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CL, EXO & Martin Garrix Perform at Winter Olympics 2018 Closing Ceremony!

The 2018 Winter Olympics officially went out with a superstar performance-filled bang on Sunday (February 25) in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

CL, EXO and Martin Garrix all brought the party with their incredible performances during the evening.

DJ Raiden and guitarist Yang Tae-hwan also rocked the house, while singer Jang Sa-ik performed the Korean National Anthem.

“It was nice to perform @olympics and meet all the athletes!” said EXO.

During the closing ceremony, the host city also passed the torch to the next Winter Olympics host for the 2022 games: Beijing, China.

“Thank you to all the athletes, volunteers and fans #ClosingCeremony. We ❤️ You #PyeongChang2018 #Olympics,” the official Olympics account tweeted after the show.

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EXO's New Album 'Universe' Earns Praise for Gender Neutral Lyrics!

EXO‘s Universe is also…universal!

The nine-member South Korean boy band just released their annual winter album on Tuesday (December 26), and fans have noticed something special about the lyrics in each song.

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The album, which includes title track “Universe” and cuts like “Stay,” “Fall” and “Lights Out,” only uses personal pronouns like “me” and “you” without ever mentioning “he” or “she.”

K-Pop fans on social media are taking notice of this trend, and many believe that the decision – whether or not intentionally made by the lyricists – helps to make the songs even more relatable to fans of all kinds.

If you haven’t yet, listen to EXO‘s new album now!

EXO: 'Universe' Album Stream & Download - Listen Now!

EXO is back with a special album for winter called Universe, which you can listen to right here!

The album is the massively popular Korean boy band’s annual winter special album for 2017, released on Tuesday (December 26).

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Along with the album, the boys also dropped a music video for title track “Universe,” which centers around going to the end of the universe for a lover.

The album includes both Korean and Chinese-language versions of “Universe,” as well as new tracks “Lights Out,” “Good Night,” “Been Through,” “Stay” and “Fall.”

This is EXO‘s sixth mini-album. Watch the “Universe” music video and listen to the album below!

Listen to the album inside!More Here! »

BTS, Girls' Generation, NCT & More Pay Their Respects Following Kim Jong-Hyun's Death

BTS, Girls’ Generation, NCT and more Korean pop acts are paying their respects after the tragic death of SHINee‘s Kim Jong-Hyun, also known as Jonghyun, who was found collapsed on Monday (December 18).

The entertainers were spotted by news cameras arriving to the late singer’s wake. BoA and EXO also reportedly attended.

The four members of SHINee will reportedly be officiating Jonghyun‘s funeral ceremony in a role called “sang joo” (or “chief mourners”), which is traditionally held by the closest male relatives of the deceased. As Jonghyun did not have male siblings, the boy band is stepping up to act as his brothers.

SM Entertainment has also set up a separate memorial for fans.

“In accordance with his family’s wishes, we have set up a separate location for fans to remember and pay their final respects to Jonghyun, who has created many precious memories together….We ask that you send him warm thoughts, so that Jonghyun, the best artist, may be able to rest peacefully,” the agency announced in a statement on the group’s official message board.

If you or anyone you know is at risk, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, and click here to find resources outside of the United States.

YouTube Reveals Top 10 Most Viewed K-Pop Videos of 2017 - Watch!

2017 is winding down, and YouTube is revealing the most-watched videos of the year!

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On Thursday (December 13), the video service revealed the Top 10 most watched K-Pop videos outside of Korea. (Last week, they revealed the most popular K-Pop videos watched inside of Korea.)

From BTS to BLACKPINK to EXO, many of the year’s most buzzed-about Korean pop acts made the cut. But in which order – and who ultimately reigned supreme at the top spot for 2017 among international K-Pop video viewers?

Scroll through the slideshow above to find out the Top 10 K-Pop videos of 2017.