Escapism Through Music: K-POP and Emotional Support

Mackenzie Cormack

Abstract


K-Pop is more than just a musical genre for many fans around the world. The complex web of K-Pop group fandoms and seemingly endless amounts of content make up a space that many enjoy escaping to. For young adults K-Pop can be a place where they go to get their mind off their anxieties or stressors, and an important source of emotional support or comfort. This article explores different aspects of the K-Pop fandom that contribute to it being such an important part of so many people's lives.


Keywords


Diversity; Fantasy; Music

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