EXO Wave to Hit Singapore on August 23

K-Pop fans from the South Asia region get ready to be swept off your feet by EXO this August! “EXO FROM. EXOPLANET #1 – THE LOST PLANET” tour will be heating up Singapore’s hot summer night further on August 23, proudly presented by MediaCorp VizPro International. “This concert promises to be an out-of-this world experience and we are absolutely delighted to bring thi...

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Girl’s Day Sojin Cast in Upcoming Drama “Greatest Marriage”

Girl’s Day’s Sojin, who just made her comeback with the group with “Darling,” is set to soon make her debut on the small screen, with a large role in TV Chosun’s upcoming September drama “Greatest Marriage.” “Greatest Marriage” is a melodrama that handles the modern perspective on marriage of not wanting to actually tie the knot, but still wanting to have the relationship and the children. Sojin w...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 3

BEAST’s “Good Luck” repeats as No. 1 this week as it holds off AOA’s “Short Hair” again this week.  “Good Luck” recorded wins on SBS Inkigayo, KBS Music Bank, and MBC Music Core last week. It also topped our newly added Soompi Airplay source as the BEAST was the hottest trending artist on our last chart period.  Congratulations to BEAST. Moving up one spot to No. 3 is K.Will’s “Day 1.”  This song ...

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[To:ur Imagination] Event 1: How to Apply for a Free Trip to Korea

Hey Soompiers! You’ve always wanted to visit Korea, and recently saw BIGBANG’s announcement encouraging you to apply for a free trip to the country this fall, but for some reason you were short on time and thought you’ll fill this out later.. when you have the time. You know what? We’ve all been there, bookmarking articles to read at a later time and soon realize.. ‘Ah! The deadline already passed...

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Crayon Pop Posts Chicago Lady Gaga Support Concert Photos

Girl group Crayon Pop has posted a selection of photographs from the act’s recent concerts in North America. The photos were uploaded to the group’s official Facebook page. The girls have been performing as a support act on Lady Gaga’s North American tour, “artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball,” and have taken to the stage to perform several of their famous hits, including, “Uh-ee,” “Dancing Queen,” “Bing Bin...

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SM Trainees Mark and Donghyuk Give a Tour of Newly Opened SMROOKIES Website

This is just adorable.  SM Entertainment released a video of their trainees Mark and Donghyuk through their official channel to announce the opening of the SMROOKIES website.  SM Entertainment had previously released video teasers for their website, and now have opened it to the public. In the video the adorable Mark and Donghyuk bicker and joke around as they give you a tour of all the interestin...

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[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...

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Jun Ji Hyun’s Kloud Beer CF Accused of Plagiarizing Gucci Ad

“Man from the Stars” actress Jun Ji Hyun has gotten caught in the middle of another controversy, this time with Kloud beer, for which she is an exclusive advertising model. There have been comparisons made between the recent Kloud commercial starring Jun Ji Hyun and a Gucci commercial with Blake Lively, bringing up questions of plagiarism. In terms of time, the Gucci ad was released much earlier, ...

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Kwon Sang Woo and Choi Ji Woo’s “Temptation” Premieres Tonight + Stills ...

Kwon Sang Woo – Choi Ji Woo fans rejoice! The old “Stairway to Heaven” couple hits the small screen tonight in the first episode for the new SBS drama “Temptation,” following the end of “Doctor Stranger.” Stills of the first episode were recently revealed, showing Kwon Sang Woo and Park Ha Sun immersed in their respective characters, Cha Suk Hoon and Na Hong Joo. The two are at the beach, Kwon San...

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