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KPOP.FLEX Frankfurt 2022 recap: (G)I-DLE cover Justin Bieber, Kai captives and more

IVE and ENHYPEN perform overseas for the first time, MAMAMOO reunite, NCT Dream knock it out of the park, and more from the K-pop festival’s first day

Onew talks subverting expectations on ‘Dice’: “I wanted to completely break out”

The SHINee leader also opens up to NME about his unique voice and how his perfectionist nature delayed the album by eight months

Onew – ‘Dice’ review: a stately revelation of his true, shining talents

The main vocalist and leader of SHINee finally lets himself shine through in a multifaceted sophomore mini-album

IVE’s new single ‘Love Dive’ is a luxurious plunge into the girl group’s alluring sound

A rookie group’s first comeback is usually a make-or-break moment, but the K-pop newcomers prove they are here to stay

Stray Kids – ‘Oddinary’ review: a reflection of their extraordinary passion and growth

While the boyband may claim to be nothing but ‘Oddinary’, this mini-album shows otherwise

Every Red Velvet song ranked in order of greatness

In celebration of the group’s new mini-album, we look back on Red Velvet’s bold, dizzying discography

PENTAGON on new mini-album ‘IN:VITE U’: “Sometimes a miracle does happen”

The boyband also open up about their connection to snow and their “dream” to win an NME Award

Gaho on ‘Fireworks’: “It takes so many people to make a great album”

The ‘Start Over’ singer also tells NME about what it’s like singing for K-drama OSTs and his plans for the future.

THE BOYZ on ‘Thrill-ing’: “We’re in that spot where we can be more confident and try new things”

THE BOYZ are back – and are more confident than before. The K-pop group chat with NME about the need for self-growth and why they want to be viewed as “relatable human beings”

Day6 (Even Of Day): “Whenever we listen to songs in different languages, there’s still emotions that we can feel”

Young K, Wonpil and Dowoon tell NME about their new mini-album ‘Right Through Me’, the challenges with songwriting and more