Articles about K-Pop

Korean popular music, also known as K-Pop, is mainstream music that originated from South Korea. K-Pop has been influenced by various musical elements, genres, and styles like gospel, jazz, pop, experimental, hip hop, R&B, etc. The modern form of K-Pop culture of music emerged in the 1990s. The roots for K-Pop started from the 1950s and throughout the years it has been influenced by different pop groups and Western music. Contemporary K-Pop started in 1992 when the groups Seo Taji and Boys performed their music for the first time on TV. This also led to the formation of other popular pop groups in the Korean music industry. K-Pop became a power player and experienced significant growth in 2018, where it marked a 17.9 percent increase in revenue growth. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s Global Music Report, K-Pop was ranked at number six among the top ten music markets around the world in 2019. H.OT. was the very first K-Pop group that made its debut in 1996 and it also started Korean pop culture. With the emergence of TVXQ and BoA in 2003, K-Pop earned more popularity.

J-Hope's solo 'Jack in the Box': Release date, first-look images

27 Jun 2022

Entertainment
J-Hope's solo 'Jack in the Box': Release date, first-look images

Rapper J-Hope, a member of the South Korean band BTS, is set to drop his first solo album Jack in the Box on July 15.

BTS's Jungkook, Charlie Puth drop new song 'Left and Right'!

24 Jun 2022

Entertainment
BTS's Jungkook, Charlie Puth drop new song 'Left and Right'!

After the famous K-pop band BTS announced that they will be taking some time to focus more on solo projects, BTS member Jungkook gave us something to look forward to.

Exploring K-pop band BTS's best solo projects, collaborations

16 Jun 2022

Entertainment
Exploring K-pop band BTS's best solo projects, collaborations

Popular K-pop band BTS recently announced they would take a break to work on individual projects.

BTS going on 'hiatus' to pursue solo projects? HYBE clarifies

15 Jun 2022

Entertainment
BTS going on 'hiatus' to pursue solo projects? HYBE clarifies

K-pop band BTS might be flying solo for a while.

BTS releases album 'Proof': Here's all you need to know

10 Jun 2022

Entertainment
BTS releases album 'Proof': Here's all you need to know

Great news for BTS fans all around the world!

BTS drops 'Yet to Come' teaser, ARMY can't keep calm!

08 Jun 2022

Entertainment
BTS drops 'Yet to Come' teaser, ARMY can't keep calm!

Global pop sensation BTS delighted their fans with the teaser for their upcoming song Yet to Come on Tuesday.

18-year-old Sriya Lenka becomes first-ever Indian K-pop star!

28 May 2022

Entertainment
18-year-old Sriya Lenka becomes first-ever Indian K-pop star!

India has its first-ever K-pop star!

Billboard Music Awards: Fans allege K-pop singer AleXa was snubbed

16 May 2022

Entertainment
Billboard Music Awards: Fans allege K-pop singer AleXa was snubbed

K-pop singer AleXa's fans slammed the Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) after her performance was "unfairly" canceled.

'We Are Bulletproof': Everything we know about BTS's June album

17 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'We Are Bulletproof': Everything we know about BTS's June album

It's time for ARMYs to rejoice! For, South Korean boyband BTS is coming up with a new album soon.

'Darl+ing': K-pop group SEVENTEEN's first English single is now out

15 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'Darl+ing': K-pop group SEVENTEEN's first English single is now out

Popular South Korean act SEVENTEEN finally dropped their first English single in the form of Darl+ing on April 15 (Friday).

Odisha's Shreya Lenka may become next K-pop star from India

02 Feb 2022

Entertainment
Odisha's Shreya Lenka may become next K-pop star from India

Blackswan, a female-led music band of South Korea, is looking for a fifth member and Shreya Lenka from Odisha may become another woman K-pop star from our country.

Will BTS enlist for mandatory military service next year?

26 Jun 2021

Entertainment
Will BTS enlist for mandatory military service next year?

The South Korean government seems to be keen on postponing the mandatory military service enlistment deadline for uber-popular group BTS.

'Your Choice' review: K-pop group SEVENTEEN hits 'Home-run' again!

21 Jun 2021

Entertainment
'Your Choice' review: K-pop group SEVENTEEN hits 'Home-run' again!

Popular Korean band SEVENTEEN became quadruple-million-seller with their eighth mini-album, Your Choice, today.

Samsung's S20+ BTS Edition to be launched on July 2

29 Jun 2020

Technology
Samsung's S20+ BTS Edition to be launched on July 2

For K-Pop fans, Samsung will launch the BTS edition of the Galaxy S20+ in India on July 2.