Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 4

f(x) has the new No. 1 song this week with “Red Light,” moving up eight spots to take over our top spot.  This song swept all music shows for the past week and it is no surprise to see them winning in our chart as well.  “Red Light” also tops our Soompi Airplay source, and is the only song to score over 900 points this week.  Congratulations to f(x). For the third straight week, AOA’s “Short Hair”...

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BIGBANG’s Taeyang and Haru Spend Time Together on Facetime

BIGBANG member, Taeyang, and Tablo’s cute daughter Haru spent time together on Facetime. On July 26, Taeyang uploaded a photo of him and Haru doing Facetime on his Instagram and wrote, “Tokyo-Seoul #Facetime.” In the picture, half of Taeyang’s face can be seen while Haru is smiling brightly, showing off her cute charms. Through his Instagram, Taeyang has expressed his affection towards Haru many t...

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BIGBANG Is First Foreign Artist to Hold 5 Dome Concerts in Japan for 2 Consecutive Years

BIGBANG continuously proves their popularity in Japan and becomes the first foreign artist to hold five dome concerts for two consecutive years. After embarking on their first dome tour wherein BIGBANG performed in six of Japan’s domes including Seibu Dome, Kyocera Dome, Yahoo! Fukuoka Dome, Nagoya Dome, Tokyo Dome, and Sapporo Dome for “BIGBANG Japan Dome Tour 2013-2014″ from No...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (July 20 – 26)

….and we’re back! Hello Soompiers! Did you miss I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams? We’re back to giving you another run through of the adorable Instagram posts made by your beloved K-pop artists throughout the week! Are you ready? Flip through the gallery to find out what your favorite K-Pop stars were up to this past week! 15&‘s Jimin raises the bar for selcas with her tw...

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15 Crazy K-Pop Hairstyles

K-Pop is known for some of the most extreme, avant-garde fashion in today’s pop culture. The cutting edge (and sometimes outrageous!) hairstyles are no exception. With colors ranging from one end of the rainbow to the other and cuts that go from cute to crazy, K-Pop artists definitely show us the fun and funky side of fashion. For those of you feeling adventurous with your hair this summer, here a...

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Recording of “Music Japan” Interrupted Due to the Appearance of Taeyang and Daesung

Big Bang’s Taeyang and Daesung recently filmed NHK’s “Music Japan,” which is the most well known music program in Japan. Although Big Bang appeared on the show before as a group, this is the first time Taeyang and Daesung appeared together. On July 25, Taeyang and Daesung’s agency, YG Entertainment, revealed, “For this filming, about 3,000 people were invited to the NHK hall in Tokyo. About 10 tea...

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YG’s Lydia Releases Her Cover of Taeyang’s “Eyes, Nose, Lips”

Following Akdong Musician and Tablo, YG composer/producer Lydia is the latest YG artist to release a cover of Taeyang‘s “Eyes, Nose, Lips.” Lydia is known for her role in co-composing 2NE1’s “Do You Love Me,” Lee Hi’s “1, 2, 3, 4,” and “It’s Over,” as well as her feature on G-Dragon’s “R.O.D.” With the lyrics in English, Lydia emotional singing voice is a great fit for the song. ...

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Taeyang’s Brother Dong Hyun Bae Signs with MGB Entertainment

BIGBANG Taeyang’s older brother, actor Dong Hyun Bae, has signed with MGB Entertainment, becoming labelmates with actors Yoon Sang Hyun and Seo Young Hee, among others. A rep from MGB Entertainment said, “Dong Hyun Bae’s passion for acting and his inherent talent and abilities are limitless. On top of that, he is very sincere. With this contract, we will do our best to help him get the most out of...

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YG’s Lydia Is Next to Cover Taeyang’s “Eyes, Nose, Lips”

YG composer/producer Lydia will be next up to put her spin on Taeyang’s “Eyes, Nose, Lips,” for “Cover Project by YG Family 003,” following up on labelmates Akdong Musician and Tablo. Lydia is known for her role in co-composing 2NE1’s “Do You Love Me,” Lee Hi’s “1, 2, 3, 4,” and “It’s Over,” as well as her feature on G-Dragon’s “R.O.D.” Since its release, Taeyang’s “Eyes, Nose, Lips” has been hot,...

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G-Dragon, Taeyang and Daesung Enjoy Some Wine Together

Big Bang leader G-Dragon posted a picture of himself taken with fellow members Taeyang and Daesung on his SNS.  In the early hours of July 21, G-Dragon showed the three men enjoying some wine on his Instagram. Along with the picture, the singer wrote “FAM” as well. Following his posting, some of the comments from fans included, “Where is TOP and Seungri?,” “The three ...

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