[Giveaway] Win a Chance to Meet with K-Pop Idols Backstage and Watch Them Perform at WAPOP...

Update: Winners have been announced! Scroll down for the list~ ==== Hey Soompiers! We have teamed up with WAPOP, which stands for World & Asia + WOW POP, to bring you an exciting opportunity to attend one of the concerts in April and get a chance to hang out with one of the groups of your choice backstage before their performance! We will be giving away 5 pairs of tickets so you can have a bla...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – March Week 4

Girls’ Generation’s “Mr. Mr.” becomes our new No. 1 song this week, moving up from No. 3 last week. Carrying the strength of four music show wins in last week’s M!Countdown, KBS Music Bank, MBC’s Music Core and Show Champion, “Mr. Mr.” finally moves up to the top spot and distinguish itself from the rest of the strong competitions. Congratulations to Girls’ Generations. Moving up two spots t...

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Kim Jae Joong, Girl’s Day, B.A.P and Others to Perform for WAPOP Concert in Daegu

The “WAPOP K-Dream Concert (Wow Asia Pop, Korea Dream Concert)” will be held at Duryu Park Baseball Stadium in Daegu from March 21-23. The concert is held in conjunction with the Daegu E-World Cherry Blossom Festival, and will feature performances by popular K-Pop artists.  The lineup consists of ZE:A, Son Dam Bi, Girl’s Day, B.A.P, Ailee, Hello Venus, Dal Shabet, 4Men, AOA, Boys Republic, B...

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AOA Cheers on National Soccer Team for World Cup with Single “We are the Reds”

The members of girl group AOA show their support for the Korean soccer team, also known as the “Red Devils,” in their newest single “We are the Reds.” The members wear red shirts in the music video to cheer on the national team, who will be playing at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.  AOA released a statement showing their enthusiasm for the Korean soccer team. They said, R...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – March Week 2

Even though it cannot repeat the perfect score of last week, the duet “Some” between Soyu and Junggigo is No. 1 for the third straight week.  This song just keeps piling up music show wins.  Even before very strong competitions, this week “Some” still wins on KBS Music Bank.  Odds don’t favor this song to be No. 1 again next week since we have a trio of major artists coming back and eyeing the top...

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[Roundup] Soompi Weekly High Five – March Week 1

Worried you might have missed out any important news in the week of Korean entertainment? Get comfortable and ready to scroll as we go through the best news and articles of this week in music, drama, variety and fashion. In case you missed it, here is last week’s High Five.  This is your Weekly High Five!  -= News =- Kim Yuna and Ice Hockey Player Kim Won Joong Confirm Dating Rumors Shi...

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AOA’s Seolhyun Beats Competition 500:1 to Join Lee Min Ho and Kim Rae Won in Film &#...

Following last week’s reports that AOA member Seolhyun auditioned for “Gangnam Blues,” it has been confirmed today that the idol-actor will definitely be joining the film.  Seolhyun was one among many other idols and young actors to audition for the movie, with the competition rate of 500:1. She will play the role of Sun Hye, the figurative younger sister of the lead male in the movie. Sun H...

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Lordbordem’s Weekly Ramblings – Think Happy Thoughts, Think AOA Penguins

I confess, I’ve been a bit of a Negative Nancy over the last couple weeks. It’s not good for the olde stress levels to be a cranky old bloke for so long. To remedy this rather long period of negativity, I thought it would be nice to talk about some of the positive stuff I’ve seen over the last couple weeks and stuff that I see a lot of future potential in. This however will mean ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – March Week 1

Soyu and Jungigo’s “Some” not only repeated as No. 1 on our chart this week, but it becomes the first song in more than five and a half years to achieve a perfect score of 1000 points.  The last song did it was Lee Hyori’s “U-Go-Girl” back in August Week 3 of 2008.  “Some” swept all the music shows last week and was also topped both GAON and Billboard Korea. It is still winning on music shows this...

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Which K-Pop Star Shares Your March Birthday?

Happy birthday to all the March babies out there! This month features the birthdays of K-Pop stars such as Girls’ Generation‘s Taeyeon, FTISLAND‘s Lee Hong Ki, Infinite‘s Hoya, 2NE1‘s Park Bom, B.A.P‘s Bang Yong Guk  and also actresses Kim Tae Hee and Park Min Young. Don’t forget to tell us which K-Pop star shares your birthday in the comments section below!  ...

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