4Minute, Crayon Pop, and APink Will All Make Their Comebacks in March

March became a month of girl group battles as Girls’ Generation, 2NE1, and Orange Caramel made their official comebacks. Now, fans can add to the list of girl groups returning in the month of March as 4Minute , Crayon Pop, and APink will all make their comeback by the end of this month. 4Minute will return on March 17 with the release of their 5th mini album, “4Minute World.” The girls will make t...

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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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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – February Week 1

After spending the last two weeks at No. 2, Girl’s Day finally scores their first ever No. 1 song on our chart with “Something.” Girl’s Day has been getting close to the top as their past few hits are all top five songs. This time they finally win, moving past last week’s No. 1 Ailee’s “Singing Got Better.” With the heated competition in K-Pop these days, spending three weeks in the top two is no ...

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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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Soompi’s K-Pop Holiday Playlist!

Happy holidays Soompiers! Christmas is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate it but to listen to K-Pop! Soompi’s got you covered with a holiday playlist that will bring in some Yuletide cheer! We got some songs from EXO, Crayon Pop, Cube Entertainment, Secret, Starship Planet and Jellyfish Entertainment. The first few tracks are releases from this year with a mix of older tunes ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – August Week 4

For the 8th straight week, we have a new No. 1 song. This time it belongs to EXO’s “Growl.”  This song moves up seven places to take over the top spot and becomes EXO’s first ever No. 1 song on our chart.  “Growl” has swept nearly all music shows in Korea in the last two weeks and is also ranked high on independent charts, so it is not surprising to see this song being No. 1 on our cha...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – August Week 3

The top spot on our chart and many other music charts in Korea have been a game of musical chairs this summer. It is not a surprise that we have yet another new No. 1 song this week.    In a hotly contested week where the top six songs all scored over 800 points, f(x)’s “Rum Pum Pum Pum” is the only song with a score well over 900 points (963) and won easily.  This song debuted at No. 10 last week...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – August Week 2

Another week, another new No. 1 song.  This time, it belongs to BEAST, as their latest hit “Shadow” moves up four spots and defeated last week’s No. 1 Ailee’s “U&I” by 10 points. It is BEAST’s third No. 1 song on our chart. In the past they did it with “Breath” in 2010 and “Fiction” in 2011. Congratulations to BEAST. There are only two new songs on our chart this week.  Right below the top thr...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – August Week 1

For the fourth straight week we have a new No. 1 song.  Despite staying quiet for the first half of 2013, Ailee picks up where she was left off last year and scores her second chart topping hit with “U&I.” This song was No. 1 on KBS Music Bank’s K-Chart two weeks in a row. Congratulations to Ailee. There are four new songs in the top 10 this week. We start at No. 2 with Infinite’s latest hit “...

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