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Korean pop music, or K-pop, is an umbrella term for pop music originating from UsefulNotes/{{South Korea}}, usually similar in genre to pop in the United States. However, the material performed/produced by K-Pop artists covers a wide variety of genres, from EDM-inspired music to rock to softer ballads, and everything in between. Usually known outside the country for the numerous {{Idol Singer}}s and idol {{Boy Band}}s and {{Girl Group}}s in the industry. K-pop and other Korean based entertainment such as {{Korean Drama}}s first became very popular throughout Asia in the 2000s, in a phenomenon which has been nicknamed the "Hallyu" or "Korean Wave". Like a lot of things in Korea, the talent agencies managing the singers are mostly based in UsefulNotes/{{Seoul}}.

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[[foldercontrol]]
!!Notable Korean Pop artists:
[[index]]

!!The Big Three
[[folder: SM Entertainment]]
'''Active Artists'''
* [[Music/BoAKorea BoA]]
* {{Music/EXO}}
** EXO-K
** EXO-M
** EXO-CBX
** Lay
* [[Music/{{Fx}} f(x)]]
** Amber
** Luna
* [[Music/GirlsGeneration Girls' Generation]]
** Girls' Generation-TTS
** Taeyeon
** Jessica
** Tiffany
** Hyoyeon
** Seohyun
* The Grace
** The Grace - Dana & Sunday
** Dana
** Sunday
** Stephanie
* H.O.T
** Kangta
* J-Min
* Music/{{NCT}}
** NCT U
** NCT 127
** NCT Dream
* Music/RedVelvet
** Wendy
* S.E.S.
* Music/{{SHINee}}
** Taemin
** Jonghyun
* Music/SuperJunior
** Super Junior-M
*** Henry
*** Zhou Mi
** Super Junior-T
** Super Junior-M
** Super Junior KRY
** Super Junior Happy
** Super Junior-D&E
** Kyuhyun
** Ryeowook
** Yesung
* Music/{{TRAX}}
* [[Music/DongBangShinKi TVXQ]]
** Changmin
** Yunho
** JYJ [[note]]formed after the split under another label[[/note]]

'''Project Groups'''
* The Blue
* Kangta & Vanness
* S.M. The Ballad
* M&D
* Younique Unit
* S.M. The Performance
* TOHEART
[[/folder]]

[[folder: JYP Entertainment]]
* Baek A Yeon
* Baek Yerin
* [=Day6=]
* Music/MissA
** Fei
** Jia
** Suzy
* Music/GOT7
** JJ Project
* [[Music/WonderGirls Wonder Girls]]
** Yeeun
** Sunye
** Sunmi
** Sohee
** Hyerim
* J.Y. Park
* Nakjoon
* Stray Kids
** [=3Racha=]
* [[{{Music/Twice}} TWICE]]
* 15&
** Park Jimin
* [[Music/TwoPM 2PM]]
** Jun. K
** Taecyeon
** Wooyoung
** Junho
* [[Music/TwoAM 2AM]]
** Jo Kwon
** Changmin
** Seulong
** Jinwoon
* g.o.d
* G.Soul
* JOO
* Rain
[[/folder]]

[[folder: YG Entertainment]]
* [[Music/TwoNEOne 2NE1]]
** Bom
** CL
** Dara
** Minzy
* Akdong Musician
** Hi Suhyun
* Music/BigBang
** GD & TOP
** G-Dragon
** Taeyang
** T.O.P
** Daesung
** Seungri
* Music/{{Blackpink}}
* Music/EpikHigh
** Tablo
* [=iKon=]
** Bobby
* Lee Hi
* Music/{{PSY}}
* Sechs Kies
* WINNER
** Mino
** [=MOBB=]
[[/folder]]

!!Minor Labels
[[folder: Cube Entertainment]]
* [[Music/FourMinute 4minute]]
** Music/{{Hyuna}}
** 2YOON
* Music/{{B2ST}}
** Hyunseung
* BTOB
* Music/{{CLC}}
* PENTAGON
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Pledis Entertainment]]
* After School
** After School RED
** After School BLUE
** Music/OrangeCaramel
** EYOKAN
** Raina
** Lizzy
* NU'EST
** NU'EST-M
* Music/{{Seventeen}}
* Music/{{Pristin}}
[[/folder]]

[[folder: FNC Entertainment]]
* Music/{{AOA}} (Ace of Angels)
** AOA Black
** AOA Dance Unit
** AOA White
** AOA Cream
* Music/CNBlue
** Jung Yonghwa
* Music/FTIsland
** FT Triple
** Lee Hongki
* N.Flying
* SF9
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Starship Entertainment]]
* Boyfriend
* [[{{Music/WJSN}} [=WJSN=] (Cosmic Girls)]]
* Giriboy
* #Gun
* K.Will
* Mad Clown
* Monsta X
* Music/{{Sistar}}
** [=Sistar19=]
** Hyolyn
** Soyou
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Jellyfish Entertainment]]
* Gugudan
** Sejeong
* {{Music/VIXX}}
** VIXX LR
** Ravi
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Big Hit Entertainment]]
* 8eight
* Music/{{BTS}}
** Rap Monster
** Suga
* Homme
[[/folder]]

[[folder: B2M Entertainment]]
* Davichi
* Eric Nam
* SG Wannabe
* Spica
** [=SpicaS=]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: AOMG]]
* Jay Park
* Simon Dominic
* Gray
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Fantagio]]
* Astro
* Hello Venus
* Weki Meki
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Happy Face Entertainment]]
* 4Men
* Music/DalShabet
** Subin
* Music/DreamCatcher[[labelnote:*]]Made up of members of former group Minx, also under Happy Face[[/labelnote]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Dream Tea Entertainment]]
* Music/GirlsDay
** Minah
* [=MAP6=]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: YMC Entertainment]]
* Ailee
* Music/{{IOI}}
* Jessi
* Music/WannaOne
[[/folder]]

[[folder: NH Media]]
* Music/{{Laboum}}
* [[{{Music/UKiss}} U-Kiss]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder: TS Entertainment]]
* Music/{{BAP}}
** Bang Yongguk
* Secret
** Hyosung
** Jieun
* Sonamoo
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Woollim Entertainment]]
* Music/{{INFINITE}}
** Infinite F
** Sunggyu
** Woohyun
* Lovelyz
[[/folder]]

[[folder: DSP Media]]
* April
* Music/{{Kara}}
** Gyuri
** Hara
** Nicole
* Music/{{KARD}}
* Music/{{SS501}}
* Rainbow
** Rainbow Pixie
** Rainbow Blaxx
* SECHSKIES
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Others]]
* 100%
* 24K
* AA (Double A)
* A.Kor
** A.Kor Black
** Kemy
* Music/APink
* [=B1A4=]
* [=BBde=] Girl
* Berry Good
* [=BESTie=]
* BIGSTAR
* BIKINY
* Music/BlockB
** Bastarz
** Zico
** P.O.
** Taeil
* Bonus Baby
* Boohwal
* The Boss (aka DGNA)
* Brown Eyed Girls
** Narsha
** Jea
** Gain
** Miryo
* Bulldok
** Kimi
* Chocolat
* Music/ClazziquaiProject
* Cocosori
* Music/CrayonPop
** Strawberry Milk
* [=D-Unit=]
* Davichi
* {{Music/Dean}}
* [=DIA=]
* [=EvoL=]
** Jucy
* {{Music/EXID}}
** DASONI
** [=LE=]
** Hani
* Fiestar
** Yezi
* Fin K.L.
* Geeks
* G.NA
* Music/GFriend
* GLAM
* GI (Global Icon)
* Girls Girls
** [=MiSo=]
* Gugudan
** Kim Sejeong
* History
* Music/HoneyPopcorn
* Music/{{IU}}
* Ivy
* Jewelry
* Music/{{JJCC}}
* Music/{{Juniel}}
* Kahi
* Kim Beom-Soo
* Kim Chungha
* Kim Gun Mo
* Kiss&Cry
** Dia
* Ladies' Code
* LED Apple
* Lee Hyori
* Lee Jung Hyun
* Lee Sora
* Music/LimKim
* Music/{{LOONA}}
** LOONA 1/3
** ODD EYE CIRCLE
* Music/{{MBLAQ}}
* Music/{{Mamamoo}}
* [=MIXX=]
* Momoland
* Myb
* [=MyName=]
* My-Q
* NC.A
* Nine Muses
** Nine Muses A
** Sera
** Moon Hyuna
* Norazo
** Lee Hyuk
* Music/NSYoonG
* Oh Hyuk
* Music/OhMyGirl
* Park Jung-Hyun
* Purfles
* Creator/{{Rain}}
* [=RaNia=]
** BP Rania
* [=Se7en=]
* Shannon Williams
* Shinhwa
* Sinawe
* Son Dam Bi
* Stellar
* Sunny Hill
* Supernova
* Music/{{Tara}}
** T-ara N4
** QBS
** Jiyeon
** Hyomin
** Elsie
* Tahiti
* Tasty
* Teen Top
** Niel
* Tiny-G
** Mintty
* Topp Dogg
* Turbo
** Kim Jong-Kook
* Ulala Session
* [=Up10tion=]
* Vromance
* Wa$$up
** Nada
* Winterplay
* Wonder Boyz
* YB
* Younha
* ZE:A (Children of Empire)
[[/folder]]

[[/index]]
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