Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – September Week 2

An unexpected song unseated our three week champion EXO’s “Growl” this week as Sunmi’s first solo track “24 Hours” went up six spots to become our new No. 1 song. Despite not yet winning in any music program or independent charts, the overall consistency of this song being ranked among the top songs in all our sources make it an easy winner this week. Congratulations to Sunmi. Moving up nine spots...

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Sam Hammington Prefers Sexier Singers Than Kara

On the recent airing of MBC FM4U’s “Kim shin Young’s Hope Song at Noon,” which was broadcasted on September 12, Australian-born comedian Sam Hammington and girl group Kara appeared as special guests. During the show, DJ Kim Shin Young asked Sam, “Who would be your ideal type among the Kara members?”After some hesitation, Sam Hammington answered, “No one. (...

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What Changed for Kara Since Debut?

Recently on MBC FM4U’s “Kim Shin Young’s Hope Song at Noon,” which was aired on September 12, girl group Kara members appeared as special guests. During the show, DJ Kim Shin Young asked, “It has already been seven years since Kara made its debut. Time goes by so fast. What has changed compared to the early days?” Nicole answered, “Our stamina. Unlike befo...

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Kara’s Han Seung Yeon Is Fed Up With “Airport Fashion”

Han Seung Yeon tries to clear the misunderstanding that she fought with a reporter because of “airport fashion.” On September 10, she appeared as a guest on SBS’s “Hwashin” along with After School’s Uee. She explained that she can be quite blunt, which is contrary to her cute and bubbly personality on air. MC Kim Hee Sun commented, “There was a time when Han Seung Yeon responded to a reporter who ...

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[Recap] Soompi Weekly Roundup – September Week 1

It’s back! All the important Korean Entertainment news from this week in one place: This is your Weekly Soompi Roundup!   Lee Hyori and Lee Sang Soon had a private ceremony for their wedding but was gracious enough to their fans to release photos. The vintage/hippie style wedding matches them perfectly. Singers Huh Gak and Jadu announced their engagements, but not to each other. Huh Gak w...

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