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K-pop is short for Korean pop or
Korean popular music, hence
originating in Korea or South Korea
to be specific. K-pop is basically a
musical genre that consists of an
assortment of other genres such as
electronic, hip-hop, rock and R&B music.
Although the contemporary form of K-pop
music emerged during the 1990s, the advent
of this music phenomenon goes way
back. Modern-day K-pop has been the result
of decade-long cultural blending that


BTS (Korean: 방탄소년단; RR: Bangtan

Sonyeondan), also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a
seven-member South Korean boy band that began
its formation in Seoul in 2010. The septet co-writes
and produces much of their output. Originally a hip
hop group, their musical style has evolved to
include a wide range of genres. Started in the 1950s.

. Black Pink

Blackpink (Hangul: 블랙핑크; commonly stylized as
BLACKPINK or BLΛƆKPIИK) is a South Korean girl
group formed by YG Entertainment, consisting of
members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa.


Exo (Korean: 엑소; stylized in all caps) is a South
Korean–Chinese boy band based in Seoul, with nine
members: Xiumin, Suho, Lay, Baekhyun, Chen,
Chanyeol, D.O., Kai and Sehun. The band was formed by
SM Entertainment in 2011 and debuted in 2012.

It all started in 1989 when Lee Soo Man founded SM
Entertainment which later became one of the biggest
entertainment companies in South Korea. In 1992, a group
called Seo Taiji and Boys debuted and changed
the Korean music industry. But the group's accomplishments
are just one piece of the steady rise of K-pop, a genre that
has been producing hit-making acts dating back to the
1990s. The first K-pop group, Seo Taiji and Boys, debuted in
1992 with the song “I Know,” which incorporated Western
sounds like hip-hop and R&B.


Lee Sun-mi (born May 2, 1992), known mononymously as Sunmi, is a
South Korean singer. She debuted in 2007 as a member of South
Korean girl group Wonder Girls and left the group in January 2010 to
pursue an academic career. After a three-year long hiatus from the
music scene, Sunmi resumed her career as a soloist in August 2013
with her debut extended play Full Moon. The EP spawned the single
"24 Hours", which charted at number two on South Korea's Gaon
Digital Chart. In 2015, Sunmi was announced to be resuming
promotion with the Wonder Girls until their disbandment in 2017. She
subsequently left JYP Entertainment and joined Makeus

SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Korean: SM엔터테인먼트) is South
Korea's largest entertainment company,[4] founded in 1995 by Lee
Soo-man. The company has developed and popularized numerous K-
pop stars with huge global fandoms.[5][6] SM is known for having led
the global K-pop phenomenon and the musical side of "Hallyu",[7]
also known as the "Korean Wave". Representative of the
entertainment industry in Asia, the company operates its own
comprehensive entertainment business including artist development,
record label services, talent agency services, music production, music
publishing, event management, and concert production.

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