Tássia Assis

Backstage with STAYC, CRAVITY and xikers at KPOP LUX x SBS Super Concert Madrid

The K-pop groups tell NME about pre-performance jitters, their love for SHINee, exploring Madrid and more

Bang Yongguk on ‘The Colors of Love’: “I feel a lot more free”

The South Korean singer speaks to NME during the Lisbon stop of his ‘The Colors of Bang Yongguk’ tour

Meet ENHYPEN, the K-pop boyband destined to dominate the mainstream

Fans already know them as the most exciting boyband to come out of Korea in the 2020s, but ENHYPEN seem fated for so much more

WayV: “They take their time to see us, so we should give that same energy back”

The China-based NCT group talk to NME about their first Europe shows, feeling “guilty” for being away from their pets and finding happiness in a “high-pressure” industry

ENHYPEN – ‘Dark Blood’ review: the first droplet of a deeper, denser era

The K-pop septet are unafraid to bleed, to beg and to be born anew on their biting new mini-album

IVE: “We’re going to shine at the top, we belong at the top”

The K-pop standouts speak to NME about their debut studio album ‘I’ve IVE’ and what it’s like being part of a new generation of strong girl groups

Yesung: “I want to be remembered as a person who takes on challenges with no regrets”

On the release of a special edition of his first solo album ‘Sensory Flows’, the Super Junior vocalist talks working with aespa’s Winter and NCT’s Mark, the new album he has in store this year, and a certain fan-favourite photocard

Minho: “There is a mutual desire among SHINee to constantly be better than ourselves”

The last member of second-generation stars SHINee to make his solo debut talks about the message of his new EP, how acting informs his music, and who he thinks will win the World Cup

BoA – ‘Forgive Me’ review: a veteran artist blazes thrilling new trails

The “queen of K-pop” returns after two years with an EP that proves she still has exciting new roads to go down

JAY B: “These days my burden is growing, so I try to instil the mindset of enjoying it all”

With his sophomore solo EP ‘Be Yourself’, the GOT7 leader reminds himself to stay grounded. He talks to NME about the project, his new label, and how his creative process has changed