Reasons of K Pop Popularity Among Filipino Teenager

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REASON FOR K POP POPULARITY AMONG FILIPINO TEENAGERS

A Research Paper Presented to Prof. Pangan Rizal Technological University

In Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirements In English 2

Lipalam, Mikielyn G.

March 29, 2012

Topic outline REASON FOR K POP POPULARITY AMONG FILIPINO TEENAGERS

Thesis: K pop truly captured the hearts of Filipinos, that’s why once you are k pop, you’ve never stop.

I. Introduction
A. K pop or Korean pop music convention
B. Koreans culture
1. People (Koreans)
2. Foods
3. Korean language
C. Culture Invasion
II. Popularity of Korea
A. K pop music
1. Influences from hip hop and R&B
2. Fun dance moves
3. Theme
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Popularity of Korea takes by the k pop music and k pop artist, why do Filipinos loves Korean music in spite of the language barrier? Korean influence Filipinos from hip hop and R&B. As Poole (2012) says in magazine k pop is going to be k hop. Now k hop is getting in on the act like big bang and 2ne1 and others. You can find fans doing dance cover for their favorite k pop stars all around you tube k pop stars hit songs usually have dance moves that are intriguing yet simple inviting viewers to dance along (Zestya, 2011). In Korean music, there are at least few steps that are so catchy that makes fans do move and dance it. Another thing why k pop music is so popular in Philippines is because of the theme song of what in Filipino called “koreanovelas”. ABS-CBN and GMA, and other networks, tagalized the movies or teleserye from Korean language to tagalong, is the reason why do Filipinos love it. The music of the koreanovelas or what we called OST is also tagalized, like for example, “pagibig na kaya” from princess hours, “I believe” from sassy girl and “I think I love you” from the teleserye full house. Nowadays, k pop just keeps on hitting the local charts, although tagalized version are not that anymore (Villoja & lucceanne, 2011). Most Filipino teens’ especially girls do like Korean because of the artist, artist of music, and artist in koreanovelas. Name people that