Soompi Daily Digest – May 20th, 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)     Read Soompi’s exclusive review of BEAST’s  new album, “Fiction and Fact.” (

2)     F(x) wins this week’s K-Chart on KBS “Music Bank.” See other performances by: BEAST, Baek Ji Young, CN Blue, Jewelry, and many more! (

3)     We got photos of 2AM’s visit to Kuala Lumpur here! (

4)     Malaysian Soompiers, here’s your chance to see Jang Geun Suk during his very first fan meet in the country! (

5)     Big Bang’s Japanese Tour “Love & Hope” has come to an end. They sold out all eight concerts and gathered more than 100,000 fans for the tour. (

6)     Lee Min Ho and Park Min Young had a coffee date on the set of upcoming drama “City Hunter.” (

7)     No Min Woo presents stylish and trendy summer looks in this photo spread for “Cosmopolitan.” (

8)     Jung Il Woo shares his final thoughts on finishing his latest drama “49 days.” (

9)     Actor/singer Kim Hyun Joong has begun online pre-orders for his first album that will initiate his comeback! (

10)    FT Island released a teaser for their comeback track “Hello Hello.” (

Photo of the Day:


What were Jewelry’s Ha Joo Yeon and ZE:A’s Kwang Hee doing in the bathroom?! (

Tweet of the Day:


“Special guest! Yunho. Such a great guy!” BoA tweets this message and photo with DBSK Yunho indicating the male singer would appear as a special guest in her upcoming film “COBU 3D.” (

Quote of the Day:


“I was a social outcast.”4 Minute’s Kwon So Hyun confessed that she used to be a social outcast in elementary school. (

Release of the Day:




2NE1 showed their first live performance of “Lonely” on today’s “YG ON AIR.” For those in Korea, you can see the video here. The live performance starts at the 6:22 mark. (

Best Person of the Day:



Lena Park and Kim Yuna have teamed up for this special track “Dream of Winter,” in order to help Korea’s campaign to win the bid for the 2019 Winter Olympics. Final results will be announced on July 6th. Good luck Pyeong Chang! (