Huh Gak Becomes a Father to a Baby Boy!

On March 14, singer Huh Gak’s wife gave birth to a healthy baby boy. The singer’s representative revealed that Huh Gak’s wife and child were both healthy and that the singer could not hide his happiness after his son’s birth. Huh Gak also wrote on his fancafe saying, “Something has happened that should be congratulated. I have finally become a father. Please congratulate us. The child’s nickname i...

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[Live Blog] 2013 SBS Gayo Daejun – Redefining The Meaning Of Extravagance

Welcome to Soompi’s live recap service! We’re trialling a new system to bring you better coverage of the end of year award ceremonies, so please bear with any hiccups tonight :) Let’s have some fun with this! If you would like to know more about the 2013 SBS Gayo Daejun, please read our live blog introduction page here. Follow the live recap up top, and join in on the live chat below! We welcome y...

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Edward1849′s Recommended Top 20 K-Pop Songs of 2013

Edward1849 is the long-time curator of our Weekly Music Chart. Happy Holidays everyone.  2013 is another wonderful year for K-Pop.  It has really become the main genre of music in Asia now and also getting more worldwide attention.  Many K-Pop artists have become international “Hallyu” stars with fans all over the world. This is the 12th year I am writing this year end post.  If you ar...

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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 – December Week 2

Sistar’s Hyorin grabs all the headlines on this week’s chart as both of her title songs “One Way Love” and “Lonely” moves into the top 10, with “One Way Love” up 18 spots all the way to No. 1, just edge out last week’s top song 2NE1’s “Missing You.”  Congratulations. Known as one of the best vocalists among female idol group members, Hyorin recently released her first solo album “Love ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – December Week 1

Third time is a charm for 2NE1!  They finally score their first No. 1 song on our chart this year as “Missing You” moves up all the way from No. 19 to claim the top spot from last week’s No. 1, Davichi’s “Letter.”  Congratulations. “Missing You” is composed and penned by Teddy.  This R&B ballad has an addictive melody and strong synth sounds. The girls have come before fans in a casual, but so...

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Cube Entertainment Artists Wish You a Merry Christmas with “Christmas Song” MV

It’s the beginning of December and Cube Entertainment is already in the holiday spirit. On December 3, the agency released a music video of “Christmas Song” featuring all of their artists. Many of the older K-Pop fans will be familiar with other agencies releasing seasonal tracks in previous years. Artists Beast, 4minute, A Pink, Huh Gak, G. Na, Noh Ji Hoon, Shin Ji Hoon, BTOB, and comedian Kim Gi...

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