BTS and most of K-pop have had a good year financially, despite Covid-19. Photo: Cindy Ord/WireImage BTS and most of K-pop have had a good year financially, despite Covid-19. Photo: Cindy Ord/WireImage
BTS and most of K-pop have had a good year financially, despite Covid-19. Photo: Cindy Ord/WireImage

Coronavirus and K-pop in 2020: how BTS, Blackpink, NCT and the rest of the industry weathered the pandemic, and the risk of a pop infection cluster

  • K-pop had a good year, despite the limitations caused by Covid-19 and the need for social distancing
  • Albums sold in their millions, labels put on paid-for online concerts, and industry award events went ahead

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
BTS and most of K-pop have had a good year financially, despite Covid-19. Photo: Cindy Ord/WireImage BTS and most of K-pop have had a good year financially, despite Covid-19. Photo: Cindy Ord/WireImage
BTS and most of K-pop have had a good year financially, despite Covid-19. Photo: Cindy Ord/WireImage
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