Kpop has become a worldwide phenomenon in today’s day and age and we are not surprised. The catchy addicting melodies, the slick choreography, and production value, not to mention the attractive South Korean performers who work day in and day out in the studio to sing and dance in synchronized perfection. So, really what’s not to like about all of it? Keep reading as we explore the reasons why everyone loves Kpop so much.
What Does K-pop represent?
K-pop is also known as Hallyu which translates to the Korean Wave, the idea that since the 1990s, Korean culture, beauty, fashion, TV, film, and music obviously has grown globally. K-pop represents South Korea’s popular musical outlook and has become over the years a very distinct mix of music genres from all over the world, which is a huge step if you compare it to the music that has been popular in years prior to the global phenomenon.
The K-pop Influence
K-pop is wrapped around the idea of dance culture and K-pop idol, a mainstream idol who is a role model and a huge influence on young fans. Think of it as the Disney stars in the K-pop world. Just like Western boy bands or girl bands we all know and love each K-pop idol is groomed to be a certain idea and play a certain role to others. Plus, the attractive feature is a must obviously.
How did K-pop become so popular?
One of the biggest reasons why K-pop became so popular is mainly due to social media. Most Kpop groups use social media to interact with their fans and as a result, increase their reach on all platforms. Following K-pop artists is a time-consuming hobby on its own as they create so much content such as live videos, funny behind-the-scenes shots, selfies, and fashion shoots. Plus, using YouTube with teaser videos or remixes for alternate songs just makes the fans even more excited than they already are. So, the success of K-pop is eventually inevitable in today’s world as everything is available online well, we are not complaining.