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The Irony That Is K-Pop: Idol Music and Diversity
The Irony That Is K-Pop: Idol Music and Diversity
2019-03-28
 When it comes to discussing today’s popular music in Korea, you would be deceiving yourself if you are avoiding the subject of K-pop. From topping the Billboard and selling more than 20 million albums a year to drawing attention and c...
Evolving entertainer agencies open the age of exploration for content
Evolving entertainer agencies open the age of exploration for content
2018-01-29
Entertainment companies are evolving. There is an old saying: the main business of entertainment companies is to discover and cultivate actors and singers. Entertainment companies are entering into various businesses ranging from restaurant...
Behind the Produce 101 craze - Citizen Producers at the center of Wanna One
Behind the Produce 101 craze - Citizen Producers at the center of Wanna One
2017-09-21
The evolution of idol fandom from followers to supporters Never before was there a group of newcomers receiving such an explosive response from fans. They are literally “the best ever,” and this expression is no exaggeration for them. ...
The Important Points in K-Pop's Grown in America
The Important Points in K-Pop's Grown in America
2017-09-12
During the weekend of August 18 through 20, I had the honor and pleasure of speaking and reporting at KCON, a K-pop festival that has some extreme and important differences from when I spoke at its debut date in 2012. Changes in both K-pop&...
BTS, presents a new route for ‘Global K-Pop’
BTS, presents a new route for ‘Global K-Pop’
2017-07-20
 The seven-man group BTS won the “Top Social Artist” award for the first time in the K-Pop groups at the Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) in May 21st,defeating world-renowned artists. They were also selected as the only Koreans to be selected...
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