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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Park Bom and Lee Hi Release Pretty But Creepy “All I Want for Christmas Is You”...

YG Entertainment‘s latest unit duo consisting of two talented vocalists, 2NE1‘s Park Bom and solo singer Lee Hi, has finally revealed their much anticipated Christmas song! On December 21, the music video was uploaded on YG’s YouTube channel. The song is a remake of Mariah Carey‘s “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” which has been covered by numerous artists worl...

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YG Entertainment Artists Dominate Billboard’s Chart for 2013’s Biggest-Selling K-Pop Songs...

PSY landed three spots on Billboard’s chart for 2013’s Biggest-Selling K-Pop Songs in America. On December 19, Billboard’s Year-End World Digital Song Chart revealed the most popular K-Pop songs sold in America were PSY’s “Gangnam Style,” and “Gentleman,” respectively ranking in first and second on the chart. ‘Gangnam Style,” which was released last July and made PSY into a world star, remained th...

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Sung Si Kyung, Kim Heechul and Sandara Park Confirmed as SBS “Gayo Daejun” MCs

Sung Si Kyung, Kim Heechul and Sandara Park have been confirmed as MCs for SBS’s “Gayo Daejun!” On December 18, SBS made the official announcement confirming this year’s “Gayo Daejun” MC lineup, which includes Sung Si Kyung, Super Junior member Heechul and 2NE1 member Sandara Park. With Sung Si Kyung being a familiar face with the gift of glib, Kim Heechul prized for his quick wit and host of expe...

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2NE1’s Dara Wants to Act as a Mute Character in a Tragic Story

2NE1’s Dara expressed her desire to act as a character that contrasts greatly from her image. On the December 14 broadcast of KBS2TV’s “Entertainment Weekly,” Dara expressed her dreams to be an actress. During the interview, the singer stated, “I have a dream to be a lovely actress. I would like to act in a tragic story as a woman who has developed aphasia.” In addition she expressed, “People say ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – December Week 2

Sistar’s Hyorin grabs all the headlines on this week’s chart as both of her title songs “One Way Love” and “Lonely” moves into the top 10, with “One Way Love” up 18 spots all the way to No. 1, just edge out last week’s top song 2NE1’s “Missing You.”  Congratulations. Known as one of the best vocalists among female idol group members, Hyorin recently released her first solo album “Love ...

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2NE1’s CL: “I Have No Regrets Towards My Nude Scene”

2NE1’s CL discussed her role in the eye raising nude scene that had been filmed for “Missing You’s” music video. On the December 14 broadcast of KBS2TV’s “Entertainment Weekly,” 2NE1 were welcomed with a special guerilla date interview. Among the topics discussed, the group’s charismatic leader, CL, was asked about her participation in the nude scene for 2NE1’s new music video. In regards to her n...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Dec. 8 – Dec. 14)

A round-up of all the best K-Pop Instagram photos.   This week’s edition features: Nicole getting ready to meet the fans; Jia showing off her shy side; the 2NE1 girls being 2NE1; Taeyeon‘s excited face; and much more!   K-Pop idols as they want you to see them.   Click through the gallery and enjoy!  The lovely Jia shows off her shy side.  Who wants a kiss from Jia? MinJackson Hyelim g...

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Tumblr Releases List of Most Reblogged K-Pop Groups of 2013

With 2013 almost ending, various websites have been posting “year in review” posts and Tumblr is one of them! The website recently just released a list of the most re-blogged K-Pop groups this year. This is based from the number of searches done per artist. The number one most re-blogged K-Pop group was, to no one’s surprise, EXO. 2013 has been a very successful year for them with their hits...

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