[Exclusive] SPICA Talks U.S. Debut, Dream Collaborations, and More in #AskSPICA Interview ...

Hi Soompiers! Soompi recently sat down for an exclusive interview with power girl group SPICA at this year’s KCON 2014 convention in Los Angeles! The girls shed some light on their U.S. debut, “I Did It,” their dream collaborations with American artists (hint – they love Bruno Mars!), and more questions fans sent in through Soompi’s #AskSPICA event on Twitter! Check o...

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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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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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SPICA Set to Release American Debut, “I Did It”

Girl group SPICA is gearing up for its United States debut, with a music release slated for August 6. The track is titled “I Did It,” and is described as being an up-tempo pop number, with something of a nineties feel and English lyrics. Aspects of hip hop and punk have also been used in the production. Michael Laburt, well-known for his video work in both Japan and America will be taking charge ...

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G-Dragon, SPICA Added to KCON 2014 Lineup, K-Drama Stars Lee Seung Gi, Yoo In Na To Attend...

Billboard.com has just revealed that G-Dragon and SPICA have been added to KCON 2014′s artist lineup. In addition, K-Drama stars Lee Seung Gi, Yoo In Na and Lee Seo Ji will all be on hand at the festival too. The two nights of M!Countdown concerts are definitely looking exciting, with G-Dragon, Girls’ Generation, IU, CNBLUE, B1A4, Teen Top, VIXX, BTS and  Jung Joon Young. For G-Dragon,...

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K-Pop Vocal Analysis: Judging Idols, Most Underrated/Overrated Singers, and More

We all have our own opinions as to which idols are the best and worst singers in K-Pop. On first glance, these opinions might appear to be totally subjective — one person’s pick for best K-Pop singer can seem light-years away from the next person’s. However, most of us tend to agree that certain vocalists are clearly better than the rest, and of course there are a few unfortunate...

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