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Like Vs. Love: Research Reveals Degrees of Attachment Among K-pop Fans

K-pop is well-known for the introduction of new groups, even while established groups continue to thrive. But are fans fickle in their K-pop choices? Do they abandon older groups for newer groups? Research suggests that while K-pop fans readily accept new groups, they have a deeper connection with veteran groups. These conclusions are based on data […]

Whose Generation? GIRLS’ GENERATION!: Gender, Audience and K-pop

Whose Generation? GIRLS’ GENERATION!: Gender, Audience and K-pop

by Crystal S. Anderson, PhD As the number of female groups increase in number in K-pop, commentators and scholars continue to focus on the meaning of the representations produced by these groups. While some argue that such representations are geared towards men, this ignores the way the majority female fanbases of these groups construct meaning of […]

iFans Update: Girls’ Generation (SNSD) Into the New World Remix Cover Dances

The iFans project rolls on with more cover dance!  The second section of the exhibit, Dance Like Everybody’s Watching: K-pop Cover Dances, features Girls’ Generation‘s “Into the New World Remix.”  Click HERE to view K-pop fans from around the world performing one of the most complicated dance routines by a girl group. Image: 1

iFans Update: What Fans Think about SNSD

As you know, iFans: Mapping Kpop’s International Fandom is a study seeking to understand the attitudes of global fans of K-pop’s most successful groups. You can now view the results of the analysis of the survey data and an email interview with a fan of SNSD!  Click here to view the What Fans Think section […]

Dal★Shabet: Sweet Success

Dal Shabet (stylized as Dal★Shabet) is a six-member group signed with Happy Face Entertainment. Dal Shabet means Sweet Sherbet (“Dal” is short for Dalda [달다] which means sweet in Korean; Shabet is the Korean pronunciation of the English word “sherbet”). To see the enhanced profile, including discographies and videographies, click the image to go to […]