Kpop is the abbreviation of Korean Pop (케이팝). It began with the boy band H.O.T. in 1996 and then TVXQ and BoA started a new generation of K-pop idols that broke the music genre into the neighboring Japanese market and continue to popularize K-pop internationally today through social media.

Kpop includes different kinds of groups.

We have the cute group like Apink or Astro.

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The sexy or mature group like AOA or 2pm

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There is also the strange one like Red Velvet or Nct

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And the badass one like Blackpink or Big Bang

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