PSY’s Advice to Lee Seung Gi: “You Need a Lot of Experience with Women”

Singer Lee Seung Gi appeared on the recent episode of “Healing Camp” with his mentor Lee Sun Hee.  During the show, he revealed the story behind his debut track, “Because You’re My Girl.” “Because You’re My Girl” was composed and written by PSY. Lee Seung Gi said, “Originally, the song wasn’t called ‘Because You’re My Girl,’ but just ‘Noona,’ ['older sister/woman']” and said he had difficulty with...

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PSY Is in the Final Stages of New Album

Offbeat, comedic singer PSY is reported to make an April comeback. According to a report in a local news agency, buzz surrounding PSY’s comeback has attracted attention both in and out of the music industry.  PSY’s management agency, YG Entertainment is reported to have said on March 18, “The comeback is not yet officially confirmed, but he is currently working on the final prepa...

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PSY, G-Dragon, Taeyang, Teddy, and Lee Yong Hak Pose for a Group Photo

Lee Yong Hak, the producer behind girl group D-Unit, recently uploaded a photo on his Instagram account. In the photo, he is seen with PSY, BIG BANG’s G-Dragon and Taeyang, as well as YG producer Teddy. With the studio behind them, the five individuals displayed their distinctive charms through their poses.  The meeting of the five music makers is arousing curiosity since it has been announced PSY...

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2NE1’s CL Participated in PSY’s Upcoming MV Because of Snoop Dogg?

YG Entertainment fans will have another reason to anticipate PSY’s comeback. On March 12, it was revealed that CL also participated in the filming of labelmate PSY’s upcoming music video along with Snoop Dogg and Big Bang’s G-Dragon. One of the staff on site for PSY’s music video filming shared that CL wasn’t originally planned to appear in his music video. She heard news that Snoop Dogg was filmi...

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2NE1 Sets a New Record on Billboard + Girls’ Generation Enters the Charts

Girl group, 2NE1, broke the record ranking the highest among other K-Pop singers on the “Billboard 200” chart. According to Billboard.com on March 5 KST, “The girl group’s new album ‘Crush’ opens at No.61 on the Billboard 200.” The article also mentioned, “On the World Digital Songs chart, 2NE1 controls six of the 25 titles on the tally, led by ‘Come Back Home’ at No.5.” Billboard also reported Gi...

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Actress Choi Ji Woo Joins YG Entertainment

On February 26, a representative of actress Choi Ji Woo stated, “Choi Ji Woo, who has been promoting under a one-man agency by herself, decided to join YG Entertainment. We are looking forward to expanding her career domestically and internationally.” With signing Choi Ji Woo, YG Entertainment set foot as an agency with a solid pool of actors. In addition to top idol stars, Big Bang and 2NE1, alon...

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EXO, Girls’ Generation, missA, BAP, + More Take the Trophies at Gaon Chart K-Pop Awa...

On February 12, some of K-Pop’s top artists came under the same roof to accept awards and give powerful performances for the 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul. Before the ceremony, the stars dazzled at the red carpet (see the gallery here) with their fashion forward outfits.   The Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards recognized K-Pop artists’ achievements in not only popul...

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[Roundup] Soompi Weekly High Five – February Week 1

Worried you might have missed out any important news in the week of Korean entertainment? Get comfortable and ready to scroll as we go through the best news and articles of this week in music, drama, variety and fashion. This is your Weekly High Five (Beta Version)!  -= News =- 13-Year-Old Actress Kim Sae Ron Involved in Smoking and Drinking Controversy JYP Responds to Wonder Girls’ Hye...

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