Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – March Week 5

2NE1’s “Come Back Home” becomes our new No. 1 song this week, swapping positions with Girls’ Generation’s “Mr. Mr.”  “Come Back Home” won on M!Countdown and also ranked higher than “Mr. Mr.” on GAON, Billboard Korea, and most internet charts, enabling 2NE1 to claim the top spot over Girls’ Generation. Congratulations to 2NE1.  Next week we expect these two songs to battle again for the top spot. T...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Mar. 23 – 29)

Happy spring, Soompiers! It’s time to catch up with the latest Instagram posts from your favorite stars! Can you guess which star claimed the Kipling doll as their new doppleganger? Could care less for scorpion candy? Delighted fans by striking a hilarious pose involving a “poop” toy? Took home a “Most Influential International Artist” award?  Flip through the gallery...

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When K-Pop Idols Cover the Golden Classics

Good news, I’m sick again and that means I’m going to take the easy way out and do a lovely gallery article this week. Lately I’ve been watching a lot of “Music Trips Yesterday” and “Music Trips La la la,” so I’ve decided to list some of the most interesting covers sung by idols. The criteria for selecting songs was very complicated and by complicate...

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miss A’s Min and Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon Once Again Show Their Enduring Friendship

A recent photo uploaded by miss A’s Min showed the singer posing with one of her best friends, Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon. On March 23, Min posted on her Instagram, “@watasiwahyo (Hyoyeon) looks like a princess today. Had so much. I love u.” Along with the message the singer posted a photo she had taken with Hyoyeon backstage at a recent K-Pop festival in Vietnam. The photo showed the miss A memb...

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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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Girls’ Generation Takes No.1 Against 2NE1, Soyu x Junggigo on SBS Inkigayo 03.23.14

The March 23 broadcast of SBS’ “Inkigayo” was a highly anticipated three-way competition for first place as the front-runners were once again Girls’ Generation, Soyu x Junggigo, and 2NE1. With 2NE1 winning last week, Girls’ Generation the week before that, and Soyu x Junggigo holding strong, all eyes were on who was going to be the winner today, and it has been decided. Girls’ Generati...

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