It’s been estimated that there were more than 35 million K-pop fans around the globe in 2016, an increase of more than 60 per cent from 2014.

The K-pop superfans who can make, and break, musical careers in South Korea

Koreans are used to seeing their music idols up close at meet-and-greet sessions and promotional events, but fans this invested can also turn on stars who transgress, and use the power of their wallets to bring them to heel

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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It’s been estimated that there were more than 35 million K-pop fans around the globe in 2016, an increase of more than 60 per cent from 2014.
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