Flashy costumes, catchy hooks, and gorgeous entertainers are all part of the magic formula that makes K-pop so delightfully addictive. So, put on your dancing shoes and dance along with these 15 iconic K-pop dances. Turbo is one of the original idol groups that shaped the Korean entertainment industry into what it is today not to mention, brought us the glory that is Kim Jong Kook. But Park Ji Yoon and this iconic dance broke boundaries for women in K-pop by paving the way for them to perform sexier and more adult concepts. With many memorable and fun points in the dance to choose from, fans and idols alike always have to get up and dance whenever this song comes on. The song stayed in first place on the Korean charts for a mind-boggling nine weeks. How do they get their hips to move like that? This dance became popular among idols and fans alike and is still performed by groups today, including girl group April.
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An admittedly indifferent student there, he transferred after a semester to the Berklee College of Music also in Boston. He left without graduating and returned to South Korea in to pursue a music career. Like many of his subsequent releases, it drew controversy because of its raw lyrics. PSY performed his mandatory national military service from to His career was interrupted, however, after officials determined that PSY had neglected his duties while in the military he had held concerts and performed on television.
A K-pop and dance-pop song, the term "Gangnam Style" is a Korean neologism that refers to a lifestyle associated with the Gangnam District of Seoul. The song received mixed reviews, with praise for its catchy beat and Psy's amusing dancing which has itself become a phenomenon in the music video and during live performances in various locations around the world. The song and its music video went viral in August and have influenced popular culture worldwide. A music video was released the same day, attracting global media attention and a public audience. It became a source of parodies and reaction videos by many different individuals, groups and organizations. The term was listed in Time ' s weekly vocabulary list as a manner associated with lavish lifestyles in Seoul's Gangnam district. People who are actually from Gangnam never proclaim that they are—it's only the posers and wannabes that put on these airs and say that they are "Gangnam Style"—so this song is actually poking fun at those kinds of people who are trying very hard to be something that they're not.