While a significant part of the music industry has been in the talk, K-pop keeps on flourishing in them. The said draws around $5 billion every year, and it’s viewed as the seventh-most-mainstream music genre on the planet.
In North America, the genre has earned popularity and profits, and American pop sweethearts and their names have become quite famous. In 2019, Lizzo and Lil Nas X collaborated with K-pop stars for remixes to their tunes “Truth Hurts” and “Old Town Road,” individually. BTS, apparently the most celebrated of South Korea’s boy bands, has teamed up with Halsey and the Chainsmokers.
With the fame and spotlight, the K-pop stars keep up their authentic reputations, the pressure of the stardom and showbiz upkeep can be a lot to the shoulder. The genre has witnessed a number of deaths by suicide in recent years and other outrages.
And today, we are up with some of the unknown controversies about the K-pop artists. Read them below to know more.
Here are some of the controversies, as per reports, about the famous K-pop artists and bands
1. Dahee was removed from her band, Glam and was sent to prison for a year, in the accusation of blackmailing a famous actor.
2. RM from BTS was accused of Plagiarism.
3. Cha Eun-taek, a K-pop music director, was caught up in a corruption scandal.