K-pop band Shinhwa perform for Taiwanese fans in Taipei. Photo: TopPhoto/Alamy

Inside the K-pop hit machine: how South Korea’s music industry has gone global

From Kim Jong-un to the United States, South Korean pop music’s worldwide fan base is growing fast, thanks to bands like BTS. We look at the reasons behind the phenomenon

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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K-pop band Shinhwa perform for Taiwanese fans in Taipei. Photo: TopPhoto/Alamy
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