Aespa has been named one of TIME’s Next Generation Leaders

K-POP the aespa female group was selected as one of TIME The magazine’s Next Generation Leaders for 2022, with an article titled “How K-Pop Group aespa is making the Metaverse their home”.

The prestigious list highlights the rising younger generation from diverse fields, ready to shape the future and build a better world.

Aespa is the second K-pop group to appear in the TIME magazine, after boy band K-Pop BTS, which once appeared on the cover.

In their interview, the aespa members talked about their unique concept related to the “history of metaversal origin”. One of the members, Ningning, said he was worried about their new concept, but fans loved it.