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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...
K-Pop Cover Songs Record 10 Million Views, Global YouTube Star Jason Ray
K-Pop Cover Songs Record 10 Million Views, Global YouTube Star Jason Ray
2017-07-17
Recently, there was a video that received great attention from Korean netizens on SNS. In the video, there were comments such as 'voice of God,” 'big hit,” 'how is he so good' and 'more soul than the original'. '...
Can K-Pop become a transnational genre?
Can K-Pop become a transnational genre?
2017-07-07
In the 1970s, Korean Pop was following the footsteps of British and American music. It was almost impossible to find a musician or listener who didn’t listen to Western Pop, and that music served as the yardstick for measuring music quality...
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