“Coming of Age” Day: K-Pop Idols Celebrating 20 Years of Age

Twenty. It’s an exciting age in Korea when a child becomes an adult, and in this country where age defines many aspects of your status and role, that transition into adulthood is celebrated nationwide. Koreans celebrate “Coming of Age” every year on the third Monday of May, which this year is today, May 19. It’s a special day in which people who are turning 20 years-old in 2014 are celebrate...

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Four A-JAX Members Set to Appear in “Vampire Flower” Web Drama

Halloween is set to come early for A-JAX fans, following an announcement that four members of the boy band will feature in a screen adaptation of the popular web novel “Vampire Flower”. The drama is set to air in May-June this year, and will feature Jaehyung, Hyunggon, Seungyub and Hyojun. They will play, respectively, the roles of Louis, Reka, Baekhan and Akan.  This news comes on the back of a v...

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DSP Media Announces Its First Global Auditions

DSP Media has announced it will be holding its first global auditions! Home of Oh Jong Hyuk, KARA, Rainbow and A-Jax, DSP Media has a history of over 20 years in the K-Pop industry and has built a reputable name as the company behind Sechskies, Fin.K.L, Click-B, SS501 and more. The auditions will be held in five cities in five different countries: Los Angeles, Tokyo, Beijing, Jakarta, and Seoul. A...

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G-Dragon, Taeyang, f(x) and More to Perform at “Simply K-Pop Tour 2014 in Shanghai&#...

On March 22, a large-scale K-Pop concert, “Simply K-Pop Tour 2014 in Shanghai,” will be held at the Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Arena in China. The “Simply K-Pop Tour 2014 in Shanghai” will feature a total of 12 artists: BIGBANG’s G-Dragon and Taeyang, f(x), Crayon Pop, U-KISS, Rainbow, Block B, VIXX, A-JAX, C-Real, Kan Mi Youn, and Jjun. The organizers are planning a grand, three-hour concert with a v...

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MBC Music Core 03.08.14 – 400th Episode Special

Special performances today by TVXQ, Girls’ Generation, EXO, SISTAR, miss A, CNBlue, T-ara, SECRET, Ga In, Tae Jin-a, Koyote, B1A4, Girl’s Day & Boys Day(BTOB’s Min Hyuk, NUEST’s Ren, VIXX’s Hong Bin, A-JAX’s Seung Jin), After School &  Kahi, Sunmi, Ailee (Live show over. Check the other pages to watch the performances on YouTube). Check out the other pages for YouTube videos o...

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[Soompi Spotlight] Block B and A-JAX Share Their Excitement for Performing for the Dream K...

The Dream Kpop Fantasy Concert in Manila is back once again! After a successful run last year with Girls’ Generation, INFINITE, EXO, U-KISS, Tasty and TAHITI, the concert makes waves once again with an all new line-up. Slated for the second concert are Super Junior-M, Block B,  B.A.P, BTOB, A-JAX and A-Prince. Prior to the concert, Block B and A-JAX held a press conference last February 1 an...

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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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[Gallery] 200 Idols Participate in 2014 Idol Athletic Championship; SHINee, Infinite, BEAS...

With 30 to 60 new groups debuting last and this year (see our 2012 and 2013 debut videos here and here) on top of the already existing groups, the number 200 shouldn’t be surprising, but it still is. MBC is counting around 200 idols participating in the 2014 Lunar New Year Special Idol Athletic Championship- track and field, archery, curling, and  fustsal-  that is taking place today, Januar...

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What Are Your Favorite Idols Doing for Christmas?

Christmas is here, but what are your favorite artists up to? Some artists will be giving up their Christmases to practice for the upcoming year-end Gayo Daejuns and concerts. Yet, there are also those who will be spending Christmas with their families and friends. Year-end Concerts:                                               SM Entertainment’s artists are especially busy at year-end. SM began i...

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Kara, Rainbow, A-Jax, and Oh Jong Hyuk Wants to See You at the DSP Festival

Don’t rub your eyes and think twice because you are not back in the 90’s. However, what will take place in mid December will stir up old and new memories of your beloved K-Pop groups. Get ready to have fun with your favorite artists because DSP Media plans to hold a concert to celebrate the agency’s 22nd anniversary “DSP Festival,” which will take place on December 14 at Seoul’s Jamsil Arena, pla...

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