K-pop enthusiasts, rejoice! Indeed, the May comeback and debut blew your heart enough with IU x Suga's collaboration, Baekhyun's comeback, Crush x Joy's song, etc. However, if you think that's the end of the hype amidst the coronavirus pandemic, then brace yourselves as the month of June will bring you even more major things to look forward to
As K-pop domination continues to expand in the global market, the competition is becoming tough as well, given the escalating number of K-idols entering the industry. Due to the realm's diversity, it is impossible to capture everyone's interest, especially when various fans have their preferred genres to listen to and support.
Pretty sure you have your favorite K-pop ship, and we can't blame you since a lot of imagined pairs would look good together or have personalities and features that complement each other. The website King Choice created a poll about these idols and as of the moment, have earned 7,222,110 votes ever since its release, and here are the results.
On May 17, fans got furious after OH MY GIRL allegedly fat-shamed their senior idol, Super Junior's Shindong, and at the same time, for showing racist gestures. The controversy started during the broadcast of the SBS KPOP's YouTube show, "Shindong Gayo," wherein the Super Junior member is the MC.
A Red Velvet fan page "Runs Velvet" did the work and good research while compiling a video called "idols who confessed to watching porn." The interactions of each of these K-pop stars and meticulous planning make the clips so good!
EXO Kai joined the many celebrities in South Korea in honoring the frontliners amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Kai shared a photo of him while doing the "respect" hand sign on his Instagram account. This is his acceptance to Super Junior's Siwon's challenge to express gratefulness to the heroes who are battling against COVID-19.
Super Junior-K.R.Y. will finally return and is preparing to kick off with their first-ever album in Korea! According to Exports News, Super Junior-K.R.Y. is currently planning to release its first album in Korea in June. In addition to this, the media outlet also confirmed the finalized cover jacket shoot of the sub-unit.
It's no secret that K-pop idols are admired by fans because of their talents, stunning visuals, and amazing stage presence, but there's actually a slew of them who have talents when it comes to acting. Many K-pop stars are admired for their versatility, and a number of them are notably second-generation idols!
K-pop idols are usually the role model to fans, starting from having the skills, fashion style, and personality. However, no matter how perfect idols are in the eyes of their fans, we should never forget that they are normal human beings with flaws as well.
Without any of these participants, it is difficult to imagine these bands. Several other artists have made improvements in their professions, while they were trainees, such as moving agencies.
On May 1, Super Junior's leader Leeteuk was welcomed by an unpleasant incident due to his continuous experience of personal information hacking. The idol, who has been facing this issue because of sasaengs and obsessed fans, once again appealed on social media to stop invading his private space.
On May 1, SM Station dropped the live video of Super Junior's Yesung and Suran's collaborative track "Still Standing," raising expectations for another spring carol.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, K-pop idols are giving their all to communicate with their fans, as well as to ease and comfort them during these trying times with their music. This caused some schedules to be put on hold, but worry not because this coming May, comebacks and debuts are lined up to come your way!
On April 23, Heechul of Super Junior goes live to communicate with fans through his personal YouTube and Twitch channels after he slammed a reporter on SNS, which instantly caused a stir and made headlines.
On April 22, fans and netizens can't help but agree on the claims that SM Entertainment has strict and proper training for its artists, from skills to physical appearance, after netizens noticed that artists who trained under the agency have uniform stances.
Heechul made his rebuttals against a media reporter who criticized him about his statement about malicious commenters of late idols Sulli and Goo Hara.
On April 17, K-pop idols, including solo artist Chung Ha, NCT 127, SF9, Super Junior's Kyuhyun, and Amber, will appear as the main casts of the Facebook Watch original series "82minutes."
Despite the global popularity of K-pop, some netizens remain skeptical about the talent and skills of K-pop groups and artists due to the advanced technology that can potentially fix an artist's flaws, particularly in terms of vocal prowess.
The majority has spoken, and the most annoying fandom was revealed by a King Choice poll. The website King Choice is known for formulating surveys for the K-pop audience.