Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – November Week 1

IU’s “The Red Shoes” easily repeats as No. 1 this week over SHINee’s new song “Everybody.”  “The Red Shoes” turns in another high score and just like last week, cruised to win the top spot. Despite winning most of the networks, SHINee’s “Everybody” were behind “The Red Shoes” on most independent rankings, thus settling for No. 2.  “Everybody” is the title song of SHINee’s fifth mini-album of the s...

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Dumbfoundead and Paul Kim Release “No Turning Back” MV, Support Asian-American...

Established Korean-American rapper Dumbfoundead recently released a collaborative music video “No Turning Back” with rising Korean-American talent Paul Kim! Dumbfoundead, who was featured on former After School member Kahi‘s second solo effort “It’s Me” not long ago, teamed up with composer/producer CHOPS and Paul Kim for the Strength in Numbers EP, a music proj...

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[Recap] Soompi Weekly Roundup – October Week 5

All the important Korean Entertainment news from this week in one place: This is your Weekly Soompi Roundup!   This week in celebrity news… Why do they tease us so? Close sources say that Kim Nam Gil and Son Ye Jin are dating, but their agencies deny. Kim Bum and Moon Geun Young are actually dating, and their agencies have confirmed. What a cute couple. How happy were you, “Goddess of Fir...

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[Soompi Shop] Winners Announced – Celebrating 100K Facebook Likes With a Autographed...

Hi Soompiers! Thanks to your continuous support, Soompi Shop reached 100,000 Facebook Likes a few days ago! Thank you all for contributing to this new milestone; we always feel grateful towards you. To celebrate our 100K likes, we are organizing a special giveaway where you will be able to win 34 2PM Member’s Selection album, and six autographed version of 2PM Member’s Selection album....

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‘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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