Soompi Daily Digest – May 9th, 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 Soompi’s Weekly K-Pop Music Chart for this week! (

2)     Can actress Lee Da Hae pass for an SNSD member? (

3)     Soompi is holding a “Handover Part II” Prize Giveaway! (

4)     Actress Park Shin Hye has strutted the runway as the Korean representative model for the 2011 Tokyo Girls Collection. (

5)     Jay Park will be releasing a photo book titled “Just Me, Jay,” next Sunday on May 16th. (

6)     BEAST will be making their Korean comeback on May 17th with their first full album! (

7)     Super Junior’s first solo concert in Vietnam was a massive success! (

8)     The cast for SBS reality show “Kim Yuna’s Kiss and Cry” made a surprise visit to Kim Yuna’s “KCC Switzen All That Skate Spring 2011” on Sunday night. (

9)     Some of the world’s best tap dancers have lauded After School’s tap dance as “perfect.” (

10)  Find out who CN Blue’s Jung Yong Hwa picked among SNSD Seo Hyun, Tae Yeon, and f(x) Sulli. (

Photo of the Day:


ZE:A’s Kwang Hee posted this photo on his Twitter page following an interview with Hyori. Just a few days ago, Hyori advised Kwang Hee to stop getting plastic surgeries. (

Tweet of the Day:


“I have a boyfriend now! *^^* hehe thank you! ^^ Let’s go meet my parents ^^”After School’s Uee tweeted this cute photo of her with a giant teddy bear she playfully dubbed her “boyfriend.” (

Quote of the Day:


“I don’t have a girlfriend right now,” – Actor Jo In Sung said during KBS “Challenge! Golden Bell,” much to the delight of many curious female fans. (

Release of the Day:




JYP’s solo singer Lim Jeong Hee (also known as J-Lim) has released her MV for “Golden Lady” today. The song features 4minutes’s Hyuna and the MV stars G.NA and Park Hwisoon.

Best Person of the Day:


Jung Yong Hwa— When asked who his ideal girl was among SNSD Seo Hyun, Tae yeon, and f(x)’s Sulli, he answered, “Seo Hyun of Girls’ Generation.” His hypothetical newlywed life with SNSD Seo Hyun might have ended on MBC “We Got Married,” but the guy’s heart is still with his former (?) wife.