[Soompi Shop] Autographed CD Charity Sale for Sewol Ferry Relief Effort

Dear Soompiers, Many who have tuned into Korean entertainment the past week know about the devastating tragedy that took place on Wednesday, April 16. Many high school students were on board looking forward to their fun four day holiday in Jeju Island, but never made it when the Sewol ferry capsized at Jindo Island. The Soompi staff got together to see how we can make a difference and help familie...

+ more

2AM’s Jo Kwon Asks Fans to Pray for Sewol Ferry Victims and Families

Male group 2AM recently held a concert in Japan and asked concertgoers to pray for the victims and family members of the Sewol ferry tragedy.  On April 23, 2AM performed at the “LIVE ARCH vol.10” event held at the Tokyo Dome city hall. On the day of their performance, 2AM members were dressed in black suits and performed, “One Spring Day,” “I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me,” and “You Wouldn’t Answer M...

+ more

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...

+ more

[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...

+ more

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...

+ more

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...

+ more

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...

+ more

[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...

+ more

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,...

+ more