Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – September Week 3

This week’s music chart was delayed due to the Chuseok holiday in Korea. Kara once again proves that they are the queens of our Soompi Chart. Their latest hit “Damaged Lady” moves up 11 notches to take over the No. 1 spot. Despite challenges from G-Dragon with multiple songs and also last week’s top three hits, Kara managed to hold off all of them and scored their sixth No. 1 song on our chart. “D...

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[Exclusive] Going Behind the Scenes at ZE:A’s Showcase

As most of you already know, (if you didn’t, where have you been!) Soompi partnered with Star Empire, Ustream, and KT Genie to present ZE:A’s showcase for the group’s latest mini album “Illusion” some time back. The Soompi Team headed over to Club Ellui in Gangnam earlier that day to watch their dress rehearsal right before the main event and also went backstage to hang out with the boys! The memb...

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[Gallery] Big Bang Adds Heat to “2013 Formula 1 Grand Prix” in Singapore

Big Bang was in Singapore this past friday to perform at the Padang Stage at the opening concert for “2013 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix.” Fans started lining up early in the morning just to get a chance to see G-Dragon, T.O.P, Daesung, Seungri and Taeyang perform together again for the first time in a long time. Soompi was there too! It was also the first time Big Bang has pe...

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[Yori!] Review of EXO’s Pop Up Store and Cafe “BWCW”

Yori! is Soompi’s special series on Korean culture and cuisine. Yori means “cooking” or “cuisine” in Korean, and the series will offer simple Korean recipes and honest reviews of the hottest Korean restaurants and cafes. Ever watched your favorite actor chow down on food and wondered if you could cook it up yourself? Or how about wanting to know not only what your Oppa’s new restaurant looks like,...

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[Recap] Soompi Weekly Roundup – September Week 3

All the important Korean Entertainment news from this week in one place: This is your Weekly Soompi Roundup!   Thanks to Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving holiday, Koreans had a five day weekend. So what were Koreans doing since they weren’t working or going to school? They were watching all the Chuseok specials! Here is the list of Soompi’s Chuseok centered articles Top 8 Celebrities ...

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[Gallery] Happy Birthday, Ga In!

Brown Eyed Girls member Ga In was born on September 20, 1987 and turns 26 years old this year! Time sure flies! It seemed not too long ago when Ga In was on “We Got Married” with partner Jo Kwon as the “Adam-Eve” couple; the adorable nickname stuck due to their mutual lack of experience in the love and relationship department. The duo actually made their first appearance on...

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[Gallery] Happy Birthday, Amber!

f(x) member Amber Josephine Liu was born on September 18, 1992 and celebrates her 21st birthday today! The Taiwanese-American singer is known for both her musical talent and her androgynous looks that won over many fans. In fact, her unique appeal adds much to the diversity of backgrounds represented in f(x). Here are 21 photos of our beloved Amber in her career and in her most adorable moments! ...

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Top Eight Celebrities Netizens Want to Introduce to Their Parents During Chuseok!

It’s the Chuseok holiday in South Korea this week (the equivalent to America’s Thanksgiving holiday) and the traffic within Seoul is finally easing up as many herd down south to visit their parents and relatives celebrating one of the year’s biggest holidays. As many relatives are gathered at one family’s residence, introducing a significant other to the parents just got more serious. It’s almost ...

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[Exclusive] NU’EST Wishes Soompiers a Happy Chuseok

Chuseok, Korean Thanksgiving Day, which falls on September 19, is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in Korea. This year, the holiday will be observed in Korea from September 18 to 20. Urban electro band NU’EST has prepared a special Chuseok greeting for Soompiers! Check out the video: NU’EST: Showtime NU’EST time, how are you, we are NU’EST! JR: Hello everyone at Soom...

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