K-Pop

K-pop's first openly gay star Holland on being a role model

Holland, the emerging K-pop star currently sitting at number two on the Dazed 100, is unique. Not only did he rack up eight million plays on his debut single, he did it with a video depicting a same-sex love story – in a country where LGBTQ+ relationships are still taboo, and where out and proud …

LGBTQI

BLACKPINK & (G)I-DLE smash the Gaon charts

The innocent concept has reigned supreme among girl groups for the last few years, but that could be changing judging by this week's Gaon</b> …

Black Pink

WATCH: Ella Cruz recalls meeting BLACKPINK in South Korea

Cruz recalled the exact moment she shook hands with the girl group: "Iyong 20 seconds na iyon, parang naging one second lang siya."

Black Pink

Samsung WANNA ONE Contest | Malaysia

Wanna One

K-pop boy band BTS ride Korean culture’s third ‘wave’ in Japan | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

A third-generation “hallyu”, or Korean Wave – the term describing the rise in global popularity of South Korean culture – is blooming in Japan, …

Boyband

How the boys of K-pop influenced my trans identity

In the summer before my first year of high school, I decided to delve into the world of K-pop. K-pop is a genre of music that originated in South …

LGBTQI

XXXTakes, Airbnb Turns Up the Music, The Little Indie Zine That Could, Royce Da 5'9', Vogue... @MusicREDEF

quote of the day<p>You've got the guy who wrote 'Happy' writing a song with the guy who wrote 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now.'<p>Johnny Marr, on …

Music

6 of the best K-pop songs sung entirely in English | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

While most K-pop stars have stayed within the realm of singing in Korean, some artists have expanded their horizons and sung in English.<p>We are not …

Music

BlackPink's 'Ddu-Du Ddu-Du' Reaches 50 Million YouTube Views In Record Time for K-Pop Girl Group

Less than one month after BTS shattered records with their new album, <i>Love Yourself: Tear</i>, South Korean girl group BlackPink have passed several major milestones with their new EP, <i>Square Up</i>, and its first single, “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du.”<p>The K-pop quartet dropped their highly anticipated new EP and the …

Black Pink

Get caught up on K-pop in 60 minutes

<i>Power Hour</i> <i>creates one tight 60-minute set from a musician’s discography or a genre, picking both big hits and deeper cuts.</i><p>When PSY’s “Gangnam Style” …

Music

'Produce 48' Premieres in South Korea, Putting K-Pop Hopefuls & J-Pop's AKB48 in the Spotlight

First came I.O.I, then Wanna One, and now another new group is in the works from the prominent Korean competitive series, produced by local cable …

Japan

K-Pop Boy Band BTOB Returns With Sentimental 'Only One For Me'

Korean boy band BTOB returned with “Only One For Me” on Monday (June 18), their first single of 2018.A sweet pop ballad co-written by BTOB’s Im …

Music

Twice to return with ‘Dance the Night Away’ on July 9

Just three months since its “What Is Love” EP, Twice is ready to return with a summer single in “Dance the Night Away,” on July 9.<p>According to its …

K-Pop

TVXQ Sets New Record in Japan For K-Pop With 1 Million Tickets Sold For 'Begin Again' Tour

Just when the music world didn't think TVXQ! -- one of the most celebrated and accomplished K-pop artists of all time -- can possibly do or achieve …

Music

K-pop’s global success sparks surge in Asian ‘copycat’ groups | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

As K-pop earns recognition and worldwide success, a new trend is rising in Asia – the emergence of “imitation” bands.<p>For those of you who may be …

Music

Top 10 K-pop covers of English songs you might not know about | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Just because they are K-pop artists, it doesn’t mean they are restricted to perfoming K-pop songs. Many K-pop artists have performed covers of …

Music

Brace Yourselves, Once: Twice Is Releasing a New Single Next Month

South Korean girl group Twice will release a new single in July.<p>The K-pop stars will return with the song "Dance the Night Away" on July 9, according …

New Singles

Understanding the phenomenon that is K-pop

K -pop is a popular music genre which has grown significantly in audience since its beginnings in 1980s South Korea. It is distinguished by its …

South Korea

K-pop girl group goes Twice as big for second Singapore concert

Back in Singapore to perform for the second time, South Korean girl group Twice are doubling down with twice the number of fans at a venue twice as …

Girl Groups

BLACKPINK #1 FANS REACT TO  BLACKPINK – ‘뚜두뚜두 (DDU-DU DDU-DU)’ M/V TEASER REACTION

Like This Video <b>0</b> <b>141</b><p>Added by Viral Syndicator June 16, 2018<p>BLACKPINK #1 FANS REACT TO  BLACKPINK – ‘뚜두뚜두 (DDU-DU DDU-DU)’ M/V TEASER …

Black Pink

Show Champion EP.273 PRISTIN V – Get It

Like This Video <b>0</b> <b>132</b><p>Added by Viral Syndicator June 16, 2018<p>프리스틴 브이 – 네 멋대로<br>PRISTIN V – Get It<p>[Show Champion]<br>Global No.1 KPOP IDOL CHANNEL, ALL THE …

Top 10

Wanna One take their fourth win for Light on Music Bank

Wanna One continue to shine with Light as they took first place on this week’s Music Bank.<p>Winning track Light is the lead from Wanna One’s Special …

Entertainment (UK)

Blinks Are Totally Losing It Over BlackPink's 'Square Up' EP: See Their Reactions

'Lisa just saved the music industry.'Continue reading…

Black Pink

The Style Secrets Behind K-pop’s Most Fashionable Girl Group

Choi Kyoung Won — a handbag designer and stylist to Blackpink — sat down with WWD ahead of the act’s new album, out today.<p><b>SEOUL</b> — Morning sun streams …

Fashion

Black Pink members ‘Square Up’ with more power

Black Pink came back with more power than ever before.<p>Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa and Rose of the K-pop act met with the press a few hours before the release …

South Korea

K-pop diva Tiffany out to follow BTS’ US success with solo album | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Tiffany, a former member of the K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation, is set to release a solo album targeting the American market.<p>“Over My Skin” will …

Albums

BlackPink Release 'Square Up' EP Fronted by Sharp-Shooting 'Ddu-Du Ddu-Du' Music Video

It’s been a while, but BlackPink is back, and they’re starting a revolution. At least that’s what they say on “Forever Young,” one of the four songs …

Music

25 modern K-pop classics every fan should know

<b>BTS</b> and <b>TWICE</b> are all the rage these days, but there's a lot of iconic K-pop songs that came out years before hits like <b>"TT"</b> took over the charts.<p>A …

BIGBANG

KPop star Marshall Bang came out to promote acceptance in South Korea

Welcome to Queerty’s Pride 50, celebrating the people and movements we are particularly proud of this season. Next year marks 50 years since …

LGBTQI

BTS Breaks Another Record

1 week ago<p>Superstar boy band <b>BTS</b> has just set a milestone no other Korean artists have ever managed to do.<p>With their new song "Fake Love" debuting as …

New Singles