Young Jae Celebrates B.A.P 900 Days Since Debut with Message to Fans

B.A.P’s Young Jae celebrated the group’s recent achievement of passing the 900 day mark since debut by sending the fans a message. His message reads, “I want to make you guys happy with more good music and performances. Lets spend a long time together as well! It’s because you were here that 900 days was possible..! Lets meet quickly through new music and concert!! #BABYwanttoseeyou #god&lette...

[Announcement] Vote for Your Favorite K-Dramas and Celebs for “Seoul International Drama 2...

VOTE NOW! Hey Soompiers! Soompi is proud to announce that we’ll be hosting the voting for the Outstanding Korean Drama category for “Seoul International Drama 2014” [henceforth, written as SDA 2014] for the second year in a row! That’s right! If you were around for the voting last year, you’ll remember just how fierce and close the competition was. Read: [Exclusive] “Seoul International Drama Awar...

Yoo Jae Suk Previously Wanted to Quit Showbiz Due to Stage Fright

Comedians Park Soo Hong, Nam Hwui Seok, Choi Seung Kyung, and Kim Soo Yong appeared on the July 10 broadcast of KBS’ variety talk show “Happy Together.” Choi Seung Kyung opened up about a time when MC Yoo Jae Suk suffered major anxiety and thought about quitting showbiz. “Yoo Jae Suk had a really hard time because of stage fright. He even stopped coming to the broadcast station and worked at a pub...

[Update #2] Kang Ji Hwan’s Agency Confirms and Offers Explanation for the Bed Photos

Update #2: The guide’s wife posts an apology on her Facebook status. Update: E-Daily reveals that Mr.K is Kang Ji Hwan. His agency representative stated, “He went to the Philippines for his photo shoot with magazine ‘Sure.’ The female inside the photos is his guide’s wife. The photos were taken on the evening of July 10 and it was uploaded this morning. Kang Ji Hwan’s really close with the ...

Girls Group BESTie Celebrates First Anniversary with “Like A Star” MV

BESTie fans, rejoice! The 4-member girl group dropped a meaningful song as well as a music video for the fans to celebrate their first year in showbiz. Their label YNB Entertainment stated, “BESTie released the special single ‘Like A Star’ to celebrate its first year since debut.” “Like A Star” is a R&B track with a hip hop beat. The lyrics captures their message to the fans, which says “BESTi...

Lady Gaga and YG Family to Headline “Now Festival” in Seoul

Pop star Lady Gaga and YG Family  have been confirmed to headline “AIA Real Life: Now Festival 2014.” This will be the first time artists from YG Entertainment took part in the music festival. It’s been revealed that team WIN B will also take part in the concert along with their other half WINNER and the rest of the agency (BIGBANG, 2NE1, PSY, Epik High, Lee Hi, Akdong Musician). The music f...

2PM’s Junho’s Solo Album Tops 3 Charts in Japan on Day of Release

2PM fans, rejoice! 2PM’s Junho dropped his second Japanese solo album “Feel” on July 9 and it shot up to first on Oricon Daily Album Chart, Tower Records Daily Sells Chart, and HMV music store’s chart in the Asian Music category. It’s also been reported that pre-released tracks “Feel” and “Next To You” topped one of Japan’s ringtone sites. These achievements are probably made more special as Junho...

Ha Ji Won Signs Contract with BM+ Entertainment

On July 10, BM+ Entertainment stated, “We have a contract with Ha Ji Won for her television, movie, cf, and function activities in South Korea and abroad.” BM+ Entertainment was the agency behind her contract with American influential label UTA, home to top stars like Johnny Depp, Harrison Ford, Anthony Hopkins, Ewan McGreggor, Channing Tatum, Liv Tyler, James McAvoy, Gwenyth Paltrow, Celine Dion ...

“You’re Surrounded” Episode 18 Preview

Eun Dae Gu (Lee Seung Gi) can’t believe it when Seo Pan Seok (Cha Seung Won) reveals that Detective Seo is Kang Seok Soon (Seo Lee Sook), meets with Kang Seok Soon. Violent Crimes Unit Team 3 finds more evidence cornering Yoo Ae Yeon (Moon Hwui Kyung) and Yoo Moon Bae (Jung Dong Hwan). Meanwhile, Cho Hyung Chul (Song Young Kyu) discreetly gives Eun Dae Gu a paper revealing the truth, and Kang Seok...

Eddy Kim Releases Promotional Calendar for “Darling” Comeback

Rookie singer Eddy Kim will soon return with first mini album “The Manual” Deluxe Edition after a successful promotional run for debut album of the same name. MYSTIC89 announced the Eddy Kim’s comeback by releasing the promotional calendar for the comeback album, which gives a detailed day-by-day lovey-dovey hints of what’s to come. The music video teaser will be released next week on July 15 whil...