Music Charts Stagnate with Akdong Musician, HIGH4, and Park Hyo Shin Among Top Five

Following the general pause in the music industry following the Sewol ferry accident, the top 10 on the music charts at the time of the accident on April 16 have been maintaining their spots for a week, due to groups postponing their comebacks and holding back from promotions for the time being. Akdong Musician’s “200%,” HIGH4 and IU’s “Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms,” A Pink’s “Mr. Ch...

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15& Releases Multiple Teasers for Upcoming Track “Can’t Hide It”

The young and talented girls of 15& will be making their comeback and released four teasers through their agency’s official YouTube channel.  15&, Park Ji Min and Baek Ye Rin, recently released a teaser image revealing the title of their song and their comeback date. Now, they released four teasers, all at once, to give their fans a preview of what their comeback song will sound like...

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JYP Reveals Teaser for 15&’s Comeback Digital Single “Can’t Hide It...

On April 9, JYP Entertainment tweeted a mysterious teaser pic with several Korean letters through their official account. No explanation was offered, and many fans wondered what the teaser was for.  Now on April 11, JYP released another teaser, this time revealing what the letters stand for and which of their artists will be having a comeback. According to the teaser, young and talented vocal duo...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Feb. 23 – Mar. 1)

Welcome back, Soompiers, to another week filled with hilarious, crazy and fun moments from your beloved stars! This week’s collection of Instagrams capture precious moments stars spent celebrating their birthdays, exploring new styles, modeling for various fashion shoot spreads and ads, celebrating successes, interviewing inanimate objects, making their comebacks and of course- staying in to...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Feb. 2 – 8)

Happy first week of February, everyone! It’s been a busy week in K-Pop land, with stars getting ready for comebacks, supporting their labelmates in comical ways, landing endorsement deals of a lifetime, working sleeplessly on their next album, meeting with their adoring fans and contemplating what the future might hold in store for them. It’s not easy being a star, but these celebritie...

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15&’s Baek Ye Rin Reveals Her Tiny Lunch

Being a girl group member is not an easy task, and it usually requires bidding farewell to processed snacks and fried treats. Photo of 15& member Baek Ye Rin‘s meal is the latest proof of that reality. On February 4, she shared a snapshot of her lunch on Instagram with a short caption, “Delicious food.” In the picture, the food on her plate has been divided into five neat sec...

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Extraordinary General Meeting Approves Merger Between JYP Entertainment And JYP

JYP Entertainment has published the results of their Extraordinary General Meeting regarding the merger between the publicly listed JYP Entertainment and the non listed JYP on the Korean Financial Supervisory Service’s DART Electronic Reporting System. The report states that the merger has been approved with the merger effective starting from October 17. There were a lot of big words in that...

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