[Exclusive] Vote for Soompi Awards 2013 and Win K-Pop Figurines, CDs and LINE Plushies!

Hi Soompiers! Can you believe that Soompi Awards 2013 is almost over? No way, right! As such, we’re throwing a giveaway from now until the end of the voting period (Monday, January 13 @ 11:59pm KST). We’ll be randomly giving away 20 LINE character plushies (aren’t they soo cute?!), 10 random signed K-Pop CDs including 2PM, Super Junior, and MBLAQ to Soompiers who participate in the giveaway and ra...

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Taecyeon Apologizes About Tweets Criticizing JYP Entertainment

2PM’s Taecyeon decided to do some damage control for several earlier tweets criticizing the management at JYP. Early on January 4 Taecyeon wrote several tweets expressing his frustration at JYP Entertainment. He even went as to say that JYP needed reformation and said “Don’t place importance on being part of the ‘Big 3′ or the agency’s name but it’s time to seek for substance.” The twe...

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Taecyeon Expresses Frustration and Gives Advice for JYP Entertainment: “We Need a Re...

2PM‘s Taecyeon recently shared his thoughts on his agency, JYP Entertainment, giving his advice and expressing his frustration. On January 4, Taecyeon tweeted a series of messages on his Twitter starting off with, “If those who don’t help out or have good management get promoted, then what becomes of the people who do help out and manage me? Is this a decision that is understanda...

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2PM’s Wooyoung and Park Se Young Confirmed for “We Got Married”

Looks like it will be 2PM’s Wooyoung (24) and actress Park Se Young (25) to replace SHINee’s Taemin and A Pink’s Son Na Eun as the next young and lovey-dovey couple for the fourth season of “We Got Married.” There are rumors flying that the new couple will meet later today for their first encounter somewhere in Seoul. This will be their first real encounter and many are wondering about their chemi...

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Soompi’s Event Coverage of K-Pop Around the World in 2013

2013 is almost over Soompiers and what better way to end the year than to take a look at what’s happened in 2013. Check out some of the best photos from different events that Soompi attended this year! 1. “Dream Kpop Fantasy Concert” in Manila with INFINITE, TASTY, U-KISS, Tahiti, EXO, and Girls’ Generation. Six different Kpop groups started 2013 with a bang and headed over to the Philippines las...

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Some of 2013′s Most Memorable K-Pop Dances

Although there were many catchy and well produced songs in 2013, we couldn’t help notice the songs that brought the most memorable choreography. Thus, to wrap up 2013, we reflect back on some of the catchiest choreographies in K-Pop that have not only grabbed our attention in the past year, but perhaps have influenced us to be closet dancers. Hope that after you review the list below, and learn so...

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2013 MBC Gayo Daejun Performances

The 2013 MBC Gayo Daejun rang in the new year for Korea with many of the top K-Pop acts this year. While special stages were expected for the last music show of the year,  the program also featured a VS. format, having artists against each other for their performances. A Pink and B1A4 teamed up for a cute love song medley, while Teen Top‘s Niel and Ailee collaborated on a sexy performance of...

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The Winners of 2013 MBC Entertainment Awards

Congratulations to all the winners of 2013 MBC Entertainment Awards. While we covered all of the award winners in our extensive live blog, it is probably easier to read a summary of the winners on this extravagant night. Opening Performance - Dynamic Duo – Friday Night The Radio and Current Affairs Program Awards Radio RelatedAchievement Award – Nam Kyung Tae Scriptwriter Award –...

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2013 SBS Gayo Daejun Performances

This year’s SBS Gayo Daejun was likely the most anticipated of all the year end music festivals, having many hyped up special stages. Girl’s Day and A Pink exchanged song, as they performed “No No No” and “Expectation.” Pre-deubt boyband SEVENTEEN joined their label mate Hello Venus for “Do You Want Some Tea.” TaeTiSeo and EXO members performed ̶...

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