K-pop has become a global phenomenon in recent years, attracting fans from all over the world with its catchy music, intricate choreography, and captivating performances. One of the factors contributing to K-pop’s popularity is the growing trend of collaborations between K-pop stars and artists from other genres and countries.

Here are some of the best collaborations-

BTS feat. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”

Halsey collaborated with K-pop sensation BTS on their album Map of the Soul: Persona, lending her vocals to the lively and infectious track, “Boy With Luv”. The song quickly became a fan favorite and shattered multiple Guinness World Records, including the title for “Most Viewed YouTube Video In 24 Hours”. With its upbeat melody, playful lyrics, and impressive choreography, “Boy With Luv” cemented itself as one of BTS’s most successful and beloved songs to date.

Hwasa and dua lipa- “Physical”

Dua Lipa’s hit song “Physical” received a fresh twist with the addition of K-pop superstar Hwasa’s vocals on the remix. The MAMAMOO singer’s powerful voice blended seamlessly with Dua Lipa’s pop sensibilities, breathing new life into the already popular track.

MONSTA X feat. French Montana – “Who Do U Love?”

“Who Do U Love?” is a collaboration between South Korean boy band MONSTA X and American rapper French Montana. The song is an upbeat, EDM-infused track with catchy hooks and lyrics about finding love. The music video features all seven members of MONSTA X and French Montana dressed in sleek, black outfits and performing in front of flashing lights and dramatic visuals.

Super Junior feat. Reik – “One More Time (Otra Vez)”

“One More Time (Otra Vez)” is a collaboration between the South Korean boy band Super Junior and the Mexican band Reik. The music video for “One More Time (Otra Vez)” features all members of Super Junior and Reik, and takes place in a colorful and festive party atmosphere. The video shows the two groups dancing and singing together, while also showcasing various Latin American cultural elements such as traditional costumes and dance styles.

BTS’s Jin and Coldplay-“The Astronaut

After BTS and Coldplay collaborated on the Grammy-nominated single “My Universe,” BTS member Jin and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin expressed their admiration for one another. Recently, Jin teamed up with Coldplay again on his latest single “The Astronaut,” which he dedicated to his fans, the ARMYs, before his mandatory military enlistment. The song is a love letter from Jin to his fans and showcases his ongoing relationship with Coldplay.

NCT Dream and HRVY-“Don’t Need Your Love”

NCT Dream has carved out a niche for itself with its upbeat and youthful concepts, and their track in question is no exception. The pop song’s tropical beats seamlessly blend the worlds of K-pop and western pop, without either overpowering the other. The result is a breezy and infectious tune that’s easy on the ears, with a catchy hook that’s hard to forget.

EXO, NCT 127 feat. Jason Derulo – “Let’s Shut Up and Dance”

“Let’s Shut Up and Dance” is a collaboration between South Korean  boy bands EXO and NCT 127 and American singer Jason Derulo. It features a blend of pop, R&B, and hip-hop, with lyrics about the joy of dancing and letting go. The music video pays homage to Michael Jackson’s iconic dance moves, and features all three artists dressed in suits, performing intricate choreography in front of a cityscape backdrop.

BLACKPINK feat. Selena Gomez – “Ice Cream”

“Ice Cream” is a collaboration between K-pop girl group BLACKPINK and American singer Selena Gomez, which is an upbeat, bubblegum pop track with catchy hooks and playful lyrics about indulging in sweet treats and flirting. The music video features colorful and whimsical visuals with both groups dressed in retro-inspired outfits and dancing in an ice cream truck and pastel-colored sets.

Red Velvet and Ellie Goulding – “Close to Me”

“Close to Me” is a collaborative single by Ellie Goulding, Diplo, and the South Korean girl group Red Velvet. The song itself is an upbeat and catchy pop track with electronic dance music influences. The lyrics describe the feeling of being close to someone and the desire to be even closer.

Charlie Puth feat. BTS’s Jung Kook  – “Left And Right”

Jungkook of BTS lent his talents to Charlie Puth’s recent album “Charlie,” collaborating on the track “Left and Right.” The song, with its infectious beat and catchy hook, is the perfect addition to any playlist, and is sure to get listeners singing and dancing along.

In conclusion, the collaboration of K-pop idols and international artists has become a significant trend in the music industry, and it has resulted in many successful and memorable musical partnerships. Through these collaborations, K-pop idols have been able to expand their fan base and reach out to a more global audience, while international artists have had the opportunity to tap into the massive fan base of K-pop.

These collaborations have not only brought together artists from different parts of the world, but they have also helped bridge cultural gaps and promote diversity and inclusivity in the music industry. With their unique and diverse music styles and cultures, K-pop and international artists have been able to create a new and exciting sound that has captivated audiences worldwide.

These collaborations not only showcase the talent and versatility of K-pop idols, but also allow for cross-cultural exchange and appreciation of different music styles. As K-pop continues to gain popularity around the world, it is likely that we will see more collaborations between K-pop idols and international artists in the future.

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