The Music Collection has Korean popular music (K-Pop) in addition to popular music from around the world. K-Pop is of recent interest because the video of "Gangnam Style" by PSY went viral. Even before that, K-Pop had been increasingly popular in Asia and gaining a foothold in the United States especially with young audiences. Billboard Magazine recently added K-Pop to its online series of popular music charts, the only style from outside of the Western Hemisphere (Latin American music has been a staple for years) to be tracked by the music media giant.
To search for Korean popular music, go to the Media Finder for non-Classical Music. You can search for the style (rock, rap, etc.) and then select Korea as the country:
You can also search for an artist or band by using CardCat and searching for him/her/them as an "author."
PSY's album, with inserts for each song (in Korean)
Amy Edmonds came to Ball State University as Music Librarian in November, 2008. Her previous positions have included Music Librarian at Southwest State University (now Texas State University at San Marcos) and Chief of the Music Division of the District of Columbia Public Library. She has also been a performer, playing viola with orchestras in DC and Iowa, including the Quad Cities Symphony. She holds a Masters Degree in Library Service from Columbia University in New York and is ABD in Historical Musicology at the University of Texas, Austin.