The Year K-pop Broke in the USA in 2019

    1. Event Date
      Fri, Jun 7
  1. Event Type
    Conference
  2. Event Theme
    Country Focus
    Music Business
  3. Audience Type
    All
  4. Event
    Conferences

The Year K-pop Broke in the USA in 2019

07 Jun 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Worldwide Village
Language:
English

 

Followed by a “Meet the Speakers” Session

 

In 2018, K-pop took the world by storm, with some of its most successful acts – from BLACKPINK to BTS – peaked on global charts, broke records and took over mainstream festivals. This panel will discuss the internationalization of K-pop, the mechanics behind this movement, the creative process and highlight how how bridges between South Korea and the US allowed for an impressive penetration of K-pop in North America.

Speakers

  • Amber David

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Fri, Jun 7
      2. Speaker Category
        Artist
        Speaker

    Artist & Producer

    AmberSongs Productions (USA)

    Starting out writing songs for over 100 TV shows and commercials, David Amber has become a highly sought after KPOP and JPOP producer. He has done...

  • Melanie Fontana

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Sun, Jun 2
        Mon, Jun 3
        Tue, Jun 4
        Wed, Jun 5
        Thu, Jun 6
      2. Speaker Category
        Artist
        Songwriter/Producer

    Singer & Songwriter (USA)

    She is most recently noted for co-writing “Boy With Luv” for Halsey & BTS, which landed them in the Guinness Book of World Records for “most viewed...

  • Lee Danny

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Fri, Jun 7
      2. Speaker Category
        Speaker

    Chief Agent

    Asian Agent (USA)

    Danny is a Korean-American talent manager that focuses on promoting Asian entertainment in North America. Having been on the management teams for...

  • Schulz Michel “Lindgren”

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Fri, Jun 7
      2. Speaker Category
        Artist
        Speaker

    Producer

    BTS, TxT, Krewella

    Michel "Lindgren" Schulz is a 28-year-old pop/EDM/hip-hop music producer from Berlin, Germany currently based in LA. Lindgren is often compared to...

  • Wengie -

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Fri, Jun 7
      2. Speaker Category
        Artist
        Speaker

    Artist (Singapore/USA)

    Wengie is a record-breaking Artist, lifestyle star whose influence is growing at staggering numbers. Having gained over 5MM subscribers in less than...

  • Benjamin Jeff

    Moderator

      1. Event Date
        Tue, Jun 4
      2. Speaker Category
        Moderator

    Contributor

    Billboard (USA)

    Jeff Benjamin is a music journalist and K-pop columnist for Billboard living in New York. He has written for publications like the New York Times,...

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