K-Pop Now!

The Korean Music Revolution
Product Number: EB00644450
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462914111
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

"K-Pop Now! [...] features one hundred and twenty-eight glossy pages of Korean pop eye-candy."-KpopStarz.com K-Pop Now! takes a fun look at Korea's high-energy pop music, and is written for its growing legions of fans. It features all the famous groups and singers, and takes an insider's look at how they have made it to the top. In 2012, Psy's song and music video "Gangnam Style" suddenly took the world by storm. But K-Pop, the music of Psy's homeland of Korea has been winning fans for years with its infectious melodies and high-energy fun. Featuring incredibly attractive and talented singers and eye-popping visuals, K-Pop is the music of now. Though K-Pop is a relatively young phenomenon in the West, it is rapidly gaining traction and reaching much larger audiences-thanks in large part to social media like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Top K-Pop acts get ten million to thirty million hits for their videos-the Girls Generation single "Gee" has over a hundred million views! In K-Pop Now! you'll find: -Profiles of all the current K-Pop artists and their hits - A look at Seoul's hippest hot spots and hangouts - Interviews with top artists like Kevin from Ze:A and Brian Joo - A look at future K-Pop idols

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Author(s): Mark James Russell
Original Publish Date: Apr 29, 2014

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