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K-pop Toplining: The Complete Art of Writing & Vocal Producing Hit K-Pop Songs

Learn everything you need to write pitchable K-pop songs for top girl groups, boy bands, and solo artists. In this class, multi-Platinum songwriter Krysta Youngs takes you into her studio and teaches you her complete K-pop songwriting process — the same process she's used to write some of the biggest K-Pop songs of all time. Follow along as she writes and records 3 brand new songs from start to finish, explaining everything she’s doing along the way.

$269.99

What’s included:

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    In-depth video lessons (8h 45m)

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    Step-by-step curriculum

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    Online and at your own pace

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    Watch on all devices

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    Unlimited lifetime access

Taught by

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Billboard #1, Multi-platinum, K-Pop songwriter. Has written some of the biggest K-pop songs of all time for BTS, TXT, Twice, Stray Kids, Taeyeon, CL, Boa, and many others.
What you’ll learn
Krysta Young's unique approach to K-pop toplining, from start to finish
Vocal production for K-pop, including harmonies, background vocals, gang vocals, and more
Concept development and lyrics
Writing hooky vocal melodies, including K-pop Melodic Math
The art of writing for K-pop girl groups, boy bands, and solo artists, including the distinct approaches for each
Co-writing & collaborating in K-pop

Class Overview

Learn the secrets to writing hit K-pop songs
In this class, Billboard #1 songwriter Krysta Youngs teaches you everything she knows about writing songs for K-pop. You'll learn the songwriting secrets behind her billions of streams writing for BTS, TXT, Twice, Stray Kids, Taeyeon, CL, Boa, and many others. During class, you'll follow along as Krysta writes and vocal produces 3 new K-Pop songs from start to finish — a song for a girl group, a song for a boy band, and a ballad for a solo artist. Along the way, she explains everything she is doing and thinking, including the key differences between these 3 types of K-pop songs. Writing for K-pop is different than any other genre, and this class offers the most comprehensive and in-depth breakdown of the craft. The K-pop industry continues to rapidly grow, breaking beyond Korea and into mainstream pop. This class will give you the tools and methods needed to become a more valuable and successful songwriter within K-pop — whether you're a seasoned K-pop writer or a songwriter looking to break into K-pop.

Lessons (12)

Apply what you learn

Follow Krysta Youngs’ proven process, step by step

In the class, Krysta Youngs breaks down her K-pop toplining process into clear, actionable steps. Follow along with Krysta’s process step by step and write your own hit K-pop songs. You can also watch Krysta’s process in full first and then bring the ideas, tools, and techniques into your own projects. By following Krysta Youngs’ proven process, you’ll learn everything you need to write hit K-pop songs like these:

Who’s this class for?
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You're a K-pop fan and want to learn how some of your favorite songs were created. Go inside Krysta's studio and watch the unfiltered creative process from start to finish.

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You're a songwriter or producer looking to drastically level up your toplining skills and get more into the K-pop world.

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 You're a seasoned K-pop writer looking to hone your craft by diving deep into Krysta's end-to-end K-pop toplining & vocal production process.

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meet your instructor
Krysta Youngs

Krysta Youngs is a Billboard #1, Multi-platinum, K-Pop songwriter with billions of streams. She has written some of the biggest K-pop songs of all time for BTS, TXT, Twice, Stray Kids, Taeyeon, CL, Boa, and many others.  Her musical journey started in Flint, Michigan, where she was born, and then took her to Berklee College of Music, Nashville where she spent time honing her craft, and now Los Angeles. She also spends a lot of time in Korea, working with the best K-pop songwriters, producers, and artists in the game.

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Frequently asked questions

$269.99

What’s included:

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    In-depth video lessons (8h 45m)

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    Step-by-step curriculum

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    Online and at your own pace

  • include icon

    Watch on all devices

  • include icon

    Unlimited lifetime access

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