presented by: Korea Spotlight



credit: YG Entertainment

A band name derives from the word “icon.” A letter “c” was replaced
with a “k,” which represents an intention to spread K-Pop culture worldwide. iKON became to attract the audience by various genres of music and performances since their debut.
The New Kids Album series released in 2018 had achieved the longest 1st place in Korean music chart and the 5th in Billboard chart.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
Subgenre: K-Pop
Event Type: Showcase