‘Kollaboration Star 2013′ Announces Finalists and Special Guest Performer Davi...

“Kollaboration Star 2013” has officially announced their six finalists and special guest performer David Choi, who will be joining hip-hop legends Tiger JK, Yoon Mi Rae, and Bizzy on stage for a collaborative performance of ”The Cure”! On November 16th, “Kollaboration Star 2013,” the largest Asian-American talent competition, will have finalists from all over No...

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EXO’s “Military Exemption Petition” Reportedly Fake, “EXO Planet&#...

Recently, a supposed online petition to exempt EXO members from mandatory military service has become a blazing hot topic online. The absurdity of the petition and some agreeing fan comments has put EXO and their fans back in the spotlight.  While many netizens (and Soompiers alike) were upset at such an idea, some questioned the validity of the petition. The overzealous and irrational content of ...

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[Announcement] Cast Your Votes in Round 2 of the 2013 Soompi Ulzzang Contest!

The power is in your hands! It’s now Round 2 for the 2013 Soompi Ulzzang Contest! For Round 1, you painstakingly went through over 800 photos, and based solely on your votes, we have narrowed it down to 200 girls and 80 boys. For Round 2, your vote will determine which 50 girls and 30 boys will make it to the next round. The competition will be fierce, so you will only get to vote once per r...

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[Exclusive] Jay Park’s First Artist, Gray Autographed CDs Giveaway and Interview!

What’s up, Soompiers! Gray made his official debut just last week with title track “Dangerous” off of his first maxi single “Call Me Gray,” but he is no stranger to the music scene! He has already established himself as a reputable music producer, producing music for Zion. T, Swings, Jay Park as well as arranging music for KBS’s music program “Immortal Song.” He is the first artist to debut under ...

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[SBS] Get Latest Celeb and TV Show Content With Mobile App SOTY for FREE!

Great news! The people at SBS Contents Hub heard your feedback and now, mobile app SOTY came out with an English version! SOTY is a mobile app where you can catch the latest TV shows and celebrity updates via photos and videos! From dramas, variety shows, and music programs (can you say “The Heirs,” “Running Man,” and “Inkigayo” ?! And more, much more, of course!) you’ll be able to view the differ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – October Week 4

It is not a surprise that IU’s “The Red Shoes” moves up to the top spot this week with a near perfect score as this song has dominated all Korean charts in the past week. Besides this title song, all songs from IU’s third album “Modern Times” are ranked very high on many online charts. In fact, she nearly swept the top 10 on some. With year-end awards not far away from now, IU’s release is on very...

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[Gallery] Hot or Not: Celebs and Their Red Carpet Fashion at “2013 SIA”

“2013 Style Icon Awards” (SIA) was held at CJ E&M’s Center in Sangam-dong on October 24 to celebrate and honor ten style icons for this year from music, film, tv and special awards. Fashion designers, makeup artists, and models also attended the selective event, which helped expand Korean culture worldwide. To check out who won what, special appearances by celebrity presenters, performances, a...

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Ladies’ Code’s Kwon Ri Sae Dubbed the Female Wolverine

Ladies’ Code’s Kwon Ri Sae has a new nickname: WolveRisae, a combination of Wolverine and Ri Sae. The October 23 episode of MBC’s Radio Star was joined by charming female singers Park Jiyoon, Lady Jane, Seo In Young, and Ladies’ Code’s Kwon Ri Sae. On this day, MC Kyuhyun mentioned, “I heard your nickname was Wolverine,” and proceeded to show a recent photo of Ri Sae on MBC’s “Splash.” The photo s...

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