By Elizabeth de Luna Back in 2020, we looked toward K-pop to be able to see what it can would be and where it might take us. The industry made swift, graceful pivots to accommodate the pandemic, leading the rest of the world into an era of virtual concerts. By the end of the year, several were carefully optimistic because the initial vaccines were approved. “Wouldn’t it be great,..

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the opening time you're exposed to the K-pop superstars of Seventeen, you could wonder: Why are there only 13 of these? Let order member Joshua to explain. "We're the sum of 13 members, made up of three units: our hip-hop unit, vocal [unit], and efficiency [unit] that perform as one categorize he told MTV. "So, 13 plus 3 plus 1 equals Seventeen." "We have 13 brains that work with ea..

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By Regina Kim At first glance, the futuristic music video for the South Korean foursome Aespa’s (styled all lowercase) breakout single “Black Mamba” might not directly seem that different from other K-pop visuals, with dynamic shots of explosive choreography and brightly colored costumes set against even brighter backgrounds. However about two-and-a-half minutes in, something s..

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By Kelly Nguyen Red Velvet have never been interested in following anyone else’s rules. It’s a heavy thing, to prepare noise and push the restrictions as soon as the voices of ladies artists so often get lost in the music-industry shuffle. Though, for Red Velvet, it’s a part of cake — note by note, line by line on their new mini-album Queendom, they harness the power of the m..

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BTS lit up Seoul’s night sky while in their new, never-before-seen efficiency of “Butter” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (July 14) as segment of their two-night takeover. Donned in black and white button-up shirts, the boy musical group showed off their moves across the brightly lit however unopened World Cup Bridge in their hometown’s Mapo District. T..

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Blackpink is coming to your area — in theaters! YG Entertainment dropped a trailer today (July 14) for Blackpink’s upcoming documentary film as segment of the girl group’s fifth debut anniversary, which they’re calling “4+1 Project.” The trailer shows footage from Blackpink’s tours rehearsals, and also members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa looking back on their journ..

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BTS have officially reported today (July 1) the tracklist for their upcoming “Butter” CD single that will be released on July 9 — with Ed Sheeran as a collaborator. The funny thing is Sheeran already spoiled the name of the collab several days before the announcement. The single’s second track, “Permission to Dance,” is written by Sheeran, and also Snow Patrol member John..

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By Lai Frances In June 2017, while in a six-night concert after the release of their sixth album Gentleman’s Game, the pioneering South Korean boy musical group 2PM made a promise. Because the group’s six members — Jun. K, Nichkhun, Taecyeon, Wooyoung, Junho, and Chansung — faced the reality of mandatory military enlistment, they vowed to reunite someday, somewhere, and to re..

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By Tássia Assis Any time MTV News connects by means of the Zoom with Enhypen (stylized all-caps), the South Korean pop group’s seven members sit split into two neat rows: Heeseung, Jake, Jay, and Sunoo in the front, followed by Jungwon, Sunghoon, and Ni-ki right in back of them. Their outfits are cautiously coordinated in neutral hues, and their hair is styled with boyish side-pa..

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Earlier this year, in April 2020, BTS were at a crossroads. With a world tour delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the seven members were galvanized to find new ways to make memories and connect with fans online and at a safe distance, rather than in person. Enter Bang Bang Con, a complimentary, weekend-long livestreamed event filled with a plethora of exciting BTS content..

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Whether they’re jumping, popping, or jopping, SuperM are habitually on the move. Right now, the K-pop supergroup is encouraging listeners to get up and dance in the shoulder-shimmying music video for the funky new single “We Do,” released Friday (April 9). Kicking off in a laundromat, the visual puts the septet’s incredible dancing chops at the forefront. Member Ten easil..

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Since the release of BTS’s feel-good, disco-infused summer single "Dynamite" last August, the order has made it an almost weekly habit of setting new records on the Billboard charts. The track became the group’s first-ever No. 1 single on the Hot 100 chart (and the gentlemen promptly threw a party to celebrate), yet the subsequent accolades it's garnered since its release — in..

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