Soompi Daily Digest – May 6th, 2011


Here we bring a daily run-through of our top stories for each day. It’ll serve as your daily digest for all things KPOP!

Top Stories of the Day:

1)     Check out all the performances from this week’s KBS “Music Bank”! (

2)     2NE1 reveals their new MV set and fashion style, footage of their meeting with Will.I.Am on today’s “YG on Air.” (

3)     [Spoiler Alert] Nam Gyu Ri revealed these pictures that may give you an idea of what happens next on “49 Days.” (

4)     Jay Park ranked third on the Billboard’s World Albums Chart (, yet his name was omitted from SBS “Inkigayo” Take 7 list. And PD explains why. (

5)     Idol singers are leading the 2nd wave of K-Pop in Japan. (

6)     It looks like Hyori and Han Ye Seul are endorsing breast enlarging drinks in China?! (

7)     Will 2PM’s Nickhun, former badminton player in high school, be able to beat Lee Yong Dae, Korea’s badminton champion? (

8)     SNSD’s Jessica has found her doppelganger in Taiwan. What do you think? (

9)     Jonghyun of SHINee, Junsu of 2PM, Hongki of FT Island, and Jung Yonghwa of CN Blue have all been confirmed to join “Immortal Song 2,” the upcoming idol singing reality show. (

10)   BEAST will go on an Asian Tour starting from July. (

Photo of the Day:


SNSD Jessica and her Taiwanese doppelganger—Some media members are dubbing Jing Jing, the one on the right, as Jessica’s Taiwanese twin, saying, “Jing Jing is indeed very similar to her, and she’s actually taller than Jessica.” (

Tweet of the Day:


“Short hair at a photo shoot! Should I just cut it short?”After School’s Uee released this photo on Twitter during a magazine photo shoot.

Quote of the Day:


“Have fun watching today’s show. You’ll only see my ears; they’re so big -_-“Jay Park left this message on his Twitter before his performance on KBS “Music Bank.” It was his first network TV performance in 20 months. ((

Release of the Day:


Sistar’s subunit group Sistar19 (consisting of Hyorin and Bora) released these photos of them transformed into racing models from the shooting set of their MV “Ma Boy.” (

Best Person of the Day:


TabloEpik High’s rapper/producer Tablo will be speaking at his alma mater, Stanford University, on May 10th on “Asian Images.” This would be his first public appearance since his alleged education fraud case ( and many fans are looking forward to his speech! (