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Did TikTok teens, K-Pop fans punk Trump's comeback rally?

June 22, 2020 1:42 pm

K-Pop fans — who have a massive, coordinated online community and a cutting sense of humor — have become an unexpected ally to American Black Lives Matter protesters.

K-pop fans become an unexpected ally to American protesters

June 09, 2020 10:25 am

In a tweet to its 26 million fans, South Korean boy band BTS said it opposes racial discrimination and violence and announced a $1 million donation to Black Lives Matter.

Explained: Studying the global success of K-pop group BTS

June 22, 2020 2:53 pm

In the seven years since their K-pop debut in 2013, BTS has achieved the prominence and recognition that artistes in the Korean entertainment industry aspire to but seldom attain.

Suicides by K-Pop stars prompt soul-searching in South Korea

November 26, 2019 8:14 am

The suicides by two of K-pop’s most beloved stars have left fans in South Korea soul-searching over what has gone wrong in K-pop, their country’s most successful cultural export.

Korean group Seventeen drop album, release new music video for "Fear"

September 16, 2019 8:17 pm

"Fear," the second single from 'An Ode', plays to the strengths of each of Seventeen's three units.

Diversity by diktat

February 22, 2019 12:11 am

South Korean government’s attempts to curb the influence of K-pop are likely to be counterproductive

Before papal visit, Manila can take papal selfies

September 10, 2014 3:52 pm

Life-size cardboard cutouts are being distributed to churches, schools and malls in the Philippine capital to generate "papal fever".

K-Pop Sets the Tone

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

The third edition of the K-Pop India Festival in Delhi was brimming with contestants and spectators alike.

Move Like Psy

June 28, 2014 12:00 am

The Mumbai auditions will be held on July 5 for Mumbai, while the Delhi round will be held on August 2.

S Korea gets unlikely musical sensation in chubby rapper

August 14, 2012 2:05 am

A chubby rapper with slicked-back hair and a tacky suit is the latest musical sensation to burst upon the world from South Korea via a YouTube music video that has been seen by over 26 million people in under a month