The tragic death of K-pop star Goo Hara highlights the immense pressure felt by Korean stars, and that much more support could be given to them by the K-pop music industry.
Adam Wright
Opinion

Opinion

Adam Wright

K-pop deaths of Goo Hara, Sulli and Jonghyun leave industry with blood on its hands

  • To have three celebrities from the same industry, in the same country, die in less than two years shows that something has gone tragically wrong
  • Pressure placed on singers and performers by K-pop industry, and lack of mental health support, has reaped a devastating cost

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The tragic death of K-pop star Goo Hara highlights the immense pressure felt by Korean stars, and that much more support could be given to them by the K-pop music industry.
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K-pop supergroup BTS have won best pop or rock group at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, beating the likes of Panic! At The Disco and the Jonas Brothers to the top prize.

BTS win best group at American Music Awards, beating the Jonas Brothers and Panic! At The Disco, and best tour, ahead of Elton John, Pink, and Ariana Grande

  • K-pop superstars take home top prize after becoming first band since The Beatles to score three number one albums in less than a year
  • They also win best tour, capping a memorable 2019 in which they won the MTV Music Video Awards for both top K-pop video and group
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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K-pop supergroup BTS have won best pop or rock group at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, beating the likes of Panic! At The Disco and the Jonas Brothers to the top prize.
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