2021 in K-pop: a world of change, from BTS label’s merger to Seungri’s jailing, Gfriend’s break-up and record album sales

//2021 in K-pop: a world of change, from BTS label’s merger to Seungri’s jailing, Gfriend’s break-up and record album sales

2021 in K-pop: a world of change, from BTS label’s merger to Seungri’s jailing, Gfriend’s break-up and record album sales

K-pop is in a constant state of flux. In 2021, this was even more pronounced, with so much change happening that the evolution was almost tangible.The thriving Korean music scene, full of popular singers and rising talent, had major wins and momentary dips during the year.Looking forward, the 2020s for K-pop may turn out to have been shaped not by 2020 and the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, but by the cocoon-like state it entered in 2021, which laid the groundwork for a return to…

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