[To:ur Imagination] BIGBANG Invites You to Korea + Win a free trip to KOREA!

Hey Soompiers! What’s your Korea? How do you view the country? Is it a place where you want to watch the latest K-Pop performances, shop at the trendiest places, eat delicious food at the hottest spots around town or perhaps go on a small joyride in Jeju Island, one of the new 7 wonders of the world? Are you imagining? Then guess what. You’ve pretty much finished the hardest part to win a chance f...

Eddy Kim Sings “Kiss Me, Darling” in Third Video Teaser

Eddy Kim dropped the third music video teaser for his upcoming title track “Darling” off of his “The Manual” Deluxe Edition album. The short teaser shows Eddy Kim serenading the viewers with his guitar as he comfortably sits on a kitchen counter, looking dreamy in pastel tone attire as a bit of sunlight goes shines through the large windows. he music video teaser will be released on July 15 while ...

Park Hae Jin Makes Debut as Fashion Designer in China

Park Hae Jin will take off his white gown from SBS’ drama “Doctor Stranger” to make an official debut as fashion designer in China. On July 14, Park Hae Jin’s agency revealed that the actor will hold his first fashion show as a designer for his Chinese fashion brand V-modern, which he’s collaborating with Chinese fashion designer Mark Chang. There will be about 50 models and actors present for the...

BTOB and Jung Joon Young Team Up Against “A Song For You” MCs Kangin, Amber, and Sungjae i...

Great news! The third season of KBS’ music show “A Song For You” secured its timeslot, and the premiere date is now set for this Sunday, July 20 at 12:15 a.m. (KST). “A Song For You” is not just any music program, but is coined a “Global Request Show” as the content is largely based on the contribution by foreign fans. The fans get to submit their stories and request songs to the guest ahead of th...

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...