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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B1A4 Release Bonus Video for 2nd Album “Who Am I”

B1A4 released their second full-length album “Who Am I” on January 13, featuring the title track “Lonely,” which had a cold and wintry themed music video. On February 25, B1A4 released a bonus video featuring footage from their album jacket shoot via their official YouTube channel. Set to the song “Love Then,” also off their second album, the video has a much brighter theme compared to their title...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – February Week 4

We have a new No. 1 this week!  “Some,” a duet between SISTAR’s Soyu and R&B artist Junggigo, jumps from No. 26 all the way to the top spot this week, overtaking our three-week champion Girl’s Day and their “Something.”  Soyu has become a favorite duet partner for male K-Pop artists as this is the third time she’s helping a relatively unknown male artist to get into the spotlight. In 2012, Soy...

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B1A4′s CNU and Jinyoung Look Cute on the Track in “Singles” Pictorial

B1A4‘s CNU and Jinyoung look cute on a stadium track in their newest pictorial for the March issue of Singles fashion magazine.  In the picture, member CNU wears a stylish straw hat and a black leather jacket patterned with white jagged squares. He looks smart with his gold eye glasses. Jinyoung poses with a whistle in his mouth as he styles a sweater patterned with eyes. The two members sho...

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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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“God’s Gift – 14 Days” Reveals First Stills of Baro

The first drama stills of B1A4’s Baro in his upcoming SBS Monday-Tuesday drama “God’s Gift – 14 Days” have been released. He’ll be taking on a fairly challenging role as Young Gyu, a character with a mental age of a six year old, who spared no effort to save his friend Saet Byul (Kim Yoo Bin) from a murderer. Filming for this scene was carried out on February 10 at a villa in Hanam-shi, Gyeo...

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