Korea to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest next year?

Bright lights, beautiful people, campy songs, memorable dance moves: just a few things that K-pop and the annual globally-televised Eurovision Song Contest have in common. Despite the similarities, the idea that Korea could compete in a competition which is traditionally held in, clue’s in the title, Europe…

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8 More K-pop Composers and Producers You Should Know

Image above: Will Simms with SHINee’s Jonghyun
Last year we created a list of 12 composers and producers every K-pop fan should know that a lot of people took interest in. Although it contained many of the biggest hitters on the K-pop scene, there were many other…

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Boys Republic to hold concert in London and other cities across Europe

You may have read that Boys Republic will be touring Europe in July. Initially it was unclear which London venue they were performing at but we have now confirmed with the organisers that it will be held in O2 Academy Islington. The venue holds 800 people and this will be…

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10 of the best new Korean music videos of this week

There were quite a few big new releases this week between BIGBANG finally re-emerging, Lim Kim’s second MV being released and BTS’ slightly confusing censored version of their new video. Here’s ten of the week’s best from all over the Korean music scene. As usual we…

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How YouTube drove the international K-pop boom: A timeline

Today YouTube introduced its plans for a month long celebration of its tenth anniversary. We thought we’d crash the party with a series about the role YouTube has played in spreading the Hallyu wave.

It’s pretty clear to anyone with even the slightest knowledge of K-pop that…

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