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Definition of K-pop

It is a genre of music originally from South Korea that is identified by its various styles, including; electronic dance music, hip hop, rap, rock and R&B.

It is an acronym formed from the English phrase Korean popular music, therefore, in Spanish it can be translated as “Korean music” or “Korean pop“.


  1. Korean Popular Music
  2. Korean pop


The k-pop or Korean pop, powerfully struck in the 1990s The latest demonstration of this genre thanks to one of the first k-pop groups, you must Seo Taiji & Boys in 1992.

Due to rehearsals with different music genres, the Korean music scene changed. It became “common” for artists to integrate foreign styles into their music, as well as the combination of English phrases within their compositions.

K-pop Anglicism refers to the music industry specializing in introducing new genres and styles of making music. This comes from the western countries above the Korean musical roots.


With the advent of social mediaK-pop has had a greater global reach on sites in Latin America, India, North Africa, the Middle East, and other parts of the world. 

Some of the most famous and fan-acclaimed groups within this musical style are “Super Junior”, “EXO” and “BTS”.