K-pop Is Taking Over The World, One Video At A Time (Map)
Jul 27, 2012 12:30
Think Korean pop (K-pop) is just a phase? Then check out the map below, which highlights the number of views of K-Pop YouTube videos based on each country:
By the looks of it, K-pop still pretty much dominates Asia, particularly countries like Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and Korea (duh!). But if you need to escape from the likes of Girls Generation and Super Junior, you could always head to places like India, Russia, and possibly Antartica (we hear its too cold to perform there).
Seo Min-Soo of the Samsung Economic Research Institute has an interesting article titled Lessons From K-Pop's Global Success, and says "K-pop has entrenched itself as a bona fide phenomenon in Asia and is rapidly extending its reach to new markets." Read the rest by clicking here
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