Recap: “A Pink’s Showtime” Ep 3 – It’s Showtime and Food Time

Last week, A Pink washed away all their built up stress by riding their way through various water park rides. Now that they’ve had their fun, it’s time for them to head back to work. What does that entail you ask? Well it involves a lot of eating, partying, eating, going to Japan to eat, and finally going on a late night food tour. Oh, there might also be a Japanese showcase somewhere ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – May Week 3

A Pink’s “Mr. Chu” moves back to the top spot this week.  This song was No. 1 four weeks ago and was able to reclaim the top spot thanks to its win on M!Countdown last week.  Also moving back to No. 2 is Lee Sun Hee’s “Meet Him Among Them.”  This song reached its same peak position also four weeks ago when “Mr. Chu” was No. 1.  Moving up one spot into the top three for the first time is the collab...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – May Week 1

Akdong Musician’s (AKMU) “200%” repeats as No. 1 this week and becomes the first song on our chart in nearly six years to score a perfect 1000 point in a week. The last song did it was Lee Hyori’s “U-Go-Girl” in August week 3 of 2008.  Due to the tragic ferry accident, Korea is still in a state of mourning.  K-pop activities have been put on hold with no TV music programs or no major releases. The...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – April Week 4

Sibling duo Akdong Musician (AKMU) is the big story on our chart this week as their song “200%” jumped all the way from No. 17 to No. 1. In addition to that, their other title tracks are at #8 and #17 this week, giving them three songs in the top 20.  Winner of K-Pop Star Season 2, AKMU was subsequently signed by YG Entertainment.  Last year, the duo had songs “I Love You” and “Bean Bing Soo” in t...

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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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