Nichkhun Selected as Model for Global Badminton Brand

Global badminton brand Yonex has chosen 2PM‘s Nichkhun as their newest model. On March 11, Yonex Korea stated, “After seeing Nichkhun showing impressive badminton skills on a certain variety program, earning him the nickname of ‘The Shuttlecock Prince,’ we thought his image was a perfect fit for the global badminton brand, Yonex.” Yonex Korea is planning on throwing v...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Mar. 2 – 8)

It’s another week full of snapshots of the little things stars enjoy doing while on or off stage! Whether that’s meeting new and old friends, telling fans how much they appreciate them, sharing sweet selcas- there’s never a moment that goes by that stars don’t think about their fans!  Flip through the gallery to check out what 4Minute, 2NE1, 2PM, Eric Nam, f(x), Royal Pirat...

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Wooyoung Reveals Song He Recorded for “We Got Married” Wifey Park Se Young

2PM member Wooyoung recently gifted his pretend wife, Park Se Young with a song he had recorded for her.  On the latest episode of MBC’s “We Got Married” that aired on March 1, pretend wedded couple Park Se Young and Wooyoung made dinner in their newlywed home and talked for a bit afterwards.  It was then Wooyoung suddenly surprised Park Se Young when he said, “Remember when I told you I would rec...

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2PM, Girl’s Day and Supernova Announced as First Set of Artists for “M!Countdo...

This April Mnet‘s  ”M!Countdown” will be heading abroad for a special show “M COUNTDOWN No.1 Artist of Spring 2014” in Japan. 2PM, Girl’s Day and Supernova (Choshinsung) have been announced as the first set of artists to appear at the event. Many more artists will be revealed soon. Supernova, while not very active in Korea, has been promoting a lot in Japan. 2PM recently sh...

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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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Infinite’s Hoya Returns to Taekwondo in “Our Neighborhood Sports”

Infinite’s Hoya is joining the “Our Neighborhood Sports” team! Hoya will be making his first appearance on the KBS variety show in the taekwondo episode, and will be putting his athletic ability on grand display. The taekwondo episode, especially, will be something to see. To give an idea of Hoya’s athletic ability, he had made it up to the 3rd dan rank in taekwondo in middle school. While he gave...

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KBS America and Korean American Federation of Los Angeles to Host a Free K-Pop Concert In ...

KBS America and the Korean American Federation of Los Angeles will be joining together to host KBS’ music program, “Open Concert (L.A. K-Pop Festival)” to be held on April 12. It will be the biggest event in its history. On February 10, KBS America and L.A. Korean Association held a press conference announcing the free “Open Concert” to be held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on April 12. The...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Feb. 9 – 15)

 Happy Valentine’s Day, Soompiers!  Another week has flown by, and it’s time to catch up with our favorite K-Pop stars! How did you spend your past week? Were you by any chance watching the Sochi Winter Olympics with Super Junior’s Donghae and JYJ’s Jaejoong? Did you travel abroad somewhere and take lots of pictures for memories like Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung? Did you ...

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