Block B Wins #1 on This Week’s M! Countdown “2 Nights in LA” Special + Perform...

On this week’s M! Countdown “Two Nights in LA” special, Block B took home the win for “H.E.R”! Congratulations! This episode was filmed during KCON 2014 at the Los Angeles Memorial Spots Arena in Los Angeles. The convention, which drew in over 42,000 attendees over the course of two days, is the largest Hallyu event in the United States. Mnet America will be broadcasting the concert on...

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[Recap] Top 10 of Our Favorite Moments From KCON 2014′s “M! Countdown Two Nigh...

K-Pop was in the center of attention this weekend in Los Angeles for the third annual KCON convention, the largest gathering of “All Things Hallyu” in the US. Of course, the weekend could not end without performances from an amazing lineup of everyone’s favorite artists, a roster list spanning from KCON veteran G-Dragon to crowd-pleasing newcomer BTS. In honor of the ten spectacular pe...

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IU to Partner Up with Shin Dong Yup as MC for Chuseok Special Program

On August 13, a representative of KBS’ entertainment department revealed to Star News, “It has been decided that IU will be hosting KBS 2TV’s Chuseok special pilot program ‘Metal Tray Relay Song’ (working title) as the female MC.” “Metal Tray Relay Song” is reported to be an upgraded version of the ‘Metal Tray Karaoke’ segment from the first season of variety program “Happy Together.” The show wil...

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Girls’ Generation, CNBLUE, IU, Lee Seung Gi, B1A4, and More Walk the Red Carpet at K...

Before each of the M!Countdown concerts at KCON2014, artists, actors and actresses walked down the red carpet and on to a stage to greet the media and fans.  Hosted by Eric Nam, he conducted a brief interview with all of the attendees and also translated their responses.  Click on the links to jump to their photo section or just go to the next page. Day 1: VIXX, IU, Teen Top, Jaekyung (Rainbow), Y...

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IU Talks about Girls’ Armpit Hair on “I Am a Man”

IU advised a male audience member on a rather funny topic of armpit hair during her appearance on the very first episode of Yoo Jae Suk‘s talk show “I Am a Man.”  On the August 2 episode of the program, a male audience member brought forth a problem he had. He introduced himself as a dance student, and went onto say that he was really surprised to see that his ballet partner had ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 4

f(x) has the new No. 1 song this week with “Red Light,” moving up eight spots to take over our top spot.  This song swept all music shows for the past week and it is no surprise to see them winning in our chart as well.  “Red Light” also tops our Soompi Airplay source, and is the only song to score over 900 points this week.  Congratulations to f(x). For the third straight week, AOA’s “Short Hair”...

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IU to Appear as Guest on Yoo Jae Suk’s New Variety Program “I’m a Man”

Singer IU will be making an appearance as the first female guest on KBS’ “I’m a Man,” a new variety show that was recently added to the broadcast station’s regular program lineup. Suzy of miss A was the guest on the pilot episode.  On July 27, a broadcast representative told TV Report, “Today, IU will appear as a surprise guest during the recording for ‘I’m a Man.’” It appears that IU will be the ...

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Halfway Results for Seoul International Drama Awards 2014

Hey Soompiers! It just felt like a few days ago when we opened up the voting for the Outstanding Korean Drama portion of Seoul International Drama Awards 2014. Just like we’ve anticipated, the battle is quite fierce in all categories: drama, actor, actress. Curious to see who are currently topping the voting poll? Flip through the gallery! Note: Percentages and rankings could have changed since th...

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