Hong Jin Young Makes Nam Goong Min Speechless on “We Got Married”

Singer Hong Jin Young acknowledged her previous relationship and threw a fastball against her pretend husband, actor Nam Goong Min. On the episode of MBC’s “We Got Married,” which aired on April 12, Hong Jin Young introduced Nam Goong Min to her friends, Shinji of Koyote and Joo Hyun of SPICA. During their meeting Shinji asked Nam Goong Min, “When you searched Hong Jin Young on the Internet, didn’...

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When K-Pop Idols Cover the Golden Classics

Good news, I’m sick again and that means I’m going to take the easy way out and do a lovely gallery article this week. Lately I’ve been watching a lot of “Music Trips Yesterday” and “Music Trips La la la,” so I’ve decided to list some of the most interesting covers sung by idols. The criteria for selecting songs was very complicated and by complicate...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – March Week 1

Soyu and Jungigo’s “Some” not only repeated as No. 1 on our chart this week, but it becomes the first song in more than five and a half years to achieve a perfect score of 1000 points.  The last song did it was Lee Hyori’s “U-Go-Girl” back in August Week 3 of 2008.  “Some” swept all the music shows last week and was also topped both GAON and Billboard Korea. It is still winning on music shows this...

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Spica’s Bohyung Reveals Her Weight, Delightfully Alarming Her Fellow Members

Spica’s Bohyung recently revealed her current and past weight with zero qualms whatsoever, at the delightful alarm of her fellow members.  Spica members Joo Hyun, Narae, and Bohyung appeared on the March 1 episode of Y-Star’s “Gourmet Road.” On the episode, when Kim Shin Young commented that Bohyung looks like she’s gotten much slimmer since her debut, Bohyung said, “Right now I’m 51 kg (approx. 1...

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Which K-Pop Star Shares Your March Birthday?

Happy birthday to all the March babies out there! This month features the birthdays of K-Pop stars such as Girls’ Generation‘s Taeyeon, FTISLAND‘s Lee Hong Ki, Infinite‘s Hoya, 2NE1‘s Park Bom, B.A.P‘s Bang Yong Guk  and also actresses Kim Tae Hee and Park Min Young. Don’t forget to tell us which K-Pop star shares your birthday in the comments section below!  ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – February Week 4

We have a new No. 1 this week!  “Some,” a duet between SISTAR’s Soyu and R&B artist Junggigo, jumps from No. 26 all the way to the top spot this week, overtaking our three-week champion Girl’s Day and their “Something.”  Soyu has become a favorite duet partner for male K-Pop artists as this is the third time she’s helping a relatively unknown male artist to get into the spotlight. In 2012, Soy...

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Spica Members Want to Get Loved by Lee Hyori

On February 17, members of girl group Spica appeared as guests on KBS Cool FM’s “Jo Jung Chi and Ha Rim’s 2 O’clock” radio show. On the show, DJ Jo Jung Chi asked, “I heard Lee Hyori wrote and composed and even produced the new song. I can hear her style in the song. What do you think about it?” Spica answered, “We’re happy we can give off a similar mood. We have fun performing it live on stage be...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – February Week 3

Girl’s Day’s “Something” continues to dominate and remains No. 1 for a third week. It becomes the first song since EXO’s big hit “Growl” last year to record three straight weeks on top of our chart. Taking full advantage of the slower months of K-Pop at the beginning of the year, Girl’s Day establishes themselves as one of the rising girl groups (we have another two in this week’s top 10). Ailee’s...

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Spica Poses for the Camera as They Celebrate Their Nomination on “Inkigayo”

On February 9, Spica was nominated on SBS’ “Inkigayo” for the Mutizen Award alongside Girl’s Day and AOA. In regards to the nomination, Yang Ji Won posted on her Twitter, “Everyone, today is Spica’s two-year anniversary, and also our first time being nominated in a music program. It is a memorable day.  Please watch today’s ‘Inkigayo’ and vote during the live show, go go!” Along with the message, ...

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