Many accused the awards show of segregating K-pop acts to prevent them from competing with Western talent.
“K-Pop of the human rights movement" strikes a chord in a conservative country.
KTLA's Sam Rubin apologized for not doing "additional research" on NCT 127.
Brian Hughes said band members "look like kids," and questioned whether Asian women were "even attracted to their own men."
The band even sang a snippet of "Shallow" before appearing on "Saturday Night Live."
The band talked to Entertainment Weekly about staying true to itself.
The producer just dropped the English version of "Play It Cool," his collaboration with K-pop stars Monsta X.
South Korea’s high-living “Great Gatsby” has been named in the operation of a prostitution ring.
South Korea's high-living "Great Gatsby" has been named in the operation of a prostitution ring.
"Is this how my parents & grandparents felt during the era of the Beatles? Michael Jackson? Elvis?" one fan tweeted.
The band looked fly, of course.
Perfume, a girl group from Japan, will also hit the stage at the iconic music festival.
The Korean group was recently nominated for a Grammy.
Members of the K-pop band were seen wearing hats with Nazi-related symbols and a shirt depicting the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
An international incident erupted ahead of the K-pop band's Japanese tour.