Girl group Blackpink were top dog in 2019, playing the Coachella festival (above), but Twice, Itzy, and (G)-IDLE are looking to take their place this year. SuperM could be the next boy band supergroup, and next-gen groups are vying to be the new BTS. Girl group Blackpink were top dog in 2019, playing the Coachella festival (above), but Twice, Itzy, and (G)-IDLE are looking to take their place this year. SuperM could be the next boy band supergroup, and next-gen groups are vying to be the new BTS.
Girl group Blackpink were top dog in 2019, playing the Coachella festival (above), but Twice, Itzy, and (G)-IDLE are looking to take their place this year. SuperM could be the next boy band supergroup, and next-gen groups are vying to be the new BTS.

K-pop trends in 2020: are Itzy the new Blackpink, and can Korean rock make a comeback?

  • After a year of sex and drug scandals and suicides, can global attention on K-pop industry’s misogyny, opaque companies and mental health woes bring change?
  • On stage, see if SuperM become the next supergroup, and whether Ateez or TXT emerge as the next BTS, and watch Twice, Itzy and (G)-IDLE duke it out

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
Girl group Blackpink were top dog in 2019, playing the Coachella festival (above), but Twice, Itzy, and (G)-IDLE are looking to take their place this year. SuperM could be the next boy band supergroup, and next-gen groups are vying to be the new BTS. Girl group Blackpink were top dog in 2019, playing the Coachella festival (above), but Twice, Itzy, and (G)-IDLE are looking to take their place this year. SuperM could be the next boy band supergroup, and next-gen groups are vying to be the new BTS.
Girl group Blackpink were top dog in 2019, playing the Coachella festival (above), but Twice, Itzy, and (G)-IDLE are looking to take their place this year. SuperM could be the next boy band supergroup, and next-gen groups are vying to be the new BTS.
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