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“K-pop” to be registered in the Oxford English Dictionary

The word “K-pop” will be listed in the Oxford English Dictionary.

On August 10, Washington news radio broadcast WTOP announced that the word K-pop will be listed in the Oxford English Dictionary.

K-pop means Korean pop music and it has created a sensation not only in Asia but also in the Americas and Europe.

Billboard created a K-pop chart and releases rankings every week. SISTAR drew a lot of attention by being the first K-pop group to rank first on the Billboard K-pop chart for four weeks in a row.

Popular K-pop groups, including JYJ and B2ST, promote K-pop by touring the world, the popularity of K-pop will last for years to come.

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