K-Pop Idols Participate in the Yellow Ribbon Campaign for the Sewol Ferry Disaster Victims

The past week has been a time of trial for Korea as the tragic Sewol ferry accident has shaken the country with hope, sorrow, and anger. Amid these times of hardships, celebrities have been taking part in the Yellow Ribbon Campaign by setting their sns profile images as or posting an image of a yellow ribbon. The Yellow Ribbon Campaign aimed to bring the mourning people of Korea together through t...

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[Exclusive] Win Free Tickets to See EXO-M, 2AM, Crayon Pop and More Live at 12th Korea Tim...

Soompiers, you’re in luck! Kdrama.com has teamed up with Soompi to give away free tickets to the 12th Korea Times Music Festival, a rock fest taking place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on May 3 featuring EXO-M, 2AM, Crayon Pop, Dal Shabet, B1A4, and more! Here’s what we’re giving away: 1 Pair Pool Tickets - @blue_melodies 2 Pair Garden - @seoulay, @lanikimmie 3 Pair Super Seats @j...

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2AM’s Jo Kwon Set to Make Musical Return

2AM member Jo Kwon is set to star in “Priscilla”, a musical adaptation of the hit movie “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.” A spokesperson for Seol&Company, the production group behind the musical, confirmed the news, saying, “Jo Kwon will be appearing in ‘Priscilla’ from July 3, at the LG Arts Center in Seoul.”  The comedy musical tells the tale of three cross-dressing men who...

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Park Jin Young Ranks No.1 For Revenues Earned from Music Copyright for Three Years Straigh...

Singer and producer, Park Jin Young was named the composer with the most revenue from music copyright for three consecutive years. On April 8, the Korean Music Copyright Association released a report, “2013 Composer Revenue Aggregate,” Park Jin Young was reported to have received the most revenues from his music copyright. He has received this title for three years straight since 2011. 2013 was no...

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2AM’s Contract with Big Hit Entertainment Ends

Four-member vocal group 2AM‘s management contract with agency Bit Hit Entertainment has come to an end. A rep from Big Hit Entertainment stated to Joy News 24, “The management cooperation contract between JYP [Entertainment] and Big Hit [Entertainment] in regards to 2AM ended early this month.” The rep explained, “It was reported earlier as if an exclusive contract with 2AM...

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[Gallery] Jang Geun Suk, 2AM, Lee Hyun Woo in Spring Fashion for “Elegant Lies”...

On March 4, the VIP premiere of the upcoming film “Elegant Lies” was held at the Wangshipri CGV theaters in Seoul. “Elegant Lies” stars Kim Hee Ae, Go Ah Sung, Kim Yoo Jung, Kim Hyang Ki and Yoo Ah In. It is about the mysterious death of a 14-year-old and her mother, sister and friends trying to figure out what happened. With the spring season looming near, many star attend...

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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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