Bob Girls Makes Debut with “No Way” MV

4-member girl group Bob Girls is the second girl group to debut under Chrome Entertainment after Crayon Pop. The members are Dahye, Yoojung, Gina, and Danbi. On June 10, Bob Girls dropped the music video for debut track “No Way.” It’s a unique dance track that breaks away from typical dance music, featuring a mix of an acoustic guitar and electric piano sound. “No Way” is a collaboration between J...

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[Exclusive] T-ara’s Jiyeon Gives a Short and Sweet Shoutout for Soompiers!

Hey Soompiers! Jiyeon is the first member from girl group T-ara to make her solo debut later last month with title track “Never Ever” off of mini album with the same name. Although she was met with a few setbacks, having to postpone her solo debut and change her choreography, she is still warmly received by the public. She’s currently placed ninth on Soompi’s weekly Singles Music Chart. Jiyeon is ...

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Idol Soccer Team Shows Impressive Teamwork Against Park Ji Sung and “Running ManR...

On the June 8 episode of “Running Man,” now retired Manchester United player Park Ji Sung featured as the special guest. As with the past two years, “Running Man” members will be playing in the special “Dream Cup” match of the Asia Cup with Park Ji Sung, and this episode was filled with games to train the members for the upcoming match. The final game of the day...

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Kim Woo Bin and Go Ara Chosen as New CF Models for Domino’s Pizza

Actors Kim Woo Bin and Go Ara are now the new faces of Domino’s Pizza! On June 8, ‘Domino’s Pizza’ announced that they have selected Kim Woo Bin and Go Ara to be the new CF models for 2014. It was revealed that the two actors have signed an exclusive one-year contract with the pizza brand. Starting on June 13, their brand new CF will begin airing. As the current trending actors, Kim Woo Bin and Go...

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[Exclusive] Interview with Swedish YouTube Singer Impaofsweden

YouTube singer Impaofsweden, like her name reveals, hails from Sweden. She first discovered BIGBANG’s G-Dragon in 2010, which was a great intro to the world of K-Pop. She discovered her love for singing later than the usual child who dreams of becoming a singer as a teen. Despite her “slow” start, it quickly became her biggest interest. Impaofsweden started uploading her first cover on YouTube in ...

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CNBLUE Joins KCON 2014 Lineup

CNBLUE has just been revealed as the third K-Pop artist to perform at KCON 2014 this year. Scheduled for August 9-10 in downtown Los Angeles, they join the previously announced artists Girls‘ Generation and BTS. As there is two nights of K-Pop concerts this year, it has not yet been revealed which night the artists will be performing. Also this year, they will be running a “Superstar KCON” ...

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Soompi’s Found a New Family – Now Part of Crunchyroll

Dear Soompiers, We’re very excited to share that Soompi was acquired by Crunchyroll, Inc. on May 16. Many of you may know that Crunchyroll is THE source for watching anime videos online, with a large and passionate forum community not unlike our own. Crunchyroll recently expanded into Korean entertainment with their brand-new KDrama.com site featuring a growing library of top K-Dramas, varie...

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[Vote] Which K-Pop Artist Rules Your Country?

Hi Soompiers, it’s time for a fun poll! Yes, we all know that K-Pop is a worldwide phenomenon, but we want to know the specifics. Is SHINee rocking people’s socks off in Mexico? Does 2NE1 rule France? Is CNBLUE dominating the fans in the Philippines? Basically, we want to know which K-Pop artist rules your country! Tell us in our very quick poll which country you’re from, and whi...

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Teen Top to Return in July with Hot New Mini Album

Boy group Teen Top is returning in the heat of summer! It was announced today that the group will be returning with a new mini album early July.  The title track has already been decided, according to a TOP Media source to Nocut News. The group will start recording next month and aim to release the album in the first or second week of July. The title track is described as a easy song to follow wit...

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[Contest] Cast Your Vote for the Final Round of “Show Us Your K-Pop”

Hey Soompiers! Can’t believe it’s already the end of May and the final round for contest “Show Us Your K-Pop.” We announced the contest in the beginning of the month and were swarmed with over a thousand submissions where people showed off what made up their K-Pop world. After two rounds, only five entries remain to qualify for the last and final round. Curious to see who made it to the Top 5? Scr...

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