K-pop boy band BTS, which started its extended world tour at Saturday’s sold-out Rose Bowl concert in Pasadena, also performed (above) at this month’s Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Photo: AP

Is it an earthquake? No, just K-pop phenomenon BTS, as boy band takes to the stage at sold-out Rose Bowl

  • The huge global popularity of seven-member group, now on an extended world tour, shows no sign of slowing down after Saturday’s biggest show yet at iconic venue
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K-pop boy band BTS, which started its extended world tour at Saturday’s sold-out Rose Bowl concert in Pasadena, also performed (above) at this month’s Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Photo: AP
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BTS are pioneers in making K-pop popular in the West. Photo: BTS Official Facebook

How K-pop bands like BTS and Blackpink cracked North America

K-pop stars rarely used to tour North America, but that’s changed with the success of bands like BTS, Red Velvet, Blackpink, NCT 127, and Sunmi

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BTS are pioneers in making K-pop popular in the West. Photo: BTS Official Facebook
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