Why K-pop groups like BTS and Blackpink aren’t the only ones who top South Korea’s charts – ballads, K-drama OSTs, trot and hip-hop also vie for supremacy

//Why K-pop groups like BTS and Blackpink aren’t the only ones who top South Korea’s charts – ballads, K-drama OSTs, trot and hip-hop also vie for supremacy

Why K-pop groups like BTS and Blackpink aren’t the only ones who top South Korea’s charts – ballads, K-drama OSTs, trot and hip-hop also vie for supremacy

Recent years have seen South Korean pop music acts achieve global popularity on a scale never seen before – especially in 2021. But while outside Korea it may seem like all the country has to offer is energetic K-pop “idol” boy bands and girl groups, the local scene is more complex, with hip-hop, ballads and solo acts fighting for supremacy among Korean listeners.“While K-pop, focusing on dance music, has been popular [internationally], in Korea there are several different popular music genres,…

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By | 2022-01-12T20:15:20+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Music|Comments Off on Why K-pop groups like BTS and Blackpink aren’t the only ones who top South Korea’s charts – ballads, K-drama OSTs, trot and hip-hop also vie for supremacy