Soompi Daily Digest – May 17th, 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)     Find out what wine best fits SNSD Seo Hyun, KARA Goo Hara, 2AM’s Jin Woon, and SHINee’s Min Ho. (

2)     Many celebrities have been throwing the ceremonial first pitch at baseball games lately. Find out more about the selection criteria here. (

3)     2NE1’s outfits for their “Lonely” MV cost more than 200,000 USD! (

4)     Listen to Soompi’s weekly music chart in 30 minutes! (

5)     SNSD’s Jessica will get her first try at a drama OST with KBS drama “Romance Town.” (

6)     Read the full recap of MBC “We Got Married’s” final episode. (

7)     SS501’s leader Kim Hyun Joong will appear in June 18th’s episode of “Happy Together Season 3,” as he prepares for his comeback to the music industry. (

8)     DBSK’s Chang Min, SHINee’s Min Ho, f(x)’s Sulli and Amber and Yoo In Na got together at the set of “Kim Yuna’s Kiss and Cry.” (

9)     KARA’s Goo Hara calls Lee Min Ho an old man! (

10)   Hyori is targeting a summer return for her new album! (

Photo of the Day:


Shin Sae Kyung radiates her sexiness and pureness through a photo shoot for lingerie brand “Vivien.” (

Tweet of the Day:


“Kim Hee Chul Sunbae Nim! Rania will continue to try harder. Thank you for showing interest! Please continue to look at us favorably. By all of Rania.”Heechul tweeted an image of Rania’s signed CD today.

Quote of the Day:


“It’s not a big injury, so you don’t have to worry too much. My body is fine so you can take it easy.” G-Dragon of Big Bang told local media after his Chiba Concert. (

Release of the Day:



BEAST released the MV for “Fiction,” the title track from their first full album today. (

Best Person of the Day:


Big Bang – The boy band has become the third Korean artist to reach the top spot of Japan’s Oricon Weekly Chart with their second Japanese album “Big Bang 2” today. Their debut album went as high as #2 on the Oricon Daily Album in 2009. (