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BTS Plans to Take an ‘Extended Period of Rest and Relaxation’
Can’t say they haven’t earned it.
The VMAs Now Have a K-Pop Category, That’s How Old You Are
And not everybody loves it.
Anne Victoria Clark
Your Guide to BTS and Their Musical Universe in 25 Songs
Though it often gets lost, BTS are first and foremost musicians. And their rise is fundamentally based on their musicality and artistry.
BTS and Blackpink’s New Albums Mark an Unprecedented Era for K-Pop
Kill This Love
capture the blockbuster K-pop groups at the height of their fame while also angling to push out into new territories.
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Watch BTS Debut ‘Boy With Luv’ on
Saturday Night Live
BTS will perform the single with Halsey at the Billboard Music Awards.
Blackpink’s Coachella Set Was a Historic Moment for K-Pop and Music’s Future
The girl group presented a future vision for music festivals and the kind of genre-bending fans are craving.
Don’t Panic, But BTS Just Dropped a New Album
Halsey and Ed Sheeran lend their voices to two tracks.
A Guide to the Major Sex-Video Scandal Engulfing K-Pop
There are rampant allegations of drugging, sexual assault, and filming non-consenting women during sex.
K-Pop Stars Are Retiring Amid Major Sex Crimes Sting
Seungri of Big Bang and Jung Joon-young have been charged for crimes including prostitution and hidden camera videos of women.
A Brief History of Korean Hip-hop
How the genre came to Korea and changed the sound of K-pop forever.
BTS Renews Contract With Management Company, Will Be Here Forever
Or, at the very least, the next eight years.
Fans Camping at Citi Field Care About BTS More Than You Care About Your Own Life
A testament to the power of bops.
How BTS’s Embrace of Korean Tradition Helped Them Blow Up
It’s a statement of confidence in their identity.
BTS Addresses the United Nations, Solves World Peace
What can’t they do?
What the Rise of Black Pink and BTS Says About the Future of K-pop
Spoiler alert: It’s only getting bigger.
A Deeper Look at Why BTS Has Thrived in America
How seven young men managed to reach No. 1 on the strength of what is essentially the largest, most enthusiastic niche audience in the country.
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AMAs: BTS Showed Off Their Dance Moves With Their American-TV Debut
The Korean boy band performed “DNA” at the American Music Awards.
A Guide to BTS, and 7 Other Korean Boy Bands Making Waves in the U.S.
K-pop is hugely popular, but in the U.S. it struggles to retain a foothold in the pop-music landscape. The latest wave of boy bands is changing that.
Is Gangnam Style With Substance
Under the glam, it’s a discomfiting looks at the struggles faced by Asian artists.
It’s a Sad Day in K-Pop: Minzy Leaves 2NE1
This is not fire.
E. Alex Jung
K-Pop Band Oh My Girl Mistaken for Sex Workers and Detained at LAX
The band was coming to America to do a cover shoot.
CL and Her Female Crew Will Mess You Up in the Music Video for ‘Hello Bitches’
You’re not ready.
E. Alex Jung
K-Pop Star Sues Sony Over Unauthorized Use of Her Music in
This studio can’t catch a break.
E. Alex Jung
Watch Anna Kendrick Make Her K-Pop Debut on Funny or Die
Here’s a new Funny or Die video featuring Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick traveling to South Korea to join the K-pop supergroup F(x). It’ll most […]
See Bill Murray Pose With Korean Pop Outfit Girls Generation
America, Meet Girls Generation