Lee Ha Yi’s Before and After Pictures Surface

K-Pop Star finalist and YG singer Lee Ha Yi‘s pre debut pictures have become a hot topic for Netizens recently. In an online community pictures were shared with the title “Before and After Pictures of Lee Ha Yi.” In the “before” pictures Lee Ha Yi is wearing her school uniforms for official school pictures. She looks like any other Korean female student. Comparing tho...

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2012 Soompi Gayo Awards Results

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the moment you have been waiting for: the results of the 2012 Soompi Gayo Awards! This is already our eighth year hosting this event to recognize the top performers and songs in K-Pop this past year. Note that the complete results of the gayo awards will be broadcasted by our partner MYX TV in January. We will have the details on the air date soon. Thanks to PSY’...

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Edward1849′s Recommended Top 20 K-Pop Songs Of 2012

Happy Holidays everyone! With 2012 about to end, it is time for my annual post counting down my favorite 20 songs of the year. What a stellar year it has been for K-Pop. It further cements its status of an international recognized genre of music mainly because of two words: Gangnam Style. Who would expect this song to break through the international market and bringing so many more new K-Pop fans....

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2012 – December Week 3

BEAST’s main vocalist Yang Yoseob did something that the group has not yet accomplished on our chart so far in their career – to have a No. 1 song. Yoseob’s “Caffeine” moves up nine spots to the top in just its second week on the chart, easily defeating last week’s No. 1 song, Juniel’s “Bad Person.”  BEAST came close this summer with “Beautiful Night” hitting No. 2. If not because of “Gangnam Styl...

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Lee Hi Makes Sure to Brush Her Teeth Before Performing

Singer Lee Hi is doing her part in promoting healthy living. On December 10, a picture of the young starlet was posted on her official blog, which was taken before she performed on music program “Inkigayo.” Inside the picture, Lee Hi poses like a model student with her toothbrush. Her unique fashion fits right in with her agency YG Entertainment, known for their fashion flair. She’s wearing a blac...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2012 – December Week 2

Big changes are taking place in the top 10 this week.  The new No. 1 and 2 songs were not even in the top 10 last week.  Juniel becomes the third consecutive female rookie soloist to score her first No. 1 song as “Bad Person” moves up from No. 13 to No. 1 this week.  Together with Ailee and Lee Ha Yi, the trio seems to be front runners for this year’s best new artist awards, and they are the only ...

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Lee Ha Yi Shows Promise as a Sketch Artist

On November 30, Lee Ha Yi‘s agency uploaded the following drawing with the caption, “Lee Ha Yi sent us a drawing of her view from where she is staying in Hong Kong. She is staying there for her first performance for MAMA.” Although not a professional artist, Lee Ha Yi displayed impressive drawing skills as an amateur. Fans were especially impressed by the level of detail and gras...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2012 – December Week 1

After three weeks at No. 2, Ailee’s “I Will Show You” finally moves up to the top spot this week. It is her first No. 1 song. Despite steadily dropping in points for the last two weeks, “I Will Show You” was able to move up to No. 1 thanks in part to Lee Ha Yi’s “1,2,3,4” which dropped to No. 5 this week. Lee Ha Yi has released a new single, the JYP written “Scarecrow.”  The strategy apparently ba...

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Airport Pics of Celebrities Attending MAMA 2012

On November 28, a few celebrities decided to head out to Incheon International Airport with a couple days to spare before the big day. Mnet Music Asian Awards aka MAMA 2012, hosted by Hong Kong, is held at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre and takes place on November 30. Flip through the gallery to see which celebrities are already in Hong Kong! Hong Kong Soompiers, maybe you can catch ...

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