K-pop girl band Twice may see their popularity slide if the South Korean music industry does not change its ways.

K-pop boom or doom? Why bands like Twice need to follow BTS’ example and ditch trite cookie-cutter songs

  • The future of many Korean pop acts is in doubt because they have fallen prey to their backers’ extreme commercialism at the expense of creativity, critic says
  • BTS members have taken an active part in creating band’s inventive music and have inserted compelling stories in their songs, this critic adds
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K-pop girl band Twice may see their popularity slide if the South Korean music industry does not change its ways.
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Jungkook is the lead singer for BTS.

Fans of K-pop supergroup BTS outraged by leaked details of singer Jungkook’s new apartment

  • The band’s main vocalist recently bought a flat in Seoul’s Seongsu-dong area for more than US$1.7 million
  • But a report leaked details of the property, with some fans angry that the information could be abused by stalkers and obsessive followers
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Jungkook is the lead singer for BTS.
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