee’s …

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Link2Gain and Fanverse are teaming up to promote K-POP NFT assets and communities for massive online exposure.

Stockholm, Sweden – May 17, 2022 — Link2Gain.com and Fanverse are pleased to announce that they have entered into a development and distribution partnership which will give Link2Gain the exclusive rights to market and sell various digital content generated by Fanverse’s Social Digital platform throughout the European region. . The …

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The National Folk Museum explores how close folklore is to our lives

A black and white photograph of a traditional Bukcheong lion game from around 90 years ago, taken by Korea’s first archivist and folklorist Song Seok-ha (1904-1948) during the Japanese occupation of Korea ( 1910-45). [NATIONAL FOLK MUSEUM OF KOREA] The Bukcheong Lion Play dance is featured in BTS’s music video …

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Christian Nodal teases collaborations with BLACKPINK & MOMOLAND

nodal christian gives fans a glimpse of the exciting business ventures on his horizon, which could include some very unexpected collaborations. During a Twitch stream on May 1, Nodal spoke to fans about what could be some new music, teasing a project with K-pop girl groups BLACKPINK and MOMOLAND. “I’m …

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With BTS shows packed and BamBam joining the Warriors, the Bay Area has become a K-pop hotspot

BTS performs “Butter” at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in Las Vegas in April. Photo: Chris Pizzello/Associated Press What a time to be a K-pop fan in the Bay Area. The region has become a top destination for top artists from the hyperkinetic and mind-blowing genre of Korean pop music …

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K-pop: TXT tackles the breakup in a new EP

Promotional photo for K-pop boy group Tomorrow X Together’s extended play ‘Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child’. Photo: Twitter/@BIGHIT_MUSIC Up and coming boy band Tomorrow X Together (TXT) are back, laying bare the emotional turbulence of breakups through their new extended play (EP). The five-piece band unveiled their fourth EP “minisode 2: …

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BTS’s Suga Says Psy “Paved the Way for K-pop” in America

BTS’s Suga praised Psy’s global megahit “Gangnam Style,” saying it “paved the way for K-Pop” around the world. Released in 2012, the K-pop icon became the highest-ranking Korean pop act on the Billboard Hot 100 when “Gangnam Style” peaked at number two. Since then, only BTS have broken their record, …

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K-Pop Holland star says he was attacked and called a ‘dirty gay’

Holland, one of the first openly gay K-Pop idols, said on Twitter that he was assaulted while walking in Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea on May 5. “Last night I was walking around Itaewon with my manager and a friend. Suddenly a stranger approached me and punched me twice in the …

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Big K-pop corporate showdown spurs Korean activists

The event marked a stark change in the South Korean corporate scene: a millennial fund manager faced off against senior executives from one of the country’s leading entertainment companies in a YouTube debate held for the the country’s growing army of retail investors. Changhwan Lee, 35, who quit private equity …

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Should BTS and other K-Pop stars be exempt from military service?

What happens when K-pop stars have to enlist in the military? For the past few years, South Korea has been pondering the status of male K-pop stars like BTS in relation to the country’s mandatory military service. While the issue will soon be debated in parliament in Seoul, it divides …

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K-pop group ATEEZ on songs, influences and tours

The 8-member K-pop group talks about their music ahead of performing at Wembley Arena in London as part of their world tour LONDON, UK — K-pop band ATEEZ will perform at Wembley Arena in London on Saturday, April 30 as part of their world tour, which has been delayed from …

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#YunaYouAreBeautiful goes viral as MIDZY defend ITZY’s Maknae Against Haters : K-WAVE : koreaportal

Yuna from ITZY Most of the K-pop fans who spoke about Yuna’s health were really there to show their concern. But it seems that some netizens were on a totally different page. Specifically, a page filled with hate. Notably, some commenters continued to body-shame member ITZY. Although most …

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Monsta X Makes Us Fall In Love With 11th Mini Album “Shape Of Love”

Monsta X made a comeback today, April 26, with their 11th mini album, Shape of Love, featuring the title track “LOVE.” The album was originally slated for release on April 11, but was delayed due to members testing positive for COVID-19. LOVE features funky beats similar to recent Monsta X …

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7 “Performance Genius” K-Pop Idols Whose Stage Expressions Are Totally Mesmerizing

Although it may not seem like much, facial expressions feature heavily in stage performances – and not just when an idol sings or raps! When your eye is inexplicably drawn to a specific star on stage, the reason is likely to be their face. It’s the best storytelling tool there …

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Covid in K-pop: Astro’s Sanha sick for 2nd time in 2 months, fans say ‘rest well’

It looks like the Omicron outbreak that started in mid-January seems to be slowing down now. There were over 60 cases in January, followed by 120 cases in February in the K-pop industry. This began to affect major gigs like Blackpink Rosé’s Paris Fashion Week schedule, Loona’s performance in “Queendom …

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Actor Lee Min-wook to star in upcoming HBO Max drama

Actor Lee Min-wook [J-FLO ENTERTAINMENT] Actor Lee Min-wook has been tapped to play the lead role in HBO Max’s upcoming original drama “Além do Guarda-Roupa,” according to his agency J-FLO Entertainment on Thursday. “Through his audition, Lee was cast as the K-pop idol Sang-mok in the HBO Max original drama …

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K-Pop Artists Who Performed at Coachella Under 88rising’s ‘Head In The Clouds Forever’ Lineup: US: koreaportal

GOT7’s Jackson Wang Notably, ahead of Weekend 1 of the “2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival”, 88rising (a global music multinational) unveiled its lineup list for its “Head In The Clouds Forever” showcase and some artists. iconic K-pop icons are in the lineup. READ: BTS’s Jimin, BIGBANG’s …

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BLACKPINK’s Jennie dyes her hair orange as the group prepares for a comeback

Stylists should be prepared for an onslaught of trendsetters demanding orange hair this spring. Why? Because BLACKPINK’s Jennie just went from black hair to a whimsical peachy orange. The four members of BLACKPINK have become fashion icons and have often copied trend setters. When Jennie shared photos of her new …

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The Boyz will kick off their first world tour next month

This photo provided by IST Entertainment is a promotional poster for K-pop group The Boyz’s first world tour. (IST Entertainment) K-pop group The Boyz will embark on their first-ever world tour, spanning North America and Europe, next month, their management agency announced Thursday. The 11-piece band will kick off “The …

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6 Free K-Pop Workout Videos To Make You Smile And Sweat

If you don’t know what K-pop is, here is a short explanation. K-pop means Korean popular music and combines elements of pop, hip-hop, electronic, rap and dance music. Over the past few years, it has become a sensation across the world, mainly because of the catchy songs and the meticulously …

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7 Korean Actors Who Started As K-Pop Idols And The Dramas They Appeared In

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Why BamBam picks Steph Curry as the K-pop star’s favorite NBA player

When it comes to his favorite NBA player, K-pop star BamBam has good taste. On Thursday on NBC Sports Bay Area’s Warriors Pregame Live show, Bonta Hill asked Golden State’s newest global ambassador to name his favorite player in the league. BamBam’s answer probably won’t surprise you. “Of course I …

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Fan community services act as a buffer for K-pop agencies

BTS’s Jimin left a message on HYBE’s Weverse fan community platform on March 14. [SCREEN CAPTURE] Like any other able-bodied man in Korea, members of K-pop boy group BTS are forced to serve 18 months in the military, and the one-and-a-half-year hiatus doesn’t bode well for their agency, HYBE. At …

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Min, Kevin Woo, And Kim Bohyung To Join f(x)’s Luna For Broadway Debut With “KPOP” The Musical

Various K-pop idols have been confirmed to make their Broadway debut! On March 30, the producers of the new musical “KPOP” announced that f(x)’s Luna would be making her Broadway debut in the series later this year. On April 4, the show announced three more K-pop stars in the cast, …

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Which K-Pop group reigns supreme in America: BTS or Monsta X?

You might be hard pressed to find a more contentious non-political battle than the fight between K-pop fandoms. Since the dawn of the American K-pop obsession, BTS has dominated the charts and the airwaves. However, a recent study released by the South Korean government has given us some insight into …

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[Today’s K-pop] The Sserafim will preview their debut song next week

(Credit: Source Music) The group Le Sserafim, which will soon make its debut, will reveal part of its first song through its first project. The six-member act will debut next month, and fans can create a “digital keepsake” to mark their “first meeting.” He will unveil the song in part …

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