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I never expect I would become a K-pop star.
Psy

Meaning of K-pop in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF K-POP

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF K-POP

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WHAT DOES K-POP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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K-pop [1] is a musical genre originating in South Korea that is characterized by a wide variety of audiovisual elements. Although it comprises all genres of "popular music" within South Korea, the term is more often used in a narrower sense to describe a modern form of South Korean pop music covering mostly dance-pop, pop ballad, electronic, rock, hip-hop, R&B, etc.[2] In 1992, modern K-pop was ushered in with the formation of Seo Taiji & Boys, whose successful experimentation with different music styles had sparked a paradigm shift in the music industry of South Korea.[3] As a result, the integration of foreign musical elements has now become a common practice in the K-pop industry.[4] By tapping into social networking services and the video sharing platform YouTube, the K-pop industry's ability to secure a sizable overseas audience has facilitated a noticeable rise in the global proliferation of the genre.[5] Since the mid-2000s, the K-pop music market has experienced double digit growth rates. In the first half of 2012, it grossed nearly US$3.4 billion,[6] and was recognized by Time magazine as "South Korea's Greatest Export".

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The definition of K-pop in the dictionary is the characteristic pop music of South Korea.

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE K-POP

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Synonyms and antonyms of K-pop in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «K-POP»

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韩流
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K -pop
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K-pop
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कश्मीर पॉप
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K - البوب
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К- поп
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K- pop
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K -pop
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K-Pop
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K-ポップ
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K- 팝
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K-pop
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K -pop
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K - pop
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К- поп
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K - pop
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K - pop
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K - pop
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K -pop
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K -pop
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Trends of use of K-pop

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about K-pop

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QUOTES WITH «K-POP»

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I never expect I would become a K-pop star.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «K-POP»

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K-POP Now!: The Korean Music Revolution
"This is the book on K-pop everybody has been waiting for.
autorMark James Russell, 2014
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Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption: Yonsama, ...
This book investigates transcultural consumption of three iconic figures ù the middle-aged Japanese female fandom of actor Bae Yong-Joon, the Western online cult fandom of the thriller film Oldboy, and the Singaporean fandom of the pop ...
autorSun Jung, 2010
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Pop Goes Korea: Behind the Revolution in Movies, Music, and ...
How Korea became a surprise entertainment and Internet powerhouse: a guide to the innovators, stars, and the emerging new media.
autorMark James Russell, 2012
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K-Pop: Korea?s Musical Explosion
In December of that year, "Gangnam Style" reached one billion hits on YouTube?the most views ever. Seemingly overnight, the South Korean pop star behind the hit?Psy (Park Jae-sang)?became a household name. But Psy is just part of the story.
autorStuart A. Kallen, 2014
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100 of the Top K-Pop Artists
Introduction Are you looking for a journey that will take you through 100 of the Top K-Pop Artists, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are looking at this book for curiosity, choices, options, ...
autorAlex Trost, Vadim Kravetsky, 2014
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The Korean Wave: Korean Media Go Global
French interviewees, whom Son (2012) met to investigate K-pop fandom, commonly agreed that YouTube allowed them to encounter and consume Korean cultural products, including Korean dramas and K-pop. As Oh and Park ( 2012: 369) ...
autorYouna Kim, 2013
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A Look at K-Pop Boy Bands, Girl Groups and the Big Three ...
Three Big Labels are responsible for many of South Korea's K-pop creation, marketing and success.
autorJacquelyn Leto, 2011
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Prayers for Oppa: From K-pop to J-pop, A devotional for ...
A compact, meaningful prayer tool geared toward the East Asian entertainment industry, Prayers for Oppa contains 20 devotionals on topics of interest to performers:  Giving an outdoor concert on a rainy night?
autorTeresa Santoski, 2013
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World Englishes: Critical Concepts in Linguistics
98. LINGUISTIC. HYBRIDIZATION. IN. K-POP. Discourse of self-assertion and resistance Jamie Shinhee Lee Source: World Englishes 23(3), 2004, 429-450. Abstract English mixing in Korean popular music (K-Pop) is prevalent and ...
autorKingsley Bolton, Braj B. Kachru, 2006
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Billboard
The Japanese record business now views "K- pop" as a distinct musical genre, and many retailers have set up dedicated K-pop sales racks in their stores. Japanese industry observers expect South Korean music's popularity to outlast the ...
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «K-POP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term K-pop is used in the context of the following news items.
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15 Popular K-Pop Groups Who Aren't Making Summer 2015 …
With so many K-pop comebacks occurring this summer (June-August), it's hard to imagine that any Korean act is willing to sit out the rush but ... «KpopStarz, Jul 15»
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6 Chinese Idols Who Have Left The K-Pop Industry : News : KpopStarz
This week saw three Chinese K-pop idols announce their decision to pursue careers in China, following a growing trend of Chinese idols who ... «KpopStarz, Jul 15»
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K-pop Group Bts' New York Show Cut Short Due To Alleged Death …
K-pop Boy Band Bts' Debut New York City Show Was Reportedly Cut Short Due To Death Threats. The group was performing at the Best Buy ... «Contactmusic.com, Jul 15»
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SM Entertainment Floods July With Releases From 5 Top K-Pop Acts
July, arguably the most memorable month of 2015 for K-pop, was flooded with releases from Korea's most popular acts, and numerous other ... «KpopStarz, Jul 15»
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Girls' Generation Becomes 1st K-Pop Group To Win 100 Weekly …
In comparison to other K-pop groups, Girls' Generation's one hundredth win comes as Big Bang holds 73 music show awards and EXO has 70. «KpopStarz, Jul 15»
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Check Out IU, EXO, GOT7 And Other Great K-Pop Acting Idols With …
KPopStarz has recently teamed up with DramaFever to bring you a K-Pop inspired collection of dramas offered exclusively for DramaFever ... «KpopStarz, Jul 15»
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[WATCH] Emma Stone's K-Pop Obsession: 'Best Thing You've Ever …
During an interview with Conan O'Brien on July 15, the actress could not stop gushing over her love for K-Pop music. That's Korean Pop, if you ... «Hollywood Life, Jul 15»
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K-Pop Boy Bands: The Seven Best Music Video Bromances | Billboard
But every now and then, a K-pop boy band comes together to forgo the fanservice and showcase just how strong their friendship is with their ... «Billboard, Jul 15»
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Is Colorful, Crazy K-Pop the Future of Fashion?
For the uninitiated, K-Pop is a saccharin blend of pop, hip hop and dance. The singing's auto-tuned, the dancing's tight, and the videos are ... «Houstonia Magazine, Jul 15»
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The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to K-Pop
It's a musical industry as big as anything the West has ever produced, so why do so few people outside of Asia know anything about K-Pop? «Highsnobiety, Jul 15»
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