Katherine’s K-pop Recap: November 29 – December 5, 2021

A summary of the news, current and upcoming comebacks, charts and music show wins, and more!FYI: This week’s post is SUPER long because of a bunch of award shows and end-of-year lists. Sorry in advance for all the scrolling!

K-Pop Starter Kit: 21 Groups to Know in 2021

One of the wonderful things about K-pop is that there’s genuinely so much to discover. Dozens of groups (and soloists) are regularly releasing and promoting new music, with more joining the ranks each year. When you’re a brand new fan, the sheer amount of songs and albums out there can definitely be overwhelming. And asContinue reading “K-Pop Starter Kit: 21 Groups to Know in 2021”

Favorites of 2021: August

I was so determined to publish this post towards the beginning of the month (instead of two weeks later like I’ve been doing lately), so I actually had like 90% of it prepared by September 1st. But of course, I still ended up having to wait because I needed to catch up on my reactionContinue reading “Favorites of 2021: August”

Favorites of 2021: July

(We’re basically halfway into August, but whatever LOL) July was kind of a slow month for K-pop – I was actually surprised at how few comebacks there were, but I guess no one wanted to overlap with the Olympics. Since there wasn’t a lot happening, I ended up changing my music listening habits. I spentContinue reading “Favorites of 2021: July”

Mid-Year Check-In: My Favorite K-pop Releases of 2021 (So Far)

I genuinely can’t believe we’re already well into July!!! Seriously, where has the time gone??? Since we’re officially over midway through 2021, it’s time for me to make another “halfway point” post about the K-pop releases that I’ve spent the most time and energy on from January to June. I tried this out last year,Continue reading “Mid-Year Check-In: My Favorite K-pop Releases of 2021 (So Far)”

Favorites of 2021: May

(I feel like this post comes out later every time I do it, but life has been truly crazy lately @.@) Up until this point, picking a few favorites each month was pretty easy. I found myself naturally gravitating towards some comebacks more than others, and everything just kind of fell into place. But nowContinue reading “Favorites of 2021: May”

K-Pop Starter Kit: A Beginner’s Guide (Part One)

There have been dedicated K-pop fans all over the world for years, but it’s amazing just how much that number has increased recently. Though there’s a lot of focus on certain groups breaking into the American music industry, K-pop’s rising popularity isn’t just limited to the United States – it’s truly going global, and it’sContinue reading “K-Pop Starter Kit: A Beginner’s Guide (Part One)”