Girls' Generation's Lion Heart found a special place in the hearts of fans, who sent it to No. 1 on Billboard's World Albums chart. It's the second chart-topper for the act, putting them in a select group of K-pop artists with multiple No. 1s.
As part of Billboard's Fan Army Face-Off 2015, we've asked people to write about what being part of the fandom means to them. Read below for an essay from a Girls' Generation fan. Fans of the K-pop girl group are called Sones.
To celebrate T-ara's sweeping victory in Billboard's 2015 Fan Army Face-Off, take a look at seven key interactions between the K-pop girl group and their fiercely dedicated fanbase known as the Queen's.
With a song and video perfect fo the summer, it's no surprise Girls' Generation snagged the most watched K-pop music video in July 2015, according to YouTube. Check out July 2015's list, according to YouTube, below with a playlist that you can click through to watch each video only on Billboard.
When BTS returned to America for their Red Bullet tour, the hotly rising boy band had a lot of love to show. BTS talked to Billboard about their tour, Fifth Harmony, new music and more in an exclusive interview, and performed their latest singles "I Need U" and "Dope" live in our studios.
KCON 2015 strayed from being strictly a strictly pop affair and made a point to spotlight other top names in South Korea's mainstream music scene. That decision was probably best seen by recruiting R&B hitmakers Zion.T and Crush. Find out how the R&B polymaths feel about the warm welcome to Los Angeles, new music that's coming in 2015, must-own albums and more.
Red Velvet only hit the K-pop scene a year ago, but the act is making remarkable inroads, particularly for a girl group which tend to take longer to find their footing. Billboard exclusively gets Red Velvet's reflections on their first year, visiting America and more.