Migration Paths - Globalization of Korean Pop (K-Pop)

By Alex Moon

With the rise of Internet and platforms such as Google, Facebook, and Youtube, the world is now closer than ever with over-flowing information from all over the world. We now can create, view, and share content on such platforms and receive feedback from all over the world within a day. In the era of globalization of information, the process of globalization of the Korean Pop (K-Pop) has been expedited in exponential rate. The long existing K-Pop is now being exported and creating explosive popularity in places such as Asia, Europe, South America, and North America. The study focuses on the process of globalizations of the culture, the impact of the culture, and the future trajectory of K-pop as a mainstream culture in the United States.