Jo Kwon and Min Are Cute and Friendly Pals

Label mates and good friends, 2AM‘s Jo Kwon and miss A‘s Min, took a series of adorable and playful photos together. On February 24, Jo Kwon shared a series of photo of the two of them and added the simple message, “Min, Kwon.” In the three photos, Jo Kwon and Min make silly faces and poses for the camera. Jo Kwon is wearing warm looking plaid sweater with ears on the hood,...

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2AM, Crayon Pop and Dal Shabet To Perform at Korea Times Music Festival in Los Angeles

2AM, Crayon Pop and Dal Shabet are the first three K-Pop artists revealed to perform at the Korea Times Music Festival in Los Angeles this year. Set for May 3, the concert is now in its twelfth year at the Hollywood Bowl. The event usually features 10-14 Korean performers, aimed at entertaining all ages. Fans can expect more performers to be announced soon. In past years, the concert has brought o...

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[Video] First Music Show Wins for Idol Groups

Winning a music program (Show Champion, Mnet M!Countdown, KBS Music Bank,  MBC Music Core and SBS Inkigayo) is one of the major hurdles for a K-Pop group to get over on the path to becoming a top group. While popular acts make it look easy with their large fan bases, it is definitely a tough struggle for rookie groups to get enough attention. If you aren’t familiar with how these shows go, the hos...

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Brown Eyed Girls’ Ga In Reveals Dating Rumor with 2AM’s Jo Kwon Was Absurd

Brown Eyed Girls’ member Ga In revealed that she had received the most hate messages because of a dating rumor with 2AM’s Jo Kwon. On February 13, Ga In appeared on MBC music show “Picnic Live.” She filmed the show with her close acquaintances and revealed rumors related to her. Ga In was asked to choose the most unfair rumor she had heard so far. She stated the most unfair and hurtful rumor was a...

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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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