4minute Announces April Comeback, Finished Album Recording

4minute fans, rejoice! The girls will be making a comeback next month with their fifth mini album. It’s been revealed that they have finished recording all the songs in the album including the title track. They’ll be going with a lively and charismatic image. An official from Cube Entertainment stated, “The recording for 4minute’s upcoming album is all finished. The earliest it will be released is...

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Donghae, Nam Ji Hyun, Song Seung Hyun and Others in New Movie Project

Super Junior’s Donghae, 4Minute’s Nam Ji Hyun and FTISLAND’s Song Seung Hyun will appear in a new movie project, “Youth Project.” The project is organized by the Korea Creative Content Agency (KCCA) and aims to cultivate creativity among youths. Five young and talented creators were selected and given production sponsorship in order for them to produce, present and commercialize their movies. The ...

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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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[Gallery] Performances and Highlights from the Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards

On February 12, the 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards in Seoul awarded some of the hottest names in K-Pop for their achievements in 2013. Girls’ Generation, EXO, Sistar, miss A, B.A.P and so many other artists were to attend, receive awards, and perform their hits from 2013 on this three hour long show. After covering the fashion trends (a lot of black and white) on the red carpet, and congratulat...

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EXO, Girls’ Generation, missA, BAP, + More Take the Trophies at Gaon Chart K-Pop Awa...

On February 12, some of K-Pop’s top artists came under the same roof to accept awards and give powerful performances for the 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul. Before the ceremony, the stars dazzled at the red carpet (see the gallery here) with their fashion forward outfits.   The Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards recognized K-Pop artists’ achievements in not only popul...

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Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards Red Carpet Gallery: Girls’ Generation, SISTAR, miss A, and M...

The 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards are finally here, and the stars are out in full force! Soompi recently did a giveaway for tickets to this exciting event, and we are streaming it live right now! Make sure that you’re checking it out! For now, we’re showing you the hottest red carpet looks from EXO, miss A, Girls’ Generation, SISTAR, and more! Let’s get to business.   SISTAR...

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

Happy first week of February, everyone! It’s been a busy week in K-Pop land, with stars getting ready for comebacks, supporting their labelmates in comical ways, landing endorsement deals of a lifetime, working sleeplessly on their next album, meeting with their adoring fans and contemplating what the future might hold in store for them. It’s not easy being a star, but these celebritie...

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2014 Girl Group Rankings: SISTAR Joins Girls’ Generation and 2NE1 at the Top

Media outlet Sports Chosun recently released its “2014 Girl Group Ranking” on February 4. This follows after their ranking lists in 2012 and 2013, and is a reflection of industry representatives’ views of where girl groups stand in the competitive music industry. The first tier is called the “Insurmountable Wall,” and consists of Girls’ Generation, SISTAR and 2NE1. Girls’ Generation has been in th...

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Who Is the MVP of the 8th Idol Star Athletic Championships? Results from Day 2

The results of Day 2 of the 8th annual Idol Star Athletic Championships are in, after some edge-of-your-seat fierce solo and team competition in the archery, track, curling, and futsal events. Check out what happened on Day 1 here! The day started off with men’s archery. The two favorites, B1A4’s CNU and MBLAQ’s Thunder, made it to the final round. CNU was last year’s gold medalist, and Thunder ha...

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