K-pop or Korean pop music has now become very popular all around the world with a staggering fan base. It is a completely different world of music where you have so many band members, elaborate music videos with dance routines and choreography.
You might have been sceptical about it at the beginning when you watched your first K-pop music video. But they have a way of drawing you in with their excitement and exuberance. You will soon be an avid fan who not only watches their music videos but any content you can find about your favourite band online. You will find yourself browsing videos for the appearances of the band members, their many shows and their interviews. Their songs have a way of staying in your head for a long time and in no time at all, you will find yourself singing along to the songs and learning their dance moves. It is quite common for a fan to browse a K-pop store online for memorabilia of their favourite band.
K-pop groups have fan bases of different nationalities worldwide. It can be difficult for a non-Korean speaker to understand the words at first. But just as you become a regular listener to their music, you will find yourself automatically learning key words and phrases. There are some terms you need to familiarise yourself first when you first become a fan. It is quite an achievement to be able to sing a whole K-pop song accurately with the right pronunciation. It will be exciting for you to sing along with your beloved band when they perform onstage.
You can shout out your love for your favourite bands by buying K-pop merchandise such as clothing that promotes your band, music albums, unique accessories, photobooks, posters, concert DVDs etc. Most fans have a large collection of items that speak of their favourite bands. Fans also celebrate their commitment to K-pop online. You will be amazed at the number of fandoms you find on social networking sites such as twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram etc. You will be able to follow your idols, fan bases, new sites that have information and details regarding band members and their music etc. It can be very easy to stay updated and you will surely spread the word among your friends as well.
It can be exciting to introduce a friend to the K-pop and find out they are just as crazy about the music as you are. You can connect with fans all over the world through social media and swap information and your opinions about the bands. There may be quite a lot of time between the release of their new music videos and you will need a lot of patience while you wait for it. This is because a lot of work goes into making these music videos with getting the right performances, script and perfect choreography.