Lady Gaga adds K-pop act Crayon Pop to North America tour
Published on Mar 21, 2014 6:14 AM
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - K-pop made fresh inroads on Thursday when Lady Gaga revealed that South Korean girl group Crayon Pop will open her upcoming summer concerts in Canada and the United States.
"I'm excited to announce June 26 through July 22 of Lady Gaga's artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball will be opened by CRAYON POP!," the "Mother Monster" announced on her @ladygaga Twitter feed.
The candy-colored quintet topped the K-pop charts last year when their danceable ditty Bar Bar Bar - featuring their signature helmets and piston-style line dancing - went viral on YouTube.
South Korean pop music has an avid cult following in the West, but it broke into the mainstream in November 2012 when Gangnam Style by Psy became, and remains, the most-viewed video ever on YouTube.
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