[Recap] Pianist Yiruma Receives Standing Ovation During Sold-Out Concert in Singapore

Yiruma, the internationally-renowned pianist-composer from South Korea was in Singapore to perform publicly for the very first time at The Star Performing Arts Center on April 5. All 5,000 tickets were completely sold out.  I was so lucky to be able to watch him perform his beautiful melodies; it was even more meaningful because that day was my birthday!  The soft-spoken pianist has a great sense ...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – October Week 1

Soyu and Mad Clown’s “Stupid In Love” repeats as No. 1 this week with an even higher score than last week. This song’s consistency across all rankings again proves to be the difference.  G-Dragon finally has a song in the top three this week as “Crooked” seems to be the song that stands out from his other title songs. “Crooked” moves up three spots to No. 2, quickly closing the gap with “Stupid In...

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Ailee Sends an Empowering Message in “Higher” feat. Pianist Yiruma

Ailee and pianist-composer Yiruma joins hands for a music project. On September 16, Sony Music Korea released Ailee’s “Higher” featuring Yiruma on its official YouTube channel. It has a grand sound incorporating a strong beat, the wide string section, piano and electric guitar. “Higher” is written by composition team Mind Taylor, which is comprised of Yiruma and producer 2FACE. The song aims to en...

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2AM and Yiruma at the Recording Studio

2AM recently met up with renown pianist Yiruma in a recording studio where this picture was taken on February 21.  It is the first time Yiruma has ever collaborated with 2AM, and their track will be featured on 2AM’s upcoming album “One Spring Day.” It was reported that the atmosphere was cozy and friendly between 2AM and Yiruma as they tossed ideas back and forth.  In the first ...

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Soompiers! Top 10 Married Celebrity Couples

Happy Valentine’s Day, Soompiers! Did you receive a little gift from a special someone? Did you know that in Korea, it’s tradition for girls to give guys chocolate? They can be in a relationship or the girl can use this opportunity to confess to the guy she has a crush on. Korea celebrates another day where the guys give girls candy. That day is on March 14 and is called “White Day.” To celebrate ...

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