BLACKPINK’s Jennie (front centre) leaves her band mates stunned by unexpectedly turning her back on the audience to face them – (from left) Jisoo, Rose and Lisa – during the K-pop group’s performance in Newark, New Jersey, on Thursday. Photo:[email protected]

How K-pop star Jennie of BLACKPINK stunned her fellow band members

  • Fans capture the moment of improvisation in photos and on video at four-member girl group’s New Jersey performance in the US, during its current world tour
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BLACKPINK’s Jennie (front centre) leaves her band mates stunned by unexpectedly turning her back on the audience to face them – (from left) Jisoo, Rose and Lisa – during the K-pop group’s performance in Newark, New Jersey, on Thursday. Photo:[email protected]
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BTS attends the Edaily Culture Awards at the Sejong Cultural Center in Seoul, South Korea. In 2018, the seven-member boy band became the first K-pop group to land an album at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart. Photo: Kim Hee-Chul / EPA-EFE

From sex scandals to BTS and BLACKPINK’s global success, what’s next for K-pop in 2019?

K-pop is enjoying the international spotlight, thanks to a breakthrough in the United States and collaborations with music stars like Nicki Minaj and Dua Lipa. But what does the future hold?

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BTS attends the Edaily Culture Awards at the Sejong Cultural Center in Seoul, South Korea. In 2018, the seven-member boy band became the first K-pop group to land an album at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart. Photo: Kim Hee-Chul / EPA-EFE
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