As 2020 winds down and the weather in most parts of the world gets colder a little bit, there’s no better time to gather around with a warm drink and catch up on some of this year’s most memorable K-pop events and news stories.
- If Not Becoming K-Pop Idols, Who Will These Idols Would Become?
- Which Outfits of BLACKPINK Is The Most Iconic on Stage, According to K-netizens?
- BLACKPINK Rosé Talks About Success of 'R' and Her Aspirations as a Singer
Let's Count down from No. 10, these were the most read K-pop stories Revealed by the South China Morning Post in 2020.
8 Who are Enhypen? The latest K-pop group from BTS label Big Hit officially release their first music in November.
7 Wheein of Mamamoo challenges K-pop norms with her frank talk about dating and her mental health struggles.
6 Jisoo of Blackpink gets the backing of K-pop fans after Jimmy Kimmel’s test of her English on his US TV show angers some.
5 Ex Stray Kids member Woojin denies sexual harassment claims, igniting fresh online anger and accusations of dishonesty.
4 How Irene of Red Velvet’s bullying scandal gives insight into the abuse of power in Korean society, not just K-pop.
2 Exclusive | K-pop star Woojin talks about the sexual harassment allegations against him, and his comeback plans after leaving Stray Kids last year.
1 K-pop stars Blackpink named world’s biggest music act, with BTS trailing at No. 10 (fun fact: the 11th most-read article was a follow-up piece exploring what this meant exactly, with an interview with the Bloomberg writer who spearheaded the music chart that determines every month’s biggest stars).
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