[To:ur Imagination] Poll: K-Drama, K-Trend, K-Culture, K-Beauty, Which Itinerary Do You Li...

Hi Soompiers! If you didn’t get the memo earlier (where have you been?), BIGBANG invites you to participate in a fun event where you can win a free trip to Korea. We have previously covered four non-Korean celebrities who had a chance to go on the To:ur Imagination tour with custom itineraries. Scroll through the page for a refresher on the different itineraries. Otherwise, scroll to the very end ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – August Week 1

There were many changes on the chart this week, with the top two coming from outside last week’s top 10. Girl’s Day’s “Darling” won on Music Core and Inkigayo, while  B1A4‘s “Solo Day” won on Music Bank,  M!Countdown, and Show Champion.  Girl’s Day easily secured the win as “Darling” scored a lot more points on independent charts and our Soompi Airplay.  “Darling” is the title tr...

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[To:ur Imagination] Delve Into the Beauty Secrets of Korea with YouTube Makeup Star Michel...

We’ve previously announced that KTO (Korea Tourism Organization) is hosting two fun events for foreign fans: Event 1 (win a free trip to Korea or other prizes), Event 2 (simply share a video link to win an iPad mini or other prizes). Both events take minimal effort to participate, which you can see from our tutorial articles. Just click on the respective events for the easy 5 step process! For thi...

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Top 10 Moments from “The Heirs”

“The Heirs” is nominated for the Outstanding Korean Drama Prize for the Seoul International Drama Awards! We’re taking the time to revisit some very memorable moments with some of our most beloved characters.  Beach. Shower. Lee Min Ho. ‘Nuff said. Choi Young Do Meets His Mother One of the best and most emotional scenes in this drama: Young Do (Kim Woo Bin) finally meet...

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[Exclusive] Behind-The-Scenes with f(x) for KBS “A Song For You”

Hi Soompiers! The Soompi Team was invited to the filming set of KBS’ “A Song For You,” which was located at the scenic area of Imjingak in Paju, just outside of Seoul. This episode features none other than girl group f(x) who made their comeback with third studio album “Red Light.” Their songs have quickly climbed to the top of the charts with title track of the same name topping eight online musi...

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[To:ur Imagination] Experience Korea’s Dynamic Culture with “America’s Got Talent” Winner ...

We’ve previously announced that KTO (Korea Tourism Organization) is hosting two fun events for foreign fans: Event 1 (win a free trip to Korea or other prizes), Event 2 (simply share a video link to win an iPad mini or other prizes). Both events take minimal effort to participate, which you can see from our tutorial articles. Just click on the respective events for the easy 5 step process! For thi...

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New SM Girl Group Red Velvet Releases Group Teaser

Following up on their release of individual teaser images for new girl group Red Velvet, SM Entertainment has come out with a group teaser. This is ahead of the group’s official debut on August 4, when the group’s digital single “Happiness” hits online music stores. Red Velvet is SM’s first new group since the wildly popular EXO, which debuted roughly two years ago. The group consist of memb...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 4

f(x) has the new No. 1 song this week with “Red Light,” moving up eight spots to take over our top spot.  This song swept all music shows for the past week and it is no surprise to see them winning in our chart as well.  “Red Light” also tops our Soompi Airplay source, and is the only song to score over 900 points this week.  Congratulations to f(x). For the third straight week, AOA’s “Short Hair”...

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