Who Is the MVP of the 8th Idol Star Athletic Championships? Results from Day 2

The results of Day 2 of the 8th annual Idol Star Athletic Championships are in, after some edge-of-your-seat fierce solo and team competition in the archery, track, curling, and futsal events. Check out what happened on Day 1 here! The day started off with men’s archery. The two favorites, B1A4’s CNU and MBLAQ’s Thunder, made it to the final round. CNU was last year’s gold medalist, and Thunder ha...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Jan. 26 – Feb. 1)

We’re back with another update of your favorite K-Pop stars and the moments they’ve chosen to share with fans on Instagram! This week was dedicated to wishing everyone a happy lunar new year, spending time with your loved ones, sharing memories from being on tour, thanking close friends and even your boss for an amazing gift, surprising members with a birthday cake, kicking it with oth...

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[Gallery] 200 Idols Participate in 2014 Idol Athletic Championship; SHINee, Infinite, BEAS...

With 30 to 60 new groups debuting last and this year (see our 2012 and 2013 debut videos here and here) on top of the already existing groups, the number 200 shouldn’t be surprising, but it still is. MBC is counting around 200 idols participating in the 2014 Lunar New Year Special Idol Athletic Championship- track and field, archery, curling, and  fustsal-  that is taking place today, Januar...

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Jo Kwon Gets Kisses from “Wicked” Cast

Jo Kwon couldn’t suppress his admiration and love for the musical, “Wicked.” On January 9, the 2AM leader posted on his Instagram, “Happy Jo-linda! I watched ‘wicked’ with my mouth open. The best! Ju Hyun nuna, Sun Ah nuna, and Dong Hyun hyung.” The photo that Jo Kwon posted shows the singer receiving a kiss on each cheek by Ock Ju Hyun and Jung Sun Ah. Kwon’s smile in his Instagram photo transla...

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[Exclusive] Who’s Currently on Top? Halfway Results for Soompi Awards 2013

Hey Soompiers, You want to know who’s currently at the top, right? Scroll down and see the current standings, but don’t fret if your favorites didn’t make the cut. There’s still time left! Voting ends on January 13 (KST) so see for yourself who found favor from our global netizens. And remember! You can vote via your computer as well as from mobile app LINE for the phone users. The results are equ...

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2AM’s JoKwon Takes A Sneaky Picture of Jinwoon Fast Asleep

2AM member JoKwon recently took a sneaky photo with Jinwoon while he was fast asleep! On December 27, JoKwon shared the photo to his Instagram with the caption, “#JungJinwoon #JoKown, Jinwoon-nim, how long you going to be asleep for? :-(” In the photo, Jinwoon is fast asleep with earphones on while JoKwon adorably sticks his head in the middle of the heart-shaped back of the sofa to look at Jinwoo...

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Soompi’s K-Pop Holiday Playlist!

Happy holidays Soompiers! Christmas is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate it but to listen to K-Pop! Soompi’s got you covered with a holiday playlist that will bring in some Yuletide cheer! We got some songs from EXO, Crayon Pop, Cube Entertainment, Secret, Starship Planet and Jellyfish Entertainment. The first few tracks are releases from this year with a mix of older tunes ...

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Jo Kwon, Lim Jeong Hee, Joo Hee, Jung Kook and Rap Monster Want to Have a “Perfect C...

Big Hit Entertainment continues to surprise fans this Christmas! Just a few days after releasing a special video of their artists singing an acapella version of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” the agency has released a special sketch of their single “Perfect Christmas.” In the video, Jokwon, Lim Jeong Hee, Joo Hee, Jung Kook and Rap Monster are all getting ready for Christmas by decorating a Chri...

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Group photo of JYP Artists Show Good Relations Despite Ending Contracts

The recent photo of JYP artists show that despite recent buzz about ending contracts, relationships among JYP artists and actors are strong and supportive. On December 19, miss A’s Min uploaded a photo on her Twitter with the message, “JYP Bad Party.” In the photo, JYP Entertainment figures such as actor Lee Jung Jin, Wonder Girls, miss A, 2PM, and 2AM were captured surrounding Park Jin Young. The...

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