Announcing the Soompi Forums Easter Egg Hunt!

Happy Easter! This year, we’re happy to introduce our brand-new Soompi Forums Easter Egg Hunt! If chocolate bunnies and marshmallow chicks aren’t quite doing the trick for you, search for Easter eggs on our forums and win prizes including Soompi Shop gift certificates! Those of you who remember our Holiday Present Hunt (which we’ve been running on our forums for the past three ye...

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Find Out More about Eddy Kim in His Showcase Interview! His Dating Style, Pledge for Numbe...

On the afternoon of April 11, Eddy Kim filled the IFC Mall’s M Pub in Yeouido, Seoul with the sound of his voice and guitar at his first showcase as a solo artist, and as MYSTIC89’s first male soloist from the fourth season of audition program “Superstar K,” where he placed in the Top 6. Eddy Kim is a talented musician whose interest in music began when he was young, starting with violin and study...

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Soompi K-Pop Dance Madness: And the Champion Is…

And the battle is over! After a long and heated match between GOT7′s Mark and EXO’s Lay, the champion of Soompi K-Pop Dance Madness was finally crowned… and that winner is Lay. Congratulations to Lay and all EXO fans! It was not a game without hiccups: A slew of spam votes contaminated the poll results early on, winding up in a 95-to-5 score in favor of Lay. In fact, we received ...

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Cross Gene Releases MV Teaser for “Amazing- Bad Lady” Comeback

Six-member multinational boy group Cross Gene recently announced their comeback with an image and a short video teaser, and now they have released their first music video teaser for their upcoming digital single “Amazing- Bad Lady”  This will be Cross Gene’s first comeback in Korea in two years since June of 2012, when they released their mini album “Timeless.” Cross Gene is a group known fo...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – April Week 2

Lim Chang Jung repeats as No. 1 for the second week in a row with “Ordinary Song.”  In another wide open week last week in which different songs were winning on various music shows, “Ordinary Song” was clearly the most consistent song amongst music charts and was able to win again.  Congratulations to Lim Chang Jung. Moving up three spots to No. 2 is Orange Caramel’s “Catallena.”  This song droppe...

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[Recap] Pianist Yiruma Receives Standing Ovation During Sold-Out Concert in Singapore

Yiruma, the internationally-renowned pianist-composer from South Korea was in Singapore to perform publicly for the very first time at The Star Performing Arts Center on April 5. All 5,000 tickets were completely sold out.  I was so lucky to be able to watch him perform his beautiful melodies; it was even more meaningful because that day was my birthday!  The soft-spoken pianist has a great sense ...

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