Soompi Daily Digest – May 26th, 2011


Here we bring a daily run-through of our top stories for each day. Check out the best photo, tweet, comment, release, and our best person of the day. It’ll serve as your daily digest for all things KPOP!

Top Stories of the Day:

1)     Read Soompi’s exclusive recap of SBS drama “City Hunter’s” much anticipated first episode.

2)     BEAST wins this week’s Mnet “M! Countdown!” See more performances by: Jang Woo Hyuk, Baek Ji Young, Jay Park, 4Minute, and many more! 

3)     Korea’s top celebrities were seen at the 47th Baek Sang Arts Awards. See photos here!

4)     It turns out Park Shin Hye has history with both Jung Yong Hwa and Song Chang Ui, her male co-stars from “Heartstrings.”

5)     SNSD Yoona will appear on SHINee’s Japanese debut MV! 

6)     Upcoming movie “Sector 7” has already won advance sales in 46 different countries!

7)     Who’s got the sexier pose: Hyori or Natalia Vodianova? 

8)     Download wallpapers of 2NE1 from…the Ministry of Justice?

9)     Do SNSD ever stop working? Their endorsements just keep coming!

10)    Shin Sae Kyung transforms into the legendary Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova in this photoshoot!

Photo of the Day:


This teaser image of Kim Hyun Joong’s new album was released today. His first solo mini album will be released simultaneously across Asia on June 8th. (

Tweet of the Day:


2PM’s Nickhun—Khunfu Panda vs. Kungfu Panda? (

Quote of the Day:


“If we stay around for a longer time, people will probably acknowledge us.”CN Blue’s Jung Yong Hwa responding to veteran rocker Shin Hae Chul who reportedly said, “If CN Blue is a rock band then flies are birds.” (

Release of the Day:



BEAST released the MV for their Japanese version of “Bad Girl” today. It is their second Japanese single and will be released on June 15th. (

Best Person of the Day:


JYJ’s Yoochun & Big Bang’s T.O.P – The two idol singers were recognized for their acting today at the 47th Baek Sang Acting Awards. Yoochun and T.O.P won both the “New Actor of the Year” and “Most Popular Actor of the Year” awards each in the TV and Movie categories. (