A gateway to Canadian K-Pop

Did you know some of the biggest K-Pop stars come from Canada? Gerald Belanger sheds some light on the K-Pop that really connects with Canadians.
(redvelvet.smtown.com)
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If you've been paying attention to the music scene in Canada over the past few months, you might have noticed that K-Pop is having a moment. What many don't know is that some of the biggest K-Pop stars around are actually Canadian.

Gerald Belanger is the CEO and co-founder of Pop! Goes the World, the company that has brought some of the biggest K-Pop bands to Canada. Ahead of the Olympics in Pyeongchang, we've tapped Belanger to bring us his gateway to Canadian K-Pop.

Produced by Vanessa Nigro


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Did you know some of the biggest K-Pop stars come from Canada? Gerald Belanger sheds some light on the K-Pop that really connects with Canadians. 11:05

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