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From urban inspired Japanese J-Pop and the mega star ballads of Cantonese and Mandarin C-Pop, to the R&B rhythms of Korean K-Pop currently taking Asia by storm - PopAsia is SBS’s musical journey into the heart of Asia's pop music scene.

From urban inspired Japanese J-Pop and the mega star ballads of Cantonese and Mandarin C-Pop, to the R&B rhythms of Korean K-Pop currently taking Asia by storm - PopAsia is SBS’s musical journey into the heart of Asia's pop music scene.
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Sydney, NSW


From urban inspired Japanese J-Pop and the mega star ballads of Cantonese and Mandarin C-Pop, to the R&B rhythms of Korean K-Pop currently taking Asia by storm - PopAsia is SBS’s musical journey into the heart of Asia's pop music scene.






SBS Radio Sydney Locked Bag 028 Crows Nest NSW 1585 Australia (02) 9430 2828


When Kevin Wanted To Be A Love Scientist

It's K.andy time again and they talk about some random topics, like the time that Kevin wanted to be a love scientist! Ask Kevin is back as well. ()

Duration: 00:23:20

What would you do if you got to Hi Touch your bias?

This week Kevin Kim and the Fan Forum are live with a bunch of fans! They're talking about what the K-pop stars, coming to KCON, should do when in Australia, what they'd do if they got to Hi Touch their bias, and what it's like to be a K-pop star at one of these events. Find out what SBS PopAsia will be up to at KCON too; think beauty, stage shows and quizzes!

Duration: 00:54:07

Kevin Catches Up With Victon And Up10tion Ahead Of KCON 2017 Australia

Victon and Up10tion sit down with Kevin for a chat. ()

Duration: 00:28:11

What's Everyone's Favourite Comeback; From EXO To B.A.P?

This week Kevin Kim and the Fan Forum are talking comebacks. They go in-depth about EXO and B.A.P's comebacks. There's different opinions about which one is better. There's strong arguments for EXO and for B.A.P. Do you have a fave? We've asked Twitter and Facebook too. ()

Duration: 00:53:59

Kevin Chats With The Boys From UP10TION

A big podcast this week! Hear what UP10TION want to get up to when they come here for KCON 2017 Australia. Kevin calls fellow ZE:A member Minwoo live on air to wish him Happy Birthday. As well as that get all the latest information from Thailand and Korea. ()

Duration: 00:24:22

Friday Fan Forum Kevin On Having To Learn Korean Properly

Kevin fills the guys in on his chat with Victon. Also why did Kevin who grew up speaking Korean, have to learn to speak better Korean? ()

Duration: 00:39:31

When does Kevin Kim want to have kids; he laughs his way through the answer

This week Kevin Kim let's us know when he wants to have kids; well he tries to answer the question as best he can. After a fan asks him the question he hesitates, laughs and then says by the time her's 40 he'll have two kids. He doesn't really know, he just wants to be a good dad. He says he'll probably still sing, not sure if he'll still be dancing, but he'll sing to his kids; sing them lullabies. He's then asked if he's a cat or dog person. What do you think his answer is?

Duration: 00:29:23

Highlights from KCON LA and New York 2017

This week, we're getting hyped for KCON 2017 AUSTRALIA by talking about the highlights from KCON LA and New York. Highlights include Wanna One's takeover of the convention floor to meet-and-greet fans. GOT7 - they're antics on the red carpet, when Jackson and BamBam did the running man dance off stage, when the group closed out KCON LA bringing the whole arena to their feet. Heize's performance of 'Star' with an audience of stars, Girl's Day making their KCON debut and VIXX reminding us...

Duration: 00:54:51

Kevin's first convention and what he thought of cosplay

This week KANDY went to SMASH! and it was Kevin's first convention. He was so impressed by all the cosplay. He let's us know if K-pop concepts can feel like cosplay, and tells us about a make-up trend where female idols put freckles on their face. What would he do if the new ZE:A concept was ‘freckles’? Kevin and Andy tell us their favourite animes and Kevin talks about a Korean anime, he also does Transformers impersonations. A-mazing!

Duration: 00:39:10

KCON's most memorable moments from the past 5 years

The Friday Fan Forum look back on 5 years of KCON mems, like when IU charmed everyone when she spoke English, when EXO performed in 2013, when Rap Mon co-hosted with Ailee, and the very first KCON in 2012. Got any to add?

Duration: 00:47:55

Dance, Eat And Dress Like A K-pop Star

Life lessons from a k-pop star, G-Dragon in New Zealand, Jack Black does k-pop and ZE:A collaborates with Girls Day. ()

Duration: 00:56:35

Fan Forum: Kevin On Collaborating With Girl's Day

The Friday Fan Forum peeps chat about Kcon Australia, G-Dragon performing in Australia, EXO going viral and which K-pop song was meant for a western girl group. ()

Duration: 00:46:49

A Peak Inside G-Dragon's Sydney Concert From Andy And Kevin

Andy and Kevin saw G-Dragon's Sydney concert and they're still fan-boying over it. The duo can't reveal everything, but they let you in on their favourite parts, plus talk about fan reactions and the merch... ()

Duration: 00:31:37

Ep 19. What fans can expect from G-Dragon in Australia

G-Dragon is in Australia so Kevin Kim and the fan forum talk about what fans can expect from his show. Plus Starbucks using Ko Ko Bop in advertising, leads to a discussion about all the CF work Kevin's done, especially a hilarious ad he starred in! Join the conversation...

Duration: 00:52:57

How many languages will Kevin Kim's new album be released in?

Get the best of SBS PopAsia Live from this week! Kevin grills the boys from 24K. Also the latest news from Korea and Thailand. Ask Kevin is in here, the segment where Kevin answers all your questions.

Duration: 00:24:25

K-Drama Weekly 020817

Your K-Drama recommendations for the week, Men Who Die To Live, Criminal Minds and Save Me. Plus a Chinese remake of Show Me The Money? The HallyuBack Channel has you covered for K-Drama ()

Duration: 00:09:18

Ep 18. That Time Kevin Kim Went On A Dating Show

On this week's Fan Forum, the team kick things off by talking about some of the week's big comebacks (LABOUM, NU'EST W, MONSTA X, and DREAMCATCHER) before getting a little "too" excited for the most anticipated return of the year - Girls' Generation's 10th anniversary comeback! However, things get a bit juicy when Kevin Kim reveals that he was once on a "We Got Married" type of dating show! Who was he paired with, what was some of the behind-the-scenes secrets that goes on with a dating...

Duration: 00:55:08

Ep 17. Who is rookie K-pop boy group TopSecret's ideal type?

Kevin Kim chats to rookie K-pop boy group TopSecret about various interesting topics this week! The boys spill on which fictional character they want to date (it's a weird one), and their ideal types (hint it's someone from Apink)! As an extra bonus, Kevin talks about unusual things one ZE:A member put into a blender!

Duration: 00:35:34

K-Drama Weekly 270717

Listen, learn, and impress everyone with your knowledge of the new drama Criminal Minds, why the MBC drama Man Who Dies to Live is surrounded in scandal and the new show where trainees test their idol skills and you get to vote them out! ()

Duration: 00:07:43

Ep 16. SBS PopAsia Live Fan Forum: The K-pop Hallyu Boom In Australia

On this week's Fan Forum; why is there a a K-pop hallyu boom happening in Australia currently? There's been quite a few big K-pop concerts and events that's happened in Australia in 2017 so far (GOT7, BTS, Rap Beat) and with more to come; is this the start of another hallyu wave? It's not just Australia that's experiencing this hallyu boom; Black Pink and TWICE have just debuted in Japan and the 2 groups are already massive in the country. Kevin and the team talks about promoting in...

Duration: 00:54:33

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