This five-member girl group - made up of Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy and Yeri - are one of the most popular K-pop girl groups worldwide, The “red” in their name refers to their brighter and bubblier side, while “velvet” refers to their softer, more mature side.
K-pop releases for the rest of the year include BTS member J-Hope’s Jack in the Box album and his single More, as well as rumoured output from Blackpink, NCT 127 and Red Velvet.
Stray Kids have just released new EP Oddinary and there’s much more new music to come this year, from an upcoming BTS album to BigBang’s first single since 2018’s Flower Road.
Love is the message, and from BTS to Twice and Red Velvet, K-pop is here to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day, with a song for every occasion.
Even before being recruited for one of the biggest K-pop girl groups of all time, Boa, Taeyeon, Winter, Wendy, Seulgi, Karina and Hyoyeon were raking in the cash – but who’s the wealthiest?
Girls on Top, the female equivalent of boy band SuperM, features some of the biggest K-pop stars of the past 20 years, from Aespa’s Winter and Karina to solo artist BoA and Taeyeon of Girls’ Generation.
Our 25 favourite K-pop albums of 2021, from Twice’s Formula of Love to NCT 127’s Favorite and Kang Daniel’s Yellow.
A YouTube project with SM Entertainment, home to NCT, Girls’ Generation and Super Junior, to present old music video to a new generation has so far seen videos from H.O.T. and S.E.S. uploaded.
August saw K-pop releases including BTS’ Butter remix with Megan Thee Stallion, Red Velvet’s return with EP Queendom and Got7 leader Jay B’s Somo:Fume EP.
Queendom, K-pop girl group Red Velvet’s long-awaited sixth EP, dropped on August 16 and it walks a familiar, comforting path towards a new stage of their career after a time of uncertainty.
From Blackpink’s Japanese version of their debut LP, The Album, to the return of Red Velvet after a year’s hiatus, here are the K-pop songs to look out for in August 2021.
Red Velvet are back as a quintet with the return of vocalist Wendy, and their upcoming EP is a celebration of their seven years together. To mark the August 16 release, they have featured in a series of videos highlighting previous songs.
The K-pop girl band went on a 10-month hiatus after Irene’s bullying scandal, but they’ve been working hard on solo EPs, K-drama roles, fashion campaigns and much more …
At an ‘SM Congress’, K-pop label SM Entertainment reveals potential plans for new music from NCT, Aespa and other artists – as well as what fans can expect from its SM ‘creative universe’.
K-pop fans are rediscovering old songs through remakes by groups such as Aespa and solo artists including Joy of Red Velvet.
Red Velvet’s Seulgi might be unlikely to score her dream Beyoncé collab, but Wendy, IU and Blackpink’s Lisa have all made online friendships with their favourite international pop stars – could they be making music together soon?
Blackpink and Red Velvet are just some of the stars featured on new platform KPop 4 Planet, which aims to inspire Gen Z and millennial fans to support climate justice
Haute couture designer Kay Kim didn’t think twice about accepting an offer to design K-pop girl band Aespa’s debut costumes, even though the work was very different from what she had done in the past.
After a star-turn in A-Teen the ‘prince of web dramas’ scored takes a lead role opposite K-pop’s Irene and next up is Netflix original series D.P. – could this be the moment the actor breaks into the big time?
It’s an open secret that most Korean entertainment agency contracts are seven years long, and groups too often split when their time is up, with Got7 the latest victim – which other acts are likely to be next?
Red Velvet’s Joy once joked about the ‘50 rooms’ in Wendy’s Canadian home, much to her embarrassment: here’s how we know the humble Future and Psycho singer has more money than she lets on
After a big 2020 despite Covid-19, expect K-pop to keep on delivering this year, with some big acts returning, Blackpink members, V from BTS, (G)-Idle and others dropping solo releases, and growing synergy with video gaming.
BTS, Red Velvet, and GFriend were just a few of the top K-pop acts that wowed millions of fans worldwide when they appeared in online New Year concerts.
Irene of K-pop girl group Red Velvet has come under fire due to a bullying scandal involving a stylist, but it is also an insight into abuse of power in Korean society known as ‘gapjil’.
Despite Red Velvet leader Irene’s Instagram post saying sorry, and a private apology to the stylist she verbally bullied, fans of the K-pop group have demanded she quit to avoid harming its image.
Red Velvet, Bae Suzy and Gong Hyo-jin are among the brave ranks of Korean stars standing up to the haters to shame sexism and champion feminist causes
From hosting Get It Beauty to the Hospital Playlist OST and strutting the catwalk at this year’s New York Fashion Week – this K-pop star has had a busy 12 months
Irene and Seulgi of Red Velvet have put the success of Monster, their debut album as a duo, down to their chemistry. The album hit the top of multiple music streaming charts worldwide this week.
BTS and Steve Aoki trailed the way, while Ellie Goulding and Diplo teamed up with Red Velvet, John Legend got romantic with Wendy and Lil Nas X and RM walked down Seoul Town Road
Before becoming a superstar with girl band Red Velvet, Seulgi endured seven years of training that included moments of self-doubt, but the tough times taught her valuable lessons and gave her confidence in the end.