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K-Pop Masters Day in Las Vegas

The 2011 Billboards K-Pop Masters was run by Billboard Korea and MGM and supported by Korean Air. The event was held to celebrate the launching of the Billboard K-Pop chart.

Since this was the first time for Korean singers to perform in Las Vegas, the event drew a lot of attention. And to celebrate the worldwide popularity of the Korean Wave, Las Vegas set November 25 as K-Pop Day. This is the first time any country or city has set aside a day for a specific musical genre.

Singers who appeared at the 2011 Billboard K-Pop Masters arrived at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 24.

Singers, who appeared at the 2011 Billboard K-Pop Masters had a photo-op on the red carpet.

Many media outlets, including Fox TV, MTV, and the Huffington Post, attended the event. They asked lots of questions about the status of K-Pop and how it feels to be so popular.

The rehearsal for the 2011 Billboard K-Pop Masters was held on November 24 (local time) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.


 

Source: Korea.com
Photos Courtesy of Kpopmasters

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