K-pop's Growing Pains: Why Asia's Biggest Bands Are Splitting Up

Is K-pop past its prime? Or just having growing pains?

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  • K-pop’s growing pains: Why Asia’s biggest bands are splitting up
    Is K-pop past its prime? Or just having growing pains? Seven South Korean pop groups have split up in the last 12 months — two since the beginning of 2017 — raising questions about the future of the manufactured and wildly popular music genre, which ...
    02/16/2017 - 1:38 pm | View Link
  • K-pop's growing pains: Why Asia's biggest bands are splitting up
    K-pop music contracts usually last seven years, said Herman, and with many of the biggest acts starting out in 2009 and 2010 ... declined to comment to CNN, except for confirming that the groups were disbanding. The JYP press team did add that the Wonder ...
    02/16/2017 - 1:01 pm | View Link
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